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.

Global Seminar: Explore culture and media in Indonesia this summer!

Attend a three-week field-based Global Seminar in Indonesia that explores the Mentawai Islands off the west coast of Sumatra, the city of Padang and Bali. Learn the ethnographic method, documentary filmmaking and critical media practice while living with indigenous people and immersing in the cultural politics of Indonesia.

Program is directed by Dr. Christian Hammons. Earn three upper-division credits for ANTH 3760. Open to all majors.

Informational meeting is scheduled for Nov. 30 at 4 p.m. in C4C N215.

AIA Lecture Series: New perspectives on ancient urbanism

CU's own John Hanson will attempt to answer questions about city life in the ancient Greek and Roman world, drawing on the new research on ancient urbanism that has been put forward in his forthcoming book, and explore what it can tell us about life in the ancient world and how it compared to medieval and modern times.

The event will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7, and is free and open to the public.

November 23, 2016 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@colorado.edu

Do you struggle with your thoughts? Paid study might be for you.

Researchers in the Psychology and Neuroscience Department are conducting an eight-week research study program designed to help prevent depression, reduce stress and promote health and well-being. Earn up to $225 and get a copy of your MRI on DVD.

Participants must be:
• Healthy women OR
• Women with a history of depression
• Ages 18 to 55
• Willing to participate in two MRI assessments and several at-home activities
• Smartphone users with a data plan
• Have internet access
• Have normal or corrected-to-normal vision

November 22, 2016 • WWS Team • womenswellness@colorado.edu

Launching your global career - Nov. 29

Are you interested in having a global career, either working overseas or in the U.S.? If so, please join us on Tuesday, Nov. 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. in C4C Abrams Lounge to discuss how you can launch your global career!

Sponsored by Career Services and Study Abroad, this event will include an interactive workshop, expert advice and resources on how to get started. Learn how to be competitive in the globalized world. Discover how to make a global career a reality!

Snacks and refreshments will be provided. We hope to see you there!

November 22, 2016 • Michal Greenberg • michal.greenberg@colorado.edu

Visiting Artist Program features Fernando Orellana Nov. 29

Fernando Orellana uses new and traditional media as a way of transmitting concepts that range from generative art to social political commentary. Taking on varying forms, his work addresses the nature of reality, our place on the mortal coil and the communications we share with one another.

Orellana graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and The Ohio State University. He is an associate professor of digital art at Union College in Schenectady, New York. The lecture takes place on Nov. 29, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. inn VAC 1B20.

Sing your heart out at Karaoke Night Dec. 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.

9-Ball Billiards Tournament Nov. 30

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

CU departments: Put your message on UMC digital signs

Do you have programs, services, courses, events or messages that you want or need to promote to get more attention? Put your message on the UMC digital signs.

Create your own eye-catching slides, animations or videos that cycle on three different UMC digital signs in front of hundreds of students and UMC visitors every day. It's environmentally friendly, low cost and cuts down on print materials.

Contact UMC Marketing to learn how. We'll help you.

November 21, 2016 • Catherine Horning • catherine.horning@colorado.edu

Ethics and Compliance Brown Bag: Student data privacy

November's Brown Bag will be on Monday, Nov. 28, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Rec Center. It will feature a presentation by Kristi Wold-McCormick and Susan Dorsey, Office of the Registrar, that will provide attendees a greater understanding of CU employee roles and responsibilities, current initiatives related to FERPA and ethical issues regarding systems use and preferred name/gender identity.

Q&A will follow. Attendees are welcome to bring lunch. Light refreshments will be provided.

ATLAS Expo: A showcase of student and faculty work in creative technology and design

ATLAS is an interdisciplinary institute for radical creativity and invention, and ATLAS Expo is your chance to see ingenious student and faculty projects on display. Don’t miss creations in virtual reality, physical computing, mobile apps, human-computer interaction, design, information and communication technology for development and more (see Flickr album from ATLAS Expo Spring 2016). Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Roser ATLAS Building

Alternative Breaks: Applications now open

Learn about the issue. Serve the community. Reflect on your impact. Student-led teams of volunteers travel across the nation during college breaks to engage in community-based service projects focused on environmental and societal justice issues.

Applications are now open. Apply early for trip preference. To apply or for more information, visit our website. For any questions, please contact the Alternative Breaks team at altbreak@colorado.edu.

November 18, 2016 • Richard Barahona • altbreak@colorado.edu

IPHY Colloquium: November 28

We invite you to attend the Department of Integrative Physiology Colloquium on Monday, Nov. 28 at noon in the Gold building, room A2B70. Dr. Christopher Depner will be presenting Circadian versus Behavioral Modulation of Plasma Proteins and Implications for Metabolic Syndrome.

