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.

Extreme Bowling on Friday and Saturday nights

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, Aug. 29 - Dec. 19

Saturdays, Sept. 6 - Dec. 13

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

The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games 1st floor UMC

Colorado ski racing

Mission Statement: To provide an opportunity for the students of this university to continue or begin ski racing after high school, even if they are not varsity caliber athletes; all ability levels are welcome. This program is designed as a stepping stone for building character, friendships, improving team skills, time management skills, physical fitness, mental focus and attaining goals.

Introductory Presentation- Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 7 p.m. Hellems Arts and Sciences Building Room 252

August 26, 2014 • Paul Rozsypal • csr@colorado.edu

Sign up now for new 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.

SIGN UP BY FRIDAY SEPT. 12. Visit website for details.



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

Don’t sleep through the deadline

Upcoming deadlines for study abroad programs this spring range from Sept. 15 through Oct. 1. Don’t miss your chance to enhance your college experience with overseas studies. Learn more about your study abroad opportunities by completing Study Abroad 101, which covers key information to get you started on your study abroad journey. Study Abroad 101 is offered online and in-person - get started today.

Find that perfect poster for your wall! Sale through Aug. 29

The UMC is hosting a huge poster sale through Friday, Aug. 29, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., outside by the UMC fountain. There will be tables full of all different kinds and sizes of posters - movies and movie stars, sports, musicians and bands, famous artworks, scenery and more. The prices are affordable. Escher anyone? ... or a favorite hero, band or scenic view.

August 26, 2014 • Pamela Henderek • pamela.henderek@colorado.edu

Study Abroad fair Sept. 4

Come to the study abroad fair and learn about your chance to study, intern and participate in research and service-learning opportunities. We offer hundreds of programs in 70 countries that meet the needs and interests of all students and majors. Join us on Thursday, Sept. 4, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the UMC Fountain to find out more. Recently-returned study abroad alumni and study abroad staff will be on hand to share what it’s like to live and learn abroad, find affordable programs and build your résumé with an international experience.

August 26, 2014 • Michal Greenberg • Michal.Greenberg@Colorado.EDU

Monday Night Bowl Special

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 Aug. 25 - Dec. 8

Closed Sept. 1 (Labor Day)

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.

Bread & Belonging campus community meal and conversation at 6pm tonight

B +B is a weekly campus community meal and conversation hosted jointly by Canterbury Colorado, Episcopal Campus Ministry & Lutheran Campus Ministry. Join us, happens each Tuesday night at 6pm at St. Aidan’s at 6pm, 2425 Colorado Ave. (across from engineering). Connect with us on our Facebook page or call us at 303-443-2503.

LGBTQ and allies welcome back picnic Aug. 28

Welcome back GLBTQ student and Allies. The school year has just begun. Come join us at out welcome back gathering for some outdoor fun in the sun, a jumping castle and free food. Reconnect with fellow GLBTQ buffs and allies.

Don't forget to bring a blanket/towel to sit on.

Thursday, Aug. 28 4 - 6 p.m. Farrand Field

Textbook rentals, tuition & fee bill charge and much more new for you

Check out what’s new for you at the CU Book Store. Tons of textbooks for rent, more used books than ever, and now you can charge your textbook course materials, school supplies and technology accessories purchased at the CU Book Store to your student tuition and fee bill. Visit our website for more information. Open extend hours during back to school. Check out cubookstore.com for details.

August 25, 2014 • CU Book Store • assist@cubookstore.com

Calling all undergraduates: Enroll now in EDUC/INVS 2919

Interested in empowering youth while earning academic credit? If yes, contact verveer@colorado.edu to register for EDUC/INVS 2919: Renewing Democracy in Communities and Schools. A three-credit practicum course, EDUC/INVS 2919 invites undergraduates to work alongside K-12 students as they identify and address community issues. The course, which fulfills the Human Diversity core requirement and may be applied toward the Education Minor, will meet on Mondays at either 1 - 2:30 p.m. or 2:55 - 4:25 p.m., and once weekly at a local public school.

New Independent Learning courses for fall

Independent Learning offers the following new online term-based courses for fall:

ANTH3000: Primate Behavior (natural science core); ANTH4020: Digital Anthropology; DNCE1017: Dance and Popular Culture (literature and the arts core); IPHY3700: Scientific Writing in Integrative Physiology (written communication); PSCI4002: Western European Politics (contemporary societies); SOCY4016: Sex, Gender, and Society 2, SOCY4017: Animals and Society; SOCY4117: Food and Society.

