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Date: Mon May 10 2010 - 01:32:48 MDT
Date: Mon, 10 May 2010 01:32:48 -0600 (MDT) From: Buff Bulletin <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Buff Bulletin 05/10/2010
SUBJECT: Buff Bulletin 05/10/2010
10 May 2010, Monday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- Does Your Department Need Liquid Nitrogen or Dry Ice?
--- Exclusive Discount Rates for Campus Shipping and Receiving!
--- Why Fiction is Better than Fact: Writing the Historical Prequel
--- TIAA-CREF Personal Financial Counseling on the Boulder Campus for May
--- Vanguard One-on-One Appointments for May 19
--- Student Access to CULearn Courses Changed
--- Protect Your Computer: Download New Antivirus Software
--- The UMC Alferd Packer Grill Will Have a New Look this Fall!
--- Summer Poker Tournaments and Bowling Leagues
--- Congratulations to the CU GOLD 2010 Annual Leadership Award Recipients
--- Organizational and Employee Development Seminars
--- Greenhouse Tour
--- Classified Staff Performance Plans
--- Summer Language Classes Start June 7!
DOES YOUR DEPARTMENT NEED LIQUID NITROGEN OR DRY ICE?
The Distribution Center provides free demurrage and delivery of Liquid
Nitrogen and Dry Ice directly to Boulder campus departments within 4-8
business hours. Please contact our office for details and we will be happy
to fill your order.
Contact: Inventory and Storage, 303-492-6322,
EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT RATES FOR CAMPUS SHIPPING AND RECEIVING!
UCB's Materiel Management department has negotiated exclusive campus
agreements with major carriers such as YRC, Fed Ex Freight and UPS Freight.
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: Materiel.Management@colorado.edu, 303-492-6369
WHY FICTION IS BETTER THAN FACT: WRITING THE HISTORICAL PREQUEL
Friends of the CU Libraries will host Michael McGarrity, acclaimed mystery
writer, Friday, May 14 at 7 p.m., at CU's Wolf Law Building. Mr. McGarrity
is the author of the Kevin Kerney novel series including Tuloarosa, Mexican
Hat and his latest, Dead or Alive. Light catered reception preceding the
presentation. Free parking in lot 470 west of the Law School. Free and open
to the public.
Contact: Mary Jane Campbell, 303-492-7511
TIAA-CREF PERSONAL FINANCIAL COUNSELING ON THE BOULDER CAMPUS FOR MAY
TIAA-CREF will be offering Personal Financial Counseling at the University
of Colorado - Boulder: May 18, 25 and 26. To schedule an appointment, please
call 1-800-732-8353 from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. MT or visit our website at
Contact: TIAA-CREF 1-800-732-8353
Additional information: http://www.tiaa-cref.org
VANGUARD ONE-ON-ONE APPOINTMENTS FOR MAY 19
New funds have been added to the CU's 401(a) and 403(b) plans at Vanguard:
Vanguard's Target Retirement Funds. You can gather additional information
from Vanguard's web site (http://www.vanguard.com) by calling a Participant
Service Associate at 800-523-1188 or by scheduling a one-on-one with a
Vanguard representative. You can schedule an appointment for May 19, 2010 in
the UMC 404. Schedule online at http://www.meetvanguard.com or by calling
Contact: Vanguard, 1-800-662-0106, Ext. 14500
Additional information: http://www.vanguard.com
STUDENT ACCESS TO CULEARN COURSES CHANGED
Starting with summer 2010 terms, students will be granted access to their
CULearn course(s) two days prior to the start of the session. In previous
terms students were granted access ten days prior to the start of the
session. If faculty need a course to be available to students more than two
days prior to the session, they may contact the IT Service Center at
303-735-4357 (or 5-HELP from an on-campus phone) or email@example.com.
Contact: IT Service Center
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/its/
PROTECT YOUR COMPUTER: DOWNLOAD NEW ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE
Antivirus software is one of the most important tools for safeguarding your
computer, vital information, and personal data from viruses and worms.
