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.

Global seminar in Istanbul, Turkey, summer 2016

Spend two weeks next summer in Istanbul, exploring its multi-ethnic history with Professor Nan Goodman. This two-week, three-credit global seminar will give you the opportunity to learn about Jewish-Muslim relations alongside local university students, and visit numerous cultural landmarks (including a Dervish Lodge). Open to all majors; learn more (including details about pre-program classes on campus in the spring) at an informational meeting with the director on Monday, Oct. 12, 5 to 6 p.m. in the C4C S341. (Photo by Nan Goodman).

Diverse music concert

A free concert with music of many traditions, including music from Brazil, Japan, Mexico, Republic of Georgia, Thailand, classical Spanish and American pop. Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m. Grusin Hall @ College of Music building.

Organized and sponsored by the Diverse Musicians' Alliance in the College of Music.

Reception to follow.

October 9, 2015 • Alejandro Cremaschi • cremasch@colorado.edu

Shakespeare and violence prevention: School tour

Once again, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has teamed up with the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence to address bullying and the cycle of violence through Shakespeare in Colorado schools. Fall 2015 features a touring production of Twelfth Night for elementary, middle and high schools, and the spring 2016 tour will be an all-female production of The Taming of the Shrew. The 50-minute abridged performance is followed by interactive workshops with the actors that focus on tools to address bullying. Taking reservations now.

Thompson Writing Awards - Now accepting entries

Each year, the Center of the American West awards $500 cash prizes to talented students writing on Western topics. All CU-Boulder degree program students (graduate and undergraduate) are eligible. Categories are poetry, fiction, memoir, creative non-fiction and academic non-fiction. The deadline is March 24, and we are now accepting entries.

For rules, entry form, and to read winning entries from previous years, please visit our website.

Our dust has settled

Join us for coffee and desserts to celebrate the end of our construction project on Thursday, Oct. 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Music Library, Imig Music, 2nd floor N.

October 8, 2015 • Grace Haynes • mus@colorado.edu

Crafternoon fall 2015 series

Come get crafty with the CU Women's Resource Center. Come make new connections, relax and let your creativity loose. All students, staff and faculty are welcome.

Mini pumpkin decorating - Thursday, Oct. 15, 3 to 4 p.m.; Macramea and friendship bracelets - Thursday, Nov. 5, 3 to 4 p.m.; Dry cookie jars - Monday Dec. 7, 4 to 5 p.m.

October 8, 2015 • Nadia Brecl • wrcprograms@colorado.edu

Study abroad: Dante in Florence - summer 2016

Spend three weeks with CU-Boulder’s Suzanne Magnanini in Italy, exploring Florence’s historic streets. Learn about Dante, his Inferno, paintings and frescoes inspired by the poem. The course fulfills upper-division Literature and the Arts core and counts toward the Italian major and minor. You don't have to know Italian, and you could spend part of your summer studying in Italy. Come learn more in the C4C from 5 to 6 p.m. in room N215 on Oct. 14 or Oct. 29, or from 5 to 6 p.m. in room S484 on Nov. 10. See you there! (Photo by Devon Harger).

Tibetan Buddhist meditation events in Norlin Library

Learn about the history and practice of Tibetan Buddhist meditation.

First, try a guided meditation on Monday, Oct. 12, at 4 p.m. We’ll meet in Norlin Commons Room E113. Please wear comfortable clothing.

Then, join us for “Meditation Techniques in Tibet: On the Interaction of Text and Practice,” presented by master translator Sarah Harding. The presentation will take place at 6 p.m. on Oct. 15 in Norlin Library’s Center for British and Irish studies (5th floor).

Questions? Contact Megan Welsh at Megan.Welsh@colorado.edu.

October 8, 2015 • Megan Welsh • megan.welsh@colorado.edu

'Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports' screening and panel Oct. 13

Documentary Screening:

Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports

Champions Center Auditorium
 (The new facilities of the CU-Boulder Athletic Department)

Limited seating Register Online

Panel discussion following screening: * Andrew Muscato, producer/director, Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports * Walter Palmer, union organizer, activist and advocate for athletes' rights * Shanon Squires, CU Denver’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center * Maureen Weston, professor of law, Pepperdine University

Alternative Breaks open house

The Volunteer Resource Center will be holding an AB Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 5 to 6 p.m. at Kitt Central Multipurpose Rooms. At the event students will be able to meet Alternative Breaks coordinators and site leaders and ask questions about the Alternative Breaks program and learn about the variety of spring 2016 trips. Stop by and learn how you can get involved with the Alternative Breaks Program. Alternative Breaks applications also open that day on our website.

October 8, 2015 • Alternative Breaks • altbreaks@colorado.edu

Unearthed exhibit opening

Come see the newest exhibit opening Oct. 9, at 10 a.m. at the CU Museum of Natural History. The discovery of stone tools from the late Pleistocene within the city limits of Boulder is a rare event in archaeology. This new exhibit features a collection of 80+ stone tools known as the Mahaffy Cache that was found in a Boulder backyard in 2008. The exhibit includes interactive elements and video, as well as replicas of the tools that visitors can pick up and hold.

