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.

Studying Japanese? Japan study abroad and JLPT information session

Join Susan Schmidt of the American Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ) to find out more about the Japanese Language Placement Test (JLPT) and the Bridging Project Scholarship program. The Bridging Project is a program that offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. The JLPT is an internationally-recognized test for Japanese language proficiency, and this year, CU-Boulder is a host site for the JLPT. Monday, Sept. 15, 2 p.m., CAS Conference Room, 1424 Broadway, CU-Boulder.

September 8, 2014 • Patricia Helfenbein • casevent@colorado.edu

Meet Buff Employers - Money, Products & Sales: Sept. 9

Meet Buff Employers is your opportunity to speak with organizations interested in hiring CU-Boulder students and alumni in areas of Money, Products, & Sales. This night will include organizations in banking, insurance, financial services, consumer products, retail and sales. They’ll be recruiting from both these industries and for these types of positions. Find out who’ll be attending by viewing the registered employers. At 4 p.m. there will be an informal workshop to brush up on your networking skills, before the event begins at 4:30 p.m.

[UN] W.R.A.P.

Panel discussions, live dance and live-streamed performance collide in this unique, eclectic, multi-platform event. Featuring works by international guest dancers, choreographers and scholars including Elias Aboujaoude, Teena Marie Custer, Julian “Jayfunk” Daniels, Michelle Ellsworth, Jordan Isadore, Tamsin Maxwell, Donna Mejia and Sydney Skybetter.

Have a say and join the UMC Board

Join the UMC Board and be part of the decisions that help the UMC fulfill its mission. The UMC Board is the governing board for CU's student union and currently has openings for student members. You must be able to make the board meetings on Tuesdays from 5:30 - 7 p.m. It is a great leadership opportunity for new and returning CU students. Learn more and apply by Sept. 12.

September 8, 2014 • Andrea Zelinko • zelinko@colorado.edu

Subjects needed for passive cycling study

The Applied Exercise Science Lab is seeking sedentary male subjects aged 18-55 to study passive cycling (involves a stationary bicycle with a motor rotating the bicycle pedals for you). The experiment will consist of four separate sessions each lasting 4 hrs. Benefits of participating include: body composition (% body fat), fitness assessment, bone density, glucose tolerance assessment, and determination of caloric expenditure. You will be paid $160 for study completion.

Email James at James.Peterman@colorado.edu.

September 8, 2014 • James Peterman • James.Peterman@colorado.edu

Swedish visual artist and poet Johannes Heldén explores digital realm

The Media Archaeology Lab is delighted to host Swedish visual artist and poet,Johannes Heldén, for an upcoming artist residency. Johannes will be in the MAL from Saturday, Sept. 13 - Wednesday, Sept. 17.

During his residency, Johannes will explore how the digital realm relates to fiction through creating "a sound choir of sorts, a low drone of technology from several time periods" with the equipment of the past. He will wrap up his residency with a fascinating display of his work on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 7 - 8 p.m.

LGBTQ-inclusive pedagogy

Friday, Sept. 12, 2:30-4 p.m., S435 Center for Community This workshop will introduce you to the campus climate for LGBTQ and allied students, challenges they face in the classroom, and strategies for creating a more inclusive learning environment. Facilitated by Scarlet Bowen, Ph.D. and Glenda Russell, Ph.D.

Please rsvp to scarlet.bowen@colorado.edu to sign up for the workshop.

Diverse Musicians' Alliance seeking performers

The Diverse Musicians' Alliance is seeking performers to showcase in our annual Diversity Concert on Wed. Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m. The performance will be held in Grusin Music Hall in the Imig Music Building. All genres of music are welcome. If you or a group of performers is interested in performing in this concert, please contact Teresita via email. Include your name (and the name of your group, if applicable), the genre of music you would like to perform, the title and length of your piece(s), and any equipment you need. Sept. 23 deadline.

September 8, 2014 • Teresita Lozano • Teresita.Lozano@colorado.edu

Friday Night Film Series: '22 JUMP STREET'

Program Council's Friday Night Film Series presents: "22 JUMP STREET" sponsored by NFLSUNDAYTICKET.TV.

When: Friday, Sept. 12, at 9 p.m. Where: Chem 140 Lecture Hall

This event is FREE and open to students and the public.

RSVP here.

CU Service Panel: City Year, Teach For America, Peace Corps and Americorps

You want to make a difference. We can help you do it. Come hear representatives from City Year, Teach For America, Peace Corps and Americorps share their personal stories of service and find out how you can make an impact in the lives of others before or after graduating.

WHAT: Info Session & Panel Discussion
WHEN: Wed, Sept. 10, 6 - 7 p.m.
WHERE: Center For Community (C4C) Rm S350, CU Boulder
FREE PIZZA will be provided.

September 8, 2014 • Nicholas Politte • peacecorps@colorado.edu

Being an open scholar in the digital information age, Sept. 15-19

Are you looking to explore new venues in networking, scholarship, publishing, teaching and learning? How is openness in academia creating new opportunities and challenges for you? Come find out more at sessions being held each day during the week of Sept. 15-19, from 3-4 p.m. in Norlin E113. Please join ASSETT and University Libraries for a week of exploring what it means to be an open scholar in the digital information age. Our Website

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 at our bimonthly meetings. At the first meeting, we will discuss the benefits of practicing transcendental meditation; then, during the second meeting of the month, we will meditate together, practicing TM.

