Buff Bulletin Board

This site is a listing of notices, training/seminars, jobs, campus services and events. Buff Bulletin is a service of Campus Communications.

Seeking active women for health study at CU

The Integrative Physiology of Aging Lab at CU-Boulder is seeking volunteers to participate in a clinical research study. We are looking for healthy post-menopausal women, non-smokers, ages 45+, who perform regular exercise. Volunteers should not be taking cardiovascular-affecting prescription medications. Benefits for volunteers include: cardiovascular health assessment, VO2max test, bone mineral density, body composition, blood chemistries and a comprehensive dietary analysis, as well as compensation ($125) for your time (4 meetings).

Study finance in London in Summer 2015: Interest meeting Feb. 4

Study international finance in London this summer, with CU Business Professor Roy Baas. This seminar includes lectures from prominent financial professionals and field trips to sites such as Lloyd’s of London, Bloomberg and Paris. Eligibility requirements include a minimum 2.5 GPA and coursework in business or economics. To learn more, join us on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 5-6 p.m. in KOBL S110.

Peace Corps general information session

Come join us at our first Peace Corps general information session of the semester. Learn about the application process and how you can make yourself a more competitive Peace Corps applicant. Free food will be provided.

Jan. 29

UMC 384

5:15-7:15 p.m.

How to apply for financial aid and scholarships workshop

Looking for ways to pay for college? Drowning in scholarship applications you can’t sort through? Don't know where to begin? Come to this session and learn the basics about applying for financial aid and tips for finding scholarships. Counselors from the Financial Aid Office will share their expertise on these subjects. For full financial aid consideration your FAFSA must be on file in our office by March 1. Come and learn about it.

Same workshop on different days:

Thurs, Feb. 5 from 3-4pm in UMC 425

Fri, Feb. 6 from 3-4pm in C4C S350

January 28, 2015 • Niomi Williams • niomi.williams@colorado.edu

Conservation biology and practice in Brazil’s Atlantic forest – May Study Abroad program

Earn three credits this May in Brazil’s Atlantic forest on this exciting CU-Boulder Global Seminar. Obtain hands-on experience in the principles and practice of conservation biology. Students from a range of disciplines with an interest in conservation are encouraged to apply. This course fulfills the EBIO 4100 major requirement and ENVS’s application and specialization requirements (also offered as EBIO 5100). Learn more at an informational meeting with the director: Thursday, Jan. 29, 3:30-4:15 p.m. in UMC 247.

Safe-Zone training

This interactive, two-hour training works to help participants develop a deeper awareness of personal ideas, stereotypes and assumptions related to LGBTQ and similarly identified communities and helps increase participant’s comfort level supporting LGBTQ individuals within the university community.

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 25. 2-4 p.m. N215 Center for Community

Free pregnancy testing at Real Choices

Real Choices Pregnancy Care Center is a Boulder non-profit that strives to walk with women before, during and after an unplanned pregnancy.

We offer confidential and lab quality free pregnancy tests at our Boulder office, 1575 Folsom St., Unit 102.

Walk-ins are always welcome. Or schedule an appointment over the phone, 303-492-3282 or come by the office in the UMC room 441.

January 28, 2015 • Mallory O'Steen • choices@colorado.edu

Learn to dance Argentine Tango

Come learn Argentine Tango with the Tango Club at CU. It's fun and it's a great way to de-stress after a long week. Casual dress, but wear smooth-soled shoes or bring socks (you want to be able to slide).

Beginner-friendly--no partner or experience required.

*WHEN: 7 p.m. every Friday night
*WHERE: Basement of the Carlson Gym

Don't miss out. See our Facebook group for more info.

Participants Needed for Cardiovascular Research Study

The Integrative Physiology of Aging Lab is looking for participants for multiple studies on factors associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. We are looking for men & women, 45-80 years old, non-smokers, with no chronic health problems. Volunteers receive compensation as well as free comprehensive health information including an exercise stress test, VO2 max test, blood cholesterol and body composition. For more information, call 303-735-6410, or email us at ipalab@colorado.edu.

