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.

Soup 'R Bowl Party at The Connection

The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games (1st floor UMC) is hosting a Soup 'R Bowl Party on Sunday, Feb. 1. The party starts at 4pm with the game kicking off on our big screen TVs at 4:30pm. There will be FREE soup, wings, sandwiches, chips and other snacks for CU students (must show a valid CU ID). Come watch the biggest game of the year with your fellow Buffs!

January 27, 2015 • UMC Marketing • umcmrkt@colorado.edu

Seeking 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).

Seeking women for a 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 women, non-smokers, ages 18-30, who are not performing 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(3 meetings).

January 27, 2015 • Talia • Health.study@colorado.edu

LASP public lecture—'Exploring the Boundaries Between Science and Engineering'

In this Feb. 4 talk, LASP solar scientist Andrew Jones will provide insight into the unique cross-disciplinary work environment at LASP, where many of our personnel work along the boundaries between science, engineering, satellite operations and technology development.

In the LASP SPSC building (Room W120), located at 3665 Discovery Dr. in the east campus research park.

Parking and admission are FREE. Doors open at 7 p.m.

2015 Martz Winter Symposium

Seeds of Change: Responding to Global Change in a Bottom-Up World

Feb. 12-13 Wolf Law Building, Wittemyer Courtroom

Free to CU Students, Faculty, and Staff (must be registered to attend)

Speakers include; Linda Escalante, Natural Resources Defense Council Ambassador Tim Martin John Drexhage, International Institute for Sustainable Development Huguette Labelle, Transparency International

More information and registration: http://www.colorado.edu/law/research/gwc/events

Summer course and project in Bolivia: meeting Jan. 28

Earn six credits in five weeks in this off-the-beaten-path South American destination. Students will earn three credits for the "Democracy & Development" course, and then three credits for a research or service-learning project. Gain an inside perspective of the strategies and political organization of rural communities, and make a difference through your hands-on project. Interest meeting: Jan. 28, 4-4:30 p.m., in UMC 245.

Barcelona literature and culture global seminar

Attend class and live in Barcelona on this exciting Global Seminar. Earn six credits in five weeks while completing SPAN 3270 (fulfills the Human Diversity core requirement) and SPAN 3230. Participate in excursions to world-class museums and theaters; see the remarkable street culture and more. Great for SPAN, SPPR, IAFS and others. Learn more: Wednesday, Feb. 4, 4:30-5:30 p.m., UMC 245.

Polar ice in a changing climate: From hot air to cool science

Join Waleed Abdalati, professor of geography and director of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, for a discussion about how ice in the polar regions is changing and its link to climate change. The former NASA chief scientist will share insights on how to create meaningful conversations about difficult, divisive topics, such as climate change. Saturday, Feb. 7, 1-3 p.m., Benson Earth Sciences - Room 180.

Part of CU on the Weekend, which is free and open to the public.

January 27, 2015 • CU on the Weekend • weekend@colorado.edu

The Gathering Bible Study Tuesdays 6:30pm

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 Ave.

January 26, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Morning Meditation: Tuesdays 11 a.m.

A weekly community meditation gathering. Led by June Lacroti. Open to people of all, or no faith/religious backgrounds. No prior experience in mediation is required. 1290 Folsom St., across from Folsom Field, at the corner of University Heights Avenue.

January 26, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

OASIS - Spiritual but not Religious. Mondays 8PM

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

Many college students & young adults embrace spirituality, but don't identify with "religion." OASIS is a community of CU college & 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 Ave.

Free Yoga: Mondays 6 p.m.

Authentic hatha, vinyasa flow taught by Brian Saeger & Jenna Bee. 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. LGBTQ-friendly. Bring friends. ($5 for faculty, staff and administration)

9News reporter Anastasiya Bolton to speak at CU Jan. 27

9News reporter Anastasiya Bolton will speak at CU-Boulder on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 7 p.m. in Eaton Humanities room 125. Bolton will talk about her Russian heritage, her professional interests as a journalist, her work at the Olympics in Sochi and her coverage of the most well-known criminal cases in Colorado.

January 26, 2015 • Tatiana Mikhailova • tatiana.mikhailova@colorado.edu

Extreme Bowling on Friday & Saturday nights

7 p.m. - Close

Friday and Saturday nights can be fun and electrifying by bowling with black lights, lane lights and color pins. It's the only Extreme Bowling you'll find in Boulder - and it's fun for everyone.

Win prizes for Color Head Pin Strikes. Note: Be sure to tell The Connection Staff before bowling the color pins so they can see you make the strike.

