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.

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

A new space for students and faculty to relax, study and hang-out.

Free coffee, tea and 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, at the corner of University Heights Avenue.

August 26, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Participants needed for electrically assisted bicycle study

The Applied Exercise Science Lab is seeking sedentary subjects aged 18 to 55 to study electrically assisted bicycling (bicycle with a motor that only provides assistance when you pedal) and its potential effects on overall health. The experiment will consist of five separate sessions (up to 2.5hrs long) over 7 weeks. Benefits of participating include: body composition (% body fat), fitness assessment, bone density, glucose tolerance assessment and blood lipid profile. As compensation, you will be entered into a raffle to win an electric bike.

August 26, 2015 • Jim Peterman • James.Peterman@colorado.edu

Exploring Colorado? Find books by local authors

Welcome, Buffs! Settle into the new school year by reading a book by a local Colorado author. Make sure to swing by the cart near the circulation desk on the second floor of Norlin Library Aug. 25-28 to check out a sampling of your librarians' favorites.

August 26, 2015 • Alison Hicks • alison.hicks@colorado.edu

Colorado ski racing

Our mission is to provide an opportunity for CU-Boulder students 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.

Who wouldn't want to make new friends, ski all the time and have fun?

Introductory Presentation: Wed, Sept. 2, at 7 p.m. Hellems Arts/Sciences Building room 252

August 26, 2015 • Paul Rozsypal • paul.cuskiracing@gmail.com

Study Abroad Fair Sept. 3

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 65 countries that meet the needs and interests of all students and majors. Join us on Thursday, Sept 3, 11 a.m. to 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, 2015 • Michal Greenberg • Michal.Greenberg@Colorado.EDU

Join us for the first fall Environmental Engineering seminar

The speaker for this first fall seminar will be Madjid Mohseni, Ph.D. from RES’EAU-WaterNET Small Water System Network, University of British Colombia, Vancouver, Canada.

Title: Demand and Supply of Innovation in the Context of Canadian Small Drinking Water System.

Date: Monday, Aug. 31
Time: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Place: Discovery Learning Center Collaboratory: DLC 1B70


August 26, 2015 • Professor Karl Linden • karl.linden@colorado.edu

Night Chuch Sundays at 6 p.m. at St. Aidan's

Join us for Night Church, every Sunday at 6 p.m. at St. Aidan’s, 2425 Colorado Ave. (Across from CU Engineering Department). Simple. Sacred. For students. For non-students. For all the people of God. Questions? More info? Visit our Facebook page

August 26, 2015 • Amanda Nuku • office@saintaidans.org

Soul Food Sundays 5 p.m.

A time to reflect upon how God is at work in our lives and in the world while enjoying a free home-cooked meal. Casual, conversational, social justice minded, science embracing, Jesus-loving Christianity. Meets in the lounge at CU's Wesley Chapel.

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

August 25, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Bread and Belonging Welcome BBQ Aug. 25 at 6 p.m.

Join us for Bread and Belonging Welcome BBQ on the lawn at St. Aidan’s, 2425 Colorado Ave Tuesday Aug. 25 at 6 p.m. (across from engineering). New and returning students welcome. Bread and Belonging is a joint program of Canterbury Episcopal campus ministry and Lutheran Campus Ministry. Connect with us on our Facebook page

August 25, 2015 • Amanda Nuku • office@saintaidans.org

Open Mic Night Tuesday, Sept. 1, 8 p.m.

Singer? Songwriter? Poet? Musician? Dancer? Actor? Mime? Free monthly Open Mic Night at CU's Wesley Chapel.

**First Tuesday of every month at 8 p.m. Come perform or enjoy those who do.

1290 Folsom St. - across from Folsom Field. Uncensored, freedom of speech affirmed, yet also a safe space for all. Serious fun.

Our Facebook Our webpage

August 25, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Peanut-butter N' Luvin' community service Saturdays 10:15 a.m.

A community service project for CU students Saturdays at 10:15 a.m. Meets at CU's Wesley Chapel. We prepare sandwiches, raisins, carrots, etc. and then walk down to the Boulder Creek to serve and visit with many of our community's "visible" homeless persons. Open to people of all, or no faith/religious backgrounds. No preaching, no converting, Just Peanut-butter N' Luvin'. 1290 Folsom St., across from Folsom Field, at the corner of University Heights Avenue. Bring hats, gloves, or socks to give away if you can.

Fall 2015 Volunteer Fair

Interested in volunteering this semester? CU-Boulder’s Volunteer Resource Center will hold the Fall 2015 Volunteer Fair on Sept. 1, 2:30 to 6 p.m. Stop by the UMC Fountain and Arcade between, before or after classes and meet more than 100 of the community organizations. These organizations play a huge role in the Boulder community and are here to connect you with their incredible volunteer opportunities. Questions? Email volunteer@colorado.edu or stop by UMC 458.

