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.

Study social entrepreneurship and innovation in Panama this May

Panama is considered the fourth 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 highly immersive and impactful seminar to experience the ways in which business solutions can be applied to address social and environmental challenges. This program takes place in May. Informational meeting on Jan. 28, 5 p.m. in KOBL 203.

Photo courtesy of ThinkImpact

Research participants for memory study: Compensation provided

Healthy participants between 18 – 22 years needed for a speech research study examining the role of working memory on speech motor functions. Compensation provided. Call 303-492-5829 or email speechlab@colorado.edu for details. Ask for information about the MEMORY study.

January 15, 2016 • Katherine • speechlab@colorado.edu

The Cretaceous West: Dinosaur Distribution and Movement on the Lost Landmass of Laramidia

Join Joseph Sertich, PhD, curator of vertebrate paleontology at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science for a free lecture Tuesday, Jan 19, 7 pm at the CU Natural History Museum. The dinosaurs of the Western Interior are among the best known and diverse assemblages in the world, with over a century of discovery and exploration from Alaska to Mexico. However, new discoveries from Utah and New Mexico have cast new light onto our assumptions of dinosaur distributions and movements approximately 75 million years ago, revealing unexpected patterns.

January 15, 2016 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@colorado.edu

Opening reception: (Re)Collecting: Translating Archive and Excavating Memory

New exhibit on display Jan. 21 in the CU Museum of Natural History’s BioLounge. For the past few months, several second year MFA candidates in the CU Art and Art History Program have spent time visiting the collections and meeting with curators and collections managers at the CU Museum of Natural History. They have produced new artwork in response to the process of collecting, storing and sharing a rich and diverse cultural archive. The public can meet the artists from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Open house runs 5 to 7 p.m.

January 15, 2016 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@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

January 14, 2016 • Briana Robustelli • raimy@colorado.edu

Visiting Artist lecture - Janelle Iglesias

When: Tuesday, Feb. 23, 6:30 p.m. Where: Visual Arts Complex 1B20, CU-Boulder

Please join us in welcoming CU Art Museum's inaugural artist-in-residence, Janelle Iglesias, as she gives a public presentation over her work and artistic practice. Iglesias uses metaphors found in objects and materials and uses sculpture to access other ways of knowing and explore interconnectedness. Learn more about Iglesias's work on her website: www.LasHermanasIglesias.com

January 14, 2016 • Valerie Albicker • valerie.albicker@colorado.edu

Study Abroad and Center for Asian Studies international internship opportunities

Are you interested in earning academic credit through a summer internship in Tokyo? The Center for Asian Studies and Study Abroad are offering three new internship opportunities during summer 2016. Join us for an interest meeting on Thursday, Jan. 21, 12 p.m. in HUMN 230 to find out more.

Labor compliance in Bangladesh’s garment sector

This Luncheon Series talk will be presented by Jennifer Bair. Drawing from field research and interviews with government officials, factory owners and labor leaders in Bangladesh, as well as with the U.S. and European brands and retailers that are purchasing the products made there, this talk answers three questions relating to the influences of the Rana Plaza industrial accident on working conditions in Bangladesh and on global supply chains. Thursday, Jan. 21, noon, CAS Conference Room, 1424 Broadway. Lunch will be provided for attendees.

Live aerospace graduate panel

This event was designed for prospective CU-Boulder Aerospace graduate students. During this hour and a half live streaming event, our panelists, all current graduate students, will answer your questions regarding the program, focus areas, campus and anything else you need to know before deciding our program is right for you.

Date: Thursday, Jan. 21 Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Location: Live Stream (Online)

For more information check out our website at http://www.colorado.edu/studentgroups/agso/live-graduate-panel.

MFA showcase reading series kicks off at Innisfree on Jan. 27

Starting Wednesday, Jan. 27, Innisfree (formerly Buchanan's Coffee Pub) will host weekly readings featuring a 3rd year writer from the CU MFA program. Readings will take place every Wednesday in the spring and will start at 7 p.m. Each reading will open with a talented undergraduate writer from CU. Admission is free and all are welcome. The series kicks off with writer Kathleen J. Woods. Woods is a third-year MFA candidate at CU-Boulder, where she also teaches and serves as managing editor for Timber Journal.

January 13, 2016 • Rushi Vyas • rushi.vyas@colorado.edu

Spring Volunteer Fair

The Volunteer Resource Center will be hosting our Spring Volunteer Fair. Come connect with organizations in the CU and Boulder community. This is a great chance to find upcoming volunteer opportunities. At our Spring Volunteer Fair, around 70 community organizations from both CU and the Boulder area will be present to provide information about their organization as well as information about upcoming volunteer opportunities.

