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.

Winter break bakery hours

The Bakery in C4C is Open During Winter Break
Serving the regular delicious pastries, coffee drinks and other tasty treats, plus salads and sandwiches from Rudi's Bakery just during break.

Dec. 19-31
Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Dec. 22-26
Jan. 1-2

Resumes normal hours of operation on Monday, Jan. 5.

Buff OneCard office closures

The Buff OneCard office will be closed Dec. 24-26 and Jan. 1-2. Campus Cash deposits can be made online at http://www.buffonecard.com.

December 17, 2014 • Bonnie Hassler • Bonnie.Hassler@colorado.edu

Do your part to protect our water quality

The EPA and Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment require every person on the CU-Boulder campus to make sure pollutants do not enter sanitary drains or storm drains. Click http://ehs.colorado.edu/resources/stormwater-guideline for information about regulatory requirements. Contact Environmental Health & Safety at 303-492-6025 or email ehs@colorado.edu for advice about how to properly dispose of materials so they don’t end up in our waterways.

December 17, 2014 • Environmental Health & Safety • ehs@colorado.edu

Apply for study abroad by Jan. 5 for a chance to win $250

Any student who opens a fall/summer 2015 CU-Boulder study abroad application by Monday, Jan. 5, will be entered into a drawing to win $250. Not on campus over break but still want a chance to win? That’s okay. You can complete Study Abroad 101 online and receive advising from study abroad advisors via live chat, email (studyabroad@colorado.edu), or phone. Visit our website for more information on how to get started. The winner will receive funds once they are accepted and committed to their study abroad program.

December 17, 2014 • Study Abroad • studyabroad@colorado.edu

Workshop: Living off-campus--everything first-timers need to know

Learn the basics of living off campus for the first time. Everything from finding the perfect rental in Boulder to managing your money differently to saving money on groceries. Learn about leases, neighborhoods, roommate agreements, dividing utility payments, budgeting and much more.

This workshop is offered on two different days (same workshop):

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2-3 p.m., UMC 425
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2-3 p.m., C4C S350

If you'd like to attend, please send an RSVP to cumoneysense@colorado.edu.

December 17, 2014 • Niomi Williams • niomi.williams@colorado.edu

Participants Needed for Cardiovascular Research Study

The Integrative Physiology of Aging Lab is looking for participants for multiple studies on factors associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. We are looking for men & women, 45-80 years old, non-smokers, with no chronic health problems. Volunteers receive compensation as well as free comprehensive health information including an exercise stress test, VO2 max test, blood cholesterol and body composition. For more information, call 303-735-6410, or email us at ipalab@colorado.edu.

Take an adult acting class with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival will offer an acting class for adults in spring 2015. Taught by CSF actor Anne Sandoe, students will explore voice, text and movement techniques that professional actors use to create compelling Shakespeare performances. This six-week course will culminate in a final showing of monologues and scenes. No prior experience necessary. Saturdays, Feb. 7-March 14, 10:30 a.m. - noon. Held on the CU-Boulder campus. Tuition: $120. Limited space available.

Glenn Miller Ballroom grand re-opening

Save the date and join us on Tuesday, Jan. 27, from 1 - 3 p.m. for the Glenn Miller Ballroom grand re-opening. We are looking forward to showing you the renovated space...we think you are going to love it.

The ribbon cutting will take place at 1 p.m., and it will be followed by entertainment and light refreshments to highlight our renovated catering kitchen. Questions and RSVPs can be sent to zelinko@colorado.edu.

Textbook sellback at the CU Book Store

Cash, convenience, competitive prices and we will buy it no matter where you bought it. The CU Book Store will be buying textbooks Dec. 15- 23 at the store in the UMC and locations throughout campus. Download our Free Sell Books Ap for iPhone or Android for an instant price quote. Search for "University of Colorado" in either app store. See website for hours, locations and sellback prices. You can also return your rental textbooks to any of our sellback locations.

December 15, 2014 • CU Book Store • assist@cubookstore.com

Winter graduation reminders

All participants in the Dec. 20 graduation ceremony must wear academic regalia. Details regarding purchasing (undergraduates) or renting (graduate students) regalia are available online. Line up on the Coors Event Center concourse by 8:45 a.m. Check the website for information regarding parking, disability access, ceremony details and more.

Download GradAPP on your mobile device for info on the go: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/colorado-commencement-2014/id946531205?l=hr&ls=1&mt=8

December 15, 2014 • Sarah A. Hallock Adderholt • sarah.adderholt@colorado.edu

Student groups - Promote your events on the UMC digital signs

CU student groups, clubs and organizations: Are you planning an event this coming semester that you want to promote?

You can promote your CU-approved event to thousands of students and visitors who come to the UMC every school day.

Create and display your own eye-catching slide, animation, PowerPoint or video that cycles on three different UMC digital signs. It's environmentally-friendly, low cost and cuts down on print materials.

Contact Pamela.Henderek@colorado.edu early to learn more and reserve a space for your promotion.

December 15, 2014 • Pamela Henderek • Pamela.Henderek@colorado.edu

Norlin Library building to be closed Dec. 20-Jan. 4

There will be no access to the Norlin Library building and limited access to collections due to critical electrical repairs taking place Dec. 20–Jan. 4. The Library Administration is closing Norlin during this period because no one is allowed to occupy any portion of the building for safety reasons.

