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Date: Mon Feb 09 2009 - 01:31:07 MST
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2009 01:31:07 -0700 (MST) From: Buff Bulletin <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Buff Bulletin 02/08/2009
SUBJECT: Buff Bulletin 02/08/2009
08 February 2009, Sunday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- Jesus Trevino at 14th Annual Diversity Summit, Feb. 16-17
--- Discounts for Domestic and International Shipping through
UCB Materiel Management
--- Breast Implants: Are They Safe?
--- Fiske Planetarium News!
--- Honor Someone with a Serving Communities Award
--- February Blood Drive
--- Prof. Geoffrey Stone to Speak on Government Secrecy
and the First Amendment - Sponsored by Keller Center
--- 457 Retirement Plan Appointments, Boulder Campus, Feb. 11 & 12
--- Come One, Come All! (with your musical instrument of choice)
Ring a Bell, Bang on a Can, or Blow a Horn for Boulder's 150th Birthday!
--- Feeling sad or down? Struggling with stress or anxiety?
--- Diversity Summit: Developing Skills to Support LGBTQ People, Feb. 16
--- Music Professor Riis's book launch for BROADWAY MASTER: FRANK LOESSER
--- Retirement: Commander Brad Wiesley
JESUS TREVINO AT 14TH ANNUAL DIVERSITY SUMMIT, FEB. 16-17
Join your campus community for the 14th Annual Diversity Summit, Feb. 16-17
in the UMC. Our most wide-ranging summit to date includes Jesus Trevino,
associate provost for multicultural excellence at the University of Denver,
who will address improving inter-group relations between diverse groups on a
college campus. All members of the CU-Boulder campus are encouraged to
attend summit talks and sessions. Hosted by CACMA and the Office of
Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement.
Contact: ODECE, 303-735-1332
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/cu-diversity/summit.html
DISCOUNTS FOR DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING THROUGH UCB
UCB's Materiel Management department has negotiated exclusive campus
agreements with major carries such as Yellow and Roadway. By using
Centralized Shipping and Receiving, campus departments can take advantage of
deep discounts for domestic, Canadian, Mexican and other international
shipments and receipts. Other advantages and discounts include exemptions
from weighing and single-shipment fees. Please give us a call to take
advantage of our discounts and additional services!
Contact: Bob Rochkes, Materiel.Management@colorado.edu 303-492-6369
BREAST IMPLANTS: ARE THEY SAFE?
ABSOLUTELY SAFE, a daring film investigation of the controversy surrounding
breast implant safety, features the stories of everyday women, following two
young women choosing breast implants for solely cosmetic reasons, and
includes interviews with physicians and breast cancer survivors. The
Chancellor's Committee on Women hosts this film and the film-maker, Thursday
Feb 26 at 6 p.m. in Museum Collections Room W100. Contact Joanne Belknap
303-735-2182 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Free event open
to the public.
Contact: Joanne Belknap
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/diversity/ccw/
FISKE PLANETARIUM NEWS!
Join us for a great week at Fiske starting Thursday night at 7:30 pm with
"Colorado Skies: Celestial Navigation", FREE with a student ID. Friday night
at 7:30 p.m. is "Many Faces of Hubble", a new student-produced show.
Sommers-Bausch observatory is open for free public viewing, weather
permitting. Friday night lasers are: Red Hot Chili Peppers at 9:30 p.m. and
Pink Floyd: The Wall at 10:45 pm. Saturday Matinees are "Moons and Lasers"
at 2 p.m. and "Space Odyssey" at 3:15 p.m.
Contact: Sara Jelley 303-492-5001
Additional information: http://fiske.colorado.edu
HONOR SOMEONE WITH A SERVING COMMUNITIES AWARD
The Institute for Ethical and Civic Engagement (IECE) is soliciting
nominations for the first annual Serving Communities Award to
recognize the critical importance of civically engaged faculty, staff
and students. Award will honor one each faculty member, staff member and
student with the values/actions of an engaged citizen, whose work
contributes to vitality of our communities and contributes to CU-Boulder's
civic mission. Winners receive $500, a plaque and the Chancellor's
reception. Applications due 5 p.m. Feb.13.
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/iece/iece_programs.html
FEBRUARY BLOOD DRIVE
Blood drive hosted by Boulder Campus Staff Council and UCSU, Feb. 9-13.
