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Centering Prayer Wednesdays 11:15 a.m.

Contemplative prayer. Quiet time with God. Wednesdays, 11:15-11:50 a.m. at CU's Wesley Chapel. 1290 Folsom St.** - across from the Stadium, at the corner of University Heights Ave. _"Be still and know that I am God."- Psalm 46:10. Buddhists are welcome to meditate along side us. We pray well with others. : ) Our Facebook

September 10, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Life at the Speed of Light, Sept. 29

In 2010, J. Craig Venter and his team became the first to successfully construct “synthetic life." The science of synthetic genomics will have a profound impact on human existence and future scientific research. In Life at the Speed of Light, Venter presents a fascinating and authoritative study of this emerging field from the inside—detailing its origins, current challenges and controversies, and projected effects on our lives.

Monday, Sept. 29, 7 p.m. Macky Auditorium

September 9, 2014 • University of Colorado Museum of Natural History • museumpr@colorado.edu

Study film and art in Rome next summer: Interest Meeting: Sept. 29

Students can spend three weeks in May and June studying film, art, and culture in Rome. All majors can apply and receive three UD credits. Course taught in English. Fulfills UD Lit. and Arts core. Program led by Film Studies Professor Suranjan Ganguly. Film screenings and lectures are combined with excursions in and around Rome. Learn more at an informational meeting: Monday, Sept. 29, 6 - 7:15 p.m., ATLAS 1B31.

September 9, 2014 • Suranjan Ganguly • ganguly@colorado.edu

Friday Night Film Series: 'Tammy'

Program Council's Friday Night Film Series presents: "Tammy"

When: Friday, Sept. 19, at 9 p.m. Where: Chem 140 Lecture Hall Sponsored by: NFL Sunday Ticket

This event is FREE and open to students and the general public.

RSVP here.

Be heard and join the UMC Board

Join the UMC Board and be part of the decisions that help the UMC fulfill its mission. The UMC Board is the governing board for CU's student union and currently has openings for student members. You must be able to make the board meetings on Tuesdays from 5:30 - 7 p.m. It is a great leadership opportunity for new and returning CU students. Learn more and apply by Sept. 12.

September 9, 2014 • Andrea Zelinko • zelinko@colorado.edu

Something for every taste is at the UMC

Whether you're craving something different or have hunger pains for a favorite food, the UMC provides delicious choices under one roof - where you can also conveniently study, use the WiFi Lounge, bank, visit the ATM, bowl, play billiards, and shop for school supplies or a gift.

Check out Cold Stone Creamery and Yogurt Bar, Domino's, Jamba Juice, Panda Express, Subway, Celestial Seasonings, Alferd Packer Restaurant & Grill, Baby Doe's Coffee & Bakery, The Connection, CU Book Store, Elevations Credit Union, and more. It's all here!

September 9, 2014 • Pamela Henderek • Pamela.Henderek@colorado.edu

Monday Night Bowl Special Sept. 15th

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

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

Studying Japanese? Japan study abroad and JLPT information session

Join Susan Schmidt of the American Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ) to find out more about the Japanese Language Placement Test (JLPT) and the Bridging Project Scholarship program. The Bridging Project is a program that offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. The JLPT is an internationally-recognized test for Japanese language proficiency, and this year, CU-Boulder is a host site for the JLPT. Monday, Sept. 15, 2 p.m., CAS Conference Room, 1424 Broadway, CU-Boulder.

September 8, 2014 • Patricia Helfenbein • casevent@colorado.edu

Meet Buff Employers - Money, Products & Sales: Sept. 9

Meet Buff Employers is your opportunity to speak with organizations interested in hiring CU-Boulder students and alumni in areas of Money, Products, & Sales. This night will include organizations in banking, insurance, financial services, consumer products, retail and sales. They’ll be recruiting from both these industries and for these types of positions. Find out who’ll be attending by viewing the registered employers. At 4 p.m. there will be an informal workshop to brush up on your networking skills, before the event begins at 4:30 p.m.

[UN] W.R.A.P.

Panel discussions, live dance and live-streamed performance collide in this unique, eclectic, multi-platform event. Featuring works by international guest dancers, choreographers and scholars including Elias Aboujaoude, Teena Marie Custer, Julian “Jayfunk” Daniels, Michelle Ellsworth, Jordan Isadore, Tamsin Maxwell, Donna Mejia and Sydney Skybetter.

Have a say and join the UMC Board

Join the UMC Board and be part of the decisions that help the UMC fulfill its mission. The UMC Board is the governing board for CU's student union and currently has openings for student members. You must be able to make the board meetings on Tuesdays from 5:30 - 7 p.m. It is a great leadership opportunity for new and returning CU students. Learn more and apply by Sept. 12.

September 8, 2014 • Andrea Zelinko • zelinko@colorado.edu

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.

September 8, 2014 • James Peterman • James.Peterman@colorado.edu

Swedish visual artist and poet Johannes Heldén explores digital realm

The Media Archaeology Lab is delighted to host Swedish visual artist and poet,Johannes Heldén, for an upcoming artist residency. Johannes will be in the MAL from Saturday, Sept. 13 - Wednesday, Sept. 17.

During his residency, Johannes will explore how the digital realm relates to fiction through creating "a sound choir of sorts, a low drone of technology from several time periods" with the equipment of the past. He will wrap up his residency with a fascinating display of his work on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 7 - 8 p.m.

Calling gamers: Video game tournaments start Sep 12.

Different Games Each Tournament

Want bragging rights? Here's your chance.

Sign up starts 6 p.m. at the Connection; play begins at 7 p.m. $5 entry fee. Games are on PlayStation 3, XBOX 360 or Nintendo Wii. Tournament formats are double elimination and/or round robin. Prizes for top finishers.

2014 DATES:

  • Sept. 12: Madden 15
  • Sept. 26: Ultra Street Fighter
  • Oct. 10: FIFA 15
  • Oct. 24: Super Smash Bros. BRAWL
  • Nov. 7: COD Advanced Warfare
  • Dec. 5: Mario Kart
  • Dec. 12: INJUSTICE: Gods Among Us

  • LGBTQ-inclusive pedagogy

    Friday, Sept. 12, 2:30-4 p.m., S435 Center for Community This workshop will introduce you to the campus climate for LGBTQ and allied students, challenges they face in the classroom, and strategies for creating a more inclusive learning environment. Facilitated by Scarlet Bowen, Ph.D. and Glenda Russell, Ph.D.

    Please rsvp to scarlet.bowen@colorado.edu to sign up for the workshop.

    Diverse Musicians' Alliance seeking performers

    The Diverse Musicians' Alliance is seeking performers to showcase in our annual Diversity Concert on Wed. Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m. The performance will be held in Grusin Music Hall in the Imig Music Building. All genres of music are welcome. If you or a group of performers is interested in performing in this concert, please contact Teresita via email. Include your name (and the name of your group, if applicable), the genre of music you would like to perform, the title and length of your piece(s), and any equipment you need. Sept. 23 deadline.

    September 8, 2014 • Teresita Lozano • Teresita.Lozano@colorado.edu

    Friday Night Film Series: '22 JUMP STREET'

    Program Council's Friday Night Film Series presents: "22 JUMP STREET" sponsored by NFLSUNDAYTICKET.TV.

    When: Friday, Sept. 12, at 9 p.m. Where: Chem 140 Lecture Hall

    This event is FREE and open to students and the public.

    RSVP here.

    CU Service Panel: City Year, Teach For America, Peace Corps and Americorps

    You want to make a difference. We can help you do it. Come hear representatives from City Year, Teach For America, Peace Corps and Americorps share their personal stories of service and find out how you can make an impact in the lives of others before or after graduating.

    WHAT: Info Session & Panel Discussion
    WHEN: Wed, Sept. 10, 6 - 7 p.m.
    WHERE: Center For Community (C4C) Rm S350, CU Boulder
    FREE PIZZA will be provided.

    September 8, 2014 • Nicholas Politte • peacecorps@colorado.edu

    Being an open scholar in the digital information age, Sept. 15-19

    Are you looking to explore new venues in networking, scholarship, publishing, teaching and learning? How is openness in academia creating new opportunities and challenges for you? Come find out more at sessions being held each day during the week of Sept. 15-19, from 3-4 p.m. in Norlin E113. Please join ASSETT and University Libraries for a week of exploring what it means to be an open scholar in the digital information age. Our Website

    Transcendental Meditation Club meetings

    Ready to reset your brain, develop your creativity, intelligence and focus while eliminating stress, fatigue and anxiety? Come join the Transcendental Meditation Club. Everyone is welcome at our bimonthly meetings. At the first meeting, we will discuss the benefits of practicing transcendental meditation; then, during the second meeting of the month, we will meditate together, practicing TM.

    WHEN: Monday, Sept. 8, at 5 p.m. and Monday, Sept. 22, at 5 p.m.

    WHERE: UMC 325

    Facebook: Transcendental Meditation Club at CU Boulder

    September 8, 2014 • Nicholas FLood • nicholas.flood@colorado.edu

    Sign up NOW for 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.

    'Preferably Unheard': Indian women in Western media

    Are Indian women seen as passive victims or agents of change? Please join this roundtable discussion of professors and students for a lively conversation on how Indian women are represented (or misrepresented) in Western media as we discuss popular perceptions and stereotypes. Featuring University of Colorado Colorado Springs and Colorado College faculty participants, Rashna Singh, Purvi Metha, and Aditi Mitra, as well as a student panelist, Krithika Vachali. Friday, Sept. 12, 4 p.m., Hale 230, CU-Boulder.

    September 5, 2014 • Patricia Helfenbein • casevent@colorado.edu

    Learn how to dance Salsa

    The Boulder Chapter of Ritmos Latinos, a student organization, will begin classes in basic salsa next Tuesday, Sept. 9, and every Tuesday night throughout the fall 2014 semester.

    Come join the fun at the Dennis Small Cultural Center (UMC, 4th floor, Room 457) from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. and learn how to dance both partner and rueda-de-casino style salsa. There's no charge and no partner is necessary. Open to all members of the CU Boulder student, staff, and faculty community. Feel free to bring a friend.

    September 5, 2014 • Ritmos Latinos CU Boulder Chapter • ritmoslatinos@colorado.edu

    Collaborating with Insects: Exhibit opening and artist lecture

    Catherine Chalmers will talk about how her art focuses on the complex relationship between nature and culture on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 6:30 - 8 p.m. at the CU Museum of Natural History. Using all types of media, Chalmers' work aims to give form to the richness, brutality, and indifference that often characterize our connection with animals. This lecture will accompany the opening of an exhibit of Chalmers’ work in the BioLounge. Light refreshments will be served.

    September 4, 2014 • CU Museum of Natural History • museumpr@colorado.edu

    Friday Night Film Series: Jersey Boys

    Program Council's Friday Night Film Series presents: Jersey Boys

    When: Friday, Sept. 5 Where: Chemistry 140 Lecture Hall

    This event is FREE and open to students and the general public.

    There will be popcorn.