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Date: Tue Sep 22 2009 - 05:36:46 MDT
Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2009 05:36:46 -0600 (MDT) From: Student Buff Bulletin <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Student Buff Bulletin 09/22/2009
SUBJECT: Student Buff Bulletin 09/22/2009
Student Buff Bulletin
22 September 2009, Tuesday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- Campus Alert System Test, Tuesday, Sept. 29
--- Pregnant? We Can Help! Free Confidential Pregnancy Tests
--- Come Volunteer at Football Games for the Green Stampede!
--- Colorado Bioneers Oct. 16-18
--- Get Involved- Join the UMC Board!
--- Want to Study Abroad Next Spring? It's Not Too Late!
--- College of Music Events - Sept. 28 - Oct. 4, 2009
--- Apply to be a Tutor!
--- Wanted: Male Practice Players for Women's Basketball
--- Invisible Citizens, Toxic Neighborhoods, Survival of the Funniest
--- The Tent Talkies of India: Re-Imagining Cultural Memoryscapes Across
Anonymous Sites of Cinema
--- Jeffrey Rosen on The Future of the First Amendment
--- Information Fair: Graduate Engineering
--- Take the Pledge: Sobriety Weekend Challenge
CAMPUS ALERT SYSTEM TEST, TUESDAY, SEPT. 29
As part of National Preparedness Month, CU-Boulder will test the
Campus Alerts emergency messaging system on Tuesday, Sept. 29. Students,
faculty and staff who have signed up to receive emergency messages via cell
phone, emails or both will receive notifications shortly after 12 p.m. on
Sept. 29. If you have not yet signed up to receive emergency alerts, visit
http://www.colorado.edu/alerts/ . Users are encouraged to save Campus Alert
to their phone contacts so that calls may be easily identified.
Contact: ITS Help Desk, 5-HELP, help@colorado.EDU
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/alerts/
PREGNANT? WE CAN HELP! FREE CONFIDENTIAL PREGNANCY TESTS
Real Choices Pregnancy Care Center campus office, UMC Room 441,
303-492-8778, offers free and confidential pregnancy tests as well as
support, information and practical assistance for students facing an
unexpected pregnancy. Hours: 9:30-3:30 Monday-Thursday. Services also
offered at 3340 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, 303-494-3282, 9-2 Monday-Thursday.
Walk-ins welcome or call for appointment or information.
Contact: Diane Sillstrop
COME VOLUNTEER AT FOOTBALL GAMES FOR THE GREEN STAMPEDE!
Help CU with its second season of Zero Waste Football. Ralphie's Green
Stampede needs volunteers at the six home football games to assist with
composting and recycling. You'll get a free hat and shirt and admission into
the game after your work is done, plus you'll be helping to prevent 90% of
the waste from the stadium from going to the landfill. If you're interested,
Contact: Molly Brown
Additional information: http://ecenter.colorado.edu
COLORADO BIONEERS OCT. 16-18
For the 7th year Bioneers is coming to Boulder to create community
opportunities for sharing, learning and action, and bringing together the
region's progressive ideas, people and organizations. National plenary
speakers include Michael Pollan and Jerome Ringo. Colorado Bioneers features
Marketplace/Expo, film, networking, children's eco-activities, and sessions
and workshops addressing topics of regional importance like climate action
and environmental justice. Visit the website for more information or to
register. CU students enter free!
Contact: Environmental Center
Additional information: http://ecenter.colorado.edu/bioneers09
GET INVOLVED - JOIN THE UMC BOARD!
The University Memorial Center (UMC) Board actively governs the UMC on
behalf of the University of Colorado Student Union (UCSU). As a UMC Board
member, you'll meet the second and fourth Tuesday of each month to create
policy, develop creative solutions to challenging issues, and gain terrific
leadership skills! If you're up for an exciting challenge, apply to the UMC
Board today! Visit our website to download an application, then return to
Additional information: http://umc.colorado.edu/boardapp/
WANT TO STUDY ABROAD NEXT SPRING? IT'S NOT TOO LATE!
It's not too late to study abroad this spring! Most programs have an Oct. 1
deadline - plenty of time to apply! Also, some Sept. 15 deadlines for Spring
2010 programs can be extended. Please see a study abroad advisor for more
information and to get started on your application! Affordable programs and
scholarships are available, and your financial aid can be applied.
