Event Calendar for University Memorial Center (UMC)

January 20 - February 19, 2019

Monday, January 21

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration 2019

Everyone is welcome to attend the Martin Luther King Day celebration "Remembering His Life, Renewing His Legacy" on Monday, Jan. 21. A reception and...

Tuesday, January 22

Free Texas Hold’em Poker Tournaments

Put on your poker face! Play in a free Texas Hold’em poker tournament at The Connection! Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk. Cards fly at 7...

Crucial Conversation Refresher: Start with Heart

Organization and Employee Development (OED) along with campus partners is launching a Crucial Conversations Refresher program to Crucial Conversation (CC)...

Wednesday, January 23

Spring Involvement Fair

Connect with new individuals and groups, learn about campus events and get involved in the student clubs and organizations on campus. The festival atmosphere...

The SBIR/STTR Proposal Playbook: A Webinar Workshop for Drafting Winning Applications

In this detailed webinar workshop, you will come away with a solid understanding of what makes a good SBIR/STTR proposal and what the largest agencies are...

Billiards Tournaments

Show your skills at an 8-ball or 9-ball billiards tournament at The Connection! $5 entry fee. Sign up starts 6 p.m at The Connection front desk. Play begins...

Thursday, January 24

Pizza & Perspectives: South Korea

Pizza & Perspectives is a monthly lunchtime gathering featuring a panel of students from a specific region and, of course, free pizza! Come hear different...

Alternative Breaks Information Sessions

Want to learn more about Alternative Breaks? Interested in applying for Alternative Breaks but not ready to commit? Come join the Alternative Breaks team for...

Friday, January 25

Philadelphia 76ers Announcer Marc Zumoff: The Play-by-Play of Being Successful in Sports Broadcasting

In his 25th year as the play-by-play announcer for the Philadelphia 76ers, Marc Zumoff shares his experiences from over four decades in radio and television...

Extreme Bowling

Friday and Saturday nights, from 7 p.m. to close. Enjoy the fun of bowling with black lights, colored lane lights and color pins. It’s the only extreme...

Fri-YAY Nights: Plant Party

Come decorate pots and plant succulents to take home with you! Free for all students with Buff OneCard.

Saturday, January 26

Extreme Bowling

Friday and Saturday nights, from 7 p.m. to close. Enjoy the fun of bowling with black lights, colored lane lights and color pins. It’s the only extreme...

Monday, January 28

Alternative Breaks Information Sessions

Want to learn more about Alternative Breaks? Interested in applying for Alternative Breaks but not ready to commit? Come join the Alternative Breaks team for...

Trivia Night

Join The Connection on Mondays for Trivia Night. Test your knowledge of everything from celebrities to sports to history and more! Free to enter! Teams and...

Thursday, January 31

Spring Technology Career Fair

Join us at the UMC to meet with employers from different technical fields to learn about job and internship opportunities. Come prepared with your resumes...

Spring Technology Career Fair

Join us at the UMC to meet with employers from different technical fields to learn about job and internship opportunities. Come prepared with your...

Grant Writing 101 for Postdocs & Graduate Students

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) and Graduate School invite postdocs and graduate students to learn about the process for successful proposal...

Karaoke Night

Do you sing in the car? Here's your chance to take your best rendition of "Purple Rain" or "Love Shack" to the people! Get the full rock-star experience...

Friday, February 1

3-Minute Thesis Final Competition

Founded by the University of Queensland in 2008, the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition that cultivates students' presentation and research...

Bowling & Pizza Party at The Connection

Kick off the spring semester with an evening of bowling, billiards, and pizza! English undergrads, grad students, faculty, and Literary Buffs are invited.

Extreme Bowling

Friday and Saturday nights, from 7 p.m. to close. Enjoy the fun of bowling with black lights, colored lane lights and color pins. It’s the only extreme...

Saturday, February 2

Extreme Bowling

Friday and Saturday nights, from 7 p.m. to close. Enjoy the fun of bowling with black lights, colored lane lights and color pins. It’s the only extreme...

