Buff Bulletin Board

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


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

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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

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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.

Seeking volunteer research assistant in psychology

The Colorado Family Project is looking for an undergraduate volunteer research assistant. We are a clinical psychology research laboratory working with children and adolescents at risk for developing bipolar disorder. Some clinical experience is preferred but not necessary. Position will include training on the administration of various psychological measures.

Last call: Lavender Graduation registration closes May 5

Lavender Graduation poster

Are you graduating this May, summer or December and looking for a rad graduation? Lavender Graduation is a celebration of LGBTQ excellence hosted by Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, with a keynote address from Frank O'Caña. There will be light refreshments provided, and the ceremony is open to family, friends and allies.

If you would like to get a free rainbow tassel and little gift bag, please register before Friday, May 5, at the link below.

Graduates of any degree program are welcome!

Fun research projects for kids

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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.

For more information or to sign up, see our information below or call us at 303-492-6389.

Got a baby bump? Paid research study for first-time moms

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Perinatal Emotion and Relationships Longitudinal Study (PEARLS)

Researchers in CU’s Department of Psychology and Neuroscience are recruiting women who are currently pregnant with their first child to participate in a paid study of their experiences of pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period. The study can be completed online, over the phone and from your home.

If interested, please contact Laura River, study coordinator, by email or phone.

Email: pearlstudy@colorado.edu | Phone: 303-735-7547