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.

Enhancing function in later life (FORCE)

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

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 20, 2015 • Deborah Atwell • deborah.atwell@colorado.edu

Sustainability and digital media: Toward a green media ecology

Join us for CMCI's annual Ralph L. Crosman Lecture presented by Richard Maxwell. Maxwell will be talking about the environmental impact of media, focusing on the environmental harms caused by media, information technologies and electronics.

Tuesday, March 31, 5 p.m. Eaton Humanities 250

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.

$tart $mart salary negotiation workshop

Will you be graduating soon? Do you want to learn skills to negotiate a higher salary and better benefits? $tart $mart is an interactive workshop designed to give college women the confidence and skills to earn fair compensation upon graduation. This is a free workshop geared towards 3rd/4th year women-identified students on campus. Space is limited. Register by contacting Sarah at Sarah.Rimmel@colorado.edu or 303-492-4250 by March 27. Appetizers will be provided. Brought to you by AAUW and the Women's Resource Center.

March 18, 2015 • Sarah Rimmel • sarah.rimmel@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/wrc

Sign up for SCORE (Free Cosmos pizza)

SCORE is a free service, by students for students, aimed to help you save energy, water and money. When you sign up for a free SCORE assessment, two student technicians will come to your house and talk with you about your energy and water, and give you free energy- and water-efficient appliances like low energy light-bulbs, high-efficiency shower heads, weatherize your house and more. Plus, if half or more of your room mates are home, we will bring you a FREE COSMOS PIZZA! Sound good? Sign up today at www.colorado.edu/ecenter/score

'Fool's Enterprise: A Personal History by Center of the American West'

April 1, 6:30 p.m., Wittemyer Courtroom

The tradition of the fool has deep origins in human society. In the mid-1970s, Patty Nelson (soon to acquire the fortunately silly surname ‘Limerick”) undertook to revive the tradition, with higher education as its “kingdom.” In this illustrated talk, she will review nearly four decades of adventures and misadventures as a self-confessed, officially appointed, forthright fool. This lecture celebrates the Center of the American West’s new Humor Initiative. Reception to follow - Boettcher Hall

March 18, 2015 • Jessica Brawner • admin@centerwest.org
http://www.centerwest.org

Commencement regalia deadline extended

All faculty and marshals participating in the spring 2015 commencement ceremony must have academic regalia. The deadline to order regalia has been extended to April 10. Please visit the commencement website to place your order today.

March 18, 2015 • Sarah A. Hallock Adderholt • commencement@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/commencement/

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.

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.

$1,000 James E. Schafer Leadership Scholarship

The UMC Board knows that CU's student leaders make a difference. We encourage you to apply for 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.

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 easily-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 17, 2015 • Stephanie Wanek • stephanie.wanek@colorado.edu
http://bit.ly/1Mty7aZ

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.

New online course: RUSS 2231 Fairy Tales of Russia

Folk beliefs and folk tales are a rich and enduring component of Russian culture. This online course will introduce students to a wide selection of Russian folk and fairy tales, and will examine the cultural, social and political values they reflect. We will examine the continuing cultural influence of fairytales and folk beliefs in literature, music and film, as well as in the political propaganda of the 20th century. This course fulfills the core requirement for “Literature and the Arts.” Course offered in summer "A" session.

March 17, 2015 • Vicki Grove • Vicki.Grove@Colorado.Edu

2016 Alternative Breaks site leader

Applications for 2016 Alternative Breaks site leaders are open. Alternative Breaks is a student-led group that works to create active citizens. Students participate in a week-long service trip during spring break or a two-week long service trip in May. Each trip focuses on a unique social or environmental justice issue. Site leaders go through leadership training and work together with the Alternative Breaks to plan and organize all the trips. It is a great way to get involved and gain leadership experience.

March 17, 2015 • Volunteer Resource Center • vrccommunications@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/volunteer

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.

The UMC is open over spring break!

Staying around campus over break? Use the UMC to study, eat and play!

Shops and services are open Monday, March 23 - Thursday, March 26, so stop by for Baby Doe's beverages and snacks; Al's breakfasts and lunches; bowling, billiards and games at The Connection; banking; ATMs; copy and mailing services; or to shop at CU Book Store.

The building is open even more days and hours with Baby Doe's and quiet spots to study and hang out. Check the building and Baby Doe's additional hours here.

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.

No Labels symposium of solutions

March 31, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Hale 270.

Join us for a panel discussion about empowering Americans from all walks of life through legislative collaboration, grassroots organizing and political activism.

Attendees will leave with an understanding of:
-the various political programs and decisions that systematically marginalize multiple demographics. -the ways in which people can combat this marginalization through grassroots organizing and political activism. -the results of empowering these communities through collective awareness.

March 16, 2015 • Spencer Carnes • no.labels@colorado.edu
http://facebook.com/nolabelsCU

Sign up for SCORE (Free Cosmos pizza)

SCORE is a free service, by students for students, aimed to help you save energy, water and money. When you sign up for a free SCORE assessment, two student technicians will come to your house and talk with you about your energy and water, and give you free energy- and water-efficient appliances like low energy light-bulbs, high-efficiency shower heads, weatherize your house and more. Plus, if half or more of your room mates are home, we will bring you a FREE COSMOS PIZZA! Sound good? Sign up today at www.colorado.edu/ecenter/score

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.

Norlin: Learn about Ireland

This St Patrick’s Day, try a book from the Emerald Isle. Check out the cart near the circulation desk in Norlin to pick up a book by or about the Irish.

March 16, 2015 • Alison Hicks • Alison.hicks@colorado.edu

A 'Bloggy World:' Race, religion and digital counterpublics

Using instances of religion in what some have come to call the black blogosphere as an exemplar, this talk will explore the possibilities and limits of digital publics and counterpublics.

Alexandra Boutros is an associate professor in communication studies at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Date: Thursday, March 19 Time: 11:30 a.m. Location: Institute of Behavioral Science 155A

Study ecology and evolution in the Galápagos Islands: Winter 2015-16 study abroad program

Study ecology and conservation in one of the most biologically diverse locations on the planet: the Galápagos Islands. Obtain hands-on experience in principles and practice of ecology and conservation biology. Also included is a visit to the Bellavista Cloud Forest, a rare and endangered ecosystem in Ecuador. Earn three upper-division EBIO credits with course hours in the fall and then on-site next winter break. Join us to learn more: Tuesday, March 17, 4:30 p.m. at the Center for Community room S350.

Get ready for the Just In Time Fair

CU-Boulder Career Services is bringing more than 140 organizations to campus to meet students and alumni for two specialized days.

April 15, is focused on technical organizations and positions. April 16, is an All Campus Day with organizations and positions ranging from non-profits to sales and education.

9 a.m.-3 p.m. University Memorial Center Ballrooms

Learn More

March 16, 2015 • Career Services • csevents@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/career

Free lecture and lunch tomorrow: 'A Look at the literature and ideas of C.S. Lewis'

Free lecture & lunch, "How Venus became a Christian Saint: A Look at the Literature and Ideas of C.S. Lewis" by Professor Bradley Birzer, Tuesday, March 17, 12-1:30 p.m. in University Memorial Center, Room 380. This talk explores the continuity of the classical and the medieval, the pagan and the Judeo-Christian as understood in the literary theory and fantasies of C.S. Lewis. RSVP to office@saintaidans.org or 303-443-2503. Sponsored by Canterbury Colorado Our Website

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