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.

OIE Global Citizen Awards

The Office of International Education (OIE) is pleased to announce the OIE Global Citizen Awards to recognize outstanding contributions to international understanding by members of the UCB community. The following awards will be given: Campus Global Citizen of the Year, Muneeb Kamal Int’l Student of the Year, and Study Abroad Student of the Year. Nominations (or applications) due by 5 p.m. on Oct. 10, 2014. For more info: http://www.colorado.edu/oie/awards-and-recognitions/global-citizen-award-nominations or call Janet Garcia at 303-492-7604.

Beyond the professoriate: Preparing for a non-faculty job search

This talk, part of the Beyond Academia lecture series, will help prepare you for a post-academic job search.

L. Maren Wood will discuss the secrets of a successful non-academic job search. The talk will provide information for graduate students at all stages of their program as well as tips and strategies for faculty mentors.

The lecture will take place on Thursday, Oct. 16, at 4:30 p.m. in the British and Irish Studies Room of Norlin Library.

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. 7, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. in Koelbel 302.

Global Seminar St. Petersburg, summer 2015: Interest meeting on Oct. 8

Make summer 2015 unforgettable - spend six weeks immersed in Russian culture and language in St. Petersburg. The program, directed by Professor Artemi Romanov, includes language courses each morning, and afternoon and weekend excursions around the city and sites nearby, plus a weekend trip to Moscow. Earn nine credits and fulfill the A&S Historical Context core requirement. Beginning to advanced Russian speakers welcome. Learn more: Oct. 8, 5 p.m. HUMN 190.

Randy Jones Memorial Lecture Series featuring Robert G. Stanton

The Center of the American West is proud to present former National Park Service Director Robert Stanton giving the 2014 Randy Jones Lecture, Oct. 9, in celebration of the centennial of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Date: Oct. 9; Location: Eaton Humanities – Room 150; Time: 6:30 p.m.

The Randy Jones Memorial Lecture Series was created by CU-Boulder’s Center of the American West, in collaboration with Rocky Mountain National Park, as a tribute to former National Park Service Deputy Director Randy Jones.

October 2, 2014 • Jessica Brawner • admin@centerwest.org
http://www.centerwest.org

Bursar's Office will open at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 3

The Bursar's Office will open at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 3, so that the staff can attend a special training.

October 2, 2014 • Susie Jacobs • burcomm@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu

Career tracks in Asian studies

Come meet professionals with Asian expertise who work in international business and organizations that build local connections with Asia. Come learn how you can apply your Asian interests in a global career. Featuring Jeffrey King, international business manager, Asia-Pacific region, Colorado International Trade Office; Pam Reichert, vice president, Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation; and Julie Segraves, executive director, Asian Art Coordinating Council. A networking reception will follow. Thursday, Oct. 9, 5 p.m., Hale 270.

October 2, 2014 • Patricia Helfenbein • casevent@colorado.edu
http://cas.colorado.edu

Do you speak Romanian?

If you are a fluent speaker of Romanian, then please contact the Anderson Language & Technology Center. We would like the chance to meet you and discuss ways to add this language to the curriculum. We are located in Hellems on the 1st floor.

Contact Mark Knowles (mark.knowles@colorado.edu) or Courtney Malone (courtney.malone@colorado.edu) for more information.

October 2, 2014 • Mark Knowles • mark.knowles@colorado.edu
http://altec.colorado.edu

Buffalo Nites Oct. 2

Instructor Led Painting - Join us for a night of canvases and cupcakes. We will be painting a masterpiece in the UMC North Dining Hall while enjoying some delicious treats. All supplies will be provided so you only need to bring your enthusiasm for painting. UMC North Dining Room Stage, Thursday, Oct. 2, 7 - 9 p.m.

October 1, 2014 • savannah ducharm • Savannah.Ducharm@colorado.edu

Entrepreneurship program in South Africa this summer

Students can gain hands-on experience as consultants working with entrepreneurs this summer in Cape Town, South Africa. Students form consulting teams with local South African students to help emerging entrepreneurs in townships surrounding Cape Town. Earn six credits in six weeks and fulfills Entrepreneurship Certificate requirements. Program directed by Erik Mueller, Leeds School of Business. Open to all majors with junior standing. Students can learn more at an informational meeting: Thursday, Oct. 9, 4 - 5 p.m. in C4C N215.

Resumes That Rock!

Starting a resume from scratch? Need help tailoring a resume to a specific job description for an upcoming interview?

Don’t miss "Resumes That Rock!" Learn how to write a resume that will get noticed. During the workshop, you’ll have the opportunity to write or update your resume and ask your resume specific questions. This workshop is tailored for undergraduate students.

Safe-Zone training

This interactive, two-hour training works to help participants develop a deeper awareness of personal ideas, stereotypes and assumptions related to LGBTQ and similarly identified communities and helps increase participant’s comfort level supporting LGBTQ individuals within the university community.

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 21 Time: noon - 2 p.m. Place: Center for Community, Room S484

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 19 Time: 2 - 4 p.m. Place: Center for Community, Room S484

September 30, 2014 • Scarlet Bowen • scarlet.bowen@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/glbtqrc

Pride Game Oct. 4

Saturday, Oct. 4 CU vs. Oregon State, Folsom Field 2 p.m. Purchase tickets for $25 on CUBUFFS.com

Bring your family and friends out to Folsom Field to watch your Colorado Buffaloes take on the Oregon State Beavers on Saturday, Oct. 4. Order your specially-priced tickets today and you will be seated in a reserved block of seats with other Pride Game attendees.