Soup 'R Bowl Party at The Connection

The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games (1st floor UMC) is hosting a Soup 'R Bowl Party on Sunday, Feb. 1. The party starts at 4pm with the game kicking off on our big screen TVs at 4:30pm. There will be FREE soup, wings, sandwiches, chips and other snacks for CU students (must show a valid CU ID). Come watch the biggest game of the year with your fellow Buffs!

January 27, 2015 • UMC Marketing • umcmrkt@colorado.edu

Seeking women for a health study at CU

The Integrative Physiology of Aging Lab at CU-Boulder is seeking volunteers to participate in a clinical research study. We are looking for healthy women, non-smokers, ages 18-30, who are not performing regular exercise. Volunteers should not be taking cardiovascular-affecting prescription medications. Benefits for volunteers include: cardiovascular health assessment, VO2max test, bone mineral density, body composition, blood chemistries and a comprehensive dietary analysis, as well as compensation ($125)for your time(3 meetings).

January 27, 2015 • Talia • Health.study@colorado.edu

LASP public lecture—'Exploring the Boundaries Between Science and Engineering'

In this Feb. 4 talk, LASP solar scientist Andrew Jones will provide insight into the unique cross-disciplinary work environment at LASP, where many of our personnel work along the boundaries between science, engineering, satellite operations and technology development.

In the LASP SPSC building (Room W120), located at 3665 Discovery Dr. in the east campus research park.

Parking and admission are FREE. Doors open at 7 p.m.

2015 Martz Winter Symposium

Seeds of Change: Responding to Global Change in a Bottom-Up World

Feb. 12-13 Wolf Law Building, Wittemyer Courtroom

Free to CU Students, Faculty, and Staff (must be registered to attend)

Speakers include; Linda Escalante, Natural Resources Defense Council Ambassador Tim Martin John Drexhage, International Institute for Sustainable Development Huguette Labelle, Transparency International

More information and registration: http://www.colorado.edu/law/research/gwc/events

Summer course and project in Bolivia: meeting Jan. 28

Earn six credits in five weeks in this off-the-beaten-path South American destination. Students will earn three credits for the "Democracy & Development" course, and then three credits for a research or service-learning project. Gain an inside perspective of the strategies and political organization of rural communities, and make a difference through your hands-on project. Interest meeting: Jan. 28, 4-4:30 p.m., in UMC 245.

Barcelona literature and culture global seminar

Attend class and live in Barcelona on this exciting Global Seminar. Earn six credits in five weeks while completing SPAN 3270 (fulfills the Human Diversity core requirement) and SPAN 3230. Participate in excursions to world-class museums and theaters; see the remarkable street culture and more. Great for SPAN, SPPR, IAFS and others. Learn more: Wednesday, Feb. 4, 4:30-5:30 p.m., UMC 245.

Polar ice in a changing climate: From hot air to cool science

Join Waleed Abdalati, professor of geography and director of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, for a discussion about how ice in the polar regions is changing and its link to climate change. The former NASA chief scientist will share insights on how to create meaningful conversations about difficult, divisive topics, such as climate change. Saturday, Feb. 7, 1-3 p.m., Benson Earth Sciences - Room 180.

Part of CU on the Weekend, which is free and open to the public.

January 27, 2015 • CU on the Weekend • weekend@colorado.edu

The Gathering Bible Study Tuesdays 6:30pm

A time to reflect upon how God is at work in our lives and in the world. Excellent resources. Awesome people. Meets in the Lounge at CU's Wesley Chapel.

Wesley Fellowship is a progressive Christian campus ministry that helps university students grow in faith, service, and love. LGBTQI-friendly. "Stretch your mind, feed your soul!" 1290 Folsom St., across from the Stadium, at the corner of University Heights Ave.

