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Date: Thu Mar 20 2008 - 02:05:23 MDT
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2008 02:05:23 -0600 (MDT) From: Student Buff Bulletin <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Student Buff Bulletin 03/19/2008
SUBJECT: Student Buff Bulletin 03/19/2008
Student Buff Bulletin
19 March 2008, Wednesday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- 2008 Denver Speedcubing Competition
--- News from the Libraries: Hours for Spring Break
--- Preparing Future Faculty Network Forum
--- Fiske Planetarium
--- History, Process, and State Formation in Prehispanic Bolivia
--- Extreme Recycling - The Recycling X-Games, April 2
--- Be an Orientation Leader This Summer!
--- $9.25/hr - Student Job Opportunity!
--- President's Distinguished Lecture Series Presents Thomas Mallon
--- Buffalo Can Challenge- Register for Free!
--- De Novo Part 1: Lil Silent--the True Story of Undocumented Youth in
US Immigration Custody
2008 DENVER SPEEDCUBING COMPETITION
Can you do Rubik's Cube? Want to watch the world's top speedcubers? The
2008 Denver Speedcubing Competition is on April 12. Events include all
cubes sizes, one-handed and blindfolded. We provide pizza and beverages.
We have loads of expensive prizes like Dogic, Megaminx, and 5x5x5's for
winners and for a free raffle. Anyone can watch or compete, and all
skill levels (15 seconds to minutes) will be represented. See
Contact: Dan Knights
Additional information: http://pjkcubed.com/denver.html
NEWS FROM THE LIBRARIES: HOURS FOR SPRING BREAK
Please note the Norlin Library building hours for spring break:
Friday, March 21, 8am-5pm; Saturday & Sunday, March 22 & 23, Closed;
Monday-Thursday, March 24-27, 8am-5pm; Friday, March 28, Limited Service
8am-5pm; Saturday, March 29, Closed; Sunday, March 30, Noon-midnight.
Hours will vary in some Norlin departments. Branches set their own hours.
Additional information: http://ucblibraries.colorado.edu/hours/index.htm
PREPARING FUTURE FACULTY NETWORK FORUM
Graduate students, postdocs and faculty are invited to the Collaborative
Preparing Future Faculty Network Forum: Confident College Teachers
Create Effective Student Learners, Saturday, April 5, 9am-3:30pm, 100
ATLAS. Speakers include Melinda Barlow, CUB, and faculty from the USAFA,
Colorado College, UNC, and Colorado Mountain College. Attendance is free
and counts toward GTP certification. Continental breakfast and lunch
provided. Please RSVP to email@example.com or at 303.492.4902.
Contact: PJ Bennett
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/gtp/
Join Elin Deeb in "Colorado Skies: Spring Skies" on Thursday at 7:30pm -
Free with CU ID! Then explore "Mars Revealed" on Friday at 7:30pm.
Weather permitting, Sommers-Bausch Observatory opens Friday 8:00pm for
Free public viewing. Friday laser shows: 9:30pm Laser Aerosmith, 10:45pm
Pink Floyd: The Vision Bell, $5 all ages. Saturday afternoon family
shows: 2pm Kids in Space, 3:15pm Moons and Lasers.
Contact: Suzanne Metlay, 303-492-5002
Additional information: fiske.colorado.edu
HISTORY, PROCESS, AND STATE FORMATION IN PREHISPANIC BOLIVIA
Courtesy of the Anthropology DepartmentThursday, March 20 at 5:30pm,
Education 220, Dr. Matthew Bandy will be discussing the rise of
Tiwanaku, which emerged as a state during the third century A.D. in
Bolivia's Titicaca Basin. Ancient state societies like Tiwanaku
contained unprecedented concentrations of population, wealth, power and
monumental architecture. Dr. Bandy will focus on the historical and
social factors behind Tiwanaku's emergence as a state and "central
place" for Titicaca Basin peoples.
Contact: Jessica D. Hedgepeth, M.A. Candidate
Additional information: www.colorado.edu/anthropology
EXTREME RECYCLING- THE RECYCLING X-GAMES, APRIL 2
Push your recycling skills to the edge at the Recycling X-Games on
Wednesday, April 2, 10am-4pm at the UMC Fountain. Games include The
Dumpster Dive, Phone Book Shot Put, Recycle Pong, and the Recycled Art
Competition. If you are a skilled recycler, you could walk away with
some extreme prizes! Stop by to support CU Recycling, "Close the Loop"
mentality, Ecologic Designs, and Recycle Mania.
Contact: CU Environmental Center, 303-492-8308
Additional information: http://recycling.colorado.edu/rm08/events.php
BE AN ORIENTATION LEADER THIS SUMMER!
Looking for a summer job with an interactive and upbeat atmosphere? The
Office of Orientation and Ralphie's Resource Center is looking to hire
hardworking, outgoing, and diverse students. The details: work full-time
May 19-Aug. 22, $9.42/hr, undergraduate applicants only please! The
deadline to apply is Monday, March 31. Come to University Club, room
111, to pick up an application packet. For questions, call (303)
735-1562 or email
Contact: Maria Spoon
Additional information: www.colorado.edu/orientation
$9.25/HR- STUDENT JOB OPPORTUNITY!
Are you an enthusiastic Buff looking to make a difference at CU? Want to
make up to $9.25/hr and gain experience in a wonderful work environment?
Then, the CU Foundation Calling Center needs your help for our
fundraising campaign. It's a great way to expand your resume and obtain
professional experience. To apply, email
tricia.perkowski@RuffaloCODY.com or apply in person at the Page
Foundation Center, 1305 University Ave. from 9am-5pm.
Contact: Pam Terch, Annual Campaigns Director
PRESIDENT'S DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES PRESENTS THOMAS MALLON
The campus community and public are invited to attend this free event at
5pm, Thursday, April 3, in Eaton Humanities, room 150. Author Thomas
Mallon will discuss "Space and the Literary Imagination." Mallon has
authored several books, including "Fellow Travelers," "Dewey Defeats
Truman," "Henry and Clara," "Stolen Words: The Classic Book on
Plagiarism," and "Aurora 7," about Scott Carpenter's space mission.
Contact: Deborah.Mendez-Wilson@cu.edu or 303-860-5627
BUFFALO CAN CHALLENGE - REGISTER FOR FREE!
Buffalo Can Challenge is just around the corner so register your teams
now! Sponsored by Volunteer Clearing House and IECE, check out our
Facebook event site and register online. Need CANspiration? Go to
http://www.canstruction.org, register, design, collect cans and build
your masterpiece on April 25 in Carlson Gym. You can do this - bring it on!
Contact: Joyce Kinde
Additional information: www.colorado.edu/vch/bucc
DE NOVO PART 1: LIL SILENT-- THE TRUE STORY OF UNDOCUMENTED YOUTH IN US
On Wed., Apr 2, at 6:30pm at the CU law school courtroom, Houses on the
Moon theatre tells of Edgar, a teenager who fled Guatemala for the US to
search for his mom after the gang MS-13 put a hit on his life. Despite
his asylum pleas, he was deported back to Guatemala and murdered two
weeks later. Reserve your seat at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: Ashley Spicer
Additional information: email@example.com
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