From: Buff Bulletin (memofrom@Colorado.EDU)
Date: Mon Apr 11 2011 - 01:32:24 MDT
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2011 01:32:24 -0600 (MDT) From: Buff Bulletin <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Buff Bulletin 04/10/2011
SUBJECT: Buff Bulletin 04/10/2011
10 April 2011, Sunday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- Campus Alert System Test- Thursday, April 14
--- Classified Staff Performance Evaluations
--- Fiske Planetarium Shows!
--- New Green Office Program Self- Assessment Tool Available
--- Active Activists: A New Peer Group for Women!
--- Winona LaDuke: Indigenous Solutions to Food Security and Environmental
Justice April 21
--- Travel Packing Clinic by Changes in Latitude and Wardenburg
--- The Just in Time Hiring and Internship Fair is April 13
--- Students Save 5% When They Attend a Cubic Info Session!
--- The Business of Sports Certificate Program
--- Branch Out: ITP Presents "Let Me Out!"
--- The Middle Kingdom Between Their Ears (CAS Event)
--- Mediterranean Encounters in the City
CAMPUS ALERT SYSTEM TEST - THURSDAY, APRIL 14
CU-Boulder will test the Campus Alerts emergency messaging system on
Thursday, April 14. At noon, emergency management staff will send an alert by
text-message and email to all individuals signed up through CU-Boulder's
Campus Alerts, and post test alert messages on http://www.colorado.edu and
the Emergency Information Line at 303-492-4636 (INFO). If you have not yet
signed up to receive emergency alerts, visit http://www.colorado.edu/alerts/.
Contact: ITS Help Desk, 5-HELP, help@colorado.EDU
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/alerts/
CLASSIFIED STAFF PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS
The 2010-2011 performance evaluation ended March 31, 2011. Supervisors
must complete an evaluation for all classified staff and retirees in regular non-
temporary positions by their department's April deadline to ensure that all
evaluations are received by the Office of Labor Relations by May 2, 2011
(No Exceptions). For more information please call the Office of Labor Relations
at 303-492-0956 or visit our web site at:
Contact: Office of Labor Relations, 303-492-0956
FISKE PLANETARIUM SHOWS!
Tuesday, April 12, come enjoy a star talk in Spanish "Navegacion Estelar Con
Tito Salas," 7:30 pm.
Thursday, April 24 is "CO Skies: the DAWN Mission," 7:30 pm, free for
students with ID.
Friday, April 15, 7:30 pm "The Crowded Sky." Sommers-Bausch Observatory will
host free public viewing 8:30 pm, weather permitting.
Friday, April 15- Laser shows, "Laser U2," 9:30 pm and "Pink Floyd: The Wall,"
10:45 pm. $7 all ages.
Saturday, April 16- Matinees 2 pm- "Moons and Lasers," 3:15 pm-" Laser
Perseus and Andromeda."
Contact: Jacque Sykes
Additional information: http://fiske.colorado.edu
NEW GREEN OFFICE PROGRAM SELF-ASSESSMENT TOOL AVAILABLE
The Green Office Program promotes sustainable practices among faculty and
staff by integrating many of CU's campus sustainability initiatives. Campus
departments can pursue a Green Office Certification by completing a self-
assessment and receiving a one-hour presentation. A new Self-Assessment
Tool makes the process more accessible by highlighting successes and
opportunities among office practices using an Excel calculator. It's easy
to use, only takes about an hour, and can be done on your own time.
Contact: Kerstin Johansson, Green Office Program Coordinator,
ACTIVE ACTIVISTS: A NEW PEER GROUP FOR WOMEN!
Active Activists is a peer group for women who want to be active! Learn fun
ways to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle, while joining a community of
women with the same goal. Active Activists meets every second and fourth
Fridays from 4-5:30 pm in the Women's Resource Center (UMC 416).
Contact: Morgan Aguilar (email@example.com)
WINONA LADUKE: INDIGENOUS SOLUTIONS TO FOOD SECURITY AND
ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE APRIL 21
Co-sponsored by CU Environmental Center and Cultural Events Board, renowned
Native American activist and environmentalist Winona LaDuke will speak about
indigenous solutions to food security and environmental justice from 7-8
pm, in Mathematics Room 100. There will be a Q&A session following her
presentation. This event is free and open to the public. The doors will open at
6:30 pm and seating will be first-come, first-served. Parking is available on the
east end of the engineering building.
