Buff Bulletin Board

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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. Come to either Fleming room 244 on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 4-5 p.m. OR Center for Community (C4C) room S350 on Thursday, Feb. 12, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

January 30, 2015 • Liza Hensleigh • Liza.Hensleigh@Colorado.EDU

Voice study: Participants needed

Participants between 18–22 years are needed for a voice research study examining the effects of an extended reading task and hydration on voice. Compensation provided. Call 303-492-5829 or e-mail speechlab@colorado.edu for details. Ask for information about the VOICE study.

January 30, 2015 • Speech Lab • speechlab@colorado.edu

'It’s a Woman’s World'

It’s a Woman’s World is a program aimed at teaching the women of CU skills and information about professions that are typically male dominated. Sessions will be taught by women in the professions who are ready to share their knowledge and know-how with you. *February – Tired of being told you don’t know anything about home renovations because you’re a woman? Then come and join Catie Marsden-Hannah, a home renovation specialist, on Tuesday Feb. 3, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in UMC 247 to learn some basic artisan skills.

January 30, 2015 • Sandra No and Abi Whitmore • wrcprograms@colorado.edu

Are you and your partner struggling with relationship problems?

Affordable psychotherapy is available at the Raimy Clinic in the Muenzinger Psychology Building on the University of Colorado Boulder campus. Special low rates are available for all CU-Boulder students, staff, and faculty. There are currently a limited number of openings for couples psychotherapy. If you are interested in hearing more information, call our intake line, 303-492-5177, or email raimy@colorado.edu.

Gilman Scholarship - Have you been a reader?

Have you ever participated in an IIE Gilman Scholarship panel? If so, we invite you to help CU undergrads with their Gilman applications. Info sessions / workshops will be held Fleming room 244 on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 4-5 p.m. OR Center for Community (C4C) room S350 on Thursday, Feb. 12, 12:30-1:30 p.m. If you are interested in helping, please contact Liza.Hensleigh@colorado.edu or call 303-735-2602.

Study Abroad in Bordeaux, France this summer

Spend two weeks in June this summer studying France-American relations in Bordeaux, France. This three credit course is taught by CU History Professor (and Int'l Affairs Director) Tom Zeiler. Study in beautiful Bordeaux through lectures, guest speakers and excursions to various sites in and around Bordeaux. There are extra scholarships available for this program. Learn more at an upcoming meeting: Feb. 3, 4:30-5 p.m. in UMC 325.

Global Seminar: Leading and managing across cultures in Northern Europe

Study in Northern Europe next summer. Leading and managing diversity in international business is a challenge that managers need to face. The number of interactions that people of different cultural backgrounds have with one another has exponentially increased in the work place. The international business scenario in Northern Europe is a natural lab where you can observe, recognize, and analyze most of the business concepts and variables at play to manage successfully across cultures. Learn more: Tuesday, Feb. 3, ; KOBL 230 at 5 p.m.

Sign up for Sunday Bowling Leagues by 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 6!

Get your team together and be part of a league! Only 4 people needed for the Early League team at 6-8:30 p.m. and just 2 people for a Late League team, 8:30-10:30 p.m.

If you don't have a team - no worries! We'll find a spot for you!

There's a one-time registration fee of $10/person and a $5 weekly fee/person. Stop by or contact The Connection to sign up: theconnection@colorado.edu or 303.735.BOWL(2695)

Leagues run Sundays, Feb. 8 - April 26. (No leagues on March 22 and 29.) Click on the website link for more details!

Monday Night Bowl Special Feb. 2

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

    Free poker tournament Tuesday, Feb. 10

    Tuesday Night Free Texas Hold'em Poker Tournaments

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

    2015 DATES: On Tuesdays:

  • Feb. 10 & 24
  • March 10 & 31
  • April 14
  • Grand Championship on April 28
  • The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

    Sing along at Karaoke Night on Thursday, Feb. 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:

  • Feb. 12
  • Feb. 26
  • March 12
  • April 2
  • April 16
  • April 30
  • The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

    8-Ball Billiards Tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 4

    8 and 9-Ball Billiards Tournaments

    Wednesdays. $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!

    8-Ball Billiards Tournaments:

  • Feb. 4
  • March 4
  • April 8
  • 9-Ball Billiards Tournaments:

  • Feb. 18
  • March 18
  • April 22
  • The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

    Performance Friday!

