"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.

Man speaks at TRANSforming Gender Conference session

TRANSforming Gender Conference starts March 10

March 3, 2017

On March 10 and 11, the Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) is hosting the 11th annual TRANSforming Gender Conference in an effort to educate the community on issues facing gender-diverse people and encourage advocacy and support.

Painting by Frohawk Two Feathers illustrates modern culture in a historical portrait style

Visiting artist fuses historical portraiture, folk art with urban culture

March 1, 2017

On March 7, painter Umar Rashid, better known as Frohawk Two Feathers, will give a lecture about his unique paintings and art practice as part of the Visiting Artist Program lecture series.

Jose Antonio Vargas

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Vargas to speak on campus March 15

March 1, 2017

On March 15, filmmaker and immigration rights activist Jose Antonio Vargas will discuss his experience as an undocumented immigrant and explore the definition of American in a lecture hosted by the Cultural Events Board.

The cast of The Rocky Horror Show poses on stage

With The Rocky Horror Show, CU does the time warp 

March 1, 2017

It’s a dark and stormy night. A young couple’s car breaks down near a castle. Seeking a telephone to call for help, the sweethearts meet Rocky, a buff creation of mad transvestite scientist Frank-N-Furter, along with a bunch of other zany creatures. This is the storyline of The Rocky Horror Show. But the show is so much more than the plot.

Chief Wilton Littlechild

Indigenous entrepreneurship the topic of discussion March 7

Feb. 27, 2017

Chief Wilton Littlechild will deliver a public lecture focusing on indigenous entrepreneurship and the importance of indigenous access to business and financial services in a global economy. He is an honorary chief of the Maskwacis Cree First Nation, a former Canadian senator and a decorated rights advocate who has has served the United Nations for decades.

WASH Symposium 2017

WASH Symposium to address global access to drinking water, sanitation facilities

Feb. 27, 2017

The 2017 Colorado WASH Symposium will gather industry leaders in Boulder on March 7 and 8 to discuss the challenges of improving global access to safe drinking water and sanitation facilities.