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.

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
http://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
http://www.wesleyf.org

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!

November 30, 2016 • Danica Trifunovic • danica.trifunovic@colorado.edu

CU game day watch party at The Connection

Can't make it to the Pac-12 Championship game live in California? Then do the next best thing and come watch the CU Buffs take on the Washington Huskies at The Connection's watch party in the UMC this Friday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. Free snacks will be provided.

Visit the Facebook event page for more details.

Family Day at CU Museum of Natural History: Polar opposites

Bring the whole family together to celebrate the winter season. From the polar bears at the North Pole to penguins at the South Pole, the world of opposites will be our inspiration as we create natural history holiday ornaments. Paint with magnets, emboss a snowflake, design a garland to count down to the solstice with opposites, plus many more ways to enliven your holiday decor while making learning fun!

Event is FREE! For information on parking and more, visit our website or call 303-492-6892.

Monitoring climate from space: Challenges, opportunities and LASP contributions

In this Dec. 7 talk, LASP Atmospheric Scientist and ATOC Professor Peter Pilewskie will discuss some of the challenges to monitoring climate trends on Earth from space. He will address how accurate measurements need to be to detect trends in climate and attribute them to underlying causes, the limitations of current instruments and new initiatives to develop a robust climate-observing system.

Talk is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in the LSTB building (rm 299), located at 1234 Innovation Drive on East Campus. Doors open at 7 p.m. Event is FREE!

AIA Lecture Series: New perspectives on ancient urbanism

Join us at the CU Museum of Natural History on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. for a free lecture!

In this talk, CU's own John Hanson will attempt to answer some of the questions about ancient urban development in Greece and Rome by drawing on new research that has been put forward in his forthcoming book. He will explore what it can tell us about life in the ancient world and how it compared to the medieval and modern worlds.

Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Seating is limited.

November 30, 2016 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/cumuseum/

CU Book Store open house and holiday sale

The 19th annual open house is Thursday, Dec. 1, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enter to win prizes, create your own holiday ornament and, best of all, receive 20% off your entire purchase! (Restrictions apply; see store for details.) Refreshments will be served.

November 30, 2016 • CU Book Store • assist@cubookstore.com
http://www.cubookstore.com

IFS presents: CU at the Movies - 'Tower'

Join us for a screening of the 2016 animated crime documentary Tower. Plus, Director Keith Maitland will be here in person! The screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Friday, Dec. 2. Admission is $8.

Hosted by Geoff Marslett, Film Studies

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com

Apply to be a Better Boulder service lead

Apply to be a service lead for Better Boulder Day of Service, the volunteer resource center's largest annual event, and choose to lead one of a variety of service projects that focus on different social and environmental issues all across Boulder. We are looking for enthusiastic, service-oriented people to plan and lead a group of students on a service project within the Boulder community.

If you have any questions, please email vrcevents@colorado.edu or visit our website.

November 29, 2016 • Max van der Sande • vrcevents@colorado.edu
http://colorado.edu/volunteer

Last Safe Zone training for the year!

The Gender and Sexuality Center offers monthly Safe Zone trainings throughout the academic year. All are welcome! This workshop will be the last training for the 2016 academic year, so don't miss this opportunity! Requests can also be made for departmental or group-specific trainings.

Friday, Dec. 16, 12 to 2 p.m., University Memorial Center (UMC), room 247

To register, please follow the steps on our website.

South Africa comes to Boulder for World AIDs Day 2016

Join the Gender and Sexuality Center for an AIDs talk entitled "Odds Stacked Against Us." Sister Sheila Flynn, a Dominican sister missioned in South Africa since 1988, and Tozi Precious Mokoba, a South African mother and wife, will be speaking.

The talk is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 30, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Center for Community (C4C), room 350.

November 29, 2016 • Gender and Sexuality Center • gsc@colorado.edu

Register for a non-credit language course at ALTEC

Looking to learn a completely new language or simply improve your language skills? The Anderson Language and Technology Center's (ALTEC) non-credit language courses are the perfect answer! We offer a wide range of languages, including: Swahili, French, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese and many more.

For more information or to register, visit our website.

November 29, 2016 • ALTEC • altec@colorado.edu
http://altec.colorado.edu/

Thompson Awards for Western American writing: Win $500!

Each year, Center of the American West awards $500 cash prizes to talented CU students writing on Western topics. Categories are poetry, fiction, memoir, creative non-fiction and academic non-fiction. You are welcome to submit material that you wrote for a class assignment, as long as the theme is rooted in any aspect of the American West. And of course, writing something new is good, too!

Visit our website or contact us at the email address below for contest rules, entry form and to read winning entries from past years.

Global Seminar interest meeting: Accounting in a global economy

Spend two weeks next summer on this new Global Seminar in London and Amsterdam and complete ACCT 3700! Build an understanding of how the global economy affects financial reporting and legal transfer pricing strategies for multi-national corporations. Informational meeting with Director Josh Neil is set for Thursday, Dec. 1, at 5 p.m. in KOBL 355.

School of Education Graduate Student Open House

Join the CU Boulder School of Education for the Graduate Student Open House on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Explore graduate programs, connect with current students and faculty, take a tour and learn about financial aid, admissions, flexible course schedules and more. We offer a supportive community dedicated to preparing educators and education leaders who are passionate about evidence-based policy and practice, democracy, diversity and social justice. 

Please RSVP online.

November 28, 2016 • Hannah Fletcher • hannah.fletcher@colorado.edu
https://www.colorado.edu/education/

Launching your global career - Nov. 29

Are you interested in having a global career, either working overseas or in the U.S.? If so, please join us on Tuesday, Nov. 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. in C4C Abrams Lounge to discuss how you can launch your global career!

Sponsored by Career Services and Study Abroad, this event will include an interactive workshop, expert advice and resources on how to get started. Learn how to be competitive in the globalized world. Discover how to make a global career a reality!

Snacks and refreshments will be provided. We hope to see you there!

November 28, 2016 • Michal Greenberg • michal.greenberg@colorado.edu
http://abroad.colorado.edu

Global Seminar: Explore culture and media in Indonesia this summer!

Attend a three-week field-based Global Seminar in Indonesia that explores the Mentawai Islands off the west coast of Sumatra, the city of Padang and Bali. Learn the ethnographic method, documentary filmmaking and critical media practice while living with indigenous people and immersing in the cultural politics of Indonesia.

Program is directed by Dr. Christian Hammons. Earn three upper-division credits for ANTH 3760. Open to all majors.

Informational meeting is scheduled for Nov. 30 at 4 p.m. in C4C N215.

IFS Presents: CU at the Movies (three screenings) - 'The Handmaiden'

Join us for one of three different screenings of the latest from Korean Director Chan-Wook Park, The Handmaiden. The screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Tuesday, Nov. 29, Wednesday, Nov. 30, and Thursday, Dec. 1. Admission is $8.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com

IFS presents: CU at the Movies - 'Blue Velvet'

Join us for the 30th-anniversary restoration of David Lynch's cult classic Blue Velvet. The screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Monday, Nov. 28. Admission is $8.

Hosted By Erin Espelie, C.M.C.I.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com

Global Seminar interest meeting: Accounting in a global economy

Spend two weeks next summer on this new Global Seminar in London and Amsterdam and complete ACCT 3700! Build an understanding of how the global economy affects financial reporting and legal transfer pricing strategies for multi-national corporations. Informational meeting with Director Josh Neil is set for Thursday, Dec. 1, at 5 p.m. in KOBL 355.

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