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.

OASIS - 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 Chapel 1290 Folsom St. - across from CU's Folsom Field at the corner of University Avenue.

Free yoga: Mondays 6 p.m.

Authentic hatha, vinyasa flow taught by Brian Saeger and Jenna Bee. Bring a mat if you have one. We have extras if you don't. Best to eat dinner after class. Meets at CU's Wesley Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, one block north of Colorado Avenue, at the corner of University Heights Avenue. LGBTQ-friendly. Bring friends. ($5 for faculty, staff and administration).

Bible study and dinner: Sundays @ 5 p.m.

A time to reflect upon how God is at work in our lives and in the world while enjoying a free home-cooked meal. Excellent resources. Awesome people. Meets in the lounge at CU's Wesley Chapel.

Wesley Fellowship is a progressive Christian campus ministry that helps university students grow in faith, service and love. LGBTQI-friendly. "Stretch your mind, feed your soul!" 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, at the corner of University Heights Avenue.

March 16, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Thompson Writing Awards: Entry deadline March 22 - $500 prizes

Sunday, March 22, the last day of spring break, is the deadline for submitting your work to the 16th Annual Thompson Awards for Western American Writing.

Each year, 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.

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

The Third Annual Celia M. Fountain Symposium: 'Power and Politics in the Greek World'

Please join us in the British Studies Room (Norlin Library) on Saturday, April 4, for this engaging event. Free and open to the public.

Free family therapy

The Colorado Family Project, a group of clinicians and researchers at CU, is conducting a study of family-based therapy for youth with mood swings and a family history of bipolar disorder. Treatment focuses on helping youth and their families understand and cope with mood swings, develop plans for preventing moods from getting worse, communicate more effectively and solve family problems. Treatment is free of charge and families are compensated for participation in regular research interviews.

March 16, 2015 • Anna Frye • cfp.clinic@colorado.edu

Enhancing function in later life: Exercise and Functional Network Connectivity

Age 65 and older, Boulder or Denver area residents and CU students, faculty, staff and alumni needed for research.

Planning to live in the Boulder/Denver Area for next 6 months.

Compensation: $300 for six meetings plus a 16-week supervised exercise program.

ELIGIBILITY: 65 years old or older, not regular exercisers. No non-removable metal in body.

CONTACT: 303-492-9549 or force.researchstudy@gmail.com (Please leave your name and a number where we can reach you)

March 16, 2015 • Deborah Atwell • deborah.atwell@colorado.edu

Enhancing function in later life: Exercise and Functional Network Connectivity

25-35 year old Boulder or Denver area residents and CU students, faculty, staff and alumni needed for research.

Planning to live in the Boulder/Denver Area for next three months.

Compensation: $100 for three meetings.

ELIGIBILITY: 25-35 years old, not regular exercisers. No non-removable metal in body.

CONTACT: 303-492-9549 or force.researchstudy@gmail.com (Please leave your name and a number where we can reach you)

March 16, 2015 • Deborah Atwell • deborah.atwell@colorado.edu

The Yoga Club at CU

The Yoga Club is committed to providing traditional and down-to-earth yoga and meditation practices to all University of Colorado members, as well as cultivating a healthy community through monthly events and a semester retreat. We provide weekly yoga and meditation classes, which help to reduce stress and promote balance and mental clarity.

Weekly Schedule: Tuesday - Origins of Yoga with Sita 5-6:30 p.m., Environmental Design Bldg. room 120 Thursday - Yoga Basics with Rudrani 5:30-6:45 p.m., Environmental Design Bldg. room 120

March 16, 2015 • Daniel Rutledge • yoga.club@colorado.edu

$1,000 James E. Schafer Leadership Scholarship

Spread the word to your student group members. The UMC is excited to announce the James E. Schafer Scholarship for student leaders. Each award is for $1,000. If you have been involved in a CUSG-recognized student group or organization for at least one full semester and if you meet the other criteria, we encourage you to apply.

The deadline is Friday, March 20, at 4:30 p.m. and applications are available in UMC 305 and on the UMC Website

Sound scholarship - Seeking CU-Boulder faculty members

Are you conducting research on sound? Please join us for a conversation -- a lunchtime gathering -- to talk about our common interests, potential collaborations, and new directions in sound research.

We welcome all persuasions -- those working on interior environments or the larger landscape, scholars in the arts and humanities, social sciences, engineering, etc.

Please email joni.palmer@colorado.edu with your name, affiliation, contact info, Website and research area. We will be in touch about a lunch gathering after spring break.

March 16, 2015 • Roni Ires • academics@centerwest.org

Attention all 2015 graduates: Don’t miss the Grad Fair

2015 graduates don’t miss the Grad Fair. The fair is Monday, March 16, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., and Tuesday, March 17, 10-3 p.m., Glenn Miller Ballroom, UMC. Purchase your cap and gown. You can also order graduation announcements, visit with Career Services, the Alumni Association and much more. Get a portrait taken in cap and gown. There will be food, prizes and much more.

March 13, 2015 • CU Book Store • assist@cubookstore.com

9-Ball Billiards Tournament on Wednesday, March 18

8 and 9-Ball Billiards Tournaments

Wednesdays. $5 entry fee. Sign up starts 6 p.m. at the Connection Front Desk; play begins at 7 p.m. Tournaments run in either double elimination or round robin format. BCA rules apply. Prizes for Top Finishers!

8-Ball Billiards Tournaments:

  • April 8
  • 9-Ball Billiards Tournaments:

  • March 18
  • April 22
  • The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

    Be Boulder. in Sustainability: Sustainable Solutions Brown Bag Series

    Weekly Fridays Feb 6- May 1 12-1 p.m. UMC Aspen Rooms

    The series covers a variety of topics in sustainable solutions around CU’s campus and the Boulder community as a whole. You are invited to bring your lunch, meet local leaders and innovators and participate in discussion on sustainable solutions. Sweets and beverages provided. Hosted by CU Environmental Center.

    This week is on integrative pest management. Click Here for more info

    TAM workshop: Adobe Edge and Web animation

    Wednesday, March 18, 5:30-7 p.m. in ATLAS 105. Edge Animate is a new addition to the Adobe Creative Suite which enables users to create rich-media animation and interactive experiences for the Web. Seasoned animators will find Adobe Edge Animate to be very similar to other Adobe applications while newcomers will quickly become comfortable with its easy-to-learn interface and production flow. This workshop will be led by TAM Instructor Ian Hales. No previous experience required. RSVP: http://bit.ly/1Mty7aZ

    March 13, 2015 • Stephanie Wanek • stephanie.wanek@colorado.edu

    Seeking women for a health study at CU

    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, non-smokers, ages 18-30, who are not performing regular exercise. Volunteers should not be taking cardiovascular-affecting prescription medications. Benefits for volunteers include: cardiovascular health assessment, VO2max test, bone mineral density, body composition, blood chemistries and a comprehensive dietary analysis, as well as compensation ($125)for your time(3 meetings).

    March 13, 2015 • Talia • Health.study@colorado.edu

    Technology, Arts, and Media information sessions

    Interested in getting technical skills with ATLAS’ Technology Arts and Media (TAM) program? Come to an upcoming Info Session, learn about TAM, sign up and be ready to sign up for classes for the Fall. More info at: http://tam.colorado.edu/

    Session Dates: March 18, 10-11 a.m. in ATLS 204; April 1, 11-12 p.m. in ATLS 200; April 8, 12-1 p.m. in ATLS 200; April 13, 4-5 p.m. in ATLS 100; April 15, 1-2 p.m. in ATLS 200.

    March 13, 2015 • Stephanie Wanek • stephanie.wanek@colorado.edu

    Equity and Excellence Award call for nominations - due March 31

    The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement (ODECE) seeks nominations for the 2015 Equity and Excellence Awards. This award is designed to recognize CU-Boulder undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty who have successfully and effectively worked to promote the principles of diversity and inclusive excellence in all campus involvement. Award recipients will be honored at a celebration on April 22 at Koenig Alumni Center.

    Performance Friday!

    Due to illness on the part of our presenter, Matthew Chellis, the Center for Humanities and the Arts has cancelled the March 13 Performance Friday! event originally scheduled for noon in British and Irish Studies. We regret any inconvenience this causes, and hope to reschedule Professor Chellis in the future.

    IMPART Grants: Call for applications – Due April 3

    IMPART Fellowships (up to $4,000) are available to CU-Boulder faculty. We seek proposals that improve the campus environment in the area of gender, ethnic and cultural diversity that promote inclusive excellence. Support for faculty members (especially assistant professors) to initiate new research and scholarly programs as well as expanding the undergraduate curriculum in the areas of ethnic and gender diversity are encouraged. Submit an online application by Friday, April 3, at 5 p.m.

    Digital Media Bootcamp- Registration is open

    Are you looking for practical computing and creative tech skills to advance your career? Register today for Digital Media Boot Camp Maymester of 2015 in the ATLAS building. DMBC is a stream-lined and compact way for any student, staff or community member to learn and apply a highly versatile and relevant set of technical and creative tools for today's market place.

    March 13, 2015 • Joel Swanson • joel.swanson@colorado.edu

    Why am I in the writing class? The teachers' and students' messages about EFL writing in Korea

    In her research, Younghwa Lee explored the motivations for teachers and students in South Korea to be engaged in the writing sections of English as foreign language classes. Until recently, there has been scarcely any research that investigates the purposes of Korean students on EFL writing courses at university. The conclusion indicates that there are some differences between the teachers' and students' views on teaching and learning EFL writing. CAS Luncheon Series. Thursday, March 19, noon, CAS Conference Room. Lunch will be provided.

    Consumer Empowerment Workshop

    Take charge of your financial future. This Consumer Empowerment Workshop is a dynamic and engaging presentation prepared by students at the CU Law School. Topics to be covered include: debt consolidation and repair, payday loans, Internet safety, landlord/tenant laws and much more. This event is open to the public, but space is limited. Food and childcare will be provided at no cost. Join us March 18, 5-8:30 p.m. To register visit http://www.bouldercounty.org/family/housing/pages/hhshchome.aspx and click "Register for a Workshop".

    March 12, 2015

    'Evaluating Mule Deer Migration Behavior, Tools of the Trade and What We Have Learned,' March 17

    In his presentation, Chuck Anderson will examine the methods, techniques and technological advances used to address migration behavior, and provide examples from a mule deer research project being conducted in northwest Colorado. Join us at the CU Natural History Museum on Tuesday, March 17, 7-8:30 p.m. for this free lecture. This is the second lecture of the Steps in Stone Lecture Series on animal locomotion to accompany the Steps in Stone, Walking Through Time exhibit.

    March 12, 2015 • CU Natural History Museum • cumuseum@colorado.edu

    Celebrate Herstory with the Women's Resource Center

    March is Herstory month, so check out the events at the Women's Resource Center, while we celebrate the contributions that women have made in the past and the present. If you want to learn more about the WRC, visit us in the UMC 416, or check out our website at www.colorado.edu/wrc. We are open to people of all identities. The center promotes gender equity and social justice on campus through providing resources, community space and programs.

    March 12, 2015 • Udval Altangerel • wrcmarketing@colorado.edu