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.

The return of FrackingSENSE! with Anthony Ingraffea

What are the opportunities, challenges, rewards and burdens presented to academics who enter the conflict-rich terrain of unconventional oil and gas development? What is the underlying benefit to society when professors make different choices between taking a position or serving as referee on a controversial issue? April 8, 6:30 p.m., Math room 100, University of Colorado Boulder A conversation between Anthony Ingraffea, professor, Cornell University and influential "talking head" in Josh Fox's "Gaslasland" and Professor Patty Limerick.

March 6, 2015 • Jessica Brawner • admin@centerwest.org
http://www.centerwest.org

Sustainable Solutions Brown Bag Series

Weekly on Fridays Feb. 6- May 1 12-1 p.m. UMC 425

The series covers a variety of topics in sustainable solutions around CU’s campus and the Boulder community as a whole. You are invited to bring your lunch, meet local leaders and innovators and participate in discussion on sustainable solutions. Sweets and beverages provided. Hosted by CU Environmental Center.

This week is on urban agriculture. Click Here for more info!

Honor Code: Honest answers about it

March 11, Wednesday, 4-5 p.m., Fleming 150

Presented by students for students.

Get all your questions answered about the CU Honor Code by the students of the Honor Code. You’ve spoken and we’ve listened. This is the time you can ask confidential questions about the 'fine points' of the Honor Code, what it is about, university processes and concerns about how to avoid problems. We’re available for you to ask any question you may have. Bring your curiosity and we’ll bring answers.

March 6, 2015 • Travis Tallent • Honor@colorado.edu
http://colorado.edu/honorcode

Can you post that? Should you post that? A discussion about news curation and aggregation

Digital tools make it easy to share, link and attribute news content, but if we as journalists do too much of that, what separates our work from a wiki? On March 11, join Rocky Mountain ONA and four expert panelists for a discussion about the ethical, legal and practical issues surrounding the aggregation or curation of digital news content.

Panelists: Will Holden, Mitchell Byars, Derigan Silver and Paul Voakes

Date: Wednesday, March 11 Time: 7 p.m. Location: Institute of Behavioral Science room 155A

Summer Session info. fair: March 11

Discover what Summer Session has to offer at the Summer Session info. fair on Wednesday, March 11, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom at the UMC. Learn more about available Summer Session courses, explore your options and register. You will learn about unique summer offerings, including Maymester, Augmester, CU South Denver, online courses, and summer-exclusive courses taught by distinguished visiting faculty. Free pizza and giveaways provided.

Sign Up For SCORE

SCORE is a free service, by students for students, aimed to help you save energy, water and money. When you sign up for a free SCORE assessment, two student technicians will come to your house and talk with you about your energy and water, and give you free energy- and water-efficient appliance like low energy light-bulbs, high-efficiency shower heads. We also weatherize your house Plus, if half or more of your roommates are home, we will bring you a FREE COSMOS PIZZA! Sound good? Sign up today at www.colorado.edu/ecenter/score

Peanut-butter N' Luvin' community service Saturdays 10:15 a.m.

A community service project for CU students Saturdays at 10:15 a.m. Meets at CU's Wesley Chapel. We prepare sandwiches, raisins, carrots, etc. and then walk down to the Boulder Creek to serve and visit with many of our community's "visible" homeless persons. Open to people of all, or no faith/religious backgrounds. No preaching, no converting, Just Peanut-butter N' Luvin'. 1290 Folsom St., across from Folsom Field, at the corner of University Heights Avenue. Bring hats, gloves, or socks to give away if you can.

IMPART grants - call for applications: Due April 3

IMPART Fellowships (up to $4,000) are available to CU-Boulder faculty. We seek proposals that improve the campus environment in the area of gender, ethnic and cultural diversity that promote inclusive excellence. Support for faculty members (especially assistant professors) to initiate new research and scholarly programs as well as expanding the undergraduate curriculum in the areas of ethnic and gender diversity are encouraged. Submit an online application by Friday, April 3, at 5 pm.

