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October 30, 2014 - November 12, 2014

  

Thursday, October 30, 2014

A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Shakespeare 2000 (ages 8-14) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre. In this 10-week class, students will create adaptations of their favorite Shakespeare plays. They will come up with concepts, write scripts, and then stage them. Together we will create new versions of Shakespeare’s classic stories, updating them for 2014. Students will present their creations for friends and family on the last day of class.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Course Reservation Registration Period for Eligible Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

See Course Reservation for more information.
Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
Event Image Financial Aid Office Closed October 30
All Day

The Office of Financial Aid, including Scholarship Services and Student Employment, will be closed on October 30, 2014. During this time, phone lines will also be unattended. The office will reopen on October 31 at 9 a.m.
Event Image Community Roast
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

A group for young adults seeking to make sense of the news and current events around the world from a Christian, and otherwise spiritual, perspective. Open-minded. No agenda. Open to all who give a darn and care about what's going on.
Event Image Bowling & Billiards Early-Bird & Mid-Day Break Specials
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Mondays - Fridays, take a fun break during your day -- for only a dollar -- with our discounted bowling and billiards for everyone! 

Early-Bird Specials:
11am-2pm
Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person for everyone
Billiards: $1 per hour/person for everyone

Mid-Day Specials:
2pm-5pm
Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 
Event Image WEBINAR SERIES: Define Your Dream Job
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

When: October 2, 9, 23, 30 
Time: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
Cost: Valued at $499. Cost for University of Colorado, Boulder alumni: $295 
($30 per webinar, $99 workbook, $75 individual coaching call)

The University of Colorado, Boulder Career Services and the Alumni Association has partnered with www.HallieCrawford.com to provide a special career coaching webinar program. This dynamic intensive coaching group combines the benefits of individual coaching with group support in a 4 session coaching intensive. Because this is a self-reflective process, there is one week off during the group to give participants time to explore their ideas for their career direction. October 2, 9, 23, 30 – 11:00 a.m. MST (Instructions for webinar will be provided 1 week prior to the first class)



  • October 2, 9, 23, 30 - 11:00a.m. MST (Instructions for webinar will be provided 1 week prior to the first class)

Read more about Hallie Crawford here: http://www.halliecrawford.com/bio.html

In this program you will … Identify your career values, clarify your talents and skills and how they translate into the right job, determine your ideal work environment based on your personality type, and much more. This program will provide you with the foundation for and action steps required to identify your ideal career.

This group follows the same highly successful, coaching process Hallie has used with her clients for over 10 years with a 98% success rate. Group coaching gives you the added benefit of support and accountability from multiple sources, and perspectives from participants as well as Hallie. 

Register Here


"The best choice I made during my transition. The knowledge you gain is priceless..the results are spot on accurate. Worth every penny.”
Make your next career change the right one…
Event Image Astronaut Bruce McCandless Speaks on Campus
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Astronaut Bruce McCandless will recognize Jeni Sorli of chemical engineering, who won this year's Astronaut Scholarship Foundation award. McCandless will give a talk about his time in space as part of the ceremony.
TESOL DST Workshop
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

TESOL DST Workshop
Edwige Simon
Event Image Buff Up Your Academic Skills
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

This is a 4-part series, rich with information to help you succeed academically. We will target specific skills like note taking, studying, and exam preparation. We will also help you  discover your learning style and create a schedule that works for you. It’s never too late to learn strategies to boost your academic performance. All sessions will take place in C4C S440.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
CS Colloquium: Karon MacLean (University of British Columbia)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Applied Perspectives on Haptic Interaction  with Regard to Attention, Affect and Pushing Robots Around

ABSTRACT: Buzzing cell phones and jolty game controllers: This is where the vast majority of users today still are when they think "haptics" (interaction through the sense of touch), despite accelerating technical innovation in recent years. What will ultimately change this?  Within the haptics research community and related industries, developments include pre-commercial advances in tactile and force feedback actuation and sensor development (much of it driven by the popularity and shortcomings of mobile and touchscreen interfaces). These are further spurred by advances in wearable and context-aware computing, robotics, embedded sensing and flexible graphic displays.  Human computer interaction designers meanwhile seek haptic solutions to problems ranging from everyday to esoteric or highly specialized.

MacLean’s group has tried to bring effective haptic interaction into people's lives by closely examining how touch (in either direction) can help address real human needs with the benefit of both low- and high-tech innovation. MacLean will give a sense of these efforts with several stories that highlight some of their driving research questions, including:

-- Attention: Touch may be great way to offload the visual sense, but it can just as easily make matters worse. Through integration with contextual information, can we craft a display system with broad potential utility that is attentionally sustainable?
-- Affect: What kind of affective information is available in gestural touch? If you could sense it (easily, at low cost) what are some things you could do with it?
-- Pushing Robots Around: What's the right place for informal, functional touch in the close-proximity robot-human workplace?

BIO: Karon MacLean is Professor of Computer Science at the University of British Columbia, Canada, with a B.Sc. in Biology and Mech. Eng. (Stanford) and a M.Sc. and Ph.D. (Mech. Eng., MIT)  and time spent as professional robotics engineer (Center for Engineering Design, University of Utah) and interaction researcher (Interval Research, Palo Alto). At UBC since 2000, her research specializes in haptic interaction: cognitive, sensory and affective design for people interacting with the computation we touch, emote and move with, whether robots, touchscreens or mobile activity sensors. She has innovated in human computer interaction curriculum design and teaching practices.
 
Event Image TIGER 2 Workshops: A Guide to Conversations and Peer Consultation
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

A Guide to Conversations and Peer Consultation
Laura L. B. Border, Director, Graduate Teacher Program 

Dr. Border will share the secrets of the “do no harm” inquiry-based consultation method, which can be applied in conversations with students and research team members.

 

Event Image Ralphie's Cooking Basics
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join your fellow students to learn basic cooking techniques each week at Ralphie's Cooking Basics! The class will be taught each Thursday on a first come, first serve basis from 5:00 p.m. till 6:00 p.m. All materials will be provided. We begin signing up at 4:45 p.m. on Thursdays and space is limited to the first twenty people. To view the schedule of topics for the various cooking classes, visit www.colorado.edu/umc/cookingbasics.
Event Image Ferment: Eat, Drink, Discuss
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Ferment: Eat, drink and talk about life, faith/doubt, theology, God, Spirit, hope and love.

For university students ages 21-29, but you can be younger. Open to persons of any, or no, faith background. Seeking people who are open-minded, aren't rigid, and who come without agendas or needs to hog conversations. Free food and beverages for the first 6 who arrive.
Spanish 1
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Swedish 2
Event Image Virtual Career Information Session
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

AT&T Retail is hosting a Virtual Career Information Session on Oct 29th@ 10am and 6pm (Mountain) for the Rocky Mountain Region.  Please help promote this event by distributing this information amongst your clients, community partner contacts, market connections and any entities – or individuals – you feel would benefit from it. 

 

Retail opportunities range from Retail Sales Consultants, who work directly with our customers and sell our state-of-the-art products in our retail locations; to Retail Store Managers and Assistant Store Managers who oversee operations and manage and develop teams, just to name a few.  Currently, we’re actively recruiting for Full Time & Bilingual Retail Sales Consultants.

 

AT&T offers paid training, competitive wages and benefits that include medical, dental, paid vacation and more! 

  • Medical/Dental/Vision benefits
  • Earn up to 22 paid days off per year
  • Discounts on AT&T products and services
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program               
  • Pre-taxed flexible spending accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Competitive salary + Commission
  • 401K with a company match

 

***Our current full-time Retail Sales Consultants earn an average of $47,175.00 in total compensation in the first year when successfully meeting or exceeding sales goals (base plus commission).

 

WHAT: AT&T Retail Virtual Career Information Session

WHEN: Oct 29th, 2014 @ 10am & 6pm (Mountain)

HOW to APPLY: Candidates interested in attending the Info Session MUST apply at http://attlinks.com/co-1467466 and RSVP for the session at http://attlinks.com/eventbrite-RMR-VICS-10-29-14. Please register for only ONE session.

 

Event Image Jazz Combos Showcase
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Artist in Residence: saxophonist & composer Greg Osby joined by students of the McKee & Jenkins Combos
Event Image Legacy of Light
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

By Karen Zacarías
Directed by Jennifer Hubbard, Roe Green Visiting Guest Artist

Two women scientists, living hundreds of years apart, explore the meaning of love, motherhood, family, art and science in this contemporary comedy. The play juxtaposes the story of Émilie du Châtelet, a mathematician, scientist, and lover of the great 18th-century philosopher Voltaire, who became unexpectedly pregnant at 42, and that of a 21st-century physicist desperately trying to conceive a child.

“This is a work with its heart in the right place, one in which the comic machinations emanate from a source of bona fide light.” —Washington Post
Event Image ADVANCED SCREENING: Nightcrawler
8:00 PM

Program Council Film Series presents the ADVANCED SCREENING of Nightcrawler!

When: Thursday, October 30th at 8:00 PM

Where: Chem 140 Lecture Hall

This event is FREE and open to students and the public.

RSVP here.

Event Image Karaoke Nights
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Sing along to some great tunes while trying out the fantastic sound system and special lighting in Club 156! Bring your friends or singing group for a fun night of music on Thursdays at 8pm on:
  • September 4 & 18
  • October 2, 16 & 30
  • November 13
  • December 4 & 11
Located in Club 156, right next door to The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, 1st floor UMC.
Click here to check out all the events at The Connection: www.colorado.edu/umc/connection 

Friday, October 31, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Event Image Fall 2014 Last Day to Change Your Final Exam Schedule
All Day

Last day for students who have three or more final exams on the same day to make arrangements to change their final exam schedule. Students may also arrange an alternative examination time if two final exams are scheduled to meet at the same time. Students should make arrangements with the instructor.
Event Image Multiple Important Deadlines
All Day

Event Image Queer Women in Community (QWIC)
All Day

Are you a queer woman looking for community on campus? QWIC is a social gathering that meets in the Women’s Resource Center. Join us for free food, conversation, and fun!

This semester we are going to be meeting on the second Tuesday of every month (starting on the 9th of September) from 5:30-7:00pm in UMC 416 (The Women’s Resource Center). On the fourth week of every semester we will be going on fun free field trips!

The upcoming schedule of dates:

9/9 Meeting in UMC
9/27 Field Trip
10/14 Meeting in UMC
10/31 Spooky Halloween Field Trip
11/11 Meeting in UMC
11/22 Field Trip
12/9 Meeting in UMC
Shakespeare 2000 (ages 8-14) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre. In this 10-week class, students will create adaptations of their favorite Shakespeare plays. They will come up with concepts, write scripts, and then stage them. Together we will create new versions of Shakespeare’s classic stories, updating them for 2014. Students will present their creations for friends and family on the last day of class.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Course Reservation Registration Period for Eligible Students (Multi-Day Event)
End Time 5:00 PM

See Course Reservation for more information.
Turn Comp Exam in via e-mail - MA students
All Day

​MA students - ​E-mail your Comprehensive Exam back to your committee chair by 9:00 a.m. on Friday, October 31st.
Turn Comp Exam in via e-mail - PhD students
All Day

PhD students - E-mail your Comprehensive Exam back to your committee chair by 9:00 a.m. on Friday, October 31st.
Retirement Forecasting
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Are you saving enough? Do want to increase your confidence about your retirement? Do you have an accurate forecast for your PERA or other retirement income? A conversation with your CU 403B Advisor can help. Please call to reserve your time slot for an individual appointment.
Event Image Bowling & Billiards Early-Bird & Mid-Day Break Specials
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Mondays - Fridays, take a fun break during your day -- for only a dollar -- with our discounted bowling and billiards for everyone! 

Early-Bird Specials:
11am-2pm
Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person for everyone
Billiards: $1 per hour/person for everyone

Mid-Day Specials:
2pm-5pm
Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 
Effect of Dissolved Organic Matter Redox State on Aqueous Mercury Speciation and Mercuric Sulfide R
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Role of Dissolved Organic Mater Redox State on Aqueous Mercury Speciation and Mercuric Sulfide Reactivity

Brett Poulin
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering

Understanding the environmental factors controlling the fate of mercury (Hg) in aquatic and terrestrial systems is a subject of considerable interest for managing natural resources and anticipating the effects of climate change on mercury cycling. In terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, mercury speciation, transport, and bioavailability are largely controlled by interactions between organic matter, sulfur, and mercury. However, it is not well-understood how interactions between mercury and dissolved organic matter (DOM) are influenced by the fluctuating redox conditions and redox gradients observed in mercury-impacted environments (e.g., wetlands, riparian soils). In addition to forming strong complexes with mercury, DOM also contains redox-active functional groups that can influence the oxidation state of mercury. Here I describe two studies aimed at furthering the understanding of redox-dependent mercury-DOM interactions. First, I present results of a study designed to identify the dominant source(s) and biogeochemical controls of mercury release from contaminated riparian soils under transient redox conditions. Saturation experiments were performed with microcosms and intact soil cores. Porewaters were sampled as saturated soils transitioned from oxic to anoxic and analyzed for important redox pairs, DOM quantity and quality, and mercury species. Changes in solid-phase mercury speciation was quantified using X-ray absorption spectroscopy. Next, I describe ongoing fundamental research on the role of DOM redox state on mercury speciation. The preparation of DOM at well-defined redox states using direct electrochemical reduction is discussed. 

