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2016 Wallace Stegner Award for National Book Award Winner and New York Times Columnist Timothy Egan

2016 Wallace Stegner Award - Timothy Egan 6:30 p.m. on April 13, Old Main Chapel.

This award is presented to an individual who has made a sustained contribution to the cultural identity of the West through literature, art, history, lore or an understanding of the West. In the spirit of Wallace Stegner, the recipients have demonstrated singular achievement, creativity, and dedication to the perception of the West and Western issues.

A special thanks to Al and Carol Ann Olson for making this event possible.

April 8, 2016 • Austin Quinty • admin@centerwest.org

IFS Presents: 'Alice in the Cities'

The first film that Wenders shot partly in the U.S. concerns a journalist who takes custody of a little American girl to travel the German countryside to locate her grandmother. It won the 1974 German Critics’ Prize.

Admission: $8 and the screening starts at 6 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Saturday, April 9.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com.

Fulbright student grant information meeting

Where in the world do you want to go? The Fulbright program is the U.S. government’s flagship program for international educational exchange, and CU-Boulder has an excellent record of U.S. Fulbright student grants. Come learn how you can apply for a Fulbright grant to do overseas study/research or to be an English teaching assistant overseas. These grants are for any student who will have at least a bachelor's degree by the time the grant starts in 2017-18 and won’t yet have completed a PhD. 4/19, 4 p.m., NRLN S-421; 4/27, 3 p.m., NRLN S-421.

Struggle, disillusionment, and rebellion among Chinese youth

CAS Luncheon Series, presented by Eric Fish, author of "China's Millennials: The Want Generation and writer at Asia Society." Fish profiles youth from around China and how they are navigating the education system, the workplace, divisive social issues and a resurgence in activism. His engrossing book challenges the idea that today’s youth have been pacified by material comforts and nationalism. Thursday, April 14, 5:30 p.m., Eaton Humanities 150, CU-Boulder.

IFS Presents: 'The Goalies Anxiety at the Penalty Kick'

Wim Wenders debut uses Hitchcock’s visual idiom and takes the detective genre in a contemplative direction as we follow a soccer goalie’s journey through the city streets after a night of murder.

Admission: $8 and the screening starts at 6 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Friday, April 8.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com.

Extended Norlin Commons hours

Norlin Commons will stay open 24/7 through finals. For more detailed Norlin Library and Commons hours, visit http://ucblibraries.colorado.edu/hours.

Paid research study for mothers expecting their first child

Perinatal Emotion and Relationships Longitudinal Study (PEARLS)

Researchers in CU’s Department of Psychology and Neuroscience are recruiting women who are currently pregnant with their first child to participate in a paid study of their experiences of pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period.

If interested, please contact Laura River, Study Coordinator by email or phone.

Email: pearlstudy@colorado.edu.

Phone: 303-735-7547.

April 7, 2016 • Laura River • pearlstudy@colorado.edu

Relationship enhancement therapy for dating, cohabiting or married couples

Affordable psychotherapy for individuals who are experiencing relationship problems or who want to work on enhancing the quality of their relationship is available at Raimy Psychology Clinic in Muenzinger Building on the CU-Boulder campus. Therapists at the Raimy Clinic can work with you and your partner to improve the quality of your dating, cohabiting or marital relationship. Special rates are available for CU-Boulder students, faculty and staff.

Brief and long-term treatments available.

For information, call: 303-492-5177.

Italian Film Festival USA 2016

Enjoy the local premiere of recent acclaimed Italian films! All films shown in Italian with English subtitles. Friday, April 8, 6 p.m., HUMN 1B50: "Wondrous Boccaccio" a drama inspired by Boccaccio's Decameron. Followed by Prof. Valerio Ferme's lecture on Boccaccio. Saturday, April 9, 6 p.m., HUMN 150: "Le Legendary Giulia", a comedy on local Mafia and entrepreneurship. Sunday, April 10, 2 p.m., HUMN 150: "The Children Know", a documentary on Italian children's take on life and culture in Italy. All films are free.

April 6, 2016 • Michela Ardizzoni • michela.ardizzoni@colorado.edu

AIA lecture series: Memory construction and collaborative archaeology at Punta Laguna, Mexico

Join us and Sarah Kurnick of the CU-Boulder Anthropology Department on April 13, at 7 p.m. at the CU Museum of Natural History for our next AIA lecture! Kurnick considers the use of the past by the Postclassic and contemporary residents of Punta Laguna, Mexico. The Postclassic Maya incorporated certain aspects of the Classic political past while simultaneously rejecting others. Do rulers continue to emphasize their ties to the past, or do they eschew the past as a source of authority?

April 6, 2016 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@colorado.edu

IFS Presents: 'Flash Gordon '

Football star “Flash” Gordon finds himself trapped with a scientist and a reporter on a spaceship run by Emperor Ming, an extraterrestrial villain determined to destroy Earth. Music by Queen!

On 35mm film.

Admission: $8 and the screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the VAC Basement auditorium (1B20) on Thursday, April 7.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com.

Recognizing excellence - Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in STEM Education

Up to $10,000 faculty/staff awards and part-time graduate awards of up to one year are available in support for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education projects in the early stages, for the coordination of existing projects, or to seed efforts that can continue beyond the funding period. Application Deadline: April 15. Send questions to csl@colorado.edu.To apply: Faculty/Staff: https://cuboulder.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0e1VBcWGwa1Nbkp - Students: https://cuboulder.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_1XIeWdYp1

April 6, 2016 • Center for STEM Learning • csl@colorado.edu

Open Mic Night Tuesday, April 5, 8PM

Singer? Songwriter? Poet? Musician? Dancer? Actor? Mime? Free monthly Open Mic Night at the Wesley Student Center/Chapel.

