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Stage it like Shakespeare: Original practices (ages 10 to 18)

Join CSF teaching artists as they guide you through an Elizabethan rehearsal process using scenes from The Merchant of Venice. On Dec. 3, participants will learn about “original practices” and receive cue scripts. On Dec. 10, students will rehearse their parts and stage a performance for friends and family. Open to students of all experience levels and abilities. Use coupon code SHAKESBUFF for a 10% tuition discount!

Tuition: $75
Saturdays, Dec. 3 and 10, 1 to 4 p.m.
Wesley Foundation/Chapel

Fun research projects for kids

The Cognitive Development Center in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience is looking for children age birth to 12 years old who are interested in playing games that will help teach us about self control, language and cognitive strategies. A visit, scheduled at your convenience, lasts about 60 minutes. Babysitting is available for siblings. Parents are compensated for travel and kids receive a fun prize! For more information or to sign up, see our information below or call us at 303-492-6389.

PrEP Talk: Daily pill to prevent HIV

The Gender and Sexuality Center is teaming up with Boulder County AIDS Project to host a forum on Truvada® as a Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), an exciting HIV-prevention strategy.

The event is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Hellems, room 211, and will feature Dr. Heather Pujet with the Beacon Center for Infectious Disease, followed by a Q&A session. There will also be a small panel of MSM who are taking or considering starting PrEP will share their experiences with this prevention strategy.

Are you CU's next Rhodes or Marshall Scholar?

Students interested in applying for UK scholarships, including the Rhodes, Marshall, Gates-Cambridge and Churchill, are invited to attend an information meeting on Friday, Nov. 18, at 4 p.m. in Norlin S-421. These scholarships fund one to three years of graduate study in the UK at Oxford, Cambridge and other universities. Students wishing to enter a UK university in 2018 must apply this spring to be considered for nomination. More information can be found on the website.

Udall Scholarship information meeting

Are you committed to pursuing a career related to the environment? Are you a sophomore or junior who could use $7,000 toward tuition and expenses? The Udall Foundation seeks future leaders across a wide spectrum of environmental fields and also seeks future Native American and Alaska Native leaders in public and community health care, tribal government and other policy issues affecting Native American communities.

Information meeting: Tuesday, Nov. 15, 4 p.m., Norlin S-421

Got a baby bump? Paid study for mothers expecting 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. The study can be completed remotely from your home (on the phone and online).

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

November 9, 2016 • Laura River • pearlstudy@colorado.edu

'Silence and Noise': Professor Frederic Bloom to present annual Austin W. Scott, Jr. Lecture

Join the University of Colorado Law School on Thursday, Dec. 1, from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. for the 42nd annual Austin W. Scott, Jr. Lecture.

This year's event features Professor Frederic Bloom's lecture titled "Silence and Noise" and will take place in the Wittemyer Courtroom at the Wolf Law building, with a reception to follow for registered guests.

Please visit the Colorado Law website for more information and to register. Register to attend by Monday, Nov. 28.

Therapy dogs are back!

Do finals have you feeling like the underdog? We’ve got a solution that should put you back at the top of the pack. Therapy dogs are back!

Check the schedule below to make sure you have the chance to spend some time with our furry friends. Learn more about the volunteers here.

Engineering, Math & Physics Library
Nov. 15, 2 to 4 p.m.

Business Library
Nov. 17, 2 to 4 p.m.

Music Library
Nov. 29, 1 to 3 p.m.

Norlin Library
Nov. 30, 2 to 4 p.m.

Earth Sciences & Map Library
Dec. 1, 1 to 3 p.m.

Lucien Greaves to speak on campus Nov. 10

Human rights activist, neuroscientist, and co-founder of the Satanic Temple Lucien Greaves will speak at CU Boulder on Nov. 10, at 6 p.m. in Engineering 1B40. The Secular Students and Skeptics Society at CU Boulder student group is hosting the event. Greaves is best known in part for his involvement in the protest against the exclusion of Satanic imagery from the Oklahoma State Capitol front lawn in 2015. Learn more about the event.

November 8, 2016 • greg.swenson@colorado.edu • greg.swenson@colorado.edu

Intersections: Activating radical imagination in the classroom

Our keynote speaker is Dr. Kai M. Green, who is an assistant professor of feminist studies at University of California-Santa Barbara.

More details about Dr. Kai Green can be found here.

Please register to attend the symposium.

Intersections: Maintaining safety in the classroom

This roundtable will address such issues as:

  1. How to deal with microaggressions from students toward faculty
  2. Mental-health-related behaviors of which faculty should be aware
  3. How to keep your class safe in an active-harmer situation
  4. Related resources provided to faculty by the Faculty & Staff Assistance Program

Nov. 11, 1 to 2 p.m., UMC 245

Please register to attend this symposium!

Celebrating trans, non-binary and genderqueer diversity in STEM!

Come hear speakers from the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) discuss trans, non-binary and genderqueer diversity and celebrate their community with Students Alliance of GLBT Engineers (SAGE).

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 7 to 9 p.m.
Gamow Tower (physics building), 11th floor

All majors are welcome!

November 8, 2016 • SAGE • Arpi.Grigorian@colorado.edu

Visiting Artist Program features Renee Cox on Nov. 15

One of the most controversial African-American artists working today, Renee Cox has used her own body, both nude and clothed, to celebrate black womanhood and criticize a society she often views as racist and sexist. Cox continues to push the envelope with her work by using new technologies that the digital medium of photography has to offer. She received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts in NYC.

The lecture takes place on Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in VAC 1B20.

Global Seminar: Conservation biology, practice in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest

Earn three credits this May in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest! Experience operational conservation programs in the Serra do Mar Biodiversity Corridor, participate in community-based conservation solutions and much more. Students from a range of disciplines interested in conservation are encouraged to apply.

Offered as EBIO 4340/5340 & ENVS 4340/5340, which fulfills the EBIO Lab/Field and 4000-course major requirements and ENVS' application and specialization requirements.

Interest meeting is scheduled for Nov. 10 at 3:30 p.m. in UMC 382.