Buff Bulletin Board

The Buff Bulletin Board, a listing of campus announcements, is a service of Campus Communications.

 

Tuition classification: Spring 2021 residency petitions due Dec. 18

Students planning to prove Colorado residency and pay in-state tuition for the spring 2021 term must complete and submit a residency petition. The Office of the Registrar began accepting spring residency petitions on Oct. 1, and the final deadline to submit is 5 p.m. on Dec 18.

The Adult Residency Petition (non-emancipation) is available online. Graduate students who qualify for in-state tuition rates under the Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) should not make changes to their domicile and should not petition for in-state tuition.

Send individual questions to tuitclass@colorado.edu.
 

Join study on perception for use in space flight

Do you want to participate in astronaut relevant research?

Are you healthy and between 30 and 55? We are looking for subjects like you! We are conducting research to investigate enhancing astronaut perception of sound, vision and touch.

The study will be scheduled for your availability. All subjects are compensated for their time. Email srstudy@colorado.edu for more information.

Struggling with COVID anxiety? Feeling down, hopeless or stuck in a cycle of unproductive worry? Concerned about relationship problems?

Low-cost teletherapy is available through CU Boulder’s Raimy Psychology Clinic, for individuals residing in Colorado. Sessions are held through the videoconferencing platform Zoom.

Raimy Clinic therapists can provide help coping with stress, depression, anxiety, relationship issues and other difficulties during this very challenging time! Special low rates are available for all CU Boulder students, staff and faculty, or family members of full-time staff or faculty. Therapy is free for freshman students! Openings for new clients are available now. Email or call now to start the intake process.

For more information, call our intake coordinator, Julia Salinger, at 303-492-5177; email raimy@colorado.edu; or visit our website.

New location for your printing needs

Contact the Ink Spot in the UMC for your printing needs. The Ink Spot offers a variety of print services previously available at the Print Shop including digital printing, binding, wide-format printing and more. Bulk mail services are also available at the Ink Spot. 

Please bring print-ready PDFs to the Ink Spot. If you are having trouble creating a print-ready PDF, please email eprint@colorado.edu to schedule some time with their staff.

The Ink Spot looks forward to assisting you with your future printing and bulk mail needs. For questions, contact the Ink Spot at 303-492-7878 and Bulk Mail at 303-492-4667.
 
Orders may be submitted in person at the Ink Spot, online or via eprint@colorado.edu. 

Struggling with COVID anxiety? Feeling down, hopeless or stuck in a cycle of unproductive worry? Concerned about relationship problems?

Low-cost teletherapy is available through CU Boulder’s Raimy Psychology Clinic, for individuals residing in Colorado. Sessions are held through the videoconferencing platform Zoom.

Raimy Clinic therapists can provide help coping with stress, depression, anxiety, relationship issues and other difficulties during this very challenging time!

Special low rates are available for all CU Boulder students, staff and faculty, or family members of full-time staff or faculty. Therapy is free for freshman students! Openings for new clients are available now. Email or call now to start the intake process.

For more information, call our intake coordinator, Julia Salinger, at 303-492-5177; email raimy@colorado.edu; or visit our website.

Participants wanted for video game study

Physics Playground

The Emotive Computing Lab at CU Boulder is looking for participants for a study of an educational video game called Physics Playground.

You are eligible to participant in this research study if you:

  • Are 18–22 years old
  • Are fluent in English
  • Have access to the internet, a computer, a webcam and the Firefox browser

In this study you would first answer some questions about your pre-existing knowledge, then you would play the game Physics Playground for about an hour. After you are done playing the game, you would answer some more questions. 

In return for your participation, you would receive a $15 Amazon Gift Card

If you are interested in participating, please contact us at physicsplaygroundschoolstudy@gmail.com to schedule a time.
 

Student Arts Program submissions due Jan. 31

Student Arts Program

Showcase your art in the heart of campus!

The Student Arts Program collects original art created by the CU Boulder student community and displays it throughout the UMC and the Environmental Center. This year, the Student Arts Program is collaborating with the Environmental Board to expand its call for submissions to include pieces that acknowledge and celebrate the impactful work of those in marginalized communities/identities. 

We are looking for original pieces in the following media: painting, drawing, sculpture, textile and photography/film/technology. Submit by Jan. 31. Awards will be given for top submissions. 

