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.

Nature Church - Sundays 10:10AM

Experience nature as "church."

A series of outings in the foothills surrounding Boulder. We'll have brief moments of setting intention, reflection, prayer, pondering, & alternative forms of communion. Ideally, you'll be able to walk up to 4 miles in the high country - up to 2 miles in & out, depending on the week.

Meet at CU's Wesley Chapel, 1290 Folsom St. at 10:10AM. We'll carpool & return by Noon.

"The mountains are calling and I must go." John Muir "Jesus often withdrew to the wilderness for prayer." Luke 5:16

Soul Food Sundays 5 p.m.

A time to reflect upon how God is at work in our lives and in the world while enjoying a free home-cooked meal. Casual, conversational, social justice minded, science embracing, Jesus-loving Christianity. Meets in the lounge at CU's Wesley Chapel.

Wesley Fellowship is a progressive Christian campus ministry that helps university students grow in faith, service, and love. Fully LGBTQI-friendly. "Stretch your mind, feed your soul!" 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, at the corner of University Heights Avenue.

October 4, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Friday night concert and rave Oct. 2

Six local musicians and DJs. Six times the fun. Get your rave on at Wesley Student Center. 8 p.m. - midnight. Friday, Oct. 2. For CU Students. Free.

Hosted by professional DJ (& CU alumn) "D-Joya!"

Wesley Student Center, 1290 Folsom St. at the corner of University Heights Avenue, across from Folsom Field.

Substance-free Fun. Bring friends!

Learn more: https://www.facebook.com/events/1501565716835192/

CWA Athenaeum presents: Jo Becker

The Conference on World Affairs at CU-Boulder is honored to welcome Jo Becker, an award-winning journalist for the New York Times, a critically acclaimed author, a Pulitzer Prize winner and a University of Colorado graduate. She published the book The Forcing of Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality in 2014, covering the fight to present the case of same-sex marriage before the Supreme Court.

October 1, 2015 • Briana Johnson • ath@colorado.edu

Women's wellness study

Participants needed for a paid research study.

Researchers in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at CU-Boulder are conducting a study seeking to understand the neuroscience of emotion and well-being. If you are a woman between 18 – 55, you may be eligible to participate.

Earn up to $180.

Participants must be:

  1. Healthy women OR Women with a history of depression
  2. Ages 18 - 65
  3. Willing to participate in an MRI assessment
  4. Smartphone users

Contact us at:

womenswellness@colorado.edu 303-492-7378.

October 1, 2015 • Marina Lopez-Sola, PhD. • womenswellness@colorado.edu

CU on the Weekend: Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio and the birth of humanism Oct. 10

Join Valerio Ferme, professor of Italian and associate dean for the arts and humanities, for a talk exploring the humanities through the work of Italy’s “three crowns,” Dante, Petrarch and Boccaccio, and showing how the values that they made central to their writings continue to engage us today, in an age that seems so distant and different from their own. Saturday, Oct. 10, 1 to 3 p.m., Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, Butcher Auditorium. Part of CU on the Weekend, which is free and open to the public.

October 1, 2015 • CU on the Weekend • weekend@colorado.edu

Global seminar information session for CU Faculty

Global seminars are summer courses where a faculty member takes a group of CU undergraduate students to study in an Asian country. Courses may focus on any topic related to the country they are based in. For the information session, we have invited past global seminar leaders to describe their experiences, and will also offer brief presentations by Study Abroad and CAS. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 12 to 1 p.m., CAS Conference Room (1424 Broadway). Lunch will be provided, so please RSVP to casevent@colorado.edu by Tuesday, Oct. 6.

Monday Night Bowl special Oct. 5

Monday Nights, 6 p.m. to close

Make Mondays special! $8 per person for two hours of unlimited bowling. Shoes and a fountain drink are included in the price. Come alone, or with friends or family. Everyone is welcome. This is the best deal.

Click here to learn about all The Connection's weekly events.

2015 DATES:

  • Every Monday except:
  • Not available Nov. 23
  • The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor

    October LASP public lecture: 'Zombie Satellites, Killer Electrons, and Physics in Space!'

