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.

Active women needed for research study

The Integrative Physiology of Aging Lab at CU-Boulder is seeking volunteers to participate in a clinical research study. We are looking for healthy post-menopausal women, non-smokers, ages 45+, who perform regular exercise. Volunteers should not be taking cardiovascular-affecting prescription medications. Benefits for volunteers include: cardiovascular health assessment, VO2max test, bone mineral density, body composition, blood chemistries and a comprehensive dietary analysis, as well as compensation for your time (four meetings).

June 2, 2015 • Laura • Health.Study@Colorado.edu

Get financially fit this summer

Could your finances use some shaping up?

Meet with our certified personal financial manager to gain information and solutions that will help you to better manage your money matters. Most coaching sessions last 30 minutes to one hour and are always free. Our sessions are open to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent alumni.

Open during the summer: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Visit our site to schedule your free financial coaching session today!

2015 Martz Summer Conference: Innovation in Managing Western Water

June 11-12

The Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment is hosting the 36th Annual Martz Summer Conference: Innovations in Managing Western Water, New Approaches for Balancing Environmental, Social, and Economic Outcomes

This two-day conference is free to University of Colorado students, faculty and staff. More information and registration is available at: http://www.colorado.edu/law/research/gwc/events

Register for Bike to Work Day - June 24

Mark your Calendars for Bike to Work Day 2015. This year, Bike to Work Day will be Wednesday, June 24.

Make sure to register as a part of the University of Colorado Boulder business challenge team and you'll be entered into a drawing to win great prizes.

http://biketoworkday.us/join/2212/university-colorado-boulder

Bike to Work Day is celebrated in many communities along the Front Range and in the mountains, but our region's event is the largest in the state.

African Dance Celebration

African Wisdom & Dance: celebration with Nii Armah Sowah, an award-winning CU professor of dance. Free dance party. Sunday, June 7, 12:30 to 2 p.m. on the second floor of the CU Rec. Center, large studio overlooking the ice rink. Questions? See http://communitystudies.colorado.edu/25anniversary

Registration open for museum summer workshops for kids

This year’s theme is “Leaving Your Mark”. Come and learn how ancient animals from the very large to the very small left evidence of their lives. Our archaeology days will show your kids how humans have left their mark, and what we can learn about ancient cultures from the artifacts we find. From dinosaurs and insects to deep sea creatures, our topics are sure to engage your children and make an impression on their summer. Workshops are Friday mornings 9 a.m.-noon, $25 each. Advanced registration is required, 10% discount for CU faculty/staff.

Participants ages 18-22 needed for speech and memory study

Healthy participants between 18 – 22 years needed for a speech research study examining the role of working memory on speech motor functions. Compensation provided.

Call 303-492-5829 or e-mail speechlab@colorado.edu for details. Ask for information about the MEMORY study.

June 1, 2015 • speechlab@colorado.edu

Peace Corps at CU is hiring

The CU Peace Corps office is hiring for a new Campus Recruiter for the 2015/16 academic year. The new recruiter will have their own office in the UMC, a personal computer, and a three-day training in New Orleans provided by Peace Corps.

Pay: $16.39 per hour
Hours: 20-25 hours per week
Duration: Fall/spring semester with option for renewal each year
More info here: CU Peace Corps Website

Young women needed for research study

The Integrative Physiology of Aging Lab at CU-Boulder is seeking volunteers to participate in a clinical research study. We are looking for healthy women, non-smokers, ages 18-30, who are not performing regular exercise. Volunteers should not be taking cardiovascular-affecting medications, including birth control. Benefits for volunteers include: cardiovascular health assessment, VO2max test, bone mineral density, body composition, blood chemistries and a comprehensive dietary analysis, as well as compensation for your time (3 visits).

May 26, 2015 • Laura • Health.Study@Colorado.edu

Summer workshops for K-5 at the CU Museum

This year’s theme is “Leaving Your Mark” in conjunction with our new exhibit, “Steps in Stone, Walking Through Time.” Come and learn how ancient animals from the very large to the very small left evidence of their lives. Our archaeology days will show your kids how humans have left their mark, and what we can learn about ancient cultures from the artifacts we find. From dinosaurs and insects to deep sea creatures, our topics are sure to engage your children and make an impression on their summer. Workshops are every Friday morning 9-noon, $25.

Force: Enhancing function in later life

Seeking 25-35 year old Boulder or Denver area residents and CU students, faculty, staff, and alumni to participate in a research project.

Plan to live in the Boulder/Denver Area for next three months.

Compensation: $100 for three meetings.

Eligibility: 25-35 years old, NOT regular exercisers. No non-removable metal in body.

Contact: 303-492-9549 or force.researchstudy@gmail.com (Please leave your name and a number where we can reach you).

May 26, 2015 • Ross Kalsow • ross.kalsow@colorado.edu

Force: Enhancing function in later life

Seeking Boulder or Denver area residents and CU students, faculty, staff, and alumni age 65 and older for a research project.

Planning to live in the Boulder/Denver Area for next six months.

Compensation: $300 for six meetings plus a 16-week supervised exercise program.

Eligibility: 65 years old or older, NOT regular exercisers. No non-removable metal in body.

Contact: 303-492-9549 or force.researchstudy@gmail.com (Please leave your name and a number where we can reach you).

May 26, 2015 • Ross Kalsow • ross.kalsow@colorado.edu

Computer Assisted Language Learning Conference

ALTEC (the Anderson Language Technology Center) is hosting the 2015 CALICO conference May 26-30 in the Wolf Law Building.

CALICO (Computer-Assisted Language Instruction Consortium) is an international organization dedicated to research and development in the use of computer technology in language learning.

