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.

Study Abroad 101: You're almost there

Upcoming deadlines for study abroad programs this summer and fall range from early January to early March. Do not miss the chance to enhance your college experience with overseas studies!

Learn more about study abroad opportunities by completing Study Abroad 101, which covers key information to get you started on your study abroad journey. Study Abroad 101 is offered online and in person. Get started today!

CU NightRide: We're hiring!

Work at the heart of the university!

CU NightRide is a student-operated program dedicated to meeting the safety needs of CU students, faculty and staff by providing nighttime transportation to support a safe academic and socially responsible environment on campus and in the community.

We're hiring driver/dispatchers to take calls, coordinate rides and drive within the city of Boulder from sundown to 12:15/1:15 a.m. Read the full job description and learn how to apply at UMC Student Jobs.

Peanut-butter N' Luvin' community service Saturdays 1PM

A community service project for CU students Saturdays 1:00 p.m. Meets at CU's Wesley Student Center/Chapel. We prepare sandwiches, raisins, toiletries, etc. and then walk down to the Boulder Creek to serve and visit with many of our community's "visible" homeless persons. Open to people of all students of any or/no faith/religious backgrounds. "No preaching, no converting, Just Peanut-butter N' Luvin'." 1290 Folsom St., across from Folsom Field, at the corner of University Heights Avenue. Bring lip balm or socks to give away if you can.

Buffs United: An evening of poetry, performance and community art

Join #BuffsUnited for an evening of poetry, performance and community art projects. The first 100 student attendees of the Buffs United event will receive a free ticket to see Laverne Cox at 7:30 p.m. in Macky Auditorium.

Buffs United is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 25, from 5 to 7 p.m. in Old Main Chapel. The doors will open at 5 p.m., and the show starts at 5:30 p.m.

Run vs. bike: Economy/efficiency in runners, cyclists and triathletes

The Locomotion Lab is looking for volunteers to take part in a study that aims to compare running and cycling economy in runners, cyclists and tri/duathletes.

We are looking for healthy, male runners, cyclists or triathletes between 18 and 45 years of age. All experiments are completely non-invasive and will take one hour total.

January 18, 2017 • Wannes Swinnen • curunbikestudy@gmail.com

Global Seminar: Explore culture, media in Indonesia this summer

Attend a three-week field-based Global Seminar in Indonesia that explores the Mentawai Islands off the west coast of Sumatra, Padang and Bali. Learn the ethnographic method, documentary filmmaking and critical media practice while living with indigenous people and immersing in cultural politics.

Earn three upper-division credits for ANTH 3760. Open to all majors. The CAS Southeast Asia Study Abroad Scholarship ranges from $500 to $2,000 depending on financial need. Learn more at the informational meeting on Jan. 24 at 4 p.m. in Hale 450.

International internship opportunities with Education Abroad and Center for Asian Studies

Are you interested in earning academic credit through a summer internship in Tokyo, Japan?  The Center for Asian Studies and Education Abroad are offering three internship opportunities during summer 2017.  Join us for an interest meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 3 p.m. in HUMN 230 to learn more.

Feeling down? Struggling with anxiety? Worried about health or relationship problems?

Affordable psychotherapy is available at the Raimy Clinic in the Muenzinger Psychology Building on the University of Colorado Boulder campus. Special low rates are available for all CU Boulder students.

Raimy Clinic therapists can provide help coping with stress, depression, anxiety, relationship and academic issues and other difficulties, as well as helping you meet your goals for improving self-confidence and increasing healthy behavior.

For more information, call our intake line at 303-492-5177 or email raimy@colorado.edu.

Looking for piano lessons? We need you for our class practicum.

We are seeking one adult student with at least two to three years of piano at an intermediate level of playing. He/she will receive a minimum of nine lessons from an undergraduate piano major, who is teaching to fulfill the requirement for a piano pedagogy course this semester.

Lessons will begin on the first week of February. The rate is $10 per lesson. Our student teachers are very talented pianists, and their teaching will be supervised by the course instructor.

Contact Eneida Larti at larti@colorado.edu if interested.

January 18, 2017 • Eneida Larti • larti@colorado.edu

CU sports medicine student intern open house

Learn about undergraduate sports medicine internship opportunities working with University of Colorado varsity athletes, beginning fall 2017.

This event will be Thursday, Feb. 2 beginning at 5:30 p.m. with check-in, located in the front lobby of the Champions Center. A facility tour and presentation will follow from 6 to 7 p.m.

Please RSVP to sportsmedicine@colorado.edu.

January 18, 2017 • Sports Medicine • sportsmedicine@colorado.edu
http://www.cubuffs.com/

New UROP funding available for faculty grants

CU faculty can support undergraduates in research, scholarly and creative activities through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). Recent changes have simplified the process to apply. There are three faculty grant types: Team Grants for projects involving two or more undergrads, Department Development Grants for academic department development and Publication Grants for undergraduate research publications. Applications due Feb. 17 for SU 17 and AY 17-18 proposals.

Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates' public address: Tickets available Jan. 25

A public address by former U.S. Secretary of Defense and Central Intelligence Agency Director Robert Gates will be held Feb. 28 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Macky Auditorium Concert Hall.

Free tickets will be made available to CU Boulder students, faculty and staff on Wednesday, Jan. 25, and to the public on Wednesday, Feb. 1, on Eventbrite.

January 17, 2017 • Macky Auditorium Box Office • tickets.macky@colorado.edu
http://www.robertgates.eventbrite.com

Laverne Cox speech: Tickets available tomorrow, Jan. 18

Emmy-nominated actress Laverne Cox will speak at CU Boulder’s Macky Auditorium on Wednesday, Jan. 25. The speech is titled "Ain't I a Woman: My Journey to Womanhood."

Student and faculty/staff tickets will go on sale tomorrow, Jan. 18, at 10:30 a.m. in the UMC for $2 and $10, respectively. Cash only. Buff OneCard is required at time of purchase.

Community members can purchase tickets online for $20.

January 17, 2017 • Macky Auditorium Box Office • tickets.macky@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/macky/home

Open Mic Night - Feb. 7 8 p.m.

Singer? Songwriter? Poet? Musician? Dancer? Actor? Mime? Free monthly Open Mic Night at the Wesley Foundation Student Center/Chapel. Test drive something new. Show off something old. Have fun! Come perform and/or enjoy those who do!

First Tuesday of every month at 8 p.m. Uncensored, freedom of speech affirmed, yet also a safe space for all. Serious fun.

Visit the Facebook event page or the Wesley website for more information.

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

Blue Book Cafe: FREE Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

A new space for students and faculty to relax, study, play piano and hang out, the Blue Book Cafe is located in the blue A-frame building at 1290 Folsom Street (in the lounge at CU's Wesley Student Center).

There will be FREE ice water, coffee, tea and hot cocoa, as well as free wifi and comfy chairs and couches.

January 17, 2017 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org
http://www.wesleyf.org

International internship opportunities with Leeds and Study Abroad

Are you a Leeds School of Business student interested in earning academic credit through a summer international internship? To learn more, attend the international internship interest meeting on Monday, Jan. 23, at 5 p.m. in KOBL S233.

January 16, 2017 • Steven Rose • steven.rose@colorado.edu
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu

Apply to study abroad before Jan. 15 for a chance to win $500! 

Any student who opens a fall or summer 2017 CU Boulder study abroad application by Sunday, Jan. 15, will be entered into a drawing to win $500 toward their study abroad program. Two students will win!

You can receive advising from study abroad advisors in-person, via live chat, email at abroad@colorado.edu or phone at 303-492-7741. Visit abroad.colorado.edu for more information on how to get started, or contact us via online chat. The winners will receive funds once they are accepted and committed to their study abroad program.

January 13, 2017 • Allie Nunes • abroad@colorado.edu
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu

CU Book Store extended hours

The Book Store has extended hours, or you can shop online at www.cubookstore.com and have your books delivered to the store or your home.

Saturday, Jan. 14, and Sunday, Jan. 15: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 16: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 17, and Wednesday, Jan. 18: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 19: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 20: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 21, and Sunday, Jan. 22: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

We will also be open Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, Friday through Monday.

January 13, 2017 • CU Book Store • assist@cubookstore.com
http://www.cubookstore.com

Ethics and Compliance Brown Bag: Conflicts of Interest

January’s Brown Bag event is Monday, Jan. 23, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Rec Center Ice Rink Overlook Meeting Room. It will feature a presentation by Pamela Rosse, Research & Innovation Office, on conflicts of interest. Rosse will review specifics of what creates conflicts of interest for community members at all levels, provide context on why it matters and share mitigation techniques. Q&A will follow.

Attendees are welcome to bring lunch. Light refreshments will be provided. Please visit our website for full presentation details.

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, language 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.

Free Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament Jan. 17

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

Spring 2017 Dates
January 17, 31
February 14, 28
March 14
April 4, 18
Grand Championship (winners play-off): May 2

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

Spring 2017 tuition and fee bills available now

Bills are available now in MyCUInfo within the Billing Information tab.

Payment is due Feb. 3 (or Feb. 5 if you are paying online).

Payment plans are available until Feb. 4. Signing up for a payment plan will allow you to pay tuition and fees over three months.

January 11, 2017 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu

AIA Lecture Series: The peopling of the Americas in global perspective

Join archaeologist John F. Hoffecker at the CU Museum of Natural History on Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. as part of the AIA Lecture Series. Hoffecker will discuss the global dispersal of anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens) southward from Berengia into the Americas and explain how researchers use skeletal, genetic and archaeological data to reconstruct patterns and likely migration routes.

January 11, 2017 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/cumuseum/

Internships at The Nature Conservancy, History Colorado Center and more

Center of the American West is now accepting applications for our spring 2017 internships at History Colorado Center, The Nature Conservancy, National Indian Law Library at Native American Rights Fund and National History Day in Colorado at local public schools.

These 3-credit-hour internships require a total of 120 on-the-job hours, plus some academic activities. They will remain open until filled.

Visit the Center of the American West website for details.

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