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Equity and Excellence Award call for nominations - Due March 31

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement (ODECE) seeks nominations for the 2015 Equity and Excellence Awards. This award is designed to recognize CU-Boulder undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty who have successfully and effectively worked to promote the principles of diversity and inclusive excellence in all campus involvement. Award recipients will be honored at a celebration on April 22 at Koenig Alumni Center.

Technology, Arts, and Media information sessions

Interested in getting technical skills with ATLAS’ Technology Arts and Media (TAM) program? Come to an upcoming info. session, learn about TAM, sign up and be ready to sign up for classes for the fall. More info at: http://tam.colorado.edu/

Session Dates: March 18, 10-11 a.m. in ATLS 204; April 1, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. in ATLS 200; April 8, 12-1 p.m. in ATLS 200; April 13, 4-5 p.m. in ATLS 100; April 15, 1-2 p.m. in ATLS 200;

March 25, 2015 • Stephanie Wanek • stephanie.wanek@colorado.edu
http://tam.colorado.edu/

LASP public lecture—LASP and the International Space Station: Measuring solar irradiance

In this April 1 talk, LASP atmospheric scientist, Odele Coddington, will discuss how solar irradiance measurements, obtained from the International Space Station, will give us new insight into the sun’s variability and its effects on Earth's processes, including our climate system. She'll share videos demonstrating the technical challenges that LASP engineers are meeting in order to make measurements of the sun from the ISS. SPSC building (room W120), located at 3665 Discovery Dr. in the East Campus Research Park. Doors at 7 p.m. FREE

'Fool's Enterprise: A Personal History by Center of the American West'

April 1, 6:30 p.m., Wittemyer Courtroom

The tradition of the Fool has deep origins in human society. In the mid-1970s, Patty Nelson (soon to acquire the fortunately silly surname ‘Limerick”) undertook to revive the tradition, with higher education as its “kingdom.” In this illustrated talk, she will review nearly four decades of adventures and misadventures as a self-confessed, officially appointed, forthright Fool. This lecture celebrates the Center of the American West’s new Humor Initiative. Reception to follow - Boettcher Hall

March 25, 2015 • Jessica Brawner • admin@centerwest.org
http://www.centerwest.org

Equity and Excellence Award call for nominations - Due March 31

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement (ODECE) seeks nominations for the 2015 Equity and Excellence Awards. This award is designed to recognize CU-Boulder undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty who have successfully and effectively worked to promote the principles of diversity and inclusive excellence in all campus involvement. Award recipients will be honored at a celebration on April 22 at Koenig Alumni Center.

The Return of FrackingSENSE! with Anthony Ingraffea

What are the opportunities, challenges, rewards and burdens presented to academics who enter the conflict-rich terrain of unconventional oil and gas development? What is the underlying benefit to society when professors make different choices between taking a position or serving as referee on a controversial issue? April 8, 6:30 p.m. at Math 100, University of Colorado Boulder A conversation between Anthony Ingraffea, Cornell University and influential "Talking Head" in Josh Fox's "Gaslasland," and Professor Patty Limerick.

March 24, 2015 • Jessica Brawner • admin@centerwest.org
http://www.centerwest.org

IMPART Grants - Call for applications – Due April 3

IMPART Fellowships (up to $4,000) are available to CU-Boulder faculty. We seek proposals that improve the campus environment in the area of gender, ethnic, and cultural diversity that promote inclusive excellence. Support for faculty members (especially assistant professors) to initiate new research and scholarly programs as well as expanding the undergraduate curriculum in the areas of ethnic and gender diversity are encouraged. Submit an online application by Friday, April 3, at 5 pm.

Bursar's Office closure March 26

The Bursar's Office will be closed on Thursday, March 26, 11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., so that staff can attend a special event. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

March 24, 2015 • Susie Jacobs • suzanne.jacobs@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu

Center of the American West Film Screening: 'Losing the West'

The Center of the American West is proud to host a screening of Losing the West a documentary about small ranching and farming, exemplified by the story of Howard Linscotta, a lifelong Colorado cowboy. With sweeping shots of the Colorado Rockies, the film explores whether cherished Western traditions and this fiercely independent lifestyle can survive as they collide with inevitable population growth in the West and its dwindling natural resources.

