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 Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter


CU system faculty and staff newsletter
Take a look at the CU system faculty staff newsletter, Feb. 3 edition. Inside is information about PERA, state funding, and a legislative update. Read CU staff and faculty profiles and accomplishments, share your thoughts and more.

Next ISIS town hall meeting: Tuesday, Feb. 9
The next ISIS town hall meeting will take place Tuesday, Feb. 9, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Old Main Chapel. The agenda for the meeting includes student records, an update on degree audits, and calendar issues.

Register for the 2010 CU Women Succeeding Symposium
Attend the 2010 CU Women Succeeding: Seventh Annual Faculty Development symposium Friday, Feb. 26, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Anschutz Medical Campus Research Center 2, Room 2100. A day of recognition, information, networking, career development, support and more. Developed and sponsored by the Faculty Council Committee on Women. Online registration is open. Members of the CU community at all career levels who are interested in achieving career aspirations and in reflecting on achievements are welcome to attend. For more information, visit the website.

New Essential CU guide
The new Essential CU guide is out. Did you know that Colorado’s 2008 Teacher of the Year Susan Elliott graduated from the University of Colorado? Learn about other notable CU alumni in “Essential CU: A Guide to the University of Colorado.” The 18-page guide contains the latest campus profiles, student enrollment figures, points of pride and other essential information about the CU system.

ODECE February calendar of events
This February enjoy activities sponsored by faculty, staff, students and alumni to support diversity and inclusion on campus.

February is Black History Month.
Navajo Weaving: "Landscapes" exhibit open.
February 10: CAS Luncheon Series Event, "Journalism in Jeopardy: Iraqi Journalists’ Quest for Press Freedom and Physical Safety."
February 14: Chinese New Year. Visit the Center for Asian Studies.
February 16: Feminism 101: What does it mean to you? Hosted by the Women's Resource Center.
February 17: The 18th Annual Soul Food Dinner.
February 18: School of Law Conference The Problem of Overrepresentation of African Americans in the Criminal Justice System,
February 18-25: Second Annual Goldberger Week of Jewish Culture, presented by the Program in Jewish Studies.

February 19: CAS Speaker Series Events including "The Role of Tibetan Traditional Cultures in Southwest China" featuring Professor Shen Xiaoli, Beijing University.
February 23: Representations and Exploitation of Women in the Media hosted by the Women’s Resource Center.
February 26: Safe Zone Training LGBTQ Ally Development

Feeling the school spirit? Sing it!
The College of Music has PDFs and MIDI files of the Fight Song, Alma Mater, Go Colorado and Glory Colorado on the band website.

Boulder Campus Staff Council elections
Boulder Campus Staff Council elections will occur within the next few weeks. Staff Council is a vital governance group for CU-Boulder that works to improve the CU-Boulder campus and the Boulder community at large. Staff Council administers and coordinates the activities of numerous service committees, including the many Bonfils blood drives on campus, and invests time and effort to recognize and appreciate the hard work of all staff with the annual fall breakfast and the spring luncheon. Classified and professional exempt staff are invited to become involved with Staff Council. Visit the Staff Council website.


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