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.

Shirley Carnahan retirement party

Please join the Humanities program for a retirement party in honor of Shirley Carnahan. The associate chair, undergraduate director and senior instructor for Humanities, Carnahan has been with the department since 1985.

The party will take place from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2, at the Koenig Alumni Center.

April 21, 2017 • Ellen Napodano • napodano@colorado.edu

Mosaic Gospel Choir concert with Phoenix choir

Mosaic Gospel Choir's spring concert is Sunday, April 30, from 5 to 6 p.m., followed by a potluck supper. The concert will be held at Mountain View United Methodist Church, 355 Ponoca Pl.

It will feature the debut performance of a song by Reverend David Sharp, spoken-word poetry by Mosaic founder Reverend Roger Wolsey and special guests Phoenix, Colorado’s trans choir.

Admission is free; an offering will be taken for musicians.

April 20, 2017 • Roger Wolsey • roger.wolsey@wesleyf.org

Got a baby bump? Paid study for first-time moms

Perinatal Emotion and Relationships Longitudinal Study (PEARLS)

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. The study can be completed online, over the phone and from your home.

If interested, please contact Laura River, study coordinator, by email or phone.

Email: pearlstudy@colorado.edu | Phone: 303-735-7547

April 20, 2017 • Laura River • pearlstudy@colorado.edu

Nature Church

A series of contemplative 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 4 miles in the high country—up to 2 miles in and 2 out depending on the week.

We'll meet at 9:15 a.m. at Wesley Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., at the corner of University Heights Ave., one block north of Colorado Ave. We'll return to campus by noon.

Three Sundays in a row: April 23, April 30 and May 7

April 20, 2017 • Roger Wolsey • roger.wolsey@wesleyf.org

Call for participants: Gardening study

Researchers are launching a study exploring the potential of community gardening to promote nutrition, improve active lifestyles and prevent cancer. Seeking individuals over the age of 18 who are relatively new to gardening, and offering financial compensation, the study will work with community gardeners and people on garden waiting lists to measure behavior changes. If you are interested or would like more information, email angel.villalobos@colorado.edu or call 303-724-1235.

April 20, 2017 • Jill Litt • jill.litt@colorado.edu

Diagnosed with bipolar disorder and feeling depressed?

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 three- to four-hour session and will be compensated up to $40.

Participation requirements:
* Age 25 to 55, and
* Diagnosis of bipolar disorder or history of depression.

If interested, please email gruberpeplab@gmail.com with subject line "BuffB GDEP." We look forward to hearing from you.

April 20, 2017 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com

Young adult mood study: Earn up to $200

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 (first is two to three hours and second is four hours) paying $10 per hour in cash. Additionally, there is an option for paid follow-up phone interviews.

If interested, please complete our survey.

April 20, 2017 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com

Presentation, discussion on climate change

Join the CU Boulder Climate Reality Project Campus Corps for Leslie Gulstrom's presentation on climate change solutions, followed by a discussion and free food!

The event will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, at Ketchum 1B60.

April 19, 2017 • Shannon Hessler • shannon.hessler@colorado.edu

BSI scholars poster symposium

The Biological Sciences Initiative (BSI) is sponsoring a poster symposium of BSI scholars and student researchers. Undergraduates represent several departments including IPHY, EBIO, MCDB, neuroscience, biochemistry and engineering. Please come by and view their research work from the academic year.

The symposium will be Monday, May 1, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Recreation Center C250. Light refreshments will be served.

April 19, 2017 • Allison Work • bsi@colorado.edu

New Buff Surplus website tool

Buff Surplus is a website tool to facilitate the exchange and re-use of surplus property between campus departments (lab equipment, furniture, computers, etc.) By using the tool you will help save funding, reduce waste on campus, maximize property utilization and avoid premature disposal of property.

This website is a joint effort between eight departments on campus. Faculty and staff are invited to attend a Buff Surplus informational session with free lunch at the C4C Treehouse. RSVP to buffsurplus@colorado.edu.

Registration for Lavender Graduation now open

Celebrate your accomplishments with the Gender & Sexuality Center as you step into your next journey in life! Students graduating in spring or fall 2017 will be given a rainbow tassel to wear at commencement, and they will be inducted into the GLBT Alumni Chapter of the University of Colorado Boulder.

Register online and join us May 9 from 4 to 6 p.m. for the ceremony with a keynote address from Frank O'Caña. There will be light refreshments provided, and the ceremony is open to family, friends and allies.

April 19, 2017 • Scarlet Bowen • scarlet.bowen@colorado.edu

Now hiring students for summer and 2017-18

The Environmental Center is now accepting applications for summer and fall employment. If you have any intention of working in sustainability after you graduate, the E-Center is the perfect place to launch your career. Why work with us? Just think of all the things that make campus more sustainable.

The priority application deadline for summer employment is April 28. The priority application deadline for fall employment is Aug. 10.

For a listing of positions and application info, visit our website.

Taking off for summer? What's the plan for your bike?

