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.

Free Yoga Mondays at 6 p.m.

Authentic hatha, vinyasa flow taught by Brian Saeger and Jenna Bee. Bring a mat if you have one. We have extras if you don't. Best to eat dinner after class. Meets at CU's Wesley Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, one block north of Colorado Avenue, at the corner of University Heights Avenue. LGBTQI-friendly. Bring friends.

Multi-cultural celebration and International Education Week information

Come enjoy food, music and friends on Monday, Nov. 16, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the multicultural celebration in the UMC fountain area. Let’s celebrate CU’s diverse population from all over the world. Photo (from this year's contest!) by Blake Pedersen.

Global seminar interest meetings for London finance seminar and accounting in a global economy

Spend the summer in London studying finance and/or London and Amsterdam studying accounting and get CU credit. Join us on Monday, Nov. 16, 5 to 6 p.m. in KOBL 350 to learn more.

November 16, 2015 • Steven Rose • steven.rose@colorado.edu

Participants wanted for research on pain

Seeking healthy individuals between 18-55 yrs. for laboratory and brain imaging (fMRI) studies on mechanisms of pain and emotion.

Studies use heat pain. Pain is always tolerable.

Compensation: $12-24/hr

To complete online eligibility screening, please visit: https://redcap.ucdenver.edu/surveys/?s=rUmvXabFZR

Please contact ucbpainresearch@gmail.com with questions.

Committed couples needed for study: $12 to $24 an hour

Are you currently married or have you been in a relationship for at least two years? Participate in a paid research study at the University of Colorado.

Couples will be paid $12/hr each to complete a mild heat pain task and questionnaires about their relationship and health. Some couples will also be asked to participate in an MRI scan. Each partner will be paid $24/hr for the MRI portion.

To enroll, please click the following link: https://redcap.ucdenver.edu/surveys/?s=8SLuPQy4ty

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

Are you a young adult between 18-25?

Earn up to $200 for participation in a research study examining mood and life experiences.

Study Details: -Answer questions on a computer about your feelings and thoughts. -Watch brief emotion films, play computer games, listen to audio recordings. -Keep a daily log of your emotions and activities. -Follow-up 30-minute phone interviews over a three-year period. -You will be compensated up to $200 for your participation.

Please put "Young Adult Mood Study" as the email subject line.

November 16, 2015 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com

Paid research: Bipolar disorder or depression

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
3. Please put "Emotions, Moods, & Anxiety Study" in the Subject Line

Thank you for your interest, we are looking forward to hearing from you.

November 16, 2015 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com

Paid research up to $40

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 no history of mental health conditions
3. Please put "Mood and Emotion Study" in the Subject Line

Thank you so much for your time and interest, we are looking forward to hearing from you.

-Positive Emotion and Psychopathology (PEP) Lab

November 16, 2015 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com

A Taste of Thanksgiving Sunday, Nov. 15, 5 p.m.

Needing a dose of "home"? Never experienced a Thanksgiving? Join us for our 57th Annual Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner. Free. 5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 15. Come reflect on what simplicity and gratitude are all about from a progressive Christian perspective. Good people, good music, good preaching, great fellowship and food.

At CU's Wesley Chapel, 5 p.m., 1290 Folsom St. across from Folsom Field at the corner of University Heights Avenue. Free supper after.

November 14, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Nature Church - Sundays 10:10 a.m.

Experience nature as "church."

A series of outings in the foothills surrounding Boulder. We'll have brief moments of setting intention, reflection, prayer, pondering and alternative forms of communion. Ideally, you'll be able to walk up to three miles in the high country - up to 1.5 miles in and out, depending on the week.

Meet at CU's Wesley Chapel, 1290 Folsom St. at 10:10 a.m. We'll carpool and return by 12:45 p.m.

"The mountains are calling and I must go." John Muir
"Jesus often withdrew to the wilderness for prayer." Luke 5:16

Peace Corps info session Nov. 16

Join your Peace Corps representative, David Boggs, as he talks about his service and experience in the Peace Corps. We'll also talk about the work sectors, how to prepare, what to expect, and the variety of benefits you receive as a Peace Corps volunteer. Followed by a question and answer time.

When: Mon, Nov. 16, 5 to 6 p.m. Where: CU Campus, Humanities 250

Cultural heritage in China: Discourse and practices

Yujie Zhu, postdoctoral fellow at the Australian National University, will present the next CAS Luncheon Series event. China's ratification of the World Heritage Convention in 1985 expresses the country’s efforts to embrace globalization, build up its national identity, and pursue economic development through the revitalization of cultural traditions and the promotion of heritage tourism. Tuesday, Nov. 17, 12 p.m., CAS Conference Room, 1424 Broadway (two doors north of Starbucks on University and Broadway). Lunch will be provided.


