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.

IMPART Grants: Call for applications – Due April 3

IMPART Fellowships (up to $4,000) are available to CU-Boulder faculty. We seek proposals that improve the campus environment in the area of gender, ethnic, and cultural diversity that promote inclusive excellence. Support for faculty members (especially assistant professors) to initiate new research and scholarly programs as well as expanding the undergraduate curriculum in the areas of ethnic and gender diversity are encouraged. Submit an online application by Friday, April 3, at 5 p.m.

$1,000 James E. Schafer Leadership Scholarship

The UMC Board knows that 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 if you meet the other criteria, we encourage you to apply.

The deadline is Friday, March 20, at 4:30 p.m. and applications are available in UMC 305 and on the UMC website.

TAM workshop: Adobe Edge and Web animation

Wednesday., March 18, 5:30-7 p.m. in ATLAS 105. Edge Animate is a new addition to the Adobe Creative Suite which enables users to create rich-media animation and interactive experiences for the Web. Seasoned animators will find Adobe Edge Animate to be very similar to other Adobe applications while newcomers will quickly become comfortable with its easily-to-learn interface and production flow. This workshop will be led by TAM Instructor Ian Hales. No previous experience required. RSVP: http://bit.ly/1Mty7aZ

March 17, 2015 • Stephanie Wanek • stephanie.wanek@colorado.edu
http://bit.ly/1Mty7aZ

Equity and Excellence Award call for nominations - Due March 31

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement (ODECE) seeks nominations for the 2015 Equity and Excellence Awards. This award is designed to recognize CU-Boulder undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty who have successfully and effectively worked to promote the principles of diversity and inclusive excellence in all campus involvement. Award recipients will be honored at a celebration on April 22 at Koenig Alumni Center.

New online course: RUSS 2231 Fairy Tales of Russia

Folk beliefs and folk tales are a rich and enduring component of Russian culture. This online course will introduce students to a wide selection of Russian folk and fairy tales, and will examine the cultural, social and political values they reflect. We will examine the continuing cultural influence of fairytales and folk beliefs in literature, music and film, as well as in the political propaganda of the 20th century. This course fulfills the core requirement for “Literature and the Arts.” Course offered in summer "A" session.

March 17, 2015 • Vicki Grove • Vicki.Grove@Colorado.Edu

2016 Alternative Breaks site leader

Applications for 2016 Alternative Breaks site leaders are open. Alternative Breaks is a student-led group that works to create active citizens. Students participate in a week-long service trip during spring break or a two-week long service trip in May. Each trip focuses on a unique social or environmental justice issue. Site leaders go through leadership training and work together with the Alternative Breaks to plan and organize all the trips. It is a great way to get involved and gain leadership experience.

March 17, 2015 • Volunteer Resource Center • vrccommunications@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/volunteer

IMPART Grants: Call for applications – Due April 3

IMPART Fellowships (up to $4,000) are available to CU-Boulder faculty. We seek proposals that improve the campus environment in the area of gender, ethnic, and cultural diversity that promote inclusive excellence. Support for faculty members (especially assistant professors) to initiate new research and scholarly programs as well as expanding the undergraduate curriculum in the areas of ethnic and gender diversity are encouraged. Submit an online application by Friday, April 3, at 5 p.m.

The UMC is open over spring break!

Staying around campus over break? Use the UMC to study, eat and play!

Shops and services are open Monday, March 23 - Thursday, March 26, so stop by for Baby Doe's beverages and snacks; Al's breakfasts and lunches; bowling, billiards and games at The Connection; banking; ATMs; copy and mailing services; or to shop at CU Book Store.

The building is open even more days and hours with Baby Doe's and quiet spots to study and hang out. Check the building and Baby Doe's additional hours here.

Equity and Excellence Award call for nominations - Due March 31

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement (ODECE) seeks nominations for the 2015 Equity and Excellence Awards. This award is designed to recognize CU-Boulder undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty who have successfully and effectively worked to promote the principles of diversity and inclusive excellence in all campus involvement. Award recipients will be honored at a celebration on April 22 at Koenig Alumni Center.

