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.

Norlin Learner’s Lunch Workshop : Using Evernote to Manage Your Stuff

Sept. 24, noon, in Norlin E113

Evernote is a free system for browsers and mobile devices that bills itself as the tool to capture anything, access it anywhere and find it fast. Manage texts, sounds, images and handwriting for note-taking as well as qualitative research. Participants are welcome to set up an account at Evernote.com ahead of time to follow along on their laptops or mobile devices. Presenter: Mark Werner

September 19, 2014 • Caroline Sinkinson • caroline.sinkinson@colorado.edu

What's Your Name?: Visual Translation of Stories from the US Korean Diaspora

Engaging issues of Korean diaspora and cultural displacement, visual artist Joo Yeon Woo's current creative work, "What’s Your Name?" investigates how Korean immigrants in the United States understand their sense of cultural identity. Names—ethnic or adopted—as well as naming practice are critical keys to comprehending how they redefine, reform, or reject their cultural identity. CAS Luncheon Series, Friday, Sept. 26, 12 p.m., CAS Conference Room, 1424 Broadway. Lunch will be provided.

September 19, 2014 • Patricia Helfenbein • casevent@colorado.edu

So Long to CDs, Hello to Streaming Music : Learners Lunch @ Music

Sept. 24, noon in Imig N285
Overwhelmed by all the streaming music services out there? Are you wondering about the differences between Pandora and Spotify? Rdio and iTunes Radio? Are you curious which is best for you and your musical tastes, and how you can manage your own listening library? And which apps should you use for listening on the go? Come to this session to explore the options, from the super popular, to the ones we bet you haven’t even heard of yet…

September 19, 2014 • Grace Haynes

Public Lecture: The Science of Smell

The sense of smell is essential to survival. Smells warn us if food is bad and can be powerful enough to trigger distinct memories. How it does that was an enigma until Nobel Laureate Richard Axel discovered 1,000 different genes that encode olfactory receptors. Learn more about Axel’s discovery and how we translate the sensations around us into knowledge that is key for our survival.

Tuesday, Oct. 7 - 7 p.m.

Math 100

Introduction by Tom Cech

This lecture is free and open to the public.

Ferment! Thursdays, 5:30 p.m.

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

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

For university students ages 21-29, but you can be younger. Open to persons 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 & beverages for the first 6 who arrive!

Hosted by Wesley Fellowship.

September 18, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Cultured Warriors: The Enduring Legacy of the Samurai in Japanese Society

Dr. Robert Pontsioen will outline the history and significance of samurai culture, from the rise of the samurai in 12th-century feudal Japan and their many centuries of military governance, to the arrival of Commodore Perry's "black ships" from America and the end of the samurai class. This lecture, which will be followed by a dance performance from the CU Japanese ensemble, celebrates the opening of the newest exhibit in the CU Museum of Natural History’s Anthropology Hall.

Wednesday | Sept. 24 | 6:30 p.m. | Paleontology Hall

September 18, 2014 • University of Colorado Museum of Natural History • museumpr@colorado.edu

BFSA and Biotech Club Annual BBQ


The BioFrontiers Science Alliance and Biotech Club will be having their annual welcome back BBQ this Friday, Sept. 19, from 5 - 7 p.m. at the JSCBB Grill area. We will be serving hamburgers, hotdogs, veggie burgers and sides.

We will have lawn games, a raffle for a gift card to The Sink, science posters, a BFSA logo competition, and lots of fun.

See you there!

UMC game day bratwurst specials

The Alferd Packer Restaurant & Grill, 1st floor UMC, will be open Saturday, Sept. 20, 10am-12:30pm during Family Weekend for the game.

The Slumgullion Grill offers your favorites plus bratwurst specials:

1 Brat with Kraut on a Bun w/ any size Fountain Drink and Chips or French Fries: $5.99.

2 Brats with Kraut on a Bun w/ any size Fountain Drink and Chips or French Fries: $7.99.

The salad bar will also be open. Baby Doe's Coffee & Bakery will be open 11:30am-8:30pm for hot & cold beverages and snacks.

September 18, 2014 • Pamela Henderek • pamela.henderek@colorado.edu

International Travel Tools & Resources

International Travel Tools & Resources is hosted by University Risk Management and the Office of International Education. Come enjoy tea and coffee and learn from University Risk Management new important travel tools and resources available to all faculty and staff traveling on university business. Plus learn about campus resources for your travel, requirements for taking students abroad, and more!

Wed., Sept. 24, 3:30-5 p.m.
Abrams Lounge, C4C


Study Abroad scholarship opportunity for Pell Grant students

Are you a Pell Grant recipient? If so, there is federal scholarship funding available for study abroad. Please come to the information session to learn about the Gilman Scholarship application process and tips for a successful application. Thursday, Sept. 25, from 12 - 1 p.m. in C4C S341.

September 17, 2014 • Steven Rose • Steven.Rose@Colorado.edu

Throwback Movie Tuesday: 'Toy Story'

Program Council's Throwback Movie Tuesday series presents "Toy Story"

When: Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 8 p.m. Where: Chem 140 Lecture Hall

This event is FREE and open to students and the public.. there will be popcorn.

More information here.

Peace Corps info. session Sept. 17, 5 p.m.

Have you ever wanted an all expense paid multi-cultural experience combined with the opportunity to assist communities in need?

