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.

Bursar's Office brief closure

The Bursar's Office will be closed from 1:50 p.m. until 3:40 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, so staff can attend training. We apologize for any inconvenience.

February 8, 2017 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu

10th annual Great Debate: "Catholic Feminism? Is the Church Anti-Woman?"

The Aquinas Institute for Catholic Thought will host its 10th annual Great Debate on Thursday, Feb. 23. Erika Bachiochi of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and Mary Anne Case of the University of Chicago will go head-to-head debating whether the Catholic Church really respects women.

Located in Math 100. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are FREE for all CU students, with a suggested $5 donation for all others. Tickets will be distributed at weekend masses (Feb. 11-12, Feb. 17-18) and can be purchased online and at 1520 Euclid Avenue.

Fulbright student grant information meeting

The Fulbright program is the U.S. government’s flagship program for international educational exchange, and CU Boulder has an excellent record of Fulbright student grants. Grants are for any student who will have at least a bachelor's degree by the time the grant starts and won’t yet have completed a PhD.

Learn how to apply to do overseas study/research or to be an English teaching assistant overseas at the upcoming informational meetings:

Feb. 14, 5 p.m.
Feb. 22, 5 p.m.
March 1, 5:30 p.m.
March 17, 5 p.m.

International Student Success: Student town hall meetings Feb. 10

The Task Force for International Student Success has scheduled several town hall meetings in an effort to better support international students. Coffee, cookies and conversation will be provided.

The next meeting for students is Thursday, Feb. 10, from 5 to 6 p.m. in the UMC Aspen rooms.

Please visit CU Boulder Today for the complete list of scheduled meetings.

February 8, 2017 • William Kuskin • william.kuskin@colorado.edu

Innovative Seed Grant Program: Proposal deadline Feb. 12

The 2017 Innovative Seed Grant Program (ISGP) proposal deadline is Sunday, Feb. 12.

Designed to stimulate new, compelling areas of research and creative work on the CU Boulder campus, the program has set aside $1 million to fund grants of up to $50,000 each, with $250,000 reserved to support work connected to the campus Grand Challenge.

Faculty from across disciplines will be judged in categories designed to allow all disciplines an opportunity to compete successfully. See the website below for more information.

Open Mic Night - Feb. 7 8 p.m.

Singer? Songwriter? Poet? Musician? Dancer? Actor? Mime? Free monthly Open Mic Night at the Wesley Foundation Student Center/Chapel. Test drive something new. Show off something old. Have fun! Come perform and/or enjoy those who do!

First Tuesday of every month at 8 p.m. Uncensored, freedom of speech affirmed, yet also a safe space for all. Serious fun.

Visit the Facebook event page or the Wesley website for more information.

Graduating in May?

Please make an appointment to see your advisor and submit your application. Check the website for updated information, including details about the ceremony, caps and gowns, announcements, disability services, parking and other events. Grads will also receive detailed information via email in the coming weeks.

Visit the Commencement website for more information.

Study Abroad scholarship opportunity for Pell Grant recipients

Pell Grant recipients: Federal funding, via the Gilman Scholarship, is available for study abroad in addition to your current financial aid package.

The informational meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 7, at noon (C4C, third floor, suite N320) and Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 4 p.m. (Fleming, room 265). It will cover the application process and tips for a successful application.

Sponsored by Study Abroad, SASC and the CUE

February 6, 2017 • Steve Rose • Steven.Rose@Colorado.edu
http://abroad.colorado.edu

Global Seminar: Barcelona literature and culture

Attend class and live in Barcelona on this exciting Global Seminar!

Earn 6 credits in five weeks while completing SPAN 3270 (fulfills the Human Diversity core requirement) and SPAN 3230. Participate in excursions to world-class museums and theaters, and see the remarkable street culture. Great for SPAN, SPPR, IAFS and others.

Learn more at the informational meeting Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 4 to 5 p.m. at UMC 425.

Looking for a language class?

ALTEC offers non-credit language courses in all different languages and at all different levels. Classic Start and Late Start courses are open for registration!

Interested? Click here to visit the ALTEC website.

February 5, 2017 • Jennifer Katzung • altec@colorado.edu
http://altec.colorado.edu/

Spiritual but not Religious Mondays, 8 p.m.

O.A.S.I.S. is "Open, Accepting, Students, Into Spirituality"

Many college students and young adults embrace spirituality, but don't identify with "religion." OASIS is a community of CU college and grad students who seek to explore various spiritual traditions and practices in a relaxed and open-minded environment.

Mary Wolf facilitates the group.

Meets at CU's Wesley Student Center/Chapel 1290 Folsom St. -across from Folsom Field, 1 block north of Colorado Ave., at the corner of University Ave.

Experience the culture of Italy!

What better way to learn the Italian language and culture than through food, movies, games, tarantella and more?!

ALTEC's Neapolitan Italy Conversational non-credit language course has it all! You must hurry, though, registration closes soon. For more information or to register, visit our website.

Career tracks in Asian Studies

Discover how to apply your Asian-area interests to a global career at the CAS Speaker Series. Open to all majors!

