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March 2, 2017

  

Thursday, March 02, 2017

ARAB 1020 001 (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

ARAB 1020 001 - Muhammed
Event Image 2017 Pac-12 Women's Tournament Buffs Bash (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

2017 Pac-12 Women's Tournament Buffs Bash 

March 2-5, 2017
2 hours before each CU game in the Pac-12 Women's Tournament
Sport Restaurant & Bar
140 4th Ave. North
Suite 130
Seattle, WA 98109
Cost: Free

The Sport Restaurant & Bar will be CU Buffs headquarters during the Pac-12 Women's Basketball Tournament! 

Join us for free appetizers and drink specials 2 hours before each game the Buffs play in the conference tournament in Seattle. Plus, Chip and the CU Spirit Squad will stop by 90 minutes before game time.

Admission is free to every tournament Buffs Bash, so be sure to join us to cheer on JR Payne's team in Seattle!

Register today!

Finance System Campus Close
All Day

for Feb 2017 - 6:00 p.m. 
ARAB-1020 001 Beginning Arabic 2
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Continuation of ARAB 1010. Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of ARAB 1010 (minimum grade C).

Instructor: Randa Muhammed.
Event Image CUnity day
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Engineering Graduate Student Advisory Board is hosting CUnity Day on March 2 to show support for international students and remind the community "we all belong here." Participants are planning to wear #BeBoulderTogether t-shirts to fill the engineering halls with positive encouragement. Also, various engineering student organizations will be set up in the lobby from 1 to 3 p.m. The day will end with coffee and cookies at 3 p.m.

TIGER 2 Workshops: Writing a First Grant Proposal
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Writing a First Grant Proposal - ATLAS 301

Jason Scott, TIGER Liaison, Graduate Teacher Program

This workshop outlines effective strategies in designing a first grant proposal. Scott discusses the technical aspects of developing the proposal as well as resources that can encourage continued improvement.

ARAB-1020 002 Beginning Arabic 2
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Continuation of ARAB 1010. Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of ARAB 1010 (minimum grade C).
Instructor: Randa Muhammed.

Event Image Exhibition: Home: American photography at the CU Art Museum
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Home: American photography at the CU Art Museum
March 2 - July 15, 2017

Is home “where the heart is”? Is it a building, a landscape or a state of mind? Drawn from the photography collection of the CU Art Museum, Home investigates how American photographers working from the late 1800s to today have engaged with these questions. Through a presentation of landscapes, family photos and candid portraits visitors are invited to consider central themes of the exhibition, including environment, nostalgia and family.

What does home mean to you?
We invite our guests to respond to the images and ideas presented in the exhibition by visiting a special programming space in our FlexSpace gallery, open from February 2, 2017–March 25, 2017.

This exhibition is generously supported by CU-Boulder Student Arts and Cultural Enrichment fees, and CU Art Museum members.

ARAB-1020 003 Beginning Arabic 2
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Continuation of ARAB 1010. Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of ARAB 1010 (minimum grade C).
Instructor: Randa Muhammed.

 
Event Image The 2016 Elections: What Just Happened?
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Four political scientists offer their insights into the unexpected results of the 2016 elections, and what can we learn from them. 

Jennifer Lawless is Professor of Government and Director of the Women & Politics Institute at American University.

Seth Masket is Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Department of Political Science at University of Denver.

Anand Sokhey is Associate Professor of Political Science and Associate Director of the American Politics Research Lab at CU Boulder.

Jennifer Wolak is Associate Professor of Political Science at CU Boulder. 

The event is sponsored by the American Politics Research Lab at CU Boulder.

(Cancelled) APPM Complex/Dynamical Systems Seminar - Stephen Pankavich
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Stephen Pankavich, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Colorado School of Mines
Bistability and Hopf Bifurcation in a Refined Model of the Acute Stage of HIV Infection

Recent clinical studies have shown that HIV disease pathogenesis can depend strongly on 
many factors at the time of transmission, including the strength of the initial viral load and
the local availability of CD4+ T-cells. To facilitate these new advances, we will describe a
refined in-host model of HIV infection that incorporates the homeostatic proliferation of
T-cells. Due to the effects of this biological process, the influence of initial conditions on
the proliferation of HIV infection and the dynamics of the model is further elucidated. In
particular, our study of the new model extends previous theoretical and computational
work on the acute stage of the disease and leads to interesting nonlinear dynamics,
including a parameter region featuring bistability of infectious and viral clearance
equilibria and the appearance of a Hopf bifurcation within biologically relevant parameter
regimes, which may be linked to the appearance of so-called "viral blips”

 

German Kaffeestunde (Coffee Hour)
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

German conversation hour kit Kaffee und Kuchen
Swedish 1020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Swedish 1020 - Merete Leonhardt-Lupa
Event Image Tuition Classification 101: Emancipation
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Regent Administrative Center, room 1B60 (lower level)

Anyone interested in petitioning for Colorado residency may attend an on-campus Tuition Classification 101 session; attendance is required for students needing to prove emancipation.

Sessions are scheduled monthly on the second and fourth Monday and the first and third Thursday from 2 to 3 p.m. (excluding holidays) during the semester. Seating is limited, so please reserve your seat by clicking the Register icon. An email with specific directions to the session will be sent out prior to the event.

