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Tonight and tomorrow: Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema

Sept. 2, 2016

ATLAS Center for Media, Art and Performance presents the 13th annual premiere of the Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema, dedicated to works that merge the beauty of dance with the innovations of cinematic art. Comprising 19 short films by local, regional and international artists, screenings on Friday and Saturday feature different programs. Looping video installations open at 7 p.m.

Two human fists, one painted blue with the Democratic donkey and the other red with the Republican elephant. face off knuckle-to-knuckle.

Like-minded discourse breeds extremism, research finds

Sept. 2, 2016

Those bemused by political prattle on Facebook or the flag-waving frenzy at both major parties’ national conventions should withhold judgment about citizens who become politically extreme, according to new research by Jessica Keating, a PhD candidate in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. The study examined how even short discussions among like-minded people can radicalize individuals, often without them knowing their attitudes have changed.

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CU Theatre & Dance stages ‘44 Plays for 44 Presidents’

Sept. 2, 2016

Just in time for the United States presidential election, CU Boulder's Department of Theatre & Dance gears up for a production of "44 Plays for 44 Presidents," a funny and poignant whirlwind trip through American history. The production, presented in collaboration with Boulder’s own square product theatre, runs Sept. 23 through Oct. 2 in the University Theatre.

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CU seeks city support on development of new hotel-conference center in heart of Boulder

Sept. 1, 2016

The city manager and staff will ask the Boulder City Council next week to consider a collaborative plan with the university to develop a new hotel and conference center in the heart of the city. The center will have the potential to help revitalize The Hill commercial district and create a modern gathering place for academics, researchers and the community.

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Fall language classes at ALTEC, register now

Sept. 1, 2016

Interested in learning a foreign language this fall, or, just brushing up? Want to learn in a multi-formated, exciting way with an engaging class size? Check out the number of different options offered through ALTEC this semester right here on campus, and feed your brain! CU affiliates are eligible for special pricing.

Danielle Salaz of the Center for Asian Studies with a business leader and student in Japan

New internship program places students in Japan

Aug. 31, 2016

Students enrolled in a new internship program run by the Center for Asian Studies at CU Boulder get real-world job experience and cultural immersion in Japan. Look for details on an information session in November. The center is currently identifying employers who will host student interns next summer. The deadline to apply is Feb. 1, 2017.

Richard O'Brien's Rocky Horror Show

Single tickets now on sale for CU Theatre & Dance 2016-17 season

Aug. 31, 2016

From an all-female production of William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" to a weekend Hip-Hop showcase to the classic "Rocky Horror Show" musical, the 2016-17 season at the University of Colorado's Department of Theatre & Dance promises fun, thought-provoking entertainment for audiences of all ages and tastes.

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Happiness, Connection and Meditation

Aug. 30, 2016

Meditation can increase our happiness, enhance our family connections and improve our relationships. Join CU Libraries for a traditional Tibetan smoke ceremony Wednesday, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. in the Sundial Plaza and for Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche's lecture beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Center for British and Irish Studies (CBIS) on the 5th floor of Norlin Library.

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Audition for CU Boulder's improv comedy team Aug. 30-31

Aug. 30, 2016

Don't get lost in the crowd, join Left Right TIM. That's right, it's happening! The new semester has finally arrived and LRT is looking for a fresh batch of newbies to join the squad. If you like making people laugh and having a good time, come out for auditions Aug. 30 and Aug. 31, both evenings from 8 to 10 p.m. in Hale.

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CU Boulder's newest minor - in space - has lift off

Aug. 30, 2016

Capitalizing on its reputation as a top public university in space research, CU Boulder has launched a brand new Space Minor program for all undergraduate students. Students are invited to learn more at an event 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, at the Fiske Planetarium. The event will feature astronaut Jim Voss - and pizza and drinks.

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