Tuesday, Feb. 7, 5 to 6:30 p.m.
C4C, room N215

Meet the experts: Charles Jess served as a U.S. diplomat for over 27 years and has held several consular posts. Isshaela Ingham is an acupuncturist and yoga instructor who teaches and studies the Chinese arts of medicine. Susan Weller does international marketing at Oranni Consulting, specializing in global food chain supply.

Global Seminar: Cross-cultural leading, managing in Northern Europe

Study in Northern Europe next summer!

Leading and managing diversity in international business is a challenge managers need to face. The number of interactions people of different cultural backgrounds have with one another has exponentially increased in the workplace. 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 Monday, Feb. 6, from 5 to 6 p.m. in KOBL 350.

Tuition due date

Payment for tuition and fees is due today, Friday, Feb. 3. If you are paying online, you have until Feb. 5 to make your payment.

Pay your bill in MyCUInfo.

Find more information about payment methods here.

February 3, 2017 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu

Last chance to enroll in a payment plan for spring 2017

Tomorrow, Saturday, Feb. 4, is the last day to enroll in a payment plan for spring 2017. Payment plans allow you to pay tuition and fees over the course of three months.

Sign up at MyCUInfo within the Billing Information tab.

Find more information about payment plans here.

February 3, 2017 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu

10th annual Great Debate: "Catholic Feminism? Is the Church Anti-Woman?"

The Aquinas Institute for Catholic Thought will host its 10th annual Great Debate on Thursday, Feb. 23. Erika Bachiochi of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and Mary Anne Case of the University of Chicago will go head-to-head debating whether the Catholic Church really respects women.

Located in Math 100. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are FREE for all CU students, with a suggested $5 donation for all others. Tickets will be distributed at weekend masses (Feb. 11-12, Feb. 17-18) and can be purchased online and at 1520 Euclid Avenue.

Got a baby bump? Paid research study for first-time moms

Perinatal Emotion and Relationships Longitudinal Study (PEARLS)

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. The study can be completed online, over the phone and from your home.

If interested, please contact Study Coordinator Laura River by email at pearlstudy@colorado.edu or phone at 303-735-7547.

February 2, 2017 • Laura River • pearlstudy@colorado.edu
http://cucrest.com/pearls

Catherine Larkins retirement party Feb. 27

Please join the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR) at a retirement party for Catherine Larkins on Monday, Feb. 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. in room S228 of the Sustainability and Environment Complex (SEEC), 4001 Discovery Dr.

Larkins began her CU career in 2000. Currently the CFO for INSTAAR, she has had roles in the Associate Vice President for HR in System Administration, UCB Applied Mathematics, UCB Journalism and Mass Communication and the AMC Center for Native Oral Health Research at UCD.

For more information call 303-492-6387.

February 1, 2017 • Sue Ponsor • susan.ponsor@colorado.edu

Blue Book Cafe: FREE Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

A new space for students and faculty to relax, study, play piano and hang out, the Blue Book Cafe is located in the blue A-frame building at 1290 Folsom Street (in the lounge at CU's Wesley Student Center).

There will be FREE ice water, coffee, tea and hot cocoa, as well as free wifi and comfy chairs and couches.

February 1, 2017 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org
http://www.wesleyf.org

Study Abroad scholarship opportunity for Pell Grant recipients

Pell Grant recipients: Federal funding, via the Gilman Scholarship, is available for study abroad in addition to your current financial aid package.

The informational meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 7, at noon (C4C, third floor, suite N320) and Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 4 p.m. (Fleming, room 265). It will cover the application process and tips for a successful application.

Sponsored by Study Abroad, SASC and the CUE

February 1, 2017 • Steve Rose • Steven.Rose@Colorado.edu
http://abroad.colorado.edu

Global Seminar: Barcelona literature and culture

Attend class and live in Barcelona on this exciting Global Seminar!

Earn 6 credits in 5 weeks while completing SPAN 3270 (fulfills the Human Diversity core requirement) and SPAN 3230. Participate in excursions to world-class museums and theaters; see the remarkable street culture and more. Great for SPAN, SPPR, IAFS and others.

Learn more at the informational meeting Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 4 to 5 p.m. in UMC 425.

Come watch the big game at The Connection!

Come watch the Patriots vs. Falcons Super Bowl game on Sunday, Feb. 5, at The Connection!

The party starts at 4 p.m., with kick off at 4:30 p.m. Free snacks for those with a valid CU ID.

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

Jenny Sabin Visiting Artist Lecture

Jenny Sabin’s work is at the forefront of a new direction for 21st century architectural practice—one that investigates the intersections of architecture and science and applies insights and theories from biology and mathematics to the design of material structures.

Sabin is the Arthur L. and Isabel B. Wiesenberger assistant professor in the area of design and emerging technologies in the Department of Architecture at Cornell University. She will lecture in VAC, room 1B20, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7.

Socio-cultural transformation of Etruria from 900 to 580 BC

Join us for a free lecture on Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. at the CU Museum of Natural History. Presented by Paul Miller, the lecture will highlight archaeological evidence of societal changes in Etruria from 900 to 580 BC and how and why Etruscan life changed significantly over the course of a few generations.

February 1, 2017 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/cumuseum/

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