Ralphie stands in front of the Flatirons in a field at Chautauqua

Ralphie exhibit opens at the Heritage Center this Saturday

Aug. 26, 2016

Join us for the opening of "Here Comes Ralphie!" from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27 at the Heritage Center. This special exhibit focuses on the early history of CU mascots and everything you want to know about Ralphie! Ralphie will be outside Old Main from noon to 1 p.m. and Chip will be at the Heritage Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The exhibit is open to the public and admission to the Heritage Center is always free.

Elias Sacks speaks at a conference

'Does God Make Mistakes? Should God Repent?' discussion Aug. 26

Aug. 25, 2016

Elias Sacks, assistant professor of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder, will be giving a talk titled, “Does God Make Mistakes? Should God Repent?” at Aspen Jewish Congregation on Friday, Aug. 26, during Shabbat services at 6 p.m. This talk is the inaugural event of the CU Boulder Peak to Peak Lecture Series and is free and open to the public.

Qais Akbar Omar

Staging Shakespeare in a War Zone: Values and Consequences

Aug. 25, 2016

Qais Akbar Omar, author of "A Night in the Emperor's Garden," will speak on his experiences staging "Love’s Labour's Lost" in Kabul in 2005. This free, public event takes place Monday, Aug. 29, in the University Theatre.

Photo of a poster from the University Libraries exhibit celebrating the 100th anniversary of the National Park system.

Mapping the Majestic: 100 Years of the National Park Service exhibit opens Aug. 22

Aug. 22, 2016

In celebration of the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary on Aug. 25, University Libraries is presenting an exhibition of maps. Visit the Earth Sciences & Map Library in Benson Earth Sciences on the CU Boulder campus between Aug. 22 and Dec. 16 to experience the wonder of our National Park system as visualized in maps.

Filing books in the stacks in Norlin Library

Welcome back tea Aug. 23

Aug. 22, 2016

Welcome back free coffee/tea for students on Aug. 23 - 9 to 11 a.m. in Norlin Library. Chat with library staff at the Research Desk (2nd floor) who can help with assignments throughout the semester.

Shakespeare book on display

Original Shakespeare plays on display at CU Boulder

Aug. 21, 2016

First Folio, the original compilation of Shakespeare’s 36 plays, is on display at the University of Colorado Boulder’s First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare exhibition from Aug. 9-31. This unique viewing opportunity commemorates this year’s 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. The First Folio! exhibition at the CU Art Museum is open to the public and free of charge, yet reservations are strongly encouraged and can be scheduled through Brown Paper Tickets.

Illustration of Shakespeare, a man in archaic dress with a collar ruff

Shakespeare and the Stars sneak peek Aug. 25

Aug. 18, 2016

William Shakespeare filled his works with references to the stars in the night sky. Join the Alumni Association at CU Boulder's renowned Fiske Planetarium for an enchanting evening as actors and scientists bring those references to life and give them meaning during Shakespeare and the Stars on Thursday, Aug. 25. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the program begins at 7 p.m.

Best Should Teach, 2016 Lecture & Awards Ceremony

Aug. 25 Best Should Teach lecture to examine everyday racism

Aug. 18, 2016

On Thursday, Aug. 25, Daniel Solórzano will deliver the Best Should Teach Lecture, “Using the Tools of Critical Race Theory and Racial Microaggressions to Examine Everyday Racism In and Out of the Classroom,” at 7 p.m. in the University Memorial Center Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public.

Illenum, welcomefest concert, Farrand Field, August 20

Colorado-based Illenium to headline Welcomefest concert Aug. 20

Aug. 9, 2016

Illenium will headline the annual Welcomefest Concert taking place on Farrand Field on Saturday, Aug. 20. K.Flay, 888 and Slow Caves are slated to open. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. The annual Welcomefest Concert is sponsored by Program Council.

Mini law school lecture

Mini Law School returns for the fall

Aug. 2, 2016

Designed for non-lawyers, the fifth Mini Law School is launching this fall with a new curriculum. The seven-part series, which is open to all and costs $100, will kick off on Tuesday, Sept. 13, with a lecture on employment law by Professor Scott Moss. Weekly sessions through Nov. 11 will cover various topics, including American Indian law, intellectual property law, criminal law, immigration law, water law and litigation. Registration is available now.