Published: Feb. 5, 2024

Hey Buffs, you’ve officially made it to February! This week brings classical music, the Spring Volunteer Fair, a CU in D.C. info session, the Grateful Dead at Fiske, a variety of Black History Month events and more.

Students sit inside near a fire in the WeatherTech CafeMonday, Feb. 5

I Love Mondays: Breakfast burritos

2 p.m. UMC North Dining Room
Grab a free breakfast burrito on your way to class. Yum! 

Interviewing 101

10–11 a.m.  C4C S350 Zoom 
Interviewing is an essential part of the job search process. Learn the basics with this workshop held by Career Services. 

Trivia Night

7–9 p.m.  ​The Connection 
Every other Monday, Trivia Night is held at The Connection! Prizes are available for top finishers. 

Tuesday, Feb. 6

Spring Volunteer Fair

1–5 p.m.  ​UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom 
Volunteering is a great way to get involved with your community and make new connections. Learn more about opportunities during the Spring Volunteer Fair.

Faculty Tuesday: Resonant Renaissance 

7:30 p.m.  ​Imig Music, Grusin Music Hall (C112)
On Faculty Tuesdays, renowned College of Music faculty artists perform with students and colleagues. This week's theme is “Resonant Renaissance,” which takes listeners on a journey of underrepresented composers. 

7 things to check off your to-do list

Wednesday, Feb. 7 

Build a Buff Leadership Luncheons

Noon–1 p.m.  ​UMC 330
Build your leadership skills while connecting with like minded peers and Build a Buff Leadership Luncheons. The topic of February’s luncheon is event planning. 

CU in D.C. info session

5–6 p.m.  ​C4C N215
Learn more about interning, studying and exploring our nation’s capital this upcoming summer or fall. Earn 12 credits and gain hands-on experience. 

Hearst Speaker Series: ‘The Manifesto: On Media, Blackness, and Fatphobia’

5 p.m.  ​UMC 235
Clarkisha Kent, a Nigerian American writer, culture critic and author is visiting campus. She will be discussing media, Blackness and fatphobia in her presentation. 

Thursday, Feb. 8

Brakhage Center Experimental Thursdays

2–4 p.m.  ​ATLAS Center, Room 311
Are you interested in experimental filmmaking? Check out some films by Stan Brakhage and other experimental filmmakers on 16mm during this event. 

LinkedIn 101

2–3 p.m.  ​C4C S350 Zoom 
Attend this workshop to bring your LinkedIn skills up to par. This professional social networking platform can help boost your career. 

Spill the Tea: Black History Trivia

3–4 p.m.  ​C4C Abrams Lounge
The Center for Inclusion and Social Change is hosting Black History Trivia this Thursday, along with a tea-spilling session. 

 Campus map

Bookmark the campus map to find where you need to go, or save a link to the map on your smartphone home screen and use it like an app.

Friday, Feb. 9 

Women’s Self Defense

4–5 p.m.  Rec Center, Mat Room $15 
During this self defense class, attendees will learn how to use verbal and physical skills to increase personal safety in real life situations. All expressions of the female and nonbinary identity are welcome. No experience necessary.

Opening celebration for ‘We CU’ and ‘(Art)work’ exhibits

4:30–6:30 p.m.  ​CU Art Museum
Join the CU Art Museum in celebrating two new exhibitions: Museum for Black Girls’ “We CU: A Visual Celebration of Black Womanhood, Presence, and Connectedness” and “(Art)work: Systems of Making.” Light refreshments will be served.

Valentine's Day at the Climbing Gym

7–10 p.m.  ​Rec Center, climbing gym 
Enjoy fun climbing activities and Valentine’s Day treats during this themed climbing event. 

Winter Bike to Work Day 2024

7–9 a.m.  ​Rec Center plaza
Bike to Work Day is all about the environment. Stop by the Rec Center plaza for hot beverages, grab-and-go snacks and cool swag. 

Guest Recital: Andrew Wilder, classical guitar

7:30 p.m.  ​Imig Music, Grusin Music Hall (C112)
Andrew Wilder is a musician with an expertise in classical guitar. He will be presenting a unique program along with his own transcriptions of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. 

International Film Series: ‘Shaft’

7:30 p.m.  ​Muenzinger Auditorium (E050) $7–$9
Gordon Parks's “Shaft” is a film about private detectives. Independent filmmaker Alex Cox will be in attendance.

Saturday, Feb. 10

International Film Series: ‘Is That Black Enough For You?!?’

7:30 p.m.  ​Muenzinger Auditorium (E050)$7–$9
“Is That Black Enough For You?!?” is a film about Black American cinema. It contains an intriguing mass of clips and interviews with prominent figures. 

Liquid Sky Grateful Dead on the Dome

8:30–9:30 p.m.  ​Fiske Planetarium $8–$12
Calling all Deadheads! Enjoy a  psychedelic experience awakened by the best of the Grateful Dead.