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.

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

August 18, 2016 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Nature Church - Sunday Aug. 21 9:15 a.m.

Experience Nature as "Church."

Weather dependent. 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

Mosaic Gospel Choir Wednesdays, 7 p.m.

Starting Aug. 31, 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

Shakespeare fools and clowns class (ages 8-12) starts Sept. 13

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival offers classes and workshops for kids and teens. This fall, CSF artist Gina Braswell will teach a 10-week class for ages 8-12, culminating in a performance of scenes from Shakespeare involving fools and clowns. Tuesdays, 4 to 5:30 p.m., Sept. 13 - Nov. 15. Use coupon code SHAKESBUFF for a 10 percent tuition discount. Registration and info. on other classes

Graduate student welcome/science playlist party Aug. 30

The Gemmill Library of Engineering, Math & Physics is hosting a graduate student welcome playlist party. We’ll provide the speakers, snacks and Spotify; you provide 2-3 songs that get you pumped in the lab, in the library or anytime. We’ll add them to our playlist and play your songs during the night. We’ll even email you the playlist when we’re done. Come talk music and science, make new friends and meet your friendly librarians.

When: Aug. 30, 4 to 7 p.m.

Where: Library of Engineering, 1st Fl Math Building

Bring: Your favorite songs

Alternative Breaks leader applications sought

Interested in creating and leading your own service trip? Become an Alternative Breaks Site Leader and create a trip focused on service in communities around the country during college breaks. Course credit is available for site leaders that counts toward a higher level elective or leadership minor. The priority deadline is Sept. 2, if your application is submitted by this date, you are eligible to design a service trip around an environmental or social justice issue of your choice.

Boulder Pridefest kick off

Join Out Boulder County, PFLAG, and CU's Gender and Sexuality Center for a discussion with filmmaker Lauren Lubin on the future of non-binary gender and more information about the upcoming film "We Exist: Beyond the Binary", which details the lives of many different non-binary people, including Lubin.

  • Unity Church of Boulder, 2855 Folsom St.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 6, 7 to 9 p.m.
August 15, 2016 • Gender and Sexuality Center • gsc@colorado.edu

Spring 2017, departmental graduation ceremonies

The chancellor, provost and deans have decided to centralize the departmental ceremony scheduling process. The commencement committee is now accepting requests for space and invites all school, college and departmental planners to visit our website for further information and the request form. The committee will evaluate the individual needs and requests and determine the master schedule, as well as work with parking, facilities management and other units to streamline the event planning process. Please submit your request by Aug. 26, 2016.

Romeo and Juliet class (ages 13-18) starts Sept. 12

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival offers classes and workshops for kids and teens - this fall, CSF actor Kelsey Didion will teach a 10-week course for teens, culminating in an abridged performance of Romeo and Juliet. Mondays, 4 to 5:30 p.m., Sept. 12 - Nov. 14. Use coupon code SHAKESBUFF for a 10 percent tuition discount. Registration and info. on other classes

Beautiful house at Pine Brook Hills is for rent

Beautiful multi-level house close to the city (only 1.5 miles from Broadway) and next to Mount Sanitas trails. Available Sept. 6 for nine months or possibly longer. Fully furnished, for $3,750/month. A smaller part of the house could be available for $2,500. It can also be rented unfurnished. Sorry no pets. Three bed|3.5 bath|5 decks/porches|multi-level|high-end kitchen|dining room|breakfast nook|master suite|attached greenhouse|top floor viewing/yoga room|and much more: WWW.Boulder6000.info. E-mail:info@Boulder6000.info

August 9, 2016 • Ben Lipman • info@Boulder6000.info

Fall Welcome volunteering positions available

Come welcome new students to CU Boulder. Fall Welcome now includes everything from move-in for students living in the residence halls, to signature events such as CU kick off. Sign up as an individual or with a group. Please visit the Volunteer Resource Center's Fall Welcome Volunteering page for details on Fall Welcome training and FAQ's. If you would like to sign up a group please email Hannah.Wilks@colorado.edu.

Move-In: Aug. 16-18.
Signature Events: Aug. 18-Sept. 14.

August 9, 2016 • Hannah Wilks • hannah.wilks@colorado.edu

LGBTQ and Allied Leadership Retreat

The Gender and Sexuality Center at CU welcomes all incoming LGBTQ and allied students to our annual, day-long retreat to meet current student leaders and learn about the LGBTQ community on campus, current initiatives and ways to get involved. Join us on Thursday, Aug. 18, before classes start, in the Center for Community.

RSVP by Aug. 10 to gsc@colorado.edu to attend and we will send you more details.

August 8, 2016 • Scarlet Bowen • scarlet.bowen@colorado.edu

Bursar's Office opening late Friday, Aug. 5

The Bursar's Office will open slightly later at 9:15 a.m. instead of 9 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 5, so that staff can attend training.

August 2, 2016 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu

Retirement celebration for Jean Thomson

Please join us in congratulating Jean Thomson on her wonderful career in the Bursar's Office at CU Boulder. The celebration will be Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2 to 4 p.m. in the Koenig Alumni Center. RSVP dana.drummond@colorado.edu.

July 28, 2016 • Dana Drummond • dana.drummond@colorado.edu

Bursar's Office closing early on Tuesday, Aug. 2

The Bursar's Office will close at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2, so staff can attend a special event. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

July 28, 2016 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu

Fun research projects for kids

The Cognitive Development Center in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience is looking for children age 3 to 7 years old who are interested in playing games that will help teach us about self control 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, call 303-492-6389 or visit https://www.colorado.edu/cognitivedevelopment/help-us-explore-cognitive-development.

July 28, 2016 • Cognitive Development Center • cdclc@colorado.edu

All new early start fall non-credit language classes

We're releasing our all new early start fall non-credit language courses. The classes run from mid-August to mid-October. Courses: Japanese 1, Italian 1, French 1, French 3, German 2, Beginning Chinese, Swahili 1 and Spanish 3. Learn a new language through fun activities today. Register