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October 25, 2014 - November 7, 2014

  

Saturday, October 25, 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 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 Medieval Materiality: A Conference on the Life and Afterlife of Things
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

This is a national interdisciplinary conference on "Medieval Materiality," a topic of recent interest to historians, art historians, and literary scholars working on the medieval period and beyond. This conference will bring together four plenary speakers, each of whom has been influential in defining materiality or in introducing it into his/ her field, and 29 panelists to address two main questions: What does medieval materiality consist of? And what are the ramifications of such a focus for medieval studies more broadly?
CU Table Tennis Tryouts
10:00 AM

Do you want to be on the First CU-Boulder Collegiate Table Tennis Team? We're having tryouts for the team on Saturday October 25th 10:00 AM in the Rec center, lower gym basket ball courts. Don't worry, nobody gets cut, but, the top players will have the opportunity to travel to play!
Event Image Leeds Football Pregame CU vs. UCLA - Homecoming Weekend
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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 Pirates of Penzance
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Gilbert and Sullivan’s beloved comic operetta tells of the coming of age of Frederic, indentured to pirates as a boy, and his desire to leave the buccaneer’s life and marry beautiful Mabel. But first, he must find a way to defeat the swashbucklers he’s known and loved all his life. In keeping with the play’s long tradition, CU Opera’s performances will be spiced up with wry contemporary political references.

Sunday, October 26, 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 Senior Recital: Adam Sammakia, jazz bass
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Performance will include selections by Ahbez, Byard, Donaldson, Vinegar and Sammakia
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 Pirates of Penzance
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Gilbert and Sullivan’s beloved comic operetta tells of the coming of age of Frederic, indentured to pirates as a boy, and his desire to leave the buccaneer’s life and marry beautiful Mabel. But first, he must find a way to defeat the swashbucklers he’s known and loved all his life. In keeping with the play’s long tradition, CU Opera’s performances will be spiced up with wry contemporary political references.
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 Guest Chamber Recital: Véréna Dietrich, piano
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

 featuring:
Jane Goodall, piano
Christina Jennings, flute
Hsing-ay Hsu, piano
Grant Larson, saxophone
Doug Walter, marimba

Performance will include selections by Chaminade, Maurice, Sancan and Ravel

Monday, October 27, 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.
October 27th, 29th & 31st - EECD Comp Exams - PhD students
12:00 AM

PhD students in EECD only - This will be the week of your Comprehensive Exams in the School of Education.  Your exam will be on one of these three days.  More information to follow.
Event Image Colorado Law Fair
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Thinking about Law School? Each year the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) hosts forums around the country for anyone thinking about attending law school to explore their options.

Prospective law students can meet with representatives from nearly 200 law schools nationwide, as well as financial aid specialists, law school diversity directors, and lawyers in a variety of fields who are ready to answer your questions.

Event Image CU-Boulder Law Fair
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The Annual Colorado Law Fair, sponsored by the University of Colorado Prelaw Office, Phi Alpha Delta and the Western Association of Prelaw Advisors (WAPLA).
 
Over 100 law school admission deans and directors will attend to represent their respective law schools and provide invaluable information to those students/graduates intent upon pursuing a legal education.

For a list of which schools are attending, visit the Academic Advising website.
Event Image Spring 2015 Course Reservation Registration Period for Eligible Students (Multi-Day Event)
9:00 AM

See Course Reservation for more information.
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 IRB Workshops (Main Campus)
11:00 AM - 1:00 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 Cognitive Lunch Series
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

MUEN E214
12:00 - 1:00 PM

Speakers: Patrick Simen, Oberlin College

Topic: Interval timing and decision making with an opponent Poisson diffusion model

