Alice Faye Duncan

Juneteenth celebration with Alice Faye Duncan set for June 19

June 14, 2023

In celebration of Juneteenth, world-renowned author Alice Faye Duncan will present a reading from her book "Opal Lee and What It Means to Be Free." The multimedia presentation, which is free and open to the public, also includes acapella singing and is meant to spread the joy of music as it educates and offers an understanding of American history.

Cyclists ride on a path along Broadway Boulevard

Join the Pride Ride on June 20

June 13, 2023

Join the Outdoor Pursuits staff on a relaxed afternoon bike ride around local Boulder bike paths with a mid-ride break at a local ice cream shop. All abilities welcome at this beginner-friendly ride event.

Silhouette of a person against a colorful sky

Join a happiness retreat and world culture festival June 23–25

June 13, 2023

Breathe, connect, and celebrate diversity. Take your social connectedness to the next level at the SKY Happiness Retreat and World Culture Festival this summer.

A person on a sandy beach holds a bag with plastic debris inside. Chaiyan Anuwatmongkolchai from Pixabay)

Let’s learn about plastic: CU Wizards season finale June 24

June 12, 2023

Join Professor Wei Zhang for this family-friendly event, a hands-on show all about plastics. Learn about the past, present and future of the sustainable recyclability of plastics. Last chance to take part in the CU Wizards 2022–23 season!

the new student exhibit On the Front Lines: A Brief History of Gay Activism in Boulder

Students preserve, celebrate LGBTQ+ activism in new exhibit

June 9, 2023

The history of student activism for LGBTQ+ rights at CU Boulder is now available and on display at the University Libraries, thanks to two students. The exhibit will be open through January 2024.

A double rainbow appears over Elitch Gardens in Denver. (Photo by Steph Wilson on Unsplash)

You’re invited to CU Day at Elitch Gardens—June 17

June 7, 2023

In-person ticket purchases are required by Saturday, June 10, so act fast for CU Day at Elitch Gardens. CU employees may bring family and friends for full-day access to the park, as well as catered lunch, special CU activities and more. Discounted parking is also part of the deal.

Person donating blood at a CU Boulder blood drive

Staff Council to hold blood drive June 13–14

June 5, 2023

Not just for employees—join Staff Council at the Rec Center for World Blood Donor Day, where your donation can save up to three lives. There will be snacks and giveaways for all who attend.

CU Denver, CU Boulder and UCCS mascots with Dingo, the purple dinosaur mascot of the Colorado Rockies

Join CU Night at the Rockies on Aug. 18

June 2, 2023

Coors Field welcomes the CU community to cheer on the Colorado Rockies against the Chicago White Sox. This special ticket package includes a limited edition, CU-themed Rockies hat, as well as a $2 donation to CU scholarships.

Fiske Planetarium

Catch a summertime matinee at Fiske Planetarium

June 1, 2023

Join Fiske Planetarium every Wednesday and Thursday afternoon for fun, family-friendly, full-dome planetarium films that will enchant and entertain kids of all ages. Tickets are $8–$12. See what’s coming up!

Employees engage in a workshop

Sign up today for professional development over the summer

June 1, 2023

The Human Resources training team supports employees’ professional development by providing learning opportunities on a variety of workplace topics, including management skills, inclusive practices and personal productivity.