This weekend brings HackCU, a digital conference on the origins of writing, free cereal, Health Professionals 101 and more.
Friday, Sept. 18
Sept. 18-19 Zoom
Interested in the history of writing? This digital conference will feature nationally and internationally recognized experts on early writing. Learn more and register today.
10–10:30 a.m. Handshake
Interested in becoming a physician, dentist, nurse, physical therapist, physician assistant, pharmacist or other health professional? This small group session will answer the most common questions about health professions, help you understand the basic requirements (including prerequisite coursework) and introduce you to essential resources and services at CU to support your preparation. RSVP on Handshake.
12–1:30 p.m. Zoom
In a conversation with Center of the American West Faculty Director Patty Limerick, business turnaround artist Gus Halas will offer stories and insights drawn from the years he has spent observing the capacity of human beings to stop short of the brink of calamity. He will explore our nation’s dilemmas and offer an appraisal of the craft of leadership required to address those dilemmas. Learn more and register today.
12:30–1:30 p.m. Zoom
Learn how to register for the virtual career fairs this semester, best practices for putting your best foot forward in employer chats and how to navigate Handshake!
6:30 p.m. Virtual event
HackCU’s first virtual hackathon of the year will be taking place from Friday evening to Sunday. The theme of this event is impact—whether it’s local or global, come build something that impacts others. Be sure to register for the event and watch for details on the @hackcu Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Dial-in instructions will be sent upon registration.
6 p.m. Zoom
Join the Center for Student Involvement to learn about the origins of the breakfast food, infamous serial killers, cold cases and how it all connects. Free cereal!
Saturday, Sept. 19
1–2:30 p.m. Zoom
Join the first virtual CU on the Weekend lecture of the season as Assistant Professor David Malaspina from the astrophysical and planetary sciences department discusses solar wind and the big questions that motivate the Parker Solar Probe mission, which began a historic mission of discovery to the sun in 2018. Click here to register.
Sunday, Sept. 20
Every day Virtual
The CU Museum has gone virtual, offering a wide range of exhibits and educational materials for students, families and community members—online accessible every day and always free.