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IFS Presents: CU at the Movies - 'Throne of Blood'

Hosted by Hadley Kamminga-Peck, Shakespeare at CU Akira Kurosawa’s visceral interpretation of Macbeth.

35mm print.

Admission: $8 and the screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Sunday, Sept. 25.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com.

Bursar's Office brief closure on Monday, Sept. 26

The Bursar's Office will be closed briefly on Monday, Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. so that staff can attend a special event. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

September 23, 2016 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu

Call for applications - Innovation team of graduate students

CU is looking for creative, entrepreneurial students who would like to gain experience with research innovations, while helping our cutting edge research make commercial and social impact in areas like:

  • Assessment of pain from functional magnetic resonance imaging activity
  • Custom animated agents on web and mobile devices
  • Distance and contact force sensing robotics

Apply by Oct. 1. Teams require a 10 hour per week commitment. Visit our website.

11th annual Fall Convocation: Celebrating faculty achievements

You are cordially invited to join in the celebration of our outstanding faculty on Friday, Sept. 30 during the eleventh annual Fall Convocation from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Center for British & Irish Studies, Norlin Library.

Welcome by Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano

Introduction of Faculty Members Receiving Tenure and Promotion by Provost Russell Moore

Presentation of Provost’s Faculty Achievement Awards

Presentation of Student Affairs Faculty Award

Reception immediately following awards ceremony.

11th annual Fall Convocation panel presentation - Republican and Democratic tickets

Sept. 30: 11 to 11:50 a.m. Center for British & Irish Studies Norlin Library

The current political season features candidates on the Republican and Democratic tickets who have the highest negative ratings of any candidate in recent history. And the election is occurring in a time of increased polarization in the country, increasingly pointed coverage by the media and a steady stream of negative advertising. What does all of this mean for the candidate who wins in November? And what are the implications for U.S. politics moving forward?

11th annual Fall Convocation panel presentation Sept. 30

10 to 10:50 a.m. Center for British and Irish Studies, Norlin Library “Air Wars and Ground Games” With Election Day quickly approaching, experts from political science explore campaigning in what has been a particularly tumultuous presidential election cycle. How are campaign ads used to mobilize voters? How has campaigning adapted to the use of social networks? What techniques are used to utilize social networks for voter turnout? These important issues will be explored, along with examples of advertising that implement these strategies.

Extreme bowling Friday and Saturday nights!

7 p.m. to close
Electrify your Friday and Saturday nights at the only Extreme Bowling in Boulder!
Black lights, lane lights and color pins. Win prizes for color head pin strikes.

2016 Spring Dates
Every Friday and Saturday night through Apr. 30
Closed for Spring Break Mar. 19, 25, 26

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

9-Ball Billiards Tournament Oct. 5

Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk. Play begins at 7 p.m.
$5 entry fee.

Tournaments run in either double elimination or round robin format. BCA rules apply. Prizes for top finishers. Learn more

Fall 2016 Dates
9-Ball: Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 2, Nov. 30
8-Ball: Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16

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

Curious about the UMC? Join the UMC Board

Join the UMC Board and be part of the decisions that help the UMC fulfill its mission. The UMC Board is the governing board for CU's student union and currently has openings for student members. You must be able to make the board meetings on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7 p.m. It is a great leadership opportunity for new and returning CU students. Learn more and apply by Oct 3.

September 22, 2016 • Andrea Zelinko • zelinko@colorado.edu

Seeking nominations for Global Citizen Award

The Office of International Education is seeking applications for the Global Citizen Award. The award honors and recognizes outstanding contributions to international understanding by members of the CU Boulder community. Applications due Oct. 7, 5 p.m. The recipients of awards will be honored during International Education Week at a special awards ceremony on Nov. 16, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Further information about the awards, application, and how to nominate someone: www.colorado.edu/oie/awards-and-recognitions/global-citizen-award-nominations

IFS presents: CU at the movies - 'Time Bandits'

New digital restoration to celebrate Art House Theater Day. Hosted by Chris Pearce, Film Studies Program.

Parents may not approve of this dark, violent 1981 children's film, which is what makes it such a good one.

Admission: $8 and the screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Saturday, Sept. 24.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com.

IFS Presents: CU at the movies - 'Hunt for the Wilderpeople'

Hosted by Angelica Lawson, Departments of Film and Ethnic Studies.

From the director of "What we do in the Shadows". A well-told adventure spoof with a delinquent kid played by newcomer Julian Dennison and a gruff codger played by veteran Sam Neill, on the run from the cops.

Admission: $8 and the screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Friday, Sept. 23.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com.

Global seminar: Study international finance in London

Study international finance in London this summer. This seminar includes lectures from prominent financial professionals and site visits to companies such as Lloyd’s of London, Bloomber and Paris. Eligibility requirements include a minimum 2.5 GPA and coursework in business or economics. To learn more, join us on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 5 to 6 p.m. in KOBL 355.

Conservation biology and practice in Brazil’s Atlantic forest – May study abroad program

Earn three credits in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest on this exciting CU Boulder global seminar. Experience operational conservation programs in the Serra do Mar Biodiversity Corridor and participate in community-based conservation solutions. Students from a range of disciplines with an interest in conservation are encouraged to apply. Offered as EBIO 4340/5340 & ENVS 4340/5340, this fulfills the EBIO Lab/Field and 4000-course major requirements and ENVS's application/specialization requirements. Interest meeting: Sept. 28, 3:30 p.m. in UMC 245.

