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Nature Church - Sunday, Oct. 9

Experience Nature as "Church."

Weather permitting. Occasional outings on the rugged trails surrounding Boulder. We'll have brief moments of setting intention, reflection, prayer, pondering and alternative forms of communion. Should be able to walk up to 4 miles in the high country - depending on the week.

Meet at CU's Wesley Student Center/Chapel, 1290 Folsom St. at 9:15 a.m. We'll carpool and return by noon.

"The mountains are calling and I must go." John Muir
"Jesus often withdrew to the wilderness for prayer." Luke 5:16

Global seminar: Human geography of the Czech Republic

Earn three upper-division credits in Prague this May. Fulfill an A&S Core requirement for Contemporary Societies, Engineering Humanities/Social Sciences, or a general elective. You'll also complete an independent research project and travel around Prague for field-observations. Informational meeting at 4 p.m. on Oct. 10 in room C4C S350.

Study socio-environmental dynamics in Brazil: Info. meeting Oct. 10

Earn three credits in four weeks this summer while fully immersing yourself in Brazilian culture. Practice your Portuguese language skills with locals (some language experience required), attend traditional festivals and enjoy adventure travel excursions. Students will study and conduct field research in the topic of socio-environmental dynamics in contemporary Brazil. Learn more at an upcoming informational meeting: Monday, Oct. 10, 4 to 5 p.m. in Hellems 145.

IFS Presents: CU at the Movies - 'Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead'

Tom Stoppard directs Gary Oldman and Tim Roth. Hosted by Hadley Kamminga-Peck, Shakespeare at C.U.

Admission: $8 and the screening starts at 6 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Sunday, Oct. 9.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com

Haunted Shakespeare: Ghosts, Goblins, and Sprites (ages 8-18)

Date: Saturday, Oct. 29
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Wesley Chapel
Description: Get ready for Halloween with the Bard! In this one-day workshop, we'll explore scenes and monologues from Shakespeare's canon that feature ghosts, goblins and sprites. The workshop culminates in an invited showing at 2:30 p.m. for family and friends. Open to students of all experience levels and abilities.
Tuition: $60 (scholarships available)
Use coupon code SHAKESBUFF for a 10 percent tuition discount.

FLPMA turns 40 conference

The Federal Land Policy and Management Act turns 40 on Oct. 21. To celebrate this milestone, the University of Colorado Law School is sponsoring a one-day conference that will feature panels on important aspects of the law, including land use planning, mineral development and land conservation.

Friday, Oct. 21, 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., Wolf Law Building, Wittemyer Courtroom.

Free and open to the public. Registration required. More information, event agenda, and registration available at: http://www.colorado.edu/law/research/gwc/even

Starting soon at ALTEC: Catalan, Polish and Swahili

At ALTEC we love to spread the joy of language learning. Ever wanted to try learning or brush up an uncommonly taught language like Catalan, Polish or Swahili? Then sign up for our late start fall classes. We will be offering Intermediate Catalan 1, Beginning Polish 1 and Beginning Swahili 2 from October to December. Sign up now before it's too late!

For more information visit the link below: https://altec.colorado.edu/languageclasses/index.shtml

October 6, 2016 • ALTEC • altec@colorado.edu

Fun research projects for kids

The Cognitive Development Center in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience is looking for children age 3 to 7 years old who are interested in playing games that will help teach us about self control and cognitive strategies. A visit, scheduled at your convenience, lasts about 60 minutes. Babysitting is available for siblings. Parents are compensated for travel and kids receive a fun prize. For more information or to sign up, see our information below or call us at 303-492-6389.

Hearing aid study recruiting participants

Be part of exciting new research on hearing loss The Hearing Research Laboratory is recruiting participants for a research study on how our ability to hear interacts with our ability to listen in difficult listening situations, such as distorted or noisy speech. You may be eligible if you are aged 51 years or older with hearing loss in both ears. The study will include 8 visits over approximately 12 weeks, for a total of about 16 hours. You will be paid $20 per visit for your time and may trial the aids for 12 weeks. Contact:303-492-0067.

October 6, 2016 • Kristin Sommerfeldt • hearlab@colorado.edu

Starting soon at ALTEC: Korean, Russian, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish and French

Looking to learn a new language? Look no further, ALTEC is here to help you achieve your language learning goals. Starting in October through December we will be offering Beginning Portuguese 1, Beginning Korean 1, Beginning Chinese 2, Beginning Russian, Beginning French 1 & 2, Intermediate Africa in French, Beginning Italian 2, Intermediate Italian 1, Beginning Spanish 1, Intermediate Spanish 2, and Beginning Japanese 2. Sign up now!

For more information visit the link below: https://altec.colorado.edu/languageclasses/index.shtml

October 6, 2016 • ALTEC • altec@colorado.edu

Starting soon at ALTEC: Conversational French and Russian

Have you studied French or Russian in the past and want to dust off your language skills? Or are you looking to advance your speaking skills in either of these languages? Then sign up for now ALTEC's Conversational French and Russian courses! These courses will begin in October and will run through December. Sign up now before it's too late!

For more information visit the link below: https://altec.colorado.edu/languageclasses/index.shtml

October 6, 2016 • ALTEC • altec@colorado.edu

IFS Presents: 'Pierrot Le Fou'

A Classic by Jean-Luc Godard Film. New Digital Restoration.

