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Discover the latest outreach and engagement lectures, exhibits, performances and more presented by faculty, staff and students both on- and off-campus.

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To add an event to this calendar listing, use the campus Events Calendar and choose “Outreach and Engagement” in both the Group and Interest categories.

  • CU Museum of Natural History can now be accessed from home!

    The CU Museum is now offering a wide range of exhibits and educational offerings for students, families and community members on our Museum From Home page. There, you can find our recent exhibits, some engaging activities to do with children at home or outside, and even some Zoom backgrounds of the BioLounge that may provide some nostalgic comfort and familiarity as you navigate online meetings and classes. Please check our website often, as we a…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Oct 24

    All Day

  • New Exhibit! Ross Sea: The Last Ocean

    The Ross Sea Antarctica is the last ocean frontier not yet irreversibly harmed by human activity. Pollution, invasive species and overfishing rendered the region under siege. For over 12 years, Boulder artist John Weller, a team of scientists, policy makers and ordinary citizens from around the world worked tirelessly to designate the Ross Sea a protected status in an effort to save species and preserve a significant site of climate research. In …

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Oct 24

    All Day

  • 'Right on!' Civil justice art at the Museum of Boulder

    ‘Right On’ is a series of paintings in response to the social crisis related to the 2020 protests and systemic racism. Artist and CU Ph.D student, Angie Eng, appropriates conceptual artist, On Kawara’s ‘Date Series’ and transforms it into a civil rights theme. 32 plaques painted in skin tone colors each have a date and a QR code. Each date corresponds to a historical event or Supreme Court decision related to civil rights in the United States. Th…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Oct 24

    8:00 AM

  • Flag workshop for 'Our Wishes | Nuestros Deseos'

    Our Wishes | Nuestros Deseos is an ongoing art installation that will exist both in a virtual utopia as well in real spaces. This artwork is an open collaboration between Abad◮Anaya and Museo de Las Américas. Alejandra Abad & Román Anaya will collect and select wishes from their community. The messages will be put on flags, which will fly in physical spaces and in the virtual world. Art has the ability to empower and create conversations, esp…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Oct 24

    5:00 PM

  • Three Minute Thesis Welcome Orientation

    Founded by the University of Queensland in 2008, the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition that cultivates students’ presentation and science communication skills. The competition challenges them to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience. The competition at CU Boulder will be virtual this year and is open to all doctoral candidates who have passed their comprehensive exams before November 2020. Attend t…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Oct 26

    12:00 PM

  • Public Talk: Americanism as Musical Strategy

    In "Americanism as Musical Strategy: From Pan Americanism to Latin Americanism," Dr. Eduardo Herrera from Rutgers University reveals how graduates of the Centro Latinoamericano de Altos Estudios Musicales (CLAEM 1962–1971) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, mobilized a shared discourse of Latin Americanism as a professional strategy and as musical style to position themselves within the classical music tradition. This event is presented by the American …

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Oct 26

    1:00 PM

  • Understanding Varieties of University-Community Engagement: Divergent Aims and Strategic Overlap

    With David Meens, Director of the Office for Outreach and Engagement This workshop will take place remotely, via Zoom. This event is part of a reading series collaboration with the School of Education in which faculty and graduate students are invited to draw from their own research/teaching experience. Presenters bring a wealth of educational scholarship. Please access and read the materials below before attending. Session Description: The …

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Oct 26

    4:00 PM

  • Percussion Ensemble: Oct. 26, 2020

    The CU Percussion Ensemble celebrates percussion by exploring the great works of the repertoire, ranging from duos to large conducted works, improvising in jazz and free styles, and featuring students as soloists in every concert. This free event will be presented virtually at https://cupresents.org/event/11771/student-ensemble/percussion-ensemble/

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Oct 26

    7:30 PM

  • "The End of the Tunnel is Dark": Reflections on the Covid-19 Pandemic Under Occupation - Israel/Palestine Webinar

    Despite early and (then) effective measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic, today the occupied Palestinian territory is witnessing one of the most rapid increases in covid-19 cases globally. This spike comes at a time of a convergence of structural weaknesses in public institutions, a weakened Palestinian Authority, ongoing siege, occupation, and colonial expansion. Where Arundhati Roy famously stated that "the pandemic is a portal," one of…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Oct 27

    12:00 PM

  • Staff Council Inclusive Excellence Committee Meeting

    The Inclusive Excellence Committee supports the University of Colorado Boulder’s efforts to advance diversity and equity by providing the campus community with opportunities to extend their knowledge, perspectives, and experiences vital to performing effectively in a culturally diverse and globally connected society.

