Past Events

May 2023 Book Club Discussion

On May 23, 2023, book club members discussed You Are Not Expected to Understand This: How 26 Lines of Code Changed the World,
by Torie Bosch (Editor), Kelly Chudler (Illustrator).
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Spring Lunch--April 29, 2023

Alpha Association members and their guests enjoyed lunch at the Denver Athletic Club, with a talk by Andy Dunning, who has a Ph.D. in philosophy and ethics.

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Jan 2023, Key Connections / Young Professionals

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Dec. 13, 2022, Book Club

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Key Connections 2022

The Alpha Association’s Key Connections event for 2022 was at the Bierstadt Lagerhaus Bierhalle

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2022 Annual Meeting

The Alpha Association’s 2022 annual meeting to review the past year’s events and to elect officers for the coming year was held at the University of Denver’s Community Commons, Fourth Floor West room. After lunch DU Professor of  Musicology, Jack Sheinbaum, spoke about Good Music: What It Is and Who Gets to Decide, his book that was published in 2019 by the University of Chicago Press.

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2022 Annual Picnic

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Balistreri Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting

PBK members and guests had a tour and wine tasting at Balistreri Vineyards, which winemaker John Balistreri and his family started in 1998. Since then, they’ve built a strong community in Colorado and beyond that’s passionate about Natural Balistreri Wines. Most of the grapes they use are grown in Colorado, so they are an authentic Colorado winery.

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2022 Annual Banquet

 

The Alpha Association’s annual banquet was held at Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant in Englewood. Professor Thomas Zeiler from the University of Colorado Boulder spoke on “America through Baseball” — how the game has changed American history.

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February 2022 Discussion of The Sirens of Mars by Sarah Stewart Johnson

Book club participants discussed The Sirens of Mars: Searching for Life on Another World , by Sarah Stewart Johnson, which won the 2021 Phi Beta Kappa book award in science.

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