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Date: Wed Mar 04 2009 - 01:31:06 MST
Date: Wed, 4 Mar 2009 01:31:06 -0700 (MST) From: Buff Bulletin <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Buff Bulletin 03/03/2009
SUBJECT: Buff Bulletin 03/03/2009
03 March 2009, Tuesday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- Student Groups: Call SOFO for Buff Bulletin Job Numbers
--- Hineni, Here I Am: Jewish Notions of the Self with Professor Sarah
--- 457 Retirement Plan Appointments, Boulder Campus, March 10
--- Center to Advance Research and Teaching in the Social Sciences Grants
--- CARTSS: Albert E. Smith Grants
--- March Training Sessions from Accounting and Business Support
--- Religion and Society Paper Award
--- Free Cookies and Art at the UMC Art Gallery!
--- Fulfill Your Promise
--- College of Music Events - March 9-15, 2009
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
HINENI, HERE I AM: JEWISH NOTIONS OF THE SELF WITH PROFESSOR SARAH PESSIN
Thursday, March 12 at 4 p.m., UMC Room 247. The Program in Jewish Studies
at CU welcomes Sarah Pessin, the Emil & Eva Hecht Chair in Judaic Studies
and director of the Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Denver
for an examination of Jewish philosophical conceptions of self. FREE AND
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. For more information, visit
http://www.colorado.edu/jewishstudies or email Jamie.Polliard@colorado.edu.
Contact: Jamie Polliard
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/jewishstudies/
457 RETIREMENT PLAN APPOINTMENTS, BOULDER CAMPUS, MAR. 10
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tax-deferred until money is withdrawn.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 on March 10 in UMC 404. Call 303-737-7720 to make an appointment.
Contact: Joyce Reuter 970-420-4691
Additional information: http://www.colorado457.com
CENTER TO ADVANCE RESEARCH AND TEACHING IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES GRANTS
CARTSS supports social science faculty research and teaching initiatives on
the CU campus with grants up to $4000.
- CARTSS Scholars Fund: supports research activities of social science
- CARTSS Seed Fund: start-up funds for planning interdisciplinary research
activities involving faculty from one+ social science departments.
- CARTSS Teaching Fund: support for social science teaching initiatives.
Electronic submissions of three page proposals due March 16.
Contact: Contact: Becky Gallegos, x5-3721, Becky.Gallegos@colorado.edu
Additional information: http://cartss.colorado.edu/scholarseedfunds.html
CARTSS: ALBERT E. SMITH GRANTS
The Albert E. Smith Fund supports social science research on issues
associated with a new nuclear age. CARTSS' Albert E. Smith grants include:
- CARTSS Albert E. Smith Emerging Scholars: $2000 grants for graduate
- CARTSS Albert E. Smith Scholars: $5000 grants for faculty research
- Proposals for working groups, conferences and other initiatives welcome
electronic submissions of three page. proposals due April.
Full application information: http://cartss.colorado.edu/smithfunds.html
Contact: Becky Gallegos, x5-3721, Becky.Gallegos@colorado.edu
Additional information: http://cartss.colorado.edu/smithfunds.html
MARCH TRAINING SESSIONS FROM ACCOUNTING AND BUSINESS SUPPORT
March training opportunities from ABS:
- March 10 and 13: PeopleSoft Finance and Procurement Basic Training,
8:30-4:30, RL6, Marine Street - Science Center, room W179;
- March 19: Reading and Understanding Monthly Financial Statements
9-12, ARC - 3100 Marine Street, room 446, a time for questions will be
allotted after the class.
Please send an email to ABSTraining@colorado.edu to sign up. Registration is
Contact: Diana Vidal, 303-492-8648
RELIGION AND SOCIETY PAPER AWARD
The Jen Hlavacek Award on Religion and Society will give $1,000 to the
undergraduate student at the University of Colorado-Boulder who submits the
best paper on a topic relating to how religious activities and beliefs
affect and are affected by larger society. The submission deadline is April
1, 2009. See the web page below for details. Please encourage students
working in this area to submit a paper for the award.
FREE COOKIES AND ART AT THE UMC ART GALLERY!
"The Alchemy of Cloth" features wool, paper, and fiber artwork of local
artist Mary Louise Learned. Inspired by music, nature, and seeing beyond the
obvious, Learned seeks to communicate the physicality of these subjects
through sewn canvases. As always, it's "Free Cookie Wednesday" every week
beginning at noon (while they last). UMC Art Gallery hours 10:30 a.m. - 5:30
p.m. M-F, located just south of the UMC Reception Desk. The Alchemy of Cloth
is on view through March 20.
Contact: laureen trainer
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/umc/artgallery
FULFILL YOUR PROMISE
The online magazine sub-scribe is now accepting submissions for our spring
issue, on the theme of "Promise." We are looking for audio, visual, and
written works, in creative and/or scholarly modes. We are especially
interested in works addressing our theme, but will consider all quality
submissions. See the call for submissions and link to the magazine at
Contact: Julia Willis
Additional information: http://www.sub-scribe.org
COLLEGE OF MUSIC EVENTS - MARCH 9-15, 2009
Tuesday, 3/10, 7:30 p.m.,Grusin Music Hall
FACULTY SERIES - Michael Dunn, tuba
Wednesday, 3/11, noon, Music Theatre
CU OPERA BROWN BAG PREVIEW - "Candide"
Wednesday, 3/11, 7:30 p.m., Chamber Hall
MUSIC COLLOQUIUM - "Seven Secrets of Sound Healing," Jonathan Goldman,Sound
Wednesday, 3/11, 7:30 p.m., Grusin Music Hall
JAZZ COMBOS SHOWCASE
Thursday, 3/12, 7:30 p.m., Grusin Music Hall
Friday-Saturday, 3/13-14, 7:30 p.m., Macky Auditorium
CU OPERA($) - "Candide"
Sunday, 3/15, 2 p.m., Macky Auditorium
CU OPERA($) - "Candide"
All events are free and open to the public unless noted with ($).
Contact: CU Concerts Box Office, 303-492-8008
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/music
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