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.

Buffer Buffalo 5K Nov. 2

Come out and support the CU Triathlon Team, your 15-time National Champions. 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 on Sunday, Nov. 2, at 9 a.m. Goody bags will be included and there will be a raffle after the race. Register today at www.cutriathlon.com.

October 17, 2014 • Tommy Alter • Thomas.Alter137@gmail.com

New global seminar in Shanghai, China, summer 2015

Attend this new global seminar in Shanghai, conducted by history Professor Timothy B. Weston and offered by Study Abroad, the Center for Asian Studies and the Tang Fund. Explore Shanghai’s uniquely important role in modern Chinese history and gain a strong appreciation for both the content of modern Chinese history and for how that history is remembered and made use of in China today. Selected participants will receive a generous scholarship funded by the Tang Fund and the Center for Asian Studies. Interest meeting Oct. 21 5:30-6:30 in UMC 353.

Spend Maymester in Rome: Info. meeting Oct. 22

“Culture Wars in Rome” is a two-week course led by Priscilla Craven, a senior instructor in the CU-Boulder Italian Department. Students earn three Humanities (or elective) credits through lectures and visits to major sites in and near Rome. Spend your Maymester walking, talking, eating and exploring in central Rome. Attend an info. meeting with the director and past participants: Oct. 22, 4:30-5 p.m. in ECCR 131.

Legacy of Light

Two women scientists, living hundreds of years apart, explore the meaning of love, motherhood, family, art and science in this contemporary comedy.

Oct. 24 - Nov. 2, Loft Theatre, University Theatre Building


New Mediterranean menu at the UMC

The Alferd Packer Restaurant & Grill is now offering a Mediterranean menu for students, faculty and staff to enjoy.

Try these exiting new flavors with Algerian chicken made with chickens from our local Red Bird Farms, or tzatziki sauce made in-house.

Served daily starting at 11 a.m., enjoy one our our three options: Greek Nachos, Salad or a Plate. Vegetarian options available.

Be Open. Celebrate Open Access Week 2014 October 20 - 23rd

Mon., Oct. 20, 1-5 pm, Center for British & Irish Studies (Norlin M549): Kick-Off Event Viewing Party and Be Open Button Fest: Make your own buttons.

Tues, Oct. 21, 1–3 pm, ATLAS Lobby: Graduate Student Coffee Hour

Wed, Oct. 22, 3–4 pm, Norlin Library, N410: Presentation: “Open Access and Librarianship”

Thurs, Oct. 23, 5– 6:30 pm, UMC Gallery Panel: “Open Access & the Early-Career Researcher: Use Open Access to increase your research impact.”

Events sponsored by the University Libraries and co-sponsors.

October 17, 2014 • Jennifer Chan • jennifer.chan@colorado.edu

$500 Prizes - 16th Annual Thompson Awards for Western American Writing

Each year, the Center of the American West awards $500 cash prizes to talented students writing on Western topics. All CU-Boulder degree program students are eligible. Categories are poetry, fiction, memoir, creative non-fiction and academic non-fiction. The deadline is March 22, and we are accepting entries now.

You may be working on something for a class assignment that you could use. You may enter and win in more than one category.

For rules, entry form, and to read winning entries from previous years, please visit our website.

Struggling with anxiety? Worried about health concerns or relationship problems?

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

Raimy Clinic therapists can provide help coping with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship 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, 303-492-5177, or email raimy@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 16, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Study abroad in Bordeaux, France this summer

Spend two weeks in June this summer studying France-American relations in Bordeaux, France. This three-credit course is taught by CU History Professor (and Int'l Affairs Director) Tom Zeiler. Study in beautiful Bordeaux through lectures, guest speakers and excursions to various sites in and around Bordeaux. There are extra scholarships available for this program. Learn more at an upcoming meeting: Oct. 21, 4:30-5 p.m. in UMC 353.

Global seminar: Natural resources in rural South Africa - Summer 2015

Spend Maymester in rural South Africa learning about natural resources and livelihoods with sociology professor, Lori Hunter. This three-week, three-credit global seminar will begin in Soweto and travel to rural homelands near Kruger National Park. Engage with villagers in a two-day homestay and learn from research experts at the University of Witswatersrand. Open to all majors, learn more at an informational meeting with the director: Oct. 21, 4:30-5:30 p.m. in C4C S341.

New late night menu at The Connection

Starting Oct. 6, The Connection Bowling, Billiards, and Games (1st floor UMC) is launching a new late night food service!

You'll be able to order all 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?

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 16, 2014 • Paul Rozsypal • csr@colorado.edu

The D.A.M. Show: Dance Art Media

Entertain. Challenge. Question. New dance works for stage and screen.

