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.

The Gathering: Christian worship Tuesdays 6:30pm

Take a well-deserved study break on Tuesdays at 6:30PM to reflect upon how God is at work in our lives. Meets in the Lounge at CU's Wesley Chapel. "Emergent" style worship. Featuring great music, live artists, candles, art, discussion, prayer, and communion.

Wesley Fellowship is a progressive Christian campus ministry that helps university students grow in faith, service, and love. LGBTQI-friendly. "Stretch your mind, feed your soul!" 1290 Folsom St., across from the Stadium, at the corner of University Heights Ave.

September 30, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Morning Meditation Tuesdays 11am

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 Ave.

September 30, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Bystander health skills

When it comes to a health crisis situation, would you have the skills to help a friend? In this discussion, learn skills to identify a health crisis and help effectively as well as basic first aid. You'll even have the chance to practice hands-only CPR and the recovery position. Free food will be provided. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 5 - 6 p.m. in the Wardenburg West Solarium (room 321).

Bread and Belonging campus community meal and conversation Tuesdays at 6 p.m.

B +B is a weekly campus community meal and conversation hosted jointly by Canterbury Colorado, Episcopal Campus Ministry and Lutheran Campus Ministry. Join us, happens each Tuesday night at 6 p.m. at St. Aidan’s, 2425 Colorado Ave. (across from engineering). Connect with us on our Facebook page or call us at 303-443-2503.

Global Seminar St. Petersburg, summer 2015: Interest meeting on Wed. Oct. 8

Make summer 2015 unforgettable - spend six weeks immersed in Russian culture and language in St. Petersburg. The program, directed by Professor Artemi Romanov, includes language courses each morning and afternoon, and weekend excursions around the city and sites nearby, plus a weekend trip to Moscow. Earn nine credits and fulfill the A&S Historical Context core requirement. Beginning to advanced Russian speakers welcome. Learn more: Oct. 8, 5 p.m. HUMN 190.

Meet Buff Employers - Veteran Networking: Sept. 30

Meet Buff Employers: Veterans Networking is your opportunity to speak with organizations interested in hiring CU-Boulder students and alumni Veterans. Find out who'll be attending by viewing the registered employers.

Getting started with VoiceThread : Learners Lunch @ Music

VoiceThread is an online program that allows users to upload pictures, video and documents into a digital slideshow, record or type comments about these media and share the product with others who can record or type their own comments. In this workshop, we will discuss engaging uses of VoiceThread for the classroom, how to upload and access the media and the many commenting options.

Noon, Oct. 1, in Imig N285

September 29, 2014 • Courtney Fell

Boren study abroad scholarship meeting Oct. 2

Studying abroad in a non-traditional location during the 2015-16 academic year? Studying a non-traditional language? Boren undergraduate scholarships support study abroad in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Latin American (Europe/Oceania/SAS excluded). The Boren on-campus deadline is Jan. 26 for study abroad during the 2015-16 academic year, so advance planning is necessary. To learn more, attend an informational meeting: Thursday, Oct. 2, from 4 - 5 p.m. in C4C N215.

September 29, 2014 • Steven Rose • Steven.Rose@Colorado.edu

Study international operations management in Hong Kong this summer

Global Seminar: International Operations (Hong Kong). Travel to Hong Kong this summer and study operations management in one of the largest trading centers in Asia. You will engage in daily site visits to local businesses and learn first-hand about manufacturing in mainland China during an overnight field trip to Guangdong Province. Find out more at a meeting: Oct. 7, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Koelbel 302.

OASIS - Spiritual but not Religious. Mondays 8PM

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

Many college students & young adults embrace spirituality, but don't identify with "religion." OASIS is a community of CU college & 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 Chapel 1290 Folsom St. - across from CU's Folsom Field at the corner of University Ave.

Free Yoga Mondays 6pm

Free Yoga for CU students Monday nights at 6pm. 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, 1 block north of Colorado Ave, at the corner of University Heights Ave. LGBTQ-friendly. Bring friends!! ($5 for faculty, staff, admin)

CU on the Weekend: Introduction to your human microbiome

In many ways — including counts of the cells and the genes in and on our bodies — we are more microbial than human. Join Rob Knight, professor of chemistry and co-founder of the American Gut Project, for a discussion about techniques scientists are using to find out about microbes across the human body, including the gut, and the ways that microbes contribute to disease. Saturday, Oct. 18, 1-4 p.m., Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, Butcher Auditorium. Free and open to the public.

September 29, 2014 • CU on the Weekend • weekend@colorado.edu

Kronos Quartet

Join the world-renowned Kronos Quartet for a program that includes a commemoration on the centennial of the outbreak of “the war to end all wars.” “Beyond Zero: 1914-1918,” by Serbian composer Aleksandra Vrebelov musically explores the brutality that set off a century of bloody warfare and features projections of seldom-seen film from World War I.

To Russia, with straight Talk: Media, culture and contemporary crises

Drawing on her knowledge of Russian and Western media, Julia Ioffe will discuss how the ongoing conflict in that region is playing out in an increasingly restricted media environment. Ioffe is a senior editor at The New Republic. Prior to joining the magazine in 2012, she reported from Russia for major international publications.