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Oct 27

    12:00 PM

  • CU Museum of Natural History can now be accessed from home!

    The CU Museum is now offering a wide range of exhibits and educational offerings for students, families and community members on our Museum From Home page. There, you can find our recent exhibits, some engaging activities to do with children at home or outside, and even some Zoom backgrounds of the BioLounge that may provide some nostalgic comfort and familiarity as you navigate online meetings and classes. Please check our website often, as we a…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Oct 24

    All Day

  • New Exhibit! Ross Sea: The Last Ocean

    The Ross Sea Antarctica is the last ocean frontier not yet irreversibly harmed by human activity. Pollution, invasive species and overfishing rendered the region under siege. For over 12 years, Boulder artist John Weller, a team of scientists, policy makers and ordinary citizens from around the world worked tirelessly to designate the Ross Sea a protected status in an effort to save species and preserve a significant site of climate research. In …

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Oct 24

    All Day

  • 'Right on!' Civil justice art at the Museum of Boulder

    ‘Right On’ is a series of paintings in response to the social crisis related to the 2020 protests and systemic racism. Artist and CU Ph.D student, Angie Eng, appropriates conceptual artist, On Kawara’s ‘Date Series’ and transforms it into a civil rights theme. 32 plaques painted in skin tone colors each have a date and a QR code. Each date corresponds to a historical event or Supreme Court decision related to civil rights in the United States. Th…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Oct 24

    8:00 AM

  • Flag workshop for 'Our Wishes | Nuestros Deseos'

    Our Wishes | Nuestros Deseos is an ongoing art installation that will exist both in a virtual utopia as well in real spaces. This artwork is an open collaboration between Abad◮Anaya and Museo de Las Américas. Alejandra Abad & Román Anaya will collect and select wishes from their community. The messages will be put on flags, which will fly in physical spaces and in the virtual world. Art has the ability to empower and create conversations, esp…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Oct 24

    5:00 PM

  • Three Minute Thesis Welcome Orientation

    Founded by the University of Queensland in 2008, the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition that cultivates students’ presentation and science communication skills. The competition challenges them to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience. The competition at CU Boulder will be virtual this year and is open to all doctoral candidates who have passed their comprehensive exams before November 2020. Attend t…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Oct 26

    12:00 PM

  • Public Talk: Americanism as Musical Strategy

    In "Americanism as Musical Strategy: From Pan Americanism to Latin Americanism," Dr. Eduardo Herrera from Rutgers University reveals how graduates of the Centro Latinoamericano de Altos Estudios Musicales (CLAEM 1962–1971) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, mobilized a shared discourse of Latin Americanism as a professional strategy and as musical style to position themselves within the classical music tradition. This event is presented by the American …

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Oct 26

    1:00 PM

  • Understanding Varieties of University-Community Engagement: Divergent Aims and Strategic Overlap

    With David Meens, Director of the Office for Outreach and Engagement This workshop will take place remotely, via Zoom. This event is part of a reading series collaboration with the School of Education in which faculty and graduate students are invited to draw from their own research/teaching experience. Presenters bring a wealth of educational scholarship. Please access and read the materials below before attending. Session Description: The …

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Oct 26

    4:00 PM

  • Percussion Ensemble: Oct. 26, 2020

    The CU Percussion Ensemble celebrates percussion by exploring the great works of the repertoire, ranging from duos to large conducted works, improvising in jazz and free styles, and featuring students as soloists in every concert. This free event will be presented virtually at https://cupresents.org/event/11771/student-ensemble/percussion-ensemble/

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Oct 26

    7:30 PM

  • "The End of the Tunnel is Dark": Reflections on the Covid-19 Pandemic Under Occupation - Israel/Palestine Webinar

    Despite early and (then) effective measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic, today the occupied Palestinian territory is witnessing one of the most rapid increases in covid-19 cases globally. This spike comes at a time of a convergence of structural weaknesses in public institutions, a weakened Palestinian Authority, ongoing siege, occupation, and colonial expansion. Where Arundhati Roy famously stated that "the pandemic is a portal," one of…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Oct 27

    12:00 PM

  • Staff Council Inclusive Excellence Committee Meeting

    The Inclusive Excellence Committee supports the University of Colorado Boulder’s efforts to advance diversity and equity by providing the campus community with opportunities to extend their knowledge, perspectives, and experiences vital to performing effectively in a culturally diverse and globally connected society.

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Oct 27

    12:00 PM