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November 26, 2014 - January 24, 2015

  

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for Continuing Degree Students (By Assigned Appointment) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Check MyCUInfo for enrollment appointment. Students are encouraged to register as soon as possible after their enrollment appointment begins. Enrollment appointments are assigned Nov. 3–21, but registration remains open through Jan. 8.
Fall Break 2014 (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Fall Break: November 24-28, 2014
Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
All Exam Report forms due - MA and PhD committee chairs
All Day

MA and PhD committee chairs - All Exam Report Forms for Comprehensive Exams and Dissertations are due back to Staci Shea, the Graduate Studies Coordinator, in Education 151 by November 26th.
Masters final exam/thesis defense deadline
All Day

Masters students must complete the master's final exam or thesis defense by this date in order to graduate in December.  You must give the Graduate School written notification of the exam or defense two weeks prior to the exam.  This info should be provided on the Master Examination Report.
PhD Dissertation Submission Deadline
All Day

PhD students must have a dissertation and signature page submitted and approved by this deadline to graduate in December.  The dissertation must be submitted and approved at http://www.etdadmin.com/colorado, and a signature page with original signatures must be turned in to the Graduate School office by 5:00 p.m.  Students whose dissertations or signatures are received after this deadline must apply to graduate at the following semester's commencement.
Event Image Bowling & Billiards Early-Bird & Mid-Day Break Specials
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Mondays - Fridays, take a fun break during your day -- for only a dollar -- with our discounted bowling and billiards for everyone! 

Early-Bird Specials:
11am-2pm
Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person for everyone
Billiards: $1 per hour/person for everyone

Mid-Day Specials:
2pm-5pm
Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 
Event Image Men's Group
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Connect with other men to gain the support and inspiration you need. We explore all the things we face as men, including: relationships, social dynamics, troublesome behaviors, hopes and dreams, work and life direction, and masculinity in general.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Submit final copy of dissertation (no grace period!) PhD students
5:00 PM - 5:00 PM

PhD students - You must submit the final copy of your dissertation by November 26 in order to graduate this semester.  There is NO grace period.  Dissertation must be submitted to http://www.etdadmin.com/colorado, and a signature page must be turned in to the Graduate School office in the Regent Administrative Center by 5:00 p.m.  

​If your dissertation is received after this date and time, you will graduate in Spring 2015.
Event Image The Body: Learning and serving in community
6:00 PM

A group for college students and young adults seeking to live, learn and serve in community. We'll alternate exploring ideas in Shane Claiborne's book "The Economy of Love," and serving in community service projects out in the Boulder community.  

Meets Wednesdays during CU's fall and spring semesters at 6 p.m. Hosted by Rev. Trish Jordan.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for Continuing Degree Students (By Assigned Appointment) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Check MyCUInfo for enrollment appointment. Students are encouraged to register as soon as possible after their enrollment appointment begins. Enrollment appointments are assigned Nov. 3–21, but registration remains open through Jan. 8.
Fall Break 2014 (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Fall Break: November 24-28, 2014
Event Image Community Roast
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

A group for young adults seeking to make sense of the news and current events around the world from a Christian, and otherwise spiritual, perspective. Open-minded. No agenda. Open to all who give a darn and care about what's going on.
Event Image Bowling & Billiards Early-Bird & Mid-Day Break Specials
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Mondays - Fridays, take a fun break during your day -- for only a dollar -- with our discounted bowling and billiards for everyone! 

Early-Bird Specials:
11am-2pm
Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person for everyone
Billiards: $1 per hour/person for everyone

Mid-Day Specials:
2pm-5pm
Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 

Friday, November 28, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for Continuing Degree Students (By Assigned Appointment) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Check MyCUInfo for enrollment appointment. Students are encouraged to register as soon as possible after their enrollment appointment begins. Enrollment appointments are assigned Nov. 3–21, but registration remains open through Jan. 8.
Fall Break 2014 (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Fall Break: November 24-28, 2014
Event Image Bowling & Billiards Early-Bird & Mid-Day Break Specials
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Mondays - Fridays, take a fun break during your day -- for only a dollar -- with our discounted bowling and billiards for everyone! 

Early-Bird Specials:
11am-2pm
Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person for everyone
Billiards: $1 per hour/person for everyone

Mid-Day Specials:
2pm-5pm
Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 
Event Image Feel Good Fridays
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Need a break? Want to unwind before the weekend? This drop-in group is an opportunity to be led through a powerful guided meditation to undo your stress, soothe your nervous system, and feel good. Please arrive on time so the meditation is not disturbed - there will be no late admittance. You are encouraged to bring materials for your personal comfort and to aid in your meditation, e.g., yoga mat, small cushion or pillow. All groups will take place at the CU Art Museum Visual Arts Complex.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image Understanding Self and Others
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

This group provides a supportive space for students to deepen self-understanding and to explore ways of relating more comfortably to others. This group is also designed to help  students learn to deal with feelings of depression and anxiety, family dynamics, and other personal concerns.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image The Nutcracker
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

America’s favorite ballet is brought to life by the Boulder Ballet and the Boulder Philharmonic. The grandness of Macky Auditorium is matched by the scale of this production featuring a cast of 100 dancers, full scenery, beautiful costumes and special effects. Classical choreography is infused with theatrical magic, circus arts and a rare sense of humor. The company dancers are joined by students of the Boulder Ballet School and a children's chorus, who provide a delightful attraction for young audience members.
Event Image Understanding Self and Others
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

This group provides a supportive space for students to deepen self-understanding and to explore ways of relating more comfortably to others. This group is also designed to help  students learn to deal with feelings of depression and anxiety, family dynamics, and other personal concerns.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops 
Event Image Oasis
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Oasis invites you to join our community circle. We use the traditional South American beverage maté to create a simple social ritual that helps us develop dynamic community and  conversation. Join this inclusive community for connection, encouragement, and support in sobriety.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image International Coffee Hour
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

CU students, scholars, staff and faculty are welcome at International Coffee Hour. Are you... Someone who likes good conversations with interesting people? An armchair traveler? An International Affairs major? A Study Abroad Program returnee? An international student or scholar? A GRAPer? Please join us for International Coffee Hour Friday afternoons across from Baby Doe's and the Alfred Packer Grill in the UMC Grill. International Coffee Hour happens every week except during school holidays and summer. Free refreshments! No reservations are required.

Event Image The Nutcracker
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

America’s favorite ballet is brought to life by the Boulder Ballet and the Boulder Philharmonic. The grandness of Macky Auditorium is matched by the scale of this production featuring a cast of 100 dancers, full scenery, beautiful costumes and special effects. Classical choreography is infused with theatrical magic, circus arts and a rare sense of humor. The company dancers are joined by students of the Boulder Ballet School and a children's chorus, who provide a delightful attraction for young audience members.

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for Continuing Degree Students (By Assigned Appointment) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Check MyCUInfo for enrollment appointment. Students are encouraged to register as soon as possible after their enrollment appointment begins. Enrollment appointments are assigned Nov. 3–21, but registration remains open through Jan. 8.
Event Image Make Tracks
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Run, walk, hop or slither over to our newest exhibition Steps in Stone, Walking through Time . We will have a Discovery Cart with a track-making activity in the gallery on Saturdays from 10am-2pm and Sundays from 11am-3pm through December 20. Stop by to explore this exhibit on fossilized tracks in more depth with a museum educator, and make your own track to take home.
Event Image The Nutcracker (Multi-Day Event)
4:30 PM

America’s favorite ballet is brought to life by the Boulder Ballet and the Boulder Philharmonic. The grandness of Macky Auditorium is matched by the scale of this production featuring a cast of 100 dancers, full scenery, beautiful costumes and special effects. Classical choreography is infused with theatrical magic, circus arts and a rare sense of humor. The company dancers are joined by students of the Boulder Ballet School and a children's chorus, who provide a delightful attraction for young audience members.

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Scholarship Deadline: National Physical Science Consortium
All Day

The National Physical Science Consortium Scholarship is awarded to graduate students pursuing Astronomy, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Materials Science, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, and all sub disciplines as well as related engineering fields: Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical.

Eligible applicants must submit an application and recommendations.

For more information and to apply visit: http://www.npsc.org/Applicants/Applicants/applicantinfo.html

Deadline to apply: November 30, 2014

Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for Continuing Degree Students (By Assigned Appointment) (Multi-Day Event)
End Time 11:59 PM

Check MyCUInfo for enrollment appointment. Students are encouraged to register as soon as possible after their enrollment appointment begins. Enrollment appointments are assigned Nov. 3–21, but registration remains open through Jan. 8.
Event Image The Nutcracker (Multi-Day Event)
End Time 6:30 PM

America’s favorite ballet is brought to life by the Boulder Ballet and the Boulder Philharmonic. The grandness of Macky Auditorium is matched by the scale of this production featuring a cast of 100 dancers, full scenery, beautiful costumes and special effects. Classical choreography is infused with theatrical magic, circus arts and a rare sense of humor. The company dancers are joined by students of the Boulder Ballet School and a children's chorus, who provide a delightful attraction for young audience members.
Event Image Make Tracks
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Run, walk, hop or slither over to our newest exhibition Steps in Stone, Walking through Time . We will have a Discovery Cart with a track-making activity in the gallery on Saturdays from 10am-2pm and Sundays from 11am-3pm through December 20. Stop by to explore this exhibit on fossilized tracks in more depth with a museum educator, and make your own track to take home.
Event Image The Nutcracker
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

America’s favorite ballet is brought to life by the Boulder Ballet and the Boulder Philharmonic. The grandness of Macky Auditorium is matched by the scale of this production featuring a cast of 100 dancers, full scenery, beautiful costumes and special effects. Classical choreography is infused with theatrical magic, circus arts and a rare sense of humor. The company dancers are joined by students of the Boulder Ballet School and a children's chorus, who provide a delightful attraction for young audience members.
Event Image Sunday Bowling Leagues
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Early and Late Bowling Leagues: Get together a team and be in a league! The Early Leagues have 4-person teams and Late Leagues have 2-person teams. It's a fantastic value and fun way to meet up regularly with friends.

Leagues only cost a one-time registration fee of $10/person and then $5 fee weekly/person. 

Sunday Early League: 6pm-8:30pm
Sunday Late League: 8:30pm-10:30pm
Leagues run September 14 through December 7. (No league on Nov. 23)

Call or email us to learn more. Also visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection/bowling for details or www.colorado.edu/umc/connection for all the Connection's events and activities.

Monday, December 01, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

ALTERNATE ENDINGS, presented in honor of World AIDS Day (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

CUAM presents the new project by Visual AIDS: ALTERNATE ENDINGS, a video program for the 25th anniversary of Day With(out) Art. The videos commissioned by Visual AIDS feature works about the ongoing HIV/AIDS pandemic. The videos highlight the diverse voices of seven artists that use video to bring together charged moments and memories from their personal perspective amidst the public history of HIV/AIDS.

 Artists featured: Rhys Ernst, Glen Fogel, Lyle Ashton Harris, Hi Tiger, Tom Kalin, My Barbarian, Julie Tolentino.

Day Without Art began on December 1st, 1989 as a national day of action and mourning in response to the AIDS crisis. To make the public aware that AIDS can touch everyone, and inspire positive action, some 800 U.S. art and AIDS groups participated in the first Day Without Art, shutting down museums, sending staff to volunteer at AIDS services, or sponsoring special exhibitions of work about AIDS. Since then, Day With(out) Art has grown into a collaborative project in which an estimated 8,000 national and international museums, galleries, art centers, AIDS Service Organizations, libraries, high schools and colleges take part.

Using a mix of found footage, live performance, still photos, and robotic cameras the ALTERNATE ENDINGS videos weave together connections between personal stories and public memories. They share tales of love and breakups, sing songs of defiance, celebrate action, and remember those whom we have lost. Through these diverse stories we are invited to reflect upon our complex past as we envision divergent narratives and possibilities for the future, because AIDS IS NOT OVER.

Visual AIDS initiates public actions and programs, publishes an annual poster and copyright-free broadsides, and acts as press coordinator and clearing house for projects for Day Without Art / World AIDS Day.

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Scholarship Deadline: ASHRAE Scholarship
All Day

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers provides multiple ASHRAE Scholarships to undergraduate engineering students. Scholarships awarded range in value from $3,000 to $10,000.

Eligible applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and submit an application, evaluation form, three letters of recommendation and transcripts.

For more information and to apply visit: https://www.ashrae.org/membership--conferences/student-zone/scholarships-and-grants/scholarship-program

Deadline to apply: December 1, 2014

Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
8:00 AM

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
8:00 AM

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image Bowling & Billiards Early-Bird & Mid-Day Break Specials
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Mondays - Fridays, take a fun break during your day -- for only a dollar -- with our discounted bowling and billiards for everyone! 

Early-Bird Specials:
11am-2pm
Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person for everyone
Billiards: $1 per hour/person for everyone

Mid-Day Specials:
2pm-5pm
Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 
Transferring Your Research from the Laboratory to the Community
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

• This panel will include representatives from the Technology Transfer Office (TTO) and the Office of Industry Collaboration (OIC). This panel will discuss what these offices can do for faculty members. If you are interested in finding an industry sponsor for your research or think your research could lead to a patent in the future these are the offices you need to work with.
Event Image Cognitive Lunch Series
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

MUEN E214
12:00 - 1:00 PM

Speakers: Sabine Doebel (post-doc), Munakata, Miyake, Kim Labs

Topic: TBA
Event Image Tai Chi
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

This class will utilize Tai Chi exercises as a way to release stress and increase a sense of calmness. It is intended to facilitate physical and psychological wellness, as well as to  increase your awareness of how stress impacts your daily life, health, and emotional well-being.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops 
Drop In Advising Hours
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Drop in advising hours campus-wide to visit with an advisor in any discipline. Visit http://www.colorado.edu/advising/drop-hours for more information.
Event Image I Love Mondays
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us every Monday for a free activity that will be sure to cure your case of the Mondays. Activities include tie-dye, cookie decorating, a live dj, pumpkin painting, build-a-bear workshops, and more! The event is always free and a great way to get your week started.

