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Wednesday, August 22, 2012
McNeill - Final Summer Orientation Dates (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

TBA
Event Image Team Up - Transition, Transform


Join us for a dialogue with Bill Becker, Executive Director of the Presidential Climate Action Project in the Environmental Design Building, Rm. 215
Event Image Residential Renewable Energy
8:00 AM

An introduction to energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies used to power a home or small business, lower carbon emissions, create a greener lifestyle, and reduce energy bills. We will discuss passive solar heating and cooling, solar electricity, solar hot water systems, small-scale wind energy, geothermal, and microhydro. We will also explore the economics of residential and small-business renewable energy and explore creative ways to make renewable energy affordable in new and existing homes. This course is for homeowners, builders, developers, and architectural students.

This is a SELF-PACED, Online course of self-study. Enrolled students have 6 months to complete the course. Final exam of 80% or greater is required for credit towards the Professional Certificate.

Learn more about the Sustainable Practices program and our courses at our website, sustainable.colorado.edu.
Event Image Exhibition: “the invisible connectedness of things”
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The exhibit the invisible connectedness of things created by internationally recognized visual artist Kim Abeles and co-presented by the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History and EcoArts Connections will be on display Tuesday Jan. 17 – Monday Oct. 1, 2012.

The exhibit is inspired by the spectacular structure, colors and longevity of lichens and the fact that they are bio-monitors of pollution. With a 16’ video wall, photos, paintings, puzzles, sculpture, “smog collector" plates and more, the exhibit explores the effects that transportation choices have on Boulder’s air quality. The project has been created in collaboration with atmospheric scientists, emissions specialists, lichenologists, transportation professionals and middle school students, among others. This exhibit is commissioned by EcoArts Connections (EAC) and co-presented by the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History and EAC in collaboration with Envirotest - Air Care Colorado, Manhattan Middle School and Spark: UCAR Science Education.

Wednesday @ Somewhere
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join CU International for dinner at a local restaurant. Bring your BuffOne Card and about $10-15. (Meet in downstairs lobby of C4C).
Event Image Wednesday@Somewhere
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

 Join CU International for dinner at a local restaurant!  “Wednesday at Somewhere” takes place every Wednesday evening during the academic year.  Each week, CU International chooses a different restaurant. For details, see http://www.colorado.edu/studentgroups/cu-international/
Thursday, August 23, 2012
McNeill - Final Summer Orientation Dates (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

TBA
Event Image Intro to Green Building
8:00 AM

This course offers an overview of green building. In this course, we will explore all aspects of green building including site selection, site protection, green building materials, energy efficiency, renewable energy, water efficiency, advanced framing, recycling and reusing waste from building sites, indoor air quality, retrofitting, the costs of green building, and sustainable communities.

This is a SELF-PACED, Online course of self-study.

Learn more about the Sustainable Practices program and our courses at our website, sustainable.colorado.edu.
Engineering Day
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

All incoming first-year students, regardless of when they attended orientation, are expected to attend this day, dedicated to departmental and college programming. You will meet with your major department, learn about special interest opportunities, attend a student panel, and learn about student organizations in the college.
Event Image Exhibition: “the invisible connectedness of things”
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The exhibit the invisible connectedness of things created by internationally recognized visual artist Kim Abeles and co-presented by the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History and EcoArts Connections will be on display Tuesday Jan. 17 – Monday Oct. 1, 2012.

The exhibit is inspired by the spectacular structure, colors and longevity of lichens and the fact that they are bio-monitors of pollution. With a 16’ video wall, photos, paintings, puzzles, sculpture, “smog collector" plates and more, the exhibit explores the effects that transportation choices have on Boulder’s air quality. The project has been created in collaboration with atmospheric scientists, emissions specialists, lichenologists, transportation professionals and middle school students, among others. This exhibit is commissioned by EcoArts Connections (EAC) and co-presented by the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History and EAC in collaboration with Envirotest - Air Care Colorado, Manhattan Middle School and Spark: UCAR Science Education.

Event Image VALIC retirement advising sessions
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Have questions about saving for your retirement? Want to meet with an experienced Retirement Advisor face to face? VALIC Retirement Advisors are available to answer questions and review the benefits of saving for your retirement in a 403(b) plan from VALIC.

