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.

Nature Church - Sunday Aug. 28 9:15 a.m.

Experience Nature as "Church."

Weather permitting. Occasional outings on the rugged trails surrounding Boulder. We'll have brief moments of setting intention, reflection, prayer, pondering and alternative forms of communion. Should be able to walk up to 4 miles in the high country - depending on the week.

Meet at CU's Wesley Student Center/Chapel, 1290 Folsom St. at 9:15 a.m. We'll carpool and return by noon.

"The mountains are calling and I must go." John Muir
"Jesus often withdrew to the wilderness for prayer." Luke 5:16

Peanut-butter N' Luvin' community service Saturdays 10:15 a.m.

A community service project for CU students Saturdays 10:15 a.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.

August 25, 2016 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org
http://www.wesleyf.org

Blue Book Free Cafe Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

A space for students and faculty to relax, study, play piano, & hang-out.

Free ice water, coffee, tea & cocoa. Free wifi. Comfy chairs & couches.

In the Lounge at CU's Wesley Student Center, the blue A-frame building at 1290 Folsom St., across from Folsom Field, 1 block north of Colorado Ave. at the corner of University Heights Ave.

August 25, 2016 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org
http://www.wesleyf.org

Study abroad fair Sept. 1

Come to the study abroad fair and learn about your chance to study, intern and participate in research and service-learning opportunities. We offer 400 programs in 65 countries that meet the needs and interests of all students and majors. Join us on Thursday, Sept. 1, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the UMC Fountain to find out more.

Recently-returned study abroad alumni and study abroad staff will be on hand to share what it’s like to live and learn abroad, find affordable programs and build your résumé with an international experience.

August 25, 2016 • Kelsey Lanning • Kelsey.Lanning@Colorado.EDU
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu

Volunteers needed - Aging research: Time-restricted feeding study

The Integrative Physiology of Aging Lab is looking for volunteers to study the potential healthy aging effects of a time-restricted feeding dietary pattern on cardiovascular, brain and physical health.

Requirements: Aged 55-79 years; Willing to undergo six-week period of dietary change; (Limiting food/beverage intake to eight hours of the day and fast for other 16 hours).

Participants will receive: - Detailed blood panel (cholesterol, glucose, etc.) - Body composition (body fat & bone density) - Blood pressure screening

Feeling down or struggling with anxiety? Affordable psychotherapy available

Affordable psychotherapy is available at the Raimy Clinic in the Muenzinger Psychology Building on the University of Colorado Boulder campus. Special low rates are available for all CU Boulder students.

Raimy Clinic therapists can provide help coping with stress, depression, anxiety, relationship and academic issues and other difficulties, as well as helping you meet your goals for improving self-confidence and increasing healthy behavior.

For more information, call our intake line: 303-492-5177 or email raimy@colorado.edu.

Feeling down or struggling with anxiety? Affordable psychotherapy available

Affordable psychotherapy is available at the Raimy Clinic in the Muenzinger Psychology Building on the University of Colorado Boulder campus. Special low rates are available for all CU Boulder faculty and staff.

Raimy Clinic therapists can provide help coping with stress, depression, anxiety, relationship and occupational issues, and other difficulties, as well as helping you meet your goals for improving self-confidence and increasing healthy behavior.

For more information, call our intake line at 303-492-5177.

Retirement party for Laura Border, director of the Graduate Teacher Program

Please join us in celebrating the work and retirement of the Director of the Graduate Teacher Program, Laura Border. We will gather for an afternoon of food, drink and memories on Aug. 31, 3 to 5 p.m., in the tent on the South Terrace of the University Memorial Center. A cash bar serving beer and wine will be provided.

August 24, 2016 • Cherise Lamour • gtpfin@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/gtp/

'Mapping the Majestic: 100 Years of the National Park Service' exhibit now open

The University Libraries at CU Boulder are pleased to present an exhibition of maps celebrating the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary (Aug. 25, 2016). The exhibit includes a genuine copper printing plate used by the U.S. Geological Survey in the early days of their operation.

Visit the Earth Sciences & Map Library in Benson Earth Sciences on the CU Boulder campus between Aug. 22 and Dec. 16 to experience the wonder of our National Park system as visualized in maps.

Take part in an alcohol study

The goal of the study is to examine changes in the body that happen when people consume alcohol. The study will take place at the Center for Innovation and Creativity at Arapahoe and 33rd Street. Participants will be asked to complete questionnaires and provide a blood sample, and can receive up to $50. Participants must be between the ages of 25-40 and a regular or occasional alcohol consumer.

If you would like to be in the study, call 720-507-4317 or e-mail alcoholresearchstudycu@gmail.com (please leave your name and phone number).

Property Services live auction of surplus property and equipment Sept. 10

University of Colorado Boulder Property Services will hold a public auction of surplus property and equipment on Saturday, Sept. 10. Items will be available for preview beginning at 8 a.m. and the auction will begin at 9 a.m.

Auctions are held on the east side of: University of Colorado Boulder, Distribution Center, 3300 Walnut St., Boulder, CO 80301.

August 23, 2016 • Steve Marvel, (303) 492-1120 • Steve.Marvel@colorado.edu
https://www.colorado.edu/fm/services/property-sales

Paid internship with Cognitive Development Center and the Children's Museum of Denver

Deadline: Sept. 9 Responsibilities: go once a week to Children's Museum of Denver for 4 hrs to facilitate an exhibit about child development research, interact with children and parents, work w/ research assistant team, mutual professional development opportunities with museum staff. Preferred qualifications: experience working w/ children and families, coursework in child development, available Fridays fall 2016, interest in continuing spring 2017. To apply, email cogdevctr@colorado.edu cover letter of interests/avail, resume, transcript.

August 23, 2016 • Cognitive Development Center • cogdevctr@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/cognitivedevelopment/

Psychology study seeking participants | $10/hour

The CU SNaG Lab is seeking individuals between the ages of 18-35 to participate as behavioral subjects in a study for 2-3 hours.

Participants will play several games with other individuals for money, and will complete a series of questionnaires. Participants will be paid $10/hour for participating, and will have the opportunity to earn bonus money for their performance in the games.

For more information or to sign-up for a session, please email, cu.snaglab.968@gmail.com with your name and age.

August 23, 2016 • Jacob Parelman • cu.snaglab.968@gmail.com

9-Ball billiards tournament Sept. 7

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

Video Game Tournament – Street Fighter V (PS4) – Aug. 26

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

Sing your heart out at Karaoke Night Sept. 1

Take an energizing break from your studies. Sing along to your choice of fun tunes on Thursday nights using Club 156’s cool 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

Fall 2016 Dates
Sept 1, 15, 29
Oct 13, 27
Nov 10
Dec 1

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

Textbook rentals, tuition and fee bill charge at the CU Book Store

Check out what’s new for you at the CU Book Store. Tons of textbooks for rent, more used books than ever, and now you can charge your textbook course materials, school supplies and technology accessories purchased at the CU Book Store to your student tuition and fee bill. Visit www.cubookstore.com/bill for more information. Open extend hours during back to school. Check out cubookstore.com for details.

August 22, 2016 • cubookstore • assist@cubookstore.com
http://www.cubookstore.com

Welcome back tea Aug. 23

Aug. 23, 9 to 11 a.m. Norlin Library Research Desk (2nd floor)

Welcome to new students and welcome back to all of you who are returning! Start the semester off right by picking up an energizing cup of coffee or relaxing cup of tea courtesy of Norlin Library. Take your beverage to go or chat with the library staff at the research desk who can help you with assignments throughout the semester.

August 22, 2016 • Susie Siders • susie.siders@colorado.edu

'Staging Shakespeare in a War Zone: Values and Consequences'

Learn about author Qais Akbar Omar’s experience staging "Love’s Labour’s Lost" in Kabul in 2005 during his presentation “Staging Shakespeare in a War Zone: Values and Consequences," on Monday, Aug. 29, 5:30 p.m. A light reception will be held at 5 p.m.

The presentation will be held at the University Theatre located at 1595 Pleasant Street in Boulder.

The author will sign copies of his book.

The event is free and open to the public. Visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2557751 to RSVP.

Volunteer with Ralphie’s Green Stampede

Join Ralphie’s Green Stampede at home football games and help us keep Folsom a zero-waste stadium. Volunteers get free entrance to the game, a meal and a T-Shirt for staffing zero-waste stations throughout the stadium to educate football fans about the importance and impact of composting and recycling. Volunteers are on the front line to divert waste from the landfill, helping us get to our goal of 90 percent diversion. Come as an individual, with friends or as an organization and check out what the zero-waste excitement is all about.

New fall ALTEC classes

Come join us for our new fall schedule! We've recently added classes, so come and check out our classes before they fill up.

Spouses of CU Affiliates receive the discounted price of $75 per class. Come and learn as a family.

Register now for the fall!

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 Student Center/Chapel 1290 Folsom St. -across from Folsom Field, 1 block north of Colorado Ave., at the corner of University Ave.

Free Yoga Mondays at 6 p.m.

Authentic hatha, vinyasa flow. Bring a mat if you have one. We have extras if you don't. Best to eat dinner after class. Meets 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. LGBTQI-affirming. Bring friends.

Staging Shakespeare in a war zone: Values and consequences

Join the CU Boulder Friends of the Libraries Monday, Aug. 29, in the University Theatre to hear Qais Akbar Omar, author of A Night in the Emperor's Garden, share his experience staging Love’s Labour's Lost in Kabul in 2005. It was the first production of the Bard in Afghanistan in 30 years to include female cast members. There will be a small reception at 5 p.m. followed by Mr. Omar’s lecture at 5:30 p.m. The author will sign copies of his book afterward.

Register for free now.

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