Abstract:  Diffusion models explain patterns of choice probabilities and response times (RTs) in perceptual decision making tasks. In these models, a random quantity representing the "evidence" favoring one choice over another builds up over time until a boundary is reached, resulting in a decision. Recently, my colleagues and I have applied diffusion models to interval timing task performance, with accumulation rates determined by the rates of stochastic clock-pulse emitters (Simen et al., 2011, 2013). To make a fast response, the model accumulates pulses, or "spikes", at a high rate; conversely, slow responses require low spike rates. Despite major differences between these task types, RT distributions in both exhibit suggestively similar relationships between their standard deviations and means across task conditions. The std/mean ratio – the coefficient of variation (CV) – is typically constant across conditions. This phenomenon has long been regarded in the timing literature as a "law of behavior", akin to the Weber-Fechner law of choice probability in decision making (e.g., Gibbon, 1977). More recently, CV invariance has also been nominated as a behavioral law of decision making (Wagenmakers & Brown, 2007). This parallel suggests that a process of noisy accumulation might underlie both decision making and timing. However, even the prototypical diffusion model – which is simpler than versions used to fit decision data in practice – is too flexible to account for CV invariance: it can equally well fit data that adhere to it and data that violate it. To understand how a diffusion model could explain CV invariance, we examined what happens when the diffusion process emerges from counting up the outputs of one Poisson spike source (e.g., a pool of neurons in primary visual cortex) and simultaneously counting down the outputs of an opponent spike source. Assuming that spike rates are proportional to the strength of evidence (in decision making) or clock speed (in timing) leads to the prediction of CV invariance and conformance to Weber's law under certain changes of task conditions – but not others! We tested both types of prediction in three sensory modalities, and our results largely support them. These findings may help unify decision making and timing theories in terms of a single cognitive process.
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 Monday Workshops: Helping Your Students Teach Themselves
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Helping Your Students Teach Themselves
Ramesh Muralimanohar, LEAD 2013-15

In this interactive session participants will discuss methods and strategies to encourage student learning
among your students. Self-teaching helps students build the skills they need in a real-life work environment
and also allows for deeper coverage of topics. Come prepared to discuss and work through strategies that
you can use in your class.

 

Event Image Coffee and the Campus Budget
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join Senior Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer Kelly Fox and Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Budget and Finance Steve McNally for an inside-the-campus view of how the University of Colorado Boulder is financed and the challenges and opportunities we face as an institution.

C4C Room S341: RSVP required, space is limited. Click the register icon above.

Each session will be covering the same material, so you do not need to register for multiple sessions.
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
Event Image Guest Master Class: Jorja Fleezanis, violin
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

  
French 5 - ALTEC
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

French 5 - ALTEC
Cecile
Event Image Internship/Job Search & Interviewing
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Start an Internship or Job Search here! Learn the secrets of internship and job searching to find what you’re looking for. Build social media job searching skills and interviewing skills to gain an edge in your search.

Go Pro With Your Career! Summit to career success to gain the resources and professional skills employers are looking for in students entering the internship and job market.

Learn more: CU Buffs Professional Program Event 3 of 4.

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 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 Judaism Through Poetry: Faculty and Grad Colloquium with MacArthur Poet, Peter Cole
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The University of Colorado Boulder's Program in Jewish Studies, English Department
History DepartmentMediterranean Studies Group, Spanish and Portuguese DepartmentReligious Studies Department and Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, and the University of Denver's 
Center for Judaic Studies and Creative Writing Program welcome acclaimed poet, translator, literary scholar and specialist in Medieval Spanish Hebrew poetry, Peter Cole, who will be performing a public poetry reading from his most recent book The Invention of Influence.

 

The Invention of Influence

Public Reading with Peter Cole

Monday, October 27 at 7:00PM

University of Colorado Boulder Campus

Eaton Humanities, Room 150

Space is Limited - Please RSVP to CUJewishStudies@colorado.edu

 

The recipient of a 2007 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, Peter Cole is a renowned poet and translator, deemed "an inspired writer" by The Nation and "one of the handful of authentic poets of his own American generation," by Yale University author and professor Harold Bloom. Booklist calls Cole's most recent poetry publication, The Invention of Influence (2014) "Masterful…. Deeply allusive, profound, committed verse." In this, his fourth book of poems, Cole presents a ramifying vision of human linkage. At the heart of the collection stands the stunning title poem which brings us into the world of Victor Tausk, a maverick and tragic early disciple of Freud who wrote about one of his patients’ mental inventions — an "influence machine" that controlled his thoughts. In Cole’s symphonic poem, this machine becomes a haunting image for the ways in which tradition and the language of others shape so much of what we think and say. The shorter poems in this rich and surprising volume treat the dynamics of coupling, the curiously varied nature of perfection, the delights of the senses, the perils of poetic vocation, and more.

