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.

Getting to Inbox Zero: Learners Lunch @ Music

This class covers the core principles of getting to inbox zero and staying there. Informed by David Allen's Getting Things Done system, we will focus on how to process email and maintain tasks/projects in simple reliable systems. Leave with strategies for getting email inbox to zero messages, a fresh framework for managing tasks, projects and priorities, as well as suggestions on software that can support these healthy practices.

Imig Music, N285, Wednesday, Feb. 18, noon to 1 p.m.

African Students' Association presents 2015 spring tour of Africa

We are showcasing different forms of African culture through music, art, fashion, dancing, spoken word and of course food. During this event there will be performances from African artists in the Denver metro area including: the Logo Ligi Band, The Ethiopian Youth Dancers of Colorado, Khadijah Smith, the ASA Dance Troupe and the ASA Choir. The event will be held Feb. 21, at the CU Recreational Center’s Lower Gym starting at 5:30 p.m., and there will be authentic food from three regions of the continent served. This is a free event.

February 16, 2015 • African Students' Association • asa@colorado.edu

Celebrate National TRIO Day Feb. 27

Celebrate National TRiO Day on Friday, Feb. 27, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in Fleming 265 and raise awareness of the importance of equal access to higher education and the difference TRiO makes in the live of students from low-income backgrounds. TRiO Day is also recognized as a Day of Service. We will also be hosting a non-perishable, canned food drive to be donated to the Family Learning Center. If you are unable to stay for the reception and refreshments, please feel free to drop off your donations at any time that day.

February 16, 2015 • Loretta Wahl • AESSS@colorado.edu

Interested in scholarly teaching in STEM?

Interested in scholarly teaching in STEM?

The Center for STEM Learning is offering a new spring education workshop series; sign up for individual workshops, or the whole series. Three tracks allow in-depth exploration of the use of clickers, approaches to assessment and education research, including classroom observations.

For the complete schedule, registration and downloadable flier, see http://www.colorado.edu/csl/workshops.html.

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Monday Night Bowl Special Feb. 16

Monday Nights, 6 p.m.-close

Make Mondays special! $8 per person for two hours of unlimited bowling. Shoes and a fountain drink are included in the price. Come alone or with friends and family. Everyone is welcome. This is the best deal.

Click here to learn about all The Connection's weekly events.

2015 DATES:

  • Mondays through April 27
  • Not offered Monday, Jan. 19, due to early holiday closure
  • The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC 1st floor

    Free poker tournament Tuesday, Feb. 24

    Tuesday Night Free Texas Hold'em Poker Tournaments

    Put on your poker face and win prizes. Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection Front Desk; cards fly at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome - all skill levels.

    2015 DATES: On Tuesdays:

  • Feb. 24
  • March 10 & 31
  • April 14
  • Grand Championship on April 28
  • The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

    Sing along at Karaoke Night on Thursday, Feb. 26

    Put this one on your calendar and take an energizing break from studies!

    Sing along to fun tunes on Thursday night using Club 156's cool sound and light system - you'll feel like a star! This makes for a fun night with new and old friends. 8 p.m. in Club 156, 1st floor UMC. Food and beverage are right next door in The Connection.

    2015 DATES:

  • Feb. 26
  • March 12
  • April 2
  • April 16
  • April 30
  • The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

    Calling all gamers: Video Game Tournament on Friday, Feb. 20

    Different Games Each Tournament

    Want bragging rights? Want to watch your opponents' strategies or test out a game? Here's your chance!

    Sign up starts 6 p.m. at The Connection; play begins 7 p.m. $5 entry fee. Games are on PlayStation 3, XBOX 360 or Nintendo Wii. Prizes for top finishers.

    2015 DATES:

  • Jan. 23: NBA 2K15
  • Feb. 6: Call of Duty: Advance Warfare
  • Feb. 20: NHL 15
  • Mar. 6: FIFA 15
  • Mar. 20: Super Smash Bros. BRAWL
  • Apr. 10: Mario Kart
  • Apr. 24: TitanFall
  • 1st floor UMC

    Buff Talks: Emergency first responders

    Be first on the scene. Explore career opportunities as an emergency first responder, includes firefighting medical, wilderness and more. Learn from panelists about their career paths and how to get involved.

