Collage featuring Emma Coburn and Jennifer Simpson

Olympians Coburn, Simpson to be honored at OSU game, home cross country meet

Sept. 30, 2016

CU Boulder's two recent Olympic Bronze Medalists, Emma Coburn and Jenny Simpson will serve as official starters at the 31st Annual Rocky Mountain Shootout on Saturday, which is CU's only home cross country meet. Then they head to Folsom Stadium where they will tailgate with alumni before being called out between the first and second quarters in the game vs. Oregon State. Join in the celebration.

Thomas Frank

What Ever Happened to the Party of the People?

Sept. 29, 2016

Journalist and intellectual Thomas Frank will give a talk on Monday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in Math 100. Frank’s articles have appeared in Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Salon, The Guardian and Wall Street Journal.

Artist rendering of the GOES-R satellite

GOES-R: Space Weather Forecasting for the 21st Century

Sept. 28, 2016

In the Oct. 5 LASP public lecture, LASP scientist Frank Eparvier will give an overview of space weather, how it affects everything from GPS to satellite navigation and power grids, and the exciting capabilities for real-time space weather monitoring onboard the new series of NOAA GOES-R satellites. The first satellite in this series, with the LASP-built EXIS on-board, is slated to launch on Nov. 4.

The dancers of MOMIX create a fantastical caterpillar through dance

MOMIX returns to Boulder for Southwest-inspired dance

Sept. 26, 2016

CU Presents’ 80th-anniversary Artist Series kicks off with a desert-inspired dance performance by MOMIX, a company famous for its astounding creativity and stunning visual tricks. The company, an Artist Series favorite, is back by popular demand with a Boulder premiere on Sunday, Oct. 2.

A close-up image of part of the American flag.

The disaffected voter: The impact of campaign 2016 in November and beyond

Sept. 26, 2016

During Family Weekend on Sept. 30, faculty from the College of Media, Communication and Information will analyze this historic and controversial presidential campaign – from journalism, advertising and data analytics perspectives – which features candidates who have the highest negative ratings of any contenders in recent history.

Before the Flood movie poster

Screening: 'Before the Flood'

Sept. 23, 2016

The CU Environmental Center's Energy Outreach Team is excited to announce that we are one of only three locations nationwide to be premiering 'Before the Flood,' an inspiring new climate documentary by Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Fisher Stevens and National Geographic. The screening will be held in Humanities 150 at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28.

Artist Sheryl Oring, dressed in red white and blue, sits at a desk in front of her vintage typewriters.

'I Wish to Say' by performance artist Sheryl Oring

Sept. 22, 2016

America’s self-proclaimed personal secretary, Sheryl Oring, will be at the Trumbo Fountain from noon to 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, with her vintage typewriter to take down people's messages to the president. The performance art is in support of the opening of "44 Plays for 44 Presidents," running through Oct. 2.

fall on campus

Fall at CU Boulder: Take a walk

Sept. 22, 2016

It's officially fall! Take a walk on campus and discover what's here.

2016 AAAS “CASE” workshop competition winners Angela Boag and Sarah Welsh-Huggins speaking with U.S. Senator Cory Gardner.

Panel to discuss workshop on science and policy-making

Sept. 22, 2016

A program next spring in Washington D.C. for students to learn about the federal budget process, Congress and effective science communication will be the center of a panel discussion on campus Wednesday, Sept. 28.

Portrait of Charles Blow

New York Times editorialist and author Charles Blow to speak at CU Boulder

Sept. 21, 2016

In honor of Bisexual Visibility Day, the Cultural Events Board, Queer and Trans People of Color, and Biphoria have collaborated to bring New York Times editorialist and author of the award-winning memoir, Fire Shut Up in My Bones, to speak. Charles Blow, who came out publicly as bisexual in 2014, will speak on Friday, Sept. 23, at 4 p.m. in Eaton Humanities (HUMN) 1B50.

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