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Veblen Distinguished Research Lecture: 'Wildfire & Patagonian-Andean forest ecosystems'

This lectureship is among the highest honors bestowed by the CU Boulder faculty on a faculty member.

Thomas T. Veblen, College of Arts and Sciences professor of distinction in the Department of Geography, is one of two recipients of the 2016 award. He will present a lecture exploring over 40 years of field-based research on the dynamics of Patagonian-Andean forests in Chile and Argentina.

Register here.

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.

'Sexpressions'

As a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Women’s Resource Center holds Sexpressions, a talent showcase celebrating positive expressions of sexuality centering on trans, queer and women-identified voices and bodies.

Sexpressions creates a safe, sex-positive and affirming environment. Come by for free food, games and fun, featuring cabaret by The Clocktower Clockettes from the heart of Denver. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 20, 7 to 10 p.m. at UMC 235

Recess Open House at the Women's Resource Center

Join us for our final big event of the semester. We will have free food and fun games, such as Apples to Apples, and coloring and lots of glittery craft supplies if you want to decorate your graduation cap (please bring your own).

Enjoy a study break and connect with friends: all staff, students, and faculty are welcome!​

Thursday, May 4
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
UMC 415–17

April 17, 2017 • Sarah Rimmel • wrc@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/wrc

Bark Buddies: Take a break, pet a dog

The dogs are back! Need a study break? University Libraries is once again hosting therapy dogs. Stop by any of our five locations to play with the pups April 18 to 27.

Engineering, Math & Physics Library
Tuesday, April 18, 2 to 4 p.m.

Norlin Library
Wednesday, April 19, 2 to 4 p.m.

Music Library, Tile Lounge
Tuesday, April 25, 1 to 3 p.m.

Business Library
Wednesday, April 26, 2 to 4 p.m.

Earth Sciences & Map Library
Thursday, April 27, 1 to 3 p.m.

April 17, 2017 • University Libraries
http://www.colorado.edu/libraries/2016/04/06/dogs-are-back

Office of Financial Aid closing early April 18

The Office of Financial Aid (including Scholarship Services and Student Employment) will close at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18, for a staff event. The office will resume normal business hours on Wednesday, April 19, opening at 9 a.m.

April 14, 2017 • Office of Financial Aid • financialaid@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/financialaid

'For the Health of It: Food for Thought'

Join a presentation that focuses on tips and information on maintaining performance during times of high stress. Allison Smith, registered dietitian of Campus Dining Services with MPH, will discuss how food options can help us boost our brain function and improve our overall energy.

This event is part of the mental health week organized with Cultural Events Board.

Monday, April 24, 1 to 2 p.m.
University Memorial Center, room 457

Student organizations: Looking for a meeting spot?

The Student Engagement & Collaboration Lounge in the UMC is a space where Recognized Student Organizations (RSO) can come together, collaborate and prepare for events and projects.

It includes:
• Meeting rooms
• 55" monitors and computer hook-ups
• Prep/Work rooms
• Lounge areas
• Whiteboard space
• Lockable storage cabinets

If your RSO would like to reserve a room in the SECA Lounge, visit colorado.edu/umc/about/seca for all the info!

Video Game Tournament – FIFA 17 (PS4) – April 14

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 floorfifa 17

Extreme bowling Friday and Saturday nights!

7 p.m. to close
Electrify your Friday and Saturday nights at the only Extreme Bowling in Boulder!
Black lights, lane lights and color pins. Win prizes for color head pin strikes.

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

Monday night bowling special April 17

Make Mondays special! Every Monday, from 6 to 11 p.m., pay $8 per person for two hours of unlimited bowling. Shoes and a fountain drink included. Come alone or with friends or family—everyone is welcome! Learn more.

Spring 2017
Every Monday, Jan. 23 through May 1

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

Free Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament April 18

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

Sing your heart out at Karaoke Night April 20

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.

9-Ball Billiards Tournament April 26

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

'Sexpressions' with the Women's Resource Center

As a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Women’s Resource Center holds Sexpressions, a talent showcase celebrating positive expressions of sexuality centering on trans, queer and women-identified voices and bodies.