Peter Cole is the author of four books of poetry: Rift; Hymns & Qualms; Things on Which I've Stumbled; and The Invention of InfluenceCole's numerous translations of contemporary Hebrew and Arabic poetry and fiction include The Dream of the Poem: Hebrew Poetry from Muslim and Christian Spain, 950-1492, recipient of the National Jewish Book Award and winner of the American Publishers Association’s Award for Book of the Year; War & Love, Love & War by Aharon Shabtai; Love & Selected Poems by Aharon Shabtai; J’Accuse by Aharon Shabtai; and So What: New & Selected Poems, 1971-2005 by Taha Muhammad Ali. Cole was born in Paterson, New Jersey in 1957 and began studying Hebrew in Jerusalem in 1981.

 

Questions? Please contact the Program in Jewish Studies at CUJewishStudies@colorado.edu or by phone at 303.492.7143.

Event Image The Invention of Influence: Public Reading with Poet, Translator and Literary Scholar Peter Cole
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The University of Colorado Boulder's Program in Jewish Studies, English Department
History DepartmentMediterranean Studies Group, Spanish and Portuguese DepartmentReligious Studies Department and Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, and the University of Denver's 
Center for Judaic Studies and Creative Writing Program welcome acclaimed poet, translator, literary scholar and specialist in Medieval Spanish Hebrew poetry, Peter Cole, who will be performing a public poetry reading from his most recent book The Invention of Influence.

 

The Invention of Influence

Public Reading with Peter Cole

Monday, October 27 at 7:00PM

University of Colorado Boulder Campus

Eaton Humanities, Room 150

Space is Limited - Please RSVP to CUJewishStudies@colorado.edu

 

The recipient of a 2007 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, Peter Cole is a renowned poet and translator, deemed "an inspired writer" by The Nation and "one of the handful of authentic poets of his own American generation," by Yale University author and professor Harold Bloom. Booklist calls Cole's most recent poetry publication, The Invention of Influence (2014) "Masterful…. Deeply allusive, profound, committed verse." In this, his fourth book of poems, Cole presents a ramifying vision of human linkage. At the heart of the collection stands the stunning title poem which brings us into the world of Victor Tausk, a maverick and tragic early disciple of Freud who wrote about one of his patients’ mental inventions — an "influence machine" that controlled his thoughts. In Cole’s symphonic poem, this machine becomes a haunting image for the ways in which tradition and the language of others shape so much of what we think and say. The shorter poems in this rich and surprising volume treat the dynamics of coupling, the curiously varied nature of perfection, the delights of the senses, the perils of poetic vocation, and more.

Peter Cole is the author of four books of poetry: Rift; Hymns & Qualms; Things on Which I've Stumbled; and The Invention of InfluenceCole's numerous translations of contemporary Hebrew and Arabic poetry and fiction include The Dream of the Poem: Hebrew Poetry from Muslim and Christian Spain, 950-1492, recipient of the National Jewish Book Award and winner of the American Publishers Association’s Award for Book of the Year; War & Love, Love & War by Aharon Shabtai; Love & Selected Poems by Aharon Shabtai; J’Accuse by Aharon Shabtai; and So What: New & Selected Poems, 1971-2005 by Taha Muhammad Ali. Cole was born in Paterson, New Jersey in 1957 and began studying Hebrew in Jerusalem in 1981.

 

Questions? Please contact the Program in Jewish Studies at CUJewishStudies@colorado.edu or by phone at 303.492.7143.