January 26, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Morning Meditation: Tuesdays 11 a.m.

A weekly community meditation gathering. Led by June Lacroti. Open to people of all, or no faith/religious backgrounds. No prior experience in mediation is required. 1290 Folsom St., across from Folsom Field, at the corner of University Heights Avenue.

January 26, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

OASIS - Spiritual but not Religious. Mondays 8PM

O.A.S.I.S. is "Open, Accepting, Students, Into Spirituality"

Many college students & young adults embrace spirituality, but don't identify with "religion." OASIS is a community of CU college & grad students who seek to explore various spiritual traditions and practices in a relaxed and open-minded environment.

Mary Wolf facilitates the group.

Meets at CU's Wesley Chapel 1290 Folsom St. - across from CU's Folsom Field at the corner of University Ave.

Free Yoga: Mondays 6 p.m.

Authentic hatha, vinyasa flow taught by Brian Saeger & Jenna Bee. Bring a mat if you have one. We have extras if you don't. Best to eat dinner after class. Meets at CU's Wesley Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, one block north of Colorado Avenue, at the corner of University Heights Avenue. LGBTQ-friendly. Bring friends. ($5 for faculty, staff and administration)

9News reporter Anastasiya Bolton to speak at CU Jan. 27

9News reporter Anastasiya Bolton will speak at CU-Boulder on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 7 p.m. in Eaton Humanities room 125. Bolton will talk about her Russian heritage, her professional interests as a journalist, her work at the Olympics in Sochi and her coverage of the most well-known criminal cases in Colorado.

January 26, 2015 • Tatiana Mikhailova • tatiana.mikhailova@colorado.edu

Extreme Bowling on Friday & Saturday nights

7 p.m. - Close

Friday and Saturday nights can be fun and electrifying by bowling with black lights, lane lights and color pins. It's the only Extreme Bowling you'll find in Boulder - and it's fun for everyone.

Win prizes for Color Head Pin Strikes. Note: Be sure to tell The Connection Staff before bowling the color pins so they can see you make the strike.

2015 DATES:

  • Fridays and Saturdays through May 2
  • Closed March 27
  • Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

    Sing along at Karaoke Night this Thursday, Jan. 29

    Sing along to fun tunes on Thursday night using Club 156's cool sound and light system - you'll feel like a star! This makes for a fun night with new and old friends. 8 p.m. in Club 156, 1st floor UMC. Food and beverage are right next door in The Connection.

    2015 DATES:

  • Jan. 29
  • Feb. 12
  • Feb. 26
  • March 12
  • April 2
  • April 16
  • April 30
  • The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

    Calling all gamers: Video Game Tournament on Friday, Feb.6

    Different Games Each Tournament

    Want bragging rights? Want to watch your opponents' strategies or test out a game? Here's your chance!

    Sign up starts 6 p.m. at The Connection; play begins 7 p.m. $5 entry fee. Games are on PlayStation 3, XBOX 360 or Nintendo Wii. Prizes for top finishers.

    2015 DATES:

  • Jan. 23: NBA 2K15
  • Feb. 6: Call of Duty: Advance Warfare
  • Feb. 20: NHL 15
  • Mar. 6: FIFA 15
  • Mar. 20: Super Smash Bros. BRAWL
  • Apr. 10: Mario Kart
  • Apr. 24: TitanFall
  • 1st floor UMC

    New Global Seminar in Istanbul, Turkey, summer 2015

    Spend two weeks next summer in Istanbul, exploring its multi-ethnic history with professor Nan Goodman. This two-week, three credit global seminar will give you the opportunity to learn about Jewish-Muslim relations alongside local university students, and visit numerous cultural landmarks (including a Dervish Lodge). Open to all majors; learn more (including details about pre-program classes on campus in the spring) at an informational meeting with the director on Jan. 28, from 5 - 6 p.m. in C4C N215.