To learn each week's activity, visit www.colorado.edu/umc/mondays 
Event Image Musicology Colloquium: David Blake, Fellow, AMRC, University of Colorado Boulder
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Cultivated and the Disreputable: Songs of Yale (1853) and the Music of College Students
Event Image Keep Your Calm
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

This is a 4-part series designed to help you make a change in your life by examining your thoughts, actions, and emotions. You will learn to get unstuck from your thoughts, to understand and work with your emotions, to use your body posture for positive change, and much more. There’s no better time than now to learn skills to deal with stressful situations and overwhelming emotions. All sessions will take place in C4C S440.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image Faculty Meeting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Faculty Meeting 4pm - 5pm. MUEN E-214
Portuguese Table
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Portuguese Table
Marcelo Tadeu Schincariol
Event Image Free Yoga Mondays
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Free Yoga for CU students Monday nights at 6 p.m. Authentic hatha, vinyasa flow taught by Brian Saeger. Bring a mat if you have one. We have extras if you don't. Best to eat dinner after class.

Meets at CU's Wesley Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, 1 block north of Colorado Ave, at the corner of University Heights Ave. LGBTQ-friendly. Bring friends!! ($5 for faculty, staff and admin)
Event Image HIV/AIDS Here and Now - World AIDS Day Discussion
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

In celebration of World AIDS Day, join us for a panel discussion of HIV / AIDS and the leading virus treatment, gender politics, and applied modeling research on the disease with distinguished panelists Thomas Campbell, Sanyu Mojola, and Angela Bryan. This topic is salient today because only 28% of HIV infected people in the US receive sustained treatment. The panel will tie local particularities of the virus to the global epidemic. Free taco bar will be provided. 

Event Image Monday Night Bowl
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Start the week with some FUN! Only $8 for two hours of unlimited bowling! Price includes shoes and a fountain drink. Bring friends; it's a great deal. Everyone is welcome! 
Mondays, 6pm-close. 

Include dinner, snacks and beverages while you bowl. The Connection will begin serving a new late night pub menu in October! Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection for details on all the events, and like us at www.facebook.com/cuconnection for the latest info. 
SPAN 1020
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

SPAN 1020
Nancy Bocanegra
Event Image BM Senior Recital: Matthew Wilkolak, trumpet
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

 
Event Image MM Recital: Benjamin Lubbers, piano
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

  
Event Image MM Recital: Kristyn Christman-McMarty, mezzo-soprano
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

  
Event Image OASIS - Spiritual but not Religious
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

O.A.S.I.S. is "Open Accepting Students Into Spirituality"

Many college students and young adults embrace spirituality, but don't identify with "religion." OASIS is a community of CU-Boulder college and grad students who seek to explore various spiritual traditions and practices in a relaxed and open-minded environment.

Mary Wolf facilitates the group.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

ALTERNATE ENDINGS, presented in honor of World AIDS Day (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

CUAM presents the new project by Visual AIDS: ALTERNATE ENDINGS, a video program for the 25th anniversary of Day With(out) Art. The videos commissioned by Visual AIDS feature works about the ongoing HIV/AIDS pandemic. The videos highlight the diverse voices of seven artists that use video to bring together charged moments and memories from their personal perspective amidst the public history of HIV/AIDS.

 Artists featured: Rhys Ernst, Glen Fogel, Lyle Ashton Harris, Hi Tiger, Tom Kalin, My Barbarian, Julie Tolentino.

Day Without Art began on December 1st, 1989 as a national day of action and mourning in response to the AIDS crisis. To make the public aware that AIDS can touch everyone, and inspire positive action, some 800 U.S. art and AIDS groups participated in the first Day Without Art, shutting down museums, sending staff to volunteer at AIDS services, or sponsoring special exhibitions of work about AIDS. Since then, Day With(out) Art has grown into a collaborative project in which an estimated 8,000 national and international museums, galleries, art centers, AIDS Service Organizations, libraries, high schools and colleges take part.

Using a mix of found footage, live performance, still photos, and robotic cameras the ALTERNATE ENDINGS videos weave together connections between personal stories and public memories. They share tales of love and breakups, sing songs of defiance, celebrate action, and remember those whom we have lost. Through these diverse stories we are invited to reflect upon our complex past as we envision divergent narratives and possibilities for the future, because AIDS IS NOT OVER.

Visual AIDS initiates public actions and programs, publishes an annual poster and copyright-free broadsides, and acts as press coordinator and clearing house for projects for Day Without Art / World AIDS Day.

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Scholarship Deadline: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship
All Day

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate transfer students with financial need who currently attend a two-year institution and plan to attend CU-Boulder in 2015. Scholarships awarded will range in value up to $40,000.

Eligible applicants must have a 3.5 GPA and submit an application, transcripts, letters of recommendation and tax return information.

For more information and to apply visit: http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/undergraduate-transfer/

Deadline to apply: December 2, 2014

Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
DILS Tibetan
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

DILS Tibetan
gayley@colorado.edu
Event Image Leeds Senior Helpdesk and Graduation Station
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Leeds seniors, stop by to get your graduation questions answered by your Career and Academic Advisors. Make sure you are all set to graduate! 
Information on the following will be available: 
  • Leeds Graduation Ceremony
  • How to register for graduation
  • How to get legacy cords
  • Job search help
  • Leeds Senior Graduation Celebration
Event Image Bowling & Billiards Early-Bird & Mid-Day Break Specials
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Mondays - Fridays, take a fun break during your day -- for only a dollar -- with our discounted bowling and billiards for everyone! 

Early-Bird Specials:
11am-2pm
Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person for everyone
Billiards: $1 per hour/person for everyone

Mid-Day Specials:
2pm-5pm
Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 
Event Image Holiday Info Table (Multi-Day Event)
11:00 AM

'Tis the season! Stop by the CU Money Sense holiday info table at the UMC between 11:00am-1:00pm, Tuesday, December 2-Thursday, December 4 to pick up:
  • a holiday budget example
  • holiday shopping guide
  • blank holiday events calendar
  • and free prizes and giveaways!

Also, our Certified Personal Financial Manager will be there so you can get on-the-spot help for any personal finance questions you might have or to set up a one-on-one financial wellness appointment!

Visit our website at: http://cumoneysense.colorado.edu/.

Test Prep and Time Management for Finals!
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

(Held in Fleming 170) At the end of the semester, one needs to be focused, able to prioritize, and use time to it’s fullest. We welcome you to gain support and confidence as you prepare for your final weeks! FOCUS: Specifically on Finals!
Digital Storytelling
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Digital Storytelling
LING 3800
Edwige Simon
Event Image Dissertation Working Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is an on-going workgroup for graduate students who have passed their comprehensive exams and are engaged in any part of the dissertation process. It is a  supportive place to set and achieve goals that will move you concretely toward the completion of your dissertation.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops

Event Image Reading the IPCC Report: Near Term Climate Change
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Ever wonder what the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report says? Learn more on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons this fall during a seminar series by IPCC authors and contributors. This fall’s focus is on Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis (Working Group I’s contribution to the IPCC 5th Assessment Report).

Find the topics and speakers for the whole series here: http://cires.colorado.edu/news/announcements/2014/IPCCseminar.html Hosted most Tuesdays and some Thursdays through Dec. 9, 2014.
Making the Grade: Transitioning between Taking Lower Division and Upper Division Tests!
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

(Held in Fleming 150)  Have you found that using the same strategies for your upper division courses that you used in lower division courses just doesn't do the job for you? Come in to learn how to UPGRADE your studying; what adjustments really work!
Event Image Guest Recital and Master Class: Eva Amsler, flute
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Eva Amsler, Professor of Flute at Florida State University, previously served on the faculty of the State Conservatory of Music in Feldkirch (Austria) since 1982, teaching flute, pedagogy, and chamber music. She conducts master classes in Europe, the United States, and Asia. In addition, Ms. Amsler was a member of the St. Gallen Symphony Orchestra (Switzerland) for twenty years. A pioneer on the wooden flute, she organized a worldwide series of concerts with The Dorian Consort, and she has played various flutes in specially created concerts of new music with the ensemble ENIF - aktuelle Music. Her concert activity as soloist and chamber musician has brought her together with performers such as Auréle Nicolet, Barbara Schlick, and the Carmina Quartet. Ms. Amsler's CD recordings have been released on the Ambitus and Cavalli labels, and her performances have been broadcast in Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Scandinavia and the United States.
Event Image Free Tuesday Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Put on your poker face for the FREE poker tournaments. Everyone is welcome - all skill levels. Win prizes.
Sign up starts at 6pm at The Connection Front Desk; cards fly at 7pm.

Tournament dates for fall semester: 
September 2, 16 & 30
October 14 & 28
November 11
December 2
Grand Championship Final: Dec 9

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection for more special programs and events at The Connection. 

Span 2110
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

SPAN 2110
Nancy Bocanegra
Event Image MM Recital: Cameron Burnes, bassoon
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  
Event Image Faculty Tuesday: Margaret McDonald, collaborative piano
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Margaret McDonald will be joined by College of Music colleagues and special guest pianist Natasha Kislenko for an evening of music from well-loved Broadway musicals. The evening will include music from Bernstein's West Side Story and Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, as well as some of McDonald's favorite Rodgers and Hammerstein songs.

  

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

ALTERNATE ENDINGS, presented in honor of World AIDS Day (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

CUAM presents the new project by Visual AIDS: ALTERNATE ENDINGS, a video program for the 25th anniversary of Day With(out) Art. The videos commissioned by Visual AIDS feature works about the ongoing HIV/AIDS pandemic. The videos highlight the diverse voices of seven artists that use video to bring together charged moments and memories from their personal perspective amidst the public history of HIV/AIDS.

 Artists featured: Rhys Ernst, Glen Fogel, Lyle Ashton Harris, Hi Tiger, Tom Kalin, My Barbarian, Julie Tolentino.

Day Without Art began on December 1st, 1989 as a national day of action and mourning in response to the AIDS crisis. To make the public aware that AIDS can touch everyone, and inspire positive action, some 800 U.S. art and AIDS groups participated in the first Day Without Art, shutting down museums, sending staff to volunteer at AIDS services, or sponsoring special exhibitions of work about AIDS. Since then, Day With(out) Art has grown into a collaborative project in which an estimated 8,000 national and international museums, galleries, art centers, AIDS Service Organizations, libraries, high schools and colleges take part.

Using a mix of found footage, live performance, still photos, and robotic cameras the ALTERNATE ENDINGS videos weave together connections between personal stories and public memories. They share tales of love and breakups, sing songs of defiance, celebrate action, and remember those whom we have lost. Through these diverse stories we are invited to reflect upon our complex past as we envision divergent narratives and possibilities for the future, because AIDS IS NOT OVER.

Visual AIDS initiates public actions and programs, publishes an annual poster and copyright-free broadsides, and acts as press coordinator and clearing house for projects for Day Without Art / World AIDS Day.

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Doctoral Grade Change Deadline
All Day

Doctoral students who have any incomplete grades from past or current semesters must resolve those grades by this date in order to graduate in December.
 
 
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image Holiday Info Table (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

'Tis the season! Stop by the CU Money Sense holiday info table at the UMC between 11:00am-1:00pm, Tuesday, December 2-Thursday, December 4 to pick up:
  • a holiday budget example
  • holiday shopping guide
  • blank holiday events calendar
  • and free prizes and giveaways!

Also, our Certified Personal Financial Manager will be there so you can get on-the-spot help for any personal finance questions you might have or to set up a one-on-one financial wellness appointment!

Visit our website at: http://cumoneysense.colorado.edu/.

Event Image Bowling & Billiards Early-Bird & Mid-Day Break Specials
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Mondays - Fridays, take a fun break during your day -- for only a dollar -- with our discounted bowling and billiards for everyone! 

Early-Bird Specials:
11am-2pm
Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person for everyone
Billiards: $1 per hour/person for everyone

Mid-Day Specials:
2pm-5pm
Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 
Event Image Leeds Senior Helpdesk/Graudation Station
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Leeds seniors, stop by to get your graduation questions answered by your Career and Academic Advisors. Make sure you are all set to graduate! 
Information on the following will be available: 
  • Leeds Graduation Ceremony
  • How to register for graduation
  • How to get legacy cords
  • Job search help
  • Leeds Senior Graduation Celebration
EPSY Seminar
11:40 AM - 1:10 PM

Room 334
Event Image Buffs Professional Program Summit
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Summit Event is the final step in the Buffs Professional Program. It is by invitation only, once you've completed all the Buffs Pro workshops and events. 
This is a chance to meet with employers and practice your new skills. We'll have employers prepared to critique your resumes and provide mock interviews. 

Learn more about getting started with Buffs Pro: http://bit.ly/1yMrnxj

Chinese Tutoring
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Chun-ling Hsu
Chinese Tutoring

Group Meeting - Tobin/Chun
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

JSCBB B331
Event Image Knocking on America's (and Heaven's) Door: Colloquium with Moshe-David HaCohen
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Faculty and Graduate Student Colloquium

"Knocking on America’s (and Heaven’s) Door: Shlomo Carlebach’s Challenge in Shifting and Sifting American Jewish Identity"

With Moshe-David HaCohen, Inaugural Visiting Fellow in the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive


Wednesday, December 3 @ 12PM

Please RSVP to CUJewishStudies@colorado.edu for location and pre-circulated readings


This colloquium will provide a unique interdisciplinary environment for scholars to share and discuss research on modern American Jewish culture and identity. Moshe-David HaCohen will present his research on Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, demonstrating how this pivotal figure provides a prism to the challenges, changes and questions of self-identification that Post-Holocaust American Jewry faced in the second half of the twentieth century. The materials of the Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi Collection, housed in the CU Boulder Archives, will provide basis of comparison between Reb Zalman and Shlomo Carlebach and the similarities and differences of choices each figure made in their engagement and interaction with modern American society.


Moshe-David HaCohen is a Presidential Fellowship Doctoral Candidate at the Department of History of the University of Haifa in Israel. In his dissertation, Moshe-David applies interdisciplinary resources in order to explore the adaptation of Jewish tradition through the interaction of Shlomo Carlebach with the "counterculture" of the Sixties in the United States. He has taken part in international academic conferences and workshops on contemporary Jewish identity, religion and culture and has been honored as the inaugural Visiting Fellow in the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive at the University of Colorado.


Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive Visiting Scholar Fellowship:

The University of Colorado’s Libraries and Archives along with the Program in Jewish Studies annually support a visiting scholar, whose research interests take advantage of the unique resources in the Post-Holocaust American Judaism archive. The Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive collects materials examining Judaism and the Jewish experience as a religious re-engagement, social movement, and philosophy of spiritual transformation in America from the late 1940s to the present.

Learn more about the archive and fellowship at JewishStudies.colorado.edu.