Losing the West will be screened April 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Muenzinger Auditorium A

March 24, 2015 • Jessica Brawner • admin@centerwest.org
http://www.centerwest.org

Psychology experiment seeking participants $10/hour

The Social Neuroscience and Games Lab (SNaG) is seeking individuals between the ages of 18-55 for a two-hour experiment.

Participants will play several games with other individuals and a computer opponent for money, and will complete a series of questionnaires. Participants will be paid $10/hour for participating and will have the opportunity to earn bonus money for their performance in the games.

For more information or to sign-up for a session, please email, SNaGLab@colorado.edu with your name and age.

March 23, 2015 • Jacob Parelman • SNaGLab@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/snaglab

CAMWS annual meeting 2015

The Classical Association of the Middle West and South will hold it's annual meeting in Boulder, March 25 to 28 at the invitation of the University of Colorado. On Friday afternoon, March 27, paper sessions will be held in the Eaton Humanities Building on the CU campus. Sessions begin at 1:45 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. and feature panels on Greek and Roman archaeology and history, reception of the classics in music and film, Greek and Roman comedy, Christian Latin and more. These Friday afternoon sessions are free and open to the public.

March 23, 2015 • Department of Classics • classics@colorado.edu
https://camws.org/111thMeetingBoulder

IMPART Grants - Call for applications – Due April 3

IMPART Fellowships (up to $4,000) are available to CU-Boulder faculty. We seek proposals that improve the campus environment in the area of gender, ethnic, and cultural diversity that promote inclusive excellence. Support for faculty members (especially assistant professors) to initiate new research and scholarly programs as well as expanding the undergraduate curriculum in the areas of ethnic and gender diversity are encouraged. Submit an online application by Friday, April 3, at 5 pm.

Sign up for SCORE (Free Cosmos pizza)

SCORE is a free service, by students for students, aimed to help you save energy, water, and money. When you sign up for a free SCORE assessment, two student technicians will come to your house and talk with you about your energy and water, and give you free energy and water efficient appliances like low energy light-bulbs, high-efficiency shower heads, weatherize your house and much more. Plus, if half or more of your room mates are home, we will bring you a FREE COSMOS PIZZA! Sound good? Sign up today at www.colorado.edu/ecenter/score

Equity and Excellence Award call for nominations - Due March 31

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement (ODECE) seeks nominations for the 2015 Equity and Excellence Awards. This award is designed to recognize CU-Boulder undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty who have successfully and effectively worked to promote the principles of diversity and inclusive excellence in all campus involvement. Award recipients will be honored at a celebration on April 22 at Koenig Alumni Center.

Bursar's Office closure March 26

The Bursar's Office will be closed on Thursday, March 26, 11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., so that staff can attend a special event. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

March 20, 2015 • Susie Jacobs • suzanne.jacobs@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu

Enhancing function in later life (FORCE)

Age 65 and older, Boulder or Denver area residents and CU students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to participate in a CU study.

Planning to live in the Boulder/Denver Area for next six months

Compensation: $300 for six meetings plus a 16-week supervised exercise program.

Eligibility: 65 years old or older, not regular exercisers. No non-removable metal in body.

Contact: 303-492-9549 or force.researchstudy@gmail.com (Please leave your name and a number where we can reach you).

March 20, 2015 • Deborah Atwell • deborah.atwell@colorado.edu

Enhancing function in later life (FORCE)

25-35 year old Boulder or Denver area residents and CU students, faculty, staff and alumni are needed for a CU study.

Planning to live in the Boulder/Denver Area for next three months

Compensation: $100 for three meetings.

Eligibility: 25-35 years old, not regular exercisers. No non-removable metal in body.

CONTACT: 303-492-9549 or force.researchstudy@gmail.com (Please leave your name and a number where we can reach you)

March 20, 2015 • Deborah Atwell • deborah.atwell@colorado.edu

Sustainability and digital media: Toward a green media ecology

Join us for CMCI's annual Ralph L. Crosman Lecture presented by Richard Maxwell. Maxwell will be talking about the environmental impact of media, focusing on the environmental harms caused by media, information technologies and electronics.

Tuesday, March 31, 5 p.m. Eaton Humanities 250

Equity and Excellence Award call for nominations: Due March 31

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement (ODECE) seeks nominations for the 2015 Equity and Excellence Awards. This award is designed to recognize CU-Boulder undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty who have successfully and effectively worked to promote the principles of diversity and inclusive excellence in all campus involvement. Award recipients will be honored at a celebration on April 22 at Koenig Alumni Center.

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