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Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2012 03:32:51 -0600 (MDT) From: Buff Bulletin <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Buff Bulletin 04/16/2012
SUBJECT: Buff Bulletin 04/16/2012
16 April 2012, Monday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- Classified Staff Performance Evaluations
--- Linda Besen Retirement Reception
--- Unitarian Universalist Student Gathering
--- ASSETT Scholarships for COLTT 2012 Now Available
--- Customizing Your Desire2Learn Course
--- Vanguard One-on-One Sessions on Boulder Campus on April
--- Debbie Fuqua is Retiring!
--- Center of the American West Hosts CO Bears "Coming Out of Hibernation"
--- Bee Gardens w/ Virginia Scott, 6:30 pm, Tuesday, 4/17, Museum of
--- Open Enrollment: CU Science & Technology Policy Graduate Certificate
--- Dr. Miriam Grossman, 100% MD, 0% PC
--- Sugar Free Feminism: Women Incarcerated
--- QUEER STREETS Film Screening and Youth Homelessness Discussion Pane
CLASSIFIED STAFF PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS
The 2012-2012 performance evaluation cycle ended March 31, 2012. 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 1, 2011 (no
exceptions). For more information please call Brad Mathers, Office of Labor
Relations at 303-492-3063 or visit our web site at:
*Includes classified staff who transferred to Exempt Professional positions
Contact: Brad Mathers, Office of Labor Relations, 303-492-3063
LINDA BESEN RETIREMENT RECEPTION
A reception honoring Linda Besen's 14 years of service to University Communications
will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, at Koenig Alumni Center. Join
us in celebrating Linda's tenure at CU-Boulder.
Please RSVP to email@example.com by 4/19/12.
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST STUDENT GATHERING
This is the last Unitarian Universalist gathering for the year!
Tuesday, April 17 at 6 pm. On "the hill" at 1041 Grandview Ave (corner of
Grandview and 11th). Look for the peace pole in the front yard. Come make
friends, eat a free homecooked meal and connect with with spirit. Hosted by
PRISM (Progressive Radically Inclusive Student Ministry). Contact Richard
Robledo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: Richard Robledo
Additional information: http://www.prism-colorado.org
ASSETT SCHOLARSHIPS FOR COLTT 2012 NOW AVAILABLE
Great news! Arts and Sciences Support of Education Through Technology (ASSETT)
will again sponsor registration fees for COLTT (Colorado Learning and Teaching
with Technology Conference) attendees affiliated with CU-Boulder's College of
Arts and Sciences. COLTT will be held this coming Aug. 1-2; you don't want
to miss it. For more information about the ASSETT scholarships for COLTT,
please contact Gale.Holdren@colorado.edu. To register for the COLTT Conference
and/or apply for a scholarship, please go to
Contact: Jill Lester
Additional information: https://www.cusys.edu/coltt/2012
CUSTOMIZING YOUR DESIRE2LEARN COURSE
Monday, 4/16, 12-1 pm, Norlin Commons E113
Learn how to personalize your Desire2Learn course during this 60-minute
workshop. Topics include customizing a course home page; editing the navigation
bar; and, creating custom widgets. If you're already using D2L, this session
will help you make your course more distinct. If you're new to D2L, this
follow-up to the introductory "Getting to Know Desire2Learn" session will
show you more of D2L's features and how to use them.
Contact: Viktoriya Oliynyk
Additional information: http://oit.colorado.edu/node/4134
VANGUARD ONE-ON-ONE SESSIONS ON BOULDER CAMPUS ON APRIL
Meet one-on-one (spouses welcome) with a licensed Vanguard representative to
discuss retirement planning issues with your University of Colorado 401a, 403b,
IRAs and other savings vehicles. Schedule an appointment Tuesday, April 17 at a
time and location that are convenient for you. Go to: http://meetvanguard.com
or call 1-800-662-0106, Ext. 14500.
Contact: Vanguard, 1-800-523-1188
Additional information: http://www.vanguard.com
DEBBIE FUQUA IS RETIRING!
Debbie Fuqua is retiring after 35 years. Join Accounting and Business Support
on April 26, 3-5 pm, on the East Campus (ARC 620) to celebrate Debbie's
retirement. She has worked with many people during this time. Join us to celebrate her!
RSVP to Isabel Dunn at email@example.com by April 20.
CENTER OF THE AMERICAN WEST HOSTS CO BEARS "COMING OUT OF HIBERNATION" APRIL 17
CU's Center of the American West will celebrate the release of Laura
Pritchett's book, Great Colorado Bear Stories (Riverbend Press). In an
evening augmented with images and lively discussion, Pritchett and CU Professor
and Daily Camera columnist Jeff Mitton will weave stories and science to create
a portrait of the human-bear intersect. Join us on Tuesday, April 17, at 7 pm
in ATLAS Room 100 - free and open to the public.
Contact: Jennifer Aglio
Additional information: http://www.centerwest.org
BEE GARDENS W/ VIRGINIA SCOTT, TUESDAY, 4/17, 6:30 PM, MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
Collection Manager Virginia Scott's talk focuses on the benefits of native
bees and attracting them to our backyards. Colorado's Front Range supports
500+ species of bees in a rainbow of colors, adding diversity to every garden.
With our help, bees can be enticed to live in our gardens. Some visit a wide
range of flowers flying all summer long; others specialize, visiting only one
kind of flower. Some are social, some not. All are beautiful.
Contact: University of Colorado Museum of Natural History, 303-492-6892
OPEN ENROLLMENT: CU SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY POLICY GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
The Science and Technology Policy Certificate Program at CU-Boulder is a
rigorous educational program to prepare students pursuing graduate degrees for
careers in science, technology, and decision-making. Upon completion students
will have an understanding of the societal context of science and technology
and an introduction to policy analysis methodologies used in decision settings.
Recipients of the certificate have gone on to positions in Congress, academia,
NOAA, and politics. Open enrollment is now available.
Contact: Ami Nacu-Schmidt
Additional information: http://sciencepolicy.colorado.edu/stcert
DR. MIRIAM GROSSMAN, 100% MD, 0% PC
FREE EVENT and FREE FOOD! Wednesday, April 18 from 6:30-9 pm in UMC Room
235. Psychiatrist and author of "Unprotected", Grossman will be sharing her
insight and expertise as it pertains to the realm of campus life and how
political correctness endangers the sexual choices of every student.
Book-signing immediately after (books available for $15 at event). You don't
want to miss this! Sponsored by Real Choices, an independent CU-Boulder
Contact: Sarah Palumbo
SUGAR FREE FEMINISM: WOMEN INCARCERATED
Doctor Hillary Potter will be discussing the intersections of racial
identities, immigration, and gender within the prison industrialized complex,
and how bodies marked as "other" due to gender, race, and nationality
status are disproportionately punished by the U.S. Prison Industrial Complex.
The talk will be held Thursday, April 19, 3:30-5 pm in the Women's Resource
Center, UMC 416.
Contact: Emily Shipley, firstname.lastname@example.org
QUEER STREETS FILM SCREENING AND YOUTH HOMELESSNESS DISCUSSION PANE
The Queer Initiative welcomes students, staff, and community to a film
screening of Queer Streets: a documentary about life on the streets for New
York City's estimated 7,000 LGBT homeless young people. The screening will be
followed by a panel of members of Urban Peak Shelter for homeless and at-risk
youth, discussing LGBTQ youth homelessness in Colorado. Join us on Saturday,
April 21 from 3-5 pm in Koelbel 210. Food and drinks provided!
Contact: Gabrielle Friesen, email@example.com
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