    In this Oct. 7 talk, Craig Rodger, a space physics researcher from New Zealand, will discuss how Earth-orbiting satellites can be damaged or even lost due to increased high-energy electron fluxes in the Earth’s radiation belts. Professor Rodger studies how these high energy particles are lost into the polar atmosphere using the AARDDVARK satellite network located in the Arctic and Antarctic.

    7:30 p.m. in the LSTB building (rm 299), located at 1234 Innovation Dr. in the east campus research park.

    Doors open at 7 p.m. FREE

    Cleopatra: An archaeological perspective on Egypt’s last pharaoh

    Join John Hale as he presents an illustrated tour of the Egypt that Cleopatra inherited from her Ptolemaic ancestors. View her self-chosen portraits on coins and temple walls, learn about her extraordinary achievements as goddess, priestess, queen, civil administrator, scholar, lover, and above all, mother. This free lecture will take place Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. in the Eaton Humanities Building, room 1B50 on CU-Boulder’s main campus as part of the Archaeological Institute of America Lecture Series.

    September 30, 2015 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@colorado.edu

    Free T-shirt day Oct. 7

    Do you love free T-shirts? Do you like to design your own T-shirt? Then Oct. 7 is the day for you. Stop by the UMC fountain area to print a custom T-shirt with CWA and local printmakers.

    We will have three designs to choose from and five different super soft T-shirt colors.

    Come to the UMC fountain area on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    September 30, 2015 • Amanda Roper • amanda.roper@colorado.edu

    Literature and Arts Festival Oct. 15

    Want to make an ordinary Thursday afternoon extraordinary? Then join us for a cup of complimentary coffee or tea, engaging conversation and a chance to win prizes.*

    The Literary Buffs of the CU Department of English proudly presents the Literature and Arts Festival on Oct. 15, at Innisfree from 4 to 7 p.m.

    This event, which is free and open to the public, celebrates the gift of literature and the arts by showcasing the current work of CU faculty and graduate students. This year, we have partnered with the BaoBao Library.

    September 30, 2015 • Adriane Genette • Adriane.Genette@colorado.edu

    Fool for a Day: Bob Mankoff - The History of Humor and the Humor of History

    Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m. Eaton Humanities 1B50 The Center of the American West’s Fool for a Day Award Featuring The New Yorker Cartoon Editor Bob Mankoff

    We are thrilled to announce the first Center of the American West Fool for a Day Award. This award was created to celebrate those individuals whose temperaments support the central conviction of the Center of the American West: a dose of good humor is essential to constructive public discussion, and not coincidentally, to public health.

    Join us for an evening with Bob Mankoff.

    September 30, 2015 • Austin Quinty • admin@centerwest.org

    Women's Wellness Study

    Do you struggle with your thoughts?

    You are not alone. Our study might be right for you.

    Earn up to $180!

    Researchers in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at CU-Boulder are conducting a study involving an 8-week program designed to help prevent depression, reduce stress and promote health and well-being.

    We are looking for women who:

    1. Have had depression in the past
    2. Are between the ages of 18-65
    3. Are willing to participate in an MRI assessment

    Contact us: womenswellness@colorado.edu 303-492-7378

    September 30, 2015 • Marina Lopez-Sola, PhD. • womenswellness@colorado.edu

    Bursar's Office opening late Friday, Oct. 2

    The Bursar's Office will open at 9:15 a.m. instead of 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 2, so staff can attend training.

    September 30, 2015 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu

    CU Boulder awarded $1.5M to increase graduation of first-generation and low-income students

    The Department of Education has awarded the University of Colorado Boulder $1.5 million over 5 years to continue TRiO Student Support Services, which has served CU-Boulder students since 1986. Hosted by the Student Academic Success Center, under the new leadership of Robert Boswell (principal investigator) and Loretta Wahl (program director), the CU-Boulder TRiO SSS provides comprehensive academic support services to 186 first-generation, low-income and other eligible students. For more information, please contact triosss@colorado.edu.

