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Spanish Speakers, Join us Wed, May 21st for Heritage Lang & Culture Day!

SPANISH SPEAKERS!  We would LOVE YOUR HELP for CU Spanish Heritage Language & Culture Day this Wednesday, May 21st!

Events run from 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM.
DPS Middle & High School Students visit for events & fun
MOST HELP NEEDED at 10:00AM —> stop by & help judge a bilingual singing competition in EDUC 220!

Please see the attached schedule for details

Show Up To ANY EVENT & Introduce yourself & meet & greet students, teachers, parents & our Spanish Speaking Community 🙂

Hosted by School of Education’s BUENO Center, ODECE, and DPS

Schedule here: WL Day Horario del evento 2014




Thinking About Studying Abroad? Check out the Myths and Facts!!!


Myth: I can’t study abroad because no programs exist for my major, right?
FACT: Study abroad programs exist for all majors — even yours! Study abroad with CU, explore your field in a new context and build skills for the job market!

Learn more!

Myth: I can’t study abroad because it’s too expensive, right?
FACT: There are many affordable study abroad programs to choose from, including some that are comparable with in-state costs of attendance at CU-Boulder! Scholarships are available and financial aid applies!

Learn more!

Myth: I can’t study abroad because I don’t speak another language, right?
FACT: CU Study Abroad has programs for all language levels, and there are 50+ countries where you can study in English!

Learn more!

  • Learn more about different program types that will fit your level of language proficiency
  • Select “English” in the “Language(s) of Instruction” search criteria to find programs without language prerequisites

Talk to a study abroad advisor

CU Study Abroad Programs
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu  ** GET STARTED HERE


Orientation Leader application – Extended deadline

Looking for a job!!! Here is a great opportunity for you this summer!!!

Job Description: Orientation Leader

The Office of Orientation is seeking applicants for the position of Orientation Leader (OL) for summer.  OL’s are a vital component of the New Student Orientation experience, they assist students and their families in the transition to living on campus, introduce components of student life and will work to facilitate the objectives of the program.

 Application Forms:

Application Instructions 2014

Application Form 2014

Rec Form 2014



African American Social and Political Thought

African American Social and Political Thought
Maymester, M-F 12:30-3:30 pm
ETHN 2242
Dr. Bianca Williams
Fulfills HUMAN DIVERSITY and U.S. CONTEXT Core Requirements

This Maymester course provides students with the opportunity to read and discuss W.E.B. Du Bois, Jay-Z, and Angela Davis, alongside activists such as Tim Wise and Michelle Alexander (“The New Jim Crow). The course is designed to provide an introduction to the historical and contemporary thinking, writings, and speeches of African Americans. While the texts for this course span the early 20th and 21st centuries, and were written in a particular social and political context, each piece is applicable to our lives today. Beginning with some of the most prominent critics of racism in the U.S., such as Carter G. Woodson, we end with some of the most profound anti-racist, feminist theorists of our time, Patricia Hill Collins and Melissa Harris-Perry. Throughout the semester, we will engage in lively discussion and analysis of how race and racism have changed drastically over the past one hundred years, while simultaneously remaining incredibly the same. We will analyze music videos (by artists like The Roots, Jill Scott, and Nicki Minaj) and political commentary shows (by Melissa Harris-Perry and Jon Stewart) in order to decipher how the conclusions of past theorists apply to the contemporary moment. Looking forward to seeing you!

Summer Registration Starts Next Week!

Summer is the perfect time to take classes.  Accelerate your progress toward degree.  Focus on one or two classes. Take classes to improve your academic standing.  Achieve your academic goals.

Summer Session offers over 500 daytime classes.  Smaller classes.  Outstanding faculty.  A variety of terms to meet your needs. Online classes.   Earn credits, meet major and college requirements.  Improve your academic record.

Summer Session information is available at www.colorado.edu/summer or go to MyCUInfo


Summer Session registration begins on March 10.  

If you have questions about your academic status or courses, please meet with your academic advisor or call one of Summer Session’s helpful registrars at 303-492 -5148.

Explore your Summer Session options at CU Boulder.  

Call 303-492-5148 or 800-331-2801 with questions or to request a catalog.

 Hope to CU this summer!


CollaborAsian- Next event This Thursday March 6th (6pm)

CollaborAsian is back again at CU! Last year was our first attempt at a collaborative initiative to celebrate Asian American culture, which was a huge success! We hope this year will be even better! 

Listed below are the list of events of CollaborAsian

Hosted by:
Asian Unity (AU)
Korean American Students at Boulder (KASB)
Pi Delta Psi Fraternity, Inc. (PDPsi)
Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc. (SYZ)
Society of Asian Engineers and Scientists at Boulder (SASE)
South Asian Students Association (SASA)
Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc. (TNX)
Vietnamese Student Assoiciation (VSA)

* February 28th – Korean Culture Night. Hosted by KASB

* March 1st – SASE West Regional Conference at CSM 

* March 2nd – Culture Shock 2014 with Guest Appearances by Jeni Suk and The Kinjaz. Hosted by PDPsi and SYZ

* March 6th – Mental Health Workshop w/ Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association (NAAPIMHA)

* March 13th – Potluck/open mic with Bao Phi

* March 20th – Phil Yu guest speaker (aka Angry Asian Man)

* April 13th – SASA Culture Show

* April 26th – CollaborAsian Celebratory Banquet

* May 10th – Scholarship Fundraising Party at Cue’s Room at City Hall

***Visit ‘ http://tinyurl.com/collaborasian2014 ‘ for information on this years scholarship for prospective AAPI CU students.

Cultural Events 


Tonight! WGST Activist Public Talk- March 4 (5pm)

Come to Hellems 211 tonight for a public talk from Maria Poblet (the executive director of Causa Justa/ Just cause WGST Activist-in-residence) . Come find out more about progressive organizing, social moments and much more. A great event sponsored by INVST Community Studies and the Department of Ethnic Studies here at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Progressive Organizing across Race, Gender, Class & Nation

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Reception to follow in the Gates Woodruff Cottage

5:00-6:00pm in Hellems 2011