Please email or call to schedule an on-campus meeting:
Patrick.Hogan@Valic.com, 303-440-1651
Andy.Murphy@Valic.com, 303-578-8130
Robert.Gorski@Valic.com, 720-565-3520

Room at the UMC reserved on Thursdays. Other days and locations available by appointment.
Event Image Career Planning & Resume Writing for Non Academic Jobs
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

What are you going to do with that master’s or doctoral degree?  Where are all the non- academic career opportunities?
Join us in this interactive workshop where you will: i
dentify the phases career planning, name one of your talents, discover alternative careers,
and identify key elements of a powerful resume.
Campus Tour for International Students
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

A walking tour of campus to help you find your classes. (Meet in downstairs lobby of C4C).
Ice & Dice
8:00 PM - Midnight

Casino Night with Ice Skating! Poker, Craps, Bingo, etc. win tons of fake money to bid on tons of REAL prizes at an auction. Or do a triple-axel to impress your new friends on the ice! + games food & more, all free!
Friday, August 24, 2012
Event Image Vanguard retirement advising sessions
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Vanguard and the University of Colorado have added 11 Target Retirement Funds to the CU's 401(a) and 403(b) Plans. Meet one-on-one (spouses welcome) with a licensed Vanguard representative to discuss retirement planning issues with your University of Colorado 401a, 403b, IRAs and other savings vehicles.

Go to: http://meetvanguard.com or call 1-800-662-0106, Ext. 14500.
Event Image Exhibition: “the invisible connectedness of things”
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The exhibit the invisible connectedness of things created by internationally recognized visual artist Kim Abeles and co-presented by the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History and EcoArts Connections will be on display Tuesday Jan. 17 – Monday Oct. 1, 2012.

The exhibit is inspired by the spectacular structure, colors and longevity of lichens and the fact that they are bio-monitors of pollution. With a 16’ video wall, photos, paintings, puzzles, sculpture, “smog collector" plates and more, the exhibit explores the effects that transportation choices have on Boulder’s air quality. The project has been created in collaboration with atmospheric scientists, emissions specialists, lichenologists, transportation professionals and middle school students, among others. This exhibit is commissioned by EcoArts Connections (EAC) and co-presented by the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History and EAC in collaboration with Envirotest - Air Care Colorado, Manhattan Middle School and Spark: UCAR Science Education.

Event Image Convocation
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Convocation marks the formal recognition of the beginning of a new academic year. The official gathering welcomes students to the university, and conveys the meaning and responsibilities of their entry into the broader academic community. The program will be followed by a spirit-themed walk from the Events Center to Farrand Field for Global Jam.
Event Image Global Jam
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join us Friday, August 24 after Convocation on Farrand Field to experience regional world cuisine and live music.
Workshop for 1010 Instructors
12:45 PM - 2:30 PM

Workshop for Spanish 1010 instructors
Anne Becher
Air Force ROTC New Student Orientation
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

What is NSO? An orientation program into life as a cadet at AFROTC Detachment 105. Also a chance to learn more about what you can expect in AFROTC and what AFROTC will expect from you. And finally an opportunity to visit the detachment and meet faculty and current cadets.

Who should attend NSO? Any prospective cadet for the AFROTC program or anyone interested in learning about the Air Force or military life in general. Parents are welcome as well!

When is NSO? The NSO is scheduled for 24 Aug (Friday) 2012 at 2 - 4 p.m. 

Where is NSO?  NSO will be held at the University of Colorado Boulder, Duane Physics Building, Room G1B20.

RSVP: Please let us know if you're attending!  RSVP Here!

Leedsapalooza
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join Leeds student organizations, faculty and staff for a fun afternoon filled with making connections!
Fiske Showcase
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come see a preview of Fiske's evening laser shows and star talks. 3pm to 4pm on Friday, August 24th. Admission is free.
Event Image CU soccer vs. LIU Brooklyn
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Stand Shoulder to Shoulder with new head coach Danny Sanchez and the CU Soccer team as they host LIU Brooklyn in the first Buffs athletic event of the year. To celebrate the first home game of the season, the first 500 fans will receive a FREE CU Soccer t-shirt! 

Make sure to sit in the new Buff Brigade cheering section and help give CU Soccer a real home field advantage.  Located at the north end of Prentup Field the Brigade will be loud and spirited as they cheer the Buffs onto victory!

Visit CUBuffs.com for updated game information.
Event Image Extreme Bowling (Multi-Day Event)
7:00 PM

Come enjoy bowling with black lights, colored lights and color pins. The only Extreme Bowling you'll find in Boulder! Fun for all to enjoy EVERY Friday and Saturday night! For more information, call the Connection at 303-492-6338 or visit http://umc.colorado.edu/connection.
Prizes for Color Head Pin STRIKES!! NOTE: Must tell the Connection Staff before bowling!!
Ecenter Open House
8:00 PM - Midnight

As apart of the UMC Welcome Fest the Environmental Center will be holding an open house. Meet and get to know fellow students who share your passions for the environment! There will be yummy treats, making buttons and vertical gardens for your residence hall room out of old soda bottles!
Event Image UMC Welcome Fest
8:00 PM - Midnight

