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SUBJECT: Buff Bulletin 02/13/2007
13 February 2007, Tuesday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- CIRES Distinguished Lecture Thursday: Stefan Hastenrath
--- Fiske Planetarium News
--- Applying Principled Negotiation to Workplace Conflicts
--- 2007 President's Diversity Award Nominations
--- 2007 Chancellor's Employee of the Year Award
--- College of Music Events - March 5 to March 11
--- An Evening with Joseph Marshall III
--- The Future of American Intelligence and Combating Terrorism
--- Does Your Office Need Environmental Information?
Appoint an Eco-Leader!
--- Come and Learn About Recycling!
--- Diversity Summit Presentation: Actor and Storyteller Afi-Tiombe Kambon
CIRES DISTINGUISHED LECTURE THURSDAY: STEFAN HASTENRATH
Stefan Hastenrath, University of Wisconsin-Madison, will present a
Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 4 pm in the CIRES
Auditorium. The talk is entitled "Variations of East African Climate,
Glaciers and Lakes over the Past Two Centuries." The evidence on the
climatic history of East Africa over the past two centuries comprises
historical accounts of lake levels, observations and analyses of
glacier variations, wind and current observations in the Indian
Ocean, and rain gauge measurements.
Contact: Julie McKie
FISKE PLANETARIUM NEWS
This Thursday, Feb. 15, bring a friend and learn about "Colorado
Skies: Extraterrestrial Life" at 7:30 pm. On Friday, Feb. 16, enjoy
"Mars Revealed" at 7:30 pm. Sommers-Bausch Observatory is open at 8
pm Friday for night-sky viewing, weather permitting. Friday lasers:
Laser Red Hot Chili Peppers at 9:30 pm, and Laser Pink Floyd: The
Wall at 10:45 pm. Saturday, Feb. 17, family matinees are "Space
Primer" at 2 pm and "Great Space Chase" at 3:15 pm.
Contact: Suzanne Traub-Metlay, 303-492-5002
Additional information: http://fiske.colorado.edu
APPLYING PRINCIPLED NEGOTIATION TO WORKPLACE CONFLICTS
Instructors: Tom Sebok, Donna Louden
This session will provide an opportunity for participants to learn
the four principles from the Fisher, Ury, and Patton classic,
"Getting to Yes," and to learn the skills necessary to implement
those principles in situations involving workplace conflicts.
The workshop takes place Tuesday, March 13, 8:30 am-12 pm in UMC room 353.
Contact: To sign up, call 2-8103
2007 PRESIDENT'S DIVERSITY AWARD NOMINATIONS
President Hank Brown requests nominations of faculty, staff,
students, and academic or administrative units demonstrating
significant achievement toward developing a more culturally diverse,
competent, and inclusive university community. Up to four awards of
$1,000 each will be given for projects and practices that advance
CU's diversity goals. Deadline for receipt of nomination: Friday,
March 9. For a detailed description of the nomination process, visit
the CU Diversity website below or call 303-860-5617.
Contact: Rae Ann Armijo
Additional information: http://www.cu.edu/diversity/grants.html
2007 CHANCELLOR'S EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR AWARD
Please nominate deserving staff for the 2007 Chancellor's Employee of
the Year Award. The deadline for receipt of nominations is Tuesday,
March 13. To nominate a staff member, simply forward a letter of
nomination and a minimum of two letters supporting the nomination to
the Chancellor's Office, 17 UCB. For more details see the ad in the
Silver & Gold Record or call Alice at 2-8908.
Contact: Alice Clark
COLLEGE OF MUSIC EVENTS - MARCH 5 TO MARCH 11
Monday, March 5, 3 pm, Imig Music C-113
Colloquium: Robert Walters (Winston-Salem State University)
Monday, March 5, 7:30 pm, Grusin
Guest Recital: Lyrique Quintette
Tuesday, March 6, 7:30 pm, Macky Auditorium
Pilobolus - SOLD OUT
Wednesday, March 7, 7 pm, Broomfield Auditorium (3 Community Park Rd.)
CU in Broomfield: Brazilian Ensemble
Wednesday, March 7, 7 pm, Boulder Outlook (800 28th St.)
Thursday, March 8, 7:30 pm, Grusin
Friday, March 9, 7:30 pm, Grusin
Early Music Ensemble
Saturday, March 10, 7:30 pm, Grusin
Rearick Memorial Flute Concert
Sunday, March 11, 4 pm, Grusin
Takacs Chamber Series - SOLD OUT
All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
Contact: CU Box Office, 303-492-8008
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/music
AN EVENING WITH JOSEPH MARSHALL III
Award-winning storyteller, historian and actor Joseph Marshall III
will present an evening of Lakota storytelling and a discussion of
Lakota oral tradition on Monday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 pm in Old Main
Chapel. A book signing will follow. For more information call
Contact: Martha Shernick
THE FUTURE OF AMERICAN INTELLIGENCE AND COMBATING TERRORISM
On Feb. 20, the CUMUN Club, along with our co-sponsors, will bring in
Thomas Twetten, a former chief of the CIA's Clandestine Operations
Department, to address concerns over the future of American
intelligence and how it can be used in the fight against global
terrorism. The event begins at 7 pm in the Glenn Miller Ballroom.
This event will be open to both the public and the media.
Contact: James Brown
DOES YOUR OFFICE NEED ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION? APPOINT AN ECO-LEADER!
Department Eco-Leaders are a point of contact for campus
sustainability issues including transportation, recycling, purchasing
and energy. Eco-Leaders serve on a voluntary basis during work hours
to educate and inspire colleagues to take positive actions. The time
commitment is minimal with as little as 10 minutes per month
resulting in lasting environmental and financial benefits and support
for resource conservation.
Contact: Jon Bortles, email@example.com, 303-492-8308
Additional information: http://ecenter.colorado.edu/
COME AND LEARN ABOUT RECYCLING!
Join CU Recycling for an informal brown bag lunch on Friday, Feb. 16
at 12 pm in UMC 415. This is the perfect opportunity for you to meet
campus recycling experts and learn how you can become an active
participant in CU-Boulder's recycling effort. In addition, you can
learn about Recycle Mania and how you can help CU win this nationwide
competition among 200 campuses. Just one lunch hour can make a
Contact: CU Environmental Center, firstname.lastname@example.org, 303-492-8308
Additional information: http://recycling.colorado.edu/
DIVERSITY SUMMIT PRESENTATION: ACTOR AND STORYTELLER ALFI-TIOMBE KAMBON
As part of the Annual Diversity Summit, Afi-Tiombe Kambon, actor,
storyteller and oral historian of African-American history, will
perform two original stories, "Black Diamond" and "A Cup of Molasses"
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 10:30 am-12 pm in the UMC Ballroom. Set during the
era of slavery, each story reflects on issues of disability, cultural
and gender identity, and sexual abuse. A Q&A session will follow the
presentation. For a full listing of Diversity Summit sessions, visit
the website below.
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/cu-diversity/summit.html
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