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.

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.

Buffalo Nites Oct. 2

Instructor Led Painting - Join us for a night of canvases and cupcakes. We will be painting a masterpiece in the UMC North Dining Hall while enjoying some delicious treats. All supplies will be provided so you only need to bring your enthusiasm for painting. UMC North Dining Room Stage, Thursday, Oct. 2, 7 - 9 p.m.

October 1, 2014 • savannah ducharm • Savannah.Ducharm@colorado.edu

Men 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, 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 303-492-2485, or email us at cvstudy@colorado.edu.

9-ball billiards tournament, Oct. 8

Test your skills, learn new skills and earn bragging rights at The Connection's 8 and 9-ball billiards tournaments. Every other Wednesday; $5 entry fee. Sign up starts 6 p.m. at The Connection Front Desk; play begins at 7 p.m. Prizes for the top finishers. BCA rules apply.

2014 Dates

8-Ball Tournaments:

  • Oct. 22
  • Nov. 19

    9-Ball Tournaments:

  • Oct. 8
  • Nov. 5
  • Dec. 3

  • Alternative Breaks open house/open applications

    Alternative Breaks provides week long service trips across the country, each with a specific issue area focus. Come join the Alternative Breaks site leaders and staff for an Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 15 from
    5 - 7 p.m. in Ketchum 301. We will provide free food and hold a trip reveal of what trips will be sent out this spring. Participant Applications open that same day, Oct. 15.
    We accept students, faculty and alumni. Applications will be posted on our website.

    October 1, 2014 • Mary Hains & Nithya Swaminathan • altbreak@colorado.edu

    Entrepreneurship program in South Africa this summer

    Students can gain hands-on experience as consultants working with entrepreneurs this summer in Cape Town, South Africa. Students form consulting teams with local South African students to help emerging entrepreneurs in townships surrounding Cape Town. Earn six credits in six weeks and fulfills Entrepreneurship Certificate requirements. Program directed by Erik Mueller, Leeds School of Business. Open to all majors with junior standing. Students can learn more at an informational meeting: Thursday, Oct. 9, 4 - 5 p.m. in C4C N215.

    Mosaic Gospel Choir Wednesdays 7pm

    Sing your heart out with the Mosaic Gospel Choir! Wednesday nights, 7pm at CU's Wesley Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, one block north of Colorado Ave, at the corner of University Heights Ave. Drop-ins welcome! LGBTQI-friendly. Bring friends!! (don't need to be Christian, open to all!) (Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mosaic-Gospel-Choir/458932904141494?fref=ts)

    Centering Prayer Wednesdays 11:15 a.m.

    Contemplative prayer. Quiet time with God. Wednesdays, 11:15-11:50 a.m. at CU's Wesley Chapel. 1290 Folsom St.** - across from the Stadium, at the corner of University Heights Ave. _"Be still and know that I am God."- Psalm 46:10. Buddhists are welcome to meditate along side us. We pray well with others. : ) Our Facebook

    October 1, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

    Struggling with anxiety? Worried about health concerns or 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.

    Raimy Clinic therapists can provide help coping with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and other difficulties, as well as helping you meet your goals for improving self-confidence and increasing healthy behavior.

    For more information, call our intake line, 303-492-5177, or email raimy@colorado.edu.

    Free lecture and lunch on humanism of Willa Cather Oct. 9

    Free lecture and lunch, Humanism of Willa Cather by Professor Bradley Birzer, Thursday, Oct. 9, 12-1:30 p.m. in University Memorial Center, Room 382-386. RSVP to office@saintaidans.org or 303-443-2503. This talk explores the humane and humanistic aspects of such works as Death Comes for the Archbishop, The Professor’s House, My Antonia, and O Pioneers. In each, she espoused a sound humanism rooted deeply in her Anglo-Catholic religious faith. Sponsored by Canterbury Colorado Our Website

    September 30, 2014 • Amanda Nuku • office@saintaidans.org

    Resumes That Rock!

    Starting a resume from scratch? Need help tailoring a resume to a specific job description for an upcoming interview?

    Don’t miss "Resumes That Rock!" Learn how to write a resume that will get noticed. During the workshop, you’ll have the opportunity to write or update your resume and ask your resume specific questions. This workshop is tailored for undergraduate students.

    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: Tuesday, Oct. 21 Time: noon - 2 p.m. Place: Center for Community, Room S484

    Date: Wednesday, Nov. 19 Time: 2 - 4 p.m. Place: Center for Community, Room S484

    September 30, 2014 • Scarlet Bowen • scarlet.bowen@colorado.edu

    Pride Game Oct. 4

    Saturday, Oct. 4 CU vs. Oregon State, Folsom Field 2 p.m. Purchase tickets for $25 on CUBUFFS.com

    Bring your family and friends out to Folsom Field to watch your Colorado Buffaloes take on the Oregon State Beavers on Saturday, Oct. 4. Order your specially-priced tickets today and you will be seated in a reserved block of seats with other Pride Game attendees.

    Contact the GLBTQ Resource CEnter for the discount code - 303-492-1377.

    September 30, 2014 • Brendon Chavez • brendon.chavez@colorado.edu

    The Gathering: Christian worship Tuesdays 6:30pm

    Take a well-deserved study break on Tuesdays at 6:30PM to reflect upon how God is at work in our lives. Meets in the Lounge at CU's Wesley Chapel. "Emergent" style worship. Featuring great music, live artists, candles, art, discussion, prayer, and communion.

    Wesley Fellowship is a progressive Christian campus ministry that helps university students grow in faith, service, and love. LGBTQI-friendly. "Stretch your mind, feed your soul!" 1290 Folsom St., across from the Stadium, at the corner of University Heights Ave.

    September 30, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

    Morning Meditation Tuesdays 11am

    A weekly community meditation gathering. Led by June Lacroti. Open to people of all, or no faith/religious backgrounds. No prior experience in mediation is required. 1290 Folsom St., across from Folsom Field, at the corner of University Heights Ave.

    September 30, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

    Bystander health skills

    When it comes to a health crisis situation, would you have the skills to help a friend? In this discussion, learn skills to identify a health crisis and help effectively as well as basic first aid. You'll even have the chance to practice hands-only CPR and the recovery position. Free food will be provided. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 5 - 6 p.m. in the Wardenburg West Solarium (room 321).

    Bread and Belonging campus community meal and conversation Tuesdays at 6 p.m.

    B +B is a weekly campus community meal and conversation hosted jointly by Canterbury Colorado, Episcopal Campus Ministry and Lutheran Campus Ministry. Join us, happens each Tuesday night at 6 p.m. at St. Aidan’s, 2425 Colorado Ave. (across from engineering). Connect with us on our Facebook page or call us at 303-443-2503.

    Global Seminar St. Petersburg, summer 2015: Interest meeting on Wed. Oct. 8

    Make summer 2015 unforgettable - spend six weeks immersed in Russian culture and language in St. Petersburg. The program, directed by Professor Artemi Romanov, includes language courses each morning and afternoon, and weekend excursions around the city and sites nearby, plus a weekend trip to Moscow. Earn nine credits and fulfill the A&S Historical Context core requirement. Beginning to advanced Russian speakers welcome. Learn more: Oct. 8, 5 p.m. HUMN 190.

    Meet Buff Employers - Veteran Networking: Sept. 30

    Meet Buff Employers: Veterans Networking is your opportunity to speak with organizations interested in hiring CU-Boulder students and alumni Veterans. Find out who'll be attending by viewing the registered employers.

    Getting started with VoiceThread : Learners Lunch @ Music

    VoiceThread is an online program that allows users to upload pictures, video and documents into a digital slideshow, record or type comments about these media and share the product with others who can record or type their own comments. In this workshop, we will discuss engaging uses of VoiceThread for the classroom, how to upload and access the media and the many commenting options.

    Noon, Oct. 1, in Imig N285

    September 29, 2014 • Courtney Fell

    Boren study abroad scholarship meeting Oct. 2

    Studying abroad in a non-traditional location during the 2015-16 academic year? Studying a non-traditional language? Boren undergraduate scholarships support study abroad in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Latin American (Europe/Oceania/SAS excluded). The Boren on-campus deadline is Jan. 26 for study abroad during the 2015-16 academic year, so advance planning is necessary. To learn more, attend an informational meeting: Thursday, Oct. 2, from 4 - 5 p.m. in C4C N215.

    September 29, 2014 • Steven Rose • Steven.Rose@Colorado.edu

    Study international operations management in Hong Kong this summer

    Global Seminar: International Operations (Hong Kong). Travel to Hong Kong this summer and study operations management in one of the largest trading centers in Asia. You will engage in daily site visits to local businesses and learn first-hand about manufacturing in mainland China during an overnight field trip to Guangdong Province. Find out more at a meeting: Oct. 7, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Koelbel 302.

    OASIS - Spiritual but not Religious. Mondays 8PM

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

    Many college students & young adults embrace spirituality, but don't identify with "religion." OASIS is a community of CU college & 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 Ave.

    Free Yoga Mondays 6pm

    Free Yoga for CU students Monday nights at 6pm. Authentic hatha, vinyasa flow taught by Brian Saeger. 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, 1 block north of Colorado Ave, at the corner of University Heights Ave. LGBTQ-friendly. Bring friends!! ($5 for faculty, staff, admin)

    CU on the Weekend: Introduction to your human microbiome

    In many ways — including counts of the cells and the genes in and on our bodies — we are more microbial than human. Join Rob Knight, professor of chemistry and co-founder of the American Gut Project, for a discussion about techniques scientists are using to find out about microbes across the human body, including the gut, and the ways that microbes contribute to disease. Saturday, Oct. 18, 1-4 p.m., Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, Butcher Auditorium. Free and open to the public.

    September 29, 2014 • CU on the Weekend • weekend@colorado.edu