From: Student Buff Bulletin (memofrom@Colorado.EDU)
Date: Tue Jan 25 2011 - 01:38:31 MST
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2011 01:38:31 -0700 (MST) From: Student Buff Bulletin <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Student Buff Bulletin 01/23/2011
SUBJECT: Student Buff Bulletin 01/23/2011
Student Buff Bulletin
23 January 2011, Sunday
A Boulder Campus digest of current events
In this issue:
--- Student Technology Experience at CU-Boulder; We Need Your Feedback
--- Love music? Want to put it on Your Resume? Join the OClub!
--- Evoke Journal: Call for Submissions!
--- Kitchen Table: Come Discuss the Experience of Multiracial Women!
--- "The People Are Dancing Again" Book Release: Center of the American West
--- Want to Win a Garmin GPS? Come to the Spring Career Fair!
--- Chinese New Year Festival
--- Study Abroad 101: Your First Step!
--- Entrepreneurship Program in South Africa this Summer! Interest Meeting:
--- Put Spain and Portugal on Your List of Places to Study!
--- CSTPR Noontime Seminar: Quantification of the Treatment of Uncertainty by the IPCC AR4
--- 2011-12 Puksta New Scholar Applications Due 2/2/11
--- Skillsoft Computer-Based Training: Your Source for Online Books, Training and More
--- CU-Related Problems? Come to the Ombuds Office.
STUDENT TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCE AT CU-BOULDER; WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK
Information Technology Services (ITS) is looking for students interested in
sitting on a panel to provide feedback during a departmental staff meeting on
the student experience with technology on the CU-Boulder campus. Students will
be asked to attend one one-hour meeting in Jan. to prepare for the panel and
then participate in February. Participants do not need to have a deep
understanding of technology and will receive a small gift for their time and
Contact: If interested, contact Jennifer Gray at email@example.com.
LOVE MUSIC? WANT TO PUT IT ON YOUR RESUME? JOIN THE CLUB!
Sigma Alpha Iota, a women's music club at CU, is a great way to put your love
of music on your resume, meet and connect with people in the field, and join a
legacy that has served CU College of Music and community for 75 years. All
female students are welcome! Join us for free cookies and information
Thursday, Jan. 27-Feb. 3, 5 pm in room C113 in IMIG. Contact
firstname.lastname@example.org for questions.
Contact: Cara Faliano
EVOKE JOURNAL: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS!
Evoke, the literary arts magazine published by the Women's Resource Center, is
now taking submissions! Please submit pieces pertaining to our theme:
"Celebrating women's sexuality!" We take every method of
expression-essays, stories, photographs, graphic design, poetry,
paintings, and anything else you can think of. Submissions are open to any
person involved in the CU campus community. LAST DAY TO SUBMIT: Feb. 1, 2011.
Contact: Merissa Hirneisen (Merissa.Hirneisen@colorado.edu)
KITCHEN TABLE: COME DISCUSS THE EXPERIENCE OF MULTIRACIAL WOMEN
Kitchen Table is a casual, networking, social gathering for conversation about
the experience of women of color and multiracial women. Kitchen Table meets
every 1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 5-7 pm in UMC 416. Students, staff, and faculty
are welcome to attend. Join us for food, friends, and fun!
Contact: Avilene Rodriguez (Avilene.Rodriguez@colorado.edu)
"THE PEOPLE ARE DANCING AGAIN: BOOK RELEASE: CENTER OF THE AMERICAN WEST
CU's Center of the American West will celebrate the release of law professor
Charles Wilkinson's newest book, "The People Are Dancing Again: The History of
the Siletz Tribe of Western Oregon," featuring a discussion with Siletz Tribal
Council members. Join us on Thursday, Jan. 27, 7 pm in Old Main Chapel -
free and open to the public. Wilkinson's book reaches beyond region to
tell a story that will inform how everyone thinks about the past.
Contact: Amanda Hardman
Additional information: http://www.centerwest.org
WANT TO WIN A GARMIN GPS? COME TO THE SPRING CAREER FAIR!
Meet with different employers each day! Tickets available in Career
Services and at the fair. Drop off ticket stub inside the Spring Fair for
your chance to win. One GPS will be given away each day! Jan. 26-27, 9
am-3 pm, UMC Ballroom. FREE to all CU students and alumni. All majors and
years! Bring your student IDs and resumes. Prepare for the fair.
Contact: Career Services, 303-492-6541
Additional information: Organizations
CHINESE NEW YEAR FESTIVAL
Chinese food, live performances and lots of prizes in Chinese New Year Festival
on 1/30/2010 at UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom. Tickets are required for entrance,
but will be distributed free at UMC loggia (cafe area) on Jan. 26, 12 pm, Jan.
27, 12 pm and Jan. 30, 5 pm. Students with BuffOne card can get two tickets and
others one each. Tickets run out very fast. We will follow the rule of first
come and first serve.
Contact: Dong Chen
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/studentgroups/cu-cssa
STUDY ABROAD 101: YOUR FIRST STEP!
Come to Study Abroad 101: Your first step to studying abroad! In 30 minutes
you'll learn the essentials of studying abroad as a CU-Boulder student: program
types, academic credit, financial aid, eligibility, timelines and more! After
Study Abroad 101, stop in to meet with a study abroad advisor. We offer several
sessions each week throughout the semester! View upcoming sessions here:
http://studyabroad.colorado.edu/?go=studyabroad101. Get started on the study
abroad process now!
Contact: Study Abroad Programs (email@example.com)
Additional information: http://studyabroad.colorado.edu/?go=studyabroad101
ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM IN SOUTH AFRICA THIS SUMMER! INTEREST MEETING:
Gain hands on experience working with entrepreneurs this summer in Cape Town,
South Africa. Students form consulting teams with local South African students
to help emerging entrepreneurs in the townships surrounding Cape Town. Earn six
credits in six weeks. Program directed by Frank Moyes, Entrepreneurship Scholar
in Residence, Leeds School of Business. Open to all majors with Junior standing
and graduate students. Learn more at an informational meeting: Thursday,
Jan. 27, 5-6 pm in Koelbel 230.
Contact: Cloud Baffour (Baffour@Colorado.EDU)
Additional information: http://studyabroad.colorado.edu/
PUT SPAIN AND PORTUGAL ON YOUR LIST OF PLACES TO STUDY!
Interested in studying in Spain or Portugal? CU-Boulder offers 44 programs to
eight cities in Spain and two programs to Lisbon, Portugal where students
can enhance language skills and earn major, core, and elective "in-residence"
credit. These programs are for students of all levels of Spanish (and Portuguese!)
Study Abroad 101 will be offered immediately following the meeting. Learn more
Wednesday, Jan. 26 in UMC 247, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Contact: Liza Hensleigh (Liza.Hensleigh@Colorado.EDU)
Additional information: http://studyabroad.colorado.edu
CSTPR NOONTIME SEMINAR: QUANTIFICATION OF THE TREATMENT OF UNCERTAINTY BY
THE IPCC AR4
CIRES Center for Science and Technology Policy Research, 2011 Noontime
Seminar Series. Thursday, Jan. 27, 12-1 pm, Center for Science and
Technology Policy Research Conference Room, 1333 Grandview Avenue.
Quantification of the Treatment of Uncertainty by the IPCC AR4 by Roger
Pielke, Jr. Free and Open to the Public
Contact: Ami Nacu-Schmidt
2011-12 PUKSTA NEW SCHOLAR APPLICATIONS DUE 2/2/11
The Puksta Scholars, an exemplary undergraduate civic engagement program, is
accepting applications for 2011-12 new scholars. There will be a limited number
of $4,500 annual scholarships. If you have a strong commitment to civic
responsibility and want to bring about positive change within our campus and
communities, apply now. Please note this scholarship is only available for
incoming freshmen, sophomores and juniors. Application, overview,
http://www.colorado.edu/puksta/apply.html . Questions, Peter Simons
Contact: Peter Simons
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/puksta
SKILLSOFT COMPUTER-BASED TRAINING: YOUR SOURCE FOR ONLINE BOOKS, TRAINING
Did you know you have free access to business and management skills training,
online books, test prep and many more learning resources through the portal?
Link to it by clicking on the Computer-Based Training "Start Training" button,
found in the "Academics and Research" tab in CUConnect
(https://cuconnect.colorado.edu). Included are over 29,000 titles in Books 24/7
and courses on everything from popular software titles to interviewing and team
Contact: IT Service Center: 303-735-4357 (5-HELP), firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional information: http://www.colorado.edu/its/cbt/
CU-RELATED PROBLEMS? COME TO THE OMBUDS OFFICE
Got a grade dispute? Can't get along with your roommate? Having problems
figuring out rules and regulations? Come to the Ombuds Office for assistance
with your CU-related problems. We're here to help and can sometimes see you the
day you call. Strictly confidential, informal, independent and impartial. We
will help you discover options to deal with your concern or issue. We are
located in the Center for Community, N440. Call 303-492-5077 for an appointment.
Contact: Tom Sebok; Donna Louden
Additional information: http://ombuds.colorado.edu
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