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.

Calling all undergraduates: Enroll now in EDUC/INVS 2919

Interested in empowering youth while earning academic credit? If yes, contact verveer@colorado.edu to register for EDUC/INVS 2919: Renewing Democracy in Communities and Schools. A three-credit practicum course, EDUC/INVS 2919 invites undergraduates to work alongside K-12 students as they identify and address community issues. The course, which fulfills the Human Diversity core requirement and may be applied toward the Education Minor, will meet on Mondays at either 1 - 2:30 p.m. or 2:55 - 4:25 p.m., and once weekly at a local public school.

New Independent Learning courses for fall

Independent Learning offers the following new online term-based courses for fall:

ANTH3000: Primate Behavior (natural science core); ANTH4020: Digital Anthropology; DNCE1017: Dance and Popular Culture (literature and the arts core); IPHY3700: Scientific Writing in Integrative Physiology (written communication); PSCI4002: Western European Politics (contemporary societies); SOCY4016: Sex, Gender, and Society 2, SOCY4017: Animals and Society; SOCY4117: Food and Society.

Register now on MyCUInfo. For more information e-mail cewww@colorado.edu

CU Book Store special hours

The CU Book Store has extended hours to help you purchase your textbooks and supplies. Still in the UMC, on campus for your convenience. Don’t forget you can also shop online and pick your books up in the store or have them shipped. Saturday Aug. 23- Sunday Aug. 24, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Monday Aug. 25- Tuesday Aug 26, 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 27, 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Thursday, Aug. 28, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.. We will also be open Labor Day weekend Friday - Monday.

August 25, 2014 • CU Book Store • assist@cubookstore.com

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.

Women in Russian Culture: Human diversity course for fall 2014

RUSS/WMST 4471-001

Women in 20th-21st Century Russian Culture

Prof. Laura Osterman

Learn about issues facing women in 20th-21st century Russia, based on study of current events, history, literature, posters and film. Explore images of women as amazons and rebels, salon hostesses and poets, New Soviet Women and women in combat, prostitutes and mothers. Taught in English.

Same as GSLL 5471. Approved for A&S core: human diversity.

Tues.-Thurs. 12:30-1:45 p.m., MUEN E-131

August 25, 2014 • Prof. Laura Osterman • laura.osterman@colorado.edu

Morning Meditation Tuesdays 11am

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 Ave.

August 22, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

The Gathering: Christian worship Tuesdays 6:30pm

Take a well-deserved study break on Tuesdays at 6:30PM to reflect upon how God is at work in our lives. Meets in the Lounge at CU's Wesley Chapel. "Emergent" style worship. Featuring great music, live artists, candles, art, discussion, prayer, and communion.

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.

August 22, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Free Yoga Mondays 6pm

Free Yoga for CU students Monday nights at 6pm. Authentic hatha, vinyasa flow taught by Brian Saeger. 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, 1 block north of Colorado Ave, at the corner of University Heights Ave. LGBTQ-friendly. Bring friends!! ($5 for faculty, staff, admin)

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

August 22, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Centering Prayer Wednesdays 11:15 a.m.

Contemplative prayer. Quiet time with God. Wednesdays, 11:15-11:50 a.m. at CU's Wesley Chapel. 1290 Folsom St.** - across from the Stadium, at the corner of University Heights Ave. _"Be still and know that I am God."- Psalm 46:10. Buddhists are welcome to meditate along side us. We pray well with others. : ) Our Facebook

August 22, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Mosaic Gospel Choir Wednesdays 7pm

Sing your heart out with the Mosaic Gospel Choir! Wednesday nights, 7pm at CU's Wesley Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, one block north of Colorado Ave, at the corner of University Heights Ave. Drop-ins welcome! LGBTQI-friendly. Bring friends!! (don't need to be Christian, open to all!) (Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mosaic-Gospel-Choir/458932904141494?fref=ts)

Open Air Mass and BBQ

Open Air Mass THIS Sunday, Aug. 24, at 6 p.m. on Farrand Field! BBQ following at the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center (1520 Euclid Ave.) Don't want to go alone? Text "mass" to 720.564.1111. CU there!

August 22, 2014 • Brianna Lawson • brianna.lawson@thomascenter.org

Participate in paid psychology experiments

Tim Curran's lab at the CU-Boulder department of psychology is looking for participants for multiple experiments about human learning, memory, perception and language. Participants will be paid for their participation. You must be 18-29 years old and right handed to participate. If you are eligible to participate and interested, please visit our website for more information and to sign up for our experiments.

