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.

Young women needed for research study

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 medications, including birth control. 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 for your time (3 visits).

May 26, 2015 • Laura • Health.Study@Colorado.edu

Summer workshops for K-5 at the CU Museum

This year’s theme is “Leaving Your Mark” in conjunction with our new exhibit, “Steps in Stone, Walking Through Time.” Come and learn how ancient animals from the very large to the very small left evidence of their lives. Our archaeology days will show your kids how humans have left their mark, and what we can learn about ancient cultures from the artifacts we find. From dinosaurs and insects to deep sea creatures, our topics are sure to engage your children and make an impression on their summer. Workshops are every Friday morning 9-noon, $25.

Force: Enhancing function in later life

Seeking 25-35 year old Boulder or Denver area residents and CU students, faculty, staff, and alumni to participate in a research project.

Plan to live in the Boulder/Denver Area for next three months.

Compensation: $100 for three meetings.

Eligibility: 25-35 years old, NOT regular exercisers. No non-removable metal in body.

Contact: 303-492-9549 or force.researchstudy@gmail.com (Please leave your name and a number where we can reach you).

May 26, 2015 • Ross Kalsow • ross.kalsow@colorado.edu

Force: Enhancing function in later life

Seeking Boulder or Denver area residents and CU students, faculty, staff, and alumni age 65 and older for a research project.

Planning to live in the Boulder/Denver Area for next six months.

Compensation: $300 for six meetings plus a 16-week supervised exercise program.

Eligibility: 65 years old or older, NOT regular exercisers. No non-removable metal in body.

Contact: 303-492-9549 or force.researchstudy@gmail.com (Please leave your name and a number where we can reach you).

May 26, 2015 • Ross Kalsow • ross.kalsow@colorado.edu

Computer Assisted Language Learning Conference

ALTEC (the Anderson Language Technology Center) is hosting the 2015 CALICO conference May 26-30 in the Wolf Law Building.

CALICO (Computer-Assisted Language Instruction Consortium) is an international organization dedicated to research and development in the use of computer technology in language learning.

CU-Boulder faculty, lecturers, instructors and graduate students can attend the conference sessions (May 28 and 29) for the special rate of $25. Email Edwige.Simon@colorado.edu for a copy of the registration form.

May 26, 2015 • Edwige Simon • edwige.simon@colorado.edu
http://www.calico.org

Summer workshops for K-5 at the CU Museum

This year’s theme is “Leaving Your Mark” in conjunction with our new exhibit, “Steps in Stone, Walking Through Time.” Come and learn how ancient animals from the very large to the very small left evidence of their lives. Our archaeology days will show your kids how humans have left their mark, and what we can learn about ancient cultures from the artifacts we find. From dinosaurs and insects to deep sea creatures, our topics are sure to engage your child and make an impression. Workshops are every Friday, 9 a.m. to noon, $25.

Sacred Balance: Mixing Ancient Hopi Culture with a Modern Mystery Series

The Friends of the CU Libraries will host mystery writer Shannon Baker on Friday, June 5, at 7 p.m. in the Wolf Law School Building on the CU-Boulder Campus. An opening reception begins at 6:30 p.m. Baker will share how she incorporates Hopi history, culture and beliefs into her Nora Abbott book series - a fast-paced mix of murder, environmental issues and Hopi Indians. The newest book in this series, Tattered Legacy, is set in the red rocks of Moab, UT.

Bursar's Office opening late Thursday, May 21

The Bursar's Office will open at 9:30 a.m. instead of 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 21, so that staff can attend training.

May 19, 2015 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu

Learn a language: Non-credit classes at ALTEC

The Anderson Language Technology Center (ALTEC) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for summer language classes. These classes are non-credit and are open to the CU staff, faculty, graduate students, retirees and their spouses.

Classes begin June 15 and meet three hrs/week for five weeks. Tuition is only $75. This summer choose from various levels of French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish.

FORCE: Enhancing Function in Later Life

Seeking 25-35 year old Boulder or Denver area residents and CU students, faculty, staff, and alumni to participate in a research project.

Plan to live in the Boulder/Denver Area for next three months.

Compensation: $100 for three meetings.

Eligibility: 25-35 years old, NOT regular exercisers. No non-removable metal in body.

Contact: 303-492-9549 or force.researchstudy@gmail.com (Please leave your name and a number where we can reach you).

May 18, 2015 • Deborah Atwell • deborah.atwell@colorado.edu

FORCE: Enhancing Function in Later Life

Seeking Boulder or Denver area residents and CU students, faculty, staff, and alumni age 65 and older for a research project.

Planning to live in the Boulder/Denver Area for next six months.

Compensation: $300 for six meetings plus a 16-week supervised exercise program.

Eligibility: 65 years old or older, NOT regular exercisers. No non-removable metal in body.

Contact: 303-492-9549 or force.researchstudy@gmail.com (Please leave your name and a number where we can reach you).

May 18, 2015 • Deborah Atwell • deborah.atwell@colorado.edu

Make tracks to the CU Museum for summer workshops for children

Each workshop meets for three hours from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday mornings at the CU Museum of Natural History on the CU-Boulder Campus. Healthy snacks will be provided. This year’s theme is “Leaving Your Mark” in conjunction with our new exhibit, Steps in Stone, Walking Through Time. Our topics are sure to engage your children and make an impression on their summer.

The fee is $25 per workshop (10% Discount for CU Faculty/Staff/Students' kids). Advance registration and payment required - call, email, or fill out the form on our website.

Lecture by visiting artist and poet Vanessa Place

The White Devil and the Black Demon: On Kenneth Goldsmith’s The Body of Michael Brown

McKenna 112, Thursday, May 28, 5 p.m.

Vanessa Place is an artist, art critic, publisher, and author of seven fiction and nonfiction books. She is the CEO of VanessaPlace Inc, the world’s first poetry corporation. In summer 2015, Place is teaching a course at the University of Colorado Boulder as part of the FIRST (Faculty in Residence Summer Term) Program.

Sponsored by the FIRST Program at the University of Colorado Boulder.

May 18, 2015

Presenting the winners of the 16th Annual Thompson Awards for Western American Writing

The Center of the American West hosted the 16th annual Thompson Awards banquet on May 1. Contest winners were honored with certificates and cash prizes, and the first place winners in each category gave short readings of their work. The keynote speaker for this year's banquet was John Vernon, author of 11 novels, including the New York Times notable book, "Lucky Billy." Visit the website to read the winning entries, as well as John Vernon's "10 Commandments for Writers."

Information on next year's contest will be posted in the fall.

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, May 20, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Center for Community room S484.

Creating the Sub-meter Image Base for the Arctic & Antarctic - Paul Morin

Paul Morin of the Polar Geospatial Center University of Minnesota will speak at the Institute of Arctic & Alpine Research on May 19, at 12 p.m. in RL 1, room 269 , 1560 30th St.

Over the past 5 years, the Polar Geospatial Center (PGC) has worked to task, archive and process commercial sub-meter imagery for both poles. We now have near-seamless orthorectified and mosaicked panchromatic imagery for Alaska, Greenland and Antarctica, with the rest of the Arctic expected in the next 12 months. See more at instaar.colorado.edu

May 13, 2015 • Sue Ponsor • susan.ponsor@colorado.edu

University Libraries Special Collections Reading Room closed June 15 – July 19

The Special Collections Reading Room at Norlin Library will be closed for construction from June 15 through July 19. If you have reference questions during that time period, email spc@colorado.edu and your message will be replied to during normal business hours. Please note that collections will not be accessible during the closure.

For more information, please call 303-492-6144, or email spc@colorado.edu.

May 12, 2015 • Deborah Hollis • spc@colorado.edu

ASSETT’s Flipped Classroom workshop

If you find yourself running out of lecture time, covering more remedial material than you’d prefer, or want to increase student engagement then come to ASSETT’s Flipped Classroom workshop on May 20 or 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This workshop includes lunch, a license for the screencasting software SnagIt, and a professional development award of $150.

Participation is limited to A&S faculty. Register to attend this workshop at: http://assett.colorado.edu/learn/workshopsbrown-bags/flipped-classroom-summer-workshop/

Need summer parking? Weekday permits available across from CU Engineering

Weekday parking permits are available for the summer in the lot at St. Aidan's (2425 Colorado Ave.) directly across the street from the CU Engineering Dept. ** Summer permit $100**; Limited annual permits available also. Questions? Contact: office@saintaidans.org or 303-443-2503. Available for purchase during office hours Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Our Website

Adult 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.

The Fall of the Wall and After in German Film - Online, Summer session B

Online course, Summer Session B

Learn about German culture during and after unification through film. This course introduces German films since 1989. Topics include: unification, remembering the Holocaust and WWII, representing terrorism, remembering East Germany, transnational film and international coproductions, Turkish German cinema and Germany in the European Union. Our analyses will be informed by cultural studies approaches to film.

GRMN/FILM 3514: German Society and Film after 1989 No prerequisites. Taught in English.

May 10, 2015 • Beverly Weber • beverly.weber@colorado.edu
http://gsll.colorado.edu

Spring Tree Walk May 12-13

Enjoy the splendor of Boulder in the spring. Join Vince Aquino to learn about the unique history and features of different species of trees located on CU’s campus—rain or shine. This event will take place on Tuesday, May 12, and Wednesday, May 13, at 5 p.m. Meet outside by the south entrance of the CU Natural History Museum.

May 8, 2015 • CU Natural History Museum • cumuseum@colorado.edu
http://cumuseum.colorado.edu/

ASSETT’s flipped classroom workshop

We’ll provide A&S participants with pedagogical strategies, technologies and resources to begin flipping their classroom and increase their students’ learning.

This workshop includes lunch, a license for the screencasting software, SnagIt, and a professional development award of $150. The award will be applied to an appropriate departmental speedtype and may not be used toward a salary stipend.

Register here

Seeking undergraduate research assistants: Gain experience with the Cognitive Development Center

Seeking motivated research assistants. Responsibilities vary with abilities/interests. Experience with kids and technology a plus. 6-8 hr/wk for two semesters typically required. Summer positions with more flexible commitments available; note summer availability in cover letter. If interested, send the following to cdclc@colorado.edu: cover letter (interests, type of research experience you’re seeking, desired capacity, availability); resume; unofficial transcript; names of 1-3 references. More information at colorado.edu/cognitivedevelopment.

FORCE: Enhancing function in later life

Seeking Boulder or Denver area residents and CU students, faculty, staff, and alumni age 65 and older for a research project.

Planning to live in the Boulder/Denver Area for next six months.

Compensation: $300 for six meetings plus a 16-week supervised exercise program.

Eligibility: 65 years old or older, NOT regular exercisers. No non-removable metal in body.

Contact: 303-492-9549 or force.researchstudy@gmail.com (Please leave your name and a number where we can reach you).

May 7, 2015 • Deborah Atwell • deborah.atwell@colorado.edu

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