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TONIGHT!!!!!! Sex Trivia Night

Do you like food, prizes, and condoms!? Join in The Attic for Sex Trivia Night at 6 PM

For more info email: ligia.duartebotelho@colorado.edu

Sex Trivia Night!!!

Sex Trivia Night

 

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Join us this Thursday Ethnic Studies Seniors Spoken Word Performance

 

Ethnic Studies senior  spoken word performances on visions of change and empowerment.
 
Where: Hellems 225 or if sunny outside near the Theatre building
 
Date: May 1, 2014 
 
Time: 2-3:15
 
It will be fun and inspiring.
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Thinking About Studying Abroad? Check out the Myths and Facts!!!

THE MYTHS AND THE FACTS!!!!!

Myth: I can’t study abroad because no programs exist for my major, right?
FACT: Study abroad programs exist for all majors — even yours! Study abroad with CU, explore your field in a new context and build skills for the job market!

Learn more!

Myth: I can’t study abroad because it’s too expensive, right?
FACT: There are many affordable study abroad programs to choose from, including some that are comparable with in-state costs of attendance at CU-Boulder! Scholarships are available and financial aid applies!

Learn more!

Myth: I can’t study abroad because I don’t speak another language, right?
FACT: CU Study Abroad has programs for all language levels, and there are 50+ countries where you can study in English!

Learn more!

  • Learn more about different program types that will fit your level of language proficiency
  • Select “English” in the “Language(s) of Instruction” search criteria to find programs without language prerequisites

Talk to a study abroad advisor

CU Study Abroad Programs
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu  ** GET STARTED HERE

 

Orientation Leader application – Extended deadline

Looking for a job!!! Here is a great opportunity for you this summer!!!

Job Description: Orientation Leader

The Office of Orientation is seeking applicants for the position of Orientation Leader (OL) for summer.  OL’s are a vital component of the New Student Orientation experience, they assist students and their families in the transition to living on campus, introduce components of student life and will work to facilitate the objectives of the program.

 Application Forms:

Application Instructions 2014

Application Form 2014

Rec Form 2014

 

 

The Community Foundation

Community FoundationThe Community Foundation are excited to announce that we are now hiring School Readiness Coordinators in Longmont, Lafayette and Boulder, to help Latino parents of children ages 0-8 build the skills, knowledge and advocacy they need to effectively prepare their children for a life of successful learning.

These coordinators will work with The Community Foundation’s Director of School Readiness and our multiple civic partners to achieve the county-wide goal of ensuring more Latino children across Boulder County are ready for Kindergarten, and reading at grade-level by third grade. This initiative is squarely focused on closing the achievement gap.

Now we need your help recruiting the perfect candidates! Please visit Chris Barge’s blog for the full job descriptions, in English and Spanish. Please encourage great candidates to apply by April 25

 Please contact me or Chris at chris@commfound.org or 303-442-0436 with any thoughts, questions, comments or concerns.

 

African American Social and Political Thought

African American Social and Political Thought
Maymester, M-F 12:30-3:30 pm
ETHN 2242
Dr. Bianca Williams
Fulfills HUMAN DIVERSITY and U.S. CONTEXT Core Requirements

This Maymester course provides students with the opportunity to read and discuss W.E.B. Du Bois, Jay-Z, and Angela Davis, alongside activists such as Tim Wise and Michelle Alexander (“The New Jim Crow). The course is designed to provide an introduction to the historical and contemporary thinking, writings, and speeches of African Americans. While the texts for this course span the early 20th and 21st centuries, and were written in a particular social and political context, each piece is applicable to our lives today. Beginning with some of the most prominent critics of racism in the U.S., such as Carter G. Woodson, we end with some of the most profound anti-racist, feminist theorists of our time, Patricia Hill Collins and Melissa Harris-Perry. Throughout the semester, we will engage in lively discussion and analysis of how race and racism have changed drastically over the past one hundred years, while simultaneously remaining incredibly the same. We will analyze music videos (by artists like The Roots, Jill Scott, and Nicki Minaj) and political commentary shows (by Melissa Harris-Perry and Jon Stewart) in order to decipher how the conclusions of past theorists apply to the contemporary moment. Looking forward to seeing you!

Girl Rising Film Screening

Girl Rising
The film follows nine girls living in the developing world: ordinary girls who confront tremendous challenges and overcome nearly impossible odds to pursue their dreams and education. It premiered at Sundance and is only hosted in communities by advocates who want to bring its magnificence to their neighbors. That’s what we’re trying to do at CU: open the eyes of the student body to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world.
 
The details are as follows:
 
What: Screening of Girl Rising (trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81x6mYNxqzU) + free dinner + advocacy training
Who: All CU Boulder students welcome
When: April 22nd, 6-9 pm
Where: Hellems 199