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.

Wondrous wolverines

Featuring the award-winning PBS "Nature" documentary Wolverine: Chasing the Phantom
Followed by a panel with:
*Eric Odell of the Colorado Parks and Wildlife
*Rebecca Watters of the Northern Rockies Conservation Cooperative
*Bridget Fahey of the U.S. Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
*Paige Singer of Rocky Mountain Wild
*Caitlin Balch-Burnett of Defenders of Wildlife

Come learn about this mysterious species and how to help save their habitat.

Wednesday April 16 at 6 p.m.
Fleming Law 155

Money Smart Week, April 21-24

Be financially fearless and attend Money Smart Week 2014, April 21-24. CU Money Sense will be presenting a fun-filled week of awesome (and free) personal finance workshops designed specifically for CU Boulder students. Make sure to RSVP ahead of time at cumoneysense@colorado.edu.

Workshops to include:
*Salary Negotiations
*Establishing Credit
*Saving & Investing
*Life & Money After College

Visit CU Money Sense for full schedule of times, dates, and locations.

Helping girls and women develop Healthy Body Image Community Talk April 17

Led by Carolyn Becker, professor of psychology at Trinity University, this community talk invites the public to discuss more than a decade’s worth of research on developing and disseminating proven strategies to prevent eating disorders and develop healthy body image. Becker will provide steps for freeing individuals, particularly women and girls, from excessive focus on physical appearance. A panel discussion featuring CU-Boulder researchers, BVSD counselors, eating disorder clinicians and other local experts will follow.

Registration is now open: ATLAS Digital Media Boot Camp 2014

Offered over Maymester (May 12-30), DMBC is a three-week intensive program that teaches a broad range of creative tech, computing and digital media skills. These small, hands-on, project-based classes are a stream-lined and compact way for any student, alumni, staff or community member to learn and apply a highly versatile and relevant set of technical and creative tools for today's market place. DMBC is offered in the learning labs of the ATLAS building. Additional info at: dmbc.colorado.edu. Space is limited, register today.

April 15, 2014 • Stephanie Wanek • stephanie.wanek@colorado.edu

Spring thaw out: **A cappella** show featuring **In the Buff** and **On the Rocks**

For only $5, come enjoy great music, and help support GlobeMed's Income Generation Programs, which benefit lower caste communities in the rural Dhading district of Nepal.

Check us out at http://www.globemedcu.org/

April 15, 2014 • Subada Soti • subada.soti@gmail.com

Enhancing your clinical practice: Helping girls and women develop healthy body image workshop

Carolyn Becker, professor of psychology at Trinity University, will lead a workshop for clinicians and educators that will introduce participants to a cognitive dissonance-based approach to preventing eating disorders. “The Body Project” is a body image improvement program that has been found to reduce onset of eating disorders in high school- and college-age females. The workshop (April 18 in the UMC) will deliver core components of “The Body Project.” The registration fee is $95, with a discount for students and BVSD counselors and staff.

weekday permit parking across from CU Engineering!

Parking available across from CU Engineering at 2425 Colorado. Annual permits are $370, school year & semester permits available for $170. Need summer parking only? $90 office hours: Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Questions? Contact Amanda at office@saintaidans.org or 303-443-2503.

Holy Week & Easter Services at St. Aidan's & Canterbury Colorado

Thurs, April 17: 12:05pm Maundy Thursday Holy Eucharist, 7:00pm Maundy Thursday Holy Eucharist and Footwashing Friday, April 18:12:05pm Good Friday Liturgy; 7pm Good Friday Labyrinth Walk Saturday, April 19:9am Holy Saturday Liturgy; 8pm The Great Vigil of Easter* Sunday, April 20: Easter Day 8am & 10:30am Holy Eucharist St. Aidan's & Canterbury Colorado is located at 2425 Colorado Avenue directly across the street from CU Engineering Dept. Visit our website

April 14, 2014 • Amanda Nuku • office@saintaidans.org

- - Stop by Regent for cake provided by the Student Employment Office on April 16

The National Student Employment Association has declared that the second week in April is National Student Employment Week. This year, that’s April 14 – 18, and we want to show you our appreciation.

