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Date: Thu Feb 14 2008 - 04:11:00 MST
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2008 04:11:00 -0700 (MST) From: Student Buff Bulletin <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Student Buff Bulletin 02/14/2008
SUBJECT: Student Buff Bulletin 02/14/2008
Student Buff Bulletin
14 February 2008, Thursday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- Be an Eco Leader in Your Hall
--- Met Opera Re-Broadcast Discount Student Tickets
--- Do You Know Someone Committed to Sustainability?
--- 13th Annual Diversity Summit Feb. 18-20
--- It's Valentines Day- Quit Smoking for Someone You Love
--- Student Organizations: Apply Now for Your Office Space in the UMC!
--- Copyright, Don't Copy Wrong
--- Study Abroad in England! Interest Meeting: 2/18
--- Celebration of Recovery Meeting Mondays
--- CU Biodiesel 101 Workshop
--- Fiske Planetarium News
--- Sober Bowling
--- Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker Adrian Belic Brings His
Inspiring Documentary "Beyond the Call"
--- First Person Cinema Presents Zoe Beloff
BE AN ECO LEADER IN YOUR HALL
Be a part of something bigger and affect the place you live!
Help turn your residence hall into a greener place by becoming an Eco
Leader. Learn about environmental initiatives on campus and create
change concerning energy efficiency, water usage, recycling and
transportation. Work to educate your peers on environmental issues and
take part in programs to increase awareness on campus.
E-mail Joe Shantz at email@example.com.
Contact: CU Environmental Center
MET OPERA RE-BROADCAST DISCOUNT STUDENT TICKETS
An anonymous donor has subsidized a limited number of tickets to
specific Metropolitan Opera re-broadcasts at the Cinemark Theatre at
Crossroads Mall. CU student discounts are available for the following
Manon Lescaut Encore, 2/17, 1pm
Tristan & Isolde Encore, 3/23, 1pm
La Boheme Encore, 4/6, 1pm
Discount student tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the CU Concerts
Box Office at the College of Music, 9am-4pm, Monday-Friday (discount not
available through Cinemark Theaters).
Contact: CU Concerts Box Office, (303) 492-8008
DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE COMMITTED TO SUSTAINABILITY?
Nominate them for a Campus Sustainability Award. The CU Environmental
Center is accepting nominations for outstanding individuals and
departments who have made strides to minimize the University's
environmental footprint. The E-Center will recognize these individuals
and departments at sustainability awards ceremony on April 25. Submit
nominations by Friday, Mar. 14 for students, staff, faculty or
Contact: CU Environmental Center
13TH ANNUAL DIVERSITY SUMMIT FEB. 18-20
Tuesday, Feb. 19 in the UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom: 9:30-10am, Welcome
and opening remarks
10-11:50am,- Introduction of Chancellor's Lecture Series speaker, Gerda
Klein: "One Survivor Remembers," based on a 1995 documentary about her
life as a Holocaust survivor.
4-5pm, Gay, Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Session "The Challenges of
Diversity in Politics" presented by Colorado State Senator Jennifer
Veiga. Presented by CACMA and ODECE.
For a complete listing of events visit the website below.
Contact: Crystal Cashion, (303) 735-1332, Crystal.Cashion@Colorado.Edu
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/cu-diversity/summit.html
IT'S VALENTINES DAY- QUIT SMOKING FOR SOMEONE YOU LOVE
We all know that Valentines Day is around the corner and love is in the
air, but did you know that most CU students prefer to date a non-smoker!
Quit smoking today, just in time for Valentines Day. If you need help
quitting come to Community Health, UMC Room 411. Stop by for free quit
kits, information, nicotine replacement therapy and counseling.
Contact: Community Health,firstname.lastname@example.org(303) 492-2937,UMC 411
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS: APPLY NOW FOR YOUR OFFICE SPACE IN THE UMC!
The UMC is accepting applications from student organizations for office
space for Fall 2008. Pick up an application in the UMC Director's Office
(UMC 305) or UCSU (UMC 125), or download at
Applications must be submitted by 12pm, Friday, Feb. 29. Important:
Groups with current office space must reapply. Act now! A central
location will really help your organization grow and succeed!
