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Subjects needed for electrically assisted bicycle study

The Applied Exercise Science Lab is seeking sedentary subjects aged 18-55 to study electrically assisted bicycling (bicycle with a motor that only provides assistance when you pedal) and its potential effects on overall health. The experiment will consist of four separate sessions (up to 2.5 hours long) over 6 weeks. Benefits of participating include: body composition (% body fat), fitness assessment, bone density, glucose tolerance assessment, and blood lipid profile. As compensation, you will be entered into a raffle to win an electric bike.

April 1, 2014 • James Peterman • James.Peterman@colorado.edu

Subjects needed for passive cycling study $160

The Applied Exercise Science Lab is seeking sedentary male subjects aged 18-55 to study passive cycling (involves a stationary bicycle with a motor rotating the bicycle pedals for you). The experiment will consist of four separate sessions each lasting four hours. Benefits of participating include: body composition (percent body fat), fitness assessment, bone density, glucose tolerance assessment, and determination of caloric expenditure. You will be paid $160 for study completion.

April 1, 2014 • James Peterman • James.Peterman@colorado.edu

RSVP now for the BDW RE:veal Event

Don't miss this BDW Interactive Experience hosted by Gary Hirsch!

RE:veal showcases the talents of each BDW Startup team. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the creative process of Cohort 6 at the historic Boulder Theater Thursday, May 1, from 1 - 3 p.m.. Get a look and feel at what happens in BDW’s Startup Project. Five different teams will demo their designs for re-inventing the present to re-shape the future.


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Novels and brain science April 12

Join the English Department Saturday, April 12, 10:30-11:30 a.m. (UMC Rm 425) for a fascinating conversation about literature and neuroscience with Professor Jeremy Green. Title of this Literary Brunch is "What is the Neuronovel? Contemporary Fiction and Brain Science," — a non-technical talk about how neuroscience has influenced contemporary British and American novelists, including discussion about theoretical implications of neuroscience on ideas of the self. Coffee and pastries served.


Almost every Wednesday, CU International meets "somewhere" in Boulder to have a casual and relaxing dinner. Venues range from cheap and simple to a little more expensive and rather elaborate, but we try to go to a variety of places. If you would like to get updates on CUWednesday, and because attending dinner sometimes requires that we have an idea of how many people will attend, please sign up for our email list or join our Facebook group. Learn more here: http://internationalcu.com/.

March 31, 2014 • CU International • cuinternational@colorado.edu

ENVS speaker series: James Sherwood, RMI's solar business models project

When: April 4, 3 p.m. Where: CSTPR (1333 Grandview Ave)

Most electric utility business models are poorly adapted to quantify, capture or optimize the value streams associated with distributed energy resources. These challenges may pose a significant barrier to the long-term growth of distributed PV. James will discuss these issues, and how Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is addressing them by collaborating with the electricity industry to develop sustainable utility business model solutions.

March 31, 2014 • Abby Kuranz • Abby.Kuranz@colorado.edu

Register now for Summer Session

Registration for Summer Session is now open. Many of CU-Boulder’s most popular and sought-after courses are offered during Summer Session. You can earn credit, keep up with major requirements, improve your GPA, and still enjoy summer.

For more information, visit the Summer Session website or request a catalog.

ASSETT Teaching with Technology Symposium

Attend ASSETT's 2nd Annual Teaching with Technology Symposium keynote speech, “Rewriting the Syllabus: New Hybrid and Online Pedagogies,” with Jesse Stommel of the University of Wisconsin-Madison on April 28, from 3 - 5:30 p.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom. The Symposium celebrates faculty across campus who have engaged in efforts to achieve excellence in teaching with technology.

For more information and to RSVP to the event, visit the website.

Learner’s Lunch @ Music: GarageBand and Audacity

Play, record and mix your own music like a pro. Bring your computer, audio files and questions to look at a few of the options with GarageBand and Audacity and best practices. Audacity is a free application to listen to, edit and record sound files. It lets you create your own recordings or edit existing ones. We will show you how to download the application and corresponding LAME and FMpeg libraries, acquire or import audio, record, edit, add filtering and export to .mp3 and m4a formats.

