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This site is a listing of notices, training/seminars, jobs, campus services and events. Buff Bulletin is a service of Campus Communications.

Student Employee of the Year nominations due Friday

The deadline to submit a student for Student Employee of the Year is this Friday, Feb. 17. Work-study, hourly and salaried student employees are eligible.

First place will receive Buff gear donated by the CU Book Store and will be nominated for the Western Association of Student Employment Administrators Award. Second place will receive Buff gear by Student Employment (within the Office of Financial Aid).

To nominate, visit our website.

Fools For a Day: Shane Mauss, Adam Bradley and Peter McGraw

So a stand-up comic, a literary scholar and a behavioral scientist walk into a lecture hall, and a Western American historian hands them the question, "What’s so funny about pop music?"

To hear the answer, along with an abundance of punch lines, plan to attend the Rock, Rap and Laughter event yourself on Wednesday, March 8, at 6:30 p.m. at Old Main Chapel.

February 14, 2017 • Center of the American West • info@centerwest.org
http://www.centerwest.org

Short video competition: Comedy for climate change

In this call, we seek to harness the powers of climate comedy through compelling, resonant and meaningful VIDEOS—up to 3 minutes in length—to meet people where they are and open them up to new and creative engagement. We are especially interested in pieces that deal with issues related to the American West.

The winning entry will receive a cash prize and be shown during the upcoming Stand Up for Climate: An Experiment with Creative Climate Comedy night.

Visit www.centerwest.org for more information and full contest rules.

February 14, 2017 • Center of the American West • info@centerwest.org
https://centerwest.org/archives/17650

Fools for a Day Award: Ian and Cora Frazier

Father and daughter duo Ian Frazier and Cora Frazier, humorists who write for The New Yorker magazine as well as a host of other outlets, will join Patty Limerick for a discussion about applying humor to a range of contemporary issues. Don’t expect a dour evening filled with flow charts and analytics. This night will feature free-roaming conversations, jokes, readings, plenty of laughter and perhaps even a surprise treat for the audience!

Tuesday, April 4, 6:30 p.m.
Old Main Auditorium

The event is FREE and open to the public.

February 14, 2017 • Center of the American West • info@centerwest.org
http://www.centerwest.org

Share your traveler's tales at Innisfree Cafe

Are you an education abroad returnee with stories to tell? Considering a program abroad and unsure where to start? Interested in connecting with other education abroad alumni?

Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, and share your stories with other alumni from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe on The Hill.

Center for Asian Studies special event fund deadline March 3

CAS provides funding for up to three academic events. Priority is given to proposals with multiple speakers, academic product or outcome following the visit, and other elements. CAS handles most planning and logistical responsibilities. Applicant is responsible for additional fundraising and hosting of visiting speakers. Cost-sharing with other departments or units is highly encouraged but not required. Deadline is March 3.

For more information and to apply, please visit the CAS website

Study Abroad scholarship opportunity for Pell Grant recipients

Pell Grant recipients: Federal funding, via the Gilman Scholarship, is available for study abroad in addition to your current financial aid package.

The informational meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 7, at noon (C4C, third floor, suite N320) and Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 4 p.m. (Fleming, room 265). It will cover the application process and tips for a successful application.

Sponsored by Study Abroad, SASC and the CUE

February 13, 2017 • Steve Rose • Steven.Rose@Colorado.edu
http://abroad.colorado.edu

Bursar's Office opening late Tuesday, Feb. 14

On the second Tuesday of every month, the Bursar's Office will open 15 minutes later (9:15 a.m.) for a staff meeting.

February 13, 2017 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu

Participate in Libraries Study for $10 Gift Card

Are you a CU Boulder student? Would you like a $10 Amazon gift card in exchange for about 60 minutes of your time?

The University Libraries are studying e-books to understand how students use them and what they like or dislike about them. If you are interested in participating in this study, occurring in Norlin Library in February or March, please fill out the required form.

February 13, 2017 • Esta Tovstiadi • Esta.Tovstiadi@colorado.edu

Free tax preparation assistance through April 8

IRS-certified volunteers from Leeds School of Business will prepare and e-file federal and Colorado state income tax returns for FREE! The service is available to:

  • Households with income of $54,000 or less
  • Persons with disabilities
  • The elderly
  • Limited English speakers

Now through April 8, visit Koelbel 375 on a walk-in basis Wednesdays from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

View the event flier for more information.

February 13, 2017 • Leeds School of Business • vitatax@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/business/

New TapRide app for CU NightRide!

Looking for a safe ride on campus or within Boulder city limits? CU NightRide provides FREE night-time transportation for CU students, faculty and staff. And with our new TapRide app, it’s easier than ever to request a ride!

Download TapRide from the Apple App Store or Google Play.