Questions? Call 303-492-8832.
Contact: UMC Administration, 303-492-8832
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/umc/about/officeSpace.html
COPYRIGHT, DON'T COPY WRONG
If a sneak like Jack can get caught, so can you. Distributing
copyrighted materials using peer-to-peer or file-sharing programs is
illegal. The University of Colorado at Boulder is required by federal
law to take action when notified of copyright violations. Don't be a
Jack. Learn how to avoid copyright violations.
Contact: IT Service Center
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/its/security/awareness/
STUDY ABROAD IN ENGLAND! INTEREST MEETING: 2/18
Looking for an English-speaking study abroad program in Europe?
Directly enroll into a British university and fully immerse into English
society! Choose from six very different programs in England that
accommodate students of all majors. Find out which program is right for
you and how to apply at an informational meeting on Monday, Feb. 18 at
4:30pm in Hellems 237. There will be a guest-speaker from Lancaster!
Contact: Cloud Baffour (Baffour@Colorado.EDU)
Additional information: http://studyabroad.colorado.edu/
CELEBRATION OF RECOVERY MEETING MONDAYS
The Center for Students in Recovery invites you to attend its weekly
Twelve Step Open Meeting for students, faculty, and staff as well as the
Boulder community on Mondays in Willard 231 from 5:30-6:30pm. We provide
support, recovery information, and celebrate milestones for those in
recovery as well as family members or friends. Pizza will be served
while it lasts. More info: Jack Lavino, 303.735.4603
Contact: Jack Lavino
Additional information: www.colorado.edu,healthcenter/recoverycenter
CU BIODIESEL 101 WORKSHOP
Saturday, Feb. 12, CU Biodiesel will be teaching our Biodiesel 101
Workshop from 10am-1pm. We cover what biodiesel is, where it is used,
it's economic and environmental benefits, as well as the myths between
biodiesel and ethanol. Plus, you make a small batch in a chem lab! The
workshop is free to all students, but space is limited; we keep it small
to generate open discussion. If interested, e-mail email@example.com
to reserve your spot.
Contact: Josh Maynard
Additional information: www.cubiodiesel.org
FISKE PLANETARIUM NEWS
Join Dr. Matthew Tearle and Dr. Adam Norris for "Science of the Signs"
on Thursday and Friday at 7:30pm - Thursdays free with CU ID! Weather
permitting, Sommers-Bausch Observatory is open Friday 8pm for free
public viewing! Friday laser shows - 9:30pm Laser Dave Matthews, 10:45pm
Pink Floyd: The Wall, $5 all ages. Saturday afternoon family shows - 2pm
Space Storm, 3:15pm Symphony of the Stars.
Contact: Suzanne Metlay, 303-492-5002
Additional information: fiske.colorado.edu
Sober Bowling Night is this Friday, from 6-8pm at The Connection at UMC.
This is a substance free event for students who choose not to drink
alcohol and/or use substances. The cost is $3.50 for each person which
includes rental shoes. Just tell the attendant you're there for this
event. Come and have fun substance free. Information:call Jack at
Contact: Jack Lavino
OSCAR-NOMINATED FILMMAKER ADRIAN BELIC BRINGS HIS INSPIRING DOCUMENTARY
"BEYOND THE CALL"
Oscar-nominated filmmaker Adrian Belic brings his inspiring documentary
"Beyond the Call" to CHEM 140 Feb. 18, 6:30pm. Free and open to public.
The film's "star" Dr. James Laws will present the story behind his
humanitarian aid missions to Afghanistan and Darfur in Old Main Chapel
Feb. 18 at 2:30-4pm with reception following. Both events will inspire,
delight and ignite you to take actions of your own!
Contact: Jane Elvins
FIRST PERSON CINEMA PRESENTS ZOE BELOFF
Monday, Feb. 18, 7:30pm at ATLAS 100
Zoe Beloff works with a variety of cinematic imagery: film, stereoscopic
projection performance, interactive media and installation. Her projects
are philosophical toys, objects to think with. More and more, she finds
herself fascinated by phantoms, by images that "are not there." She
will present two "hypnotic" projects, one from the 19th century and one
from the 20th century.
Contact: Don Yannacito
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