Get Involved

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 

    Jan 24

    All Day

  • Virtual 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 

    Jan 24

    All Day

  • #LIFE: A musical revue by Steve Marzullo and Michael Gruber

    In this musical revue of compositions by Steve Marzullo and Michael Gruber, College of Music performers ask themselves and the audience about life's frustrations. What is our outlook toward the future? How do we keep smiles on our faces? How do we maintain hope? As in the real world, "#Life" explores the ways we survive and thrive in the face of obstacles. This free event will be presented virtually at cupresents.org/performance/11841/cu-music/-…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jan 24

    12:00 AM

  • Hansel and Gretel: An opera by Engelbert Humperdinck

    The Eklund Opera Program brings the Brothers Grimm to Macky with Humperdinck's decadent opera "Hansel and Gretel." Indulge your imagination as you join two children venturing into the woods in search of something sweet to eat. With deliciously rich orchestration, simmering wit, and a sumptuous witch hiding out in a candy-coated cottage, this famous fairy tale is delightful at any age. This performance can be streamed at https://cupresents.org/pe…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jan 24

    12:00 AM

  • The European Union and Youth Employment

    As shown by earlier recessions, youth employment is more sensitive to the business cycle than adult employment and the economic recession triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to bring back dramatically high youth unemployment and NEET rates (young people who are not in education, employment or training). To further support an inclusive economic recovery, school to work transitions in the changing world of work, and ensure that young peo…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jan 26

    11:00 AM

  • Staff Council Blood Drive Committee Meeting

    Boulder Campus Staff Council has been hosting blood drives since 1973. Since this partnership began, the CU Boulder campus community has saved or enhanced over 106,000 lives!

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jan 26

    1:00 PM

  • Virtual Be Involved Fair

    Looking to get involved, but don’t know where to start? The Be Involved Fair is an opportunity to network and learn more about involvement at CU and in the Boulder area. Make new connections and learn about opportunities to get involved on campus and in the community. Meet with leaders and members of student organizations and nonprofit organizations who are looking for new and enthusiastic volunteers. Learn more!

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jan 26

    1:00 PM

  • Map the System Information Session

    Are you passionate about a social or environmental issue? Would you like to learn more about it and share your findings with others? If so, enter CU Boulder’s Map the System competition that will be held this spring as part of the Conference on World Affairs. The goal of the competition is to encourage a learning-first approach to social change – one where students delve deep into an issue that matters to them, research all of its connecting e…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jan 26

    5:30 PM

  • Faculty Tuesdays: Variations Fantastiques

    "Variation" and "Fantasy" provide a theme for a journey through keyboard music from the Italian Renaissance to the Harlem Renaissance. Join pianist David Korevaar for an evening of music by Frescobaldi, C.P.E. Bach, Mozart, Clara and Robert Schumann, and Margaret Bonds. Renowned faculty artists perform with students and colleagues in chamber music recitals featuring world premieres and beloved classics. Free most Tuesdays September through March…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jan 26

    7:30 PM

  • Zen Meditation

    Interested in learning to meditate? Looking to unwind at the end of a busy day? Already have a practice and hoping to find others who share your passion for zazen? Come learn about Zen. We will sit for 25 minutes, then have a brief discussion about Zen and the experience of doing zazen (sitting meditation). Each Thursday this semester, meditation will be led by Dr. Sigman Myoshin Byrd, senior instructor in the Program for Writing and Rhetoric, …

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jan 27

    6:00 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 

    Jan 24

    All Day

  • Virtual 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 

    Jan 24

    All Day

  • #LIFE: A musical revue by Steve Marzullo and Michael Gruber

    In this musical revue of compositions by Steve Marzullo and Michael Gruber, College of Music performers ask themselves and the audience about life's frustrations. What is our outlook toward the future? How do we keep smiles on our faces? How do we maintain hope? As in the real world, "#Life" explores the ways we survive and thrive in the face of obstacles. This free event will be presented virtually at cupresents.org/performance/11841/cu-music/-…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jan 24

    12:00 AM

  • Hansel and Gretel: An opera by Engelbert Humperdinck

    The Eklund Opera Program brings the Brothers Grimm to Macky with Humperdinck's decadent opera "Hansel and Gretel." Indulge your imagination as you join two children venturing into the woods in search of something sweet to eat. With deliciously rich orchestration, simmering wit, and a sumptuous witch hiding out in a candy-coated cottage, this famous fairy tale is delightful at any age. This performance can be streamed at https://cupresents.org/pe…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jan 24

    12:00 AM

  • The European Union and Youth Employment

    As shown by earlier recessions, youth employment is more sensitive to the business cycle than adult employment and the economic recession triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to bring back dramatically high youth unemployment and NEET rates (young people who are not in education, employment or training). To further support an inclusive economic recovery, school to work transitions in the changing world of work, and ensure that young peo…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jan 26

    11:00 AM

  • Staff Council Blood Drive Committee Meeting

    Boulder Campus Staff Council has been hosting blood drives since 1973. Since this partnership began, the CU Boulder campus community has saved or enhanced over 106,000 lives!

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jan 26

    1:00 PM

  • Virtual Be Involved Fair

    Looking to get involved, but don’t know where to start? The Be Involved Fair is an opportunity to network and learn more about involvement at CU and in the Boulder area. Make new connections and learn about opportunities to get involved on campus and in the community. Meet with leaders and members of student organizations and nonprofit organizations who are looking for new and enthusiastic volunteers. Learn more!

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jan 26

    1:00 PM

  • Map the System Information Session

    Are you passionate about a social or environmental issue? Would you like to learn more about it and share your findings with others? If so, enter CU Boulder’s Map the System competition that will be held this spring as part of the Conference on World Affairs. The goal of the competition is to encourage a learning-first approach to social change – one where students delve deep into an issue that matters to them, research all of its connecting e…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jan 26

    5:30 PM

  • Faculty Tuesdays: Variations Fantastiques

    "Variation" and "Fantasy" provide a theme for a journey through keyboard music from the Italian Renaissance to the Harlem Renaissance. Join pianist David Korevaar for an evening of music by Frescobaldi, C.P.E. Bach, Mozart, Clara and Robert Schumann, and Margaret Bonds. Renowned faculty artists perform with students and colleagues in chamber music recitals featuring world premieres and beloved classics. Free most Tuesdays September through March…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jan 26

    7:30 PM

  • Zen Meditation

    Interested in learning to meditate? Looking to unwind at the end of a busy day? Already have a practice and hoping to find others who share your passion for zazen? Come learn about Zen. We will sit for 25 minutes, then have a brief discussion about Zen and the experience of doing zazen (sitting meditation). Each Thursday this semester, meditation will be led by Dr. Sigman Myoshin Byrd, senior instructor in the Program for Writing and Rhetoric, …

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jan 27

    6:00 PM