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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

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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

Spring Campus Tree Walks

CU Museum of Natural History and Facilities Management will be hosting their annual Spring Campus Tree Walks with Arborist Vince Aquino and Alan Nelson, retired Outdoor Services director.

Two tours will be offered: the first from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, and the second from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17. Rain or shine.

Tours are free, open to the public and will start at the south entrance of the CU Museum of Natural History at 15th and Broadway. Reservations are not required. All ages are welcome.

AIA Lecture Series: Missing the boat

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Join the Museum of Natural History for a free lecture titled "Ancient Dugout Canoes in the Mississippi-Missouri Watershed," presented by Peter Wood.

In the 16th and 17th centuries, large vessels were fashioned from cedar, poplar and cottonwood trunks. The talk will address how big, numerous and widely dispersed these canoes were; how far back in time they go; and how the introduction of European metal tools influenced or altered their construction.

The lecture is scheduled for Wednesday, May 3, 7 p.m., at the CU Musuem (Henderson Building).

Call for participants: Gardening study

Researchers are launching a Denver-based study exploring the potential of community gardening to promote nutrition, improve active lifestyles and prevent cancer. Seeking individuals over the age of 18 who are relatively new to gardening and offering financial compensation, the study will work with community gardeners and people on garden waiting lists to measure behavior changes.

If you are interested or would like more information, email angel.villalobos@colorado.edu or call 303-724-1235.

Your opinion could shape the future of CU South Denver

CU South Denver recently embarked upon an ambitious strategic planning process that will help define a vision to bring innovative education models to the South Denver community. We want to better understand the unique needs of South Denver businesses, employers, residents, educators and our extended CU family. Take the questionnaire, or participate in the April 28 Open Forum.

AIA Lecture Series: Ancient dugout canoes in the Mississippi-Missouri watershed

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In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, large vessels were fashioned from cedar, poplar and cottonwood trunks. But how big, how numerous and how widely dispersed were these canoes? How far back do they go in time, and how did the introduction of European metal tools influence or alter the construction of these boats? The May 3 talk will suggest preliminary answers to these and related questions.

The event is co-sponsored by the Indian Peaks Chapter of the Colorado Archaeological Society.

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.

AIA Lecture Series: Death and value in the land of King Midas

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Join us for a free lecture presented by Professor Elspeth Dusinberre. "Death and Value in the Land of King Midas of the Golden Touch" explores local traditions and the development of new ideas and expressions as seen in mortuary remains of ancient Gordion's elite inhabitants: gold, ivory, bronze cauldrons and more.

The lecture is scheduled for Wednesday, April 26, at 7 p.m. at the CU Museum of Natural History (Henderson Building).

9-Ball Billiards Tournament April 26

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Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk. Play begins at 7 p.m.
$5 entry fee.

Tournaments run in either double elimination or round robin format. BCA rules apply. Prizes for top finishers. Learn more

Spring 2017 Dates
9-Ball: Jan. 25, Feb. 22, Mar. 22, Apr. 26
8-Ball: Feb. 8, Mar. 8, Apr. 12

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events!
The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor