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.

Leeds Pride

Leeds Pride was created to provide opportunities to learn about gender and inclusiveness within the business field. Open to the LGBTQ and their allies as well as students who want to group their business and LGBTQ knowledge.

Meetings: Second and fourth Monday of each month at 7 p.m.

September 26, 2016 • Leeds Pride • Leeds.pride@colorado.edu

International Diversity Alliance

A safe space for LGBTQ+ international students to discuss their identity, explore gender and sexuality and their social perspectives outside United States' LGBTQ+ community. IDA is open to everyone who comes in with a respectful attitude. If you have any questions you could also contact Karen Crouch, our student group adviser.

Karen Crouch

Meetings: Oct. 4 (please contact JiJi) Gender and Sexuality Center, Oct. 18, Nov. 8 and Dec. 6 (Tuesdays), 6 to 7 p.m. in C4C S341.

September 26, 2016 • JiJi • jiwon.baik@colorado.edu

Queer & Trans People of Color

Queer & Trans People of Color (QTPOC) is a coalition of queer and trans students of color whose main purpose is to provide a safe space for each other. QTPOC aims to sustain a dialogue about how the intersections of our many identities manifest in our lives. Meetings: Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. in Gender and Sexuality Center (C4C Room N450).

September 26, 2016 • QTPOC • qpocqueerpeopleofcolor@gmail.com

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"

September 23, 2016 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com

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

18-25? Interested in your moods and thoughts?

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 paying $10/hour in cash each (1st: 2-3 hours, 2nd: 4 hours). Option for paid follow-up phone interviews in addition.

If interested, please complete our survey: http://ow.ly/YZvLV

September 23, 2016 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com

Book release and signing of 'The Morenci Marines: A Tale of Small Town America and the Vietnam War'

Center of the American West, in conjunction with the American Music Research Center, the Conference on World Affairs, CU Boulder Student Veterans Association, CU Veteran Services, the CU History Department, and the International Affairs Program is proud to host Kyle Longley for a book release and signing of The Morenci Marines: A Tale of Small Town America and the Vietnam War on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. in the Benson Earth Science Building, room 180.

Free and open to the public.

September 23, 2016 • Honey Lindburg • graphics@centerwest.org

IFS Presents: CU at the Movies - 'Throne of Blood'

Hosted by Hadley Kamminga-Peck, Shakespeare at CU Akira Kurosawa’s visceral interpretation of Macbeth.

35mm print.

Admission: $8 and the screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Sunday, Sept. 25.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com.

Bursar's Office brief closure on Monday, Sept. 26

The Bursar's Office will be closed briefly on Monday, Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. so that staff can attend a special event. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

September 23, 2016 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu

Call for applications - Innovation team of graduate students

CU is looking for creative, entrepreneurial students who would like to gain experience with research innovations, while helping our cutting edge research make commercial and social impact in areas like:

  • Assessment of pain from functional magnetic resonance imaging activity
  • Custom animated agents on web and mobile devices
  • Distance and contact force sensing robotics

Apply by Oct. 1. Teams require a 10 hour per week commitment. Visit our website.

11th annual Fall Convocation: Celebrating faculty achievements

You are cordially invited to join in the celebration of our outstanding faculty on Friday, Sept. 30 during the eleventh annual Fall Convocation from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Center for British & Irish Studies, Norlin Library.

Welcome by Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano

Introduction of Faculty Members Receiving Tenure and Promotion by Provost Russell Moore

Presentation of Provost’s Faculty Achievement Awards

Presentation of Student Affairs Faculty Award

Reception immediately following awards ceremony.

11th annual Fall Convocation panel presentation - Republican and Democratic tickets

Sept. 30: 11 to 11:50 a.m. Center for British & Irish Studies Norlin Library

The current political season features candidates on the Republican and Democratic tickets who have the highest negative ratings of any candidate in recent history. And the election is occurring in a time of increased polarization in the country, increasingly pointed coverage by the media and a steady stream of negative advertising. What does all of this mean for the candidate who wins in November? And what are the implications for U.S. politics moving forward?

11th annual Fall Convocation panel presentation Sept. 30

10 to 10:50 a.m. Center for British and Irish Studies, Norlin Library “Air Wars and Ground Games” With Election Day quickly approaching, experts from political science explore campaigning in what has been a particularly tumultuous presidential election cycle. How are campaign ads used to mobilize voters? How has campaigning adapted to the use of social networks? What techniques are used to utilize social networks for voter turnout? These important issues will be explored, along with examples of advertising that implement these strategies.

