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.

Open Mic Night - Dec. 5 at 8 p.m.

Singer? Songwriter? Poet? Musician? Dancer? Actor? Mime? Free monthly Open Mic Night at the Wesley Foundation Student Center/Chapel. Test drive something new. Show off something old. Have fun! Come perform and/or enjoy those who do!

First Tuesday of every month at 8 p.m. Uncensored, freedom of speech affirmed, yet also a safe space for all. Serious fun.

Visit the Facebook event page or the Wesley website for more information.

Monday night bowling special Dec. 5

Make Mondays special! Every Monday, from 6 to 11 p.m., pay $8 per person for two hours of unlimited bowling. Shoes and a fountain drink included. Come alone or with friends or family—everyone is welcome! Learn more.

Fall 2016 dates: Every Monday through Dec. 12

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events! The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor

ALTEC non-credit Chinese language course

Interested in learning more about the Chinese language and culture? Sign up to take our Early Start Spring Chinese Beginning 1 course this January to begin your exploration! Classes start Jan. 23. Reserve your spot today!

For more information or to register, visit our website.

December 6, 2016 • Anderson Language Technology Center • altec@colorado.edu

Participants needed for paid psychology experiment

Earn $80! We are seeking participants for a three-session study. In the first session (2.5 hours), participants read sentences while we record their brain waves (EEG). In the other two sessions (2 hours and 1.5 hours), participants complete simple tasks on a computer screen. Compensation is $10 per hour, plus a $20-bonus at the end. Sign up here! Look for experiment #991.

For more information, visit our website.

Submit your art to the UMC Student Arts Program

The UMC Arts Program is looking for new artwork to add to our collection! We're accepting submissions NOW through the end of the semester. Submit online now. Final deadline is Dec. 9.

Must be a current CU Boulder student and agree to the submission requirements to submit. Submissions are reviewed by a panel of judges who decides which pieces are accepted and where they are displayed. The UMC covers the cost of framing, hanging and securing the artwork.

CU NightRide: We're hiring!

Work at the heart of the university!

CU NightRide is a student-operated program dedicated to meeting the safety needs of CU students, faculty and staff by providing nighttime transportation to support a safe academic and socially responsible environment on campus and in the community.

We're hiring driver/dispatchers to take calls, coordinate rides and drive within the city of Boulder from sundown to 12:15/1:15 a.m. Read the full job description and learn how to apply at UMC Student Jobs.

Free Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament Dec. 6

Put on your poker face, see if Lady Luck is with you and win prizes! Sign up 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk; cards fly at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome – all skill levels. Learn more

Fall 2016 Dates
August 30
September 13, 27
October 11, 25
November 8, 29
Grand Championship (winners play-off): December 6

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events!
The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor

Video Game Tournament – Rock Band 4 (PS4) – Dec. 9

Watch players in action, try different games and earn bragging rights and prizes! Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection; play begins at 7 p.m. $5 entry fee. Prizes for top finishers! Learn more

Fall 2016 Dates
Aug 26 Street Fighter V (PS4)
Sept 9 Madden 17 (XBOX ONE)
Sept 23 Super Smash Bros Brawl (Wii)
Oct 7 FIFA 17 (XBOX ONE)
Oct 21 NBA 2K17 (PS4)
Nov 4 Halo 5 (XBOX ONE)
Nov 18 COD: Black Ops III (PS4)
Dec 2 NHL 17 (XBOX ONE)

The Connection, UMC first floor

Extreme bowling Friday and Saturday nights!

7 p.m. to close
Electrify your Friday and Saturday nights at the only Extreme Bowling in Boulder!
Black lights, lane lights and color pins. Win prizes for color head pin strikes.

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events!
The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor.

Save the date: Employee tuition benefit information session Dec. 19

Are you interested in using the employee tuition benefit in the spring? Get started now.

Join us for an information session about the CU employee tuition benefit for employees and dependents at CU Boulder on Monday, Dec. 19, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in UMC 247.

Learn more about the employee tuition benefit.

December 5, 2016 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu

Participants needed in sports study: $10 per hour

Healthy male participants ages 18 to 28 are needed for a speech research study examining speech in athletes competing in a variety of sports (e.g., football, soccer, swimming, track) and comparing data for high- versus low- and no-contact sports.

$10 per hour in compensation is provided. Please email speechlab@colorado.edu for details and include “Speech Study” in the subject line.

December 5, 2016 • Jessica Pardos • speechlab@colorado.edu

ALTEC non-credit Polish language course

Ever wanted to learn Polish? Well now's your chance to discover the Polish language and culture through ALTEC's Non-Credit Language Program! Beginning Jan. 17, ALTEC is offering two Polish courses: Polish Beginning 1 and Polish Beginning 2.

Enrollment is open now! Register today and learn the fast, fun and affordable way with ALTEC.

For class more information please visit our website by clicking here!

December 5, 2016 • Anderson Language Technology Center • altec@colorado.edu

Department of Human Resources early closure on Dec. 9

The Department of Human Resources will close at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9, for a staff gathering. We will reopen and respond promptly to voicemail and email messages on Monday, Dec. 12, at 8 a.m. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

December 5, 2016 • Megan Bohn • Megan.Bohn@colorado.edu

Carpool/express lane requirements changing Jan. 1

Beginning Sunday, Jan. 1, all Colorado High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) express lanes change to HOV 3, requiring at least three people in each vehicle. Additionally, carpools using HOV lanes must have an ExpressToll account with a transponder to enjoy free access. Solo drivers and those with one passenger must pay to use the express lane; motorcycles and buses are allowed free use. Visit the Parking and Transportation website for more details.

December 2, 2016 • Parking and Transportation Services • buffscommute@colorado.edu

Diagnosed with bipolar disorder and feeling depressed? (Paid research)

Diagnosed with bipolar disorder? Currently depressed?

We are looking for potential participants for a paid research study on mood and emotion. Qualifying participants will be asked to come to our lab for a 3- to 4-hour session and will be compensated up to $40.

Participation requirements:
1. Age: 25-55
2. Have a diagnosis of bipolar disorder or history of depression

Thank you for your interest, we are looking forward to hearing from you.
**If interested, please complete email us with subject line "BuffB GDEP"

December 2, 2016 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com

Paid study: Young adult mood study (up to $200)

Participate in a paid study on emotion and mood in the CU Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. Earn up to $200 to participate in studies answering questions about your feelings and thoughts, watching brief films, playing computer games and logging emotions and activities. The study includes two separate visits (first: 2 to 3 hours, second: 4 hours) paying $10/hour in cash. Option for paid follow-up phone interviews in addition.

If interested, please complete our survey.

December 2, 2016 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com

Buff OneCard office closed Dec. 30

The Buff OneCard office will be closed on Friday, Dec. 30, and will open again on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Live auction of surplus property and equipment

Property Services will hold a public auction of surplus property and equipment on Saturday, Dec. 10. Items will be available for preview beginning at 8 a.m. and the auction will begin at 9 a.m.

Auctions are held on the east side of University of Colorado Boulder, Distribution Center, at 3300 Walnut Street.

December 1, 2016 • Steve Marvel, 303-492-1120 • Steve.Marvel@colorado.edu

Earn up to $225: Women's wellness study

Do you struggle with your thoughts and moods? You are not alone. Our study might be for you.

Researchers in the Psychology and Neuroscience Department are conducting an eight-week research program designed to help prevent depression, reduce stress and promote health and well-being. Earn up to $225 and get a copy of your MRI on DVD.

Looking for: • Women with a history of depression
• Ages 18-55
• Willing to participate in two MRI assessments
• Smartphone users with a data plan
• Internet access

December 1, 2016 • Psychology and Neuroscience Department • womenswellness@colorado.edu

Employee tuition benefit information session

Join us for an information session about the employee tuition benefit for employees and dependents at CU Boulder on Thursday, Dec. 1, from 1 to 2 p.m. at UMC 247.

Learn more about employee tuition benefit.

December 1, 2016 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu

Free musical performance by French 3020 class

The French and Italian Department presents L'amour, ca fait chanter by the French 3020 class. It will be performed Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3, at 8 p.m. each night in Old Main Chapel. The performance is free and open to all. Do not miss this joyful musical!

December 1, 2016 • Danica Trifunovic • danica.trifunovic@colorado.edu

IFS presents: CU at the Movies - 'Taste of Cherry'

Join us for a screening of Taste of Cherry in memory of Director Abbas Kiarostami. The screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Saturday, Dec. 3. Admission is $8.

Hosted by Suranjan Ganguly, Film Studies Program

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com

Mosaic Gospel Choir concert Sunday, Dec. 4, at 5 p.m.

Experience the CU Mosaic Gospel Choir's fall semester-end concert. Spiritual uplift guaranteed. Directed by Gary Grundei, the choir features 26 singers, grand piano, drum kit and funky guitars. The program includes spoken-word slam poetry by choir founder Roger Wolsey.

The concert will be held at the Wesley Foundation Student Center/Chapel. Take the Hop or the Buff Bus. Event is free, but donations will be accepted. Potluck following the concert.

Blue Book Cafe: FREE Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

A new space for students and faculty to relax, study, play piano and hang out, the Blue Book Cafe is located in the blue A-frame building at 1290 Folsom Street (in the lounge at CU's Wesley Student Center).

There will be FREE ice water, coffee, tea and hot cocoa, as well as free wifi and comfy chairs and couches.

November 30, 2016 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Celtic guitar, banjo and fiddle concert - Dec. 7

Local favorites Jon Sousa and Adam Agee will be in concert for a night of celtic, folk and traditional goodness. Masters of their respective instruments (Jon on guitar and banjo, Adam on fiddle/violin), this will be their first gig in the U.S. since their recent musical tour of Europe.

The show will begin at 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. in the Wesley Foundation Chapel/Student Center located across from the stadium. Attendees are encouraged to make a donation. Suggestions below.

General public: $12 to $20 Students: $5 to $12