April 2, noon-1 p.m., N285 Music Library

Learner’s Lunch@Norlin: Kaltura Streaming Media

Kaltura Streaming Media

Kaltura is a media streaming service integrated within Desire2Learn (D2L). This Web-based interface allows anyone with an IdentiKey to upload and stream audio and video. In this workshop, we will discuss Kaltura integration, how to upload content, access that uploaded content, and demonstrate how to insert content within D2L. Please attend this workshop with your laptop computer and audio or video content you would like to use within your course.

April 2, noon – 1 p.m., in E113 Norlin Commons

March 31, 2014 • Caroline Sinkinson • caroline.sinkinson@colorado.edu

The space physics part of 'LASP: Understanding particles and fields throughout the solar system

In this April 2 talk, LASP Director and Professor Dan Baker will recount some of the history of LASP’s contributions to Sun-Earth studies, with a focus on modern research into energetic particles and electromagnetic fields in Earth’s cosmic neighborhood. Baker will conclude with a look forward to future LASP programs and opportunities in the field of space physics.

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

Parking and admission are free.

Doors open at 7 p.m.

CU on the Weekend: 'Approaches in Forensic Anthropology' with Dean Leigh on April 5

Join Dean of Arts and Sciences Steven Leigh for discussion about forensic anthropology on Saturday, April 5, at 1 p.m. in the Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building. Dean Leigh will explain how contemporary technologies have revolutionized forensic approaches in anthropology and beyond. He will review new and traditional techniques in criminal investigations. The event is part of CU on the Weekend, which is free and open to the public. Learn more or sign up for an email reminder here.

March 31, 2014 • CU on the Weekend • weekend@colorado.edu

Sexpressions: Call for performers

The CU Women’s Resource Center presents: Sexpressions, a talent showcase celebrating a positive expressions of women’s sexuality by women identified performers. We are looking for all forms of expression: dance, art, spoken word, song, instrumenta. We are currently looking for performers of any type. If you are interested please contact wrcprograms@colorado.edu with a description of what you would like to perform/contribute and your contact information. Deadline to sign up is April 4, at 5p.m. Sexpressions will be Friday, April 25, at 5:30 p.m.

Crafternoon - Microwavable heating pouches: Soothing your body for finals

Join the CU Women’s Resource Center and Community Health for an afternoon dedicated to crafts and self-care. With finals just around the corner it’s easy to forget about what YOU need. Join us in making microwavable heat packets to soothe your body. While you craft, relax a little more by signing up for a free massage with Community Health. This program is open to students, staff and faculty. Join us April 4, from 1 to 3 p.m. in UMC 416.

'An Evening with Mary Lambert' April 7

Join the Women’s Resource Center for An Evening with Mary Lambert. A night of singing and poetry will take place Monday, April 7, in UMC Club 156. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets available at the Women’s Resource Center in UMC 416. Contact Hannah.Wilks@colorado.edu for more information.

Boulder Arts Week Performance : HDT - Relation$#@*!

What do you get when you put one actor/dancer, one bassist, one dancer/actor, one drummer, and one keyboardist on stage for an hour? You get a performance that is very hard to describe - post-genre performing arts. Our goal is to not only provoke and move you, but also to give you new perspectives on everyday life.

Date/Time: April 4 @ 8 p.m. Location: Wesley Chapel Performance Space Student tickets are discounted 50 percent for this event.

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CAS Symposium 2014: Catastrophic Asia

Asia has been the site of some of the greatest human and natural catastrophes. From the 2011 disasters in Japan, to the 1984 Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal, India, to the legacy of Soviet nuclear testing in Kazakhstan, to the risk of nuclear war in South Asia, Asian sites reveal much about the intersection of the political and the natural. The Center for Asian Studies will host presentations on the risks, costs and effects of different types of disaster in this symposium. Friday, April 4, 1 p.m., Center for British Studies, Norlin Library.

