Buff Bulletin Board

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Free lecture and lunch on humanism of Willa Cather Oct. 9

Free lecture and lunch, Humanism of Willa Cather by Professor Bradley Birzer, Thursday, Oct. 9, 12-1:30 p.m. in University Memorial Center, Room 382-386. RSVP to office@saintaidans.org or 303-443-2503. This talk explores the humane and humanistic aspects of such works as Death Comes for the Archbishop, The Professor’s House, My Antonia, and O Pioneers. In each, she espoused a sound humanism rooted deeply in her Anglo-Catholic religious faith. Sponsored by Canterbury Colorado Our Website

Fall Color Tree Walk Oct. 13-14

Enjoy the splendor of Boulder in the fall. Join Facilities Operations Arborist Vince Aquino to learn about the unique history and features of different species of trees located on CU’s campus. Tours will be offered rain or shine.

Monday | Oct. 13 | 5 p.m. | CU Museum of Natural History South Entrance Tuesday | Oct. 14 | 5 p.m | CU Museum of Natural History South Entrance

October 7, 2014 • CU Museum of Natural History • museumpr@colorado.edu

Our National Parks: Lessons in Courage, Diversity, Justice and Environmental Quality

The Center of the American West is proud to present former National Park Service Director Robert Stanton giving the 2014 Randy Jones Lecture, Oct. 9, in celebration of the centennial of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Date: Oct. 9 Location: Eaton Humanities – Room 150 Time: 6:30 p.m.

The Randy Jones Memorial Lecture Series was created by CU-Boulder’s Center of the American West, in collaboration with Rocky Mountain National Park, as a tribute to former National Park Service Deputy Director Randy Jones.

October 7, 2014 • Jessica Brawner • admin@centerwest.org

Global Seminar: Social entrepreneurship & innovation (Cocle, Panama) 2015

Partner with local entrepreneurs in Panama to build social enterprises that address poverty, the environment and social challenges. Panama is considered the 4th 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 learn about the potential for business solutions to address poverty and related social and environmental challenges. Interest meeting Oct. 16, 5-6 p.m. in KOBL 235.

Diverse Musician's Alliance Diversity Concert Oct. 15

The Diverse Musician's Alliance is hosting their annual Diversity Concert on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in Grusin Music Hall in the Imig Music building, and it is free and open to the public. Hope to see you there.

October 7, 2014 • Jessica Sebold • jese6689@colorado.edu

Poverty Awareness Week Oct. 13-17

The Volunteer Resource Center is hosting Poverty Awareness Week Oct. 13 - 17. Come visit us on Norlin Quad to engage with us about the issue of poverty and donate old cloths to A Precious Child Monday, Oct. 13 – Wednesday, Oct. 15, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. **. The **Interactive Theatre Project will perform Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in the UMC North Dining Hall. Friday the Nearly Naked Mile takes off at the corner of Broadway and University at 8 p.m. Come and donate the cloths off your back and run for a good cause.

October 7, 2014 • Taylor Schneider • vrcevents@colorado.edu

Graduating in December?

Make an appointment to see your advisor. Winter 2014 graduation information is available on the web (see address below). Graduating students will receive detailed information via email in the following weeks. The web site answers questions regarding details about the ceremony, caps and gowns, announcements, disability services, parking and other events.

October 7, 2014 • Sarah A. Hallock Adderhlt • sarah.adderholt@colorado.edu

Open Mic Night! Tue. Oct. 7th 8pm

Singer? Songwriter? Poet? Musician? Dancer? Actor? Mime? Free Monthly Open Mic Night at CU's Wesley Chapel. 1st Tuesday of every month at 8PM (except for January & June-August) Come perform 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

October 6, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Apps aplenty for music ed: Learners Lunch @ Music

Apps for tablets and smartphones can help music teachers and students to learn and have fun. At this workshop, we'll highlight apps ranging from tuners and metronomes to SmartMusic and ForScore. Please bring your devices for hands-on learning and your app recommendations to share.

Oct. 8, noon, in Imig N285

October 6, 2014 • Grace Haynes & Laurie Sampsel • Grace.haynes@colorado.edu

Entrepreneurship program in South Africa this summer

Students can gain hands-on experience as consultants working with entrepreneurs this summer in Cape Town, South Africa. Students form consulting teams with local South African students to help emerging entrepreneurs in townships surrounding Cape Town. Earn six credits in six weeks and fulfill Entrepreneurship Certificate requirements. Program directed by Erik Mueller, Leeds School of Business. Open to all majors with junior standing. Students can learn more at an informational meeting: Thursday, Oct. 9, 4 - 5 p.m. in C4C N215.

Norlin Learner’s Lunch Workshop : Keeping up, keeping track: Dealing with information overload

Oct. 8, noon - 1 p.m., Norlin E113

Are you feeling overwhelmed trying to keep on top of all the changes in your field? Having trouble tracking new publications, websites, blogs and social media? In this workshop, you will learn a variety of techniques and tools to simplify and streamline your research process, and conquer information overload. Presenter: Alison Hicks

October 6, 2014 • Caroline Sinkinson • caroline.sinkinson@colorado.edu

National Coming Out Day

Open Mic: GLBTQ Resource Center with SORCE (Student Outreach and Retention Center for Equity).

Thursday, Oct. 9, Senior Lounge, UMC. 4 - 6 p.m.

