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Student Buff Bulletin
18 January 2011, Tuesday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- The Women's Resource Center is Hiring! (Grad Student Outreach)
--- The Myths about Disability (Rumor Has It Series)
--- Energy Cost during Motor Learning
--- Participants Needed for a Sleep Study
--- Introduction to and Demonstration of Google Docs, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 12-
1 pm, Norlin Commons E113
--- Art and Environmental Activism
--- Free Screening of "Archer" in CHEM 140
--- Study the Works of Michelangelo in Florence and Rome!
--- Service-Learning Abroad Interest Meeting: Wednesday, Feb. 2
--- Summer Session 2011 Course Catalog Available
--- Summer Jobs on Campus
--- New Classes at the Student Rec Center
--- Interested in Global Access to Education and Want to Make a Real Impact?
Join CU EducAid!
--- Scholarship to Study in China and Japan this Summer!
--- Volunteer for the 63rd Annual Conference on World Affairs
THE WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER IS HIRING! (GRAD STUDENT OUTREACH)
The Women's Resource Center is hiring a Graduate Student Outreach
Coordinator! The coordinator is primarily responsible for helping the WRC
provide services and programs to the graduate student population by serving as
a liaison between the WRC and graduate students. You can find a more complete
job description, qualifications and application in the Women's Resource Center
(UMC 416) or on our website. Applications are due Jan. 31!
Contact: Amanda Linsenmeyer (Amanda.Linsenmeyer@colorado.edu)
THE MYTHS ABOUT DISABILITY (RUMOR HAS IT SERIES)
"Rumor Has It" is a program the Women's Resource Center put together to build
community between students, staff and faculty and campus resources, while
having difficult conversations about issues affecting women on and off campus.
"Rumor Has It" meets on Tuesdays from 12-1 pm in the WRC (UMC 416). Join us
Jan. 25 for "What Are You? Experiences of Bi and Multiracial People" with
Contact: Hannah Wilks (Hannah.Wilks@colorado.edu)
ENERGY COST DURING MOTOR LEARNING
The Neuromechanics Lab needs volunteers for a study about energy cost during
motor learning. The experiment involves making reaching movements in a
virtual environment, using a robot to play a computer game. You must be
between 18-40 years old, have normal or corrected vision, have no movement
control problems and have no recent orthopedic surgeries or broken bones.
Experiments will last about 1-2 hours.
Contact: Helen Huang, firstname.lastname@example.org
PARTICIPANTS NEEDED FOR A SLEEP STUDY
Looking for healthy women and men ages 18-35 to participate in a two day
study (~5.5 hours each day) at The University of Colorado-Boulder. Participants
will be compensated up to $90 for your time. For more information, please
email us at: email@example.com
Contact: Sleep Lab Staff
INTRODUCTION TO AND DEMONSTRATION OF GOOGLE DOCS, WEDNESDAY, JAN.
26, 12-1 PM, NORLIN COMMONS E113
Google Docs is an online productivity package geared toward the needs of
contemporary, collaborative learning environments. Topics will include brief
explanations of Google Docs, Spreadsheets, Presentations and Forms, exploring
both their basic functionality as well as a few more powerful possibilities. This is
the third of ten sessions in the spring 2011 University Libraries Learner's Lunch
ART AND ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISM
The INVST Community Leadership Program is hosting the Beehive Collective for
an art/activism presentation about mountaintop removal & coal power. Join us,
Old Main Theatre, Wednesday, Jan. 19 from 3-5 pm in our class, "Community
Leadership in Action." A second opportunity to view the mural about the true
cost of coal: Tuesday, Jan. 25, 6:30-8:30 pm in HUMN 190. Both events w/ the
art collective are free & open to the public. More info at
Contact: Sabrina Sideris
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/communitystudies
FREE SCREENING OF "ARCHER" IN CHEM 140
F/X is proud to bring award-winning, animated comedy series "Archer" to
campus for a free premiere screening on Jan. 19 at 8 pm in CHEM 140. "Archer"
is an animated comedy revolving around the spy agency known as the
International Secret Intelligence Service and the lives of its employees. Although
their work is daunting, covert operations are occasions for the ISIS staff to
undermine, sabotage and betray each other for personal gains and prosperity.