Join your Peace Corps representatives on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 5 p.m. in UMC room 425 to find out what life is like serving overseas, how to start an application and what you can do now to increase your chances of becoming a United States Peace Corps Volunteer.

Follow us on Facebook: CU Boulder Peace Corps

Life is calling. How far will you go?

September 17, 2014 • Nicholas Politte • peacecorps@colorado.edu

Club 156 brings live Hip Hop to campus Sept. 27

Program Council's Club 156 presents: Slap Nevada, Q Dot, and Phuture Phil

When: Saturday, Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. Where: Club 156 located in the UMC Tickets: Only $7

Get your tickets here.

More information here.

Michael Nava to do reading Sept. 18

Award-winning Latino detective fiction author, Michael Nava, will do a reading of his new book on Thursday, Sept. 18, 3:30-5 p.m., at the Dennis Small Cultural Events Center (5th floor of the UMC).

September 17, 2014 • Brendon Chavez • brendon.chavez@colorado.edu

GLBTQ Open House for Parent Weekend

The GLBTQ Resource Center will hold an open house on Friday, Sept. 19, 3-5 p.m.

September 17, 2014 • Brendon • brendon.chavez@colorado.edu

Learn to dance Argentine Tango

Come learn Argentine Tango with the Tango Club at CU. It's fun and it's a great way to de-stress after a long week. Casual dress, but wear smooth-soled shoes or bring socks (you want to be able to slide).

Beginner-friendly--no partner or experience required.

*WHEN: 7 p.m. every Friday night
*WHERE: Basement of the Carlson Gym

Don't miss out. See our Facebook group for more info.

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)

Subjects needed for study: Effort and decision making

The Neuromechanics Lab needs volunteers for a study on effort and movement decision making. You must be English-speaking, right-handed, between 18-40 years old, and have normal or corrected vision, have no movement control problems, and have no recent orthopedic surgeries or broken bones. This study is expected to take 2-2.5 hours. All procedures take place in our campus laboratory (Clare Small Arts and Science building, room 107). Subjects will be compensated. Contact: Megan O’Brien, megan.obrien@colorado.edu

September 16, 2014 • Megan O'Brien • megan.obrien@colorado.edu

Men Needed for Cardiovascular Research Study

The Integrative Physiology of Aging Lab is looking for participants for multiple studies on factors associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. We are looking for men, 45-80 years old, non-smokers, with no chronic health problems. Volunteers receive compensation as well as free comprehensive health information including an exercise stress test, VO2 max test, blood cholesterol and body composition. For more information, call 303-492-2485, or email us at cvstudy@colorado.edu.

Be a zero waste warrior with Ralphie’s Green Stampede

Join Ralphie’s Green Stampede at home football games and help us keep Folsom a zero-waste stadium and get in to the game for free. Volunteers are needed to staff zero-waste stations throughout the stadium to educate 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 check out what the zero-waste excitement is all about. To sign up or for more info contact: green.stampede@colorado.edu.

Do you speak Turkish?

If you are a fluent speaker of Turkish, then please contact the Anderson Language & Technology Center. We would like the chance to meet you and discuss ways to add this languages to the curriculum. We are located in Hellems on the first floor.

Contact Courtney Malone (courtney.malone@colorado.edu) or Mark Knowles (mark.knowles@colorado.edu) for more information.

September 16, 2014 • Mark Knowles • mark.knowles@colorado.edu

Learn Swahili (non-credit) at ALTEC

Always wanted to learn Swahili? Looking to improve your language skills? ALTEC is offering Swahili 1 and 2 this semester. These classes are non-credit and are open to CU staff, faculty, graduate students, retirees and their spouses, as well as the Boulder community. Classes begin Sept. 22 and meet two hours per week for eight weeks. Tuition is $75 for CU affiliates, and $150 for community members.

Sign up now Questions? Email: courtney.malone@colorado.edu

Workshop: Financial strategies for studying abroad

Think you can't afford to study abroad? Discover financial strategies to make it a reality. This free workshop will include information on:

*tips for saving money

*details of upfront costs

*how to create a budget before and during your trip

*and more

This workshop is free and open to all students interested in studying abroad.

Wednesday, Sept. 17, from 3 - 3:50 p.m.; UMC 425.

RSVP at cumoneysense@colorado.edu today.

September 16, 2014 • Niomi Williams • niomi.williams@colorado.edu

Study finance in London in summer 2015: Interest meeting Sept. 29

Study international finance in London this summer, with CU Business Professor Roy Baas. This seminar includes lectures from prominent financial professionals and field trips to sites such as Lloyd’s of London, Bloomberg and Paris. Eligibility requirements include a minimum 2.5 GPA and coursework in business or economics. To learn more, join us on Monday, Sept. 29, from 11 - 11:50 a.m. in KOBL 302.

Healthy young adults who are highly anxious in social situations needed for research study

Healthy young adults (ages 18-40) who are highly anxious in social situations can earn $10/hour participating in one 2.5-hour study session held in the Muenzinger Psychology Building at CU-Boulder. Participants will be asked to complete questionnaires, perform a challenging social task, and record heart rate non-invasively. For more information please call, 720-515-9461 or email us at archlabcalendar@gmail.com.

September 15, 2014 • Arch lab • archlabcalendar@gmail.com