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'Mapping the Majestic: 100 Years of the National Park Service' exhibit now open

The University Libraries at CU Boulder are pleased to present an exhibition of maps celebrating the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary (Aug. 25, 2016). The exhibit includes a genuine copper printing plate used by the U.S. Geological Survey in the early days of their operation.

Visit the Earth Sciences & Map Library in Benson Earth Sciences on the CU Boulder campus between Aug. 22 and Dec. 16 to experience the wonder of our National Park system as visualized in maps.

Take part in an alcohol study

The goal of the study is to examine changes in the body that happen when people consume alcohol. The study will take place at the Center for Innovation and Creativity at Arapahoe and 33rd Street. Participants will be asked to complete questionnaires and provide a blood sample, and can receive up to $50. Participants must be between the ages of 25-40 and a regular or occasional alcohol consumer.

If you would like to be in the study, call 720-507-4317 or e-mail alcoholresearchstudycu@gmail.com (please leave your name and phone number).

Property Services live auction of surplus property and equipment Sept. 10

University of Colorado Boulder Property Services will hold a public auction of surplus property and equipment on Saturday, Sept. 10. Items will be available for preview beginning at 8 a.m. and the auction will begin at 9 a.m.

Auctions are held on the east side of: University of Colorado Boulder, Distribution Center, 3300 Walnut St., Boulder, CO 80301.

August 23, 2016 • Steve Marvel, (303) 492-1120 • Steve.Marvel@colorado.edu

Paid internship with Cognitive Development Center and the Children's Museum of Denver

Deadline: Sept. 9 Responsibilities: go once a week to Children's Museum of Denver for 4 hrs to facilitate an exhibit about child development research, interact with children and parents, work w/ research assistant team, mutual professional development opportunities with museum staff. Preferred qualifications: experience working w/ children and families, coursework in child development, available Fridays fall 2016, interest in continuing spring 2017. To apply, email cogdevctr@colorado.edu cover letter of interests/avail, resume, transcript.

August 23, 2016 • Cognitive Development Center • cogdevctr@colorado.edu

Psychology study seeking participants | $10/hour

The CU SNaG Lab is seeking individuals between the ages of 18-35 to participate as behavioral subjects in a study for 2-3 hours.

Participants will play several games with other individuals for money, and will complete a series of questionnaires. Participants will be paid $10/hour for participating, and will have the opportunity to earn bonus money for their performance in the games.

For more information or to sign-up for a session, please email, cu.snaglab.968@gmail.com with your name and age.

August 23, 2016 • Jacob Parelman • cu.snaglab.968@gmail.com

9-Ball billiards tournament Sept. 7

Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk. Play begins at 7 p.m.
$5 entry fee.

Tournaments run in either double elimination or round robin format. BCA rules apply. Prizes for top finishers. Learn more

Fall 2016 Dates
9-Ball: Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 2, Nov. 30
8-Ball: Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events!
The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor

Video Game Tournament – Street Fighter V (PS4) – Aug. 26

Watch players in action, try different games and earn bragging rights and prizes! Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection; play begins at 7 p.m. $5 entry fee. Prizes for top finishers! Learn more

Fall 2016 Dates
Aug 26 Street Fighter V (PS4)
Sept 9 Madden 17 (XBOX ONE)
Sept 23 Super Smash Bros Brawl (Wii)
Oct 7 FIFA 17 (XBOX ONE)
Oct 21 NBA 2K17 (PS4)
Nov 4 Halo 5 (XBOX ONE)
Nov 18 COD: Black Ops III (PS4)
Dec 2 NHL 17 (XBOX ONE)

The Connection, UMC first floor

Sing your heart out at Karaoke Night Sept. 1

Take an energizing break from your studies. Sing along to your choice of fun tunes on Thursday nights using Club 156’s cool sound and light systems. Starts at 8 p.m. in Club 156, first floor UMC. Food and beverages are right next door in The Connection. Learn more

Fall 2016 Dates
Sept 1, 15, 29
Oct 13, 27
Nov 10
Dec 1

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events!
The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor.

Textbook rentals, tuition and fee bill charge at the CU Book Store

Check out what’s new for you at the CU Book Store. Tons of textbooks for rent, more used books than ever, and now you can charge your textbook course materials, school supplies and technology accessories purchased at the CU Book Store to your student tuition and fee bill. Visit www.cubookstore.com/bill for more information. Open extend hours during back to school. Check out cubookstore.com for details.

August 22, 2016 • cubookstore • assist@cubookstore.com

Welcome back tea Aug. 23

Aug. 23, 9 to 11 a.m. Norlin Library Research Desk (2nd floor)

Welcome to new students and welcome back to all of you who are returning! Start the semester off right by picking up an energizing cup of coffee or relaxing cup of tea courtesy of Norlin Library. Take your beverage to go or chat with the library staff at the research desk who can help you with assignments throughout the semester.

August 22, 2016 • Susie Siders • susie.siders@colorado.edu

'Staging Shakespeare in a War Zone: Values and Consequences'

Learn about author Qais Akbar Omar’s experience staging "Love’s Labour’s Lost" in Kabul in 2005 during his presentation “Staging Shakespeare in a War Zone: Values and Consequences," on Monday, Aug. 29, 5:30 p.m. A light reception will be held at 5 p.m.

The presentation will be held at the University Theatre located at 1595 Pleasant Street in Boulder.

The author will sign copies of his book.