Sexpressions creates a safe, sex-positive and affirming environment. Come by for free food, games and fun, featuring cabaret by The Clocktower Clockettes from the heart of Denver. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 20, 7 to 10 p.m. at UMC 235

'Vinous Voices: Horace's Ninth Epode'

Please join for "Vinous Voices: Horace's Ninth Epode," presented by Tony Woodman, professor at University of Virginia, on Monday, April 17, at 4:30 p.m. in HUMN 135.

This event is free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome. Sponsored by GCAH, CWCTP and Classics.

Group and individual interviews for non-traditional students

Do you identify as a non-traditional student? Do you want to say more about what makes up a non-trad student?

The University Libraries is conducting group and individual interviews to better understand this part of the student population. Participants will meet with the researcher for a 30-minute interview and will receive a $10 gift card for their time.

If you are willing to participate, please fill out the Google form.

Five Global Seminars still open for this summer!

Looking to get some core credits out of the way? There are a couple spaces left on some of our amazing Global Seminars!

Get in touch with us today to see if you can be a part of these unforgettable experiences: Written Communication in Dublin, Contemporary Societies in Prague or Historical Context in China.

Business students, we've got you covered, too! Come study: Finance in London or Management across northern Europe.

Connect with Education Abroad at abroad.colorado.edu.

Photo by Rose Zilber.

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 Laura River, study coordinator, by email or phone.

Email: pearlstudy@colorado.edu | Phone: 303-735-7547

April 11, 2017 • Laura River • pearlstudy@colorado.edu
http://cucrest.com/pearls

Learn about ADA accommodations for events

This month's Ethics and Compliance Brown Bag presentation is Monday, April 24, from noon 1 p.m. at the Rec Center Ice Rink Overlook Room.

The presentation will feature Michael Roseberry, director of ADA Compliance in the Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance, on the subject of disability access for events. He will provide a general overview as well as practical tools to assist attendees in managing requests.

Attendees are welcome to bring a lunch. Light refreshments will be provided. Visit the website below for full event details.

Care about campus aesthetics and safety? Let us know

If you have ever walked or ridden on the CU campus, then you might be aware of a few scrapes and dings in the sidewalks or riding paths. These uneven or damaged surfaces can not only represent a blow to the overall campus aesthetic but also a safety concern.

My team and I are looking to help fix these issues, and your voice would add to the growing momentum in achieving that goal. Please let us know your thoughts in our brief survey.

Psychology study seeking participants at $10 per hour

The Social Neuroscience and Games Lab (SNaG) is seeking individuals between the ages of 18 and 35 to participate as behavioral subjects in a two- to three-hour study. Participants will play several games with other individuals and a computer opponent for money and will complete a series of questionnaires.

Participants will be paid $10 an hour for participating and will have the opportunity to earn bonus money for their performance in the games. For more information or to sign up, please email cu.snaglab.968@gmail.com with your name and age.

April 7, 2017 • Danielle Farrant • cu.snaglab.968@gmail.com

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 men, non-smokers, ages 18 to 79, who do not regularly exercise. Benefits for volunteers include: cardiovascular health assessment, VO2max test, body composition, blood chemistry and compensation.

For more information, please email cvstudy.cuboulder@gmail.com. If interested, please fill out our online screening form: http://tinyurl.com/yhewscc

Five Global Seminars still open for this summer!

There are a couple spaces left on some of our amazing Global Seminars! Looking to get some core credits out of the way?

Get in touch with us today to see if you can be a part of these unforgettable experiences: Written Communication in Dublin, Contemporary Societies in Prague or Historical Context in China.

Business students, we've got you covered, too! Come study: Finance in London or Management across Northern Europe.

Connect with Education Abroad at abroad.colorado.edu. Photo by Rose Zilber.

April 7, 2017 • Education Abroad • abroad@colorado.edu
http://abroad.colorado.edu

Pop Up Pantry: Shop for free, healthy food

Even if you receive student loans and pay rent, you may not be able to afford food. The Pop Up Pantry is for you! If you’re in need of food, come shop for free food, including fresh produce, at our mobile pantry!

Saturday, April 22, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Hillel Parking Lot, 2795 Colorado Ave, Boulder

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