Please refer to our FAQ for specific impact details at: ClosureFAQ

Norlin Library building will reopen on Monday, Jan 5, at 8 a.m.

December 15, 2014 • Leslie Reynolds, Sr Assoc Dean • leslie.reynolds@colorado.edu

Morning Meditation: Tuesdays 11 a.m.

A weekly community meditation gathering. Led by June Lacroti. Open to people of all, or no faith/religious backgrounds. No prior experience in mediation is required. 1290 Folsom St., across from Folsom Field, at the corner of University Heights Avenue.

December 14, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Centering Prayer Wednesday 11:15 a.m.

Contemplative prayer. Quiet time with God. Wednesday, 11:15-11:50 a.m. at CU's Wesley Chapel. 1290 Folsom St.** - across from the Stadium, at the corner of University Heights Ave. _"Be still and know that I am God."- Psalm 46:10. Buddhists are welcome to meditate along side us. We pray well with others. : ) Our Facebook

December 14, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Open Mic Night: Tue. February 3, 8 p.m.

Singer? Songwriter? Poet? Musician? Dancer? Actor? Mime? Free Monthly Open Mic Night at CU's Wesley Chapel. 1st Tuesday of every month at 8 p.m. (except for January and June-August) Come perform 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. Our Facebook Our webpage

December 14, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Free Yoga: Monday 6 p.m.

LAST Free Yoga of the Semester for CU students Monday night at 6 p.m. Authentic hatha, vinyasa flow taught by Brian Saeger. 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. LGBTQ-friendly. Bring friends. ($5 for faculty, staff and administration)

Student Employee of the Year nominations

The Student Employment Office is accepting nominations for Student Employee of the Year. Work-study, hourly and salaried student employees are eligible. First place will receive a $75 gift certificate courtesy of the CU Bookstore and will be nominated for the Western Association of Student Employment Administrators Award. Second place will receive a $50 gift certificate.

For a nomination form visit our website at http://www.colorado.edu/studentemployment

Deadline: Feb. 16, 2015 National Student Employment Week is April 12-18, 2015

December 12, 2014 • Student Employment, Office of Financial Aid • stdemp@colorado.edu

Study where there's lots of conveniences under one roof

The UMC is the perfect place to study for finals, where you're just steps away from things to keep you energized:

  • all the caffeine you want
  • great food selections
  • eat while you study
  • group study areas
  • WiFi lounge
  • copy center
  • book store
  • Connection games for a break
  • ATMs
  • CU NightRide
  • friendly staff!
  • Click here for the UMC Building hours - open late during finals week for you

    December 12, 2014 • Pamela Henderek • umcmrkt@colorado.edu

    Bursar's Office opening late Dec. 12

    The Bursar's Office will open 15 minutes late on Friday, Dec. 12, so that staff can attend training. We will open at 9:15 a.m.

    December 11, 2014 • Susie Jacobs • suzanne.jacobs@colorado.edu

    27th MCDB Graduate Student Symposium, Jan. 7-8

    Register today for the 27th MCDB Graduate Student Symposium on Emerging Technologies. Learn about exciting new technologies and discuss cutting edge research. Food will be provided.

    Wednesday, Jan. 7, 5-9 p.m., Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building

    Thursday, Jan. 8, 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Gold Biosciences Building

    Registration is required to attend, closes Dec. 12. For more information and to register, please visit our website

    Bursar's Office closure Dec. 15

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

    December 11, 2014 • Susie Jacobs • suzanne.jacobs@colorado.edu

    Colorado Shakespeare Festival Shakespeare and Anti-Violence Program

    Once again, CSF has teamed up with the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence to address bullying and the cycle of violence using the timeless stories and words of William Shakespeare. The 50-minute abridged performance of "Twelfth Night" is followed by interactive workshops with the actors that focus on tools to address bullying in a safe way and empowering students to be an active participant in improving their school climate. Call 303-492-1973 or visit http://www.coloradoshakes.org/education/csf-schools to book today.

    Staying in Boulder over Winter Break? Eat, play and study at the UMC.

    The UMC is open special hours to welcome and serve you during Winter Break. Eat, study, play - all under one roof!

    The Alferd Packer Restaurant & Grill, Baby Doe's Coffee & Bakery, The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, CU Book Store, WiFi Lounge, Ink Spot Copy Center, and other student services are open during special Winter Break hours. Come on over and enjoy our company.

    Please check on special office hours by calling 303-492-6161. Click here for the UMC's building hours.

    CU student job openings for Spring Semester at the UMC!

    Work at the heart of the university! UMC employment provides valuable training, leadership and job experiences. Because the UMC hosts a wide variety of services, we offer an array of positions that can match your style, interests, and skills. Some include added benefits & some have excellent promotion opportunities. Check our website and be sure to follow the application instructions. Apply now and land a job for when you return in January!

    Check back frequently.

    Calling all gamers: Next video game tournament Friday, Dec. 12

    Different Games Each Tournament

    Want bragging rights? Here's your chance with INJUSTICE: Gods Among Us.

    Sign up starts 6 p.m. at The Connection; play begins 7 p.m. $5 entry fee. Games are on PlayStation 3, XBOX 360 or Nintendo Wii. Prizes for top finishers.

    2014 DATES:

  • Dec. 12: INJUSTICE: Gods Among Us

    Eat while you play Check our new Late Night Menu - right here on campus.

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