Ralphie running at the stock show

CU Night at the Stock Show set for Jan. 19

Nov. 30, 2023

CU Night at the Stock Show brings a black-and-gold twist to Colorado’s annual National Western Stock Show festivities. Explore the grounds during the day and cheer on the pro rodeo by night.

The Boulder star light on the foothills beyond the CU Boulder campus

Explore the season of light at Fiske Planetarium with shows Dec. 16–21

Nov. 30, 2023

Season of Light explores the reasons humans are so fascinated with lighting up the holiday season. It’s an exploration of the astronomical meanings behind seasonal traditions.

A Be Well sign on a table at a CU Boulder event.

Wellness workshops: Plan what you’d like to attend

Nov. 28, 2023

The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program is offering free wellness workshops and groups for the spring semester—covering everything from healthy eating and sleeping to retirement basics and more. Check out and plan to take advantage of the learning opportunities.

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You’re invited: Kwanzaa celebration Dec. 5

Nov. 27, 2023

Join the Center for African & African American Studies for a Kwanzaa celebration honoring the rich traditions of the Nguzo Saba—the seven principles of Kwanzaa, which emphasize family, community and culture.

A graphic showing figures standing on a broken Palestinian flag and a broken Israeli flag.

Program Nov. 29 to offer deeper insight into Israel, Gaza war and history

Nov. 27, 2023

In response to requests, faculty experts will discuss a range of topics related to Arab-Israeli conflict. The CU Boulder forum will follow an informal format and is open to the public.

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BVSD parents, students: Community safety event Nov. 29

Nov. 22, 2023

Partnering with CU Boulder’s Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, an upcoming Boulder Valley School District event in Lafayette, Colorado, will involve research expertise, sharing warning signs for violence, strategies for being an upstander and more.

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Whole student-athlete experience, including mental health, topic of Dec. 5 talk

Nov. 21, 2023

All faculty and staff are invited to attend this faculty assembly-hosted presentation by Theresa Hernández, who will discuss the CU Athletics state-of-the-art program designed to address mental health through a focus on wellness and more.

CU Boulder Holiday Concert in Macky Auditorium

Delight in CU Boulder’s Holiday Festival Dec. 8–10

Nov. 17, 2023

Be immersed in the comfort and joy of twinkling lights, seasonal greenery and beautiful music at CU Boulder’s Holiday Festival, an enchanting annual tradition for all ages.

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Lunchtime skill-builder: The power of micro-affirmations Nov. 28

Nov. 16, 2023

Helping employees feel valued is one of leadership’s many challenges. And what exactly does it mean to value an individual? Micro-affirmations can be a great place to start. Join the Ombuds Office and Bina Patel; learn tips to start effectively valuing staffers.

Christmas light polar bears

Enjoy the whimsy of CU Night at Zoo Lights Nov. 19

Nov. 16, 2023

Get a special CU community preview of Denver Zoo Lights. Take pictures with Chip the buffalo and Milo the lynx, participate in a scavenger hunt and trivia games, ride the zoo attractions and tour the brilliantly lit animal sculptures.