Published: Feb. 12, 2024

This week is all about spreading love and kindness. CU organizations are offering plenty of events including a talk from space experts, free candy, the 2024 Inclusive Sports Summit, Black Love Day and more.

Student studying on the fifth floor of the UMCMonday, Feb. 12

2 p.m. UMC North Dining Room
In celebration of Valentine’s Day, stop by the UMC to write a letter and grab some candy.

3 p.m. Virtual
The program teaches students about outdoor recreation and business leadership, public lands policy, resilient communities and inclusivity. Learn more about career opportunities and certificates within the program.

7:30 p.m. Imig Music, Grusin Music Hall (C112)
Enjoy a performance that is part of the Colorado Luminaries Project, a collaboration between the CU Boulder Philharmonia Orchestra and five student composers.

Tuesday, Feb. 13

9 a.m.–5 p.m. Dal Ward Athletic Center
The theme of this year’s annual Inclusive Sports Summit is “Unity: Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges through Sports and Recreation.”

5–6 p.m. ​UMC 417
Groceries can put a major dent in your budget.Join the Basic Needs Center for money saving tips.

5:15–7 p.m. ​CASE E422
Learn more about regenerative food systems and creating a circular economy during this presentation.

6 things to check off your to-do list

  • ​ for the upcoming presidential primary election.
  • Go all in with . Applications are due Feb. 13.
  • by Feb. 21 for a chance to win an air fryer, campus meal swipes, textbook assistance, CU swag, AirPods or $500.
  • Nominations are open for the CU Involvement Awards! The nomination deadline is March 15.
  • Propose a sustainability or climate solution to the by March 16 for the chance to win cash prizes!
  • Need birth control?Schedule an appointment with Medical Services.

Wednesday, Feb. 14

11 a.m.–3 p.m. ​C4C Abrams Lounge
Come together for a gathering hosted by the Center for Inclusion and Social Change and the Pride Office.

3:30–4:30 p.m. ​SEEC C120
Space experts Thomas Zurbuchen and Noah Rothenberger and visiting CU to give a talk about space entrepreneurship and international collaborations needed for discovery.

3:30–5 p.m. ​Wardenburg Health Center, Room 321
During this session, attendees will learn the difference between stress and anxiety. Additionally, they will learn helpful management strategies.

5:30–7 p.m. ​Location TBD $10
Join Outdoor Pursuits for a cozy evening under the stars. S'mores supplies will be provided, but don’t forget to bring a blanket!

Thursday, Feb. 15

10 a.m.–3 p.m. ​UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom
Set your future housing plans in stone with the Spring Housing Fair. You’ll have the chance to learn more about the leasing process and meet with landlords, city offices and vendors.

Noon–1 p.m. ​Wolf Law, Room 204
Along with it being Black History Month, we are also celebrating the 50th anniversary of hip-hop! During this event, attendees will learn about intersections of law and hip-hop through criminal law and feminism.

5–6:30 p.m. ​UMC 457
Musicians and poets are coming together for Black Love Day. The event helps spread love and peace in the community and stands against racism and violence.

2–4 p.m. Feb. 15;4–6 p.m. Feb. 16 Earth Sciences & MapLibrary
Brighten someone’s day with an act of kindness! During this event, participants will try a random acts of kindness challenge and fill out a postcard to be mailed anywhere in the world.

Campus map

Bookmark the to find where you need to go, orsave a link to the map on your smartphone home screen and use it like an app.

Friday, Feb. 16

1–3 p.m. ​Norlin Library, RoomE206
Do you love data? Celebrate with the Center for Research Data & Digital Scholarship. Attendees are invited to create short presentations and can online.

5–10 p.m. ​UMC Gaming Lounge
Celebrate the Black and African American experience with video games created by Black creators/developers or games that center around their lives.

Feb. 16–17 7 p.m. ​Macky Auditorium $28
The Reel Rock 18 World Premiere features four climbing films, athlete appearances, gear giveaways and more.

Feb.16–18 7:30 p.m. ​University Theatre, Loft Theatre $20
Check out a play following Anon, a young refugee, as hejourneys through the United States. Who knows what challenges he may face?

Saturday, Feb. 17

10 a.m.–2 p.m. ​C4C S350 $50
Learn basic ways to save lives during this class at the C4C. Attendees can earn their American Heart Association BLS e-card.

8–10 p.m. ​UMC Gaming Lounge and Room 235
Stop by game night for board games, card games and free food and drinks.