 


Dean's Advisory Council (DAC)
1:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Room 142
Let’s Talk: Wednesday Walk Ins!
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

(Held in Fleming 190)  Need help in any academic study area but can’t make it to the workshops offered? Bring in your question(s) and we will help you identify what you can do to improve your academic skills! Attending one of the workshops can be extremely beneficial – students share helpful hints and experiences! If those don’t work in your schedule, c’mon in! First come, first served! (PS- if you want an extended time, please make an appt. instead. These are meant for 10-15 min. discussions!)
Event Image Men's Group
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Connect with other men to gain the support and inspiration you need. We explore all the things we face as men, including: relationships, social dynamics, troublesome behaviors, hopes and dreams, work and life direction, and masculinity in general.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
School of the Environment and Sustainability Colloquium Series
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Old Main

Speaker: Amanda Carrico, Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies Program, CU-Boulder

Agricultural Innovation in a Changing Climate

Stress on freshwater resources is one of the largest risks associated with climate change. The risk is even greater when consideration is given to increasing demand for resources as the developing world develops, and as the world’s population continues to grow. At the center of this issue are the world’s farmers, who are facing rapidly changing environmental, social and economic conditions that require adaptation. In this talk Professor Carrico will draw on research involving small-scale farmers in Sri Lanka to discuss a range of psychological, social, and institutional factors that impact agricultural innovation and adaptation.

Co-Sponsored by the Environmental Studies Program and the School of the Environment and Sustainability.
Event Image Leeds Global Seminars Interest Meeting
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Please join the Leeds faculty directors as they discuss their summer 2015 Global Seminars. This will be your last chance this semester to meet the Global Seminars faculty in person and learn about their programs! Stop by KOBL 210 on Dec. 3 at 5 pm if you weren’t able to attend an interest meeting earlier in the semester or if you have questions for the faculty.
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu/?go=CurrentGS
Event Image Opera Scenes
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

  
Event Image El Pomar Foundation Info Session
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

El Pomar Foundation, based in Colorado Springs, is one of the largest and oldest private foundations in the Rocky Mountain West. El Pomar contributes approximately $20 million per year through direct grants and programs to support Colorado nonprofit organizations involved in arts and culture, civic and commu- nity initiatives, education, health, and human services. Spencer and Julie Penrose founded El Pomar in 1937.

Located in Koelbel, Room 302
SPAN 1020
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

SPAN 1020
Nancy Bocanegra
Event Image The Body: Learning and serving in community
6:00 PM

A group for college students and young adults seeking to live, learn and serve in community. We'll alternate exploring ideas in Shane Claiborne's book "The Economy of Love," and serving in community service projects out in the Boulder community.  

Meets Wednesdays during CU's fall and spring semesters at 6 p.m. Hosted by Rev. Trish Jordan.
Event Image Young Entrepreneurs Across America Info Session
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

YEAA is an entrepreneurial development company that is uniquely set up to train students to handle change, to give them the opportunity to make decisions, and to allow them to learn to deal with stress in the real world business environment.  

YEAA provides students an opportunity to perform most of the duties of a small business owner without having to take on the financial risk. This is an excellent opportunity for motivated college students to get a taste of management in the real world. 

Event located in Koelbel, Rm 230
Event Image 8 & 9-Ball Billiards Tournaments
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Test your skills, learn new skills and earn bragging rights at The Connection's 8 and 9-Ball Billiards Tournaments. Every other Wednesday; $5 entry fee. Sign up starts 6pm at the Connection Front Desk; play begins at 7pm. 

Prizes for the top finishers! Tournaments run in either double elimination or round robin format. BCA rules apply.

8-Ball Tournament dates:
  • September 24
  • October 22
  • November 19

9-Ball Tournament dates:
  • September 10
  • October 8
  • November 5
  • December 3

8 & 9 Ball Tournament: 
  • December 10
AIA Lecture Series: Citizen-Soldiers in Classical Antiquity
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Citizen-soldiers provided the foundation for highly effective armies and broad political participation in ancient Greece and Rome. The rise of large numbers of free citizens able to arm themselves at their own expense created fertile ground for revolutionary developments and the establishment of democratic and republican institutions in the ancient Mediterranean world. This talk will begin with earlier political and military trends in Mesopotamia and Egypt and then proceed to discuss unique characteristics of Greece and Rome that contributed to mass participation in warfare and politics. 

 

Event Image Bateria & Latin Jazz Ensemble
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

  
Event Image Graduate Woodwind Quintet Recital
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

  

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
Event Image Salt Lake City Career Trek (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Interested in learning more about career opportunities in Salt Lake City, Utah? Apply now to attend the Salt Lake City Career Trek on December 4th through 6th. Open to all Accounting, Management, Finance students! Visits include Goldman Sachs and Zions Bank. Details about the Trek and how to apply here: http://eepurl.com/7f69v

Applications should be send to leedscareer@colorado.edu 
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

ALTERNATE ENDINGS, presented in honor of World AIDS Day (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

CUAM presents the new project by Visual AIDS: ALTERNATE ENDINGS, a video program for the 25th anniversary of Day With(out) Art. The videos commissioned by Visual AIDS feature works about the ongoing HIV/AIDS pandemic. The videos highlight the diverse voices of seven artists that use video to bring together charged moments and memories from their personal perspective amidst the public history of HIV/AIDS.

 Artists featured: Rhys Ernst, Glen Fogel, Lyle Ashton Harris, Hi Tiger, Tom Kalin, My Barbarian, Julie Tolentino.

Day Without Art began on December 1st, 1989 as a national day of action and mourning in response to the AIDS crisis. To make the public aware that AIDS can touch everyone, and inspire positive action, some 800 U.S. art and AIDS groups participated in the first Day Without Art, shutting down museums, sending staff to volunteer at AIDS services, or sponsoring special exhibitions of work about AIDS. Since then, Day With(out) Art has grown into a collaborative project in which an estimated 8,000 national and international museums, galleries, art centers, AIDS Service Organizations, libraries, high schools and colleges take part.

Using a mix of found footage, live performance, still photos, and robotic cameras the ALTERNATE ENDINGS videos weave together connections between personal stories and public memories. They share tales of love and breakups, sing songs of defiance, celebrate action, and remember those whom we have lost. Through these diverse stories we are invited to reflect upon our complex past as we envision divergent narratives and possibilities for the future, because AIDS IS NOT OVER.

Visual AIDS initiates public actions and programs, publishes an annual poster and copyright-free broadsides, and acts as press coordinator and clearing house for projects for Day Without Art / World AIDS Day.

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image Holiday Info Table (Multi-Day Event)
End Time 1:00 PM

'Tis the season! Stop by the CU Money Sense holiday info table at the UMC between 11:00am-1:00pm, Tuesday, December 2-Thursday, December 4 to pick up:
  • a holiday budget example
  • holiday shopping guide
  • blank holiday events calendar
  • and free prizes and giveaways!

Also, our Certified Personal Financial Manager will be there so you can get on-the-spot help for any personal finance questions you might have or to set up a one-on-one financial wellness appointment!

Visit our website at: http://cumoneysense.colorado.edu/.

Event Image Community Roast
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

A group for young adults seeking to make sense of the news and current events around the world from a Christian, and otherwise spiritual, perspective. Open-minded. No agenda. Open to all who give a darn and care about what's going on.
Event Image Bowling & Billiards Early-Bird & Mid-Day Break Specials
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Mondays - Fridays, take a fun break during your day -- for only a dollar -- with our discounted bowling and billiards for everyone! 

Early-Bird Specials:
11am-2pm
Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person for everyone
Billiards: $1 per hour/person for everyone

Mid-Day Specials:
2pm-5pm
Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 
Event Image Leeds Senior Helpdesk/Graduation Station
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Leeds seniors, stop by to get your graduation questions answered by your Career and Academic Advisors. Make sure you are all set to graduate! 
Information on the following will be available: 
  • Leeds Graduation Ceremony
  • How to register for graduation
  • How to get legacy cords
  • Job search help
  • Leeds Senior Graduation Celebration
Digital Storytelling
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Digital Storytelling
LING 3800
Edwige Simon
LING 3800
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

LING 3800
Event Image "Figures of Jewish Martyrdom" and "Aby Warburg": Two Events with Dr. Martin Treml (Multi-Day Event)
2:00 PM

Lecture: "Figures of Jewish Martyrdom from the Bible to Early Zionism"
December 4 @ 2PM
McKenna 112

Seminar: "Aby Warburg's Kulturwissenschaft and the Afterlife of Images"
December 5 @ 10AM
Old Main 1B85
**Both events are free and open to the public. Space is limited.**

Dr. Martin Treml, director of research at the Zentrum für Kultur-und Literaturforschung in Berlin and currently at Stanford, will be visiting Boulder on December 4-5, 2014. His visit to CU is sponsored by the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures and co-sponsored by the Center for Humanities and the Arts, the Program in Jewish Studies, and the Department of Religious Studies.

Treml has worked extensively on Aby Warburg, as well as on Martin Buber and Jacob Taubes. 

Figures of Jewish Martyrdom From the Bible to Early Zionism:

It has always been a matter of dispute among historians of religion whether Judaism possesses a theological concept of the martyr. This talk will argue that one may speak of martyrdom in Judaism out of both methodological and historical reasons and will considering the following case studies: 1. The narrative of the agedat-jitzhaq, the “binding of Isaac,” 2. The figuration of the “noble death,” 3. The concept of “dying for God,” 4. Kiddush ha-shem, or “sanctification of (God’s) Name,” 5. The complete lack of martyrdom as a concept in Hasidism, and, finally, 6. Modern forms of Jewish martyrdom in connection with the program of the return to Eretz Yisrael.

Event Image Buff Up Your Academic Skills
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

This is a 4-part series, rich with information to help you succeed academically. We will target specific skills like note taking, studying, and exam preparation. We will also help you  discover your learning style and create a schedule that works for you. It’s never too late to learn strategies to boost your academic performance. All sessions will take place in C4C S440.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Academic Skills Development Series at C4: Finals Prep!
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

(Held in C4C, Room N320)  At the end of the semester, one needs to be focused, able to prioritize, and use time to it’s fullest. We welcome you to gain support and confidence as you prepare for your final weeks! FOCUS: Specifically on Finals!
CS Colloquium: Leysia Palen (CU-Boulder)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Frontiers in Crisis Informatics

ABSTRACT: Crisis informatics addresses socio-technical concerns in large-scale emergency response. Additionally it expands consideration to include not only official responders (who tend to be the focus in policy and technology-focused matters), but also members of the public. It therefore views emergency response as a much broader socio-technical system where information is disseminated within and between official and public channels and entities. Crisis informatics wrestles with methodological concerns as it strives to develop new theory and support informed development of ICT and policy. Palen will describe the range of work her team has engaged in at CU-Boulder since 2006, and highlight the different branches of crisis informatics research through discussion of the multidisciplinary research they have conducted here.

BIO: Leysia Palen is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Colorado Boulder, USA. She is a faculty fellow with the ATLAS Institute and the Institute of Cognitive Science. She is also a Full Adjunct Professor at the University of Agder in Norway. Leysia Palen is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego with a BS in Cognitive Science, and of the University of California, Irvine with an MS and PhD in Information and Computer Science. Prof. Palen is a leader in the area of crisis informatics, an area she forged with her graduate students and colleagues at CU-Boulder. She brings her training in human-computer interaction (HCI), computer-supported cooperative work and social computing to bear on understanding and advancing socio-technical issues of societal import. She conducts empirical research in the interpretivist tradition. However, in the advancing arena of large-scale on-line interaction (the "big data" of crisis response), she adapts quantitative techniques that then allow the application of qualitative methods and the "ethnographic eye" to closely observe and describe social structures in such technology-mediated situations. Prof. Palen is the author of over 70 articles and a co-edited book in the areas of human computer interaction, computer supported cooperative work, mobility, and crisis informatics. She was awarded an NSF CAREER in 2006. She is an Associate Editor for the Human Computer Interaction Journal (Taylor and Francis) and for the Computer-Supported Cooperative Work Journal (Springer).
 
Event Image MA in Media and Public Engagement (MAPE) Information Meeting
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join Media Studies faculty for an informational meeting about this new interdisciplinary program. The MA in Media and Public Engagement (MAPE), a 2-year interdisciplinary program that spans traditional boundaries between theory and practice, offers a critical study of the history, institutions, economics and social implications of the media, nationally and globally, combined with a practice-based media training geared toward civic engagement and community building. In addition to completing courses in media theory and other fields of interest, students learn how to create thoughtful and engaging projects using a variety of media practices including documentary film, multimedia websites, interactive video installations and other online tools. The MAPE prepares students for a variety of professions, both at the national and international level, in government, media, cultural organizations and the nonprofit sector. For more information visit: http://www.colorado.edu/cmci/academics/media-studies/graduate-degrees
Event Image Ralphie's Cooking Basics
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join your fellow students to learn basic cooking techniques each week at Ralphie's Cooking Basics! The class will be taught each Thursday on a first come, first serve basis from 5:00 p.m. till 6:00 p.m. All materials will be provided. We begin signing up at 4:45 p.m. on Thursdays and space is limited to the first twenty people. To view the schedule of topics for the various cooking classes, visit www.colorado.edu/umc/cookingbasics.
Event Image Summer Global Internships Interest Meeting
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Work abroad and earn major credit on a global internship program next summer! Please join global internship alumni, ISA/Globalinks, and the Study Abroad Office to learn how to make this a possibility for you. Stop by KOBL 210 on Dec. 4th at 5 pm for more information and free pizza!
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu/
Event Image Ferment: Eat, Drink, Discuss
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Ferment: Eat, drink and talk about life, faith/doubt, theology, God, Spirit, hope and love.

For university students ages 21-29, but you can be younger. Open to persons of any, or no, faith background. Seeking people who are open-minded, aren't rigid, and who come without agendas or needs to hog conversations. Free food and beverages for the first 6 who arrive.
Event Image "Tel Aviv: Urban History and Culture in Israel": CU at the Boulder JCC with Liora Halperin
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

"Tel Aviv: Urban History and Culture in Israel"

With Professor Liora Halperin

Thursday, December 4 @ 7PM

Boulder JCC, 3800 Kalmia Ave.

 

Join the Boulder JCC's Menorah: Arts, Culture, and Education for a fascinating presentation by Liora Halperin, Assistant Professor of History and Jewish Studies, entitled "Tel Aviv: Urban History and Culture in Israel."

Throughout the year, Menorah is hosting a lecture series highlighting the esteemed faculty of the Program in Jewish Studies. Come discover why this relatively new CU department has established a national reputation for innovation and excellence!

