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.

$1,000 James E. Schafer Leadership Scholarship

Spread the word to your student group members. The UMC is excited to announce the James E. Schafer Scholarship for student leaders. Each award is for $1,000. If you have been involved in a CUSG-recognized student group or organization for at least one full semester and if you meet the other criteria, we encourage you to apply.

The deadline is Friday, March 20, at 4:30 p.m. and applications are available in UMC 305 and on the UMC Website

Sound scholarship - Seeking CU-Boulder faculty members

Are you conducting research on sound? Please join us for a conversation -- a lunchtime gathering -- to talk about our common interests, potential collaborations, and new directions in sound research.

We welcome all persuasions -- those working on interior environments or the larger landscape, scholars in the arts and humanities, social sciences, engineering, etc.

Please email joni.palmer@colorado.edu with your name, affiliation, contact info, Website and research area. We will be in touch about a lunch gathering after spring break.

March 16, 2015 • Roni Ires • academics@centerwest.org
http://www.centerwest.org

Attention all 2015 graduates: Don’t miss the Grad Fair

2015 graduates don’t miss the Grad Fair. The fair is Monday, March 16, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., and Tuesday, March 17, 10-3 p.m., Glenn Miller Ballroom, UMC. Purchase your cap and gown. You can also order graduation announcements, visit with Career Services, the Alumni Association and much more. Get a portrait taken in cap and gown. There will be food, prizes and much more.

March 13, 2015 • CU Book Store • assist@cubookstore.com
http://www.cubookstore.com

9-Ball Billiards Tournament on Wednesday, March 18

8 and 9-Ball Billiards Tournaments

Wednesdays. $5 entry fee. Sign up starts 6 p.m. at the Connection Front Desk; play begins at 7 p.m. Tournaments run in either double elimination or round robin format. BCA rules apply. Prizes for Top Finishers!

8-Ball Billiards Tournaments:

  • April 8
  • 9-Ball Billiards Tournaments:

  • March 18
  • April 22
  • The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

    Be Boulder. in Sustainability: Sustainable Solutions Brown Bag Series

    Weekly Fridays Feb 6- May 1 12-1 p.m. UMC Aspen Rooms

    The series covers a variety of topics in sustainable solutions around CU’s campus and the Boulder community as a whole. You are invited to bring your lunch, meet local leaders and innovators and participate in discussion on sustainable solutions. Sweets and beverages provided. Hosted by CU Environmental Center.

    This week is on integrative pest management. Click Here for more info

    TAM workshop: Adobe Edge and Web animation

    Wednesday, March 18, 5:30-7 p.m. in ATLAS 105. Edge Animate is a new addition to the Adobe Creative Suite which enables users to create rich-media animation and interactive experiences for the Web. Seasoned animators will find Adobe Edge Animate to be very similar to other Adobe applications while newcomers will quickly become comfortable with its easy-to-learn interface and production flow. This workshop will be led by TAM Instructor Ian Hales. No previous experience required. RSVP: http://bit.ly/1Mty7aZ

    March 13, 2015 • Stephanie Wanek • stephanie.wanek@colorado.edu
    http://bit.ly/1Mty7aZ

    Seeking women for a health study at CU

    The Integrative Physiology of Aging Lab at CU-Boulder is seeking volunteers to participate in a clinical research study. We are looking for healthy women, non-smokers, ages 18-30, who are not performing regular exercise. Volunteers should not be taking cardiovascular-affecting prescription medications. Benefits for volunteers include: cardiovascular health assessment, VO2max test, bone mineral density, body composition, blood chemistries and a comprehensive dietary analysis, as well as compensation ($125)for your time(3 meetings).

    March 13, 2015 • Talia • Health.study@colorado.edu

    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: March 18, 10-11 a.m. in ATLS 204; April 1, 11-12 p.m. in ATLS 200; April 8, 12-1 p.m. in ATLS 200; April 13, 4-5 p.m. in ATLS 100; April 15, 1-2 p.m. in ATLS 200.