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, October 28, 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 Course Reservation Registration Period for Eligible Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

See Course Reservation for more information.
Event Image TECHNOLOGY Workshops: Using Naxos Music Library and Streaming Media in the Classroom
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Using Naxos Music Library and Streaming Media in the Classroom
Grace Haynes, Howard B. Waltz Music Library, University Libraries

Overwhelmed by all the streaming music and media services out there? Are you curious about which
tool can best suit your needs in the classroom? In this session, we’ll take a look at Naxos Music
Library and more streaming resources that can be used for teaching and 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

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 Getting off to a Smart Start in Graduate School
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

This workshop series is designed to help Master’s students develop concrete skills early in their graduate career related to balancing work and play/family life, time  management, and study skills.
We will also hone skills in research and reviewing literature, assembling a way to keep track of what you read, and writing. Get off to a good start̶even if you started a while ago! All sessions will take place in C4C N215.

​To sign up for this workshop, visit:
http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/node/273#overlay-context=services/groups-workshops
 
SLA & Technology: The Theory in Practice
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

SLA & Technology: The Theory in Practice
Mark Knowles

From Anthropology to Jewish Studies: How to Study for Social Science Classes
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

(Held in Fleming 150)  It’s not about knowing the material, but how to apply the information for seminars, tests, and papers! When you find that ‘just reading over’ the subject matter for humanities classes (Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, History, Jewish Studies, Political Science, etc.) doesn’t work for you, you are ready for the next level of learning. Come for hints, ideas, best practices. Bring your syllabi and class notes/books to delve deeper into what can help YOU!
Event Image TIGER 1 Workshops: Classroom Assessment Techniques for STEM Classrooms
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Classroom Assessment Techniques for STEM Classrooms
Lorine Giangola, Lead Coordinator, Graduate Teacher Program

How do you know if your students understand the important concept you just explained? How can
you tell if you need to spend more time on certain material or if you can move on to new content? This
workshop will discuss methods that help us assess student learning in real time and allow us to study
the effectiveness of our teaching.

Event Image Meet Buff Employers: Go Global & Travel
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Includes: International, Multi-national, Cross Cultural and Teaching/Working Abroad industries and positions

 

4:30 - 6:30 p.m. in C4C Abrams Lounge. Arrive at 4:30 p.m. for organization introductions

 

Meet with organizations interested in recruiting CU-Boulder students in a smaller, more relaxed setting. These events are divided up by industry and job category. Attend any or all nights that interest you. Check out the organizations registered and additional Meet Buff Employer Events by logging on to Career Buffs. Click on “Career Events” and select the “Career Fair” category to filter. 


Sponsored by CU Career Services

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 Introduction to LinkedIn Workshop at 5:30pm in KOBL S127. 

Read these tips from Photofeeler on how to have The Perfect Profile Photo!
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 Guest Recital: Jorja Fleezanis, violin
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Performance will include selections by Beethoven, Bartók and Mozart.
Event Image Introduction to LinkedIn Workshop
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Do you have a LinkedIn account, but don't know how to use it? Or do you need help setting up your account? Attend this fun and interactive workshop and we will show you why LinkedIn is a great tool to use to start building your professional brand! Make sure to also get your free LinkedIn headshot before the event in the atrium from 4:30-5:30pm. 
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. 

Your Brain on Art: Agony & Ecstasy featuring Leonie Koban and Marina López-Solà with guests
6:00 PM - 8:05 PM

This program will occur at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, located at 1750 13th Street, Boulder, CO 80302. For tickets please call 303-443-2122.

In the fourth series of Your Brain on Art, BMoCA and CU Art Museum (CUAM) explore how the emotions of agony, ecstasy, and fear are expressed by artists and interpreted by viewers.
In the second program of the series on October 28, BMoCA hosts Colorado Shakespeare Festival actor, Karen Slack, who will perform a monologue of both agony and ecstasy; Julie Puma, an artist whose paintings convey the pain of aging with striking physical presence; and experts in the study of affect theory Leonie Koban and Marina López-Solà, both Doctoral Research Associates, Cognitive and Affective Control Laboratory, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado Boulder. 
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 | Diane Burko
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Monumental geological phenomenon of the world have captured Diane’s attention throughout her career. Since 2006 her artistic practice has been located at the intersection of Art and Science and has been used as a tool for social change and environmental policy, bringing attention to the urgent issues of climate change. This past year she participated in expeditions to Antarctica and the Arctic Circle, which profoundly augmented her ongoing study of ice as an indicator of environmental change.
Event Image Faculty Tuesday: Michael Thornton, horn
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

