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.

Holi 2017

Join the Association for India's Development Colorado Chapter at Holi 2017! Play with colors, have fun with friends and family, dance to some amazing music and enjoy delicious food.

There is free entry for students, and discounted tickets (including food) are available to faculty and staff.

To register or purchase tickets, visit the Eventbrite page. And for more details, visit the AID-Colorado Facebook page.

March 13, 2017 • Sesha Pochiraju • sesha.pochiraju@colorado.edu

Learn more about Peace Corps at CU Boulder

Are you ready to immerse yourself in a new culture and have the experience of a lifetime? Join the Peace Corps Information Session on Wednesday, March 15, to:

  • Learn about volunteer experiences.
  • Ask questions about service.
  • Gain tips on completing your application.

The meeting will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University Memorial Center in room 247.

March 13, 2017 • Peace Corps at CU Boulder • peacecorps@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/peacecorps/

New TapRide app for CU NightRide!

Looking for a safe ride on campus or within Boulder city limits? CU NightRide provides FREE night-time transportation for CU students, faculty and staff. And with our new TapRide app, it’s easier than ever to request a ride!

Download TapRide from the Apple App Store or Google Play.

Find out more about CU NightRide.

Got a baby bump? Paid research study for first-time moms

Perinatal Emotion and Relationships Longitudinal Study (PEARLS)

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. The study can be completed online, over the phone and from your home.

If interested, please contact Laura River, study coordinator, by email or phone.

Email: pearlstudy@colorado.edu | Phone: 303-735-7547

March 13, 2017 • Laura River • pearlstudy@colorado.edu
http://cucrest.com/pearls

Bursar's Office opening late Tuesday, Mar. 14

On the second Tuesday of every month, the Bursar's Office will open 15 minutes later (9:15 a.m.) for a staff meeting.

March 13, 2017 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu

Join the Irish Music Club

The Irish Music Club is just starting out and looking for new members! We are currently meeting Wednesday nights. If you play fiddle, accordion, guitar, flute or any other Irish session instrument and would like to join, contact us at the information below.

March 10, 2017 • Alex Sandridge • alexander.sandridge@colorado.edu

Identity Project: Trace your genealogy!

I am Garmai Matthew, an undergraduate student researcher compiling data for my research-based documentary series the Identity Project, where 10 to 20 CU Boulder students of color will be assisted with tracing their roots!

I challenge undergraduate students who identify as being students of color to be participate in the development of this research series by filling out this survey.

Thank you, Garmai

March 10, 2017 • Garmai Matthew • gama6325@colorado.edu
http://id--project.tumblr.com

'Can Conservatives Support Diversity?'

Elizabeth Corey will outline two competing notions of diversity on campus: “Truth Diversity” and “Social Justice Diversity.” In many ways, they are at odds. Corey will illuminate the visions of university life that animate each and answer the question of whether or not there is any way to bridge their differences.

The lecture will take place on Tuesday, March 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Hellems 201.

Student writing contest: Deadline March 21, $500 prizes

Are you a UCB student (undergraduate or graduate) working on a paper, essay, poem or short story that touches on a topic relevant to the American West? Are you writing about public lands, ethnic issues, immigration, water or wildfire, to name just a few of the many possibilities?

Center of the American West is seeking entries for the 18th annual Thompson Awards for Western American Writing. Winners receive $500. The entry deadline is March 21. See website below for details and to read winning entries from past years.

Got a baby bump? Paid research study for first-time moms

Perinatal Emotion and Relationships Longitudinal Study (PEARLS)

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. The study can be completed online, over the phone and from your home.

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

March 10, 2017 • Laura River • pearlstudy@colorado.edu
http://cucrest.com/pearls

Equity and Excellence Award: Call for nominations, due March 22

Do you know someone who is has made significant contributions to enhancing diversity and inclusion at CU Boulder? Nominate them!

The Equity and Excellence Award recognizes students, staff and faculty who have successfully and effectively worked to promote the principles of inclusive excellence in teaching and learning, higher education program management or leadership development. Online nominations are due March 22.

March 10, 2017 • Nola Salisbury • nola.salisbury@colorado.edu
http://bit.ly/EquityNom

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"

March 9, 2017 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com

Paid study: Young adult mood study (up to $200)

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 (first: 2 to 3 hours, second: 4 hours) paying $10/hour in cash. Option for paid follow-up phone interviews in addition.

If interested, please complete our survey.

March 9, 2017 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com
http://bit.do/fr3s

Equity and Excellence Award: Call for nominations, due March 22

Do you know someone who is has made significant contributions to enhancing diversity and inclusion at CU Boulder? Nominate them!

The Equity and Excellence Award recognizes students, staff and faculty who have successfully and effectively worked to promote the principles of inclusive excellence in teaching and learning, higher education program management or leadership development. Online nominations are due March 22.

March 8, 2017 • Nola Salisbury • nola.salisbury@colorado.edu
http://bit.ly/EquityNom

CCW listening lunch

Please join the Chancellor's Committee for Women (CCW) for lunch to give us feedback on women's issues on the CU Boulder campus. We will provide lunch; you provide your voice. We look forward to meeting you and hearing your thoughts. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Jan Owens at 303-492-4078 or jan.owens@colorado.edu.

Wednesday, April 26, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in UMC 425

Student groups: Promote your event on the UMC digital signs

CU student groups, clubs, organizations: Planning an event that you want to promote?

You can promote your CU-approved event to thousands of students and visitors in the UMC every day!

Create your own eye-catching slides, animations or videos that cycle on three different UMC digital signs. It's environmentally friendly, low cost and cuts down on print materials.

Contact UMC Marketing to learn more about the signs, the cost, and to reserve a space for your promotion.

March 7, 2017 • Catherine Horning • catherine.horning@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/umc

Property Services' live auction of surplus property and equipment!

University of Colorado Boulder Property Services will hold a public auction of surplus property and equipment on Saturday, March 11. Items will be available for preview beginning at 8 a.m., and the auction will begin at 9 a.m.

Auctions are held on East Campus at the Distribution Center located on 3300 Walnut Street.

March 7, 2017 • Steve Marvel, (303) 492-1120 • Steve.Marvel@colorado.edu
https://www.colorado.edu/fm/services/property-sales

Earn up to $225 in Women's Wellness Study

Do you struggle with your thoughts and moods? You are not alone. Our study might be for you.

Researchers in the Psychology and Neuroscience Dept. are conducting a research study involving an eight-week program designed to help prevent depression, reduce stress and promote health and well-being. Earn up to $225 and get a copy of your MRI on DVD.

Looking for:
*Women with or without a history of depression
*Ages 18 to 55
*Willing to participate in two MRI assessments
*Smartphone users with a data plan
*Have internet

March 6, 2017 • Women's Wellness Study • womenswellness@colorado.edu

German conversational non-credit course at ALTEC

ALTEC is offering a conversational German class that targets individuals looking to give their conversational German skills a boost. The class starts mid-March, so if this sounds like you, sign up today!

For more information or to register visit our website.

March 6, 2017 • Jennifer Katzung • altec@colorado.edu
http://altec.colorado.edu/

Spend your winter in the Galapagos!

Study ecology and conservation in one of the most biologically diverse locations on the planet: the Galapagos Islands! Get hands-on experience in principles and practice of ecology and conservation biology while swimming with sea turtles and hanging out with tortoises.

Earn 3 EBIO credits with course hours in the fall and then onsite next winter break. Learn more at the informational meeting Tuesday, March 7, at 4 p.m. in UMC 415.

Activate: Student Involvement and Activism Conference

Join the Center for Student Involvement for dinner, a keynote speaker and an opportunity to collaborate with other student leaders around community activism and civic engagement. The conference will be held Tuesday, March 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the UMC Aspen Rooms.

Visit the Facebook event page for more information.

March 3, 2017 • Center for Student Involvement • involvement@colorado.edu
https://www.facebook.com/events/398795133830565/

Improve your French skills with a non-credit class at ALTEC

Are your French language skills getting a little rusty? Brush off the dust with a non-credit class at ALTEC! We are offering a French Beginning 2 and French Intermediate 2 course starting in mid-March. For more information or to register visit us our website.

March 3, 2017 • Jennifer Katzung • altec@colorado.edu
https://altec.colorado.edu/

CCW listening lunch

Please join the Chancellor's Committee for Women (CCW) for lunch to give us feedback on women's issues on the CU Boulder campus. We will provide lunch; you provide your voice. We look forward to meeting you and hearing your thoughts. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Jan Owens at 303-492-4078 or jan.owens@colorado.edu.

Wednesday, April 26, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in UMC 425

Asian Borderlands Series: Displaced and Stateless People in Asia

Catherine Allerton (lecturer, anthropology, London School of Economics) examines the unique experiences of children (aged 8 to 18) who have been "born across borders" to Indonesian and Filipino migrant parents in Sabah, East Malaysia. Abdul Malik Mujahid is an Imam, award-winning author and producer with a focus on contemporary social issues, public policy and Islam-West relations. Imam Mujahid is founding president of Sound Vision.

Thursday, March 9, 4:30 to 7 p.m.
Norlin Library, British & Irish Studies Room

Got a baby bump? Paid research study for first-time moms

Perinatal Emotion and Relationships Longitudinal Study (PEARLS)

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. The study can be completed online, over the phone and from your home.

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

March 2, 2017 • Laura River • pearlstudy@colorado.edu
http://cucrest.com/pearls

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