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Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2009 01:30:54 -0700 (MST) From: Buff Bulletin <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Buff Bulletin 02/03/2009
SUBJECT: Buff Bulletin 02/03/2009
03 February 2009, Tuesday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- Alumni Association Awards - Call for Nominations
--- CU @ The Boulder Public Library Series:Animal Emotions and Wild Justice
--- Film: Scientific Inquiry on the Tibetan Plateau
--- Black Heritage Month 2009
--- Free Cookies and Art this Wednesday!
--- The World Famous Academy of St. Martin in the Fields at Macky Feb. 19
--- Laura Cooper Retirement
--- The Bursar's Office Will Open at 9:15 a.m. on Feb. 6
--- Chancellor's Committee on Women Annual Awards
--- Local and Scandalous Darwin (Theory of Evolution in South America)
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AWARDS - CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
Submit your nominations to honor Boulder faculty, staff and alumni at
the 79th Annual Alumni Association Awards Ceremony. Nominations are
due by 5 p.m. Feb.13th. These are some of the university's most
prestigious awards and include the Robert L. Stearns Award, George
Norlin Award, Alumni Recognition Award, and the Kalpana Chawla
Outstanding Recent Alumni Award. See website listed below for
guidelines on submitting a nomination packet and for nomination forms.
Contact: Clark Oldroyd, firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional information: http://www.cualum.org/awards
CU @ THE BOULDER PUBLIC LIBRARY SERIES: ANIMAL EMOTIONS AND WILD JUSTICE
Professor Emeritus Marc Bekoff of the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Department will present -Animal Emotions and Wild Justice: Reflections
on How to Increase Our Compassion Footprint- on Tuesday, February 10
at 7:00 p.m. at the Boulder Public Library. Professor Bekoff will
share his research into animal behavior, cognitive ethology (the study
of animal minds), and behavioral ecology. Free and open to the public.
Contact: CU-Boulder Outreach Committee, email@example.com
FILM: SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY ON THE TIBETAN PLATEAU
A free documentary screening of -Upward and Outward: Scientific
Inquiry on the Tibetan Plateau- will be at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb.
11, in the Canyon Theater at the Main Boulder Public Library, 1000
Canyon Blvd. This 20-minute film features scientists and students from
CU-Boulder as they design and carry out their field campaign to study
the geophysics of the breath-taking Tibetan Plateau.
Contact: Sandra Laursen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional information: http://cires.colorado.edu/events/local/outreach/
BLACK HERITAGE MONTH 2009
Please join the campus community as we celebrate Black Heritage month.
Our theme this year is: Together We Can Accomplish Anything: The Quest
for Black Citizenship in the Americas. Please come enjoy interactive
workshops, presentations, films and documentaries that explore the
richness of our shared experience and the joys of our shared triumphs.
For more information please visit our website at:
Contact: Debra Frazier
FREE COOKIES AND ART THIS WEDNESDAY!
Presenting -Graphia! Comics Artwork- on view at the UMC Art Gallery
through Feb. 13, featuring original hand-drawn classic and contemporary
comic book art and collectors comic books. Don't forget- every Wednesday
its free cookies (while they last) starting at noon at the UMC Art Gallery!
Open M-F, 10:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.., 2nd floor of the UMC, just south of the
Contact: Laureen Trainer
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/umc/artgallery
THE WORLD FAMOUS ACADEMY OF ST. MARTIN IN THE FIELDS AT MACKY FEB 19
The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, with soloist/leader Julia
Fischer, comes to Macky Auditorium for an Artist Series signature
performance Thursday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. The London-based Academy is
world renowned for its over 500 recordings and impressive international
tours. The evening's program includes two Bach solo violin concerti and
works by Britten and Walton. Great ticket discounts are available for CU
students, faculty, and staff- don't miss this special event!
Contact: CU Concerts Box Office, (303) 492-8008
Additional information: http://www.cuconcerts.org/asmf.html
LAURA COOPER RETIREMENT
Laura Cooper is retiring after 35 years of service to CU! For the past
14 years she has been an Academic Advisor in the Academic Advising
Center of A&S and the Political Science Department. Prior positions
include Physical Plant, Intercollegiate Athletics, and the Honors
Program. Please join us for Laura's retirement party on Wednesday, Feb.
18th from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Aspen Rooms at the UMC. RSVP:
Contact: Rita Quynn
THE BURSAR'S OFFICE WILL OPEN AT 9:15 A.M. ON FEB. 6
The Bursar's Office will open at 9:15am on Friday, February 6 so that
the staff can attend a special training. Payroll checks will not be
available until after that time. Please plan accordingly.
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/bursar
CHANCELLOR'S COMMITTEE ON WOMEN ANNUAL AWARDS
Know someone at CU who is an advocate for other women? Know a
department that continually works to improve the climate for women at
CU? Nominations of students, faculty, staff, departments, or units are
currently being accepted for the annual CCW awards. Recipients will be
honored at the CCW's annual tea on March 4. For award criteria and
nomination instructions, please visit out website and click on Awards.
Nominations are due by Friday, Feb. 13.
Contact: Megan Bell 5-0656
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/cu-diversity/ccw
LOCAL AND SCANDALOUS DARWIN (THEORY OF EVOLUTION IN SOUTH AMERICA)
Wednesday, Feb.11th at 6 p.m. Leila G-mez, Professor, Department of
Spanish and Portuguese, UCB Paleontology Hall This talk explores the
ideological, political, and social implications of the theory of
evolution in South America as well as the intellectual debate this
scientific theory has promoted.
Contact: University of Colorado Museum of Natural History (303) 492-6892
Additional information: http://cumuseum.colorado.edu
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