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Date: Mon Oct 06 2008 - 01:30:26 MDT
Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2008 01:30:26 -0600 (MDT) From: Buff Bulletin <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Buff Bulletin 10/05/2008
SUBJECT: Buff Bulletin 10/05/2008
05 October 2008, Sunday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- Prof. Jeff Sikkenga, Ashland University "Does Democracy Really
Need Leaders? Reflections on Statesmanship from the American Founding"
--- Public Lecture
--- The Chamber Music Chemistry Kavafian-Schub-Shifrin Oct. 11th
--- Fresh * Food * Fast
--- Fun Research Projects for Kids!
--- CU Abroad 101
--- Study Film and Art in Rome Next Summer! Interest Meeting: Oct. 15
--- Welcome Reception for Frank Bruno and Julie Wong
--- Cafe Scientifique Boulder
--- A Gay Man for President?
--- CUPA Grants Request Deadline Change
--- Is Your Organization Changing?
--- You're Invited: Affirmative Action Community Forums
PROF. JEFF SIKKENGA, ASHLAND UNIVERSITY "DOES DEMOCRACY REALLY NEED
LEADERS? REFLECTIONS ON STATESMANSHIP FROM THE AMERICAN FOUNDING"
The Center for Western Civilization presents Prof. Jeff Sikkenga,
Ashland University "Does Democracy Really Need Leaders? Reflections on
Statesmanship from the American Founding" Thursday Oct. 9, 7 p.m.,
Humanities 150. Refreshments following the talk. For more information
contact Vincent McGuire, 303-735-3019 or Vincent.McGuire@colorado.edu
Contact: Vincent McGuire
Dr. Mindi Searls will give a public lecture, "The Phoenix Lander
Dishes Dirt on Mars: Discoveries from this long awaited mission,"
Tues, Oct. 7th at 7:30 p.m. at LASP, rm 299. Address: 1234 Innovation
Dr., Boulder, in the east campus research park off of Colorado Ave.
(just east of main campus). Doors open at7 p.m. For more information, visit
http://lasp.colorado.edu and click on Public Lectures or contact Erin Wood
303-735-0962 or email@example.com
Contact: Erin Wood
Additional information: http://lasp.colorado.edu
THE CHAMBER MUSIC CHEMISTRY KAVAFIAN-SCHUB-SHIFRIN OCTOBER 11th
The Artist Series invites you to enjoy the Kavafian-Schub-Shifrin Trio
at Macky Auditorium Saturday, Oct.11 at 7:30 p.m. After 25 years of
friendship and music-making, violinist Ani Kavafian, pianist Andre-
Michel Schub and clarinetist David Shifrin-each a true virtuoso and a
member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center-come together as
a trio with undeniable chemistry. The program includes music by
Mozart, Stravinsky, Bruch and Bartok. Ticket discounts available for
CU students, faculty and staff!
Contact: CU Concerts Box Office, 303-492-8008
Additional information: http://www.cuconcerts.org/kss.html
FRESH * FOOD * FAST
Don't know what to pack for lunch? CU Dining Services can help! Let
our chefs do the cooking for you. No shopping, cooking, or clean up
and best of all, we have several on campus dining options a short walk
away. Buy your Faculty/Staff Meal Plan today and enjoy nutritious and
delicious food at Dining Center or Grab 'n Go locations. For daily
menus visit http://www.housing.colorado.edu/dining. To add Campus Cash
on your BuffOneCard visit http://www.buffonecard.com.
Contact: Rebeca Burnett, firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional information: http://housing.colorado.edu/dining
FUN RESEARCH PROJECTS FOR KIDS!
The Cognitive Development Center in the Psychology Department is
conducting projects on memory and language development! We welcome all
children from birth to age 10. A visit, scheduled at your convenience,
lasts about 30 minutes. Parking is free and babysitting is available
for siblings. Parents are compensated for travel and kids receive a
fun prize and a certificate!
