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IFS Presents: CU at the Movies - 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Hosted by Hadley Kamminga-Peck. Shakespeare at CU

A darkly poetic and visually breathtaking stage production by Julie Taymor.

Admission: $8 and the screening starts at 6 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Sunday, Sept. 18.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com.

Celebrate Bisexuality Awareness Day with Charles Blow

Join us on Friday, Sept. 23, at 4 p.m. in Humanities 1B50 to celebrate Bisexuality Awareness Day with Charles Blow. Blow is a New York Times editorialist, media commentator and author of the award-winning memoir, Fire Shut Up in My Bones.

Presented by Cultural Events Board, Biphoria and Queer and Trans People of Color.

September 14, 2016 • Scarlet Bowen • scarlet.bowen@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/gsc/

Pell Grant students - Special study abroad scholarship

Pell Grant recipients: Federal funding, via the Gilman Scholarship, is available for study abroad in addition to your current financial aid package. We'll cover the application process and tips for a successful application. Thursday, Sept. 15 at 12 p.m. (the CUE, 3rd floor C4C), and Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 4:15 p.m. (Fleming 241). Sponsored by Study Abroad, SASC, and the CUE.

September 14, 2016 • Steve Rose • Steven.Rose@Colorado.edu
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu

IFS presents: 'Under the Sun'

A jaw-dropping peek into North Korea.

Admission: $8 and the screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Friday, Sept. 16.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com.

For the Health of It: Supporting Survivors

Join the Women's Resource Center and Office of Victim Assistance to understand how you can be helpful in situations where someone opens up to you. Learn about the positive impacts of trauma-informed support and how it can help a trauma survivor heal. Gain tips on responding to someone after a traumatic or life disruptive event. Your response matters!

September 14, 2016 • Priyanka Guragain • wrchealth@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/wrc

You're almost there...Study Abroad deadlines approaching

Upcoming deadlines for study abroad programs this spring range from Sept. 15 through Oct. 3. Don’t miss your chance to enhance your college experience with overseas studies. Learn more about your study abroad opportunities by completing Study Abroad 101, which covers key information to get you started on your study abroad journey. Study Abroad 101 is offered online and in-person - get started today.

Study entrepreneurship and innovation in Panama this May

Panama is considered the fourth strongest economy in Latin America and one of the top 20 fastest growing economies in the world. However, strong economic performance has not translated into broadly shared prosperity. Participate in this global seminar to partner with local entrepreneurs and learn first-hand about the potential for business solutions to address poverty and related social and environmental challenges. This program runs for three weeks in May. Informational meeting Sept. 20 at 5:30 p.m. in KOBL 225.

Non-credit beginning Portuguese course

Come learn a new language in an exciting and engaging environment through ALTEC.

Beginning Portuguese requires no previous knowledge or exposure to Portuguese. This class begins with basic skill building for communication and introduces cultural information through a variety of classroom activities. Location: HLMS 196.

Course meets from Oct. 14 - Dec. 9, Fridays, 5 to 6:50 p.m.

Register now.

https://altec.colorado.edu/languageclasses/registration.shtml?classid=00466

Non-credit beginning Polish course

We are putting a little extra some zest in Polish. Using a comprehensible input approach that leaves no adult learner behind, students will experience language through its narrative and creative avenues. By the end of eight weeks, students will be able to understand and respond (with short phrases or appropriate body language) to questions about themselves and their classmates.

Register now before it is too late. https://altec.colorado.edu/languageclasses/registration.shtml?classid=00465

Non-credit beginning Japanese 2 course

Come learn a new language through CU's foreign language library, ALTEC.

Continuation from Japanese 1.

The class' schedule changed to Oct 17. to Dec. 12, 6 to 8 p.m. on Mondays (from original schedule of 5:30 to 7 p.m.).

Register now before it is too late.

https://altec.colorado.edu/languageclasses/registration.shtml?classid=00439

Non-credit beginning Spanish course

Embrace a new form of learning through digital resources in a hybrid style course.

Beginning Spanish requires little to no previous knowledge or exposure to Spanish. This class begins with basic skill building for communication and introduces cultural information through a variety of classroom activities.

Meets Oct. 4 to Dec. 8, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:05 to 3:50 p.m.

Register now while it's not too late.

https://altec.colorado.edu/languageclasses/registration.shtml?classid=00469

Non-credit beginning Swahili 2 course

Come learn a new language at CU's foreign language library, ALTEC.

This assumes prior experience with the language, preferably in a structured setting such as elementary Swahili. This course enhances students' proficiency in speaking, reading and writing of the Swahili language in meaningful communicative contexts.

Meets Oct. 17 - Dec. 12, Mondays, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Register now while it's not too late.

https://altec.colorado.edu/languageclasses/registration.shtml?classid=00445

Non-credit intermediate Italian course

In this first Intermediate class you will be able to refine your use of Italian vocabulary and structures learned in previous formal or informal settings. You will acquire fluency to carry out relatively complex interactions and/or deal with situations such as going to a party, or going to the doctor in Italy, and narrating a sequence of past events.

