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2014 Diversity and Inclusion Summit, Nov. 11-12

Building the Road Map: Educate, Inspire, Empower and Transform

2014 marks the 50th commemoration of the landmark 1964 Civil Rights Act. This act, along with the 1965 Voting Rights Act and the Fair Housing Act in 1968, helped establish the legal foundation for equality for all Americans. To honor this monumental legal shift in America, the Diversity and Inclusion Summit on Nov. 11-12 continues “Building the Road Map” that we hope will lead to achieving equality for all. See the schedule here

Global seminar: Leading and managing across cultures in Northern Europe

Study in Northern Europe next summer. Leading and managing diversity in international business is a challenge that managers need to face. The number of interactions that people of different cultural backgrounds have with one another has exponentially increased in the work place. The international business scenario in Northern Europe is a natural lab where you can observe, recognize and analyze most of the business concepts and variables at play to manage successfully across cultures. Learn more: Nov. 5; KOBL 302 at 5 p.m.

Italian Language Week

The French and Italian department invites you to join in the celebration of the Italian Language and Culture week. Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 3 - 4, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in HUMN living area: Exhibit on the Dolomites. Tuesday, Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m. in HUMN 150: Presentations on the Dolomites. There will be door prizes and refreshments will follow. Thursday, Nov. 6, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. in HUMN living area: Italian dessert competition. Stop by to vote for the best and the yummiest dessert.

October 31, 2014 • Chiara Torriani • chiara.torriani@colorado.edu

Subjects needed for passive cycling study: $160

The Applied Exercise Science Lab is seeking sedentary male subjects aged 18-55 to study passive cycling (involves a stationary bicycle with a motor rotating the bicycle pedals for you). The experiment will consist of four separate sessions each lasting four hours. Benefits of participating include: body composition (% body fat), fitness assessment, bone density, glucose tolerance assessment, and determination of caloric expenditure. You will be paid $160 for study completion.

Email James at James.Peterman@colorado.edu

October 31, 2014 • James Peterman • James.Peterman@colorado.edu

Carlotta Walls LaNier: Civil Rights Then and Now

In 1957, at age 14, Carlotta Walls LaNier was the youngest “Little Rock Nine” member to integrate Central High School. Mrs. LaNier speaks about the early days of race barriers being broken in the U.S. and continues the dialogue to present day race and diversity issues.

See her keynote address at the Diversity and Inclusion Summmit on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 9:35 a.m., UMC 235

New global seminar in Istanbul, Turkey, summer 2015

Spend two weeks next summer in Istanbul, exploring its multi-ethnic history with professor Nan Goodman. This two-week, three credit global seminar will give you the opportunity to learn about Jewish-Muslim relations alongside local university students, and visit numerous cultural landmarks (including a Dervish Lodge). Open to all majors; learn more (including details about pre-program classes on campus in the spring) at an informational meeting with the director on Nov. 5, from 5 - 6 p.m. in C4C N215.

Study and research in Brazil this summer

Earn six credits in five weeks in Brazil this summer. Gain academic and professional experience while immersed in the language and culture of contemporary Brazil. Work alongside Brazilian students to complete a research project, improve your Portuguese language skills, learn capoeira, attend local festivals and more. The first 10 accepted students receive a $580 scholarship. Learn more at an informational meeting: Nov. 5 4-4:30 p.m. in HUMN 1B70.

Exploring diversity through film series

Join the Cultural Unity and Engagement Center as we explore diversity through film and discussion, 12-2 p.m., C4C N320, chips and salsa. Informal and safe dialogues. Nov. 4: In the White Man’s Image - Cultural genocide in disguise in 1875; the plan was to have Native Americans become imitation white men. Nov. 11: Urban Rez – Explores the legacy of modern-day effects of the U.S. govt.’s assimilation policy to relocate Native Americans from rural homelands to urban areas. Denver is highlighted.
All are welcome. Facilitator: Cleo Estrada.

October 31, 2014 • Cleo Estrada • estrada@colorado.edu

'Rotting Bodies: The Clash of Stances toward Materiality and its Ethical Affordances'

The Department of Anthropology is pleased to invite the campus community to a public talk by Professor Webb Keane, of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Professor Keane will present new research on the intersection of material and immaterial spirituality in Eastern Orthodox Christianity through the question of relics and icons. The talk will occur on Friday, Nov. 7, 4 p.m. in Hale 230.

October 31, 2014 • Carla Jones • carla.jones@colorado.edu

'The Naturalist: Honoring the Life and Work of William Weber'

The CU Libraries and Friends of the Libraries will present "The Naturalist: Honoring the Life and Work of William Weber," Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 4:30 p.m. in the Center for Irish and British Studies, Norlin Library, 5th floor.

Speakers will be James F. Williams, dean of the University Libraries; Rebecca Hufft Kao, Denver Botanic Gardens; Erin Tripp, CU Museum of Natural History herbarium; and Pat Kociolek, director, CU Museum of Natural History. The program will include a short video chronicling William Weber's life and career.

