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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.

Tell your students about entrepreneurship in South Africa this summer 

Students can spend six weeks this summer in South Africa gaining hands on experience as a consultant helping emerging entrepreneurs in the townships surrounding Cape Town. A South African entrepreneur, Luvuyo, will share how his business has grown as a client of this program. Earn six credits, open to all majors. Program directed by Erick Mueller, Leeds School of Business. Come learn more: Tuesday, Jan. 26, 5 to 6 p.m. in Koebel S233.

I <3 Me Open House

Join us for our annual I <3 Me Open House on Feb. 12, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in UMC 415-417. We will have cookie decorating, valentines crafts, relaxing massages by Community Health, and free food (while supplies last). Open to all CU students, staff and faculty.

January 25, 2016 • Sarah Rimmel • sarah.rimmel@colorado.edu

Student investment fund - Recruiting starts now

All freshman and sophomores: Global Platinum Securities is an intercollegiate investment fund run by students that strives to educate the next generation of passionate business leaders in an ethical and socially responsible way. In doing so, we give back to our communities through philanthropic events. If you are interested, please attend one of our information sessions for more information please come to one of our information sessions.

Info Session 1: Jan. 26, 7 p.m. in KOBL 350 Info Session 2: Jan. 28, 7 p.m. in KOBL 203

January 25, 2016 • Rick Brubaker • ribr9323@colorado.edu

February 2016 Staff Council Blood Drive

February 2016 Dates
Tuesday, Feb. 2
Wednesday, Feb. 3
Thursday, Feb. 4
Ice Overlook Room
CU Recreation Center
9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Schedule a convenient time to donate blood. Walk-ins are always welcome.
Schedule online: Visit www.bonfils.org
Schedule by phone: Call Bonfils Appointment Center at 303-363-2300
Reference site code 0248 when searching for CU donation location.

January 25, 2016 • Staff Council • scouncil@colorado.edu

Cellogia! A night of cello-lovin' bliss. Sunday, Jan. 24, 7 p.m.

Cellogia in action!

Rushad Eggleston's musicality and showmanship are a sensory treat for your full being. Pure bliss. He will take you there.

Rushad Eggleston's musicality and showmanship are a sensory treat. "Legend, clown, goblin, cello-shredder, acrobat."

Held at CU's Wesley Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., at corner of University Heights Avenue. One block north of Colorado Avenue, across from Folsom Field. Free parking in the lot and on the street. On the Hop bus line. Suggested Donation: Students $10-15; General Public, $12-20.

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.

January 24, 2016 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Barcelona literature and culture global seminar

Attend class and live in Barcelona on this exciting global seminar. Earn six credits in five weeks while completing SPAN 3270 (fulfills the Human Diversity core requirement) and SPAN 3230. Participate in excursions to world-class museums and theaters; see the remarkable street culture and more. Great for SPAN, SPPR, IAFS and others. Learn more: Tuesday, Feb. 2, 4 to 5 p.m., C4C S484.

Learn how to dance salsa

The CU-Boulder chapter of Ritmos Latinos, an affiliated student organization, will start classes in basic salsa on Tuesday, Jan. 26, and every Tuesday night throughout the spring 2016 semester.

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.

January 22, 2016 • Ritmos Latinos CU-Boulder • ritmoslatinos@colorado.edu

CU PIIE application deadline approaching

Are you looking for a paid internship next summer? The CU Public Interest Internship Experience (PIIE) is looking for students who want to make a difference. PIIE is offering paid summer internships at non-profits and government agencies in the Boulder and Denver metro area! Internships range in focus from animal care to education, government, health, homelessness, sustainability and more.

The deadline for applications is Jan. 29. To find out more about CU PIIE, go to: www.colorado.edu/career/piie.

Film screening: Free Men (Les Hommes Libres) with talk-back from Prof. Beverly Weber

Film screening: Free Men (Les Hommes Libres) with talk-back from Prof. Beverly Weber

In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 7 p.m. | Old Main Theater, CU-Boulder Campus

Free and open to the public.

More Information

January 21, 2016 • Program in Jewish Studies • CUJewishStudies@colorado.edu

Study Abroad and Center for Asian Studies international internship opportunities

Are you interested in earning academic credit through a summer internship in Tokyo?  The Center for Asian Studies and Study Abroad are offering three new internship opportunities during summer 2016. Join us for an interest meeting on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 12 p.m. in HUMN 230 to find out more.

Centering Prayer Wednesday 11:15 a.m.

Contemplative prayer. Quiet time with God. Wednesday, 11:15-11:50 a.m. at CU's Wesley Chapel. 1290 Folsom St.** - across from the Stadium, at the corner of University Heights Ave. _"Be still and know that I am God."- Psalm 46:10. Buddhists are welcome too. We pray well with others. : ) Our Facebook

January 20, 2016 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

AIA lecture series: Re-ensouling the ruined in Late Classic coastal Oaxaca, Mexico

Join archaeologist Arthur Joyce at the CU Museum of Natural History Wed. Jan. 27, at 7 p.m. for this free lecture. Built in the late Terminal Formative period (AD 100-250), the acropolis was virtually in ruins by the Late Classic period (AD 500-800) when Río Viejo re-emerged as a political center. New rulers ritually reanimated the acropolis through the emplacement of an elaborate offering that referenced earlier offerings which included human burials, ceramic vessels and the probable remains of sacrificial victims, both human and animal.

