Buff Bulletin Board

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

 

Feeling down? Struggling with anxiety? Worried about health or relationship problems?

Affordable psychotherapy is available at the Raimy Clinic in the Muenzinger Psychology building on Main Campus. Special low rates are available for all CU Boulder faculty, staff and students.

Raimy Clinic therapists can provide help coping with stress, depression, anxiety, relationship and occupational issues, and other difficulties, as well as helping you meet your goals for improving self-confidence and increasing healthy behavior.

Students: Help build a sustainable bamboo structure in coastal Ecuador

Group of students in Ecuador

Calling all students interested in architecture, sustainable design, engineering, environmental studies, agroforestry and traveling!

Are you interested in making an impactful difference in a community of coastal Ecuador? Are you interested in taking long walks on the beach, late-night soccer matches with locals or campfires on the beach over summer break?

Join other CU Boulder and UC Berkley students May 20-30 to build a bamboo structure and learn about sustainable eco-farming practices! Come to one of our upcoming interest meetings; the next will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, in DLC 191 (in the ITLL of the Engineering Center).

For parents: Cognitive Development Center offers fun research projects for kids

The Cognitive Development Center in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience is looking for children ages 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.

To sign up, please do one of the following:

For more information, feel free to check out our Facebook page and website.

Equity and Excellence Award: Call for nominations, due March 5

Do you know someone who is has made significant contributions to making excellence inclusive at CU Boulder? Nominate them!
 
The Equity and Excellence Award recognizes students, staff and faculty who have successfully and effectively worked to promote the principles of making excellence inclusive in teaching, learning, higher-education program management or leadership practices and execution. 

Nominations are due Monday, March 5. Read the guidelines and submit an online nomination.

Student orgs: Apply for UMC office space, lockers by March 9

The UMC is accepting applications from student organizations for free office space or lockers during the fall 2018 semester. 

Pick up an application in the UMC Executive Director’s Office (UMC 305) or CUSG (UMC 125), or download an application at our website. Groups with current space must reapply!

Applications must be submitted by noon Friday, March 9.

Act now! Help your organization succeed with a central office location. Questions? Call 303-492-8832.

Feeling down? Struggling with anxiety? Worried about health or relationship problems?

Affordable psychotherapy is available at the Raimy Clinic in the Muenzinger Psychology building on Main Campus. Special low rates are available for all CU Boulder faculty, staff and students.

Raimy Clinic therapists can provide help coping with stress, depression, anxiety, relationship problems, occupational issues and other difficulties, as well as helping you meet your goals for improving self-confidence and increasing healthy behavior.

For more information, call our intake line at 303-492-5177.

Apply for fall, summer Education Abroad

Student in Indonesia

Upcoming deadlines for Education Abroad programs this summer range from October through March 1; fall program deadlines range from Feb. 1 to March 1. Don’t miss your chance to enhance your college experience with overseas studies!

Learn more about your Education Abroad opportunities by completing Abroad 101, which covers key information to get you started on your education abroad journey. Abroad 101 is offered online and in-person; get started today!

Property Services hosting live auction Feb. 24

CU Boulder Distribution Center

CU Boulder Property Services will hold a public auction of surplus property and equipment on Saturday, Feb. 24. Items for sale may include: computers, furniture, lab equipment, vehicles and more. 

Items will be available for preview beginning at 8 a.m., and the auction will begin at 9 a.m. Auctions are held on the east side of the Distribution Center, located at 3300 Walnut St.

Please “like” us on Facebook for the most up-to-date information on our upcoming sales and auctions.

Women's basketball vs. Washington Huskies Feb. 16

Come cheer on the women's basketball team as they take on the Washington Huskies at 7 p.m. this Friday at the Coors Events Center on campus. Plus, wear pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness, and receive a $5 general admission ticket.

Students: Submit your Western American writing by March 20 for chance to win $500

Regardless of whether you call the West your home or you are just passing through, as a student at CU Boulder you live, breathe, eat, drink and sleep the West. Here's an opportunity to transform your unique perspective on this region into cash, simply by putting it to paper. 

Center of the American West will continue accepting entries through March 20 for its 19th annual Thompson Awards for Western American Writing. The contest is open to all CU Boulder students, graduate and undergraduate. 

Prizes are $500 in each of four categories: fiction, memoir, poetry and creative non-fiction. Students may submit entries in any or all of the four categories. The theme must touch upon some aspect or issue of the American West. To name a few examples: growing up in a Western town; visiting a national park or other place in the West for the first time; immigration; wildfire; the use of myth and stereotype in movies and books about Western people, places and events; ranching and public lands; skiing and ski resorts; prairie dogs and mustangs; water; tourism; energy development.

Please visit our website for details, entry form and to read winning entries from past years. Then contact us with your questions: academics@centerwest.org or 303-735-1399.

Equity and Excellence Award: Call for nominations, due March 5

Do you know someone who is has made significant contributions to making excellence inclusive at CU Boulder? Nominate them!
 
The Equity and Excellence Award recognizes students, staff and faculty who have successfully and effectively worked to promote the principles of making excellence inclusive in teaching, learning, higher-education program management or leadership practices and execution. 

Nominations are due Monday, March 5. Read the guidelines and submit an online nomination.

Participate in a paid study on mood and emotion

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Interested in your moods and thoughts? Participate in a paid study on emotion and mood here on campus in the CU Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. 

Earn up to $200 to participate in studies involving answering questions about your feelings and thoughts, watching brief films, playing computer games and keeping a log of your emotions and activities. The study includes two separate visits and pays $10 per hour in cash each (the first visit is 2–3 hours; the second is 4 hours), with an option for paid follow-up phone interviews.

For more information, please complete the screening survey. If you have questions please email us at gruberpeplab@gmail.com or visit our website.

Students: Be involved, be heard ... join the UMC Board!

Join the UMC Board and be part of the decisions that help the UMC fulfill its mission. It is a great leadership opportunity for new and returning students!

The UMC Board is the governing board for CU's student union and currently has openings for student members. You must be able to make the board meetings on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Learn more and apply today.