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 Tuesday, September 25, 2007 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter


Homecoming celebrations draw closer
The fun and festivities of CU-Boulder's 2007 Homecoming start Thursday, Sept. 27, and continue through Sept. 30. Each day has a variety of activities and entertainment featuring CU students and groups. The attractions include a free outdoor concert, a free comedy show, pep rallies and parades. All the fun leads up to the football game against Oklahoma. For a complete schedule of events visit the CU-Boulder Homecoming website.

Final draft of the Flagship 2030 Strategic Plan to be presented at an open forum
Join Chancellor G.P. "Bud" Peterson at a campus-wide open forum to present the final draft of the Flagship 2030 Strategic Plan on Monday, Oct. 1, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., in Old Main Chapel. The chancellor, along with Provost Phil DiStefano and Senior Vice Chancellor Ric Porrecca, co-chairs of the steering committee for the Flagship 2030 initiative, will present the final draft and host a discussion. You may review the final draft on the website.

A Farewell to Sibell-Wolle
More than 5,000 alumni of the art and art history department have been invited to say farewell to the beloved Sibell-Wolle Fine Arts Building Oct. 5–6. A final exhibition, titled TOAST, will grace the halls of the now-empty building. Demolition of the 90-year old building will begin in December, with construction of the Visual Arts Complex beginning shortly thereafter. The site-responsive exhibition is free and open to the public and includes works from prominent local artists and renowned alumni. The exhibition opening takes place Oct. 5 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, visit the website or call 303-541-1445.

Haunting fun coming soon
Are you ready for a spooktacular time? CU-Boulder Staff Council is hosting a spooky breakfast in appreciation of CU staff. The Halloween-themed breakfast will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 7 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. All professional exempt and classified CU-Boulder staff members are welcome to attend free of charge. Don't miss out on this scary good time. For more information, contact Daniel Gette.

Method and aesthetics collide in Art in Science/Science in Art exhibition
Art in Science / Science in Art is a juried exhibition of images made by University of Colorado-affiliated scientists and artists and showcases the extraordinary talents and range of scientists and artists in Colorado. The exhibition is on view now through the end of October at the Boulder Public Library and then will move to Fiske Planetarium, where it will be on view through December. For more information contact Gail Siegel at 2-7084 or

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