From: Student Buff Bulletin (memofrom@Colorado.EDU)
Date: Tue Jan 17 2012 - 03:37:19 MST
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2012 03:37:19 -0700 (MST) From: Student Buff Bulletin <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Student Buff Bulletin 01/17/2012
SUBJECT: Student Buff Bulletin 01/17/2012
Student Buff Bulletin
17 January 2012, Tuesday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- Study Russian Language & Culture in St. Petersburg this Summer - Interest
Meeting Jan. 26
--- Free Fitness Classes at CU Rec
--- Learn About Legal Careers and Gaining Admission to Law School
--- GRE Prep for Under $500 - Sign Up Today
--- Chinese New Years Festival
--- Auditions This Week for Co-Ed A Cappella at CU - Extreme Measures
--- Wetlands in Crisis in the Yellow River Basin: A Chinese NGO Seeks Bottom-
Up Solutions (CAS Event)
--- Rentals Available for Fall - Off-Campus Housing Fair
--- Fiske Planetarium Events
--- Get Support While Being Tested for HIV in a Safe and Confidential Space
--- January 25 Free Workshop for CU students - Living Off Campus: Everything
First-Timers Need to Know
--- 2012-13 Puksta New Scholar Applications Due Feb. 1
STUDY RUSSIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE IN ST. PETERSBURG THIS SUMMER -
INTEREST MEETING JAN. 26
Make this summer unforgettable - spend six weeks immersed in Russian culture
and language in St. Petersburg! The program, directed by Professor Artemi
Romanov, includes language courses each morning, afternoon and weekend
excursions around beautiful St. Petersburg, plus a weekend trip to Moscow! Earn
nine credits; beginning and advanced Russian speakers welcome. Come to a
meeting to learn more: Jan 26, 5 p.m. HUMN 180.
Contact: Sarah Westmoreland (Sarah.Westmoreland@Colorado.EDU)
FREE FITNESS CLASSES AT CU REC
Come to the CU Rec Center. Free fitness classes Tuesday, Jan. 17- Sunday, Jan.
22. (Full Semester classes only) Checkout body sculpting, sport conditioning,
yoga, pilates, cycling, zumba, martial arts, master swim and more. Check out all
of the classes on the website.
Contact: patti kish
LEARN ABOUT LEGAL CAREERS AND GAINING ADMISSION TO LAW SCHOOL
Join Colorado Law and the Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO) on
Feb. 4, 2012 for a free program from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Wolf Law Building.
This event is open to all diverse and low- income, economically, or otherwise
disadvantaged students who are currently in their freshman, sophomore or
junior years of college. Breakfast and lunch provided.
Contact: Questions: Susani.email@example.com
Additional information: Registration:
GRE PREP FOR UNDER $500 - SIGN UP TODAY
Sign up today for comprehensive GRE Test Prep taught on campus by Larry
Monke. For 20 years Larry has helped hundreds of CU students earn higher
scores and he can help you too!
Registration is easy and on-line. You can sign up for either section
individually, or save 5% if you sign up for both sections!
Don't Delay, Register for GRE prep today!
Evening classes begin Jan.30.
Contact: Jessie Kasynski
Additional information: http://presidentsleadershipinstitute.org/
CHINESE NEW YEAR FESTIVAL
Chinese food, live performances and lots of prizes in Chinese New Year
Festival on Jan. 22 at UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom. Tickets are required for
entrance,but will be distributed free at UMC loggia (cafe area) on Jan. 18,
12:30 p.m.; Jan. 19, 12:30 p.m. and Jan. 22, 5 p.m. Students with BuffOne card
can get two tickets and others one each. Tickets run out very fast. We will
follow the rule of first come and first serve.
Contact: Yiheng Lin
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/studentgroups/cu-cssa
AUDITIONS THIS WEEK FOR CO-ED A CAPPELLA AT CU-EXTREME MEASURES
Extreme Measures (EM) is a Co-Ed A cappella group and we are once again
having auditions. They will be held in Hellems 267 from 6-9 p.m. on
Wednesday, Jan. 18 and Thursday, Jan. 19. Walk-ins are welcome and we will be
having sign-ups in the UMC hallway. Come prepared with an Acappella solo. We
are looking for all parts, but especially basses. Hope to see you there.