Textbook rentals, tuition and fee bill charge and much more

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 24, 2015 • CU Book Store • assist@cubookstore.com

Property Services’ live auction of surplus property and equipment Aug. 29

University of Colorado Boulder Property Services will hold a public auction of surplus property and equipment on Saturday, Aug. 29. 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 24, 2015 • Steve Marvel, (303) 492-1120 • Steve.Marvel@colorado.edu

Visit the BioLounge - Free coffee and tea

Welcome back students, faculty and staff. We hope you will visit the CU Museum of Natural History's BioLounge for a unique study experience, complete with free coffee and tea. All day, every day. Enjoy our exhibits while studying or relaxing in a truly one-of-a-kind space. We are located directly west of the UMC in the Henderson building. Open Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

August 24, 2015 • Samantha Eads • samantha.eads@colorado.edu

Participate in paid psychology experiments

Tim Curran's lab at the CU-Boulder department of psychology is looking for participants for multiple experiments about human learning, memory, perception and language. Participants will be paid for their participation. You must be 18 to 29 years old and right handed to participate. If you are eligible to participate and interested, please visit our website for more information and to sign up for our experiments.

Signup Information

September 2015 Blood Drive

Schedule your appointment to donate blood on the CU-Boulder campus or walk right in.

Wednesday, Sept. 2 Ice Overlook Room

Thursday, Sept. 3 Ice Overlook Room

Tuesday, Sept. 8 Lower Gym Meeting Room & Ice Rink Lobby

Wednesday, Sept. 9 Ice Overlook Room

All days 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Schedule online: Visit www.bonfils.org Reference site code 0248 when searching for CU donation location. Schedule by phone: Call Bonfils Appointment Center at 303-363-2300, reference site code 0248.

August 24, 2015 • Staff Council • scouncil@colorado.edu

Bowling and billiards specials from $1

Mondays through Fridays take a fun break to unwind for only a dollar or 1/2 off.
Discounted rates are for everyone.

Early-Bird Specials, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

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

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

    Visit The Connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 1st floor UMC.

  • Dinner and fellowship with Bread and Belonging, every Tuesday

    Bread and Belonging (B +B) is a weekly campus community meal and conversation hosted jointly by Canterbury Colorado Episcopal Campus Ministry and Lutheran Campus Ministry. We meet every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at St. Aidan’s, 2425 Colorado Ave. (across from engineering) for a home cooked meal and fellowship. Join us for a welcome BBQ and first B+B night for the semester on Tuesday, Aug. 25, at 6 p.m. Connect with us on our Facebook page

    Wesley Fellowship fall kick off extravaganza Aug. 23 at 5 p.m.

    Pro DJ. Bocce. Volleyball. Frisbee. Food. Homemade Ice Cream. Movie on the patio - The Princess Bride. Friends. Fun. Free.

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

    It ain't rocket science -- though some of the folks who will be there are future rocket scientists.

    CU's Wesley 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

    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 at www.cubookstore.com and pick your books up in the store or have them shipped. Saturday, 8/22- Sunday, 8/23- 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Monday, 8/24- Tuesday, 8/25 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 26, 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday, Aug. 27, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 28, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 29- Sunday, Aug. 30, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    August 21, 2015 • CU Book Store • assist@cubookstore.com

    Aging physiology research study - Volunteers needed

    IPA Lab looking for volunteers to study the effect of sodium nitrite supplementation on physiological function.

    Aged 60-79 years
    Willing to undergo a 12-week period taking sodium nitrite supplement

    Participants will Receive:
    - Detailed Blood Panel (cholesterol, glucose, etc.)
    - Body Composition (body fat & bone density)
    - Physician-Monitored Exercise Stress Test
    - Dietary Analysis
    - Monetary Compensation for time

    If interested in participating, email ipalab@colorado.edu, or call 303-735-6410.

    Fun research projects for kids

    The Cognitive Development Center in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience is looking for children age birth to 12 years old who are interested in playing games that will help teach us about memory and language development. A visit, scheduled at your convenience, lasts about 60 minutes. Babysitting is available for siblings. Parents are compensated for travel and kids receive a fun prize.

    For more information or to sign up, see our information below or call us at 303-492-6389.

    Studying abroad next spring? Get started

    Want to study abroad in spring 2016? Summer is the perfect time to get started. Study Abroad is open during the summer; advisors are available to help you find the right program and start an application. App deadlines for spring 2016 range from Sept. 15 to Oct. 1 (varies by program).

    If you haven’t already, your first step is to complete Study Abroad 101, a 30-minute info session offered online or in person. Then, contact our office with questions or to open an application.

    Student hourly employee work policy

    Will you have students working in your office this fall? Don’t forget that student employees are limited to working 25 hours per week (50 in each bi-weekly pay period) during the academic year. Graduate and international students have stricter limitations – take a moment to review the guidelines on the Student Employment Policies page.

    August 18, 2015 • Student Employment Office • studentemployment@Colorado.edu