Register now on MyCUInfo. For more information e-mail cewww@colorado.edu

CU Book Store special hours

The CU Book Store has extended hours to help you purchase your textbooks and supplies. Still in the UMC, on campus for your convenience. Don’t forget you can also shop online and pick your books up in the store or have them shipped. Saturday Aug. 23- Sunday Aug. 24, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Monday Aug. 25- Tuesday Aug 26, 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 27, 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Thursday, Aug. 28, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.. We will also be open Labor Day weekend Friday - Monday.

August 25, 2014 • CU Book Store • assist@cubookstore.com

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.

Women in Russian Culture: Human diversity course for fall 2014

RUSS/WMST 4471-001

Women in 20th-21st Century Russian Culture

Prof. Laura Osterman

Learn about issues facing women in 20th-21st century Russia, based on study of current events, history, literature, posters and film. Explore images of women as amazons and rebels, salon hostesses and poets, New Soviet Women and women in combat, prostitutes and mothers. Taught in English.

Same as GSLL 5471. Approved for A&S core: human diversity.

Tues.-Thurs. 12:30-1:45 p.m., MUEN E-131

August 25, 2014 • Prof. Laura Osterman • laura.osterman@colorado.edu

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.

August 22, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

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.

August 22, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Free Yoga Mondays 6pm

Free Yoga for CU students Monday nights at 6pm. Authentic hatha, vinyasa flow taught by Brian Saeger. 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, 1 block north of Colorado Ave, at the corner of University Heights Ave. LGBTQ-friendly. Bring friends!! ($5 for faculty, staff, admin)

Open Mic Night! Tue. Sept. 2 8pm

Singer? Songwriter? Poet? Musician? Dancer? Actor? Mime? Free Monthly Open Mic Night at CU's Wesley Chapel. 1st Tuesday of every month at 8PM (except for January & June-August) Come perform or enjoy those who do! 1290 Folsom St. - across from Folsom Field. Uncensored, Freedom of Speech affirmed, yet also a Safe Space for all. Serious fun! Our Facebook Our webpage

August 22, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Centering Prayer Wednesdays 11:15 a.m.

Contemplative prayer. Quiet time with God. Wednesdays, 11:15-11:50 a.m. at CU's Wesley Chapel. 1290 Folsom St.** - across from the Stadium, at the corner of University Heights Ave. _"Be still and know that I am God."- Psalm 46:10. Buddhists are welcome to meditate along side us. We pray well with others. : ) Our Facebook

August 22, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Mosaic Gospel Choir Wednesdays 7pm

Sing your heart out with the Mosaic Gospel Choir! Wednesday nights, 7pm at CU's Wesley Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, one block north of Colorado Ave, at the corner of University Heights Ave. Drop-ins welcome! LGBTQI-friendly. Bring friends!! (don't need to be Christian, open to all!) (Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mosaic-Gospel-Choir/458932904141494?fref=ts)

Open Air Mass and BBQ

Open Air Mass THIS Sunday, Aug. 24, at 6 p.m. on Farrand Field! BBQ following at the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center (1520 Euclid Ave.) Don't want to go alone? Text "mass" to 720.564.1111. CU there!

August 22, 2014 • Brianna Lawson • brianna.lawson@thomascenter.org

Participate in paid psychology experiments

Tim Curran's lab at the CU-Boulder department of psychology is looking for participants for multiple experiments about human learning, memory, perception and language. Participants will be paid for their participation. You must be 18-29 years old and right handed to participate. If you are eligible to participate and interested, please visit our website for more information and to sign up for our experiments.

Signup Information

Non-Violence as a shifting signifier on the Tibetan Plateau

In eastern Tibet, Tibetan nomads are starting to wear a new amulet, called an "amulet for peace." While combining global and Buddhist symbols for peace, the amulet and its slogan, "Friends, let's create harmonious relations together," are being marshalled for a local campaign to end fighting over the grasslands, a sustained social problem in Tibet. This luncheon series presentation features Professors Padmatso and Holly Gayley. Thursday, Aug. 28, 12 p.m., Center for Asian Studies Conference Room, University and Broadway. Lunch will be provided.

August 21, 2014 • Patricia Helfenbein • casevent@colorado.edu