No Labels symposium of solutions

March 31, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Hale 270.

Join us for a panel discussion about empowering Americans from all walks of life through legislative collaboration, grassroots organizing and political activism.

Attendees will leave with an understanding of:
-the various political programs and decisions that systematically marginalize multiple demographics. -the ways in which people can combat this marginalization through grassroots organizing and political activism. -the results of empowering these communities through collective awareness.

March 16, 2015 • Spencer Carnes • no.labels@colorado.edu
http://facebook.com/nolabelsCU

Sign up for SCORE (Free Cosmos pizza)

SCORE is a free service, by students for students, aimed to help you save energy, water and money. When you sign up for a free SCORE assessment, two student technicians will come to your house and talk with you about your energy and water, and give you free energy- and water-efficient appliances like low energy light-bulbs, high-efficiency shower heads, weatherize your house and more. Plus, if half or more of your room mates are home, we will bring you a FREE COSMOS PIZZA! Sound good? Sign up today at www.colorado.edu/ecenter/score

IMPART grants: Call for applications – due April 3

IMPART Fellowships (up to $4,000) are available to CU-Boulder faculty. We seek proposals that improve the campus environment in the area of gender, ethnic, and cultural diversity that promote inclusive excellence. Support for faculty members (especially assistant professors) to initiate new research and scholarly programs as well as expanding the undergraduate curriculum in the areas of ethnic and gender diversity are encouraged. Submit an online application by Friday, April 3, at 5 p.m.

Norlin: Learn about Ireland

This St Patrick’s Day, try a book from the Emerald Isle. Check out the cart near the circulation desk in Norlin to pick up a book by or about the Irish.

March 16, 2015 • Alison Hicks • Alison.hicks@colorado.edu

A 'Bloggy World:' Race, religion and digital counterpublics

Using instances of religion in what some have come to call the black blogosphere as an exemplar, this talk will explore the possibilities and limits of digital publics and counterpublics.

Alexandra Boutros is an associate professor in communication studies at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Date: Thursday, March 19 Time: 11:30 a.m. Location: Institute of Behavioral Science 155A

Study ecology and evolution in the Galápagos Islands: Winter 2015-16 study abroad program

Study ecology and conservation in one of the most biologically diverse locations on the planet: the Galápagos Islands. Obtain hands-on experience in principles and practice of ecology and conservation biology. Also included is a visit to the Bellavista Cloud Forest, a rare and endangered ecosystem in Ecuador. Earn three upper-division EBIO credits with course hours in the fall and then on-site next winter break. Join us to learn more: Tuesday, March 17, 4:30 p.m. at the Center for Community room S350.

Get ready for the Just In Time Fair

CU-Boulder Career Services is bringing more than 140 organizations to campus to meet students and alumni for two specialized days.

April 15, is focused on technical organizations and positions. April 16, is an All Campus Day with organizations and positions ranging from non-profits to sales and education.

9 a.m.-3 p.m. University Memorial Center Ballrooms

Learn More

March 16, 2015 • Career Services • csevents@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/career

Free lecture and lunch tomorrow: 'A Look at the literature and ideas of C.S. Lewis'

Free lecture & lunch, "How Venus became a Christian Saint: A Look at the Literature and Ideas of C.S. Lewis" by Professor Bradley Birzer, Tuesday, March 17, 12-1:30 p.m. in University Memorial Center, Room 380. This talk explores the continuity of the classical and the medieval, the pagan and the Judeo-Christian as understood in the literary theory and fantasies of C.S. Lewis. RSVP to office@saintaidans.org or 303-443-2503. Sponsored by Canterbury Colorado Our Website

Creating your online professional identity : Norlin Learner's Lunches March 18

What do people find when they google you? Are you presenting your academic and professional achievements in the best possible light? This workshop will present ways in which you can use academic social networking tools such as Research Gate and Academia.edu to make connections, to upload papers and to start to participate in the broader realm of digital scholarship.

