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.

Diagnosed with bipolar disorder and feeling depressed? (Paid research)

Diagnosed with bipolar disorder? Currently depressed?

We are looking for potential participants for a paid research study on mood and emotion. Qualifying participants will be asked to come to our lab for a 3- to 4-hour session and will be compensated up to $40.

Participation requirements:
1. Age: 25-55
2. Have a diagnosis of bipolar disorder or history of depression

Thank you for your interest, we are looking forward to hearing from you.
**If interested, please complete email us with subject line "BuffB GDEP"

October 28, 2016 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com

Paid study: Young adult mood study (up to $200)

18-25? Interested in your moods and thoughts?

Participate in a paid study on emotion and mood in the CU Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. Earn up to $200 to participate in studies answering questions about your feelings and thoughts, watching brief films, playing computer games, and logging emotions and activities. The study includes two separate visits paying $10/hour in cash each (1st: 2-3 hours, 2nd: 4 hours). Option for paid follow-up phone interviews in addition.

If interested, please complete our survey: http://ow.ly/YZvLV

October 28, 2016 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com

Women's Water Polo seeking players for spring 2017

The CU Women's Club Water Polo Team is reaching out to all female students taking nine or more credits interested in playing this spring-2017 season. This competitive club team practices five days a week, beginning in January. We ranked second in the Rocky Mountain Division. Our team is competitive, fun and a great way to get involved!

For more information please feel free to contact the captains:

Maddie Schelble: masc9799@colorado.edu
Mary-Rose Klein: mary.klein@colorado.edu

October 28, 2016 • Madison Schelble • wbuffpolo@gmail.com

CAS Speaker Series: An Asian perspective on international student experience at CU

This event will feature a keynote address, “Reweaving Self: Chinese International Students in American Higher Education,” by Western New England University Psychology Professor Qin Dongxiao, author of the book Crossing Borders: International Women Students in American Higher Education.

Professor Qin’s talk will be followed by a panel discussion featuring students, faculty and administration on the campus climate for international students. Light reception to follow.

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 4 p.m.
UMC Aspen Rooms

IFS presents: CU at the Movies - 'Michael Moore in TrumpLand'

Come and see the latest from documentary filmmaker Michael Moore, as he digs into the current political climate on Tuesday, Nov. 1. The screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium. Stick around after the show for a live Q&A session with Moore himself, via Skype.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com

October 28, 2016 • Aaron Dillon • aadi3973@colorado.edu

IFS presents: CU at the Movies - 'The Company of Wolves'

Come watch the gorgeous reinterpretation of the red riding hood story by Neil Jordan (The Crying Game) in 35mm print! The screening starts at 6 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Sunday, Oct. 30. Admission is $8.

Hosted by Stephen Graham Jones, English Department

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com

Bursar's Office brief closure Monday, Oct. 31

The Bursar's Office will be closed briefly on Monday, Oct. 31, from 11:45 a.m. until 1:15 p.m. so that staff can attend a special event. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

October 28, 2016 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu

IFS presents: CU at the Movies - 'The Howling'

Join us for Jone Dante's seminal werewolf film The Howling. The screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Saturday, Oct. 29. Admission is $8.

Hosted by Stephen Graham Jones, English Department

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com

Monday night bowling special: Oct. 31

Make Mondays special! Every Monday, from 6 to 11 p.m., pay $8 per person for two hours of unlimited bowling. Shoes and a fountain drink included. Come alone or with friends or family—everyone is welcome! Learn more.

Fall 2016 dates: Every Monday through Dec. 12
Closed: Monday, Nov. 21

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events!
The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor

Astronaut Scholarship Awards Ceremony

Please join us in celebrating CU’s two newest Astronaut Scholars! Matt Hurst, aerospace engineering student, and Matthew Winchester, engineering physics, have been awarded the prestigious Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) award.

The ceremony and reception will take place on Nov. 2 at 12:30 p.m. in Andrews Hall. Former astronaut and ASF chair Dan Brandenstein, who flew several shuttle missions, will be here to present the $10,000 awards and give a brief talk about his adventures in space. A reception will follow the ceremony.

October 27, 2016 • Deborah Viles • viles@colorado.edu

Submit your art to the UMC Student Arts Program

The UMC Arts Program is looking for new artwork to add to our collection! We're accepting submissions NOW through the end of the semester. Submit online now. Final deadline is Dec. 9.

