CU on the Weekend

Program Contact

CU on the Weekend

weekend@colorado.edu

303.492.4561

CU on the Weekend is a free, public lecture series that takes place during the academic school year. These lectures offer the unique opportunity to interact with some of CU Boulder’s most dynamic faculty, who will discuss their research, teaching and creative work on a range of engaging subjects.

This year, the lectures will be offered virtually and require registration through our website. Watch past lectures online.

The Office for Outreach and Engagement coordinates this public series, with support from the Office of the Chancellor, the Office of the Provost and the Division of Continuing Education.

  • Reflections on Musical Time Virtual Lecture

    Location

    Online Resource

    Dates

    11/21/2020 - 11/21/2020

    Public or Private

    Public Program (open to the public)

    Program Fee

    No charge to attend/participate in activity or program

    Additional Info

    Associate Professor Yonatan Malin will explore musical time and connections with lived experience. Malin will introduce musical terms to help understand not only music on its own, but also connections with poetry, emotion, narrative and the current historical moment. Register now: https://bit.ly/2QqvBf4

  • Compromise in an Era of Party Polarization Virtual Lecture

    Location

    Online Resource

    Dates

    10/10/2020 - 10/10/2020

    Public or Private

    Public Program (open to the public)

    Program Fee

    No charge to attend/participate in activity or program

    Additional Info

    Political Science Professor Jennifer Wolak will discuss her recent research on how Americans want politicians to work together to find compromises. Even if they disagree about partisan priorities, most Americans prefer elected officials who will make compromises to those who stand firm to their ideological convictions. Register now: https://bit.ly/2Qnb0bx

  • A Mission to Touch the Sun Virtual Lecture

    Location

    Online Resource

    Dates

    9/19/2020 - 9/19/2020

    Public or Private

    Public Program (open to the public)

    Program Fee

    No charge to attend/participate in activity or program

    Additional Info

    Assistant Professor David Malaspina will discuss solar wind and the big questions that motivate the Parker Solar Probe mission, which began a historic mission of discovery to the sun in 2018. He will describe the spacecraft, including its scientific instruments made at LASP, challenges to its survival and its orbit. Register now: https://bit.ly/2QrUqHa

Sponsoring Units

  • Office for Outreach and Engagement
  • Division of Continuing Education

Audiences Served

  • Adult Learners
  • Alumni/Parents/Friends
  • General Public
  • Senior Citizens
  • Students - High School
  • Teachers - High School