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Date: Mon Apr 09 2012 - 01:02:36 MDT
Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2012 01:02:36 -0600 (MDT) From: Buff Bulletin <email@example.com> Subject: Buff Bulletin 04/08/2012
SUBJECT: Buff Bulletin 04/08/2012
08 April 2012, Sunday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- CU at the Library: Earthquakes! Far Away and Close to Home
--- CU on the Weekend: What Tree Rings Tell Us About Climate and Weather
--- Kings of Campus Rail Jam - CU'S First On-Campus Rail Jam
--- Participate in a Paid Psychology Study
--- LGBTQ Safe Zone Training
--- Your 403(b) is Our Responsibility
--- Librarian Office Hours - Last Two Weeks!
--- April 11, 12-1 pm - Learner's Lunch: Zotero Norlin E113
--- CU Spring Football Game on Saturday, April 14!
--- Butterfly Gardens & Gardening, 7 pm, Tuesday, 4/10, Museum of Natural History
--- Religious Toleration after 9/11 - April 12-14
CU AT THE LIBRARY: EARTHQUAKES! FAR AWAY AND CLOSE TO HOME
Join Anne Sheehan, CU-Boulder professor of geophysics, for a program titled
"Earthquakes! Far Away and Close to Home." Sheehan will share her research
that has included work in the Himalaya, New Zealand, the Colorado Rocky
Mountains, and the Rio Grande Rift. Much of her work includes the deployment of
portable seismometers that record both distant and local earthquakes.
Wednesday, April 18, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Louisville Public
Library, 951 Spruce St.
Contact: Office for Continuing Education
Additional information: http://conted.colorado.edu/library/
CU ON THE WEEKEND: WHAT TREE RINGS TELL US ABOUT CLIMATE AND WEATHER IN
Join Jeff Lukas, confirmed oligodendrophile (lover of old trees) and senior
research associate with the Western Water Assessment, to learn about the
relationship between multi-century tree-ring records and past variability of
climate. The course will touch on tree biology, climate, and hydrology, and
also some ancient wood and a living tree or two in a field-sampling
demonstration. Saturday, April 21, 1-4 p.m. $15
Contact: CU on the Weekend
KINGS OF CAMPUS RAIL JAM - CU'S FIRST ON-CAMPUS RAIL JAM
Friday, 6 pm - CU's Rail Jam at Coors Events
Boulder Freeride, CU Snowboard Team, and CU Freestyle Ski Team have put
together CU's first on-campus rail jam, The Kings of Campus Rail Jam. Friday at
6 pm at Coors Events, CU's best skiers and snowboarders will compete for
prizes and the title of "King of Campus". Come early for big giveaways from
sponsors and to get a prime spot to watch this epic event.
PARTICIPATE IN A PAID PSYCHOLOGY STUDY
Researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder seek right-handed
individuals 23-50 years old with no neurological impairment, no current or past
major psychiatric disorder, and no metal implants/pacemakers for laboratory and
brain imaging (fMRI) studies. Eligible participants will be paid $200 over the
course of six weeks, with two fMRI scans, plus opportunities for additional
Contact: Canlab Research
LGBTQ SAFE ZONE TRAINING
Want to learn more about how to create a safe and supportive campus community
for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people? Interested in
learning more about CU's new anti-discrimination policy that protects gender
identity and expression? Please join us for a free Safe Zone Training.
Date: Friday, April 27, 2012
Time: 10:30 am-2:30 pm
Place: UMC 425
Contact: Scarlet Bowen, Director of the GLBTQ Resource Center
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/glbtqrc/safezone.html
YOUR 403(B) IS OUR RESPONSIBILITY
At MetLife, we take that saying very seriously. On April 13, we will be on
campus in the UMC to help you with yours. Feel free to contact me and set up a
specific time to meet, or to schedule an appointment in your office at your
convenience. We'll help you understand your retirement plan investment options
and show you the best way to allocate your portfolio based on your own risk
tolerance and investment goals.
Contact: Tom Abboud, TAbboud@MetLife.com, 720-252-6004
Additional information: http://www.metlife.com
LIBRARIAN OFFICE HOURS - LAST TWO WEEKS!
Last two weeks! Are your students working on papers? Librarian Office Hours are
ongoing! Students can stop by Norlin Commons room E113 on Tuesdays from 3-5 pm
or Wednesdays, 10-11 am - no appointment necessary. Here's what a few
students have said about the service: "Excellent! Gave me direction and
specific ways to perform my research." "It helps save time" and "Thanks
very much I have the confidence I can get the information I need!"
Contact: Contact Alison Hicks: Alison.firstname.lastname@example.org
APRIL 11, 12-1 PM - LEARNER'S LUNCH: ZOTERO NORLIN E113
Tired of wasting time tediously formatting your works cited page? In this
workshop, participants will learn to use Zotero, a free citation management
program. Zotero allows users to quickly capture, organize, and cite references
to a variety of sources such as journal articles, websites, blogs, and even
Contact: Contact Alison Hicks: Alison.email@example.com
CU SPRING FOOTBALL GAME ON SATURDAY, APRIL 14!
Buff Fans, stand Shoulder to Shoulder with head coach Jon Embree and the
Colorado Football team this Saturday, April 14 for their annual Spring Game
at Folsom Field. The Spring Game will kickoff at 5 pm and is FREE for all
fans. In addition to the Spring Game there will be other events throughout the
day including a luncheon with Coach Mac, an alumni flag football game, and
Contact: Colorado Athletics
Additional information: http://www.CUBuffs.com/springgame
BUTTERFLY GARDENS & GARDENING, 7 PM, TUESDAY, 4/10, MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
With 250 species of butterflies, Colorado has one of the most diverse butterfly
populations. Delightful to look at they are also important pollinators. Join
Professor Deane Bowers, Curator of the University of Colorado Museum of Natural
History Insect Collection, as she introduces some of the rare and common
butterflies from Colorado and shares how to attract them to your garden. You
will also learn what plants provide nectar for butterflies and food for
Contact: University of Colorado Museum of Natural History, 303.492.6892
RELIGIOUS TOLERATION AFTER 9/11 - APRIL 12-14
A conference exploring Religious Toleration after 9/11 will be held April 12-14
at the Institute for Behavioral Science, 1440 15th St.
William Galston delivers the keynote address, "Muslims and Catholics in the
American Constitutional Order," Thursday at 5 p.m.
Sponsored by the Keller Center for the Study of the First Amendment, the Byron
White Center for the Study of American Constitutional Law, and the School
Contact: Frank Colucci, firstname.lastname@example.org
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