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For the Health of It: Voices from reproductive justice - A panel discussion

Monday, March 16, 5-6:15 p.m. in Aspen Rooms, UMC 285. This panel will explore some of the complex issues pertaining to reproductive justice, how these issues are experienced by different communities, and the work being done to strive for reproductive rights, health and freedom. Keynote address will be given by Cristina Aguilar, executive director of COLOR, with panelists representing the GLBTQRC, Boulder Valley Women's Health Center and Law Students for Reproductive Justice. A Q&A session will follow with light refreshments served.

March 12, 2015 • Chloe Strascina-Dower • wrchealth@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/wrc

Law & Film - 'The 50 Year Copyright Struggle for James Bond'

Please join us for this exclusive CU event featuring William Kane, a partner with the U.S. law firm Baker Hostetler LLP, who negotiated the settlement of the 50 year James Bond copyright dispute. This terrific multimedia discussion should be of interest to students of law, film and the general public who appreciate a good Bond film! This fascinating CU event will conclude with a reception including food and beverages.

When: Wednesday, March 18, 6-8:30 p.m.
Location: Wolf Law, Wittemyer Courtroom

Systematics, social evolution and historical biogeography of sweat bees

The incredible behavioral diversity of sweat bees makes them ideal candidates for studies of social evolution. Their high abundance and distribution make them important contributors to the ecosystem, namely as pollinators. In this presentation, Jason Gibbs will discuss the diversity of social behavior and efforts to resolve taxonomic barriers to understand sweat bees' historical biogeography and social evolution. Come join us in the CU Natural History Museum on Thursday, March 19, 7-8:30 p.m. for this free lecture.

March 12, 2015 • CU Natural History Museum • cumuseum@colorado.edu
http://cumuseum.colorado.edu

Performance Friday!

The Center for Humanities and the Arts invites you to Performance Friday! featuring Matthew Chellis, assistant professor of voice. Chellis will do a presentation on Benjamin Britten's work "On this Island" with words by W.H. Auden, with discussion of the convergence of world events, art and the meeting of Auden and Britten on the creation of this amazing work of vocal music. Please join us March 13, 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.

IMPART grants: Call for applications – due April 3

IMPART Fellowships (up to $4,000) are available to CU-Boulder faculty. We seek proposals that improve the campus environment in the area of gender, ethnic and cultural diversity that promote inclusive excellence. Support for faculty members (especially assistant professors) to initiate new research and scholarly programs as well as expanding the undergraduate curriculum in the areas of ethnic and gender diversity are encouraged. Submit an online application by Friday, April 3, at 5 p.m.

Be Boulder. in sustainability: Sustainable solutions brown bag series

Weekly Fridays Feb 6- May 1 12-1 p.m. UMC Aspen Rooms

The series covers a variety of topics in sustainable solutions around CU’s campus and the Boulder community as a whole. You are invited to bring your lunch, meet local leaders and innovators, and participate in discussion on sustainable solutions. Sweets and beverages provided. Hosted by CU Environmental Center.

This week is on integrative pest management! Click Here for more info

Equity and Excellence Award call for nominations - Due March 31

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement (ODECE) seeks nominations for the 2015 Equity and Excellence Awards. This award is designed to recognize CU-Boulder undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty who have successfully and effectively worked to promote the principles of diversity and inclusive excellence in all campus involvement. Award recipients will be honored at a celebration on April 22 at Koenig Alumni Center.

Sing along at Karaoke Night on Thursday, March 12

Put this one on your calendar and take an energizing break from studies!

Sing along to fun tunes on Thursday night using Club 156's cool sound and light system - you'll feel like a star! This makes for a fun night with new and old friends. 8 p.m. in Club 156, 1st floor UMC. Food and beverage are right next door in The Connection.