Must be a current CU Boulder student and agree to the submission requirements to submit. Submissions are reviewed by a panel of judges who decides which pieces are accepted and where they are displayed. The UMC covers the cost of framing, hanging and securing the artwork.

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

Participants needed for paid psychology experiment

Earn $80! We are seeking participants for a three-session study. In the first session (2.5 hours), participants read sentences while we record their brain waves (EEG). In the other two sessions (2 hours and 1.5 hours), participants complete simple tasks on a computer screen. Compensation is $10 per hour, plus a $20-bonus at the end. Sign up here! Look for experiment #991.

For more information, visit our website.

IPHY Colloquium: Oct. 31

We invite you to attend the Department of Integrative Physiology Colloquium on Monday, Oct. 31 at noon in the Gold building, room A2B70. Dr. Zoe Donaldson will be presenting Investigating the Neural Circuits Underlying Pair Bonding.

October 26, 2016 • Rachel Salaz • rachel.salaz@colorado.edu

CU NightRide: We're hiring!

Work at the heart of the university!

CU NightRide is a student-operated program dedicated to meeting the safety needs of CU students, faculty and staff by providing nighttime transportation to support a safe academic and socially-responsible environment on campus and in the community.

We're hiring driver/dispatchers to take calls, coordinate rides and drive within the city of Boulder from sundown to 12:15/1:15 a.m. Read the full job description and learn how to apply at UMC Student Jobs.

Alternative Breaks: Participant application opens Nov. 1

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 open Nov. 1. Apply early for trip preference. To apply or for more information, visit our website. For any questions, please contact the Alternative Breaks team at altbreaks@colorado.edu.

October 26, 2016 • Richard Barahona • altbreaks@colorado.edu

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.

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

October 26, 2016 • Laura River • pearlstudy@colorado.edu

The success and the science of the student-built MinXSS Solar CubeSat

In this Nov. 2 talk, LASP research scientist James Mason will describe some of the early results from CU Boulder and LASP’s latest CubeSat project, MinXSS, which focuses on the energetic processes that occur in the sun’s atmosphere. He’ll reveal lessons learned from the student-led project and how the team will apply those lessons to MinXSS-2, scheduled to launch in the first half of 2017.

7:30 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m.
LSTB building, room 299
1234 Innovation Drive, East Campus Research Park

Admission is FREE!

AIA Lecture Series: Archaeology of the American Southwest

Join Reserve Area Archaeological Project (RAAP) archaeologists at the CU Museum of Natural History as they share their research process and findings regarding ancient subsistence practices, settlement systems and adaptations within the challenging environs of the mountainous highlands of west-central New Mexico.

Event begins at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, and is free and open to the public.

October 26, 2016 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@colorado.edu

IFS presents: CU at the Movies - 'Homo Sapiens'

Come watch stunning images of forgotten places—human imprints—now devoid of all human activity in this eerie and post-apocalyptic documentary piece by Austria’s Nikolaus Geyrhalter. Screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Friday, Oct. 28. Admission is $8.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com

Free Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament Oct. 25

Put on your poker face, see if Lady Luck is with you and win prizes! Sign up 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk; cards fly at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome – all skill levels. Learn more

Fall 2016 Dates
August 30
September 13, 27
October 11, 25
November 8, 29
Grand Championship (winners play-off): December 6

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events!
The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor

9-Ball Billiards Tournament Nov. 2

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

Video Game Tournament – HALO 5 (XBOX ONE) – Nov. 4

Watch players in action, try different games and earn bragging rights and prizes! Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection; play begins at 7 p.m. $5 entry fee. Prizes for top finishers! Learn more

Fall 2016 Dates
Aug 26 Street Fighter V (PS4)
Sept 9 Madden 17 (XBOX ONE)
Sept 23 Super Smash Bros Brawl (Wii)
Oct 7 FIFA 17 (XBOX ONE)
Oct 21 NBA 2K17 (PS4)
Nov 4 Halo 5 (XBOX ONE)
Nov 18 COD: Black Ops III (PS4)
Dec 2 NHL 17 (XBOX ONE)

The Connection, UMC first floor

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.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, oral arguments

The United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces will hear arguments from counsel in the case United States v. Bowen, a domestic violence assault case, at the University of Colorado Law School.

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2:20 to 4 p.m.
University of Colorado Law School
Wolf Law Building, Wittemyer Courtroom