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: Entrepreneurship and empowerment in South Africa

Want to spend six weeks this summer in South Africa gaining hands-on experience as a consultant? Students form consulting teams with local South-African students to develop deliverables for emerging entrepreneurs in the townships surrounding Cape Town.

Led by Erick Mueller and Dr. Mike Morris, students earn six upper-division credit hours for INBU 4925. Credit counts toward BUSN electives and fulfills the Global Experience requirement for GBC. Open to all majors.

Interest meeting is scheduled for Nov. 1 at 5 p.m. in KOBL 350.

Open Access: Implementing open research practices with the open science framework

Oct. 24 through Oct. 30 is Open Access Week! This is an annual scholarly communication event focusing on open access and related topics. The University Libraries and the Open Science Interest Group are hosting several events to celebrate.

Implementing Open Research Practices with the Open Science Framework
Thursday, Oct. 27, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., at UMC 247

This workshop will explore the features of The Open Science Framework (OSF), a free and open-source tool that allows you to manage all the components of your research project.

Paleontological resources of the proposed Bears Ears National Monument

Please join us at the CU Museum of Natural History on Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. for a free lecture!

Curator of Education at Museums of Western Colorado Rob Gay discusses the significant paleontological resources present within the Bears Ears area of southeastern Utah and the benefit of protecting the area as a national monument. Charles Wilkinson, professor at Colorado Law, will provide context and describe the legal, political and cultural significance of the proposed National Monument.

October 25, 2016 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@colorado.edu

IFS presents: CU at the Movies - "The Man Who Knew Too Much"

Come watch this Alfred Hitchcock classic in 35mm print! The screening starts at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 27 in the Muenzinger auditorium.

Hosted by Paul Gordon, Humanities

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com

Open Access: Open the world of data with web APIs

Oct. 24 through Oct. 30 is Open Access Week! This is an annual scholarly communication event focusing on open access and related topics. The University Libraries and the Open Science Interest Group are hosting several events to celebrate.

Open the World of Data with Web APIs
Wednesday, Oct. 26, noon to 1 p.m.
Norlin Library E113

This workshop will cover how web APIs work, as well as how to use them to access data. There will also be a demonstration of easy to use tools to get started with APIs.

Global Seminar: Exploring China through English teaching

Spend five weeks exploring Chinese culture in summer 2017! You’ll have the opportunity to visit local classrooms and connect with students and other English teachers. Additional seminars in tai chi, calligraphy, and Chinese language will deepen your understanding of the culture.

LING 3800 is open to all majors and counts toward the linguistic major/minor. It will also be a core course for the upcoming undergraduate TESOL Certificate (anticipated for spring 2017).

Informational meeting is Oct. 25 at 5 p.m. in C4C S435.

Study Abroad office closed Nov. 1 and 2

The Study Abroad office will be closed and the website will be down on Tuesday, Nov. 1, and Wednesday, Nov. 2, while undergoing necessary system upgrades. For urgent questions during this time, please call 303-492-7741 or email at abroad@colorado.edu. 

October 24, 2016 • Study Abroad • abroad@colorado.edu

Global Seminar: Democracy and development in Bolivia - study abroad in Coroico

Earn three credits in about two and a half weeks while studying democracy and development in this off-the-beaten-path South American destination with CU's Study Abroad program. Current Bolivian politics are dynamic and innovative. You will gain an inside perspective of the livelihood strategies and political organization of rural Yungas communities with a unique cultural and agricultural history.

Learn more at the interest meeting with the Director Carol Conzelman on Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in UMC 417.

IFS presents: CU at the Movies - 'Porches and Private Eyes'

Ann Margaret, Patsy Lynn and Jenny Rose are not unlike most Southern women. They attend church on Sundays in their respective denominations, enjoy making and consuming a good Southern meal, with sweet tea of course, and. . .they have a little porch-sitting gossip circle.

The screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Wednesday, Oct. 26. Admission is FREE!

Hosted by Geoff Marslett, Film Studies

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com

IFS presents: CU at the Movies - 'Belle de Jour'

Join us for Luis Bunuel's classic Belle de Jour, starring Catherine Deneuve, in 35-mm print! Screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Tuesday, Oct. 25. Admission is $8.

Hosted by Ernesto Acevedo-Munoz, Film Studies Program

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com

Diagnosed with bipolar disorder and feeling depressed? (Paid research)

Diagnosed with bipolar disorder? Currently depressed?

We are looking for potential participants for a paid research study on mood and emotion. Qualifying participants will be asked to come to our lab for a 3- to 4-hour session and will be compensated up to $40.

Participation requirements:
1. Age: 25-55
2. Have a diagnosis of bipolar disorder or history of depression

Thank you for your interest, we are looking forward to hearing from you.
**If interested, please complete email us with subject line "BuffB GDEP"

October 21, 2016 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com

Paid study: Young adult mood study (up to $200)

18-25? Interested in your moods and thoughts?

Participate in a paid study on emotion and mood in the CU Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. Earn up to $200 to participate in studies answering questions about your feelings and thoughts, watching brief films, playing computer games, and logging emotions and activities. The study includes two separate visits paying $10/hour in cash each (1st: 2-3 hours, 2nd: 4 hours). Option for paid follow-up phone interviews in addition.

If interested, please complete our survey: http://ow.ly/YZvLV

October 21, 2016 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com

Always Human Tapes: Awareness Colorado

Always Human Tapes are pausing their non-stop release schedule to bring you two uncompromising live A/V shows at Boulder’s Atlas Black Box Theater. They will be condensing their usual constant stream of unclassifiable music into one Halloween weekend of sonic force, blurring the borders between house and techno, noise and ambient, electro and rave and whatever else in between.