The Tourneés Festival is made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S., the Centre National du Cinéma et de l'Image Animée (CNC), the French American Cultural Fund, Florence Gould Foundation and Highbrow Entertainment.

Admission: $8 and the screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Saturday Oct., 8.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com

'Home Videos from the Closet and Beyond'

In partnership with CU's oSTEM, The Live and Tell Project brings you Home Videos from the Closet and Beyond, a theatrical performance that answers the questions of why (or why not) and how we come out in the LGBTQIA+ community. Taking from real submissions, literature, poetry, theatre and the actors themselves, Home Videos from the Closet and Beyond is the first of its kind on campus! Free and open to the public.

Saturday, Oct 8, 7 p.m., Abrams Lounge (3rd Floor of the C4C), with refreshments afterward.

October 6, 2016 • Ayla Sullivan • aylaxc.sullivan@gmail.com

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 Professor and Int'l Affairs Director, Tom Zeiler. Study in beautiful Bordeaux through lectures, guest speakers and excursions around Bordeaux. There are extra scholarships available for this program. Learn more at the upcoming meeting: Thursday, Oct. 13 at 5 p.m. in the C4C room N215.

Winter, wilderness, climate-threats and solutions

In partnership with the Getches-Wilkinson Center, please join The Wilderness Society and Protect Our Winters for an interactive presentation about energy development and climate impacts on our public lands.

Wednesday, Oct. 12 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wolf Law Building, Wittemyer Courtroom

This event is free and open to the public. You must be registered to attend. More information and registration available at: http://www.colorado.edu/law/research/gwc/events

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: Wednesday, Oct. 12, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., UMC 386.

Participate in research on dating

*Researches at the University of Colorado Boulder seek healthy individuals between 18 and 24 years of age for laboratory and brain imaging studies on online dating. *We are seeking participants who are heterosexual, currently single, and interested in dating. *Participants receive $12-$24 per hour for participation.

October 4, 2016 • onlinedatingstudycu@gmail.com

'John Birch: A Life'

Terry Lautz will discuss his new book John Birch: A Life. "This is the remarkable story of who he actually was: an American missionary-turned-soldier who wanted to save China, but became a victim instead." - Oxford Press. Lautz is trustee and director of the Harvard Yenching Institute and visiting professor at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. Thursday, Oct. 13, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Humanities 250.

Open Mic Night Tuesday, Oct. 4, 8PM

Singer? Songwriter? Poet? Musician? Dancer? Actor? Mime? Free monthly Open Mic Night at the Wesley Student Center/Chapel.

**First Tuesday of every month at 8 p.m. Come perform and/or enjoy those who do!

1290 Folsom St. - across from Folsom Field. Uncensored, freedom of speech affirmed, yet also a safe space for all. Serious fun.

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Learn about Yogic union Tues Oct. 4 7PM

Laura Moses Grainger shares about her 40 year yogic path. A convergence of Hatha, Bhakti, Melchite, Greek Orthodox, and Sufism leading her to a nurturing place for each to find their own path of yoga/union

Wesley Student Center/Chapel. 1290 Folsom St. Across from CU's Folsom Field, 1 block north of Colorado Ave., at the corner of University Heights Ave. On the Hop Bus line, bike racks, courtesy parking in the parking lot behind the chapel. Suggested donation: $5-15 students; $15-30 general public. See more: www.theikosoma.org

October 4, 2016 • Roger Wolsey • roger.wolsey@colorado.edu

One-day FRIENDS stuttering workshop Oct. 29

If you stutter, you have FRIENDS. On Saturday, Oct. 29, the CU Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences Department is teaming up with the Boulder FRIENDS in order to provide a one-day workshop for you to find support, information and meet other people dedicated to living successfully with stuttering. The workshop format includes presentations, small discussion groups, panel presentations and group activities. Its a wonderful opportunity for families and individuals to come together and learn about stuttering and meet other people.

Global seminar: Operations management

Complete operations management this summer in Spain. Travel to Valencia 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 Oct. 11, 5 to 6:00 p.m. in KOBL 350.

Study entrepreneurship and innovation in Panama this May

Panama is considered the fourth strongest economy in Latin America and one of the top 20 fastest growing economies in the world. However, strong economic performance has not translated into broadly shared prosperity. Participate in this global seminar to partner with local entrepreneurs and learn first-hand about the potential for business solutions to address poverty and related social and environmental challenges. This program runs for three weeks in May. Informational meeting Oct. 6, 5:30 p.m. in KOBL 225.

Study international operations management in Hong Kong this summer

Global seminar: International operations (Hong Kong). Travel to Hong Kong 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: Oct. 13, 5 to 6 p.m. in KOBL 350.

Conservation and indigenous peoples in Tanzania – Global seminar study abroad program

Attend a three week summer maymester traveling global seminar that explores remote conservation areas around the Serengeti. Learn more about indigenous peoples and conservation in one of the most beautiful and biologically-important regions of the world. Study political ecology, culture and development while living among indigenous groups such as the Maasai and Hadzabe people. Open to all majors. Learn more at an informational meeting with the director, Laura DeLuca: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 5:30 p.m. in C4C room N215.