Contact: Charles Gade
Additional information: ExtremeMeasuresCU.com
WETLANDS IN CRISIS IN THE YELLOW RIVER BASIN: A CHINESE NGO SEEKS
BOTTOM-UP SOLUTIONS (CAS EVENT)
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 3-4 p.m., 201E Guggenheim
This talk by Zhao Zhong, the founder and former director of Green Camel
Bell, a grassroots environmental NGO in northwest China, will focus on
environmental threats to the upper reaches of China's Yellow River, and local
responses to mitigate those threats. It will also briefly introduce the work of
Green Camel Bell, the first NGO in Gansu province, as well as China's
Contact: The Center for Asian Studies
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/cas/
RENTALS AVAILABLE FOR FALL- OFF CAMPUS HOUSING FAIR
We're hosting our 27th annual Off-Campus Housing Fair on Feb. 2 from
10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the UMC Ballroom.
Collect information on hundreds of units. We will have over 50 landlords,
property management companies, and realtors advertising properties in
several popular neighborhoods including the Hill and Goss Grove.
Free pizza will be served at noon. Enjoy giveaways and enter our raffle to
win a flat screen TV for your new home!
Contact: Off-Campus Housing & Neighborhood Relations
Additional information: http://offcampushousing.colorado.edu
FISKE PLANETARIUM EVENTS
Week of January 16th-22nd
Evening Star Talks/Shows
$7 for adults, $3.50 for children/seniors
Free for students/faculty with ID ($5 for students/faculty on Friday)
Thursday, 7:30 p.m. "CO Skies: Winter Skies"
Friday, 7:30 p.m. "Mars Revealed"
Friday Evening Laser Shows
$7 general admission
9:30 p.m. "Lady Gaga"
10:45 p.m. "Pink Floyd: The Wall"
$6 for adults, $3.50 for children/seniors
2 p.m. "Space Storm"
3:15 p.m. "Laser: Symphony of the Stars"
Contact: Fiske Main Office 303-492-5002
Additional information: http://fiske.colorado.edu
GET SUPPORT WHILE BEING TESTED FOR HIV IN A SAFE AND CONFIDENTIAL
Community Health offers free and confidential HIV testing for CU students.
It's a chance to learn about ways to reduce HIV and STI transmission and
answer other sexual health questions. Testing takes place on Mondays from
10 a.m.-12 p.m. in UMC 411 & Atlas 202. It's also offered on Tuesdays from 1-3
p.m. in UMC 411 and from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in Will Vill's Darley Commons. Results
are delivered in 20 minutes. No appointment necessary.
Contact: Community Health: (303) 492-2937, firstname.lastname@example.org
JANUARY 25 FREE WORKSHOP FOR CU STUDENTS - LIVING OFF CAMPUS:
EVERYTHING FIRST-TIMERS NEED TO KNOW
Are you thinking about living off campus next year? Do you have questions
about things like: average rental rates, lease terms, budgeting, roommate
agreements and landlords? Join CU Money Sense and Off Campus Housing
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2011
3-4 p.m. in UMC room 425 for answers to your questions and more!
Space is limited for this popular workshop. RSVP today by e-mail.
Additional information: http://bursar.colorado.edu/cumoneysense/
2012-13 PUKSTA NEW SCHOLAR APPLICATIONS DUE FEB. 1
The Puksta Scholars, an exemplary undergraduate civic engagement program,
is accepting applications for 2012-13 new scholars. Limited number of $4,500
annual scholarships. If you have a strong commitment to civic responsibility
and want to bring about positive change in our communities, apply now.
Scholarship only available for students who will be freshmen, sophomores or
juniors in academic year 2012-13. Application, overview,
http://www.colorado.edu/puksta/apply.html. Questions, Peter Simons
Contact: Peter Simons
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/puksta
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