Learn more about this series at www.boulderjcc.org.
 

Event Image A Broadway Christmas Carol
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Created by Kathy Feininger
Directed by Nathan Stith

If Charles Dickens had huddled with Rodgers and Hammerstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Matt Stone and Trey Parker to write a holiday show, they just might have come up with A Broadway Christmas Carol. Simultaneously irreverent and respectful, the play offers a fresh, hilarious and charmingly recognizable retelling of Dickens’ classic holiday ghost story, complete with new lyrics to famous Broadway show tunes.

Full of “infectiously giddy moments.” — Washington Post
Event Image Karaoke Nights
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Sing along to some great tunes while trying out the fantastic sound system and special lighting in Club 156! Bring your friends or singing group for a fun night of music on Thursdays at 8pm on:
  • September 4 & 18
  • October 2, 16 & 30
  • November 13
  • December 4 & 11
Located in Club 156, right next door to The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC.
Click here to check out all the events at The Connection: www.colorado.edu/umc/connection 

Friday, December 05, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
Master's Thesis Submission Deadline
All Day

Thesis plan master's students must have their thesis and signature page submitted and approved by this deadline in order to graduate in December.  Theses are submitted at http://www.etdadmin.com/colorado, and a signature page with original signatures must be turned in to the Graduate School office, by 5:00 p.m. on this date.  Students who submit theses or signature pages after this deadline must apply to graduate in the next semester's commencement.
 
Event Image Pay Day
All Day

Pay day for November 9, 2014 - November 22, 2014 pay period
Event Image Salt Lake City Career Trek (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Interested in learning more about career opportunities in Salt Lake City, Utah? Apply now to attend the Salt Lake City Career Trek on December 4th through 6th. Open to all Accounting, Management, Finance students! Visits include Goldman Sachs and Zions Bank. Details about the Trek and how to apply here: http://eepurl.com/7f69v

Applications should be send to leedscareer@colorado.edu 
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

ALTERNATE ENDINGS, presented in honor of World AIDS Day (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

CUAM presents the new project by Visual AIDS: ALTERNATE ENDINGS, a video program for the 25th anniversary of Day With(out) Art. The videos commissioned by Visual AIDS feature works about the ongoing HIV/AIDS pandemic. The videos highlight the diverse voices of seven artists that use video to bring together charged moments and memories from their personal perspective amidst the public history of HIV/AIDS.

 Artists featured: Rhys Ernst, Glen Fogel, Lyle Ashton Harris, Hi Tiger, Tom Kalin, My Barbarian, Julie Tolentino.

Day Without Art began on December 1st, 1989 as a national day of action and mourning in response to the AIDS crisis. To make the public aware that AIDS can touch everyone, and inspire positive action, some 800 U.S. art and AIDS groups participated in the first Day Without Art, shutting down museums, sending staff to volunteer at AIDS services, or sponsoring special exhibitions of work about AIDS. Since then, Day With(out) Art has grown into a collaborative project in which an estimated 8,000 national and international museums, galleries, art centers, AIDS Service Organizations, libraries, high schools and colleges take part.

Using a mix of found footage, live performance, still photos, and robotic cameras the ALTERNATE ENDINGS videos weave together connections between personal stories and public memories. They share tales of love and breakups, sing songs of defiance, celebrate action, and remember those whom we have lost. Through these diverse stories we are invited to reflect upon our complex past as we envision divergent narratives and possibilities for the future, because AIDS IS NOT OVER.

Visual AIDS initiates public actions and programs, publishes an annual poster and copyright-free broadsides, and acts as press coordinator and clearing house for projects for Day Without Art / World AIDS Day.

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image "Figures of Jewish Martyrdom" and "Aby Warburg": Two Events with Dr. Martin Treml (Multi-Day Event)
End Time 12:00 PM

Lecture: "Figures of Jewish Martyrdom from the Bible to Early Zionism"
December 4 @ 2PM
McKenna 112

Seminar: "Aby Warburg's Kulturwissenschaft and the Afterlife of Images"
December 5 @ 10AM
Old Main 1B85
**Both events are free and open to the public. Space is limited.**

Dr. Martin Treml, director of research at the Zentrum für Kultur-und Literaturforschung in Berlin and currently at Stanford, will be visiting Boulder on December 4-5, 2014. His visit to CU is sponsored by the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures and co-sponsored by the Center for Humanities and the Arts, the Program in Jewish Studies, and the Department of Religious Studies.

Treml has worked extensively on Aby Warburg, as well as on Martin Buber and Jacob Taubes. 

Figures of Jewish Martyrdom From the Bible to Early Zionism:

It has always been a matter of dispute among historians of religion whether Judaism possesses a theological concept of the martyr. This talk will argue that one may speak of martyrdom in Judaism out of both methodological and historical reasons and will considering the following case studies: 1. The narrative of the agedat-jitzhaq, the “binding of Isaac,” 2. The figuration of the “noble death,” 3. The concept of “dying for God,” 4. Kiddush ha-shem, or “sanctification of (God’s) Name,” 5. The complete lack of martyrdom as a concept in Hasidism, and, finally, 6. Modern forms of Jewish martyrdom in connection with the program of the return to Eretz Yisrael.

Event Image Bowling & Billiards Early-Bird & Mid-Day Break Specials
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Mondays - Fridays, take a fun break during your day -- for only a dollar -- with our discounted bowling and billiards for everyone! 

Early-Bird Specials:
11am-2pm
Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person for everyone
Billiards: $1 per hour/person for everyone

Mid-Day Specials:
2pm-5pm
Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 
CHIN 5980
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

CHIN 5980

Chiung-Yao Wang

Microbial Fuel Technologies for Renewable Power and Biofuels Production From Waste Biomass
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This week's speaker will be Bruce Logan, Evan Pugh Professor & Kappe Professor, CEE, Penn State University, AEESP Distinguished Lecture,
ICS Fall 2014 Colloquia Series - ICS Summer Research Award Recipient
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

ICS Summer Research Award Recipient
James Foster, Graduate Student, ICS and Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Matthew Jones, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and
Fellow, Institute of Cognitive Science
Albert Kim, Associate Professor, ICS and Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Event Image Feel Good Fridays
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Need a break? Want to unwind before the weekend? This drop-in group is an opportunity to be led through a powerful guided meditation to undo your stress, soothe your nervous system, and feel good. Please arrive on time so the meditation is not disturbed - there will be no late admittance. You are encouraged to bring materials for your personal comfort and to aid in your meditation, e.g., yoga mat, small cushion or pillow. All groups will take place at the CU Art Museum Visual Arts Complex.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image Understanding Self and Others
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

This group provides a supportive space for students to deepen self-understanding and to explore ways of relating more comfortably to others. This group is also designed to help  students learn to deal with feelings of depression and anxiety, family dynamics, and other personal concerns.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image Understanding Self and Others
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

This group provides a supportive space for students to deepen self-understanding and to explore ways of relating more comfortably to others. This group is also designed to help  students learn to deal with feelings of depression and anxiety, family dynamics, and other personal concerns.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops 
Event Image Oasis
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Oasis invites you to join our community circle. We use the traditional South American beverage maté to create a simple social ritual that helps us develop dynamic community and  conversation. Join this inclusive community for connection, encouragement, and support in sobriety.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Yoga for EveryStudent: Yoga Snacks!
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

(Held in Fleming 244)  Experience Yoga Safely! Differing topics every week.  Question: How can yoga help your academic experience? Answer: Studies show that yoga can enhance your ability to handle stress, influence your attitude—make your brain more open to any learning experience! - Whether you are experienced or not, this is JUST FOR YOU! Simple yoga poses proven to reduce stress & that you can integrate immediately into your life! Even in your classroom! We have mats, or bring your own. Dress in appropriately.
Event Image International Coffee Hour
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

CU students, scholars, staff and faculty are welcome at International Coffee Hour. Are you... Someone who likes good conversations with interesting people? An armchair traveler? An International Affairs major? A Study Abroad Program returnee? An international student or scholar? A GRAPer? Please join us for International Coffee Hour Friday afternoons across from Baby Doe's and the Alfred Packer Grill in the UMC Grill. International Coffee Hour happens every week except during school holidays and summer. Free refreshments! No reservations are required.

Event Image DMA Recital: Laura Eakman, viola
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Location: Frasier Meadows
Event Image Opening reception: zin*dath*in*a, (zin ‘däth i n?) n.
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join the CU Art Museum for our opening reception celebrating zin*dath*in*a, (zin ‘däth i n?) n.
1: Fall 2014 BFA Exhibition 2: Michael Battey Sean Faling Nathaniel Goodman Luke Patrick Camalang O'Halloran Cassidy Robison Michelle M. Sparks Joseph Vinson
Event Image MBA Holiday Reception
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Office of Alumni Engagement and the MBA & MS Programs Office
invite you to attend the


Leeds MBA Holiday Reception

Friday, December 5
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
CU Heritage Center
Old Main | Third Floor
1600 Pleasant Street
Boulder, Colorado

Please join us for the second annual holiday reception
and reunion of MBA students, full-time and evening, past and present,
on the University of Colorado Boulder campus.
Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be provided.
We hope to see you there!

Please RSVP by Monday, December 1.
Limited Space Available.

Questions? Please contact Samantha.A.Johnson@colorado.edu.

Cocktail attire is recommended.

Sneak peek of the "Hit the Bricks!" LEGO® exhibit, a replica of CU-Boulder Campus, before the official opening on December 6.


Event Image Calling all Gamers! Video Game Tournaments!
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Compete against other players in this Friday's tournament. $5 entry fee. Sign up starts at 6pm at The Connection Front Desk; games begin at 7pm. 

Games are on PlayStation 3, XBOX 360, or Nintendo Wii gaming systems. Tournament formats are double elimination and/or round robin. Prizes for the top finishers!

2014 DATES: 
September 12: Madden 15
September 26: Ultra Street Fighter
October 10: FIFA 15
October 24: Super Smash Bros. BRAWL
November 7: COD Advanced Warfare
December 5: Mario Kart
December 12: INJUSTICE: Gods Among Us

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection for more events, special programs, food and beverage menus, and hours. 
Event Image Extreme Bowling Friday Nights
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS!

Enjoy the fun of bowling with black lights, lane lights, color pins and lots of great tunes! It's the only Extreme Bowling in Boulder - and it's fun for all ages. 

Win prizes for Color Pin Strikes! NOTE: you must tell The Connection Staff before bowling the strike. 

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about all the events, special programs, food, beverages, prices and hours. Note: The Connection, 1st floor UMC, is closed when the building is closed. 
Event Image A Broadway Christmas Carol
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Created by Kathy Feininger
Directed by Nathan Stith

If Charles Dickens had huddled with Rodgers and Hammerstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Matt Stone and Trey Parker to write a holiday show, they just might have come up with A Broadway Christmas Carol. Simultaneously irreverent and respectful, the play offers a fresh, hilarious and charmingly recognizable retelling of Dickens’ classic holiday ghost story, complete with new lyrics to famous Broadway show tunes.

Full of “infectiously giddy moments.” — Washington Post
Event Image Holiday Festival 2014
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

A lively program of seasonal music and festive holiday decorations in Macky Auditorium inspire sold-out audiences and make the Holiday Festival a beloved annual tradition. Choirs, orchestra, ensembles and faculty soloists from the CU-Boulder College of Music invite you to share the joy and warmth of the season with your family and friends.

Saturday, December 06, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
Event Image Salt Lake City Career Trek (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Interested in learning more about career opportunities in Salt Lake City, Utah? Apply now to attend the Salt Lake City Career Trek on December 4th through 6th. Open to all Accounting, Management, Finance students! Visits include Goldman Sachs and Zions Bank. Details about the Trek and how to apply here: http://eepurl.com/7f69v

Applications should be send to leedscareer@colorado.edu 
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image zin*dath*in*a, (zin 'däth i nə) n. (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

1: Fall 2014 BFA Exhibition 2: Michael Battey Sean Faling Nathaniel Goodman Luke Patrick Camalang O'Halloran Cassidy Robison Michelle M. Sparks Joseph Vinson
Event Image Charles Schwab Financial Consultant Academy Informational Open House
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Are you a recent college grad dreaming of a career with a purpose?
Are passion and integrity values that matter to you?
Do you believe in the power of investing?
Ready to be part of something big?

Schwab Financial Consultant Academy is a rotational program that will prepare you for a career as a financial consultant in one of our branches. Want to know more?

Join us for the Schwab Financial Consultant Academy Informational Open House
When: Saturday, December 6th 2014, 10am – 12pm
Where: The new Schwab campus, 9875 Schwab Way, Lone Tree (intersection of Lincoln Ave. & Park Meadows Dr.)
What: Tour our beautiful new site Network with real Schwabbies and hiring managers. Hear about the Academy and the career path for its graduates. Learn how to snag a seat in the inaugural February 2015 training class.
For more info on Schwab Financial Consultant Academy visit tiny.cc/schwabfcacademy



Let’s have some fun, and give back too. We will be accepting donations at this event for the Denver Santa Claus Shop, a non-profit that believes every child should have a toy at Christmas. If you’d like to join us in supporting this mission, bring a new or like-new unwrapped toy to donate.
For questions about this event, contact denver.talent@schwab.com
Event Image Museum Family Workshop: Natural History Ornaments
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us to make ornaments inspired by nature. Snowflakes, Navajo Weaving, and even Bark Beetles will serve as inspiration. Drop in to make one, or stay awhile and make all six. We'll have cookies and hot chocolate to chase the winter chill away.

Free fun for the whole family!
Event Image Holiday Festival 2014
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

A lively program of seasonal music and festive holiday decorations in Macky Auditorium inspire sold-out audiences and make the Holiday Festival a beloved annual tradition. Choirs, orchestra, ensembles and faculty soloists from the CU-Boulder College of Music invite you to share the joy and warmth of the season with your family and friends.
Event Image Extreme Bowling Saturday Nights
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS!

Enjoy the fun of bowling with black lights, lane lights, color pins and lots of great tunes! It's the only Extreme Bowling in Boulder - and it's fun for all ages. 

Win prizes for Color Pin Strikes! NOTE: you must tell The Connection Staff before bowling the strike. 

