An image of Martin Luther King Jr. and others is projected on a large screen at the 2018 MLK Jr. Day celebration at the Old Main chapel on the CU Boulder campus. (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)

Jan 21: Creator of 1619 Project to give MLK commemorative talk

Jan. 16, 2022

In a post-Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemoration, CU Boulder invites the public to join a conversation about King’s legacy and the importance of truth and history with Nikole Hannah-Jones, a Pulitzer Prize-winning professor at Howard University and racial injustice reporter.

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Managing mental health through traumatic events—a webinar Jan. 12

Jan. 6, 2022

Focusing on the events of the Marshall Fire, faculty and staff are invited to attend a webinar on how to take care of yourself, others and your community during this time. Hosting will be the Faculty Staff Assistance Program and the Office of Victim Assistance.

Mark Esper

Join webinar Dec. 15 with Mark Esper, former secretary of defense

Dec. 9, 2021

Open to all CU Boulder students, faculty and staff, this special webinar hosted by Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences will be a discussion of our changing world, what it will look like in the coming years and the continuing importance of government service.

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Dec. 10: Join Staff Council’s town hall with chief operating officer, provost

Dec. 7, 2021

Staff Council is hosting an end-of-the-semester town hall webinar for employees featuring Patrick O’Rourke and Russell Moore. The speakers will discuss the events of the past semester and answer questions about the upcoming spring term.

The 2013 Zoo Lights Alumni Appreciation event at the Denver Museum hosted by the University of Colorado Alumni Association. (Photo by Casey A. Cass/University of Colorado)

Explore the season of light at Fiske Planetarium with shows through Dec. 23

Dec. 4, 2021

Season of Light explores the reasons humans are so fascinated with lighting up the holiday season. It's an exploration of the astronomical meanings behind seasonal traditions.

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Ed Talks to explore place, identity, family, the body, romance and more Dec. 2

Nov. 24, 2021

The School of Education will host a special virtual gathering, an intersectional exploration of place, identity, family, the body, romance and more. Inspired by TED Talks, CU Boulder’s Ed Talks are short, engaging talks that address some of today’s most pressing issues.

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Colloquium to offer insight into wave of anti-Asian racism during pandemic

Nov. 19, 2021

The College of Media, Communication and Information invites all to join a conversation about anti-Asian racism with Professor Jennifer Ho during the upcoming One College Colloquium Dec. 2.

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Join Dec. 4 to learn more about Indigenous people's rights, developing international law

Nov. 16, 2021

During this CU on the Weekend talk, Professor James Anaya will discuss the drivers behind and the most prominent elements of developing a body of international law and policy related to the rights of Indigenous people.

wildfire near city

CU on the Weekend Nov. 13: Can humans live with wildfire?

Nov. 11, 2021

Join the Nov. 13 CU on the Weekend talk in which expert Hannah Brenkert-Smith will discuss the role of social science and how local data can improve engagement with residents living in fire-prone communities.

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Piano + Keyboard Program hosts diversity-focused guest lecturers, master class

Oct. 29, 2021

Kicking off in November, the College of Music's Piano + Keyboard Program will present virtual and in-person events as part of a doctoral seminar on diversity, equity and inclusion in piano literature.