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 Tuesday, January 13, 2009 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter


CU @ The Boulder Public Library Series: "The Economic Crisis and You" today, Jan. 13
Chancellor G.P. "Bud" Peterson invites all to join CU-Boulder faculty members Rich Wobbekind, Jay Kaplan, Susan Morley and Keith Maskus for the panel discussion, "The Economic Crisis and You: Views and Perspectives" Today, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 6:30 p.m. at the Boulder Public Library. A reception will be held at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information email the CU-Boulder Outreach Committee.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration, Jan. 19
Join CU-Boulder and the City of Boulder in a celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. “The Fierce Urgency of Now” Monday, Jan. 19, featuring breakfast, a human rights fair, workshops, children’s activities and entertainment. Keynote speaker Professor Polly McLean, SJMC, will present at 11:30 a.m. For more information contact Debra Frazier, academic and program coordinator, Center for Multicultural Affairs, 303-492-2168.

An evening with Art Spiegelman, Jan. 25
Art Spiegelman, cartoonist For The New Yorker and author of the Pulitzer Prize winning “Maus” will be on campus Sunday, Jan. 25 at 4:30 p.m. in Macky Auditorium to give a free public lecture on the history and importance of comics, highlighting a month-long exhibit, "Graphia: Comics, Graphic Novels and the Humanities on the Front Range." The exhibit is on display now through Feb. 13 in the UMC Art Gallery and is open Monday through Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For more information on the exhibit visit the UMC Art Gallery website. Spiegelman's lecture is presented in conjunction with the CU-Boulder Department of English and the University of Denver Center for Judaic Studies.

Call for proposals: Building Inclusiveness at CU
Building Inclusiveness at CU: Research and Best Practices in Teaching and Community Engagement invites all CU faculty, staff and administrators to share research, knowledge, experience and lessons learned with CU colleagues who support inclusiveness and diversity to enrich the education and academic experience. This year’s conference will take place Friday, May 15 on the Colorado Springs campus. Session proposals are welcome for workshops, roundtables and panels. To submit proposals and for more information email Sylvia Martinez by Feb. 10.

Save the Date! 14th Annual Diversity Summit, Feb. 16-17
Join your campus community for the 14th Annual Diversity Summit, Feb. 16-17. Guest speakers include Erin Yoshimura, a certified personal brand strategist and emotional intelligence trainer and Gil Asakawa, journalist, editor, author and online content consultant and a nationally known writer and speaker on Asian American and Japanese American issues and communities. Hosted by CACMA and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement. Watch for updates from Inside CU, Buff Bulletin and Campus Ememo or contact ODECE, 303-735-1332.

Arts and Sciences launches e-magazine
The College of Arts and Sciences is home to 900 faculty members and some of the university's greatest teachers. Their research is stunningly creative and their art is a wonder to view or watch. Our students challenge us and make us proud of their own accomplishments. Now, we are launching a quarterly e-magazine to keep friends abreast of the college. Please email your comments.

The Preprofessional Advising Office has moved
The Preprofessional Advising Office recently moved from Old Main to expanded space on the main floor of the University Club, 972 Broadway. All prehealth and prelaw advising will take place in the new space. Advising appointments can still be made online. The phone number (303-735-3000), email address and mailing address (273 UCB) all remain the same. For more information visit the website.

Career Services new extended hours
To better serve students and alumni, Career Services has extended hours for the spring semester. On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from Jan. 12 to May 8, the office will be open 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Spring break hours will revert to an 8 a.m.-5 p.m. schedule for the week.

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