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.

 

Seeking help with finance, personal assistance

We are looking for a college student who is responsible, reliable and patient to help with an elderly woman. The job would consist of keeping track of her finance, paying bills, driving her around town and helping around with anything there is to do at home (e.g., putting dishes in the washer, sweeping and taking the trash out). We are looking for someone who is available twice a week and can be flexible.

2017 Martz Summer Conference

Martz River through canyon

Please join the Getches-Wilkinson Center for the 2017 Martz Summer Conference "Fighting Back on the Colorado River: Carving Out Progress on Multiple Fronts."

The conference is free to CU faculty, staff and students, and there are 14 CLE credits available. Full event agenda and registration are available at the GWC website.

June 8 and 9
Wolf Law Building
Wittemyer Courtroom

Work-study opportunities for summer

CU Registrar logo

The Office of the Registrar is seeking friendly, hard-working and professional students for front-desk reception positions. Applicants must be undergraduate Colorado residents who already have a summer 2017 work-study award.

The front desk is staffed 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The ideal candidate would work at least 10 to 20 hours per week across multiple weekdays. Duties include processing verifications, answering registration questions, greeting visitors and answering emails. This position requires excellent customer service skills, attention to detail and a positive attitude. Hourly pay starts at $9–$10, depending on experience.

Save $50 on Camp Shakespeare, summer camp for ages 10 to 13

Camp Shakespeare performers on stage

Unlock the magic of Shakespeare's language with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s wildly popular summer acting program, Camp Shakespeare. Campers ages 10 to 18 rehearse an abbreviated Shakespeare play, study with Colorado Shakespeare Festival professionals and perform in the historic outdoor Mary Rippon Theatre.

All classes for ages 14 and up are full, but there's still room for ages 10 to 13. CU faculty and staff use coupon code BUFFBARD2017 for $50 off the registration fee! Code expires May 31.

Session one runs May 30 to June 26. Session two runs July 24 to Aug. 11

For more information, call 303-735-1181 or see the contact details below.

Staff Appreciation Field Day is June 8

Staff Appreciation Field Day

Join the Boulder Campus Staff Council from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, June 8, at Farrand Field for the annual Staff Appreciation Field Day. Free and open to all CU Boulder classified and university staff, the event will feature food, games, live music from The New Ordeal, vendors and outdoor fun! Be sure to bring a water bottle to stay hydrated and your Buff OneCard for admission.

Young adult mood study: Earn up to $200

Are you between 18 and 25 years old? Interested in your moods and thoughts?

Participate in a paid study on emotion and mood in the CU Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. Earn up to $200 to participate in studies answering questions about your feelings and thoughts, watching brief films, playing computer games, and logging emotions and activities.

The study includes two separate visits, each paying $10 per hour in cash. The first visit will last two to three hours, and the second is four hours. There will be an added option for paid follow-up phone interviews.

If interested, please complete our survey.

Diagnosed with bipolar disorder and feeling depressed?

Diagnosed with bipolar disorder? Currently depressed?

We are looking for potential participants for a paid research study on mood and emotion. Qualifying participants will be asked to come to our lab for a three- to four-hour session and will be compensated up to $40.

Participation requirements:

  • Age 25 to 55
  • Have a diagnosis of bipolar disorder or history of depression

If interested, please email the address below with subject line "BuffB GDEP." We look forward to hearing from you.

Reception, gallery and talk: 'Heart Mapping: Indigenous Perspectives on Land'

The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library at the University of Colorado Boulder will host a gallery talk and reception for Heart Mapping: Indigenous Perspectives on Land, a series of mixed-media works by Melanie Yazzie, CU professor of art and art history and head of printmaking.

Visiting artist Faith McManus, art teacher at Northtec Education Institute in Northland, New Zealand, will be joining Yazzie in discussing the exhibit.

Light refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public. The Earth Sciences & Map Library is located in the Benson Earth Sciences Building.

The event is taking place from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, May 19. The exhibit will be shown through July 7.

Summer bus pass suspension for students

Passengers wait to load RTD bus

For students who are not enrolled in summer terms, but returning for the fall semester, their bus passes will be suspended beginning May 26 through Aug. 1, 2017. To keep the pass working over the summer, students can visit the Buff OneCard office in C4C and purchase an “optional bus pass” for $85 (if purchased from RTD directly it would cost $342). This program is also available for residents of family housing.

For those who are enrolled and paying mandatory fees for a summer term(s), no further action needs to be taken and their pass will continue to work.

Please email buspass@colorado.edu for further information or questions.

Ethics and Compliance Brown Bag: Best Practices in Hosting Minors on Campus

Brown bag, notebook, pen and orange

This month's Ethics and Compliance Brown Bag presentation is from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, May 22, at the Rec Center Ice Rink Overlook Large Meeting Room.

The session will feature a presentation by Carolyn Peet, interim director of University Risk Management at the University of Colorado Boulder, on the subject of best practices in hosting minors on campus. Peet will provide a general overview of the current Child Protection Policy as well as share important updates and valuable resources to support faculty, staff and students who are working with or managing youth programs on campus.

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

Textbook sellback at the CU Book Store

Cash. Convenience. Competitive prices. And we will buy it no matter where you bought it!

The CU Book Store will be buying textbooks May 8 to 15 at the store in the UMC and locations throughout campus. Download our free Sell Books App for iPhone or Android for an instant price quote! Search for "University of Colorado" in either app store. See website for hours, locations and sellback prices. You can also return your rental textbooks to any of our sellback locations.

Save $50 on Camp Shakespeare, summer camp for ages 10 to 18

Camp Shakespeare performers on stage

Unlock the magic of Shakespeare's language with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s wildly popular summer acting program Camp Shakespeare. Campers ages 10 to 18 rehearse an abbreviated Shakespeare play, study with Colorado Shakespeare Festival professionals and perform in the historic outdoor Mary Rippon Theatre.

CU faculty and staff use coupon code BUFFBARD2017 for $50 off the registration fee! Code expires May 31.

For more information, call 303-735-1181 or see the contact details below.