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This site is a listing of notices, training/seminars, jobs, campus services and events. Buff Bulletin is a service of Campus Communications.

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.

Be Boulder. in sustainability: Sustainable solutions brown bag series

Weekly Fridays Feb 6- May 1 12-1 p.m. UMC Aspen Rooms

The series covers a variety of topics in sustainable solutions around CU’s campus and the Boulder community as a whole. You are invited to bring your lunch, meet local leaders and innovators, and participate in discussion on sustainable solutions. Sweets and beverages provided. Hosted by the CU Environmental Center.

This week is on integrative pest management. Click Here for more info

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 much 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

Museum Family Day: Natural Neighbors: Starts with the Letter 'N'

Join us as we nimbly navigate notable numbers of natural neighbors. Nests, newborns, newts, nectar, nightingales, nematodes and more. If you’re noisy or nosy or nifty or nice, you need to nestle up to the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History for a neolithic day of neighborly fun.

Natural selection stations brought to you by the students from the EBIO Evolution Outreach Committee - don't miss out on making a new nose. And in honor of the notable number 3.1415, we'll have some pie.

Healthy Aging: Sleep and Health on March 14

Healthy, adequate sleep is critical for maintaining optimal health. Disruption of sleep and the internal circadian clock have been shown to contribute to health problems including obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, cognitive impairments and accidents. Join Kenneth Wright, professor of integrative physiology, for discussion about the basics of sleep, how sleep changes with age, and strategies to improve sleep. Saturday, March 14, 1 p.m., Benson Earth Sciences – Room 180. Part of CU on the Weekend, which is free and open to the public.

March 11, 2015 • CU on the Weekend • weekend@colorado.edu
http://conted.colorado.edu/cuontheweekend

A Maymester course on contemporary Russian literature to be taught by prominent Russian poet

Don't miss an opportunity to learn about contemporary Russian literature from a leading Russian poet. Associate Professor Polina Barskova (Hampshire College) will teach a Maymester course RUSS 4831 (May 11-29, 3 credit hours, Core: Literature and Arts and Contemporary Societies) as a part of the Faculty-in Residence-Summer-Term (FIRST) program. In her course she will aim at creating a map of contemporary Russian literature exploring its institutions, major players and genres. All readings are provided in translation. Taught in English.

March 10, 2015 • Mark Leiderman • leiderma@colorado.edu

Seeking active women for health study at CU

The Integrative Physiology of Aging Lab at CU-Boulder is seeking volunteers to participate in a clinical research study. We are looking for healthy post-menopausal women, non-smokers, ages 45+, who perform regular exercise. Volunteers should not be taking cardiovascular-affecting prescription medications. Benefits for volunteers include: cardiovascular health assessment, VO2max test, bone mineral density, body composition, blood chemistries and a comprehensive dietary analysis, as well as compensation ($125) for your time (4 meetings).

Performance Friday!

The Center for Humanities and the Arts invites you to Performance Friday! featuring Matthew Chellis, assistant professor of voice. Chellis will do a presentation on Benjamin Britten's work On this Island with words by W.H. Auden, with discussion of the convergence of world events, art and the meeting of Auden and Britten on the creation of this amazing work of vocal music. Please join us March 13, 12-1 p.m., in British and Irish Studies (Norlin Library’s 5th Floor). Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for a free, light lunch.

Fresh Minds: New graduate student research

CU-Boulder’s top doctoral students discuss what they’re most engaged with, in 5-minutes or less.

Friday, March 13, 3:30–5 p.m.
Location: Norlin Library, Center for British and Irish Studies, 5th floor Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

March 9, 2015 • Merlyn Holmes • Merlyn.Holmes@Colorado.EDU

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.

Così fan tutte

Mozart’s witty opera buffa follows 24 hours in the lives of two beautiful sisters whose scandalous infidelities make for a comic romp that was considered too hot for audiences even in the early 20th century. Featuring some of the composer’s most sumptuous arias, duets and ensemble pieces make for a decadent and enchanting evening of opera. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

March 13-15, Macky Auditorium

http://www.cupresents.org/events/cos%C3%AC-fan-tutte

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 much more. Plus, if half or more of your roommates are home, we will bring you a FREE COSMOS PIZZA. Sound good? Sign up today at www.colorado.edu/ecenter/score

Be Boulder. in sustainability: Sustainable solutions brown bag series

Weekly Fridays Feb 6- May 1 12-1 p.m. UMC Aspen Rooms

The series covers a variety of topics in sustainable solutions around CU’s campus and the Boulder community as a whole. You are invited to bring your lunch, meet local leaders and innovators, and participate in discussion on sustainable solutions. Sweets and beverages provided. Hosted by CU Environmental Center.

