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Date: Mon Nov 10 2008 - 01:30:21 MST
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2008 01:30:21 -0700 (MST) From: Buff Bulletin <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Buff Bulletin 11/10/2008
SUBJECT: Buff Bulletin 11/10/2008
10 November 2008, Monday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- 11th Annual Accessing Higher Ground Conference
--- Fiske Planetarium News!
--- Not Too Tight, Not Too Loose: Self-Care from the Perspective of
--- Nominate a Student for the CU Proud Award
--- The Energy and Climate Challenge: Policy Advice for the New
President, Monday, Nov. 17, 8:30-10:30 a.m., UMC 235, Free and Open
to the Public
--- November Blood Drive
--- CHA's Work-in-Progress Series
--- International Environmental Journalism Summit
--- Mesoamerica Resiste! The Beehive Collective Nov. 13 5:30 p.m.,
--- Interested in Hosting a Cultural Event this Spring?
--- 457 Retirement Plan Appointments, Boulder Campus, Nov. 13 and 20
--- Buffs Recycle Their Stuff
--- Study Film and Art in Rome Next Summer! Interest Meeting: Nov.12
--- Earth Plastering and Natural Finishes Workshop - 10% Staff and
11th ANNUAL ACCESSING HIGHER GROUND CONFERENCE
The 11th annual Accessing Higher Ground conference on Assistive Technology
and Accessible Media in Higher Education will be held at the Millennium
Harvest House Boulder, adjacent to the University of Colorado-Boulder
campus on Nov. 11-14. Most sessions are free to CU- Boulder faculty and
staff. Please register at http://www.colorado.edu/atconference/campus/
Contact: Howard Kramer
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/atconference
FISKE PLANETARIUM NEWS!
Nov. 10, Join Matt Benjamin in "Colorado Skies: Extraterrestrial Life"
on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Free with CU ID! Then explore "Many Faces of
Hubble" on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Weather permitting, Sommers-Bausch
Observatory opens Friday 8 p.m. for free public viewing. Friday laser
shows: 9:30 p.m. Laser MUSE, 10:45 p.m. Pink Floyd: Welcome to the
Machine, $5 all ages. There will be no Saturday family shows due to
the CU football game.
Contact: Connie Vargas
Additional information: Fiske.colorado.edu
NOT TOO TIGHT, NOT TOO LOOSE: SELF-CARE FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF
Join us for a Lunch and Learn workshop presenting Buddhist
Psychological ideas on self-care and life balance. Using a non-
religious approach, we will discuss simple concepts for relating with
our minds and emotions and how to skillfully apply these ideas to our
human journey. Wed, Nov.12, 12-1 p.m., UMC 353. Call 2-6766 to
register. Presented by Chris Le, M.A. & Jason Appt, M.A.,
Psychotherapists, Well Being Counseling Center. Sponsored by the
Faculty and Staff Assistance Program.
Contact: Serenity Chambers
NOMINATE A STUDENT FOR THE CU PROUD AWARD
Nominations are now being accepted for the CU Proud Award, an opportunity
to recognize CU students who by virtue of their actions set a standard for
other students to emulate. Nominations can be submitted by anyone with
verifiable knowledge of a student's conduct. The award, created by the CU
Parents Association, is given on an on going basis as nominations are
received and approved. Visit
http://www.colorado.edu/parentrelations/programs.html for information
/instructions and an electronic nomination form.
Contact: Parent Relations, 303-492-1098
THE ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHALLENGE: POLICY ADVICE FOR THE NEW PRESIDENT,
MONDAY, NOV. 17, 8:30 - 10:30 A.M., UMC 235, FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
"The Energy and Climate Challenge: Policy Advice for the New President" by
Professor Daniel Kammen, UC-Berkeley energy expert, followed by a panel
discussion with Jean Fruci, Democratic staff, House Committee on Science
and Technology; Michael Rodemeyer, former Democratic staff, House Committee
on Science and Technology; and Tom Weimer, Republican staff, House
Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming. This event opens a day
-long Energy Initiative Research Symposium.
