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Learning on the move, a Nov. 9 lecture

Learning in Informal Settings graphic

Learning in Informal Settings: "Learning on the Move & Interaction Geography In and Out of Museums," Rogers Hall and Ben Rydal Shapiro

How do people use movement to engage and learn in spaces designed to support informal learning? On Nov. 9, learn the latest in design research in and out of library and museum spaces that develops and uses new research approaches to understand how movement provides both the means and the content to learn.

Learning in Informal Settings is an innovative seminar series covering a variety of topics, including learning through making, interactional studies and contemplative studies of the natural world.  All lectures are free and open to faculty, alumni, students, educators and the public. Seating is limited.

The CU Museum of Natural History is located at 15th Street and Broadway in the Henderson Building. For information about parking and program updates visit the website or email cumuseum@colorado.edu.
Thursday, Nov. 9, 3:30–4:30 p.m.
CU Museum of Natural History, Paleontology Hall

The international student experience, a discussion Nov. 15

The International Student Experience at CU: A Discussion of Student Perspectives

The International Student Experience at CU: A Discussion of Student Perspectives

How do international students experience inclusion and exclusion during their time at CU Boulder?  This student-driven discussion will explore specific challenges international students face, as well as ways their experiences can contribute to CU’s efforts to create a more internationalized campus overall. This forum will offer advice and insight to faculty, staff and other students.

CAS Event
Wednesday, Nov. 15, 3 p.m.
University Memorial Center, room 425

'Why America is Coming Apart' topic of Nov. 2 campus talk

Charles Murray, author of The Bell Curve, Coming Apart, and By the People: Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission, will be on campus to present the talk “Why America is Coming Apart” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, as a guest of the CU Boulder student group The American Enterprise Institute.
Doors to the free event open at 6 p.m. for students and 6:30 p.m. for the public. Murray’s talk will be followed by a Q&A.
Find more information on the event here.

Thursday, Nov. 2, 7 p.m.
Cristol Chemistry, room 140

Education Abroad interest meeting: Brazil

Black Lion Tamarin in a tree

Conservation Biology & Practice in Brazil's Atlantic Forest

Earn 3 credits this May in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest on this exciting Global Seminar. Obtain hands-on experience in the principles and practice of conservation biology. Experience operational conservation programs in the Pontal do Paranapanema, participate in community-based conservation solutions, experience Iguaçu Falls National Park and much more! 

Students from a range of disciplines with an interest in conservation are encouraged to apply. Offered as EBIO 4340/5340 and ENVS 4340/5340, this course fulfills the EBIO lab/field and 4000-course major requirements and ENVS's application and specialization requirements. Learn more at an informational meeting with the director.

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 3:30–4:15 p.m.
Hellems Arts and Sciences, room 137

Call for nominations: Women Who Make a Difference

Do you know a woman who makes a difference in your life or in the lives of others? The WRC invites you to nominate this person for Women Who Make a Difference! 

All nominated individuals will be recognized at a celebratory reception held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Nov. 17.

To apply, click here for the English version or here for the Spanish version. Forms for applying are also available in our office, UMC 416.

Wait Your Turn: Recognizing and Interrupting Sexism

During this interactive 90-minute training designed for staff and faculty, participants will engage in small- and large-group discussions to help identify examples of sexism in their lives or in an institution they participate in. They will also learn strategies for interrupting sexism. 

Register for the training in advance. Please wait for a confirmation, as we have a minimum and maximum number of participants. 

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2-3:30 p.m.
University Memorial Center, room 386

Fun research projects for kids

Junior Scientists

The Cognitive Development Center in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience is looking for children age birth to 12 years old who are interested in playing games that will help teach us about self-control, language and cognitive strategies. 

A visit, scheduled at your convenience, lasts about 60 minutes. Babysitting is available for siblings. Parents are compensated for travel, and kids receive a fun prize.

To sign up, please visit our website; email cogdevctr@colorado.edu with your child’s name, gender, date of birth and parent contact information (address/phone number/email address); or call us at 303-492-6389.

For more information, feel free to check out our Facebook page.

Education Abroad interest meeting: Florence, Italy

Perseus and Medusa statue in Florence

Dante in Florence Global Seminar

Spend Maymester with CU Boulder’s Suzanne Magnanini in Italy, exploring Florence’s historic streets. Learn about Dante, his Inferno, paintings and frescoes inspired by the poem. 

The course fulfills upper-division Literature & the Arts core. You don't have to know any Italian to spend part of your summer studying in Italy! Come learn more at the informational meeting.

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 5 p.m. 
Center for Community, room S341

Student organizations: Looking for a meeting spot?

Student Engagement & Collaboration Area

The Student Engagement & Collaboration Lounge in the University Memorial Center is a space where Recognized Student Organizations (RSO) can come together, collaborate and prepare for events and projects.

It includes:
• Meeting rooms
• 55" monitors and computer hook-ups
• Prep/work rooms
• Lounge areas
• Whiteboard space
• Lockable storage cabinets

If your RSO would like to reserve a room in the SECA Lounge, visit colorado.edu/umc/about/seca for all the info.

Feeling depressed, down, sad or blue?

Affordable psychotherapy is available at the Raimy Clinic in the Muenzinger Psychology Building on Main Campus. Special low rates are available for all CU Boulder students, staff and faculty.

Raimy Clinic therapists can provide help coping with depression, sadness, isolation, feeling down and other difficulties, as well as helping you meet your goals for improving your mood and increasing healthy behaviors.

New this year: Trivia Night at The Connection

Trivia Nights

Join The Connection on Mondays for Trivia Night. Test your knowledge of everything from celebrities and sports to history and more!

Free! Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk. Games begin at 7 p.m. Prizes for top finishers!

Upcoming dates:
Nov. 6, 27
Dec. 11

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events | The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor