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This site is a listing of notices, training/seminars, jobs, campus services and events. Buff Bulletin is a service of Campus Communications.

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

A community service project for CU students Saturdays at 10:15 a.m. Meets at CU's Wesley Chapel. We prepare sandwiches, raisins, carrots, 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, 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 hats, gloves, or socks to give away if you can.

Safe zone workshops for LGBTQ and ally inclusion

The GLBTQ Resource Center offers monthly workshops to help foster a welcoming campus climate for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and allied community. Sessions will be held this semester on Sept. 29, Oct. 26, Nov. 19 and Dec. 16. To see the full schedule and find instructions for how to register through the "myCUinfo" portal, please see our website: http://www.colorado.edu/glbtqrc/programs-and-services/safe-zone-training

Monday Night Bowl special Sept. 14

Monday Nights, 6 p.m. to 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 or family. Everyone is welcome. This is the best deal.

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

2015 DATES:

  • Every Monday except:
  • Closed Labor Day, Sept. 7
  • Not available Nov. 23
  • The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor

    Payment for Fall 2015 tuition and fees is due tomorrow

    Payment is due by 5 p.m. tomorrow, Sept. 4, if you are paying in person, by wire transfer, or mail. (Postmarks are not honored.)

    If you are paying online, you have until 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 5 to pay in full.

    Payment Methods

    September 3, 2015 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu

    Alternative Breaks site leaders applications open

    2016 Alternative Breaks site leaders applications are open. Alternative Breaks is a student-led group that travels nationally for service trips. Each trip focuses on a social or environmental justice issue and is either one week long during spring break or two weeks in May. Site leaders go through leadership training to organize the trips. It is a great way to get involved and gain leadership experience. Being a site leader is now also accepted for course credit. Applications due: Sept. 14

    More info: www.colorado.edu/volunteer

    September 3, 2015 • VRC Communications • vrccommunications@colorado.edu

    Moth Mania!

    Join us for dinner and moth viewing at the CU Museum of Natural History. We'll have pizza, salad and ice cream while we learn a bit about moths. Hands-on activities include creating an observation jar, designing a clay caterpillar to study predation, and exploring live caterpillars. At dark, we'll set up black lights outside to attract moths. Moth experts will share fascinating facts about moths with you. Advance registration and payment required. $10 for those over 10 years old; $7 for those under 10 years old. All ages welcome.

    September 3, 2015 • Museum Education Staff • museumed@colorado.edu

    The wonderful world of bats

    Come join Dr. Rick Adams of the University of Northern Colorado for his lecture about one of the most enigmatic animals on Earth! The real-life story of bats eclipses all myths and fairy tales surrounding this misunderstood mammal. Their novel physiology and anatomy that allows both flight and "sight" in complete darkness thanks to echolocation. In addition, their deep social and emotional lives make them one of the most interesting species crucial to our ecosystem. Join us Wednesday Sept. 16, at 6 p.m. at the CU Natural History Museum.

    September 3, 2015 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@colorado.edu

    In-service day children's workshops at the CU Museum of Natural History

    Sign up now for in-service day workshops on BVSD days off for kindergarten through 5th grade children. Oct. 12 - Unearthed: Ancient Life in the Boulder Valley and Nov. 11 - Survivor! Workshops are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the museum. Call or email for details museumed@colorado.edu; 303-492-1666. Preregistration and payment of $60 required.

    September 3, 2015 • Museum Education Staff • museumed@colorado.edu

    Be engaged...Join the UMC Board

    Join the UMC Board and be part of the decisions that help the UMC fulfill its mission. The UMC Board is the governing board for CU's student union and currently has openings for student members. You must be able to make the board meetings on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7 p.m. It is a great leadership opportunity for new and returning CU students. Learn more and apply by Sept. 11.

    September 3, 2015 • Andrea Zelinkno • zelinko@colorado.edu

    Free Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament, Sept. 15

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


  • Sept. 1, 15, 29
  • Oct. 13, 17
  • Nov. 10
  • Dec. 1
  • Grand Championship (winners play-off): Dec. 8
  • Discover all that The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games offers, first floor UMC, at colorado.edu/umc/connection.

    Freshmen Friday Rave & Game Night. Friday, Sept. 4, 8PM

    Drug and alcohol-free fun for CU students on Friday nights - Rave & Game Night held at the Wesley Student Center. 8 p.m. - Midnight. Fri., Sept. 4. Free.

    Live professional DJ (& CU alumn) "D-Joya!" Foosball, air hockey, and X-Box One. Bring your favorite board games and games for X-Box One - and extra controllers.

    Wesley Student Center, 1290 Folsom St. at the corner of University Heights Avenue, across from Folsom Field.

    September 3, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

    Ferment! Thursdays 5:30 p.m.

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

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

    Open to under-grad & 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 & beverages for the first 6 who arrive!

    Hosted by Wesley Fellowship.

    September 3, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

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

    A new space for students and faculty to relax, study and hang-out.

    Free coffee, tea and 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, at the corner of University Heights Avenue.

