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Date: Wed Feb 21 2007 - 02:05:14 MST
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2007 02:05:14 -0700 (MST) From: Buff Bulletin <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Buff Bulletin 02/20/2007
SUBJECT: Buff Bulletin 02/20/2007
20 February 2007, Tuesday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- Ash Wednesday Services
--- Flagship 2030 Co-Chairs Invite Essays
--- Get a Bagel for a Book!
--- Flagship 2030 Open Forums
--- Flagship 2030 Open Forum
--- Coming Changes in the GRE
--- Center for Asian Studies Luncheon Series
--- YUM! The Tabor is Cooking Up Delicious, Special Wednesday
Lunches in Celebration of Black Awareness Month!
--- Dinosaurs Appear Onstage at Macky in The Mammoth Follies
--- Support GLBT Programs on Campus!
--- Fiske Planetarium News
--- Celebration of Recovery Meeting Wednesday
ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICES
Ash Wednesday Services at St. Aidan's Episcopal Church, Wednesday, Feb. 21.
Holy Eucharist and Imposition of Ashes at all three services.
7 am, Chapel
12 pm, Church (Guest Celebrant and Preacher, The Rev. Steve Wilson)
7 pm, Church
Everyone is welcome! St. Aidan's Episcopal Church, 2425 Colorado Ave,
Contact: The Rev. Mary Kate Schroeder
FLAGSHIP 2030 CO-CHAIRS INVITE ESSAYS
The co-chairs of Chancellor Peterson's Flagship 2030 Strategic
Planning Steering Committee, Provost Phil DiStefano and Senior Vice
Chancellor Ric Porreca, invite essays from CU-Boulder faculty and
staff concerning CU-Boulder's future in the year 2030. The co-chairs
encourage that essays be sent to the Flagship 2030 planning coordinator
(Stuart.Takeuchi@Colorado.edu) at any time until May 4, 2007, when
the Steering Committee's work will be completed.
Contact: Stuart Takeuchi
GET A BAGEL FOR A BOOK!
CU-Boulder is partnering with Moe's Bagels to celebrate Read Across
America. Share the joy of reading by bringing a new or gently used
children's book to either of the Boulder Moe's Bagels locations Feb.
19-23 and receive a free bagel with cream cheese (one bagel per
person, per visit). All books will be donated to local shelters,
school reading programs, and Dental Aid. For more information,
contact Erin Frazier at 303-492-8384.
Contact: Erin Frazier
FLAGSHIP 2030 OPEN FORUMS
The Flagship 2030 Steering Committee invites the participation of the
Finance and Operations: Tuesday, Feb. 27, 8:30-10 am, Old Main Chapel
"How Will Our Financial and Operational Models Need To Change?"
Relationship with the State: Thursday, March 1, 2-4 pm, ATLAS Board Room
"What will Colorado Need From Us?"
Open Forum dates and locations for the remaining four subcommittees
will be posted as they are scheduled.
Contact: Stuart Takeuchi
FLAGSHIP 2030 OPEN FORUM
The Flagship 2030 Steering Committee invites the participation of all
CU-Boulder faculty, students and staff.
Subcommittee on Our Graduating Students: Tuesday, March 6, 2:30-4 pm,
ATLAS Board Room
"How Might Student Learning Experiences Change by 2030?"
Open Forum dates and locations for the remaining subcommittees will
be posted as they are scheduled.
Contact: Stuart Takeuchi
COMING CHANGES IN THE GRE
Internet-based (iBT) delivery.
Will allow testers to skip questions, return to them, and change
answers during the allotted time.
Instead of continuous testing, the exam will be given approximately
35 times a year.
The current GRE General Test will no longer be offered after July 31, 2007.
The revised GRE General Test will not be administered in August, 2007.
First revised GRE test administration: Sept. 10.
Contact: Lori Heintzelman, testing coordinator
Additional information: http://careerservices.colorado.edu/testing.cs
CENTER FOR ASIAN STUDIES LUNCHEON SERIES
"Parents' Wishes and Children's Choices: An Ethnographic Study of
Formal Schooling in a Northern Vietnamese Commune" by Virginia
Visconti, Feb. 23, 12-1 pm, CU Natural History Museum Paleo Hall.
Lunch will be provided.
For decades, formal education has figured prominently in Vietnam's
pursuit of national development goals. This talk will address how
household-level responses to Vietnam's economic transformation shape
children's participation in formal schooling.
Contact: Danielle Rocheleau Salaz
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/cas/
YUM! THE TABOR IS COOKING UP DELICIOUS, SPECIAL WEDNESDAY LUNCHES IN
CELEBRATION OF BLACK AWARENESS MONTH!
This Wednesday, Feb. 21, liven up your wintry mid-week with a lunch
from our "Tastes of the Caribbean" menu! All recipes are made fresh
from scratch, served at the Tabor 11 am-2 pm in the Alferd Packer
Grill, first floor, UMC. For details, check the Daily Specials Menu
on your UMC web site (see link below). Be sure to mark your lunch
calendar for Wednesday, Feb. 28 to enjoy "Flavors of Africa."
Contact: Robin Margolin
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/umc/food/dailySpecials.html
DINOSAURS APPEAR ONSTAGE AT MACKY IN THE MAMMOTH FOLLIES
Macky Presents welcomes the Hudson Vagabond Puppets on Sunday, Feb.
25 at 4 pm with an evolutionary, educational, entertainment
spectacular, The Mammoth Follies. Explore the wonders of evolution in
an old-fashioned revue of original songs, witty jokes and
earth-smashing dances performed by giant dinosaur puppets. Tickets
are $18 and $12, with a $4 discount for children 12 and under and are
on sale in Macky, Room 104 or by calling 303-492-8423.
Contact: Kristin Anderson
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/macky
SUPPORT GLBT PROGRAMS ON CAMPUS!
CU-Boulder's Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Advisory Board is proud
to announce the Gill Foundation Challenge benefiting LGBT Studies
Certificate Program, LGBT Alumni Association and the GLBT Resource
Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
For every dollar which we raise, the Gill Foundation will match it,
up to $25,000! Deadline is June 27, 2007. For information on how to
give to the Gill Foundation Challenge, go to
Contact: Steph Wilenchek
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/glbtrc/donate.html
FISKE PLANETARIUM NEWS
Take in "New Horizons at Jupiter" with Fiske's own Suzanne
Traub-Metlay this Thursday and Friday, Feb. 22 and 23! Sommers-Bausch
Observatory is open at 8 pm Friday for night-sky viewing, weather
permitting. Friday night lasers: Laser Beastie Boys at 9:30 pm and
Laser Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon at 10:45 pm! Saturday, Feb.
24 matinees are "Kids in Space" at 2 pm and "Peter and the Wolf" at
Contact: Suzanne Traub-Metlay, 303-492-5002
Additional information: http://fiske.colorado.edu
CELEBRATION OF RECOVERY MEETING WEDNESDAY
The Center for Students in Recovery invites you to attend this Twelve
Step open meeting for students, faculty and staff in or thinking
about recovery from any addiction or co-dependency, or who have
friends or loved ones with addiction. We provide support, recovery
information, and celebrate recovery milestones. See you Wednesday,
7-8 pm in Willard 231. More information contact Jack Lavino.
Contact: Jack Lavino, 303-735-4603
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/healthcenter/recoverycenter
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