Peace Corps Extravaganza Nov. 4

When: Tuesday, Nov. 4
Where: UMC 235
Time: 6 - 8 p.m.

Join us for a unique Peace Corps Experience. The Peace Corps Extravaganza attempts to connect the CU campus and community to what its REALLY like to serve. Inspirational speakers bring insights and ideas, musicians bring energy and rhythm, and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers bring stories to last and last. After the speaker and music we have an open house with free food.

RSVP Online

October 30, 2014 • Nicholas Politte • peacecorps@colorado.edu

Global seminar: Introduction to operations and information management

Complete BCOR 2500 this summer in Spain. Travel to Valencia, Spain, this summer and study management in one of Spain's most exciting cities. You will engage in site visits to local businesses and learn first-hand about Spanish and international companies. Find out more on Nov. 6, 5 - 6 p.m. in Koelbel 230.

Party safety discussion Nov. 6

Nov. 6, at 3:30 p.m. at Abrams Lounge in the C4C.

An open panel including students and staff from the GLBTQ Resource Center,The CU Recovery Center,Counseling and Psychological Services and Community Health will discuss "How to Navigate Partying in Substance Culture at CU-Boulder."

October 30, 2014 • Scarlet Bowen • glbtqrc@colorado.edu

Ferment! Thursdays, 5:30 p.m.

Ferment: Eat, drink, & talk about life, faith/doubt, theology, God, Spirit, hope, love.

Meets Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. during the fall & spring semesters at Backcountry Pizza & Taphouse. 2319 Arapahoe just west of Folsom St.

For university students ages 21-29, but you can be younger. Open to persons of any, or no, faith background. Seeking people who are open-minded, aren't rigid, and who come without agendas or needs to hog conversations. Free food & beverages for the first 6 who arrive!

Hosted by Wesley Fellowship.

October 30, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Bursar's Office special hours Oct. 31

The Bursar's Office will be closed from 11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31, so that staff can attend a special event. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

October 29, 2014 • Susie Jacobs • suzanne.jacobs@colorado.edu

Research participants needed for paid study, ages 12-21

Earn $25 for participation in a -hour study

The Adolescent Development and Preventive Treatment (ADAPT) research program is looking for individuals to participate in a study of mental health and adolescent development.

Potential invitation to attend additional annual time points at 6-7 hours each ($25 per hour for these).

If interested, please call the ADAPT at (303) 492-4616. A confidential phone screen will be conducted to determine your child’s or your own initial eligibility. Individuals under age 18 must have their parents call.

October 29, 2014 • ADAPT • adapt@colorado.edu

Italian Language Week

The French and Italian department invites you to join in the celebration of the Italian Language and Culture week. Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 3-4, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in HUMN living area: Exhibit on the Dolomites. Tuesday, Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m. in HUMN 150: Presentations on the Dolomites. There are going to be door prizes and refreshments will follow. Thursday, Nov. 6, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., in HUMN living area: Italian dessert competition. Stop by to vote for the best and the yummiest dessert.

October 29, 2014 • Chiara Torriani • chiara.torriani@colorado.edu

Throwback Movie Tuesday: 'Inception'

Throwback Movie Tuesday presents the screening of "Inception."

WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 8 p.m.

WHERE: Chem 140 Lecture Hall located on campus

This event is free and open to the public.

'It's Elementary' service project (IESP) info session Nov. 10

Are you studying Japanese, Chinese, Hindi or any subject related to Japan, China or India? Are you interested in teaching or simply sharing your knowledge about Asia with school-age children? Earn one CU upper division credit hour teaching about a country of your interest to 1st and 2nd graders. Come to our information meeting on Nov. 10 at 4 p.m. in the Center for Asian Studies Conference Room to learn more about the internship.

CU on the Weekend: Stories Behind the Musical Masterpiece

Join Jeremy Smith, associate professor of musicology, for a discussion about how composers over the centuries— from Byrd to Bach to Beethoven — have told their stories through their music, often with powerful results. Saturday, Nov. 15, 1-3 p.m. Benson Earth Sciences, Room 180.

The event is part of CU on the Weekend, which is free and open to the public.

October 29, 2014 • CU on the Weekend • weekend@colorado.edu

Worrisome thoughts?

ADAPT is a place for young people worried about recent changes in their thoughts, perceptions, and feelings.

Eligible participants for a paid research study are ages 12 to 21 and have experienced unusual thoughts, suspiciousness or paranoia, a sense of having special powers or unrealistic plans for the future, unusual experiences with seeing or hearing things that are not there.

An initial screening will compensate participants $25.00 for a 2-hour interview. Please call ADAPT at 303-492-4616 or email adapt@colorado.edu.

October 29, 2014 • ADAPT Program • adapt@colorado.edu