    March 13, 2015 • Stephanie Wanek • stephanie.wanek@colorado.edu
    http://tam.colorado.edu/

    Equity and Excellence Award call for nominations - due March 31

    The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement (ODECE) seeks nominations for the 2015 Equity and Excellence Awards. This award is designed to recognize CU-Boulder undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty who have successfully and effectively worked to promote the principles of diversity and inclusive excellence in all campus involvement. Award recipients will be honored at a celebration on April 22 at Koenig Alumni Center.

    Performance Friday!

    Due to illness on the part of our presenter, Matthew Chellis, the Center for Humanities and the Arts has cancelled the March 13 Performance Friday! event originally scheduled for noon in British and Irish Studies. We regret any inconvenience this causes, and hope to reschedule Professor Chellis in the future.

    IMPART Grants: Call for applications – Due April 3

    IMPART Fellowships (up to $4,000) are available to CU-Boulder faculty. We seek proposals that improve the campus environment in the area of gender, ethnic and cultural diversity that promote inclusive excellence. Support for faculty members (especially assistant professors) to initiate new research and scholarly programs as well as expanding the undergraduate curriculum in the areas of ethnic and gender diversity are encouraged. Submit an online application by Friday, April 3, at 5 p.m.

    Digital Media Bootcamp- Registration is open

    Are you looking for practical computing and creative tech skills to advance your career? Register today for Digital Media Boot Camp Maymester of 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.

    March 13, 2015 • Joel Swanson • joel.swanson@colorado.edu
    http://dmbc.colorado.edu/

    Why am I in the writing class? The teachers' and students' messages about EFL writing in Korea

    In her research, Younghwa Lee explored the motivations for teachers and students in South Korea to be engaged in the writing sections of English as foreign language classes. Until recently, there has been scarcely any research that investigates the purposes of Korean students on EFL writing courses at university. The conclusion indicates that there are some differences between the teachers' and students' views on teaching and learning EFL writing. CAS Luncheon Series. Thursday, March 19, noon, CAS Conference Room. Lunch will be provided.

    Consumer Empowerment Workshop

    Take charge of your financial future. This Consumer Empowerment Workshop is a dynamic and engaging presentation prepared by students at the CU Law School. Topics to be covered include: debt consolidation and repair, payday loans, Internet safety, landlord/tenant laws and much more. This event is open to the public, but space is limited. Food and childcare will be provided at no cost. Join us March 18, 5-8:30 p.m. To register visit http://www.bouldercounty.org/family/housing/pages/hhshchome.aspx and click "Register for a Workshop".

    March 12, 2015

    'Evaluating Mule Deer Migration Behavior, Tools of the Trade and What We Have Learned,' March 17

    In his presentation, Chuck Anderson will examine the methods, techniques and technological advances used to address migration behavior, and provide examples from a mule deer research project being conducted in northwest Colorado. Join us at the CU Natural History Museum on Tuesday, March 17, 7-8:30 p.m. for this free lecture. This is the second lecture of the Steps in Stone Lecture Series on animal locomotion to accompany the Steps in Stone, Walking Through Time exhibit.

    March 12, 2015 • CU Natural History Museum • cumuseum@colorado.edu
    http://cumuseum.colorado.edu

    Celebrate Herstory with the Women's Resource Center

    March is Herstory month, so check out the events at the Women's Resource Center, while we celebrate the contributions that women have made in the past and the present. If you want to learn more about the WRC, visit us in the UMC 416, or check out our website at www.colorado.edu/wrc. We are open to people of all identities. The center promotes gender equity and social justice on campus through providing resources, community space and programs.

    March 12, 2015 • Udval Altangerel • wrcmarketing@colorado.edu
    http://www.colorado.edu/wrc

    For the Health of It: Voices from reproductive justice - A panel discussion

    Monday, March 16, 5-6:15 p.m. in Aspen Rooms, UMC 285. This panel will explore some of the complex issues pertaining to reproductive justice, how these issues are experienced by different communities, and the work being done to strive for reproductive rights, health and freedom. Keynote address will be given by Cristina Aguilar, executive director of COLOR, with panelists representing the GLBTQRC, Boulder Valley Women's Health Center and Law Students for Reproductive Justice. A Q&A session will follow with light refreshments served.