An avid chamber musician and a recognized soloist internationally, Michael Thornton has been a featured performer at the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (NM), Mainly Mozart (CA), Spoleto (SC), Moab Music Festival (UT), Campos do Jordao International Winter Festival (Brazil), Medellin Festicamara (Colombia), among many others. He performs annually as the Solo Horn of the Washington Island Music Festival in Door County, Wisconsin, and will serve this season as hornist with the Camerata Pacifica Chamber Ensemble in Southern California. As a soloist, in addition to his regular appearances with the Colorado Symphony, Mr. Thornton has performed with the National Arts Center Orchestra (Canada), Melbourne Musician’s Chamber Orchestra (Australia), and numerous orchestras in the US. He has also appeared as a featured artist at several horn symposia, most notably the 40th International Horn Symposium (Denver), the Western US Horn Symposium (Las Vegas), and Hornswoggle (Jemez Springs, NM).

Appointed to the faculty of the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1999, Michael Thornton is currently Associate Professor of Horn. In addition, he serves as a Faculty Artist at the Colorado College Music Festival each June. Mr. Thornton holds certification in Mental Toughness Training from the Human Performance Institute in Orlando, Florida, and implements this training in his teaching. His students hold positions in orchestras throughout the United States and abroad, and have won numerous awards and competitions. Professor Thornton has twice received the Marinus Smith Award, which is bestowed upon teachers at CU Boulder who have made significant contributions to their students’ development.
Event Image Throwback Movie Tuesday: THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT
8:00 PM

Throwback Movie Tuesday presents the screening of the film The Blair Witch Project.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 28th at 8:00 PM

WHERE: Chem 140 Lecture Hall located on campus

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 29, 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 Course Reservation Registration Period for Eligible Students (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

See Course Reservation for more information.
Event Image Time Collection Due
All Day

Off-Campus time collection is due October 29, 2014 for pay period October 12, 2014 - October 25, 2014. The pay date is November 7, 2014.

On-Campus
time collection is due October 30, 2014 for pay period October 12, 2014 - October 25, 2014. The pay date is November 7, 2014
Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering Career & Internship Fair
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering (CEAE) Department at the University of Colorado, Boulder cordially invites you and your organization to take part in the CEAE Mini-Career and Internship Day. This event is intended to provide all participating companies and organizations equal opportunity to interact with interested students currently specializing in all areas of civil, environmental, and architectural engineering.
Event Image Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering Fall Mini-Career and Internship Day
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

This event is open to currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students in the Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering Program with a focus on Construction Engineering and Structures.  While juniors will be actively pursuing internships, and seniors will be looking for job opportunities, freshmen and sophomores may be gathering information to make them better informed job-seekers in the future. 
Major Exploration Workshop
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us for a major exploration workshop to discover the varying opportunities that exist within CU's majors. The exploration and declaration process will be fully explored. 

Visit us in Ketchum 117 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM.
Event Image Virtual Career Information Session
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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.

 

Ed Minor Meeting
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Room 230
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. 
REM Seminar
11:40 AM - 1:10 PM

Rem Lab
ROTATE Seminar
11:40 AM - 1:10 PM

Rm. 330
Chinese Tutoring
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Chun-ling Hsu
Chinese Tutoring

Group Meeting - Andrea/Adrianne
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

JSCBB B331
Event Image Music and the Law: Copyright and Music Study : Learners Lunch @ Music
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Can I make an arrangement of that song? Can I put a copy of this score in my dissertation? What are my rights in the song I just wrote? What can I put up on YouTube? How can I find media that is copyright-free? Copyright plays an increasingly important role in the lives of musicians, but remains a subject of both myth and mystery. At this workshop we'll review the basics of fair use, and then look at some of the ways it affects musicians in an academic environment. Bring your questions! Presented by Eric Harbeson
Time Is on Your Side: Managing your minutes; Managing your life
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

