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.

Global Seminar: Exploring China through English teaching

Spend five weeks exploring Chinese culture in summer 2017! You’ll have the opportunity to visit local classrooms and connect with students and other English teachers. Additional seminars in tai chi, calligraphy, and Chinese language will deepen your understanding of the culture.

LING 3800 is open to all majors and counts toward the linguistic major/minor. It will also be a core course for the upcoming undergraduate TESOL Certificate (anticipated for spring 2017).

Informational meeting is Nov. 15 at 3 p.m. in HLMS 285.

Study Abroad and Center for Asian Studies: International internship opportunities

Are you interested in earning academic credit through a summer internship in Tokyo, Japan? The Center for Asian Studies and Study Abroad are offering four new internship opportunities during summer 2017.

To learn more, join us for an interest meeting on Monday, Nov. 14, at 4 p.m. in the Center for Asian Studies conference room.

International Education Week: Nov. 14 to 18!

Please join the Office of International Education as we celebrate International Education Week, Nov. 14 through 18. Events include an awards reception, panel, trivia competition, photo contest awards and coffee hour! 

IFS presents: CU at the Movies - 'The Beatles: Eight Days a Week'

Join us for an evening with The Beatles as we journey through their touring years in this 2016 documentary directed by Ron Howard. The show is Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium. Admission is $8.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com

November 11, 2016 • Aaron Dillon • aadi3973@colorado.edu

Stage it like Shakespeare: Original practices (ages 10 to 18)

Join CSF teaching artists as they guide you through an Elizabethan rehearsal process using scenes from The Merchant of Venice. On Dec. 3, participants will learn about “original practices” and receive cue scripts. On Dec. 10, students will rehearse their parts and stage a performance for friends and family. Open to students of all experience levels and abilities. Use coupon code SHAKESBUFF for a 10% tuition discount!

Tuition: $75
Saturdays, Dec. 3 and 10, 1 to 4 p.m.
Wesley Foundation/Chapel

Fun research projects for kids

The Cognitive Development Center in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience is looking for children age birth to 12 years old who are interested in playing games that will help teach us about self control, language and cognitive strategies. A visit, scheduled at your convenience, lasts about 60 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 us at 303-492-6389.

PrEP Talk: Daily pill to prevent HIV

The Gender and Sexuality Center is teaming up with Boulder County AIDS Project to host a forum on Truvada® as a Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), an exciting HIV-prevention strategy.

The event is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Hellems, room 211, and will feature Dr. Heather Pujet with the Beacon Center for Infectious Disease, followed by a Q&A session. There will also be a small panel of MSM who are taking or considering starting PrEP will share their experiences with this prevention strategy.

Are you CU's next Rhodes or Marshall Scholar?

Students interested in applying for UK scholarships, including the Rhodes, Marshall, Gates-Cambridge and Churchill, are invited to attend an information meeting on Friday, Nov. 18, at 4 p.m. in Norlin S-421. These scholarships fund one to three years of graduate study in the UK at Oxford, Cambridge and other universities. Students wishing to enter a UK university in 2018 must apply this spring to be considered for nomination. More information can be found on the website.

Udall Scholarship information meeting

Are you committed to pursuing a career related to the environment? Are you a sophomore or junior who could use $7,000 toward tuition and expenses? The Udall Foundation seeks future leaders across a wide spectrum of environmental fields and also seeks future Native American and Alaska Native leaders in public and community health care, tribal government and other policy issues affecting Native American communities.

Information meeting: Tuesday, Nov. 15, 4 p.m., Norlin S-421

Got a baby bump? Paid study for mothers expecting first child

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. The study can be completed remotely from your home (on the phone and online).

If interested, please contact Study Coordinator Laura River by email or phone. Email: pearlstudy@colorado.edu | Phone: 303-735-7547

November 9, 2016 • Laura River • pearlstudy@colorado.edu

'Silence and Noise': Professor Frederic Bloom to present annual Austin W. Scott, Jr. Lecture

Join the University of Colorado Law School on Thursday, Dec. 1, from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. for the 42nd annual Austin W. Scott, Jr. Lecture.

This year's event features Professor Frederic Bloom's lecture titled "Silence and Noise" and will take place in the Wittemyer Courtroom at the Wolf Law building, with a reception to follow for registered guests.

Please visit the Colorado Law website for more information and to register. Register to attend by Monday, Nov. 28.