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.

First Friday Buff Club is Feb. 3

Join the UMC and The Connection for First Friday Buff Club on Friday, Feb. 3, from 4 to 6 p.m. in The Connection (first floor UMC).

Kick off the weekend and enjoy the company of your fellow Buffs while showing your CU pride!
• Food, drinks, games and more!
• $5 all-you-can-play deals for bowling and billiards
• $3 mini pizzas from Papa John’s

Open to all CU Boulder students, faculty and staff. Must present Buff OneCard for entrance. Must be 21 or older to purchase and drink alcohol.

Classic Start non-credit language class registration closing soon

Interesting in learning a language? Join us here at ALTEC (Anderson Language & Technology Center) and take one of our many non-credit language courses. Registration for the Classic Start courses is closing soon, so don't miss out!

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

CU Boulder Psychology and Neuroscience Department researchers are conducting a study involving an eight-week 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 scans
• Smartphone users with data plan
• Have internet access
• Have normal or corrected-to-normal vision

January 31, 2017 • Women's Wellness Study • womenswellness@colorado.edu
http://www.cucrest.com/wws/

Colorado Law presents 'Protecting the Environment: What Next?'

Colorado Law Getches-Wilkinson Center presents a discussion with environmental leaders and law faculty about the challenges and opportunities facing environmental organizations under the incoming administration.

The event will take place Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 5:30 p.m. at Wolf Law Building, Wittemyer Courtroom. Registration is appreciated, but not required for this event. Open to University of Colorado graduate and undergraduate students, as well as faculty and staff.

Visit the website below for more information.

Live auction of surplus property and equipment

University of Colorado Boulder Property Services will hold a public auction of surplus property and equipment on Saturday, Feb. 25. Items will be available for preview beginning at 8 a.m., and the auction will begin at 9 a.m.

Auctions are held at the Distribution Center on East Campus, located at 3300 Walnut Street.

January 31, 2017 • Steve Marvel, 303-492-1120 • Steve.Marvel@colorado.edu
https://www.colorado.edu/fm/services/property-sales

Paid research study for mothers expecting first child

Perinatal Emotion and Relationships Longitudinal Study (PEARLS)

Researchers in CU’s Department of Psychology and Neuroscience are recruiting women who are currently pregnant with their first child to participate in a paid study of their experiences of pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period. The study can be completed online, over the phone and from your home.

If interested, please contact Study Coordinator Laura River at pearlstudy@colorado.edu or 303-735-7547.

January 31, 2017 • Laura River • pearlstudy@colorado.edu
http://cucrest.com/pearls

Global Seminar: Exploring China through English teaching

Spend five weeks in Chengdu, exploring Chinese culture through English teaching! You’ll have the opportunity to participate in field-based learning by visiting local classrooms and connecting with English language learners and teachers.

LING 3800 is open to all majors. It counts toward the linguistics major or minor and is a core course for the new undergraduate certificate in TESOL. Learn more at an interest meeting with Faculty Director Maria Thomas-Ruzic on Thursday, Feb. 2, from 4 to 5 p.m. in C4C S341.

Global Seminar: Composing Irish odysseys in Dublin, Ireland

Complete your A&S core upper-division written communication requirement abroad in Ireland next June! You'll create your own Irish odyssey digital story and explore both Dublin and the Irish countryside, including taking part in the exciting Bloomsday Festival.

Informational meeting is at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, in C4C S484.

Rothgerber Moot Court Competition

Join Colorado Law for the final round of the Rothgerber Moot Court Competition on Tuesday, March 14, at 4 p.m. in the Wittemyer Courtroom at the Wolf Law Building. A reception will follow for registered guests. Please register to attend by Tuesday, March 7.

Visit the Colorado Law website for more information and to register.

Special thank you to Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell LLP for its generous support of this event.

Global Seminar: Building construction in Valencia, Spain

Study building construction in the beautiful city of Valencia this summer!

While earning credit for AREN 2050, you can examine world-renowned architectural works in Spain. A two-day field trip to Barcelona is also included, along with various excursions in and around Valencia.

The course also counts as a technical or free elective for many engineering majors. Learn more at an informational meeting Thursday, Feb. 2, from 5:30 to 6 p.m. in ECCR 116.

Global Seminar: Explore human geography in Prague

Want to travel around Prague and earn three credits this May?

Join Professor Jennifer Fluri on this Maymester Global Seminar. You will explore the unique history and geography of the Czech Republic and conduct an independent research project.

This course also has been approved for the Contemporary Societies A&S core. Learn more at the interest meeting Monday, Feb 6, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the C4C, room S341. See you there!

January 30, 2017 • Allie Nunes • nunesa@colorado.edu
http://abroad.colorado.edu

The next Kitchen Table event is Feb. 1

The Women's Resource Center is happy to announce the dates for the spring semester Kitchen Table events! Kitchen Table is a casual, social and safe space for women of color and multi-ethnic women on campus. Students, staff and faculty are welcome to attend. Stop by and enjoy free dinner, music and great conversation!

Kitchen Table takes place the first Wednesday of each month from 5:30 to 7 p.m in UMC 416 (Women's Resource Center). Upcoming dates: Feb. 1, March 1 and April 5.

January 30, 2017 • Jocelyne Becerra Garcia • jobe8109@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/wrc/

Global Seminar: Cross-cultural leading, managing in Northern Europe

Study in Northern Europe next summer!

