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Recreationally-active male subjects needed for simulated spaceflight study

The Applied Exercise Science Lab at CU is currently recruiting male subjects (ages 18-44) for a study looking at physiological changes that occur during simulated space flight. We are using short term (four days) head-down tilt bed rest, a model of simulated spaceflight, to study changes in blood and fitness.

Volunteers will receive monetary compensation ($600 for completion of study).

Study will be ~2 weeks and will require a five-day in-lab period.

If interested, E-mail Benjamin.ryan@colorado.edu

June 30, 2015 • Ben Ryan • benjamin.ryan@colorado.edu

Free public lecture, 'Crumpling and Wrinkling of Polymers and Membranes'

Location: DUAN G1B30 Tuesday, July 7, 7 p.m.

The lecture is free and is aimed at the public, so no physics background is necessary. It will be presented by one of the authorities on the subject, a distinguished Harvard Professor, David R. Nelson, a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences who studies the fascinating world of modern ‘soft’ condensed matter and physical biology.

Alferd Packer Grill -- Closing Early on June 30

To facilitate our year-end inventory, the Alferd Packer Grill will close at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30. Baby Doe's will remain open for your afternoon snacks and beverages!

We will reopen the Grill at 7 a.m. on July 1.

FIRST scholar Gary Holcomb explores black counterculture in Queer Black Renaissance course

The Harlem Renaissance opened the door for a vital queer black literary arts awakening. This seminar will explore such questions as how an interwar period queer black counterculture played a crucial role in bringing into being black modernist aesthetics, Black transnational culture, and black radical political action—nationalist, Pan-Africanist, and Marxist. ENGL 5529-200. Tues/Thur 12-4:10 p.m., B Term. Register today at myCUinfo.

Gary Holcomb, the English Dept's FIRST scholar, is a professor of African American studies at Ohio University.

Alferd Packer Grill -- Early closing on June 30

To facilitate our year-end inventory, the Alferd Packer Grill will close at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30. Baby Doe's will remain open for your afternoon snacks and beverages.

We will reopen the Grill at 7 a.m. on July 1.

Psychology experiment seeking participants $10/hour

The Social Neuroscience and Games Lab (SNaG) is seeking individuals between the ages of 18-55 for a two-hour experiment.

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/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 for a session, please email, SNaGLab@colorado.edu with your name and age.

June 24, 2015 • Jacob Parelman • SNaGLab@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/snaglab

The Fall of the Wall and After in German Film - Online, Summer session B

Online course, Summer Session B

Learn about German culture during and after unification through film. This course introduces German films since 1989. Topics include: unification, remembering the Holocaust and WWII, representing terrorism, remembering East Germany, transnational film and international coproductions, Turkish German cinema and Germany in the European Union. Our analyses will be informed by cultural studies approaches to film.

GRMN/FILM 3514: German Society and Film after 1989 No prerequisites. Taught in English.

June 23, 2015 • Beverly Weber • beverly.weber@colorado.edu
http://gsll.colorado.edu

Make tracks to the CU Museum for summer workshops for children

Each workshop meets for three hours from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday mornings at the CU Museum of Natural History on the CU-Boulder Campus. Healthy snacks will be provided. This year’s theme is “Leaving Your Mark” in conjunction with our new exhibit, Steps in Stone, Walking Through Time. Our topics are sure to engage your children and make an impression on their summer.

The fee is $25 per workshop (10% Discount for CU Faculty/Staff/Students' kids). Advance registration and payment required - call, email, or fill out the form on our website.

Participate in paid psychology experiments

Tim Curran's lab at the CU-Boulder department of psychology is looking for participants for multiple experiments about human learning, memory, perception and language. Participants will be paid for their participation. You must be 18-29 years old and right handed to participate. If you are eligible to participate and interested, please visit our website for more information and to sign up for our experiments.

Signup Information

Research project on fathering and marital dissolution

Participants sought for an hour-long interview on fathering and marital dissolution. Interviews can take place face-to-face, over the phone, or via video chat (e.g., Skype). Participants must be at least 18 years of age, be a father going through or who has recently completed the marital dissolution process, has a parenting plan with 180 overnights or fewer, and has taken a coparenting class in the last six months. Participants in this study will receive a $20 Starbucks gift-card. If interested, please contact andrew.b.long@colorado.edu.

June 23, 2015 • Andrew Long • andrew.b.long@colorado.edu

Give Feedback: Underrepresented Student Lounge Area

The UMC is constructing a new student area on the second floor. The architect firm for the project will be holding a focus group to gather feedback on Tuesday, June 23 in the Aspen Rooms from 2-3 p.m.

The intent of this space is to provide physical and centralized space for student groups that enhances the CU experience for students from historically underrepresented populations and to provide space for advising staff to support these student groups. We need your feedback on how this space is designed and what it includes.

June 17, 2015 • Andrea Zelinko • zelinko@colorado.edu

Student Feedback on the New Center for Student Involvement

The new Center for Student Involvement (UMC 3rd floor) wants your feedback for the design of this space and your ideas for the collaborative lounge space and student organization resource center. Let us know your thoughts on Tuesday, June 23 in the UMC Aspen Rooms from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

The Center for Student Involvement was created for students and student groups. It will create an engaging and inclusive environment that promotes leadership development, cultural awareness, and community involvement to help students find their place.