    The panel will discus their industry, how they got to their current positions, and provide information on how you can get started.

    Buff Talks: Emergency First Responders - Tuesday, Feb. 17, 4-6 p.m., C4C S350.

    February 13, 2015 • Career Services • CSEvents@colorado.edu

    OASIS - Spiritual but not Religious. Mondays 8 p.m.

    O.A.S.I.S. is "Open, Accepting, Students, Into Spirituality"

    Many college students and young adults embrace spirituality, but don't identify with "religion." OASIS is a community of CU college and grad students who seek to explore various spiritual traditions and practices in a relaxed and open-minded environment.

    Mary Wolf facilitates the group.

    Meets at CU's Wesley Chapel 1290 Folsom St. - across from CU's Folsom Field at the corner of University Avenue.

    Think Summer: Summer Enrollment Begins March 4

    Many of CU-Boulder’s most popular and sought-after courses are offered during Summer Session. You can earn credit, keep up with major requirements, improve your GPA, and still enjoy summer.

    Summer Session offers a wide range of courses throughout a series of terms, including two three-week terms in May and August. Enrollment begins March 4. For more information, visit the Summer Session website or request a catalog.

    February 13, 2015 • Summer Session • SSDean@Colorado.edu

    Social science experiments running next week: Sign up now

    Interested in social science experiments? Get paid to participate next week. Sessions are scheduled for the following dates and times:

    Wednesday, 2/18: 10am-11:30am Wednesday, 2/18: 1pm - 2:30pm Wednesday, 2/18: 3:30pm - 5pm Thursday, 2/19: 9:30am-11am Thursday, 2/19: 1pm - 2:30pm Thursday, 2/19: 3:30pm - 5pm

    All of the experiments will be held in the Institute of Behavioral Science in the first floor computer lab.

    Please RSVP by sending an email with the session you'd like to participate in to contactcuexperiments@gmail.com

    February 13, 2015 • Joby Schaffer • contactcuexperiments@gmail.com

    Get engaged: Join the Student Workers Alliance Program

    The Student Workers Alliance Program (SWAP) is an awesome student-run, grassroots initiative that builds bridges of support and solidarity between CU Boulder students and campus employees. More specifically, students assist entry-level and immigrant employees to acquire English language skills through tutoring sessions twice weekly. As a new dimension to the program, SWAP is also providing Spanish classes for CU-Boulder supervisors. For more information or to apply to serve as a SWAP teacher, please contact swapv@colorado.edu.

    Reminder: Accepting Student Employee of the Year nominations

    The Student Employment Office is accepting nominations for Student Employee of the Year. Work-study, hourly and salaried student employees are eligible. First place will receive a $75 gift certificate courtesy of the CU Bookstore and will be nominated for the Western Association of Student Employment Administrators Award. Second place will receive a $50 gift certificate.

    For a nomination form visit our website at http://www.colorado.edu/studentemployment

    Deadline: Feb. 16 National Student Employment Week is April 12-18

    February 13, 2015

    Ash Wednesday service

    Join University Lutheran Chapel for its Ash Wednesday service on Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. as we remember that "we are dust, and to dust we shall return." ULC is the church right at the corner of Colorado and Folsom. All are welcome!.

    Help fund an honest discussion about fracking: Help fund FrackingSENSE

    The Center of the American West’s widely respected FrackingSENSE series will return with three speakers who offer unique perspectives on hydraulic fracturing and natural gas and oil development. But this time, the center needs your help to make these events a reality.

