Register for Lavender Graduation, get free rainbow tassel

Are you graduating this May, summer or December and looking for the rad graduation? Lavender Graduation is hosted by Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) May 9 from 4 to 6 p.m.

If you would like to get a free rainbow tassel and little gift bag, please register your name and upload your pictures at the GSC website.

Graduates of any degree program are welcome!

Shirley Carnahan retirement party

Please join the Humanities program for a retirement party in honor of Shirley Carnahan. The associate chair, undergraduate director and senior instructor for Humanities, Carnahan has been with the department since 1985.

The party will take place from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2, at the Koenig Alumni Center.

Call for participants: Gardening study

Researchers are launching a study exploring the potential of community gardening to promote nutrition, improve active lifestyles and prevent cancer. Seeking individuals over the age of 18 who are relatively new to gardening, and offering financial compensation, the study will work with community gardeners and people on garden waiting lists to measure behavior changes. If you are interested or would like more information, email or call 303-724-1235.

Got a baby bump? Paid study for first-time moms

Perinatal Emotion and Relationships Longitudinal Study (PEARLS)

Researchers in CU’s Department of Psychology and Neuroscience are recruiting women who are currently pregnant with their first child to participate in a paid study of their experiences of pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period. The study can be completed online, over the phone and from your home.

If interested, please contact Laura River, study coordinator, by email or phone.

Email: | Phone: 303-735-7547

Nature Church

A series of contemplative outings in the foothills surrounding Boulder. We'll have brief moments of setting intention, reflection, prayer, pondering and alternative forms of communion. Ideally, you'll be able to walk up to 4 miles in the high country—up to 2 miles in and 2 out depending on the week.

We'll meet at 9:15 a.m. at Wesley Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., at the corner of University Heights Ave., one block north of Colorado Ave. We'll return to campus by noon.

Three Sundays in a row: April 23, April 30 and May 7

Mosaic Gospel Choir concert with Phoenix choir

Mosaic Gospel Choir's spring concert is Sunday, April 30, from 5 to 6 p.m., followed by a potluck supper. The concert will be held at Mountain View United Methodist Church, 355 Ponoca Pl.

It will feature the debut performance of a song by Reverend David Sharp, spoken-word poetry by Mosaic founder Reverend Roger Wolsey and special guests Phoenix, Colorado’s trans choir.

Admission is free; an offering will be taken for musicians.

Presentation, discussion on climate change

Join the CU Boulder Climate Reality Project Campus Corps for Leslie Gulstrom's presentation on climate change solutions, followed by a discussion and free food!

The event will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, at Ketchum 1B60.

BSI scholars poster symposium

The Biological Sciences Initiative (BSI) is sponsoring a poster symposium of BSI scholars and student researchers. Undergraduates represent several departments including IPHY, EBIO, MCDB, neuroscience, biochemistry and engineering. Please come by and view their research work from the academic year.

The symposium will be Monday, May 1, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Recreation Center C250. Light refreshments will be served.

Registration for Lavender Graduation now open

Celebrate your accomplishments with the Gender & Sexuality Center as you step into your next journey in life! Students graduating in spring or fall 2017 will be given a rainbow tassel to wear at commencement, and they will be inducted into the GLBT Alumni Chapter of the University of Colorado Boulder.

Register online and join us May 9 from 4 to 6 p.m. for the ceremony with a keynote address from Frank O'Caña. There will be light refreshments provided, and the ceremony is open to family, friends and allies.

New Buff Surplus website tool

Buff Surplus is a website tool to facilitate the exchange and re-use of surplus property between campus departments (lab equipment, furniture, computers, etc.) By using the tool you will help save funding, reduce waste on campus, maximize property utilization and avoid premature disposal of property.

This website is a joint effort between eight departments on campus. Faculty and staff are invited to attend a Buff Surplus informational session with free lunch at the C4C Treehouse. RSVP to