Published: April 11, 2022

This week brings a self-defense workshop, networking events, the Sustainable Solutions Challenge pitch night, self-care activities, the Take Back the Night march and vigil, a rom-com analysis movie night and more.

Students enjoy a talk during the Conference on World AffairsMonday, April 11

I Love Mondays: Mini Charcuterie Boards

 2–3 p.m.  UMC, North Dining Room
Connect with other Buffs while you enjoy mini charcuterie boards at I Love Mondays! Learn about campus departments, student organizations and events to help you become more connected on campus.

Self-Defense Workshop at the Rec

 7 p.m.  Rec Center, Studio 2
This workshop is designed to help attendees gain confidence in defending themselves against perpetrators of sexual assault. Additionally, attendees gain an understanding of empowerment and joy through physical activity.

Tuesday, April 12

Buffs Hire Buffs

 5–7 p.m.  CASE, Chancellor’s Lounge
Participate in this networking event to check out what some of CU Boulder’s most prominent alumni employers are up to. You’ll hear company pitches and learn what it takes to be a successful Buff alumni, while also getting a chance to network with employers who hire and mentor CU Boulder students. Sign up on Handshake.

Wednesday, April 13

Just in Time Career & Internship Fair

 11 a.m.–4 p.m.  UMC, Glenn Miller Ballroom
Are you looking to find a job after graduation? Or an internship for the summer? Don’t miss out on the final career fair of the semester! The fair is open to students from all majors, degree levels and backgrounds. Sign up and review the list of participating employers on Handshake.

Wellness Wednesday: Mental health is caring for ourselves

 Noon–1:30 p.m.  UMC, Room 411
Caring for ourselves is crucial to building resilience. Learn more about recovery and self-care while engaging in a range of self-care activities.

Thursday, April 14


 5–6:30 p.m.  Virtual
Explore the exciting world of startups and entrepreneurship! The virtual Startups2Students event gives you the opportunity to hear startups pitch their companies and open projects, internships and jobs. Afterward, you can meet with employees at the startups and learn how you can get involved in what they are doing. Sign up on Handshake.

Buffalo Nites: Trivia Night

 7–8:30 p.m.  UMC, Room 235
Join your fellow Buffs and the Center for Student Involvement for a night of trivia, fun and prizes!

Sustainable Solutions Challenge Boulder Pitch Night

 5:30 p.m.  UMC, Rooms 382–86
The top five teams have submitted their ideas for sustainable innovations. They will present pitches at a campus competition, which will be judged live. This event is open to audience members in person and remotely via Zoom. Cash prizes will be awarded to a winner, a runner-up and an audience favorite.

Friday, April 15

Take Back the Night

 7 p.m.  UMC Fountain
Join the Phi Chapter of Sigma Psi Zeta at CU Boulder for Take Back the Night. There will be guest speakers, an open mic, a march around the campus and a candlelight vigil to unite women on campus and encourage feminists and survivors to reclaim agency over their stories by sharing them and then acting on that empowerment by taking to the streets.

Program Council Film Series: Encanto

 8 p.m.  CHEM 140
Watch a movie on the big screen with Program Council! This week’s film is Encanto. There will be free popcorn, and the event is open to all students and guests. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; the film begins at 8 p.m.

Bonus: 3 things to do this weekend

Extreme Bowling

 April 15, 16  7–11 p.m.  UMC, The Connection
Grab a couple of friends and get ready to have a great night at The Connection, Friday and Saturday nights. Enjoy the fun of bowling with black lights, colored lane lights and color pins. It’s the only extreme bowling you’ll find in Boulder!

Yoga for Stress and Anxiety

 April 17  4–5 p.m.  Rec Center
Cultivate a yoga practice that supports your physical, mental and emotional well-being. This class will demonstrate how yoga can help you develop clarity, self-confidence and skills for managing your health. No experience needed, and drop-ins are welcome.

Romance Movie Night

 April 17  8 p.m.  Kittredge Central, Multipurpose Room B
Join your fellow Buffs for a rom-com movie night. Attendees can consider how rom-com movies socialize viewers to accept toxic behaviors in a relationship, identify red flags in relationships and learn about campus resources for intimate partner abuse

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