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CU Boulder, UN Human Rights to co-host global climate summit next fall

Nov. 1, 2021

As the United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties begins in Glasgow, Scotland, CU Boulder and U.N. Human Rights are announcing plans to co-host the Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit in 2022.


Discover the world on Geographic Information Systems Day at symposium Nov. 12

Oct. 28, 2021

GIS is a scientific framework for gathering, analyzing and visualizing geographic data. Join the University Libraries, partnering with the Auraria Library, CU Denver and UC Colorado Springs to host a hybrid GIS Day.

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Whaaat!? Festival to return from virtual wilderness Nov. 14

Oct. 15, 2021

Back in-person Nov. 14, the ATLAS Institute's fourth annual Whaaat!? Festival promises an arcade and conference packed with phenomenal guest speakers, bizarre games and experimental interactions.

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Nov. 2 Diversity and Inclusion Summit to focus on building community resilience, inclusive excellence

Oct. 13, 2021

Students, staff, faculty and community members: Join us virtually Nov. 2 for “The Power of Community: C.L.I.M.B. with Purpose," our fall 2021 summit. Make sure to check out the five different virtual sessions!

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Join conference on accessible media, web and technology Nov. 15–19

Oct. 5, 2021

The Accessing Higher Ground conference focuses on the implementation and benefits of accessible media, universal design and assistive technology in the university, business and public settings. Early registration opens Oct. 8.

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CU Boulder affiliates to have free, full access to sustainability conference Oct. 12–14

Sept. 28, 2021

Register to attend the upcoming "the future is" conference, a stage to exchange effective models, policies, research, collaborations and transformative actions that advance sustainability in higher education and surrounding communities.

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CU Boulder researchers to tackle asteroids, swarming robots at ScienceWriters2021

Sept. 22, 2021

Register by Sept. 30 for ScienceWriters2021, the nation's premier science communications workshop. The Oct. 8–11 event, which is all virtual this year, will feature an array of panels and speakers, including CU Boulder faculty on how insects can influence robots and what can be learned from asteroids.

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Register for the mid-October Health & Wellness Summit

Sept. 21, 2021

CU’s Health and Wellness Summit Oct. 12–15 is open to faculty, staff and students interested in learning more about the campus’s holistic approach, programs and services. View the event schedule with keynote speakers, and register today!

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Explore frontiers in spectrum sharing Sept. 9–10

Aug. 31, 2021

The Spectrum Policy Initiative Conference will invite over 20 experts to examine and map the frontiers of spectrum sharing in novel settings like outer space, in wireless engineering and in the ways that spectrum sharing could be encouraged and governed.

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In-person ScienceWriters2021 events in Colorado postponed to 2023

Aug. 25, 2021

Because of COVID-19 health and safety concerns, in-person ScienceWriters2021 events at the CU Boulder and CU Anschutz campuses will be postponed to 2023. The conference is the nation's leading gathering for science communicators.