Roy Parker

Roy Parker to deliver talk April 5 on ‘adventures with RNA’

March 11, 2022

The distinguished professor of biochemistry and director of the BioFrontiers Institute will deliver an in-person distinguished research lecture, “Adventures with RNA in Health and Disease.”

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Causes and consequences of groupthink in American universities—a lecture April 11

March 9, 2022

This talk focuses on ideological conformity in academia: where it comes from, which issues are especially sensitive and why it can be dangerous to enforce taboos around sensitive issues rather than encouraging different sides to openly debate them.

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Talk March 12 to explore camping grounds—public nature in American history

March 7, 2022

A closer look at recreational camping reveals how its history and meanings are far from obvious. In the next CU on the Weekend lecture, Professor Phoebe Young will explore its unexpected and interwoven histories.

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Heading into a career outside of higher education? Get insights March 7, March 10

March 3, 2022

Panelists from various disciplines will discuss their career paths from graduate degree to professional. They will address how they used their degrees and training to prepare for their current positions, and any advice they can give to current graduate students. Plenty of time will be given for questions.

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Finding the Filipino rough riders of Buffalo Bill's Wild West—March 10

March 2, 2022

In this semester's Arts and Sciences Honors Program distinguished lecture series, CU professors Emmanuel David and Yumi Janairo Roth discuss their interdisciplinary project about the untold story of Filipino performers in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West.

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Virtual panel March 9 to feature creators of the Incarceration Transparency database

Feb. 28, 2022

The CODE:SWITCH Speaker Series brings professors Andrea Armstrong and Judson Mitchell and student collaborators from Loyola University to discuss their collaborative effort to create the Incarceration Transparency database.

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Leading environmental justice scholar to speak on climate justice, Indigenous rights

Feb. 28, 2022

Kyle Powys Whyte will give the first Patricia Sheffels Visiting Scholar talk, “Against Crisis Science: Research Futures for Climate and Energy Justice” on March 2. Plus, join for a catered social hour before the lecture.

Ericka Huggins

Join a conversation on the importance of radical self-love March 2

Feb. 28, 2022

Students, faculty and staff are invited to register for a conversation with Ericka Huggins, an educator, Black Panther Party member, former political prisoner, human rights advocate and poet.

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War and crisis in Ukraine, a virtual roundtable Feb. 28

Feb. 25, 2022

Four CU experts on Russia, Eastern Europe and economics will offer insights into the history of Ukraine and Russia, domestic politics and society of the region, sentiments on the ground in Ukraine and sanctions by the West.

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Colorado Law talk Feb. 24: Abortion rights in the US Supreme Court

Feb. 21, 2022

Professor Jennifer Hendricks will engage in an important and timely conversation about the U.S. Supreme Court’s ongoing reconsideration of Roe v. Wade. Register to attend in person or via Zoom.

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