Published: April 15, 2024

This semester only has a few weeks remaining—find your ground with campus events. This week brings a conversation on queer works, book bans and art; a virtual cook along; study breaks; the Consent Carnival; interview prep; a mac-and-cheese bar; and more. 

Students enjoy a warm spring day on campusMonday, April 15

Interviewing 101

10 a.m. C4C S350 Zoom
Prep for your next interview and learn the basics of interviewing during this workshop. 

I Love Mondays: Mac-and-cheese bar

2 p.m.  UMC North Dining Room 
Stop by for some warm and comforting mac and cheese. 

First Person Cinema: Sofía Gallisá Muriente

7 p.m.  Visual Arts Complex, Room 1B20
First Person Cinema invites film and video artists to CU Boulder to showcase their work. Sofía Gallisá Muriente, whose work often focuses on historical narratives, is visiting.

Concert Band and Campus Band

7:30 p.m.  ​Macky Auditorium
Explore the joy of human imagination with the CU Boulder Concert Band and Campus Band.

Tuesday, April 16

Ralphie’s Cooking Basics: A Virtual Cook Along

5–6 p.m.  Virtual 
Use Buff Pantry ingredients to create a simple and delicious meal virtually. This week, cooks will craft vegan pasta arrabbiata. Register online.  


7:30 p.m.  ​Imig Music, Grusin Music Hall (C112)
Join the College of Music for the final Soundworks concert of the semester. Soundworks is a concert series for the creation of new and original works.

3 things to check off your to-do list

  • Pick up a free ticket on April 18 to see the Denver Rapids take on FC Dallas for the game on April 20. 
  • Pick up sunflower seeds on April 18 or April 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the east entrance to Norlin Library.
  • Share your opinion on arts and culture campus events for a chance to win a $5 Laughing Goat gift card. Survey closes April 19.

Wednesday, April 17

Earth Day Tree Walk

2–3 p.m. ​Wardenburg Health Center 
Boulder is a beautiful place to live. Appreciate Mother Earth with a mindful tree walk around campus. 

Natur & Pflanzenkunde

4–5 p.m.  ​CASE E380
Come to talk about wildflowers, pollinators, creating biodiversity and more. Participants will start their own plant growing kit. 

Taste of Muay Thai Kickboxing

7–8 p.m.  ​Rec Center, Studio 2 
Muay Thai is a Thai martial art and a form of kickboxing. Check it out during this free workshop held by Student Affairs and Health and Wellness Services. 

Thursday, April 18

Self-Care Study Break

10 a.m.–noon  ​UMC 415–17 
Take a break to enjoy breakfast and relaxing activities. 

Transfer Study Space

Noon–3:30 p.m.  ​UMC 247
Study and have lunch with fellow transfer Buffs. 

Queer works, book bans and art

4–5:30 p.m.  ​UMC 235
CU Boulder’s Center for Humanities & the Arts will host Gabrielle Calvocoressi and Maia Kobabe for conversation about attacks against queer and nonbinary people and works, as well as to amplify the art of the speakers. The first 30 registrants (who also attend the event) will receive a free copy of “Gender Queer: A Memoir.”

Sex(ual Relationship) Ed

7:30–8:30 p.m.  ​Village Center, Room 108
Explore healthy communication in sexual relationships during this hour-long workshop. You will learn about navigation techniques, trying new things and more. 

 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, April 19


4:30–7 p.m.  ​C4C Abrams Lounge
Drop in to celebrate another year at CU! There will be free dinner, community and a special recognition for graduating seniors. 

Consent Carnival

7–11 p.m.  ​Libby Hall, Lot 360
Collect information and resources to help navigate healthy relationships and consent. The carnival will have mechanical bull rides, a photo booth, performances and more. 

Midnight Garden Engineering Formal

7–9 p.m.  ​Kittredge Central, Multipurpose Room
The University of Colorado Engineering Council is hosting a Midnight Garden spring formal for engineering majors. Join for refreshments, a live DJ, dancing and games. 

Saturday, April 20

Support children in need: CU in the Community

8:15 a.m.–12:45 p.m.  ​UMC south terrace 
Volunteer for A Precious Child, an organization that empowers and assists children in need. Volunteers will process incoming donations or work in the store by creating a welcoming atmosphere. 

Climate Change in Our Backyard

2:30–3:30 p.m.  ​Fiske Planetarium $8–$12
Explore the role of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, how humans affect the planet, protection strategies and more. 

Glazed and Lazed

10–11 p.m.  ​Fiske Planetarium $8–$12
Bring good vibes to a night of live flying, new lasers and more at Fiske Planetarium.