Event Image Depoliticizing Hindi through Linguistic Federalism
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

While the politics of Hindi dominated the language policy debate in India for much of the 20th century, by the turn of the new millennium many scholars were commenting on how the Hindi language question no longer incited the passions that it had in the past. I focus on India's linguistic federalism as one of the major causes of this de-politicization of Hindi. The success of linguistic federalism, I suggest, lies in the language-based democratic-hegemonic bond between emerging regional elites and masses, initially forged in the south of India, later in the Hindi-belt of north India. This luncheon series talk will be presented by Selma (Sam) Sonntag, Professor at Humboldt University and Visiting Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Colorado Boulder. Lunch will be provided.
Event Image Halloween Costume Contest
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Join us for the annual Halloween Costume Contest with free cider and snacks. The first 35 participants in the contest will receive a coupon for free soup from the UMC Alferd Packer Grill. Email Kim Kruchen at kimberly.kruchen@colorado.edu to reserve your spot! Everyone is welcome to watch the contest and cheer on the creativity of your fellow Buffs. The contest starts at 12:30 p.m.
ICS Fall 2014 Colloquia Series - R. McKell Carter, Ph.D.
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

R. McKell Carter, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Institute of Cognitive Science and Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
University of Colorado Boulder

Event Image Feel Good Fridays
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Need a break? Want to unwind before the weekend? This drop-in group is an opportunity to be led through a powerful guided meditation to undo your stress, soothe your nervous system, and feel good. Please arrive on time so the meditation is not disturbed - there will be no late admittance. You are encouraged to bring materials for your personal comfort and to aid in your meditation, e.g., yoga mat, small cushion or pillow. All groups will take place at the CU Art Museum Visual Arts Complex.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image Understanding Self and Others
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

This group provides a supportive space for students to deepen self-understanding and to explore ways of relating more comfortably to others. This group is also designed to help  students learn to deal with feelings of depression and anxiety, family dynamics, and other personal concerns.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image Understanding Self and Others
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

This group provides a supportive space for students to deepen self-understanding and to explore ways of relating more comfortably to others. This group is also designed to help  students learn to deal with feelings of depression and anxiety, family dynamics, and other personal concerns.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops 
Event Image Oasis
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Oasis invites you to join our community circle. We use the traditional South American beverage maté to create a simple social ritual that helps us develop dynamic community and  conversation. Join this inclusive community for connection, encouragement, and support in sobriety.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Yoga for EveryStudent: Yoga Snacks!
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

(Held in Fleming 244)  Experience Yoga Safely Whether you are experienced or not, this is JUST FOR YOU! Simple yoga poses proven to reduce stress & that you can integrate immediately into your life! Guaranteed fun. Every week, a new focus: stress management, yoga and learning, etc. No special equipment. We have mats, or bring your own. Dress in appropriately.
SOE Halloween Family Celebration
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

School of Education Room 151
Event Image International Coffee Hour
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

CU students, scholars, staff and faculty are welcome at International Coffee Hour. Are you... Someone who likes good conversations with interesting people? An armchair traveler? An International Affairs major? A Study Abroad Program returnee? An international student or scholar? A GRAPer? Please join us for International Coffee Hour Friday afternoons across from Baby Doe's and the Alfred Packer Grill in the UMC Grill. International Coffee Hour happens every week except during school holidays and summer. Free refreshments! No reservations are required.

Event Image Legacy of Light
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

By Karen Zacarías
Directed by Jennifer Hubbard, Roe Green Visiting Guest Artist

Two women scientists, living hundreds of years apart, explore the meaning of love, motherhood, family, art and science in this contemporary comedy. The play juxtaposes the story of Émilie du Châtelet, a mathematician, scientist, and lover of the great 18th-century philosopher Voltaire, who became unexpectedly pregnant at 42, and that of a 21st-century physicist desperately trying to conceive a child.

“This is a work with its heart in the right place, one in which the comic machinations emanate from a source of bona fide light.” —Washington Post
Event Image Theatre of the Vampires
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Frequent Flyers® Theatre of the Vampires is a wild phantasmagoria of aerial, dance, theatre, music, chills and thrills. One night only: Halloween, 2014. Sensual, dark, provocative, funny, and campy. Come in costume! (Rated: PG-13).
Event Image Fall 2014 Last Day to Drop a Course via MyCUInfo
11:59 PM - 11:59 PM

Last day for students to drop a course without approval signatures via MyCUInfo. All dropped courses are assessed 100% of tuition and fees ($0 refund) and a W grade is posted to transcripts.

After this date, all dropped courses require the instructor's and dean's signatures on a special action form. These forms are available at the instructor's department. Additional approval, such as petitioning the dean, may be required for some colleges (check with your school or college). See Drop/Add for more information.

After this date, Education students require a dean's signature on their withdrawal requests. See Withdraw for more information.

Saturday, November 01, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Fall 2014 Last Day to Apply for Graduation and Have Name in Program


See Graduation for more information.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
Event Image 2015-16 CU-Boulder Scholarship Application Opens
All Day

The CU-Boulder Scholarship application is available every year from November to March through MyCUBoulder for prospective freshmen & transfer students and MyCUInfo for continuing undergraduate & graduate students.

The application requires completing a resume and general essay. Additionally, some of the scholarships may require writing a special essay, submitting recommendation letters, or documenting eligibility. Any scholarship that has financial need as criteria for eligibility also requires a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The application requirements for each scholarship vary and are available in the portal or the CU-Boulder Scholarship Database.

To complete the application, follow these tips:

A scholarship committee evaluates submitted applications and selects recipients. Scholarships are highly competitive and award criteria may include academic merit, financial need, extracurricular activities, leadership, or other requirements.


For more information visit www.colorado.edu/scholarships.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Event Image Scholarship Deadline: Asian Cultural Council Scholarship
All Day

The Asian Cultural Council is offering a scholarship for graduate students in the humanities or the arts. To be eligible, the student's country of permanent residence must be within Asia or the United States, and their proposed project must take place outside of their home country, also in either the United States or Asia.

Eligible applicants must submit an application form, references, and supplementary materials.

For more information and to apply visit: http://www.asianculturalcouncil.org/apply/individual-guidelines

Deadline to apply: November 1, 2014

Event Image Scholarship Deadline: Fellowships for New Americans
All Day

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is a scholarship offered to undergraduate seniors or first year graduate students who are New Americans in any field of study.

Eligible applicants must submit an application form, essays, references, resumes, transcripts, and standardized test scores.

For more information and to apply visit: http://www.pdsoros.org/competition/

Deadline to apply: November 1, 2014

Shakespeare 2000 (ages 8-14) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre. In this 10-week class, students will create adaptations of their favorite Shakespeare plays. They will come up with concepts, write scripts, and then stage them. Together we will create new versions of Shakespeare’s classic stories, updating them for 2014. Students will present their creations for friends and family on the last day of class.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Leeds Football Pregame CU vs. Washington
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The Leeds School of Business invites you to attend the 2014 Pregame Receptions before select home football games. Join us for this annual tradition on the Engebretson Quad just west of the business school, before heading over to Folsom Field to support your Colorado Buffaloes. Enjoy food and drinks with fellow alumni and friends. Events begin two hours before kickoff.

RSVP Required
Event Image Extreme Bowling Saturday Nights
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS!

Enjoy the fun of bowling with black lights, lane lights, color pins and lots of great tunes! It's the only Extreme Bowling in Boulder - and it's fun for all ages. 

Win prizes for Color Pin Strikes! NOTE: you must tell The Connection Staff before bowling the strike. 

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about all the events, special programs, food, beverages, prices and hours. Note: The Connection, 1st floor UMC, is closed when the building is closed. 
Event Image Legacy of Light
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

By Karen Zacarías
Directed by Jennifer Hubbard, Roe Green Visiting Guest Artist

Two women scientists, living hundreds of years apart, explore the meaning of love, motherhood, family, art and science in this contemporary comedy. The play juxtaposes the story of Émilie du Châtelet, a mathematician, scientist, and lover of the great 18th-century philosopher Voltaire, who became unexpectedly pregnant at 42, and that of a 21st-century physicist desperately trying to conceive a child.

“This is a work with its heart in the right place, one in which the comic machinations emanate from a source of bona fide light.” —Washington Post
Event Image David Sedaris
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Humorist, New York Times best-selling author and a lively performer who always sells out Boulder shows, DAVID SEDARIS will return to Macky Auditorium on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 8:00 PM. The evening includes presentation by Sedaris, questions and answers, and book signing. His latest, "Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls," became an instant best seller when published in April 2013.

Sunday, November 02, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Shakespeare 2000 (ages 8-14) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre. In this 10-week class, students will create adaptations of their favorite Shakespeare plays. They will come up with concepts, write scripts, and then stage them. Together we will create new versions of Shakespeare’s classic stories, updating them for 2014. Students will present their creations for friends and family on the last day of class.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image BM Junior Recital: Anisha Rush, jazz saxophone
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Performance will include selections by Blade, Nelson, Heusen, Bonfá, Garrett, Rush and Dameron
Event Image Legacy of Light
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

By Karen Zacarías
Directed by Jennifer Hubbard, Roe Green Visiting Guest Artist

Two women scientists, living hundreds of years apart, explore the meaning of love, motherhood, family, art and science in this contemporary comedy. The play juxtaposes the story of Émilie du Châtelet, a mathematician, scientist, and lover of the great 18th-century philosopher Voltaire, who became unexpectedly pregnant at 42, and that of a 21st-century physicist desperately trying to conceive a child.

“This is a work with its heart in the right place, one in which the comic machinations emanate from a source of bona fide light.” —Washington Post
Event Image Takács Quartet
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Grammy Award-winning chamber quartet has been moving audiences and selling out concerts for three decades at CU-Boulder. Their irresistible blend of virtuosic technique and engaging personality has led The Guardian (London) to proclaim, “The Takács Quartet are matchless, their supreme artistry manifest at every level.”
Event Image Sunday Bowling Leagues
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Early and Late Bowling Leagues: Get together a team and be in a league! The Early Leagues have 4-person teams and Late Leagues have 2-person teams. It's a fantastic value and fun way to meet up regularly with friends.

Leagues only cost a one-time registration fee of $10/person and then $5 fee weekly/person. 

Sunday Early League: 6pm-8:30pm
Sunday Late League: 8:30pm-10:30pm
Leagues run September 14 through December 7. (No league on Nov. 23)

Call or email us to learn more. Also visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection/bowling for details or www.colorado.edu/umc/connection for all the Connection's events and activities.
Event Image Men's Chorus, Women's Chorus, and Collegiate Choral
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Performance will include selections by Billings, Fasolo, Wildhorn, Harrison, Morley, Dvořák, Mendelssohn, Ramsey, Cain, Tate, Jacobson, Tchaikovsky, Elder and Halley

Monday, November 03, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Shakespeare 2000 (ages 8-14) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre. In this 10-week class, students will create adaptations of their favorite Shakespeare plays. They will come up with concepts, write scripts, and then stage them. Together we will create new versions of Shakespeare’s classic stories, updating them for 2014. Students will present their creations for friends and family on the last day of class.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Continuing Education Registration Begins
All Day

Continuing Education students should refer to Continuing Education Dates and Deadlines.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for Continuing Degree Students (By Assigned Appointment) (Multi-Day Event)
8:30 AM

Check MyCUInfo for enrollment appointment. Students are encouraged to register as soon as possible after their enrollment appointment begins. Enrollment appointments are assigned Nov. 3–21, but registration remains open through Jan. 8.
Event Image Bowling & Billiards Early-Bird & Mid-Day Break Specials
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Mondays - Fridays, take a fun break during your day -- for only a dollar -- with our discounted bowling and billiards for everyone! 

Early-Bird Specials:
11am-2pm
Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person for everyone
Billiards: $1 per hour/person for everyone

Mid-Day Specials:
2pm-5pm
Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 
Event Image Cognitive Lunch Series
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

MUEN E214
12:00 - 1:00 PM

Speakers: Scott Schafer, Wager Lab

Topic: TBA
Event Image Tai Chi
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

This class will utilize Tai Chi exercises as a way to release stress and increase a sense of calmness. It is intended to facilitate physical and psychological wellness, as well as to  increase your awareness of how stress impacts your daily life, health, and emotional well-being.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops 
Drop In Advising Hours
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Drop in advising hours campus-wide to visit with an advisor in any discipline. Visit http://www.colorado.edu/advising/drop-hours for more information.
Event Image I Love Mondays
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us every Monday for a free activity that will be sure to cure your case of the Mondays. Activities include tie-dye, cookie decorating, a live dj, pumpkin painting, build-a-bear workshops, and more! The event is always free and a great way to get your week started.

