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.

Paid Women's Wellness research study

CU Boulder Psychology and Neuroscience Department researchers are conducting a study involving an eight-week program designed to help prevent depression, reduce stress and promote health and well-being. Earn up to $190, and get a copy of your MRI on DVD.

Participants must be:
• Healthy women, with or without a history of depression
• Ages 18 to 55
• Willing to participate in two MRI scans
• Smartphone users with data plan
• Have internet access
• Have normal or corrected-to-normal vision

March 2, 2017 • Women's Wellness Study • womenswellness@colorado.edu

Big 5 Social Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

BIG 5 is a social innovation entrepreneurial boot camp that focuses on five global challenges.

We will be selecting 30 applicants from five broadly-defined backgrounds, equipping them with tools and access to expertise and over $10K of prizes on offer. Individuals will be split into diverse cross-campus teams that will work over a month to explore entrepreneurial solutions.

Open to students, faculty and staff.

March 2, 2017 • Bruno Peroni • Bruno.Peroni@colorado.edu

Equity and Excellence Award Call for Nominations - Due March 22

Do you know someone who is has made significant contributions to enhancing diversity and inclusion at CU Boulder? Nominate them!

The Equity and Excellence Award recognizes students, staff and faculty who have successfully and effectively worked to promote the principles of inclusive excellence in teaching and learning, higher education program management or leadership development. Online nominations are due March 22.

March 2, 2017 • Nola Salisbury • nola.salisbury@colorado.edu

Policy, Ethics and the Future of Drones: March 3 and 4

This two-day symposium on “Policy, Ethics and the Future of Drones” will bring an exciting lineup of speakers and panelists to address difficult issues of knowledge, power, ethics and regulation on the use and future of drones. The event is organized by the CU Grand Challenge, IRISS.

Seeking participants for online survey: Tell us about your interests!

Special Interests and Anthropomorphism Study is seeking participants. We invite all individuals 10+ years old, including those with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis. Your participation in the study will enter you into a monthly drawing for a $100 Amazon.com gift card.

Study details: We are asking you to participate by answering questions about your thoughts and experiences in an online survey. To participate, complete the online survey in order to be entered into the drawing.

Rothgerber Moot Court Competition

Join Colorado Law for the final round of the Rothgerber Moot Court Competition on Tuesday, March 14, at 4 p.m. in Wittemyer Courtroom. Please register to attend by Tuesday, March 7.

Congratulations to the law students competing: Josiah Beamish (2L), Stephen "Chip" Hennessy (2L), Ryan Lorch (3L) and Timbre Shriver (2L).

Jeff and Paige children's music concerts

Jeff and Paige return to the museum with their exciting fun-filled concerts that promote love of the outdoors and ecology, while bringing concepts like insect anatomy, energy conservation and plate tectonics to the whole family. If this sounds lofty for the kiddie set, then think again. The messages are delivered in a playful manner with memorable musical hooks that captivate children and adults alike.

They will perform two FREE shows at the CU Museum of Natural History at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. (It's usually less crowded at 1 p.m.)

COPFFN Forum 2017: Preparing for change in higher education

The Collaborative Preparing Future Faculty Network (COPFFN) 2017 forum titled "The Classroom as Sanctuary: Preparing for Change in Higher Education" will be held on Saturday, March 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Hale 270. Faculty from several colleges and universities will discuss issues in college teaching at different types of institutions of higher ed.

This is a free event. Click here for more details and to let us know if you plan to see us at the forum. Breakfast and lunch will be served.

Got a baby bump? Paid research study for first-time moms

Perinatal Emotion and Relationships Longitudinal Study (PEARLS)

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, birth and the postpartum period. The study can be completed online, over the phone and from your home.

If interested, please contact Laura River, study coordinator, by email or phone.
Email: pearlstudy@colorado.edu | Phone: 303-735-7547

March 1, 2017 • Laura River • pearlstudy@colorado.edu

Visiting Artist Lecture: Frohawk Two Feathers, March 7

Frohawk Two Feathers re-imagines colonial history in his intimate paintings, conjuring a fictional cast of subjects, including freed slaves, militiamen, dukes, lords and tribesmen. Two Feathers paints ink and acrylic scenes onto coffee- and tea-stained paper, detailing colonial uprisings against the imaginary superpowers Frengland and Fenoscandia. His images contain a mashup of references, combining elements of 18th- and 19th-century colonial portraiture and folk art.

The lecture is scheduled for Tuesday, March 7, at 6:30 p.m. in VAC 1B20.

CUnity Day is March 2

The Engineering Graduate Student Advisory Board is hosting CUnity Day on March 2 to show support for international students and remind the community "we all belong here."

CUnity Day participants are planning to wear #BeBoulderTogether t-shirts to fill the engineering halls with positive encouragement. Various engineering student organizations will be represented in the lobby, as well. The day will end with coffee and cookies at 3 p.m.

Pick up your t-shirt at the engineering lobby between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., now through March 1.

