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Lucile Buchanan scholarship fundraiser today
The Women and Gender Studies Student Advisory Board is sponsoring "Jus' Lucile: Lucile Berkeley Buchanan's 123rd Birthday Party" today at 6 p.m. at Jus' Burritos, 1116 13th St. on the Hill. The event is a fundraiser for a new scholarship named in honor of CU-Boulder's first black female graduate, who received her diploma in 1918. Local businesses have donated prizes and the sliding scale entry fee is $5-$30. Additional sponsors include the Black Student Alliance, the GLBT Resource Center, and SHOC (Stop Hate on Campus). For more information, call (303) 492-8923.
Just the Facts 2007
2007 Just the Facts released in print and web versions
The new 2007 Just the Facts is now available. The annual publication lists everything from significant research conducted by CU-Boulder faculty and students to the annual campus budget. It's the perfect way to stay informed about the campus or to introduce new faculty, staff and students to CU. The first 20 copies are free; additional copies are 50 cents each. Please contact the Office of News Services at 492-3113 or 492-6431 to order. Also, check it out on the News Center website.
A hot spot for artistic works at Norlin Library
The Norlin Library HotSpot Gallery will feature an exhibit of work created by CU fine arts student E.J. Yoshioka, April 30-May 31. "Pointillism: Tranquil Moments of the Evaporating Man," a collection of ink drawings, presents a series of detailed surreal landscapes and figurative works drawn from the international artist's imagination between 2005 and 2007. The black and white collection portrays the fragility of humanity and the heart's need for nature. Photos of the art are available or may be taken in the gallery. Born and raised in Japan, Yoshioka has studied with Japanese artists Akiko Kanayama and Shigeo Kanayama in Tokyo. She will graduate with a BFA from CU with Honors this May. For more information on Yoshioka and her paintings, drawings, and photography, visit her website.
Chancellor's Flagship 2030 Open Forum is May 3
Mark your calendars for the Chancellor's Open Forum on Strategic Planning, Thursday, May 3, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in UMC 235. Share your thoughts, ideas and dreams to help develop an action plan today that will help create the type of university we aspire to be tomorrow. Visit the Flagship 2030 website to submit essays, questions or comments, read subcommittee reports, and participate in the electronic discussion boards.
Open Enrollment begins Monday, April 30
An Open Enrollment Web application will be available online May 10, 8 a.m. through May 25, 5 p.m. Payroll & Benefit Services encourages you to review your materials, take advantage of the learning opportunities listed on the Benefits Open Enrollment calendar, and be actively engaged in making the best decisions about your benefits. The March issue of For Your Benefit includes helpful information, and you may contact Payroll and Benefit Services, 303-735-6500 for more assistance.
CU Summer Programs website updated for 2007
Visit the Summer Programs website to explore the wide variety of summer camps and activities available for your kids, from aerial dance to camping with wolves. All programs listed on the site are affiliated with the University of Colorado at Boulder.