Leading and managing diversity in international business is a challenge managers need to face. The number of interactions people of different cultural backgrounds have with one another has exponentially increased in the workplace. The international business scenario in Northern Europe is a natural lab where you can observe, recognize and analyze most of the business concepts and variables at play to manage successfully across cultures.

Learn more Monday, Feb. 6, from 5 to 6 p.m. in KOBL 350.

Global Seminar: Socio-environmental dynamics in Brazil

Earn three credits in four weeks this summer while fully immersing yourself in Brazilian culture!

Practice your Portuguese language skills with locals (some language experience required), attend traditional festivals and enjoy adventure travel excursions. Students will study and conduct field research in the topic of socio-environmental dynamics in contemporary Brazil.

Learn more at the informational meeting Monday, Feb. 6, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Hellems 159 (ALTEC's Lounge).

For the Health of It: Fresh access in Boulder County

Did you know the farmer’s market in Boulder County supports the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)? Healthier communities can be achieved with a community approach to food access, and solving these issues continues to be a concern for Boulder County Public Health (BCPH).

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in UMC 247, presenters Jill Strange and Tessa Hale will discuss how they are collaborating with the agricultural community and educating the public.

January 30, 2017 • Priyanka Guragain • wrchealth@colorado.edu
http://colorado.edu/wrc

Modern Indian Identity with Charlotte Roderique

Burns Paiute former Chairwoman, Charlotte Roderique, will be bringing the profound stories of her peoples’ pasts to Benson 180 on February 21st, 2017 at 6:30pm. Charlotte Roderique is this years Modern Identity speaker and will be speaking on “The 2016 Oregon Wildlife Refuge Takeover: A Tribal Response.”

January 30, 2017 • Center of the American West • admin@centerwest.org
https://centerwest.org/

Study Building Construction in Valencia, Spain!

Study building construction in the beautiful city of Valencia this summer! While earning credit for AREN 2050, you can examine world-renowned architectural works in Spain. A two-day field trip to Barcelona is also included, along with various excursions in and around Valencia. The course also counts as a technical or free elective for many engineering majors. Learn more at an informational meeting: Feb. 2 from 5:30 to 6 p.m. in ECCR 116.

Global Seminar: Exploring China through English teaching

Spend five weeks in Chengdu, exploring Chinese culture through English teaching! You’ll have the opportunity to participate in field-based learning by visiting local classrooms and connecting with English language learners and teachers. LING 3800 is open to all majors. It counts towards the linguistics major or minor and is a core course for the new undergraduate certificate in TESOL. Learn more at an interest meeting with the faculty director, Maria Thomas-Ruzic, on Feb. 2 from 4 to 5 p.m. in C4C S341.

Global Seminar: Composing Irish odysseys in Dublin, Ireland

Complete your A&S core upper-division written communication requirement abroad in Ireland next June! You'll create your own Irish Odyssey digital story and explore both Dublin and the Irish countryside, including taking part in the exciting Bloomsday Festival. Informational meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 2 in C4C S484.

CU Natural History Museum Game Night

Join us every first Thursday of the month for a fun night of games. Students are more than welcome to use our games or bring their own (rated PG-13 please). Snacks will be provided.

January 30, 2017 • CU Museum • museum@colorado.edu

Science Learner's Lunch workshop series

Science Learner's Lunch is a workshop series designed to give students tools and information that complements the skills they learn in the classroom.

Upcoming Science Learner's Lunch workshops:
Feb. 1: Basic Zotero
Feb. 8: LaTeX
Feb. 15: BibTeX
Feb. 22: Company and Industry Research: Preparing For Your Next Step
March 1: MatLab

Learn more.

Global Seminar: Explore culture, media in Indonesia this summer

Attend a three-week field-based Global Seminar in Indonesia. Learn the ethnographic method, documentary filmmaking and critical media practice while living with indigenous people and immersing in the cultural politics of Indonesia.

Earn three upper-division credits for ANTH 3760. Open to all majors. Special funding available from CAS SE Asia Study Abroad Scholarship for $500 to $2,000. The program is directed by Christian Hammons. Learn more at an informational meeting Wednesday, Feb. 1, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Hale 450.

Global Seminar: Finance in London

Study international finance in London this summer. This seminar includes lectures from prominent financial professionals and site visits to companies such as Bloomberg Financial Services and a weekend in Paris!

Eligibility requirements include a minimum 2.5 GPA and coursework in business or economics. To learn more, join the informational meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 1, from 5 to 6 p.m. in KOBL 350.

Global Seminar: Conservation and indigenous peoples in Tanzania

Attend a three-week summer Maymester Global Seminar that explores remote conservation areas around the Serengeti. Learn more about indigenous peoples and conservation in one of the most beautiful and biologically-important regions of the world. Study political ecology, culture and development while living amongst indigenous groups such as the Maasai and Hadzabe people.

Open to all majors. Learn more at an informational meeting with Director Laura DeLuca on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 5:30 p.m. in UMC 386.

Innovative Seed Grant Program: Now accepting proposals

The 2017 Innovative Seed Grant Program (ISGP) is designed to stimulate new, compelling areas of research and creative work on the CU Boulder campus. The program has set aside $1 million to fund grants of up to $50,000 each, with $250,000 reserved to support work connected to the campus Grand Challenge.

Faculty from across disciplines will be judged in categories designed to allow all disciplines an opportunity to compete successfully.

Proposals will be accepted through Sunday, Feb. 12. See the website below for more information.

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