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.

Truman Scholarship meeting Oct. 17

Planning to pursue a career in public service? Here's an opportunity to help fund your graduate studies. The Truman Foundation is seeking juniors with exceptional leadership potential committed to careers in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education, or other public service. This prestigious scholarship provides leadership training and up to $30,000 for graduate study. Sophomores, come hear how to improve your chances.
Friday, Oct. 17, 4 p.m., Norlin S-421

Top Scholarships General information meeting Oct. 22

Interested in learning how to turn your outstanding GPA, excellent leadership skills, and community service into big opportunity? The Top Scholarships Office provides assistance to CU students in applying for several nationally competitive, prestigious scholarships. Planning ahead is essential, so come to an information session to learn how to prepare; it’s never too early. Wednesday, Oct. 22, noon- 1 p.m. UMC 353. More information.

RHA Haunted Halls Oct. 18

Do you like exploring haunted asylums? Are you prepared for a zombie apocalypse? Are you ready to be scared? Join us for the Annual Residence Hall Association (RHA) Haunted Halls on Saturday, Oct. 18, 8 p.m. - midnight in Stearns Central of Williams Village to brave the dark depths of the basement. The event will also include free food, a DJ and an interactive photo booth. Must have a valid Buff One Card to enter.

October 10, 2014 • Mary Augustine • maau4827exc@colorado.edu

The Hong Kong protest movement: A forum discussion

Join the Center for Asian Studies as we hold a forum discussion on the recent protests in Hong Kong. Panelists will offer an analysis of the protests, including the historical background of the protests, the contemporary context of the protests and present-day Hong Kong and Chinese relations. Panelists include Tim Oakes, professor of geography; Timothy Weston, associate professor of history; and Yang Yang, Ph.D. candidate in the department of geography. CAS Speaker Series. Tuesday, Oct. 14, 5 p.m., Humanities 250.

October 10, 2014 • Patricia Helfenbein • casevent@colorado.edu

Making new Islamic spaces as a way of becoming global

This talk by Yang Yang, Ph.D. student in the Department of Geography, focuses on urban development in cities along this “new Silk Road,” and seeks to understand the role of Hui Muslims and Islam in the production of spectacular Islamic-themed urban landscapes, and the extent to which the Hui are perceived as resources in China’s efforts to build relationships with global Islamic financiers. CAS Luncheon Series. Friday, Oct. 17, noon, CAS Conference Room, two doors north of Starbucks on University and Broadway. Lunch will be provided.

October 10, 2014 • Patricia Helfenbein • casevent@colorado.edu

Culture, history and literature - Global seminar study abroad program in Rosario, Argentina

Earn six credits in five weeks during an intensive summer program in Rosario, Argentina, one of the most culturally and economically dynamic cities in Argentina. You’ll earn SPAN 3260 and a second course at the SPAN 3 level.  Live with an Argentine family, attend cultural excursions and much more. Join program director Dr. Susan Hallstead and study abroad staff to learn more: Oct. 15, 5 - 6 p.m., UMC 425.

Global seminar: Doing business in China, summer 2015

On this Global Seminar in Beijing and Shanghai, you will explore important topics related to succeeding in China’s business environment, meet with business leaders, visit industrial sites and universities, and seek to understand challenges faced by businesses operating in China. In addition, you will discover key cultural features of China ranging from village life to the Great Wall. Learn more: Oct. 15, 5:30-6:40 p.m. Koelbel 302.

What's at stake for the LGBTQ community in the November elections?

Panel discussion on election issues vital to the LGBTQ community. Free pizza and drinks.

Wednesday, Oct. 15,6:30 - 8 p.m. Center for Community, 3rd floor, Abrams Lounge

October 9, 2014 • Brendon Chavez • brendon.chavez@colorado.edu

CHINA Town Hall: Local connections, national reflections

The University of Colorado Boulder is a local partner for this year’s annual CHINA Town Hall event. CHINA Town Hall is a national day of programming on China involving about 70 cities throughout the United States. This year's national webcast features President Jimmy Carter. After the webcast program, Lionel Jensen, associate professor of East Asian languages and cultures at the University of Notre Dame, will be our on-site speaker. Center for Asian Studies Speaker Series, Thursday, Oct. 16, 5 p.m., Humanities 250.

October 9, 2014 • Patricia Helfenbein • casevent@colorado.edu

Science on Screen: My Life as Indiana Jones — Sort Of

Indiana Jones' job was to fight bad guys, find the treasure, and get the girl. That's Professor Stephen Lekson's job, nine to five. That's a stretch, but elements of the Indiana Jones saga ring true. Some things Jones does are things Lekson does in his work as professor in a sort of watered-down form. Join the Professor Lekson at The Dairy Center where he will present parallels and comment on the Jones saga. The presentation will be followed by a screening of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.

Buffer Buffalo 5K Nov. 2

The Buffer Buffalo is one of two races put on by the University of Colorado Triathlon Team. All proceeds help the team travel to Regional and National Collegiate races in the spring. Come out and support your 15-time National Collegiate Champions and run a few miles while you're at it. The race takes place on Sunday, Nov. 2, at 9 a.m. on CU's Main Campus. Goody bags will be included. Register today.

Catalonia, next state in Europe? Oct. 17

The Catalan Studies at the Spanish and Portuguese Department and the CU Catalan Club invite you to join us to a Catalan Day at CU where we'll discuss the political present and future of Catalonia. On October 17th 4-8pm at ROSER ATLAS 100 (Auditorium)

4:10 - Documentary "Cataluña-Espanya." Coffee and cookies provided 5:30 - Prof. Carles Boix lecture: "Catalonia's March Toward Self Determination: Why and How" 6:30 - Round table with profs. Javier Krauel and Juan Herrero, and Scott Feinstein 7:30 - Reception with traditional Catalan food

Panel on Queer and Trans People of Color Intersections

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 4 - 6 p.m. Dennis Small Cultural Center in the UMC.