Feb. 9 UMC 415, Feb. 10-12, UMC 235, Feb. 13, Bonfils buses at UMC fountain
and Norlin Library. Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Friday hours for
Norlin bus only 10-11:40 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m. Bonfils needs 4,000+ donors
each week for Colorado's needs. Walk-ins welcome, or contact Bonfils
303-363-2300 or http://www.bonfils.org for appointment. For online
scheduling, enter site code 0248.
Contact: Lori Jackson
PROF. GEOFFREY STONE TO SPEAK ON GOVERNMENT SECRECY AND THE FIRST AMENDMENT
- SPONSORED BY KELLER CENTER
The Keller Center for the Study of the First Amendment is sponsoring a talk
by Prof. Geoffrey Stone, Thursday Feb. 5 at 4:30 p.m. in Atlas 229. Prof.
Stone, author of _Top Secret: When Our Government Keeps Us in the Dark_,
will deliver his talk "Government Secrecy vs. the First Amendment." Prof.
Stone is Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor at the University of
Chicago Law School.
Contact: Prof. David Mapel
457 RETIREMENT PLAN APPOINTMENTS, BOULDER CAMPUS, FEB. 11 & 12
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 Feb. 11, UMC 404 (Main Campus) or Feb. 12, ARC 354 (East Campus),
call 303-737-7720 to make an appointment. Evenings e-mail
Contact: Joyce Reuter email@example.com
Additional information: http://www.colorado457.com
COME ONE, COME ALL! (WITH YOUR MUSICAL INSTRUMENT OF CHOICE) - RING A BELL,
BANG ON A CAN, OR BLOW A HORN FOR BOULDER'S 150TH BIRTHDAY!
WHEN? Noon, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009.
WHERE? Farrand Field, west end, near the College of Music.
WHAT? Join friends, Boulderites, and musicians everywhere to toot, fiddle,
chime, beat, rap, blast, or stroke 150 times in celebration of the official
founding moment of "Boulder City" 150 years ago on this day. We will begin
precisely at noon. Don't be late!
Contact: Tom Riis at 2-7540 or firstname.lastname@example.org, College of Music
FEELING SAD OR DOWN? STRUGGLING WITH STRESS OR ANXIETY?
Affordable & confidential therapy is available at the Raimy Psychology
Training Clinic on the University of Colorado's Boulder campus. Special low
rates are available for all CU-Boulder faculty. We also have reasonable
rates for other community members. The Raimy Clinic has therapists currently
available to provide help coping with: stress, depression, anxiety, and
other difficulties. Brief and long-term treatments are available. Openings
are limited, so call soon! Shay Meskew-Stacer, M.A.
Contact: Raimy Clinic: 303-492-8805
Additional information: http://psych.colorado.edu/~clinical/raimy.html
DIVERSITY SUMMIT: DEVELOPING SKILLS TO SUPPORT LGBTQ PEOPLE, FEB. 16
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 1:45-3 p.m. in UMC room 245, an interactive, skill
building session to develop deeper awareness of personal ideas, stereotypes
and assumptions related to the LGBTQ community and help increase your
comfort level supporting LGBTQ individuals. Presented as part of the 14th
Annual Diversity Summit by Stephanie Wilenchek, director of the GLBT
Resource Center. Co-sponsored by the Chancellor's Committee on Gay, Lesbian,
Bisexual, Transgendered Issues and The Office of the VC, Student Affairs.
Contact: Stephanie Wilenchek, Stephanie.Wilenchek@Colorado.EDU 303-492-1377
MUSIC PROFESSOR RIIS'S BOOK LAUNCH FOR BROADWAY MASTER: FRANK LOESSER
If you missed the release of CU Music Professor Tom Riis's new book BROADWAY
MASTER: FRANK LOESSER last January, a "delayed launch" book-signing party
will take place on Friday, Feb 13 from 4:30-6 p.m. in the Gates Woodruff
Cottage (Home to Women & Gender Studies)...admission and refreshments are
FREE, no book purchase is required, please join us!
Contact: Shelley Dahme
RETIREMENT - COMMANDER BRAD WIESLEY
The Department of Public Safety will host a retirement reception to honor
Commander Brad Wiesley for his services to Law Enforcement on Friday, Feb
20, 2009. The celebration will be held from 3 p.m.-5:30 p.m. at the
University Memorial Center Aspen Room. Please RSVP by calling 303-492-7311
by Friday, Feb. 13.
Contact: shron steele
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