Shakespearean space musical 'Return to the Forbidden Planet' to run March 4-13

Feb. 12, 2016

The madcap jukebox musical “Return to the Forbidden Planet,” set in a rock ‘n’ roll Shakespearean spaceship, comes to University Theatre this March. Associate Professor Cecilia Pang directs the production, which promises nonstop laughs, infectious tunes and a generous nod to the Bard.

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Los Angeles' BODYTRAFFIC dance company performs on campus Sunday

Feb. 12, 2016

CU Presents’ 2015-16 season continues with the first ever Boulder performance by Los Angeles-based dance company BODYTRAFFIC. The group is set to present three contemporary pieces inspired by urban life from all around the world on Sunday, Feb. 14.

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'Going Beyond II: Deepening the Dialogue' Diversity Summit to be held Feb. 18

Feb. 12, 2016

Join your fellow students, staff, faculty and administration for the spring Diversity Summit Thursday, Feb. 18, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Kittredge Central and the Champions Center. The summit will focus on “Going Beyond II: Deepening the Dialogue” and will emphasize intergroup dialogues, caucuses hosted by the Chancellor’s Advisory Committees on issues relevant to campus, contemporary teach-ins, and inclusive excellence facilitations. The goal of the Spring Summit is to begin to have dialogues for achieving continuous social change.

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Bestselling author Naomi Klein at CU to discuss 'Capitalism vs the Climate'

Feb. 11, 2016

International bestselling author, journalist and columnist Naomi Klein will visit CU-Boulder on Thursday, March 3, to give the talk “This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate.” The talk, which is free to CU-Boulder community members with a valid Buff OneCard and $5 for members of the public, will begin at 7 p.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom. Tickets will be available at the door.


CELEBRATE: 2016 Exhibitions Opening Party at the CU Art Museum

Feb. 10, 2016

Lunar New Year, Mardi Gras, and Valentine's Day fall within a few days of each other this year. The CU Art Museum is adding another reason to celebrate with the opening of three new exhibitions this Friday, Feb. 12. The opening festivities will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. at the CU Art Museum, located in the Visual Arts Complex. Admission is free. The evening will include a variety of performances and activity stations, along with the opening of three new exhibits.

CU on the Weekend: Cracking the Humor Code

Feb. 7, 2016

Drawing on cutting-edge behavioral research and observations from his global travels, CU-Boulder Associate Professor Peter McGraw reveals the secrets to what makes things funny and how to live a more humorous life. Bring your funny bone! Saturday, Feb. 13, 2 to 4 p.m. Butcher Auditorium, Biotechnology Building. Free and open to the public.

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Grass Roots Project performs 'Beautiful Human Lies' Feb. 12-14

Feb. 1, 2016

Rennie Harris and his dynamic dance company, Grass Roots Project, will present the hip-hop-inspired “Beautiful Human Lies” at CU-Boulder’s Irey Theatre Feb. 12-14. Harris, a regular guest artist at CU-Boulder, is widely recognized as the world’s foremost choreographer of hip-hop and street dance theater.

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Tickets for Edward Snowden video chat event available Feb. 1

Jan. 29, 2016

Tickets for the Edward Snowden video chat on Tuesday, Feb. 16, will go on sale at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 1 in the UMC dining area across from the Alferd Packer Grill.

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Student voices at CU: What racial and ethnic inclusion means for our campus

Jan. 27, 2016

Join fellow students, faculty, staff and administrators on Thursday, Feb. 11, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., in the UMC Aspen Rooms, for a creative research presentation and facilitated small group conversations about racial and ethnic inclusion at CU-Boulder. The purpose of this event is to bring different members of the campus together to discuss what inclusion means and discuss implications for policies and practices on the CU-Boulder campus.

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68th annual Conference on World Affairs 2016 speakers announced

Jan. 27, 2016

The University of Colorado Boulder’s 68th annual Conference on World Affairs will host a full complement of speakers from around the world April 4-8. This year’s program will feature a diverse collection of nearly 100 speakers, including musicians, scientists, activists, entrepreneurs, authors and more. Participants travel from locations across the globe including: the United Kingdom, the Philippines, Tanzania, Washington, D.C., San Francisco and Boston to list a few, aligning with the conference’s mission of “Bringing the World to Boulder.”