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.

Calling all CU-Boulder undergraduates: Enroll now in EDUC/INVS2919

Interested in empowering youth while earning academic credit? If yes, contact verveer@colorado.edu to register for EDUC/INVS 2919: Renewing Democracy in Communities and Schools. A practicum course, EDUC/INVS 2919 invites undergraduates to work alongside K-12 students who identify and address salient community issues. Course approved for Education Minor and AmeriCorps Scholarship program. Meets Human Diversity Core. Course meets Mondays at either 1 - 2:30 p.m. or 2:55 - 4:25 p.m., as well as once weekly at a local middle or high school.

CUPD records closed Wednesday morning April 9

The CUPD records section will be closed from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. for training on Wednesday, April 9. Normal afternoon business hours will resume from 1 - 5 p.m. and fingerprinting from 3 - 4 p.m. will occur as usual.

April 7, 2014 • Susie Matthews, Records Manager • susan.matthews@colorado.edu

Lavender Graduation May 6

If you are graduating this spring or next fall, we hope you will join us in celebrating the wonderful contributions and achievements of LGBTQ and allied students at CU-Boulder.

Lavender Graduation will be held on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, from 5-7 p.m. at the Abrams Lounge on the 3rd floor of the Center for Community. If you are a graduate, and would like to receive a RAINBOW tassle and other recognitions, please register to participate at http://www.colorado.edu/GLBTQRC/lavgrad_signup.html

Deadline to sign up is Monday, April 30, by noon.

Accepting Nominations for the Tito Torres Award

Know a student who has demonstrated passion for and commitment to social justice? The Chancellor’s Standing Committee on GLBTQ Issues welcomes nominations for the 2014 Tito Torres Award, given annually to a student at CU who exemplifies the spirit of Tito Torres. Torres, as a CU student, impacted many through his commitment to and work toward social justice and uplifted many.

Nomination forms are available at http://www.colorado.edu/GLBTQRC/scholarships.html and are due by April 26, 2014 or by email to scarlet.bowen@colorado.edu

Wild Edible and Medicinal Herb Walk

From back alleys to wild areas, nature provides us with a bounty of wild plants for food and healing. Learn identification, ideal locations, and preparation of wild plants for eating and first aid. Step outside and explore the wild edible and medicinal plants you've been stepping on all of these years.

Friday, April 11 | 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. AND 2 to 3:30 p.m. | FREE EVENT | Meet at North Entrance of the CU Museum of Natural History

GLBTQ Scholarships!

The GLBTQ RC has scholarship money to disburse! The deadline to apply is April 25, 2014.

For details and application form, see: http://www.colorado.edu/GLBTQRC/scholarships.html

The 16th annual Rocky Mountain Philosophy conference

Come join us at the 16th annual Rocky Mountain Philosophy conference, taking place this Friday and Saturday (April 4 and 5) in the Fleming Law Building. Students, faculty, staff and the general public are all encouraged to come listen, participate and interact with our distinguished keynote speakers and to hear talks given by graduate students in philosophy from around the country. The conference kicks off at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 4, and begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 5. Please see the website for more details. See you then!

Study Global Marketing in India over winter break

Earn 3 credits over winter break studying global marketing in southern India! This two-week study abroad program is offered in partnership with the University of Kansas. It counts as a Business elective or towards the International Business Certificate for Leeds majors. Students visit corporations and cultural sites while enjoying the warm, tropical weather of India over winter break. For more information, attend an upcoming information meeting: Tuesday, April 15; 5 - 5:30 p.m.; KOBL 203.

UMC Wants to Know What You Think!

The UMC wants to know what you think. What are we doing well and where can we improve? Why do you love the UMC and what would make us better? Complete this online, anonymous survey by Wednesday, April 16, and you can enter to win one of 10 $40 gift cards to Alferd Packer Restaurant and Grill / Baby Doe's.

April 4, 2014 • Andrea Zelinko • zelinko@colorado.edu

Paid research opportunity for office workers

We are conducting a research study on office environments and are looking for participants ages 18 – 80 who have worked in an office workplace outside of the home. Noninvasive heart rate and skin conductance measures will be recorded. Participants will be asked about drug use and medications.

Earn $40 for participating in a single two-hour session held at Workplace Resource located at 1899 Wynkoop St., Denver, CO 80202. Participants are responsible for their own transportation. For more information, email Banasiak@colorado.edu

April 4, 2014 • Meredith Banasiak • banasiak@colorado.edu

Are you a Sexually Active Male Undergrad?

If you are a sexually active male undergrad who has sex with women, and are between the ages of 18 and 24, I want to talk to you! I am currently recruiting men to participate in an interview study on contraceptive use. $30.00 cash for 2 hours of your time! Please contact Laurie Hawkins at laurie.hawkins@colorado.edu if you are interested in participating. You will be interviewed by a male interviewer.

April 4, 2014 • Laurie Hawkins • laurie.hawkins@colorado.edu

The Connection's FIFA '14 League

Every other Friday join us in our first FIFA '14 League!

Each week players will have to use different league and teams competing for points to be declared a winner at the end of the semester. Sign up starts at 6 p.m.; play begins at 7 p.m. Starting Jan. 24, $5 fee per week.

April 4
April 18
May 2

For more details visit our website. Games will played on XBOX 360. Prizes available for top finishers.

Sunday Night Bowling League at The Connection

Every Sunday night it's the Connections' Bowling League. You're welcome to our second night of the semester!

Competitive league: 6 - 8:30 p.m.; Recreational league: 8:30 - 10:30 p.m.