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about all the events, special programs, food, beverages, prices and hours. Note: The Connection, 1st floor UMC, is closed when the building is closed. 
Event Image A Broadway Christmas Carol
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Created by Kathy Feininger
Directed by Nathan Stith

If Charles Dickens had huddled with Rodgers and Hammerstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Matt Stone and Trey Parker to write a holiday show, they just might have come up with A Broadway Christmas Carol. Simultaneously irreverent and respectful, the play offers a fresh, hilarious and charmingly recognizable retelling of Dickens’ classic holiday ghost story, complete with new lyrics to famous Broadway show tunes.

Full of “infectiously giddy moments.” — Washington Post
Event Image Holiday Festival 2014
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

A lively program of seasonal music and festive holiday decorations in Macky Auditorium inspire sold-out audiences and make the Holiday Festival a beloved annual tradition. Choirs, orchestra, ensembles and faculty soloists from the CU-Boulder College of Music invite you to share the joy and warmth of the season with your family and friends.

Sunday, December 07, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image zin*dath*in*a, (zin 'däth i nə) n. (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

1: Fall 2014 BFA Exhibition 2: Michael Battey Sean Faling Nathaniel Goodman Luke Patrick Camalang O'Halloran Cassidy Robison Michelle M. Sparks Joseph Vinson
Event Image Make Tracks
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Run, walk, hop or slither over to our newest exhibition Steps in Stone, Walking through Time . We will have a Discovery Cart with a track-making activity in the gallery on Saturdays from 10am-2pm and Sundays from 11am-3pm through December 20. Stop by to explore this exhibit on fossilized tracks in more depth with a museum educator, and make your own track to take home.
Event Image A Broadway Christmas Carol
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Created by Kathy Feininger
Directed by Nathan Stith

If Charles Dickens had huddled with Rodgers and Hammerstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Matt Stone and Trey Parker to write a holiday show, they just might have come up with A Broadway Christmas Carol. Simultaneously irreverent and respectful, the play offers a fresh, hilarious and charmingly recognizable retelling of Dickens’ classic holiday ghost story, complete with new lyrics to famous Broadway show tunes.

Full of “infectiously giddy moments.” — Washington Post
Event Image Holiday Festival 2014
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

A lively program of seasonal music and festive holiday decorations in Macky Auditorium inspire sold-out audiences and make the Holiday Festival a beloved annual tradition. Choirs, orchestra, ensembles and faculty soloists from the CU-Boulder College of Music invite you to share the joy and warmth of the season with your family and friends.
Event Image Sunday Bowling Leagues
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Early and Late Bowling Leagues: Get together a team and be in a league! The Early Leagues have 4-person teams and Late Leagues have 2-person teams. It's a fantastic value and fun way to meet up regularly with friends.

Leagues only cost a one-time registration fee of $10/person and then $5 fee weekly/person. 

Sunday Early League: 6pm-8:30pm
Sunday Late League: 8:30pm-10:30pm
Leagues run September 14 through December 7. (No league on Nov. 23)

Call or email us to learn more. Also visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection/bowling for details or www.colorado.edu/umc/connection for all the Connection's events and activities.

Monday, December 08, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Scholarship Deadline: Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity Essay Contest
All Day

The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity Essay Contest awards scholarships to full time junior or senior undergraduate students. Scholarships awarded range in value from $500 to $5,000.

Eligible applicants must submit an essay that identifies ethical dilemmas and obtain a faculty sponser.

For more information and to apply visit: http://www.eliewieselfoundation.org/entercontest.aspx

Deadline to apply: December 8, 2014

Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image zin*dath*in*a, (zin 'däth i nə) n. (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

1: Fall 2014 BFA Exhibition 2: Michael Battey Sean Faling Nathaniel Goodman Luke Patrick Camalang O'Halloran Cassidy Robison Michelle M. Sparks Joseph Vinson
Event Image Bowling & Billiards Early-Bird & Mid-Day Break Specials
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Mondays - Fridays, take a fun break during your day -- for only a dollar -- with our discounted bowling and billiards for everyone! 

Early-Bird Specials:
11am-2pm
Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person for everyone
Billiards: $1 per hour/person for everyone

Mid-Day Specials:
2pm-5pm
Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 
Event Image Cognitive Lunch Series
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM

MUEN E214
12:00 - 1:00 PM

Speakers: Nick Ketz, O'Reilly Lab

Topic: Dissertation Proposal
Event Image Tai Chi
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

This class will utilize Tai Chi exercises as a way to release stress and increase a sense of calmness. It is intended to facilitate physical and psychological wellness, as well as to  increase your awareness of how stress impacts your daily life, health, and emotional well-being.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops 
Drop In Advising Hours
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Drop in advising hours campus-wide to visit with an advisor in any discipline. Visit http://www.colorado.edu/advising/drop-hours for more information.
Event Image I Love Mondays
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us every Monday for a free activity that will be sure to cure your case of the Mondays. Activities include tie-dye, cookie decorating, a live dj, pumpkin painting, build-a-bear workshops, and more! The event is always free and a great way to get your week started.

To learn each week's activity, visit www.colorado.edu/umc/mondays 
Event Image Department of Psychology & Neuroscience - Colloquium series
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Richard J. Davidson, the William James and Vilas Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Additional series dates and times:
Dec 9, 4pm, MUEN E-214
Dec 9, 6:30pm, Macky Hall, public talk co-hosted by Naropa & CU
Portuguese Table
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Portuguese Table
Marcelo Tadeu Schincariol
Event Image Fall 2014 Last Day to Add a Course without Approval Signature (5 p.m.)
5:00 PM

After this date, all added courses require the instructor's and dean's signatures on a Change of Record form, which must include the student's final course grade. Additional approval may be required (see your school or college).
Event Image Free Yoga Mondays
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Free Yoga for CU students Monday nights at 6 p.m. Authentic hatha, vinyasa flow taught by Brian Saeger. Bring a mat if you have one. We have extras if you don't. Best to eat dinner after class.

Meets at CU's Wesley Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, 1 block north of Colorado Ave, at the corner of University Heights Ave. LGBTQ-friendly. Bring friends!! ($5 for faculty, staff and admin)
Event Image Monday Night Bowl
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Start the week with some FUN! Only $8 for two hours of unlimited bowling! Price includes shoes and a fountain drink. Bring friends; it's a great deal. Everyone is welcome! 
Mondays, 6pm-close. 

Include dinner, snacks and beverages while you bowl. The Connection will begin serving a new late night pub menu in October! Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection for details on all the events, and like us at www.facebook.com/cuconnection for the latest info. 
SPAN 1020
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

SPAN 1020
Nancy Bocanegra
Event Image Campus Band and Campus Orchestra
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

  
Event Image OASIS - Spiritual but not Religious
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

O.A.S.I.S. is "Open Accepting Students Into Spirituality"

Many college students and young adults embrace spirituality, but don't identify with "religion." OASIS is a community of CU-Boulder college and grad students who seek to explore various spiritual traditions and practices in a relaxed and open-minded environment.

Mary Wolf facilitates the group.

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image Time Collection Due
All Day

Off-Campus time collection is due December 9, 2014 for pay period November 23, 2014 - December 6, 2014. The pay date is December 19, 2014.

On-Campus
time collection is due December 11, 2014 for pay period November 23, 2014 - December 6, 2014. The pay date is December 19, 2014.
Event Image zin*dath*in*a, (zin 'däth i nə) n. (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

1: Fall 2014 BFA Exhibition 2: Michael Battey Sean Faling Nathaniel Goodman Luke Patrick Camalang O'Halloran Cassidy Robison Michelle M. Sparks Joseph Vinson
DILS Tibetan
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

DILS Tibetan
gayley@colorado.edu
Event Image Bowling & Billiards Early-Bird & Mid-Day Break Specials
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Mondays - Fridays, take a fun break during your day -- for only a dollar -- with our discounted bowling and billiards for everyone! 

Early-Bird Specials:
11am-2pm
Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person for everyone
Billiards: $1 per hour/person for everyone

Mid-Day Specials:
2pm-5pm
Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 
Event Image Dissertation Working Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is an on-going workgroup for graduate students who have passed their comprehensive exams and are engaged in any part of the dissertation process. It is a  supportive place to set and achieve goals that will move you concretely toward the completion of your dissertation.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops

Event Image Reading the IPCC Report: Near Term Climate Change
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Ever wonder what the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report says? Learn more on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons this fall during a seminar series by IPCC authors and contributors. This fall’s focus is on Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis (Working Group I’s contribution to the IPCC 5th Assessment Report).

Find the topics and speakers for the whole series here: http://cires.colorado.edu/news/announcements/2014/IPCCseminar.html Hosted most Tuesdays and some Thursdays through Dec. 9, 2014.
Finals Prep! Down to the wire…
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

(Held in Fleming 150)  At the end of the semester, one needs to be focused, able to prioritize, and use time to it’s fullest. We welcome you to gain support and confidence as you prepare for your final weeks! FOCUS: Specifically on Finals!
Event Image Neuroscience Seminar Series
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Seminar talk with Richie J. Davidson, William James and Vilas Research Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, Director of the Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, and Founder of the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Tuesday, Dec 9th
MUEN E214
4-5pm

Talk title: Order and Disorder in the Emotional Brain

Emotions are at the core of human personality, they define each person’s uniqueness and they shape resilience and vulnerability to adversity.  Perhaps the single most salient characteristic of emotion is the variability across individuals in how each responds to emotional cues and challenges.  This variability is termed “affective style.”  Different parameters of affective style can be objectively measured and are instantiated in different underlying neural circuits.  Activation patterns assessed with neuroimaging are related to different parameters of affective style and are consistent over time within individuals.  Specific patterns of brain activity are related to vulnerability to particular types of disorders.  Moreover, patterns of central brain function are related to peripheral biological systems that play a role in physical health and illness.  Despite their consistency over time within individuals, these patterns of neural activity are not immutable to change but rather can be transformed through systematic mental training such as meditation.  The literature on neuroplasticity provides a framework for understanding these changes.  This latter body of evidence supports the view that happiness, well-being and emotional balance are best regarded as the product of trainable skills. 

(For additional information, please contact Linda Watkins at: linda.watkins@colorado.edu)



Event Image Queer Women in Community (QWIC)
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Are you a queer woman looking for community on campus? QWIC is a social gathering that meets in the Women’s Resource Center. Join us for free food, conversation, and fun!

This semester we are going to be meeting on the second Tuesday of every month (starting on the 9th of September) from 5:30-7:00pm in UMC 416 (The Women’s Resource Center). On the fourth week of every semester we will be going on fun free field trips!

The upcoming schedule of dates:

9/9 Meeting in UMC
9/27 Field Trip
10/14 Meeting in UMC
10/31 Spooky Halloween Field Trip
11/11 Meeting in UMC
11/22 Field Trip
12/9 Meeting in UMC
Event Image Free Tuesday Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Put on your poker face for the FREE poker tournaments. Everyone is welcome - all skill levels. Win prizes.
Sign up starts at 6pm at The Connection Front Desk; cards fly at 7pm.

Tournament dates for fall semester: 
September 2, 16 & 30
October 14 & 28
November 11
December 2
Grand Championship Final: Dec 9

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection for more special programs and events at The Connection. 

Span 2110
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

SPAN 2110
Nancy Bocanegra
Event Image Community Talk: Well-Being Is a Skill
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Scientific evidence suggests that we can change our brains by cultivating habits of mind that will improve well-being, including happiness, resilience, compassion and emotional balance. Each of these characteristics can be shaped and modified within our brain by experience and training, as shown by the ground-breaking research at the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison. In this talk, Dr. Richard Davidson will share how using mental training to cultivate well-being can have a positive impact on happiness, creativity and productivity in the work place and at home. Davidson is a renowned neuroscientist, professor of psychology & psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and author of best-selling book The Emotional Life of Your Brain. The talk will be followed by comments from local experts:
Tor Wager, CU-Boulder professor of psychology and neuroscience, 
Sona Dimidjian, CU-Boulder associate professor of psychology and neuroscience, and Peter Grossenbacher, Naropa associate professor of contemplative psychology. Well-Being Is a Skill is free and open to the public but registration is required at http://www.regonline.com/wellbeingisaskill.
Event Image Students for Sensible Drug Policy Chapter Meetings
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Students for Sensible Drug Policy invites members of the campus community to join us for bi-weekly meetings in Hellems 104 on CU Campus. We are a group of activists dedicated to ending the failed policies of the war on drugs. Our chapter activities include educational outreach regarding substance use, harm reduction efforts and advocating for just policies. Send an email to SSDP@colorado.edu or like us on Facebook at Facebook.com/SSDPatCU for more info.
Event Image Well-being Is a Skill: An Evening with Dr. Richard J. Davidson
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Scientific evidence suggests that we can change our brains by cultivating habits of mind that will improve well-being, including happiness, resilience, compassion and emotional balance. Each of these characteristics can be shaped and modified within our brain by experience and training, as shown by the ground-breaking research at the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the Waisman Center, UW-Madison. In this talk, Dr. Richard Davidson will share how using mental training to cultivate well-being can have a positive impact on happiness, creativity and productivity in the work place and at home.

Sponsored by: CU Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, CU College of Arts & Sciences, Office of the Senior Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health and Wellness, CU Outreach Award to Dr. Dimidjian from the Division of Outreach and Engagement, and Naropa University.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Master's grade change deadline
All Day

Master's students who have incomplete grades for courses taken during previous semesters must resolve those incompletes by this date in order to graduate in December.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image zin*dath*in*a, (zin 'däth i nə) n. (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

1: Fall 2014 BFA Exhibition 2: Michael Battey Sean Faling Nathaniel Goodman Luke Patrick Camalang O'Halloran Cassidy Robison Michelle M. Sparks Joseph Vinson
Event Image PriceWaterhouseCoopers Meet & Greet
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join PriceWaterhouseCoopers for a Meet & Greet event outside the Trep Cafe. Meet with PWC representatives and learn more about their full time and internship opportunities! 
Event Image Bowling & Billiards Early-Bird & Mid-Day Break Specials
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Mondays - Fridays, take a fun break during your day -- for only a dollar -- with our discounted bowling and billiards for everyone! 

