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.

'Silence and Noise': Professor Frederic Bloom to present annual Austin W. Scott, Jr. Lecture

Join the University of Colorado Law School on Thursday, Dec. 1, from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. for the 42nd annual Austin W. Scott, Jr. Lecture.

This year's event features Professor Frederic Bloom's lecture titled "Silence and Noise" and will take place in the Wittemyer Courtroom at the Wolf Law building, with a reception to follow for registered guests.

Please visit the Colorado Law website for more information and to register. Register to attend by Monday, Nov. 28.

Therapy dogs are back!

Do finals have you feeling like the underdog? We’ve got a solution that should put you back at the top of the pack. Therapy dogs are back!

Check the schedule below to make sure you have the chance to spend some time with our furry friends. Learn more about the volunteers here.

Engineering, Math & Physics Library
Nov. 15, 2 to 4 p.m.

Business Library
Nov. 17, 2 to 4 p.m.

Music Library
Nov. 29, 1 to 3 p.m.

Norlin Library
Nov. 30, 2 to 4 p.m.

Earth Sciences & Map Library
Dec. 1, 1 to 3 p.m.

Lucien Greaves to speak on campus Nov. 10

Human rights activist, neuroscientist, and co-founder of the Satanic Temple Lucien Greaves will speak at CU Boulder on Nov. 10, at 6 p.m. in Engineering 1B40. The Secular Students and Skeptics Society at CU Boulder student group is hosting the event. Greaves is best known in part for his involvement in the protest against the exclusion of Satanic imagery from the Oklahoma State Capitol front lawn in 2015. Learn more about the event.

November 8, 2016 • greg.swenson@colorado.edu • greg.swenson@colorado.edu

Intersections: Activating radical imagination in the classroom

Our keynote speaker is Dr. Kai M. Green, who is an assistant professor of feminist studies at University of California-Santa Barbara.

More details about Dr. Kai Green can be found here.

Please register to attend the symposium.

Intersections: Maintaining safety in the classroom

This roundtable will address such issues as:

  1. How to deal with microaggressions from students toward faculty
  2. Mental-health-related behaviors of which faculty should be aware
  3. How to keep your class safe in an active-harmer situation
  4. Related resources provided to faculty by the Faculty & Staff Assistance Program

Nov. 11, 1 to 2 p.m., UMC 245

Please register to attend this symposium!

Celebrating trans, non-binary and genderqueer diversity in STEM!

Come hear speakers from the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) discuss trans, non-binary and genderqueer diversity and celebrate their community with Students Alliance of GLBT Engineers (SAGE).

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 7 to 9 p.m.
Gamow Tower (physics building), 11th floor

All majors are welcome!

November 8, 2016 • SAGE • Arpi.Grigorian@colorado.edu

Visiting Artist Program features Renee Cox on Nov. 15

One of the most controversial African-American artists working today, Renee Cox has used her own body, both nude and clothed, to celebrate black womanhood and criticize a society she often views as racist and sexist. Cox continues to push the envelope with her work by using new technologies that the digital medium of photography has to offer. She received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts in NYC.

The lecture takes place on Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in VAC 1B20.

Global Seminar: Conservation biology, practice in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest

Earn three credits this May in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest! Experience operational conservation programs in the Serra do Mar Biodiversity Corridor, participate in community-based conservation solutions and much more. Students from a range of disciplines interested in conservation are encouraged to apply.

Offered as EBIO 4340/5340 & ENVS 4340/5340, which fulfills the EBIO Lab/Field and 4000-course major requirements and ENVS' application and specialization requirements.

Interest meeting is scheduled for Nov. 10 at 3:30 p.m. in UMC 382.

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.

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. 9 at 4 p.m. in C4C N215.