Scene from Die Fledermaus opera in 2016

CU opera brings Puccini’s beloved ‘La Bohème’ to the stage Oct. 21–23

Oct. 7, 2022

Visit the Latin Quarter of Paris, where an idealistic poet falls for a frail but resolute “gaia fioraia.” This timeless, sweeping tale depicts the exuberant lives of struggling young artists in the throes of love, envy, betrayal and heartbreak.

Scene from the ShakesFear experience with video play button overlay

Immerse yourself in a sinister Shakespearean revenge story through Oct. 16

Oct. 7, 2022

Murderers, ghosts and dead monarchs—Shakespeare’s creepiest characters have sprung from his pages and trapped him in a prison cell while they run amok in this immersive campus performance. Get your ShakesFear tickets!

Campus community member works on laptop indoors

Teaching, clinical faculty: Workshop series to address unique career challenges

Oct. 7, 2022

The Office of Faculty Affairs is launching a virtual workshop series designed to support early-, mid- and late-career teaching and clinical faculty. Set for Oct. 14, register for the first session on finding purpose in academic service.

Professor Andrew Hamilton teaches about black holes while wearing a wizard costume

CU Wizards series brings eye-widening talks, demos to enthusiasts of all ages

Oct. 7, 2022

Frankenstein, rocks from space, sink or swim, cumulus clouds, and the chemistry of cooking—these are just some of the science topics on tap for this semester's family-friendly CU Wizards series, led primarily by faculty.

A cyclists rides through Kittredge

Social science, sustainability tech the subjects of Oct. 21 workshop

Oct. 6, 2022

From food technology to the politics and policies of energy transition, this workshop will explore developing and deploying sustainability technologies at scale—a complex social, political and engineering challenge. Attend and hear from a number of leaders, including CU Boulder faculty.

student participates in the UROP chalk drawing as part of Research & Innovation week

Research & Innovation Week to return Oct. 17–22

Oct. 4, 2022

Join the showcase featuring research, scholarship and creative work from across the campus and demonstrating the broad impact of CU Boulder's research and innovation enterprise. The annual event will return to its predominantly in-person format.

Fruity pebble doughnuts

Celebrate LGBT History Month with fun gathering Oct. 6

Oct. 4, 2022

October is LGBT History Month, and CU Boulder's Pride Office is inviting all to enjoy doughnuts, conversation and community. Stop by between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Center for Community Abrams Lounge.

Sandbox performance on stage

Final Culture Crawl hot spots announced for Oct. 19

Oct. 4, 2022

Add the Sandbox, The HIVE, the CU Museum of Natural History, NEST Studio for the Arts and the Music Library to your campus Culture Crawl.

students chatting at a campus event

Master everyday conversations—workshop Oct. 5

Sept. 27, 2022

The International English Center will present its first free Confident Conversations workshop of the fall. International grad students: Polish your communications—join "breaking the ice with small talk."

Fawn Sharp

President of National Congress of American Indians to give lecture Oct. 13

Sept. 27, 2022

Fawn Sharp will share her perspectives on the relationship between human rights and climate justice, comparative experiences among Indigenous peoples around the world, the local needs of tribal leaders and communities in the U.S. and more.