Christopher Columbus

Visiting scholar presents '1492: Columbus, the Jews, and the Messiah in Spain'

March 9, 2017

The Program in Jewish Studies is pleased to welcome Professor Matt Goldish as the 2017 annual Sondra and Howard Bender Visiting Scholar. Goldish's public lecture will take place March 16 at Old Main.Read more »
Sunset over the ocean

Elimelech to lecture on sustainability of seawater desalination

March 9, 2017

On March 10, Professor Menachem Elimelech will give the 2017 AEESP Distinguished Lecture at CU Boulder titled "The Global Challenge for Water Supply: Is Seawater Desalination a Sustainable Solution?"Read more »
"Her Favorite Color was Orange" by Sonya Kelliher-Combs

Alaska native chronicles the ongoing struggle for self-definition

March 8, 2017

On March 21, visiting artist and Alaska native Sonya Kelliher-Combs will give a lecture on her mixed-media paintings and sculptures as part of the Visiting Artist Program.Read more »
Professor Rabaka Reiland

Rabaka to speak on origins, evolution of black popular culture

March 6, 2017

On March 15, Professor and Chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies Reiland Rabaka will explore the origins and evolution of modern black popular culture from the Jazz Age to Obama’s America.Read more »
Painting by Frohawk Two Feathers illustrates modern culture in a historical portrait style

Visiting artist fuses historical portraiture, folk art with urban culture

March 1, 2017

On March 7, painter Umar Rashid, better known as Frohawk Two Feathers, will give a lecture about his unique paintings and art practice as part of the Visiting Artist Program lecture series.Read more »
Jose Antonio Vargas

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Vargas to speak on campus March 15

March 1, 2017

On March 15, filmmaker and immigration rights activist Jose Antonio Vargas will discuss his experience as an undocumented immigrant and explore the definition of American in a lecture hosted by the Cultural Events Board.Read more »
Close-up of United States flag

Panel to speak on unexpected results of the 2016 elections

Feb. 24, 2017

In the March 2 event “The 2016 Elections: What Just Happened?” four political scientists will offer insight on the unexpected results of the 2016 elections and what we can learn from them.Read more »
Theo Cockrell sits in his office

Putting a face to the name: 'Theo' Cockerell's contributions to science

Feb. 24, 2017

Putting a face to the name that adorns one of CU Boulder's residence halls, the CU Museum of Natural History on Feb. 28 will host a presentation titled "Professor T.D.A. Cockerell & Early Twentieth-Century Science in Colorado."Read more »
Illustration of Renaissance era fool

Fools for a Day Ian and Cora Frazier on applying humor to contemporary issues

Feb. 22, 2017

The 2017 Fools for a Day, father-daughter duo Ian Frazier and Cora Frazier, will join CU Boulder's official fool Patty Limerick on April 4 for a discussion on applying humor to a range of contemporary issues.Read more »
Travis Tygart

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency CEO Tygart to deliver public lecture Feb. 21

Feb. 17, 2017

The Sports Governance Center will host Travis Tygart, CEO of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency as this year's Distinguished Lecturer. Tygart will speak next Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. in the third floor auditorium of the CU Athletic Department Champions Center. He has been recognized by Sports Illustrated as one of "The Most 50 Powerful People in Sports," and in 2013 was named to the "Time 100" list of most influential people in the world. The lecture is open to the public and there is no admission fee.Read more »