August 7, 2012 Faculty-Staff CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Catherine Shea named Chief of Staff

Chancellor DiStefano has named Catherine Shea as his next chief of staff, effective Aug. 20. The chief of staff reports directly to the chancellor and is a member of the chancellor’s senior leadership team, serving as a point of contact for the chancellor in coordinating with the cabinet and executive committee, campus faculty and students, and other internal and external constituencies.

Community Notes

Fourteen burlaries have been reported at residences in the general area of 10th to 12th streets and Euclid to University avenues.

Safety update: Boulder police warn of burglary spike on University Hill

The Boulder Police Department has seen a recent rise in burglaries in the University Hill neighborhood. Over the past two weeks, 14 burglaries have been reported at residences in the general area of 10th to 12th streets and Euclid to University avenues. During this same period last year, there were no reported burglaries in this neighborhood. Learn more at the UCPD website.

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Meet, Collaborate and Share from your desktop with Adobe Connect

Our campus now has a new way for you to meet, collaborate and share information with anyone from around the world from virtually any device. It’s called Adobe Connect and it allows you to share your computer screen; create whiteboards; use text, audio and video chat; and much more all through your web browser window.

Hacked - the key to protecting yourself is detecting

What to do when you’ve been hacked

You take steps to protect yourself but sooner or later your computer or your personal information may be hacked. The key to protecting yourself is detecting and responding to an incident as soon as possible. Learn more at

Dining at C4C

Center for Community Dining Center - August Closure

The C4C Dining Center will be closed from Saturday, 8/11 through Monday 8/20. It reopens on Tuesday, 8/21 from 10 a.m. through 8 p.m. Normal hours resume on Wednesday, 8/22. The Bakery at C4C will be open for your convenience!

Visit our website at, or email Janice Torkildsen if you have have questions.

Return to Regular Operating Hours for the Boulder Campus

On Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, the Boulder campus will return to its regular operating hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Although these are the regular Boulder campus operating hours, some campus departments have different work hours so please follow your department's schedule. Best wishes as you begin a new academic year.


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Do you have the Olympic spirit?

Congratulations to Emma Coburn on her ninth-place finish and personal best time in the Olympic finals for the steeplechase! Read all about it at

The University of Colorado Boulder has long tradition of Olympic participation. Learn more about our Olympians - past and present - with this special feature on the CU Heritage Museum website.

Follow our London Buffs at the website, 
and via the twitter hashtag #londonbuffs.