New to CU? Don’t miss the biggest free party in Boulder! Join us at the University Memorial Center on Friday, August 24 from 8pm to midnight for salsa dancing, henna tattoos, crafts, live music, food, giveaways and more.
Event Image UMC Welcome Fest (Multi-Day Event)
8:00 PM

Welcome CU students! UMC Welcome Fest takes over the whole UMC, the Dalton Trumbo Fountain, and the South Terrace! Enjoy free food, prizes, and activities including live music, performances in Club 156, games, painting, tricycle races, laser tag, a star-gasing demo by Fiske Planetarium, henna tattoos, an appearance by Ralphie and much more! UMC Welcome Fest
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Event Image Extreme Bowling (Multi-Day Event)
End Time 12:00 AM

Come enjoy bowling with black lights, colored lights and color pins. The only Extreme Bowling you'll find in Boulder! Fun for all to enjoy EVERY Friday and Saturday night! For more information, call the Connection at 303-492-6338 or visit http://umc.colorado.edu/connection.
Prizes for Color Head Pin STRIKES!! NOTE: Must tell the Connection Staff before bowling!!
Event Image UMC Welcome Fest (Multi-Day Event)
End Time 12:00 AM

Welcome CU students! UMC Welcome Fest takes over the whole UMC, the Dalton Trumbo Fountain, and the South Terrace! Enjoy free food, prizes, and activities including live music, performances in Club 156, games, painting, tricycle races, laser tag, a star-gasing demo by Fiske Planetarium, henna tattoos, an appearance by Ralphie and much more! UMC Welcome Fest
Event Image Exhibition: “the invisible connectedness of things”
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The exhibit the invisible connectedness of things created by internationally recognized visual artist Kim Abeles and co-presented by the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History and EcoArts Connections will be on display Tuesday Jan. 17 – Monday Oct. 1, 2012.

The exhibit is inspired by the spectacular structure, colors and longevity of lichens and the fact that they are bio-monitors of pollution. With a 16’ video wall, photos, paintings, puzzles, sculpture, “smog collector" plates and more, the exhibit explores the effects that transportation choices have on Boulder’s air quality. The project has been created in collaboration with atmospheric scientists, emissions specialists, lichenologists, transportation professionals and middle school students, among others. This exhibit is commissioned by EcoArts Connections (EAC) and co-presented by the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History and EAC in collaboration with Envirotest - Air Care Colorado, Manhattan Middle School and Spark: UCAR Science Education.

Required International Student Welcome Session
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This is the required meeting for all new international students. Don’t miss it!
CoLab: Essentials of Innovation and Collaboration
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

This is a one day (August 25th) required, highly experiential, outdoor program incorporating the entire Leeds entering first year class. Throughout the day students will develop a sense of Leeds community, learn effective teamwork skills, be introduced to Leeds corporate partners, and understand the need for collaborative work in the business world. Students should report to Mackey Auditorium no later than 9:45am on August 25th.
CU International Picnic
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

A fun free event for new international students. Families welcome. Be ready for rain or shine! North Grounds of Bear Creek; meet in lobby of C4C at 3:30 to ride the Buff Bus together!
Event Image Welcome Back Concert
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM

In the grand tradition of CU’s Program Council, we’re excited to announce the 2012 Welcomefest Concert, right on Farrand Field! Prepare yourself for one massive end-of-summer blowout.

LINEUP

:: Ghostland Observatory ::
:: Minnesota ::
:: Hoodie Allen ::
:: Sunsquabi ::

TIME
- Doors open at 5:30pm
- Show starts at 6pm

TICKETING INFO
*very important* This event is for enrolled students of the University of Colorado Boulder ONLY. If you are a current student, you can get in to the concert with a VALID BuffOne card (Expired cards will not work).

VALID BUFFONE CARDS WILL BE SCANNED IN EXCHANGE FOR A WRISTBAND STARTING AT NOON AT THE NORTHEAST GATE OF FARRAND FIELD ON THE DAY OF THE SHOW (8/25).

We STRONGLY encourage coming to pick up your wristband in advance (starting at 12 p.m. on Saturday). You will be pleased with your decision when you walk by the long line later.
Event Image Extreme Bowling (Multi-Day Event)
7:00 PM

Come enjoy bowling with black lights, colored lights and color pins. The only Extreme Bowling you'll find in Boulder! Fun for all to enjoy EVERY Friday and Saturday night! For more information, call the Connection at 303-492-6338 or visit http://umc.colorado.edu/connection.
Prizes for Color Head Pin STRIKES!! NOTE: Must tell the Connection Staff before bowling!! 
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Event Image Extreme Bowling (Multi-Day Event)
End Time 12:00 AM

Come enjoy bowling with black lights, colored lights and color pins. The only Extreme Bowling you'll find in Boulder! Fun for all to enjoy EVERY Friday and Saturday night! For more information, call the Connection at 303-492-6338 or visit http://umc.colorado.edu/connection.
Prizes for Color Head Pin STRIKES!! NOTE: Must tell the Connection Staff before bowling!! 
Event Image Exhibition: “the invisible connectedness of things”
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The exhibit the invisible connectedness of things created by internationally recognized visual artist Kim Abeles and co-presented by the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History and EcoArts Connections will be on display Tuesday Jan. 17 – Monday Oct. 1, 2012.

