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.

Conference: The Meaning of Names: Naming Diversity in the 21st Century

We are pleased to announce a new academic conference. Participants from across broad segments of our society will explore and bring into view commonalities and differences, and declare and debate new meanings in the vital giving and linking of names.

Presentations take place on Tuesday, Sept. 30, in UMC 235 and Wednesday, Oct. 1, in the Old Main Chapel. For a full schedule of speakers and events, please visit the conference website. All days are free and open to the general public.

September 23, 2014 • University of Colorado Museum of Natural History • museumpr@colorado.edu

Ask-a-Nurse and Ask-a-Counselor

Real Choices is offering Free and confidential counseling services on physical and emotional health

Do you have questions regarding reproductive health, menstrual cycle, contraception, etc.? Drop in and speak with a registered nurse on Wednesdays 11 am to 2 pm in the UMC Room 441

Do you have questions regarding emotional intimacy or healthy relationships? Questions like "how do I know if they are ready for commitment" or "how do I know if I'm being too clingy" **come by every Tuesday 1-3pm where a counselor will be available.

September 23, 2014 • Mallory O'Steen • choices@colorado.edu

Program Council presents: Homecoming concert Pepper

Program Council's Homecoming Concert headliner is Pepper

When: Wednesday, Oct. 22 Where: Balch Fieldhouse

Student tickets: $20 Public tickets: $30

Get your tickets at www.programcouncil.com

September 23, 2014

Friday Night Film Series: 'A Most Wanted Man'

Program Council's Friday Night Film Series presents: "A Most Wanted Man"

When: Friday, Oct. 3, 9 p.m. Where: Chem 140 Lecture Hall

This event is free and includes unlimited popcorn.

September 23, 2014

Club 156 presents: FacePUDDLE concert

Program Council's Club 156 presents: FacePUDDLE

When: Friday, Oct. 3 at 8 p.m. Where: Club 156

Tickets are ONLY $8.. Get yours at www.programcouncil.com

This event is open to students and the general public.

Explore the globe by studying abroad with Semester at Sea 

You too can have this once-in-a-lifetime experience while sailing around the world visiting 10-12 countries and earning CU-Boulder "in residence" credit. Learn about exciting new developments, incredible scholarship and financial aid opportunities, and application procedures at an informational meeting with a Semester at Sea representative and CU Study Abroad staff: Monday, Sept. 29, 4-5 p.m. in C4C S435.

September 23, 2014 • Cloud Baffour • Baffour@Colorado.EDU

Join our sleep research study

Looking for healthy men and women, ages 18-40, to participate in a study that requires you to live in our sleep lab for ~ four calendar days (four consecutive nights and part of five calendar days). Screening takes place at the University of Colorado Boulder and the study takes place at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora.

Compensation up to $702.

Email sleep.study@colorado.edu for details and ask about the Light Study.

Music, Cultural Heritage and Syrian Peace Advocacy

Lecture and concert featuring Malek Jandali, an American-Syrian composer and pianist who uses his art to highlight the atrocities in the ongoing Syrian conflict, invoke the principles of human rights and advocate for international aid. His lecture (2 p.m.) will center on the current conflict situation in Syria and how he makes compositional choices in response to the conflict. Later, he will give a concert (7 p.m.) on his newest compositions as well as his seminal work “Echoes from Ugarit.” Monday, Sept. 29. Imig Music, Chamber Hall (C199).

September 22, 2014 • Patricia Helfenbein • casevent@colorado.edu

Conservation biology & practice in Brazil’s Atlantic forest - May study abroad program

Earn three credits this May in Brazil’s Atlantic forest on a CU-Boulder Global Seminar. Obtain hands-on experience in the principles and practice of conservation biology. Students from a range of disciplines with an interest in conservation are encouraged to apply. This course fulfills the EBIO 4100 major requirement and ENVS’s application and specialization requirements (also offered as EBIO 5100). Learn more at an informational meeting with the director: Tuesday, Sept. 30, 3:30 - 4:15 p.m. in UMC 247.

Celebrate Bi* Day

Friday, Sept. 26, 4 - 6 p.m., Regent Lawn.

September 22, 2014 • Brendon • brendon.chavez@colorado.edu

ASSETT development awards: Fall 2014 call for proposals

ASSETT invites proposals from Arts and Sciences faculty, departments and programs for awards relating to the use of technology primarily for teaching and learning. The maximum award possible is $5,000.

Faculty of any rank and GPTIs may apply. Unit chairs or directors must provide a brief supporting letter. Department proposals for equipment or software that may be used in teaching and learning are also welcome. More information

Magic at CU

Hey Planeswalkers, did you know there is a new and exciting Magic: The Gathering club that will be meeting weekly on Wednesday evenings at 6 p.m.

We will be hosting all different types of formats from Standard to EDH to Draft/Sealed and even C/Ube.

The preliminary plan is to generate enough interest to hopefully attract more members as the semester rolls on. We will be meeting in the north dining area of the UMC starting Wednesday, Sept. 24. So, bring your friends and bring your decks.

September 22, 2014 • Jacob Barreras • magicatcu@gmail.com

'Life at the Speed of Light' Sept. 29

In 2010, J. Craig Venter and his team became the first to successfully construct “synthetic life”. The science of synthetic genomics will have a profound impact on human existence and future scientific research. In "Life at the Speed of Light," Venter presents a fascinating and authoritative study of this emerging field from the inside—detailing its origins, current challenges and controversies, and projected effects on our lives.

Monday | Sept. 29 | 7 p.m. | Macky Auditorium

September 22, 2014 • University of Colorado Museum of Natural History • museumpr@colorado.edu

Property Services’ live auction of surplus property and equipment

Property Services’ live auction of surplus property and equipment.

University of Colorado Boulder Property Services will hold a public auction of surplus property and equipment on Saturday, Oct. 18. Items will be available for preview beginning at 8:00 am and the auction will begin at 9 a.m.

Auctions are held on the east side of: University of Colorado Boulder Distribution Center 3300 Walnut St. Boulder, CO 80301

September 22, 2014 • Steve Marvel, (303) 492-1120 • Steve.Marvel@colorado.edu

Meet Buff Employers - Research, Design & Engineering: Sept. 23

Meet Buff Employers is your opportunity to speak with organizations interested in hiring CU-Boulder students and alumni in areas of research, design and engineering fields. This night will include organizations in research, manufacturing, government, technology, start-up, energy and engineering (technical). They’ll be recruiting from 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.

GSA's Queer Sex Ed Sept. 25

Thursday, Sept. 25 8 - 11 p.m. UMC 242

Including: A presentation by Community Health Q & A session with a student panel Laura Kille: Toy Use and Maintenance Free entrance and prize giveaways

September 22, 2014 • Brendon • brendon.chavez@colorado.edu

Tales from the Front: Religious Liberty and the Media

Please join us in the Old Main Chapel at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25 as Mollie Hemingway shares her perspective on the interplay between religious liberty and the news media. Hemingway is a senior editor at The Federalist. A University of Colorado (Denver) grad (Class of 97) and longtime journalist, her work has been published in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, CNN, Get Religion and Christianity Today. Hemingway was a 2004 recipient of a Phillips Foundation Journalism Fellowship.

'Our Town'

Wilder’s beloved, Pulitzer Prize-winning classic depicts life, love and death in the small American town of Grover’s Corners. The community’s hopes and dreams expand into questions about meaning and purpose: How does one “realize life”? How do we take advantage of the time that we have? A poignant portrayal of how relationships and seemingly simple moments can provide the deepest echoes throughout our lives.