Thursday, Oct. 27, and Saturday, Oct. 29, 8 to 9:30 p.m.
ATLAS Institute Black Box Experimental Studio, basement level B2

Staff PERA workshop

Join us for an interactive workshop with a PERA representative. The seminar will be offered twice: once in the morning and again in the the afternoon. For additional information or to sign up, contact Gaylynne von der Nuell at x5-4944 or gvondern@colorado.edu.

Friday, Oct. 28, 9:30 to 11 a.m. and 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Center for Community, Room S350

October 21, 2016 • Gaylynne von der Nuell • gvondern@colorado.edu

Open Access: Increasing openness and transparency in academic research

Oct. 24 through Oct. 30 is Open Access Week! This is an annual scholarly communication event focusing on open access and related topics. The University Libraries and the Open Science Interest Group are hosting several events to celebrate.

Increasing Openness and Transparency in Academic Research
Monday, Oct. 24, 3 to 4 p.m., at UMC 247

This talk will cover interventions aimed at increasing transparency in science, including an open discussion on how these practices might be adopted at the university level. Snacks will be provided!

Global Seminar: accounting in a global economy interest meeting

Spend two weeks next summer on this new Global Seminar in London and Amsterdam and complete ACCT 3700. Build an understanding of how the global economy affects financial reporting and legal transfer-pricing strategies for multinational corporations.  

Informational meeting with Director Josh Neil will be held Monday, Oct. 24, at 5 p.m. in KOBL 355.

CU departments: Put your message on UMC digital signs

Do you have programs, services, courses, events or messages that you want or need to promote to get more attention? Put your message on the UMC digital signs.

Create your own eye-catching slides, animations or videos that cycle on three different UMC digital signs in front of hundreds of students and UMC visitors every day. It's environmentally friendly, low cost and cuts down on print materials.

Contact UMC Marketing to learn how. We'll help you.

October 20, 2016 • Catherine Horning • catherine.horning@colorado.edu

Veterans Day Ceremony

Join the University Memorial Center and the Office of Veteran Services for the 2016 Veterans Day Ceremony! Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom.

Colonel Isaac J. Peltier, U.S. Army, CU Boulder Alumnus 1992
Joint ROTC Color Guard

Followed by reception and grand opening of the newly renovated Veterans Memorial Lounge.


Bowling and billiards weekday specials from $1

Monday – Friday, take a fun break to unwind for only $1 or half-off!

Early-bird Specials, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
• Bowling: $1 per game per person; $1 shoe rental
• Billiards: $1 per hour per table

Mid-day Specials, 2 to 5 p.m.
• Bowling: Half-price per game per person; $1.25 shoe rental
• Billiards: Half-price per hour per table

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

Cheers for charity!

Join the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences for our annual Cheers for Charity event on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 6 to 8 p.m. The event will be held at FATE Brewery. There will be a silent auction, and all proceeds will go to Brain Buddies and the Speech Language & Hearing Clinic's Y.A.C.H.T. Club. Both programs help individuals with aphasia gain independence through social activities. The $5 entrance fee covers appetizers and a raffle ticket.

October 20, 2016 • Marissa Auerbach • marissa.auerbach@colorado.edu

Got a baby bump? Paid research for mothers expecting their first child

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.

If interested, please contact Laura River, study coordinator, by email or phone for more information.

Email: pearlstudy@colorado.edu | Phone: 303-735-7547

October 20, 2016 • Laura River • pearlstudy@colorado.edu

Defenders of Discovery crowdfunding campaign

Defend discovery by helping the CU Museum of Natural History provide a safe and inviting place for young children to learn and grow. Faculty, staff, student and community families visit the Discovery Corner to engage in hands-on exploration of the natural world. The space is well-loved and overdue for a renovation. Please donate to support this unique space on campus.

"Play is the highest form of research." -Albert Einstein

October 20, 2016 • Museumed • museumed@colorado.edu

Global seminar: Exploring China through English teaching - Summer 2017

Spend five weeks exploring Chinese culture through English teaching! You’ll have the opportunity to participate in field-based learning by visiting local classrooms and connecting with English learners/teachers. Additional seminars in Tai Chi, Calligraphy and Chinese language will deepen understanding of Chinese culture. LING 3800 is open to all majors. It counts toward the linguistic major or minor. It will be a core course for the upcoming undergraduate TESOL Certificate anticipated starting spring 2017. Meeting Oct. 25, 5 p.m. in C4C S435

October's Ethics & Compliance Brown Bag features Clery Compliance

October's monthly series on Monday, Oct. 24, 12 to 1 p.m. in the Rec Center will feature a presentation by Patrick Warwick-Diaz, Clery Compliance and Crime Analyst with the CU Police Department. In his presentation, Warwick-Diaz will cover this history behind the Clery Act, the requirements the law places on our community and what occurs if we are out of compliance. Attendees will also gain insight into their individual responsibilities. Q&A will follow presentation. Attendees are welcome to bring lunch. Light refreshments will be provided.

The Pleistocene peopling of the Americas: What we know, don’t know, and argue about endlessly

Join David Meltzer on Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. in Hale 270 as he explores ongoing questions about the first people to arrive in the Americas: where they came from, how and when they made it here, and what they did once they reached this vast landscape. Meltzer shares evidence from archaeology, genetics and geology that points the way toward resolution of some still-disputed matters. This free lecture is sponsored by the CU Museum of Natural History and is being presented as part of the Unearthed: Ancient Life in the Boulder Valley exhibit.

October 19, 2016 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@colorado.edu