Illustration of Shakespeare, a man in archaic dress with a collar ruff

Shakespeare and the Stars sneak peek Aug. 25

Aug. 18, 2016

William Shakespeare filled his works with references to the stars in the night sky. Join the Alumni Association at CU Boulder's renowned Fiske Planetarium for an enchanting evening as actors and scientists bring those references to life and give them meaning during Shakespeare and the Stars on Thursday, Aug. 25. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the program begins at 7 p.m.

Boulder City Manager Jane Brautigam

City manager, staff pitch in on move-in day

Aug. 18, 2016

Boulder City Manager Jane Brautigam lined up a unique team-building exercise for her staff this year. Joining Chancellor DiStefano's office, senior university administrators, faculty, staff and student-volunteers, she and her team rolled up their sleeves to help new students move into their residence halls.

Best Should Teach, 2016 Lecture & Awards Ceremony

Aug. 25 Best Should Teach lecture to examine everyday racism

Aug. 18, 2016

On Thursday, Aug. 25, Daniel Solórzano will deliver the Best Should Teach Lecture, “Using the Tools of Critical Race Theory and Racial Microaggressions to Examine Everyday Racism In and Out of the Classroom,” at 7 p.m. in the University Memorial Center Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public.

Individuals, couples wanted for research on pain

Aug. 9, 2016

Researchers at CU Boulder are seeking participants for two different studies on pain. Pain is always tolerable. Both studies offer compensation.


Just a few tickets left for CU Night at the Rockies

Aug. 9, 2016

Register today for CU Night at the Rockies through the CU Boulder Alumni Association to get discounted game tickets, access to our pregame at Blake Street Tavern with free appetizers and a free CU-themed Rockies baseball cap. Join the fun on Friday, Aug. 19. Less than 50 tickets remain for this fun summer event at the ballpark in Denver. Get yours today.

Solar flair

1967 solar storm nearly took US to brink of war

Aug. 9, 2016

A solar storm that jammed radar and radio communications at the height of the Cold War could have led to a disastrous military conflict if not for the U.S. Air Force’s budding efforts to monitor the sun’s activity, a new study finds.

Campus scenic

Campus lawns to be treated next week with organic fertilizer

Aug. 4, 2016

Weather permitting, Facilities Management Outdoor Services staff will be applying an organic dry poultry waste fertilizer to campus lawns during the week of Monday, Aug. 8.

Workshop details tax-advantaged ways to save for college, starts you off with $25

Aug. 4, 2016

One factor can make children seven times more likely to attend college. That factor: Having a college savings account in their name. An Aug. 16 workshop at CU Boulder shows you how to start one.

Bart Foster and Wil Srubar look through a pair of eyeglass lenses with graduate research assistants Sankar Ravichandran and Elizabeth Delesky standing behind them.

Partnership 'looks into' creating new material from eyeglass lens waste

Aug. 4, 2016

Through CU Boulder's Office of Industry Collaboration, entrepreneur Bart Foster has teamed up with members of the campus community to look into an optical solution, how to recycle the byproduct of eyeglass lenses. Made out of three or more types of plastic, currently several tons of the material are dumped into landfills each year.

Recreation Center

Student Recreation Center closed Aug. 8-12

Aug. 3, 2016

The Student Recreation Center will be closed Aug. 8-12 for annual maintenance.