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Performance Friday!

The Center for Humanities and the Arts invites you to this month’s Performance Friday! featuring excerpts from Theatre and Dance's production of Tartuffe. Tartuffe tells how a “man of the cloth” worms his way into the gullible heart of Orgon, a rich family man, and tries to take him for all he has. It takes a desperate trap by Orgon’s wife Elmire to expose the imposter. Please join us Feb. 13, 12-1 p.m., in the University Theatre. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for a free, light lunch in the lobby.

Dance Arirang: Traditional Korean dance and music by Lee Mi Sook Dance Company of South Korea

This event will feature traditional Korean music and dance by Lee Mi Sook Dance Company of South Korea in honor of American veterans of the Korean War. Hosted by National Unification Advisory Council Denver Chapter, sponsored by the Korea Foundation and collaborated by CKA, KSODA CSKA and Center for Asian Studies at CU-Boulder. Center for Asian Studies Speaker Series. Wednesday, Feb. 18, 6 p.m., Old Main Auditorium, CU-Boulder.

Lessons from abroad: Free study abroad reentry conference

You've just returned from studying abroad, and you're probably trying to figure out what's next. Join other study abroad returnees from all over the Rocky Mountain region for a day of discussion and workshops to learn how to apply your overseas experience now that you're back. Saturday, Feb. 28, Regis University - Denver, Colorado - 9 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Don’t sleep through the deadline

Upcoming deadlines for study abroad programs this summer and fall range from Jan. 25 through March 1. Don’t miss your chance to enhance your college experience with overseas studies. Learn more about your study abroad opportunities by completing Study Abroad 101, which covers key information to get you started on your study abroad journey. Study Abroad 101 is offered online and in-person - get started today.

Darwin Day cake and valentines

Join us in the BioLounge at the CU Museum of Natural History to celebrate Charles Darwin's 206th birthday. Sing happy birthday, eat cake and make a natural history valentine.

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2-4 p.m.

February 11, 2015 • museumed • museumed@colorado.edu

I Love Me Open House

Come relax at the I Love Me Open House on Feb. 13. We’ll be hanging out from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in UMC 415-417. Fun activities include creating valentine cards and decorating cookies. Free snacks and drinks while they last. Open to students, staff and faculty.

February 10, 2015 • Sarah Rimmel • sarah.rimmel@colorado.edu

Modern Indian Identity film screening: 'Winter in the Blood'

The Center of the American West’s Modern Indian Identity series is thrilled to present filmmakers Andrew and Alex Smith and their movie, Winter in the Blood for a free screening and conversation.

The event will take place Feb. 18, at 6:30 p.m. in Eaton Humanities, room 1B50.

Following the film NPR film critic Howie Movshovitz, the Center of the American West faculty director Patty Limerick, and Alex and Andrew Smith will engage in a discussion about the film and the issues it raises.

Find out more at www.centerwest.org

February 10, 2015 • Jessica Brawner • admin@centerwest.org

Give new meaning to the unused coffee mugs in your life

The Office for Outreach & Engagement is collecting coffee mugs for Boulder’s Bridge House. Bridge House serves some 300 meals a day to Boulder’s homeless and working poor families, and they don’t have enough coffee mugs on hand. How can you help? Dust off that unused coffee mug that is taking up space and bring it to the outreach office on the 3rd floor in room 337 of the Continuing Education Building. If your group or department collects a box of mugs, give us a call at 492-4471 and we’ll pick it up.

February 10, 2015 • Wynn Martens • Wynn.Martens@Colorado.EDU

Think summer: Summer enrollment begins March 4

Many of CU-Boulder’s most popular and sought-after courses are offered during Summer Session. You can earn credit, keep up with major requirements, improve your GPA, and still enjoy summer.

Summer Session offers a wide range of courses throughout a series of terms, including two three-week terms in May and August. Enrollment begins March 4. For more information, visit the Summer Session website or request a catalog.

The gathering Bible study Tuesdays 6 p.m.

A time to reflect upon how God is at work in our lives and in the world. Excellent resources. Awesome people. Meets in the lounge at CU's Wesley Chapel.

Wesley Fellowship is a progressive Christian campus ministry that helps university students grow in faith, service and love. LGBTQI-friendly. "Stretch your mind, feed your soul!" 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, at the corner of University Heights Avenue.

February 10, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Girls in Gaming Tournament

Do you love playing video games, but are criticized for it because you are a woman? Are you ready to meet other woman gamers at CU, but don’t know where to find them? Then come to the Girls in Gaming Tournament hosted by The Women’s Resource Center and UMC Connections on Friday, Feb. 13, from 7-9:30 p.m. We’ll have a great time facing off in rounds of Super Smash Bros. as well as discussing the trials and tribulations of being a female gamer. All women-identified gamers and all skill and experience levels are welcome to enter.

February 9, 2015 • Abi Whitmore • wrcprograms@colorado.edu


The unique and burgeoning artists of this year’s BFA class – Jamie Holzman, Kayla Smallcanyon, Michaela Moore and Alberta Schulman – bring their physical and theoretical research to life through artfully crafted works that employ improvisation, detailed gesture, playful theatricality and abandoned ferocity.

Feb. 13-15, Irey Theatre, University Theatre Building


Performance Friday!