CU-Boulder faculty, lecturers, instructors and graduate students can attend the conference sessions (May 28 and 29) for the special rate of $25. Email Edwige.Simon@colorado.edu for a copy of the registration form.

May 26, 2015 • Edwige Simon • edwige.simon@colorado.edu
http://www.calico.org

Summer workshops for K-5 at the CU Museum

This year’s theme is “Leaving Your Mark” in conjunction with our new exhibit, “Steps in Stone, Walking Through Time.” Come and learn how ancient animals from the very large to the very small left evidence of their lives. Our archaeology days will show your kids how humans have left their mark, and what we can learn about ancient cultures from the artifacts we find. From dinosaurs and insects to deep sea creatures, our topics are sure to engage your child and make an impression. Workshops are every Friday, 9 a.m. to noon, $25.

Sacred Balance: Mixing Ancient Hopi Culture with a Modern Mystery Series

The Friends of the CU Libraries will host mystery writer Shannon Baker on Friday, June 5, at 7 p.m. in the Wolf Law School Building on the CU-Boulder Campus. An opening reception begins at 6:30 p.m. Baker will share how she incorporates Hopi history, culture and beliefs into her Nora Abbott book series - a fast-paced mix of murder, environmental issues and Hopi Indians. The newest book in this series, Tattered Legacy, is set in the red rocks of Moab, UT.

Bursar's Office opening late Thursday, May 21

The Bursar's Office will open at 9:30 a.m. instead of 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 21, so that staff can attend training.

May 19, 2015 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu

Learn a language: Non-credit classes at ALTEC

The Anderson Language Technology Center (ALTEC) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for summer language classes. These classes are non-credit and are open to the CU staff, faculty, graduate students, retirees and their spouses.

Classes begin June 15 and meet three hrs/week for five weeks. Tuition is only $75. This summer choose from various levels of French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish.

FORCE: Enhancing Function in Later Life

Seeking 25-35 year old Boulder or Denver area residents and CU students, faculty, staff, and alumni to participate in a research project.

Plan to live in the Boulder/Denver Area for next three months.

Compensation: $100 for three meetings.

Eligibility: 25-35 years old, NOT regular exercisers. No non-removable metal in body.

Contact: 303-492-9549 or force.researchstudy@gmail.com (Please leave your name and a number where we can reach you).

May 18, 2015 • Deborah Atwell • deborah.atwell@colorado.edu

FORCE: Enhancing Function in Later Life

Seeking Boulder or Denver area residents and CU students, faculty, staff, and alumni age 65 and older for a research project.

Planning to live in the Boulder/Denver Area for next six months.

Compensation: $300 for six meetings plus a 16-week supervised exercise program.

Eligibility: 65 years old or older, NOT regular exercisers. No non-removable metal in body.

Contact: 303-492-9549 or force.researchstudy@gmail.com (Please leave your name and a number where we can reach you).

May 18, 2015 • Deborah Atwell • deborah.atwell@colorado.edu

Make tracks to the CU Museum for summer workshops for children

Each workshop meets for three hours from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday mornings at the CU Museum of Natural History on the CU-Boulder Campus. Healthy snacks will be provided. This year’s theme is “Leaving Your Mark” in conjunction with our new exhibit, Steps in Stone, Walking Through Time. Our topics are sure to engage your children and make an impression on their summer.

The fee is $25 per workshop (10% Discount for CU Faculty/Staff/Students' kids). Advance registration and payment required - call, email, or fill out the form on our website.

Lecture by visiting artist and poet Vanessa Place

The White Devil and the Black Demon: On Kenneth Goldsmith’s The Body of Michael Brown

McKenna 112, Thursday, May 28, 5 p.m.

Vanessa Place is an artist, art critic, publisher, and author of seven fiction and nonfiction books. She is the CEO of VanessaPlace Inc, the world’s first poetry corporation. In summer 2015, Place is teaching a course at the University of Colorado Boulder as part of the FIRST (Faculty in Residence Summer Term) Program.

Sponsored by the FIRST Program at the University of Colorado Boulder.

May 18, 2015

Presenting the winners of the 16th Annual Thompson Awards for Western American Writing

The Center of the American West hosted the 16th annual Thompson Awards banquet on May 1. Contest winners were honored with certificates and cash prizes, and the first place winners in each category gave short readings of their work. The keynote speaker for this year's banquet was John Vernon, author of 11 novels, including the New York Times notable book, "Lucky Billy." Visit the website to read the winning entries, as well as John Vernon's "10 Commandments for Writers."

Information on next year's contest will be posted in the fall.

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: Wednesday, May 20, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Center for Community room S484.

Creating the Sub-meter Image Base for the Arctic & Antarctic - Paul Morin

Paul Morin of the Polar Geospatial Center University of Minnesota will speak at the Institute of Arctic & Alpine Research on May 19, at 12 p.m. in RL 1, room 269 , 1560 30th St.

Over the past 5 years, the Polar Geospatial Center (PGC) has worked to task, archive and process commercial sub-meter imagery for both poles. We now have near-seamless orthorectified and mosaicked panchromatic imagery for Alaska, Greenland and Antarctica, with the rest of the Arctic expected in the next 12 months. See more at instaar.colorado.edu

May 13, 2015 • Sue Ponsor • susan.ponsor@colorado.edu

University Libraries Special Collections Reading Room closed June 15 – July 19

The Special Collections Reading Room at Norlin Library will be closed for construction from June 15 through July 19. If you have reference questions during that time period, email spc@colorado.edu and your message will be replied to during normal business hours. Please note that collections will not be accessible during the closure.

For more information, please call 303-492-6144, or email spc@colorado.edu.

May 12, 2015 • Deborah Hollis • spc@colorado.edu

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