    The Center for Humanities and the Arts invites you to this month’s Performance Friday! featuring Alejandro Cremaschi (CU-Boulder Associate Professor of Piano Pedagogy), Elizabeth Kipper (Boulder Piano Quartet), and Thomas Heinrich (Colorado Symphony), who make up Trio Cordilleras. This concert includes works by the tango master Astor Piazzolla, and other Argentine and Brazilian composers. Please join us Jan. 30, 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.

    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).

    Study finance in London in Summer 2015: Interest meeting Feb. 4

    Study international finance in London this summer, with CU Business Professor Roy Baas. This seminar includes lectures from prominent financial professionals and field trips to sites such as Lloyd’s of London, Bloomberg and Paris. Eligibility requirements include a minimum 2.5 GPA and coursework in business or economics. To learn more, join us on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 5-6 p.m. in KOBL S110.

    Peace Corps general information session

    Come join us at our first Peace Corps general information session of the semester. Learn about the application process and how you can make yourself a more competitive Peace Corps applicant. Free food will be provided.

    Jan. 29

    UMC 384

    5:15-7:15 p.m.

    How to apply for financial aid and scholarships workshop

    Looking for ways to pay for college? Drowning in scholarship applications you can’t sort through? Don't know where to begin? Come to this session and learn the basics about applying for financial aid and tips for finding scholarships. Counselors from the Financial Aid Office will share their expertise on these subjects. For full financial aid consideration your FAFSA must be on file in our office by March 1. Come and learn about it.

    Same workshop on different days:

    Thurs, Feb. 5 from 3-4pm in UMC 425

    Fri, Feb. 6 from 3-4pm in C4C S350

    January 28, 2015 • Niomi Williams • niomi.williams@colorado.edu

    Conservation biology and practice in Brazil’s Atlantic forest – May Study Abroad program

    Earn three credits this May in Brazil’s Atlantic forest on this exciting CU-Boulder Global Seminar. Obtain hands-on experience in the principles and practice of conservation biology. Students from a range of disciplines with an interest in conservation are encouraged to apply. This course fulfills the EBIO 4100 major requirement and ENVS’s application and specialization requirements (also offered as EBIO 5100). Learn more at an informational meeting with the director: Thursday, Jan. 29, 3:30-4:15 p.m. in UMC 247.

    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.

    Date: Wednesday, Feb. 25. 2-4 p.m. N215 Center for Community

    Free pregnancy testing at Real Choices

    Real Choices Pregnancy Care Center is a Boulder non-profit that strives to walk with women before, during and after an unplanned pregnancy.

    We offer confidential and lab quality free pregnancy tests at our Boulder office, 1575 Folsom St., Unit 102.

    Walk-ins are always welcome. Or schedule an appointment over the phone, 303-492-3282 or come by the office in the UMC room 441.

    January 28, 2015 • Mallory O'Steen • choices@colorado.edu

    Learn to dance Argentine Tango

    Come learn Argentine Tango with the Tango Club at CU. It's fun 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: 7 p.m. every Friday night
    *WHERE: Basement of the Carlson Gym

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

    Participants Needed for Cardiovascular Research Study

    The Integrative Physiology of Aging Lab is looking for participants for multiple studies on factors associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. We are looking for men & women, 45-80 years old, non-smokers, with no chronic health problems. Volunteers receive compensation as well as free comprehensive health information including an exercise stress test, VO2 max test, blood cholesterol and body composition. For more information, call 303-735-6410, or email us at ipalab@colorado.edu.

    Soup 'R Bowl Party at The Connection

    The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games (1st floor UMC) is hosting a Soup 'R Bowl Party on Sunday, Feb. 1. The party starts at 4pm with the game kicking off on our big screen TVs at 4:30pm. There will be FREE soup, wings, sandwiches, chips and other snacks for CU students (must show a valid CU ID). Come watch the biggest game of the year with your fellow Buffs!

    January 27, 2015 • UMC Marketing • umcmrkt@colorado.edu

    Seeking women for a 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 women, non-smokers, ages 18-30, who are not performing 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(3 meetings).

    January 27, 2015 • Talia • Health.study@colorado.edu

    LASP public lecture—'Exploring the Boundaries Between Science and Engineering'

    In this Feb. 4 talk, LASP solar scientist Andrew Jones will provide insight into the unique cross-disciplinary work environment at LASP, where many of our personnel work along the boundaries between science, engineering, satellite operations and technology development.

    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.