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.

Mosaic Gospel Choir Wednesdays, 7 p.m.

Sing your heart out with CU's Mosaic Gospel Choir on Wednesday nights, 7 p.m. at CU's Wesley Student Center/Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., across from the Stadium, one block north of Colorado Ave., at the corner of University Heights Ave. Drop-ins welcome. LGBTQI-friendly. Bring friends. (Don't need to be Christian. Open to all.) Facebook

Spiritual but not Religious Mondays, 8 p.m.

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

Many college students and young adults embrace spirituality, but don't identify with "religion." OASIS is a community of CU college and 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 Student Center/Chapel 1290 Folsom St. -across from Folsom Field, 1 block north of Colorado Ave., at the corner of University Ave.

Free Yoga Mondays at 6 p.m.

Authentic hatha, vinyasa flow. Bring a mat if you have one. We have extras if you don't. Best to eat dinner after class. Meets at CU's Wesley Student Center/Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., across from the Stadium, one block north of Colorado Ave. at the corner of University Heights Ave. LGBTQI-affirming. Bring friends.

Blue Book Free Cafe Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

A space for students and faculty to relax, study, play piano, & hang-out.

Free ice water, coffee, tea & cocoa. Free wifi. Comfy chairs & couches.

In the Lounge at CU's Wesley Student Center, the blue A-frame building at 1290 Folsom St., across from Folsom Field, 1 block north of Colorado Ave. at the corner of University Heights Ave.

August 29, 2016 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org
http://www.wesleyf.org

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"

August 29, 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

August 29, 2016 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com
http://bit.do/fr3s

Unexpected Buddha: The illusory visions of contemporary Tibetan artist Karma Phuntsok

Artist talk and slideshow with Karma Phuntsok.

Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Tibet Himalaya Initiative – CU Boulder.

Thursday, Sept. 1 6:30 p.m. University of Colorado Boulder Hale Science Building room 270

August 29, 2016 • Carole McGranahan • carole@colorado.edu

ALTEC non-credit conversational Spanish

Going on vacation? Studying abroad? Or just want to brush up on your Spanish? Then join us at ALTEC this September for an 8-week Conversational Spanish course.

In this highly interactive course students will continue acquiring Spanish and building proficiency through listening, reading and speech. Students will hone in and master everyday conversational skills. Prior Spanish knowledge is a must.

Class runs Sept. 14 - Nov. 2 | Reserve your spot today.

Register Here

August 29, 2016 • Anderson Language & Technology Center • altec@colorado.edu
http://altec.colorado.edu

Free Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament Aug. 30

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

Video Game Tournament – Madden 17 (XBOX ONE) – Sept. 9

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

ALTEC non-credit Spanish beginning 1 course

Going on vacation? Studying abroad? Or just want to learn something new? Then learn Spanish the fun way with ALTEC! Join us this October for an 8-week class and take that first step toward becoming fluent! We focus on conversational skills, giving you the perfect opportunity to focus on communication before your next trip.

Class runs Oct. 18 - Dec. 8 | Spots are going fast! Get your seat before they're gone.

Register Here!

August 29, 2016 • Anderson Language & Technology Center • altec@colorado.edu
http://altec.colorado.edu

ALTEC non-credit conversational Japanese course

Why not learn Japanese this year? Come and take our non-credit language courses. We're offering Conversational Japanese from Sept. 12- Nov. 10.

$150 for the community or $75 for CU students/staff/graduates.

Register Here!

August 26, 2016 • Anderson Language & Technology Center • altec@colorado.edu
http://altec.colorado.edu

ALTEC non-credit conversational French course

Going on vacation? Studying abroad? Or just want to brush up on your French? Then join us at ALTEC this September for an 8-week Conversational French course.

In this highly interactive course students will continue acquiring Spanish and building proficiency through listening, reading and speech. Students will hone in and master everyday conversational skills. Prior French knowledge is a must.

Class runs Sept. 12 - Nov. 10 | Reserve your spot today.

Register Here

August 26, 2016 • Anderson Language & Technology Center • altec@colorado.edu
http://altec.colorado.edu

ALTEC non-credit Russian beginning 1 course

Ever wanted to learn Russian? With ALTEC's non-credit language courses, now you can.

Sign up for our Classic-Start Beginning Russian course is going on now but ends soon. Take part in an 8-week course in which you will establish a firm foundation of the Russian language. Offered at such an affordable rate, you won't find a better experience anywhere else.

Expand your world view, learn something new, and do it with ALTEC.

Class runs Sept. 14 - Nov. 2 Sign up today!

August 26, 2016 • Anderson Language & Technology Center • altec@colorado.edu
http://altec.colorado.edu

ALTEC non-credit Polish beginning 1 course

We've added a new course: Polish

Sign up for our Classic-Start Beginning Polish course now! Take part in an 8-week course in which you will establish a firm foundation of the Polish language. Offered at such an affordable rate, you won't find a better experience anywhere else.

