July 5, 2013 Faculty-Staff CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Visiting Artist Program introduces students to working artists

Aspiring artists at CU-Boulder can learn some of what it takes to become a successful artist in the real world by rubbing shoulders with working professional artists through the Visiting Artist Program.

Astronaut testing feasibility of CU-Boulder project on far side of the moon

An astronaut orbiting Earth in the International Space Station has remotely directed a NASA rover in California to unfurl an “antenna film” that CU-Boulder scientists are developing for use on the unexplored far side of the moon.


Community Notes

Paid multi-part experiment about learning and memory

Our lab in the CU-Boulder department of psychology is looking for participants for a multi-part experiment about learning and memory. Participants will be paid up to $15 per hour, and participants completing all 9 sessions within three weeks will receive a $25 bonus. You must be 18-29 years old and right handed to participate. If you are eligible to participate and interested, please visit our website for more information and to sign up for our experiments.

ATLAS Digital CUrrents a success

Last Friday students in the ATLAS Digital CUrrents summer workshop proudly presented the websites they created at the completion of a three-week technology workshop at North High School in Denver. For more on this story visit the CU-Boulder Facebook page.


Come join CU Walks for our nice summer weather

CU Walks invites you to take a break and go for a lunchtime walk on campus!
We start our walk Monday-Friday at noon from the west side of Carlson Gym, near the Rec Center. We encourage individuals in the CU community to obtain the physical and mental health benefits of a free, safe, convenient and social recreational opportunity. Our group has established a scenic and safe 1.5 mile (30 minute) loop around campus. We are a collaboration of students and faculty of the Integrative Physiology Department together with the Recreation Center.

Boulder County Clean Air Challenge kick off

Log your cleaner greener commutes this summer (starting any time after July 1) with Boulder County's Clean Air Challenge. Help build the 23rd Boulder B-Cycle station (on CU-Boulder's East Campus) - and enter to win an iPad3 and other goodies.

Change your behavior, change your weight educational group

Explore behaviors causing and/or maintaining excess weight and/or obesity. Participants will learn why crash dieting and temporary weight changes don’t work. Topics include motivation and goal setting for long-term weight loss, journaling food intake, mindless and mindful eating, impulsive eating, body image, and adding activity to support weight loss. Come prepared to learn and apply ways to change behavior in support of sustainable weight loss.