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Advocating inclusion in tech: Former Obama advisor to share lessons learned

May 23, 2017

On May 31, Ruthe Farmer, former senior policy advisor for tech inclusion in the Obama Administration, will share the story of her unconventional 16-year career as an advocate for tech and engineering education and equity.Read more »
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Learn how to build a global life

May 1, 2017

When the CU Global Ambassadors convene in Boulder on May 6, they will host a student event focused on building a global career, developing global leadership skills and promoting social good worldwide.Read more »
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RAP Task Force hosting open forums to discuss recommendations

May 1, 2017

An Academic Review and Planning Advisory Committee task force will present recommendations on the university's Residential Academic Programs (RAPs) with opportunity for community feedback May 2 and 5. Click through to read more and find answers to frequently asked questions.Read more »
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NASA mission results shed light on magnetic reconnection

April 28, 2017

On May 3, LASP space physics research scientist Allison Jaynes will present early results from the NASA Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) Mission, launched in 2015 to study the little-understood phenomenon magnetic reconnection.Read more »
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Remembering the Nuremberg doctors' trial

April 22, 2017

Tonight, a presentation and panel response titled "Agency in the Midst of Oppression: Jewish Doctors, Ghettos and Public Health" is being held in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Nuremberg doctors’ trial and national Week of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust.Read more »
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Visiting scholar seminar on freshwater security, science communication

April 21, 2017

On April 26, Caltech professor Jay Famiglietti will discuss the convergence of climate models and decades of satellite data that suggest an unfortunate reality: Earth's water cycle is changing.Read more »
Finnish ambassador to the United States Kirsti Kauppi

What makes Finland great for education, research and innovation?

April 20, 2017

On April 28, the Finnish ambassador to the United States Kirsti Kauppi will give a public talk at the CIRES Auditorium to discuss education, research and innovation.Read more »
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Kip Thorne, pioneer in gravitational waves, to give 51st Gamow lecture

April 17, 2017

Kip Thorne, pioneer in gravitational waves and creative force behind ‘Interstellar,’ will give the 51st Gamow lecture at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at Macky Auditorium.Read more »
Professor Thomas T. Veblen performing research in forest

Veblen to lecture on human, climate impact on forests and wildfires

April 17, 2017

Professor Thomas T. Veblen will deliver a Distinguished Research Lecture titled "Wildfire regime shifts in Patagonian-Andean forest ecosystems: Feedbacks and consequences in the face of climate and land-use changes" April 25.Read more »
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Workshop to explore the thrilling science of neuroplasticity

April 13, 2017

The human adult brain was once believed by neuroscientists to be "fixed, ended, immutable," but recent advances have revealed this three-pound organ to be remarkably dynamic. Learn more at the May 2 workshop.Read more »