Buff Bulletin Board

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'Preferably Unheard': Indian women in Western media

Are Indian women seen as passive victims or agents of change? Please join this roundtable discussion of professors and students for a lively conversation on how Indian women are represented (or misrepresented) in Western media as we discuss popular perceptions and stereotypes. Featuring University of Colorado Colorado Springs and Colorado College faculty participants, Rashna Singh, Purvi Metha, and Aditi Mitra, as well as a student panelist, Krithika Vachali. Friday, Sept. 12, 4 p.m., Hale 230, CU-Boulder.

September 5, 2014 • Patricia Helfenbein • casevent@colorado.edu

Learn how to dance Salsa

The Boulder Chapter of Ritmos Latinos, a student organization, will begin classes in basic salsa next Tuesday, Sept. 9, and every Tuesday night throughout the fall 2014 semester.

Come join the fun at the Dennis Small Cultural Center (UMC, 4th floor, Room 457) from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. and learn how to dance both partner and rueda-de-casino style salsa. There's no charge and no partner is necessary. Open to all members of the CU Boulder student, staff, and faculty community. Feel free to bring a friend.

September 5, 2014 • Ritmos Latinos CU Boulder Chapter • ritmoslatinos@colorado.edu

Collaborating with Insects: Exhibit opening and artist lecture

Catherine Chalmers will talk about how her art focuses on the complex relationship between nature and culture on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 6:30 - 8 p.m. at the CU Museum of Natural History. Using all types of media, Chalmers' work aims to give form to the richness, brutality, and indifference that often characterize our connection with animals. This lecture will accompany the opening of an exhibit of Chalmers’ work in the BioLounge. Light refreshments will be served.

September 4, 2014 • CU Museum of Natural History • museumpr@colorado.edu

Friday Night Film Series: Jersey Boys

Program Council's Friday Night Film Series presents: Jersey Boys

When: Friday, Sept. 5 Where: Chemistry 140 Lecture Hall

This event is FREE and open to students and the general public.

There will be popcorn.

Club 156 presents: Innerspace EP release concert Sept. 5

Program Council's Club 156 presents: Innerspace ft. Autumn Creatures, bear., and Tiger Wine

When: Friday, Sept. 5 - 8 p.m. Where: CLUB 156 (located on the first floor of the UMC) Cost: $8 - Tickets are available at the door.

Don't miss out on GOOD, LIVE MUSIC!

Throwback Movie Tuesday: Space Jam

Program Council's Throwback Movie Tuesday series presents: Space Jam

When: TUESDAY, SEPT. 9 at 8 p.m. Where: CHEM 140 Lecture Hall

This event is FREE and open to students and the general public.

There will be popcorn.

Club 156 presents: Sti-Lo Reel & Ced Linus concert Sept. 12

Program Council's Club 156 presents: Sti-Lo Reel & Ced Linus, Louie P, Jerney, and J-Knack

When: FRIDAY, SEPT. 12, at 8 p.m. Where: CLUB 156 (located on the first floor of the UMC)

Don't miss out on all of the GOOD, LIVE MUSIC!

Colorado ski racing

Mission Statement: To provide an opportunity for the students of this university to continue or begin ski racing after high school, even if they are not varsity caliber athletes; all ability levels are welcome. This program is designed as a stepping stone for building character, friendships, improving team skills, time management skills, physical fitness, mental focus and attaining goals.

September 4, 2014 • Paul Rozsypal • csr@colorado.edu

Bursar's Office will open at 9:15 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 5

The Bursar's Office will open at 9:15 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 5, so that the staff can attend a special training.

September 3, 2014 • Susie Jacobs • burcomm@colorado.edu

Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History Conference

The Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History Conference (RMIHC) is a unique conference planned and organized by the University of Colorado's history graduate students. The Sept. 5-7, 2014 conference marks the fifteenth annual event. The principal goal of the conference is to provide graduate students with the opportunity to present their original work. All CU students and faculty are welcome to attend panel presentations, free of charge. For more information, contact us at rmihc@colorado.edu.

Lessons start Sept. 15-Earn CU credits 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: http://conted.colorado.edu/programs/applied-music/courses

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.

September 2, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

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

September 2, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

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.

September 2, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Museum of Natural History Volunteer Open House

Are you a creative, imaginative, enthusiastic individual who would like to provide interpretative services to Museum visitors through guided tours and workshops, as well as special events such as family programs, exhibit openings, adult activities and Museum Outreach programs, locally and statewide?

Please join us on Friday, Sept. 5 from 4-5 p.m. in the BioLounge to learn about volunteer opportunities, meet museum staff, eat snacks and more.