Norlin Commons room E113 Wednesday, March 18, noon to 1 p.m.

March 16, 2015 • Caroline Sinkinson & Alison Hicks • caroline.sinkinson@colorado.edu
http://bit.ly/UCBlibraryworkshops

2015 Chancellor's Award proposals through the CSL: Due April 15

The Center for STEM Learning (CSL) invites you to submit your proposal by April 15. Up to $10,000 faculty/staff awards and graduate student awards (part-time, 25 percent during the academic year, 50 percent during the summer) of up to one year are available. Applicants may propose support for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education projects in the early stages, for the coordination of existing projects, or to seed effort that can continue beyond the funding period. More information at: www.colorado.edu/csl

March 16, 2015 • Robbie Martinez • robbie.martinez@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/csl

Thompson Writing Awards: Entry deadline March 22 - $500 prizes

Sunday, March 22, the last day of spring break, is the deadline for submitting your work to the 16th Annual Thompson Awards for Western American Writing.

Each year, Center of the American West awards $500 cash prizes to talented students writing on Western topics. All CU-Boulder degree program students are eligible. Categories are poetry, fiction, memoir, creative non-fiction and academic non-fiction.

For rules, entry form, and to read winning entries from previous years, please visit our website.

The Third Annual Celia M. Fountain Symposium: 'Power and Politics in the Greek World'

Please join us in the British Studies Room (Norlin Library) on Saturday, April 4, for this engaging event. Free and open to the public.

Free family therapy

The Colorado Family Project, a group of clinicians and researchers at CU, is conducting a study of family-based therapy for youth with mood swings and a family history of bipolar disorder. Treatment focuses on helping youth and their families understand and cope with mood swings, develop plans for preventing moods from getting worse, communicate more effectively and solve family problems. Treatment is free of charge and families are compensated for participation in regular research interviews.

March 16, 2015 • Anna Frye • cfp.clinic@colorado.edu
http://coloradobipolar.com

Enhancing function in later life: Exercise and Functional Network Connectivity

Age 65 and older, Boulder or Denver area residents and CU students, faculty, staff and alumni needed for research.

Planning to live in the Boulder/Denver Area for next 6 months.

Compensation: $300 for six meetings plus a 16-week supervised exercise program.

ELIGIBILITY: 65 years old or older, not regular exercisers. No non-removable metal in body.

CONTACT: 303-492-9549 or force.researchstudy@gmail.com (Please leave your name and a number where we can reach you)

March 16, 2015 • Deborah Atwell • deborah.atwell@colorado.edu

Enhancing function in later life: Exercise and Functional Network Connectivity

25-35 year old Boulder or Denver area residents and CU students, faculty, staff and alumni needed for research.

Planning to live in the Boulder/Denver Area for next three months.

Compensation: $100 for three meetings.

ELIGIBILITY: 25-35 years old, not regular exercisers. No non-removable metal in body.

CONTACT: 303-492-9549 or force.researchstudy@gmail.com (Please leave your name and a number where we can reach you)

March 16, 2015 • Deborah Atwell • deborah.atwell@colorado.edu

The Yoga Club at CU

The Yoga Club is committed to providing traditional and down-to-earth yoga and meditation practices to all University of Colorado members, as well as cultivating a healthy community through monthly events and a semester retreat. We provide weekly yoga and meditation classes, which help to reduce stress and promote balance and mental clarity.

Weekly Schedule: Tuesday - Origins of Yoga with Sita 5-6:30 p.m., Environmental Design Bldg. room 120 Thursday - Yoga Basics with Rudrani 5:30-6:45 p.m., Environmental Design Bldg. room 120

March 16, 2015 • Daniel Rutledge • yoga.club@colorado.edu
http://www.theyogaclubatcu.com

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