To learn each week's activity, visit www.colorado.edu/umc/mondays 
Event Image Musicology Colloquium: Heather Willoughby, Ewha Womans University
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 
SPAN 2120
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

SPAN 2120
Alicia Tabler
Event Image Keep Your Calm
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

This is a 4-part series designed to help you make a change in your life by examining your thoughts, actions, and emotions. You will learn to get unstuck from your thoughts, to understand and work with your emotions, to use your body posture for positive change, and much more. There’s no better time than now to learn skills to deal with stressful situations and overwhelming emotions. All sessions will take place in C4C S440.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Portuguese Table
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Portuguese Table
Marcelo Tadeu Schincariol
Event Image TBD
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

TBD
CU Energy Club General Meeting
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Bill Hargett from Skyfuel will talk about concentrated solar power The CU Energy Club Membership Meetings typically occur the first Monday of each month during the regular academic school year. These meetings consist of general club announcements and an engaging speaker from industry, government, or research to talk to the club members. All are welcome to attend! The CU Energy Club provides FREE Cosmos pizza for these meetings, so come hungry! The speakers will be announced at least two weeks before the meeting and will be posted to this page: http://cuenergy​.org/category/m​embership-meeti​ngs/ Hope to see you there!
MSBA Accounting Information Session
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM

One hour information session to learn about the Master of Science Business Administration - Accounting (MSBA) Program offered by the Leeds School of Business
French 5 - ALTEC
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

French 5 - ALTEC
Cecile
Shakespearean Dramaturgy Class (ages 12-18)
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Do you find yourself reading Shakespeare late into the night, compulsively looking up every unknown word? Do you find yourself gleefully digging in to the historical context of his plays, and agonizing over the nuances of the folio, quarto, and Holinshed source material? Do you devour as many versions of his plays as you can, contemplating the different ways each moment of the text might come alive on stage? The good news is, you are practicing the art of dramaturgy!

This class will plunge high school students into the art of dramaturgy, the crossroads between academic analysis and productions of plays. We will explore important questions such as; what is a dramaturg, how does one do dramaturgy, and what are the important differences in Shakespearean and contemporary dramaturgy? This class will delight any student interested in developing his or her play analysis, research skills, and practical eye towards the theatre. Although actors, directors, and designers are considered the body of a production, dramaturgs are certainly the blood!

Hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre.

Dr. Paul Shankman Talk: "The Gates of Death: The American Liberation of Nazi Concentration Camps"
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

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The Gates of Death:

The American Liberation of Nazi Concentration Camps

A talk by Dr. Paul Shankman, Professor of Anthropology

Almost 70 years ago, American soldiers liberated Nazi concentration camps in Western Europe.  What they saw shocked and appalled them, as well as the world at large.  What was this experience like for American liberators? And what was it like for survivors in the camps?  This talk discusses some  of the surprising stories behind the liberation of the camps in the final months of World War II.

 

Paul Shankman is Professor of Anthropology. Among other classes, he teaches a course on the Holocaust.

Monday, November 3rd from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Humanities 250

Pizza served at 6:00

Event Image Free Yoga Mondays
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Free Yoga for CU students Monday nights at 6 p.m. Authentic hatha, vinyasa flow taught by Brian Saeger. Bring a mat if you have one. We have extras if you don't. Best to eat dinner after class.

Meets at CU's Wesley Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, 1 block north of Colorado Ave, at the corner of University Heights Ave. LGBTQ-friendly. Bring friends!! ($5 for faculty, staff and admin)
Event Image Monday Night Bowl
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Start the week with some FUN! Only $8 for two hours of unlimited bowling! Price includes shoes and a fountain drink. Bring friends; it's a great deal. Everyone is welcome! 
Mondays, 6pm-close. 

Include dinner, snacks and beverages while you bowl. The Connection will begin serving a new late night pub menu in October! Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection for details on all the events, and like us at www.facebook.com/cuconnection for the latest info. 
Event Image Takács Quartet
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

The Grammy Award-winning chamber quartet has been moving audiences and selling out concerts for three decades at CU-Boulder. Their irresistible blend of virtuosic technique and engaging personality has led The Guardian (London) to proclaim, “The Takács Quartet are matchless, their supreme artistry manifest at every level.”
Event Image OASIS - Spiritual but not Religious
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

O.A.S.I.S. is "Open Accepting Students Into Spirituality"

Many college students and young adults embrace spirituality, but don't identify with "religion." OASIS is a community of CU-Boulder college and grad students who seek to explore various spiritual traditions and practices in a relaxed and open-minded environment.

Mary Wolf facilitates the group.

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Shakespeare 2000 (ages 8-14) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre. In this 10-week class, students will create adaptations of their favorite Shakespeare plays. They will come up with concepts, write scripts, and then stage them. Together we will create new versions of Shakespeare’s classic stories, updating them for 2014. Students will present their creations for friends and family on the last day of class.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for Continuing Degree Students (By Assigned Appointment) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Check MyCUInfo for enrollment appointment. Students are encouraged to register as soon as possible after their enrollment appointment begins. Enrollment appointments are assigned Nov. 3–21, but registration remains open through Jan. 8.
Event Image TECHNOLOGY Workshops: Blogging as a Teaching Tool
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Blogging as a Teaching Tool
Alessandra Link, PhD Candidate, History

How can student blogs strengthen course goals? In this workshop we will discuss how to create a
blog and the ways in which blogging can enhance student learning.

 

DILS Tibetan
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

DILS Tibetan
gayley@colorado.edu
Event Image Bowling & Billiards Early-Bird & Mid-Day Break Specials
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Mondays - Fridays, take a fun break during your day -- for only a dollar -- with our discounted bowling and billiards for everyone! 

Early-Bird Specials:
11am-2pm
Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person for everyone
Billiards: $1 per hour/person for everyone

Mid-Day Specials:
2pm-5pm
Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 
Event Image Dissertation Working Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is an on-going workgroup for graduate students who have passed their comprehensive exams and are engaged in any part of the dissertation process. It is a  supportive place to set and achieve goals that will move you concretely toward the completion of your dissertation.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops

Greenhouse Tour
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Join Greenhouse Manager Tom Lemieux for an exclusive tour of the 30th Street research greenhouse. The greenhouse is not typically open to the public, so this is a special opportunity for the public to learn about these collections

The tours will be held at the Greenhouse, located at 1380 30th Street, Boulder, CO 80301. The tour can only accommodate 20 guests, so reservations are required and can be made by calling the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History at 303.492.6892.

Event Image Reading the IPCC Report: Near Term Climate Change
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Ever wonder what the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report says? Learn more on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons this fall during a seminar series by IPCC authors and contributors. This fall’s focus is on Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis (Working Group I’s contribution to the IPCC 5th Assessment Report).

Find the topics and speakers for the whole series here: http://cires.colorado.edu/news/announcements/2014/IPCCseminar.html Hosted most Tuesdays and some Thursdays through Dec. 9, 2014.
Event Image 1 on 1 LinkedIn Review from The Integer Group
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Meet one-on-one with recruiters from the Integer Group to review your already established LinkedIn Profile (need help setting one up, attend the Intro to LinkedIn Workshop the week before!). Recruiters from Integer will provide feedback on how to improve the visibility and marketability of your profile to recruiters on LinkedIn! 

Interested in this unique opportunity? Come to S210 between 3:00pm and 5:00pm. Students will be met with on a first come, first served basis. 

You can also meet with recruiters from The Integer Group during their Advanced LinkedIn Workshop starting at 5:30pm in KOBL 210. 
Event Image Neuroscience Seminar Series
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Seminar talk with Dr. Richard Olson, Professor, Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, University of Colorado Boulder

Tuesday, Nov 4th
MUEN E214
4-5pm

Talk title: Genetic and Environmental Influences on Reading and Related Skills

Behavior-genetic research with identical and fraternal twins suggests that on average, genes account for most of the population variance and deficits (dyslexia)in reading and related skills. I will review results from our Colorado Learning Disabilities Research Center and the International Longitudinal Twin Study that support this conclusion, and I will discuss its implications for public policy in education. Molecular genetic studies of the twins' DNA and potentially related differences in brain structure and activity are beginning to suggest biological pathways that may be associated with individual differences and deficits in reading.

(For additional information, please contact Linda Watkins at: linda.watkins@colorado.edu)



Event Image TIGER 1 Workshops: Writing your Diversity Statement for an Academic Job
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Writing your Diversity Statement for an Academic Job
Laura L. B. Border, Director, Graduate Teacher Program 

Academic jobs are very competitive, and a quality diversity statement can definitely help give you an edge over other applicants. Come in and learn about how to craft one for yourself.

Event Image Professional Headshots for Leeds Students (Free)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Come professionally dressed (at least from the waist up) and get your free professional headshot to use on LinkedIn. Then make sure to stay for the Advanced LinkedIn Workshop at 5:30pm in KOBL S127.
Troilus and Cressida class (ages 12-18)
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

The best way to grow as a performer is to get a play up on its feet. In this class, we will tackle Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida, with a culminating performance on November 11. Students will work on cutting the play, developing characters, designing costumes and props, and even directing scenes. This class is designed for young actors who love to perform, and who want to learn more about the process of staging a play.

Hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre.
Event Image Advanced LinkedIn Workshop
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join recruiters from The Integer Group for an advanced workshop on LinkedIn! They will show you how they use LinkedIn on the recruiter side to find potential candidates. This is a great opportunity for students who already have a LinkedIn profile set-up, but need some help tweaking it to make themselves more marketable to companies! The recruiters will individually go through your profile to provide feedback and tips to make your profile awesome! 

Make sure to get a professional headshot taken before this event. 

Workshop with be held in KOBL S127.
Event Image Visiting Artist Lecture |: Sanford Biggers
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

An LA native working in NYC, Sanford Biggers creates artworks that integrate film, video, installation, sculpture, drawing, original music and performance. He intentionally complicates issues such as hip hop, Buddhism, politics, identity and art history in order to offer new perspectives and associations for established symbols. Through a multidisciplinary formal process and a syncretic creative approach he makes works that are as aesthetically pleasing as they are conceptual. Biggers is an assistant professor at Columbia University’s Visual Arts program and a board member of Sculpture Center, Soho House and the CUE Foundation.
Event Image An Evening with Soledad O'Brien
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

The Distinguished Speakers Board is pleased to announce its first event of the year. Soledad O’Brien, former CNN anchor for Weekend Today and founder of Starfish Media Group, will be speaking on Tuesday, November 4th at CU Boulder’s Macky Auditorium Concert hall. Doors will open at 6:45pm and O’Brien will begin at 7:30pm. O'Brien's lecture for the evening will be titled: "Creating Truth: The Media and its Viewers." After the lecture portion of the event, a Q&A session with the audience will follow.

O'Brien is an award winning journalist, documentarian, news anchor and producer.  O’Brien was the originator of the Black in America and Latino in America documentary series on CNN.  In June 2013 she launched Starfish Media Group, a multiplatform media production and distribution company, dedicated to uncovering and producing empowering stories that take a challenging look at the often divisive issues of race, class, wealth, poverty and opportunity, through personal stories.  Starfish Media Group continues to produce Black in America and Latino in America and other programming for CNN. Also, in June 2013, O’Brien joined HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel as a correspondent, and joined the Harvard University Graduate School of Education as a visiting fellow for the 2013-14 school year. In 2010, she wrote a critically-acclaimed memoir The Next Big Story: My Journey through the Land of Possibilities, which chronicles her biggest reporting moments and how her upbringing and background have influenced these experiences. O'Brien came to CNN from NBC News where she anchored the network’s Weekend Today. Soledad O’Brien is a graduate of Harvard University and currently lives with her husband and four children in Manhattan.

Tickets for the event will be free for CU Students with a valid BuffOne card and $8 for the community. Tickets will be available starting October 20th on the first floor of the University Memorial Center (UMC) at the Distinguished Speakers Board Table, Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 3:00pm. Limited community tickets will be available online at macky.colorado.edu starting October 13th.

The Distinguished Speakers Board is a student-run cost center of CU Student Government with the mission to bring the world’s greatest minds to the CU Boulder campus. For more information please visit http://CUdsb.org.


For information about the event or event accommodations, contact the Distinguished Speakers Board at DSBchair@gmail.com.
Event Image Faculty Tuesday: Carter Pann, composer
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

In the last ten years Carter Pann’s music has become known for its blend of crafty, popular-sounding idioms, subtle and unabashed humor, and haunted melodic writing. His music has been performed around the world by such ensembles and soloists as the London Symphony, City of Birmingham Symphony, Berlin-Stockholm-Finnish Radio Symphonies, Seattle Symphony, Vancouver Symphony, National Repertory Orchestra, National Symphony of Ireland, New York Youth Symphony, Richard Stoltzman, the Ying Quartet, pianists Barry Snyder and Winston Choi, and the Antares ensemble, among others. Honors in composition include the K. Serocki Competition for his First Piano Concerto (premiered by the Polish Radio Symphony in Lutoslawski Hall, Warsaw 1998), the Charles Ives Scholarship from the Academy of Arts and Letters, and five ASCAP composer awards. His Piano Concerto was nominated for a GRAMMY as “Best Classical Composition of the Year” 2001. Pann’s Clarinet Concerto Rags to Richard, commissioned for Richard Stoltzman, was recorded by the Seattle Symphony under Gerard Schwarz. Love Letters (string quartet no. 1) was commissioned by the Ying Quartet for their LIFE MUSIC commissioning project through a grant from the American Music Institute. His workSlalom (for orch.) was performed by the London Symphony under Daniel Harding in 2001 and has since been widely performed throughout the United States and Europe (and subsequently showcased on NPR’s Performance Today). Concerto Logic (Piano Concerto No. 2) was commissioned by a consortium of nearly two dozen wind symphonies around the country with the composer as soloist. His most recent work, Mercury Concerto for flute and orchestra, was written for and premiered by fellow faculty member Christina Jennings and the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra in Houston. Throughout the last six years Carter has contributed regularly to the explosion of new Wind Symphony works being written for the many ensembles around the country. He was the most featured composer at the recent Nationwide CBDNA conference in Austin, TX (2009).  
Event Image TMT: Inception
8:00 PM

Throwback Movie Tuesday presents the screening of Inception.

