***Are you a graduate student or undergraduate researcher interested in giving a CU-Prime talk? Fill out our Speaker Application Form!***

The CU-Prime talk series give students and members of the broader community the opportunity to hear about the life of a grad student and learn about current research in STEM in a jargon-free way.

In the Fall 2021 semester, talks will be on Tuesdays at 5:30–6:30 pm Mountain Time. All talks will be held at CU in the Duane Commons Room (F1117) on the 11th floor of the Gamow Tower, and free pizza will be available to all attendees! Each talk will also be streamed on CU-Prime's YouTube channel in case you are not able to come in-person (links will be posted here).

Upcoming Talks (Fall 2021): (all on Tuesdays at 5:30 pm MT)

  • Sept. 7 - Hope Whitelock: "Planet Nine or Planet Nein?"

  • Sept. 21 - Tyler McMaken : "Just How Black are Black Holes?" (YouTube live stream:

  • Oct. 12 - Wes Johnson (trapping ion crystals)

  • Oct. 26 - Jacob Beckey (quantum information & computing)

  • Nov. 9 - Shane Zhang (geophysics)

  • Nov. 30 - Josie Meyer (quantum computing: education, ethics, & society)

Flyers for upcoming and past talks:

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