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 Tuesday, November 10, 2009 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter


CU honors veterans during Nov. 11 ceremony
The University Memorial Center, the state’s official memorial to war veterans, will host a Veterans Day ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom. The ceremony will feature Colorado Sen. Brandon Shaffer and the University of Colorado ROTC Color Guard. Other speakers include retired Col. Greg Akers, director of CU-Boulder’s Office of Veterans’ Affairs, and CU-Boulder student Isabel Guerra, the UMC board chair. A reception will follow in the UMC Veterans Lounge.

UMC Connection’s new lanes score big
The Connection, CU-Boulder’s games area located on the first floor of the UMC, has completed a major renovation of its ten bowling lanes. To celebrate, The Connection is welcoming you to try them out for free during several Grand Reopening events in November and January. The events will be held Nov. 11, 12-2 p.m., Nov. 13, 7-9 p.m., Nov. 14, 12-4 p.m., Jan. 13, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Jan. 14, 7-10 p.m., Jan. 15, 7-9 p.m. and Jan. 17, 12-4 p.m. Some of the events have party themes or will be followed by dance parties with a DJ. Find details on The Connection website, or for more information email or call Dana Kusjanovic, 303-492-5461.

Dance concert: "I have nothing to say & I am saying it"
An eclectic evening of dance work spans a diverse landscape of vulnerable improvisation and rich choreography leaving the audience to question, experience and enjoy in "I have nothing to say & I am saying it," a Master of Fine Arts dance concert by MFA candidates Joy French, Josselyn Levinson and Cortney McGuire. Concerts take place Nov. 13-14, 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. in the Irey Theatre. Tickets are available by calling 303-492-8181. For more information visit the Department of Theatre & Dance website.

International Education Week, Nov. 16-20

The Office of International Education welcomes International Education Week to the CU-Boulder campus Nov. 16-20. Established by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. Throughout the week enjoy international cuisine at the UMC, film screenings, discussions, displays and more. For a full schedule of events visit the OIE events website.

Bullying Behavior: a session for faculty
In recent years, university communities across the country have been troubled by bullying behavior. Research suggests that such behavior not only reduces the quality of life, but also reduces program effectiveness. A one-hour session for faculty on bullying will be held Tuesday, Nov.17, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Regent 302. Lunch will be provided. The session is designed to help faculty recognize bullying, identify options to respond, and establish strategies for promoting a healthy academic community. Presented by the faculty ombudspersons Lee Potts and Larry Singell, with Tom Sebok, director of the CU-Boulder Ombuds office. RSVP by emailing Carol Capsalis. For more information call 303-735-5993.


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