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Date: Mon Oct 31 2011 - 04:33:03 MDT
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2011 04:33:03 -0600 (MDT) From: Buff Bulletin <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Buff Bulletin 10/31/2011
SUBJECT: Buff Bulletin 10/31/2011
31 October 2011, Monday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- "Beyond the Copyright Wars"
--- Research Computing is Hiring a System Administrator
--- Do You Have Students Interested in Studying in Italy?
--- Science Director, U.S. Department of Energy, to Speak on Science for Energy
--- Fiske Planetarium Events
--- Football Mondays at the CU Book Store- Get Great Savings
--- Win $1000 for Conserving Energy in your Building - Lunch Provided
--- International Week of Italian Language and Culture
--- Wake Up Call: How Exactly Systems of Privilege and Oppression Work
"BEYOND THE COPYRIGHT WARS"
Join us Tuesday, Nov. 8, 9:30 a.m., Old Main Chapel for a presentation by
Media scholar Paricia Aufderheide. This event is sponsored by the CU
Libriaries and the Journalism and Mass Communication Program for the ICJMT
Additional information: http://www.centerforsocialmedia.org/reclaiming
RESEARCH COMPUTING IS HIRING A SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR
The Research Computing group at CU Boulder (http://www.rc.colorado.edu), led
by Thomas Hauser, has an opening for a full-time System Administrator. The
Research Computing System Administrator will be a key member of the
University of Colorado Research Computing team focused on providing technical
assistance, configuration management, day to day operations and problem
solving on various supercomputing systems.
To apply; go to
and reference Job Posting# 814638.
Contact: Dan Timmons - search chair
DO YOU HAVE STUDENTS INTERESTED IN STUDYING IN ITALY?
Do you know a student interested in Italian literature? A new study abroad
program led by faculty Suzanne Magnanini spends three weeks studying Dante
and visiting relevant sites in and around Florence. Students learn about
Dante's Inferno and paintings and frescoes inspired by the poem. Knowledge of
Italian is not required- the course is taught in English. Students can learn
more on Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 4-5 p.m. in Humanities 1B90.
Contact: Kirstin Bebell (Kirstin.Bebell@Colorado.EDU)
Additional information: http://studyabroad.colorado.edu
SCIENCE DIRECTOR, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, TO SPEAK ON SCIENCE FOR
William F. Brinkman, Ph.D., Director of the Office of Science, U.S. Department
of Energy, will make a public address, "Science for Energy," Tuesday, Nov.1,
2011, Fleming Courtroom, 2445 Kittredge Loop Drive, CU-Boulder, 6:30 p.m.
Dr. Brinkman will present a brief overview of Department of Energy science
programs that support the Obama Administration's blueprint for clean
Contact: Janet Braccio
Additional information: http://rasei.colorado.edu
FISKE PLANETARIUM EVENTS
Oct. 31-Nov. 6
Evening Star Talks/Shows
$7 for adults, $3.50 for children/seniors, free for students/faculty with
ID Thursday, 7:30 p.m. "CO Skies: Stellar Evolution"
No Friday shows due to CU home football game.
$6 for adults, $3.50 for children/seniors
2 p.m. "Space Storm"
3:15 p.m. "Laser: Symphony of the Stars"
Contact: Fiske Main Office 303-492-5002
Additional information: http://fiske.colorado.edu
FOOTBALL MONDAYS AT THE CU BOOK STORE- GET GRAVE SAVINGS
Beginning Monday, Sept. 12, you will receive a 15-30% discount* on
your entire purchase of CU Logoed Merchandise based on the number of
touchdowns the football team made in their most recent game. (Regularly priced
merchandise) one touchdown 15%; two touchdowns 20%; three touchdowns 25%;
four or more touchdowns 30%.
Contact: CU Book Store
Additional information: http://www.cubookstore.com
WIN $1000 FOR CONSERVING ENERGY IN YOUR BUILDING- LUNCH PROVIDED
Join us for lunch and learn how you could win $1,000! The Buff Energy Star
Award Program recognizes and rewards building proctors and managers that
reduce energy waste and improve efficiency with the assistance of Facilities
Management Office of Campus Resource Conservation and the Environmental
Center. Come and learn about the requirements of the program and tips on
reducing energy in your building. Please RSVP to Susan for free lunch.
November 4, 12-1 p.m., Chemistry 146.
Contact: Susan Beckett, firstname.lastname@example.org, Moe Tabrizi,
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/conservation,
INTERNATIONAL WEEK OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
The French and Italian department celebrates International Italian
Language and Culture Week 2011: "Buon compleanno, Italia! (Happy Birthday,
Tuesday, Nov. 1, "Reimagining the Risorgimento: Italian Heroes, Bandits and
Political Ambition" presented by Nicole Jobin, 7 p.m., HUMN 150.
Wednesday, Nov. 2, Italian Table 4:30-5:30 p.m., HUMN 345.
Thursday, Nov. 3, an evening with Giuseppe Verdi, 7 p.m. CU Museum of Natural
History. Refreshments following.
Contact: Chiara Torriani
WAKE UP CALL: HOW EXACTLY SYSTEMS OF PRIVILEGE AND OPPRESSION WORK
Thursday, Nov. 3, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Dennis Small Cultural Center, UMC 458, join
us for free coffee and breakfast snacks plus informative, thought-provoking
discussion of the second part of "Privilege, Power and Difference," an important
book by Allan Johnson. No reading required, just an open mind. Discussion
geared to graduate level, but all are welcome. Facilitator: Jane Elvins, Center for
Contact: Jane Elvins
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/student
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