Student employees and their supervisors should stop by and have a free slice of cake.

Wednesday, April 16, from 12 - 3 p.m. or until we run out of cake.

We'll be on the north side of the Regent Administrative Building, on the patio. If weather is bad, we will be inside the building in the atrium.

April 14, 2014 • Financial Aid/Student Employment Office • stdemp@Colorado.edu

Performance Friday!

The Center for Humanities and the Arts invites you to this month’s Performance Friday! featuring the science fiction comedy "Bill, The Galactic Hero," a collaborative film with Alex Cox of Film Studies and Chip Persons of Theatre and Dance. The hour will be shared with excerpts from the Ubuntu African Festival; directed by Nii Armah Sowah, senior instructor of dance. Please join us April 18, from 12 - 1 p.m., in the Center for British and Irish Studies (Norlin Library’s 5th Floor). Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for a free, light lunch.

Italian Film Festival 2014

Come spend an evening in Italy. Enjoy the local premiere of three recent, critically acclaimed Italian films at the 2014 Italian Film Festival USA of Boulder. All films shown in Italian with English subtitles, on the University of Colorado Boulder campus. "La Prima Neve" (First Snowfall) April 18, 6 p.m., ATLAS 100; "Teorema Venezia" (The Venice Syndrome) April 21, 6 p.m., ATLAS 100; "Viva La Liberta" (Long Live Freedom) April 22, 6 p.m., HUMN 250. All films are free and open to the public.

April 14, 2014 • Tina Pugliese • pugliese@colorado.edu

CU Buffs 'Green Scenes' video contest

We’re excited to announce the campus-wide CU Buffs Green Scenes video contest from One Million Acts of Green. Do you carry a reusable water bottle? Do you grow your own tomatoes? Do you ride your bike or skateboard to class? To enter the contest, take a 10 - 30 second video of your Act of Green, upload it to YouTube, and fill out the contest form: http://bit.ly/1llmjME

By submitting your video, you are authorizing the University of Colorado and the CU Environmental Center to use and reproduce the video materials for promotional purposes.

Ubuntu African festival April 19

This festival weaves African music, dance, stories, plastic arts and dramatic expression into a complex, seamless, vibrant tapestry of joyous community celebration. April 19.

Win $40 gift card at the UMC

The UMC wants to know what you think. What are we doing well and where can we improve? Why do you love the UMC and what would make us better? Complete this online, anonymous survey by Friday, April 18, and you can enter to win one of ten $40 gift cards to Alferd Packer Grill / Baby Doe's.

April 14, 2014 • Andrea Zelinko • zelinko@colorado.edu

Our French world April 17

A celebration of French-speaking culture from around the world. Join us on April 17, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. in Eaton Humanities Living Room for food, games, prizes and a live band at 4 p.m. Sponsored by the Cultural Events Board. Free and open to the public.

April 14, 2014 • Leah Holz • Leah.Holz@colorado.edu


Almost every Wednesday, CU International meets "somewhere" in Boulder to have a casual and relaxing dinner. Venues range from cheap and simple to a little more expensive and rather elaborate, but we try to go to a variety of places. If you would like to get updates on CUWednesday, and because attending dinner sometimes requires that we have an idea of how many people will attend, please sign up for our email list or join our Facebook group. Learn more here: http://internationalcu.com/.

April 14, 2014 • CU International • cuinternational@colorado.edu

'Side by Side' by Sondheim

This dazzling array of some of Sondheim's best-known songs features numbers from landmark shows that revolutionized the musical theatre with their masterful craft and astounding creativity: "Company," "Follies," "A Little Night Music," "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," "Anyone Can Whistle" and "Pacific Overtures," not to mention the classics written with musical theatre giants Leonard Bernstein, Jule Styne and Richard Rodgers, "West Side Story," "Gypsy" and "Do I Hear a Waltz?"

FrackingSENSE 2.0: What we know, what we don't know and what we hope to learn

The Center of the American West, in conjunction with the AirWaterGas Sustainability Network and Boulder County are proud to introduce the spring edition of FrackingSENSE 2.0. We encourage our speakers to offer evidence-based findings that might lead to recommendations and prescriptions for the future. All of our upcoming speakers will demonstrate how they weigh evidence, evaluate conflicting studies and appraise contradictory claims. Join us most Tuesdays, Feb. 11 - Apr. 15, at 6:30 p.m. Hale 270. For more information visit www.centerwest.org.