March 31, 2014 • Patricia Helfenbein • casevent@colorado.edu

Struggling with depression or anxiety? Worried about health concerns or relationship problems?

Affordable psychotherapy is available at the Raimy Clinic in the Muenzinger Psychology Building on the University of Colorado Boulder campus. Special low rates are available for all CU-Boulder students, staff, and faculty.

Raimy Clinic therapists can provide help coping with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and other difficulties, as well as helping you meet your goals for improving self-confidence and increasing healthy behavior.

For more information, call our intake line, 303-492-5177, or email raimy@colorado.edu.

'A Century on: Remembering the Great War'

Archives & Special Collections Dept presents "A Century on: Remembering the Great War", a commemoration of the centenary of the First World War.

This exhibit features the written records of ordinary soldiers as well as works of authors on both sides of the conflict, leaving us with their personal remembrances of the Great War and its aftermath.

Visit Special Collections, Norlin Library N345, Thursday and Friday afternoons between 1 - 5 p.m. or Monday - Wednesday by appointment. This exhibit runs through Aug. 15.

International Festival 2014 April 12

Saturday, April 12, 4 – 10 p.m., UMC Ballroom. Come enjoy the 24th annual International Festival featuring country booths and performances that span the globe, from the indigenous populations of the U.S.A. to Central America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Enjoy free food samples from over 30 different countries and music and dance performances from many cultures. Don’t miss CU’s biggest and best cultural festival.

March 27, 2014 • CU International Festival

ATLAS presents Digital Media Boot Camp or DMBC 2014 over Maymester

Offered over Maymester (May 12-30), DMBC is a three-week intensive program that teaches a broad range of creative tech, computing and digital media skills. These small, hands-on, project-based classes are a stream-lined and compact way for any student, staff or community member to learn and apply a highly versatile and relevant set of technical and creative tools for today's market place. DMBC is offered in the learning labs of the ATLAS building. Additional info at: dmbc.colorado.edu Space is limited, register today. All are welcome.

March 26, 2014 • Stephanie Wanek • stephanie.wanek@colorado.edu

Wildness - A Wu Tsang film - Screening and discussion

Join the LGBTQ Studies Program for a free screening of the award-winning film "Wildness," followed by a discussion with the director, Wu Tsang on Friday, April 4, 6 p.m. in ATLAS 102.

Rooted in the tropical underground of Los Angeles nightlife, "Wildness" is a documentary portrait of the Silver Platter, a historic bar in the MacArthur Park area that has been home for Latin/LGBT immigrant communities since 1963. Read more...

March 26, 2014 • LGBTQ Studies Program • lgbt@colorado.edu

Money Smart Week, April 21-24

Be financially fearless and attend Money Smart Week, April 21-24--you won't want to miss it. CU Money Sense will be presenting a fun-filled week chock-full of awesome (and free) personal finance workshops designed specifically for CU Boulder students.

Workshops to include:

  • Eating Healthy on a Budget
  • Salary Negotiations
  • Establishing Credit
  • Life and Money After College
  • ID Theft

Visit CU Money Sense for full schedule of times, dates and location.

'The Rope'

The Rope (rõp): (n) 1. An implement by which tug-of-war is played, a tool for struggle. 2. A modern update of the Roman play, "The Rope" follows Plesidippus as he tries to free the girl he loves, Palaestra, from the pirate pimp Labrax and his transgender parrot Hedonagee. Like its ancient counterpart, this play is dirty, racy and calls into question gender and power roles.

Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra

Led by one of the greatest jazz pianists of the last half-century, the Salsa Orchestra offers innovation even as it honors the Latin orchestral tradition. Eddie Palmieri, winner of nine Grammy Awards, has been called the “Miles Davis of Latin jazz.”

Preconcert Conversation at 6:45 p.m. in Macky Room 102 with CU College of Music's Keith Waters