The exhibit is inspired by the spectacular structure, colors and longevity of lichens and the fact that they are bio-monitors of pollution. With a 16’ video wall, photos, paintings, puzzles, sculpture, “smog collector" plates and more, the exhibit explores the effects that transportation choices have on Boulder’s air quality. The project has been created in collaboration with atmospheric scientists, emissions specialists, lichenologists, transportation professionals and middle school students, among others. This exhibit is commissioned by EcoArts Connections (EAC) and co-presented by the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History and EAC in collaboration with Envirotest - Air Care Colorado, Manhattan Middle School and Spark: UCAR Science Education.

Welcome Bike Rid
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join our student staff at the Bike Station, with your bike, or borrow a Buff Bike, to get a general tour around the bike paths. Learn best routes to Williams Village, and around campus. We will have a pizza party when we return, after a leisurely hour ride. Bring water!
Event Image Boulder Campus Ministry - Worship & Free BBQ on Campus
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Curious about the Bible?  Come and join Boulder Campus Ministry for relevant and relatable worship services in Benson Earth Sciences, first floor auditorium, beginning Sunday August 26th @ 10:30am.  Free BBQ and volleyball to follow. Questions, contact Chris or Becky 208.861.6551 or follow Boulder Campus Ministry on Facebook.  
Welcome Farmers Market Tour
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

We will be meeting in two places, either at the Bike Station (east side of the UMC), or look for sign on the grass at the Farmers Market. If you are coming from campus, bring your bus pass, we will take it down to Canyon and Broadway to meet up with the folks down there already. Who is going to be there? CU Students who are gardening around campus, and who have started a food co-op called, The Second Kitchen. We'll meet some other farmers and community leaders who are working to build a local, vibrant economy in Boulder around food. We will have time to shop, have a picnic, and meet each other, while learning about the foodie scene and how we can get our hands dirty!
Event Image CU soccer vs. Wright State
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Stand Shoulder to Shoulder with new head coach Danny Sanchez and the CU Soccer team as they take on Wright State. The first 200 fans will receive a FREE CU Soccer mini ball!

Make sure to sit in the new Buff Brigade cheering section and help give CU Soccer a real home field advantage. Located at the north end of Prentup Field the Brigade will be loud and spirited as they cheer the Buffs onto victory!

Visit CUBuffs.com for updated game information.
Drop-in Advising for First-year Students in Arts & Sciences
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

An opportunity for new first-year students in Arts & Sciences to ask questions related to the start of the semester and dropping and adding courses.
Hike with CU International
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Join CU International for a hike. Bring your BuffOne card, water, sunscreen, hat and hiking shoes. Meet by UMC Reception Desk, 2nd floor.
Catholic Open Air Mass
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Join other Catholics at CU for the 5th annual Open Air Mass on Farrand Field. Confessions begins at 4:30pm and continue until 7pm. Music begins at 5:30pm with Mass starting at 6pm. After Mass, come to a FREE BBQ at the Catholic Student Center located two blocks from campus (1520 Euclid Ave).
Event Image Bluegrass Worship + Welcome BBQ
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Join Lutheran Campus Ministry for bluegrass flavored worship at 5:00pm followed by the Welcome Back BBQ at 6pm at Grace Lutheran Church on the Hill (13th St & Euclid Ave). 

More info at: www.lutheranbuffs.org
Event Image Catholic Open Air Mass
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join other Catholics at CU for the 5th annual Open Air Mass on Farrand Field. Confessions begin at 4:30pm and continue until 7:00pm. Music begins at 5:30pm with Mass starting at 6:00pm. After Mass, come to a free BBQ at the Catholic Student Center two blocks from campus (1520 Euclid Ave).
Event Image Sunday Bowling Leagues
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Fall 2012 Competitive and Recreational Leagues
Competitive League 7pm-9pm; Recreational League 9pm-11pm

  • Session 1: Sundays Sept 9, 16, 23, 30; Oct 7
  • Session 2: Sundays Oct 21, 28; Nov 4, 11; Dec 2

4-person teams bowl in either 5-week competitive or recreational league sessions. $100 registration fee per team to join. Come with your best strike game and have fun showing your competitors what you've got! Contact us to join: 303-492-6338 or email theconnection@colorado.edu. Visit http://umc.colorado.edu/connection for more information.
Prizes for top league finishers!!


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