Dec. 9

5 to 6:30 p.m.

Roser ATLAS Building

Free and open to the public.

A showcase for creative technology and design. Meet technologists, artists, and innovators. Featuring classes in virtual reality, physical computing, mobile apps, animation, 3D design, and much, much more.

November 13, 2015 • Sage Sollie • cuatlas@colorado.edu

Bursar's Office to close early Nov. 16

The Bursar's Office will close early at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16, so staff can attend a special event. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

November 13, 2015 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu

The art of communicating science to decision-makers

Join us Nov. 19 for a talk by Jan Marco Müller of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre. Few scientists are trained in dealing with the media as science communication is not a compulsory subject in university education. Grabbing the attention of decision makers is more difficult as science competes with interest groups and scientific evidence is not always easy to communicate. The lecture will provide practical guidance on how to communicate science to decision makers. Reception 11:30 a.m. CIRES 340. Lecture 12 p.m., CIRES Auditorium.

University Libraries Geography Week Trivia

Think you’re a geography buff? Test your knowledge with Geography Awareness Week Trivia, brought to you by the Earth Sciences and Map Library, and you may win a $50 Amazon gift card.

Trivia questions will be posted daily Nov. 16-20 in the Earth Sciences and Map Library, at the Research Desk on the 2nd floor of Norlin Library, and on the digital signs in Norlin Library.

To participate, stop by the Earth Sciences and Map Library or Norlin Library to fill out an answer slip or tweet your answer to @cublibraries with #geoweektrivia.

November 12, 2015 • Elise Gowen • elise.gowen@colorado.edu

International Trivia Nov. 19

Form teams and duke it out for sweet prizes in the UMC Grill area, Thursday, Nov. 19, 6 to 8 p.m. History, sports, music, geography, food and more. You might want to stretch out first. Photo (from this year's contest) by Katie Gurkin.

Ferment! Thursdays 5:30 p.m.

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

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

Open to under-grad and grad-students 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 and beverages for the first six who arrive!

Hosted by Wesley Fellowship.

November 12, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

International Education Week reception Nov. 18

The International Education Week reception will be Wednesday, Nov. 18, 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the J.D. Abrams lounge in the C4C. This year’s photo contest winners will be announced, as well as Global Citizen awards. Photo (from this year's contest) by Josh Perrin.

November 11, 2015 • Study Abroad Advisor • studyabroad@colorado.edu

Global seminar: Management of service operations

Complete MGMT 3100 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. 11, 5 to 6 p.m. in Koelbel 220. (Photo by Rafa Marti).

Study abroad for free: Learn how with Fulbright Scholar Ulyana Horodyskyj

Would you like to study abroad for free? Maybe you already have, and now you’re looking to work internationally? On Tuesday, Nov. 17, Fulbright Scholar Ulyana Horodyskyj will speak at the Fulbright and Scholarships session from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in UMC 235.

CU-Boulder alum, Marine Corps major keynotes Veterans Day ceremony

With over 400 combat flight hours, 141 combat sorties, and nine medals and decorations of honor for his service, this year’s Veterans Day ceremony keynote speaker served our country for over 23 years in the Marine Corps. Join the campus and community to honor those who have served on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. for the Veterans Day ceremony in the Glenn Miller Ballroom. We will be adding the names of two Coloradoans who died while serving this past year as well. The ceremony will be followed by a light reception.

Get your literary hiking boots on

What is environmental literature? In what ways do literature and the environment intersect and what are their possible futures? In this course you will learn the critical terms and concepts necessary for analyzing environmental literature; and to locate those terms and concepts within the social, historical, biographical and cultural contexts that gave rise to them. ENGL 1230-100 Environmental Literature. Laura Winkiel * MW * 12 to 12:50 p.m.

Bam! Pow! Zowie! Holy course offerings, Batman!

A survey of the major genres and history of the comic book, with a lot of attention given to how to read the comic book page. We'll read between 10 and 15 comic books over our 15 weeks, going from superheroes to indie, and covering horror and science fiction and fantasy. ENGL 3856-100 The Comic Book. Stephen Graham Jones * MW * 11 to 11:50 a.m.

Course reviews how radical transformations rock Georgian Britain

The Georgian era was a period of staggering political, social, economic, intellectual and artistic transformations. In this course we shall study some of the ways in which literary and artistic works have shaped and responded to the tumultuous history of the eighteenth century, a period that is both recognizably modern and, admittedly, a little strange. ENGL 3164-100 History and Literature of Georgian Britain. Catherine Labio *  MW * 1 to 1:50 p.m.