This week is on integrative pest management. Click Here for more info

Qualtrics: Norlin Learner's Lunches March 11

Qualtrics is an internet-based tool for creating and deploying surveys through websites or email with a wide range of question types. Collect and track detailed data and analyze data with built-in reporting tools through a browser, no additional software to install. Collect information quickly from large groups (classes,organizations) to gather large datasets for analysis. Bring your Mac or PC laptop to explore along with Qualtrics features demonstrated during this session.

Norlin Commons room E113 Wednesday March 11, noon to 1 p.m.

March 9, 2015 • Caroline Sinkinson & Alison Hicks • Alison.hicks@colorado.edu
http://bit.ly/UCBlibraryworkshops

The return of FrackingSENSE! with Jeffrey Jacquet

With the help of community members like you, the Center of the American West’s FrackingSENSE series returns. These Spring 2015 events bring speakers who offer a unique range of perspectives on hydraulic fracturing and natural gas and oil development. First in our series is:

Jeffrey Jacquet - "Community impacts from hydraulic fracturing: The importance of public participation and the distribution of costs and benefits"
March 11, * 6:30 p.m. at Old Main Chapel

For more information please visit our website. www.centerwest.org

March 9, 2015 • Jessica Brawner • admin@centerwest.org
http://www.centerwest.org

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.

The return of FrackingSENSE! with Anthony Ingraffea

What are the opportunities, challenges, rewards and burdens presented to academics who enter the conflict-rich terrain of unconventional oil and gas development? What is the underlying benefit to society when professors make different choices between taking a position or serving as referee on a controversial issue? April 8, 6:30 p.m., Math room 100, University of Colorado Boulder A conversation between Anthony Ingraffea, professor, Cornell University and influential "talking head" in Josh Fox's "Gaslasland" and Professor Patty Limerick.

March 6, 2015 • Jessica Brawner • admin@centerwest.org
http://www.centerwest.org

Sustainable Solutions Brown Bag Series

Weekly on Fridays Feb. 6- May 1 12-1 p.m. UMC 425

The series covers a variety of topics in sustainable solutions around CU’s campus and the Boulder community as a whole. You are invited to bring your lunch, meet local leaders and innovators and participate in discussion on sustainable solutions. Sweets and beverages provided. Hosted by CU Environmental Center.

This week is on urban agriculture. Click Here for more info!

Honor Code: Honest answers about it

March 11, Wednesday, 4-5 p.m., Fleming 150

Presented by students for students.

Get all your questions answered about the CU Honor Code by the students of the Honor Code. You’ve spoken and we’ve listened. This is the time you can ask confidential questions about the 'fine points' of the Honor Code, what it is about, university processes and concerns about how to avoid problems. We’re available for you to ask any question you may have. Bring your curiosity and we’ll bring answers.

March 6, 2015 • Travis Tallent • Honor@colorado.edu
http://colorado.edu/honorcode

Can you post that? Should you post that? A discussion about news curation and aggregation

Digital tools make it easy to share, link and attribute news content, but if we as journalists do too much of that, what separates our work from a wiki? On March 11, join Rocky Mountain ONA and four expert panelists for a discussion about the ethical, legal and practical issues surrounding the aggregation or curation of digital news content.

Panelists: Will Holden, Mitchell Byars, Derigan Silver and Paul Voakes

Date: Wednesday, March 11 Time: 7 p.m. Location: Institute of Behavioral Science room 155A

Summer Session info. fair: March 11

Discover what Summer Session has to offer at the Summer Session info. fair on Wednesday, March 11, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom at the UMC. Learn more about available Summer Session courses, explore your options and register. You will learn about unique summer offerings, including Maymester, Augmester, CU South Denver, online courses, and summer-exclusive courses taught by distinguished visiting faculty. Free pizza and giveaways provided.

Sign Up For SCORE

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 appliance like low energy light-bulbs, high-efficiency shower heads. We also weatherize your house Plus, if half or more of your roommates are home, we will bring you a FREE COSMOS PIZZA! Sound good? Sign up today at www.colorado.edu/ecenter/score

Peanut-butter N' Luvin' community service Saturdays 10:15 a.m.

A community service project for CU students Saturdays at 10:15 a.m. Meets at CU's Wesley Chapel. We prepare sandwiches, raisins, carrots, etc. and then walk down to the Boulder Creek to serve and visit with many of our community's "visible" homeless persons. Open to people of all, or no faith/religious backgrounds. No preaching, no converting, Just Peanut-butter N' Luvin'. 1290 Folsom St., across from Folsom Field, at the corner of University Heights Avenue. Bring hats, gloves, or socks to give away if you can.

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 pm.

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.

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