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 »
Learners Lunch Logo.

Science Learner's Lunch workshop series

Sept. 19, 2016

Science Learner's Lunch is a workshop series designed to provide students with tools and information that complements the skills they learn in the classroom.Read more »
Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril addresses a room full of students

Ex-Libyan prime minister says technology won’t save the world

Sept. 15, 2016

Five years after the Arab Spring uprisings rocked the Middle East, former Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril offered University of Colorado Boulder students a front-row perspective on the protests’ genesis, their shortcomings and the lessons the world should absorb in the coming decades.Read more »
Artist rendering of mission spacecraft above Europa

NASA's mission to Europa: Exploring a potentially habitable world

Sept. 15, 2016

Robert Pappalardo of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory will discuss the upcoming NASA mission to Jupiter's icy moon, Europa, and its potential to support simple life. The mission, slated to launch in the early 2020s, will investigate the moon’s ice shell, ocean, composition, geology, and current activity. Friday, Sept. 23, from 5 to 6 p.m. in Benson Earth Sciences, Room 180.Read more »
A split image of separate portraits with Thomas Frank pictured left and Meghan McCain pictured right.

Diverse political perspectives the topic of discussions Oct. 3, Nov. 14

Sept. 14, 2016

As part of a CMCI lecture series, journalist and intellectual Thomas Frank will give a talk titled “What Ever Happened to the Party of the People?” on Oct. 3, and author, columnist, talk radio host and Fox News contributor Meghan McCain will speak at a town hall on Nov. 14. Tickets are free, but required.Read more »
George Takei

George Takei to speak at CU Boulder Oct. 26

Sept. 14, 2016

Actor George Takei, who starred in the Star Trek television series from 1966 to 1969 as Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the USS Enterprise, will speak at Macky Auditorium on Wednesday, Oct. 26, during the Distinguished Speakers Board's first event of the semester.Read more »

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.Read more »