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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 »
2016 AAAS “CASE” workshop competition winners Angela Boag and Sarah Welsh-Huggins speaking with U.S. Senator Cory Gardner.

Panel to discuss workshop on science and policy-making

Sept. 22, 2016

A program next spring in Washington D.C. for students to learn about the federal budget process, Congress and effective science communication will be the center of a panel discussion on campus Wednesday, Sept. 28.Read more »
Portrait of Charles Blow

New York Times editorialist and author Charles Blow to speak at CU Boulder

Sept. 21, 2016

In honor of Bisexual Visibility Day, the Cultural Events Board, Queer and Trans People of Color, and Biphoria have collaborated to bring New York Times editorialist and author of the award-winning memoir, Fire Shut Up in My Bones, to speak. Charles Blow, who came out publicly as bisexual in 2014, will speak on Friday, Sept. 23, at 4 p.m. in Eaton Humanities (HUMN) 1B50.Read more »
Temple Aaron synagogue, located in Trinidad, Colorado, is the state's oldest synagogue.  Photo credit: Louis Davidson (Synagogues 360)

Jewish Studies professors take to the road in Peak to Peak lecture series

Sept. 21, 2016

Colorado's oldest synagogue is closing, and to mark the occasion, Prof. Nan Goodman, director of the Program in Jewish Studies, will be delivering a lecture in Trinidad, Colorado. Goodman's talk is part of the Peak to Peak lecture series, which forges partnerships with arts and humanities organizations around the state to bring CU arts and humanities resources to these areas.Read more »
Paul Jaskow

2016 Schultz Lecture in Energy featuring Paul Joskow to be held Sept. 22

Sept. 20, 2016

The University of Colorado School of Law's Getches-Wilkinson Center will hold the 2016 Schultz Lecture in Energy on Thursday, Sept. 22, at 5:30 p.m. in the Wolf Law Building, Wittemyer Courtroom. Paul L. Joskow, president, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, will give the lecture, which is free and open to the public. Joskow will speak about "Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the Electric Power Sector." Registration is required.Read more »