From: Buff Bulletin (memofrom@Colorado.EDU)
Date: Mon Mar 03 2008 - 01:16:00 MST
Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2008 01:16:00 -0700 (MST) From: Buff Bulletin <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Buff Bulletin 03/02/2008
SUBJECT: Buff Bulletin 03/02/2008
02 March 2008, Sunday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- Presentation and Discussion on Social Software
used for Distance Learning
--- Family Camp
--- Help Create a New E-Center Logo
--- Out of Poverty: Design for the Other 90%,
a Book Discussion with Paul Polack
--- 457 Retirement Plan Appointments on Mar. 6
--- People of Color Film Series
--- Campus Nonprofit Mail Permit
--- The Spring Bike Jam is Coming to Campus!
--- Contemporary Portrayals of "Mother" on the World's Stage
PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION ON SOCIAL SOFTWARE USED FOR DISTANCE LEARNING
Please join academic technology support staff in viewing and discussing
a webinar titled, "Many Students Loosely Joined: Social Software to
Support Distance Education Learners" on Monday, March 3, 11 a.m.-12:30
p.m. in Folsom Stadium, Room 367. Enter Gate 11, go to the third floor,
turn left to enter the 360 suite. Terry Anderson of Athabasca University
will discuss how tools such as Facebook, blogs, wikis, Flickr, etc. are
used in distance learning.
Contact: Mark Werner, Mark.J.Werner@Colorado.Edu
Join CU friends in the mountains for CU Family Camp this July. Spend a
week July 6-13 or a long weekend July 10-13 at this all inclusive camp
west of Fort Collins. This is the sixth year the Alumni Association has
offered Family Camp. It's open to alumni and their family and friends of
all ages. Check our website for details or call 303-492-0635 or email
Ryan.Lecky@colorado.edu with any questions.
Contact: Ryan Lecky
Additional information: http://www.cualum.org/familycamp
HELP CREATE A NEW E-CENTER LOGO
The CU Environmental Center is working on a new logo. The goal is to
create an image that reflects the unique role CU takes in global
sustainability efforts-a role that is largely shaped by your support.
That's why we're asking for your input. What does the E-Center represent
to you? Click the link below to take our quick three question survey:
Contact: CU Environmental Center, 303-492-8308
OUT OF POVERTY: DESIGN FOR THE OTHER 90%,
A BOOK DISCUSSION WITH PAUL POLACK
Wednesday, March 5, Old Main Chapel, 6 p.m. In a hard-hitting new book,
Paul Polak tells why traditional poverty eradication programs have
fallen short, and how his organization developed an alternative approach
that has succeeded in lifting 17 million people out of poverty. Polak's
book "Out of Poverty: What Works when Traditional Approaches Fail" will
be available at the event. A booksigning will follow. To learn more
about Paul's work, visit his website.
Contact: CU Environmental Center, 303-492-8308
457 RETIREMENT PLAN APPOINTMENTS ON MAR. 6
New hires and current employees, the 457 Plan is a supplemental
retirement account to save for your future. You can enroll with as
little as $25/month and as much as $15,500 in 2008! Contributions and
earnings grow tax-deferred until money is withdrawn and there is no 10%
federal tax penalty! To enroll or discuss your 457 account make an
appointment for Thursday, March 6, UMC 404, call (303)830-3510, 8
a.m.-4:30 p.m. Evenings email email@example.com.
Contact: Joyce Reuter
Additional information: http://www.colorado457.com
PEOPLE OF COLOR FILM SERIES
Center for Multicultural Affairs invites you to the People of Color Film
Series, every Wednesday in Willard Hall 115A, March 5, Daughter from
Danang: Dramatic story of a Vietnamese mother, her Amerasian daughter,
and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War. March 12, The
Namesake:Immigrant parents decide to rear their child in U.S. who
becomes torn between Indian traditions and the modern Bostonian
lifestyle. Facilitators: Michelle Trevino, Leslie Wong, Julie Yun
Contact: Derek Wilson 303-492-2178
CAMPUS NONPROFIT MAIL PERMIT
The new campus nonprofit mail permit, is provided by Imaging Services,
may only be used by contacting them directly. There is a U.S. Postal
Services cost to Imaging Services to initiate and maintain this permit.
Customers using the new permit without fist working with Imaging
Services will be charged an additional administrative fee. Please
contact Al Goranson at 2-1400 or Tom Tozier at 2-5940 for more information.
Contact: CU Imaging Services
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/imagingservices
THE SPRING BIKE JAM IS COMING TO CAMPUS!
Join us on Wednesday, March 12, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and get your bike ready
for spring. Be on the lookout at Kitteridge, Engineering,Physics,
Norlin, UMC, the Rec. Center, Williams Village and the Bike Station for
skilled bicycle mechanics and live music. Unlock that sad looking bike
from its stationary state and let our mechanics tune it up free of
charge. The mobile mechanic will be on duty as well.
Contact: Tracy Calvin
CONTEMPORARY PORTRAYALS OF "MOTHER" ON THE WORLD'S STAGES
Beth Osnes of CU-Boulder presents "Contemporary Portrayals of 'Mother'
on the World's Stages" on Friday, March 7, 3-4 p.m. in the University
Theatre Building C342. The stage is a place of resistance where the
oppressive role of "mother" is being rewritten largely from within its
own ranks as seen through an examination of recent plays from Italy,
Mexico and Vietnam.
Contact: Oliver Gerland
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adheres to the CU-Boulder "Use of Faculty/Staff Electronic Memo System"
policy and is monitored by the Chancellor's Electronic Communication
Committee. See http://www.colorado.edu/ememo/ for more information.
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