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'The Naturalist: Honoring the Life and Work of William Weber'

The CU Libraries and Friends of the Libraries will present "The Naturalist: Honoring the Life and Work of William Weber," Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 4:30 p.m. in the Center for Irish and British Studies, Norlin Library, 5th floor.

Speakers will be James F. Williams, dean of the University Libraries; Rebecca Hufft Kao, Denver Botanic Gardens; Erin Tripp, CU Museum of Natural History herbarium; and Pat Kociolek, director, CU Museum of Natural History. The program will include a short video chronicling William Weber's life and career.

Peace Corps Extravaganza Nov. 4

When: Tuesday, Nov. 4
Where: UMC 235
Time: 6 - 8 p.m.

Join us for a unique Peace Corps Experience. The Peace Corps Extravaganza attempts to connect the CU campus and community to what its REALLY like to serve. Inspirational speakers bring insights and ideas, musicians bring energy and rhythm, and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers bring stories to last and last. After the speaker and music we have an open house with free food.

RSVP Online

October 30, 2014 • Nicholas Politte • peacecorps@colorado.edu

Global seminar: Introduction to operations and information management

Complete BCOR 2500 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. 6, 5 - 6 p.m. in Koelbel 230.

2014 Diversity and Inclusion Summit, Nov. 11-12

Building the Road Map: Educate, Inspire, Empower and Transform

2014 marks the 50th commemoration of the landmark 1964 Civil Rights Act. This act, along with the 1965 Voting Rights Act and the Fair Housing Act in 1968, helped establish the legal foundation for equality for all Americans. To honor this monumental legal shift in America, the Diversity and Inclusion Summit on Nov. 11-12 continues “Building the Road Map” that we hope will lead to achieving equality for all. See the schedule here

Party safety discussion Nov. 6

Nov. 6, at 3:30 p.m. at Abrams Lounge in the C4C.

An open panel including students and staff from the GLBTQ Resource Center,The CU Recovery Center,Counseling and Psychological Services and Community Health will discuss "How to Navigate Partying in Substance Culture at CU-Boulder."

October 30, 2014 • Scarlet Bowen • glbtqrc@colorado.edu

Ferment! Thursdays, 5:30 p.m.

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

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

For university students ages 21-29, but you can be younger. Open to persons 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 & beverages for the first 6 who arrive!

Hosted by Wesley Fellowship.

October 30, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Bursar's Office special hours Oct. 31

The Bursar's Office will be closed from 11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31, so that staff can attend a special event. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

October 29, 2014 • Susie Jacobs • suzanne.jacobs@colorado.edu

Research participants needed for paid study, ages 12-21

Earn $25 for participation in a -hour study

The Adolescent Development and Preventive Treatment (ADAPT) research program is looking for individuals to participate in a study of mental health and adolescent development.

Potential invitation to attend additional annual time points at 6-7 hours each ($25 per hour for these).

If interested, please call the ADAPT at (303) 492-4616. A confidential phone screen will be conducted to determine your child’s or your own initial eligibility. Individuals under age 18 must have their parents call.

October 29, 2014 • ADAPT • adapt@colorado.edu

Italian Language Week

The French and Italian department invites you to join in the celebration of the Italian Language and Culture week. Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 3-4, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in HUMN living area: Exhibit on the Dolomites. Tuesday, Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m. in HUMN 150: Presentations on the Dolomites. There are going to be door prizes and refreshments will follow. Thursday, Nov. 6, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., in HUMN living area: Italian dessert competition. Stop by to vote for the best and the yummiest dessert.

October 29, 2014 • Chiara Torriani • chiara.torriani@colorado.edu

Throwback Movie Tuesday: 'Inception'

Throwback Movie Tuesday presents the screening of "Inception."

WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 8 p.m.

WHERE: Chem 140 Lecture Hall located on campus

This event is free and open to the public.

'It's Elementary' service project (IESP) info session Nov. 10

Are you studying Japanese, Chinese, Hindi or any subject related to Japan, China or India? Are you interested in teaching or simply sharing your knowledge about Asia with school-age children? Earn one CU upper division credit hour teaching about a country of your interest to 1st and 2nd graders. Come to our information meeting on Nov. 10 at 4 p.m. in the Center for Asian Studies Conference Room to learn more about the internship.

CU on the Weekend: Stories Behind the Musical Masterpiece

Join Jeremy Smith, associate professor of musicology, for a discussion about how composers over the centuries— from Byrd to Bach to Beethoven — have told their stories through their music, often with powerful results. Saturday, Nov. 15, 1-3 p.m. Benson Earth Sciences, Room 180.

The event is part of CU on the Weekend, which is free and open to the public.

October 29, 2014 • CU on the Weekend • weekend@colorado.edu

Worrisome thoughts?

ADAPT is a place for young people worried about recent changes in their thoughts, perceptions, and feelings.

Eligible participants for a paid research study are ages 12 to 21 and have experienced unusual thoughts, suspiciousness or paranoia, a sense of having special powers or unrealistic plans for the future, unusual experiences with seeing or hearing things that are not there.

An initial screening will compensate participants $25.00 for a 2-hour interview. Please call ADAPT at 303-492-4616 or email adapt@colorado.edu.

