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The Conference on World Affairs commences with the traditional parade across Norlin Quad, April 7, 2008. (Photo by Glenn J. Asakawa/University of Colorado)
18th Street closure March 14-16
Saturday, March 14 through Monday, March 16, 18th Street will be partially closed near the site of the Visual Arts Complex. The same portion will be closed completely Tuesday, March 17 through Sunday, March 29, and all buses transporting into campus will be re-routed. Although walkways for pedestrians, bikes, skateboarders and ADA access will be available during this period, it is suggested that alternate routes be used for safety and to avoid delays. For more information visit the Facilities Management construction website.
Norooz Persian New Year Celebration March 19
The annual Norooz Persian New Year Celebration takes place March 19 in the UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom and Aspen Rooms from 5 to 11 p.m. Hosted by the Persian Students Organization (PSO), the celebration includes food, dancing demonstrations and more. Performances begin at 6 p.m., food sampling begins at 7:30 p.m. and a special guest will join us at 8 p.m. Visit the PSO website for more information.
Help show admitted students the advantages of a CU-Boulder education
CU-Boulder will welcome up to 2,000 students and their families to campus on Saturday, April 4 for Admitted Student Day. Faculty and staff can help by answering questions, assisting with events and welcoming students. If your office or department is interested in participating in the information fair, giving an information session or holding drop-in hours during the day, email Cara Sturman at Cara.Sturman@colorado.edu in the Office of Admissions or call 303-492-7037. Please respond by March 13.
Save the Date: 61st Annual Conference on World Affairs
The 61st Annual Conference on World Affairs takes place April 6 through 10. This year’s participants include Margot Adler, New York City correspondent, National Public Radio; Ziad J. Asali, founder and president, American Task Force on Palestine, Washington; Author and humanitarian Kay Danes of Capalaba, Australia; and Roger Ebert, film critic and journalist with The Chicago Sun-Times. Visit the CWA website for a complete listing of participants and additional information.
Watch for the Inside CU spring 2009 survey
Please participate in the April 14 Inside CU reader survey! This is an opportunity for you to tell us how we’re doing and how we can better provide the campus news that you’re interested in. As a thank you for your participation, you may enter into a random drawing for prizes. The survey link will be provided in the April 14 issue. Thank you for participating!
Be part of Buffalo Can Challenge 2.0
Buffalo Can Challenge (BuCC) 2.0 will be bigger and better than ever! Co-sponsored by a number of campus departments and student groups, BuCC is an annual campus event to bring awareness about and assistance for community hunger. Students, faculty and staff are invited to get creative with sculptures built from contributed non-perishable food. Build day is Friday, April 24 in Balch Field House and community viewing will be open on Saturday, April 25 before and during the Spring Football game. Please register your group and design by April 15 on the website. Early registrants can pick their build site in Balch.
Introducing the CU CarShare program
CU students and employees can now rent a car by the hour under a new membership-based pilot CarShare program on campus. PTS and eGo CarShare, a local nonprofit committed to economical and environmentally sound transportation choices, have collaborated to bring this service to CU-Boulder. The goal is to provide another transportation option for those who bus, bike or walk to campus but need a car occasionally and for resident students who do not have a car available to them. Visit eGo CarShare for more information and to apply for membership.