Global seminar: Doing business in China interest meeting

Global seminar: Doing business in China, interest meeting on Sept. 22 at 5 p.m. in KOBL S125 or Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. in KOBL 102. Explore important topics related to succeeding in China’s business environment, meet with business leaders, visit industrial sites and universities, and seek to understand challenges faced by businesses operating in China. In addition, you will discover key cultural features of China ranging from rural life to the Great Wall. Fulfills the global track requirement for business minors. Open to business minors only.

Study film and art in Rome next summer: Interest meeting - Sept. 28

Students can spend three weeks in May and June studying film, art and culture in Rome. All majors can apply and receive three UD credits. Course taught in English. Fulfills UD Literature and Arts core. Program led by film studies Professor, Suranjan Ganguly. Film screenings and lectures are combined with excursions in and around Rome. Learn more at an informational meeting: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 7 to 8 p.m., ATLAS 1B31.

September 21, 2016 • Suranjan Ganguly • ganguly@colorado.edu

Mosaic Gospel Choir Wednesdays, 7 p.m.

Sing your heart out with CU's Mosaic Gospel Choir on Wednesday nights, 7 p.m. at CU's Wesley Student Center/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

SLA reading group at ALTEC

Join us for our fall SLA reading group. ALTEC turns its full attention to Second Language Acquisition (SLA) and Applied Linguistics during the summer when it hosts a multi-week workshop in SLA. During the regular academic year, ALTEC hosts the SLA Reading Group, which follows up on themes from the summer workshop. This year, individual differences in student learning will be the topic, and we will focus on the work of Zoltán Dörnyei, a Hungarian researcher whose specialization is student motivation. For more information contact Mark Knowles.

September 20, 2016 • Mark Knowles • Mark.Knowles@colorado.edu

Pell Grant students - Special study abroad scholarship

Pell Grant recipients: Federal funding, via the Gilman Scholarship, is available for study abroad in addition to your current financial aid package. We'll cover the application process and tips for a successful application. Thursday, Sept. 15 at 12 p.m. (the CUE, 3rd floor C4C) and Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 4:15 p.m. (Fleming 241). Sponsored by Study Abroad, SASC and the CUE.

September 20, 2016 • Steve Rose • Steven.Rose@Colorado.edu

Global seminar: Doing business in China interest meeting

Global seminar: "Doing Business in China" (Beijing and Shanghai) interest meeting: Thurs., Sept. 22 at 5 p.m. in Koelbel S125 or Wed., Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. in Koelbel 102. Explore important topics related to succeeding in China’s business environment, meet with business leaders, visit industrial sites and universities and seek to understand challenges faced by businesses operating in China. In addition, you will discover key cultural features of China ranging from rural life to the Great Wall. Fulfills the Global Track requirement for Business.

Geospatial data processing in Python workshop

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 20, 1 p.m.

Where: East Campus, SEEC C120, just north of the auditorium.

We will cover scripting geospatial data processing in Python, with an aim toward remote sensing and GIS applications. After this one-hour clinic, participants will be able to manipulate and perform basic analyses on raster and vector data in a programming environment. Skills covered in this workshop are especially useful for automating GIS workflows and performing complex analyses on large geospatial datasets.

September 20, 2016 • Elise Gowen • elise.gowen@colorado.edu

'Comics & Culture: Islam in Graphic Novels Sept. 21'

Presented by Project Nur and Cultural Events Board: The author of Ms Marvel, G. Willow Wilson will be giving a keynote address about her experience creating the first female Muslim character in the mainstream graphic novels, as well as share her own experiences as an American Muslim within the context of Marvel and comics. A short Q&A will follow her talk, and a book signing (the book store will be selling Ms Marvel comics as well). Glenn Miller Ballroom. Sept. 21. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the event is free for students and the public.

Comprehensible input with Amick Chen

Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 4 p.m. in Hellems 152.

Comprehensible input is the key to language acquisition. Through a movie talk sample lesson, participants will learn about CI strategies for fun class activities and meaningful ways to get repetitions in order to engage students in the World Language classrooms.

This discussion will be led by Amick Chen, the recipient of the Teacher of the Year Award 2015-16 in Colorado, so don't miss out on this event!

September 20, 2016

Language informants needed

ALTEC is seeking language informants for an intermittent week in helping in testing Amharic and Tigrinya.

For more information please contact the ALTEC program director, Mark Knowles, at mark.knowles@colorado.edu.

September 20, 2016 • Mark Knowles • mark.knowles@colorado.edu

ALTEC non-credit Portuguese course

Non-credit Portuguese is now available for students who are interested. Beginning Portuguese requires no previous knowledge or exposure to Portuguese, so everybody is welcome! This class begins with basic skill building for communication and introduces cultural information through a variety of classroom activities. The course runs Oct. 14 through Dec. 9, Fridays 5 to 6:50 p.m.

Register here Contact us altec@colorado.edu

September 20, 2016 • Anderson Language & Technology Center • altec@colorado.edu