Buff Bulletin Board

This site is a listing of notices, training/seminars, jobs, campus services and events. Buff Bulletin is a service of Campus Communications.


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)

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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

Design a T-shirt tote bag at semester's last Crafternoon


Come get crafty with the Women's Resource Center during our last Crafternoon of the semester, featuring T-shirt tote bags.

Make new connections, relax and let your creativity loose. Students, staff and faculty are welcome. 

Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 2–3 p.m.
University Memorial Center, rooms 382–85

Education Abroad interest meeting: Northern Ireland

Peace Wall in Northern Ireland

Peace & Conflict in Northern Ireland Global Seminar

Spend Maymester 2018 exploring the history and beauty of Northern Ireland. Immerse yourself in a post-conflict society and learn cutting-edge approaches to peacebuilding from experts on the ground. Plus, visit sites like the ancient Giant’s Causeway, Titanic Museum and Game of Thrones filming locations! 

Learn more at an interest meeting with the director Alison Castel.

Thursday, Nov. 9, 5:15 p.m. 
Center for Community, room N215

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