Oct. 17 - 19, Irey Theatre, University Theatre Building


Learn to dance Argentine Tango

Come learn Argentine Tango with the Tango Club at CU. It's fun and it's a great way to de-stress after a long week. Casual dress, but wear smooth-soled shoes or bring socks (you want to be able to slide).

Beginner-friendly--no partner or experience required.

*WHEN: 7 p.m. every Friday night
*WHERE: Basement of the Carlson Gym

Don't miss out. See our Facebook group for more info.

UMC game day bratwurst specials

The Alferd Packer Restaurant & Grill, 1st floor UMC, will be open Saturday, Oct.25, 10am-12:30pm during the weekend for the game.

The Slumgullion Grill offers your favorites plus bratwurst specials:

1 Brat with Kraut on a Bun w/ any size Fountain Drink and Chips or French Fries: $5.99.

2 Brats with Kraut on a Bun w/ any size Fountain Drink and Chips or French Fries: $7.99.

The salad bar will also be open. Baby Doe's Coffee & Bakery will be open 11:30am-8:30pm for hot & cold beverages and snacks.

October 15, 2014 • Pamela Henderek • pamela.henderek@colorado.edu

Study finance in London in summer 2015: Interest meeting Oct. 22

Study international finance in London this summer, with CU Business Professor Roy Baas. This seminar includes lectures from prominent financial professionals and field trips to sites such as Lloyd’s of London, Bloomberg… and Paris. Eligibility requirements include a minimum 2.5 GPA and coursework in business or economics. To learn more, join us on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 5 - 6 p.m. in KOBL 220.

AIA Lecture Series - Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga

This lecture will explore the little-known story of the dramatic Viking/Norse expansion across the North Atlantic from 850-1000 CE. Dr. William Fitzhugh of the Smithsonian Institution will help to correct popular beliefs about “Vikings” in North America in contrast with new archaeological evidence from Arctic and Subarctic regions. In addition, the likely cases of failure of the western Norse colonies will be discussed along with implications for future human arctic endeavors.

Wednesday | Oct. 22 | Old Main Chapel | 7 p.m.

October 15, 2014 • University of Colorado Museum of Natural History • museumpr@colorado.edu

Are you an **atheist?** Participate in a research study

University of Colorado senior, Cali Greksa is performing a study regarding atheist identity formation. If you identify as an atheist and are a CU student between the ages of 18-24, please contact Cali to learn more about the study and consider if you would be interested in being interviewed. Interviews will likely last between a half hour to an hour and will cover your personal experiences and views regarding atheism and religion. Participants will be compensated with a $10 gift card.

October 15, 2014 • Cali Greksa • atheist.study@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 15, 2014 • Paul Rozsypal • csr@colorado.edu

Poetry Slam 2014

Calling all poets

Program Council, The Dennis Small Cultural Center and CU Late Night are excited to announce our Fall 2014 Poetry Slam.

All poets, please find more information and apply here by Oct. 25

Auditions will take place on Oct. 27, starting at 6 p.m. in Club 156.

The fall 2014 Poetry Slam event will take place on Nov. 14, starting at 8 p.m. in UMC Room 235.

RSVP here

October 15, 2014 • anna.lisle@programcouncil.com

Mosaic Gospel Choir Wednesdays 7pm

Sing your heart out with the Mosaic Gospel Choir! Wednesday nights, 7pm at CU's Wesley 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: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mosaic-Gospel-Choir/458932904141494?fref=ts)

Centering Prayer Wednesdays 11:15 a.m.

Contemplative prayer. Quiet time with God. Wednesdays, 11:15-11:50 a.m. at CU's Wesley Chapel. 1290 Folsom St.** - across from the Stadium, at the corner of University Heights Ave. _"Be still and know that I am God."- Psalm 46:10. Buddhists are welcome to meditate along side us. We pray well with others. : ) Our Facebook

October 15, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Join the CU Backcountry Club board

Do you like free hut trips, access to all the backcountry gear you can imagine, getting out with experienced backcountry skiers and riders? Come see what the CU Backcountry Club is about and get more info on being a club officer. There are lots of perks and it is a great thing to put on a resume.

Come by UMC 120, the Backcountry Club office on Oct. 20 @ 5:20 p.m. if you are interested or email backctry@colorado.edu.

October 14, 2014 • Janice Heil • backctry@colorado.edu

Ask-a-Nurse hours with Real Choices

Real Choices is offering free and confidential counseling services on physical and emotional health. Do you have questions regarding reproductive health, menstrual cycle, contraception, STI's? Drop in and speak with a registered nurse on Wednesdays 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the UMC Room 441

October 14, 2014 • Mallory O'Steen • choices@colorado.edu