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.

Finding Ourselves in Stories: How Good Work Happens With Collaboration, Creativity and Innovation

Dan and Deb Morrison, faculty members at the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communication, will present on their latest project, Science & Memory, which took four professors and 19 journalism and advertising students to Alaska’s Copper River Delta to research and report on climate change. Information on this project can be found at http://uoclimatereport.tumblr.com/ and http://scienceandmemory.uoregon.edu/.

Monday, Jan. 26 Humanities 1B80 6 p.m.


January 15, 2015 • Kimberly Donovan • kim.donovan@colorado.edu

Flutes, Wine, and Astronomy: Shamans in Early East Asia?

Chinese archaeologists have identified a number of archaeological manifestations that they attribute to shamanism. These include evidence of music (drums, flutes, bells), alcoholic beverages, and evidence of worship of the sky. Dr. Nelson will examine the Chinese evidence and then consider it in the broader perspectives of shamanism in East Asia from the Neolithic era to the present.

Wednesday | Jan. 21 | 7 p.m. | Paleontology Hall

Sarah Milledge Nelson, Department of Anthropology, University of Denver

January 15, 2015 • University of Colorado Museum of Natural History • museumpr@colorado.edu

CU PIIE application deadline extended

Are you looking for a paid internship next summer? The CU Public Interest Internship Experience (PIIE) is looking for students who want to make a difference. PIIE is offering paid summer internships at non-profits and government agencies in the Boulder and Denver metro area. Internships range in job categories from education, to sustainability, government, health, animals and more.

The deadline for applications has been extended to Jan. 23. Find out more about CU PIIE at www.colorado.edu/career/piie.

January 15, 2015 • Dylan Mark • cupiie@colorado.edu

The Bible App: Reading scripture in the third spaces of digital religion

Around the world, millions of Christians now use digital media to engage with the Bible. The Bible can be accessed as a mobile app, played as a game, studied through electronic tools and commentaries and introduced to children on an iPad. This talk suggests some of the ways in which the relationship between religious practitioners and their sacred texts is changing in this shift from page to screen.

Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 11:30 a.m. in the Armory Bldg. room 218.

Study entrepreneurship and innovation in Panama this May

Panama is considered the fourth strongest economy in Latin America and one of the top 20 fastest growing economies in the world. However, strong economic performance has not translated into broadly shared prosperity. Participate in this Global Seminar to partner with local entrepreneurs and learn first-hand about the potential for business solutions to address poverty and related social and environmental challenges. This program runs for two weeks in May. Informational meeting Jan. 21, 6 p.m. in KOBL 102.

Friday Night Film Series: 'Fury'

Program Council is very pleased to announce that we will be playing the action packed movie "Fury," featuring Brad Pitt on Jan. 23 in Chem 140. As always this is a free screening. @ProgramCouncil

Global seminar St. Petersburg, summer 2015: Interest meeting on Jan. 21

Make summer 2015 summer unforgettable - spend six weeks immersed in Russian culture and language in St. Petersburg. The program, directed by Professor Artemi Romanov, includes language courses each morning, and afternoon and weekend excursions around the city and sites nearby, plus a weekend trip to Moscow. Earn nine credits and fulfill the A&S Historical Context core requirement. Beginning to advanced Russian speakers welcome. Learn more: Jan. 21, 5 p.m. HUMN 190.

Winter welcome for LGBTQ and allied students

Join us to celebrate the GLBTQ Resource Center's 20th anniversary at our annual winter welcome for LGBTQ and allied students. Friday, Jan. 16, from 4-6 p.m. at the Center for Community, 3rd floor, Abrams Lounge. Hot cider, hot chocolate and other refreshments will be served.

January 12, 2015 • Scarlet Bowen • scarlet.bowen@colorado.edu

Caught in the cross-publics of the 'Muslimwoman'

Renowned Columbia University professor of anthropology, Lila Abu-Lughod, will offer the 2015 Distinguished Lecture in Cultural Anthropology on Feb. 13, 4 p.m. in 230 Hale. Author of the 1986 classic "Veiled Sentiments," on emotion and gender among Egyptian bedouins, Abu-Lughod is synonymous with theoretically sophisticated and ethnographically rich scholarship. Her talk will analyze public reaction to her recent book, "Do Muslim Women Need Saving?," a book intended to counter inaccurate media representations about Muslim women and their rights.

January 12, 2015 • Carla Jones • carla.jones@colorado.edu

Study gender, race and revolution in Cuba this May!

Earn three credits in two weeks in Cuba this May. Use gender, sexuality, and race to better understand the Cuban insurrection and revolution from the Castro-led insurrection and guerrilla war (1953-1958), through the Soviet era (1959-1990), and into the current post-Soviet period (1990-today). Learn from guest lecturers and visit museums and places of cultural and historical relevance. Learn more at an informational meeting with the director, Dr. Lorraine Bayard de Volo on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 4 p.m., Hazel Gates Woodruff Cottage (near Hale).

Entrepreneurship & empowerment in South Africa interest meeting: Jan. 21

Want to spend your summer in South Africa gaining hands on experience as a consultant? Earn six credits in six weeks while helping emerging entrepreneurs in the townships surrounding Cape Town. Students form consulting teams with local South African students to develop deliverables for clients. Make a difference and enhance your resume! Program directed by Erick Mueller, Leeds School of Business. Open to all majors. Come learn more: Jan. 21, 5-6 p.m. in KOBL 203.

Participate in paid psychology experiments

Tim Curran's lab at the CU-Boulder department of psychology is looking for participants for a multi-part experiment about learning and memory. Participants will be paid $10 per hour, and participants completing all eight sessions within two weeks will receive a $25 bonus. You must be 18-29 years old to participate. If you are eligible to participate and interested, please visit our website for more information and to sign up for our experiments.

Mosaic Gospel Choir Wednesdays 7pm

Sing your heart out with the Mosaic Gospel Choir! Wednesday nights, 7pm at CU's Wesley 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: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mosaic-Gospel-Choir/458932904141494?fref=ts)

RHA Throwback Thursday: I <3 the 90s

Kick off the new semester with the Residence Hall Association (RHA) for Throwback Thursday: I <3 the 90’s! You’re invited to the most rad party of the year including classic video games, 90s snacks, all your favorite tunes and much more.

Make sure to stop by the Kittredge Central Multi-Purpose Room on Thursday, Jan. 15, 7-9:30 p.m.

January 12, 2015

9-Ball billiards tournament on Jan. 21

8 and 9-Ball Billiards Tournaments

Wednesdays. $5 entry fee.Sign up starts 6 p.m. at the Connection Front Desk; play begins at 7 p.m. Tournaments run in either double elimination or round robin format. BCA rules apply. Prizes for Top Finishers!

8-Ball Billiards Tournaments:

  • Feb. 4
  • March 4
  • April 8
  • 9-Ball Billiards Tournaments:

  • Jan. 21
  • Feb. 18
  • March 18
  • April 22
  • The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

    CU Book Store special hours

    The CU Book Store has extended hours to help you purchase your textbooks and supplies. Still in the UMC, on campus for your convenience. Don’t forget you can also shop online at http:///www.cubookstore.com and pick your books up in the store or have them shipped. Monday, Jan. 12-Tuesday, Jan.13, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Wednesday, Jan. 14, 8 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Thursday, Jan. 15, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. We will also be open Martin Luther King Jr. weekend Friday-Monday.

    January 12, 2015 • CU Book Store • assist@cubookstore.com

    Summer Session courses offered over new three-week term in August

    Summer Session offers a wide range of courses throughout a series of terms, including a new three-week term in August called Augmester that is offered Aug. 3-20. It is never too early to start planning for summer. Search for summer 2015 courses in MyCUinfo. Enrollment begins March 4.

    January 12, 2015 • Summer Session • ssdean@Colorado.edu

    Bowling and Billiards early-bird and mid-day specials in the UMC

    Mondays through Fridays take a fun break to unwind for only a dollar, or 1/2 off with discounted rates for everyone.

    Early-Bird Specials, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

  • Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person
  • Billiards: $1 per hour per person

    Mid-Day Specials, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
  • Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

    Visit our website to learn about other special programs and activities. 1st floor UMC.

  • Apply now! Puksta Scholars Program

    An undergraduate civic engagement program, CU Boulder's Puksta Scholars Program is accepting applications for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Emerging sophomores or juniors, who have a strong commitment to civic responsibility and seek to create positive social change on campus and in the greater community are encouraged to apply. A limited number of $4,500 annual scholarships will be provided. Applications, which may be accessed via www.colorado.edu/cuengage will be accepted through Jan. 31.

    January 8, 2015 • Elaina Verveer • verveer@colorado.edu

    ACCESS Registration for nondegree students begins Jan. 9

    Nondegree students interested in enrolling in CU-Boulder courses for personal or professional development can register through ACCESS, Available Credit Courses for Eligible Special Students, on Friday, Jan. 9 and Monday, Jan. 12. Through ACCESS, nondegree students may take main campus graduate and undergraduate courses if space is available or with instructor/department permission. Continuing Education advisors will accommodate walk-in appointments surrounding ACCESS registration through Friday, Jan. 16. For more information call 492-5148.

    City of Lafayette's 10th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

    Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during Lafayette's 10th annual March for Peace and Celebration on Jan. 19. The event, which is co-sponsored by CU-Boulder's Public Achievement program, will commence with a community march at 12 p.m. (Community members are encouraged to meet outside of the Lafayette Recreation Center at 111 W. Baseline Road by 11:45 a.m.) A celebration, featuring live entertainment and service projects will be held at Flatirons Community Church (355 W. South Boulder Road) from 12:30-3:00 p.m.

    January 8, 2015 • Elaina Verveer • verveer@colorado.edu

    Enhancing function in later life (FORCE)

    Boulder or Denver area residents and CU students, faculty, staff and alumni who are age 65 or older sought for research.

    You must plan to live in the Boulder/Denver Area for next six 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).

    January 6, 2015 • Deborah Atwell • deborah.atwell@colorado.edu

    Enhancing function in later life (FORCE)

    Boulder or Denver area residents and CU students, faculty, staff and alumni who are 25-35 years old are being sought for research.

    If interested, you must plan 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).

    January 6, 2015 • Deborah Atwell • deborah.atwell@colorado.edu

    CU PIIE is looking for summer interns

    Are you interested in civic engagement and looking for a PAID internship next summer? The CU Public Interest Internship Experience (PIIE) is seeking students who want to make a difference. PIIE offers paid summer internships at non-profits and government agencies in the Boulder and Denver metro area!

    The deadline for applications is January 16th. To find out more about CU PIIE and download an application, please visit: http://www.colorado.edu/career/piie

    Join a new global health chapter with leadership opportunities

    Femme International is a non-profit founded by young college students like you and me. We are committed to advancing the rights of women and girls in Africa through gender targeted programmes that focus on menstruation, sexual health and feminine hygiene. We are currently seeking members for our new CU-Boulder chapter, with leadership opportunities for those who are interested and a good fit. Please email angie.larson@colorado.edu for more information and to attend a chapter meeting! FemmeInternational