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Got a baby bump? Paid study for mothers expecting first child

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.

If interested, please contact Study Coordinator Laura River by email or phone.
Email: pearlstudy@colorado.edu | Phone: 303-735-7547.

October 26, 2016 • Laura River • pearlstudy@colorado.edu

The success and the science of the student-built MinXSS Solar CubeSat

In this Nov. 2 talk, LASP research scientist James Mason will describe some of the early results from CU Boulder and LASP’s latest CubeSat project, MinXSS, which focuses on the energetic processes that occur in the sun’s atmosphere. He’ll reveal lessons learned from the student-led project and how the team will apply those lessons to MinXSS-2, scheduled to launch in the first half of 2017.

7:30 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m.
LSTB building, room 299
1234 Innovation Drive, East Campus Research Park

Admission is FREE!

AIA Lecture Series: Archaeology of the American Southwest

Join Reserve Area Archaeological Project (RAAP) archaeologists at the CU Museum of Natural History as they share their research process and findings regarding ancient subsistence practices, settlement systems and adaptations within the challenging environs of the mountainous highlands of west-central New Mexico.

Event begins at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, and is free and open to the public.

October 26, 2016 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@colorado.edu

IFS presents: CU at the Movies - 'Homo Sapiens'

Come watch stunning images of forgotten places—human imprints—now devoid of all human activity in this eerie and post-apocalyptic documentary piece by Austria’s Nikolaus Geyrhalter. Screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Friday, Oct. 28. Admission is $8.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com

Free Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament Oct. 25

Put on your poker face, see if Lady Luck is with you and win prizes! Sign up 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk; cards fly at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome – all skill levels. Learn more

Fall 2016 Dates
August 30
September 13, 27
October 11, 25
November 8, 29
Grand Championship (winners play-off): December 6

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

9-Ball Billiards Tournament Nov. 2

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 – HALO 5 (XBOX ONE) – Nov. 4

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

Global Seminar: Conservation biology, practice in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest

Earn three credits this May in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest! Experience operational conservation programs in the Serra do Mar Biodiversity Corridor, participate in community-based conservation solutions and much more. Students from a range of disciplines interested in conservation are encouraged to apply.

Offered as EBIO 4340/5340 & ENVS 4340/5340, which fulfills the EBIO Lab/Field and 4000-course major requirements and ENVS' application and specialization requirements.

Interest meeting is scheduled for Nov. 10 at 3:30 p.m. in UMC 382.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, oral arguments

The United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces will hear arguments from counsel in the case United States v. Bowen, a domestic violence assault case, at the University of Colorado Law School.

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2:20 to 4 p.m.
University of Colorado Law School
Wolf Law Building, Wittemyer Courtroom

Women Who Make a Difference: Call for nomination

The Women's Resource Center is calling for nominations for the Women Who Make a Difference annual awards.

Do you know a woman who makes a difference in your life or in the lives of others? The CU Women's Resource Center invites you to nominate this person for the Women Who Make A Difference award! All nominated individuals will be recognized at the award ceremony held Monday, Dec. 5, at 5:30 p.m.

Visit our website to submit your nomination or come to UMC 416 to fill out in person. Submissions are due Friday, Nov. 4, at noon.

CU Women's Resource Center presents Halloween Open House

Please join us for a spooky time at our Halloween Open House. Fun activities include playing board games and decorating Halloween cookies. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Open to student, faculty and staff. Costumes welcome.

Study Abroad: Entrepreneurship and empowerment in South Africa

Want to spend six weeks this summer in South Africa gaining hands-on experience as a consultant? Students form consulting teams with local South-African students to develop deliverables for emerging entrepreneurs in the townships surrounding Cape Town.

Led by Erick Mueller and Dr. Mike Morris, students earn six upper-division credit hours for INBU 4925. Credit counts toward BUSN electives and fulfills the Global Experience requirement for GBC. Open to all majors.

Interest meeting is scheduled for Nov. 1 at 5 p.m. in KOBL 350.

Open Access: Implementing open research practices with the open science framework

Oct. 24 through Oct. 30 is Open Access Week! This is an annual scholarly communication event focusing on open access and related topics. The University Libraries and the Open Science Interest Group are hosting several events to celebrate.

Implementing Open Research Practices with the Open Science Framework
Thursday, Oct. 27, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., at UMC 247

This workshop will explore the features of The Open Science Framework (OSF), a free and open-source tool that allows you to manage all the components of your research project.