WHEN: Tuesday, November 4th at 8:00 PM

WHERE: Chem 140 Lecture Hall located on campus

This event is FREE and open to the public

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Shakespeare 2000 (ages 8-14) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre. In this 10-week class, students will create adaptations of their favorite Shakespeare plays. They will come up with concepts, write scripts, and then stage them. Together we will create new versions of Shakespeare’s classic stories, updating them for 2014. Students will present their creations for friends and family on the last day of class.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for Continuing Degree Students (By Assigned Appointment) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Check MyCUInfo for enrollment appointment. Students are encouraged to register as soon as possible after their enrollment appointment begins. Enrollment appointments are assigned Nov. 3–21, but registration remains open through Jan. 8.
Event Image Fall 2015 Update Access Begins (2157)
8:00 AM - 8:00 AM

The first printout with Fall 2015 classes to be used as a template will be emailed to departments, along with information for building classes. Update access will end on February 2, 2015.
Event Image Bowling & Billiards Early-Bird & Mid-Day Break Specials
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Mondays - Fridays, take a fun break during your day -- for only a dollar -- with our discounted bowling and billiards for everyone! 

Early-Bird Specials:
11am-2pm
Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person for everyone
Billiards: $1 per hour/person for everyone

Mid-Day Specials:
2pm-5pm
Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 
Packard Competition Brown Bag
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

• Each year the Boulder campus is asked to submit two candidates for consideration for a Packard Award. Past awardees and members of the campus selection board will present on what they and the Packard committee are looking for in a successful application. Highly recommended for anyone who plans to compete for this honor.
EPSY Seminar
11:40 AM - 1:10 PM

Room 334
Chinese Tutoring
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Chun-ling Hsu
Chinese Tutoring

Group Meeting - Kelly S/Balaji
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

JSCBB B331
Event Image IRB Workshops (Main Campus)
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Do you need IRB guidance for drafting your submission packet? Still not sure which buttons to click in eRA? Come out to an IRB Workshop where members of the IRB staff can answer your human research questions and guide you through the next steps of the submission process.

Main Campus: Norlin Library, 1st Floor Commons, Rm 109

Time: 11AM-1PM

  • Monday, September 29
  • Monday, October 13
  • Monday, October 27

Time: 12PM - 2PM

  • Wednesday, October 8
  • Wednesday, October 22
  • Wednesday, November 5

East Campus: Administrative & Research Center, Rm A16

Time: 11AM - 1PM

  • Tuesday, September 30
  • Tuesday, October 14
  • Tuesday, October 28  cancelled

Time: 12PM -2PM

  • Thursday, October 9
  • Thursday, October 23
  • Thursday, November 6  cancelled




Event Image Producing Academic Posters that Respect Your Work | Norlin Learner’s Lunch Workshop
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Would you wear sweatpants to a graduation ceremony? Why not? They're comfortable, easy, and cheap, right? And that's precisely the point: comfortable, easy, and cheap is a wholly inappropriate look for an occasion that honors hard work, commitment, and attention to detail. An academic poster is no different. Why, after devoting untold hours to excellence in research and writing, would you want to send your work out into the world dressed like the guy on the next StairMaster over? Your work deserves better. Creating beautiful, more credible academic posters is mostly a matter of common sense and can be done with familiar software. We’ll look at some very simple guidelines and design ideas that can help make your work visually smashing. Presenter: Dave Underwood
Event Image What is CU Scholar? : Learners Lunch @ Music
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

This Fall, the University Libraries will be introducing CU Scholar, a brand new institutional repository (IR) to house the University’s scholarly output, to the entire University of Colorado Boulder campus. This workshop will offer background on the IR, IR policies, submission process, and helpful resources. There will be time for questions and the second portion of the session will be highly interactive. Presented by Jennifer Chan
Event Image Learn more about Air Force ROTC
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

We represent Air Force ROTC. We would love to tell you more about all the Air Force has to offer.
Event Image Wednesday Workshop: Meatballs & Resumes
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

This is day-of prep for our Fall Career Fair.  Bring your resume and create your :30 pitch.  Learn how to brand yourself and capture the attention of employers at tonight’s fair:  5:307:30 in UMC 235.  Yes, there WILL be meatballs!

Get more Career Fair info on our Facebook page.

Teacher Ed Curricular Meeting
1:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Room 231
SPAN 2120
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

SPAN 2120
Alicia Tabler
Event Image Men's Group
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Connect with other men to gain the support and inspiration you need. We explore all the things we face as men, including: relationships, social dynamics, troublesome behaviors, hopes and dreams, work and life direction, and masculinity in general.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image Study and Research in Brazil this summer!
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Earn 6 credits in 5 weeks in Brazil this summer! Gain academic and professional experience while immersed in the language and culture of contemporary Brazil. Work alongside Brazilian students to complete a research project, improve your Portuguese language skills, learn capoeira, attend local festivals, and more! The first 10 accepted students receive a $580 scholarship! Learn more at an informational meeting: 11/5 4-4:30 in HUMN 1B70.
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu/?go=GSBrazilPORT
Event Image Global Seminar: Leading & Managing Across Cultures in Northern Europe
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Study in Northern Europe next summer! Leading and managing diversity in international business is a challenge that managers need to face. The number of interactions that people of different cultural backgrounds have with one another has exponentially increased in the work place. The international business scenario in Northern Europe is a natural lab where you can observe, recognize, and analyze most of the business concepts and variables at play to manage successfully across cultures. Learn more: November 5th, 2014; KOBL 302 at 5:00 PM.
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu/?go=NorthernEuropeGS
Event Image New Global Seminar in Istanbul, Turkey, Summer 2015
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Spend two weeks next summer in Istanbul, exploring its multi-ethnic history with professor Nan Goodman. This 2-week, 3 credit global seminar will give you the opportunity to learn about Jewish-Muslim relations alongside local university students, and visit numerous cultural landmarks (including a Dervish Lodge)! Open to all majors; learn more (including details about pre-program classes on campus in the spring) at an informational meeting with the Director on November 5th from 5 - 6 pm in C4C N215.
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu/?go=IstanbulGS
Event Image Study Theatre, Music and Culture in Edinburgh, Scotland this summer!
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Earn 3 credits in 3 weeks this summer while experiencing the world's largest arts festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, first hand! In addition to staying in Scotland's beautiful capital, students take a five day tour of the Highlands and a day trip to Glasgow. See the arts in a whole new way! Interest meeting: Weds., 11/5, 5-6pm in UMC 325.
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu/?go=ScotlandGS
French 5 - ALTEC
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

French 5 - ALTEC
Cecile
Event Image The Body: Learning and serving in community
6:00 PM

A group for college students and young adults seeking to live, learn and serve in community. We'll alternate exploring ideas in Shane Claiborne's book "The Economy of Love," and serving in community service projects out in the Boulder community.  

Meets Wednesdays during CU's fall and spring semesters at 6 p.m. Hosted by Rev. Trish Jordan.
Event Image 8 & 9-Ball Billiards Tournaments
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Test your skills, learn new skills and earn bragging rights at The Connection's 8 and 9-Ball Billiards Tournaments. Every other Wednesday; $5 entry fee. Sign up starts 6pm at the Connection Front Desk; play begins at 7pm. 

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

8-Ball Tournament dates:
  • September 24
  • October 22
  • November 19

9-Ball Tournament dates:
  • September 10
  • October 8
  • November 5
  • December 3

8 & 9 Ball Tournament: 
  • December 10
Event Image DMA Recital: Diego Caetano, piano
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Performance will include selections by Rachmaninoff, Villa-Lobos, Chopin and Liszt
Event Image Jazz Ensemble III, Goode and Reed Combos
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

  

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Shakespeare 2000 (ages 8-14) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre. In this 10-week class, students will create adaptations of their favorite Shakespeare plays. They will come up with concepts, write scripts, and then stage them. Together we will create new versions of Shakespeare’s classic stories, updating them for 2014. Students will present their creations for friends and family on the last day of class.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for Continuing Degree Students (By Assigned Appointment) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Check MyCUInfo for enrollment appointment. Students are encouraged to register as soon as possible after their enrollment appointment begins. Enrollment appointments are assigned Nov. 3–21, but registration remains open through Jan. 8.
Event Image Community Roast
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

A group for young adults seeking to make sense of the news and current events around the world from a Christian, and otherwise spiritual, perspective. Open-minded. No agenda. Open to all who give a darn and care about what's going on.
Event Image Bowling & Billiards Early-Bird & Mid-Day Break Specials
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Mondays - Fridays, take a fun break during your day -- for only a dollar -- with our discounted bowling and billiards for everyone! 

Early-Bird Specials:
11am-2pm
Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person for everyone
Billiards: $1 per hour/person for everyone

Mid-Day Specials:
2pm-5pm
Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 
Event Image Buff Up Your Academic Skills
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

This is a 4-part series, rich with information to help you succeed academically. We will target specific skills like note taking, studying, and exam preparation. We will also help you  discover your learning style and create a schedule that works for you. It’s never too late to learn strategies to boost your academic performance. All sessions will take place in C4C S440.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
CS Colloquium: Marek Petrik (IBM Research)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Details coming soon! 
Event Image TIGER 2 Workshops: Tips and Tricks for Mentoring Undergraduate Students
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tips and Tricks for Mentoring Undergraduate Students
Janet Tsai, Doctoral Candidate, Mechanical Engineering 

Should you be a boss or a coach when mentoring an undergraduate student? This workshop will utilize illustrative vignettes from a one-on-one mentoring program in engineering to demonstrate extremes of the mentoring spectrum. Spoiler alert: there are no guarantees of success when developing a mentoring relationship, but being aware of the common phases of mentoring relationships and learning from others’ mentoring pitfalls can make you a better mentor!

 

Event Image Global Seminar: Introduction to Operations & Information Management
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Complete BCOR 2500 this summer in Spain! Travel to Valencia, Spain, this summer and study Management in one of Spain's most exciting cities . You will engage in site visits to local businesses and learn first-hand about Spanish and international companies. Find out more on November 6th, 2015, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. in Koelbel 230.
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu/?go=ValenciaGS
Event Image Ralphie's Cooking Basics
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join your fellow students to learn basic cooking techniques each week at Ralphie's Cooking Basics! The class will be taught each Thursday on a first come, first serve basis from 5:00 p.m. till 6:00 p.m. All materials will be provided. We begin signing up at 4:45 p.m. on Thursdays and space is limited to the first twenty people. To view the schedule of topics for the various cooking classes, visit www.colorado.edu/umc/cookingbasics.
Event Image Ferment: Eat, Drink, Discuss
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Ferment: Eat, drink and talk about life, faith/doubt, theology, God, Spirit, hope and love.

For university students ages 21-29, but you can be younger. Open to persons of any, or no, faith background. Seeking people who are open-minded, aren't rigid, and who come without agendas or needs to hog conversations. Free food and beverages for the first 6 who arrive.
Spanish 1
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Swedish 2
Event Image "Apartheid and the Role of South African Jews" - CU at the Boulder JCC with Zilla Goodman
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

"Apartheid and the Role of South African Jews"

With Professor Zilla Goodman

Thursday, November 6 @ 7PM

Boulder JCC, 3800 Kalmia Ave.

 

Join the Boulder JCC's Menorah: Arts, Culture, and Education for a fascinating presentation by Zilla Goodman, Senior Instructor, Coordinator of the Hebrew Language & Literature Program, and Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Program in Jewish Studies, entitled "Apartheid and the Role of South African Jews."

Throughout the year, Menorah is hosting a lecture series highlighting the esteemed faculty of the Program in Jewish Studies. Come discover why this relatively new CU department has established a national reputation for innovation and excellence!

Learn more about this series at www.boulderjcc.org.
 