The Center for Humanities and the Arts invites you to this month’s Performance Friday! featuring excerpts from Theatre and Dance's production of Tartuffe. Tartuffe tells how a “man of the cloth” worms his way into the gullible heart of Orgon, a rich family man, and tries to take him for all he has. It takes a desperate trap by Orgon’s wife Elmire to expose the imposter. Please join us Feb. 13, from 12-1 p.m., in the University Theatre. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for a free, light lunch in the lobby.

This February, make a blind date with a book

Can't think what to read? Feel like you want to try a new genre or author but don't know where to begin? This February, don't judge a book by its cover and take a chance on one of the mystery, gift wrapped fiction and non-fiction titles in the special Valentine's Day bookcart. Running from Feb. 9-16, check out the bookcart at the circulation desk, Norlin 2nd floor for eligible suitors.

Video Grading : Learners Lunch @ Music

Did you know that you can easily use free software to provide verbal, even musical feedback to students? Written comments on student work can be helpful, but have you ever wished you could just talk to each student individually? Or sit down at the keyboard and play each student through an example? Or point to the score while singing or playing that passage? Video grading lets us do all of those things, and for the most part it is easy and fast. Come to this workshop to learn more.

Imig Music, N285, Wednesday, Feb. 11, noon-1 p.m.

Friendship and romance: Silence, stories and secrets in four cultures

The 17th Annual Josephine Jones Lecture Series presents Professor Kristine L. Muñoz.

Why do some personal relationships thrive? Why do others flounder, sometimes destroying the partners or the people around them? Professor Kristine Muñoz pursued answers to these questions by studying the cultural meanings of everyday communication. She will share her insight into how people use silences, stories and secrets to build relationships in Spain, Colombia, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Feb. 19 at 5 p.m. in Eaton Humanities 1B50

Earn a Buffs Professional certificate

The CU Buffs Professional Program is a career and professional development certificate for current students looking to enhance their skills. Connect the dots from your major to your career and learn about skills employers are looking for.

Employers want candidates who can get started from day one, and know what they want.

Learn More

February 9, 2015 • Jon Schlesinger • BuffsPro@colorado.edu


Tartuffe tells how a “man of the cloth” worms his way into the gullible heart of Orgon, a rich family man, and tries to take him for all he has. It takes a desperate trap by Orgon’s wife Elmire to expose the imposter.

Feb. 13 - 22, University Theatre, University Theatre Building


Alternative to Refworks: Zotero - Norlin Learner's Lunches Feb 11

RefWorks devotees need not despair: Zotero has all your favorite RefWorks features, plus some that work even better. Come to this session for guidance in getting all of your RefWorks citations smoothly into Zotero with the least possible pain, and learn the basics of Zotero's features.

Norlin Commons room E113 Wednesday, Feb. 11, noon-1 p.m.

February 9, 2015 • Caroline Sinkinson & Alison Hicks • Alison.hicks@colorado.edu

'For the Health of It - With Pleasure'

Join the WRC and Community Health on Feb. 12 from 3-4 p.m. in UMC 416 for a workshop that explores issues related to healthy relationships and sexuality. Information on sexual health, contraception and sexually transmitted infections (STI’s) is included. Discussion focuses on stigma related to sexuality and STI’s along with the roles of negotiation, and consent as they relate to relationships and sexual behavior. We will be giving out free safe-sex materials, along with condom crafts and cupcakes.

February 9, 2015 • Chloe Strascina-Dower • wrchealth@colorado.edu

'Wait Your Turn: Recognizing and Interrupting Sexism'

This interactive 90-minute training is designed for staff and faculty on the CU-Boulder campus. During the training, participants will engage in small and large group discussions to help identify examples of sexism in their lives or in an institution they participate in. They will also learn strategies for interrupting sexism.

Please visit our website for upcoming dates and to register: www.colorado.edu/wrc/events. Please wait for a confirmation as we have a minimum and maximum number of participants.

Buff Talks: Careers in beer

Explore career opportunities in the beer industry with these local professionals. This is a great chance to learn about their career paths and how to get involved in the beverage industry.

The panel will discus their industry, how they got to their current positions, and provide information on how you can get started.

Buff Talks: Careers in Beer - Wednesday, Feb. 11, 4-6 p.m. C4C Abrams.

February 9, 2015 • Career Services • CSEvents@colorado.edu

Bowling and Billiards early-bird & mid-day specials

Mondays through Fridays take a fun break to unwind for only a dollar or 1/2 off! Discounted rates are 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 The Connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 1st floor UMC.

  • 9-Ball Billiards Tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 18

    8 and 9-Ball Billiards Tournaments

    Wednesdays. $5 entry fee.Sign up starts 6 p.m. at the Connection Front Desk; play begins at 7 p.m. Tournaments run in either double elimination or round robin format. BCA rules apply. Prizes for Top Finishers!

    8-Ball Billiards Tournaments:

  • March 4
  • April 8
  • 9-Ball Billiards Tournaments:

  • Feb. 18
  • March 18
  • April 22
  • The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

    Study abroad with ISA this summer or fall

    Want to see the world while gaining academic credit and/or internship/service-learning experience? ISA (International Studies Abroad) has a program for you. Get credit for your major, learn a foreign language or study in English and make friends from all over the country and the world. Scholarships and financial aid available through ISA the CU Study Abroad Office. The deadline to apply for CU Study Abroad summer/fall programs is March 1. Visit studiesabroad.com for more information.

    February 6, 2015 • Paige Poorman • paige.poorman@colorado.edu