Paleontological resources of the proposed Bears Ears National Monument

Please join us at the CU Museum of Natural History on Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. for a free lecture!

Curator of Education at Museums of Western Colorado Rob Gay discusses the significant paleontological resources present within the Bears Ears area of southeastern Utah and the benefit of protecting the area as a national monument. Charles Wilkinson, professor at Colorado Law, will provide context and describe the legal, political and cultural significance of the proposed National Monument.

October 25, 2016 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@colorado.edu

IFS presents: CU at the Movies - "The Man Who Knew Too Much"

Come watch this Alfred Hitchcock classic in 35mm print! The screening starts at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 27 in the Muenzinger auditorium.

Hosted by Paul Gordon, Humanities

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com

Open Access: Open the world of data with web APIs

Oct. 24 through Oct. 30 is Open Access Week! This is an annual scholarly communication event focusing on open access and related topics. The University Libraries and the Open Science Interest Group are hosting several events to celebrate.

Open the World of Data with Web APIs
Wednesday, Oct. 26, noon to 1 p.m.
Norlin Library E113

This workshop will cover how web APIs work, as well as how to use them to access data. There will also be a demonstration of easy to use tools to get started with APIs.

Global Seminar: Exploring China through English teaching

Spend five weeks exploring Chinese culture in summer 2017! You’ll have the opportunity to visit local classrooms and connect with students and other English teachers. Additional seminars in tai chi, calligraphy, and Chinese language will deepen your understanding of the culture.

LING 3800 is open to all majors and counts toward the linguistic major/minor. It will also be a core course for the upcoming undergraduate TESOL Certificate (anticipated for spring 2017).

Informational meeting is Oct. 25 at 5 p.m. in C4C S435.

Study Abroad office closed Nov. 1 and 2

The Study Abroad office will be closed and the website will be down on Tuesday, Nov. 1, and Wednesday, Nov. 2, while undergoing necessary system upgrades. For urgent questions during this time, please call 303-492-7741 or email at abroad@colorado.edu. 

October 24, 2016 • Study Abroad • abroad@colorado.edu

Global Seminar: Democracy and development in Bolivia - study abroad in Coroico

Earn three credits in about two and a half weeks while studying democracy and development in this off-the-beaten-path South American destination with CU's Study Abroad program. Current Bolivian politics are dynamic and innovative. You will gain an inside perspective of the livelihood strategies and political organization of rural Yungas communities with a unique cultural and agricultural history.

Learn more at the interest meeting with the Director Carol Conzelman on Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in UMC 417.

IFS presents: CU at the Movies - 'Porches and Private Eyes'

Ann Margaret, Patsy Lynn and Jenny Rose are not unlike most Southern women. They attend church on Sundays in their respective denominations, enjoy making and consuming a good Southern meal, with sweet tea of course, and. . .they have a little porch-sitting gossip circle.

The screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Wednesday, Oct. 26. Admission is FREE!

Hosted by Geoff Marslett, Film Studies

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com

IFS presents: CU at the Movies - 'Belle de Jour'

Join us for Luis Bunuel's classic Belle de Jour, starring Catherine Deneuve, in 35-mm print! Screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Tuesday, Oct. 25. Admission is $8.

Hosted by Ernesto Acevedo-Munoz, Film Studies Program

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.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"

October 21, 2016 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com

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

October 21, 2016 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com

Always Human Tapes: Awareness Colorado

Always Human Tapes are pausing their non-stop release schedule to bring you two uncompromising live A/V shows at Boulder’s Atlas Black Box Theater. They will be condensing their usual constant stream of unclassifiable music into one Halloween weekend of sonic force, blurring the borders between house and techno, noise and ambient, electro and rave and whatever else in between.

Thursday, Oct. 27, and Saturday, Oct. 29, 8 to 9:30 p.m.
ATLAS Institute Black Box Experimental Studio, basement level B2

Staff PERA workshop

Join us for an interactive workshop with a PERA representative. The seminar will be offered twice: once in the morning and again in the the afternoon. For additional information or to sign up, contact Gaylynne von der Nuell at x5-4944 or gvondern@colorado.edu.

Friday, Oct. 28, 9:30 to 11 a.m. and 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Center for Community, Room S350

October 21, 2016 • Gaylynne von der Nuell • gvondern@colorado.edu