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.

Healthy young adults who are highly anxious in social situations needed for research study

Healthy young adults (ages 18-40) who are highly anxious in social situations can earn $10/hour participating in one 2.5-hour study session held in the Muenzinger Psychology Building at CU-Boulder. Participants will be asked to complete questionnaires, perform a challenging social task, and record heart rate non-invasively. For more information please call, 720-515-9461 or email us at archlabcalendar@gmail.com.

August 28, 2014 • Arch lab • archlabcalendar@gmail.com

The Body: learning to live and serve in community

A group for college students and young adults seeking to live, learn and serve in community. We'll alternate exploring ideas in Shane Claiborne's book "The Economy of Love," and serving in community service projects out in the Boulder community.

Meets Wednesdays during CU's fall and spring semesters at 6 p.m. Hosted by Rev. Trish Jordan. Contact 303.443-3934 or webmaster@wesleyf.org

August 28, 2014 • Trish Jordan • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Korea Now: A discussion

A discussion of the current state of the Korean peninsula, including South Korean economic development, its relationship with North Korea and the United States, and finally, the popularity of Korean culture worldwide. This talk features Consul General Dong Man Han, of the Consulate of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco, a post he has held since May 2013. He has written four books, including The Next 10 Years of Korea. Thursday, Sept. 4, 5 p.m., Humanities 250, CU-Boulder.

August 28, 2014 • Patricia Helfenbein • casevent@colorado.edu

Study Abroad fair Sept. 4

Come to the study abroad fair and learn about your chance to study, intern and participate in research and service-learning opportunities. We offer hundreds of programs in 70 countries that meet the needs and interests of all students and majors. Join us on Thursday, Sept. 4, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the UMC Fountain to find out more. Recently-returned study abroad alumni and study abroad staff will be on hand to share what it’s like to live and learn abroad, find affordable programs and build your resume with an international experience.

August 28, 2014 • Michal Greenberg • Michal.Greenberg@Colorado.EDU

Sing along at Karaoke Night on Sept. 4

Sing along with us to fun tunes. Karaoke returns by popular demand on Thursday nights.

8pm in Club 156, next door to the Connection. Bring your friends and enjoy great music, food, and beverages.

2014 DATES: Thursdays at 8 p.m.:

  • Sept. 4 & 18
  • Oct. 2, 16 & 30
  • Nov. 13
  • Dec. 4 & 11

    The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

  • Free poker tournaments

    Tuesday Night Free Texas Hold'em Poker Tournaments

    Sign up at 6 p.m. at the Connection Front Desk; cards fly at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome - all skill levels! Prizes for winners.

    2014 DATES: Every other Tuesday:

  • Sept. 2, 16 & 30
  • Oct. 14 & 28
  • Nov. 11
  • Dec. 2
  • Grand Championship Final: Dec. 9

    The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

  • CU-CSU Post-Game BUFFet

    All students with a meal plan are invited to a special opening of the C4C Dining Hall after watching the Buffs take on the Rams. Eat at your favorite stations while also enjoying special menu options and live entertainment. Sponsored by Residence Hall Association (RHA) and Housing & Dining Services. For more information, email jeva1658exc@colorado.edu. GO BUFFS!

    August 27, 2014 • Jesse Van Divier • jeva1658exc@colorado.edu

    Learn a language: Non-credit classes at ALTEC

    The Anderson Language Technology Center (ALTEC) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for fall language classes. These classes are non-credit and are open to the CU staff, faculty, graduate students, retirees and their spouses, as well as the Boulder community.

    Classes begin Sept. 13 and run for 8 weeks. Tuition is only $75 for CU affiliates.

    This summer choose from various levels of French, Japanese, Spanish, Swahili, and Swedish.

    Sign up now

    Extreme Bowling on Friday and Saturday nights

    7 p.m. - Close

    Enjoy the fun of bowling with black lights, colored 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, Aug. 29 - Dec. 19

    Saturdays, Sept. 6 - Dec. 13

    (Closed Aug. 30; Nov. 22, 28, 29; Dec. 26, 27)

    The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games 1st floor UMC

    Colorado ski racing

    Mission Statement: To provide an opportunity for the students of this university to continue or begin ski racing after high school, even if they are not varsity caliber athletes; all ability levels are welcome. This program is designed as a stepping stone for building character, friendships, improving team skills, time management skills, physical fitness, mental focus and attaining goals.

    Introductory Presentation- Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 7 p.m. Hellems Arts and Sciences Building Room 252

    August 26, 2014 • Paul Rozsypal • csr@colorado.edu

    Sign up now for new Sunday Bowling Leagues

    Get your team together and be part of a league. It's better than ever and easy fun! We now have an Early League for 4-person teams from 6-8:30 pm and a Late League for 2-person teams from 8:30-10:30 pm. There's a one-time registration fee of $10/person and a $5 weekly fee/person.

    This is a fantastic value and a fun way to get together with friends on a regular basis.

    SIGN UP BY FRIDAY SEPT. 12. Visit website for details.