    September 30, 2015 • Loretta Wahl • triosss@colorado.edu

    Science Discovery offering two fall session programs

    We are offering exciting All-Day classes on BVSD student off days Oct. 12 and Nov. 11, for kids ages 6 to 12 yrs. Online registration is available here.

    Session II of the Fall After-School Program is now online and open for registrations. Call 303-735-2230 or 303-492-7188 or check our website.

    CU employees receive 5% discount!

    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, 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, one block north of Colorado Avenue, at the corner of University Heights Avenue. Drop-ins welcome. LGBTQI-friendly. Bring friends. (Don't need to be Christian. Open to all.) Facebook

    Oct. 26: NBC Universal information session

    Come and learn about the NBCUniversal Campus 2 Career programs, ask questions and learn how to get your foot in the door in broadcasting, TV production, digital media technology, sports broadcasting, computer science engineering, etc.


    Free pizza and drinks.

    Open to all, but of special interest to CMCI and engineering students.

    Date: Monday, Oct. 26

    Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

    Location: Armory 218

    September 29, 2015 • Kimberly Donovan • kim.donovan@colorado.edu

    Dances of Universal Peace Tues. Sept. 29 7PM

    Educational. Physical. Spiritual. Fun.

    Tuesday, September 29th 7:00pm FREE.

    Wesley Student Center, 1290 Folsom St. (just east of Folsom Field in the blue A frame).

    Accompanied by live music & inspired by sacred phrases & mantras from the world's wisdom & spiritual traditions. Learn more at www.DUP-CO.com.

    "One should consider every day lost in which we have not danced at least once." -Nietzsche-

    September 29, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

    Discover your new favorite Latino authors at Norlin Library

    Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with a book by a Latino author. Visit the display near the Norlin Library circulation desk, Sept. 28 through Oct. 2 to check out a selection of your librarians’ favorites.

    September 29, 2015 • Alison Hicks • alison.hicks@colorado.edu

    Barcelona literature and culture global seminar

    Attend class and live in Barcelona on this exciting global seminar. Earn six credits in five weeks while completing SPAN 3270 (fulfills the Human Diversity core requirement) and SPAN 3230. Participate in excursions to world-class museums and theaters; see the remarkable street culture and more. Great for SPAN, SPPR, IAFS and others. Learn more: Wednesday, Oct. 7, 4 to 5 p.m., UMC 425. (Photo by Juan Herrero-Senés).

    Cyclists and non-cyclists needed for research study

    The Applied Exercise Science Lab is seeking 18-35 year-old volunteers: 1) cyclists who train >8 hrs/wk, or 2) non-cyclists who participate in >3 exercise sessions/wk of >30 min totally 2.5-5 hrs/wk. Participants must have been at an altitude similar to Boulder for >3 wks. Activity screening questions will be asked upon inquiry. You will be asked to cycle at submaximal and supramaximal intensities. The study will require 8 hrs: 4 visits, 2 hrs/visit. VO2max, lactate threshold, efficiency and training zone break downs provided.

    September 29, 2015 • Eric Homestead • homestea@Colorado.edu

    Ali Abunimah: 'The Battle for Justice in Palestine'

    Ali Abunimah is a journalist and writer. He is a co-founder and the director of the widely acclaimed online publication The Electronic Intifada. His most recent book is The Battle for Justice in Palestine. In his presentation, he will provide a detailed analysis of the current situation in Israel/Palestine and presents his vision for a just and lasting peace. Recent achievements of the boycott movement (BDS) will also be discussed. Information: Oct. 7, Eaton Humanities 150, 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served and books signed.

    September 29, 2015 • Nicolas Bousserez • nibo9370@colorado.edu

    Blue Book Free Cafe Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    A new space for students and faculty to relax, study and hang-out.

    Free coffee, tea and cocoa. Free wifi. Comfy chairs & couches.

    In the Lounge at CU's Wesley Student Center, the blue A-frame building at 1290 Folsom St., across from Folsom Field, at the corner of University Heights Avenue.

    September 29, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org