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.

Gingerbread house decorating event Dec. 4

The Student Involvement Office would like to invite you to our "Gingerbread House" decorating event on Dec. 4, 7-9 p.m. Run, run, as fast as you can to the UMC's north dining hall stage for some good old fashioned fun with your friends to celebrate the holiday season. All of the materials will be provided. Space is limited so please arrive early.

Ferguson research presentation: 'After the Blood Dries' - Dec. 3

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 4-7 p.m., Math room 100. "After the Blood Dries: An Examination of Law Enforcement, Community Action, and Justice Regarding the Michael Brown Homicide." Associate Professor Hillary Potter, CU Department of Ethnic Studies, presents her ongoing ethnographic research conducted in Ferguson, Missouri, which investigates the legal, socio-structural, community and racialized responses and issues surrounding the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.

Last Call...STAR Nominations due Dec. 3

The Student Affairs Recognition (STAR) recognizes staff who go above and beyond in their service to our campus and in their commitment to students and the values of Student Affairs. Nominations are due by Dec. 3. This year's recipient will receive $500 and will be announced at the Student Affairs Appreciation Breakfast on Jan. 29. Make time to nominate someone you see going above and beyond in our division.

CU Book Store open house and holiday sale

The 17th annual CU Book Store Open House, is Thursday, Dec. 4, 12-3 p.m. Come enjoy refreshments, decorate your own sugar cookie and make an ornament. Wear an ugly holiday sweater and be entered to win a $100 CU Book Store gift card. Best of all receive 20 percent off your entire purchase. (Restrictions apply, see store for details).

December 3, 2014 • CU Book Store • assist@cubookstore.com
http://www.cubookstore.com

Lecture and book signing: 'The Muslims of the Medieval West'

Rumi Club cordially invites you to:

Lecture and book signing event with Dr. Brian Catlos, author of "Muslims of Medieval Latin Christendom"

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 2

Venue: Roser Atlas Center (ATLS) 100

Time: 7:15 p.m. panel discussion; 8 p.m. reception and book signing

You'll have the opportunity to try some delicious Turkish food and desserts at reception.

Please RSVP - This is a free and public event.

December 2, 2014 • Hakki Gurhan • rumiclub@colorado.edu
http://www.rumiclub.org

Final days, STAR nominations due Dec 3

The Student Affairs Recognition (STAR) recognizes staff who go above and beyond in their service to our campus and in their commitment to students and the values of Student Affairs. Nominations are due by Dec. 3. This year's recipient will receive $500 and will be announced at the Student Affairs Appreciation Breakfast on Jan 29. Make time to nominate someone you see going above and beyond in our division.

Midnight Breakfast is Monday Dec. 15

It's almost finals time again and you know what that means.... Free breakfast at midnight This semester, Midnight Breakfast will be on Monday, Dec. 15. Breakfast will be served at 11:59 p.m.
Starting at 9:30 p.m.: Community Health will be offering free massages and the Study Lounge (UMC 235) will be open with a tea bar courtesy of Celestial Seasonings.
All other free activities begin at 10 p.m.: photo booth, wood coaster decorating, bowling and billiards and more.

Global seminar: Natural resources in rural South Africa - summer 2015

Spend Maymester in rural South Africa learning about natural resources and livelihoods with sociology professor, Lori Hunter. This three-week, three-credit global seminar will begin in Soweto and travel to rural homelands near Kruger National Park. Engage with villagers in a two-day homestay and learn from research experts at the University of Witswatersrand. Open to all majors, learn more at an informational meeting with the director: Dec. 8, 5-6 p.m. in C4C S341.

Are you CU's next Rhodes or Marshall Scholar?

Students interested in applying for the prestigious UK scholarships, including the Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell and Churchill, are invited to attend an information meeting on Friday, Dec. 5 at 4 p.m. in Norlin S-421. These scholarships fund one to three years of graduate study in the UK at Oxford, Cambridge and other universities. Students typically apply in their junior year. General qualifications: GPA of 3.7 or higher, demonstrated leadership, sustained community involvement. Come learn how to prepare a strong application.

Holiday Festival 2014

A lively program of seasonal music and festive holiday decorations in Macky Auditorium inspire sold-out audiences and make the Holiday Festival a beloved annual tradition. Choirs, orchestra, ensembles and faculty soloists from the CU-Boulder College of Music invite you to share the joy and warmth of the season with your family and friends.

Dec. 5 - 7, Macky Auditorium

http://www.cupresents.org/events/holiday-festival-2014

Recognize a STAR in Student Affairs

The Student Affairs Recognition (STAR) recognizes staff who go above and beyond in their service to our campus and in their commitment to students and the values of Student Affairs. Nominations are due by Dec. 3. This year's recipient will receive $500 and will be announced at the Student Affairs Appreciation Breakfast on Jan. 29. Make time to nominate someone you see going above and beyond in our division.

Udall Scholarship information session

Are you committed to pursuing a career related to the environment? Are you a sophomore or junior who could use $5,000 toward tuition and expenses? The Udall Foundation seeks future leaders across a wide spectrum of environmental fields, and also seeks future Native American and Alaska Native leaders in public and community health care, tribal government and other policy issues affecting Native American communities. Information meeting: Wednesday, Dec. 3, 4 p.m., Norlin S-421.

Winter Relaxation Open House Dec. 9

Come join the Women's Resource Center for our Winter Relaxation Open House on Dec. 9, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. in UMC 415-417. Fun activities include creating festive decorations/cards and making hot chocolate gift bags. Free food while supplies last.

December 1, 2014 • Sarah Rimmel • sarah.rimmel@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/wrc

Safe Zone training

This interactive two-hour training works to help participants develop a deeper awareness of personal ideas, stereotypes and assumptions related to LGBTQ and similarly identified communities and helps increase participant’s comfort level supporting LGBTQ individuals within the university community.

Thursday, Dec. 18, 1-3 p.m. in Center for Community S435

All are welcome, requests can be made for departmental or group specific trainings. Our Website

Summer global internships interest meeting

Work abroad and earn major credit on a global internship program next summer. Please join global internship alumni, ISA/Globalinks, and the Study Abroad Office to learn how to make this a possibility for you. Stop by KOBL 210 on Dec. 4, at 5p.m. for more information and free pizza.

Buffs Professional Program summit

The summit event is the final step in the Buffs Professional Program. It is by invitation only, once you've completed all the Buffs Pro workshops and events.

This is a chance to meet with employers and practice your new skills. We'll have employers prepared to critique your resumes and provide mock interviews.

Learn more about getting started with Buffs Pro

December 1, 2014 • CU-Boulder Career Services • enes.ozekin@colorado.edu
http://colorado.edu/career

Free talk: Well-being is a skill

Tuesday, Dec. 9 | 6:30 p.m. | Macky Auditorium | Open to the Public

Drawing on extensive scientific research, Richard J. Davidson, renowned neuroscientist and professor of psychology and psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will share how using mental training to cultivate well-being can have a positive impact on happiness, creativity and productivity in the work place and at home. Followed by comments from CU-Boulder and Naropa neuroscientists and psychologists. Register Now

Performance Friday!

The Center for Humanities and the Arts invites you to this month’s Performance Friday! featuring excerpts from Theatre and Dance's production of "A Broadway Christmas Carol." Simultaneously irreverent and respectful, this play offers a fresh, hilarious and charmingly recognizable retelling of Dickens’ classic holiday ghost story, complete with new lyrics to famous Broadway show tunes. Please join us Dec. 5, from 12-1 p.m., in British and Irish Studies (Norlin Library’s 5th Floor). Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for a free, light lunch.

Camp Kesem monthly informational meeting

On Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Hellems 141 we will be having our general informational meeting. Please come to find out more about Camp Kesem and the exciting opportunity to become a counselor. Come early to get free pizza. If you are unable to attend or have any questions, please email cuboulder.volunteer@campkesem.org.

Leeds Global Seminars interest meeting

Please join the Leeds faculty directors on Dec. 3, at 5 p.m. in KOBL 210 as they discuss their summer 2015 Global Seminars. This will be your last chance this semester to meet the Global Seminars faculty in person and learn about their programs. Stop by if you weren’t able to attend an interest meeting earlier in the semester or if you have questions for the faculty.

Summer global internships interest meeting

Work abroad and earn major credit on a global internship program next summer. Please join global internship alumni, ISA/Globalinks, and the Study Abroad Office to learn how to make this a possibility for you. Stop by KOBL 210 on Dec. 4, at 5 p.m. for more information and free pizza.

AIA lecture series: Citizen-soldiers in classical antiquity

Citizen-soldiers provided the foundation for highly effective armies and broad political participation in ancient Greece and Rome. Dr. Nicolas Rockwell of the University of Denver will begin his talk with earlier political and military trends in Mesopotamia and Egypt and then proceed to discuss unique characteristics of Greece and Rome that contributed to mass participation in warfare and politics.

Wednesday | Dec. 3 | 7 p.m. | Paleontology Hall

December 1, 2014 • University of Colorado Museum of Natural History • museumpr@colorado.edu
http://cumuseum.colorado.edu

Spanish Club reunion

Interested in Spanish speaking cultures? Want to practice your Spanish? Want to get involved? If you answered "si" to any of these questions, you are invited, to attend our monthly meeting. When: Wednesday Dec. 3, 4-5 p.m., in Hellems 267. All levels of Spanish welcome. For more info e-mail laura.malaver@colorado.edu or check out our facebook page: CU-Boulder Spanish Club. Hasta pronto! Esperamos a tod@s! De todos niveles! Vengan a comer, jugar, y practicar español con nuestra comunidad universitaria.

LASP public lecture—Diverse surface materials on Mars: The Red Planet’s past environments

In this Dec. 3 talk, LASP planetary scientist Mikki Osterloo will provide an overview of the current state of knowledge regarding the mineralogy and composition of the Martian surface through remote spectroscopic observations and what these observations infer about the past environments on Mars.
In the LASP SPSC building (Room W120), located at 3665 Discovery Dr. in the East Campus Research Park.
Parking and admission are free. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Retirement party for Asunción Horno-Delgado

In honor of her 24 years of loyal service to the Spanish and Portuguese Department and the University of Colorado Boulder, you are cordially invited to attend a retirement party for Asunción Horno-Delgado.

Thursday, Dec. 4, 5-7 p.m. CU Museum The Paleontology Hall

December 1, 2014 • Doreen Williams • spanport@colorado.edu
http://spanish.colorado.edu/

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