2015 DATES:

  • March 12
  • April 2
  • April 16
  • April 30
  • The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

    Monday Night Bowl Special March 16

    Monday Nights, 6 p.m.-close

    Make Mondays special! $8 per person for two hours of unlimited bowling. Shoes and a fountain drink are included in the price. Come alone or with friends and family. Everyone is welcome. This is the best deal.

    Click here to learn about all The Connection's weekly events.

    2015 DATES:

  • Mondays through April 27
  • Not offered Monday, Jan. 19, due to early holiday closure
  • The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC 1st floor

    Calling all gamers: Video Game Tournament on Friday, March 20

    Different Games Each Tournament

    Want bragging rights? Want to watch your opponents' strategies or test out a game? Here's your chance!

    Sign up starts 6 p.m. at The Connection; play begins 7 p.m. $5 entry fee. Games are on PlayStation 3, XBOX 360 or Nintendo Wii. Prizes for top finishers.

    2015 DATES:

  • Mar. 20: Super Smash Bros. BRAWL
  • Apr. 10: Mario Kart
  • Apr. 24: TitanFall
  • 1st floor UMC

    Site visit to UNC on Friday, April 24, 2015

    This is an exciting opportunity to experience another campus on the Front Range. The participants on this site visit will be able to talk with faculty and find out what it is like teaching and being a faculty member at UNC, Greeley. Graduate student participants from all campuses must submit an online application and upload your CV by Tuesday, March 31. Click here for more details.

    March 11, 2015

    Bowling and Billiards early-bird & mid-day specials

    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, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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

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

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

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

  • Extreme Bowling on Friday & Saturday nights

    7 p.m. - Close

    Friday and Saturday nights can be fun and electrifying by bowling with black lights, lane lights and color pins. It's the only Extreme Bowling you'll find in Boulder - and it's fun for everyone.

    Win prizes for Color Head Pin Strikes. Note: Be sure to tell The Connection Staff before bowling the color pins so they can see you make the strike.

    2015 DATES:

  • Fridays and Saturdays through May 2
  • Closed March 27
  • Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

    Student groups - Promote your event on the UMC digital signs

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

    You can promote your CU-approved event to thousands of students and visitors who come to the UMC every school day.

    Create and display your own eye-catching slide, animation, PowerPoint or video that cycles on three different UMC digital signs. It's environmentally-friendly, low cost and cuts down on print materials.

    Contact Pamela.Henderek@colorado.edu early to learn more about the signs, the cost, and to reserve a space for your promotion.

    March 11, 2015 • Pamela Henderek • Pamela.Henderek@colorado.edu
    http://www.colorado.edu/umc

    CU departments: Put your message on UMC digital signs

    Do you offer programs, services, courses, contests or deadlines that you want or need to promote in order to attract more attention? Promote your message on the UMC digital signs!

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

    Contact Pamela.Henderek@colorado.edu to learn costs and reserve a space for your promotion.

    March 11, 2015 • Pamela Henderek • Pamela.Henderek@colorado.edu
    http://www.colorado.edu/umc

    Equity and Excellence Award call for nominations: Due March 31

    The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement (ODECE) seeks nominations for the 2015 Equity and Excellence Awards. This award is designed to recognize CU-Boulder undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty who have successfully and effectively worked to promote the principles of diversity and inclusive excellence in all campus involvement. Award recipients will be honored at a celebration on April 22, at Koenig Alumni Center.

    Be Boulder. in sustainability: Sustainable solutions brown bag series

    Weekly Fridays Feb 6- May 1 12-1 p.m. UMC Aspen Rooms

    The series covers a variety of topics in sustainable solutions around CU’s campus and the Boulder community as a whole. You are invited to bring your lunch, meet local leaders and innovators, and participate in discussion on sustainable solutions. Sweets and beverages provided. Hosted by the CU Environmental Center.

