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.

Ethics and Compliance Brown Bag: Conflicts of Interest

January’s Brown Bag event is Monday, Jan. 23, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Rec Center Ice Rink Overlook Meeting Room. It will feature a presentation by Pamela Rosse, Research & Innovation Office, on conflicts of interest. Rosse will review specifics of what creates conflicts of interest for community members at all levels, provide context on why it matters and share mitigation techniques. Q&A will follow.

Attendees are welcome to bring lunch. Light refreshments will be provided. Please visit our website for full presentation details.

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.

Free Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament Jan. 17

Put on your poker face, see if Lady Luck is with you and win prizes! Sign up 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk; cards fly at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome – all skill levels. Learn more

Spring 2017 Dates
January 17, 31
February 14, 28
March 14
April 4, 18
Grand Championship (winners play-off): May 2

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

Spring 2017 tuition and fee bills available now

Bills are available now in MyCUInfo within the Billing Information tab.

Payment is due Feb. 3 (or Feb. 5 if you are paying online).

Payment plans are available until Feb. 4. Signing up for a payment plan will allow you to pay tuition and fees over three months.

January 11, 2017 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu

AIA Lecture Series: The peopling of the Americas in global perspective

Join archaeologist John F. Hoffecker at the CU Museum of Natural History on Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. as part of the AIA Lecture Series. Hoffecker will discuss the global dispersal of anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens) southward from Berengia into the Americas and explain how researchers use skeletal, genetic and archaeological data to reconstruct patterns and likely migration routes.

January 11, 2017 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/cumuseum/

Internships at The Nature Conservancy, History Colorado Center and more

Center of the American West is now accepting applications for our spring 2017 internships at History Colorado Center, The Nature Conservancy, National Indian Law Library at Native American Rights Fund and National History Day in Colorado at local public schools.

These 3-credit-hour internships require a total of 120 on-the-job hours, plus some academic activities. They will remain open until filled.

Visit the Center of the American West website for details.

Feeling down? Struggling with anxiety? Worried about health or relationship problems?

Affordable psychotherapy is available at the Raimy Clinic in the Muenzinger Psychology Building on the CU Boulder campus. Special low rates are available for all CU students, faculty and staff.

Raimy Clinic therapists can provide help coping with stress, depression, anxiety, relationship and academic/occupational issues and other difficulties, as well as helping you meet your goals for improving self-confidence and increasing healthy behavior.

For more information, call our intake line at 303-492-5177 or email raimy@colorado.edu.

Spring 2017 financial aid refunds

If you're expecting a refund from financial aid this spring, set up direct deposit today in MyCUInfo (on the Billing Information tab) to get your refund fast. Refunds are expected to be deposited on or around this Friday, Jan. 13, providing all financial aid to-do items have been completed correctly.

Find more information on direct deposit here..

January 10, 2017 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu

Apply to study abroad before Jan. 15 for a chance to win $500! 

Any student who opens a fall or summer 2017 CU Boulder study abroad application by Sunday, Jan. 15, will be entered into a drawing to win $500 toward their study abroad program. Two students will win!

You can receive advising from study abroad advisors in-person, via live chat, email at abroad@colorado.edu or phone at 303-492-7741. Visit abroad.colorado.edu for more information on how to get started, or contact us via online chat. The winners will receive funds once they are accepted and committed to their study abroad program.

January 9, 2017 • Allie Nunes • abroad@colorado.edu
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu

Boulder County Latino History Project (BCLHP) Teacher Workshop

At the Boulder County Latino History Project’s four-day Teacher Workshop, participants will work with historians and curriculum specialists to develop lessons and materials that can be incorporated into existing classroom activities and coursework. Some of the topics discussed include: language, race, ethnicity and privilege. Sign up today by emailing kent.willmann@colorado.edu.

WHO: Elementary, middle and high school teachers
WHERE: Silver Creek High School, Longmont, CO
FEE: $400

Bursar's Office opening late Tuesday, Jan. 10

On the second Tuesday of every month, the Bursar's Office will open 15 minutes later (9:15 a.m.) for a staff meeting.

January 9, 2017 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu

Apply to study abroad before Jan. 15 for a chance to win $500! 

Any student who opens a fall or summer 2017 CU Boulder study abroad application by Sunday, Jan. 15, will be entered into a drawing to win $500 toward their study abroad program. Two students will win!

You can receive advising from study abroad advisors in-person, via live chat, email at abroad@colorado.edu or phone at 303-492-7741. Visit abroad.colorado.edu for more information on how to get started, or contact us via online chat. The winners will receive funds once they are accepted and committed to their study abroad program.

January 6, 2017 • Allie Nunes • abroad@colorado.edu
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu

Korean language course (non-credit)

ALTEC returns this spring with Korean! Whether you're new to Korean or just want to brush up on your skills, ALTEC's non-credit language program is the fast, fun way to learn any language.

Korean Beginning 1 & 2
Jan. 17 through March 23 | Five-week courses | Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Get your seat today and discover where language will take you! Cost is $150.

Check out these and other course listings on our website!

January 6, 2017 • Anderson Language & Technology Center • altec@colorado.edu
http://altec.colorado.edu

Portuguese language class (non-credit)

Ever wanted to learn Portuguese? Join us at ALTEC this spring and discover a whole new world through language!

Courses are open to everyone—great for those who plan on traveling abroad, want to boost their language placement scores or just have a love for language. Register today and see where language will take you.

Sessions are eight weeks long and start Jan. 20. Cost is $150.

