Periodically, Beta of Colorado sponsors Colorado College events, including lectures by Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholars. In the spring of 2009, the chapter welcomed Betty Smocovitis of the University of Florida, who delivered the lecture, "Singing His Praises: Darwin and His Theory in Song and Musical Production." In the spring of 2010, Beta of Colorado co-sponsored a lecture by Charles Mills of Northwestern University on "Racial Liberalism." Last fall, Jack Goldstone of George Mason University delivered a talk on "Global Population Trends and How They Shape Our Future Well-Being."
We welcomed Nina Rattner Gelbart on 28 April 2011, when she spoke on the following topic: