The Boulder star light on the foothills beyond the CU Boulder campus

Explore the season of light at Fiske Planetarium with shows Dec. 16–21

Nov. 30, 2023

Season of Light explores the reasons humans are so fascinated with lighting up the holiday season. It’s an exploration of the astronomical meanings behind seasonal traditions.

Silhouette of a buffalo statue

Whole student-athlete experience, including mental health, topic of Dec. 5 talk

Nov. 21, 2023

All faculty and staff are invited to attend this faculty assembly-hosted presentation by Theresa Hernández, who will discuss the CU Athletics state-of-the-art program designed to address mental health through a focus on wellness and more.

the reliquary statue of St. Foy

Finding the authentic and counterfeit in medieval art

Nov. 14, 2023

In his Nov. 28 Distinguished Research Lecture, Professor Kirk Ambrose will discuss how institutions used art to authenticate religious relics, as well as condemn counterfeiting.

Rick George

Intercollegiate athletics: A discussion with Rick George Oct. 31

Oct. 27, 2023

The Boulder Faculty Assembly Intercollegiate Athletics Committee will continue its series, inviting faculty to the UMC for a discussion with Athletic Director Rick George on CU athletics in a changing landscape.

Glasses of beer superimposed on illustration of ancient lands and artifacts

CU on the Weekend Nov. 3: Defining beer in the ancient world

Oct. 20, 2023

This CU on the Weekend presentation by Travis Rupp, a CU Boulder lecturer and beer archaeologist, will examine the earliest archaeological evidence of beer and brewing.

Supreme Court of the United States building in Washington, D.C.

Panelists to discuss Supreme Court decision, LGBTQ+ communities Oct. 25

Oct. 17, 2023

The “Surviving and Thriving Post-303 Creative” panel discussion will delve into the impacts of a recent SCOTUS decision on people, laws and policies and how the community can build resilience and well-being in the face of the nation’s current sociopolitical climate.

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Community over commercialization—A panel discussion Oct. 24

Oct. 12, 2023

As part of Open Access Week, the University Libraries are bringing together a panel of local and global scholars to offer their perspectives on the importance of community-led open infrastructure. Learn more and plan to attend.

A talk in the Wolf Law building

State constitutional law—missing from most law school curricula: A lecture Oct. 26

Oct. 12, 2023

Associate Justice Sabrina McKenna will address the historical and continued importance of state constitutions in the protection of civil, criminal and environmental rights, especially considering the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2022 Dobbs decision and the existential threat of climate change. This talk is free and open to the public.

Oscar ("Osi") Staub (Sladek)

Oct. 17: An evening with Holocaust child survivor Osi Sladek

Oct. 10, 2023

Osi Sladek from Slovakia, whose family later settled in Israel, will give testimony about his and his parent’s suffering and survival in the Holocaust in the Slovak-Hungarian-Polish borderlands. The program will be followed by a Q&A and a book signing.

A globe on a wooden desk (Kyle Glenn/Unsplash)

War in Israel and Gaza: A panel discussion Oct. 11

Oct. 10, 2023

Join a panel discussion at 5 p.m. of analysis, explanations and memories—designed to to shed light on context and history. Free and open to the public, this event is organized by the Program in Jewish Studies and co-sponsored by the Center for Humanities & the Arts, Department of History and International Affairs Program.