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


Break Down the Wall: A night about immigration, DACA

The Women's Resource Center and Health Promotion introduces an interactive panel on the legal and social impacts of the DACA program and its cancellation. 

The event will feature Justin Vinneau with a focus on health disparities and Violeta Chapin with an emphasis on legal aspects of DACA.

Thursday, Nov. 9, 6–8 p.m.
University Memorial Center, room 386

Learn about FMLA, ADA compliance Nov. 27

Brown bag lunch, an orange, notebook and pen

This month's Ethics and Compliance Education Series presentation will focus on the ways the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the American Disability Act (ADA) intersect, with a focus on employee rights and supervisor responsibilities.  

Presented by Molly Freeman, senior employee relations and FMLA consultant with Human Resources, and Lauren Schipper, senior ADA compliance consultant in the Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance, this informative session will benefit supervisors as well as employees in developing an awareness of the two laws and an understanding of the resources available on campus.  

Attendees are welcome to bring a lunch. Light refreshments will be provided. Visit the website below for full session details.  

Monday, Nov. 27, noon to 1 p.m.
Rec Center Ice Rink Overlook Large Meeting Room

CU departments: Put your message on UMC digital signs

Advertise in the Heart of Campus; illustration of UMC digital sign

Do you have programs, services, courses, events or messages that you want or need to promote to get more attention? Put your message on the UMC digital signs!

Create your own eye-catching slides, animations or videos that cycle on three different UMC digital signs in front of hundreds of students and UMC visitors every day! It's environmentally friendly, low-cost and cuts down on print materials.

Visit colorado.edu/umc/marketing for more details and information on other opportunities within the UMC to help get the word out to the CU Boulder community!

Watch Buffs football on FOX this Saturday

The Southern California at Colorado football game Saturday, Nov. 11, will be televised nationally by FOX. Kickoff is 2:05 p.m. MST. The rest of the Pac-12 TV slate for Saturday follows in MST:

Washington State at Utah
Pac-12 networks, 3:30 p.m.

Arizona State at UCLA
Pac-12 networks, 7:30 p.m.

Oregon State at Arizona
ESPN2, 8 p.m.

Print production training: Preparing a request for quote (RFQ)

Hello world

If you ever have to get pricing for a print project, this class is for you. Learn how to create an RFQ that covers all the details—paper, press, ink, bindery, etc. 

This training is one hour of instruction followed by an optional hour of one-on-one help with your project. Walk-ins are welcome, but each class is limited to 15 people. Registration is requested: www.colorado.edu/strategicrelations/ppt

Tuesday, Nov. 7, 9–11 a.m.
Center for Community, room 435 S

100 Navajo Rugs auction to benefit CU Museum textile collection

More than 100 antique and contemporary Navajo weavings from the Toh-Atin Gallery will be on display and on sale at the 32nd annual 100 Navajo Rugs auction, open to the public, collectors and the curious.

This event is coordinated by the Toh-Atin Gallery to support the ongoing care and preservation of the Joe Ben Wheat Navajo Textile Collection at the CU Museum of Natural History. The collection of Southwestern textiles is one of the most comprehensive, complete and best-researched collections in the world, including more than 900 pieces.

Christina Cain, collections manager of anthropology, says, “Proceeds from the auction pay for this amazing work and has literally added years to the lives of these pieces.” 

Learn more at the CU Museum website or watch the video.

Saturday, Nov. 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Denver Post building, 101 W. Colfax, Denver

CU on Friday: Operation Gratitude Nov. 10

CU on Friday: Operation Gratitude

CU on Friday is all about bringing the CU Boulder community together! Students, faculty and staff are invited to join the UMC and The Connection for this new, free monthly tradition.

This month’s theme is Operation Gratitude:

  • Make your own thank-you card; we'll mail it for you (limited to the first 50 guests)
  • Free hot chocolate bar 
  • Sweet and salty snacks
  • $5 all-you-can-play bowling and billiards​

Please RSVP to our Facebook event. Open to all Buff OneCard holders.

Friday, Nov. 10, 4–6 p.m.
The Connection, first floor UMC

International Coffee Hour Nov. 10

Students gathered at International Coffee Hour

Join the international community on campus Nov. 10 for the weekly International Coffee Hour, across from Baby Doe’s and the Alfred Packer Grill in the UMC. Enjoy free hot beverages, delicious treats and the company of your international community here on the CU Boulder campus!

Friday, Nov. 10, 4–5:30 p.m.
University Memorial Center

oSTEM offering Mental Health Awareness Workshop

Learn about mental health related to STEM and LGBTQ+ issues Monday, Nov. 6. The presentation and Q&A will be given by a licensed therapist from CAPS. 

Topics will include:

  • The stigma surrounding mental health
  • Recognizing abnormalities in behavioral patterns, where the line is between daily stress and mental illness
  • Letting go of social inhibitions
  • Carrying shame and fear as LGBT folks
  • Signs and manifestations of stress
  • Recognizing and dealing with toxic relationships
  • Sleep and self-care
  • Resources on and off campus and Q&A

oSTEM at CU Boulder is a queer student organization for students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) that promotes networking, professional development and provides a safe space on campus for community building.

Monday, Nov. 6, 7–8 p.m.
Engineering Center, The Bold Center conference room

8-ball billiards tournament Nov. 8

8-ball billiards tournament Wednesdays at the UMC

This Wednesday, show your skills at the 8-ball billiards tournament at The Connection! 

$5 entry fee. Sign-up starts at 6 p.m at The Connection front desk. Play begins at 7 p.m. Tournament runs in either double-elimination or round-robin format. BCA rules apply. Prizes for top finishers!

Upcoming dates:
8-ball: Nov. 8
9-ball: Dec. 6

Safe Zone Training for LGBTQ, allied community Nov. 9

Safe Zone Ally Network logo

The Gender and Sexuality Center offers monthly Safe Zone Trainings throughout the academic year. This interactive 90-minute training provides information about campus climate for the LGBTQ and allied community; surveys CU Boulder and Colorado resources, policies and protections; and addresses best practices for creating inclusive learning and work environments at the university.

All are welcome, and requests can also be made for departmental or group-specific trainings.

To register for one of our scheduled monthly trainings, please sign up through Skillsoft in your employee portal. If you are having trouble logging in to Skillsoft, you can call Organizational and Employee Development at 303-492-8103. 

Upcoming sessions:

Thursday, Nov. 9, noon to 1:30 p.m.
Center for Community, room S484

Friday, Dec. 15, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Center for Community, room S484