**First Tuesday of every month at 8 p.m. Come perform and/or enjoy those who do!

1290 Folsom St. - across from Folsom Field. Uncensored, freedom of speech affirmed, yet also a safe space for all. Serious fun.

Our Facebook Our webpage

April 5, 2016 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Exploring water, cities, climate and music in India

This CAS Luncheon Series talk will be presented by Paul D. Miller, a.k.a. DJ Spooky, an electronic and experimental hip hop musician. His work has included recordings in Antarctica, and his current project is based in India. He has also recently published a book with MIT Press, The Imaginary App. Lunch will be provided for attendees. Tuesday, April 12, 12 p.m., CAS Conference Room, 1424 Broadway (2 doors north of Starbucks on University and Broadway).

Did you study abroad on a non-CU-Boulder program?

If you studied abroad independently or directly enrolled in an institution abroad on a non-CU program, please complete this quick one-minute survey. Study Abroad uses this information in a national report to report on the number of students who study abroad at CU-Boulder annually. Your response will benefit study abroad students and the university. Student names are not used in the report. Questions? Contact Kelsey Lanning in CU-Boulder Study Abroad: Kelsey.Lanning@Colorado.EDU.


IFS Presents: 'Cemetery of Splendour'

Soldiers with a mysterious sleeping sickness are transferred to a temporary clinic in a former school atop a mythic site where doctors explore different ways to ease the men’s troubled dreams.

Admission: $8 and the screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Wednesday, April 6.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com.

IMPART Grants: Call for applications – Due April 15

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 15.

Seminar with Michael Morgan: 'Emmanuel Levinas on Ethics and the Holocaust'

Emmanuel Levinas (1906-1995) was one of the leading Jewish thinkers of the twentieth century. Seeking to rethink the possibility of morality after the Holocaust, Levinas exercised a profound influence on philosophy, religious thought and Jewish life. In this seminar, visiting scholar Michael Morgan will explore Levinas’s writings on suffering, the Holocaust and the nature of ethics. This seminar is part of a week of events on religion and politics, organized as part of the annual CU-DU Week of Jewish Philosophy.

Shakespeare celebration and sonnet extravaganza

The English Department and Shakespeare 400: The First Folio at CU-Boulder are teaming up to throw a party for Shakespeare and for those of us who study, admire and enjoy the bounty of his literary genius. Celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s life's work with a sonnet-writing competition, a sonnet-reading marathon, a display of student projects and an exhibit of Shakespeare materials in Norlin’s Special Collections, as well as music, treats and more. Friday, April 8, 2 to 5 p.m, British Studies Room, Norlin M549.

Paid study for active men who do not bicycle for exercise

The Applied Exercise Science Lab is seeking 18-35 year-old men who participate in ≥three sessions of aerobic exercise per week of >30min totally 2.5–5.0 hrs/wk. This may not include cycling (commuting is ok), but may include running, hiking, swimming, basketball, soccer, tennis, etc. More screening questions will be asked upon inquiry. The study will require 8 hrs: 4 visits, 2 hrs/visit. You will be compensated $50 for your participation. Assessment of VO2max, lactate threshold, efficiency/economy and training zones is included.

April 5, 2016 • Eric Homestead • homestea@colorado.edu

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

April 4, 2016 • Beverly Weber • beverly.weber@colorado.edu

Digital Media Boot Camp

Digital Media Boot Camp (DMBC) offers a focused introduction to digital media production designed to teach practical digital media and technological skills to people from any field. These all-day intensive classes are offered at the ATLAS center and will feature a small, hands-on learning environment. Students will learn to use industry technologies, applications and creative tools; skills that are critical for any industry. The class will be taught May 9-26. More info found here.

April 4, 2016 • Sage Sollie • cuatlas@colorado.edu

IFS Presents: 'The Look of Silence'

In his follow-up to The Act of Killing, director Oppenheimer now turns his cameras to the family of one of the victims of the Indonesian genocide as they uncover how their son was murdered and confront the men who murdered him.

Admission: $8 and the screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Tuesday, April 5.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com.

An evening with Jamie Tworkowski at CU

On April 14, TWLOHA at CU, a student group at the University of Colorado Boulder, invites students and the community to listen to Jamie Tworkwoski, the founder of To Write Love on Her Arms, speak and participate in a Q&A. Music will be performed by Steven McMorran of Satellite. TWLOHA information and merchandise will be available at the event (cash only).

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

The event will begin at 7 p.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom. Doors open at 6:30pm.

New exhibit opening: Becoming Butterflies

Join the CU Museum of Natural History to celebrate the opening of its newest exhibit. Becoming Butterflies is a fascinating look at some of the world’s most captivating insects throughout their entire life cycle. A successful journey means overcoming natural enemies, evading predators and transforming from a tiny egg, to creeping caterpillar, and finally to a delicate winged flyer. It is suitable for all ages, from preschoolers to senior citizens. The exhibit opens on April 9 at 10 a.m. with Family Day activities devoted to butterflies.

April 4, 2016 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@colorado.edu