From: Buff Bulletin (memofrom@Colorado.EDU)
Date: Mon Oct 13 2008 - 01:30:01 MDT
Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2008 01:30:01 -0600 (MDT) From: Buff Bulletin <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Buff Bulletin 10/11/2008
SUBJECT: Buff Bulletin 10/11/2008
11 October 2008, Saturday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- Assistant to the Chancellor Position
--- More than books weighing you down?
--- CU Opera Presents Puccini's "La Boheme"
--- Lighten Up Boulder. Bike Lights are a Bright Idea!
--- October is American Archives Month! Free Workshop Oct. 25
--- Study Film and Art in Rome Next Summer! Interest Meeting: Oct. 15
--- Supervisor's RoundTable 2008
--- CU @ The Boulder Public Library Series: Insights into the Lives of
Early Human Ancestors
--- 457 Retirement Plan Appointments, Boulder East Campus, Oct. 13 and 16
--- Study Nordic Culture in Iceland this Summer! Interest Meeting:
--- The Testing and Assessment Center Has Moved!
--- CU Book Store Family Weekend Store Hours
ASSISTANT TO THE CHANCELLOR POSITION
The University of Colorado at Boulder seeks applicants for an Assistant to
the Chancellor exempt professional position. Please apply electronically at
https://www.jobsatcu.com and reference job posting #805582. Applications
submitted by Oct 31, 2008, will receive full consideration.
Contact: Linda Browning
Additional information: https://www.jobsatcu.com
MORE THAN BOOKS WEIGHING YOU DOWN?
45% of college students report feeling so depressed that they could
not function. Learn to recognize and respond to the warning signs.
Help yourself. Help a friend. Attend a free mental health screening,
Thursday, Oct. 11, 11a.m. - 12 at the UMC tabling area, 5 - 6:30 p.m.
in Kittredge or Oct.13, 5 - 6:30 p.m. in Williams Village. Or take the free
screening online at
Contact: Counseling & Psychological Services
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/counseling/sacs
CU OPERA PRESENTS PUCCINI'S "LA BOHEME"
CU Opera invites you to enjoy "La Boheme," Puccini's romantic tale of
lovers, at Macky Auditorium Oct. 24-26. In the Latin Quarter of Paris,
Rodolfo the idealistic poet falls in love with Mimi, a frail but
resolute milliner. Around their tender story, Puccini depicts the
exuberant lives of struggling young artists, expressing joi de vivre,
love, and ultimately heartbreak. Significant ticket discounts
available for CU students, faculty, and staff!
Contact: CU Concerts Box Office, (303) 492-8008
Additional information: http://www.cuconcerts.org/boheme.html
The University will show Haze, a documentary regarding alcohol abuse
and hazing on college campuses. We are seeking additional student and
faculty feedback on reactions to the film itself, perspectives on what
the documentary does not show, and the role of students, faculty and
staff in addressing these issues. Screenings will be held: Oct. 20th,
HLMS 199, 7 p.m. and Oct 21st, HLMS 252, 7 p.m.
Contact: Carrie Yoshida
LIGHTEN UP BOULDER. BIKE LIGHTS ARE A BRIGHT IDEA!
The City and the University have teamed up with local merchants to
offer a limited time local discount coupon for bike lights and light
accessories. The fine for cycling at night without a light is $50. It
is important that as the days are getting shorter, and more of us are
using bikes for transportation, that we keep in mind our safety. For
bike light coupons, bicycle/pedestrian maps and on-line turn-by-turn
bike routing information: (pdf)
Contact: GO Boulder at above web site
OCTOBER IS AMERICAN ARCHIVES MONTH! FREE WORKSHOP OCT. 25
Learn how to care for family papers and photographs in a free workshop
hosted by the Special Collections Department of the University of
Colorado at Boulder Libraries, Saturday, Oct. 25th, from 12-2 p.m. We
will discuss how to deal with acidic papers and inks, common types of
photographs, what to do with old photo albums, and safe storage
conditions. Examples will be provided from the Department's
collections. Registration is limited to 15 people.
Contact: Elizabeth.Newsom@colorado.edu, (303) 492-2720
Additional information: http://ucblibraries.colorado.edu/news/index.htm
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. & Arts core. Program led by Film Studies
professor, Suranjan Ganguly, email@example.com. Film screenings and
lectures are combined with excursions in and around Rome. Learn more at an
informational meeting: Wednesday, Oct. 15th, 4:30 p.m. UMC 415
Contact: Cloud Baffour, Baffour@Colorado.EDU
Additional information: http://studyabroad.colorado.edu
SUPERVISOR'S ROUND TABLE 2008
Real Colors Style Instrument -This month at Supervisor's Roundtable
come take the Real Colors Style Instrument and gain valuable insights
about yourself and those you supervise. Real Colors provides users
with a tool for understanding human behavior, for uncovering
motivators specific to each temperament, and for improving
communication skills. All supervisors are welcome, but please send an
email to Katherine.Skallerud@Colorado.edu if you plan on attending.
Presenter: Mark Augustin, Location: UMC#415-417, Thursday, Oct. 16,
Contact: Please contact Katherine Skallerud at 5-5831 for any questions.
CU @ THE BOULDER PUBLIC LIBRARY SERIES: INSIGHTS INTO THE LIVES OF
EARLY HUMAN ANCESTORS
Associate Professor Matt Sponheimer, from the Department of
Anthropology, will share his research into early human ancestors from
Africa who lived more than a million years ago. He has discovered
clues about their travels and diets through detailed studies of their
teeth by using a new laser technique. Tuesday, Oct.14 at 7 p.m. at the
Boulder Public Library. Free and open to the public.
Contact: CU-Boulder Outreach Committee, firstname.lastname@example.org
457 RETIREMENT PLAN APPOINTMENTS, BOULDER EAST CAMPUS, OCT. 13 AND 16
New hires, part- and full-time employees, the 457 Plan is a
supplemental retirement account. You can enroll with as little as $25/
month separate from your 403(b)/401(k) plan contributions!
Contributions and earnings grow tax-deferred until money is withdrawn.
To enroll, get info or review your account Oct. 13th or 16th, ARC
Building, call 303-830-3520, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. to make an appointment.
Contact: Joyce Reuter
Additional information: http://www.colorado457.com
STUDY NORDIC CULTURE IN ICELAND THIS SUMMER! INTEREST MEETING:
TUESDAY, OCT. 14
Students can spend this summer studying Nordic Culture in Iceland!
This 3-credit upper-division course is led by CU Instructor Helga
Luthers, a native of Iceland, and is approved to fulfill the A&S Core
"Contemporary Societies"! Lectures will be complimented by excursions
in Reykjavik and surrounding areas, including a field trip to a
glacier, geothermal power plant, museums and many others. Learn more
at an informational meeting: Tuesday, Oct.14th, 4 - 5 p.m., UMC 415
Contact: Cindy Kraft (Cindy.Kraft@Colorado.EDU)
Additional information: http://studyabroad.colorado.edu
THE TESTING AND ASSESSMENT CENTER HAS MOVED!
The Testing and Assessment Center has a new home in Norlin Library
E203. For more information about TAC please contact Carleen Baumstark
Contact: Carleen Baumstark
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/tacenter
CU BOOK STORE FAMILY WEEKEND STORE HOURS
The CU Book Store will be open Friday, Oct. 17 from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.;
Saturday, Oct. 18 from 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 19 from 10
a.m. - 4 p.m.!
Contact: CU Book Store
Additional information: http://www.cubookstore.com
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