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.

StrengthsQuest - Lunch & Learn

Staff, faculty and students are invited to participate in free trainings and workshops hosted by the Strengths Advisory Committee. Join us for a monthly discussion to learn about and discuss strengths, wellbeing and engagement. Registration is not necessary – just show up! Join us on Nov. 13 from 12-1 p.m. in C4C S350 to learn an overview of the wellbeing model and how we can start to utilize this model to engage our campus.

Poetry Slam 2014

Program Council, Dennis Small Cultural Center and CU Late Night present:

Poetry Slam 2014 featuring 10 CU-Boulder poets, art, food and a unique night of free entertainment.

When: Friday, Nov. 14, 8 p.m.

Where: UMC Room 235

This event is free and open to students and the general public.

November 13, 2014

Shakespeare classes for kids and teens

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre offers after-school classes and workshops for kids and teens. Spring classes include: Teen Playwriting (ages 14-18) and Shakespeare's Lost Play (ages 12-18). Weekend workshops include character makeup, Shakespearean wordplay, and Shakespeare's sonnets. Boost your child's brainpower and creativity with Shakespeare.

November 13, 2014 • Colorado Shakespeare Festival • csfedout@colorado.edu

Shakespearean acting for adults

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival will offer an acting class for adults in the spring of 2015. Taught by CSF actor Anne Sandoe, students will explore voice, text, and movement techniques that professional actors use to create compelling Shakespeare performances. This six-week course will culminate in a final showing of monologues and scenes. No prior experience necessary. Saturdays, Feb. 7-March 14, 10:30 a.m. - noon. Held on the CU-Boulder campus. Tuition: $120

November 13, 2014 • Colorado Shakespeare Festival • csfedout@colorado.edu

Transformation yoga Wednesdays 5:45 p.m.

Wednesdays 5:45-6:45 p.m. Free. Melissa Reed's heart-opening classes integrate breath, movement, mantra and guided meditation, to awaken consciousness in the body and deepen relationship with the divine. Mats provided. Meets at CU's Wesley Chapel. 1290 Folsom St. at the corner of University Heights Avenue.

November 12, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Extreme Bowling on Friday & Saturday nights

7 p.m. - Close

Enjoy the fun of bowling with black lights, lane lights and color pins. It's the only Extreme Bowling you'll find in Boulder - and it's fun for everyone.

Win prizes for Color Head Pin Strikes. Note: Be sure to tell The Connection Staff before bowling the color pins so they can see you make the strike.

2014 DATES:

Fridays through Dec. 19

Saturdays through Dec. 13

(Closed Nov. 22, 28, 29; Dec. 26, 27)

Eat while you play! Check our new Late Night Menu.

Free poker tournament Tuesday, Dec. 2.

Tuesday Night Free Texas Hold'em Poker Tournaments

Put on your poker face and win prizes. Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection Front Desk; cards fly at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome - all skill levels.

2014 DATES: Every other Tuesday:

  • Nov. 11
  • Dec. 2
  • Grand Championship Final: Dec. 9

    The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

    We now offer a new Late Night Menu service service! There's no need to leave campus at night.

  • Bowling and billiards early-bird and mid-day specials in the UMC

    Mondays through Fridays take a fun break during your day for only a dollar, or 1/2 off, with discounted rates for everyone.

    Early-Bird Specials, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

  • Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person
  • Billiards: $1 per hour per person

    Mid-Day Specials, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
  • Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

    Visit our website to learn about other special programs and activities. 1st floor UMC.

  • Men Needed for Cardiovascular Research Study

    The Integrative Physiology of Aging Lab is looking for participants for multiple studies on factors associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. We are looking for men, 45-80 years old, non-smokers, with no chronic health problems. Volunteers receive compensation as well as free comprehensive health information including an exercise stress test, VO2 max test, blood cholesterol and body composition. For more information, call 303-735-6410, or email us at ipalab@colorado.edu.

    2015 internships for juniors and seniors - Sample your dream career

    Internships let you sample the career of your dreams. Perhaps you will find it not what you had hoped. On the other hand, you may find it a perfect fit, and your internship may provide experience, mentors and a contact network that will help you land a job after you graduate. The Center of the American West Internships Program is now accepting applications for spring 2015 positions with History Colorado, The Nature Conservancy and Colorado Humanities. Requirements are a 3.0 GPA and 60 credit hours in progress at time of application.

    New Student Activities Office - Student focus groups

    CUSG and Student Affairs are developing a plan for a new Student Activities Office. This office will be designed to provide more support for student organizations and will combine the SOFO and UMC’s Student Involvement, Activities and Leadership Development Office. The implementation team would love to hear from students.

    We will host focus groups of students to hear feedback about the plan and gather additional ideas. Focus Groups will take place in the UMC 305 on Nov. 13, 5 p.m. and Nov. 17, 5 p.m. Please RSVP to Jan.Owens@colorado.edu.

    November 12, 2014 • Jan Owens • jan.owens@colorado.edu

    A Taste of Thanksgiving Sunday, Nov. 16, 5 p.m.

    Needing a dose of "home"? Never experienced a Thanksgiving? Join us. Free Food. 5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 16. Come reflect on what simplicity and gratitude are all about from a progressive Christian perspective. Good people, good music, good preaching, great fellowship and food.

    At CU's Wesley Chapel, 5 p.m., 1290 Folsom St. across from Folsom Field at the corner of University Heights Avenue. Free supper after.