Early-Bird Specials:
11am-2pm
Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person for everyone
Billiards: $1 per hour/person for everyone

Mid-Day Specials:
2pm-5pm
Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 
Event Image PWC Meet & Greet
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Join PriceWaterhouseCoopers for a Meet & Greet event outside the Trep Cafe. Meet with PWC representatives and learn more about their full time and internship opportunities! 
EECD Seminar
11:40 AM - 1:10 PM

Rm. 251
EFPP Seminar
11:40 AM - 1:10 PM

Rm. 338
Math/Sci Seminar
11:40 AM - 1:10 PM

Math: Rm 230
Science: Rm 346
Chinese Tutoring
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Chun-ling Hsu
Chinese Tutoring

StrengthsQuest - Lunch & Learn
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Staff, faculty, and students are invited to participate in FREE trainings and workshops hosted by the Strengths Advisory Committee. Lunch & Learn: Monthly groups to learn about and discuss strengths, wellbeing, and engagement. Registration is not necessary – just show up! During our second Strengths Lunch & Learn, we will start to go into more depth of the Wellbeing model this month and will be discussing career wellbeing.
StrengthsQuest - Lunch & Learn
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch & Learn: Monthly groups to learn about and discuss strengths, well-being, and engagement. 

During our first Strengths Lunch & Learn, we will provide an overview of the well-being model and how we can start to utilize this model to engage our campus. Each Lunch & Learn following this one will cover one of the five individual areas within the model.

If you can't attend, join us in December! During our second Strengths Lunch & Learn, we will start to go into more depth of the well-being model and will be discussing career well-being. 
Faculty Meeting
1:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Room 231
Event Image Men's Group
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Connect with other men to gain the support and inspiration you need. We explore all the things we face as men, including: relationships, social dynamics, troublesome behaviors, hopes and dreams, work and life direction, and masculinity in general.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image Tuition Due Date
5:00 PM

Payment for tuition and fees is due, including new and previously unpaid charges. If payment is mailed or placed in the dropbox outside the Regent Administrative Center, it must be received by close of business (5:00 p.m. for fall and spring semester; 4:30 p.m. for summer session). If paying online, payment is due by 11:59 p.m. Dates may be subject to change.
SPAN 1020
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

SPAN 1020
Nancy Bocanegra
Event Image 8 & 9-Ball Billiards Tournaments
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Test your skills, learn new skills and earn bragging rights at The Connection's 8 and 9-Ball Billiards Tournaments. Every other Wednesday; $5 entry fee. Sign up starts 6pm at the Connection Front Desk; play begins at 7pm. 

Prizes for the top finishers! Tournaments run in either double elimination or round robin format. BCA rules apply.

8-Ball Tournament dates:
  • September 24
  • October 22
  • November 19

9-Ball Tournament dates:
  • September 10
  • October 8
  • November 5
  • December 3

8 & 9 Ball Tournament: 
  • December 10
Event Image Chautauqua Education Series: How Children's Interests Develop
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

HOW CHILDREN'S INTERESTS DEVELOP
Featuring Professor Bill Penuel
Chautauqua Education Series

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2014, 07:00 PM 
Chautauqua Community House
$10.00 ($7.00 Member)
Buy Tickets Online

Interest and learning go hand in hand. When children and adolescents are deeply interested in a topic, they actively seek out ways to learn more about it. In turn, their growing knowledge helps deepen their interest. CU-Boulder School of Education Professor Bill Penuel will describe what research reveals about how children’s interests develop in and out of school and the role that social supports play in helping young people find activities that captivate and sustain their attention over time. Penuel will discuss ways that parents, teachers and the community can support the cycle in which interest and understanding can grow together, with emphasis on the middle grades and adolescence—when interest in many school subjects tends to decline.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image zin*dath*in*a, (zin 'däth i nə) n. (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

1: Fall 2014 BFA Exhibition 2: Michael Battey Sean Faling Nathaniel Goodman Luke Patrick Camalang O'Halloran Cassidy Robison Michelle M. Sparks Joseph Vinson
Event Image Community Roast
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

A group for young adults seeking to make sense of the news and current events around the world from a Christian, and otherwise spiritual, perspective. Open-minded. No agenda. Open to all who give a darn and care about what's going on.
Event Image Bowling & Billiards Early-Bird & Mid-Day Break Specials
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Mondays - Fridays, take a fun break during your day -- for only a dollar -- with our discounted bowling and billiards for everyone! 

Early-Bird Specials:
11am-2pm
Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person for everyone
Billiards: $1 per hour/person for everyone

Mid-Day Specials:
2pm-5pm
Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 
Event Image Webinar: Interview Straight Talk: 5 Keys to Getting It All Done Your Way
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by nationally recognized hiring expert and CU almunus, Tom Gimbel. 

We'll teach you how to fully prepare for interviews, answer the hardest questions, ask the right questions and follow up. Learn strategies for leaving a lasting impression and standing out among the crowd.  

Register here: http://bit.ly/1yTSCWp
Event Image Leeds Graduation Celebration
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Leeds staff, faculty and alumni would like to celebrate the graduation and recent success of the December 2014 graduates! Please join us to toast to your upcoming graduation and connect with alumni. Details to come.
Event Image Ralphie's Cooking Basics
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join your fellow students to learn basic cooking techniques each week at Ralphie's Cooking Basics! The class will be taught each Thursday on a first come, first serve basis from 5:00 p.m. till 6:00 p.m. All materials will be provided. We begin signing up at 4:45 p.m. on Thursdays and space is limited to the first twenty people. To view the schedule of topics for the various cooking classes, visit www.colorado.edu/umc/cookingbasics.
Event Image Christmas with The King's Singers
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

The Grammy Award-winning British male sextet The King’s Singers arrives on the cusp of winter to perform an enchanting Christmas concert. With their unique melodic arrangements, impeccable vocal blend, and trademark playfulness, the ensemble brings both wit and warmth to seasonal music, both traditional and contemporary.
Event Image Karaoke Nights
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Sing along to some great tunes while trying out the fantastic sound system and special lighting in Club 156! Bring your friends or singing group for a fun night of music on Thursdays at 8pm on:
  • September 4 & 18
  • October 2, 16 & 30
  • November 13
  • December 4 & 11
Located in Club 156, right next door to The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC.
Click here to check out all the events at The Connection: www.colorado.edu/umc/connection 

Friday, December 12, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Event Image Fall 2014 Last Day of Classes
All Day

Last day of classes.
Event Image Fall 2014 Last Day to Apply for Graduation Online or Cancel an Application
All Day

See Graduation for more information.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image zin*dath*in*a, (zin 'däth i nə) n. (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

1: Fall 2014 BFA Exhibition 2: Michael Battey Sean Faling Nathaniel Goodman Luke Patrick Camalang O'Halloran Cassidy Robison Michelle M. Sparks Joseph Vinson
Event Image Bowling & Billiards Early-Bird & Mid-Day Break Specials
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Mondays - Fridays, take a fun break during your day -- for only a dollar -- with our discounted bowling and billiards for everyone! 

Early-Bird Specials:
11am-2pm
Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person for everyone
Billiards: $1 per hour/person for everyone

Mid-Day Specials:
2pm-5pm
Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 
Event Image Feel Good Fridays
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Need a break? Want to unwind before the weekend? This drop-in group is an opportunity to be led through a powerful guided meditation to undo your stress, soothe your nervous system, and feel good. Please arrive on time so the meditation is not disturbed - there will be no late admittance. You are encouraged to bring materials for your personal comfort and to aid in your meditation, e.g., yoga mat, small cushion or pillow. All groups will take place at the CU Art Museum Visual Arts Complex.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image Understanding Self and Others
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

This group provides a supportive space for students to deepen self-understanding and to explore ways of relating more comfortably to others. This group is also designed to help  students learn to deal with feelings of depression and anxiety, family dynamics, and other personal concerns.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image Understanding Self and Others
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

This group provides a supportive space for students to deepen self-understanding and to explore ways of relating more comfortably to others. This group is also designed to help  students learn to deal with feelings of depression and anxiety, family dynamics, and other personal concerns.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops 
Event Image Oasis
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Oasis invites you to join our community circle. We use the traditional South American beverage maté to create a simple social ritual that helps us develop dynamic community and  conversation. Join this inclusive community for connection, encouragement, and support in sobriety.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Yoga for EveryStudent: Yoga Snacks!
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

(Held in Fleming 244)  Experience Yoga Safely! Differing topics every week.  Question: How can yoga help your academic experience? Answer: Studies show that yoga can enhance your ability to handle stress, influence your attitude—make your brain more open to any learning experience! - Whether you are experienced or not, this is JUST FOR YOU! Simple yoga poses proven to reduce stress & that you can integrate immediately into your life! Even in your classroom! We have mats, or bring your own. Dress in appropriately.
Event Image International Coffee Hour
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

CU students, scholars, staff and faculty are welcome at International Coffee Hour. Are you... Someone who likes good conversations with interesting people? An armchair traveler? An International Affairs major? A Study Abroad Program returnee? An international student or scholar? A GRAPer? Please join us for International Coffee Hour Friday afternoons across from Baby Doe's and the Alfred Packer Grill in the UMC Grill. International Coffee Hour happens every week except during school holidays and summer. Free refreshments! No reservations are required.

Event Image Winter Gathering
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Winter Gathering
4-6pm
E-214
Event Image Fall 2015 Large and Specific Room Requests Due (2157)
4:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Large Room Requests must be signed by the chair of the department; Specific Room Requests must be signed the chair and a dean. Send requests as an attachment to Debbie.Otterstrom@colorado.edu. Note that any room assignments viewed in ISIS are subject to change until January 6, 2015.
Event Image Fall 2014 Last Day to Apply for Time-Off Program (5 p.m.)
5:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Last day for students to turn in Time-Off Program applications to the Office of the Registrar for Fall semester.
Event Image Fall 2014 Last Day to Complete a COF Application & Waiver Request (5 p.m.)
5:00 PM

See College Opportunity Fund (COF) for more information.
Event Image Fall 2014 Last Day to Withdraw (5 p.m.)
5:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Last day for students to withdraw from the university for Fall semester. Students in Environmental Design, Education, Law, MBA and Music must have their dean’s permission to withdraw. All withdrawals are assessed 100% of tuition and fees ($0 refund) and a W grade is posted to transcripts.
Event Image Calling all Gamers! Video Game Tournaments!
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Compete against other players in this Friday's tournament. $5 entry fee. Sign up starts at 6pm at The Connection Front Desk; games begin at 7pm. 

Games are on PlayStation 3, XBOX 360, or Nintendo Wii gaming systems. Tournament formats are double elimination and/or round robin. Prizes for the top finishers!

2014 DATES: 
September 12: Madden 15
September 26: Ultra Street Fighter
October 10: FIFA 15
October 24: Super Smash Bros. BRAWL
November 7: COD Advanced Warfare
December 5: Mario Kart
December 12: INJUSTICE: Gods Among Us

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection for more events, special programs, food and beverage menus, and hours. 
Event Image Extreme Bowling Friday Nights
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS!

Enjoy the fun of bowling with black lights, lane lights, color pins and lots of great tunes! It's the only Extreme Bowling in Boulder - and it's fun for all ages. 

Win prizes for Color Pin Strikes! NOTE: you must tell The Connection Staff before bowling the strike. 

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about all the events, special programs, food, beverages, prices and hours. Note: The Connection, 1st floor UMC, is closed when the building is closed. 
Event Image A Broadway Christmas Carol
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Created by Kathy Feininger
Directed by Nathan Stith

If Charles Dickens had huddled with Rodgers and Hammerstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Matt Stone and Trey Parker to write a holiday show, they just might have come up with A Broadway Christmas Carol. Simultaneously irreverent and respectful, the play offers a fresh, hilarious and charmingly recognizable retelling of Dickens’ classic holiday ghost story, complete with new lyrics to famous Broadway show tunes.

Full of “infectiously giddy moments.” — Washington Post

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Event Image Fall 2014 Reading Day
All Day

This day is set aside for study for final exams.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image zin*dath*in*a, (zin 'däth i nə) n. (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

1: Fall 2014 BFA Exhibition 2: Michael Battey Sean Faling Nathaniel Goodman Luke Patrick Camalang O'Halloran Cassidy Robison Michelle M. Sparks Joseph Vinson
Event Image Make Tracks
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Run, walk, hop or slither over to our newest exhibition Steps in Stone, Walking through Time . We will have a Discovery Cart with a track-making activity in the gallery on Saturdays from 10am-2pm and Sundays from 11am-3pm through December 20. Stop by to explore this exhibit on fossilized tracks in more depth with a museum educator, and make your own track to take home.
Event Image A Broadway Christmas Carol
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Created by Kathy Feininger
Directed by Nathan Stith

If Charles Dickens had huddled with Rodgers and Hammerstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Matt Stone and Trey Parker to write a holiday show, they just might have come up with A Broadway Christmas Carol. Simultaneously irreverent and respectful, the play offers a fresh, hilarious and charmingly recognizable retelling of Dickens’ classic holiday ghost story, complete with new lyrics to famous Broadway show tunes.

Full of “infectiously giddy moments.” — Washington Post
Event Image Extreme Bowling Saturday Nights
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS!

Enjoy the fun of bowling with black lights, lane lights, color pins and lots of great tunes! It's the only Extreme Bowling in Boulder - and it's fun for all ages. 

Win prizes for Color Pin Strikes! NOTE: you must tell The Connection Staff before bowling the strike. 

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about all the events, special programs, food, beverages, prices and hours. Note: The Connection, 1st floor UMC, is closed when the building is closed. 
Event Image A Broadway Christmas Carol
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Created by Kathy Feininger
Directed by Nathan Stith

If Charles Dickens had huddled with Rodgers and Hammerstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Matt Stone and Trey Parker to write a holiday show, they just might have come up with A Broadway Christmas Carol. Simultaneously irreverent and respectful, the play offers a fresh, hilarious and charmingly recognizable retelling of Dickens’ classic holiday ghost story, complete with new lyrics to famous Broadway show tunes.

Full of “infectiously giddy moments.” — Washington Post

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Event Image Fall 2014 Final Exams Begin at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday


Fall 2014 Final Exams Begin at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday

Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image zin*dath*in*a, (zin 'däth i nə) n. (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

1: Fall 2014 BFA Exhibition 2: Michael Battey Sean Faling Nathaniel Goodman Luke Patrick Camalang O'Halloran Cassidy Robison Michelle M. Sparks Joseph Vinson
Event Image Make Tracks
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Run, walk, hop or slither over to our newest exhibition Steps in Stone, Walking through Time . We will have a Discovery Cart with a track-making activity in the gallery on Saturdays from 10am-2pm and Sundays from 11am-3pm through December 20. Stop by to explore this exhibit on fossilized tracks in more depth with a museum educator, and make your own track to take home.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Scholarship Deadline: Dream Award Scholarships
All Day

Scholarship America's Dream Award Scholarships are awarded to undergraduate students with financial need. Scholarships awarded range in value from $5,000 to $15,000.