The Science of Attraction: A New View on Sex
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

What they didn't tell you in Sex Ed! The Aquinas Institute for Catholic Thought is hosting its second lecture of the semester on November 6 at 7pm in Humanities 250. World-renowned speaker and writer Vicki Thorn will speak on the biochemistry of sex, the problems of the sexual revolution, and the fascinating science of attraction. Ms. Thorn will use biological data to question whether the Catholic Church's teaching on sexuality is outdated, or if it has significant benefits for the physical, mental and spiritual well being of men and women today. 
Event Image Chamber Choir
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

  
Event Image DMA Recital: Heath Walton, jazz saxophone
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Performance will include selections by Cornell, Dogg, Cuomo, Jones, Wilson and Corgan

Friday, November 07, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

EECD Portfolios due - MA students
All Day

​MA students in EECD only​ - Portfolios are due to the Graduate Studies Coordinator, Staci Shea, in Education 151 by Friday, November 7th.
Event Image Front Range Bioneers Conference: A Bioneers Resilient Communities Network Event (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Bioneers is inspiring a shift to live on Earth in ways that honor the web of life, each other and future generations. The 12th annual event creates community opportunities for sharing, learning and action, and brings together the region's cutting edge solutions ideas, people and organizations. The event features a broadcast of the national Bioneers plenaries and is locally enriched with: music and arts, networking, children's eco-activities, field trips, sessions, workshops and For more info and to register, visit http://ecenter.colorado.edu/bioneers
Event Image Pay Day
All Day

Pay day for October 12, 2014 - October 25, 2014 pay period.
Shakespeare 2000 (ages 8-14) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre. In this 10-week class, students will create adaptations of their favorite Shakespeare plays. They will come up with concepts, write scripts, and then stage them. Together we will create new versions of Shakespeare’s classic stories, updating them for 2014. Students will present their creations for friends and family on the last day of class.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for Continuing Degree Students (By Assigned Appointment) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Check MyCUInfo for enrollment appointment. Students are encouraged to register as soon as possible after their enrollment appointment begins. Enrollment appointments are assigned Nov. 3–21, but registration remains open through Jan. 8.
November 7-21 - Comps oral defenses - MA students
12:00 AM

​MA students - ​Comps oral defenses
November 7-21 - Comps oral defenses - PhD students
12:00 AM

PhD students - Comps oral defenses
Retirement Forecasting
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Are you saving enough? Do want to increase your confidence about your retirement? Do you have an accurate forecast for your PERA or other retirement income? A conversation with your CU 403B Advisor can help. Please call to reserve your time slot for an individual appointment.
Summer 2015 Centrally Controlled Classroom Assignments Made
8:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Assignments are posted in ISIS and a printout will be emailed to departments. Assignments should be carefully reviewed. If you were not assigned a classroom, you should contact Academic Scheduling immediately.
Event Image Bowling & Billiards Early-Bird & Mid-Day Break Specials
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Mondays - Fridays, take a fun break during your day -- for only a dollar -- with our discounted bowling and billiards for everyone! 

Early-Bird Specials:
11am-2pm
Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person for everyone
Billiards: $1 per hour/person for everyone

Mid-Day Specials:
2pm-5pm
Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 
Event Image Friday Forum & Workshop: Lessons for Life Through Art
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Faculty Forum: Lessons for Life Through Art
George Rivera, Associate Professor, Art & Art History

Presentation is about how art reflects life and what we might learn from it, especially for those who will
join academia.

 

Microbial Capacitive Desalination for Produced Water Treatment and Energy Production
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This week's speaker will be Casey Forrestal, Research Associate, CEAE, CU Boulder.
Deadline: Women Who Make A Difference Nominations
12:00 PM

Do you know a woman who’s made a difference in your life or the lives of others? The Women’s Resource Center invites you to nominate her for Women Who Make a Difference, a celebratory dinner on Dec. 4 for the influential women in our lives. Nomination forms are available in UMC 416 or at www.colorado.edu/wrc. Submissions are due Friday, Nov. 7 by noon to wrcprograms@colorado.edu (please place WWMD nomination in the subject line).
ICS Fall 2014 Colloquia Series - ICS Summer Research Award Recipient
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

ICS Summer Research Award Recipient
Katherine Phelps, Graduate Student, ICS and Department of Linguistics

Rebecca Scarborough, Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics and
Fellow, Institute of Cognitive Science
Lewis Harvey, Jr., Professor, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and
Fellow, Institute of Cognitive Science

Event Image Feel Good Fridays
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Need a break? Want to unwind before the weekend? This drop-in group is an opportunity to be led through a powerful guided meditation to undo your stress, soothe your nervous system, and feel good. Please arrive on time so the meditation is not disturbed - there will be no late admittance. You are encouraged to bring materials for your personal comfort and to aid in your meditation, e.g., yoga mat, small cushion or pillow. All groups will take place at the CU Art Museum Visual Arts Complex.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image Understanding Self and Others
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

This group provides a supportive space for students to deepen self-understanding and to explore ways of relating more comfortably to others. This group is also designed to help  students learn to deal with feelings of depression and anxiety, family dynamics, and other personal concerns.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image Intercultural Workshops: Helping International First-Year Students Succeed in Your Class
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Helping International First-Year Students Succeed in Your Class
Paige Progar, International Student Advisor, Office of International Education

Have you observed international students having difficulty with taking tests, studying, participating in class? Do they seem reluctant to ask for help? Have you observed cheating or found plagiarism? We will discuss why and explore strategies to help these students succeed in your class.

 

Spring Registration Workshop
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Please join us for this peer led Spring registration workshop where they will review how to read a degree audit and some registration strategies. November 7th and 18th in Muenzinger E311.  November 13th and 20th in Hellems 145.
SPAN 2120
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

SPAN 2120
Alicia Tabler
Event Image Understanding Self and Others
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

This group provides a supportive space for students to deepen self-understanding and to explore ways of relating more comfortably to others. This group is also designed to help  students learn to deal with feelings of depression and anxiety, family dynamics, and other personal concerns.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops 
Event Image Oasis
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Oasis invites you to join our community circle. We use the traditional South American beverage maté to create a simple social ritual that helps us develop dynamic community and  conversation. Join this inclusive community for connection, encouragement, and support in sobriety.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image AES Distinguished Lecture Series: C.D. Mote Jr.
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

What's Coming, Whether We Like It or Not
A Presentation by National Academy of Engineering President C.D. Mote Jr.  

Predicting the future is unreliable. However, simply recognizing the direction to the future, when it is little changing, is often useful for planning purposes. Such was the case for university planning during the period of great stability 1945-1990.

However, when the direction to the future changes, as it did during the 1990s, guidance is influenced by the new, 21st century direction whatever it may be. This presentation addresses these 20th and 21st century directions, and offers observations drawn from the 21st century direction that may be useful in university planning today.

Planning for the 21st century direction, and stepping away from planning for the 20th century direction that no longer exists, is surprisingly difficult but necessary to at least consider.

Biography
C. D. Mote, Jr. is President of the National Academy of Engineering and Regents Professor, on leave, from the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Mote earned his BS, MS, and PhD degrees at the University of California, Berkeley in mechanical engineering between 1959 and 1963. After a postdoctoral year in England and three years as an assistant professor at the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, he returned to Berkeley to join the faculty in mechanical engineering for the next 31 years. He and his students investigated a wide range of problems in dynamics, controls and biomechanical engineering. Fifty-eight Ph.D. students earned their degrees under his mentorship.

At Berkeley, he held an endowed chair in mechanical systems and served as chair of the mechanical engineering department from 1987 to 1991, and in 1991 he was appointed vice chancellor of the university expressly to create and lead a $1 billion capital campaign for the campus that ultimately reached $1.4 billion. In 1998, Dr. Mote was recruited to the presidency of the University of Maryland, College Park, a position he held until 2010 when he was appointed Regents Professor. His goal for the university was to elevate its self-expectation of achievement and its national and global position through proactive initiatives. During his tenure, he founded a 130-acre research park next to the campus, faculty research funds increased by 150%, and partnerships with surrounding federal agencies and with international organizations expanded greatly, among other achievements.

Dr. Mote’s recognitions include the NAE Founders Award, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Medal, and the Humboldt Prize of the Federal Republic of Germany. At the University of California, Berkeley, he was honored with the Distinguished Teaching Award, Distinguished Engineering Alumnus Award, Berkeley Citation, and Excellence in Achievement Award. He is an Honorary Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Academy of Mechanics, the Acoustical Society of America and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He holds three honorary doctorates and two honorary professorships.
Event Image International Coffee Hour
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

CU students, scholars, staff and faculty are welcome at International Coffee Hour. Are you... Someone who likes good conversations with interesting people? An armchair traveler? An International Affairs major? A Study Abroad Program returnee? An international student or scholar? A GRAPer? Please join us for International Coffee Hour Friday afternoons across from Baby Doe's and the Alfred Packer Grill in the UMC Grill. International Coffee Hour happens every week except during school holidays and summer. Free refreshments! No reservations are required.

Event Image DMA Recital: Kellan Toohey, clarinet
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Program will include selections by Widmann, Debussy and Mozart
Event Image MFA 2014 Fall Thesis Exhibition Opening Reception
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join the CU Art Museum in celebrating the 2014 MFA Fall Thesis Exhibition.
Graduate school presents one with a solitary journey of discovery in the company of others.  Like the grass-worn lines that crisscross the campus quads, graduate study requires urgent trail blazing.  It focuses on questions of identity and history, materiality and form, wherein one attempts to fill in the missing gaps of knowledge, whether personal or cultural, historic or contemporary.  In its brief duration for an artist, graduate study also begs one to project the future, or the place you hope to reach. 

Each of these artists has negotiated this journey in highly personal and poetic ways, illuminating these desires as the need to make visible the invisible, and by doing so acknowledge the connections we all share whether they be our need for support in our striving for the ideal (Hebbert), or in examining the unseen distance between those closest to us (Pialtos), or by revealing how social ‘structures’ shape how we participate in public reception and discourse (Watters), or in the tactile nature of our yearnings to nurture and procreate (Guerra), or in how important it is to closely observe and attend to communities that exist in the margins of our societies (Lopez). 

All of these artist demonstrate tremendous empathy for their subjects, be it an audience member, a historic figure, an imagined being, or participant.  That these works embody such fundamental notions of love speaks beautifully to who these artists are and what they have to contribute to the world.  We applaud them for bringing to form such a critical, and too often, missing component in the dialogue within the art world and academy.  Their paths are worth following.

Kim Dickey, Professor
Department of Art & Art History
Event Image Calling all Gamers! Video Game Tournaments!
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Compete against other players in this Friday's tournament. $5 entry fee. Sign up starts at 6pm at The Connection Front Desk; games begin at 7pm. 

Games are on PlayStation 3, XBOX 360, or Nintendo Wii gaming systems. Tournament formats are double elimination and/or round robin. Prizes for the top finishers!

2014 DATES: 
September 12: Madden 15
September 26: Ultra Street Fighter
October 10: FIFA 15
October 24: Super Smash Bros. BRAWL
November 7: COD Advanced Warfare
December 5: Mario Kart
December 12: INJUSTICE: Gods Among Us

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection for more events, special programs, food and beverage menus, and hours. 
Event Image Extreme Bowling Friday Nights
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS!

Enjoy the fun of bowling with black lights, lane lights, color pins and lots of great tunes! It's the only Extreme Bowling in Boulder - and it's fun for all ages. 

Win prizes for Color Pin Strikes! NOTE: you must tell The Connection Staff before bowling the strike. 

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about all the events, special programs, food, beverages, prices and hours. Note: The Connection, 1st floor UMC, is closed when the building is closed. 
Event Image DMA Recital: JD Little, saxophone
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Program will include selections by Albright, Tomasi, Debussy, Doest and Nagao
Event Image Mummenschanz
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Silence, illusion, light and shadow. Masks and props made from everyday objects. Mind and body, sleight of hand. For more than four decades, the surreal Swiss theater troupe has brought myth, mystery and plenty of laughter to audiences around the world, using its unique universal language to explore the human condition.
Event Image Ojo – Multi-Genre, Multi-Media Dance Performance
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

 Ojo –  Multi-Genre, Multi-Media Dance Performance

8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Nov. 7-8, downstairs Black Box theater

Enjoy two dance companies in one evening, featuring choreographersKim Olson and David Montgomery of Sweet Edge and Syzygy 

(Japanese Butoh) dance companies. Also – video by Ana Baer.

 

Purchase tickets, get information, http://ojothreshold.bpt.me/.

Learn more about the artists/producers:

http://sweetedge.org/   http://syzygybutoh.com/   http://anabaer.com/

Saturday, November 08, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Club 156 presents: HANK & CUPCAKES CONCERT


Program Council is excited to announce that Hank & Cupcakes and Vance Romance are coming to CU!

When: Saturday, November 8th at 8:00 PM

Where: Club 156

Cost: ONLY $10!

Get your tickets here.

Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Event Image Front Range Bioneers Conference: A Bioneers Resilient Communities Network Event (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Bioneers is inspiring a shift to live on Earth in ways that honor the web of life, each other and future generations. The 12th annual event creates community opportunities for sharing, learning and action, and brings together the region's cutting edge solutions ideas, people and organizations. The event features a broadcast of the national Bioneers plenaries and is locally enriched with: music and arts, networking, children's eco-activities, field trips, sessions, workshops and For more info and to register, visit http://ecenter.colorado.edu/bioneers
Event Image MFA 2014 Fall Thesis Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Graduate school presents one with a solitary journey of discovery in the company of others.  Like the grass-worn lines that crisscross the campus quads, graduate study requires urgent trail blazing.  It focuses on questions of identity and history, materiality and form, wherein one attempts to fill in the missing gaps of knowledge, whether personal or cultural, historic or contemporary.  In its brief duration for an artist, graduate study also begs one to project the future, or the place you hope to reach. 

