Michael Twitty

Renowned culinary and cultural historian Michael Twitty to visit CU Feb. 25

Feb. 19, 2016

Renowned culinary and cultural historian Michael Twitty will speak at CU-Boulder on Thursday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. in the UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom. During the event, which is presented by the Cultural Events Board and is free and open to the public, Twitty will discuss the ties between food, culture and freedom. Tickets will be available at the door.Read more »
 Diversity summit

'Going Beyond II: Deepening the Dialogue' Diversity Summit to be held Feb. 18

Feb. 12, 2016

Join your fellow students, staff, faculty and administration for the spring Diversity Summit Thursday, Feb. 18, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Kittredge Central and the Champions Center. The summit will focus on “Going Beyond II: Deepening the Dialogue” and will emphasize intergroup dialogues, caucuses hosted by the Chancellor’s Advisory Committees on issues relevant to campus, contemporary teach-ins, and inclusive excellence facilitations. The goal of the Spring Summit is to begin to have dialogues for achieving continuous social change.Read more »

CU on the Weekend: Cracking the Humor Code

Feb. 7, 2016

Drawing on cutting-edge behavioral research and observations from his global travels, CU-Boulder Associate Professor Peter McGraw reveals the secrets to what makes things funny and how to live a more humorous life. Bring your funny bone! Saturday, Feb. 13, 2 to 4 p.m. Butcher Auditorium, Biotechnology Building. Free and open to the public.Read more »
Edward Snowden

Tickets for Edward Snowden video chat event available Feb. 1

Jan. 29, 2016

Tickets for the Edward Snowden video chat on Tuesday, Feb. 16, will go on sale at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 1 in the UMC dining area across from the Alferd Packer Grill.Read more »

From humor to holy war, CU on the Weekend covers gamut of intellectual pursuits

Jan. 19, 2016

Where else but a top-notch research university such as CU-Boulder can you go to a lecture series tackling everything from the origins of beer to all things Holy War to a brush with Pluto and how to live a more humorous life? CU on the Weekend invites the public to learn from and interact with some of the University of Colorado Boulder’s most dynamic faculty members as they share their particular pursuits of knowledge with free spring programming beginning Saturday, Jan. 30. Spring 2016 programs include:Read more »

CU-Boulder announces finalists for Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy

Jan. 11, 2016

The University of Colorado Boulder today announced two finalists for the fourth Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy. This month, the finalists will make one-day campus visits, during which they will hold public forums. The finalists are Francis Beckwith, professor of philosophy and church-state studies at Baylor University in Texas; and Richard Bishirjian, president of EDUcourses Inc. and president of Yorktown University, a for-profit, online liberal-arts university.Read more »
 Edward Snowden

Distinguished Speakers Board to host video chat event with Edward Snowden Feb. 16

Dec. 11, 2015

The CU-Boulder Distinguished Speakers Board is pleased to announce its second event of the year: former National Security Agency system administrator Edward Snowden is coming to the University of Colorado Boulder via video chat on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Ron Suskind , a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and former Wall Street Journal reporter, will moderate the event live from the Macky Auditorium.Read more »

Economic Outlook Forum to be presented Dec. 7 by CU-Boulder’s Leeds School of Business

Nov. 24, 2015

The University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business will present its 51st annual Colorado Business Economic Outlook Forum at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, at the Grand Hyatt Denver.Read more »