    March 12, 2015 • Chloe Strascina-Dower • wrchealth@colorado.edu
    http://www.colorado.edu/wrc

    Law & Film - 'The 50 Year Copyright Struggle for James Bond'

    Please join us for this exclusive CU event featuring William Kane, a partner with the U.S. law firm Baker Hostetler LLP, who negotiated the settlement of the 50 year James Bond copyright dispute. This terrific multimedia discussion should be of interest to students of law, film and the general public who appreciate a good Bond film! This fascinating CU event will conclude with a reception including food and beverages.

    When: Wednesday, March 18, 6-8:30 p.m.
    Location: Wolf Law, Wittemyer Courtroom

    Systematics, social evolution and historical biogeography of sweat bees

    The incredible behavioral diversity of sweat bees makes them ideal candidates for studies of social evolution. Their high abundance and distribution make them important contributors to the ecosystem, namely as pollinators. In this presentation, Jason Gibbs will discuss the diversity of social behavior and efforts to resolve taxonomic barriers to understand sweat bees' historical biogeography and social evolution. Come join us in the CU Natural History Museum on Thursday, March 19, 7-8:30 p.m. for this free lecture.

    March 12, 2015 • CU Natural History Museum • cumuseum@colorado.edu
    http://cumuseum.colorado.edu

    Performance Friday!

    The Center for Humanities and the Arts invites you to Performance Friday! featuring Matthew Chellis, assistant professor of voice. Chellis will do a presentation on Benjamin Britten's work "On this Island" with words by W.H. Auden, with discussion of the convergence of world events, art and the meeting of Auden and Britten on the creation of this amazing work of vocal music. Please join us March 13, 12-1 p.m. in British and Irish Studies (Norlin Library’s 5th Floor). Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for a free, light lunch.

    IMPART grants: Call for applications – due April 3

    IMPART Fellowships (up to $4,000) are available to CU-Boulder faculty. We seek proposals that improve the campus environment in the area of gender, ethnic and cultural diversity that promote inclusive excellence. Support for faculty members (especially assistant professors) to initiate new research and scholarly programs as well as expanding the undergraduate curriculum in the areas of ethnic and gender diversity are encouraged. Submit an online application by Friday, April 3, at 5 p.m.

    Be Boulder. in sustainability: Sustainable solutions brown bag series

    Weekly Fridays Feb 6- May 1 12-1 p.m. UMC Aspen Rooms

    The series covers a variety of topics in sustainable solutions around CU’s campus and the Boulder community as a whole. You are invited to bring your lunch, meet local leaders and innovators, and participate in discussion on sustainable solutions. Sweets and beverages provided. Hosted by CU Environmental Center.

    This week is on integrative pest management! Click Here for more info

    Equity and Excellence Award call for nominations - Due March 31

    The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement (ODECE) seeks nominations for the 2015 Equity and Excellence Awards. This award is designed to recognize CU-Boulder undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty who have successfully and effectively worked to promote the principles of diversity and inclusive excellence in all campus involvement. Award recipients will be honored at a celebration on April 22 at Koenig Alumni Center.

    Sing along at Karaoke Night on Thursday, March 12

    Put this one on your calendar and take an energizing break from studies!

    Sing along to fun tunes on Thursday night using Club 156's cool sound and light system - you'll feel like a star! This makes for a fun night with new and old friends. 8 p.m. in Club 156, 1st floor UMC. Food and beverage are right next door in The Connection.

    2015 DATES:

  • March 12
  • April 2
  • April 16
  • April 30
  • The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC

    Monday Night Bowl Special March 16

    Monday Nights, 6 p.m.-close

    Make Mondays special! $8 per person for two hours of unlimited bowling. Shoes and a fountain drink are included in the price. Come alone or with friends and family. Everyone is welcome. This is the best deal.

    Click here to learn about all The Connection's weekly events.

    2015 DATES:

  • Mondays through April 27
  • Not offered Monday, Jan. 19, due to early holiday closure
  • The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC 1st floor

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