November 17, 2016 • Rachel Salaz • rachel.salaz@colorado.edu

Bursar's Office closing early Friday, Nov. 18

The Bursar's Office will close at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, so staff can attend training. We apologize for any inconvenience.

November 17, 2016 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu

Office of the Registrar closure on Nov. 18

The Office of the Registrar's front office will be closed for an internal event on Friday, Nov. 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The call center will remain open at 303-492-6970, but staff responses may be delayed.

November 16, 2016

Spring internships through Center of the American West

Center of the American West is now accepting applications for our spring 2017 internships with History Colorado Center, The Nature Conservancy, National Indian Law Library at Native American Rights Fund and National History Day in Colorado at local public schools.

These three-credit-hour internships require a total of 120 on-the-job hours, plus some academic activities. They will remain open until filled.

See website below for details.

Got a baby bump? Paid study for mothers expecting first child

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. The study can be completed remotely from your home (on the phone and online).

If interested, please contact Study Coordinator Laura River by email or phone. Email: pearlstudy@colorado.edu | Phone: 303-735-7547

November 15, 2016 • Laura River • pearlstudy@colorado.edu

Get ready for the big game

Faculty and staff, get ready to show your CU Spirit! Receive 15% off your regularly-priced CU logoed clothing and gift purchases at the CU Book Store in the UMC, each Wednesday prior to a home football game. Just show your Buff OneCard. See you then, and Go Buffs!

Upcoming dates: Sept. 28, Oct. 12, Nov. 2, Nov. 16 and Nov. 23

November 15, 2016 • CU Book Store • assist@cubookstore.com

Seeking Indonesian language instructor for fall 2017

The Anderson Language and Technology Center (ALTEC) is looking for an Indonesian language instructor for the fall 2017 semester. For more details and information, contact Mark Knowles at Mark.Knowles@colorado.edu.

November 14, 2016 • Mark Knowles • Mark.Knowles@colorado.edu

IFS presents: CU at the Movies - 'Deconstructing The Beatles'

If you didn't get enough of The Beatles in our Tuesday showing, come back Wednesday, Nov. 16, as we premiere Deconstructing The Beatles, an amazing look at the songs of the legendary White Album with musicologist Scott Freiman. The special pricing for the show will be $15 or three punches on the IFS Card. The show will start at 7:30 p.m. and will be in the Muenzinger auditorium.

For more information: internationalfilmseries.com

November 14, 2016 • Aaron Dillon • aadi3973@colorado.edu

IFS presents: CU at the Movies - 'The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover'

Join us for Peter Greenaway’s scandalous art house sensation The Cook, the Theif, His Wife, and Her Lover. The screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Monday, Nov. 14. Admission is $8.

Hosted by Erin Espelie, C.M.C.I.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com

Global Seminar: Exploring China through English teaching

Spend five weeks exploring Chinese culture in summer 2017! You’ll have the opportunity to visit local classrooms and connect with students and other English teachers. Additional seminars in tai chi, calligraphy, and Chinese language will deepen your understanding of the culture.

LING 3800 is open to all majors and counts toward the linguistic major/minor. It will also be a core course for the upcoming undergraduate TESOL Certificate (anticipated for spring 2017).

Informational meeting is Nov. 15 at 3 p.m. in HLMS 285.

Study Abroad and Center for Asian Studies: International internship opportunities

Are you interested in earning academic credit through a summer internship in Tokyo, Japan? The Center for Asian Studies and Study Abroad are offering four new internship opportunities during summer 2017.

To learn more, join us for an interest meeting on Monday, Nov. 14, at 4 p.m. in the Center for Asian Studies conference room.

International Education Week: Nov. 14 to 18!

Please join the Office of International Education as we celebrate International Education Week, Nov. 14 through 18. Events include an awards reception, panel, trivia competition, photo contest awards and coffee hour! 

IFS presents: CU at the Movies - 'The Beatles: Eight Days a Week'

Join us for an evening with The Beatles as we journey through their touring years in this 2016 documentary directed by Ron Howard. The show is Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium. Admission is $8.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com

November 11, 2016 • Aaron Dillon • aadi3973@colorado.edu

Stage it like Shakespeare: Original practices (ages 10 to 18)

Join CSF teaching artists as they guide you through an Elizabethan rehearsal process using scenes from The Merchant of Venice. On Dec. 3, participants will learn about “original practices” and receive cue scripts. On Dec. 10, students will rehearse their parts and stage a performance for friends and family. Open to students of all experience levels and abilities. Use coupon code SHAKESBUFF for a 10% tuition discount!

Tuition: $75
Saturdays, Dec. 3 and 10, 1 to 4 p.m.
Wesley Foundation/Chapel