October 6, 2014 • Brendon Chavez • brendon.chavez@colorado.edu

Global seminar: Doing business in China, summer 2015

On this global seminar in Beijing and Shanghai, you will explore important topics related to succeeding in China’s business environment, meet with business leaders, visit industrial sites and universities, and seek to understand challenges faced by businesses operating in China. In addition, you will discover key cultural features of China ranging from village life to the Great Wall. Learn more: Oct. 15, 5:30-6:40 p.m. Koelbel 302.

Meet Buff Employers - Computers, electronics and telecommunications: Oct. 8

Meet Buff Employers is your opportunity to speak with organizations interested in hiring CU-Boulder students and alumni in areas of computers, electronics and telecommunications fields. This night will include organizations in computing hardware and software, computer controls and the vast array of technical telecommunication fields. They’ll be recruiting from these industries and for these types of positions. Find out who’ll be attending by viewing the registered employers. Be prepared to hand over a resume or apply online for positions.

Suzanne Heintz brings mannequin 'family' and social statement to campus

Many people think 1987 CU alumna Suzanne Heintz is crazy. She got tired of dealing with the question, "Why aren't you married?" So, she decided to buy a mannequin husband and daughter, and for the last 14 years she has traveled all over to photograph special Kodak moments with her "family." Why? Because she has something important to say about roles and societal expectations, and she does it in a humorous, startling way. Find out more about Suzanne's work Wednesday, Oct. 8, from 4 to 5:30 pm in Roser ATLAS 100. Crazy ideas can work.

October 6, 2014 • Kim Elzinga • englmarketing@colorado.edu

Culture, history and literature - Global seminar study abroad program in Rosario, Argentina

Earn six credits in five weeks during an intensive summer program in Rosario, Argentina, one of the most culturally and economically dynamic cities in Argentina. You’ll earn SPAN 3260 and a second course at the SPAN 3 level. Live with an Argentine family, attend cultural excursions and much more. Join program director Dr. Susan Hallstead and Study Abroad staff to learn more: Oct. 15, 5 - 6 p.m., UMC 425.

Bowling and billiards early-bird and mid-day break specials

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.

  • Extreme Bowling this Friday & Saturday night

    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)

    The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games Check out our new Late Night Menu! 1st floor UMC

    Transcendental Meditation Club meetings

    Ready to reset your brain, develop your creativity, intelligence and focus while eliminating stress, fatigue and anxiety? Come join the Transcendental Meditation Club. Everyone is welcome to our bimonthly meetings. At the first meeting in October, we will discuss the benefits of practicing the Transcendental Meditation technique; then, during the second meeting of the month, we will meditate together, practicing TM.

    First Meeting: Tuesday, Oct. 7, at 6:30 p.m. Hellems 104

    Second Meeting: Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 6:30 p.m. at UMC 404

    October 6, 2014 • Nicholas Flood • tmclub@colorado.edu

    The Child Learning Center has preschool openings (CU Campus)

    PRESCHOOL LOCATED ON CU CAMPUS Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 8:45 a.m.-12 p.m. Ages 2 yrs, 6 mths to 5 yrs. Low Adult-Child Ratios: Teachers, Therapist & Graduate Students Cost $1375/semester 2501 Kittredge Loop (CU Boulder campus) Contact LJ Werner: LJ.Werner@colorado.edu 303.492.3039

    APPROACH TO LEARNING Play-based learning following children’s interests

    Developmentally appropriate teaching individualized for each child's Communication, social-emotional,& pre-literacy development.

    Supportive family environment.

    Bursar's Office will open at 9:15 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 6

    The Bursar's Office will open at 9:15 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 6, so that the staff can attend a special training.

    October 3, 2014 • Susie Jacobs • suzanne.jacobs@colorado.edu

    OIE Global Citizen Awards

    The Office of International Education (OIE) is pleased to announce the OIE Global Citizen Awards to recognize outstanding contributions to international understanding by members of the UCB community. The following awards will be given: Campus Global Citizen of the Year, Muneeb Kamal Int’l Student of the Year, and Study Abroad Student of the Year. Nominations (or applications) due by 5 p.m. on Oct. 10, 2014. For more info: http://www.colorado.edu/oie/awards-and-recognitions/global-citizen-award-nominations or call Janet Garcia at 303-492-7604.

    Beyond the professoriate: Preparing for a non-faculty job search

    This talk, part of the Beyond Academia lecture series, will help prepare you for a post-academic job search.

    L. Maren Wood will discuss the secrets of a successful non-academic job search. The talk will provide information for graduate students at all stages of their program as well as tips and strategies for faculty mentors.

    The lecture will take place on Thursday, Oct. 16, at 4:30 p.m. in the British and Irish Studies Room of Norlin Library.

    Study international operations management in Hong Kong this summer

    Global Seminar: International Operations (Hong Kong). Travel to Hong Kong this summer and study operations management in one of the largest trading centers in Asia. You will engage in daily site visits to local businesses and learn first-hand about manufacturing in mainland China during an overnight field trip to Guangdong Province. Find out more at a meeting: Oct. 7, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. in Koelbel 302.

    Global Seminar St. Petersburg, summer 2015: Interest meeting on Oct. 8

    Make summer 2015 unforgettable - spend six weeks immersed in Russian culture and language in St. Petersburg. The program, directed by Professor Artemi Romanov, includes language courses each morning, and afternoon and weekend excursions around the city and sites nearby, plus a weekend trip to Moscow. Earn nine credits and fulfill the A&S Historical Context core requirement. Beginning to advanced Russian speakers welcome. Learn more: Oct. 8, 5 p.m. HUMN 190.