GITA Online Silent Auction


Place your silent-auction bids virtually to support Gender Institute for Teaching and Advocacy sponsored student scholarships. Items for auction include original art, tickets to Meow Wolf, memberships to the Sie Film Center, yoga classes and much more. Bidding will close at 6 p.m. on Thursday, and more information can be found on GITA’s fundraiser web page. 

Start bidding. 

Tuesday Talks with Tatum brief intermission

Tuesday Talks with Tatum will pause this week and will resume its regular schedule on April 26.  

Spring 2022 MSU Denver BFA Thesis

Today through May 6, 6-8 p.m. 

Center for Visual Art 

Celebrate the creative work of this semester’s Metropolitan State University of Denver BFA graduates. Visit the CVA to see the Spring 2022 MSU Denver BFA Thesis Exhibition, a showcase of the emerging talent in MSU Denver’s art and communication design programs. Works range from digital to clay and delve into themes on the minds of students today. 

Update: Dumpling Making & Social Hour

This event takes place Thursday, April 21, although the Early Bird previously listed it as scheduled for April 7. 

Dumpling making, 3-4 p.m.  

Social hour, 5 p.m.  

Hospitality Learning Center, second-floor lounge.  

Register today.  

Build a stronger community through food by joining the School of Hospitality, the CMEI and the APIDA Faculty and Staff Alliance to make dumplings. Attendees will learn about the origins of different dumplings through an in-person workshop or a livestreamed tutorial complete with a grocery list shared in advance. All MSU Denver community members are invited to a social hour after the cooking session to enjoy the tasty treats. Register soon as seats for in-person attendance are limited.   

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at MSU Denver

April 26, 10-11:30 a.m.

Join virtually or in the Central Classroom Room 103.  

Sign up today. 

Join this informative session to learn about Scholarship of Teaching and Learning projects. The hybrid event will explore SoTL happenings and is open to employees who are conducting their own scholarly and creative projects and those who want to learn more about SoTL. 

Faculty Forum on Apprenticeship

April 26, 12:30-1:30 p.m. 

Join over Zoom. 

Faculty are invited to attend presentations and join a discussion on experiential learning/apprenticeship opportunities at MSU Denver. For more information contact Zsuzsa Balogh, Ph.D., Civil Engineering Technology professor and program coordinator, at [email protected].  

Artist talk and wellness-resource fair

April 27, noon-2 p.m. 

Jordan Student Success Building, foyer and front plaza. 

The event will feature an artist talk titled “Too Long in Darkness, Reaching for Light: A Mural on Mental Illness” with artist Leo Tanguma and Dave DeLay about the sculptural mural on loan from, and created in collaboration with, Bayaud Enterprises. The event also includes a wellness-resource fair with a variety of resources related to mental health, healing and wellness as well as food, live music and wellness activities. 

The event is co-sponsored by the Metropolitan State University of Denver Department of Chicana/Chicano/Chicanx Studies, MSU Denver’s Center for Multicultural Engagement and Inclusion, MSU Denver’s Gender Institute for Teaching and Advocacy, Bayaud Enterprises, the Chicano Humanities and Arts Council, the Henry Luce Foundation and the Center for the Study of Religion and the City at Morgan State University. 

Departments and organizations that are interested in having a table at the event should contact Sonia Del Real at [email protected] or Adriana Nieto, Ph.D., at [email protected]. 

Masters degree in Cybersecurity information session

April 27, 5-6 p.m. 

Register now. 

Attendees will learn about theMSU Denver Master of Science in Cybersecurity program, the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity and related career opportunities. The information session will provide details on program features, application processes and introduce attendees to program managers and alumni. A link for the virtual event will be provided upon registration. 

MSU Denver DanceWorks performance

April 30, 4 p.m. 

May 1, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. 

King Center, MSU Denver Studio Theatre 

General Public: $21  

Student/Child/Senior: $11 

Attend the first-ever MSU Denver DanceWorks concert “Metamorphosis.” The performance is brought to the Auraria Campus in collaboration with the Dance Troupe Association for Performance Production and features choreography by students, faculty and guest artists. Visit the Auraria Higher Education Center’s ticket website for more event details.  

Israel Independence Day | Yom Haazmaut Open House

May 5 

Colorado State Capital Building, 8:45 a.m. 

Meet in the House of Representatives Gallery, 3rd floor 

Golda Meir House Museum, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 

The Golda Meir House Museum, in collaboration with the Israel American Council and Jewish Colorado, invites community members to a celebration of Israel’s 74th birthday. Festivities begin with opening remarks from state Rep. Dafna Michaelson Jenet at the state Capitol. Attendees can enter the building on the north side at Colfax and Sherman Avenues or use the ADA accessible ground-level entrance at 14th and Sherman avenues. The event will conclude at the Golda Meir House with Israeli treats, music and a tour of the fourth Israeli Prime Minister’s former home. 

Honors Thesis Symposium

May 6, 8:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m. 

Jordan Student Success Building, CAVEA Room 420. 

Support Honors graduates as they present their thesis research and tackle topics ranging from scientific and critical thinking, social justice, democracy, health and more. 

Panel I | 8:30–9:20 a.m. 

How RNA Viruses Impact Us: COVID, Plants, and Humans 

Panel II | 9:30–10:40 a.m.  

Mental Health and Well-Being: Mother-infant Bond, LGBTQ Community & Fiction for Healing  

Lunch and Celebration Ceremony | 12:15–1:30 p.m.  

Tivoli 440/540  

Panel III | 10:50 a.m.–noon  

Increasing Access to Health: in the Amazon, the Hispanic Population in CO, and Faster Diagnosis for NTM 

Panel V | 2:45–3:35 p.m. 

Vulnerable Populations in the U.S. 

Justice System: Women Victims and Institutionalized Youth 

Panel VI | 3:45-4:45 p.m. 

Breaking Barriers: Women CEOs & International Marketing 

See flyer for details on virtual attendance.