The event is free and open to the public. Visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2557751 to RSVP.

Volunteer with Ralphie’s Green Stampede

Join Ralphie’s Green Stampede at home football games and help us keep Folsom a zero-waste stadium. Volunteers get free entrance to the game, a meal and a T-Shirt for staffing zero-waste stations throughout the stadium to educate football fans about the importance and impact of composting and recycling. Volunteers are on the front line to divert waste from the landfill, helping us get to our goal of 90 percent diversion. Come as an individual, with friends or as an organization and check out what the zero-waste excitement is all about.

New fall ALTEC classes

Come join us for our new fall schedule! We've recently added classes, so come and check out our classes before they fill up.

Spouses of CU Affiliates receive the discounted price of $75 per class. Come and learn as a family.

Register now for the fall!

Spiritual but not Religious Mondays, 8 p.m.

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

Many college students and young adults embrace spirituality, but don't identify with "religion." OASIS is a community of CU college and 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 Student Center/Chapel 1290 Folsom St. -across from Folsom Field, 1 block north of Colorado Ave., at the corner of University Ave.

Free Yoga Mondays at 6 p.m.

Authentic hatha, vinyasa flow. 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 Student Center/Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., across from the Stadium, one block north of Colorado Ave. at the corner of University Heights Ave. LGBTQI-affirming. Bring friends.

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

A space for students and faculty to relax, study, play piano, & hang-out.

Free ice water, coffee, tea & 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, 1 block north of Colorado Ave. at the corner of University Heights Ave.

August 22, 2016 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Staging Shakespeare in a war zone: Values and consequences

Join the CU Boulder Friends of the Libraries Monday, Aug. 29, in the University Theatre to hear Qais Akbar Omar, author of A Night in the Emperor's Garden, share his experience staging Love’s Labour's Lost in Kabul in 2005. It was the first production of the Bard in Afghanistan in 30 years to include female cast members. There will be a small reception at 5 p.m. followed by Mr. Omar’s lecture at 5:30 p.m. The author will sign copies of his book afterward.

Register for free now.

Wesley Fellowship Fall Kick Off Extravaganza Aug. 21 5 p.m.

Serious Fun Y'all! Bocce. Volleyball. Bag Toss. Frisbee. Food. Top quality Ice Cream. BBQ. Pizza. Outdoor Movie. Friends. Fun. Free.

Learn about the Wesley Fellowship campus ministry. Meet cool people. Eat good food. Enjoy.

CU's Wesley Student Center/Chapel. 1290 Folsom St. Across from Folsom Field at the corner of University Heights Ave. LGBTQI friendly. Bring friends.

Learn more at www.wesleyf.org

Paid study: Young adult mood study (up to $200)

18-25? Interested in your moods and thoughts?

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 paying $10/hour in cash each (1st: 2-3 hours, 2nd: 4 hours). Option for paid follow-up phone interviews in addition.

If interested, please complete our survey: http://ow.ly/YZvLV

August 19, 2016 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com

Diagnosed with bipolar disorder and feeling depressed? (Paid research)

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 3- to 4-hour session and will be compensated up to $40.

Participation requirements:
1. Age: 25-55
2. Have a diagnosis of bipolar disorder or history of depression

Thank you for your interest, we are looking forward to hearing from you.
**If interested, please complete email us with subject line "BuffB GDEP"

August 19, 2016 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com

Extended office hours: Registrar and Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid and the Office of the Registrar will have extended hours, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, Aug. 15 through Tuesday, Aug. 23, to accommodate students at the start of fall semester.

These extended hours will not include the Student Employment and Scholarship offices; however, Financial Aid staff will be able to help with most related questions.

Both offices are located on the first floor of the Regent Administrative Center.

August 18, 2016 • Office of Registrar • registrar@colorado.edu

LGBTQ grad student meet and greet Aug. 26

On Friday, Aug. 26, from 4 to 5 p.m. the Gender and Sexuality Center(C4C, room n450) will host a graduate student welcome event. The event offers a great opportunity to meet other grad students and see the center's space, which offers a great place to study. Light refreshments will be served.

If you are unable to make this event and would like to be added to the graduate student listserve please email Morgan.Seamont@colorado.edu.

August 18, 2016 • Morgan Seamont • seamont@colorado.edu

Mystic: Contemplative Christian Spirituality

"Deep calls to deep." Explore a variety of spiritual practices. Quiet time with God. Sunday's Starting Sept. 11, 3-4 p.m. Don't need to be Christian to join in! Open to all. LGBTQI-friendly. 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. Our Facebook

August 18, 2016 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Nature Church - Sunday Aug. 21 9:15 a.m.

Experience Nature as "Church."

Weather dependent. Occasional outings on the rugged trails surrounding Boulder. We'll have brief moments of setting intention, reflection, prayer, pondering and alternative forms of communion. Should be able to walk up to 4 miles in the high country - depending on the week.

Meet at CU's Wesley Student Center/Chapel, 1290 Folsom St. at 9:15 a.m. We'll carpool and return by noon.

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

Mosaic Gospel Choir Wednesdays, 7 p.m.

Starting Aug. 31, Sing your heart out with CU's Mosaic Gospel Choir on Wednesday nights, 7 p.m. at CU's Wesley Student Center/Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., across from the Stadium, one block north of Colorado Ave., at the corner of University Heights Ave. Drop-ins welcome. LGBTQI-friendly. Bring friends. (Don't need to be Christian. Open to all.) Facebook