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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

Hello world

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.

Safe Zone training: LGBTQ Ally Development Program

The Gender and Sexuality Center offers monthly Safe Zone trainings throughout the academic year.

Join us Feb. 27 for this interactive 90-minute training that 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.

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.

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

Students: Stop by The Clinic at Village Center

Flu shots, check-ups, prescription pick-up and more—if you’re over in Williams Village this week, stop by The Clinic at Village Center! 

Staff from Wardenburg’s Medical Clinic are available to deal with a range of issues and needs from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday–Thursday and 1 to 5 p.m. Friday on the first floor of the Village Center. For more information, visit us online.

Equity and Excellence Award: Call for nominations, due March 2

Do you know someone who 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 March 2. Read the guidelines and submit an online nomination.

Men's hockey team takes on CSU Rams at last home game Feb. 9

Come support your CU Buffs men’s club hockey team as they face the rival CSU Rams in their last home game of the season at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9. Free admission with your Buff OneCard!

The game will be held at the CU Rec Center Ice Rink. The 12 graduating seniors will be honored prior to the start of the game with family, friends and fans! Send off your seniors the right way by packing The Rec and getting loud for a Buffs win!

Following the game, the ice will open up for fans to jump on the ice with the team! $2 ice skate rentals will be available at the rink.

Win $500 for Western American writing; Entry deadline March 20

Center of the American West is now accepting entries for the 19th annual Thompson Awards for Western American Writing. 

The contest is open to all CU Boulder program students, graduate and undergraduate. The entry deadline is Tuesday, March 20.

Prizes are $500 in each of four categories. Submit writing to any or all of the categories—fiction, memoir, poetry and creative non-fiction. The one content requirement is that entries touch upon some aspect of the American West, a subject rich and vast with possibility.  

Visit the website for details and entry form and to read winning entries from past years. Then contact us with your questions at academics@centerwest.org or 303-735-1399.

Hip-hop activists Climbing PoeTree offering student workshop Feb. 11

Creativity is the antidote to destruction! Performance activists and cultural workers Alixa Garcia and Naima Penniman of Climbing PoeTree use art as a tool for catalyzing action, cross-pollinating solutions and getting at the root of the unnatural disasters we’ve inherited. 

In this interactive workshop that integrates performance and storytelling, Garcia and Penniman will share models of how creative interventions can be used to strengthen our movements for social and climate justice. Participants will interact with and contribute to a tapestry of thousands of hand-written stories, exercise the visionary muscle of the imagination and unleash collaborative power to build bridges of empathy across the walls that try to divide us.

Offered for CU Boulder students only. Cost is $25; lunch included. Reduced rates and scholarships available. Register by Feb. 8.

Sponsored by CU Environmental Center and CU Cultural Unity and Engagement Center.

Climate and Justice Workshop: Reshaping Reality through Cultural Activism
Sunday, Feb. 11, noon to 4 p.m.
Main Campus (location to be shared once registered)