Published: Oct. 11, 2021

This week brings Health and Wellness Summit sessions, an in-person book club, LGBTQ+ movie night, a volunteer opportunity, the all-campus career fair and more.

two students talking at an outdoor eventMonday, Oct. 11   

Centering Indigenous Perspectives on Environmental Stewardship Panel

2:30–4 p.m.  Virtual
Join the Boulder Watershed Collective and CU Boulder Center for Native American and Indigenous Studies for an online panel discussion on Indigenous perspectives on environmental stewardship. The panel will present local and regional views on climate change; environmental and social justice; traditional ecological knowledge and cultural fire; tribal governance; and material, spiritual and political ties with the lands.

LGBTQ+ Movie Night

5–6:30 p.m.  C4C, Abrams Lounge (third floor)
In honor of Indigenous People's Day, attend the screening of Two Soft Things, Two Hard Things at LGBTQ+ Movie Night. As a small group in Nunavut, Canada, prepare for a seminal LGBTQ Pride celebration in the Arctic, the film explores how colonization and religion have shamed and erased traditional Inuit beliefs about sexuality and family structure and how, 60 years later, a new generation of Inuit are actively “unshaming” their past.

Trivia Night: Star Wars

7–9 p.m.  UMC, The Connection
Sharpen your brain and bring a friend for Monday night trivia! Teams and individuals are welcome, and it’s free to enter. May the force be with you in this week's Star Wars-themed questions. Sign-up starts at 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk. 

Tuesday, Oct. 12

Health and Wellness Summit keynote––Aligning Values into Action: A Panel on Mental Health with CU Leadership

9–9:50 a.m.  Zoom
Join campus leaders as they talk about how they have addressed challenges to mental health and well-being in their personal journeys and how their experiences impacted their decisions, values and work they do.

Health and Wellness Summit

Oct. 12–15  Virtual sessions 
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n-person sessions (location varies)
Learn about a holistic approach to health and wellness, and programs and services available to you. Topic areas include mental health, self-care, connection and belonging and more. Participate in virtual presentations, in-person fairs and expos and free fitness class at The Rec. 

Register in advance and check out a full list of events happening during the summit.

CSI Book Club

5–6 p.m. In person
Join your fellow Buffs to read and explore the Buffs One Read book, American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet in person and discuss the book with the CSI Book Club. Sign up today. 

Ping Pong Tournament

7–9 p.m.  The Connection

Come test your luck at a single or double knock-out ping pong tournament.

Wednesday, Oct. 13

Clean Up and Eat Up

5–7 p.m.  Meet outside of CASE
Get outside to care for the environment and make friends. Come help pick up litter in the community with the Environmental Center. After cleaning up, you’ll get the chance to grab a bite to eat (provided by the E-Center) and connect with fellow Buffs. Groups will be limited to 10 participants. Be sure to register in advance to reserve your spot.

All-campus Career & Internship Fair

11 a.m.–4 p.m. Virtual
No matter what you’re studying, come and meet employers who will be recruiting from all major backgrounds including accounting, government, management, sales, communications and more. For a chance to speak to employers one-on-one, make sure to complete your profile and register on Handshake before the event!

Thursday, Oct. 14

SKOServe: Combating Food Insecurity

11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.  UMC 245
What is food insecurity? Who does it affect and why is it important to address? How can Buffs help? In this workshop, you’ll learn about food insecurity and how it impacts university and college students across the nation, specifically at CU Boulder. With special guest facilitators from the Buff Pantry, this is an opportunity you don’t want to miss!

Friday, Oct. 15

Program Council Film Series: The Conjuring

7:30 p.m.  CHEM 140
Bring your popcorn, prepare to be scared and come watch The Conjuring. Every Friday, Program Council will have a movie showing so you don’t have to worry about Friday night plans! Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; the film begins at 8 p.m.