CU is offering summer bike storage as well as a donation program. Drop-off your bike between May 11 and 12 at William's Village and Kittredge and between May 8 and 12 at the University Memorial Center.

We will then return the bikes the first week of school at the UMC. Bikes left locked to campus racks will be removed.

Peace Corps information session

Join us on Wednesday, April 26, in the University Memorial Center, room 247, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Learn about volunteer experiences.
  • Ask questions about service.
  • Gain tips on completing your application.
April 19, 2017 • Timothy Hoisington • PeaceCorps@colorado.edu

Fall 2017 internships for juniors and seniors

Center of the American West is now taking applications for our spring internships. We currently have these positions open:

  • History Colorado Center – School Programs Intern
  • History Colorado – Office of Interpretation and Research – Research Assistant Intern
  • Native American Rights Fund – Indian Law Editor/Publisher Assistant Intern
  • The Nature Conservancy – Science and Conservation Intern

These 3-credit hour internships require 120 on-the-job hours along with some academic activities. Visit the website for application requirements.

Payment plans for summer tuition and fees available now

Students can enroll in payment plans for summer 2017 tuition and fees beginning this week in MyCUInfo. Authorized payers sign up in CUBill&Pay.

Three payments: May 4, 2017
Two payments: June 4, 2017

Visit Payment Plans page for details and instructions.

April 19, 2017 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu

First Friday Buff Club is May 5

Join the UMC and The Connection for First Friday Buff Club on May 5 from 4 to 6 p.m. in The Connection (first floor UMC).

This month, we're hosting the UMC Student Arts Program Art Walk.
• See the latest pieces added to the UMC art collection
• Meet the artists
• $5 all-you-can-play deals for bowling and billiards
• Refreshments provided

Sponsored by the UMC Student Arts Program.

Must be 21 or older to purchase and drink alcohol.

Women's Wellness paid research study

CU Boulder Psychology and Neuroscience Department researchers are conducting a study designed to help prevent depression, reduce stress and promote health and well-being. Earn up to $225, and get a copy of your MRI on DVD.

Participant qualifications: • Women with a history of depression,
• Ages 18 to 55,
• Willing to participate in two MRI scans,
• Smartphone users with data plan,
• Have internet access, and
• Have normal or corrected-to-normal vision.

Please email womenswellness@colorado.edu for more information.

April 18, 2017 • Women's Wellness Study • womenswellness@colorado.edu

Kimberly Corban to speak on campus April 19

Kimberly Corban will speak on campus on Wednesday, April 19, at 7 p.m. in UMC room 235. Admission is free and open to the public and doors open at 6:30 p.m. The main focus of Corban's talk will be her journey from victimhood to being a self-proclaimed survivor of sexual assault. Turning Point USA at CU Boulder is hosting the event.

CU Involvement Awards

Attend the CU Involvement Awards this Thursday, April 20, at 6 p.m. to show support for the students, faculty, staff and organizations that were nominated for Involvement Awards this year!

This event is free and open to all CU students, faculty, staff and community members. There will be free food and fun activities!

Click here to register for the event!

Civil rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson to speak in Denver

Bryan Stevenson, best-selling author and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, will deliver a public talk at the Paramount Theatre in Denver on Monday, April 24. This event is co-sponsored by the Byron White Center for the Study of American Constitutional Law at the University of Colorado Law School. Tickets are on sale through the Paramount Theatre.

LGBTQ+ advocate Sam Brinton to give public talk

The oSTEM chapter at CU Boulder is hosting Sam Brinton, a nuclear engineer who also advocates for LGBTQ+ rights in Washington D.C., in a public talk on how to be your own advocate. You must RSVP to attend.

April 17, 2017 • oSTEM at CU • ostemboard@colorado.edu


As a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Women’s Resource Center holds Sexpressions, a talent showcase celebrating positive expressions of sexuality centering on trans, queer and women-identified voices and bodies.

Sexpressions creates a safe, sex-positive and affirming environment. Come by for free food, games and fun, featuring cabaret by The Clocktower Clockettes from the heart of Denver. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 20, 7 to 10 p.m. at UMC 235

Got a baby bump? Paid research study for first-time moms

Perinatal Emotion and Relationships Longitudinal Study (PEARLS)

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. The study can be completed online, over the phone and from your home.

If interested, please contact Laura River, study coordinator, by email or phone.

Email: pearlstudy@colorado.edu | Phone: 303-735-7547

April 17, 2017 • Laura River • pearlstudy@colorado.edu

Combating Fake News panel

Most students don’t know how to identify fake news, according to a recent study. The "Combating Fake News: How Teachers and Librarians Can Promote Critical Thinking" panel featuring CU Boulder and Boulder Valley School District librarians will explain how teachers and librarians are a pivotal force in helping students critically engage with information and sort out fake news.

The event takes place Wednesday, April 19, from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Education Building, room 231, and is free and open to the public.

April 17, 2017 • CU Boulder School of Education • hannah.fletcher@colorado.edu