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Office of Cash Management will be closed Tuesday, Aug. 12 from 11:15 am - 1:15 pm

The Office of Cash Management in the Bursar's Office will be closed from 11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 12, so that staff can attend a special event. The rest of the Bursar's Office will be open and providing limited services. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

August 12, 2014 • Susie Jacobs • suzanne.jacobs@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu

RUSS 2211 Introduction to Russian Culture

RUSS 2211 will give students a broad overview of Russian culture in its historical context, from its beginnings to the end of the Romanov dynasty, focusing on the significant events and fascinating individuals that helped to shape Russia into the unique country it is today. Russia’s contribution to world culture, in architecture, literature and the arts, will be a primary focus. This course will also provide a good foundation for further Russian studies. Course taught in English. Fulfills Core Curriculum for Historical Context.

August 12, 2014 • Vicki Grove • Vicki.Grove@Colorado.Edu

Participants needed for a research study

Looking for healthy men and women, ages 18-40, to participate in two laboratory visits of 15-17 hours each at the University of Colorado-Boulder Sleep and Chronobiology Laboratory.

Compensation up to $250.

Email sleep.study@colorado.edu for study details and ask about the Morning Eating study.

Celebrating the Great Law: The Wilderness Act at 50

On Sept. 4-5, The Colorado Law School: Getches-Wilkinson Center in partnership with The Wilderness Society will be celebrating the 50-year anniversary of the Wilderness Act. The GWC will bring stories, yarns, recollections, yearnings and wisdom from some of the best voices for wildness. Thursday, Sept. 4, 6 - 7:15 p.m. Renowned Landscape Photographer John Fielder Friday, Sept. 5, 9 a.m. - 3:40 p.m. Wilderness Celebration Speakers, Poets, Storytellers

More information Free/Open to Public.

Office of Cash Management will be closed Tuesday, Aug. 12 from 11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

The Office of Cash Management in the Bursar's Office will be closed from 11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 12, so that staff can attend a special event. The rest of the Bursar's Office will be open and providing limited services. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

August 7, 2014 • Susie Jacobs • suzanne.jacobs@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu

Subjects needed for study: Effort and decision making

The Neuromechanics Lab needs volunteers for a study on effort and movement decision making. You must be English-speaking, right-handed, between 18-40 years old, and have normal or corrected vision, have no movement control problems, and have no recent orthopedic surgeries or broken bones. This study is expected to take 2-2.5 hours. All procedures take place in our campus laboratory (Clare Small Arts and Science building, room 107). Subjects will be compensated. Contact: Megan O’Brien, megan.obrien@colorado.edu

August 7, 2014 • Megan O'Brien • megan.obrien@colorado.edu

University of Colorado Boulder Police Records closed Aug. 12-13

The CUPD Records Section will be closed Tuesday, Aug. 12 through Wednesday, Aug. 13 for training. Normal business hours will resume on Thursday, Aug. 14 at 8 a.m.

August 7, 2014 • Susie Matthews • susan.matthews@colorado.edu

New Independent Learning courses for fall

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

ANTH 4020: Digital Anthropology DNCE 1017: Dance and Popular Culture (literature and the arts core) IPHY 3700: Scientific Writing in Integrative Physiology (written communication core) PSCI 4002: Western European Politics (contemporary societies core) PSCI 4701: Symbolic Politics SOCY 4016: Sex, Gender, and Society 2 SOCY 4017: Animals and Society SOCY 4117: Food and Society

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

Online fall Writing and Rhetoric courses, many options available

Independent Learning offers online term-based versions of WRTG3020 (topics include: Writing on the New York Times, Travel Writing, and Multi-Genre Writing), WRTG3030 (Writing on Science and Society), and WRTG3040 (Writing on Business and Society). Take WRTG 3090 (Digital Literacies) for one or two credits. $366/credit hour tuition is separate from main campus tuition. Register now. More information or e-mail cewww@colorado.edu)

Planning your fall schedule? Earn two credits this coming fall for music lessons

Earn two credit hours this coming fall with CU-Boulder's Applied Music Program. Group classes include guitar, piano and hand drum circle. Private lessons are available for everything from banjo and guitar to voice and piano. Check out our faculty bios and find what works best for you. Lessons begin Sept. 15. Register now on MyCUInfo portal. $326 per credit. Tuition is separate from main campus tuition. Contact advisor at appmusic@colorado.edu or 303-492-5950. Detailed information

Secrets from an Ancient Sea: Underwater Archaeology in the Mediterranean on Aug. 21

As the world’s major trading route, the Mediterranean holds a vast record of history within its depths. Join Bob Hohlfelder, professor emeritus of history, for a fascinating discussion about underwater archaeology. With over 50 underwater archeological expeditions throughout 13 Mediterranean countries, Hohlfelder is an expert specializing in Roman harbors and shipwrecks. Ocean First Divers, 3015 Bluff St., Boulder, will host the event on Thursday, Aug. 21 at 6:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Science on Screen: Total Recall and Terraforming Mars on Aug. 18

Is Total Recall a fantastic representation of future reality? Could humans live and work on Mars without special equipment to keep them alive? The concept of “terraforming” other planets has been around for at least 80 years. Join David Brain, from the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, on Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Dairy Center for a discussion about what it would really take to “terraform Mars” and a screening of the 1990 sci-fi film, Total Recall. Visit the Dairy Center website for ticket information.

Women in Russian Culture: Human Diversity Course for Fall 2014

RUSS/WMST 4471-001 Women in 20th-21st Century Russian Culture

Learn about issues facing women in 20th-21st century Russia, based on our 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 5, 2014 • Prof. Laura Osterman • laura.osterman@colorado.edu

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