Expand your world view, learn something new and do it with ALTEC.

Class runs Sept. 12 - Nov. 7 | Get your spot today! Register Here

August 26, 2016 • Anderson Language & Technology Center • altec@colorado.edu
http://altec.colorado.edu

Peanut-butter N' Luvin' community service Saturdays 10:15 a.m.

A community service project for CU students Saturdays 10:15 a.m. Meets at CU's Wesley Student Center/Chapel. We prepare sandwiches, raisins, toiletries, etc. and then walk down to the Boulder Creek to serve and visit with many of our community's "visible" homeless persons. Open to people of all students of any or/no faith/religious backgrounds. "No preaching, no converting, Just Peanut-butter N' Luvin'." 1290 Folsom St., across from Folsom Field, at the corner of University Heights Avenue. Bring lip balm or socks to give away if you can.

Nature Church - Sunday Aug. 28 9:15 a.m.

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

Ferment! Thursdays 5:30 p.m.

Ferment: Eat, drink and talk about life, faith/doubt, theology, God, spirituality, hope, love.

Meets Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. during the fall and spring semesters at Backcountry Pizza & Taphouse. 2319 Arapahoe just west of Folsom St.

Open to under-grad and grad-students of any, or no, faith background. Seeking people who are open-minded, aren't rigid, and who come without agendas or needs to hog conversations. Free food and beverages for the first 8 who arrive!

Hosted by Wesley Fellowship.

August 25, 2016 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org
http://www.wesleyf.org

Study abroad fair Sept. 1

Come to the study abroad fair and learn about your chance to study, intern and participate in research and service-learning opportunities. We offer 400 programs in 65 countries that meet the needs and interests of all students and majors. Join us on Thursday, Sept. 1, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the UMC Fountain to find out more.

Recently-returned study abroad alumni and study abroad staff will be on hand to share what it’s like to live and learn abroad, find affordable programs and build your résumé with an international experience.

August 25, 2016 • Kelsey Lanning • Kelsey.Lanning@Colorado.EDU
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu

Volunteers needed - Aging research: Time-restricted feeding study

The Integrative Physiology of Aging Lab is looking for volunteers to study the potential healthy aging effects of a time-restricted feeding dietary pattern on cardiovascular, brain and physical health.

Requirements: Aged 55-79 years; Willing to undergo six-week period of dietary change; (Limiting food/beverage intake to eight hours of the day and fast for other 16 hours).

Participants will receive: - Detailed blood panel (cholesterol, glucose, etc.) - Body composition (body fat & bone density) - Blood pressure screening

Feeling down or struggling with anxiety? Affordable psychotherapy available

Affordable psychotherapy is available at the Raimy Clinic in the Muenzinger Psychology Building on the University of Colorado Boulder campus. Special low rates are available for all CU Boulder students.

Raimy Clinic therapists can provide help coping with stress, depression, anxiety, relationship and academic issues and other difficulties, as well as helping you meet your goals for improving self-confidence and increasing healthy behavior.

For more information, call our intake line: 303-492-5177 or email raimy@colorado.edu.

Feeling down or struggling with anxiety? Affordable psychotherapy available

Affordable psychotherapy is available at the Raimy Clinic in the Muenzinger Psychology Building on the University of Colorado Boulder campus. Special low rates are available for all CU Boulder faculty and staff.

Raimy Clinic therapists can provide help coping with stress, depression, anxiety, relationship and occupational issues, and other difficulties, as well as helping you meet your goals for improving self-confidence and increasing healthy behavior.

For more information, call our intake line at 303-492-5177.

Retirement party for Laura Border, director of the Graduate Teacher Program

Please join us in celebrating the work and retirement of the Director of the Graduate Teacher Program, Laura Border. We will gather for an afternoon of food, drink and memories on Aug. 31, 3 to 5 p.m., in the tent on the South Terrace of the University Memorial Center. A cash bar serving beer and wine will be provided.

August 24, 2016 • Cherise Lamour • gtpfin@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/gtp/

'Mapping the Majestic: 100 Years of the National Park Service' exhibit now open

The University Libraries at CU Boulder are pleased to present an exhibition of maps celebrating the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary (Aug. 25, 2016). The exhibit includes a genuine copper printing plate used by the U.S. Geological Survey in the early days of their operation.

Visit the Earth Sciences & Map Library in Benson Earth Sciences on the CU Boulder campus between Aug. 22 and Dec. 16 to experience the wonder of our National Park system as visualized in maps.

Take part in an alcohol study

The goal of the study is to examine changes in the body that happen when people consume alcohol. The study will take place at the Center for Innovation and Creativity at Arapahoe and 33rd Street. Participants will be asked to complete questionnaires and provide a blood sample, and can receive up to $50. Participants must be between the ages of 25-40 and a regular or occasional alcohol consumer.

If you would like to be in the study, call 720-507-4317 or e-mail alcoholresearchstudycu@gmail.com (please leave your name and phone number).

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