Contact the GLBTQ Resource CEnter for the discount code - 303-492-1377.

September 30, 2014 • Brendon Chavez • brendon.chavez@colorado.edu

Bystander health skills

When it comes to a health crisis situation, would you have the skills to help a friend? In this discussion, learn skills to identify a health crisis and help effectively as well as basic first aid. You'll even have the chance to practice hands-only CPR and the recovery position. Free food will be provided. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 5 - 6 p.m. in the Wardenburg West Solarium (room 321).

Bread and Belonging campus community meal and conversation Tuesdays at 6 p.m.

B +B is a weekly campus community meal and conversation hosted jointly by Canterbury Colorado, Episcopal Campus Ministry and Lutheran Campus Ministry. Join us, happens each Tuesday night at 6 p.m. at St. Aidan’s, 2425 Colorado Ave. (across from engineering). Connect with us on our Facebook page or call us at 303-443-2503.

Global Seminar St. Petersburg, summer 2015: Interest meeting on Wed. Oct. 8

Make summer 2015 unforgettable - spend six weeks immersed in Russian culture and language in St. Petersburg. The program, directed by Professor Artemi Romanov, includes language courses each morning and afternoon, and weekend excursions around the city and sites nearby, plus a weekend trip to Moscow. Earn nine credits and fulfill the A&S Historical Context core requirement. Beginning to advanced Russian speakers welcome. Learn more: Oct. 8, 5 p.m. HUMN 190.

Meet Buff Employers - Veteran Networking: Sept. 30

Meet Buff Employers: Veterans Networking is your opportunity to speak with organizations interested in hiring CU-Boulder students and alumni Veterans. Find out who'll be attending by viewing the registered employers.

Getting started with VoiceThread : Learners Lunch @ Music

VoiceThread is an online program that allows users to upload pictures, video and documents into a digital slideshow, record or type comments about these media and share the product with others who can record or type their own comments. In this workshop, we will discuss engaging uses of VoiceThread for the classroom, how to upload and access the media and the many commenting options.

Noon, Oct. 1, in Imig N285

September 29, 2014 • Courtney Fell
http://bit.ly/ucbworkshops

Boren study abroad scholarship meeting Oct. 2

Studying abroad in a non-traditional location during the 2015-16 academic year? Studying a non-traditional language? Boren undergraduate scholarships support study abroad in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Latin American (Europe/Oceania/SAS excluded). The Boren on-campus deadline is Jan. 26 for study abroad during the 2015-16 academic year, so advance planning is necessary. To learn more, attend an informational meeting: Thursday, Oct. 2, from 4 - 5 p.m. in C4C N215.

September 29, 2014 • Steven Rose • Steven.Rose@Colorado.edu
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu

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. 7, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Koelbel 302.

OASIS - Spiritual but not Religious. Mondays 8PM

O.A.S.I.S. is "Open, Accepting, Students, Into Spirituality"

Many college students & young adults embrace spirituality, but don't identify with "religion." OASIS is a community of CU college & grad students who seek to explore various spiritual traditions and practices in a relaxed and open-minded environment.

Mary Wolf facilitates the group.

Meets at CU's Wesley Chapel 1290 Folsom St. - across from CU's Folsom Field at the corner of University Ave.

CU on the Weekend: Introduction to your human microbiome

In many ways — including counts of the cells and the genes in and on our bodies — we are more microbial than human. Join Rob Knight, professor of chemistry and co-founder of the American Gut Project, for a discussion about techniques scientists are using to find out about microbes across the human body, including the gut, and the ways that microbes contribute to disease. Saturday, Oct. 18, 1-4 p.m., Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, Butcher Auditorium. Free and open to the public.

September 29, 2014 • CU on the Weekend • weekend@colorado.edu
http://conted.colorado.edu/weekend-courses/

Kronos Quartet

Join the world-renowned Kronos Quartet for a program that includes a commemoration on the centennial of the outbreak of “the war to end all wars.” “Beyond Zero: 1914-1918,” by Serbian composer Aleksandra Vrebelov musically explores the brutality that set off a century of bloody warfare and features projections of seldom-seen film from World War I.

To Russia, with straight Talk: Media, culture and contemporary crises

Drawing on her knowledge of Russian and Western media, Julia Ioffe will discuss how the ongoing conflict in that region is playing out in an increasingly restricted media environment. Ioffe is a senior editor at The New Republic. Prior to joining the magazine in 2012, she reported from Russia for major international publications.

Oct. 1, at 6:30 p.m. Location: Eaton Humanities 150 Free and open to the public.

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Boren Fellowship information meeting, Oct. 2

Please come to the Boren Fellowship information meeting for graduate students on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 4 p.m. in C4C N215. Learn about Boren Fellowship grants for international study and research. Boren Awards provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. students to study in Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America and the Middle East. Boren Fellowships provide up to $30,000 for language study and international research.

September 29, 2014 • Nancy Vanacore • nancy.vanacore@colorado.edu
http://www.borenawards.org/

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