Contact: Study Abroad Programs, firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional information: http://studyabroad.colorado.edu
COLLEGE OF MUSIC EVENTS - SEPT. 28 - OCT. 4, 2009
Tuesday, 9/29, 7:30 p.m.,Grusin Music Hall
FACULTY TUESDAYS - Jennifer Bird, soprano
Wednesday, 9/30, 7 p.m., Boulder Outlook Hotel
Thursday, 10/1, 4 p.m., ATLAS Black Box Theatre
KRONOS QUARTET WORKSHOP
Friday, 10/2, 2p.m., Grusin Music Hall
KRONOS QUARTET COMPOSER'S WORKSHOP
Friday, 10/2, 7:30 p.m., Macky Auditorium
ARTIST SERIES - Kronos Quartet ($)
Saturday, 10/3, 10 a.m., Grusin Music Hall
KRONOS QUARTET ENSEMBLE COACHING
Sunday, 10/4, 1-3 p.m., CU Presents Box Office,University Club
HOLIDAY FESTIVAL TICKETS ON SALE ($)
http://www.cupresents.org or 303-492-8008
Sunday, 10/4, 7:30 p.m., Grusin Music Hall
JAPANESE BUNRAKU PERFORMANCE
Events are free and open to the public unless noted with ($).
Contact: CU Presents Box Office (303) 492-8008
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/music/events/
APPLY TO BE A TUTOR!
Apply to TUTOR! The Academic Support Assistance Program (ASAP) is hiring
qualified CU students to tutor in the following subject areas: ACCT, ANTH,
ARAB, ASTR, ATOC, BCOR, CSCI, ECON, ENVD, ENVS, FNCE, GEEN, GEOL, HEBR,
IAFS, IPHY, ITAL, MCEN, MGMT, MUSC, PHIL, PSCI, PSYC, SOCY, WMST.
Applicants must have a minimum 3.2 GPA. Tutors enjoy competitive pay ($9.50
- $14.00/hr) and flexible hours. For more information call 303-735-3303 or
Contact: Neil Stewart
WANTED: MALE PRACTICE PLAYERS FOR WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
CU Women's Basketball is looking for male practice players to workout with
the team. Looking for skilled, experienced players to help the team prepare
for Big XII play. For more information contact Assistant Coach Tom McConnell
at email@example.com or 303-492-7091.
Contact: Tom McConnell
Additional information: http://www.cubuffs.com
INVISIBLE CITIZENS, TOXIC NEIGHBORHOODS, SURVIVAL OF THE FUNNIEST (AND MORE)
The fall edition of Colorado Arts & Sciences Magazine is now online.
Featured stories include: scholars' views of the extent and effects of
slavery are evolving; African Americans and single mothers with young
children live in America's most polluted neighborhoods; witty repartee may
have evolved to keep people in the gene pool; terrorism often fails to
produce terror. The magazine covers research, donors, alumni, students and
books by faculty. "Fan" us on Facebook, http://tinyurl.com/cuarts-sciences.
Contact: Clint Talbott
Additional information: http://artsandsciences.colorado.edu/magazine/
THE TENT TALKIES OF INDIA: RE-IMAGINING CULTURAL MEMORYSCAPES ACROSS
ANONYMOUS SITES OF CINEMA
Amit Madheshiya and Shirley Abraham from Mumbai, India will give a talk
about the tent talkies, or traveling cinemas of western India. The talk aims
to bring attention to the anonymous history of the itinerant talkies
companies, and will examine how these talkies gradually evolved to become an
indispensable part of the cultural lives of patrons in villages. This
presentation will include a visual slideshow.
Thursday, Sept. 24, 5 p.m. in HUMN 250
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/cas
JEFFREY ROSEN ON THE FUTURE OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT
12-1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, Old Main. Reception to follow. CU's Keller
Center for the Study of the First Amendment welcomes Jeffrey Rosen, legal
affairs editor of "The New Republic" and Professor of Law at George
Washington University. "The Chicago Tribune" named Professor Rosen one of
the 10 best magazine journalists in America, and the "LA Times" called him
"the nation's most widely read and influential legal commentator."
Contact: Melanie Sisson
INFORMATION FAIR: GRADUATE ENGINEERING
Students considering graduate school can learn more about the options
offered by the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the Information
Fair. Where: Engineering Center Lobby. When: Wednesday, Sept. 23 from 11:30
a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications
Contact: Elizabeth Golder, Deputy Director
Additional information: http://telecom.colorado.edu/
TAKE THE PLEDGE: SOBRIETY WEEKEND CHALLENGE
It is a chance for you to live your life free from the influence of alcohol
or illegal drugs. It is a chance to connect with your friends and the world
with a clear head. The members of OASIS challenge you to abstain from
alcohol or drugs for 96 straight hours. Join us as we work to create a
community that fosters connection through sobriety.
Contact: Matthew Tomatz
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