2015 DATES:

  • Fridays and Saturdays through May 2
  • Closed March 27
  • Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

    Sing along at Karaoke Night this Thursday, Jan. 29

    Sing along to fun tunes on Thursday night using Club 156's cool sound and light system - you'll feel like a star! This makes for a fun night with new and old friends. 8 p.m. in Club 156, 1st floor UMC. Food and beverage are right next door in The Connection.

    2015 DATES:

  • Jan. 29
  • Feb. 12
  • Feb. 26
  • March 12
  • April 2
  • April 16
  • April 30
  • The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

    Calling all gamers: Video Game Tournament on Friday, Feb.6

    Different Games Each Tournament

    Want bragging rights? Want to watch your opponents' strategies or test out a game? Here's your chance!

    Sign up starts 6 p.m. at The Connection; play begins 7 p.m. $5 entry fee. Games are on PlayStation 3, XBOX 360 or Nintendo Wii. Prizes for top finishers.

    2015 DATES:

  • Jan. 23: NBA 2K15
  • Feb. 6: Call of Duty: Advance Warfare
  • Feb. 20: NHL 15
  • Mar. 6: FIFA 15
  • Mar. 20: Super Smash Bros. BRAWL
  • Apr. 10: Mario Kart
  • Apr. 24: TitanFall
  • 1st floor UMC

    New Global Seminar in Istanbul, Turkey, summer 2015

    Spend two weeks next summer in Istanbul, exploring its multi-ethnic history with professor Nan Goodman. This two-week, three credit global seminar will give you the opportunity to learn about Jewish-Muslim relations alongside local university students, and visit numerous cultural landmarks (including a Dervish Lodge). Open to all majors; learn more (including details about pre-program classes on campus in the spring) at an informational meeting with the director on Jan. 28, from 5 - 6 p.m. in C4C N215.

    Global Seminar: Leading and managing across cultures in Northern Europe

    Study in Northern Europe next summer. Leading and managing diversity in international business is a challenge that managers need to face. The number of interactions that people of different cultural backgrounds have with one another has exponentially increased in the work place. The international business scenario in Northern Europe is a natural lab where you can observe, recognize and analyze most of the business concepts and variables at play to manage successfully across cultures. Learn more: Tuesday, Feb. 3; KOBL 230 at 5 p.m.

    Reminder: Accepting Student Employee of the Year nominations

    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

    Deadline: Feb. 16 National Student Employment Week is April 12-18

    January 26, 2015

    Study abroad in Bordeaux, France this summer

    Spend two weeks in June this summer studying France-American relations in Bordeaux, France. This three credit course is taught by CU History Professor (and Int'l Affairs director) Tom Zeiler. Study in beautiful Bordeaux through lectures, guest speakers and excursions to various sites in and around Bordeaux. There are extra scholarships available for this program. Learn more at an upcoming meeting: Feb. 3 4:30-5 p.m. in UMC 325.

    Performance Friday!

    The Center for Humanities and the Arts invites you to this month’s Performance Friday! featuring Alejandro Cremaschi (CU-Boulder Associate Professor of Piano Pedagogy), Elizabeth Kipper (Boulder Piano Quartet), and Thomas Heinrich (Colorado Symphony), who make up Trio Cordilleras. This concert includes works by the tango master Astor Piazzolla, and other Argentine and Brazilian composers. Please join us Jan. 31, 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.

    CU sports medicine intern open house

    Learn about undergraduate sports medicine internship opportunities working with CU varsity athletes. The internship starts August 2015. Gain practical experiences in sports injury management, evaluation and rehabilitation. It’s a great opportunity for students interested in health careers.

    When:Thur. Feb.12 at 5:30 p.m. Where: Dal Ward Athletic Center – north side of the stadium

    Applications, which consist of application form, resume and two letters of recommendation, are due March 1

    Student Research: Concealed Weapons and Campus Crime

    The following survey is designed to evaluate any effects permitting legal concealed weapons has had on CU-Boulder, the overall level of campus safety, and the general attitudes CU has towards permitting concealed weapons on campus. The survey should take roughly 5-10 minutes to complete, and all answers will be completely anonymous. Participation is completely voluntary. Please click this link to take the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2LX6MCX

    Experience theater, music and culture in Edinburgh, Scotland this summer

    Earn three credits in three weeks this summer while experiencing the world's largest arts festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, first hand. In addition to staying in Scotland's beautiful capital, students take a five-day tour of the Highlands and a day trip to Glasgow. See the arts in a whole new way. Interest meeting: Tuesday Jan. 27, 5-6 p.m. in C4C N215.

    'Apocalypse Then: The Collapse of the Bronze Age World'

    A Free Public Lecture by Professor Dimitri Nakassis (CU-Boulder Classics Department)

    Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. Boulder Public Library: Canyon Theatre

    January 22, 2015 • Emily Rockcastle • emily.rockcastle@colorado.edu