Buff Bulletin Board

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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.

Peanut-butter N' Luvin' community service Saturdays 1PM

A community service project for CU students Saturdays 1:00 p.m. Meets at CU's Wesley Student Center/Chapel. We prepare sandwiches, raisins, toiletries, etc. and then walk down to the Boulder Creek to serve and visit with many of our community's "visible" homeless persons. Open to people of all students of any or/no faith/religious backgrounds. "No preaching, no converting, Just Peanut-butter N' Luvin'." 1290 Folsom St., across from Folsom Field, at the corner of University Heights Avenue. Bring lip balm or socks to give away if you can.

Ferment! Thursdays 5:30 p.m.

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

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

Open to under-grad and grad-students 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 and beverages for the first 8 who arrive!

Hosted by Wesley Fellowship.

February 8, 2017 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Mosaic Gospel Choir Wednesdays, 7 p.m.

Sing your heart out with CU's Mosaic Gospel Choir on Wednesday nights, 7 p.m. at CU's Wesley Student Center/Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., across from the Stadium, one block north of Colorado Ave., at the corner of University Heights Ave. Drop-ins welcome. LGBTQI-friendly. Bring friends. (Don't need to be Christian. Open to all.) Facebook

8-Ball Billiards Tournament Feb. 8

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

Sing your heart out at Karaoke Night Feb. 16

Take an energizing break from your studies. Sing along to your choice of fun tunes on Thursday nights using Club 156’s 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

Spring 2017 Dates
Jan 19
Feb 2, 16
Mar 2, 16
Apr 6, 20
May 4

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

Video Game Tournament – NBA 2K17 (XBOX ONE) – Feb. 10

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

Free Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament Feb. 14

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

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.

Got a baby bump? Paid research study for first-time moms

Perinatal Emotion and Relationships Longitudinal Study (PEARLS)

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 online, over the phone and from your home.

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

February 8, 2017 • Laura River • pearlstudy@colorado.edu

Bursar's Office brief closure

The Bursar's Office will be closed from 1:50 p.m. until 3:40 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, so staff can attend training. We apologize for any inconvenience.

February 8, 2017 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu

10th annual Great Debate: "Catholic Feminism? Is the Church Anti-Woman?"

The Aquinas Institute for Catholic Thought will host its 10th annual Great Debate on Thursday, Feb. 23. Erika Bachiochi of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and Mary Anne Case of the University of Chicago will go head-to-head debating whether the Catholic Church really respects women.

Located in Math 100. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are FREE for all CU students, with a suggested $5 donation for all others. Tickets will be distributed at weekend masses (Feb. 11-12, Feb. 17-18) and can be purchased online and at 1520 Euclid Avenue.

Fulbright student grant information meeting

The Fulbright program is the U.S. government’s flagship program for international educational exchange, and CU Boulder has an excellent record of Fulbright student grants. Grants are for any student who will have at least a bachelor's degree by the time the grant starts and won’t yet have completed a PhD.

Learn how to apply to do overseas study/research or to be an English teaching assistant overseas at the upcoming informational meetings:

Feb. 14, 5 p.m.
Feb. 22, 5 p.m.
March 1, 5:30 p.m.
March 17, 5 p.m.

International Student Success: Student town hall meetings Feb. 10

The Task Force for International Student Success has scheduled several town hall meetings in an effort to better support international students. Coffee, cookies and conversation will be provided.

The next meeting for students is Thursday, Feb. 10, from 5 to 6 p.m. in the UMC Aspen rooms.

Please visit CU Boulder Today for the complete list of scheduled meetings.

February 8, 2017 • William Kuskin • william.kuskin@colorado.edu

Innovative Seed Grant Program: Proposal deadline Feb. 12

The 2017 Innovative Seed Grant Program (ISGP) proposal deadline is Sunday, Feb. 12.

Designed to stimulate new, compelling areas of research and creative work on the CU Boulder campus, the program has set aside $1 million to fund grants of up to $50,000 each, with $250,000 reserved to support work connected to the campus Grand Challenge.

Faculty from across disciplines will be judged in categories designed to allow all disciplines an opportunity to compete successfully. See the website below for more information.

Open Mic Night - Feb. 7 8 p.m.

Singer? Songwriter? Poet? Musician? Dancer? Actor? Mime? Free monthly Open Mic Night at the Wesley Foundation Student Center/Chapel. Test drive something new. Show off something old. Have fun! Come perform and/or enjoy those who do!

First Tuesday of every month at 8 p.m. Uncensored, freedom of speech affirmed, yet also a safe space for all. Serious fun.

Visit the Facebook event page or the Wesley website for more information.

Graduating in May?

Please make an appointment to see your advisor and submit your application. Check the website for updated information, including details about the ceremony, caps and gowns, announcements, disability services, parking and other events. Grads will also receive detailed information via email in the coming weeks.

Visit the Commencement website for more information.

Study Abroad scholarship opportunity for Pell Grant recipients

Pell Grant recipients: Federal funding, via the Gilman Scholarship, is available for study abroad in addition to your current financial aid package.

The informational meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 7, at noon (C4C, third floor, suite N320) and Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 4 p.m. (Fleming, room 265). It will cover the application process and tips for a successful application.

Sponsored by Study Abroad, SASC and the CUE

February 6, 2017 • Steve Rose • Steven.Rose@Colorado.edu

Global Seminar: Barcelona literature and culture

Attend class and live in Barcelona on this exciting Global Seminar!

Earn 6 credits in five weeks while completing SPAN 3270 (fulfills the Human Diversity core requirement) and SPAN 3230. Participate in excursions to world-class museums and theaters, and see the remarkable street culture. Great for SPAN, SPPR, IAFS and others.

Learn more at the informational meeting Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 4 to 5 p.m. at UMC 425.

Looking for a language class?

ALTEC offers non-credit language courses in all different languages and at all different levels. Classic Start and Late Start courses are open for registration!

Interested? Click here to visit the ALTEC website.

February 5, 2017 • Jennifer Katzung • altec@colorado.edu

Spiritual but not Religious Mondays, 8 p.m.

O.A.S.I.S. is "Open, Accepting, Students, Into Spirituality"

Many college students and young adults embrace spirituality, but don't identify with "religion." OASIS is a community of CU college and grad students who seek to explore various spiritual traditions and practices in a relaxed and open-minded environment.

Mary Wolf facilitates the group.

Meets at CU's Wesley Student Center/Chapel 1290 Folsom St. -across from Folsom Field, 1 block north of Colorado Ave., at the corner of University Ave.

Experience the culture of Italy!

What better way to learn the Italian language and culture than through food, movies, games, tarantella and more?!

ALTEC's Neapolitan Italy Conversational non-credit language course has it all! You must hurry, though, registration closes soon. For more information or to register, visit our website.

Career tracks in Asian Studies

Discover how to apply your Asian-area interests to a global career at the CAS Speaker Series. Open to all majors!

Tuesday, Feb. 7, 5 to 6:30 p.m.
C4C, room N215

Meet the experts: Charles Jess served as a U.S. diplomat for over 27 years and has held several consular posts. Isshaela Ingham is an acupuncturist and yoga instructor who teaches and studies the Chinese arts of medicine. Susan Weller does international marketing at Oranni Consulting, specializing in global food chain supply.

Global Seminar: Cross-cultural leading, managing in Northern Europe

Study in Northern Europe next summer!

Leading and managing diversity in international business is a challenge managers need to face. The number of interactions people of different cultural backgrounds have with one another has exponentially increased in the workplace. The international business scenario in Northern Europe is a natural lab where you can observe, recognize and analyze most of the business concepts and variables at play to manage successfully across cultures.

Learn more Monday, Feb. 6, from 5 to 6 p.m. in KOBL 350.

Tuition due date

Payment for tuition and fees is due today, Friday, Feb. 3. If you are paying online, you have until Feb. 5 to make your payment.

Pay your bill in MyCUInfo.

Find more information about payment methods here.

February 3, 2017 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu