Published: Feb. 26, 2024

February is flying by! This week brings ballot processing tours, a pride dinner, the Women’s Leadership Symposium, a blood drive, Drag Bingo, an Indonesian potluck and more. 

Students at the spring Be Involved FairMonday, Feb. 26 

INSTAAR blood drive

9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.  SEEC, Room C120A/B
Lounge in a comfy chair and donate blood to someone experiencing a health crisis. Future donors can sign up through Vitalant

I Love Mondays: Mashed potatoes bar

2 p.m.  UMC North Dining Room 
What’s not to love about good ol’ mashed potatoes? Stop by the UMC for a free serving. 

Curious Sunshine Workshop

4–5:30 p.m.  Engineering Center, BOLD Center
Learn about managing emotions through guided play during the Curious Sunshine Workshop. It will be a blast! 

Tuesday, Feb. 27 

Let’s Get Sleepy

11 a.m.–1 p.m.  Engineering Center, BOLD Center 
Learn about correlations between sleep and health. Afterward, you will leave with a complimentary pair of earplugs and a sleep mask. 

Shark Tank

11 a.m.–2 p.m.  Koelbel Building, Leeds School of Business, Olson Atrium
Students are invited to deliver 30- to 60-second business pitches during this Shark Tank inspired presentation. No slides needed. 

Academic coaching workshop: Note-taking

1–2 p.m. Virtual 
Are your note-taking skills up to par? Learn more about strategies and the importance of note-taking during this workshop. 

Pride Dinner & Discussion: Queer Adaptability

5–7 p.m.  C4C N320 
Have a productive discussion about the intersection of disability and queer identity. Sonja, who identifies on the autism spectrum, has OCD and uses mobility aids, will be hosting the dinner. 

4 things to check off your to-do list

Wednesday, Feb. 28 

Ballot Processing Facility open house, tours

12:30 p.m.  1750 33rd St. (off Arapahoe)
Questions about ballot security and election processes? Learn about ballot processing firsthand by attending a Boulder County Elections Division in-person tour at their Ballot Processing Facility. Tours take approximately 30 minutes. 

Climate Action Plan public engagement session

1–2 p.m.  Virtual
The Climate Action Plan works to mobilize CU Boulder’s strengths and help reduce emissions. This public forum is a chance for members of the university community to share their thoughts with and ask questions to those who steer CAP. 

WellCU: Party Smart

3:30–5 p.m.  Wardenburg Health Center, Room 321 
Have fun and stay safe with smart partying techniques. Those interested can register online. 

Build a Rope Rug

5:30–7 p.m.  Rec Center, Outdoor Pursuits Classroom $30
Turn an old climbing rope into a new work of art! Either bring your own old rope or use one of the ropes provided. 

Thursday, Feb. 29 

Women’s Leadership Symposium

9 a.m.–5 p.m.  UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom 
The Women’s Leadership Symposium is a free conference focused on women’s leadership. All genders are welcome. 

Chancellor's Annual Summit—Lessons in Leadership: The Impact of CU Students

5:30–8:30 p.m.  Denver Art Museum, Sturm Grand Pavilion $0–$10
Celebrate CU Boulder’s impact on student leaders at the Chancellor’s Annual Summit. 

Trash The Runway: Recycled Couture

7 p.m.  Macky Auditorium $25
Trash the Runway is an event where designers create couture out of trash. During this fashion show and competition, 29 designers will show off their creativity.

 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, March 1 

First-Gen Fridays: Self-Care and Community Service

10:30 a.m.–noon  C4C Abrams Lounge
First-generation students are invited to a morning of self-care and service. Enjoy a relaxing time with community and relaxation. Therapy dogs will be in attendance. 

Open Space: Curated by CU Dance Connection

7:30 p.m.  University Theatre, Charlotte York Irey Theatre $20
Enjoy an evening of dance works produced by CU Boulder students. If you can’t make it this Friday, Open Space is also taking place March 2–3.

Laser DeadMau5

10–11 p.m.  Fiske Planetarium
Enjoy a cutting-edge laser show, utilizing tracks from house music DJ DeadMau5. 

Saturday, March 2 

Climate Justice Ally and Accomplice Workshop

10 a.m.–2 p.m.  Register for meeting location
This meeting is helpful for those seeking to connect to current social justice movements. Attendees will learn more about being an ally.

Indonesian Potluck

5–7 p.m.  Rec Center, Ice Overlook Large Meeting Room
The Center for Asian Studies is hosting an Indonesioan potluck. Bring your favorite dish and enjoy some Indonesian cuisine! 

Buffs After Dark: Drag Bingo

8–10 p.m.  UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom 
In the wise words of RuPaul, “The library is open…” for Drag Bingo! Stop by the UMC for a fun bingo game and cool prizes.