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.

Spring Campus Tree Walks

CU Museum of Natural History and Facilities Management will be hosting their annual Spring Campus Tree Walks on May 17 and 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. Reservations not required. All ages are welcome. Participants will learn the distinctive characteristics and historical significance of different trees on CU's main campus. Meet at the South Entrance of the CU Museum of Natural History.

May 12, 2016 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@colorado.edu
http://cumuseum.colorado.edu/

Weekday parking permits available now across from CU Engineering

Weekday parking permits are available in the lot at St. Aidan's (2425 Colorado Ave.) directly across the street from the CU Engineering Dept. ** Summer 2016 permits available: $100 (can be prorated based on use); Limited annual permits ($420) available also. Questions? Contact: office@saintaidans.org or 303-443-2503. Available for purchase during office hours Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Our Website

Paid research study seeking active men who do not bicycle for exercise

The Applied Exercise Science Lab is seeking 18-35 year-old men who participate in ≥3 sessions of aerobic exercise per week of >30 min totally 2.5 to 5.0 hrs/wk. This may not include cycling (commuting is ok), but may include running, hiking, swimming, basketball, soccer, tennis, etc. More screening questions will be asked upon inquiry. The study will require 8 hrs: 4 visits, 2 hrs/visit. You will be compensated $50 for your participation. Assessment of VO2max, lactate threshold, efficiency, and training zone breakdowns are provided.

May 10, 2016 • Eric • homestea@colorado.edu

Trans and LGBQ benefits questions during open enrollment

Have questions about LGBTQ benefits during open enrollment? If you, or someone on your plan, identifies as transgender or within the LGBQ community please visit the Employee Services site https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/lgbtq-resources for information on benefits- including surgical benefits for transgender people. It is important to remember that all but one plan offers gender confirmation surgery benefits, so please be mindful of that during your selection. If you have any questions please call the benefits team at 303-860-4200.

May 10, 2016 • Morgan Seamont • seamont@colorado.edu
http://colorado.edu/gsc

Participants needed for paid psychology experiment

Earn $85. We are seeking participants for a three session study. In the first session (2.5 hours), participants read sentences while we record their brain waves (EEG). In the other two sessions (2 hours and 1.5 hours), participants complete simple tasks on a computer screen. Compensation is $10/hour + a $20 BONUS at the end. For more info visit Our Website
Sign up HERE - Exp. 991 or email: kimerplab@gmail.com.

Pakistani Students Association spring meeting, free food

The Pakistani Students Association is having its first meeting on Monday, May, 9 at 7 to 8 p.m. in Leeds Business, Koelbel 230. We will have gyros and drinks.

If you have any questions, please email PakistaniSA@Colorado.EDU. Please RVSP if you plan to attend.

Female participants needed for paid MRI research study. Earn up to $180 and get MRI on DVD

Researchers in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at CU-Boulder are conducting a research study seeking to understand the neuroscience of emotion and well-being. Earn up to $180, and get a copy of your MRI on a DVD.

Participants must be:

  • Healthy women OR
  • Women with a history of depression
  • Ages 18 - 55
  • Willing to participate in 2 MRI assessments, 2 months apart
  • Smartphone users
  • Have normal, or corrected-to-normal, vision

For more information, contact womenswellness@colorado.edu or 303-492-7378.

May 5, 2016 • Women's Wellness Study • womenswellness@colorado.edu

Do you struggle with your thoughts? Our paid research study might be right for you

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

Earn up to $180, and get a copy of your MRI on DVD.

Participants must be:

  • Healthy women OR
  • Women with a history of depression
  • Ages 18-55
  • Willing to participate in two MRI assessments
  • Smartphone users
  • Have normal, or corrected-to-normal, vision

Contact womenswellness@colorado.edu or 303-492-7378.

May 5, 2016 • Women's Wellness Study • womenswellness@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 and 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.

May 4, 2016 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org
http://www.wesleyf.org

Bursar's Office opening late Friday, May 6

The Bursar's Office will open at 9:15 a.m. instead of 9 a.m. on Friday, May 6 so that staff can attend training.

May 3, 2016 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu

'Europe’s Problem with Islam… 500 years ago'

CU-Boulder’s Mediterranean Studies Group presents three scholars: Sabahat Adil (CU-Boulder) Brian A. Catlos (CU-Boulder), and Núria Martínez-de-Castilla (Complutense Madrid) in an event that surveys the experience of the forgotten European Muslims of Spain, their literature and culture, and their post-exile fate. Monday, May 16, 6:30 p.m. at the Grand Assembly Hall of Chautauqua Historical Park

The event is free and open to the public, but seats must be reserved no later than May 9. To reserve: tickets@cumediterranean.info.

CCW Listening Lunch

Please join the Chancellor's Committee for Women (CCW) for lunch to give us feedback on women's issues on the CU-Boulder campus. We will provide lunch, you provide your voice. We look forward to meeting you and hearing your thoughts. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Jan Owens at 303-492-4078 or jan.owens@colorado.edu.

Monday, May 16, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in C4C-Flatiron Room.

Textbook sellback at the CU Book Store

Cash, convenience, competitive prices and we will buy it no matter where you bought it. The CU Book Store will be buying textbooks May 2-11 at the store in the UMC and locations throughout campus. Download our Free Sell Books Ap for iPhone or Android for an instant price quote. Search for "University of Colorado" in either app store. See website for hours, locations and sellback prices. You can also return your rental textbooks to any of our sellback locations.

May 2, 2016 • CU Book Store • assist@cubookstore.com
http://www.cubookstore.com

FAQ for LGBTQ open enrollment

As we approach open enrollment for benefits we want you to have the most up to date information regarding health benefits. If you, or someone on your plan, identifies as transgender or within the LGBQ community please visit the Employee Services site https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/lgbtq-resources. This will be the second year of surgical benefits for transgender care in all but the Exclusive plan. If you have any questions please call the benefits team at 303-860-4200.

May 2, 2016 • Morgan Seamont • seamont@colorado.edu
http://colorado.edu/gsc

Summer workshops at the CU Museum of Natural History

Registration now open.

Spend Friday mornings with us exploring and creating. Our newest exhibit Becoming Butterflies will be our jumping-off point to cross-pollinate science and art. Your elementary-age child will visit exhibits, participate in hands-on creative activities with real museum tools and specimens and move through natural areas outside of the museum.

Each workshop meets for three hours from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the CU Museum of Natural History on the CU-Boulder Campus. Healthy snacks will be provided. Each workshop is $30.

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