Struggling with COVID anxiety? Feeling down, hopeless or stuck in a cycle of unproductive worry? Concerned about relationship problems?

Low-cost teletherapy is available through CU Boulder’s Raimy Psychology Clinic, for individuals residing in Colorado. Sessions are held through the videoconferencing platform Zoom.

Raimy Clinic therapists can provide help coping with stress, depression, anxiety, relationship issues and other difficulties during this very challenging time! Special low rates are available for all CU Boulder students, staff and faculty, or family members of full-time staff or faculty. Therapy is free for freshman students! Openings for new clients are available now. Email or call now to start the intake process.

For more information, call our intake coordinator, Julia Salinger, at 303-492-5177; email raimy@colorado.edu; or visit our website.

Participate in neuroimaging study: Earn $15 per hour

illustration of brain

The SHINE Lab is seeking participants for a study of brain activity during game play.

Am I eligible? You are eligible to participate in this research study if you: 

  • Are able to visit our lab at CU Boulder
  • Are at least 18 years of age
  • Have no history of seizures
  • Are proficient with computers

What does my participation entail? The study requires one visit (2-3 hours) to the lab on East Campus (1777 Exposition Drive, Boulder, CO 80309).

You will play several games with others for money and complete a series of questionnaires. You will be paid $15/hour for participating and will have the opportunity to earn bonus money for your decisions. While playing the games, you will also wear a non-invasive brain measurement device called functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS). fNIRS uses light to monitor blood flow in the brain. 

What are the COVID-related safety procedures? We will take utmost care to ensure your safety for the duration of the visit, with stringent procedures approved by CU administration. 

  • We provide masks, hand-washing stations and temperature checks on arrival.
  • All occupants of the building are required to wear a mask at all times.
  • All equipment is sterilized between uses with medical-grade disinfectant.
  • You will be alone in the testing room for most of the study (a researcher will run the session from an adjacent room, instructing you via video conference).
  • Only six people will be in the facility at a time (<50% occupancy).

How will I get paid? You will be paid in cash. 

What are the next steps? If you are interested in participating, please contact us at shinelabstudy@gmail.com.

Become a leader, network with faculty, support student learning and get paid!

The CU Boulder Learning Assistant Program is accepting applications for spring 2021 through Nov. 9. We have created a virtual, asynchronous Learning Assistant info session that includes videos to help students learn more about the experiences of current LAs and what to expect from each department.

Learning Assistants (LAs) are undergraduate students who are hired to support student learning through research-validated teaching and learning pedagogical techniques. LAs are paid a stipend to work 8–9 hours per week.

Learn more and apply.

Center for Research Data & Digital Scholarship offers consult hours

student working on laptop

The Center for Research Data & Digital Scholarship (CRDDS) offers a full range of services and educational opportunities including workshops, talks, and consult hours, that are free and open to all students, faculty, and staff. We are here to support your data-intensive research and education needs.

Need advice on data-related issues? Meet virtually with experts during our drop-in consult hours for help working with all forms of data, coding in R and Python, exploring computational and digital humanities methods, using CU Research Computing resources and publishing data and open access scholarship.

Tuesdays: CRDDS Interdisciplinary Consult Hours
Noon to 1 p.m. (drop-in via Zoom)
Sign up here

Thursdays: CRDDS Interdisciplinary Consult Hours with LISA Statistics
1–2 p.m. (drop-in via Zoom)
Sign up here

If you are unable to attend our consult hours and would like to set up a consultation, or have additional questions, please email crdds@colorado.edu for assistance.

Check out CRDDS’ learning materials, and be sure to join our mailing list to stay up to date on our training and workshop offerings and consult hours. We look forward to meeting and supporting your research needs.

First- and second-year undergrads: Participate in a virtual focus group, receive an Amazon gift card

We know things are different and we want to hear about your experience and ways in which CU Boulder can improve it. 

Strategic Relations and Communications is seeking first and second-year undergraduate students to participate in one of several online, 75-minute focus groups. Participation is confidential and all responses will be anonymous. 

Please use this link to find one of several dates and times next week that works for you and reserve your spot. Participation will be on a first-come, first-served basis—so sign up today!