Contact: Hiromi Sumiya, email@example.com, 303-492-6389
Additional information: http://psych.colorado.edu/~cdc/
CU ABROAD 101
We envision our students studying abroad, do you? Introducing CU
Abroad 101! Key study abroad information such as program types,
academic credit, financial aid, eligibility, timelines, etc. will be
covered in this 30 minute session. Once students attend a
presentation, they'll be prepared to sit down one-on-one with one of
our advisors. Every Monday at 9 a.m. in Duane G2B60 (East side,
downstairs). Get them started on the study abroad process now!
Additional information: http://studyabroad.colorado.edu
STUDY FILM AND ART IN ROME NEXT SUMMER! INTEREST MEETING: OCT. 15
Students can spend three weeks in May and June studying film, art and
culture in Rome. All majors can apply and receive 3 UD credits. Course
also fulfills UD Lit. and Arts core. Program led by Film Studies
professor, Suranjan Ganguly (firstname.lastname@example.org). Film screenings
and lectures are combined
with excursions in & around Rome. Learn more at an informational
meeting: Wed., Oct. 15th, 4:30 p.m., UMC 415
Contact: Cloud Baffour, Baffour@Colorado.EDU
Additional information: http://studyabroad.colorado.edu
WELCOME RECEPTION FOR FRANK BRUNO AND JULIE WONG
Chancellor G.P. "Bud" Peterson is pleased to invite you to a reception
welcoming Vice Chancellor for Administration Frank Bruno and Vice
Chancellor for Student Affairs Julie Wong. The reception will be held
in the Chancellor's Office on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 3 - 5 p.m. Please
respond to Sarah at 2-6006 or email@example.com.
Contact: Sarah A. Hallock Adderholt
CAFE SCIENTIFIQUE BOULDER
Join us at the Redfish for Cafe Scientifique on Tues., Oct. 14, 6 p.m.
Clayton Lewis, UCB Computer Science, will talk on: -Computational
Thinking: Should we all be doing it? What is it, anyway?- CafeSci
features a short informal presentation and lively discussion. Open to
the general public. The Redfish is at 2027 13th, Boulder. Sponsored by
the University of Colorado
Contact: Michael Breed
A GAY MAN FOR PRESIDENT?
What role does race play in Obama's popularity? Will America ever
elect a gay president? Is the media sexist against Palin? What role
does race, gender and sexual orientation play in election 08? The Cultural
Events Board presents Keith Boykin, NY Times bestselling author and former
special assistant to President Bill Clinton. Boykin will speak at UMC
Glenn Miller Ballroom on Oct. 8. Tickets available at UMC Connection,
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Contact: Cultural Events Board
Additional information: http://www.culturaleventsboard.org
CUPA GRANTS REQUEST DEADLINE CHANGE
The CU Parents Association (CUPA) 2009-2010 Grant applications are now
available on line at http://www.colorado.edu/parentrelations/programs.html
. This grant for up to $5,000 for a proposal is to be directed to
Student Affairs programs and student organizations that support one or
more CUPA priorities/goals. Deadline to submit is Nov. 10. Questions
can be answered by the Office of Parent Relations at 303-492-1380 or parents@Colorado.EDU
Contact: Joyce Kinde
IS YOUR ORGANIZATION CHANGING?
Change is a process that has to be managed for optimum success. The
Organizational Development Team (ODT) can provide assistance in the
form of team building, strategic planning, educational workshops,
conflict resolution, manager coaching, individual support and more.
For more information contact 2-3020 and ask for the coordinator of the
Contact: Celia Sinoway
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/studentaffairs/fsap
YOU'RE INVITED: AFFIRMATIVE ACTION COMMUNITY FORUMS
These forums will provide a space for community members to engage in
and learn about affirmative action. By participating, you can become
better informed, get information for/against affirmative action and
let your voice be head. The next forums (of 20+) are scheduled for
Tue., Oct. 7 (4 p.m., Norlin Library) or Thu., Oct. 9 (1:30 p.m., CU
Law Library). Email or call to reserve a spot in this participatory
event or get the full list of dates/locations.
Contact: Michele Moses, firstname.lastname@example.org, 303-492-8280.
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