September 18, 2017

CU on the Weekend lectures begin Sept. 30

Programs: CU Boulder Online Office for Public and Community-Engaged Scholarship

CU on the Weekend Fall 2017 Logo

Hoping to better understand modernist music? Interested in the future of energy in Colorado?

Join us on four Saturdays this fall for CU on the Weekend, a free lecture series where some of CU Boulder’s most dynamic faculty will share their expertise on these timely topics.

Each year, the Office for Outreach and Engagement coordinates this series that is open to the public and designed for people who love to learn. CU on the Weekend is supported by the Office of the Chancellor, the Office of the Provost and the Division of Continuing Education.

There are four lectures offered this fall:

Musical Conversation

This lecture is presented by the music theory department of the CU Boulder College of Music in collaboration with the Office for Outreach and Engagement.

What Do You Hear? Listening to Modernist Music
Saturday, Sept. 30, 1–3 p.m.
Daphne Leong, Associate Professor, Music Theory
Chamber Hall C-199, Imig Music Building (map)
*Note that seating at this venue is limited to the first 115 people.

Future of Energy in Colorado Series

As part of its Climate Commitment plan, the city of Boulder has developed ambitious goals for using clean energy and reducing carbon dioxide emissions. This series seeks to support the city’s goals through community conversations about the future of energy in Colorado.

Balancing Oil, Gas, Air and Water Resources
Saturday, Oct. 14, 1–4 p.m.
Gabrielle Pétron, Associate Scientist, NOAA
Harihar Rajaram, Professor, Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
Joseph Ryan, Professor, Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
Butcher Auditorium, Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building (map)

Keeping Politics From Derailing Critical Climate Action
Saturday, Nov. 4, 1–3 p.m.
Alice Madden, Executive Director, Getches-Wilkinson Center, Colorado Law
Butcher Auditorium, Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building (map)

How Renewable Technologies can Transform Energy
Saturday, Dec. 9, 1–4 p.m.
Peter Hamlington, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Christoph Keplinger, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Sehee Lee, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Butcher Auditorium, Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building (map)

Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and advanced registration is not required. To receive emails about upcoming lectures, complete this form. For questions, email or call 303-492-4561.

Now that you’ve selected your favorite Continuing Education courses, email or print the information, including class number, to more easily search Buff Portal and enroll. Still have questions? Contact an advisor.


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