    November 11, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

    Calling all gamers: Next video game tournament Friday, Dec. 5

    Different Games Each Tournament

    Want bragging rights? Here's your chance with Mario Kart.

    Sign up starts 6 p.m. at The Connection; play begins 7 p.m. $5 entry fee. Games are on PlayStation 3, XBOX 360 or Nintendo Wii. Prizes for top finishers.

    2014 DATES:

  • Dec. 5: Mario Kart
  • Dec. 12: INJUSTICE: Gods Among Us

    Eat while you play Check our new Late Night Menu - right here on campus.

  • Monday Night Bowl Special, Nov. 17

    Monday Nights, 6 p.m.-close

    $8 per person for 2 hours of unlimited bowling. Shoes and a fountain drink are included in the price. Come alone, with friends, with family, and have fun! Everyone is welcome. This is the best deal!

    Learn about all The Connection's weekly events.

    2014 DATES: Mondays through Dec. 8

    UMC 1st floor

    Eat while you play! Check our new Late Night Menu - right here on campus.

    Study in Cuba - May 2015

    Earn 3 credits in 2 weeks in Cuba this May! Use gender, sexuality, and race to better understand the Cuban insurrection and revolution from the Castro-led insurrection and guerrilla war (1953-1958), through the Soviet era (1959-1990), and into the current post-Soviet period (1990-today). Learn from guest lecturers and visit museums and places of cultural and historical relevance. Learn more at an informational meeting with the director, Dr. Lorraine Bayard de Volo: Nov. 14, 12-1 p.m., Hazel Gates Woodruff Cottage. A light lunch will be served.

    Morning Meditation: Tuesdays 11 a.m.

    A weekly community meditation gathering. Led by June Lacroti. Open to people of all, or no faith/religious backgrounds. No prior experience in mediation is required. 1290 Folsom St., across from Folsom Field, at the corner of University Heights Avenue.

    November 10, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

    OASIS - Spiritual but not Religious. Mondays 8PM

    O.A.S.I.S. is "Open, Accepting, Students, Into Spirituality"

    Many college students & young adults embrace spirituality, but don't identify with "religion." OASIS is a community of CU college & 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 Ave.

    Free Yoga: Mondays 6 p.m.

    Free Yoga for CU students Monday nights at 6 p.m. Authentic hatha, vinyasa flow taught by Brian Saeger. 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)

    Performance Friday!

    The Center for Humanities and the Arts invites you to this month’s Performance Friday! featuring Erika Randall (associate professor of dance, choreographer, and filmmaker) and Markas Henry (associate professor of theatre and head of design) of the Department of Theatre and Dance. Randall and Henry will co-present their new screendance piece, “Less,” a lush and melancholic work of memory and forgetting. Please join us Nov. 14, 12 - 1 p.m., on Norlin Library's 5th Floor. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for a free, light lunch.

    Build mastery and manage performance anxiety: Learners Lunch @ Music

    Learn, explore and discuss techniques and skills that advance music practice and performance. Learn to employ breath awareness, mindfulness skills, and thought exercises to support your and your students’ music making. Overview processes that are geared to help musicians build confidence and mastery while successfully managing performance anxiety.

    Nov. 12, noon, Imig N285

    November 10, 2014 • Matt Tomatz


    New works in classic traditions

    In their shared MFA thesis show, choreographers Kristen Demaree and Sara Roybal explore culture and self-identification with fresh new pieces that utilize and upend classical ballet and folkloric dance.

    Nov. 14 - 16, Irey Theatre, University Theatre Building


    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.

    November 10, 2014 • Anna Frye • anna.frye@colorado.edu

    Exhibit opening and family day - 'Steps in Stone: Walking Through Time'

    Steps in Stone: Walking Through Time is a new exhibition that features real fossil tracks and trackways from the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History collections. Interactive elements invite children and adults alike to explore how animals moved across the earth, how their tracks became fossils, and how we study tracks to learn more about ancient landscapes and animals.

    The museum is hosting a free family day for children and adults to explore and learn about fossil tracks.

    Saturday | Nov. 15 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    November 10, 2014 • University of Colorado Museum of Natural History • museumpr@colorado.edu

    Lecture and book signing: The Muslims of the Medieval West

    Rumi Club cordially invites you to:

    Lecture and book signing event with Dr. Brian Catlos, author of "Muslims of Medieval Latin Christendom."

    Date : Wednesday, Nov. 12

    Venue : Roser Atlas Center (ATLS) 100

    Time : 6:45 p.m. panel discussion; 7:45 p.m. reception and book signing

    You'll have the opportunity to try some delicious Turkish food and desserts at reception.

    Please RSVP - This is a free and public event.

    November 10, 2014 • Hakki Gurhan • rumiclub@colorado.edu

    'The Naturalist: Honoring the Life and Work of William Weber'

    The CU Libraries and Friends of the Libraries will present "The Naturalist: Honoring the Life and Work of William Weber," Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 4:30 p.m. in the Center for Irish and British Studies, Norlin Library, 5th floor.

    Speakers will be James F. Williams, dean of the University Libraries; Rebecca Hufft Kao, Denver Botanic Gardens; Erin Tripp, CU Museum of Natural History herbarium; and Pat Kociolek, director, CU Museum of Natural History. The program will include a short video chronicling William Weber's life and career.

    November 10, 2014 • Mary Jane Campbell, 303-492-7511 • maryjane.campbell@colorado.edu