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2014 Diversity and Inclusion Summit call for proposals – Due June 30

Building the Road Map: Educate, Inspire, Empower and Transform

2014 marks the 50th commemoration of the landmark 1964 Civil Rights Act. To honor this monumental legal shift in America, the Diversity and Inclusion Summit on Nov. 11-12 continues “Building the Road Map” that we hope will lead to achieving equality for all. We seek proposals that will further our pursuit of a diverse and inclusive community as well as reflect and honor the historical context of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Due June 30.

The Backstory of 'Backlands'

The Friends of the CU Libraries will host Michael McGarrity, acclaimed mystery writer, on Thursday, June 19, at 7 p.m. at the Wolf Law Building on the CU-Boulder campus. He will talk about his newly released historical fiction "Backlands", the second installment of his sweeping, raw American West trilogy set in the New Mexico during the Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression and World War II. Mr. McGarrity is the New York Times bestselling author of "Hard Country" and 11 other bestselling Kevin Kerney crime novels.

Planning to study abroad spring 2015? Apply now for a chance to win a $250 travel gift certificate

Any student who opens a spring 2015 CU-Boulder study abroad application by Tuesday, July 15, 2014, will be entered into a drawing to win a $250 travel gift certificate. Two lucky students will win. You can complete Study Abroad 101 online and receive general advising from study abroad advisors via live chat, email, or phone. Visit our website to get started. Winners will be notified by July 22 and will receive funds once they are accepted and committed to their program.

Bursar's Office will be closed Friday, June 20, 11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

The Bursar's Office will be closed from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on Friday, June 20, so staff can attend a special event. Payroll checks will not be available during that time.

June 19, 2014 • Susie Jacobs • burcomm@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu/

Retirement sendoff for Kim Kreutzer

Kim Kreutzer, associate director of International Education, is retiring.
Please join us at a reception in Kim’s honor on June 27, at 3:30 p.m. in the C4C JD Abrams Cultural Center to bid her bon voyage as she sets off on new adventures. Contact Marie Cox, 2-8588, for more information.

June 19, 2014 • Nancy Vanacore • vanacore@colorado.edu

Participate in paid psychology experiments over the summer

The Curran Lab at the CU-Boulder Psychology Department is looking for participants for a multi-part experiment about learning and memory. Participants will be paid up to $15 per hour, and subjects completing all nine sessions within three weeks will receive a $25 bonus. You must be 18-29 years old and right handed to participate. If you are eligible to participate and interested, please visit our website for more information and to sign up for our experiments.

Sign up information

Art + Maps Exhibit & Reception June 19

Opening reception June 19, 3 - 5 p.m., Earth Sciences & Map Library, Benson Earth Sciences.

Exhibit features works by four local and regional artists and items from the Map Library collection.

  • Enhanced remote-sensing images by Karl Mueller, CU-Boulder Geological Sciences Dept.
  • 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 & Composition Dept.

Exhibit runs through Dec. 12.

2014 Diversity and Inclusion Summit call for proposals – Due June 30

Building the Road Map: Educate, Inspire, Empower and Transform

2014 marks the 50th commemoration of the landmark 1964 Civil Rights Act. To honor this monumental legal shift in America, the Diversity and Inclusion Summit on Nov. 11-12 continues “Building the Road Map” that we hope will lead to achieving equality for all. We seek proposals that will further our pursuit of a diverse and inclusive community as well as reflect and honor the historical context of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Due June 30.

Exploring diversity through film series

Cultural Unity & Engagement Center (formerly CMA) films/discussions: 12-2 p.m., C4C room S320. All are welcome. Summer '14 theme: Chicano! History of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement. June 18-"Quest for a Homeland," land grant issues; June 25-"The Struggle in the Fields," César Chávez/farmworkers; July 9-"Taking Back the Schools," Los Angeles/Denver high schools; July 16-"Fighting for Political Power,"political power/political rights; also commemoration of "lo seis de Boulder" Contact: Cleo Estrada, 2-5668 cma.colorado.edu.

June 12, 2014 • Cleo Estrada • estrada@colorado.edu
http://cma.colorado.edu

**8th annual Great American Sing-along**

The 8th annual Great American Sing-along will take place on Sunday afternoon, June 29, at 3 p.m. in Grusin Auditorium. Free admission, free lemonade and free souvenir song-books with full-color illustrations are included. The sing-along is a terrific inter-generational event, about an hour in length. It will be led by choral conducting doctoral student Jason St. Claire, a volunteer community choir, and pianist. Each song will be accompanied by large overhead projections of the full song lyrics.

Science on screen: Hunting for thunder beasts and other ancient mammals in Colorado

While the Ice Age is famous for its woolly mammoths and saber-toothed cats, did you know that even stranger mammals lived in Colorado before the Ice Age? During the Eocene Epoch (55-34 million years ago), Colorado was home to thunder beasts (or brontotheres), rhinos, and an unusual multi-horned giant called a uintathere. Join Jaelyn Eberle, vertebrate paleontologist, at the Dairy Center for the Arts on June 16, at 7 p.m. for a talk about the amazing ancient mammals of Colorado. Followed by a special presentation of the animated film "Ice Age."

There's still time to register for Session B summer courses

Summer Session offers a wide range of courses throughout a series of flexible terms. Session B begins July 8 and runs through Aug. 8. Core courses, major requirements, and online classes are available. Session B is your last chance to earn credit this summer. Register via myCUinfo up until the first day of class.

June 12, 2014 • Summer Session • SSDean@Colorado.edu
http://summer.colorado.edu/

Deadline extended to apply for the TIGER: Diversity in the classroom and job market

The Graduate Teacher Program is hosting a four-day interactive diversity training for CU-Boulder graduate students. Training is designed to help CU-Boulder STEM TAs, RAs and GPTIs (other disciplines welcome if space allows) incorporate diversity and inclusion into their classroom teaching and prepare for their academic careers. No fee for training, only a required commitment to complete all four days. Limited to 20 registered participants. Apply to reserve your place in workshop by June 16.

June 12, 2014 • Graduate Teacher Program • gtp@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/gtp/

2014 Diversity and Inclusion Summit call for proposals – Due June 30

Building the Road Map: Educate, Inspire, Empower and Transform

2014 marks the 50th commemoration of the landmark 1964 Civil Rights Act. To honor this monumental legal shift in America, the Diversity and Inclusion Summit on Nov. 11-12 continues “Building the Road Map” that we hope will lead to achieving equality for all. We seek proposals that will further our pursuit of a diverse and inclusive community as well as reflect and honor the historical context of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Due June 30.

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