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Date: Mon Mar 16 2009 - 01:31:02 MDT
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2009 01:31:02 -0600 (MDT) From: Buff Bulletin <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Buff Bulletin 03/15/2009
SUBJECT: Buff Bulletin 03/15/2009
15 March 2009, Sunday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- Stress Management for Faculty
--- Receive $10 for Participating in an Online Study on How People Form
--- Let us Help You Get More Value for Your Surplus Electronic/Lab
--- Nominate a Campus Leader Now!
--- Ananda Devi - Guest Speaker
--- Paper Proposal: A Country as a Cinematographic Set
--- The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra at Macky March 18
--- Submit Nominations for the Campus Sustainability Awards
--- Acupressure Study
--- Help Show Admitted Students the Advantages of a CU-Boulder Education
--- Digital Storytelling in the Classroom
STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR FACULTY
Despite everything that has been written and said about stress and coping
behaviors, no ready-made solution suits everyone (Dr. Hans Selye). This
workshop is designed to assist faculty members identify specific stressors
(personal and professional) and develop plans of action for stress reduction.
Stress assessment instruments and exercises will be used to help in
understanding and applying key dimensions of stress management. Go to the
workshop section at http://www.colorado.edu/studentaffairs/fsap to sign up.
Contact: Celia Sinoway
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/studentaffairs/fsap
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 email@example.com or 303-492-7585.
Contact: Jennifer Wolak
Additional information: http://opinion.colorado.edu/
LET US HELP YOU GET MORE VALUE FOR YOUR SURPLUS ELECTRONIC/LAB EQUIPMENT!
Don't trade in your surplus Electronic/Lab Equipment for pennies on the dollar.
Let Property Services Internet Sales do the research for you and try to get
more money back for your department. We use on-line agents which specialize in
different types of re-sellable items and can find the perfect buyer for your
surplus items. Give Steve Marvel a call or an email and he will gladly answer
any questions you may have.
Contact: Steve Marvel, 303-492-1120, Steve.Marvel@Colorado.EDU
NOMINATE A CAMPUS LEADER NOW!
CU GOLD (Gaining Opportunities through Leadership Development) is now accepting
applications for their annual Leadership Recognition Reception. The awards
that will be given out include: Student Organization of the Year, Rising Star,
Outstanding Student Voice, Lasting Legacy (for a graduating senior), and
Supportive Staff Member of the Year. Please visit our website for nomination
instructions and award descriptions. All nominations must be between 200-400
words and received by Wednesday, March 18.
Contact: CU GOLD, 5-0640 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/umc/cugold
ANANDA DEVI, GUEST SPEAKER
French and Italian Department and the Alliance Francaise are sponsoring guest
speaker Ananda Devi, Monday, March 16, 2009, 5:30 p.m., in HUMN 250. The subject
of her presentation, Language(s), writing(s) and identitie(s). Ms. Devi, an
award winning writer, publishing since 2001, is an ethnologist by training, as
well as a social anthropologist.
Contact: annette hays
PAPER PROPOSAL: A COUNTRY AS A CINEMATOGRAPHIC SET
Valeria Camporesi of Universidad Aut-noma de Madrid presents a Spanish
cinema seminar on exoticism, landscapes and architecture in the history of
cinema in Spain. Since the mid-1990s, the idea of "Spanishness" in films has been
the object of scientific debate. Camporesi's talk explores films which explicitly use
natural settings as a metaphor of a collective identity. The talk is Monday, March
16, 6-7pm in ATLAS 102.
Contact: Don Yannacito
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/FilmStudies/
THE VANGUARD JAZZ ORCHESTRA AT MACKY MARCH 18
Live from New York's legendary Village Vanguard, it's the Vanguard Jazz
Orchestra! Don't miss the GRAMMY Award winning VJO at Macky Auditorium on the
Artist Series Wednesday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. For over four decades, New York's
Vanguard Jazz Orchestra has been committed to engaging audiences and serving as
a creative outlet for some of the nation's foremost performers, composers, and
arrangers. Great ticket discounts are available for CU students, faculty, and
Contact: CU Concerts Box Office, (303) 492-8008
Additional information: http://www.cuconcerts.org/vanguard.html
SUBMIT NOMINATIONS FOR THE CAMPUS SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS
The annual campus sustainability awards ceremony will take place on April 22,
Earth Day, 12 p.m., UMC Aspen Rooms. Since 1997, CU-Boulder has recognized
outstanding individuals and departments who demonstrate a sincere commitment to
reducing the burden that the campus places on the environment. Submit
nominations by Tuesday, March 17 for students, staff, faculty, departments or
alumni. The brief nomination form and a listing of previous awardees is
Contact: Marianne Martin
Additional information: http://ecenter.colorado.edu/greening_cu#awards
CU-Boulder/Clinical Neuroscience Research Group is seeking brain injury
survivors for a study on the effects of acupressure after brain injury.
Participants will receive free acupressure treatments and up to $150. For more
information, call 303-492-6273.
Contact: Jessica Sannan
HELP SHOW ADMITTED STUDENTS THE ADVANTAGES OF A CU-BOULDER EDUCATION
CU-Boulder will welcome up to 2,000 students and their families to campus on
Saturday, April 4 for Admitted Student Day. Faculty and staff can help by
answering questions, assisting with events and welcoming students. If your
office or department is interested in participating in the information fair,
giving an information session, or holding drop-in hours during the day, contact
Cara Sturman in the Office of Admissions at Cara.Sturman@Colorado.EDU or
303-492-7037. Please respond by March 13.
Contact: Cara Sturman, 492-7037
DIGITAL STORYTELLING IN THE CLASSROOM
Interested in using digital storytelling for courses or service-learning?
Kayann Short, Farrand Academic Program, and Erik Ellis, Program for Writing and
Rhetoric, will present their digital storytelling pedagogy and discuss creating
an interdisciplinary digital storytelling community at CU-Boulder. Wednesday,
April 8, 3:30-5 p.m., Stadium 367. Pizza will be served, therefore RSVP.
Co-sponsored by Academic Technology, Center for Humanities and the Arts, and
Program for Writing and Rhetoric.
Contact: Kayann Short, kay.short@Colorado.EDU or 303-492-1267
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