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LASP public lecture—Early results from the MAVEN mission to Mars

In this April 22 talk, MAVEN principal investigator, Bruce Jakosky, will discuss NASA’s most recent Mars mission and its early science results. The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) mission has been in orbit around the red planet since Sept. 21, 2014, and is about five months into its one-Earth-year primary mission. We are just beginning to see the full range of processes that are operating at Mars.

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

Doors at 7 p.m. FREE

Nurturing human well-being in Colorado: Discussion April 27

Join the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence and pioneering behavioral scientist Tony Biglan for a public talk about a bold new method for wide-ranging societal improvement that prioritizes the creation of nurturing environments at home, in school, at work and in our communities. Monday, April 27, 7 p.m., Butcher Auditorium, Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building. Free and open to the public, but space is limited. Register now

April 15, 2015 • Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence • cspv@colorado.edu

CUPD applicant/licensing fingerprinting unavailable

As of April 13, until further notice:

Due to equipment failure, we are unable to provide public fingerprinting. Many local area law enforcement agencies provide fingerprinting services. Please go to the specific agency’s website to determine hours, costs and availability. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

-CUPD Records

April 15, 2015 • Susie Matthews • susan.matthews@colorado.edu

Our French World - A celebration of French speaking cultures and countries

Our French World - Please join us for a Francophone cultural experience in HUMN 1st floor "living room", Wednesday, April 15, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be free food, live music, games and more. Funded by the Cultural Events Board, the Office for the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Development.

April 15, 2015 • Juan Diaz • juan.jimenezdiaz@colorado.edu

RoboFab- Registration closes next week

Learn to code and build robots. RoboFab’s is a new Maymester class offered by CU Boulder’s ATLAS Institute. This intensive three-week program will immerse you in the language of computer code. Through this class you’ll understand more about the behavior of computational systems, express your own ideas in code and examine robotic fabrication, including building your own robot. Learn more about the language and concepts of computer programming. Learn more here: http://tam.colorado.edu/robofab/ No technical experience necessary.

Our French World - A celebration of French speaking cultures and countries

Our French World - A cultural event organized by the French program in the French and Italian Department. Come and enjoy free food, games and a live band. You can also learn about our courses, programs and resources. HUMN 1st floor "living room", April 15, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

April 14, 2015 • Juan Diaz • juan.jimenezdiaz@colorado.edu

Mosaic Gospel Choir Wednesdays, 7 p.m.

Sing your heart out with the Mosaic Gospel Choir on Wednesday nights, 7 p.m. 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. Drop-ins welcome. LGBTQI-friendly. Bring friends. (don't need to be Christian, open to all.) Facebook

Better Boulder, Better World

Better Boulder, Better World is one of the Volunteer Resource Center's largest annual service days, and is a great opportunity to connect with your fellow CU peers, as well as make an impact in the larger Boulder community. Join us Saturday, April 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for this great service day. Please visit the BBBW page for more information on our exciting service sites and projects as well as to register.

'Sexpressions '

As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Women’s Resource Center will hold "Sexpressions," a talent showcase celebrating positive expressions of women’s sexuality, on April 24, 7-10 p.m in the Glenn Miller Ballroom. "Sexpressions" creates a safe, sex-positive and affirming environment for self-identified women. In addition to fun and entertainment, there will be free food, games and dance contests, so be sure to come by for a night of fantastic performances. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

April 14, 2015 • Sandra No and Abi Whitmore • wrcprograms@colorado.edu

Site Leader Applications for 2016 Alternative Breaks

Applications for 2016 Alternative Breaks site leaders are open. Alternative Breaks is a student-led group where students participate in a week-long service trip during spring break or a two-week long service trip in May. Site-leaders participate in nine months of leadership development training and work with AB staff to organize and plan all AB trips. In teams of two, site leaders work to secure trip logistics, provide peer education, participant recruitment, community partner relationships and facilitate meaningful reflections on trips.

April 14, 2015 • Volunteer Resource Center Alternative Breaks • altbreak@colorado.edu

'The Current'

A showcase of vital new works by CU dance faculty and Millicent Johnnie, the 2014-15 Roser Guest Artist in Dance. Johnnie has performed with Urban Bush Women, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and choreographed for Grammy Award-winning artists Usher Raymond, Chrisette Michele and Los Hombres Calientes, and record labels Def Jam, Columbia, Interscope, Arista Records and others.

April 17 - 19, Irey Theatre, University Theatre Building


Technology, Arts, and Media information sessions

Interested in getting technical skills with ATLAS’ Technology Arts and Media (TAM) program? Come to an upcoming info. session, learn about TAM, sign up and be ready to sign up for classes for the fall. More info. at: http://tam.colorado.edu/

Session Dates: April 13, 4-5 p.m. in ATLS 100 April 15, 1-2 p.m. in ATLS 200

April 13, 2015 • Stephanie Wanek • stephanie.wanek@colorado.edu

The Return of FrackingSENSE! with Matthew Cotton

With the help of community members like you, the Center of the American West’s FrackingSENSE series returns. These Spring 2015 events bring speakers who offer a unique range of perspectives on hydraulic fracturing and natural gas and oil development. Next in our series is:

Professor Matthew Cotton “The Politics of Shale Gas in the United Kingdom” April 28 - 6:30 p.m. Wolf Law, Wittemyer Courtroom University of Colorado, Boulder Campus

April 13, 2015 • Jessica Brawner • admin@centerwest.org

Digital Media Bootcamp at the ATLAS Institute

The world is digital, and people with a digital media skill-set are in high demand. Digital Media Bootcamp is an intensive three-week introduction to digital media production that is designed to impart practical technological skills to people from any industry or discipline. DMBC will teach you how to use industry standard technologies and applications such as HTML5, CSS3, Photoshop, digital video, social media marketing, etc. No technical experience necessary.

Maymester 2015

April 13, 2015 • Joel Swanson • joel.swanson@colorado.edu

Our French World - A celebration of French speaking cultures and countries

Our French World - A cultural event organized by the French program in the French and Italian Department. Come and enjoy free food, games and a live band. You can also learn about our courses, programs and resources. HUMN 1st floor "living room" April 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

April 13, 2015 • Juan Diaz • juan.jimenezdiaz@colorado.edu

Healthy aging: Movement and balance on April 18

The effortless ease with which we move masks a profound complexity. Join Rodger Kram and Alaa Ahmed, professors of integrative physiology, for talks about movement and aging. Kram will present a series of studies about walking and a new training system. Ahmed will talk about the “risky business” that is movement, aging, and the brain. Saturday, April 18, 1-3 p.m., Benson Earth Sciences – Room 180. Free and open to the public

April 13, 2015 • CU on the Weekend • weekend@colorado.edu

Music and the law: Copyright and music study - Learners Lunch @ Music

Can I make an arrangement of that song? Can I put a copy of this score in my dissertation? What are my rights in the song I just wrote? What can I put up on YouTube? How can I find media that is copyright-free? Copyright plays an increasingly important role in the lives of musicians, but remains a subject of both myth and mystery. At this workshop we'll review the basics of fair use and then look at some of the ways it affects musicians in an academic environment. Bring your questions.

Imig Music, N285, Wednesday April 15, noon to 1 p.m.

RoboFab Maymester 2015 at the ATLAS Institute

We're offering something new over Maymester. Learn to code. Build a robot. ATLAS RoboFab.

Offered alongside our successful Digital Media Boot Camp, ATLAS’ RoboFab provides a three-week intensive to learn about programming as a creative and technical tool. Examine the world of human-computer interactions as you build and program your own Piccolo bot. Come explore RoboFab this Maymester. Registration is now open. All are welcome. No technical experience necessary. http://tam.colorado.edu/robofab/

Women in Law Day 2015

Join the Women's Law Caucus at CU Law for Women in Law Day 2015. Everyone who is interested in pursuing or exploring a career in the law is welcome, but the focus of the event will be on women within the legal profession.

This event is free and includes breakfast and lunch.

Please RSVP to cu.wlc2015@gmail.com as soon as possible (deadline extended)

Why work? An interfaith conversation on career

Do we work for the fortune and fame or just to pay back the loans we took out to get the job in the first place? Join us for an interfaith panel discussion on the meaning and value of career. Free.

Wed | April 22 | 7 p.m. Eaton 1B50

Panelists include: *Bishop Jim Gonia, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Ameica *Dr. Sophia Arjana, Professor of Islamic Studies, Iliff School of Theology *Rabbi Marc Soloway, Congregation Bonai Shalom *Sreedevi K. Bringi, Hinduism, Naropa University *Gionvannina Jobson, Buddhism, Naropa University

April 13, 2015 • Pastor Zach Parris • lcmpastor@colorado.edu

Bible study and dinner: Sundays @ 5 p.m.

A time to reflect upon how God is at work in our lives and in the world while enjoying a free home-cooked meal. 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 Avenue.

April 13, 2015 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Cannabis Symposium

Make sure the 2015 Cannabis Symposium is on your calendars for Wednesday, April 15, in the Wolf Law Building. Featured speakers at 10-11 a.m. (Chancellor Phil DiStefano), 1:30-2:30 p.m. (herbalist Brigitte Mars), and 6-7:30 p.m. (Major Neill Franklin). We are also offering eight panels/workshops with local experts, plus an invited faculty lecture on the cannabis genome project here at CU, and an activist keynote by the executive director of SSDP. Ask your professors if you can get extra credit for attending.

April 10, 2015 • Carol Conzelmen • conzelma@gmail.com

Mediating Asia: 2015 CAS Annual Symposium

In this day-long symposium we will explore the implications of an increasingly mediated Asia. There will be keynote addresses by Endy Bayuni of The Jakarta Post, and Melissa Chan of Al Jazeera America, as well as panel discussions with more than 10 scholars and journalists from CU and beyond. Topics of discussion will include “Media and Environmental Politics,” “Authoritarian States, Nationalism, and the Unruly Media,” and “Identity, Culture, and Branding” in the Asian context. Friday, April 17, 10 a.m. British Studies Room, Norlin Library.

Screening of 'People's Park'

People's Park (Libbie D. Cohn and J.P. Sniadecki) is a 78-minute single shot documentary that immerses viewers in an unbroken journey through a famous urban park in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. A sensory meditation on cinematic time and space, People's Park offers a fresh gaze at public interaction, leisure and self-expression in China. A roundtable discussion with Daniel Boord, Christian S. Hammons and Timothy Oakes will follow the screening. Center for Asian Studies Speaker Series. Tuesday, April 14, 7 p.m., ATLAS 102, CU-Boulder.

Digital Media Bootcamp- Registration closes in two weeks

Are you looking for practical computing and creative tech skills that compliment any major or advance any career? Register today for Digital Media Boot Camp Maymester 2015 in the ATLAS building. DMBC is a stream-lined and compact way for any student, staff or community member to learn and apply a highly versatile and relevant set of technical and creative tools for today's market place. Space is limited; register today. All are welcome.

April 10, 2015 • Joel Swanson • joel.swanson@colorado.edu