Monday, February 4

German, Russian, Swedish Crafternoon

Join the German, Russian, and Nordic programs for an afternoon of crafts. Learn to knit in Swedish, decorate tote bags in German, and make your own...

Tuesday, February 5

Free Texas Hold’em Poker Tournaments

Put on your poker face! Play in a free Texas Hold’em poker tournament at The Connection! Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk. Cards fly at 7...

Broader Impacts: We Can Help

Join the Research & Innovation Office and other campus experts to learn about NSF broader impacts strategies and resources available across campus to assist...

Wednesday, February 6

 Setting Priorities and Time Management in Writing Your Dissertation and Searching for a Job

Learn techniques and tips for setting priorities and managing your time when writing your dissertation and searching for a job.

Thursday, February 7

CU After Lunch Discussion Forum

CU After Lunch is a monthly forum bringing together OCG, CCO and department research administrators on current topics of interest. Topic: TBD

Friday, February 8

Extreme Bowling

Friday and Saturday nights, from 7 p.m. to close. Enjoy the fun of bowling with black lights, colored lane lights and color pins. It’s the only extreme...

Saturday, February 9

Extreme Bowling

Friday and Saturday nights, from 7 p.m. to close. Enjoy the fun of bowling with black lights, colored lane lights and color pins. It’s the only extreme...

Monday, February 11

Trivia Night

Join The Connection on Mondays for Trivia Night. Test your knowledge of everything from celebrities to sports to history and more! Free to enter! Teams and...

Tuesday, February 12

Tuesday Talks

Roundtable discussion forum with leadership from the Campus Controller's Office and Office of Contracts and Grants on research administration topics.

Wednesday, February 13

Staff Council Monthly Meeting

Monthly Staff Council meeting. Open to the public. 2nd Wednesday of the month, 12:15-2:15pm. Please note, location may change by month; Nov 14, March 13, and...

Heather Mac Donald: The Diversity Delusion

The Western Civ Dialogue Series presents: "Toxic ideas first spread by higher education have undermined humanistic values, fueled intolerance, and widened...

Thursday, February 14

Finding Funding for Graduate Students

Learn tips and resources for finding funding. Presented by Ligia Batista Silverman, Research Development Funding Coordinator Research & Innovation Office (RIO)

Finding Funding

Is your search for relevant funding opportunities time consuming and onerous? Join the Research & Innovation Office (RIO) for the Finding Funding workshop to...

Karaoke Night

Do you sing in the car? Here's your chance to take your best rendition of "Purple Rain" or "Love Shack" to the people! Get the full rock-star experience...

Friday, February 15

Women's Leadership Symposium

The 2019 Women’s Leadership Symposium is a day-long conference created for women/woman-identified staff and students. Get ready to explore a variety of ways...

Valentine's Day Coffee Hour

Come to our special holiday edition coffee hour! We'll eat treats, make small crafts, and celebrate our loved ones. Plus tons of coffee and delicious snacks...

Tukufu Zuberi: Fear of White Demographic Suicide

Dr. Tukufu Zuberi is the Lasry Family Professor of Race Relations, and Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. He is...

Extreme Bowling

Friday and Saturday nights, from 7 p.m. to close. Enjoy the fun of bowling with black lights, colored lane lights and color pins. It’s the only extreme...

Saturday, February 16

Extreme Bowling

Friday and Saturday nights, from 7 p.m. to close. Enjoy the fun of bowling with black lights, colored lane lights and color pins. It’s the only extreme...

Tuesday, February 19

Free Texas Hold’em Poker Tournaments

Put on your poker face! Play in a free Texas Hold’em poker tournament at The Connection! Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk. Cards fly at 7...

Democratic Engagement Transformed: Working Towards How to Foster Citizenship in the 21st Century Classroom

An interactive workshop exploring how teachers and parents can best foster critically-minded citizens capable of dissent and responsible social change in our...