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​​Editor’s note: Staff writer Courtney Keener contributed to this report. Keener is an English writing major in the CU Denver College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.  

Nov. 4, 9am – 10am
Potluck “Baby” Breakfast
Tawnya Boulier, in Scholarships & Student Development, is expecting her first child
Celebrate the upcoming arrival of Baby Stella
Bring an item for the potluck, or just stop by with your congratulations
Contact Melanie Mclaren to contribute to the gift 
Student Commons Building #1401

Nov. 4
Postponed: Art & Wine Festival at CU South Denver
Rescheduled for Feb. 25, 2017
CU South Denver: Sips, Sights and Sounds
Discounted tickets available now for CU staff, faculty & alumni

Nov. 4, Noon – 1pm 
Series of Friday lunch & learns spotlighting 2016 Nobel Prize winners
Bring your lunch, light refreshments served
Presenter, Christopher Phiel, CU Denver Integrative Biology 
Presented by the Office of Research Services
CU Denver Student Commons Building, first floor, Admissions, Wartgow Welcome Center 

Nov. 8, 3:30pm - 5pm 
Film: Dakota 38 
Discuss healing native histories 
Food provided
Science Building #2000

Nov. 8, 7pm - 8:30pm
Mini-School of Global Affairs: Religion’s Role in Culturally Responsive Care
A different global topic presented every Tuesday through Nov. 22
FREE presentations for the layperson by CU Denver faculty 
Certificates awarded for attending at least six of the eight sessions
Presented by the Graduate School and the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)
CU Denver Student Commons Building #1500

Nov. 9, 11am - 2pm
Military Veteran Storytelling Event 
Veterans share their stories as part of Veterans Day awareness
Artist will paint & capture the moment as the students speak
FREE pizza
Presented by the Office of Veteran & Military Student Services and CU Denver Live!
Tivoli 320s 

Nov. 10, 10:45am, noon & throughout the afternoon
Tri-institutional Veterans Day Celebration 
10:45am, formal ceremony
Noon, FREE taco bar for attendees
Outdoor activities follow lunch including physical challenges & information fair
11am - 4pm “Ask a Vet” table
Tivoli Turnhalle & outside the Tivoli

Nov. 10, Noon – 1:30pm
CU Anschutz Veterans Day Spirit Thursday 
Visit from a Denver Pet Partners therapy dog 
Panel Presentation (12:45): CU School of Dental Medicine Heroes Clinic, Denver Pet Partners, Bioengineering
Lunch provided until it runs out! 
Hosted by the Office of Campus Student Services 
Ed 2 South Lobby, presentation in room 2305

Nov. 10, 10am - 2pm
Stop & Serve
Monthly, drop-in, community service
Just five minutes of your time can make a difference
Students, staff and faculty
Tivoli Student Union, Multicultural Lounge 

Nov. 10, 5pm 
Campus Safe Night
Identify & discuss your safety concerns about the Auraria Campus
Safety recommendations will be taken to leadership
Pizza served 
Questions: Sergeant Rich Vigil, 303-556-3273
Tivoli 261, Roger Braun Multicultural Lounge

Nov. 11
Food drive competition for staff, students & faculty
Which area of the division can collect the most?
Donations will fill Thanksgiving baskets for students in need
Thanksgiving food items, gift cards for meat & vegetarian items
Not in an area participating in the Gobbler Challenge? No problem
Drop off your food items in Tivoli 127

Nov. 11, 8am – 4pm
FREE for Auraria Campus students, staff & faculty 
Learn the critical skills needed to respond to and manage medical emergencies
First aid, choking, sudden cardiac arrest
Adult and infant CPR and AED use
Register now, session limited to 25 participants
Questions: Emergency Preparedness, Eric Leath, 303-556-3295
CU Denver Plaza Building #132 

Nov. 11, Noon – 1pm 
Series of Friday lunch & learns spotlighting 2016 Nobel Prize winners
Bring your lunch, light refreshments served
Presenter, Phil Luck, CU Denver Economics 
Presented by the Office of Research Services
CU Denver Student Commons Building, first floor, Admissions, Wartgow Welcome Center 

Nov. 11, 5:30pm – 9:30pm
CU South Denver: Whiskey and a Western
Film “Maverick” begins at 7pm
Includes two drinks, hors d’oeuvres, popcorn, museum access & exhibits and the feature film 
Order tickets at the link above
CU South Denver, near Park Meadows Mall, just east of I-25 on Lincoln Avenue & Peoria Street 

Nov. 12, 10 am – 3 pm
Experience the mobile Fiske Planetarium, see how the sky determines harvest times
Learn about our connections with food and the cultural use of local plants & animals
Order tickets at the link above
CU South Denver, near Park Meadows Mall, just east of I-25 on Lincoln Avenue & Peoria Street 

Nov. 14 - 18
Auraria Hunger and Homelessness Week 
Awareness effort focused on food insecurity and homelessness
Events include food workshops & a campus-wide banquet
Staff, students & faculty 