Visit our website to check out all of ALTEC's non-credit language classes this spring

January 6, 2017 • Anderson Language Technology Center • altec@colorado.edu
http://altec.colorado.edu

French language courses (non-credit)

Want to learn French? Join us at ALTEC and begin your journey!

Courses are open to everyone—great for those who plan on traveling abroad, want to boost their language placement scores or just have a love for language. Register today and see where language will take you.

Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Courses
Start Jan. 17 | Eight weeks | $150

Visit our website to check out all of ALTEC's upcoming non-credit language classes.

January 6, 2017 • Anderson Language & Technology Center • altec@colorado.edu
http://altec.colorado.edu

Volunteers needed for cardiovascular research

The Integrative Physiology of Aging Lab at CU Boulder is seeking volunteers to participate in a clinical research study. We are looking for healthy women and men, non-smokers, ages 18 to 79, who either perform regular aerobic exercise or those who do not exercise. Volunteers should not be taking hormone replacement therapy (if over 40 years old). Benefits for volunteers include: cardiovascular health assessment, VO2max test, body composition, blood chemistry and compensation.

For more information, please email cvstudy.cuboulder@gmail.com.

Last chance: Download D2L course materials today

Students, did you know you lose access to Desire2Learn (D2L) courses just three weeks after the conclusion of each semester? That means, if there are any course materials or assignment submissions you wish to keep from the fall semester, you have until the end of today, Jan. 5, to download any D2L content.

Visit the Office of Information Technology website to learn how easy it is to download course materials via the D2L content tool.

January 5, 2017 • Office of Information Technology • help@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/oit/

Catalan language course (non-credit)

Learn the romantic Catalan language this spring at ALTEC! Take a virtual trip through the Catalan speaking regions of Spain and learn foundational skills and vocabulary. Whether you want to engage in everyday dialogue with natives here or abroad or gain linguistic access to Catalan culture, learn the fun way at ALTEC.

Beginning 1
Jan. 18 to March 8, Wednesdays, 2 to 4 p.m.

Intermediate 1
Jan. 23 to March 13, Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:30 to 12:30 p.m.

Register at: https://altec.colorado.edu/languageclasses/

The Connection is open during winter break!

Looking for something to do when the weather is rough? The Connection (first floor UMC) is open during winter break! See our website for hours.

As the ONLY bowling center in Boulder, The Connection features 10 bowling lanes, eight nine-foot billiards tables, video game consoles (Xbox One, PS4, Wii), pinball and arcade games, a foosball table and a selection of food and beverages available daily. Come in to watch the latest sporting events on our multiple HDTVs.

Video Game Tournament – Madden 17 (XBOX ONE) – Jan. 27

Watch players in action, try different games and earn bragging rights and prizes! Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection; play begins at 7 p.m. $5 entry fee. Prizes for top finishers! Learn more

Spring 2017 Dates
Jan. 27 - Madden 17 (XBOX ONE)
Feb. 10 - NBA2K17 (PS4)
Feb. 24 - NHL 17 (XBOX ONE)
Mar. 10 - COD: Infinite Warfare (PS4)
Mar. 24 - Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii)
Apr. 14 - FIFA 17 (PS4)
Apr. 28 - Gears of War 4 (XBOX ONE)

The Connection, UMC first floor

9-Ball Billiards Tournament Jan. 25

Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk. Play begins at 7 p.m.
$5 entry fee.

Tournaments run in either double elimination or round robin format. BCA rules apply. Prizes for top finishers. Learn more

Spring 2017 Dates
9-Ball: Jan. 25, Feb. 22, Mar. 22, Apr. 26
8-Ball: Feb. 8, Mar. 8, Apr. 12

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

Celtic New Year Rites & Intentions Jan. 1, 11AM

"The Path Ahead" - Celtic New Year Rites & Intentions Sunday 1st January 2017, 11 am - 2 pm Wesley Student Center/Chapel, 1290 Folsom Street, Boulder $35 ($25 conc. if you are on a very low income)

See Facebook page for more info https://www.facebook.com/events/612898932229381/

Wesley Foundation Student Center/Chapel
1290 Folsom Street, across from Folsom Field

Download D2L course materials by Jan. 5

Students, did you know you lose access to Desire2Learn (D2L) courses just three weeks after the conclusion of each semester? That means, if there are any course materials or assignment submissions you wish to keep from the fall semester, you have until the end of Thursday, Jan. 5, to download any D2L content.

Visit the Office of Information Technology website to learn how easy it is to download course materials via the D2L content tool.

December 23, 2016 • Office of Information Technology • help@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/oit/

Now accepting Student Employee of the Year nominations

The Student Employment Office is accepting nominations for Student Employee of the Year. Work-study, hourly and salaried student employees are eligible. First place will receive Buff gear donated by the CU Book Store and will be nominated for the Western Association of Student Employment Administrators Award. Second place will receive Buff gear by the Student Employment Office.

For a nomination form, visit our website.

Deadline: Feb. 17
National Student Employment Week: April 9 to 15

December 21, 2016 • Student Employment, Office of Financial Aid • studentemployment@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/studentemployment/

BUENO Center 2017 Summer Institute

2017 Summer Institute
From the Past into the Future: Equity, Justice and Diversity

For 40 years, the BUENO Center for Multicultural Education has been conducting research focused on bilingual, multicultural and special education, as well as facilitating comprehensive professional learning for educators. Join the BUENO Center in this thought-provoking and enlightening two-day institute designed to build knowledge and skills about the education of culturally- and linguistically-diverse learners.

December 21, 2016 • Mignon Macias • mignon.macias@colorado.edu
http://buenocenter.org/

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