Find out more about CU NightRide.

Share your traveler's tales at Innisfree Cafe

Are you an education abroad returnee with stories to tell? Considering a program abroad and unsure where to start? Interested in connecting with other education abroad alumni?

Join us for a cup of coffee or tea, and share your stories with other alumni from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe on The Hill.

Family Day at CU Museum of Natural History: Darwin's Voyage

Tuskless elephants, rattleless rattle snakes, smaller fish, bigger carrots, darker moths

Join us to explore how humans are shaping the evolution of other species. From antibiotic resistance to real live goats—explore and participate in hands-on science and art activities for the whole family (many activities targeted to 4th-8th grade). We’ll have birthday cake to celebrate the 208th birthday of Charles Darwin.

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

Active in a student org? $1,000 leadership scholarships available

The UMC Board knows CU’s student leaders make a difference. We encourage you to apply for the James E. Schafer Scholarship for student leaders. Each award is for $1,000. If you have been involved in a CUSG-recognized student group or organization for at least one full semester and meet the other criteria, we encourage you to apply.

The deadline is Friday, Feb. 24, at 4:30 p.m. Applications are available in UMC 305 and on the UMC website.

Sign up by Feb. 10 for Sunday bowling leagues

Get a team together and play in a league! You only need four team members to participate.

There’s a one-time $50/team registration and a $5/week/person fee which includes three games and shoe rental each week. Learn more

Spring 2017 • Sundays, 6-8:30 p.m.
Feb 12, 19, 26
Mar 5, 12, 19
Apr 9, 16, 23, 30

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

Monday night bowling special Feb. 13

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 2017
Every Monday, January 23 through May 1 (except Spring Break)

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

Volunteers needed for cardiovascular research

The Integrative Physiology of Aging Lab at CU Boulder is seeking volunteers to participate in a clinical research study. We are looking for healthy women and men, non-smokers, ages 18 to 79, who either perform regular aerobic exercise or those who do not exercise. Volunteers should not be taking hormone replacement therapy (if over 40 years old). Benefits for volunteers include: cardiovascular health assessment, VO2max test, body composition, blood chemistry and compensation.

For more information, please email cvstudy.cuboulder@gmail.com.

Peanut-butter N' Luvin' community service Saturdays 1PM

A community service project for CU students Saturdays 1:00 p.m. Meets at CU's Wesley Student Center/Chapel. We prepare sandwiches, raisins, toiletries, etc. and then walk down to the Boulder Creek to serve and visit with many of our community's "visible" homeless persons. Open to people of all students of any or/no faith/religious backgrounds. "No preaching, no converting, Just Peanut-butter N' Luvin'." 1290 Folsom St., across from Folsom Field, at the corner of University Heights Avenue. Bring lip balm or socks to give away if you can.

Ferment! Thursdays 5:30 p.m.

Ferment: Eat, drink and talk about life, faith/doubt, theology, God, spirituality, hope, love.

Meets Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. during the fall and spring semesters at Backcountry Pizza & Taphouse. 2319 Arapahoe just west of Folsom St.

Open to under-grad and grad-students of any, or no, faith background. Seeking people who are open-minded, aren't rigid, and who come without agendas or needs to hog conversations. Free food and beverages for the first 8 who arrive!

Hosted by Wesley Fellowship.

February 8, 2017 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org
http://www.wesleyf.org

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

8-Ball Billiards Tournament Feb. 8

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

Spring 2017 Dates
9-Ball: Jan. 25, Feb. 22, Mar. 22, Apr. 26
8-Ball: Feb. 8, Mar. 8, Apr. 12

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

Sing your heart out at Karaoke Night Feb. 16

Take an energizing break from your studies. Sing along to your choice of fun tunes on Thursday nights using Club 156’s sound and light systems. Starts at 8 p.m. in Club 156, first floor UMC. Food and beverages are right next door in The Connection. Learn more

Spring 2017 Dates
Jan 19
Feb 2, 16
Mar 2, 16
Apr 6, 20
May 4

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

Video Game Tournament – NBA 2K17 (XBOX ONE) – Feb. 10

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

Spring 2017 Dates
Jan. 27 - Madden 17 (XBOX ONE)
Feb. 10 - NBA2K17 (PS4)
Feb. 24 - NHL 17 (XBOX ONE)
Mar. 10 - COD: Infinite Warfare (PS4)
Mar. 24 - Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii)
Apr. 14 - FIFA 17 (PS4)
Apr. 28 - Gears of War 4 (XBOX ONE)

The Connection, UMC first floor

Free Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament Feb. 14

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

Spring 2017 Dates
January 17, 31
February 14, 28
March 14
April 4, 18
Grand Championship (winners play-off): May 2

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

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