October 29, 2014 • ADAPT Program • adapt@colorado.edu

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.

October 28, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Study theatre, music and culture in Edinburgh, Scotland this summer

Earn three credits in three weeks this summer while experiencing the world's largest arts festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, first hand. In addition to staying in Scotland's beautiful capital, students take a five-day tour of the Highlands and a day trip to Glasgow. See the arts in a whole new way. Interest meeting: Weds., Nov. 5, 5-6 p.m. in UMC 325.

Italian Language Week

The French and Italian department invites you to join in the celebration of the Italian Language and Culture Week. Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 3 - 4, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in HUMN living area: Exhibit on the Dolomites. Tuesday, Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m. in HUMN 150: Presentations on the Dolomites. There are going to be door prizes and refreshments will follow. Thursday, Nov. 6, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., in HUMN living area: Italian dessert competition. Stop by and vote for the best and the yummiest dessert.

October 28, 2014 • Chiara Torriani • chiara.torriani@colorado.edu

Buffer Buffalo 5K Nov. 2

Come out and support the CU Triathlon Team, your 15-time national champions and run a few miles while doing it. The Buffer Buffalo 5K is a fundraiser that will help the team travel to regional and national conference races in the spring. The race will take place on CU's Main Campus this Sunday at 9 a.m. There will be a raffle full of good prizes after the race. Register today

October 28, 2014 • Tommy Alter • Thomas.Alter137@gmail.com

Colorado Ski Racing

Our mission is to provide an opportunity for CU-Boulder students 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.

Who wouldn't want to make new friends, ski all the time and have fun?

October 28, 2014 • Paul Rozsypal • csr@colorado.edu

Free poker tournament Tuesday, Oct. 28

Tuesday Night Free Texas Hold'em Poker Tournaments

Put on your poker face and win prizes. Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection Front Desk; cards fly at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome - all skill levels.

2014 DATES: Every other Tuesday:

  • Oct. 28
  • Nov. 11
  • Dec. 2
  • Grand Championship Final: Dec. 9

    The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

    We now offer a new Late Night Menu service service! There's no need to leave campus at night.

  • Sing along at Karaoke Night on Oct. 30

    Sing along to fun tunes on Thursday night while getting the chance to try out Club 156's cool sound and light system - free. Bring your friends. This is growing into a hit! Enjoy food & beverage right next door in The Connection. Make it a fun night.

    8 p.m. in Club 156, 1st floor UMC, next to The Connection.

    2014 DATES:

  • Oct. 30
  • Nov. 13
  • Dec. 4 & 11

    The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

    Check our new Late Night Menu - right here on campus!

  • Calling all gamers: Next video game tournament Friday, Nov. 7

    Different Games Each Tournament

    Want bragging rights? Here's your chance with COD Advanced Warfare.

    Sign up starts 6 p.m. at The Connection; play begins 7 p.m. $5 entry fee. Games are on PlayStation 3, XBOX 360 or Nintendo Wii. Prizes for top finishers.

    2014 DATES:

  • Nov. 7: COD Advanced Warfare
  • Dec. 5: Mario Kart
  • Dec. 12: INJUSTICE: Gods Among Us

    Eat while you play Check our new Late Night Menu - right here on campus.

  • 9-Ball Billiards Tournament, Nov. 5

    Test your skills, learn new skills and earn bragging rights at The Connection's 8 and 9-ball billiards tournaments. Every other Wednesday; $5 entry fee. Sign up starts 6 p.m. at The Connection Front Desk; play begins at 7 p.m. Prizes for the top finishers. BCA rules apply.

    2014 Dates

    8-Ball Tournaments:

  • Nov. 19

    9-Ball Tournaments:

  • Nov. 5
  • Dec. 3

    Eat while you play! Check our new Late Night Menu - right here on campus!

  • Student groups - deadline to apply for UMC office space is 4 p.m. Oct. 31

    The UMC is accepting applications from student organizations for free office space during the spring 2015 semester. Pick up your group's application in the UMC Executive Director’s Office (UMC 305) or CUSG (UMC 125), or download an application from our website.

    IMPORTANT: Applications must be submitted on Friday, Oct. 31 by 4 p.m.

    Act now! You can help your organization or club grow and succeed with a central office location. Questions? Visit the website for details or call 303-492-8832.

    October 28, 2014 • UMC Administration • Jimmie.Baker@colorado.edu

    New Late Night Menu at The Connection

    The Connection Bowling, Billiards, and Games (1st floor UMC) now offers a late night food service!

    Order all of your grill favorites Sunday-Thursday 5-10 p.m. and Friday-Saturday 5-11 p.m. at The Connection! Burgers, wings, chicken tenders, hot dogs, fries and more.

    View the full menu

    Big screen TVs, bowling, billiards, arcade games and now great food and drinks. What more could you want?

    Men Needed For Cardiovascular Research Study

    The Integrative Physiology of Aging Lab is looking for participants for multiple studies on factors associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. We are looking for men, 45-80 years old, non-smokers, with no chronic health problems. Volunteers receive compensation as well as free comprehensive health information including an exercise stress test, VO2 max test, blood cholesterol and body composition. For more information, call 303-492-2485, or email us at cvstudy@colorado.edu.