Contact: Chris Kennedy
Additional information: http://www.programcouncil.com
STUDY THE WORKS OF MICHELANGELO IN FLORENCE AND ROME!
Have you ever wanted to learn about Michelangelo? How about in Italy, where
he created his great works of art, such as David and the Sistine Chapel? Join
Program Director Albert Alhadeff in a three-week seminar in Florence and Rome
that explores Michelangelo and his art. Italian is not required, just an interest in
Italian culture! Learn more Tuesday, Jan. 25 from 3-4 pm in the Visual Arts
Complex room 308.
Contact: Kirstin Bebell (Kirstin.Bebell@Colorado.EDU)
Additional information: http://studyabroad.colorado.edu
SERVICE-LEARNING ABROAD INTEREST MEETING: FEB. 2
Come learn about study abroad programs that offer service-learning
opportunities around the world! Immerse yourself in another culture, learn a
language, civically engage with a local organization, and explore issues that
the local communities face, while earning credit for your degree! Programs in
Ecuador, India and Senegal will be highlighted by guest speaker. Financial aid
and scholarships available. Wednesday, Feb. 2, 5:30-6:30 pm, UMC 386
Contact: Cloud Baffour, Baffour@colorado.edu
Additional Information: http://studyabroad.colorado.edu
SUMMER SESSION 2011 COURSE CATALOG AVAILABLE
The Summer Session 2011 course catalog is now available. Request your catalog
at: http://www.colorado.edu/summersession/courses/catalog.html or call 303-
Contact: Carol Drake
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/summersession
SUMMER JOBS ON CAMPUS
Are you looking for an unforgettable summer job? This three-week HS
residential program is looking for energetic, enthusiastic, outgoing staff.
Juniors, seniors, graduate students and alumni are welcome to apply.
Compensation includes salary, room, board, activity fees and expenses. On-
campus interviews will be scheduled in the spring. For more information visit
http://www.summerstudy.com, call 800-666-2556 (David Wolk) or 303-492-
Contact: Carol Drake
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/summersession
NEW CLASSES AT THE STUDENT REC CENTER
New classes in Latin Dance & Cuban Salsa, Belly Dance, Massage Techniques,
Women's Self Defense, European Fencing and Adult Learn-to-Swim are just
beginning the week of Jan. 24. Many classes still have space available;
however, classes are filling up fast. Registration is available "in person" at
the Recreation Center cashier, and is open to CU Students and to Adult Members
of the Student Recreation Center.
Contact: Fitness & Wellness Program 303-492-5258
INTERESTED IN GLOBAL ACCESS TO EDUCATION AND WANT TO MAKE A REAL
IMPACT? JOIN CU EDUCAID!
CU EducAid is a new student organization working to engage the Boulder
community and raise awareness about the impact of global access to education.
Through a partnership with the nonprofit American Assistance for Cambodia, CU
EducAid is currently working to build a school in rural Cambodia and hopes to
expand into more regions in the future. If you are interested in joining our
efforts or would like more information please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional information: http://www.cueducaid.blogspot.com
SCHOLARSHIP TO STUDY IN CHINA AND JAPAN THIS SUMMER!
Attend this amazing traveling Global Seminar and receive a $4,600 scholarship
from the Freeman Foundation. With Asian Literatures and Civilizations Professors
Terry and Faye Kleeman, you will examine Chinese and Japanese cultures from
their distant origins with visits to key cultural centers in six major urban areas:
Hong Kong, Chengdu, Nanjing, Hiroshima, Osaka/Kyoto, and
Tokyo. Application deadline: Feb. 1
Contact: Faye Kleeman, email@example.com or Sylvie Burnet-Jones,
Additional information: http://studyabroad.colorado.edu/?go=EastAsiaGS
VOLUNTEER FOR THE 63RD ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON WORLD AFFAIRS!
Every April, over one hundred professionals from various fields come to Boulder
to participate in panels and engage with students. CWA provides the unique
opportunity for students to be part of the largest event in Boulder, make great
connections and have fun. Be a part of "The Conference on Everything
Conceivable" and join us for food and information at our first student meeting
of the semester Thursday, Jan. 20 at 7 pm in EDUC 155
Contact: Max Bohning and Mary Rochelle
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/cwa
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