Buff Bulletin Board

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


Spring internships for juniors, seniors at History Colorado Center

The Center of the American West internships program is now accepting applications for spring 2019 internships at History Colorado Center.

Current openings include a research assistant position in the Exhibits Department and a School Programs position. These 3-credit hour internships require registration for the Center of the American West internships course CAMW3939 and will require 8 to 10 on-the-job work hours per week at your internship, plus some academic assignments.

We are now scheduling screening interviews. Please visit our website to view job listings and for application instructions.

UROP seeking faculty to host 'interest tables' at symposium

UROP Symposium interest tables

The UROP Symposium provides an opportunity for students from historically underrepresented and underserved communities to meet faculty and learn how to get started on research, scholarly and creative projects. In this lively, fast-paced event, students visit several "interest tables" to meet faculty members and hear about research, scholarly and creative work in a fun, informal environment with plenty of food and drinks.

Faculty are encouraged to sign up online to host an interest table. The deadline to register is Friday, Nov. 9.

Global Sustainability Scholars accepting applications until Nov. 15

Global Sustainability Scholars (GSS) program is a paid, three-summer international research experience for undergraduates committed to solving sustainability issues.

GSS brings the brightest undergraduate students from underrepresented groups to work across cultures, borders and disciplines. It provides an opportunity for you to get paid and engage in cutting-edge international research programs in urban sustainable food, energy and water nexus.

Apply to be a part of the 2019 cohort!

For more information visit gsscholar.org or email gsscholarinfo@gmail.com.

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:

  • Visit our website.
  • Email cogdevctr@colorado.edu with your child’s name, gender, date of birth and parent contact information (address, phone number, email address).
  • Call us at 303-492-6389.

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

City to present proposed bike, pedestrian improvements

People participate in Bike To Work Day in Boulder

The city of Boulder is hosting an on-campus open house on Monday, Oct. 29, to present proposed bike and pedestrian improvements to three busy intersections, Colorado Avenue and Regent Drive, 29th Street and Baseline Road, and 30th Street and Colorado Avenue. This will include updates on a planned underpass at 30th and Colorado.

The open house is from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Sustainability, Energy and Environment Community (SEEC) building on East Campus.

Paid study on understanding the emotions of others

Interested in your moods and brain? Participate in a paid neuroimaging study to understand your own emotions and the emotions of others on the CU Boulder campus in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience (IRB# 17-0358).

Earn $15–$25 per hour to participate in studies involving answering questions about your thoughts and feelings, watching brief videos, playing computer games and having an MRI brain scan taken. Study includes up to three separate visits (first is 4–5 hours, second is 3 hours, third is 1–2 hours). Option for additional paid follow-ups.

To qualify, you must be between the ages of 18 and 55 years old and either have:

  • A diagnosis of bipolar disorder
  • A history of depression
  • No history of mental health conditions

Please fill out a brief survey to apply.

If you have questions, please contact us at gruberpeplab@colorado.edu or 303-735-7547. 

Last call: Enter the International Education Week photo contest

In honor of International Education Week, Nov. 12–16, Education Abroad and International Student & Scholar Services is announcing a photo contest open to current study abroad students, recent study abroad returnees and current international students and scholars.

Eligible students/scholars are welcome to submit up to three photos for a chance to win a prize. Entrants are encouraged to submit photos that reflect IEW’s mission of promoting international and intercultural understanding.

The deadline to submit photos is 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21. Please read the rules and eligibility requirements carefully before submitting.

Three winners will be selected from Education Abroad submissions, and three winners will be selected from International Student & Scholar submissions. Winners will be honored at an IEW Coffee Hour on Friday, Nov. 9.

Submit your photos here.

Get ready for this year's Homecoming game

CU Boulder is celebrating Homecoming Oct. 22-28. Fans are invited to attend the football game on Saturday, Oct. 27, featuring your Buffs against the Beavers from Oregon State. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. at Folsom Field. 

Get your tickets

  • Faculty and staff can purchase $30 tickets (regular price $65) here.
  • Alumni can purchase tickets at a 20 percent discount here.
  • General public can purchase tickets at a 20 percent discount here.

Plus, no homecoming is complete without a parade and pep rally, so bring your family and friends down to Pearl Street on Friday night. Find the complete list of homecoming activities can be found at the Homecoming website.

Off-Campus Housing & Neighborhood Relations is hiring

Off-Campus Housing & Neighborhood Relations is hiring neighborhood ambassadors for University Hill.

The role

Hill neighborhood ambassadors (NA) serve as student leaders, assisting off-campus student tenants with their transition to the University Hill area and, for the majority of Hill student tenants, assistance with their first time living off-campus. NAs provide a network of support for CU students and members of the neighborhood at large by serving as a mentor; connecting students to campus resources; planning programs that will aid in community building efforts; and working with Off-Campus Housing & Neighborhood Relations and other campus offices to plan, promote and implement initiatives specifically focused on off-campus student tenants.


  • Be available to attend monthly staff meetings, coordinate programming, and devote approximately 5–10 hours (10 hours maximum) per week to the position
  • Serve as a role model, advocate, and mentor for off-campus student interests, needs, and rights              
  • Help off-campus students make connections to campus resources, academic resources, and student organizations on campus
  • Maintain contact with your assigned neighborhood area, which may include both students, community members, and community police officers (via face‐to‐face, email, phone, etc.)

Eligibility requirements

  • Maintain good academic standing with your college and be a full‐time registered sophomore, junior or senior at the start of the fall 2018 semester
  • Student must be residing in housing for the 2018-19 academic year within the University Hill neighborhood area
  • Willingness and ability to model personal behavior consistent with the CU Colorado Creed, goal‐setting and mentoring for off-campus students
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team

Time commitment/compensation

  • Approximately 5–10 hours per week (10 hours maximum); additional hours may be needed for special events
  • $11/hour for up to 10 hours a week