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.

Paid study: Young adult mood study (up to $200)

Participate in a paid study on emotion and mood in the CU Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. Earn up to $200 to participate in studies answering questions about your feelings and thoughts, watching brief films, playing computer games and logging emotions and activities. The study includes two separate visits (first: 2 to 3 hours, second: 4 hours) paying $10/hour in cash. Option for paid follow-up phone interviews in addition.

If interested, please complete our survey.

November 28, 2016 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com
http://bit.do/fr3s

Submit your art to the UMC Student Arts Program

The UMC Arts Program is looking for new artwork to add to our collection! We're accepting submissions NOW through the end of the semester. Submit online now. Final deadline is Dec. 9.

Must be a current CU Boulder student and agree to the submission requirements to submit. Submissions are reviewed by a panel of judges who decides which pieces are accepted and where they are displayed. The UMC covers the cost of framing, hanging and securing the artwork.

CU NightRide: We're hiring!

Work at the heart of the university!

CU NightRide is a student-operated program dedicated to meeting the safety needs of CU students, faculty and staff by providing nighttime transportation to support a safe academic and socially responsible environment on campus and in the community.

We're hiring driver/dispatchers to take calls, coordinate rides and drive within the city of Boulder from sundown to 12:15/1:15 a.m. Read the full job description and learn how to apply at UMC Student Jobs.

School of Education Graduate Student Open House

Join the CU Boulder School of Education for the Graduate Student Open House on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Explore graduate programs, connect with current students and faculty, take a tour and learn about financial aid, admissions, flexible course schedules and more. We offer a supportive community dedicated to preparing educators and education leaders who are passionate about evidence-based policy and practice, democracy, diversity and social justice. 

Please RSVP online.

November 28, 2016 • Hannah Fletcher • hannah.fletcher@colorado.edu
https://www.colorado.edu/education/

Launching your global career - Nov. 29

Are you interested in having a global career, either working overseas or in the U.S.? If so, please join us on Tuesday, Nov. 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. in C4C Abrams Lounge to discuss how you can launch your global career!

Sponsored by Career Services and Study Abroad, this event will include an interactive workshop, expert advice and resources on how to get started. Learn how to be competitive in the globalized world. Discover how to make a global career a reality!

Snacks and refreshments will be provided. We hope to see you there!

November 28, 2016 • Michal Greenberg • michal.greenberg@colorado.edu
http://abroad.colorado.edu

Global Seminar: Explore culture and media in Indonesia this summer!

Attend a three-week field-based Global Seminar in Indonesia that explores the Mentawai Islands off the west coast of Sumatra, the city of Padang and Bali. Learn the ethnographic method, documentary filmmaking and critical media practice while living with indigenous people and immersing in the cultural politics of Indonesia.

Program is directed by Dr. Christian Hammons. Earn three upper-division credits for ANTH 3760. Open to all majors.

Informational meeting is scheduled for Nov. 30 at 4 p.m. in C4C N215.

IFS Presents: CU at the Movies (three screenings) - 'The Handmaiden'

Join us for one of three different screenings of the latest from Korean Director Chan-Wook Park, The Handmaiden. The screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Tuesday, Nov. 29, Wednesday, Nov. 30, and Thursday, Dec. 1. Admission is $8.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com

IFS presents: CU at the Movies - 'Blue Velvet'

Join us for the 30th-anniversary restoration of David Lynch's cult classic Blue Velvet. The screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Monday, Nov. 28. Admission is $8.

Hosted By Erin Espelie, C.M.C.I.

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com

Global Seminar interest meeting: Accounting in a global economy

Spend two weeks next summer on this new Global Seminar in London and Amsterdam and complete ACCT 3700! Build an understanding of how the global economy affects financial reporting and legal transfer pricing strategies for multi-national corporations. Informational meeting with Director Josh Neil is set for Thursday, Dec. 1, at 5 p.m. in KOBL 355.

Study Abroad 101: You're almost there

Upcoming deadlines for study abroad programs this summer and fall range from early January to early March. Do not miss the chance to enhance your college experience with overseas studies!

Learn more about study abroad opportunities by completing Study Abroad 101, which covers key information to get you started on your study abroad journey. Study Abroad 101 is offered online and in person. Get started today!

Global Seminar: Explore culture and media in Indonesia this summer!

Attend a three-week field-based Global Seminar in Indonesia that explores the Mentawai Islands off the west coast of Sumatra, the city of Padang and Bali. Learn the ethnographic method, documentary filmmaking and critical media practice while living with indigenous people and immersing in the cultural politics of Indonesia.

Program is directed by Dr. Christian Hammons. Earn three upper-division credits for ANTH 3760. Open to all majors.

Informational meeting is scheduled for Nov. 30 at 4 p.m. in C4C N215.

AIA Lecture Series: New perspectives on ancient urbanism

CU's own John Hanson will attempt to answer questions about city life in the ancient Greek and Roman world, drawing on the new research on ancient urbanism that has been put forward in his forthcoming book, and explore what it can tell us about life in the ancient world and how it compared to medieval and modern times.

The event will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7, and is free and open to the public.

November 23, 2016 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/cumuseum

Participants needed for paid psychology experiment

Earn $80! We are seeking participants for a three-session study. In the first session (2.5 hours), participants read sentences while we record their brain waves (EEG). In the other two sessions (2 hours and 1.5 hours), participants complete simple tasks on a computer screen. Compensation is $10 per hour, plus a $20-bonus at the end. Sign up here! Look for experiment #991.

