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Goryeo dynasty lacquerwares

By the Goryeo dynasty (918-1392), Korean shell inlayed lacquerwares emerged as a unique and highly refined art form. Join Carla Stansifer as she examines the particular characteristics of the Goryeo style inlayed lacquer wares and explores why these works are so rare. Learn how this art form transitioned and why this shift is significant to understanding Korean history. CAS Luncheon Series. Thursday, Sept. 17, 12 p.m., CAS Conference Room, 1424 Broadway. Lunch will be provided.

'Talking with My Grandmother: World War I and the Women’s Peace Movement'

Friends of the CU Libraries will host a fall event, Talking with My Grandmother: World War I and the Women’s Peace Movement, commemorating the 100-year anniversary of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Thursday, Sept. 24, at 4:30 p.m. in Norlin Library on the CU-Boulder campus. Presenter Robin Lloyd will use dialogue, images and letters from 100 years ago to commemorate World War I and investigate its impact on the lives of our grandmothers – and thus on ourselves. A light catered reception is at 4 p.m.

A Jaipur Sampler

The Center for Asian Studies is a proud sponsor of the 2015 Jaipur Literary Festival Boulder, which will be held Sept. 19-20. In preparation for the Jaipur Literature Festival, we are presenting an afternoon of related programming including a panel presentation and a translation discussion. Panel Presentation: "I'm Just a Broad Person. The Earth is mine.": Cosmopolitanism(s) and Cultural Citizenship in the 21st Century. Translation Discussion: From Tibetan to English. Thursday, Sept. 17, 4 p.m., British Studies Room, Norlin Library.

2015 Alternative Breaks site leaders needed

2016 Alternative Breaks site leaders applications are open. Alternative Breaks is a student-led group that travels nationally for service trips. Each trip focuses on a social or environmental justice issue and is either one week long during spring break or two weeks in May. Site leaders go through leadership training to organize the trips. It is a great way to get involved and gain leadership experience. Being a site leader is now accepted for course credit. Applications due: Sept. 14

For questions go to www.colorado.edu/volunteer

September 10, 2015 • VRC Communications • vrccommunications@colorado.edu

Moth Mania Sept. 22

Join us for dinner and moth viewing at the CU Museum of Natural History on Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. We'll have pizza, salad and ice cream while we learn a bit about moths. Hands-on activities include creating an observation jar, designing a clay caterpillar to study predation, and exploring live caterpillars. At dark, we'll set up black lights outside to attract moths. Moth experts will share fascinating facts about moths with you. Advance registration and payment required. $10 for those over 10 years old; $7 for those under 10 years old.

September 10, 2015 • Museum Education Staff • museumed@colorado.edu

Crafternoon: Tie dyeing

Come join the CU Women's Resource Center on the UMC Plaza/Lawn Area for a fun afternoon of tie dyeing in the sun. Make new connections, relax and let your creativity loose. All students, staff and faculty are welcome.

September 9, 2015 • Nadia Brecl • wrcprograms@colorado.edu

CU Science Discovery fall after-school program

Are you looking for something interesting and exciting for your child after school? Science Discovery has some great classes scheduled to begin in the week of Sept. 14. Classes like Science of Toys, LEGO Structures, Muggle Magic and Model Rockets are just some of what you might be looking for in hands-on enrichment science for your child. Click here for more information and to register OR call 303-735-2230 CU employees receive a 5% discount!

Study abroad in Australia

Join us at an info session on Thursday, Sept. 10, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. UMC 382 to learn about your opportunities to study abroad in Australia. There are programs in Sydney, Melbourne, the Gold Coast and more. Andy Henderson, resident director in Melbourne for ISA, an approved study abroad organization, will be present to discuss first-hand what it's like to study abroad Down Under. You can enroll at a local university, live in dorms or apartments, and take courses in almost every major …all while exploring the amazing landscapes of Australia.

September 9, 2015 • Michal Greenberg • michal.greenberg@colorado.edu

Be involved...Join the UMC Board

Join the UMC Board and be part of the decisions that help the UMC fulfill its mission. The UMC Board is the governing board for CU's student union and currently has openings for student members. You must be able to make the board meetings on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7 p.m. It is a great leadership opportunity for new and returning CU students. Learn more and apply by Sept. 11.

September 9, 2015 • Andrea Zelinko • zelinko@colorado.edu

Research participants for memory study- Compensation provided

Healthy participants between 18 – 22 years needed for a speech research study examining the role of working memory on speech motor functions. Compensation provided. Call 303-492-5829 or e-mail speechlab@colorado.edu for details. Ask for information about the MEMORY study.

September 9, 2015 • Katherine Cavaliere • speechlab@colorado.edu