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Aging physiology research study: Volunteers needed

IPA Lab looking for volunteers to study the effect of sodium nitrite supplementation on physiological function.

Requirements: Aged 60-79 years Willing to undergo a 12-week period taking sodium nitrite supplement

Participants will Receive:
- Detailed Blood Panel (cholesterol, glucose, etc.)
- Body Composition (body fat & bone density) - Physician-Monitored Exercise Stress Test
- Dietary Analysis
- Monetary Compensation for time

If interested in participating, please email ipalab@colorado.edu, or call 303-735-6410

The Volunteer Resource Center challenges you

CU-Boulder's Volunteer Resource Center is turning 50. Over the past 50 years, we have worked to create a culture of service and engagement within our communities. We invite you to celebrate both the history and future of the VRC on Oct. 8, 4 to 6 p.m. at the UMC South Terrance Tent. At this event, we will be kicking off our Fifty for 50 service challenge. We challenge you to sign up and commit to completing 50 hours of service within the year. Learn more on our website or email us vrcevents@colorado.edu

Payment plans: a few days left to enroll

The deadline to enroll in a payment plan for fall 2015 tuition and fees is Friday, Sept. 4. Enroll in MyCUInfo (Billing Information tab)

Payment Plans

September 1, 2015 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu

Learn how to dance salsa

The CU-Boulder chapter of Ritmos Latinos, an affiliated student organization, will hold classes in basic salsa on Tuesday nights throughout the fall 2015 semester, beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 15.

Come join us at the Dennis Small Cultural Center (UMC 4th floor, Room 457) from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. and learn to dance rueda-de-casino style salsa. There's no charge and you don't have to bring a partner. Classes are open to all members of the CU-Boulder student, staff and faculty community. Feel free to bring a friend.

September 1, 2015 • Ritmos Latinos CU-Boulder • ritmoslatinos@colorado.edu

Free Yoga Mondays at 6 p.m.

Authentic hatha, vinyasa flow taught by Brian Saeger and Jenna Bee. Bring a mat if you have one. We have extras if you don't. Best to eat dinner after class. Meets at CU's Wesley Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, one block north of Colorado Avenue, at the corner of University Heights Avenue. LGBTQI-friendly. Bring friends.

OASIS - Spiritual but not religious: Mondays 8 p.m.

O.A.S.I.S. is "Open, Accepting, Students, Into Spirituality"

Many college students and young adults embrace spirituality, but don't identify with "religion." OASIS is a community of CU college and grad students who seek to explore various spiritual traditions and practices in a relaxed and open-minded environment.

Mary Wolf facilitates the group.

Meets at CU's Wesley Chapel 1290 Folsom St. - across from CU's Folsom Field at the corner of University Avenue.

Taste Test - Free Pizza & Jesus Wednesdays 5 p.m.

Exploring the way of Jesus with friends and free food. All students welcome. LGBTQI-friendly.

Meets in the lounge at the Province Student Housing complex. In the big triangular building at 950 28th St.

Sponsored by Wesley Fellowship - a progressive Christian campus ministry.

August 31, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Mosaic Gospel Choir Wednesdays, 7 p.m.

Sing your heart out with CU's Mosaic Gospel Choir on Wednesday nights, 7 p.m. at CU's Wesley Student Center, 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, one block north of Colorado Avenue, at the corner of University Heights Avenue. Drop-ins welcome. LGBTQI-friendly. Bring friends. (Don't need to be Christian. Open to all.) Facebook

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

    Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

  • Free Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament, Sept. 1

    Put on your poker face, see if Lady Luck is with you and win prizes. Sign up 6 p.m. at The Connection Front Desk; cards fly at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome - all skill levels.


  • Sept. 1, 15, 29
  • Oct. 13, 17
  • Nov. 10
  • Dec. 1
  • Grand Championship (winners play-off): Dec. 8
  • Discover all that The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games offers, first floor UMC, at colorado.edu/umc/connection.

    Sing along at Karaoke Night on Sept. 3

    Put this one on your calendar to take an energizing break from studies.

    Sing along to fun tunes on Thursday night using Club 156's cool sound and light systems. This makes for a fun time with new and old friends.

    8 p.m. in Club 156, first floor UMC. Food and beverage are right next door in The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games.


  • Sept. 3, 17
  • Oct. 1, 15, 29
  • Nov. 12
  • Dec. 3
  • The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, first 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 to learn more about the signs, the cost, and to reserve a space for your promotion.

    August 31, 2015 • Pamela Henderek • Pamela.Henderek@colorado.edu

    CU departments: Put your message on UMC digital signs

    Do you have programs, services, courses, events or messages that you want or need to promote to get more attention? Put your message on the UMC digital signs!

    Create your own eye-catching slides, animations, PowerPoint or videos that cycle on three different UMC digital signs in front of hundreds of students and UMC visitors. New this year - the 2nd floor sign is 55" large, brighter and more visible! It's environmentally-friendly, low cost and cuts down on print materials.

    Contact Pamela Henderek to learn how! We'll help you.

    August 31, 2015 • Pamela Henderek • Pamela.Henderek@colorado.edu

    9-Ball Billiards Tournament on Sept. 9

    Alternating Wednesdays, The Connection hosts 8 or 9-Ball Billiards Tournaments.

    $5 entry fee. Sign up starts 6 p.m. at the Connection Front Desk; play begins at 7 p.m. Tournaments run in either double elimination or round robin format. BCA rules apply. Prizes for top finishers.