Tournament consists of 11 weeks of round robin, playoffs and a final competition. Prizes will be available for top finalists! Don't miss out, there are new food and drink options!

For more information click here.

Friday & Saturday - Extreme Bowling at The Connection

Not sure of what to do this weekend? How about some great music, neon lights and bowling fun? Enjoy the energy of bowling with black lights, colored lanes and pins at the Connection's Extreme Bowling

Every Friday and Saturday night from 7 p.m.-close at The Connection, located on the first floor of the UMC. Prizes for Color Head Pin Strikes Note: must tell The Connection Staff before bowling.

It's the ONLY Extreme Bowling in Boulder -- and fun for all! Public welcome - bring your family and friends.

Learn to dance Argentine Tango!

Come learn Argentine Tango with the Tango Club at CU! It's fun, it's sexy, and it's a great way to de-stress after a long week! Casual dress, but wear smooth-soled shoes or bring socks (you want to be able to slide!)

Beginner-friendly--no partner or experience required!

*WHEN: 8pm every Friday night
*WHERE: Basement of the Carlson Gym

Don't miss out! See our Facebook group for more info.

Bursar's Office will open at 9:15 a.m. on Friday, April 4

The Bursar's Office will open at 9:15 a.m. on Friday, April 4, so that the staff can attend a special training. Payroll checks will be available starting at 9:15 a.m.

CU-Boulder campus sustainability summit

The information-sharing roundtable features strategic updates and inter-departmental discussion on campus sustainability initiatives. Learn about sustainability-related developments in academic, engagement and operational realms and the new, innovative and interesting initiatives underway at CU-Boulder. CU-Boulder has held a summit on campus sustainability annually or semi-annually since 1994.

April 3, 2014 • CU Environmental Center • ecenter@colorado.edu

Green Office program

Green your office this semester. Green Office is a faculty and staff-oriented program integrating many of CU's campus sustainability initiatives to help you conserve energy, reduce waste and make more sustainable purchases. The program offers financial benefits with very little time commitment. Just designate an eco-leader, fill out the easy-to-use self-assessment tool and schedule a verification visit. Then receive a list of recommendations and host a presentation for your department. Call 303-492-8308 for more information.

Property Services’ live auction of surplus property and equipment May 3

University of Colorado Boulder Property Services will hold a public auction of surplus property and equipment on Saturday, May 3. Items will be available for preview beginning at 8 a.m. and the auction will begin at 9 a.m.

Auctions are held on the east side of: University of Colorado Boulder, Distribution Center, 3300 Walnut St., Boulder, CO 80301.

The 16th Annual Rocky Mountain Philosophy Conference April 4-5

Come join us at the 16th Annual Rocky Mountain Philosophy Conference, taking place on Friday and Saturday (April 4 - 5) in the Fleming Law Building. Students, faculty, staff and the general public are all encouraged to come listen, participate, and interact with our distinguished keynote speakers and to hear talks given by graduate students in philosophy from around the country. The conference kicks off at on Friday, April 4, at 4:30 p.m. and begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 5. Please see the website for more details. See you then.

Sample your dream career - Fall 2014 internships for juniors and seniors

Internships let you sample the career of your dreams. Perhaps you will find it not what you had hoped. On the other hand, you may find it a perfect fit, and your internship may provide experience, mentors and a contact network that will help you land a job after you graduate.

Check out the Center of the American West Internships Program. We now have spots this fall with History Colorado Center and The Nature Conservancy. Requirements are a 3.0 GPA and 60 credit hours in progress at the time of application. See website for details.

Fun summer job on campus teaching and mentoring high school students

For 20 years Summer Study Programs has offered high school students "The Total Pre-Collegiate Experience." The residential program offers enrichment and credit classes and community service workshops to U.S. and international students. We hire teachers and mentors for our five- and three-week programs. Juniors, seniors, grad students, faculty and alumni are welcome to apply. Includes salary, R&B and expenses. Presentations and interviews will take place on April 17, at 7 p.m. in the Continuing Ed. Building. Call David Wolk 800-666-2556.

April 3, 2014 • Barbara Russell • Barbara.Russell@Colorado.edu

Textbook information is due now for fall 2014

Faculty, your textbook information is due now for fall 2014. Please contact the CU Book Store ASAP.

April 3, 2014 • Jason Katzman • jason.katzman@colorado.edu

'Islam and Ecology: Environmental Values as Faith-Based Stewardship' April 3

Join us for a free lunch and lecture hosted by Canterbury Colorado on Islam and Ecology: Environmental Values as Faith-Based Stewardship** by Frederick Denny, professor emeritus of religious studies **Thursday, April 3, 12-1:30 p.m. in UMC 245. This lecture provides an interpretation of how the authoritative contents of the Qur'an and the teachings and actions of the Prophet Muhammad have provided a foundation for understanding the tradition's environmental values as faith-based stewardship. RSVP TO office@saintaidans.org.

ATLAS presents Digital Media Boot Camp or DMBC 2014 over Maymester

Offered over Maymester (May 12-30), DMBC is a three-week intensive program that teaches a broad range of creative tech, computing and digital media skills. These small, hands-on, project-based classes are a stream-lined and compact way for any student, staff or community member to learn and apply a highly versatile and relevant set of technical and creative tools for today's market place. DMBC is offered in the learning labs of the ATLAS building. Additional info at: dmbc.colorado.edu Space is limited, register today. All are welcome.

April 2, 2014 • Stephanie Wanek • stephanie.wanek@colorado.edu