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 Tuesday, February 27, 2007 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter

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CUPD arrests suspect in residence hall cases
Last week, women in four residence halls reported that a man barged into their rooms claiming he needed a place to stay because he was too drunk to get home. Campus police have arrested a suspect on charges involving burglary, trespass, harassment, and unlawful sexual contact. The suspect is not a CU student and his identity is not being released at this time, as additional victims and witnesses are still being contacted. As part of the arrest process, CUPD issued an exclusion order banning the suspect from campus property after his release from jail. For more information, visit the CUPD website.

Hope, survival highlight Holocaust Awareness Week events
Feb. 26-March 2 is Holocaust Awareness Week. Upcoming sessions include keynote addresses by historian Michael Berenbaum on what motivates individuals to save others, tonight at 7 p.m., and Emory University professor Deborah E. Lipstadt will speak about the realities of anti-Semitism tomorrow at 7 p.m. Both events will be held in the UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom. Additional activities throughout the week include talks by Holocaust survivors, films, Litany of the Martyrs from noon Thurs.- noon Fri. at the UMC Fountain, and services and a Shabbat at Hillel beginning at 6 p.m. Friday. For more information, visit the website.

Deming Center to host Sustainable Opportunities Summit
The Leeds School's Deming Center for Entrepreneurship will co-host the Second Annual Sustainable Opportunities Summit Feb. 28-March 2 at the Sheraton Four Points Hotel, Denver. The Summit brings together corporate leaders, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists from various industries to offer practical advice and suggestions to make "green" companies profitable. Speakers include Chancellor G.P. "Bud" Peterson and representatives from Toyota and Nike. More information and a full speaker schedule are available at www.sosummit.org.

Flagship 2030 update
There are several ways for faculty and staff to participate in the Flagship 2030 strategic planning process. The steering committee is seeking approximately five faculty members to participate in LEAP grants to interview Colorado's opinion leaders (deadline for application is March 12, contact Carole Capsalis for more information), faculty and staff are encouraged to submit essays on CU-Boulder's future, and you can attend open forums and provide feedback on reports. Initial drafts from the subcommittees will be posted on the website March 22-April 13. The project is entering an important phase for collecting input from the university community, so now through April 27 is an especially good time for you to share your thoughts and ideas.

Internship Risk Management seminar
Do you assist students in finding internships or co-ops, sponsor students for internship or co-op credit, or supervise your own student interns? Career Services and University Risk Management invite faculty and staff to a discussion on Internship Risk Management on March 15, 9 a.m.-noon, in UMC Room 235. Topics include internship resources, employer agreement forms, affiliation agreements, internship learning plan, and memorandum of understanding. Learn about student intern safety, insurance and liability, workers' compensation insurance and out-of-state and foreign internships. RSVP to Carolyn Peet or call 303-735-5900. Morning refreshments will be served.

Office of Victim Assistance introduces new full-service website
The Office of Victim Assistance has a new "full-service" website, funded by a Department of Justice grant to reduce violent crimes against women on campus. Information now is accessible in web format to keep up with technological and cultural changes on campus, and to reach members of the CU community who may not wish to come in to the office, or who may need to know more about their issue before making a decision about speaking to a victim advocate. Visit the website for information that may be helpful to you in your work, as well as to pass on to students, faculty and staff.

Something wicked this way comes!
The Shakespeare Oratorio Society presents "Macbeth" oratorio style with minimal props, costumes and sets: the play's the thing, in all its bare textual glory. Ambition. Murder. Witchcraft. Honor. Blood. Poetry. – Shakespeare's darkest tragedy. Directed by Anne Sandoe. Sat., March 3 and Sat., March 10 at 7 p.m., Sun., March 4 and Sun., March 11 at 2 p.m. in the Old Main Chapel Theatre. All performances are free; no tickets are needed. For more information call 303-442-2884.


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