Life on Mars—past, present and future: A talk Oct. 5

Sept. 22, 2022

Join LASP for a discussion examining the questions about life on Mars—including ancient life, the possibility of current life, and whether a future Mars might have life on it—and what each would mean to us.

Angela Riley

Tribal courts and Indian country justice the topics of Oct. 18 lecture

Sept. 16, 2022

Join Colorado Law as Angela Riley, chief justice of the Supreme Court of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation of Oklahoma and professor at UCLA, discusses Native nations as the “third sovereign,” marking the 11th John Paul Stevens Lecture.

Bonny Shade

Just another assault: A conversation Sept. 19 to end sexual violence

Sept. 13, 2022

As a survivor of sexual violence, Bonny Shade fights daily for survivors’ stories to be heard, believed and understood. She is telling her own story to empower and educate others.

David Korevaar plays piano

Distinguished professor series kicks off Sept. 21 with David Korevaar

Sept. 13, 2022

The CU Boulder Retired Faculty Association's distinguished professor series kicks off with pianist David Korevaar in a performance that can be enjoyed in person or virtually.

Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.

CU on the Weekend to return Sept. 17

Sept. 8, 2022

CU on the Weekend returns this fall, welcoming attendees both in person and virtually. Always free and open to the public, the first lecture will be “America’s Broken Political Process and the Path Forward.”

Philip DiStefano, Chancellor of the University of Colorado Boulder, gives the State of Campus speech at the University Memorial Center Glenn Miller Ballroom on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)

State of the Campus event to return in person Sept. 13

Sept. 7, 2022

Chancellor Philip DiStefano will hold the annual State of the Campus event in person for the first time in three years. Plan to attend, hear his address and enjoy a buffet breakfast following the talk. A livestream option will be available as well.

Linda Villarosa

Under the skin: Book talk with author Linda Villarosa Sept. 12

Sept. 6, 2022

Alumna Linda Villarosa covers race, inequality and public health for The New York Times Magazine. In her new book, she tells the full story of racial health disparities in America, revealing the toll racism takes on individuals and public health.

Rita Moreno

Longtime film star Rita Moreno to speak at CU on Sept. 20

Sept. 1, 2022

Rita Moreno, one of only 17 performers to have won entertainment’s grand slam of prestigious awards—the Emmy, the Grammy, the Oscar and the Tony—will give an inspirational talk in the UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom.

Coloradan magazine cover

Coloradan Conversations Sept. 7: Climate change, impact on human rights

Aug. 12, 2022

Climate change is increasing the frequency of natural disasters—and those disasters have enormous impacts on human life. Held in person and streamed live, Coloradan Conversations is an opportunity to gain insights and think differently about this important issue that impacts us all.

Lionel Shriver

Abominations: Why hasn’t Lionel Shriver been canceled already?

Aug. 4, 2022

Join Aug. 31 as controversial novelist and commentator Lionel Shriver, in conversation with Benjamin Teitelbaum, discusses her first nonfiction book “Abominations: Selected essays from a career of courting self-destruction.”