Each of these artists has negotiated this journey in highly personal and poetic ways, illuminating these desires as the need to make visible the invisible, and by doing so acknowledge the connections we all share whether they be our need for support in our striving for the ideal (Hebbert), or in examining the unseen distance between those closest to us (Pialtos), or by revealing how social ‘structures’ shape how we participate in public reception and discourse (Watters), or in the tactile nature of our yearnings to nurture and procreate (Guerra), or in how important it is to closely observe and attend to communities that exist in the margins of our societies (Lopez). 

All of these artist demonstrate tremendous empathy for their subjects, be it an audience member, a historic figure, an imagined being, or participant.  That these works embody such fundamental notions of love speaks beautifully to who these artists are and what they have to contribute to the world.  We applaud them for bringing to form such a critical, and too often, missing component in the dialogue within the art world and academy.  Their paths are worth following.

Kim Dickey, Professor 
Department of Art & Art History 
Shakespeare 2000 (ages 8-14) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre. In this 10-week class, students will create adaptations of their favorite Shakespeare plays. They will come up with concepts, write scripts, and then stage them. Together we will create new versions of Shakespeare’s classic stories, updating them for 2014. Students will present their creations for friends and family on the last day of class.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for Continuing Degree Students (By Assigned Appointment) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Check MyCUInfo for enrollment appointment. Students are encouraged to register as soon as possible after their enrollment appointment begins. Enrollment appointments are assigned Nov. 3–21, but registration remains open through Jan. 8.
Event Image CU GOLD Student Leadership Conference
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

CU GOLD invites you to participate in its 7th Annual Student Leadership Conference on Saturday November 8 from 10am-4:30pm at University of Colorado Boulder in the University Memorial Center, Room 235. Our workshops will explore topics in relational leadership, social media, and personal branding, building a resume, and how to apply leadership in both your professional and daily life. We will also have a series of breakout sessions in categories such as cross-cultural communication, social justice, conflict resolution, and service/volunterrism.

Come join us for a half day of relevant and interesting seminars, lunch, and more!

Ticket Registration Here


Thou Art Miscast workshop (ages 8-18) (Multi-Day Event)
10:00 AM

Hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre. Ever wanted to play a Shakespeare role that no one would cast you in (yet)? Well...where there's a Will, there's a way! Explore a scene that challenges you as an actor and will be wacky fun as well. We'll encourage experimentation and find out how RIGHT we just might be for these roles, if someone would only cast us in them!
Event Image Japanese and Gamelan Ensembles
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  
Event Image MM Recital: Trevor Minton, cello
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  
Event Image Extreme Bowling Saturday Nights
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS!

Enjoy the fun of bowling with black lights, lane lights, color pins and lots of great tunes! It's the only Extreme Bowling in Boulder - and it's fun for all ages. 

Win prizes for Color Pin Strikes! NOTE: you must tell The Connection Staff before bowling the strike. 

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about all the events, special programs, food, beverages, prices and hours. Note: The Connection, 1st floor UMC, is closed when the building is closed. 
Event Image African Highlife Ensemble
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

  
Event Image Boulder Phil: Piano Legends - Music of Billy Joel & Elton John
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Michael Butterman, Music Director
Jean Meilleur & John Regan, Guest Artists

A tribute concert featuring the music of two legends, Billy Joel and Elton John. Guest artists Jean Meilleur and John Regan will perform the best of what these two brilliant singer-songwriters have given the world. Hit songs include Say Goodbye to Hollywood, Piano Man, Only the Good Die Young, Circle of Life, Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me and much more.
Event Image Ojo – Multi-Genre, Multi-Media Dance Performance
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

 Ojo –  Multi-Genre, Multi-Media Dance Performance

8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Nov. 7-8, downstairs Black Box theater

Enjoy two dance companies in one evening, featuring choreographersKim Olson and David Montgomery of Sweet Edge and Syzygy 

(Japanese Butoh) dance companies. Also – video by Ana Baer.

 

Purchase tickets, get information, http://ojothreshold.bpt.me/.

Learn more about the artists/producers:

http://sweetedge.org/   http://syzygybutoh.com/   http://anabaer.com/

Sunday, November 09, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Event Image Front Range Bioneers Conference: A Bioneers Resilient Communities Network Event (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Bioneers is inspiring a shift to live on Earth in ways that honor the web of life, each other and future generations. The 12th annual event creates community opportunities for sharing, learning and action, and brings together the region's cutting edge solutions ideas, people and organizations. The event features a broadcast of the national Bioneers plenaries and is locally enriched with: music and arts, networking, children's eco-activities, field trips, sessions, workshops and For more info and to register, visit http://ecenter.colorado.edu/bioneers
Event Image MFA 2014 Fall Thesis Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Graduate school presents one with a solitary journey of discovery in the company of others.  Like the grass-worn lines that crisscross the campus quads, graduate study requires urgent trail blazing.  It focuses on questions of identity and history, materiality and form, wherein one attempts to fill in the missing gaps of knowledge, whether personal or cultural, historic or contemporary.  In its brief duration for an artist, graduate study also begs one to project the future, or the place you hope to reach. 

Each of these artists has negotiated this journey in highly personal and poetic ways, illuminating these desires as the need to make visible the invisible, and by doing so acknowledge the connections we all share whether they be our need for support in our striving for the ideal (Hebbert), or in examining the unseen distance between those closest to us (Pialtos), or by revealing how social ‘structures’ shape how we participate in public reception and discourse (Watters), or in the tactile nature of our yearnings to nurture and procreate (Guerra), or in how important it is to closely observe and attend to communities that exist in the margins of our societies (Lopez). 

All of these artist demonstrate tremendous empathy for their subjects, be it an audience member, a historic figure, an imagined being, or participant.  That these works embody such fundamental notions of love speaks beautifully to who these artists are and what they have to contribute to the world.  We applaud them for bringing to form such a critical, and too often, missing component in the dialogue within the art world and academy.  Their paths are worth following.

Kim Dickey, Professor 
Department of Art & Art History 
Shakespeare 2000 (ages 8-14) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre. In this 10-week class, students will create adaptations of their favorite Shakespeare plays. They will come up with concepts, write scripts, and then stage them. Together we will create new versions of Shakespeare’s classic stories, updating them for 2014. Students will present their creations for friends and family on the last day of class.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for Continuing Degree Students (By Assigned Appointment) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Check MyCUInfo for enrollment appointment. Students are encouraged to register as soon as possible after their enrollment appointment begins. Enrollment appointments are assigned Nov. 3–21, but registration remains open through Jan. 8.
Thou Art Miscast workshop (ages 8-18) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre. Ever wanted to play a Shakespeare role that no one would cast you in (yet)? Well...where there's a Will, there's a way! Explore a scene that challenges you as an actor and will be wacky fun as well. We'll encourage experimentation and find out how RIGHT we just might be for these roles, if someone would only cast us in them!
Event Image MM Recital: Peter Bauer, clarinet
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Program will include selections by Busoni, Stanford, Taneyev, Laurischkus and Winding
Event Image DMA Recital: Andrew Packard, collaborative piano
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

  
Event Image Early Music Ensemble
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Performance will include selections by Telemann, Handel, Byrd and Bach
Event Image Sunday Bowling Leagues
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Early and Late Bowling Leagues: Get together a team and be in a league! The Early Leagues have 4-person teams and Late Leagues have 2-person teams. It's a fantastic value and fun way to meet up regularly with friends.

Leagues only cost a one-time registration fee of $10/person and then $5 fee weekly/person. 

Sunday Early League: 6pm-8:30pm
Sunday Late League: 8:30pm-10:30pm
Leagues run September 14 through December 7. (No league on Nov. 23)

Call or email us to learn more. Also visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection/bowling for details or www.colorado.edu/umc/connection for all the Connection's events and activities.
Event Image Altius Quartet
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Graduate String Quartet in Residence

Performance will include selections by Haydn, Ligeti and Beethoven

Monday, November 10, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Event Image Houston Career Trek (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Are you a Leeds junior or senior? Are you interested in the energy industry? Go to Houston, Texas with Leeds Career Development and the Burridge Center to visit multiple companies in the energy industry! Apply online HERE.
Event Image MFA 2014 Fall Thesis Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Graduate school presents one with a solitary journey of discovery in the company of others.  Like the grass-worn lines that crisscross the campus quads, graduate study requires urgent trail blazing.  It focuses on questions of identity and history, materiality and form, wherein one attempts to fill in the missing gaps of knowledge, whether personal or cultural, historic or contemporary.  In its brief duration for an artist, graduate study also begs one to project the future, or the place you hope to reach. 

Each of these artists has negotiated this journey in highly personal and poetic ways, illuminating these desires as the need to make visible the invisible, and by doing so acknowledge the connections we all share whether they be our need for support in our striving for the ideal (Hebbert), or in examining the unseen distance between those closest to us (Pialtos), or by revealing how social ‘structures’ shape how we participate in public reception and discourse (Watters), or in the tactile nature of our yearnings to nurture and procreate (Guerra), or in how important it is to closely observe and attend to communities that exist in the margins of our societies (Lopez). 

All of these artist demonstrate tremendous empathy for their subjects, be it an audience member, a historic figure, an imagined being, or participant.  That these works embody such fundamental notions of love speaks beautifully to who these artists are and what they have to contribute to the world.  We applaud them for bringing to form such a critical, and too often, missing component in the dialogue within the art world and academy.  Their paths are worth following.

Kim Dickey, Professor 
Department of Art & Art History 
Shakespeare 2000 (ages 8-14) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre. In this 10-week class, students will create adaptations of their favorite Shakespeare plays. They will come up with concepts, write scripts, and then stage them. Together we will create new versions of Shakespeare’s classic stories, updating them for 2014. Students will present their creations for friends and family on the last day of class.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for Continuing Degree Students (By Assigned Appointment) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Check MyCUInfo for enrollment appointment. Students are encouraged to register as soon as possible after their enrollment appointment begins. Enrollment appointments are assigned Nov. 3–21, but registration remains open through Jan. 8.
Thou Art Miscast workshop (ages 8-18) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre. Ever wanted to play a Shakespeare role that no one would cast you in (yet)? Well...where there's a Will, there's a way! Explore a scene that challenges you as an actor and will be wacky fun as well. We'll encourage experimentation and find out how RIGHT we just might be for these roles, if someone would only cast us in them!
Event Image Bowling & Billiards Early-Bird & Mid-Day Break Specials
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Mondays - Fridays, take a fun break during your day -- for only a dollar -- with our discounted bowling and billiards for everyone! 

Early-Bird Specials:
11am-2pm
Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person for everyone
Billiards: $1 per hour/person for everyone

Mid-Day Specials:
2pm-5pm
Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 
Event Image Cognitive Lunch Series
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

MUEN E214
12:00 - 1:00 PM

Speakers: Dan Gustavson

Topic: TBA
Event Image Tai Chi
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

This class will utilize Tai Chi exercises as a way to release stress and increase a sense of calmness. It is intended to facilitate physical and psychological wellness, as well as to  increase your awareness of how stress impacts your daily life, health, and emotional well-being.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops 
Drop In Advising Hours
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Drop in advising hours campus-wide to visit with an advisor in any discipline. Visit http://www.colorado.edu/advising/drop-hours for more information.
Event Image I Love Mondays
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us every Monday for a free activity that will be sure to cure your case of the Mondays. Activities include tie-dye, cookie decorating, a live dj, pumpkin painting, build-a-bear workshops, and more! The event is always free and a great way to get your week started.

To learn each week's activity, visit www.colorado.edu/umc/mondays 
Event Image Musicology Colloquium: Jay Keister, University of Colorado, Boulder
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Naughty Women vs. Macho Men: Glam-punk and Homophobia in Southern California in the late 1970s
SPAN 2120
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

SPAN 2120
Alicia Tabler
Event Image Keep Your Calm
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

This is a 4-part series designed to help you make a change in your life by examining your thoughts, actions, and emotions. You will learn to get unstuck from your thoughts, to understand and work with your emotions, to use your body posture for positive change, and much more. There’s no better time than now to learn skills to deal with stressful situations and overwhelming emotions. All sessions will take place in C4C S440.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
Event Image Colloquium
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Irene Blair talk
Portuguese Table
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Portuguese Table
Marcelo Tadeu Schincariol
Event Image 2014 LESTER LECTURE: "Sibling Rivalries, Scriptural Communities: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam"
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

THE DEPARTMENT OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES

OF THE

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO BOULDER

IN COLLABORATION WITH

THE CU MEDITERRANEAN STUDIES GROUP AND THE PROGRAM IN JEWISH STUDIES PRESENTS

THE

 2014 LESTER LECTURE

SIBLING RIVALRIES, SCRIPTURAL COMMUNITIES:

JUDAISM, CHRISTIANITY, AND ISLAM

FEATURING

DAVID NIRENBERG

HISTORY & THE COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL THOUGHT

THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

MONDAY, 10 NOVEMBER 2014

BRITISH STUDIES ROOM, NORLIN LIBRARY

RECEPTION: 5:30 PM

LECTURE 6;00 PM

ALL ARE WELCOME!

