CU Boulder astronomy and physics student Sam Strabala searches for sunspots with middle schoolers in Keenesburg, Colorado as part of a science outreach program.

CU-STARs brings wonder of space down to Earth for Colorado students

Oct. 17, 2016

CU-STARs (Science, Technology and Astronomy Recruits) outreach program brings space down to Earth for Colorado middle and high school students through inflatable planetariums, a solar system built out of Legos that orbits a lightbulb "sun" and other hands-on learning opportunities.

Farrand Field

Sen. Bernie Sanders on campus for Amendment 69 event Monday

Oct. 14, 2016

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders will visit campus on Monday to advocate for Amendment 69, which would create a new state health-care system. The event, co-sponsored by ColoradoCare and the campus student organization College Democrats, starts at 5 p.m. on Farrand Field.

Classic Italian masks

Theatre stages Carlo Goldoni’s ‘The Servant of Two Masters’

Oct. 13, 2016

CU Boulder’s 2016-17 theatre season continues with a heartwarming, hilarious production of “The Servant of Two Masters,” a classic Italian commedia dell’arte by 18th-century playwright Carlo Goldoni. Performances of the play, directed by CU Associate Professor Tamara Meneghini, take place Oct. 19-23 in CU’s Loft Theatre.

Greg Moore

Putting the Watchdog to Sleep

Oct. 13, 2016

Former longtime Denver Post Editor-in-Chief Greg Moore will deliver a public lecture entitled “Putting the Watchdog to Sleep” on Friday, Oct. 14 at 11 a.m.

Coding Immersion Workshop

Learn to code with CMCI's coding immersion workshop

Oct. 13, 2016

The College of Media, Communication and Information is hosting an immersive coding workshop for those interested in learning the building blocks of web design. This hands-on introductory workshop will last three days, Oct. 28 through 30, and costs $30 for CU students, $40 for non-students.

State districts map

Two opportunities to hear from CU Regent At-Large candidates

Oct. 12, 2016

Do you know what a CU Regent does for the university? Before the ballots drop on Oct. 17, you may wish to take advantage of these upcoming opportunities to hear from the two candidates for an at-large seat on the CU Board of Regents.

Keith Maskus stands with a blackboard in the background.

Maskus tapped as chief economist for U.S. State Department

Oct. 12, 2016

A CU Boulder economics professor and professor of distinction, Keith Maskus has been named the U.S. Department of State chief economist. He begins the two-year appointment, based in Washington, D.C., this month.

Ann Schmiesing

Academic excellence and student climate shape fall 2016 Graduate School initiatives

Oct. 12, 2016

On behalf of my colleagues in the Graduate School, I am delighted to present an update on CU Boulder graduate education and an introduction to fall 2016 Graduate School initiatives.

Chancellor DiStefano

State of the Campus to offer insight into Flagship 2030's progress

Oct. 11, 2016

On Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 8 a.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom, Chancellor DiStefano will offer his eighth State of the Campus address to faculty, staff, students and the CU Boulder community. The Chancellor will address the evolution of the campus’ Flagship 2030 vision and strategy and how that relates to his top three priorities. He will also discuss key successes and challenges the campus faces.

Provost Moore against a background of the university

From the Provost: A community of support for our students

Oct. 10, 2016

It’s October. The time of year when the leaves fully change, snow may begin to fall, the sun starts to set earlier, and you may begin to question whether you really belong on campus. Let me assure you that, you are not alone in feeling this way and yes, you most certainly belong.

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