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.

IFS Presents: 'Ludlow'

Greek Americans in the Colorado Coal War.

Admission: $8 and the screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com.

Calling performers, comedians, storytellers

If you have a good story to tell and can move an audience you might be perfect for Journal 2020's live show at Innisfree Bookshop on Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. We are recruiting CU's best performers to experiment with creative nonfiction on stage. Stories should be 2 to 8 minutes long. Contact Journal 2020 staff member Kelly Dinneen at kedi8342@colorado.edu to learn more.

September 19, 2016 • Kelly Dinneen • kedi8342@colorado.edu

Peace Corps Extravaganza: Around the world in 90 minutes

Sept. 20, 6 to 8 p.m. Travel the world through the eyes and experiences of international volunteers. Enjoy photos, clothing, art, music and more from returned Peace Corps volunteers who have served around the globe.

As a special presentation we'll hear from a currently serving Volunteer in Peru and returned Philippines Volunteer, CU alum, and now CU Study Abroad Program Manager, Allie Nunes. We'll have free food and fun games too! See you there. RSVP here

September 19, 2016 • Tim Hoisington • peacecorps@colorado.edu

Nature Church - Sunday, Sept. 18

Experience Nature as "Church."

Weather permitting. Occasional outings on the rugged trails surrounding Boulder. We'll have brief moments of setting intention, reflection, prayer, pondering and alternative forms of communion. Should be able to walk up to 4 miles in the high country - depending on the week.

Meet at CU's Wesley Student Center/Chapel, 1290 Folsom St. at 9:15 a.m. We'll carpool and return by noon.

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

Mystic: Contemplative Christian Spirituality

"Deep calls to deep." Explore a variety of spiritual practices. Quiet time with God. Sunday's Starting Sept. 11, 3-4 p.m. Don't need to be Christian to join in! Open to all. LGBTQI-friendly. Meets at CU's Wesley Chapel. 1290 Folsom St.** - across from the Stadium, 1 block north of Colorado Ave, at the corner of University Heights Ave. Our Facebook

September 16, 2016 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Soul Food Sundays 5 p.m.

A time to reflect upon how God is at work in our lives and in the world while enjoying a free home-cooked meal. Casual, conversational, social justice minded, science embracing, Jesus-loving Christianity. Meets in the lounge at CU's Wesley Chapel.

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

September 16, 2016 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Sing your heart out at Karaoke Night Sept. 29

Take an energizing break from your studies. Sing along to your choice of fun tunes on Thursday nights using Club 156’s cool sound and light systems. Starts at 8 p.m. in Club 156, first floor UMC. Food and beverages are right next door in The Connection. Learn more

Fall 2016 Dates
Sept 1, 15, 29
Oct 13, 27
Nov 10
Dec 1

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

Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History Conference

Interact with a wide-range of historical topics at the Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History Conference on Sept. 24-25 on the second floor of Hellems. Join us for paper presentations and engaging discussion. Hosted by the CU History Department.

Free for CU students with Buff OneCard. $5 for general public.

Global seminar: Doing business in China interest meeting

Global seminar Doing business in China (Beijing and Shanghai) interest meeting: Thursday, Sept. 22 at 5 p.m. in Koelbel S125 or Wed., Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. in Koelbel 102. Explore important topics related to succeeding in China’s business environment, meet with business leaders, visit industrial sites and universities, and seek to understand challenges faced by businesses operating in China. In addition, you will discover key cultural features of China ranging from rural life to the Great Wall. Fulfills the global track requirement for business.

IFS Presents: 'The Music of Strangers'

Yo-Yo Ma and other artists discuss music and culture.

Admission: $8 and the screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Saturday, Sept. 17.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com.

Speed Friending at the libraries

University Libraries is hosting two Speed Friending events.

Speed Friending is a great way for domestic and international students to connect quickly and easily.

*Oct. 6 at 1 p.m., Norlin Library, E113
*Oct. 13 at 1 p.m., Gemmill Engineering, Math & Physics library

Free pizza and drinks. Sign up today!

CAS student meet and greet

Thursday, Sept. 22, 4 p.m., Pokemon Go! at CAS, 4:30 p.m., Half Fast Subs, 1215 13th St., Boulder

Join us for an evening of Pokémon Go!, food, drink and networking. Meet other Asian Studies majors, minors and interested students, as well as members of our faculty. All students are welcome. Bring a friend.

CU departments: Put your message on UMC digital signs

Do you have programs, services, courses, events or messages that you want or need to promote to get more attention? Put your message on the UMC digital signs.