The Lester Lecture Series is made possible by the generous support of the Lester family. This year’s lecture is dedicated to the memory of Professor Robert C. Lester, Professor Emeritus, Religious Studies, CU Boulder (1933-2013).

Details at: website
Professor Nirenberg will also lead a mid-day lunch/seminar for graduate students. For further information and to register for the seminar, contact Tyson Martinez (Tyson.martinez@colorado.edu

French 5 - ALTEC
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

French 5 - ALTEC
Cecile
Shakespearean Dramaturgy Class (ages 12-18)
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Do you find yourself reading Shakespeare late into the night, compulsively looking up every unknown word? Do you find yourself gleefully digging in to the historical context of his plays, and agonizing over the nuances of the folio, quarto, and Holinshed source material? Do you devour as many versions of his plays as you can, contemplating the different ways each moment of the text might come alive on stage? The good news is, you are practicing the art of dramaturgy!

This class will plunge high school students into the art of dramaturgy, the crossroads between academic analysis and productions of plays. We will explore important questions such as; what is a dramaturg, how does one do dramaturgy, and what are the important differences in Shakespearean and contemporary dramaturgy? This class will delight any student interested in developing his or her play analysis, research skills, and practical eye towards the theatre. Although actors, directors, and designers are considered the body of a production, dramaturgs are certainly the blood!

Hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre.

Event Image 2014 Annual Lester Lecture featuring David Nirenberg, University of Chicago
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

University of Colorado Department of Religious Studies in collaboration with the CU Mediterranean Studies Group and the Program in Jewish Studies presents the 2014 Annual Lester Lecture featuring David Nirenberg, History and the Committee on Social Thought, University of Chicago. David Nirenberg will be giving a talk titled "Sibling Rivalries, Scriptural Communities: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam" on Monday, November 10th, 2014 at 6:00pm in the British Studies Room inside Norlin Library.  

Inter-religious conflict—and, with it, many questions about the role of scripture in that conflict—is once again at center stage in our geopolitical consciousness. Do the claims of the Jewish, Christian, and Islamic holy texts contribute to the violence between the various communities that read them? Or do they provide a basis for solidarity between these three religions? This talk will examine how the Qur’an, Torah, and New Testament have been read at different moments in history to consider the politics of conflict and community among the “peoples of the Book.”

The Lester Lecture Series is made possible by the generous support of the Lester Family. This years lecture is dedicated to the memory of Robert C. Lester, Professor Emeritus, University of Colorado Boulder Religious Studies Department (1933-2013).  

Event Image Free Yoga Mondays
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Free Yoga for CU students Monday nights at 6 p.m. Authentic hatha, vinyasa flow taught by Brian Saeger. Bring a mat if you have one. We have extras if you don't. Best to eat dinner after class.

Meets at CU's Wesley Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, 1 block north of Colorado Ave, at the corner of University Heights Ave. LGBTQ-friendly. Bring friends!! ($5 for faculty, staff and admin)
Event Image Monday Night Bowl
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Start the week with some FUN! Only $8 for two hours of unlimited bowling! Price includes shoes and a fountain drink. Bring friends; it's a great deal. Everyone is welcome! 
Mondays, 6pm-close. 

Include dinner, snacks and beverages while you bowl. The Connection will begin serving a new late night pub menu in October! Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection for details on all the events, and like us at www.facebook.com/cuconnection for the latest info. 
Event Image BM Senior Recital: Conrad Sclar, viola
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

  
Event Image BME Junior Recital: Coire Geare, double bass
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

  
Event Image Symphonic Band
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Matthew J. Roeder, conductor
with
Special Guest: Skyline High School, Stephanie Texera-Gunther, director

Performance will include selections by Schuman, George, Ives/Schuman, LoPresti, Nelson, Barber and Sousa.
Guest conductor: Robert Schwartz



Event Image OASIS - Spiritual but not Religious
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

O.A.S.I.S. is "Open Accepting Students Into Spirituality"

Many college students and young adults embrace spirituality, but don't identify with "religion." OASIS is a community of CU-Boulder college and grad students who seek to explore various spiritual traditions and practices in a relaxed and open-minded environment.

Mary Wolf facilitates the group.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Event Image Houston Career Trek (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Are you a Leeds junior or senior? Are you interested in the energy industry? Go to Houston, Texas with Leeds Career Development and the Burridge Center to visit multiple companies in the energy industry! Apply online HERE.
Event Image MFA 2014 Fall Thesis Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Graduate school presents one with a solitary journey of discovery in the company of others.  Like the grass-worn lines that crisscross the campus quads, graduate study requires urgent trail blazing.  It focuses on questions of identity and history, materiality and form, wherein one attempts to fill in the missing gaps of knowledge, whether personal or cultural, historic or contemporary.  In its brief duration for an artist, graduate study also begs one to project the future, or the place you hope to reach. 

Each of these artists has negotiated this journey in highly personal and poetic ways, illuminating these desires as the need to make visible the invisible, and by doing so acknowledge the connections we all share whether they be our need for support in our striving for the ideal (Hebbert), or in examining the unseen distance between those closest to us (Pialtos), or by revealing how social ‘structures’ shape how we participate in public reception and discourse (Watters), or in the tactile nature of our yearnings to nurture and procreate (Guerra), or in how important it is to closely observe and attend to communities that exist in the margins of our societies (Lopez). 

All of these artist demonstrate tremendous empathy for their subjects, be it an audience member, a historic figure, an imagined being, or participant.  That these works embody such fundamental notions of love speaks beautifully to who these artists are and what they have to contribute to the world.  We applaud them for bringing to form such a critical, and too often, missing component in the dialogue within the art world and academy.  Their paths are worth following.

Kim Dickey, Professor 
Department of Art & Art History 
Shakespeare 2000 (ages 8-14) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre. In this 10-week class, students will create adaptations of their favorite Shakespeare plays. They will come up with concepts, write scripts, and then stage them. Together we will create new versions of Shakespeare’s classic stories, updating them for 2014. Students will present their creations for friends and family on the last day of class.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for Continuing Degree Students (By Assigned Appointment) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Check MyCUInfo for enrollment appointment. Students are encouraged to register as soon as possible after their enrollment appointment begins. Enrollment appointments are assigned Nov. 3–21, but registration remains open through Jan. 8.
Thou Art Miscast workshop (ages 8-18) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre. Ever wanted to play a Shakespeare role that no one would cast you in (yet)? Well...where there's a Will, there's a way! Explore a scene that challenges you as an actor and will be wacky fun as well. We'll encourage experimentation and find out how RIGHT we just might be for these roles, if someone would only cast us in them!
Event Image Time Collection Due
All Day

Off-Campus time collection is due November 11, 2014 for pay period October 26, 2014 - November 8, 2014. The pay date is November 21, 2014.

On-Campus
time collection is due November 13, 2014 for pay period October 26, 2014 - November 8, 2014. The pay date is November 21, 2014.
Diversity and Inclusion Summit (Multi-Day Event)
8:30 AM

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Diversity and Inclusion Summit on November 11-12. This year’s theme is “Building the Road Map: Wondering, Wandering, Envisioning” and sessions are designed to take attendees “beyond talking” to actionable outcomes that could be implemented over the coming year.
DILS Tibetan
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

DILS Tibetan
gayley@colorado.edu
Event Image Bowling & Billiards Early-Bird & Mid-Day Break Specials
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Mondays - Fridays, take a fun break during your day -- for only a dollar -- with our discounted bowling and billiards for everyone! 

Early-Bird Specials:
11am-2pm
Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person for everyone
Billiards: $1 per hour/person for everyone

Mid-Day Specials:
2pm-5pm
Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 
Event Image Veterans Day Ceremony 2014
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join the University of Colorado Boulder, the Office of Veteran Services, the Student Veterans Association, and the University Memorial Center in recognizing the contributions made by Colorado veterans. This ceremony will feature Sergeant Neil Duncan, a retired U.S. Army sergeant that was wounded in battle. Other speakers will include Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano, the University of Colorado Board of Regents, the President of the Student Veterans Association, Benjamin Purser, and the UMC Board Chair, Joseph Soto. A presentation will also be made by the Joint ROTC Color Guard.
Event Image Dissertation Working Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is an on-going workgroup for graduate students who have passed their comprehensive exams and are engaged in any part of the dissertation process. It is a  supportive place to set and achieve goals that will move you concretely toward the completion of your dissertation.

To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops

Event Image Reading the IPCC Report: Near Term Climate Change
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Ever wonder what the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report says? Learn more on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons this fall during a seminar series by IPCC authors and contributors. This fall’s focus is on Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis (Working Group I’s contribution to the IPCC 5th Assessment Report).

Find the topics and speakers for the whole series here: http://cires.colorado.edu/news/announcements/2014/IPCCseminar.html Hosted most Tuesdays and some Thursdays through Dec. 9, 2014.
Flipped Tutorials with VoiceThread
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Flipped Tutorials with VoiceThread
Edwige Simon

Troilus and Cressida class (ages 12-18)
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

The best way to grow as a performer is to get a play up on its feet. In this class, we will tackle Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida, with a culminating performance on November 11. Students will work on cutting the play, developing characters, designing costumes and props, and even directing scenes. This class is designed for young actors who love to perform, and who want to learn more about the process of staging a play.

Hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre.
Event Image Leeds Houston Reception for Alumni and Friends
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Dean David L. Ikenberry invites you to attend a

Houston Reception
for Leeds Alumni, Friends, & Corporate Partners


Tuesday, September 23
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (CST)

The Tasting Room: CityCentre
Sonoma Terrace
818 Town and Country Blvd., Suite 100
Houston, TX 77024

Network with current business students in town for the Energy Industry Career Trek.
Drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be provided.

Please RSVP by Wednesday, November 5 

Questions? Please contact 
Samantha Johnson.

Recently changed jobs? New preferred email address?

Please update your contact information!

Event Image Ogilvy Public Relations Info Session (Multi-Day Event)
5:30 PM

 KOBL 302

Ogilvy Public Relations Information Session. We have a few amazing opportunities for students interesting pursuing their careers in Public Relations, including our summer internship program and our elite associates program. 

Who are we? We have four offices on the west coast: San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boulder, and Sacramento.

What is the Associates Program? This is a full-time rotational program designed to give superstar entry-level hires experience in a variety of public relations practices such as public affairs, tech, social and Earth, our green PR practice.

Who are we looking for? Future PR superstars! Our summer internship is perfect for freshman to juniors, while our full-time internship and Associates Programs are best for graduating seniors. 

Event Image Queer Women in Community (QWIC)
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Are you a queer woman looking for community on campus? QWIC is a social gathering that meets in the Women’s Resource Center. Join us for free food, conversation, and fun!

This semester we are going to be meeting on the second Tuesday of every month (starting on the 9th of September) from 5:30-7:00pm in UMC 416 (The Women’s Resource Center). On the fourth week of every semester we will be going on fun free field trips!

The upcoming schedule of dates:

9/9 Meeting in UMC
9/27 Field Trip
10/14 Meeting in UMC
10/31 Spooky Halloween Field Trip
11/11 Meeting in UMC
11/22 Field Trip
12/9 Meeting in UMC
Event Image Free Tuesday Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Put on your poker face for the FREE poker tournaments. Everyone is welcome - all skill levels. Win prizes.
Sign up starts at 6pm at The Connection Front Desk; cards fly at 7pm.

Tournament dates for fall semester: 
September 2, 16 & 30
October 14 & 28
November 11
December 2
Grand Championship Final: Dec 9

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection for more special programs and events at The Connection. 

Event Image Students for Sensible Drug Policy Chapter Meetings
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Students for Sensible Drug Policy invites members of the campus community to join us for bi-weekly meetings in Hellems 104 on CU Campus. We are a group of activists dedicated to ending the failed policies of the war on drugs. Our chapter activities include educational outreach regarding substance use, harm reduction efforts and advocating for just policies. Send an email to SSDP@colorado.edu or like us on Facebook at Facebook.com/SSDPatCU for more info.
Event Image Visiting Artist Lecture | Laurie Britton-Newell
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Laurie Britton-Newell is a curator who has worked across the fields of contemporary art, craft and design in Europe and the USA. Whilst working at the V&A Museum in London she curated critically acclaimed exhibitions such as Memory Palace in 2013, Make Lab in 2011, 1:1: Architects Build Small Spaces in 2010 and Out of the Ordinary: Spectacular Craft in 2008. She writes and lectures regularly about art and design.

Laurie will curate an exhibition with students two weeks after the lecture.
Event Image BM Senior Recital: Jordan Flewelling, mezzo-soprano
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

  
Event Image MM Recital: Hemi Kim, collaborative piano
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Performance will include selections by Brahms and Schumann
Event Image Wind Symphony with University Singers
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Performance will include selections by Puts, Stravinsky, Henning, McAllister and Meyerowitz

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Event Image Art + Maps Exhibit


Works by four local and regional artists are exhibited with items from the Map Library collection. Corresponding maps range from antique maps to aerial photographs; celestial charts to contemporary expressions of map design.

• Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Department
• Quilts by Barbara Olson, Boulder fiber artist
• Paintings by Alan Paine Radebaugh, New Mexico painter
• Pen and watercolor works on paper by Michael Theodore, CU-Boulder College of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Natural forms and earth processes inform the work of these four artists. The juxtaposition of art and maps highlights their formal similarities, yet also reveals elements and functions showing where the purposes of the two formats diverge. A selection of maps emphasizes artistry in cartographic production from various time periods and cultures.
Several attributes particular to maps, such as decorative borders, cartouches, and directional signs are displayed.

Curated by Naomi Heiser, our lead cataloger and resident historical map expert.
Event Image Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and the Origins of Post-Holocaust American Judaism


A visual depiction of the life and work of Reb Zalman, widely considered one of the most significant Jewish spiritual leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also taught mysticism and psychology of religion at several universities, including Naropa, and founded the influential Spiritual Eldering movement.

The images and artifacts come from the University of Colorado Boulder Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi Collection, which anchors the CU-Boulder Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive. The CU-Boulder Program in Jewish Studies is an active collaborator on the development of the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive.

Learn more at the exhibit website.
A Table (Somewhat): Conversations Between Objects (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The title of Richard Artschwager’s Table (Somewhat) proposes a parenthetical quandary. If its existence as a table is called into question one might reasonably wonder "What, if not a table?” 

A Table (Somewhat) is the first in a series of exhibitions subtitled Conversations Between Objects, which provoke a dialog between artworks that span different times and places. CUAM’s Dillon Collection of Scholar’s Rocks stems from an ancient Chinese tradition in which certain characteristics are treasured for containing the infinite within gnarled and veined forms. Contemplating these palm-sized rocks from different perspectives slows down looking. Shifts in scale guide human perception from the finite realities of physical matter to macrocosmic associations. Animals, cascading rivers, and otherworldly mountain formations reveal themselves to the mind's delight. Artschwager's miniaturized formica table is deceptively straightforward, but also disorients thought. A cube of faux tigerwood legs framing blocks of grass green and blue sky begs the question "What, if not a Table?"

This is the inaugural exhibition curated by Director and Chief Curator Sandra Q. Firmin. 

Event Image ART/TEKNE: Part 3 "Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential" (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Todd Siler’s large-scale installation Metaphorming Nature features a selection of artworks that interpret what nature makes and what we make of nature. The installation replicates the limbic system—the heart of the human brain—where intuitions, feelings and emotions are integrated and interpreted. Wrapping around curved walls for over 100 feet, Thought Assemblies explores the world of real and imaginary structures generated by the billions of neurons that make up the brain’s creative engine of innovation. The immersive environment presents a mosaic of interrelated paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photomontages produced over the last four decades. Other artworks visualize nano- and macro-scale processes and physical matter, in which the invisible sparks between atoms seem to transform into a swirling cosmos of possibilities. Large swathes of fiery reds morph into subdued blues, tapping into the range of human emotions triggered by aesthetic experiences. Siler highlights the human brain’s handiwork in everything it creates, connecting it all back to nature’s innovations. The empirical work of pioneer nanochemist Geoffrey Ozin and his colleagues, who apply nanoscience and nanotechnology to help solve today’s most urgent environmental challenges, inspire many of Siler’s recent artworks.

In 2011 Geoffrey Ozin and Todd Siler co-founded ArtNano Innovations, (www.ArtNanoInnovations.com) meeting by chance at the World Cultural Council’s Awards Ceremony where Dr. Ozin received the Albert Einstein World Award for Science and Siler received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts. Siler has been represented by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts since 1981 and his artworks are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Denver Art Museum, among others.

Geoffrey Ozin studied at King’s College London and Oriel College Oxford University. He is the Tier 1 Government of Canada Research Chair in Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Ozin was nominated for the 2014 Kavli Nanoscience Prize in recognition of the originality and significance of his visionary work in the field of Nanochemistry.

Event Image Houston Career Trek (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Are you a Leeds junior or senior? Are you interested in the energy industry? Go to Houston, Texas with Leeds Career Development and the Burridge Center to visit multiple companies in the energy industry! Apply online HERE.
Event Image MFA 2014 Fall Thesis Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Graduate school presents one with a solitary journey of discovery in the company of others.  Like the grass-worn lines that crisscross the campus quads, graduate study requires urgent trail blazing.  It focuses on questions of identity and history, materiality and form, wherein one attempts to fill in the missing gaps of knowledge, whether personal or cultural, historic or contemporary.  In its brief duration for an artist, graduate study also begs one to project the future, or the place you hope to reach. 

Each of these artists has negotiated this journey in highly personal and poetic ways, illuminating these desires as the need to make visible the invisible, and by doing so acknowledge the connections we all share whether they be our need for support in our striving for the ideal (Hebbert), or in examining the unseen distance between those closest to us (Pialtos), or by revealing how social ‘structures’ shape how we participate in public reception and discourse (Watters), or in the tactile nature of our yearnings to nurture and procreate (Guerra), or in how important it is to closely observe and attend to communities that exist in the margins of our societies (Lopez). 

All of these artist demonstrate tremendous empathy for their subjects, be it an audience member, a historic figure, an imagined being, or participant.  That these works embody such fundamental notions of love speaks beautifully to who these artists are and what they have to contribute to the world.  We applaud them for bringing to form such a critical, and too often, missing component in the dialogue within the art world and academy.  Their paths are worth following.

Kim Dickey, Professor 
Department of Art & Art History 
Shakespeare 2000 (ages 8-14) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre. In this 10-week class, students will create adaptations of their favorite Shakespeare plays. They will come up with concepts, write scripts, and then stage them. Together we will create new versions of Shakespeare’s classic stories, updating them for 2014. Students will present their creations for friends and family on the last day of class.
Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

The exhibit in the Norlin Library 3rd floor NW Triptych gallery (across from Special Collections), "Opening the Tibetan Treasury of Knowledge: Textual Transmission and Cultural Preservation," highlights key transformations in the production of Tibetan texts—from woodblock prints to digital searchable text. The display includes woodblock carvings of The Treasury of Knowledge, which is among the texts generously gifted by the Tsadra Foundation to the CU-Boulder Libraries. The gifted collection covers the major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Event Image Spring 2015 Registration Period for Continuing Degree Students (By Assigned Appointment) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Check MyCUInfo for enrollment appointment. Students are encouraged to register as soon as possible after their enrollment appointment begins. Enrollment appointments are assigned Nov. 3–21, but registration remains open through Jan. 8.
Thou Art Miscast workshop (ages 8-18) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Hosted by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's School of Theatre. Ever wanted to play a Shakespeare role that no one would cast you in (yet)? Well...where there's a Will, there's a way! Explore a scene that challenges you as an actor and will be wacky fun as well. We'll encourage experimentation and find out how RIGHT we just might be for these roles, if someone would only cast us in them!
Diversity and Inclusion Summit (Multi-Day Event)
End Time 4:30 PM

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Diversity and Inclusion Summit on November 11-12. This year’s theme is “Building the Road Map: Wondering, Wandering, Envisioning” and sessions are designed to take attendees “beyond talking” to actionable outcomes that could be implemented over the coming year.
Event Image Ogilvy Public Relations Info Session (Multi-Day Event)
End Time 7:30 PM

 KOBL 302

Ogilvy Public Relations Information Session. We have a few amazing opportunities for students interesting pursuing their careers in Public Relations, including our summer internship program and our elite associates program. 

Who are we? We have four offices on the west coast: San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boulder, and Sacramento.

What is the Associates Program? This is a full-time rotational program designed to give superstar entry-level hires experience in a variety of public relations practices such as public affairs, tech, social and Earth, our green PR practice.

Who are we looking for? Future PR superstars! Our summer internship is perfect for freshman to juniors, while our full-time internship and Associates Programs are best for graduating seniors. 

Faculty Mentoring
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Room 338
Event Image Bowling & Billiards Early-Bird & Mid-Day Break Specials
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekdays, Mondays - Fridays, take a fun break during your day -- for only a dollar -- with our discounted bowling and billiards for everyone! 

Early-Bird Specials:
11am-2pm
Bowling: $1/game and $1/shoe rental per person for everyone
Billiards: $1 per hour/person for everyone

Mid-Day Specials:
2pm-5pm
Bowling: 1/2 of regular game rate; $1.25 shoe rental for everyone
Billiards: 1/2 regular rates for everyone

Visit www.colorado.edu/umc/connection to learn about other special programs and activities. 
EECD Seminar
11:40 AM - 1:10 PM

Rm. 251
EFPP Seminar
11:40 AM - 1:10 PM

Rm. 338
Math/Sci Seminar
11:40 AM - 1:10 PM

Math: Rm 230
Science: Rm 346
Event Image Build Mastery and Manage Performance Anxiety
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Learn, explore, and discuss techniques and skills that advance music practice and performance. Learn to employ breath awareness, mindfulness skills, and thought exercises to support your and your students’ music making. Overview processes that are geared to help musicians build confidence and mastery while successfully managing performance anxiety. Presented by Matt Tomatz
Chinese Tutoring
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Chun-ling Hsu
Chinese Tutoring

Event Image Creating Attractive & Effective Presentations that Captivate Your Audience | Norlin Learner’s Lunch
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Have you ever wanted to create a unique PowerPoint (or Keynote) presentation, but just didn’t know where to start? Or maybe thought that it just took too long to create? Here’s your opportunity to learn some quick and easy ways to wow your audience. Bring a laptop and a presentation that you'd like to edit with you! Presenters: Jacie Moriyama & Viktoriya Oliynyk
Group Meeting - Emi/Kyle
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

JSCBB B331
Dean's Advisory Council (DAC)
1:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Room 142
Event Image Men's Group
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Connect with other men to gain the support and inspiration you need. We explore all the things we face as men, including: relationships, social dynamics, troublesome behaviors, hopes and dreams, work and life direction, and masculinity in general.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
School of the Environment and Sustainability Colloquium Series
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Old Main

Speaker: Susan Clark, Yale University

Co-Sponsored by the Environmental Studies Program and the School of the Environment and Sustainability.
Event Image The Naturalist: Honoring the Life and Work of William Weber
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The CU Libraries and Friends of the Libraries will present The Naturalist: Honoring the Life and Work of William Weber, on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 4:30-7:00 p.m. in the Center for Irish and British Studies, Norlin Library, 5th floor, on the CU Boulder Campus. Speakers will be James F. Williams, Dean of the University Libraries; Rebecca Hufft Kao, Denver Botanic Gardens; Erin Tripp, CU Museum of Natural History Herbarium; and Pat Kociolek, Director, CU Museum of Natural History. The program will include a short video chronicling William Weber’s life and career.
Event Image Study Finance in London in Summer 2015! Interest meeting November 12th, 2014
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Study international finance in London this summer, with CU Business Professor Roy Baas. This seminar includes lectures from prominent financial professionals and field trips to sites such as Lloyd’s of London, Bloomberg… and Paris! Eligibility requirements include a minimum 2.5 GPA and coursework in Business or Economics. To learn more, join us on Wednesday, November 12th from 5:00 - 6:00 pm in KOBL 220.
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu/?go=LondonGS 
French 5 - ALTEC
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

French 5 - ALTEC
Cecile
Event Image Metric Theory Info Session
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

KOBL 330
ATTENTION Marketing students!
Join Metric Theory, a data-driven marketing company focused on driving results for clients, to learn what they look for when hiring! Their open position is posted in career buffs. Food will be provided.
Join Metric Theory, a data-driven marketing company focused on driving results for clients, to learn what they look for when hiring! Food will be provided!
Join Metric Theory, a data-driven marketing company focused on driving results for clients, to learn what they look for when hiring! Food will be provided!
Event Image The Body: Learning and serving in community
6:00 PM

A group for college students and young adults seeking to live, learn and serve in community. We'll alternate exploring ideas in Shane Claiborne's book "The Economy of Love," and serving in community service projects out in the Boulder community.  

Meets Wednesdays during CU's fall and spring semesters at 6 p.m. Hosted by Rev. Trish Jordan.
AIA Lecture Series: Architecture and Assemblage at the Site of Polis-Chrysochous on Cyprus
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Dr. Caraher will discuss the ongoing work at the site of Polis-Chrysochous (ancient Arsinoë) on the western side of Cyprus. The research team has worked to document the architecture of an Early Christian basilica and an assemblage of Late Roman ceramics in order to establish connections between this and other sites on Cyprus and southern Anatolia. These connections hint at the material manifestations of the human decisions that constitute culture. The history of fieldwork on Cyprus becomes clear as it provides an unparalleled opportunity to analyze the material culture of related sites in the ancient world.

Event Image MM Recital: Bilinda Lou, piano
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Performance will include selections by Beethoven and Mendelssohn
Event Image Pendulum New Music
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

  
Event Image ADVANCED SCREENING: Dumb and Dumber To
9:00 PM

Program Council’s Film Series presents the ADVANCED SCREENING of Dumb & Dumber 2.

When: November 12th, 2014 at 9:00 PM

Where: Chem 140 Lecture Hall

This event is FREE, but REQUIRES A TICKET:

Each ticket admits two but does not guarantee you a seat. We will give priority seating to people with tickets. You can get them from UMC 401 starting this Tuesday 10/21.


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