October 8, 2015 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@colorado.edu

Recruiting marketing/business majors

We are looking for marketing/business major volunteers to assist with a psychology study involving a mobile app that examines thoughts and emotions in daily life. You will have the opportunity to help us market this app, as well as learn more about the process of creating apps and running research studies in general. For more information, please send an email with subject line “App Marketing” to the study coordinator at lindsay.ives@colorado.edu.

October 8, 2015 • Lindsay Ives • lindsay.ives@colorado.edu

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, 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, one block north of Colorado Avenue, at the corner of University Heights Avenue. Drop-ins welcome. LGBTQI-friendly. Bring friends. (Don't need to be Christian. Open to all.) Facebook

Colorado Shakespeare Festival: Oct. 10 playwriting workshop for teens

This one-day workshop, hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, will take us through the process of writing a short play. Starting with writing exercises to help us learn about how a play works, we will compose, collaboratively workshop, revise and then perform a staged reading of our own short plays. Beyond our writing, we will also discuss playwriting in the American theatre. What do playwrights do? How do new plays get produced? Make sure to bring a notebook, pencil and your imagination! Ages 12-18.

Open Mic Night Tuesday, Oct. 6, 8 p.m.

Singer? Songwriter? Poet? Musician? Dancer? Actor? Mime? Free monthly Open Mic Night at CU's Wesley 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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October 6, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Study finance in London in summer 2016:  Interest meeting Oct. 14

Study international finance in London this summer. This seminar includes lectures from prominent financial professionals and field trips to sites such as Lloyd’s of London, Bloomberg and Paris. Eligibility requirements include a minimum 2.5 GPA and coursework in business or economics. To learn more, join us on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 5 to 6 p.m. in KOBL 203.

Office of International Education open house

We hope you will join us on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 4:30 to 6 p.m. C4C J.D. Abrams room. for the upcoming Office of International Education open house. Your time, efforts and support are so critical to campus internationalization, and this open house is our chance to thank you for everything you do. The event will be fun and casual with food, good conversations, some brief remarks and optional games and office tours. Please submit a very brief R.S.V.P. to confirm your attendance so that we can order enough delicious food.

Fool for a Day: Bob Mankoff - 'The History of Humor and the Humor of History'

Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m. Eaton Humanities 1B50 The Center of the American West’s Fool for a Day Award Featuring The New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff

We are thrilled to announce the first Center of the American West Fool for a Day Award. This award was created to celebrate those individuals whose temperaments support the central conviction of the Center of the American West: a dose of good humor is essential to constructive public discussion, and not coincidentally, to public health.

Join us for an evening with Bob Mankoff.

October 6, 2015 • Austin Quinty • admin@centerwest.org

For the health of it - Intersections of transmisogyny

Join Sara Connell from Out Boulder for a discussion around different types of oppression and intersectionality, specifically on transmisogyny as the intersection of transphobia and sexism. The discussion will explore what makes transmisogyny different from sexism against cis women, and will highlight some take away points for interrupting transmisogyny in our own lives.

October 6, 2015 • Chloe Strascina-Dower • wrchealth@colorado.edu

The State of Satire

The Distinguished Speakers Board is pleased to announce its first event for the year The State of Satire. Megan Amram, Kevin Avery, Aasif Mandvi and Scott Dikkers will be speaking in a joint event on Oct. 6, at CU-Boulder’s Macky Auditorium Concert Hall. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. and the event will begin at 7 p.m.

Tickets for the event will be $2 for CU-Boulder students with a valid Buff OneCard and $10 for community members. Student tickets available at CU UMC 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Community tickets available online at macky.colorado.edu.

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

A new space for students and faculty to relax, study and hang-out.

Free coffee, tea and 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, at the corner of University Heights Avenue.

October 5, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Free Yoga Mondays at 6 p.m.

Authentic hatha, vinyasa flow taught by Brian Saeger and Jenna Bee. 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 Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, one block north of Colorado Avenue, at the corner of University Heights Avenue. LGBTQI-friendly. Bring friends.

Nature Church - Sundays 10:10 a.m.

Experience nature as "church."

A series of outings in the foothills surrounding Boulder. We'll have brief moments of setting intention, reflection, prayer, pondering and alternative forms of communion. Ideally, you'll be able to walk up to 3 miles in the high country - up to 1.5 miles in and out, depending on the week.

Meet at CU's Wesley Chapel, 1290 Folsom St. at 10:10 a.m. We'll carpool and return by 12:45pm.

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

Global seminar: Leading and managing across cultures in Northern Europe

Study in Northern Europe next summer. Leading and managing diversity in international business is a challenge that managers need to face. The number of interactions that people of different cultural backgrounds have with one another has exponentially increased in the work place. The international business scenario in Northern Europe is a natural lab where you can observe, recognize and analyze most of the business concepts and variables at play to manage successfully across cultures. Learn more: Tuesday Oct. 13; KOBL 375 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Fall Color Tree Walk

CU Museum of Natural History and Facilities Management will be hosting their annual Fall Color Tree Walks on Oct. 12 and 13 at 5 p.m. with arborist Vince Aquino and retired Outdoor Services Director Alan Nelson. Each tour is designed to be unique. Reservations are not required, and all ages are welcome. Participants will see the colorful foliage and learn the distinctive characteristics and historical significance of different trees on CU’s main campus. Meet by the south entrance to the CU Natural History Museum.

October 5, 2015 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@colorado.edu