Meets Oct. 18 - Dec. 13, Tuesdays, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

https://altec.colorado.edu/languageclasses/registration.shtml?classid=00467

Non-credit Italian 2 course

The focus of the Italian 2 class will be to sharpen comprehension and speaking skills through a more informal approach, which will be based mostly on conversation and interactive scenarios.

Course meets Oct. 21 - Dec. 16, Fridays, 5 to 7 p.m.

Register now before it is too late.

https://altec.colorado.edu/languageclasses/registration.shtml?classid=00442

Non-credit conversational French course

Practice French as a family on Saturdays. The focus of the class will be learning through song, dance, games, crafts and having fun. Children 12 and under are half price.

Course meets Oct. 15 - Dec. 3, Saturdays 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Register now.

https://altec.colorado.edu/languageclasses/registration.shtml?classid=00449

Non-credit beginning French course

Students will experience language through its narrative and creative avenues. By the end of eight weeks, students will be able to understand and respond (with short phrases or appropriate body language) to questions about themselves and their classmates and will participate in the construction of fanciful stories.

Meets Oct. 18 - Dec. 13, Tuesdays 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Register now: https://altec.colorado.edu/languageclasses/registration.shtml?classid=00470

Non-credit beginning Korean course

Come join us for an informative Korean language program in an engaging environment at ALTEC.

Beginning Korean requires no previous knowledge or exposure to Korean. This class begins with basic skill building for communication through a variety of classroom activities. Location: Hellems 145

Visit the link below for further information on the classes.

https://altec.colorado.edu/languageclasses/registration.shtml?classid=00466

Non-credit beginning Russian course

We are putting a little extra some zest in Russian I this fall. Using a comprehensible input approach that leaves no adult learner behind, students will experience language through its narrative and creative avenues. Each lesson will focus on the repetition in multiple contexts of a very small handful of structures.

No previous experience necessary.

Register now before it is too late.

https://altec.colorado.edu/languageclasses/registration.shtml?classid=00464

Pell Grant students - Special study abroad scholarship

Pell Grant recipients: Federal funding, via the Gilman Scholarship, is available for study abroad in addition to your current financial aid package. We'll cover the application process and tips for a successful application. Learn more: Thursday, Sept. 15, 12 p.m. (the CUE, 3rd floor C4C) and Wednesday, Sept. 21, 4:15 p.m. (Fleming 241). Sponsored by Study Abroad, SASC and the CUE.

September 13, 2016 • Steve Rose • Steven.Rose@Colorado.edu
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu

Non-credit intermediate Spanish 2 course

The week before our first class, the instructor will send out a short survey to hear what vocabulary, grammar and cultural material you're most interested in learning or practicing. Grammar options could include more advanced tenses such as the future, conditional, or the present subjunctive or difficult grammar points such as Spanish pronouns. Classes will be conducted almost entirely in Spanish, so be ready to practice. Oct. 20-Dec. 15 Thursdays, 5:30 to 7:30 pm https://altec.colorado.edu/languageclasses/registration.shtml?classid=00454

Non-credit beginning French 2 course

In this highly interactive course students will continue acquiring French and building proficiency through listening and reading with a comprehensible input approach that leaves no adult learner behind. Students will continue to experience language through its narrative and creative avenues in an anxiety-reducing, naturalistic environment. Communicative competence will continue to be front and center.

Oct. 18 - Dec. 13, Tuesdays 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Register now.

https://altec.colorado.edu/languageclasses/registrati

See the exhibit 'Broadcast Generation' on the first floor of Norlin Library

Sept. 13, 2016 through Aug. 23, 2017

This is the third iteration of poster exhibits produced by students in conjunction with instructor Petger Schaberg (coordinator of digital literacies in the Program for Writing and Rhetoric) and Andrew Violet (graphic designer for the University Libraries). It is the product of a creative assignment. The title, Broadcast Generation, is a student-generated identity uncovered for the first time in this iteration of the exhibit.

September 13, 2016 • Andrew Violet • andrew.violet@colorado.edu

Non-credit conversational Russian 2 course

Come brush up on your Russian through ALTEC.

Requires previous experience with the language.

Meets Oct. 19-Dec. 7, Wednesdays 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Register now before it's too late.

https://altec.colorado.edu/languageclasses/registration.shtml?classid=00455

Faculty Development Workshop: Teaching Critical Thinking

Attend a faculty development workshop on Teaching Critical Thinking with former Vice Provost Michael Grant, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 1 to 5 p.m. All five rostered ranks and all disciplines are eligible; first-time participants only.

Each attendee will receive a $400 extra pay stipend; attendance is limited to 15 participants. We will use the NSF-developed Critical Thinking Analysis Test (CAT) to analyze CU student responses. CAT details at https://www.tntech.edu/cat/

Apply to Michael.Grant@colorado.edu as soon as you can FIRMLY commit.

September 12, 2016 • Michael Grant • Michael.Grant@colorado.edu
https://www.tntech.edu/cat/

Call for proposals: Art + Research Series

The TECHNE Lab at CU Boulder is seeking proposals for short works that tell the story of how scholarly and artistic practices intersect or co-create each other in already realized practice-based research projects. We are looking for relatively short pieces, intended to appear online at the TECHNE website and that provide access to an artist’s creative thought process.

September 12, 2016 • Tim Roberts • tim.roberts@colorado.edu

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