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Free Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament Aug. 30

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. Learn more

Fall 2016 Dates
August 30
September 13, 27
October 11, 25
November 8, 29
Grand Championship (winners play-off): December 6

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events!
The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor

All-new late-start Spanish 2: Mid-July through mid-August

This class builds upon the basic knowledge and skills acquired in Level 1. Material to be reviewed: the present tense, irregular verbs and "me gusta", ser and estar. New material: the preterite and imperfect tenses, indirect and direct object pronouns, and gustar. Vocabulary topics will include: food, dress, work, and the environment.

Register

All-new late-start French 2: Mid-July through mid-August

This class builds upon the basic knowledge and skills acquired in Level 1. Material to be reviewed: the present tense, irregular verbs, and more. New material: the preterite and imperfect tenses, indirect and direct object pronouns, and gustar. Vocabulary topics will include: food, dress, work, and the environment. Register

Hindi returns to ALTEC

Want to travel to India in the near future? In this 5-week course, you will learn basic Hindi conversational skills in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. You will learn how to introduce yourself, how to find your way (google maps don't work so well in India!) and be able to order food in a restaurant. You will also learn about Indian culture, Bollywood, Indian food and festivals. The goal is to feel comfortable with the language and have fun with it. Register

Late summer non-credit language courses

We're releasing our all new late summer non-credit language courses, allowing you to build language skills before your vacation next year! The classes run from mid July - mid August. We're offering Spanish 2, French 2 and Beginning Hindi. Learn a new language through fun activities today! Register

Summer workshops for kids at the CU Museum

There are still spots available to sign your children up for workshops at the CU Museum of Natural History on Friday mornings! Our newest exhibit Becoming Butterflies will be our jumping-off point to cross-pollinate science and art. Your elementary-age child will visit exhibits, participate in hands-on creative activities with real museum tools and specimens, and move through natural areas outside of the museum.

Each workshop meets for three hours from 9 a.m. - noon. Advance registration required.

Research opportunity for first-time mothers

Researchers in CU’s Department of Psychology and Neuroscience are recruiting women who are currently pregnant with their first child to participate in a paid study of their experiences of pregnancy and birth.

July 7, 2016 • Laura River, Study Coordinator • pearlstudy@colorado.edu
http://www.cucrest.com/pearls/

ISSS-2016 'Realizing Sustainable Futures in Socio-Ecological Systems'

60th Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Systems Sciences with speakers from Future Earth, UNESCO Project Anticipation, DOI Strategic Sciences Group, Blue Economy, Capital Institute, World Academy of Art and Science, Indigenous groups, more. Public programs Monday (Macky), Wednesday (UMC), and Friday (Fiske). Graduate credit course (3cr) through ENVS July 22-30 associated with conference attendance. CU student, staff and faculty discount. Pre-conference workshops. Main conference July 25-29. http://www.isss2016usa-india.com

July 5, 2016 • Dr. John Kineman • john.kineman@colorado.edu
http://www.isss2016usa-india.com

Fun research projects for kids

The Cognitive Development Center in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience is looking for children age birth to 12 years old who are interested in playing games that will help teach us about self control and cognitive strategies. A visit, scheduled at your convenience, lasts about 60 minutes. Babysitting is available for siblings. Parents are compensated for travel and kids receive a fun prize.

For more information or to sign up, see our information below or call us at 303-492-6389.

ENVS 5100-570 Systemic Thinking In Practice

This is a special schedule 3-credit Grad course (Upper Division with permission) associated with ISSS-2016, the 60th conference of the International Society for the Systems Sciences. The Theme is: "Realizing Sustainable Futures in Socio-Ecological Systems". See Conference Website. Students must register with ISSS. ENVS Credit students must also enroll through Continuing Education (at a significantly reduced rate for conference attendees). Note: Course is not listed in catalog.

July 5, 2016 • Dr. John Kineman • john.kineman@colorado.edu
http://www.isss2016usa-india.com

$75 Easy Money

Transport job: Pick up an 8 x 10 rug on Odell Drive in Erie. Deliver it to a Loghill home in Ridgway. Pick up must occur before July 6 or 7.
This would be great for someone going to Ouray, Montrose or Ridgway for the Fourth of July weekend. Eve 970-626-9862 (best contact option)

June 30, 2016 • Eve Becker-Doyle • evebeckerdoyle@icloud.com

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