Attending one of these sessions is the only way to obtain a residency petition for emancipation.
Event Image Tuition Classification 501: Adult
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location: Regent Administrative Center, room 1B60 (lower level)

This sessions will provide information for the following qualified petitioners only:
  • Adult Students who are at least 23 years of age prior to the first day of classes in the semester for which they are petitioning.

  • Students Married for at least one year prior to the first day of classes in the semester for which they are petitioning.

  • Second-Year Graduate students.

This session is not intended for students needing to prove emancipation.

Sessions are scheduled monthly on the second and fourth Monday and the first and third Thursday from 3 to 3:30 p.m. during the semester. Seating is limited, so please reserve your seat by clicking the Register icon. An email with specific directions to the session will be sent out prior to the event. 

CompSci Colloquium: Yan Shoshitaishvili (UC Santa Barbara)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Making the World Safer Through Cyber-Autonomy

ABSTRACT: Our world is driven by interconnected software. While this connectivity provides functionality and convenience, it is not without risks: vulnerabilities are still rampant in modern software, and the exploitation of these vulnerabilities turns our connectivity into a liability. With the recent proliferation of "smart" devices, more vulnerable software than ever is connected to the internet, and open to attackers.

We must find and fix these vulnerabilities before they can be exploited. In this talk, Shoshitaishvili will describe his research into an analysis pipeline that is flexible and extensible enough to target the identification of different types of vulnerabilities in binary code. He will discuss angr, the analysis framework powering this pipeline, and detail how angr can be applied not only to vulnerability identification in binary code, but to vulnerability remediation as well. Finally, he will show the culmination of these techniques in the form of the Mechanical Phish, one of the world's first fully autonomous hacking systems. Last year, the Mechanical Phish won third place in the DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge by autonomously finding, exploiting, and patching vulnerabilities in a live competition, at a scale that could not be achieved by human hackers.

Shoshitaishvili has open-sourced the Mechanical Phish and the angr framework that powers it. The growing community around the project, including research labs and companies around the world, are actively pushing forward the frontier of binary analysis. With ever-improving vulnerability detection and remediation techniques, we hope to introduce automated binary analysis techniques into the standard arsenal of the "good guys," making our world more secure in the process.
BIO: Yan Shoshitaishvili is a PhD candidate at UC Santa Barbara, with a primary research focus of program analysis and vulnerability identification. He is currently the captain of the Shellphish computer hacking group, and guides them through cybersecurity competitions worldwide. Over the last two years, Shoshitaishvili led Shellphish's participation in the DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge, applying his research to the creation of a fully autonomous hacking system that won third place in the competition. Underpinning this system is angr, an open-source binary analysis project founded by Yan in the course of his research.

Event Image Opening Reception: Home exhibition and First Thursday event
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Home: American Photography at the CU Art Museum Exhibition Opening and First Thursday

Thursday, March 2, 5-7 p.m.
CU Art Museum

Join us for the opening celebration of Home: American Photography at the CU Art Museum and our March First Thursday event

What does home mean to you? We invite you to respond to that question while celebrating this exhibition of 20th century photography from our collection. The night’s activities include creatively responding to images and prompts in our FlexSpace gallery, taking “family” photos, and the culmination of our social media call for your photos of “home.” Experience Home and enjoy refreshments and an inspired playlist spun live by Radio 1190 KVCU.

ALTEC Community Courses non-credit languages
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Various language courses
Event Image BoulderTalks: StoryTalk open auditions
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

StoryTalk gives students the opportunity to tell a story about their lives related to Turning Points. We all have stories about our lives where we experienced a turning point and these are the stories we want to hear. Stories can be funny and/or sad. The most important part is that this is your story and an opportunity for you to lead with your voice. We are excited to provide our community with this opportunity. Auditions are open to students, faculty, staff, and the community.


 

MBA/MS Info Session
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

When:  Thursday, March 2nd 6:00-8:00pm
Where:  Koelbel s230
Who:  Prospective MBA and MS Students

RSVP
Event Image Jazz Combos Showcase
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM

The CU Jazz combos study and perform varied repertoire from significant periods, styles and artists in jazz history, focusing on developing improvisational and skills in a small group setting.

PROGRAM: Jonathan Saraga: "The Guardians"; Daryl Gott: "Ugh"; Alex Heffron: "Sketch #2"; John Cowerd: "Lifeline"; Bennie Moten: "Moten Swing"; Louis Armstrong: "Muskrat Ramble"; Spencer Williams: "Basin Street Blues"; Duke Ellington: "The Mooche"; Furber/Braham: "Limehouse Blues"

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Event Image Karaoke Night
8:00 PM

Take an energizing break from your studies. Sing along to your choice of fun tunes at Karaoke Night, Thursday nights at The Connection! Use Club 156’s awesome sound and light systems!

Starts at 8 p.m. in Club 156, first floor UMC. Food and beverages are right next door in The Connection.

SPRING 2017 DATES
January 19
February 2, 16
March 2, 16 
April 6, 20 
May 4 

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events!
The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor



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