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.

International Trivia Nov. 19

Form teams and duke it out for sweet prizes in the UMC Grill area, Thursday, Nov. 19, 6 to 8 p.m. History, sports, music, geography, food and more. You might want to stretch out first. Photo (from this year's contest) by Katie Gurkin.

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 and 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 six who arrive!

Hosted by Wesley Fellowship.

November 12, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

International Education Week reception Nov. 18

The International Education Week reception will be Wednesday, Nov. 18, 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the J.D. Abrams lounge in the C4C. This year’s photo contest winners will be announced, as well as Global Citizen awards. Photo (from this year's contest) by Josh Perrin.

November 11, 2015 • Study Abroad Advisor • studyabroad@colorado.edu

Global seminar: Management of service operations

Complete MGMT 3100 this summer in Spain. Travel to Valencia, Spain, this summer and study management in one of Spain's most exciting cities. You will engage in site visits to local businesses and learn first-hand about Spanish and international companies. Find out more on Nov. 11, 5 to 6 p.m. in Koelbel 220. (Photo by Rafa Marti).

Study abroad for free: Learn how with Fulbright Scholar Ulyana Horodyskyj

Would you like to study abroad for free? Maybe you already have, and now you’re looking to work internationally? On Tuesday, Nov. 17, Fulbright Scholar Ulyana Horodyskyj will speak at the Fulbright and Scholarships session from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in UMC 235.

CU-Boulder alum, Marine Corps major keynotes Veterans Day ceremony

With over 400 combat flight hours, 141 combat sorties, and nine medals and decorations of honor for his service, this year’s Veterans Day ceremony keynote speaker served our country for over 23 years in the Marine Corps. Join the campus and community to honor those who have served on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. for the Veterans Day ceremony in the Glenn Miller Ballroom. We will be adding the names of two Coloradoans who died while serving this past year as well. The ceremony will be followed by a light reception.

Get your literary hiking boots on

What is environmental literature? In what ways do literature and the environment intersect and what are their possible futures? In this course you will learn the critical terms and concepts necessary for analyzing environmental literature; and to locate those terms and concepts within the social, historical, biographical and cultural contexts that gave rise to them. ENGL 1230-100 Environmental Literature. Laura Winkiel * MW * 12 to 12:50 p.m.

Bam! Pow! Zowie! Holy course offerings, Batman!

A survey of the major genres and history of the comic book, with a lot of attention given to how to read the comic book page. We'll read between 10 and 15 comic books over our 15 weeks, going from superheroes to indie, and covering horror and science fiction and fantasy. ENGL 3856-100 The Comic Book. Stephen Graham Jones * MW * 11 to 11:50 a.m.

Course reviews how radical transformations rock Georgian Britain

The Georgian era was a period of staggering political, social, economic, intellectual and artistic transformations. In this course we shall study some of the ways in which literary and artistic works have shaped and responded to the tumultuous history of the eighteenth century, a period that is both recognizably modern and, admittedly, a little strange. ENGL 3164-100 History and Literature of Georgian Britain. Catherine Labio *  MW * 1 to 1:50 p.m.

Be very afraid!

This course introduces the Gothic genre and modern descendants. We'll explore theories about how literature confronts the horrific or overwhelming. Influential works (The Castle of Otranto, Dracula) and a few popular films (28 Days Later, Rosemary's Baby) will help us see how monstrous figures can reveal anxieties present in the cultures that created them. ENGL 1220-001 & ENGL 1220-002 From Gothic to Horror * Paul Neimann * ENGL 1220-001: TTH, 8 to 9:15 a.m. and ENGL 1220-002, TTH, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.

Shakespeare up close and personal

Love, lust and jealousy; temptation and deception; honor and disgrace; courage and cowardice; revenge, mercy and redemption — these are only a few of the topics that Shakespeare dramatizes in his plays. Study Shakespeare this spring and find out why his plays continue to resonate with 21st century audiences over 400 years after they were first performed. ENGL 3000-100 Shakespeare for Nonmajors * Teresa Nugent * MW * 3 to 3:50 p.m.

Paid research study for mothers expecting their first child

Perinatal Emotion and Relationships Longitudinal Study (PEARLS)

Researchers in CU’s Department of Psychology and Neuroscience are recruiting women who are currently pregnant with their first child to participate in a paid study of their experiences of pregnancy, birth, and the postpartum period.

If interested, please contact Laura River, study coordinator by email or phone.

Email: pearlstudy@colorado.edu

Phone: 303-735-7547.

November 10, 2015 • Laura River, Study Coordinator • pearlstudy@colorado.edu

Embodied Judaism Symposium Freedom Seder: American Judaism and Social Justice

The Program in Jewish Studies, University Libraries and cosponsors are pleased to present the second biannual Embodied Judaism Symposium, Freedom Seder: American Judaism and Social Justice.

Embodied Judaism Symposium Freedom Seder: American Judaism and Social Justice Thursday, Nov. 12, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. British Studies Room in Norlin Library, CU-Boulder campus Free and open to the public. Space is limited. RSVPs required to CUJewishStudies@colorado.edu.


November 10, 2015 • Program in Jewish Studies, CU-Boulder • CUJewishStudies@colorado.edu

For the Health of It: As you are - Cultivating body positivity

Everywhere we go, every day, we are bombarded with messages about what our bodies' appearances and abilities should be, and how we should feel about our bodies if they don't live up to these standards. Join us on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1 to 2 p.m. in UMC 416 for a discussion with local psychotherapist, educator and activist Carmen Cool around how we can challenge fat-phobia and other negative messaging and begin to practice self-love and cultivate our own senses of body positivity.

