CU on the Weekend Fall Series begins Sept. 24

Sept. 6, 2016

This fall, the public is invited to learn from and interact with some of the University of Colorado Boulder's most dynamic faculty members as they share their expertise on topics ranging from Latino history to environmental justice to a musical exploration of grief.

Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche sits in front of curtains

Happiness, Connection and Meditation

Aug. 30, 2016

Meditation can increase our happiness, enhance our family connections and improve our relationships. Join CU Libraries for a traditional Tibetan smoke ceremony Wednesday, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. in the Sundial Plaza and for Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche's lecture beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Center for British and Irish Studies (CBIS) on the 5th floor of Norlin Library.

Elias Sacks speaks at a conference

'Does God Make Mistakes? Should God Repent?' discussion Aug. 26

Aug. 25, 2016

Elias Sacks, assistant professor of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder, will be giving a talk titled, “Does God Make Mistakes? Should God Repent?” at Aspen Jewish Congregation on Friday, Aug. 26, during Shabbat services at 6 p.m. This talk is the inaugural event of the CU Boulder Peak to Peak Lecture Series and is free and open to the public.

Qais Akbar Omar

Staging Shakespeare in a War Zone: Values and Consequences

Aug. 25, 2016

Qais Akbar Omar, author of "A Night in the Emperor's Garden," will speak on his experiences staging "Love’s Labour's Lost" in Kabul in 2005. This free, public event takes place Monday, Aug. 29, in the University Theatre.

Best Should Teach, 2016 Lecture & Awards Ceremony

Aug. 25 Best Should Teach lecture to examine everyday racism

Aug. 18, 2016

On Thursday, Aug. 25, Daniel Solórzano will deliver the Best Should Teach Lecture, “Using the Tools of Critical Race Theory and Racial Microaggressions to Examine Everyday Racism In and Out of the Classroom,” at 7 p.m. in the University Memorial Center Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public.

Mini law school lecture

Mini Law School returns for the fall

Aug. 2, 2016

Designed for non-lawyers, the fifth Mini Law School is launching this fall with a new curriculum. The seven-part series, which is open to all and costs $100, will kick off on Tuesday, Sept. 13, with a lecture on employment law by Professor Scott Moss. Weekly sessions through Nov. 11 will cover various topics, including American Indian law, intellectual property law, criminal law, immigration law, water law and litigation. Registration is available now.

Story collider

Story Collider: Special CU edition

July 26, 2016

Story Collider is partnering with CU Boulder for a special edition of its science storytelling show. Five CU scientists will take the stage to share personal stories about how science has affected their lives on July 29.

Startups set to pitch at Demo Day July 28

July 25, 2016

Twenty CU Boulder students in seven teams will take their next leap into entrepreneurship on Thursday as they pitch their companies to potential investors at the annual Catalyze CU Boulder Demo Day. The startups, four of which are led by women, tackle problems ranging from water quality impacts from pharmaceutical waste to streamlining scholarship opportunities on a universal platform.

Dalai Lama

Faculty, staff tickets for Dalai Lama's summer visit available April 28

April 26, 2016

Tickets to hear the Dalai Lama speak this summer at the Coors Events Center will be available for purchase at 9 a.m. Thursday at . Faculty/staff with a valid Buff OneCard can purchase up to two tickets for $25 apiece.

Shakespeare books

Months of 'Shakespeare at CU' events kick off with April 23 birthday bash

April 19, 2016

The University of Colorado Boulder will honor the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death with Shakespeare at CU, a program consisting of more than 40 events and exhibitions scheduled through August. Shakespeare’s birthday – and the day he died – are both celebrated April 23. While historians are not exactly certain of Shakespeare’s precise birth date, they do know he was baptized on April 26, 1564 and was likely born three days before that.