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Online fall Writing and Rhetoric courses, many options available

Independent Learning offers online term-based versions of WRTG3020 (topics include: Writing on the New York Times, Travel Writing, and Multi-Genre Writing), WRTG3030 (Writing on Science and Society), and WRTG3040 (Writing on Business and Society). Take WRTG 3090 (Digital Literacies) for one or two credits. $366/credit hour tuition is separate from main campus tuition. Register now. More information or e-mail cewww@colorado.edu)

Planning your fall schedule? Earn two credits this coming fall for music lessons

Earn two credit hours this coming fall with CU-Boulder's Applied Music Program. Group classes include guitar, piano and hand drum circle. Private lessons are available for everything from banjo and guitar to voice and piano. Check out our faculty bios and find what works best for you. Lessons begin Sept. 15. Register now on MyCUInfo portal. $326 per credit. Tuition is separate from main campus tuition. Contact advisor at appmusic@colorado.edu or 303-492-5950. Detailed information

Secrets from an Ancient Sea: Underwater Archaeology in the Mediterranean on Aug. 21

As the world’s major trading route, the Mediterranean holds a vast record of history within its depths. Join Bob Hohlfelder, professor emeritus of history, for a fascinating discussion about underwater archaeology. With over 50 underwater archeological expeditions throughout 13 Mediterranean countries, Hohlfelder is an expert specializing in Roman harbors and shipwrecks. Ocean First Divers, 3015 Bluff St., Boulder, will host the event on Thursday, Aug. 21 at 6:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Science on Screen: Total Recall and Terraforming Mars on Aug. 18

Is Total Recall a fantastic representation of future reality? Could humans live and work on Mars without special equipment to keep them alive? The concept of “terraforming” other planets has been around for at least 80 years. Join David Brain, from the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, on Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Dairy Center for a discussion about what it would really take to “terraform Mars” and a screening of the 1990 sci-fi film, Total Recall. Visit the Dairy Center website for ticket information.

Women in Russian Culture: Human Diversity Course for Fall 2014

RUSS/WMST 4471-001 Women in 20th-21st Century Russian Culture

Learn about issues facing women in 20th-21st century Russia, based on our 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 5, 2014 • Prof. Laura Osterman • laura.osterman@colorado.edu

Bursar's Office will open at 9:15 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 1

The Bursar's Office will open at 9:15 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 1, so that the staff can attend a special training.

Studies of the development of executive function in adolescence and young adulthood

Looking for college students ages 18 - 22 to participate in paid study ($60) on brain development. Study takes three hours total: one hour for consent and orientation, one hour for questionnaires, and one hour performing tasks inside an MRI scanner.

Eligibility requirements include right-handedness, no neurological disorders, no non-removable metal in or on body (retainers and tooth fillings are okay), and must meet additional MRI safety requirements.

If interested, email costudies@gmail.com with "CU Adolef" in subject line.

July 28, 2014 • Sharoda Worby-Selim • costudies@gmail.com

RUSS 2211 Introduction to Russian Culture

RUSS 2211 will give students a broad overview of Russian culture in its historical context, from its beginnings to the end of the Romanov dynasty, focusing on the significant events and fascinating individuals that helped to shape Russia into the unique country it is today. Russia’s contribution to world culture, in architecture, literature and the arts, will be a primary focus. This course will also provide a good foundation for further Russian studies. Course taught in English. Fulfills Core Curriculum for Historical Context.

July 28, 2014 • Vicki Grove • Vicki.Grove@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 18-29 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

Earn two credits this coming fall for music lessons

Earn two credit hours this coming fall with CU-Boulder's Applied Music Program. Group classes include guitar, piano and hand drum circle. Private lessons are available for everything from banjo and guitar to voice and piano. Check out our faculty bios and find what works best for you. Lessons begin Sept. 15. Register now on MyCUInfo portal. $326 per credit. Tuition is separate from main campus tuition. Contact advisor at appmusic@colorado.edu or 303-492-5950. Detailed information

July 24, 2014 • Amy • yyli@colorado.edu

GLBTQ Resource Center safezone training - July 29

The GLBTQ Resource Center will be presenting three safe zone trainings this summer that will provide education about 1) gender and sexual diversity, 2) how to be an ally, and 3) CU-Boulder-specific LGBTQ policies and services.

Please contact Scarlet Bowen to register for one of the sessions: scarlet.bowen@colorado.edu

Tuesday, July 29, from 3-5 p.m. in room S484, Center for Community

Bursar's Office will be closed from 1:30-4:30 p.m. on Friday, July 25

The Bursar's Office will be closed from 1:30-4:30 p.m. on Friday, July 25, so that staff can attend a special event. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

ASSETT Fall 2014 Digital Learning Communities

Are you interested in learning alongside fellow faculty from across the College of Arts & Sciences to explore new teaching ideas and new technologies? ASSETT is pleased to announce two Fall 2014 Digital Learning Communities aimed at utilizing digital technologies to improve teaching and learning. More information.

Bursar's Office will be closed from 1:30-4:30 p.m. on Friday, July 25

The Bursar's Office will be closed from 1:30-4:30 p.m. on Friday, July 25, so that staff can attend a special event. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Subjects needed for passive cycling study

The Applied Exercise Science Lab is seeking sedentary male subjects aged 18-55 to study passive cycling (involves a stationary bicycle with a motor rotating the bicycle pedals for you). The experiment will consist of four separate sessions each lasting 4 hrs. Benefits of participating include: body composition (% body fat), fitness assessment, bone density, glucose tolerance assessment, and determination of caloric expenditure. You will be paid $160 for study completion.

Email James at James.Peterman@colorado.edu

July 22, 2014 • James Peterman • James.Peterman@colorado.edu

Subjects needed for electrically assisted bicycle study

The Applied Exercise Science Lab is seeking sedentary subjects aged 18-55 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 four separate sessions (up to 2.5hrs long) over 6 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.

July 22, 2014 • Jim Peterman • James.Peterman@colorado.edu

Planning your fall schedule? Earn two credits this coming fall for music lessons.

Earn two credit hours this coming fall with CU-Boulder's Applied Music Program! Group classes include guitar, piano, and hand drum circle. Private lessons are available for everything from banjo and guitar to voice, and piano. Check out our faculty bios and find what works best for you! Lessons begin Sept. 15. Register now on MyCUInfo portal. $326 per credit. Tuition is separate from main campus tuition. Contact advisor at appmusic@colorado.edu or 303-492-5950. Detailed information: http://conted.colorado.edu/programs/applied-music/courses

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