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.

The Return of FrackingSENSE!

With the help of community members like you, the Center of the American West’s FrackingSENSE series returns. These Spring 2015 events bring speakers who offer a unique range of perspectives on Hydraulic Fracturing and natural gas and oil development. First in our series is:

Dr. Jeffrey Jacquet - Community Impacts from Hydraulic Fracturing: The importance of public participation and the distribution of costs and benefits
March 11, * 6:30 p.m., Old Main Chapel

For more information please visit our website. www.centerwest.org

February 25, 2015 • Jessica Brawner • admin@centerwest.org
http://www.centerwest.org

Asian Studies meet & greet

Join the Center for Asian Studies for an evening of pizza and networking. Meet other Asian Studies majors, minors and interested students, as well as members of our faculty. Hear about new developments in the Asian Studies program and meet our new Asian Studies instructor, Colleen Berry. All students are welcome, so bring a friend and come and learn more about Asian Studies at CU. Monday, March 3, 5:30 p.m. CAS Conference Room, 1424 Broadway (2 doors north of Starbucks on University and Broadway).

LASP public lecture—NASA's Cassini Mission: Continuing to Explore the Saturn System

In this March 4 talk, LASP planetary scientist, Nicole Albers, will present highlights from 10 years of exploration at Saturn by the NASA Cassini Mission and will provide an overview of the spectacular final mission phase, currently underway.

In the LASP SPSC building (Room W120), located at 3665 Discovery Dr. in the east campus research park.

Parking and admission are FREE. Doors open at 7 p.m..

Digital Media Boot Camp

Looking for practical computing and creative tech skills that compliment any major? Register today for Digital Media Boot Camp Maymester of 2015 in the ATLAS building.

Digital Media Boot Camp is a three-week certificate program designed to help students be competitive, productive and versatile in today’s marketplace. Offered during Maymester (May 11-29), DMBC is an intensive and immersive introduction to digital media production that imparts a broad range of practical computing and technological skills to people from any field.

February 25, 2015 • Joel Swanson • joel.swanson@colorado.edu
http://dmbc.colorado.edu/

Poetry Slam

Real Choices Student Organization is presenting a Poetry Slam on March 31 in the UMC room 225. Awarding-winning poet Ayinde Russell will be co-hosting and also giving a writing workshop after the slam. We encourage all poets and creatively minded students to submit their work to us at choices@colorado.edu. The winner of the slam will get their work in Rooster Magazine and the Colorado Daily, as well as a Campus Cash gift card.

February 25, 2015 • Mallory O'Steen • choices@colorado.edu

Subjects Needed for passive cycling study

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 4hrs. 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.

February 25, 2015 • James Peterman • James.Peterman@colorado.edu

The 8th annual SASA Show

South Asian Student Association's annual show, SASA show is a cultural event showcasing the culture of different South Asian countries. The show depicts South Asian culture through a night of cultural performances and food. This year, SASA Show will be held on Feb. 28, at the Lower Gym in the Rec Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and will be hosted by CU-Boulder's premier comedy troupe, Left Right Tim this year. There will be free admission, free food and an open dance floor at the end of the night. Join us for this amazing event.

February 24, 2015 • South Asian Student Association • ucb.sasa@gmail.com
http://www.colorado.edu/StudentGroups/SASA/

The Grenada Revolution, the U.S. invasion and the public humanities

Thurs. 2/26, 5pm, in Norlin M549, the departments of English and French and Italian are hosting the 1st in a series of 3 lectures on Caribbean Studies. Dr. Shalini Puri will give a talk entitled "Lives and Afterlives: The Grenada Revolution, the US Invasion and the Public Humanities". Puri is an associate professor of English, University of Pittsburgh. She works on postcolonial theory and cultural studies in the Caribbean. Her book on Grenada is the first scholarly book to look at conflicting memories of the revolution and U.S. intervention.

Equity and Excellence Award call for nominations - Due March 31

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement (ODECE) seeks nominations for the 2015 Equity and Excellence Awards. This award is designed to recognize CU-Boulder undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty who have successfully and effectively worked to promote the principles of diversity and inclusive excellence in all campus involvement. Award recipients will be honored at a celebration on April 22 at Koenig Alumni Center.

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: Tuesday, March 3 in UMC 335 from 5-6 p.m.

Better Boulder Better World

Better Boulder Better World is one of the Volunteer Resource Center's largest annual service days, and is great opportunity to connect with your fellow CU peers, as well as make an impact in the larger Boulder community. There will be a variety of project sites that work with different issues including, environmental preservation, food justice, poverty recovery and more. Please visit www.colorado.edu/volunteer for more information and to register. Join us on April 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for our largest day of service.

February 24, 2015 • Volunteer Resource Center • vrccommunications@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/volunteer

Steps in Stone: Tracking Dinosaurs from Colorado to China and Beyond

This is the first lecture of the Steps in Stone Lecture Series on animal locomotion to accompany the Steps in Stone, Walking Through Time exhibit. This series of talks will celebrate the movements of animals on Earth—both today and in the past. Come join us at the CU Natural History Museum in the Henderson building on Feb. 26, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. as Martin Lockley speaks on his 35-year career studying fossil footprints in Asia, Europe and back home in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain West. This event is free of charge.

February 24, 2015 • CU Natural History Museum • cumuseum@colorado.edu
http://cumuseum.colorado.edu/

Seeking women for a health study at CU

The Integrative Physiology of Aging Lab at CU-Boulder is seeking volunteers to participate in a clinical research study. We are looking for healthy women, non-smokers, ages 18-30, who are not performing regular exercise. Volunteers should not be taking cardiovascular-affecting prescription medications. Benefits for volunteers include: cardiovascular health assessment, VO2max test, bone mineral density, body composition, blood chemistries and a comprehensive dietary analysis, as well as compensation ($125)for your time(3 meetings).