(Held in Fleming 170)  Need we say more? Find out how much control you really have over your time, and what you can do to improve your habit. Make time work for you!
Literacy & Math/Science Program Area Meetings
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Literacy: Room: 230
Math/Science: Room 341
Let's Talk: Walk Ins!
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

(Held in Fleming 190)  Need help in any academic study area but can't make it to the workshops offered?  Bring in your question(s) and we will help you identify what you can do to improve your academic skills!  First come, first served!  (P.S.  If you want an extended time, please make an appointment instead.  These are meant for 10-15 minute discussions!)
EECD, EFPP, EPSY, & REM Program Area Meetings
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

EECD: BUENO Conference Room
EFPP: Room 338
EPSY: Room 334
REM: Room 230
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: William Boyd, Associate Professor, University of Colorado Law and Environmental Studies Program

Topic:  Genealogies of Risk: How Risk Triumphed Over Precaution in US Environmental Law and Why You Should Care

The concept of risk is fundamental to contemporary health, safety, and environmental regulation in the United States. It was not always so, and it may not be so in the future. But today, the formal, quantitative approach to risk provides much of the basis for regulation in these fields, a development that seems quite natural, even necessary. Professor Boyd will explore the emergence and development of formal approaches to risk in U.S. health, safety, and environmental regulation during the 20th century, showing how earlier approaches founded on precaution and a healthy respect for uncertainty gave way starting in the mid-1970s to more formal, quantitative exercises directed at risk assessment and cost-benefit analysis. The lecture discusses why the earlier precautionary impulse was largely subsumed by formal approaches to risk, the normative implications of this development, and what it says about environmental law’s distinctive problem of knowledge in the face of an increasingly complex set of challenges.

Co-Sponsored by the Environmental Studies Program and the School of the Environment and Sustainability.
Event Image Summer course and project in Bolivia: meeting 10/29
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Earn 6 credits in 5 weeks in this off-the-beaten-path South American destination. Students will earn 3 credits for the Democracy & Development course, and then 3 credits for a research or service-learning project. Gain an inside perspective of the strategies and political organization of rural communities, and make a difference through your hands-on project. Interest meeting Oct. 29th, 4:30-5 pm in UMC 417.
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu/?go=BoliviaGS
French 5 - ALTEC
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

French 5 - ALTEC
Cecile
Event Image Launch Your Global Career
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Get hired based on your international experience. International students, returned study abroad students, and all other students interested in internationalizing their careers are invited to an event and workshop! In this event you’ll get a chance to learn how to develop global competencies, search for global opportunities, and market your international experience to employers. Food and refreshments will be provided.
Event Image Janus Information Session (Summer Internships) Fixed Income & Equity Research
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

KOBL 235
Alums from Janus will be here on Wednesday, October 29th at 6:00pm.  They will be talking about the fixed income internship and the research internship. In addition, Addison Maier, Jonathan Aal and Taylor Portman will be talking about Janus in general.

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 Watershed Wednesday: Prevent Thirstier Thursdays with Water Sustainability
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join the Energy Outreach Team at the Environmental Center in a film screening of Watershed with discussions led by Gary Wockner of Save the Colorado and Aaron Derwingson of Nature Conservancy. Watershed explains the current state of the Colorado River and the issues the western U.S. faces in regards to water availability. The guest speakers will lead discussion on pathways to individual action. Free Half Fast (while it lasts!) Date: October 29 at 7pm Location: HUMN 1B80 See you there!
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 Pendulum New Music
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

  

Thursday, October 30, 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 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.
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 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…
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

Details coming soon!
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 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

Topic: Effect of Dissolved Organic Matter Redox State on Aqueous Mercury Speciation and Mercuric Sulfide Reactivity.

This week's speaker will be Brett Poulin, Ph.Dc, CEAE, CU Boulder
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.

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

 
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!
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

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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).  

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.
Event Image Teach for America Meet and Greet
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Teach for America representatives are coming to campus! Stop by the Trep Cafe and learn more about the staff positions they offer. TFA is actively seeking business students!
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 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
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, Good 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.

 

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/


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