Deadlines are coming: Apply to spend three weeks in Indonesia this June

Focusing on Culture & Media in Southeast Asia, this program provides the opportunity to learn the ethnographic method and documentary film making onsite. Did we mention that applicants are eligible for a $500 to $2,000 scholarship from the Center for Asian Studies?

The deadline for this program is March 1. Interested? Start by completing Abroad 101 online by logging into abroad.colorado.edu with your IdentiKey and password, then connect with an Education Abroad adviser via drop-in advising, live chat, email or phone to open an application!

First Friday Buff Club is March 3

Join the UMC and The Connection for First Friday Buff Club on March 3 from 4 to 6 p.m. in The Connection (first floor UMC).

FLOAT NIGHT: Combine your favorite beverage with ice cream!
• FREE root beer floats! Prices vary for other beverages.
• $5 all-you-can-play deals for bowling and billiards.
• Free snacks and Papa John’s pizza.

Open to all CU Boulder students, faculty and staff. Must present Buff OneCard for entrance. Must be 21 or older to purchase and drink alcohol. Event is sponsored by CU Student Government.

Policy, Ethics and the Future of Drones: March 3 and 4

This two-day symposium on “Policy, Ethics and the Future of Drones” will bring an exciting lineup of speakers and panelists to address difficult issues of knowledge, power, ethics and regulation on the use and future of drones. The event is organized by the CU Grand Challenge, IRISS.

Better Boulder Day of Service

Join us for the annual Better Boulder Day of Service on April 29. Volunteer with over 350 other CU Boulder students, staff and faculty in a variety of projects that focus on different social and environmental issues across Boulder. Food, transportation and a free t-shirt will be provided.

Saturday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sign up here.

For more information please contact vrcenter@colorado.edu.

Alternative Breaks crowdfunding

Alternative Breaks sends teams of CU Boulder students to engage in community-based service projects during spring break, providing opportunities for immersion in diverse environments that enable students to experience, discuss and understand social issues in a significant way, ultimately, moving students toward action to make a positive impact.

Help their efforts by donating to individual trips. [Visit the Alternative Breaks Crowdfunding page] (http://www.colorado.edu/crowdfunding/?cfpage=program&program_id=61) to support.

IMPART Fellowship grant applications due April 4

IMPART Fellowships are available to CU Boulder faculty. Submit your proposal by Tuesday, April 4.

We seek proposals that improve the campus environment in the area of gender, ethnic and cultural diversity and promote inclusive excellence. Proposals that support faculty (especially assistant professors) initiating new research and scholarly programs, as well as expanding undergraduate curriculum in the areas of ethnic and gender diversity, are encouraged.

Earth Sciences & Map Library third annual photo contest

The Earth Sciences & Map Library is pleased to announce our third annual photo contest. Open to all undergraduate and graduate students, this photo contest is designed to highlight student photography depicting earth features and natural landscapes. Students can submit up to three photos by Friday, April 14, at 11:59 p.m.

More information, including how to submit photo(s), can be found at online by logging in with your CU Boulder IdentiKey.

Questions? Email Phil.White@colorado.edu.

Scholarship: $500 for Leaders in LGBTQ+ Communities

The University of Colorado Chancellor’s Standing Committee on Gender and Sexuality welcomes nominations for the 2017 Tito Torres Award. Student leaders and activists in LGBTQ+ communities are encouraged to apply to this scholarship. The award is $500.

The deadline for submission is Friday, April 21, at 5 p.m. to the Gender and Sexuality Center, 105 UCB, Center for Community N450, Boulder, CO 80309 or by email to Scarlet Bowen. Applications are available on our website.

Joanne Arnold Scholarship Available

The Joanne Arnold award is given to a faculty, staff, alumnus/a or community member who embodies the values of Joanne Arnold, who served as the inaugural chair of the Chancellor’s Committee and inspired many through charismatic leadership, tremendous courage and unflagging optimism.

Applications are available online and are due by Friday, April 21, at 5 p.m. to the Gender and Sexuality Center, 105 UCB, Center for Community N450, Boulder, CO 80309 or by email to Scarlet Bowen.

CUnity Day March 2

The Engineering Graduate Student Advisory Board will host CUnity Day on Thursday, March 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Engineering Center Lobby. Students interesting in participating can stop by the Engineering Center Lobby Feb. 27-March 1, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., to pick up a free #BeBoulderTogether T-shirt and learn more about CUnity Day.

February 27, 2017 • Jenny Ramirez Calderon • jera3272@colorado.edu

MALfunction #5: Dissent - 1 Researcher & 1 Artist Discuss Technology

MALfunction: A series of events pairing an artist and researcher whose works raise similar questions about technology. FREE & open to the public.

#5: Dissent, March 7 at 6:30 p.m. - Museum of Natural History, CU Boulder

At MALfunction #5, researcher Jonas Kaiser will present his work on how the internet has shaped far-right discourse. Artist Laleh Mehran will outline the complexities involved in creating artworks that critique dominant political ideologies, and the threat of severe personal ramifications that can emerge.

Buff OneCard office closure March 13

The Buff OneCard office will be closed from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Monday, March 13 for staff training. We apologize for any inconvenience. We will reopen at 11:30 a.m.