Equity and Excellence Award call for nominations - Due March 31

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement (ODECE) seeks nominations for the 2015 Equity and Excellence Awards. This award is designed to recognize CU-Boulder undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty who have successfully and effectively worked to promote the principles of diversity and inclusive excellence in all campus involvement. Award recipients will be honored at a celebration on April 22 at Koenig Alumni Center.

Research participants needed

If you are a healthy female and 42-55 years of age:

The Neurophysiology of Movement Laboratory on the Boulder campus is conducting a study evaluating brain activity and fatigue to potentially benefit persons with multiple sclerosis.

The study will involve three visits in Boulder on separate days: • Visit 1 (~ 30 minutes in duration): Complete cognitive test • Visit 2 (~ 1-2 hours in duration): Several tests of motor and cognitive function • Visit 3 (~1 ½ hours in duration): Brain imaging using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Be Boulder. in sustainability: Sustainable solutions brown bag series

Weekly on Fridays Feb. 6- May 1 12-1 p.m. UMC 425

The series covers a variety of topics in sustainable solutions around CU’s campus and the Boulder community as a whole. You are invited to bring your lunch, meet local leaders and innovators, and participate in discussion on sustainable solutions. Sweets and beverages provided. Hosted by CU Environmental Center.

This week is on urban agriculture. Click Here for more info!

Sexpressions: Call for performers

Sexpressions is a talent showcase celebrating a positive expression of female sexuality. We are looking for all forms of expression: dance, art, spoken word, song, instrumental…be creative! If you are interested please contact Abi Whitmore and Sandra No at wrcprograms@colorado.edu with a brief description of what you would like to perform/contribute and your contact information.

Sexpressions 2015 will take place on Friday, April 24, 7-9 p.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom. Deadline to sign up is Wednesday, April 8, at 5 p.m.

March 5, 2015 • Sandra No and Abi Whitmore • wrcprograms@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/wrc/events/sexpressions

IMPART grants - Applications due April 3

IMPART Fellowships (up to $4,000) are available to CU-Boulder faculty. We seek proposals that improve the campus environment in the area of gender, ethnic, and cultural diversity that promote inclusive excellence. Support for faculty members (especially assistant professors) to initiate new research and scholarly programs as well as expanding the undergraduate curriculum in the areas of ethnic and gender diversity are encouraged. Submit an online application by Friday, April 3, at 5 pm.

For the Health of It - Health disparities among women of color

Join the Women's Resource Center on Wednesday, March 11, from 4-5 p.m. in the UMC room 416, for a presentation focusing on health disparities among marginalized groups of women of color and the importance of getting women from these backgrounds into the healthcare field. We will also be going over some brief history regarding exploitation of women in health and how that history manifests itself today. Presentation will be facilitated by Hibaq Loyan and Chloe Strascina-Dower.

March 5, 2015 • Chloe Strascina-Dower • wrchealth@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/wrc/events/health-it

AREND fights poaching of rhinos for horns used in Chinese Medicine

Wildlife conservation needs support to protect rhinos, elephants and other endangered species from cruel poaching. Rhino horns are used in Chinese medicine, and China has a major industry in carving of ivory. AREND is a sensor aircraft for aerial surveillance specialized for detecting people and large animals, among other things. Jean Koster and her team of students are developing this technology to help fight rhino hunting in Africa. CAS Luncheon Series. Lunch will be provided. Thursday, March 12, 12 p.m. in CAS Conference Room, 1424 Broadway.

Fall 2015 course on Anton Chekhov

RUSS 4451/GSLL 5451: Chekhov (Fall 2015; T/TH 12:30-1:45) This course examines the life and art of Anton Chekhov, one of Russia's most important writers, who is often acknowledged as the father of modern fiction and drama. We will read Chekhov's stories, novellas, dramaturgy and correspondence with contemporaries; view modern productions of his plays; and consider his unique position in the Russian and Western literary traditions. For more information, email thomas.roberts@colorado.edu.