    September 3, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

    Mosaic Gospel Choir Wednesdays, 7 p.m.

    Sing your heart out with CU's Mosaic Gospel Choir on Wednesday nights, 7 p.m. at CU's Wesley Student Center, 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, one block north of Colorado Avenue, at the corner of University Heights Avenue. Drop-ins welcome. LGBTQI-friendly. Bring friends. (Don't need to be Christian. Open to all.) Facebook

    Taste Test - Free Pizza & Jesus Wednesdays 5 p.m.

    Exploring the way of Jesus with friends and free food. All students welcome. LGBTQI-friendly.

    Meets in the lounge at the Province Student Housing complex. In the big triangular building at 950 28th St.

    Sponsored by Wesley Fellowship - a progressive Christian campus ministry.

    September 2, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

    'Like the Moon and the Sun' with author Stanley Harsha

    Stanley Harsha will present a Luncheon Series talk on his new book, Like the Moon and the Sun. This is a story of culture, religion and politics in Indonesia through the eyes of a former United States diplomat who had close connections to Indonesia for nearly 30 years. Stanley Harsha first came to Indonesia as a young diplomat in 1986, returning for multiple diplomatic tours before retiring and writing this memoir. CAS Luncheon Series. Thursday, Sept. 3, 12 p.m., CAS Conference Room, 1424 Broadway. Lunch will be provided for attendees.

    Aging physiology research study: Volunteers needed

    IPA Lab looking for volunteers to study the effect of sodium nitrite supplementation on physiological function.

    Requirements: Aged 60-79 years Willing to undergo a 12-week period taking sodium nitrite supplement

    Participants will Receive:
    - Detailed Blood Panel (cholesterol, glucose, etc.)
    - Body Composition (body fat & bone density) - Physician-Monitored Exercise Stress Test
    - Dietary Analysis
    - Monetary Compensation for time

    If interested in participating, please email ipalab@colorado.edu, or call 303-735-6410

    The Volunteer Resource Center challenges you

    CU-Boulder's Volunteer Resource Center is turning 50. Over the past 50 years, we have worked to create a culture of service and engagement within our communities. We invite you to celebrate both the history and future of the VRC on Oct. 8, 4 to 6 p.m. at the UMC South Terrance Tent. At this event, we will be kicking off our Fifty for 50 service challenge. We challenge you to sign up and commit to completing 50 hours of service within the year. Learn more on our website or email us vrcevents@colorado.edu

    Payment plans: a few days left to enroll

    The deadline to enroll in a payment plan for fall 2015 tuition and fees is Friday, Sept. 4. Enroll in MyCUInfo (Billing Information tab)

    Payment Plans

    September 1, 2015 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu

    Learn how to dance salsa

    The CU-Boulder chapter of Ritmos Latinos, an affiliated student organization, will hold classes in basic salsa on Tuesday nights throughout the fall 2015 semester, beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 15.

    Come join us at the Dennis Small Cultural Center (UMC 4th floor, Room 457) from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. and learn to dance rueda-de-casino style salsa. There's no charge and you don't have to bring a partner. Classes are open to all members of the CU-Boulder student, staff and faculty community. Feel free to bring a friend.

    September 1, 2015 • Ritmos Latinos CU-Boulder • ritmoslatinos@colorado.edu

    Free Yoga Mondays at 6 p.m.

    Authentic hatha, vinyasa flow taught by Brian Saeger and Jenna Bee. 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 Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, one block north of Colorado Avenue, at the corner of University Heights Avenue. LGBTQI-friendly. Bring friends.

    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.

    Extreme Bowling on Friday & Saturday nights

    7 p.m. - Close

    Friday and Saturday nights can be fun and electrifying by bowling with black lights, lane lights and color pins. It's the only Extreme Bowling you'll find in Boulder - and it's fun for everyone.

    Win prizes for Color Head Pin Strikes. Note: Be sure to tell The Connection Staff before bowling the color pins so they can see you make the strike.

    2015 DATES:

  • Fridays and Saturdays through May 2

    Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

  • Sing along at Karaoke Night on Sept. 3

    Put this one on your calendar to take an energizing break from studies.

    Sing along to fun tunes on Thursday night using Club 156's cool sound and light systems. This makes for a fun time with new and old friends.

    8 p.m. in Club 156, first floor UMC. Food and beverage are right next door in The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games.


  • Sept. 3, 17
  • Oct. 1, 15, 29
  • Nov. 12
  • Dec. 3
  • The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, first floor UMC

    Student groups - Promote your event on the UMC digital signs

    CU student groups, clubs and organizations: Planning an event that you want to promote?

    You can promote your CU-approved event to thousands of students and visitors who come to the UMC every school day.

    Create and display your own eye-catching slide, animation, PowerPoint or video that cycles on three different UMC digital signs. It's environmentally-friendly, low cost and cuts down on print materials.

    Contact Pamela.Henderek@colorado.edu to learn more about the signs, the cost, and to reserve a space for your promotion.

    August 31, 2015 • Pamela Henderek • Pamela.Henderek@colorado.edu