Eligible applicants must submit an application, transcripts, tax information, and proof of U.S. citizenship or residency.

For more information and to apply visit: http://scholarshipamerica.org/dream_award.php

Deadline to apply: December 15, 2014

Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image zin*dath*in*a, (zin 'däth i nə) n. (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

1: Fall 2014 BFA Exhibition 2: Michael Battey Sean Faling Nathaniel Goodman Luke Patrick Camalang O'Halloran Cassidy Robison Michelle M. Sparks Joseph Vinson
Drop In Advising Hours
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Drop in advising hours campus-wide to visit with an advisor in any discipline. Visit http://www.colorado.edu/advising/drop-hours for more information.
Event Image I Love Mondays
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us every Monday for a free activity that will be sure to cure your case of the Mondays. Activities include tie-dye, cookie decorating, a live dj, pumpkin painting, build-a-bear workshops, and more! The event is always free and a great way to get your week started.

To learn each week's activity, visit www.colorado.edu/umc/mondays 
Event Image Faculty Meeting (TBD)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Faculty Meeting (TBD)
12/15/14
4-5pm
MUEN E214

Agenda to-be-decided.
Portuguese Table
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Portuguese Table
Marcelo Tadeu Schincariol
Event Image Free Yoga Mondays
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Free Yoga for CU students Monday nights at 6 p.m. Authentic hatha, vinyasa flow taught by Brian Saeger. Bring a mat if you have one. We have extras if you don't. Best to eat dinner after class.

Meets at CU's Wesley Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, 1 block north of Colorado Ave, at the corner of University Heights Ave. LGBTQ-friendly. Bring friends!! ($5 for faculty, staff and admin)
Event Image OASIS - Spiritual but not Religious
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

O.A.S.I.S. is "Open Accepting Students Into Spirituality"

Many college students and young adults embrace spirituality, but don't identify with "religion." OASIS is a community of CU-Boulder college and grad students who seek to explore various spiritual traditions and practices in a relaxed and open-minded environment.

Mary Wolf facilitates the group.
Event Image Midnight Breakfast (Multi-Day Event)
9:30 PM

FREE for CU students! All CU students are welcome!

Come relax and take a break from studying and get a free breakfast at the UMC before finals begin.

Starting at 9:30pm, there will be a variety of activities throughout the UMC to help students relax, take a break, or re-energize during hectic finals week. Come earlier and use the UMC’s quiet study spaces on the 5th floor and in conference rooms throughout the building.

Breakfast is served at 11:59pm every semester on the Monday of finals week in the Alferd Packer Restaurant & Grill, 1st floor UMC.

A delicious breakfast menu includes French toast sticks, bacon, breakfast potatoes, eggs, fresh fruit and more! There will also be vegetarian and vegan options.

After the Midnight Breakfast festivities, the UMC 1st floor remains open for study 24 hours.

Check out our website for more details! www.colorado.edu/umc/midnightbreakfast

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image zin*dath*in*a, (zin 'däth i nə) n. (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

1: Fall 2014 BFA Exhibition 2: Michael Battey Sean Faling Nathaniel Goodman Luke Patrick Camalang O'Halloran Cassidy Robison Michelle M. Sparks Joseph Vinson
Event Image Midnight Breakfast (Multi-Day Event)
End Time 1:00 AM

FREE for CU students! All CU students are welcome!

Come relax and take a break from studying and get a free breakfast at the UMC before finals begin.

Starting at 9:30pm, there will be a variety of activities throughout the UMC to help students relax, take a break, or re-energize during hectic finals week. Come earlier and use the UMC’s quiet study spaces on the 5th floor and in conference rooms throughout the building.

Breakfast is served at 11:59pm every semester on the Monday of finals week in the Alferd Packer Restaurant & Grill, 1st floor UMC.

A delicious breakfast menu includes French toast sticks, bacon, breakfast potatoes, eggs, fresh fruit and more! There will also be vegetarian and vegan options.

After the Midnight Breakfast festivities, the UMC 1st floor remains open for study 24 hours.

Check out our website for more details! www.colorado.edu/umc/midnightbreakfast

DILS Tibetan
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

DILS Tibetan
gayley@colorado.edu

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image zin*dath*in*a, (zin 'däth i nə) n. (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

1: Fall 2014 BFA Exhibition 2: Michael Battey Sean Faling Nathaniel Goodman Luke Patrick Camalang O'Halloran Cassidy Robison Michelle M. Sparks Joseph Vinson
Chinese Tutoring
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Chun-ling Hsu
Chinese Tutoring

Group Meeting - Ian/Malar
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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Event Image Men's Group
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Connect with other men to gain the support and inspiration you need. We explore all the things we face as men, including: relationships, social dynamics, troublesome behaviors, hopes and dreams, work and life direction, and masculinity in general.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Event Image Fall 2014 Last Day to Dispute Tuition or Authorize COF via MyCUInfo


Tuition Dispute: Last day to dispute tuition and fee charges for Fall withdrawals. See Tuition Dispute.
COF: See COF for more information.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image zin*dath*in*a, (zin 'däth i nə) n. (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

1: Fall 2014 BFA Exhibition 2: Michael Battey Sean Faling Nathaniel Goodman Luke Patrick Camalang O'Halloran Cassidy Robison Michelle M. Sparks Joseph Vinson
Event Image Goldman Sachs Athlete Event (NYC)
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Goldman Sachs Athlete Event

Please join us on Thursday, December 18 for the Securities Division Athlete Event.

 The Securities Division Athlete Event is a one-day program offering college athletes an opportunity to explore the financial services industry and become familiar with the firm’s business, history and culture. The program features educational opportunities and networking with Goldman Sachs business and recruiting professionals. Please follow the link below to apply for the session.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, November 24, 2014 by 11:55 pm EST.

 

If you would like to apply to attend, please APPLY here. Selected participants will be notified by Friday, December 5, 2014.

Event Image Fall 2014 Last Day to Authorize COF
5:00 PM

Visit Apply for and Authorize College Opportunity Fund for more information.

Friday, December 19, 2014

Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Pay Day
All Day

Pay day for November 23, 2014 - December 6, 2014 pay period.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image zin*dath*in*a, (zin 'däth i nə) n. (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

1: Fall 2014 BFA Exhibition 2: Michael Battey Sean Faling Nathaniel Goodman Luke Patrick Camalang O'Halloran Cassidy Robison Michelle M. Sparks Joseph Vinson
Event Image Understanding Self and Others
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

This group provides a supportive space for students to deepen self-understanding and to explore ways of relating more comfortably to others. This group is also designed to help  students learn to deal with feelings of depression and anxiety, family dynamics, and other personal concerns.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image Understanding Self and Others
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

This group provides a supportive space for students to deepen self-understanding and to explore ways of relating more comfortably to others. This group is also designed to help  students learn to deal with feelings of depression and anxiety, family dynamics, and other personal concerns.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops 
Event Image College of Music Commencement
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  
Event Image International Coffee Hour
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

CU students, scholars, staff and faculty are welcome at International Coffee Hour. Are you... Someone who likes good conversations with interesting people? An armchair traveler? An International Affairs major? A Study Abroad Program returnee? An international student or scholar? A GRAPer? Please join us for International Coffee Hour Friday afternoons across from Baby Doe's and the Alfred Packer Grill in the UMC Grill. International Coffee Hour happens every week except during school holidays and summer. Free refreshments! No reservations are required.

Event Image Leeds School of Business Recognition Ceremony
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join the Leeds School of Business in recognizing the December 2014 graduates at the Leeds School of Business Recognition Ceremony on Friday, December 19th. The ceremony will start at 4pm in Macky Auditorium Concert Hall. 
Event Image Extreme Bowling Friday Nights
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS!

Enjoy the fun of bowling with black lights, lane lights, color pins and lots of great tunes! It's the only Extreme Bowling in Boulder - and it's fun for all ages. 

Win prizes for Color Pin Strikes! NOTE: you must tell The Connection Staff before bowling the strike. 

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about all the events, special programs, food, beverages, prices and hours. Note: The Connection, 1st floor UMC, is closed when the building is closed. 
Event Image Fall Graduation Ceremony
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Graduation ceremony in Macky Auditorium. 7pm - 9pm

*Staff should arrive no later than 6:30pm.
Event Image A Broadway Christmas Carol
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Created by Kathy Feininger
Directed by Nathan Stith

If Charles Dickens had huddled with Rodgers and Hammerstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Matt Stone and Trey Parker to write a holiday show, they just might have come up with A Broadway Christmas Carol. Simultaneously irreverent and respectful, the play offers a fresh, hilarious and charmingly recognizable retelling of Dickens’ classic holiday ghost story, complete with new lyrics to famous Broadway show tunes.

Full of “infectiously giddy moments.” — Washington Post

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Event Image Fall 2014 Commencement, Coors Events/Conference Center, 9:30 a.m.


Fall 2014 Commencement, Coors Events/Conference Center, 9:30 a.m.
Event Image Last Work-Study Day for Fall Graduates


Last working day for Work-Study students graduating in Fall 2014.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image Make Tracks
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Run, walk, hop or slither over to our newest exhibition Steps in Stone, Walking through Time . We will have a Discovery Cart with a track-making activity in the gallery on Saturdays from 10am-2pm and Sundays from 11am-3pm through December 20. Stop by to explore this exhibit on fossilized tracks in more depth with a museum educator, and make your own track to take home.
Event Image A Broadway Christmas Carol
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Created by Kathy Feininger
Directed by Nathan Stith

If Charles Dickens had huddled with Rodgers and Hammerstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Matt Stone and Trey Parker to write a holiday show, they just might have come up with A Broadway Christmas Carol. Simultaneously irreverent and respectful, the play offers a fresh, hilarious and charmingly recognizable retelling of Dickens’ classic holiday ghost story, complete with new lyrics to famous Broadway show tunes.

Full of “infectiously giddy moments.” — Washington Post
Event Image A Broadway Christmas Carol
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Created by Kathy Feininger
Directed by Nathan Stith

If Charles Dickens had huddled with Rodgers and Hammerstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Matt Stone and Trey Parker to write a holiday show, they just might have come up with A Broadway Christmas Carol. Simultaneously irreverent and respectful, the play offers a fresh, hilarious and charmingly recognizable retelling of Dickens’ classic holiday ghost story, complete with new lyrics to famous Broadway show tunes.

Full of “infectiously giddy moments.” — Washington Post

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
Event Image Spring Work-Study Begins


First day Work-Study students can begin working for Spring 2015 semester. Work-Study students must be enrolled in the Spring 2015 term to begin earning their award.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image A Broadway Christmas Carol
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Created by Kathy Feininger
Directed by Nathan Stith

If Charles Dickens had huddled with Rodgers and Hammerstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Matt Stone and Trey Parker to write a holiday show, they just might have come up with A Broadway Christmas Carol. Simultaneously irreverent and respectful, the play offers a fresh, hilarious and charmingly recognizable retelling of Dickens’ classic holiday ghost story, complete with new lyrics to famous Broadway show tunes.

Full of “infectiously giddy moments.” — Washington Post

Monday, December 22, 2014

Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image Men's Group
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Connect with other men to gain the support and inspiration you need. We explore all the things we face as men, including: relationships, social dynamics, troublesome behaviors, hopes and dreams, work and life direction, and masculinity in general.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.

Friday, December 26, 2014

Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image Understanding Self and Others
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

This group provides a supportive space for students to deepen self-understanding and to explore ways of relating more comfortably to others. This group is also designed to help  students learn to deal with feelings of depression and anxiety, family dynamics, and other personal concerns.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image Understanding Self and Others
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

This group provides a supportive space for students to deepen self-understanding and to explore ways of relating more comfortably to others. This group is also designed to help  students learn to deal with feelings of depression and anxiety, family dynamics, and other personal concerns.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops 
Event Image International Coffee Hour
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

CU students, scholars, staff and faculty are welcome at International Coffee Hour. Are you... Someone who likes good conversations with interesting people? An armchair traveler? An International Affairs major? A Study Abroad Program returnee? An international student or scholar? A GRAPer? Please join us for International Coffee Hour Friday afternoons across from Baby Doe's and the Alfred Packer Grill in the UMC Grill. International Coffee Hour happens every week except during school holidays and summer. Free refreshments! No reservations are required.

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.

Monday, December 29, 2014

Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image Time Collection Due
All Day

Off-Campus time collection is due December 29, 2014 for pay period December 7, 2014 - December 20, 2014. The pay date is January 2, 2015.

On-Campus
time collection is due December 29, 2014 for pay period December 7, 2014 - December 20, 2014. The pay date is January 2, 2015.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image Men's Group
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Connect with other men to gain the support and inspiration you need. We explore all the things we face as men, including: relationships, social dynamics, troublesome behaviors, hopes and dreams, work and life direction, and masculinity in general.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops

Thursday, January 01, 2015

Event Image New Year's Day Holiday (No Classes; University Closed)
All Day

See the CU-Boulder Academic Calendar for a full list of semester breaks and campus closures.
Event Image Spring 2015 Deadline to Set Up Direct Deposit
All Day

Deadline to set up mandatory direct deposit to receive the financial aid refund on or around Jan. 10. Check with your bank for availability of funds.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.

Friday, January 02, 2015

Event Image Pay Day
All Day

Last pay day for Fall 2014. Pay day for December 7, 2014 - December 20, 2014 pay period.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image Understanding Self and Others
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

This group provides a supportive space for students to deepen self-understanding and to explore ways of relating more comfortably to others. This group is also designed to help  students learn to deal with feelings of depression and anxiety, family dynamics, and other personal concerns.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image Understanding Self and Others
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

This group provides a supportive space for students to deepen self-understanding and to explore ways of relating more comfortably to others. This group is also designed to help  students learn to deal with feelings of depression and anxiety, family dynamics, and other personal concerns.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops 
Event Image International Coffee Hour
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

CU students, scholars, staff and faculty are welcome at International Coffee Hour. Are you... Someone who likes good conversations with interesting people? An armchair traveler? An International Affairs major? A Study Abroad Program returnee? An international student or scholar? A GRAPer? Please join us for International Coffee Hour Friday afternoons across from Baby Doe's and the Alfred Packer Grill in the UMC Grill. International Coffee Hour happens every week except during school holidays and summer. Free refreshments! No reservations are required.

Event Image Spring 2015 Last Day to Withdraw with 100% Refund (11:59 p.m.)
11:59 PM - 11:59 PM

Last day for continuing students to withdraw from the university and receive a full refund, less any outstanding charges (including students in the Time-Off or StayConnected program). New and readmitted students are not eligible for a refund of the $200 enrollment deposit.