Fall 2015 course: Russian Rebels, Past and Present

RUSS 4481: Rogues to Revolutionaries: Russian Rebels, Past and Present (Fall 2015; T/TH 3:30-4:45) As the ongoing political turmoil in Russia demonstrates, it is a nation often characterized by political autocracy, as well as a unique tradition of dissent and opposition. This course traces the social and intellectual histories of rebellion across Russian culture, from its medieval roots to present, through historical documents and cultural texts, including literature, film and the visual arts. Contact: thomas.roberts@colorado.edu

It’s a Woman’s World

It’s a Woman’s World is a program aimed at teaching the women of CU skills and information about professions that are typically male dominated. Sessions will be taught by women in the professions who are ready to share their knowledge and know-how with you.

March - Technology can be tricky! Come learn about navigating the world of IT and how to protect your computer and your privacy against viruses and hackers with Lucille Contreras on Tuesday March 10th from 3:30-4:30PM in Muenzinger 311.

March 4, 2015 • Sandra No and Abi Whitmore • wrcprograms@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/wrc

Bursar's Office opening late Friday, March 6

The Bursar's Office will open 15 minutes late on Friday, March 6, so that staff can attend training. We will open at 9:15 a.m.

Poetry Slam on March 31

Real Choices Student Organization is presenting a Poetry Slam on March 31 in the UMC room 225. Awarding-winning poet Ayinde Russell will be co-hosting and also giving a writing workshop after the slam. We encourage all poets and creatively minded students to submit their work to us at choices@colorado.edu . The winner of the slam will get their work in Rooster Magazine and the Colorado Daily, as well as a Campus Cash gift card.

March 4, 2015 • Mallory O'Steen • choices@colorado.edu

TRANSforming Gender Conference March 13-14

The University of Colorado Boulder’s TRANSforming Gender Conference is celebrating its ninth year. The Conference hosts national and local transgender, genderqueer and two-spirit activists and scholars to raise awareness of how we can celebrate the diversity of gender and biological sex. This year’s conference will feature the following keynotes: Amos Mac and Mattee Jim.

The Conference is free and open to the public! Follow this link to register: http://www.colorado.edu/glbtqrc/transforming-gender-conference/registration

Genghis Khan and the Mongols: Barbarians or Harbingers of Global History

Morris Rossabi of the City University of New York will offer new insights into the history of the Mongol empire. Most people perceived the thirteenth-century Mongols as plunderers, rapacious and murderers. Over the past two decades, specialists have challenged this depiction of the Mongols and of Genghis Khan and have focused on the Mongols’ contribution to trade, relations between East and West, and cultural, religious, technological and artistic diffusion. CAS Speaker Series. Wednesday, March 11, 4 p.m. in Eaton Humanities room 250.

Register now for Summer Session

Registration for Summer Session is now open. 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.

For more information, visit summer.colorado.edu or request a catalog at http://www.colorado.edu/summer/content/request-catalog.

A Celebration of Colorado Wilderness

This program is in conjunction with the exhibition The Wilderness Act at 50: A Celebration of Colorado Wilderness on display at the CU Museum of Natural History. The Wilderness Society and the CU Museum of Natural History are proud to present acclaimed Colorado photographer John Fielder as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act of 1964. Join us on March 10, 7-9 p.m. in the University Memorial Center (UMC) room 235 for this free event. Books and calendars by Fielder will be available for sale.

March 4, 2015 • CU Natural History Museum • cumuseum@colorado.edu
http://cumuseum.colorado.edu

Get a paid internship abroad with AIESEC

Join our global talent program and get a paid international internship. If you are interested in learning more, come to one of our info sessions to learn more or just check in with us directly.

Our info sessions are held every week: * Wednesdays, at 4 p.m. in HLMS 237 * Thursdays, at 6 p.m. in HUMN 145

For more information, like us on Facebook 'AIESEC-Colorado' and stay updated. We look forward to meeting you.

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