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Calling gamers: Video game tournament Friday, Sept 26.

Different Games Each Tournament

Want bragging rights? Here's your chance with Ultra Street Fighter IV.

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

2014 DATES:

  • Sept. 26: Ultra Street Fighter IV
  • Oct. 10: FIFA 15
  • Oct. 24: Super Smash Bros. BRAWL
  • Nov. 7: COD Advanced Warfare
  • Dec. 5: Mario Kart
  • Dec. 12: INJUSTICE: Gods Among Us

  • Be part of the Sunday Bowling Leagues

    Get your team together and be part of a league. It's better than ever and easy fun! We now have an Early League for 4-person teams from 6-8:30 pm and a Late League for 2-person teams from 8:30-10:30 pm. There's a one-time registration fee of $10/person and a $5 weekly fee/person.

    This is a fantastic value and a fun way to get together with friends on a regular basis. Stop by or contact The Connection to learn how: theconnection@colorado.edu or 303.735.BOWL(2695)

    Leagues run Sundays, Sept. 14 - Dec. 7, 2014.

    Monday Night Bowl Special Sept. 29

    Monday Nights, 6 p.m.-close

    $8 per person for 2 hours of unlimited bowling. Shoes and a fountain drink are included in the price. Come alone, with friends, with family, and have fun! Everyone is welcome. This is the best deal!

    Check out all The Connection's weekly events and activities at www.colorado.edu/umc/connection/events

    2014 DATES: Mondays through Dec. 8

    The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC 1st floor

    Extreme Bowling this Friday & Saturday night

    7 p.m. - Close

    Enjoy the fun of bowling with black lights, colored 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.

    2014 DATES:

    Fridays through Dec. 19

    Saturdays through Dec. 13

    (Closed Aug. 30; Nov. 22, 28, 29; Dec. 26, 27)

    The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games 1st floor UMC

    Free poker tournament Tuesday, Sept. 30

    Tuesday Night Free Texas Hold'em Poker Tournaments

    Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection Front Desk; cards fly at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome - all skill levels. Put on your poker face and win prizes.

    2014 DATES: Every other Tuesday:

  • Sept. 30
  • Oct. 14 & 28
  • Nov. 11
  • Dec. 2
  • Grand Championship Final: Dec. 9

    The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

  • Sing along at Karaoke Night on Oct. 2

    Sing along with us to fun tunes on Thursday night, while trying out Club 156's cool sound and light system. It's free. Bring your friends! Enjoy great music, with food & beverage right next door in The Connection. Make it a fun night.

    8 p.m. in Club 156, 1st floor UMC.

    2014 DATES:

  • Oct. 2, 16 & 30
  • Nov. 13
  • Dec. 4 & 11

    The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

  • Conference: The Meaning of Names: Naming Diversity in the 21st Century

    We are pleased to announce a new academic conference. Participants from across broad segments of our society will explore and bring into view commonalities and differences, and declare and debate new meanings in the vital giving and linking of names.

    Presentations take place on Tuesday, Sept. 30, in UMC 235 and Wednesday, Oct. 1, in the Old Main Chapel. For a full schedule of speakers and events, please visit the conference website. All days are free and open to the general public.

    September 23, 2014 • University of Colorado Museum of Natural History • museumpr@colorado.edu

    Ask-a-Nurse and Ask-a-Counselor

    Real Choices is offering Free and confidential counseling services on physical and emotional health

    Do you have questions regarding reproductive health, menstrual cycle, contraception, etc.? Drop in and speak with a registered nurse on Wednesdays 11 am to 2 pm in the UMC Room 441

    Do you have questions regarding emotional intimacy or healthy relationships? Questions like "how do I know if they are ready for commitment" or "how do I know if I'm being too clingy" **come by every Tuesday 1-3pm where a counselor will be available.

    September 23, 2014 • Mallory O'Steen • choices@colorado.edu

    Program Council presents: Homecoming concert Pepper

    Program Council's Homecoming Concert headliner is Pepper

    When: Wednesday, Oct. 22 Where: Balch Fieldhouse

    Student tickets: $20 Public tickets: $30

    Get your tickets at www.programcouncil.com

    September 23, 2014

    Friday Night Film Series: 'A Most Wanted Man'

    Program Council's Friday Night Film Series presents: "A Most Wanted Man"

    When: Friday, Oct. 3, 9 p.m. Where: Chem 140 Lecture Hall

    This event is free and includes unlimited popcorn.

    September 23, 2014

    Club 156 presents: FacePUDDLE concert

    Program Council's Club 156 presents: FacePUDDLE

    When: Friday, Oct. 3 at 8 p.m. Where: Club 156

    Tickets are ONLY $8.. Get yours at www.programcouncil.com

    This event is open to students and the general public.

