Rick Hess

Hess to offer public dialogue on education reform March 16

March 13, 2017

On Thursday, March 16, the School of Education will host a public dialogue with Rick Hess, director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, related to education reform.

Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano

Spring Town Hall set for March 13

March 12, 2017

Join members of the campus community for the Chancellor's Spring Town Hall, “Advancing Strategic Imperatives on Campus." Introduced by Chancellor DiStefano, followed by a panel with members of campus leadership. Monday, March 13 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the UMC. Light refreshments will be provided.

Christopher Columbus

Visiting scholar presents '1492: Columbus, the Jews, and the Messiah in Spain'

March 9, 2017

The Program in Jewish Studies is pleased to welcome Professor Matt Goldish as the 2017 annual Sondra and Howard Bender Visiting Scholar. Goldish's public lecture will take place March 16 at Old Main.

Sunset over the ocean

Elimelech to lecture on sustainability of seawater desalination

March 9, 2017

On March 10, Professor Menachem Elimelech will give the 2017 AEESP Distinguished Lecture at CU Boulder titled "The Global Challenge for Water Supply: Is Seawater Desalination a Sustainable Solution?"

BRitish flag

Economic, foreign policy ties between UK, Colorado on tap for British consul discussion

March 8, 2017

Expected to address Brexit, a British consul will give a talk on campus March 14 highlighting economic and policy ties between the U.K., Colorado and the university.

Man stands in front of "Kissing Point" installation

Acclaimed video-art installation on display this weekend only

March 8, 2017

Dead ends, void zones and semi-porous borders fill a split-screen video of an Israeli bypass road and its surroundings in Peggy Ahwesh's art installation "Kissing Point (Revisited)," open March 11 and 12.

"Her Favorite Color was Orange" by Sonya Kelliher-Combs

Alaska native chronicles the ongoing struggle for self-definition

March 8, 2017

On March 21, visiting artist and Alaska native Sonya Kelliher-Combs will give a lecture on her mixed-media paintings and sculptures as part of the Visiting Artist Program.

Illustration of robot

Conference to consider social impact of artificial intelligence March 9

March 6, 2017

On March 9, a conference hosted by Silicon Flatirons will bring together futurists, entrepreneurs, academics and policymakers to consider the social implications of artificial intelligence.

Big Data Blitz

Big Data Blitz offers lightning-round research presentations, opportunities for collaboration

March 6, 2017

The first-ever Big Data Blitz, which will take place on March 23, is intended to foster connections across disciplines that intersect with big data. NSF Senior Advisor Chaitanya Baru will provide opening remarks.

Professor Rabaka Reiland

Rabaka to speak on origins, evolution of black popular culture

March 6, 2017

On March 15, Professor and Chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies Reiland Rabaka will explore the origins and evolution of modern black popular culture from the Jazz Age to Obama’s America.