TEDxCU 2017 speakers wanted

Nov. 9, 2016

TEDxCU, an independently-organized annual TED event, is seeking speakers "who have an idea worth spreading" to apply to talk at this year's spring 2017 occurrence.

W.M. Keck Foundation

Faculty workshop: Keck Foundation Research Program

Nov. 9, 2016

This workshop will feature CU's Prashant Nagpal, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering and 2014 recipient of the Keck Foundation Research Award. RSVP online by Nov. 15.

Veterans Day Ceremony

Veterans Day: Annual ceremony, memorial lounge grand opening

Nov. 3, 2016

In honor of the nation's veterans, including CU Boulder faculty, staff and student veterans, the university will host its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom at the University Memorial Center (UMC), followed by the grand opening of the newly-renovated Veterans Memorial Lounge.

Yohannese Gebremedhin, right, and Arthur Antoine, left, stand in front of a model of a rocket in the engineering center on the University of Colorado Boulder campus.

Engineering students plan large regional conference

Nov. 3, 2016

Two engineering students, Yohannese Gebremedhin and Arthur Antoine, organized the 2016 National Society of Black Engineers’ (NSBE) Fall Region 6 Conference, to be held Nov. 4–6 in Denver. The event has attracted hundreds of people from the region, and registration is still open.

'Then Comes a Wind' by R.J. Stewart

Book discussion and signing with author Ronald J. Stewart

Nov. 3, 2016

Author Ronald J. Stewart will speak about his book "Then Comes a Wind," a story about a family's struggle to homestead in 1900s Nebraska, on Nov. 10. Stewart will sign copies of his book (which will be for sale at the event) immediately following the presentation.

Robert Kaufman

Up for discussion: Obama's foreign policy doctrine diverges from precedent

Nov. 2, 2016

A finalist for the Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy position will give a talk Nov. 10 on his point of view: The president’s “dangerous doctrine” has compromised the muscular internationalism that defined U.S. national security policy after World War II.

Climate Justice Alliance protesters march for environmental justice

CU on the Weekend: 'Justice in a Warming World'

Oct. 31, 2016

David Ciplet, assistant professor of environmental studies, will discuss how to ensure a socially just transition to affordable and clean energy on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 9 a.m., as part of the CU on the Weekend lecture series.

The Center for Community building

CU Boulder community invited to a ColoradoCare town hall debate

Oct. 31, 2016

This Thursday, Nov. 3, Boulder Campus Staff Council and CU Student Government will host a town hall debate on Amendment 69, also known as ColoradoCare. The debate will be held from 5 to 6:15 p.m. in the Abrams Lounge in the Center for Community (C4C). Ron Vejrostek, a spokesperson for ColoradoCare, and Michael Cooke, campaign manager for Coloradans for Coloradans (a group opposed to Amendment 69), will debate the amendment and its impact on Colorado residents. A question-and-answer session will follow.

Portrait of Chris Moody

CWA Speaker Series brings Twitter exec to campus

Oct. 31, 2016

Postponed until December: Chris Moody, VP of Data Strategy at Twitter, joins the CWA Speaker Series on Thursday, Nov. 3, at 6:30 p.m. in Old Main. Moody is considered a pioneer in the social data industry and has worked closely with leading social platforms such as Twitter, Tumblr, Foursquare, WordPress, Disqus and more to formulate and execute their data strategies.

Students dressed in black for Open Space dance performance

Students take the helm at CU Boulder’s fall dance showcase

Oct. 31, 2016

Expect the unexpected at this fall’s Open Space, a dance production featuring brand-new works created, choreographed and performed by CU Boulder students. A tantalizing mix of pieces will be on display for three different showings from Nov. 11 to 13 in CU’s Charlotte York Irey Theatre.