    This week is on integrative pest management. Click Here for more info

    Sign up for SCORE (Free Cosmos pizza)

    SCORE is a free service, by students for students, aimed to help you save energy, water and money. When you sign up for a free SCORE assessment, two student technicians will come to your house and talk with you about your energy and water, and give you free energy and water efficient appliances like low energy light-bulbs, high-efficiency shower heads, weatherize your house, and much more. Plus, if half or more of your room mates are home, we will bring you a FREE COSMOS PIZZA! Sound good? Sign up today at www.colorado.edu/ecenter/score

    Museum Family Day: Natural Neighbors: Starts with the Letter 'N'

    Join us as we nimbly navigate notable numbers of natural neighbors. Nests, newborns, newts, nectar, nightingales, nematodes and more. If you’re noisy or nosy or nifty or nice, you need to nestle up to the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History for a neolithic day of neighborly fun.

    Natural selection stations brought to you by the students from the EBIO Evolution Outreach Committee - don't miss out on making a new nose. And in honor of the notable number 3.1415, we'll have some pie.

    Healthy Aging: Sleep and Health on March 14

    Healthy, adequate sleep is critical for maintaining optimal health. Disruption of sleep and the internal circadian clock have been shown to contribute to health problems including obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, cognitive impairments and accidents. Join Kenneth Wright, professor of integrative physiology, for discussion about the basics of sleep, how sleep changes with age, and strategies to improve sleep. Saturday, March 14, 1 p.m., Benson Earth Sciences – Room 180. Part of CU on the Weekend, which is free and open to the public.

    March 11, 2015 • CU on the Weekend • weekend@colorado.edu
    http://conted.colorado.edu/cuontheweekend

    A Maymester course on contemporary Russian literature to be taught by prominent Russian poet

    Don't miss an opportunity to learn about contemporary Russian literature from a leading Russian poet. Associate Professor Polina Barskova (Hampshire College) will teach a Maymester course RUSS 4831 (May 11-29, 3 credit hours, Core: Literature and Arts and Contemporary Societies) as a part of the Faculty-in Residence-Summer-Term (FIRST) program. In her course she will aim at creating a map of contemporary Russian literature exploring its institutions, major players and genres. All readings are provided in translation. Taught in English.

    March 10, 2015 • Mark Leiderman • leiderma@colorado.edu

    Seeking active women for health study at CU

    The Integrative Physiology of Aging Lab at CU-Boulder is seeking volunteers to participate in a clinical research study. We are looking for healthy post-menopausal women, non-smokers, ages 45+, who perform regular exercise. Volunteers should not be taking cardiovascular-affecting prescription medications. Benefits for volunteers include: cardiovascular health assessment, VO2max test, bone mineral density, body composition, blood chemistries and a comprehensive dietary analysis, as well as compensation ($125) for your time (4 meetings).

    Performance Friday!

    The Center for Humanities and the Arts invites you to Performance Friday! featuring Matthew Chellis, assistant professor of voice. Chellis will do a presentation on Benjamin Britten's work On this Island with words by W.H. Auden, with discussion of the convergence of world events, art and the meeting of Auden and Britten on the creation of this amazing work of vocal music. Please join us March 13, 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.

    Fresh Minds: New graduate student research

    CU-Boulder’s top doctoral students discuss what they’re most engaged with, in 5-minutes or less.

    Friday, March 13, 3:30–5 p.m.
    Location: Norlin Library, Center for British and Irish Studies, 5th floor Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

    March 9, 2015 • Merlyn Holmes • Merlyn.Holmes@Colorado.EDU

    IMPART Grants: Call for applications – Due April 3

    IMPART Fellowships (up to $4,000) are available to CU-Boulder faculty. We seek proposals that improve the campus environment in the area of gender, ethnic and cultural diversity that promote inclusive excellence. Support for faculty members (especially assistant professors) to initiate new research and scholarly programs as well as expanding the undergraduate curriculum in the areas of ethnic and gender diversity are encouraged. Submit an online application by Friday, April 3, at 5 p.m.

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