Saturday, January 03, 2015

Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.

Sunday, January 04, 2015

Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.

Monday, January 05, 2015

Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image Fall 2015 Room Assignments Distributed (2157)
8:00 AM - 8:00 AM

A printout with all Large and Specific Room Assignments will be emailed to departments.

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Event Image San Francisco Career Trek (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Leeds Career Development, the Burridge Center and CESR will be taking a diverse group of Leeds undergraduates and MBAs to visit companies in Finance, Marketing, Management and Sustainability in the San Francisco area from January 7th through 10th. 

Thanks to the overwhelming interest from Leeds students, the application for this trek is now closed.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.
Event Image Men's Group
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Connect with other men to gain the support and inspiration you need. We explore all the things we face as men, including: relationships, social dynamics, troublesome behaviors, hopes and dreams, work and life direction, and masculinity in general.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Event Image San Francisco Career Trek (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Leeds Career Development, the Burridge Center and CESR will be taking a diverse group of Leeds undergraduates and MBAs to visit companies in Finance, Marketing, Management and Sustainability in the San Francisco area from January 7th through 10th. 

Thanks to the overwhelming interest from Leeds students, the application for this trek is now closed.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for New Graduate Students and Readmitted & Eligible New Undergrads (Multi-Day Event)
End Time 11:59 PM

New graduate students and eligible readmitted undergraduate students can register for Spring 2015 courses. Note: New undergraduate students either register via orientation or are notified of registration procedures by their college.
Event Image Spring 2015 Schedule Adjustment Period for Continuing Degree Students (Multi-Day Event)
End Time 11:59 PM

All continuing degree students may register and make schedule adjustments during this time.

Friday, January 09, 2015

Event Image San Francisco Career Trek (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Leeds Career Development, the Burridge Center and CESR will be taking a diverse group of Leeds undergraduates and MBAs to visit companies in Finance, Marketing, Management and Sustainability in the San Francisco area from January 7th through 10th. 

Thanks to the overwhelming interest from Leeds students, the application for this trek is now closed.
Event Image Spring 2015 ACCESS Registration Begins
All Day

See ACCESS for more information.
Event Image Spring 2015 Open Enrollment Begins
All Day

All students can add or drop classes during open enrollment via MyCUInfo.
Event Image Understanding Self and Others
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

This group provides a supportive space for students to deepen self-understanding and to explore ways of relating more comfortably to others. This group is also designed to help  students learn to deal with feelings of depression and anxiety, family dynamics, and other personal concerns.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image Understanding Self and Others
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

This group provides a supportive space for students to deepen self-understanding and to explore ways of relating more comfortably to others. This group is also designed to help  students learn to deal with feelings of depression and anxiety, family dynamics, and other personal concerns.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops 
Event Image International Coffee Hour
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

CU students, scholars, staff and faculty are welcome at International Coffee Hour. Are you... Someone who likes good conversations with interesting people? An armchair traveler? An International Affairs major? A Study Abroad Program returnee? An international student or scholar? A GRAPer? Please join us for International Coffee Hour Friday afternoons across from Baby Doe's and the Alfred Packer Grill in the UMC Grill. International Coffee Hour happens every week except during school holidays and summer. Free refreshments! No reservations are required.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Event Image San Francisco Career Trek (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Leeds Career Development, the Burridge Center and CESR will be taking a diverse group of Leeds undergraduates and MBAs to visit companies in Finance, Marketing, Management and Sustainability in the San Francisco area from January 7th through 10th. 

Thanks to the overwhelming interest from Leeds students, the application for this trek is now closed.

Monday, January 12, 2015

MBA Spring Semester 2015 starts


Spring Semester 2015
January 12 - April 24, 2015
Spring Break: March 23-27, 2015
Graduation: May 9, 2015
MBA Spring Semester 2015 starts


Spring Semester 2015
January 12 - April 24, 2015
Spring Break: March 23-27, 2015
Graduation: May 9, 2015
Event Image Spring 2015 Classes Begin
All Day

 
Event Image Spring 2015 Faculty & Staff Registration Opens
All Day

Visit the CU Employee Services' Tuition Waiver Benefit page, the Bursar's Office's Tuition Benefit page, and/or the Office of the Registrar's Register for Courses page for more information.
Event Image Cognitive Lunch Series
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

MUEN E214
12:00 - 1:00 PM

Speakers: Matt Mollison, Curran Lab

Topic: TBA

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Event Image Faculty Tuesday: Terry Sawchuk, trumpet
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

  

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Event Image Spring 2015 Tuition and Fees Posted Online
All Day

Email notifications are sent to colorado.edu addresses and authorized payers. See the Bursar’s Office for more information. Payment is due Feb. 5.
PhD Admissions Review
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

EDCI Math/Sci: RM. 346
EDCI Literacy: RM. 230
ROTATE: Jennie's Office
PhD Admissions Review
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

EECD: BUENO Center
EFPP: RM. 338
EPSY: RM. 334
REME: RM. 230
REME Seminar
11:40 AM - 1:10 PM

Education (Rem Lab)
ROTATE Seminar
11:40 AM - 1:10 PM

Education Rm. 330
Group Meeting - Joe/Kelly S
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

JSCBB B331
Teacher Ed. Meeting
1:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Education RM. 231
Event Image Men's Group
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Connect with other men to gain the support and inspiration you need. We explore all the things we face as men, including: relationships, social dynamics, troublesome behaviors, hopes and dreams, work and life direction, and masculinity in general.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image BME Junior Recital: Jacob Muehsam, piano
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

  

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Event Image PWC Meet & Greet
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join PWC for a Meet & Greet for Accounting students! 
Event Image "A Living Script: Moses Mendelssohn's Modern Judaism": CU at the Boulder JCC with Elias Sacks
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

"A Living Script: Moses Mendelssohn's Modern Judaism"

With Professor Elias Sacks

Thursday, January 15 @ 7PM

Boulder JCC, 3800 Kalmia Ave.

 

Join the Boulder JCC's Menorah: Arts, Culture, and Education for a fascinating presentation by Elias Sacks,  Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Director of Graduate Studies for the Program in Jewish Studies, entitled "A Living Script: Moses Mendelssohn's Modern Judaism."

Throughout the year, Menorah is hosting a lecture series highlighting the esteemed faculty of the Program in Jewish Studies. Come discover why this relatively new CU department has established a national reputation for innovation and excellence!

Learn more about this series at www.boulderjcc.org.
 

Event Image BM Senior Recital: Lauren Pokorzynski, violin
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

 
Event Image MM Recital: Bjorn Arvidsson, tenor
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

 

Friday, January 16, 2015

Event Image Understanding Self and Others
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

This group provides a supportive space for students to deepen self-understanding and to explore ways of relating more comfortably to others. This group is also designed to help  students learn to deal with feelings of depression and anxiety, family dynamics, and other personal concerns.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image Understanding Self and Others
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

This group provides a supportive space for students to deepen self-understanding and to explore ways of relating more comfortably to others. This group is also designed to help  students learn to deal with feelings of depression and anxiety, family dynamics, and other personal concerns.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops 
Event Image International Coffee Hour
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

CU students, scholars, staff and faculty are welcome at International Coffee Hour. Are you... Someone who likes good conversations with interesting people? An armchair traveler? An International Affairs major? A Study Abroad Program returnee? An international student or scholar? A GRAPer? Please join us for International Coffee Hour Friday afternoons across from Baby Doe's and the Alfred Packer Grill in the UMC Grill. International Coffee Hour happens every week except during school holidays and summer. Free refreshments! No reservations are required.

Event Image DMA Recital: Michiko Theurer, violin
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Location:
Jan Burton Gallery
852 11th street
Event Image MM Recital: John Shaw, trombone
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

 

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Event Image DMA Recital: Daniel Twentey, trombone
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

 
Event Image Boulder Philharmonic - Legendary Love with Violinist Philippe Quint
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Legendary Love with Violinist Philippe Quint SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2015—7:30 PM Macky Auditorium, CU Campus, Boulder Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra; Michael Butterman, Music Director Join the Boulder Phil for a Valentine's evening overflowing with romance and Romanticism. Philippe Quint dispatches musical fireworks in the Red Violin Concerto, based on the Academy-Award-winning film score by John Corigliano. The intensity continues after intermission as Wagner and Tchaikovsky distill the passion of two of literature's most famous couples. Tickets: $13-$70; Students $5

Monday, January 19, 2015

Event Image Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (No Classes; University Closed)
All Day

 

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Event Image Spring 2015 Space-Available Registration for Senior Auditors (ages 55 and older)
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Registration occurs at the Koenig Alumni Center, 8 a.m.–3 p.m. See Senior Auditors for more information.
Event Image Faculty Tuesday: David Korevaar, piano
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

  

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

DAC
1:15 AM - 3:30 AM

Education RM. 142
Event Image Spring 2015 Space-Available Registration for Senior Auditors (ages 55 and older)
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Registration occurs at the Koenig Alumni Center, 8 a.m.–3 p.m. See Senior Auditors for more information.
EPSY Seminar
11:40 AM - 1:10 PM

Education RM. 334
Event Image Living Off-Campus: Everything First-Times Need to Know
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learn the basics of living off campus for the first time. Everything from finding the perfect rental in Boulder to managing your money differently to saving money on groceries. Learn about leases, neighborhoods, roommate agreements, dividing utility payments, budgeting, and much more!

This workshop is offered on two different days (same workshop):
Wednesday, January 21 from 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.; UMC 425
Thursday, January 22 from 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.; C4C S350


There will be prizes, giveaways, and light refreshments.

If you'd like to attend, please send an RSVP email to cumoneysense@colorado.edu.

Presented by CU Boulder's Off-Campus Housing & Neighborhood Relations Office and CU Money Sense.

Event Image Men's Group
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Connect with other men to gain the support and inspiration you need. We explore all the things we face as men, including: relationships, social dynamics, troublesome behaviors, hopes and dreams, work and life direction, and masculinity in general.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image Spring 2015 Last Day to Apply for Time-Off or StayConnected (5 p.m.)
5:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Deadline to turn in Time-Off and StayConnected applications to the Office of the Registrar and be eligible to purchase university-sponsored insurance.
Event Image Chautauqua Education Series: Literacy Squared®: Valuing Bilingualism
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

LITERACY SQUARED: VALUING BILINGUALISM
Featuring Professors Kathy Escamilla, Lucinda Soltero-González, & Sue Hopewell
Chautauqua Education Series

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2015, 07:00 PM 
Chautauqua Community House
$10.00 ($7.00 Member)
Buy Tickets Online

There are over 10 million children in the U.S. speaking languages other than English, 85% of whom speak Spanish as their other language. These children have enormous potential, but historically have not been well served by U.S. schools. In addition, school programs provided only in English often result in both Spanish language loss and a missed opportunity to foster bilingualism and intercultural understanding among all children. CU-Boulder School of Education Professors Kathy Escamilla, Lucinda Soltero-González, & Sue Hopewell will discuss Literacy Squared®—a program designed to accelerate the development of English as well as maintain and develop Spanish in emerging bilingual children—as well as suggest research-based strategies to make the most of the rich multicultural resources of children in the U.S. and encourage bilingual literacy.

Event Image DMA Recital: Laura Seay, viola
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

  
Event Image Spring 2015 Last Day to Add a Course via MyCUInfo (11:59 p.m.)
11:59 PM - 11:59 PM

Last day to add a course, including independent study and thesis, via MyCUInfo. After this date, the instructor's approval is required through Apr. 27, and course adds are processed by the instructor's department. Contact the instructor or the instructor's department for more information.
Event Image Spring 2015 Last Day to Add Name to a Course Waitlist via MyCUInfo (11:59 p.m.)
11:59 PM - 11:59 PM

Deadline for students to add their name to a course waitlist. Students whose names are added by this date and who do not get enrolled may be eligible for Course Reservation the next term the course is offered.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Event Image Fall 2014 Last Day to Update Diploma Name and Diploma Address



See Graduation for more information.
Event Image Living Off-Campus: Everything First-Times Need to Know
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learn the basics of living off campus for the first time. Everything from finding the perfect rental in Boulder to managing your money differently to saving money on groceries. Learn about leases, neighborhoods, roommate agreements, dividing utility payments, budgeting, and much more!

This workshop is offered on two different days (same workshop):
Wednesday, January 21 from 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.; UMC 425
Thursday, January 22 from 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.; C4C S350

There will be prizes, giveaways, and light refreshments.

If you'd like to attend, please send an RSVP email to cumoneysense@colorado.edu.

Presented by CU Boulder's Off-Campus Housing & Neighborhood Relations Office and CU Money Sense.
Event Image Ralphie's Cooking Basics
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join your fellow students to learn basic cooking techniques each week at Ralphie's Cooking Basics! The class will be taught each Thursday on a first come, first serve basis from 5:00 p.m. till 6:00 p.m. All materials will be provided. We begin signing up at 4:45 p.m. on Thursdays and space is limited to the first twenty people. To view the schedule of topics for the various cooking classes, visit www.colorado.edu/umc/cookingbasics.
Event Image Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane Dance Company
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Choreographed to some of the world’s best-loved and most seminal works of classical music — Mozart, Ravel, Schubert — and performed with live musicians, Bill T. Jones’ astonishingly original, muscular work, Play and Play, is dance like you’ve never seen it before. Winner of two Tony Awards and recipient of a MacArthur “genius” grant, Jones has continually expanded the possibilities of dance.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Event Image Understanding Self and Others
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

This group provides a supportive space for students to deepen self-understanding and to explore ways of relating more comfortably to others. This group is also designed to help  students learn to deal with feelings of depression and anxiety, family dynamics, and other personal concerns.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image Understanding Self and Others
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

This group provides a supportive space for students to deepen self-understanding and to explore ways of relating more comfortably to others. This group is also designed to help  students learn to deal with feelings of depression and anxiety, family dynamics, and other personal concerns.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops 
Event Image International Coffee Hour
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

CU students, scholars, staff and faculty are welcome at International Coffee Hour. Are you... Someone who likes good conversations with interesting people? An armchair traveler? An International Affairs major? A Study Abroad Program returnee? An international student or scholar? A GRAPer? Please join us for International Coffee Hour Friday afternoons across from Baby Doe's and the Alfred Packer Grill in the UMC Grill. International Coffee Hour happens every week except during school holidays and summer. Free refreshments! No reservations are required.


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