Create your own eye-catching slides, animations or videos that cycle on three different UMC digital signs in front of hundreds of students and UMC visitors every day. It's environmentally friendly, low cost and cuts down on print materials.

Contact UMC Marketing to learn how. We'll help you.

September 15, 2016 • Catherine Horning • catherine.horning@colorado.edu

IFS Presents: CU at the Movies - 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Hosted by Hadley Kamminga-Peck. Shakespeare at CU

A darkly poetic and visually breathtaking stage production by Julie Taymor.

Admission: $8 and the screening starts at 6 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Sunday, Sept. 18.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com.

Celebrate Bisexuality Awareness Day with Charles Blow

Join us on Friday, Sept. 23, at 4 p.m. in Humanities 1B50 to celebrate Bisexuality Awareness Day with Charles Blow. Blow is a New York Times editorialist, media commentator and author of the award-winning memoir, Fire Shut Up in My Bones.

Presented by Cultural Events Board, Biphoria and Queer and Trans People of Color.

September 14, 2016 • Scarlet Bowen • scarlet.bowen@colorado.edu

Pell Grant students - Special study abroad scholarship

Pell Grant recipients: Federal funding, via the Gilman Scholarship, is available for study abroad in addition to your current financial aid package. We'll cover the application process and tips for a successful application. Thursday, Sept. 15 at 12 p.m. (the CUE, 3rd floor C4C), and Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 4:15 p.m. (Fleming 241). Sponsored by Study Abroad, SASC, and the CUE.

September 14, 2016 • Steve Rose • Steven.Rose@Colorado.edu

IFS presents: 'Under the Sun'

A jaw-dropping peek into North Korea.

Admission: $8 and the screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Friday, Sept. 16.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com.

For the Health of It: Supporting Survivors

Join the Women's Resource Center and Office of Victim Assistance to understand how you can be helpful in situations where someone opens up to you. Learn about the positive impacts of trauma-informed support and how it can help a trauma survivor heal. Gain tips on responding to someone after a traumatic or life disruptive event. Your response matters!

September 14, 2016 • Priyanka Guragain • wrchealth@colorado.edu

You're almost there...Study Abroad deadlines approaching

Upcoming deadlines for study abroad programs this spring range from Sept. 15 through Oct. 3. 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.

Study entrepreneurship and innovation in Panama this May

Panama is considered the fourth strongest economy in Latin America and one of the top 20 fastest growing economies in the world. However, strong economic performance has not translated into broadly shared prosperity. Participate in this global seminar to partner with local entrepreneurs and learn first-hand about the potential for business solutions to address poverty and related social and environmental challenges. This program runs for three weeks in May. Informational meeting Sept. 20 at 5:30 p.m. in KOBL 225.

Non-credit beginning Portuguese course

Come learn a new language in an exciting and engaging environment through ALTEC.

Beginning Portuguese requires no previous knowledge or exposure to Portuguese. This class begins with basic skill building for communication and introduces cultural information through a variety of classroom activities. Location: HLMS 196.

Course meets from Oct. 14 - Dec. 9, Fridays, 5 to 6:50 p.m.

Register now.


Non-credit beginning Polish course

We are putting a little extra some zest in Polish. Using a comprehensible input approach that leaves no adult learner behind, students will experience language through its narrative and creative avenues. By the end of eight weeks, students will be able to understand and respond (with short phrases or appropriate body language) to questions about themselves and their classmates.

Register now before it is too late. https://altec.colorado.edu/languageclasses/registration.shtml?classid=00465

Non-credit beginning Japanese 2 course

Come learn a new language through CU's foreign language library, ALTEC.

Continuation from Japanese 1.

The class' schedule changed to Oct 17. to Dec. 12, 6 to 8 p.m. on Mondays (from original schedule of 5:30 to 7 p.m.).

Register now before it is too late.


Non-credit beginning Spanish course

Embrace a new form of learning through digital resources in a hybrid style course.

Beginning Spanish requires little to no previous knowledge or exposure to Spanish. This class begins with basic skill building for communication and introduces cultural information through a variety of classroom activities.

Meets Oct. 4 to Dec. 8, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:05 to 3:50 p.m.

Register now while it's not too late.


Non-credit beginning Swahili 2 course

Come learn a new language at CU's foreign language library, ALTEC.

This assumes prior experience with the language, preferably in a structured setting such as elementary Swahili. This course enhances students' proficiency in speaking, reading and writing of the Swahili language in meaningful communicative contexts.

Meets Oct. 17 - Dec. 12, Mondays, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Register now while it's not too late.