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.

Have a say and join the UMC Board

Join the UMC Board and be part of the decisions that help the UMC fulfill its mission. The UMC Board is the governing board for CU's student union and currently has openings for student members. You must be able to make the board meetings on Tuesdays from 5:30 - 7 p.m. It is a great leadership opportunity for new and returning CU students. Learn more and apply by Sept. 12.

September 8, 2014 • Andrea Zelinko • zelinko@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 4 hrs. 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.

Email James at James.Peterman@colorado.edu.

September 8, 2014 • James Peterman • James.Peterman@colorado.edu

Swedish visual artist and poet Johannes Heldén explores digital realm

The Media Archaeology Lab is delighted to host Swedish visual artist and poet,Johannes Heldén, for an upcoming artist residency. Johannes will be in the MAL from Saturday, Sept. 13 - Wednesday, Sept. 17.

During his residency, Johannes will explore how the digital realm relates to fiction through creating "a sound choir of sorts, a low drone of technology from several time periods" with the equipment of the past. He will wrap up his residency with a fascinating display of his work on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 7 - 8 p.m.

Calling gamers: Video game tournaments start Sep 12.

Different Games Each Tournament

Want bragging rights? Here's your chance.

Sign up starts 6 p.m. at the Connection; play begins at 7 p.m. $5 entry fee. Games are on PlayStation 3, XBOX 360 or Nintendo Wii. Tournament formats are double elimination and/or round robin. Prizes for top finishers.

2014 DATES:

  • Sept. 12: Madden 15
  • Sept. 26: Ultra Street Fighter
  • Oct. 10: FIFA 15
  • Oct. 24: Super Smash Bros. BRAWL
  • Nov. 7: COD Advanced Warfare
  • Dec. 5: Mario Kart
  • Dec. 12: INJUSTICE: Gods Among Us

  • LGBTQ-inclusive pedagogy

    Friday, Sept. 12, 2:30-4 p.m., S435 Center for Community This workshop will introduce you to the campus climate for LGBTQ and allied students, challenges they face in the classroom, and strategies for creating a more inclusive learning environment. Facilitated by Scarlet Bowen, Ph.D. and Glenda Russell, Ph.D.

    Please rsvp to scarlet.bowen@colorado.edu to sign up for the workshop.

    Diverse Musicians' Alliance seeking performers

    The Diverse Musicians' Alliance is seeking performers to showcase in our annual Diversity Concert on Wed. Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m. The performance will be held in Grusin Music Hall in the Imig Music Building. All genres of music are welcome. If you or a group of performers is interested in performing in this concert, please contact Teresita via email. Include your name (and the name of your group, if applicable), the genre of music you would like to perform, the title and length of your piece(s), and any equipment you need. Sept. 23 deadline.

    September 8, 2014 • Teresita Lozano • Teresita.Lozano@colorado.edu

    Friday Night Film Series: '22 JUMP STREET'

    Program Council's Friday Night Film Series presents: "22 JUMP STREET" sponsored by NFLSUNDAYTICKET.TV.

    When: Friday, Sept. 12, at 9 p.m. Where: Chem 140 Lecture Hall

    This event is FREE and open to students and the public.

    RSVP here.

    CU Service Panel: City Year, Teach For America, Peace Corps and Americorps

    You want to make a difference. We can help you do it. Come hear representatives from City Year, Teach For America, Peace Corps and Americorps share their personal stories of service and find out how you can make an impact in the lives of others before or after graduating.

    WHAT: Info Session & Panel Discussion
    WHEN: Wed, Sept. 10, 6 - 7 p.m.
    WHERE: Center For Community (C4C) Rm S350, CU Boulder
    FREE PIZZA will be provided.

    September 8, 2014 • Nicholas Politte • peacecorps@colorado.edu

    Being an open scholar in the digital information age, Sept. 15-19

    Are you looking to explore new venues in networking, scholarship, publishing, teaching and learning? How is openness in academia creating new opportunities and challenges for you? Come find out more at sessions being held each day during the week of Sept. 15-19, from 3-4 p.m. in Norlin E113. Please join ASSETT and University Libraries for a week of exploring what it means to be an open scholar in the digital information age. Our Website

    Transcendental Meditation Club meetings

    Ready to reset your brain, develop your creativity, intelligence and focus while eliminating stress, fatigue and anxiety? Come join the Transcendental Meditation Club. Everyone is welcome at our bimonthly meetings. At the first meeting, we will discuss the benefits of practicing transcendental meditation; then, during the second meeting of the month, we will meditate together, practicing TM.

    WHEN: Monday, Sept. 8, at 5 p.m. and Monday, Sept. 22, at 5 p.m.

    WHERE: UMC 325

    Facebook: Transcendental Meditation Club at CU Boulder

    September 8, 2014 • Nicholas FLood • nicholas.flood@colorado.edu

    Sign up NOW for Sunday Bowling Leagues

    Get your team together and be part of a league. It's better than ever and easy fun! We now have an Early League for 4-person teams from 6-8:30 pm and a Late League for 2-person teams from 8:30-10:30 pm. There's a one-time registration fee of $10/person and a $5 weekly fee/person.

    This is a fantastic value and a fun way to get together with friends on a regular basis.

    SIGN UP BY FRIDAY SEPT. 12. Visit website for details.



    Leagues run Sundays, Sept. 14 - Dec. 7, 2014.

    'Preferably Unheard': Indian women in Western media

    Are Indian women seen as passive victims or agents of change? Please join this roundtable discussion of professors and students for a lively conversation on how Indian women are represented (or misrepresented) in Western media as we discuss popular perceptions and stereotypes. Featuring University of Colorado Colorado Springs and Colorado College faculty participants, Rashna Singh, Purvi Metha, and Aditi Mitra, as well as a student panelist, Krithika Vachali. Friday, Sept. 12, 4 p.m., Hale 230, CU-Boulder.