WHEN: Monday, Sept. 8, at 5 p.m. and Monday, Sept. 22, at 5 p.m.


Facebook: Transcendental Meditation Club at CU Boulder

September 8, 2014 • Nicholas FLood • nicholas.flood@colorado.edu

'Preferably Unheard': Indian women in Western media

Are Indian women seen as passive victims or agents of change? Please join this roundtable discussion of professors and students for a lively conversation on how Indian women are represented (or misrepresented) in Western media as we discuss popular perceptions and stereotypes. Featuring University of Colorado Colorado Springs and Colorado College faculty participants, Rashna Singh, Purvi Metha, and Aditi Mitra, as well as a student panelist, Krithika Vachali. Friday, Sept. 12, 4 p.m., Hale 230, CU-Boulder.

September 5, 2014 • Patricia Helfenbein • casevent@colorado.edu

Learn how to dance Salsa

The Boulder Chapter of Ritmos Latinos, a student organization, will begin classes in basic salsa next Tuesday, Sept. 9, and every Tuesday night throughout the fall 2014 semester.

Come join the fun at the Dennis Small Cultural Center (UMC, 4th floor, Room 457) from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. and learn how to dance both partner and rueda-de-casino style salsa. There's no charge and no partner is necessary. Open to all members of the CU Boulder student, staff, and faculty community. Feel free to bring a friend.

September 5, 2014 • Ritmos Latinos CU Boulder Chapter • ritmoslatinos@colorado.edu

Collaborating with Insects: Exhibit opening and artist lecture

Catherine Chalmers will talk about how her art focuses on the complex relationship between nature and culture on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 6:30 - 8 p.m. at the CU Museum of Natural History. Using all types of media, Chalmers' work aims to give form to the richness, brutality, and indifference that often characterize our connection with animals. This lecture will accompany the opening of an exhibit of Chalmers’ work in the BioLounge. Light refreshments will be served.

September 4, 2014 • CU Museum of Natural History • museumpr@colorado.edu

Friday Night Film Series: Jersey Boys

Program Council's Friday Night Film Series presents: Jersey Boys

When: Friday, Sept. 5 Where: Chemistry 140 Lecture Hall

This event is FREE and open to students and the general public.

There will be popcorn.

Club 156 presents: Innerspace EP release concert Sept. 5

Program Council's Club 156 presents: Innerspace ft. Autumn Creatures, bear., and Tiger Wine

When: Friday, Sept. 5 - 8 p.m. Where: CLUB 156 (located on the first floor of the UMC) Cost: $8 - Tickets are available at the door.

Don't miss out on GOOD, LIVE MUSIC!

Throwback Movie Tuesday: Space Jam

Program Council's Throwback Movie Tuesday series presents: Space Jam

When: TUESDAY, SEPT. 9 at 8 p.m. Where: CHEM 140 Lecture Hall

This event is FREE and open to students and the general public.

There will be popcorn.

Club 156 presents: Sti-Lo Reel & Ced Linus concert Sept. 12

Program Council's Club 156 presents: Sti-Lo Reel & Ced Linus, Louie P, Jerney, and J-Knack

When: FRIDAY, SEPT. 12, at 8 p.m. Where: CLUB 156 (located on the first floor of the UMC)

Don't miss out on all of the GOOD, LIVE MUSIC!

Colorado ski racing

Mission Statement: To provide an opportunity for the students of this university to continue or begin ski racing after high school, even if they are not varsity caliber athletes; all ability levels are welcome. This program is designed as a stepping stone for building character, friendships, improving team skills, time management skills, physical fitness, mental focus and attaining goals.

September 4, 2014 • Paul Rozsypal • csr@colorado.edu

Bursar's Office will open at 9:15 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 5

The Bursar's Office will open at 9:15 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 5, so that the staff can attend a special training.

September 3, 2014 • Susie Jacobs • burcomm@colorado.edu

Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History Conference

The Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History Conference (RMIHC) is a unique conference planned and organized by the University of Colorado's history graduate students. The Sept. 5-7, 2014 conference marks the fifteenth annual event. The principal goal of the conference is to provide graduate students with the opportunity to present their original work. All CU students and faculty are welcome to attend panel presentations, free of charge. For more information, contact us at rmihc@colorado.edu.

Lessons start Sept. 15-Earn CU credits for music lessons

Earn two credit hours this coming fall with CU-Boulder's Applied Music Program! Group classes include guitar, piano, and hand drum circle. Private lessons are available for everything from banjo and guitar to voice, and piano. Check out our faculty bios and find what works best for you! Lessons begin Sept. 15. Register now on MyCUInfo portal. $326 per credit. Tuition is separate from main campus tuition. Contact advisor at appmusic@colorado.edu or 303-492-5950. Detailed information: http://conted.colorado.edu/programs/applied-music/courses

Open Mic Night! Tue. Sept. 2 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

September 2, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Museum of Natural History Volunteer Open House

Are you a creative, imaginative, enthusiastic individual who would like to provide interpretative services to Museum visitors through guided tours and workshops, as well as special events such as family programs, exhibit openings, adult activities and Museum Outreach programs, locally and statewide?

Please join us on Friday, Sept. 5 from 4-5 p.m. in the BioLounge to learn about volunteer opportunities, meet museum staff, eat snacks and more.

September 1, 2014 • museumed • museumed@colorado.edu