April 14, 2014 • Jessica Brawner • admin@centerwest.org

Public author reading and signing: 'Beautiful Fools'

In conjunction with his visit to CU-Boulder, the scholar and creative writer R. Clifton Spargo will read from his novel "Beautiful Fools: The Last Affair of Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald" at Innisfree Bookstore & Café, 1203 13th St., Boulder, on Friday, April 18, at 7 p.m. The event is supported by CU's President's Fund for Humanities.

Spargo is a blogger for The Huffington Post and has published stories and essays in a wide variety of literary journals. He is currently the Provost's Visiting Writer in Fiction at the University of Iowa.

April 14, 2014 • Henry Pickford • henry.pickford@colorado.edu

Fun summer job opportunity on campus

Looking for an unforgettable summer job? Summer Study is looking for energetic, outgoing staff to mentor, teach and coach high school students this summer for 3 - 5 weeks. Juniors, seniors, graduate students, faculty and alumni are welcome to apply. Compensation includes salary, room, board and expenses. On-campus interviews will be held on April 17, 6 - 9 p.m. at Continuing Education. For more information call David Wolk at 800-666-2556 or Barbara Russell at 303-492-7735. Offered through the Division of Continuing Education.

April 14, 2014 • Barbara Russell • Barbara.Russell@Colorado.edu

Learner’s Lunch@Norlin: 10 easy steps for open scholarship

Are you maximizing the impact of your scholarship and teaching activities? Open scholarship may broaden access to knowledge and information, reduce costs and enhance the impact of scholarship and education. In this workshop you will learn easy steps you can take to share your research, make your work discoverable and become an open scholar.

April 16, 12 – 1 p.m., in E113 Norlin Commons

April 14, 2014 • Caroline Sinkinson • caroline.sinkinson@colorado.edu

Learner’s Lunch @ Music: Getting to inbox zero

This class covers the core principles of getting to inbox zero and staying there. Informed by David Allen's "Getting Things Done" system, we will focus heavily on how to process email and maintain tasks/projects in simple and reliable systems. Participants will leave with strategies for getting their email inbox to zero messages, a fresh framework for managing tasks, projects, and priorities, as well as suggestions on software that can support these healthy practices.

April 16, 12 - 1 p.m., N285 Music Library

The conscience of literature: The Holocaust, testimony, and the work of historical fiction

In this public lecture Professor R. Clifton Spargo will discuss testimonial writing - both personal accounts and historical fiction - as a public act that involves accountability to the self, others, and the past. While exploring topics ranging from the Holocaust to mental illness, civil rights and gender-based violence, he will connect the work of literature and the act of writing to the work of history. Spargo is the author of two scholarly works on Holocaust literature and the novel "Beautiful Fools."

April 17, 7 p.m., Hale 270

April 14, 2014 • Henry Pickford • henry.pickford@colorado.edu

Feminist literary collective

Interested in expanding your feminist horizons? Come and join the Women’s Resource Center book club as we read and discuss a selected text each month surrounding pertinent women’s issues as they intersect with race, class, gender, sexuality. The book club will encourage open and free discussion. It is a great way to start reading again if you have not done so in a while, as well as engage in conversation feminist-friends-to-be. Join us Friday, April 18, from 1 to 3 p.m. in UMC 416 to discuss "Girl, Interrupted" by Susanna Kaysen.

Forza Motorsport 4 video game tournament April 11

Join us Friday, April 11, at 7 p.m. and show us how it's done. Our second to last tournament, Forza Motorsport 4 is here.

The Connection located on the 1st floor of the UMC is hosting video game tournaments every other Friday this spring. Sign up starts at 6 p.m. and play begins at 7 p.m. There's a $5 entry fee.

Prizes for top finishers.

Our last tournament is on April 25: HALO 4.

Games will be on PlayStation 3, XBOX 360 or Nintendo Wii gaming systems. Tournament formats will be double elimination and/or round robin.