February 24, 2015 • Talia • Health.study@colorado.edu

Seeking active women for health study at CU

The Integrative Physiology of Aging Lab at CU-Boulder is seeking volunteers to participate in a clinical research study. We are looking for healthy post-menopausal women, non-smokers, ages 45+, who perform regular exercise. Volunteers should not be taking cardiovascular-affecting prescription medications. Benefits for volunteers include: cardiovascular health assessment, VO2max test, bone mineral density, body composition, blood chemistries and a comprehensive dietary analysis, as well as compensation ($125) for your time (4 meetings).

Free lunch & lecture Wed. Feb 25 Translating Christianity into Native American language & culture

Free lunch and lecture: Wednesday, February 25, 12-1:30pmTranslating Christianity into Native American language and culture: reflections on early missionary translations of the Bible and Book of Common Prayer into Arapaho with Andrew Cowell, Department of Linguistics,UMC 247. This lecture will look at the social processes that surrounded early missionary work on the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming, including translating religious materials into Arapaho (and Shoshone as well). RSVP to office@saintaidans.org.

February 23, 2015 • Amanda Nuku • office@saintaidans.org
http://www.canterburycolorado.org

Buff Talks: Execs Tell All

Be Influential. Explore careers in business from executives at the top of the career ladder. Learn from panelists about their career paths, how they have navigated to become executives and how you can get involved. This is an incredible opportunity to learn from leaders in consulting, media, biotech, and technology.

Buff Talks: Execs Tell All - Thursday, Feb. 26, 4-6 p.m. C4C Abrams.

February 23, 2015 • Career Services • CSEvents@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/career

Workflowy: Norlin Learner's Lunches Feb. 25

Are you an information outliner or just love lists? Looking for an innovative way to organize, store and share your notes and to-do items? Join us for a look at Workflowy, a free web-based outlining and organizational tool. We'll explore key features, highlight potential uses and identify similar alternatives.

Norlin Commons room E113 Wednesday Feb. 25, noon to 1 p.m.

February 23, 2015 • Alison Hicks • Alison.hicks@colorado.edu
http://bit.ly/UCBlibraryworkshops

Don’t sleep through the deadline

Upcoming deadlines for study abroad programs this summer and fall range from Jan. 25 through March 1. Don’t miss your chance to enhance your college experience with overseas studies. Learn more about your 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.

So long to CDs, hello to streaming music : Learners Lunch @ Music

Overwhelmed by all the streaming music services out there? Are you wondering about the differences between Pandora and Spotify? Rdio and iTunes Radio? Are you curious which is best for you and your musical tastes, and how you can manage your own listening library? And which apps should you use for listening on the go? Come to this session to explore the options, from the super popular, to the ones we bet you haven’t even heard of yet…

Imig Music, N285, Wednesday Feb. 25, noon to 1 p.m.

IMPART grants: Call for applications – due April 3

IMPART Fellowships (up to $4,000) are available to CU-Boulder faculty. We seek proposals that improve the campus environment in the area of gender, ethnic and cultural diversity that promote inclusive excellence. Support for faculty members (especially assistant professors) to initiate new research and scholarly programs as well as expanding the undergraduate curriculum in the areas of ethnic and gender diversity are encouraged. Submit an online application by Friday, April 3, at 5 p.m.

Study ecology and evolution in the Galápagos Islands - Winter 2015-16 study abroad program

Study ecology and conservation in one of the most biologically diverse locations on the planet: the Galápagos Islands. Obtain hands-on experience in principles and practice of ecology and conservation biology. Also included is a visit to the Bellavista Cloud Forest, a rare and endangered ecosystem in Ecuador. Earn three upper-division EBIO credits with course hours in the fall and then on-site next winter break. Join us to learn more: Tuesday, March 3, 4:30 p.m., Center for Community, N215.

'The Sieve of all Parts'

In this solo performance, MFA Dance candidate Mandy Greenlee explores her inner physical landscape to unveil a world of characters that emerge from her heart, ovaries and other organs to illuminate ideas of separation — from the self, the body and one another. Juxtaposing humor and intensity, sacred and profane, the piece calls dancer and audience into a heightened relationship to the body.

Feb. 27 - 28, Loft Theatre, University Theatre Building

http://www.colorado.edu/theatredance/events-tickets/dance-events/sieve-all-parts

The Hothouse

Mayhem and murder haunt Pinter’s classic absurdist black comedy, set in an ambiguous institution that may be a rest home or a sanatorium, where the anonymous residents/patients are referred to only by numbers.

March 4 - 8, Acting Studio, University Theatre Building

http://www.colorado.edu/theatredance/events-tickets/theatre-events/hothouse

Equity and Excellence Award call for nominations - Due March 31

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement (ODECE) seeks nominations for the 2015 Equity and Excellence Awards. This award is designed to recognize CU-Boulder undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty who have successfully and effectively worked to promote the principles of diversity and inclusive excellence in all campus involvement. Award recipients will be honored at a celebration on April 22 at Koenig Alumni Center.

Lessons from abroad: Free study abroad reentry conference

You've just returned from studying abroad, and you're probably trying to figure out what's next. Join other study abroad returnees from all over the Rocky Mountain region for a day of discussion and workshops to learn how to apply your overseas experience now that you're back. Saturday, Feb. 28, Regis University - Denver, Colorado - 9 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

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