November 9, 2015 • Chloe Strascina-Dower • wrchealth@colorado.edu

Study Abroad in Bordeaux, France this summer

Spend two weeks in June this summer studying France-American relations in Bordeaux, France. This three-credit course is taught by CU History Professor (and Int'l Affairs Director) Tom Zeiler. Study in beautiful Bordeaux through lectures, guest speakers and excursions to various sites in and around Bordeaux. There are extra scholarships available for this program. Learn more at the upcoming meeting: Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 5:30 p.m. in the C4C room N215. (Photo by Tom Zeiler).

Global seminar interest meetings for London finance seminar and accounting in a global economy

Spend the summer in London studying finance and/or London and Amsterdam studying accounting and get CU credit. Join us on Monday, Nov. 16, 5 to 6 p.m. in KOBL 350 to learn more.

November 9, 2015 • Steven Rose • steven.rose@colorado.edu

Multi-cultural celebration and International Education Week information

Come enjoy food, music and friends on Monday, Nov. 16, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the multicultural celebration in the UMC Fountain area. Let’s celebrate CU’s diverse population from all over the world. Photo (from this year's contest!) by Blake Pedersen.

International Education Week: Film screening - 'Coming Out (as LGBT) around the World'

What is it like to have romantic attractions to the same gender in countries around the world? What is it like to identify as lesbian or gay in countries such as Egypt, Honduras, Kenya or Thailand? Join us for a screening of a ground-breaking documentary of people's experiences of sexual and gender diversity in various parts of the globe. Sponsored by the GLBTQ Resource Center in Honor of International Education Week.

Monday, Nov.16, 5 p.m. @ Humanities Room 1B90.

November 9, 2015 • Jiwon Baik • jiba0232@colorado.edu

CU-Boulder alum, Marine Corps major keynotes Veterans Day Ceremony

With over 400 combat flight hours, 141 combat sorties, and nine medals and decorations of honor for his service, this year’s Veterans Day Ceremony keynote speaker served our country for over 23 years in the Marine Corps. Join the campus and community to honor those who have served on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. for the Veterans Day Ceremony in the Glenn Miller Ballroom. We will be adding the names of two Coloradoans who died while serving this past year as well. The ceremony will be followed by a light reception.

Research participants for memory study: Compensation provided

Healthy participants between 18 – 22 years needed for a speech research study examining the role of working memory on speech motor functions. Compensation provided. Call 303-492-5829 or e-mail speechlab@colorado.edu for details. Ask for information about the MEMORY study.

November 9, 2015 • Katherine • speechlab@colorado.edu

Environmental Engineering Seminar Nov. 13

The Environmental Engineering Seminar Series is pleased to announce a presentation by Kartik Chandran, associate professor at Columbia University and 2015 MacArthur Fellowship “Genius Award” recipient.
Chandran will be speaking on his recognized work on the microbial N-cycle and its links to the water, energy and carbon cycles. The seminar will take place on Friday, Nov. 13, in the Engineering Center ECCR 1B40, noon to 1 p.m.
Check out this link for the abstract of his talk.

November 9, 2015 • Karl Linden • karl.linden@colorado.edu

Soul Food Sundays 5 p.m.

A time to reflect upon how God is at work in our lives and in the world while enjoying a free home-cooked meal. Casual, conversational, social justice minded, science embracing, Jesus-loving Christianity. Meets in the lounge at CU's Wesley Chapel.

Wesley Fellowship is a progressive Christian campus ministry that helps university students grow in faith, service, and love. Fully LGBTQI-friendly. "Stretch your mind, feed your soul!" 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, at the corner of University Heights Avenue.

November 7, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

School day-off workshop at the CU Museum of Natural History

Drop your kids off on campus for the BVSD in-service day on Nov. 11. Our topic is: Survivor! Find out what it takes to be a survivor in the Colorado wild as winter expands its grip and begins its cold creep across the land. We'll study specimens to uncover the mysterious ways plants and animals survive harsh winters - run away, hide, or grow thick fur and face it head on. Preregistration and payment required. $60 per participant. 10 percent discount for children of CU faculty/staff/students. 303-492-1666.

November 6, 2015 • Museum Education Staff • museumed@colorado.edu

Diwali 2015

Join Indian Student Association (ISA) on Saturday, Nov. 14, 6 p.m to 11:30p.m. in Glenn Miller Ballroom, UMC to celebrate one of the biggest cultural events of the year at CU-Boulder, Diwali 2015. Diwali - the festival of lights is celebrated with great enthusiasm and grandeur at CU-Boulder. This year, it is going to be bigger, better and louder. Taste amazing Indian delicacies, and groove to Bollywood numbers by DJ Aashish B.
Free Entry
Free Food

November 6, 2015 • Harish Kumar Gadde • harish.gadde@colorado.edu

For the Health of It: 'Health Disparities Among Latin@ Immigrants'

Join us on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2 to 3 p.m. in UMC 382 for a discussion on health access and outcomes with Dr. Fernando Riosmena from the Institute of Behavioral Science. Dr. Riosmena is a leading researcher on the deterioration of immigrant health with time spent in the U.S. and will discuss the socioeconomic disadvantages, discrimination and legal complications that contribute to health disparities for Latina/o immigrants.

November 5, 2015 • Chloe Strascina-Dower • wrchealth@colorado.edu