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Date: Mon Feb 09 2009 - 03:30:35 MST
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2009 03:30:35 -0700 (MST) From: Buff Bulletin <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Buff Bulletin 02/09/2009
SUBJECT: Buff Bulletin 02/09/2009
09 February 2009, Monday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- Take a break from cooking - Enjoy a delicious made-to-order dinner
at your UMC!
--- CU @ The Boulder Public Library Series: Animal Emotions and Wild Justice
--- SCIENCE DISCOVERY Wolf Camp Early Bird Special!
--- Educational Film: Upward and Outward
--- Please Return Intercampus Envelopes to Mailing Services
--- 2009 Chancellor's Employee of the Year Award
--- Announcing the 11th Annual CIRES Award Program
--- Filmmaker Speaks about Families and Mental Health
--- CAS Speaker Series event: Anna Tsing
--- CARTSS Summer Funding for Grad Students
--- CHA Lecture Series Presents Richard Preston
--- Customer Service Seminar
TAKE A BREAK FROM COOKING - ENJOY A DELICIOUS MADE-TO-ORDER DINNER AT YOUR
Stay on campus for dinner! Meet your friends at the UMC, stay and visit as
long as you like, check out a laptop, get online, relax before the commute
home - AND NOW do it all while enjoying a fresh made-to-order dinner from
the UMC Tabor or delicious hot entrees and snacks from the Grill! The Alferd
Packer Grill, 1st floor UMC, is now open until 9 p.m. Mondays through
Thursdays. Click below for their new hours!
Contact: UMC Alferd Packer Grill: 303-492-6578
Additional information: http://ww.colorado.edu/umc/food/hours.html
CU @ THE BOULDER PUBLIC LIBRARY SERIES: ANIMAL EMOTIONS AND WILD JUSTICE
Professor Emeritus Marc Bekoff of CU-Boulder's Ecology and Evolutionary
Biology Department will present "Animal Emotions and Wild Justice:
Reflections on How to Increase Our Compassion Footprint" on Tuesday, Feb 10
at 7 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
SCIENCE DISCOVERY WOLF CAMP EARLY BIRD SPECIAL!
It's that time of year! Register SOON for Science Discovery Wilderness
Camps. Catch our EARLY BIRD SPECIAL! $50 off when you pay in full by Feb. 15
for Wolf and Wilderness, Whitewater and Wolves, or Yellowstone Wolf Trek.
Visit our website for program details, dates and prices. Yellowstone,
Mission Wolf, Sand Dunes, Pacific Northwest, New Mexico and local trails.
Each camp features natural history, adventure and wilderness skills. Grades
Contact: Deb Kulcsar 303-735-6628
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/sciencediscovery
EDUCATIONAL FILM: UPWARD AND OUTWARD
Free screening of "Upward and Outward: Scientific Inquiry on the Tibetan
Plateau" at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 11, in the Canyon Theater at the Main
Boulder Public Library. This 20-minute film features CU-Boulder scientists
and students as they design and carry out their field campaign to study the
geophysics of the breathtaking Tibetan Plateau. An educational documentary
on "how science works," this film is intended for use in both high school
and college classrooms.
Contact: Sandra Laursen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional information: http://cires.colorado.edu/events/local/outreach/
PLEASE RETURN INTERCAMPUS ENVELOPES TO MAILING SERVICES
If your department has extra intercampus envelopes, please forward them to
Mailing Services at 60 UCB rather than discard them or send them to
Recycling. New intercampus envelopes cost $0.25 each with a limit of l00,
but used envelopes are FREE to departments when we have them. Do your part
to recycle wisely and reduce costs for everyone. Send us your extra
Contact: Contact: Bill Anderson or Titi Harlan, 2-6242
2009 CHANCELLOR'S EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR AWARD
Please nominate deserving staff for the 2009 Chancellor's Employee of the
Year Award. The deadline for receipt of nominations is Friday, Mar. 6. To
nominate a staff member, simply forward a letter of nomination and a minimum
of two letters supporting the nomination to: Chancellor's Office, 17 UCB.
For more details please see the ad in the Silver & Gold Record, or call
Alice Clark at x2-8908.
Contact: Alice Clark
ANNOUNCING THE 11TH ANNUAL CIRES AWARD PROGRAM
CIRES is proud to announce the 11th Annual CIRES Awards Program that
features two separate CIRES outstanding achievement awards: the Science and
Engineering Awards designed to honor extraordinary CIRES members who are
involved in scientific research and engineering work and the Service Awards
designed to recognize outstanding CIRES members who perform vital service
through administration, outreach, or other similar work. Nominations are
due Feb 10. More information is given at:
Contact: Lucia Harrop
FILMMAKER SPEAKS ABOUT FAMILIES AND MENTAL HEALTH
Award-winning filmmaker Kimberly Reed will talk about and show clips from
her documentary "Prodigal Sons," the story of her own family's challenges
with mental illness, gender identity and sexual orientation issues.
Wednesday, Feb 11, 7-9 p.m., with light refreshments at 6:30. Room W100
Bruce Curtis Bldg. (Museum Collections). Free and open to the public.
Contact: email@example.com . Diversity & Outreach Committee,
Department of Communication.
CAS SPEAKER SERIES EVENT: ANNA TSING
The Center for Asian Studies would like to remind interested parties that
renowned anthropologist Anna Tsing will be giving a public lecture,
"Commodity Chains and the Human Condition," on Monday, Feb. 9 at 4 p.m. in
the Center for British Studies (Norlin 5th floor).
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/cas/Feb09calendar.html
CARTSS SUMMER FUNDING FOR GRAD STUDENTS
The CARTSS Graduate Student Fellows program is a competitive grant program
for graduate students in social science departments who have completed all
course requirements and passed qualifying exams. We are particularly
interested in supporting students' research required for advanced degrees or
efforts to secure external funding. Electronic submission of three-page
proposals due Feb. 27. Include budget, timeline, CV, letter of support from
thesis/dissertation advisor. Requests up to $1000 available for Summer
Contact: Becky Gallegos, x5-3721, Becky.Gallegos@colorado.edu
Additional information: http://cartss.colorado.edu/
CHA LECTURE SERIES PRESENTS RICHARD PRESTON
The Center for Humanities and the Arts invites you to the 3rd annual Christy
Lecture, "Panic in Level 4: Apocalypse and Transformation," by Richard
Preston, author of _The Hot Zone_. This free event, sponsored with endowed
funds from Gary and Helen Christy, is Wednesday, Feb 11, at 7 p.m. in the
Glenn Miller Ballroom, UMC. Co-sponsored by CU's Environmental Center,
Department of Communication and GCAH.
Contact: Paula Anderson at 2-1423 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/ArtsSciences/CHA/events/
CUSTOMER SERVICE SEMINAR
Presenter: Omaira Bankston - Organizational & Employee Development -
"Would you like to sharpen your customer service skills?" This 2 hour
seminar will give you practical skills in providing good customer service
every time. Learn to handle irate customers while maintaining a positive
attitude and more. Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,
Contact: Please call 2-8103 to register.
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