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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

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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