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Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2008 03:30:15 -0700 (MST) From: Buff Bulletin <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Buff Bulletin 11/05/2008
SUBJECT: Buff Bulletin 11/05/2008
05 November 2008, Wednesday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- Buffs Recycle Their Stuff
--- College of Music Events - Nov. 17-30
--- Lecture: public Intellectuals Without the Podiums
--- ODECE Hosts Talk on Inclusive Excellence Wednesday, Nov. 5
--- SoundBite Presents: Stuck on Chris
--- Instrument Shop Open House
--- Study Film and Art in Rome Next Summer! Interest Meeting: Nov. 12
--- Members of the 2008 Beijing gold medal-winning Paralympics
Wheelchair Rugby Team at Free Screening of the Film Murderball
--- Celebrate International Education Week: Nov. 17-21
--- CU Abroad 101
--- Fun Research Projects for Kids!
BUFFS RECYCLE THEIR STUFF
Stop by the CU Book store and -recycle- cold weather clothing,
children's books, lightly used school supplies or canned food Nov. 12.
Receive a 20% off coupon to use in the store when you recycle and get a
free CU Reusable bag! Recycled school supplies will be 20% off and don't
miss the chance to purchase your Ralphie Goes Green tee. A portion of the
proceeds from the tee support recycling here on campus!
Contact: CU Book Store
Additional information: http://www.cubookstore.com
COLLEGE OF MUSIC EVENTS - NOV. 17-30
Monday, Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m., Grusin Music Hall
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m., Grusin Music Hall
FACULTY SERIES-Michael Thornton, horn & friends
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 7 p.m., Boulder Outlook Hotel, 800 28th St.
Thursday, Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m., Grusin Music Hall
All events free and open to the public unless noted with ($).
Contact: CU Concerts Box Office, 303-492-8008
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/music
LECTURE: PUBLIC INTELLECTUALS WITHOUT THE PODIUMS
The Program for Writing and Rhetoric and IECE invite you to a lecture
by David Coogan of Virginia Commonwealth University titled "Public
Intellectuals without the Podiums" on Thursday, Nov 13, at 5 pm in
HUMN 135. Coogan will discuss service learning, sophistic rhetoric,
and writing classrooms as transformative learning spaces. Coogan
founded the Prison Writing Workshop with inmates at the Richmond City
Jail; their work serves as the texts for Coogan's VCU writing courses.
Contact: John Ackerman, email@example.com
Additional information: http://www.40th.vcu.edu/caring/prison.html
ODECE HOSTS TALK ON INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE WEDNESDAY, NOV. 5
Jesus Trevino, Vice Provost for Diversity, University of Denver will
discuss "Inclusive Excellence: A new paradigm for understanding
diversity" 10 a.m.-12 p.m. in the CU Law School's Wittmeyer Courtroom
(Room 101), followed by small group discussions. The event is open to
all members of the campus community. The presentation aims to develop
better understanding of the potential impact of state legislative
changes related to affirmative action as a legal strategy within
higher education environments.
Contact: Nola Salisbury, 303-735-1332
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/cu-diversity/
SOUNDBITE PRESENTS: STUCK ON CHRIS
Join soundbite for an acoustic performance by Stuck On Chris. Chris
Caligaris, who performs under the name Stuck On Chris, is student at
CU and a talented singer/songwriter. The performance will be Friday,
Nov. 7th, from 12 - 1 p.m., in the UMC Atrium.
Contact: Student Programs Office at 2-7109 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional information: http://www.colorado/edu/umc/soundbite
INSTRUMENT SHOP OPEN HOUSE
The Precision Instrument Shop at the Department of Physics invites you
to an open house demonstration of their new OMAX 2626Xp abrasive jet
machine. Factory representatives will demonstrate the unique
capabilities of the machine to quickly fabricate complex parts. The
open house will be held Thursday, Nov. 6th, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at
the Instrument Shop located in Duane Physics RM C1B30. For more
information check the OMAX website at www.omax.com.
Contact: Tracy Buxkemper
STUDY FILM AND ART IN ROME NEXT SUMMER! INTEREST MEETING: NOV. 12
Students can spend three weeks in May & June studying film, art, and
culture in Rome. All majors can apply and receive 3 UD credits. Course
taught in English. Fulfills UD Lit. & Arts core. Program led by Film
Studies professor, Suranjan Ganguly. Film screenings and lectures are
combined with excursions in and around Rome. Learn more at an
informational meeting: Wednesday, November 12, 4:00 PM, UMC 415.
Contact: Suranjan Ganguly (email@example.com)
Additional information: http://studyabroad.colorado.edu
MEMBERS OF THE 2008 BEIJING GOLD MEDAL-WINNING PARALYMPICS WHEELCHAIR
RUGBY TEAM AT FREE SCREENING OF MURDERBALL
Free screening of the Oscar-nominated documentary film Murderball at 6
p.m., Friday Nov. 7 in ATLAS 100. Followed by discussion/Q&A with
Chance Sumner and Jason Regier, members of the 2008 Beijing gold medal-
winning Paralympics Wheelchair Rugby team. Also present Jennifer
Heilveil from the City of Boulder Parks & Recreation EXPAND Program.
Refreshments at 5:30. Sponsored by Dept. of Communication Diversity
and Outreach Committee and CU Disability Services.
Contact Jane Elvins Jane.Elvins@Colorado.EDU.
Contact: Jane Elvins
CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK: NOV, 17-21
Join the Office of International Education in celebrating
International Education Week: Nov.17-21th! All are invited to our
International Education Week Reception on Nov. 18th from 5-7 p.m. in
the British Studies Room (Norlin Library, 5th Floor, Room M549). OIE
Global Citizens and winners of the International Education Photo
Contest will be awarded. Refreshments and international appetizers
will be provided! View the latest OIE Newsletter at
http://www.colorado.edu/oie/OIENewsletter2008.pdf and additional IEW
events at the link below.
Contact: Sarah Westmoreland (Sarah.Westmoreland@Colorado.EDU)
CU ABROAD 101
Do you have students interested in studying abroad? Send them to CU
Abroad 101! The presentation will cover key information like program
types, academic credit, financial aid, eligibility, timelines, etc. in
30 minutes. Once they've attended CU Abroad 101, 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). Encourage students to get
started on the process and not miss out!
Additional information: http://studyabroad.colorado.edu
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
Additional information: http://psych.colorado.edu/~cdc/
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