CU-Boulder is moving to a new antivirus; download it now and prevent an
online attack. All software is free of charge. Detailed instructions and
frequently asked questions are available at
http://www.colorado.edu/its/security/antivirus . Questions? Contact the IT
Service Center at 303-735-4357 (or 5-HELP from an on-campus phone) or
Contact: IT Service Center
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/its/security/antivirus
THE UMC ALFERD PACKER GRILL WILL HAVE A NEW LOOK THIS FALL!
The UMC Alferd Packer Grill will close mid-May for renovations over the
summer, BUT all the other restaurants and UMC dining rooms will remain open,
including Baby Doe's with fresh-baked treats, specialty drinks and
grab-and-go snacks. In August we'll unveil the NEW brighter bigger Alferd
Packer Grill and North and East dining rooms! Visit our website for summer
hours and click on our Facebook link for additional information. "Fan us"
for exciting updates!
Contact: Robin Margolin, 303-492-8452
Additional information: http://umc.colorado.edu
SUMMER POKER TOURNAMENTS AND BOWLING LEAGUES
The UMC Connection is hosting free summer poker tournaments every Tuesday
night at 6:30 p.m. starting TONIGHT, May 11! Also this summer, we're holding
Bowling Leagues on Sunday nights and Bowling Singles Tournaments! Check our
website for dates and details. Brand new lanes, pool, video games and more.
1st floor UMC. Public welcome!
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 303-492-6338
Additional information: http://umc.colorado.edu/theconnection
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CU GOLD 2010 ANNUAL LEADERSHIP AWARD RECIPIENTS
Rising Star: Larkin Poynton
Outstanding Student Voice: Hillary Montague-Asp
Student Organization of the Year: Architecture and Planning Student
Supportive Staff Member: Lynda Smith (ROTC)
Honor Code Integrity Award: Matt Krebs (Student), Dr. John O'Loughlin
Lasting Legacy: Alexis Smith
CEB Best Cultural Event: Women of Juarez, Pi Lambda Chi
DSCC Ripple Award: Kate Hubka and Amanda Taylor (UMC Events Planning and
Please visit our website for award descriptions.
Contact: CU GOLD, 303-735-0640 or email@example.com
Additional information: http://umc.colorado.edu/cugold
ORGANIZATIONAL AND EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT SEMINARS
Register for the Organizational & Employee Development Job Skills Seminars!
-- Generations in the Workplace, Thursday, May 13, 2010, 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
-- Email and Business Writing, Tuesday, May 18, 2010, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
-- Customer Service, Wednesday, May 26, 2010, 9-11 a.m.
-- Humor in the Workplace, Thursday, June 10, 2010, 9-11 a.m.
-- Real Colors, Friday, June 11, 2010, 9-11 a.m.
All seminars are held at the ARC 346 on Marine Street, East Campus.
Contact: Please call 2-8103 or email Yee.Chan@colorado.edu to register.
Take a tour of the University Biology Greenhouses with Tom Lemieux and learn
about the important and interesting plants he cares for. These greenhouses
are not normally open to the public so don't miss this great opportunity!
Space is limited! Reservation required. Please call 303-492-6892. Tour will
be located at 1380 30th Street, East Campus.
Contact: Public Programs
Additional information: http://cumuseum.colorado.edu
CLASSIFIED STAFF PERFORMANCE PLANS
The performance management planning period is upon us. Supervisors must
complete a performance plan for all classified staff, including retirees and
1% on-call employees in regular (non-temporary) positions. The current
performance cycle began April 1, 2010 and ends on March 31, 2011. A COPY of
the front page of the plan with all required signatures must be forwarded to
the Office of Labor Relations by fax at 5-3236 or campus mail to 565 UCB by
June 1, 2010.
Contact: Brett Rogers, Office of Labor Relations, 303-735-5720
Additional information: firstname.lastname@example.org
SUMMER LANGUAGE CLASSES START JUNE 7!
Do you want to become a spy? Are you traveling this summer? Maybe you just
want to impress someone you like? Sign up for one of our language classes
this summer and live the dream! Courses in Chinese, French and Spanish.
Tuition is only $75. Register on the ALTEC website.
Contact: David Nicoll
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