Published: April 18, 2022

This week brings National Volunteer Week, DIY planters, a conversation to end sexual violence, the CU Involvement Awards, movie night, a one-day dog park and more.

Student decorates a cookie at a campus event outdoorsMonday, April 18

Trivia Night: Avengers

 7–9 p.m.  UMC, The Connection
Head to The Connection for Trivia Night! Tonight’s theme is The Avengers, and you can sign up for free with a team or individually. Sign-up starts at 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk. Prizes will be awarded to top finishers.

Tuesday, April 19

CU Involvement Awards

 6–7:30 p.m.  UMC, Glenn Miller Ballroom
Join the Center for Student Involvement and the Colorado Creed to recognize leadership and engagement across campus. The CU Involvement Awards is a free and open event that celebrates students, student organizations, faculty and staff who exemplify leadership and passion.

Wednesday, April 20

All-Industry Internship & Job Fair

 11 a.m.–4 p.m.  Virtual
Looking for a summer internship or job? CU Boulder students from all majors, experience levels and backgrounds are welcome to attend this free event. Find internship and job opportunities, network with employers and learn about career options. Learn more and RSVP on Handshake.

Wellness Wednesday: Little pot gardens

 Noon–2 p.m.  Wardenburg Health Center
Decorate your own planter and choose from an assortment of herbs or flowers while you learn about marijuana and harm reduction strategies to have a safer time if you choose to use.

Denim DIY

 5–7 p.m.  Village Center
April 27 is National Denim Day! Attend this event to learn more about Denim Day and create some denim DIY projects ahead of next week.

National Volunteer Week

Join the Volunteer Resource Center for a week of volunteer projects, April 18–22, to serve the local Boulder community! Participants are welcome to volunteer with as many projects as they would like and will gain an understanding of social and environmental issues, engage in direct service, reflect on their impact and learn about continued engagement in communities. Learn more and sign up to volunteer this week.

Thursday, April 21

Think About It Thursday: Substance use trivia

 11 a.m.–noon  UMC
Test your knowledge when it comes to substance use on campus! Learn about campus norms and resources.

Campus Sustainability Summit Solutions Showcase 2022

 Noon–7 p.m.  UMC
Attend this event to learn about research, programs and innovations related to sustainability, climate and the environment throughout campus. Faculty, staff and students are invited to share, learn and celebrate the wide array of sustainability leadership and accomplishments at CU Boulder. Review the summit schedule and ways to get involved. 

Bonny Shade: A conversation to end sexual violence

 6 p.m.  CASE auditorium
Talking about sex is hard. Talking about sexual violence is even harder. With 20% of college-aged women and 6% of college-aged men being survivors of sexual assault, we all need to get more comfortable confidently discussing sex. This conversation isn’t meant to make you comfortable; it’s meant to make you better! Get ready to laugh, cry and walk away with new knowledge to end sexual violence and change the world.

Friday, April 22

Springfest Carnival

 5–10 p.m. April 22, 3–10 p.m. April 23  Lot 308
Join your fellow Buffs and Health and Wellness Services for carnival rides, games, food and music during Springfest! Open to all current Buff OneCard holders. Learn more about Springfest.

Program Council Film Series: Lamb

 8 p.m.  CHEM 140
Watch a movie on the big screen with Program Council! This week’s film is Lamb. 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: 4 things to do this weekend

Extreme Bowling

 April 22, 23  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!

One-day dog park

 April 23  10 a.m.–3 p.m.  Beach Park on the Hill
Meet your dog-owning neighbors at this one-day dog park! There will be a fenced area where dogs can roam and neighbors can meet.

Women-only swim

 April 24  4–6 p.m.  Rec Center, Clare Pool
In support of religious and cultural differences, Inclusive Rec is partnering with the Muslim Student Association to offer a monthly women-only swim. This event will take place in the privacy of the Clare Pool and will be staffed by female lifeguards. Make sure to bring your Buff OneCard to participate.

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