For more information, visit our website.

Do you struggle with your thoughts? Paid study might be for you.

Researchers in the Psychology and Neuroscience Department are conducting an eight-week research study program designed to help prevent depression, reduce stress and promote health and well-being. Earn up to $225 and get a copy of your MRI on DVD.

Participants must be:
• Healthy women OR
• Women with a history of depression
• Ages 18 to 55
• Willing to participate in two MRI assessments and several at-home activities
• Smartphone users with a data plan
• Have internet access
• Have normal or corrected-to-normal vision

November 22, 2016 • WWS Team • womenswellness@colorado.edu

Launching your global career - Nov. 29

Are you interested in having a global career, either working overseas or in the U.S.? If so, please join us on Tuesday, Nov. 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. in C4C Abrams Lounge to discuss how you can launch your global career!

Sponsored by Career Services and Study Abroad, this event will include an interactive workshop, expert advice and resources on how to get started. Learn how to be competitive in the globalized world. Discover how to make a global career a reality!

Snacks and refreshments will be provided. We hope to see you there!

November 22, 2016 • Michal Greenberg • michal.greenberg@colorado.edu
http://abroad.colorado.edu

Visiting Artist Program features Fernando Orellana Nov. 29

Fernando Orellana uses new and traditional media as a way of transmitting concepts that range from generative art to social political commentary. Taking on varying forms, his work addresses the nature of reality, our place on the mortal coil and the communications we share with one another.

Orellana graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and The Ohio State University. He is an associate professor of digital art at Union College in Schenectady, New York. The lecture takes place on Nov. 29, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. inn VAC 1B20.

Sing your heart out at Karaoke Night Dec. 1

Take an energizing break from your studies. Sing along to your choice of fun tunes on Thursday nights using Club 156’s cool sound and light systems. Starts at 8 p.m. in Club 156, first floor UMC. Food and beverages are right next door in The Connection. Learn more

Fall 2016 Dates
Sept 1, 15, 29
Oct 13, 27
Nov 10
Dec 1

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events!
The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor.

9-Ball Billiards Tournament Nov. 30

Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk. Play begins at 7 p.m.
$5 entry fee.

Tournaments run in either double elimination or round robin format. BCA rules apply. Prizes for top finishers. Learn more

Fall 2016 Dates
9-Ball: Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 2, Nov. 30
8-Ball: Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events!
The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor

Video Game Tournament – NHL 17 (XBOX ONE) – Dec. 2

Watch players in action, try different games and earn bragging rights and prizes! Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection; play begins at 7 p.m. $5 entry fee. Prizes for top finishers! Learn more

Fall 2016 Dates
Aug 26 Street Fighter V (PS4)
Sept 9 Madden 17 (XBOX ONE)
Sept 23 Super Smash Bros Brawl (Wii)
Oct 7 FIFA 17 (XBOX ONE)
Oct 21 NBA 2K17 (PS4)
Nov 4 Halo 5 (XBOX ONE)
Nov 18 COD: Black Ops III (PS4)
Dec 2 NHL 17 (XBOX ONE)

The Connection, UMC first floor

CU departments: Put your message on UMC digital signs

Do you have programs, services, courses, events or messages that you want or need to promote to get more attention? Put your message on the UMC digital signs.

Create your own eye-catching slides, animations or videos that cycle on three different UMC digital signs in front of hundreds of students and UMC visitors every day. It's environmentally friendly, low cost and cuts down on print materials.

Contact UMC Marketing to learn how. We'll help you.

November 21, 2016 • Catherine Horning • catherine.horning@colorado.edu

Ethics and Compliance Brown Bag: Student data privacy

November's Brown Bag will be on Monday, Nov. 28, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Rec Center. It will feature a presentation by Kristi Wold-McCormick and Susan Dorsey, Office of the Registrar, that will provide attendees a greater understanding of CU employee roles and responsibilities, current initiatives related to FERPA and ethical issues regarding systems use and preferred name/gender identity.

Q&A will follow. Attendees are welcome to bring lunch. Light refreshments will be provided.

ATLAS Expo: A showcase of student and faculty work in creative technology and design

ATLAS is an interdisciplinary institute for radical creativity and invention, and ATLAS Expo is your chance to see ingenious student and faculty projects on display. Don’t miss creations in virtual reality, physical computing, mobile apps, human-computer interaction, design, information and communication technology for development and more (see Flickr album from ATLAS Expo Spring 2016). Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Roser ATLAS Building

Alternative Breaks: Applications now open

Learn about the issue. Serve the community. Reflect on your impact. Student-led teams of volunteers travel across the nation during college breaks to engage in community-based service projects focused on environmental and societal justice issues.

Applications are now open. Apply early for trip preference. To apply or for more information, visit our website. For any questions, please contact the Alternative Breaks team at altbreak@colorado.edu.

November 18, 2016 • Richard Barahona • altbreak@colorado.edu
http://colorado.edu/volunteer

IPHY Colloquium: November 28

We invite you to attend the Department of Integrative Physiology Colloquium on Monday, Nov. 28 at noon in the Gold building, room A2B70. Dr. Christopher Depner will be presenting Circadian versus Behavioral Modulation of Plasma Proteins and Implications for Metabolic Syndrome.

November 17, 2016 • Rachel Salaz • rachel.salaz@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/intphys/

Bursar's Office closing early Friday, Nov. 18

The Bursar's Office will close at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, so staff can attend training. We apologize for any inconvenience.

November 17, 2016 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu

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