  • 9/9: 9-Ball
  • 9/23: 8-Ball
  • 10/7: 9-Ball
  • 10/21: 8-Ball
  • 11/4: 9-Ball
  • 11/18: 8-Ball
  • 12/2: 9-Ball
  • The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, first floor UMC

    Sign up by Sept. 11th for Sunday Bowling Leagues

    Get a team together and play in a league! You only need four team members for the Early League, 6 to 8:30 p.m., and two team members for the Late League, 8:30 to 11 p.m.

    This is a fantastic value. There's a one-time $50/team registration and a $5/week/person fee which includes 3 games and shoe rental each week of league. Click here for details.

    2015 DATES

  • Sept. 13, 20, 27
  • Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25
  • lNov. 1, 8, 15
  • Dec. 6
  • The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, first floor UMC

    Game lovers: "Madden 16" video tournament Sept. 11

    Whether you're a 'gamer' or not, here's your chance to watch others in action, try different games, and maybe earn bragging rights and prizes.

    Sign up starts 6 p.m. at The Connection, 1st flr UMC; play begins 7 p.m. $5 entry fee. Prizes for top finishers. Different games each tournament.

    MORE 2015 DATES:

  • 9/11: Madden 16
  • 9/25: Super Smash Bros. BRAWL
  • 10/9: FIFA 16
  • 10/23: NBA 2K16
  • 11/6: HALO 5
  • 11/20: COD Black Ops III
  • 12/4: NHL 16
  • 12/11: Rock Band 4
  • Study Abroad Fair Sept. 3

    Come to the Study Abroad Fair and learn about your chance to study, intern and participate in research and service-learning opportunities. We offer hundreds of programs in 65 countries that meet the needs and interests of all students and majors. Join us on Thursday, Sept. 3, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the UMC Fountain to find out more.

    Recently-returned study abroad alumni and study abroad staff will be on hand to share what it’s like to live and learn abroad, find affordable programs and build your résumé with an international experience.

    August 31, 2015 • Michal Greenberg • Michal.Greenberg@Colorado.EDU

    Fall Volunteer Fair Sept. 1

    The Volunteer Resource Center is holding their Fall 2015 Volunteer Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2 to 6 p.m. at the UMC Fountain and Arcade Area. Meet representatives from 80+ diverse campus and community organizations. This is a great opportunity to find a variety of volunteer opportunities in Boulder and surrounding areas that focus on a variety of services such as environment conservation, poverty, animal rights, youth education and so much more.

    For any questions visit: www.colorado.edu/volunteer or email: vrcevents@colorado.edu

    August 31, 2015 • VRC Communications • vrccommunications@colorado.edu

    Monday Night Bowl special Aug. 31

    Monday Nights, 6 p.m. to 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 or family. Everyone is welcome. This is the best deal.

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

    2015 DATES:

  • Every Monday except:
  • Closed Labor Day, Sept. 7
  • Not available Nov. 23
  • The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor

    Full moon hike Saturday Aug. 29

    Enjoy the great outdoors - in the glory of the full moon. We'll meet at CU's Wesley Student Center at 9 p.m. then carpool to Betasso Preserve (off of Sugarloaf Rd. on the way toward Nederland) and enjoy a 3.5 mile hike. Easy terrain. Wear sturdy shoes. No flip-flops. Flashlights and water bottles recommended.

    1290 Folsom St., across from Folsom Field, at the corner of University Heights Avenue.

    Hosted by Wesley Fellowship.

    August 28, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

    Straight Edge Rave & Game Nights Fridays

    Drug and alcohol-free fun for CU students on Friday nights - Rave & Game Night held at the Wesley Student Center. 8 p.m. - Midnight. Aug. 28 & Sept. 4. Free.

    Live professional DJ (& CU alumn) "D-Joya!" Foosball, air hockey, and X-Box One. Bring your favorite board games and games for X-Box One - and extra controllers.

    1290 Folsom St. at the corner of University Heights Avenue, across from Folsom Field.

    August 28, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

    Study abroad scholarship opportunity for Pell Grant students

    Pell Grant recipients: Federal scholarship funding is available for study abroad in addition to your current financial aid package. Learn about the Gilman Scholarship application process and tips for a successful application. Join us for an info session either Wed., Sept. 9, 3 to 4 p.m. (Fleming room 241) OR Tues., Sept. 22, 2 to 3 p.m. (the CUE in the C4C). Sponsored by Study Abroad, SASC and the CUE.

    Research participants needed for speech memory study

    Healthy participants between 18 and 22 years needed for a speech research study examining the role of working memory on speech motor functions. Compensation provided. Call 303-492-5829 or e-mail speechlab@colorado.edu for details. Ask for information about the MEMORY study.

    August 27, 2015 • Katherine Cavaliere • speechlab@colorado.edu

    Want to learn about fairytales? Fall 2015 course still open

    Where do fairytales come from, what do they tell us, and why do they continue to be a source of inspiration?

    Learn the answers to these questions by taking RUSS 2231-010 where fairytales are explored through various aspects of Russian culture, including literature, music, film and popular culture.

    The class is taught in English by Professor Laura Osterman and is approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: literature & the arts. Lecture is 2 to 2:50 p.m. M/W with recitations.

    More information? Contact gsll@colorado.edu.

    August 27, 2015 • Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures • gsll@colorado.edu

    Ferment! Thursdays 5:30 p.m.

    Ferment: Eat, drink, & talk about life, faith/doubt, theology, God, spirituality, hope, love.

    Meets Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. during the fall & spring semesters at Backcountry Pizza & Taphouse. 2319 Arapahoe just west of Folsom St.

    Open to under-grad & grad-students of any, or no, faith background. Seeking people who are open-minded, aren't rigid, and who come without agendas or needs to hog conversations. Free food & beverages for the first 6 who arrive!

    Hosted by Wesley Fellowship.

    August 26, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org