October 8, 2014 • Brendon Chavez • brendon.chavez@colorado.edu

Film screening: 'Breaking Through'

A documentary about how politicians have overcome gender, sexual orientation, class and race barriers to become effective political leaders.

Tuesday, Oct. 14, Atlas 229, 6 p.m.

October 8, 2014 • Brendon Chavez • brendon.chavez@colorado.edu

Graduating in December?

Make an appointment to see your advisor. Winter 2014 graduation information is available on the web (see address below). Graduating students will receive detailed information via email in the following weeks. The web site answers questions regarding details about the ceremony, caps and gowns, announcements, disability services, parking and other events.

October 8, 2014 • Sarah A. Hallock Adderhlt • sarah.adderholt@colorado.edu

Free lecture and lunch on humanism of Willa Cather Oct. 9

Free lecture and lunch, Humanism of Willa Cather by Professor Bradley Birzer, Thursday, Oct. 9, 12-1:30 p.m. in University Memorial Center, Room 382-386. RSVP to office@saintaidans.org or 303-443-2503. This talk explores the humane and humanistic aspects of such works as Death Comes for the Archbishop, The Professor’s House, My Antonia, and O Pioneers. In each, she espoused a sound humanism rooted deeply in her Anglo-Catholic religious faith. Sponsored by Canterbury Colorado Our Website

Fall Color Tree Walk Oct. 13-14

Enjoy the splendor of Boulder in the fall. Join Facilities Operations Arborist Vince Aquino to learn about the unique history and features of different species of trees located on CU’s campus. Tours will be offered rain or shine.

Monday | Oct. 13 | 5 p.m. | CU Museum of Natural History South Entrance Tuesday | Oct. 14 | 5 p.m | CU Museum of Natural History South Entrance

October 7, 2014 • CU Museum of Natural History • museumpr@colorado.edu

Our National Parks: Lessons in Courage, Diversity, Justice and Environmental Quality

The Center of the American West is proud to present former National Park Service Director Robert Stanton giving the 2014 Randy Jones Lecture, Oct. 9, in celebration of the centennial of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Date: Oct. 9 Location: Eaton Humanities – Room 150 Time: 6:30 p.m.

The Randy Jones Memorial Lecture Series was created by CU-Boulder’s Center of the American West, in collaboration with Rocky Mountain National Park, as a tribute to former National Park Service Deputy Director Randy Jones.

October 7, 2014 • Jessica Brawner • admin@centerwest.org

Global Seminar: Social entrepreneurship & innovation (Cocle, Panama) 2015

Partner with local entrepreneurs in Panama to build social enterprises that address poverty, the environment and social challenges. Panama is considered the 4th strongest economy in Latin America and one of the top 20 fastest growing economies in the world. However, strong economic performance has not translated into broadly shared prosperity. Participate in this Global Seminar to learn about the potential for business solutions to address poverty and related social and environmental challenges. Interest meeting Oct. 16, 5-6 p.m. in KOBL 235.

Diverse Musician's Alliance Diversity Concert Oct. 15

The Diverse Musician's Alliance is hosting their annual Diversity Concert on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in Grusin Music Hall in the Imig Music building, and it is free and open to the public. Hope to see you there.

October 7, 2014 • Jessica Sebold • jese6689@colorado.edu

Poverty Awareness Week Oct. 13-17

The Volunteer Resource Center is hosting Poverty Awareness Week Oct. 13 - 17. Come visit us on Norlin Quad to engage with us about the issue of poverty and donate old cloths to A Precious Child Monday, Oct. 13 – Wednesday, Oct. 15, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. **. The **Interactive Theatre Project will perform Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in the UMC North Dining Hall. Friday the Nearly Naked Mile takes off at the corner of Broadway and University at 8 p.m. Come and donate the cloths off your back and run for a good cause.

October 7, 2014 • Taylor Schneider • vrcevents@colorado.edu

Graduating in December?

Make an appointment to see your advisor. Winter 2014 graduation information is available on the web (see address below). Graduating students will receive detailed information via email in the following weeks. The web site answers questions regarding details about the ceremony, caps and gowns, announcements, disability services, parking and other events.

October 7, 2014 • Sarah A. Hallock Adderhlt • sarah.adderholt@colorado.edu

Open Mic Night! Tue. Oct. 7th 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

October 6, 2014 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Apps aplenty for music ed: Learners Lunch @ Music

Apps for tablets and smartphones can help music teachers and students to learn and have fun. At this workshop, we'll highlight apps ranging from tuners and metronomes to SmartMusic and ForScore. Please bring your devices for hands-on learning and your app recommendations to share.

Oct. 8, noon, in Imig N285

October 6, 2014 • Grace Haynes & Laurie Sampsel • Grace.haynes@colorado.edu

Entrepreneurship program in South Africa this summer

Students can gain hands-on experience as consultants working with entrepreneurs this summer in Cape Town, South Africa. Students form consulting teams with local South African students to help emerging entrepreneurs in townships surrounding Cape Town. Earn six credits in six weeks and fulfill Entrepreneurship Certificate requirements. Program directed by Erik Mueller, Leeds School of Business. Open to all majors with junior standing. Students can learn more at an informational meeting: Thursday, Oct. 9, 4 - 5 p.m. in C4C N215.