It will be located in the UMC Glenn Miller Ball Room on Jan. 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

January 13, 2016 • Volunteer Resource Center • vrcevents@colorado.edu

Learn a language: Non-credit classes at ALTEC

The Anderson Language Technology Center (ALTEC) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for spring language classes. These classes are non-credit and are open to the CU staff, faculty, graduate students, retirees and their spouses.

Classes begin Jan. 25 and meet two hrs/week for eight weeks. Tuition is only $75. This spring we will be offering various levels of Chinese, French, Italian, Spanish, Swahili and a new course titled Africa in French.

Sign up now. altec.colorado.edu/languageclasses

CU Book Store special hours

The CU Book Store has extended hours to help you purchase your textbooks and supplies. Still in the UMC on campus for your convenience. Don’t forget you can also shop online at www.cubookstore.com and pick your books up in the store or have them shipped. Saturday, Jan. 9 - Sunday, Jan. 10, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, Jan. 11 - Tuesday, Jan. 12, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Wednesday, Jan. 13, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Thursday, Jan. 14, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. We will also be open Martin Luther King Jr. weekend Friday - Monday.

January 12, 2016 • CU Book Store • assist@cubookstore.com

Spiritual but not Religious Mondays, 8 p.m.

O.A.S.I.S. is "Open, Accepting, Students, Into Spirituality"

Many college students and young adults embrace spirituality, but don't identify with "religion." OASIS is a community of CU college and grad students who seek to explore various spiritual traditions and practices in a relaxed and open-minded environment.

Mary Wolf facilitates the group.

Meets at CU's Wesley Chapel 1290 Folsom St. - across from CU's Folsom Field at the corner of University Avenue.

The Student Employment Office is accepting nominations for Student Employee of the Year

The Student Employment Office is accepting nominations for Student Employee of the Year. Work-study, hourly and salaried student employees are eligible. First place will receive a $75 gift certificate courtesy of the CU Bookstore and will be nominated for the Western Association of Student Employment Administrators Award. Second place will receive a $50 gift certificate.

For a nomination form visit our website at http://www.colorado.edu/studentemployment/student-employee-nomination

Deadline: Feb. 19.

January 12, 2016 • Student Employment, Office of Financial Aid • studentemployment@colorado.edu

International Coffee Hour

International Coffee Hour starts again for spring 2016 on Friday, Jan. 15. Fridays, UMC Grill, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Come for the free refreshments, stay for the conversation and prizes.

January 12, 2016 • Rebecca Sibley • rebecca.sibley@colorado.edu

Take an acting class with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival will offer an acting class for adults in spring 2016, taught by Anne Sandoe and Shirley Carnahan. This eight-week class, focused on Shakespeare in performance, is a great way to enhance public speaking skills, develop a deeper understanding of Shakespeare's plays, and boost brainpower.

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 23-March 12 Location: Wesley Chapel (1290 Folsom St.) Tuition: $200

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: Jan. 20, 5 to 6 p.m. in KOBL 203.

Winter welcome with the Gender and Sexuality Center

Join us to kick of the spring semester and bring in the new year. The Gender and Sexuality Center invites you to Winter Welcome, on Friday, Jan. 15, in the Abrams Lounge, 3rd floor of the Center for Community, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Meet new people, hear about spring events, student group meetings, and enjoy light refreshments with us.

January 11, 2016 • Scarlet Bowen • scarlet.bowen@colorado.edu

CU Museum in-service day workshop for K-5th grade students

Drop your kids off on campus for the BVSD in-service day on April 5. Our topic is: Plants: From fossils to food. For more details visit the website link. Preregistration and payment required. $60 per participant. Ten percent discount for children of CU faculty/staff/students.

January 11, 2016 • Education Office • museumed@colorado.edu

CU Museum in-service day workshop for K-5th grade students

Drop your kids off on campus for the BVSD in-service day on Feb. 12. Our topic is: Caterpillars, cocoons, and chrysalises. For more details visit the website link. Preregistration and payment required. $60 per participant. 10 percent discount for children of CU faculty/staff/students.

January 11, 2016 • Education Office • museumed@colorado.edu

Free Yoga Mondays at 6 p.m.

Authentic hatha, vinyasa flow taught by Brian Saeger. Bring a mat if you have one. We have extras if you don't. Best to eat dinner after class. Meets at CU's Wesley Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, one block north of Colorado Avenue, at the corner of University Heights Avenue. LGBTQI-affirming. Bring friends.