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.

'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!

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.

Wesley Fellowship Fall Kick Off Extravaganza Aug. 21 5 p.m.

Serious Fun Y'all! Bocce. Volleyball. Bag Toss. Frisbee. Food. Top quality Ice Cream. BBQ. Pizza. Outdoor Movie. Friends. Fun. Free.

Learn about the Wesley Fellowship campus ministry. Meet cool people. Eat good food. Enjoy.

CU's Wesley Student Center/Chapel. 1290 Folsom St. Across from Folsom Field at the corner of University Heights Ave. LGBTQI friendly. Bring friends.

Learn more at www.wesleyf.org

Paid study: Young adult mood study (up to $200)

18-25? Interested in your moods and thoughts?

Participate in a paid study on emotion and mood in the CU Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. Earn up to $200 to participate in studies answering questions about your feelings and thoughts, watching brief films, playing computer games, and logging emotions and activities. The study includes two separate visits paying $10/hour in cash each (1st: 2-3 hours, 2nd: 4 hours). Option for paid follow-up phone interviews in addition.

If interested, please complete our survey: http://ow.ly/YZvLV

August 19, 2016 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com

Diagnosed with bipolar disorder and feeling depressed? (Paid research)

Diagnosed with bipolar disorder? Currently depressed?

We are looking for potential participants for a paid research study on mood and emotion. Qualifying participants will be asked to come to our lab for a 3- to 4-hour session and will be compensated up to $40.

Participation requirements:
1. Age: 25-55
2. Have a diagnosis of bipolar disorder or history of depression

Thank you for your interest, we are looking forward to hearing from you.
**If interested, please complete email us with subject line "BuffB GDEP"

August 19, 2016 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com

Extended office hours: Registrar and Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid and the Office of the Registrar will have extended hours, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, Aug. 15 through Tuesday, Aug. 23, to accommodate students at the start of fall semester.

These extended hours will not include the Student Employment and Scholarship offices; however, Financial Aid staff will be able to help with most related questions.

Both offices are located on the first floor of the Regent Administrative Center.

August 18, 2016 • Office of Registrar • registrar@colorado.edu

LGBTQ grad student meet and greet Aug. 26

On Friday, Aug. 26, from 4 to 5 p.m. the Gender and Sexuality Center(C4C, room n450) will host a graduate student welcome event. The event offers a great opportunity to meet other grad students and see the center's space, which offers a great place to study. Light refreshments will be served.

If you are unable to make this event and would like to be added to the graduate student listserve please email Morgan.Seamont@colorado.edu.

August 18, 2016 • Morgan Seamont • seamont@colorado.edu

Mystic: Contemplative Christian Spirituality

"Deep calls to deep." Explore a variety of spiritual practices. Quiet time with God. Sunday's Starting Sept. 11, 3-4 p.m. Don't need to be Christian to join in! Open to all. LGBTQI-friendly. Meets at CU's Wesley Chapel. 1290 Folsom St.** - across from the Stadium, 1 block north of Colorado Ave, at the corner of University Heights Ave. Our Facebook

August 18, 2016 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Shakespeare fools and clowns class (ages 8-12) starts Sept. 13

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival offers classes and workshops for kids and teens. This fall, CSF artist Gina Braswell will teach a 10-week class for ages 8-12, culminating in a performance of scenes from Shakespeare involving fools and clowns. Tuesdays, 4 to 5:30 p.m., Sept. 13 - Nov. 15. Use coupon code SHAKESBUFF for a 10 percent tuition discount. Registration and info. on other classes

Graduate student welcome/science playlist party Aug. 30

The Gemmill Library of Engineering, Math & Physics is hosting a graduate student welcome playlist party. We’ll provide the speakers, snacks and Spotify; you provide 2-3 songs that get you pumped in the lab, in the library or anytime. We’ll add them to our playlist and play your songs during the night. We’ll even email you the playlist when we’re done. Come talk music and science, make new friends and meet your friendly librarians.

When: Aug. 30, 4 to 7 p.m.

Where: Library of Engineering, 1st Fl Math Building

Bring: Your favorite songs

Alternative Breaks leader applications sought

Interested in creating and leading your own service trip? Become an Alternative Breaks Site Leader and create a trip focused on service in communities around the country during college breaks. Course credit is available for site leaders that counts toward a higher level elective or leadership minor. The priority deadline is Sept. 2, if your application is submitted by this date, you are eligible to design a service trip around an environmental or social justice issue of your choice.

Boulder Pridefest kick off

Join Out Boulder County, PFLAG, and CU's Gender and Sexuality Center for a discussion with filmmaker Lauren Lubin on the future of non-binary gender and more information about the upcoming film "We Exist: Beyond the Binary", which details the lives of many different non-binary people, including Lubin.

  • Unity Church of Boulder, 2855 Folsom St.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 6, 7 to 9 p.m.
August 15, 2016 • Gender and Sexuality Center • gsc@colorado.edu

Spring 2017, departmental graduation ceremonies

The chancellor, provost and deans have decided to centralize the departmental ceremony scheduling process. The commencement committee is now accepting requests for space and invites all school, college and departmental planners to visit our website for further information and the request form. The committee will evaluate the individual needs and requests and determine the master schedule, as well as work with parking, facilities management and other units to streamline the event planning process. Please submit your request by Aug. 26, 2016.

Romeo and Juliet class (ages 13-18) starts Sept. 12

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival offers classes and workshops for kids and teens - this fall, CSF actor Kelsey Didion will teach a 10-week course for teens, culminating in an abridged performance of Romeo and Juliet. Mondays, 4 to 5:30 p.m., Sept. 12 - Nov. 14. Use coupon code SHAKESBUFF for a 10 percent tuition discount. Registration and info. on other classes

Beautiful house at Pine Brook Hills is for rent

Beautiful multi-level house close to the city (only 1.5 miles from Broadway) and next to Mount Sanitas trails. Available Sept. 6 for nine months or possibly longer. Fully furnished, for $3,750/month. A smaller part of the house could be available for $2,500. It can also be rented unfurnished. Sorry no pets. Three bed|3.5 bath|5 decks/porches|multi-level|high-end kitchen|dining room|breakfast nook|master suite|attached greenhouse|top floor viewing/yoga room|and much more: WWW.Boulder6000.info. E-mail:info@Boulder6000.info

August 9, 2016 • Ben Lipman • info@Boulder6000.info

Fall Welcome volunteering positions available

Come welcome new students to CU Boulder. Fall Welcome now includes everything from move-in for students living in the residence halls, to signature events such as CU kick off. Sign up as an individual or with a group. Please visit the Volunteer Resource Center's Fall Welcome Volunteering page for details on Fall Welcome training and FAQ's. If you would like to sign up a group please email Hannah.Wilks@colorado.edu.

Move-In: Aug. 16-18.
Signature Events: Aug. 18-Sept. 14.

August 9, 2016 • Hannah Wilks • hannah.wilks@colorado.edu

LGBTQ and Allied Leadership Retreat

The Gender and Sexuality Center at CU welcomes all incoming LGBTQ and allied students to our annual, day-long retreat to meet current student leaders and learn about the LGBTQ community on campus, current initiatives and ways to get involved. Join us on Thursday, Aug. 18, before classes start, in the Center for Community.

RSVP by Aug. 10 to gsc@colorado.edu to attend and we will send you more details.

August 8, 2016 • Scarlet Bowen • scarlet.bowen@colorado.edu

Bursar's Office opening late Friday, Aug. 5

The Bursar's Office will open slightly later at 9:15 a.m. instead of 9 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 5, so that staff can attend training.

August 2, 2016 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu