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CU Museum of Natural History to debut ‘Becoming Butterflies’ exhibit April 9, host free Family Day activities

April 6, 2016

The CU Museum of Natural History invites the public to learn about the fascinating world of butterflies and the extraordinary role they play in human life at the new “Becoming Butterflies” exhibit, opening Saturday, April 9 on the University of Colorado Boulder campus.Read more »
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All-female Shakespeare play teaches students about violence prevention

April 5, 2016

Could the powerful words of William Shakespeare end violence in schools? Since 2011, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival (CSF) and CU-Boulder’s Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence (CSPV) have worked together to present annual school tours, where CSF actors perform a truncated Shakespeare play and lead workshops to discuss bullying, violence and unhealthy relationships in the Bard’s writing.Read more »
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Sommers-Bausch Observatory to hold ‘Messier marathon’ stargazing event on April 1

March 30, 2016

Nebulas and distant galaxies will be in the telescope sights at the Sommers-Bausch Observatory on Friday night as University of Colorado Boulder students scan the sky for over 100 deep space objects known collectively as the “Messier catalogue.”Read more »

App, evening sessions among new features of CU-Boulder’s Conference on World Affairs

March 30, 2016

The University of Colorado Boulder’s 68th annual Conference on World Affairs, a week of ideas and discussion on every topic imaginable, kicks off Monday. Among the day’s events are a noon plenary address by Robert Inglis on how free enterprise can solve climate change and the colorful flag procession at 6:30 p.m. on the Norlin Quadrangle. This year’s conference features 200 diverse panels, plenaries and performances. Student and community volunteers assembled the thought-provoking program, inviting speakers from around the world to this year’s event.Read more »
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CU-Boulder hosts first Mathematics and the Arts Festival

March 30, 2016

Juggling. Origami. Group sculpture projects. See….Math is fun. This is the underlying message behind the first Mathematics and the Arts Festival being held Friday and Saturday, April 1-2, at the University of Colorado Boulder.Read more »
 Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden

'It's On Us Week of Action' brings Vice President Biden to CU-Boulder

March 29, 2016

Vice President Joe Biden will visit CU-Boulder next week to deliver a speech on the importance of preventing sexual assault on college campuses across the country. The Office of the Vice President chose to visit CU-Boulder due to our strong efforts to support the “It’s On Us” campaign denouncing sexual violence and encouraging bystanders to be more effective in prevention efforts.Read more »
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Dance students and faculty join forces for 'The Current'

March 24, 2016

Each year, CU-Boulder dance students and faculty come together for “The Current,” an annual showcase of brand-new pieces. This year’s performances take place April 15-17 and feature evocative, original work by dance professors Erika Randall and Donna Mejia, lecturer Larry Southall, alumna Megan Odom and Roser Guest Artist Faye Driscoll.Read more »
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Be part of CU's Diverse Learners Awareness Week

March 4, 2016

The CU-Boulder campus will host the university’s first annual Diverse Learners Awareness Week (DLAW) April 18-22. During this week our campus will celebrate the diversity of ways in which people learn through interactive demonstrations, live-action theater, an assistive technology expo, conference-style presentations, roundtable discussions, workshops and more. And you can get involved!Read more »

Tenth annual TRANSforming Gender Conference begins March 10

March 2, 2016

CU-Boulder’s TRANSforming Gender Conference is celebrating its tenth year. The Conference hosts national and local transgender, genderqueer, intersex, Two-Spirit activists and scholars to raise awareness of how we can celebrate the diversity of gender and sex.Read more »

Dalai Lama reschedules visit to CU-Boulder for June 23

Feb. 29, 2016

His Holiness the Dalai Lama will visit the University of Colorado Boulder June 23 after health issues derailed a previous visit scheduled last October, CU-Boulder student and local Tibetan leaders announced today. Tickets are not yet available for sale. Details will be announced in coming months on this University of Colorado event website.Read more »