    September 5, 2014 • Patricia Helfenbein • casevent@colorado.edu

    Learn how to dance Salsa

    The Boulder Chapter of Ritmos Latinos, a student organization, will begin classes in basic salsa next Tuesday, Sept. 9, and every Tuesday night throughout the fall 2014 semester.

    Come join the fun at the Dennis Small Cultural Center (UMC, 4th floor, Room 457) from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. and learn how to dance both partner and rueda-de-casino style salsa. There's no charge and no partner is necessary. Open to all members of the CU Boulder student, staff, and faculty community. Feel free to bring a friend.

    September 5, 2014 • Ritmos Latinos CU Boulder Chapter • ritmoslatinos@colorado.edu

    Collaborating with Insects: Exhibit opening and artist lecture

    Catherine Chalmers will talk about how her art focuses on the complex relationship between nature and culture on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 6:30 - 8 p.m. at the CU Museum of Natural History. Using all types of media, Chalmers' work aims to give form to the richness, brutality, and indifference that often characterize our connection with animals. This lecture will accompany the opening of an exhibit of Chalmers’ work in the BioLounge. Light refreshments will be served.

    September 4, 2014 • CU Museum of Natural History • museumpr@colorado.edu

    Friday Night Film Series: Jersey Boys

    Program Council's Friday Night Film Series presents: Jersey Boys

    When: Friday, Sept. 5 Where: Chemistry 140 Lecture Hall

    This event is FREE and open to students and the general public.

    There will be popcorn.

    Club 156 presents: Innerspace EP release concert Sept. 5

    Program Council's Club 156 presents: Innerspace ft. Autumn Creatures, bear., and Tiger Wine

    When: Friday, Sept. 5 - 8 p.m. Where: CLUB 156 (located on the first floor of the UMC) Cost: $8 - Tickets are available at the door.

    Don't miss out on GOOD, LIVE MUSIC!

    Throwback Movie Tuesday: Space Jam

    Program Council's Throwback Movie Tuesday series presents: Space Jam

    When: TUESDAY, SEPT. 9 at 8 p.m. Where: CHEM 140 Lecture Hall

    This event is FREE and open to students and the general public.

    There will be popcorn.

    Club 156 presents: Sti-Lo Reel & Ced Linus concert Sept. 12

    Program Council's Club 156 presents: Sti-Lo Reel & Ced Linus, Louie P, Jerney, and J-Knack

    When: FRIDAY, SEPT. 12, at 8 p.m. Where: CLUB 156 (located on the first floor of the UMC)

    Don't miss out on all of the GOOD, LIVE MUSIC!

    Colorado ski racing

    Mission Statement: To provide an opportunity for the students of this university to continue or begin ski racing after high school, even if they are not varsity caliber athletes; all ability levels are welcome. This program is designed as a stepping stone for building character, friendships, improving team skills, time management skills, physical fitness, mental focus and attaining goals.

    September 4, 2014 • Paul Rozsypal • csr@colorado.edu

    Bursar's Office will open at 9:15 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 5

    The Bursar's Office will open at 9:15 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 5, so that the staff can attend a special training.

    September 3, 2014 • Susie Jacobs • burcomm@colorado.edu

    Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History Conference

    The Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History Conference (RMIHC) is a unique conference planned and organized by the University of Colorado's history graduate students. The Sept. 5-7, 2014 conference marks the fifteenth annual event. The principal goal of the conference is to provide graduate students with the opportunity to present their original work. All CU students and faculty are welcome to attend panel presentations, free of charge. For more information, contact us at rmihc@colorado.edu.

    Lessons start Sept. 15-Earn CU credits for music lessons

    Earn two credit hours this coming fall with CU-Boulder's Applied Music Program! Group classes include guitar, piano, and hand drum circle. Private lessons are available for everything from banjo and guitar to voice, and piano. Check out our faculty bios and find what works best for you! Lessons begin Sept. 15. Register now on MyCUInfo portal. $326 per credit. Tuition is separate from main campus tuition. Contact advisor at appmusic@colorado.edu or 303-492-5950. Detailed information: http://conted.colorado.edu/programs/applied-music/courses

    The Gathering: Christian worship Tuesdays 6:30pm

    Take a well-deserved study break on Tuesdays at 6:30PM to reflect upon how God is at work in our lives. Meets in the Lounge at CU's Wesley Chapel. "Emergent" style worship. Featuring great music, live artists, candles, art, discussion, prayer, and communion.

    Wesley Fellowship is a progressive Christian campus ministry that helps university students grow in faith, service, and love. LGBTQI-friendly. "Stretch your mind, feed your soul!" 1290 Folsom St., across from the Stadium, at the corner of University Heights Ave.

    September 2, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

    Open Mic Night! Tue. Sept. 2 8pm

    Singer? Songwriter? Poet? Musician? Dancer? Actor? Mime? Free Monthly Open Mic Night at CU's Wesley Chapel. 1st Tuesday of every month at 8PM (except for January & June-August) Come perform or enjoy those who do! 1290 Folsom St. - across from Folsom Field. Uncensored, Freedom of Speech affirmed, yet also a Safe Space for all. Serious fun! Our Facebook Our webpage

    September 2, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

    Morning Meditation Tuesdays 11am

    A weekly community meditation gathering. Led by June Lacroti. Open to people of all, or no faith/religious backgrounds. No prior experience in mediation is required. 1290 Folsom St., across from Folsom Field, at the corner of University Heights Ave.

    September 2, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org