Published: Jan. 19, 2021

This week brings meet-ups for foodies and volunteer Buffs, wellness coaching, Racquet Sports Day, a conversation on civil discourse, Buffalo Nites: Speed Sketchers Caricatures and more.

Sun peeking over campus viewsTuesday, Jan. 19 

Buff Meet-ups: Cooking and Foodies

 Noon  Virtual 
Do you love cooking or trying new recipes? Meet fellow Buffs who also like cooking and trying new foods. Register today. 

Racquet Sports Day

 4:30–7 p.m.  Rec Center
Come play tennis, pickleball, or both and connect with fellow Buffs. The Rec Center and the Collegiate Recovery Center invite you for a fun-filled evening of racquet sports. Be sure to register before you go and bring your Buff OneCard.

Pre-Law Tuesday Talks

 5:30 p.m.   Virtual
Pre-Law Tuesday Talks are open to all students, whether you want to be a lawyer or you’re simply curious about the field. Come listen to lawyers, judges and law schools about their experience to learn something new or how to get your foot in the door. This week’s speaker is Mathiew Le, assistant dean for Admissions and Financial Aid at University of Texas at Austin School of Law.

Buff Meet-ups: Volunteer Buffs

 67 p.m.  Virtual
Do you want to learn ways to give back to your community? Come join your fellow Buffs and the Volunteer Resource Center (VRC) to connect with folks who enjoy volunteering. Register with the VRC to engage and discover various ways to get involved with community service in the greater Boulder area this spring semester.


Wednesday, Jan. 20

Boulder Mural Bike Tour

 2–4 p.m.  UMC Bike Station
Looking for a new background for your next Insta pic? Grab your bike and join the Environmental Center for a bike ride around Boulder’s most interesting and vibrant murals! Make sure to register to get your tickets and stay up-to-date on cancelations due to weather. Bring your camera, wear your face covering and keep your distance.

Fraternity & Sorority Life info session

 6 p.m.   Virtual
Do you want to join a sorority or fraternity during your time at CU? Attend the info session with the Fraternity & Sorority Life staff. Learn more about the different types of Greek communities affiliated with CU, how recruitment works, expectations and more. Be sure to make a reservation


Thursday, Jan. 21

Express Entry and Pathway to Canada

 Noon  Virtual
Grad students: Learn the pathways to Canadian immigration, including the point-based Canadian system and guidance for planning immigration to Canada. Don’t forget to sign up on Handshake to reserve your spot.

Think About It Thursday: Wellness Coaching

 1–2 p.m. Virtual
As the new semester takes off, it’s the best time to set some goals. Come join Health and Wellness Services for a talk about how to learn to set and accomplish your goals. Be sure to register for a spot and invite a friend to come along!

Is civil discourse dead? A conversation with Cornel West and Robert George

7 p.m.  Zoom
Despite having opposing views on many topics ranging from politics to religion and philosophy, Robert George and Cornel West have been collaborating in several different capacities over the past 13 years and have often noted they value the opportunities to learn from each other each and every time they speak. Join this free virtual panel disucssion titled “Is Civil Discourse Dead?: Friendship and Faith Across the Political Divide.”

Buffalo Nites: Speed Sketchers Caricatures

 7–10 p.m.  Virtual 
Come draw your best caricature with Adam Pate, the originator of Speed Sketchers Caricatures and considered the fastest caricature artist in the world. Bring your family and friends (pets allowed) to receive a free caricature drawing from the man himself. You’ll even have the chance to time/challenge his speed while he creates a piece of artwork you can enjoy for years to come! Register for Buffalo Nites.