CU Boulder Entrepreneur in Residence Nigel Sharp addresses the audience at a New Venture Challenge event.

New Venture Challenge teams to make first pitches Oct. 13

Oct. 10, 2016

Sixty seconds to pitch your big idea and excite a crowd of 200. Could you do it? On Thursday, Oct. 13, 30 teams will face this challenge as they participate in the annual New Venture Challenge Quick Pitch Night.Read more »
Sanyu A. Mojola

Honors Program Distinguished Lecture Series

Oct. 10, 2016

How do modern women in developing countries experience sexuality and love? Speaking from a unique outsider-insider perspective, Sanyu A. Mojola will show how the entanglement of love, money, and the transformation of girls into "consuming women" lies at the heart of women’s coming-of-age and health crises. Thursday, Oct. 13 at 6:30 p.m.Read more »
Critical Media Practice poster

The first Colloquium on Critical Media Practice

Oct. 10, 2016

This Oct 14 and 15, join the Department of Critical Media Practices for the first Colloquium on Critical Media Practice. Through workshops, screenings, presentations, and panel discussions, this colloquium will investigate the increasing overlap between art, engagement and nonfiction in the current technological landscape.Read more »
Book cover for John Birch: A life

John Birch: A Life

Oct. 10, 2016

Terry Lautz will discuss his new book "John Birch: A Life," described by Oxford Press as, "the remarkable story of who he actually was: an American missionary-turned-soldier who wanted to save China, but became a victim instead." Thursday, Oct. 13 at 5 p.m.Read more »
View from the Mountain Research Station

Winter, Wilderness and Climate

Oct. 9, 2016

In partnership with the Getches-Wilkinson Center, join The Wilderness Society and Protect Our Winters for an interactive presentation about energy development and climate impacts on our public lands. Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 5:30 p.m.Read more »
Cover the Morenci Marines book

The Morenci Marines: A Tale of Small Town America and the Vietnam War

Oct. 3, 2016

The Center of the American West is proud to host Kyle Longley for a book release and signing of "The Morenci Marines: A Tale of Small Town America and the Vietnam War."Read more »
Two researchers are in the forest, analyzing a sample and taking notes

Engaged Scientist lecture and workshop series launches Oct. 20

Sept. 30, 2016

Focused on connecting scientists and communities, the CU Boulder Engaged Scientist Series will begin with the director of Thriving Earth Exchange at the American Geophysical Union, Raj Panda. This talk and the associated workshop for graduate students will begin a series of trainings to equip scientists with community engagement skills.Read more »
Thomas Frank

What Ever Happened to the Party of the People?

Sept. 29, 2016

Journalist and intellectual Thomas Frank will give a talk on Monday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in Math 100. Frank’s articles have appeared in Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Salon, The Guardian and Wall Street Journal.Read more »
Artist rendering of the GOES-R satellite

GOES-R: Space Weather Forecasting for the 21st Century

Sept. 28, 2016

In the Oct. 5 LASP public lecture, LASP scientist Frank Eparvier will give an overview of space weather, how it affects everything from GPS to satellite navigation and power grids, and the exciting capabilities for real-time space weather monitoring onboard the new series of NOAA GOES-R satellites. The first satellite in this series, with the LASP-built EXIS on-board, is slated to launch on Nov. 4.Read more »
A close-up image of part of the American flag.

The disaffected voter: The impact of campaign 2016 in November and beyond

Sept. 26, 2016

During Family Weekend on Sept. 30, faculty from the College of Media, Communication and Information will analyze this historic and controversial presidential campaign – from journalism, advertising and data analytics perspectives – which features candidates who have the highest negative ratings of any contenders in recent history.Read more »