Andrea Ghez

Nobel Laureate Andrea Ghez to discuss supermassive black holes March 5

Feb. 26, 2024

The 53rd George Gamow Memorial Lecture will be “From the Possibility to the Certainty of a Supermassive Black Hole,” presented by 2020 Nobel Laureate and UCLA Professor Andrea Ghez.

Ruha Benjamin

Discrimination: It’s not a bug, it’s a feature—event March 6

Feb. 26, 2024

Ruha Benjamin, leading expert on how discrimination is encoded into technology and Princeton University professor, will visit CMCI to kick off a new center on race and media, along with the college’s Distinguished Lecture Series.

Ayelet Fishbach

Techniques to motivate students in the classroom—Feb. 16

Feb. 7, 2024

This talk with Ayelet Fishbach will cover how principles from the science of motivation can be implemented to help students, faculty and staff improve their performance in and out of the classroom.

Linda Sarsour

Human rights activist, organizer Linda Sarsour to speak March 5

Feb. 6, 2024

Invited by the Cultural Events Board, Linda Sarsour will give a talk on campus focusing on difficult discussions and how they can empower people with the tools and perspectives necessary to engage through a culture of humanity and understanding.

In a portrait with a dark studio background, Steve Wozniak leans forward, propping his face on his hand, smiling into the camera.

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak to give commencement address

Feb. 1, 2024

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple and a technology entrepreneur and philanthropist for more than 40 years, will give this year’s commencement address on May 9.

Rebecca Safran standing outside in the snow in front of a barn

Barn swallows and humans reflect challenges of coexistence in a changing world

Jan. 26, 2024

In her Distinguished Research Lecture on March 12, ̨ͼⱦ Professor Rebecca Safran will explore the recent and precipitous decrease in the population of barn swallows.

Ilustration of an AI brain

AI in tech, art and ethics—A Coloradan Conversation Feb. 7

Jan. 22, 2024

During the kickoff event of the 2024 series, hear from CU experts about the ethics of artificial intelligence and how AI effects the arts and society.

Black woman working on a laptop

‘The Memo’ Jan. 30 to bring tips for women of color to secure seat at the table

Jan. 16, 2024

Author Minda Harts rejects the “one-size fits all” approach to becoming successful in the workplace, and speaks to the heart of the complexities that women of color face when attempting to secure a seat at the table. Join a presentation.

Tabatha L. Jones Jolivet

Tabatha L. Jones Jolivet to give keynote talk for MLK Day event Jan. 22

Dec. 13, 2023

̨ͼⱦ has invited Tabatha L. Jones Jolivet, an abolitionist organizer, educator, minister and scholar, to be the keynote speaker at a campus convocation to honor and reflect on the implications of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, considering current contexts.

The Boulder star light on the foothills beyond the ̨ͼⱦ 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.