Published: Feb. 19, 2024

This week’s events range from a Sport Media Summit to a talk about pathogens—in other words, there is something to do for everyone! Join the Civic Engagement Fair, a PB&J service opportunity, a jazz celebration and more.  

Students sitting in a circle outsideMonday, Feb. 19 

I Love Mondays: Yogurt parfaits

2 p.m. UMC, North Dining Room
Stop by the UMC for a yogurt parfait this Monday!

Celebrate Lesbian Day

3:30–5:30 p.m.  C4C N320 
Join the Pride Office for a celebration of the lesbian community at CU Boulder. Attendees will decorate cookies and play lesbian trivia. 

‘Leprosy, the Black Death, and the White Plague: What Ancient DNA tells us about Pathogens’

4 p.m.  Museum of Natural History (Henderson), Paleontology Hall
Looking toward the past can help us build a better future. Anna Stone from Arizona State University is visiting to give a presentation on research insights relating to pathogens. 

Tuesday, Feb. 20 

Curate Your Social Media

11 a.m.–1 p.m.  Village Center Wellness 
Curate your social media in a way that’s beneficial to you. Stop by for a digital wellness check and learn about body positive accounts online. 

2024 Arts and Sciences Major and Minors Fair

Noon  UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom
Learn more about the College of Arts and Sciences during this fair. Members of the college will be in attendance to discuss majors, minors, certificates, coaching and more. Swag will be available! 

BioFrontiers Presents: ‘The Catalyst: Explaining RNA to the General Public’

6–8 p.m.  Biotech Building, Butcher Auditorium (A115)
Nobel Prize Laureate Tom Cech is visiting to discuss RNA, in a way that everyone can absorb. The event is free, but a ticket from Eventbrite is required. 

4 things to check off your to-do list

  • Pick up a free ticket on Feb. 22 to see the Colorado Mammoth take on the New York Riptide on Feb. 23 at Ball Arena in Denver! 
  • Get cold care supplies at The Apothecary in Wardenburg Health Center. 
  • Student orgs: Apply for free office space or a locker in the UMC. 
  • Complete the basic needs survey by Feb. 21 for a chance to win an air fryer, campus meal swipes, textbook assistance, CU swag, AirPods or $500.

Wednesday, Feb. 21

Stress(Less) With Disability Services

2–4 p.m.  C4C N238 
Disability Services is holding their monthly Stress(Less) event in the C4C. Participants can make their own slime, aromatherapy roll-on and stress ball.

Be the 1: Ask the Question

3:30–5 p.m.  Wardenburg Health Center, Room 321 
During this WellCU talk, attendees will learn about suicide prevention. Topics include noticing the signs, connecting people with resources and more. 

Kitchen Table

6–7:30 p.m.  C4C N320 
Kitchen Table is a monthly gathering which allows for community and leadership-building opportunities to students identifying as women of color at a predominantly white university. 

Thursday, Feb. 22 

Civic Engagement Fair

10 a.m.–1 p.m.  UMC 235
The Political Science department is hosting a Civic Engagement Fair, where attendees will explore the power of student activism, community involvement and political awareness.

Jazz Café 

Noon–2 p.m.  UMC 247 
Celebrate Black History Month with the Dennis Small Cultural Center and all things jazz. Attendees will learn about jazz origins and be offered pastries and beverages. 

Design Thinking For Sustainability Workshop

5–7 p.m.  Miramontes Baca Education, Idea Forge (Room 33)
Do you have a passion for sustainability? Learn more about making a difference during this interactive workshop. 

Science under the Dome: ‘Our Human Right to a Healthy Environment’

7–8 p.m.  Fiske Planetarium 
The ongoing climate crisis is also a human rights crisis, determined by the United Nations last year. In this presentation, you will learn about the human right to a healthy environment. 

 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. 23 

Sports Media Summit

9:30 a.m.–4:45 p.m.  UMC 235
The Sports Media Summit is a chance for students to grab a new career path. CMCI is hosting a daylong event which gives insights to having a diverse career in sports media. 

Community Representative Training

10 a.m.–2 p.m.  C4C S435 
Become a community representative for CU Restorative Justice. Representatives foster a judgment free environment while supporting and encouraging students who have experienced harm. 

Transfer Buffs Bowling

6–8 p.m.  The Connection
Are you a transfer Buff? Bowl with fellow transfer students and get to know your community! 

Liquid Sky Billie Eilish

8:30–9:30 p.m.  Fiske Planetarium $8–$12
Fiske Planetarium is having a liquid sky show centered around popular star Billie Eilish! Songs to be played include “Happier Than Ever,” “everything i wanted” and “bury a friend.”

Saturday, Feb. 24 

CU in the Community: Peanut Butter n’ Luvin’

9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.  Meet on UMC South Terrace and travel together
This volunteer opportunity allows for attendees to help the unhoused community by preparing and delivering meals along Boulder Creek. Sign up on CUServes

Lunar New Year Culture Show 2024

6–10 p.m.  UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom
The Vietnamese Student Association is having their annual culture show! The show will have student-led traditional dances, lion dances, skits and headliners.

Honor Band concerts

6 p.m.  Macky Auditorium 
The College of Music's middle and high school honor bands are performing at Macky Auditorium.