From: Buff Bulletin (memofrom@Colorado.EDU)
Date: Mon Mar 02 2009 - 01:31:13 MST
Date: Mon, 2 Mar 2009 01:31:13 -0700 (MST) From: Buff Bulletin <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Buff Bulletin 03/01/2009
SUBJECT: Buff Bulletin 03/01/2009
01 March 2009, Sunday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- Student Groups: Call SOFO for Buff Bulletin Job Numbers
--- What Can You Do to Help Others?
--- "Think!" Debate: Making a Virtue of Selfishness?
--- CU Opera Presents Bernstein's "Candide"
--- 2009 Chancellor's Employee of the Year Award
--- TIAA-CREF Personal Financial Counseling
--- Get Involved Now! Present at a Student Leadership Conference
--- Nominate Outstanding Individuals or Departments for Campus
--- SoundBite Presents: Beth Amsel
--- Receive $10 for Participating in an Online Study on How People Form
--- UMC Time Out: Improv Performance!
STUDENT GROUPS: CALL SOFO FOR BUFF BULLETIN JOB NUMBERS
Effective immediately, the Student Organizations Finance Office (SOFO), UMC
231, will provide Buff Bulletin job numbers to groups using SOFO accounts.
After creating a Buff Bulletin or Student Buff Bulletin on the web, please
contact SOFO at 303-492-6366 for the job number rather than University
Communications which formerly offered this service.
Contact: Student Organizations Finance Office, 303-492-6366,
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/ememo/studentgroups.html
WHAT CAN YOU DO TO HELP OTHERS?
You CAN help feed others. CU's 2nd Annual Buffalo Can Challenge (BuCC) is
coming and you CAN help. BuCC is a competition organized to raise food and
awareness for Community Food Share and distribute in Boulder County. Groups
design/build a sculpture of nonperishable food items, showcased at the
Spring Football Game. Start today, collect food and register to build for
http://www.colorado.edu/vrc/bucc. For ideas go to
Contact: Joyce Kinde
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/vrc/bucc
"THINK!" DEBATE: MAKING A VIRTUE OF SELFISHNESS?
Is Ayn Rand right that selfishness is a virtue? Dr. Onkar Ghate (Ayn Rand
Institute) and Prof. Michael Huemer (CU Boulder, Philosophy) will debate the
merits of Ayn Rand's Objectivist ethics in "Making a Virtue of Selfishness?"
on Monday, March 2, 7:30-9 p.m. in the Old Main Chapel. This "Think!"
debate is free and open to the public.
Contact: Diana Hsieh (email@example.com)
CU OPERA PRESENTS BERNSTEIN'S "CANDIDE"
CU Opera invites you to enjoy Leonard Bernstein's "Candide" at Macky
Auditorium March 13-15. Based on Voltaire's satirical masterpiece, "Candide"
tells the story of a young man, Candide, who is determined to follow his
instructor's creed of mindless optimism. After undergoing numerous travails,
will he still believe that he lives in the best of all possible worlds?
Tickets are $12-$36 and great discounts are available for CU students,
faculty, and staff!
Contact: CU Concerts Box Office, (303) 492-8008
Additional information: http://www.cuconcerts.org/candide.html
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, March 6,
2009. 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
contact Alice (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone: 303-492-8908.
Contact: Alice Clark
TIAA-CREF PERSONAL FINANCIAL COUNSELING
TIAA-CREF will be offering Personal Financial Counseling at the University
of Colorado - Boulder, March 5, 11, 12 and 19. To schedule an
appointment, please call 1-800-732-8353 between the hours of 7 a.m.
and 6 p.m. MT.
Contact: TIAA-CREF 800-732-8353
Additional information: http://www.tiaa-cref.org
GET INVOLVED NOW! PRESENT AT A STUDENT LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
CU GOLD is hosting a free campus-wide conference on "Contemporary
Leadership for the College Student" on Saturday, April 18. We are
looking for interactive programs that help students develop leadership
skills and use them to impact the future world. If you are interested in
presenting a workshop, simply complete our Call-for-Programs form on the
website below. No prior experience necessary. Applications are due by
5 p.m. on March 9 in UMC 444 or by email.
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/umc/cugold
NOMINATE OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUALS OR DEPARTMENTS FOR CAMPUS SUSTAINABILITY
The CU Environmental Center is accepting nominations for outstanding
individuals and departments who demonstrate a sincere commitment to reducing
the burden that CU-Boulder places on the environment. Individuals and
departments will be recognized at the annual sustainability awards ceremony
on April 22. Submit nominations by March 17 for students, staff, faculty or
Contact: Marianne Martin
Additional information: http://ecenter.colorado.edu/greening_cu#awards
SOUNDBITE PRESENTS: BETH AMSEL
In celebration of The Miramontes Music and Arts Festival SoundBite welcomes
CU Alum and nationally touring singer-songwriter, Beth Amsel. The Boston
Herald has claimed, "The Amsel voice--it's simply one of the most beautiful
on today's folk scene." Join us for a special performance in the UMC Dining
Room on Thursday, March 5 from 12-1 pm.
Contact: UMC Student Programs Office at email@example.com or 2-7109
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/umc/soundbite
RECEIVE $10 FOR PARTICIPATING IN AN ONLINE STUDY ON HOW PEOPLE FORM
We are seeking individuals 18 years or older to participate in a research
study of how people form opinions about current events. Participation
involves reviewing newspaper articles online and completing a set of
questionnaires. The study will take 30-60 minutes. Participants will receive
$10 for their participation. To sign up, visit:
http://opinion.colorado.edu/. This study has been approved by the Human
Research Committee at CU-Boulder. Questions? Contact Jennifer Wolak at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-492-7585.
Contact: Jennifer Wolak
Additional information: http://opinion.colorado.edu
UMC TIME OUT: IMPROV PERFORMANCE!
Join UMC Time Out for an improv comedy performance featuring CU's own improv
team, Left Right Tim. The event will begin at 6 p.m .on Tuesday, March 3 in
the UMC East Dining room. Don't miss the food special in the Alferd Packer
Grill; Pancakes with toppings for $2.99 in the Slumgullion. You work hard,
so join us for some relaxation.
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/umc/fun/timeout.html
Buff Bulletin is a service of the Boulder Campus E-Memo System. It
adheres to the CU-Boulder "Use of Faculty/Staff Electronic Memo System"
policy and is monitored by the Chancellor's Electronic Communication
Committee. See http://www.colorado.edu/ememo/ for more information.
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.6 : Mon Mar 02 2009 - 01:31:15 MST