Buff Bulletin Board

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

 

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 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.

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
 

Apply now for scholarship in European Union studies

The Colorado European Union Center of Excellence (CEUCE) is honored to announce a call for applications for the Frieda Sanidas Leason and Bernard V. Leason European Union Scholarship Fund. A $2,500 scholarship award to augment European Union studies is open to graduate and undergraduate students in Rocky Mountain West Network at the universities of Denver, Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming. 

The application has seven components: Essay on life goals as they pertain to EU studies, GPA documentation, demonstration of need, vision statement, interview, references and an identified Europe connection. 

Application deadline is Tuesday, March 13. Find detailed application information at the CEUCE website.

Wait Your Turn: Recognizing and Interrupting Sexism trainings

This interactive 90-minute training is designed for staff and faculty on the CU Boulder campus. During the training, participants will engage in small- and large-group discussions to help identify examples of sexism in their lives or in an institution they participate in. They will also learn strategies for interrupting sexism.

Spring 2018 trainings:
Wednesday, March 14, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in UMC 457
Monday, April 16, 3:30–5 p.m. in UMC 457

Register yourself or your group.

Equity and Excellence Award: Last call for nominations

Do you know someone who has made significant contributions to making excellence inclusive at CU Boulder? Today's your last chance to nominate!
 
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 today, March 5. Read the guidelines and submit an online nomination.

For parents: Saturday Shakespeare workshop March 10 for kids, teens

kids performing Shakespeare on stage

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival presents a one-day workshop for kids and teens: Shakespeare's Greatest Hits. 

Performing helps kids with language skills and self-confidence, and it's a lot of fun! Join us for a whirlwind tour of Shakespeare's greatest scenes and speeches, from the balcony scene in "Romeo and Juliet" to "Midsummer's" play-within-a-play. 

For newcomers and experts alike, this one-day workshop is the perfect way to spend a Saturday. Workshop culminates in an informal showing at 2:30 p.m. for friends and family. Open to students of all experience levels and abilities. Bring water, a lunch and snacks to keep your energy going! 

Cost is $65 (register at the link below). Faculty and staff: Use coupon code "BUFFBARDW17" to save $10 on your child's registration! Scholarships are available; call or email for details.

Shakespeare's Greatest Hits
Saturday, March 10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Wesley Fellowship Upstair Theatre (1290 Folsom St., Boulder)

BSI Scholars in STEM Undergraduate Research accepting applications

Student working in lab

BSI (Biological Sciences Initiative) Scholars in STEM Undergraduate Research is a funding and professional-development program for current CU Boulder undergraduates. 

Eligible students conducting original STEM research are paid to work in a laboratory at CU Boulder or CU Anschutz Medical Campus. Students also attend seminars to enhance the research experience and summarize their findings through a presentation at the end of the term.

Summer 2018 applications are due by 5 p.m. Friday, March 16, for students who have not previously received funding through BSI. For more information, please visit the BSI website.

Safe Zone training: LGBTQ Ally Development Program

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

Join us March 16 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.

Support the Psychology Club with Feb. 28 fundraiser at Zoe's Kitchen

The Psychology Club is hosting a fundraiser through GroupRaise to help provide additional events for students on and off campus. 

Bring your friends and family to enjoy some Mediterranean food at Zoe's Kitchen, 1695 29th St., Boulder, from 4 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28. Once payed, 25 percent of the proceeds go to CU Boulder's Psychology/Psi Chi Club. Just put your receipts in the box at the hostess stand or ask your server. Please help us help the psychology department as a whole and join us! 

For any additional questions, please refer to our Facebook or BuffConnect. Club officers will be there between 5 and 6:30 p.m. for questions, as well. We hope to see you there!

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.