Signup Information

Non-Violence as a shifting signifier on the Tibetan Plateau

In eastern Tibet, Tibetan nomads are starting to wear a new amulet, called an "amulet for peace." While combining global and Buddhist symbols for peace, the amulet and its slogan, "Friends, let's create harmonious relations together," are being marshalled for a local campaign to end fighting over the grasslands, a sustained social problem in Tibet. This luncheon series presentation features Professors Padmatso and Holly Gayley. Thursday, Aug. 28, 12 p.m., Center for Asian Studies Conference Room, University and Broadway. Lunch will be provided.

August 21, 2014 • Patricia Helfenbein • casevent@colorado.edu

The Chancellor's Committee for Women seeking new members

The Chancellor's Committee for Women is seeking applications for new members. We are a committee that monitors the campus climate for all women: students, faculty and staff. We are currently seeking more student and faculty representation but encourage anyone interested to apply. For more information please see our website.

Falafel Fest

Chabad @ CU and the Jewish Student Association (JSA) welcome back all the Jewish Buffs with Falafel Fest.

Free kosher falafel, pita, salads, and more.

Join the JSA. Lots of events throughout the semester.

August 20, 2014 • Tzvi • Tzvi@jewishcu.com

Open Air Mass and BBQ

Open Air Mass this Sunday, Aug. 24, at 6 p.m. on Farrand Field. BBQ following at the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center (1520 Euclid Ave.) Don't want to go alone? Text "mass" to 720-564-1111

August 20, 2014 • Brianna Lawson • brianna.lawson@thomascenter.org

Healthy young adults needed for a research study

Who: We are conducting a paid research study on physically and mentally healthy young adults (ages18-40) Payment: $10/hour participating in one 2.5-hour study session held in the Muenzinger Psychology Building. What: Complete questionnaires and a challenging social task, and we will record your heart rate non-invasively. Contact: For more information please call, 720-515-9461 or email us at archlabcalendar@gmail.com.

August 19, 2014 • Arch lab • archlabcalendar@gmail.com

Shakespeare classes for kids and teens

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre offers after-school classes and workshops for kids and teens. Fall classes include: Shakespearean Dramaturgy (ages 12-18), Troilus and Cressida (ages 12-18), and Shakespeare 2000 (ages 8-14). Weekend workshops include Creature Makeup, Words Words Words and Thou Art Miscast. Boost your child's brainpower and creativity with some Shakespeare.

Open air mass and BBQ

Open air mass this Sunday, Aug. 24, at 6 p.m. on Farrand Field. BBQ following at the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center (1520 Euclid Ave). Don't want to go alone? Text "mass" to 720-564-1111.

August 19, 2014 • Brianna Lawson • brianna.lawson@thomascenter.org

Younglife College ... for all CU students ... Younglife fun with college depth

Young Life College is about building meaningful friendships and finding community with other students. Younglife College is a great place (and safe place) to ask spiritual questions and just check it out. It's also a great place to come and grow and deepen your relationship with the Lord in college. We have parties, small groups and opportunities to serve others (ie. Workcrew Weekend).
Younglife College meets on campus every Wed night @ 7 p.m. in UMC room 247. Kick-off Party is Aug 27. Free parking across Broadway at the grade school.

GLBTQ Resource Center Safezone training - Aug. 21

The GLBTQ Resource Center will be presenting three Safe Zone trainings this summer that will provide education about 1) gender and sexual diversity, 2)how to be an ally, and 3) CU-Boulder-specific LGBTQ policies and services.

Please contact Scarlet Bowen to register for one of the sessions: scarlet.bowen@colorado.edu

Thursday, Aug. 21, 1 - 3 p.m. in room S435, Center for Community

Workshop: Financial Strategies for Studying Abroad

Think you can't afford to study abroad? Discover financial strategies to make it a reality. This free workshop will include information on:

  • tips for saving money

  • details of upfront costs

  • how to create a budget before and during your trip

    and more

This workshop is free and open to all students interested in studying abroad.

Wednesday, Sept. 17, from 3 - 3:50 p.m.; UMC 425.

For more info, click here

RSVP at cumoneysense@colorado.edu today!

Continuing Education offers walk-in advising Aug. 18-29

Continuing Education advisors will accommodate walk-in appointments to start the fall semester. Continuing Education fall walk-in advising hours will be held Monday through Friday, Aug. 18-29 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., and financial aid walk-in hours will be Aug. 25-29 (except Aug. 27) from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the Continuing Education Building at 1505 University Ave. All other Continuing Education advising appointments need to be scheduled in advance and can be arranged online.

ACCESS registration for nondegree students begins Aug. 22

Nondegree students interested in enrolling in CU-Boulder courses for personal or professional development can register through ACCESS, Available Credit Courses for Eligible Special Students, beginning Friday, Aug. 22, from 7am - 5pm and continuing Monday, Aug. 25 from 8am - 5pm. Through ACCESS, nondegree students may take main campus graduate and undergraduate courses if space is available or with instructor/department permission. For questions, visit 1505 University Ave. or call 303-492-5148.