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CU on the Weekend

CU on the Weekend

CU on the Weekend is a series of one-day community programs that are free and open to the public. Classrooms open 30 minutes before start time and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

CU on the Weekend Fall Programs

Boulder Programs

Sept. 6, 9 am – 12 pm
Revisiting 1864 — The Civil War Just Became Much More Interesting
Adjunct Professor Peter Wood, History
Location: CU-Boulder, Benson Earth Sciences – Room 180

Oct. 18, 1-4 pm
Introduction to Your Human Microbiome
Professor Rob Knight, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Location: CU-Boulder, Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, Butcher Auditorium – Room A115

Nov. 15, 1-3 pm
Stories Behind the Musical Masterpiece
Associate Professor Jeremy Smith, Musicology
Location: CU-Boulder, Benson Earth Sciences – Room 180

CU South Denver Programs

Oct. 4, 1-3 pm
Baseball and the American Dream in History
Professor Tom Zeiler, History
Location: CU South Denver Liniger Building/The Wildlife Experience, Room 204, 10035 Peoria St., Parker

Nov. 1, 1-4 pm
Nuclear Families, Nuclear Towns: Los Alamos in the Cold War
Professor Lee Chamber, History
Location: CU South Denver Liniger Building/The Wildlife Experience, Room 204,10035 Peoria St., Parker

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CU on the Weekend Event Reminders

Never miss another CU on the Weekend program. Sign up for emailed event reminders for one or more CU on the Weekend programs. We will send you an emailed event reminder about one week before the event. Learn about CU on the Weekend and other community outreach events by following CU Outreach on twitter and facebook.

CU on the Weekend Parking and Maps

Fall CU on the Weekend class locations are noted in class descriptions. Locations include, Benson Earth Sciences Room 180 (map) and the Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building Butcher Auditorium (map). Campus parking lot fees may apply during these classes. Pay close attention parking lot signage and rates. For a map of free weekend parking lots, visit the east campus map and main campus map.

New for fall 2014, CU-Boulder will offer CU on the Weekend classes in Douglas County as part of CU’s South Denver collaboration with The Wildlife Experience, Room 204, 10035 Peoria St., Parker, CO. Parking is free at this location, for more information visit the CU South Denver/The Wildlife Experience map.

CU on the Weekend Cancellation Policy

All programs are subject to change. If you sign up for an emailed reminder, you will receive email notification if a program is cancelled or rescheduled. This web page is the primary source for most up-to-date class information. Please check the website the day of your event.

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