Oct. 1, at 6:30 p.m. Location: Eaton Humanities 150 Free and open to the public.

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Boren Fellowship information meeting, Oct. 2

Please come to the Boren Fellowship information meeting for graduate students on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 4 p.m. in C4C N215. Learn about Boren Fellowship grants for international study and research. Boren Awards provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. students to study in Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America and the Middle East. Boren Fellowships provide up to $30,000 for language study and international research.

September 29, 2014 • Nancy Vanacore • nancy.vanacore@colorado.edu

Barcelona literature and culture Global Seminar

Attend class and live in Barcelona on this exciting Global Seminar. Earn six credits in five weeks while completing SPAN 3270 (fulfills the Human Diversity core requirement) and SPAN 3230. Participate in excursions to world-class museums and theaters; see the remarkable street culture and more. Great for SPAN, SPPR, IAFS and others. Learn more: Wednesday, Oct. 1, 4:30-5:30 p.m., UMC 415.

CU student job openings at the UMC - Apply now!

Work at the heart of the university! The UMC has an energetic employment community that gives you excellent leadership and job experience. Because the UMC hosts a wide variety of services, we offer an array of employment opportunities perfect for 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.

Calling gamers: Video game tournament Friday, Oct. 10th.

Different Games Each Tournament

Want bragging rights? Here's your chance with FIFA 15.

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

2014 DATES:

  • Oct. 10: FIFA 15
  • Oct. 24: Super Smash Bros. BRAWL
  • Nov. 7: COD Advanced Warfare
  • Dec. 5: Mario Kart
  • Dec. 12: INJUSTICE: Gods Among Us

  • Bowling and billiards early-bird and mid-day break specials

    Mondays through Fridays take a fun break during your day for only a dollar, or 1/2 off, with discounted rates for everyone.

    Early-Bird Specials, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

  • Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person
  • Billiards: $1 per hour per person

    Mid-Day Specials, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
  • Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

    Visit our website to learn about other special programs and activities. 1st floor UMC.

  • Extreme Bowling this Friday & Saturday night

    7 p.m. - Close

    Enjoy the fun of bowling with black lights, lane lights and color pins. It's the only Extreme Bowling you'll find in Boulder - and it's fun for everyone.

    Win prizes for Color Head Pin Strikes. Note: Be sure to tell The Connection Staff before bowling the color pins so they can see you make the strike.

    2014 DATES:

    Fridays through Dec. 19

    Saturdays through Dec. 13

    (Closed Nov. 22, 28, 29; Dec. 26, 27)

    The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games 1st floor UMC

    Conservation biology & practice in Brazil’s Atlantic forest - May study abroad program

    Earn three credits this May in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest on a CU-Boulder Global Seminar. Obtain hands-on experience in the principles and practice of conservation biology. Students from a range of disciplines with an interest in conservation are encouraged to apply. This course fulfills the EBIO 4100 major requirement and ENVS’s application and specialization requirements (also offered as EBIO 5100). Learn more at an informational meeting with the director: Tues. Sept. 30, 3:30-4:15 p.m. in UMC 247.

    Beginning the American Dream: Building Credit in the U.S. (for International Students)

    Nicholas Cheong (Banking Officer, 1st Bank) was an international student himself. He will use his first-hand experience to walk you through the steps to begin building credit and a solid foundation for financial stability and success in the U.S. This workshop will cover:

    *Defining credit history and credit scores and explain how this works in the U.S.

    *Steps to building credit

    *Maintaining good credit

    Thursday, Oct. 2; 3 - 4 p.m.; Regent 302.

    For more info, click here.

    September 26, 2014 • Niomi Williams • niomi.williams@colorado.edu

    Workshop: Be Money Smart & Career Wise

    Once you graduate, how you manage your career will be one of the biggest personal finance choices you will make. What are you doing today to move yourself forward tomorrow?

    Join us to learn the differences between a job and career, the ways your career affects your future finances, and how your choices steer the direction of your career success.

    Wednesday, Oct. 5; 3 - 3:50 p.m.; UMC 425. This free workshop is provided by CU Money Sense and Career Services.

    For more info, click here.

    September 26, 2014 • Niomi Williams • niomi.williams@colorado.edu

    OIE Global Citizen Awards

    The Office of International Education (OIE) is pleased to announce the OIE Global Citizen Awards to recognize outstanding contributions to international understanding by members of the CU-Boulder community. The following awards will be given: Campus Global Citizen of the Year, Muneeb Kamal Int’l Student of the Year, and Study Abroad Student of the Year. Nominations (or applications) due by 5 pm on Oct. 10. More info or call Janet Garcia at 303-492-7604.

    Submit your creative writing to Journal 2020

    Journal 2020 is a student-run creative writing nonfiction journal that publishes one issue per semester for the university. Our journal celebrates undergraduate voices in creative nonfiction-personal essays, new journalism, portrait essays, and more are accepted. Journal 2020 relies on submissions from the undergraduate population, so if you are someone who enjoys creative writing, consider submitting your work for publication in the journal. To submit your work, go to our website and click: Submission Guidelines.

    September 26, 2014 • Adam Drandell • adam.drandell@colorado.edu