    Leagues run Sundays, Sept. 14 - Dec. 7, 2014.

    Don’t sleep through the deadline

    Upcoming deadlines for study abroad programs this spring range from Sept. 15 through Oct. 1. Don’t miss your chance to enhance your college experience with overseas studies. Learn more about your study abroad opportunities by completing Study Abroad 101, which covers key information to get you started on your study abroad journey. Study Abroad 101 is offered online and in-person - get started today.

    Find that perfect poster for your wall! Sale through Aug. 29

    The UMC is hosting a huge poster sale through Friday, Aug. 29, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., outside by the UMC fountain. There will be tables full of all different kinds and sizes of posters - movies and movie stars, sports, musicians and bands, famous artworks, scenery and more. The prices are affordable. Escher anyone? ... or a favorite hero, band or scenic view.

    August 26, 2014 • Pamela Henderek • pamela.henderek@colorado.edu

    Study Abroad fair Sept. 4

    Come to the study abroad fair and learn about your chance to study, intern and participate in research and service-learning opportunities. We offer hundreds of programs in 70 countries that meet the needs and interests of all students and majors. Join us on Thursday, Sept. 4, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the UMC Fountain to find out more. Recently-returned study abroad alumni and study abroad staff will be on hand to share what it’s like to live and learn abroad, find affordable programs and build your résumé with an international experience.

    August 26, 2014 • Michal Greenberg • Michal.Greenberg@Colorado.EDU

    Monday Night Bowl Special

    Monday Nights, 6 p.m.-close

    $8 per person for 2 hours of unlimited bowling. Shoes and a fountain drink are included in the price. Come alone, with friends, with family, and have fun! Everyone is welcome. This is the best deal!

    Check out all the Connection's weekly events and activities at www.colorado.edu/umc/connection/events

    2014 DATES:

    Mondays Aug. 25 - Dec. 8

    Closed Sept. 1 (Labor Day)

    Men 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, 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 303-492-2485, or email us at cvstudy@colorado.edu.

    Bread & Belonging campus community meal and conversation at 6pm tonight

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

    LGBTQ and allies welcome back picnic Aug. 28

    Welcome back GLBTQ student and Allies. The school year has just begun. Come join us at out welcome back gathering for some outdoor fun in the sun, a jumping castle and free food. Reconnect with fellow GLBTQ buffs and allies.

    Don't forget to bring a blanket/towel to sit on.

    Thursday, Aug. 28 4 - 6 p.m. Farrand Field

    Textbook rentals, tuition & fee bill charge and much more new for you

    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 our website for more information. Open extend hours during back to school. Check out cubookstore.com for details.

    August 25, 2014 • CU Book Store • assist@cubookstore.com

    Calling all undergraduates: Enroll now in EDUC/INVS 2919

    Interested in empowering youth while earning academic credit? If yes, contact verveer@colorado.edu to register for EDUC/INVS 2919: Renewing Democracy in Communities and Schools. A three-credit practicum course, EDUC/INVS 2919 invites undergraduates to work alongside K-12 students as they identify and address community issues. The course, which fulfills the Human Diversity core requirement and may be applied toward the Education Minor, will meet on Mondays at either 1 - 2:30 p.m. or 2:55 - 4:25 p.m., and once weekly at a local public school.

    New Independent Learning courses for fall

    Independent Learning offers the following new online term-based courses for fall:

    ANTH3000: Primate Behavior (natural science core); ANTH4020: Digital Anthropology; DNCE1017: Dance and Popular Culture (literature and the arts core); IPHY3700: Scientific Writing in Integrative Physiology (written communication); PSCI4002: Western European Politics (contemporary societies); SOCY4016: Sex, Gender, and Society 2, SOCY4017: Animals and Society; SOCY4117: Food and Society.

    Register now on MyCUInfo. For more information e-mail cewww@colorado.edu

    CU Book Store special hours

    The CU Book Store has extended hours to help you purchase your textbooks and supplies. Still in the UMC, on campus for your convenience. Don’t forget you can also shop online and pick your books up in the store or have them shipped. Saturday Aug. 23- Sunday Aug. 24, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Monday Aug. 25- Tuesday Aug 26, 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 27, 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Thursday, Aug. 28, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.. We will also be open Labor Day weekend Friday - Monday.

    August 25, 2014 • CU Book Store • assist@cubookstore.com

    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.

    Women in Russian Culture: Human diversity course for fall 2014

    RUSS/WMST 4471-001

    Women in 20th-21st Century Russian Culture

    Prof. Laura Osterman

    Learn about issues facing women in 20th-21st century Russia, based on study of current events, history, literature, posters and film. Explore images of women as amazons and rebels, salon hostesses and poets, New Soviet Women and women in combat, prostitutes and mothers. Taught in English.

    Same as GSLL 5471. Approved for A&S core: human diversity.

    Tues.-Thurs. 12:30-1:45 p.m., MUEN E-131

    August 25, 2014 • Prof. Laura Osterman • laura.osterman@colorado.edu

    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.

    August 22, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org