January 20, 2016 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@colorado.edu

Choosing, refusing and opting out: Parents’ rights in public education panel

Join us for a panel discussion about the legal precedents and philosophical issues involved in claims about parents’ rights in public education, focusing on school choice, vaccinations and opting out of state tests. The panel discussion Choosing, Refusing and Opting Out: Parents’ Rights in Public Education is free and open to public on Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Boulder Public Library. Co-sponsored by the CU-Boulder Center for Values & Social Policy, Office for Outreach and Engagement and the School of Education.

Children divided: War orphans in the Japanese Empire

This is a talk by Professor Mariko Asano Tamanoi, Anthropology, University of California Los Angeles. Her talk will explore how children displaced by war in both Japan and China came to inspire a transcultural legal discourse on the rights of minors. How did notions of the universal child take shape in East Asia? In what ways did these notions interact with imperial, national and social forces? Finally, what distinguishes colonial intervention from humanitarian aids? CAS Speaker Series. Monday, Jan. 25, 5 p.m., Economics 205, CU-Boulder.

Study building construction in Valencia, Spain

Study building construction in the beautiful city of Valencia this summer. While earning credit for AREN 2050, you can examine world-renowned architectural works in Spain. A two-day field trip to Barcelona is also included, and all engineering students are guaranteed a $750-$1,500 scholarship. The course counts as a technical elective for most engineering majors. Learn more at an informational meeting: Thursday, Jan. 28, 5:30 to 6 p.m. in ECCR 116 (Photo Courtesy of ISA).

BFA Excellence Awards nomination deadline is Feb. 19

The deadline for receipt of all nominations is Friday, Feb. 19, at 5 p.m. Complete nomination instructions are on line at http://www.colorado.edu/bfa/excellence-awards.

January 20, 2016 • Sierra Swearingen • Sierra.Swearingen@colorado.edu

1098T tax forms are now available in MyCUInfo

1098T tax forms are now available in MyCUInfo (Billing Information tab).

Disable the pop-up blocker on your browser to access the form.

Print the form for your parents or others who may be eligible to claim you as a dependent, if applicable. No forms will be mailed.

More information

January 19, 2016 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu

Performance Friday!

The Center for Humanities and the Arts invites you to this month’s Performance Friday! featuring Alejandro Cremaschi from the College of Music. He and his small group, Trio Cordilleras, have been captivating audiences with spirited music from Spain and Latin America since 2006. Todays’ event will contain music for violin, cello and piano from Spain and Argentina. Please join us Jan. 22, from 12 to 1 p.m., Norlin’s Library’s 5th Floor. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for a free, light lunch.

Tell Your Students About Entrepreneurship in South Africa this summer! 

Students can spend 6 weeks this summer in South Africa gaining hands on experience as a consultant helping emerging entrepreneurs in the townships surrounding Cape Town.  A South African entrepreneur, Luvuyo, will be here to share how his business has grown as a client of this program. Earn 6 credits, open to all majors.  Program directed by Erick Mueller, Leeds School of Business. Come learn more: Tuesday, Jan. 26, 5-6 p.m. in Koebel S233.

Volunteer Abroad

Looking for a way to develop as a leader or gain access to thousands of international internships? Join AIESEC Colorado! We are part of the largest student run, non-profit organization in the world! We help CU students find international internships and bring international students to Boulder. We are always looking for passionate individuals to join our team and interact with our worldwide network. Come to our info session on Tuesday, Jan. 19 from 5-6 p.m. in HUMN 186! Sko Buffs!!

January 18, 2016 • Kristen McNeill • vpcomm-colorado@aiesecus.org

Study International Operations Management in Hong Kong, China this summer

Global Seminar: International Operations (Hong Kong, China). Travel to Hong Kong, China this summer and study Operations Management in one of the largest trading centers in Asia. You will engage in daily site visits to local businesses and learn first-hand about manufacturing in mainland China during an overnight field trip to Guangdong Province. Find out more at a meeting: Jan. 20, 5 - 6 p.m. in KOBL 203!

Study Virginia Woolf in London, England

Spend three weeks studying Virginia Woolf’s work on site – in London! Experience the life and work of Woolf first-hand as you visit important literary sites such as Monk’s House, Charleston, Kew Gardens, and Sissinghurst. This program, directed by Jane Garrity, examines the ways that London and its environs impacted Woolf’s vision of the English nation. Come learn more at the interest meeting: Thursday, Jan 28 5-6 p.m. in UMC 415.

Global Seminar in Istanbul, Turkey, Summer 2016

Spend two weeks next summer in Istanbul, exploring its multi-ethnic history with professor Nan Goodman. This two-week, 3 credit global seminar will give you the opportunity to learn about Jewish-Muslim relations alongside local university students, and visit numerous cultural landmarks (including a Dervish Lodge)! Open to all majors; learn more (including details about pre-program classes on campus in the spring) at an informational meeting with the Director on Tuesday, Jan. 26 from 5-6 p.m. in the C4C N215! (Photo by Nan Goodman)

Study Finance in London in Summer 2016: Interest meeting

Study international finance in London this summer. This seminar includes lectures from prominent financial professionals and field trips to sites such as Lloyd’s of London, Bloomberg… and Paris! Eligibility requirements include a minimum 2.5 GPA and coursework in Business or Economics. To learn more, join us on Monday, January 25 at 5 - 6 p.m. in KOBL 203.