Video Game Tournament – Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii) – Sept. 23

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.

2016 Spring Dates
Every Friday and Saturday night through Apr. 30
Closed for Spring Break Mar. 19, 25, 26

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

9-Ball Billiards Tournament Oct. 5

Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk. Play begins at 7 p.m.
$5 entry fee.

Tournaments run in either double elimination or round robin format. BCA rules apply. Prizes for top finishers. Learn more

Fall 2016 Dates
9-Ball: Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 2, Nov. 30
8-Ball: Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16

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

Monday Night Bowling Special Sept. 26

Monday Nights • 6 to 11 p.m.

Make Mondays special! $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. This is the best deal!
Learn more

Fall 2016 Dates
Every Monday Sept. 12 – Dec. 12
Closed Monday night Sept. 5, Nov. 21

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

Curious about the UMC? Join the UMC Board

Join the UMC Board and be part of the decisions that help the UMC fulfill its mission. The UMC Board is the governing board for CU's student union and currently has openings for student members. You must be able to make the board meetings on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7 p.m. It is a great leadership opportunity for new and returning CU students. Learn more and apply by Oct 3.

September 22, 2016 • Andrea Zelinko • zelinko@colorado.edu

Seeking nominations for Global Citizen Award

The Office of International Education is seeking applications for the Global Citizen Award. The award honors and recognizes outstanding contributions to international understanding by members of the CU Boulder community. Applications due Oct. 7, 5 p.m. The recipients of awards will be honored during International Education Week at a special awards ceremony on Nov. 16, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Further information about the awards, application, and how to nominate someone: www.colorado.edu/oie/awards-and-recognitions/global-citizen-award-nominations

IFS presents: CU at the movies - 'Time Bandits'

New digital restoration to celebrate Art House Theater Day. Hosted by Chris Pearce, Film Studies Program.

Parents may not approve of this dark, violent 1981 children's film, which is what makes it such a good one.

Admission: $8 and the screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Saturday, Sept. 24.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com.

IFS Presents: CU at the movies - 'Hunt for the Wilderpeople'

Hosted by Angelica Lawson, Departments of Film and Ethnic Studies.

From the director of "What we do in the Shadows". A well-told adventure spoof with a delinquent kid played by newcomer Julian Dennison and a gruff codger played by veteran Sam Neill, on the run from the cops.

Admission: $8 and the screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Friday, Sept. 23.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com.

Global seminar: Study international finance in London

Study international finance in London this summer. This seminar includes lectures from prominent financial professionals and site visits to companies such as Lloyd’s of London, Bloomber and Paris. Eligibility requirements include a minimum 2.5 GPA and coursework in business or economics. To learn more, join us on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 5 to 6 p.m. in KOBL 355.

Conservation biology and practice in Brazil’s Atlantic forest – May study abroad program

Earn three credits in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest on this exciting CU Boulder global seminar. Experience operational conservation programs in the Serra do Mar Biodiversity Corridor and participate in community-based conservation solutions. Students from a range of disciplines with an interest in conservation are encouraged to apply. Offered as EBIO 4340/5340 & ENVS 4340/5340, this fulfills the EBIO Lab/Field and 4000-course major requirements and ENVS's application/specialization requirements. Interest meeting: Sept. 28, 3:30 p.m. in UMC 245.

Global seminar: Doing business in China interest meeting

Global seminar: Doing business in China, interest meeting on Sept. 22 at 5 p.m. in KOBL S125 or Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. in KOBL 102. Explore important topics related to succeeding in China’s business environment, meet with business leaders, visit industrial sites and universities, and seek to understand challenges faced by businesses operating in China. In addition, you will discover key cultural features of China ranging from rural life to the Great Wall. Fulfills the global track requirement for business minors. Open to business minors only.

Study film and art in Rome next summer: Interest meeting - Sept. 28

Students can spend three weeks in May and June studying film, art and culture in Rome. All majors can apply and receive three UD credits. Course taught in English. Fulfills UD Literature and Arts core. Program led by film studies Professor, Suranjan Ganguly. Film screenings and lectures are combined with excursions in and around Rome. Learn more at an informational meeting: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 7 to 8 p.m., ATLAS 1B31.

September 21, 2016 • Suranjan Ganguly • ganguly@colorado.edu

Mosaic Gospel Choir Wednesdays, 7 p.m.

Sing your heart out with CU's Mosaic Gospel Choir on Wednesday nights, 7 p.m. at CU's Wesley Student Center/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