Published: April 3, 2023

This week brings Graduate Student Appreciation Week, public health education, a viewing of Dear Corky, a discussion about book censorship, self-love tips, free coffee, the Italian Film Festival, Kaiut yoga and more.

Students participating in Ralphie's Cooking ClassMonday, April 3

Graduate Student Appreciation Week

April 3–7 Times, locations vary
This week, CU faculty, staff and students are recognizing contributions made by grad students. Enjoy a variety of free events.

National Public Health Week

April 3–8  Times, locations vary
Learn about CU Boulder’s public health efforts and a theme of “Centering and Celebrating Cultures in Health.” Join a variety of engaging activities throughout the week. 

Viewing of Dear Corky, Q&A with the director

4–5 p.m. Institute of Behavioral Science, Room 155A
For over 50 years, New York-born Corky Lee photographed Chinatown and other Asian American communities with a strong sense of social justice. He captured activists, celebrities and everyday heroes with equal passion, taking more than a hundred thousand photos before his death in 2021. Directed by Curtis Chin, Dear Corky reveals the man behind the camera.

Tuesday, April 4

Beat Back the Ban

11 a.m.–noon  Norlin east entrance 
In recent years, there has been an uptick in threats against the right to read. Engage in a conversation about free speech, book challenges and censorship. 

Ralphie’s Cooking Basics: French toast

5:30–7:30 p.m.  Village Center demonstration kitchen
Learn basic cooking skills with fellow Buffs! During this session, students will learn how to make a beloved breakfast staple: french toast.

Wednesday, April 5

Love Yourself

10 a.m.–noon  UMC 457
With finals coming up, you may be feeling overwhelmed. Take a break from studying and engage in self-care. Breakfast, coffee and tea will be provided. 

Lug Your Mug

9 a.m.–noon  ATLAS corridor, outside Pekoe Coffee Shop
Collect your reward for getting into the reusable mindset! Students who bring a reusable mug will receive free coffee.

Thursday, April 6

Italian Film Festival: USA

8 p.m. Visual Arts, Room 1B20
CU Boulder is showcasing an Italian film festival! Enjoy the local premiere of six acclaimed Italian films, all in their original language with subtitles. 

Buffalo Nites: Spa night

7–9 p.m.  UMC Aspen Rooms 
Enjoy an evening of rest and relaxation. The Center for Student Involvement is offering free eyebrow threading, solid-color manicures and face masks.

Friday, April 7

Free Friday Power Hour: Kauit yoga

5 p.m.  Rec Center, Studio 2
Every Friday, the Rec offers CU students free fitness classes. This week will help students regain balance, mobility, flexibility and strength with Kauit yoga.