Contact: Environmental Center, firstname.lastname@example.org or Career Services
TRAVEL PACKING CLINIC BY CHARGES IN LATITUDE AND WARDENBURG
Going on a study abroad program or just traveling? Please join us for a
travel packing clinic! Changes in Latitude's Cindy McClelland and a Wardenburg
RN will demonstrate clever packing methods and show you the latest travel
accessories that will make traveling more fun. Learn what to include in a medical
kit for travel. Avoid the hassles of over-packing and discover the secrets of
traveling light with everything you need! Wednesday, April 13, 5-6 pm in HUMN
Contact: Cloud Baffour (Baffour@Colorado.EDU)
Additional information: http://www.cil.com/
THE JUST IN TIME HIRING AND INTERNSHIP FAIR IS APRIL 13
All employers at this fair are hiring for internship or career positions! Please
encourage students to attend. This is the last fair of the school year.
Wednesday, April 13
10 am-3 pm
Free to all CU students and alumni. All majors and years! Bring student IDs and
Prepare for the fair:
April 11- Walk-In Resume Critiques, Career Services, 1:30-4 pm
April 11- Fair Prep Table, 1:30-3 pm, Norlin E113
Contact: Career Services 303-492-6541
Additional information: Organizations
STUDENTS SAVE 5% WHEN THEY ATTEND A CUBIC INFO SESSION!
Do you know any non-business juniors or seniors who want to stand out from
their peers while job searching? If so, tell them about CUBIC, a business boot
camp running from May 9-27 or June 6-24. Topics include accounting, finance,
economics, marketing, leadership and personal finance. Students who attend
an info session at Leeds in Room S233 on April 12(1 pm), April 13(10 am), April
15 (9 am), April 18 (3 pm), April 20 (2 pm) or April 21 (11 am) will save 5%!
Contact: Frances Mahoney
Additional information: http://leeds.colorado.edu/CUBIC
THE BUSINESS OF SPORTS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
The Business of Sports Certificate is a two-month intensive, six-credit course
for undergraduates and recent graduates interested in pursuing careers in
sports and recreation. In the morning, students learn basic business concepts
including: Economics of Sports, Leadership and Ethics, Sports Law, Sports
Marketing and Sports Management. In the afternoon, students work in groups
on experiential, researched-based projects designed by contributing partners,
such as Kroenke Sports Enterprises or Vail Resorts Management. BOS runs
June 1-July 22.
Contact: Frances Mahoney
Additional information:http:// leeds.colorado.edu/BOS
BRANCH OUT: ITP PRESENTS "LET ME OUT!"
Join the Interactive Theatre Project and the Dennis Small Cultural Center
for a performance and discussion exploring public displays of affection (PDA),
who gets to and who doesn't. Wednesday, April 13 at 6 pm in the DSCC (UMC
457). This event is free and open to the public; refreshments will be provided.
For more information, visit http://www.cuitp.org.
Contact: DSCC 303-735-1078 or email@example.com
THE MIDDLE KINGDOM BETWEEN THEIR EARS (CAS EVENT)
"The Middle Kingdom Between Their Ears: The Cultural Revolution and the
Politics of Asian Studies," Thursday, April 14, 5 pm in Humanities 125. A
lecture by Prof. Fabio Lanza, Assistant Professor of Modern Chinese History,
University of Arizona. This talk will investigate the role of China, and specifically
of the Maoist experiments of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, in
shaping activism in US academia in the 1960's and 1970's.
Contact: The Center for Asian Studies
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/cas
MEDITERRANEAN ENCOUNTERS IN THE CITY
This conference explores how the contemporary Mediterranean city manages
and negotiates its identity as a result of recent reconfigurations in its
cultural, religious and social landscape. Scholars will examine how historically
complex macro and micro tensions, contradictions and similarities have been
engaged and integrated in building urban identities in the
Mediterranean basin. 9:30 am-5 pm, April 15 (UMC 382), and April 16 (UMC
247). Sponsored by the French & Italian Dept. Free and open to the public.
Contact: Michela Ardizzoni
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