September 1, 2014 • museumed • museumed@colorado.edu

Dissolving Discrimination: A Story of Dalit Movement in India

Despite its long history, caste continues to serve as the fabric of Indian society, co-existing with modernity and a profound and progressive legal framework. Often the differences in approach to address the issue have become contentious. Martin Macwan, founder of Navsarjan Trust, tells the story of how he and his colleagues have been able to dissolve the caste discrimination. Friday, Sept. 5, CAS Conference Room, two doors north of Starbucks on University and Broadway. CAS Luncheon Series. Lunch will be provided.

September 1, 2014 • Patricia Helfenbein • casevent@colorado.edu

Google Glass and Music : Learners Lunch @ Music, Sept. 3

Google Glass has many potential applications in higher education. Come learn more about how Google Glass works, & how musicians and performing artists are using it in their work. In this Learner’s Lunch, the presenter will provide an overview of the technology and its basic functionalities and share examples of how it is being used in music. The format will be a brief presentation followed by a demo and discussion. Depending on the number of participants, attendees may have an opportunity to try Google Glass. Noon, Sept. 3 Imig N285

September 1, 2014 • Esta Tovstiadi

Community Roast: Discussing current events from a spiritual perspective

A group for young adults seeking to make sense of the news and current events around the world from a Christian, and otherwise spiritual, perspective. Open-minded. No agenda. Open to all who care about what's going on.

Meets on the Hill at Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe 1203 13th St, Boulder, CO Thursdays: 10-11 a.m.

August 29, 2014 • Trish Jordan • webmaster@wesleyf.org

CU on the Weekend: Revisiting 1864 — The Civil War Just Became Much More Interesting

Join CU-Boulder Adjunct History Professor Peter Wood for a discussion about the wartime election of 1864—held 150 years ago this fall. The election has rightly been called the most remarkable and significant presidential contest in American history. Through a new generation of research, 1864 emerges as a key year during the nation’s most tumultuous decade, and the greatest confrontation of that fateful year involved ballots, not bullets. Saturday, Sept. 6, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. in Benson Earth Sciences, Room 180. Free and open to the public.

August 29, 2014 • CU on the Weekend • weekend@colorado.edu

Call for submissions for student juried art exhibition

WARES art space, a new student organization that aims to teach creatives the skills required to market themselves, is hosting their first juried art exhibition at Spark Boulder on the hill on Oct. 3. To be considered for the show, please email three pieces of any medium to waresartspace@colorado.edu. For more information visit WARESartspace.com.

August 29, 2014 • Alex Klinger • waresartspace@colorado.edu

The Body: learning to live and serve in community

A group for college students and young adults seeking to live, learn and serve in community. We'll alternate exploring ideas in Shane Claiborne's book "The Economy of Love," and serving in community service projects out in the Boulder community.

Meets Wednesdays during CU's fall and spring semesters at 6 p.m. Hosted by Rev. Trish Jordan. Contact 303.443-3934 or webmaster@wesleyf.org

August 28, 2014 • Trish Jordan • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Korea Now: A discussion

A discussion of the current state of the Korean peninsula, including South Korean economic development, its relationship with North Korea and the United States, and finally, the popularity of Korean culture worldwide. This talk features Consul General Dong Man Han, of the Consulate of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco, a post he has held since May 2013. He has written four books, including The Next 10 Years of Korea. Thursday, Sept. 4, 5 p.m., Humanities 250, CU-Boulder.

August 28, 2014 • Patricia Helfenbein • casevent@colorado.edu

Study Abroad fair Sept. 4

Come to the study abroad fair and learn about your chance to study, intern and participate in research and service-learning opportunities. We offer hundreds of programs in 70 countries that meet the needs and interests of all students and majors. Join us on Thursday, Sept. 4, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the UMC Fountain to find out more. Recently-returned study abroad alumni and study abroad staff will be on hand to share what it’s like to live and learn abroad, find affordable programs and build your resume with an international experience.

August 28, 2014 • Michal Greenberg • Michal.Greenberg@Colorado.EDU

CU-CSU Post-Game BUFFet

All students with a meal plan are invited to a special opening of the C4C Dining Hall after watching the Buffs take on the Rams. Eat at your favorite stations while also enjoying special menu options and live entertainment. Sponsored by Residence Hall Association (RHA) and Housing & Dining Services. For more information, email jeva1658exc@colorado.edu. GO BUFFS!

August 27, 2014 • Jesse Van Divier • jeva1658exc@colorado.edu

Learn a language: Non-credit classes at ALTEC

The Anderson Language Technology Center (ALTEC) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for fall language classes. These classes are non-credit and are open to the CU staff, faculty, graduate students, retirees and their spouses, as well as the Boulder community.

Classes begin Sept. 13 and run for 8 weeks. Tuition is only $75 for CU affiliates.

This summer choose from various levels of French, Japanese, Spanish, Swahili, and Swedish.

Sign up now