June 17, 2015 • Andrea Zelinko • zelinko@colorado.edu

Fun Research Projects For Kids

The Cognitive Development Center in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience is looking for children age birth to 10 years old who are interested in playing games that will help teach us about memory and language development. A visit, scheduled at your convenience, lasts about 30 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 Arielle at 303-492-6389.

Weekday parking permits available across from CU Engineering

Weekday parking permits are available in the lot at St. Aidan's (2425 Colorado Ave.) directly across the street from the CU Engineering Dept. ** Summer permit $100 (or prorated based on start date)**; Limited annual permits ($400) available also. Questions? Contact: office@saintaidans.org or 303-443-2503. Available for purchase during office hours Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Our Website

Bike to Work Day coming June 24

Mark your Calendars for Bike to Work Day 2015! This year, Bike to Work Day will be Wednesday, June 24.

Make sure to register as a part of the University of Colorado Boulder business challenge team and you'll be entered into a drawing to win great prizes!

http://biketoworkday.us/join/2212/university-colorado-boulder

Bike to Work Day is celebrated in many communities along the Front Range and in the mountains, but our region's event is the largest in the state.

Student feedback on Center for Student Involvement space

The new Center for Student Involvement (UMC 3rd floor) wants your feedback for the design of this space and your ideas for the collaborative lounge space and student organization resource center. Let us know your thoughts on Tuesday, June 23 in the UMC Aspen Rooms from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

The Center for Student Involvement was created for students and student groups. It will create an engaging and inclusive environment that promotes leadership development, cultural awareness, and community involvement to help students find their place.

June 16, 2015 • Andrea Zelinko • zelinko@colorado.edu

CU Museum Summer Workshops for Kids open

Come and learn how ancient animals from the very large to the very small left evidence of their lives. Our Archaeology days will show your kids how humans have left their mark, and what we can learn about ancient cultures from the artifacts we find. From dinosaurs and insects to deep sea creatures, our topics are sure to engage your children and make an impression on their summer!

Each workshop meets from 9 a.m. - noon on Friday mornings at the CU Museum of Natural History on the CU Campus. Advance registration required.

Safe Zone workshops for LGBTQ and ally inclusion

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Resource Center will be hosting three trainings this summer on gender and sexual diversity. We address campus climate issues, CU-Boulder-specific LGBTQ policies and services, and strategies for being inclusive in the classroom and workplace.

Workshop schedule: Thursday, June 25, 2:30-4:30 p.m., S484 Center for Community; Monday, July 13, 12:30-2:30 p.m., S484 Center for Community; Wednesday, August 12, 1-3 p.m., S484 Center for Community.

Contact Scarlet.Bowen@colorado.edu to rsvp.

Give feedback: Underrepresented student lounge area

The UMC is constructing a new student area on the second floor. The architect firm for the project will be holding a focus group to gather feedback on Tuesday, June 23 in the Aspen Rooms from 2-3 p.m.

The intent of this space is to provide physical and centralized space for student groups that enhances the CU experience for students from historically underrepresented populations and to provide space for advising staff to support these student groups. We need your feedback on how this space is designed and what it includes.

June 16, 2015 • Andrea Zelinko • zelinko@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/umc/

Apply to study abroad before July 15 for a chance to win $500

Any student who opens a spring or calendar year 2016 CU-Boulder study abroad application by Wednesday, July 15, will be entered into a drawing to win $500 toward their study abroad program. You can receive advising from study abroad advisors in-person, via live chat, email (studyabroad@colorado.edu), or phone (303-492-7741). Click here for more information on how to get started or contact us via online chat. The winner will receive funds once they are accepted and committed to their program.

June 2015 Blood Drive

You can help save a life. Schedule your appointment to donate blood on the CU-Boulder campus or walk right in.

Tuesday, June 16, Wednesday, June 17, Thursday, June 18

Bonfils Bus across Euclid from the UMC All days 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Schedule a convenient time to donate blood. Walk-ins are always welcome. Schedule online: Visit www.bonfils.org Reference site code 0248 when searching for CU donation location.

Schedule by phone: Call Bonfils Appointment Center at 303-363-2300 Reference site code 0248.

CUPD Records closed to walk-in traffic June 11

CUPD Records will be closed for half a day to walk-in traffic and public fingerprinting after 12 p.m. on Thursday, June 11. Records requests may still be submitted online via our website. Normal business and fingerprinting hours will resume on Friday, June 12.

Susan Sires and Richard Nishikawa retire

Please join Susan and Nish in a celebration of 56 years of combined CU employment. Wednesday, June 24, 4 to 6 p.m. The Dairy Center for the Arts 2590 Walnut Street (parking in the back)

RSVP to Janice.Jeffryes@colorado.edu by June 15.

June 8, 2015 • Janice Jeffryes • Janice.Jeffryes@colorado.edu

Young women needed for research study

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 medications, including birth control. 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 for your time (3 visits).

June 5, 2015 • Jessica • Health.Study@Colorado.edu

Active women needed for research study

The Integrative Physiology of Aging Lab at CU-Boulder is seeking volunteers to participate in a clinical research study. We are looking for healthy post-menopausal women, non-smokers, ages 45+, who perform 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 for your time (four meetings).

June 5, 2015 • Jessica • Health.Study@Colorado.edu

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