    Explore the globe by studying abroad with Semester at Sea 

    You too can have this once-in-a-lifetime experience while sailing around the world visiting 10-12 countries and earning CU-Boulder "in residence" credit. Learn about exciting new developments, incredible scholarship and financial aid opportunities, and application procedures at an informational meeting with a Semester at Sea representative and CU Study Abroad staff: Monday, Sept. 29, 4-5 p.m. in C4C S435.

    September 23, 2014 • Cloud Baffour • Baffour@Colorado.EDU

    Join our sleep research study

    Looking for healthy men and women, ages 18-40, to participate in a study that requires you to live in our sleep lab for ~ four calendar days (four consecutive nights and part of five calendar days). Screening takes place at the University of Colorado Boulder and the study takes place at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora.

    Compensation up to $702.

    Email sleep.study@colorado.edu for details and ask about the Light Study.

    The Gathering: Christian worship Tuesdays 6:30pm

    Take a well-deserved study break on Tuesdays at 6:30PM to reflect upon how God is at work in our lives. Meets in the Lounge at CU's Wesley Chapel. "Emergent" style worship. Featuring great music, live artists, candles, art, discussion, prayer, and communion.

    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.

    September 23, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

    Morning Meditation Tuesdays 11am

    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 Ave.

    September 23, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

    Men 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, 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 303-492-2485, or email us at cvstudy@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.

    Music, Cultural Heritage and Syrian Peace Advocacy

    Lecture and concert featuring Malek Jandali, an American-Syrian composer and pianist who uses his art to highlight the atrocities in the ongoing Syrian conflict, invoke the principles of human rights and advocate for international aid. His lecture (2 p.m.) will center on the current conflict situation in Syria and how he makes compositional choices in response to the conflict. Later, he will give a concert (7 p.m.) on his newest compositions as well as his seminal work “Echoes from Ugarit.” Monday, Sept. 29. Imig Music, Chamber Hall (C199).

    September 22, 2014 • Patricia Helfenbein • casevent@colorado.edu

    Conservation biology & practice in Brazil’s Atlantic forest - May study abroad program

    Earn three credits this May in Brazil’s Atlantic forest on a 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: Tuesday, Sept. 30, 3:30 - 4:15 p.m. in UMC 247.

    Celebrate Bi* Day

    Friday, Sept. 26, 4 - 6 p.m., Regent Lawn.

    September 22, 2014 • Brendon • brendon.chavez@colorado.edu

    ASSETT development awards: Fall 2014 call for proposals

    ASSETT invites proposals from Arts and Sciences faculty, departments and programs for awards relating to the use of technology primarily for teaching and learning. The maximum award possible is $5,000.

    Faculty of any rank and GPTIs may apply. Unit chairs or directors must provide a brief supporting letter. Department proposals for equipment or software that may be used in teaching and learning are also welcome. More information

    Magic at CU

    Hey Planeswalkers, did you know there is a new and exciting Magic: The Gathering club that will be meeting weekly on Wednesday evenings at 6 p.m.

    We will be hosting all different types of formats from Standard to EDH to Draft/Sealed and even C/Ube.

    The preliminary plan is to generate enough interest to hopefully attract more members as the semester rolls on. We will be meeting in the north dining area of the UMC starting Wednesday, Sept. 24. So, bring your friends and bring your decks.

    September 22, 2014 • Jacob Barreras • magicatcu@gmail.com

    'Life at the Speed of Light' Sept. 29

    In 2010, J. Craig Venter and his team became the first to successfully construct “synthetic life”. The science of synthetic genomics will have a profound impact on human existence and future scientific research. In "Life at the Speed of Light," Venter presents a fascinating and authoritative study of this emerging field from the inside—detailing its origins, current challenges and controversies, and projected effects on our lives.

    Monday | Sept. 29 | 7 p.m. | Macky Auditorium

    September 22, 2014 • University of Colorado Museum of Natural History • museumpr@colorado.edu

    Property Services’ live auction of surplus property and equipment

    Property Services’ live auction of surplus property and equipment.

    University of Colorado Boulder Property Services will hold a public auction of surplus property and equipment on Saturday, Oct. 18. Items will be available for preview beginning at 8:00 am and the auction will begin at 9 a.m.

    Auctions are held on the east side of: University of Colorado Boulder Distribution Center 3300 Walnut St. Boulder, CO 80301

    September 22, 2014 • Steve Marvel, (303) 492-1120 • Steve.Marvel@colorado.edu

    Meet Buff Employers - Research, Design & Engineering: Sept. 23

    Meet Buff Employers is your opportunity to speak with organizations interested in hiring CU-Boulder students and alumni in areas of research, design and engineering fields. This night will include organizations in research, manufacturing, government, technology, start-up, energy and engineering (technical). They’ll be recruiting from these industries and for these types of positions. Find out who’ll be attending by viewing the registered employers. At 4 p.m. there will be an informal workshop to brush up on your networking skills.