Nov. 15, 7pm - 8:30pm
Mini-School of Global Affairs: Mental Health, a Global Crisis
A different global topic presented every Tuesday through Nov. 22
FREE presentations for the layperson by CU Denver faculty 
Advance registration is suggested to reserve your spot, walk-ins welcome
Certificates awarded for attending at least six of the eight sessions
Presented by the Graduate School and the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)
CU Denver Student Commons Building #1500

Nov. 16, 4:30pm – 9pm
Light refreshments and educational opportunities
Workshop offers a deep-dive into the ways creativity and playfulness impact learning
Educator Night is free with RSVP
Workshop fee, $20
Information & registration at link above
CU South Denver, near Park Meadows Mall, just east of I-25 on Lincoln Avenue & Peoria Street 

Nov. 17, 11am – 2pm
CU Denver Spirit Thursday Spirit Walk 
Walk the gold carpet, wear lots of Lynx spirit gear, win prizes
The more spirit gear you wear, the bigger the prize
Lynx Center, Student Commons Building lobby 

Nov. 18, Noon – 1pm 
Series of Friday lunch & learns spotlighting 2016 Nobel Prize winners
Presenter, Manuel Espinoza, CU Denver School of Education & Human Development 
Presented by the Office of Research Services
CU Denver Student Commons Building, first floor, Admissions, Wartgow Welcome Center 

Nov. 18, 6pm – 8:30pm
Explore lessons learned from the study of open and globular star clusters 
Age of the universe, size of our Milky Way galaxy, life of stars
Order tickets at link above 
CU South Denver, near Park Meadows Mall, just east of I-25 on Lincoln Avenue & Peoria Street 

Nov. 22, 7pm - 8:30pm
Mini-School of Global Affairs: Principles of Global Energy
A different global topic presented every Tuesday through Nov. 22
FREE presentations for the layperson by CU Denver faculty 
Advance registration is suggested to reserve your spot, walk-ins welcome
Certificates awarded for attending at least six of the eight sessions
Presented by the Graduate School and the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)
CU Denver Student Commons Building #1500

Nov. 30, Noon - 12:15pm
Wellness Wednesdays: Yoga for every Lynx 
Designed for all levels
Movement-based vinyasa yoga classes 
Relieve stress, increase energy, strength & mobility
FREE, final Wednesday of the month
Led by Student Wellness Center Executive Director Amber Long 
CU Denver Student Commons Building #1401 

Dec. 2, Noon – 1pm 
Series of Friday lunch & learns spotlighting 2016 Nobel Prize winners
Presenter, Sam McGuire, CU Denver College of Arts & Media 
Presented by the Office of Research Services
CU Denver Student Commons Building, first floor, Admissions, Wartgow Welcome Center 

Dec. 5, 10am - 2pm
Stop & Serve
Monthly, drop-in, community service
Just five minutes of your time can make a difference
Students, staff and faculty
Tivoli Student Union, Multicultural Lounge 

Dec. 9, Noon – 1pm 
Nobel at Noon: Physics
Series of Friday lunch & learns spotlighting 2016 Nobel Prize winners
Presenter, Martin Huber, CU Denver Physics 
Presented by the Office of Research Services
CU Denver Student Commons Building, first floor, Admissions, Wartgow Welcome Center 

Dec. 9, 12:30pm
Learning Resource Center/TRiO Fall Celebration
Honor & recognize students, tutors, staff & faculty 
Questions: Tyson Martinez 
CU Denver Student Commons Building #2500

Dec. 17, 9am
CU Denver Fall Commencement
Volunteer opportunities Friday & Saturday morning
Colorado Convention Center

Dec. 17, 3pm
CU Anschutz Fall Commencement
First fall commencement for CU Anschutz students
Ceremony includes the College of Nursing, Physical Therapy Program, Graduate School and the Anesthesiologist Assistant Program
Volunteers opportunities available, contact Zack Strober 
Crowne Plaza Hotel Denver Airport Convention Center

Dec. 17 
CU Denver Student Winter Break
Campus open, students return Jan. 17 

Dec. 17, 3:30pm - 7:30pm  
CU South Denver: Frozen Party  
3:30- activities begin  
5:00- Frozen film  
Princess/prince party includes the classic movie and photos with a live princess  
CU South Denver, near Park Meadows Mall, just east of I-25 on Lincoln Avenue & Peoria Street 

Dec. 23 - Jan. 2
CU Denver Staff & Faculty Winter Break
Campus closed

Jan. 17
CU Denver Spring Semester begins

Feb. 9
Milo Mile
Run & celebrate Milo’s 4th birthday
FREE for all students, staff & faculty 
Stay tuned for details 

Feb. 25, 6pm – 10pm
CU South Denver: Sips, Sights and Sounds
200 bottles of wine from around the world, food delicacies 
Music, art to create, art galleries to explore  
CU South Denver, near Park Meadows Mall, just east of I-25 on Lincoln Avenue & Peoria Street 

March 20 - 27
CU Denver Student Spring Break
Campus open, classes resume March 27

April 13, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Chancellor's Distinguished Lecture Series
Professor Jennifer A. Lewis, ScD, Harvard University
Expanded capabilities of 3D printing
3D electronics, lightweight composites and vascularized living tissues
CU Denver Student Commons Building #2600
Presented by The Damrauer Endowed Lectureship Fund


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