    For a short period of time (one month) the center will be collecting funds to support these three events. Learn more

    February 12, 2015 • Jessica Brawner • admin@centerwest.org

    'Career Tracks in Asian Studies' Feb. 19

    Open to all majors, "Career Tracks in Asian Studies" will introduce you to professionals with Asian expertise who work in international business and in organizations that build local connections with Asia. Come learn how to apply your Asian interests in a global career. Jan Goerzen, event and communications coordinator at WorldDenver; Stanley Harsha, retired diplomat and journalist; and David Wagner, leading media and business communication consultant. A networking reception will follow. CAS Event. Thursday, Feb. 19, 5 p.m., Humanities 135.

    Creticum Vinum Excellens: The Role of Cretan Wine in the Roman Economy

    On Wednesday, Feb. 18. 7-8:30 p.m. in the Paleontology Hall of the CU Natural History Museum, Dr. Gallimore will discuss the interconnected aspects of the trade in Cretan wine, including investigating the appeal of this product throughout the Roman period. New archaeological evidence supports the island of Crete's role as a major trade center in the Mediterranean during the 1st-6th centuries C.E. This Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) lecture is free and open to the public.

    February 12, 2015 • CU Natural History Museum • cumuseum@colorado.edu

    Performance Friday!

    The Center for Humanities and the Arts invites you to this month’s Performance Friday! featuring excerpts from Theatre and Dance's production of Tartuffe. Tartuffe tells how a “man of the cloth” worms his way into the gullible heart of Orgon, a rich family man, and tries to take him for all he has. It takes a desperate trap by Orgon’s wife Elmire to expose the imposter. Please join us Feb. 13, 12-1 p.m., in the University Theatre. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for a free, light lunch in the lobby.

    Dance Arirang: Traditional Korean dance and music by Lee Mi Sook Dance Company of South Korea

    This event will feature traditional Korean music and dance by Lee Mi Sook Dance Company of South Korea in honor of American veterans of the Korean War. Hosted by National Unification Advisory Council Denver Chapter, sponsored by the Korea Foundation and collaborated by CKA, KSODA CSKA and Center for Asian Studies at CU-Boulder. Center for Asian Studies Speaker Series. Wednesday, Feb. 18, 6 p.m., Old Main Auditorium, CU-Boulder.

    Lessons from abroad: Free study abroad reentry conference

    You've just returned from studying abroad, and you're probably trying to figure out what's next. Join other study abroad returnees from all over the Rocky Mountain region for a day of discussion and workshops to learn how to apply your overseas experience now that you're back. Saturday, Feb. 28, Regis University - Denver, Colorado - 9 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

    Don’t sleep through the deadline

    Upcoming deadlines for study abroad programs this summer and fall range from Jan. 25 through March 1. Don’t miss your chance to enhance your college experience with overseas studies. Learn more about your study abroad opportunities by completing Study Abroad 101, which covers key information to get you started on your study abroad journey. Study Abroad 101 is offered online and in-person - get started today.

    Darwin Day cake and valentines

    Join us in the BioLounge at the CU Museum of Natural History to celebrate Charles Darwin's 206th birthday. Sing happy birthday, eat cake and make a natural history valentine.

    Thursday, Feb. 12, 2-4 p.m.

    February 11, 2015 • museumed • museumed@colorado.edu

    I Love Me Open House

    Come relax at the I Love Me Open House on Feb. 13. We’ll be hanging out from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in UMC 415-417. Fun activities include creating valentine cards and decorating cookies. Free snacks and drinks while they last. Open to students, staff and faculty.

    February 10, 2015 • Sarah Rimmel • sarah.rimmel@colorado.edu

    Modern Indian Identity film screening: 'Winter in the Blood'

    The Center of the American West’s Modern Indian Identity series is thrilled to present filmmakers Andrew and Alex Smith and their movie, Winter in the Blood for a free screening and conversation.

    The event will take place Feb. 18, at 6:30 p.m. in Eaton Humanities, room 1B50.

    Following the film NPR film critic Howie Movshovitz, the Center of the American West faculty director Patty Limerick, and Alex and Andrew Smith will engage in a discussion about the film and the issues it raises.

    Find out more at www.centerwest.org

    February 10, 2015 • Jessica Brawner • admin@centerwest.org