Contact: Carl Koval
Additional information: http://ei.colorado.edu/2008_symposium
NOVEMBER BLOOD DRIVE
Blood drive hosted by Boulder Campus StaffCouncil and UCSU, Nov.
10th-13th, UMC #235. Nov. 14th at UMC Fountain and Norlin Library.
Donation times 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Bonfils needs 4,000+ donors each
week just for Colorado's needs. Walk-ins welcome, or contact Bonfils
303-363-2300 or http://www.bonfils.org for appointment. Online
scheduling, site code 0248 for Nov. 10th-13th, code 6415 Norlin bus
and code 6414 UMC bus when searching for a donation location
Contact: Lori jackson 303-492-5473
Additional information: Staff
CHA's WORK-IN-PROGRESS SERIES
The Center for Humanities and the Arts invites you to our Work-in-
Progress Series featuring Albert Alhadeff, Professor of Art and Art
History. Professor Alhadeff will speak on "Us and Them: Camper's 'facial
line' and Gericault's 'Raft'." Advance copies are available in Macky 201
or electronically by emailing email@example.com. This event will
be held Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 4 p.m. in Macky 202.
Contact: Paula Anderson at 2-1423 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/ArtsSciences/CHA/events/
INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL JOURNALISM SUMMIT
Center for Environmental Journalism invites you to panel discussions
between European and American environmental journalists discussing how
environmental issues are covered, how journalism influences public
perceptions on key issues such as climate change. American and
European coverage will be compared for shared values, and where we
diverge in our journalistic practice. Thursday, Nov. 13, UMC Aspen
room. American panel 9:30 a.m., European panel 2 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.
there will be a roundtable discussion.
Contact: Do-a Olivier
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/journalism/cej
MESOAMERICA RESISTE! THE BEEHIVE COLLECTIVE NOV. 13 5:30 P.M.,
The Bees are coming! The Beehive Collective is coming to campus for
an interactive, graphic workshop presenting the 3rd installment of
their regional mural series. Mesoamerica Resiste, a "metaphorical
journey through the brutal and courageous history of Central
America". Join CU Wild, EJSC, and SEAC for an evening of art,
environment, and social justice!
Contact: Heather Hansman
Additional information: http://www.beehivecollective.org
INTERESTED IN HOSTING A CULTURAL EVENT THIS SPRING?
The Cultural Events Board can help fund student groups interested in
hosting culturally relevant events! The deadline for submitting a
budget proposal to the Student Organizations Finance Office is Jan. 21st.
If you have any questions please contact Caroline Clark at
email@example.com. Visit http://www.culturaleventsboard.org
for more information!
Contact: Caroline Clark
457 RETIREMENT PLAN APPOINTMENTS, BOULDER CAMPUS, NOV. 13 AND 20
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 Nov. 13th ARC 150 (East Campus) or Nov. 20th UMC 353 (Main
Campus),call 303-830-3520 to make an appointment. Evenings:
Contact: Joyce Reuter
Additional information: http://www.colorado457.com
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 Re-usable 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
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 & around Rome. Learn more at an
informational meeting: Wednesday, Nov. 12, 4 p.m., UMC 415.
Contact: Suranjan Ganguly (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Additional information: http://studyabroad.colorado.edu
EARTH PLASTERING AND NATURAL FINISHES WORKSHOP - 10% STAFF AND FACULTY
The Sustainable Practices Certificate Program is offering a 3-day, non-
credit course on Natural Plasters and Finishes. This course covers the
basics of clay and lime, and a selection of natural finish products,
pigments, additives and sealers. Participants will prepare and apply a
variety of finishes on a straw bale home under construction in North
Boulder. Taught by natural building expert Laura Bartels. Nov. 14th -
16th, $440, Register now at 303-492-5148.
Contact: James Wentworth
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