August 29, 2012 Faculty-Staff CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

President Obama to hold campaign rally at CU-Boulder Sept. 2

The Obama campaign has announced it will host a rally on Norlin Quadrangle on Sept. 2, 2012. Visit the campus' event website at to stay up-to-date on campus impacts and event information. This is not an official White House visit, but a campaign event sponsored by the Obama for America campaign. The event on CU property does not constitute an endorsement of the Obama campaign by the University of Colorado or the Board of Regents.

No-sort recycling in CU housing and dining helps make landfill diversion a no-brainer

Recycling bins located throughout Housing and Dining Services at the University of Colorado Boulder are now single-stream receptacles, helping to make landfill diversion as simple as can be.

CU officials urge fans to show sportsmanship and responsibility during CU-CSU game

University of Colorado Boulder officials are urging CU fans to show sportsmanship and take buses or carpool with a designated driver to the 2 p.m. Cinch Jeans Rocky Mountain Showdown football game on Saturday, Sept. 1.

Community Notes

David Lieb

David Lieb named new Parking & Transportation Services director

The Department of Public Safety is pleased to announce the hiring of a new Parking & Transportation Services director. David Lieb, currently the Associate Director for Cornell University’s Office of Transportation Services, will join CU-Boulder on Oct. 1.

StartupCU: Connect, learn, pitch, ideate, innovate, collaborate

StartupCU's sole purpose is to connect student entrepreneurs, innovators and "creatives" with other like-minded students and community members. Every meetup includes a distinguished guest speaker, startup pitches, and an open mic pitch session. We invite artists, hackers, hustlers (business), communicators, lawyers, and everyone to meet CU's startup community. Join and RSVP at

Well Argued? Well Written! An FTEP Writing Workshop

In academic writing, the argument is all. Whatever the discipline, whatever the genre—whether a book, an article, or a proposal for funding—the argument establishes failure or success.

Recruiting For New Members for the Fall Groups

The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program is recruiting faculty and staff for the following educational and support groups: Caregivers support group, Strategies for Stress-Reduction group and Grief Support group. All groups are free and facilitated by experienced staff counselors. Please visit our website for more information.

Independent faculty reports inform ICJMT discussion

Over the summer, a number of independent faculty groups have met to discuss the report from the faculty Steering Committee for Information, Communication, Journalism, Media, and Technology. To make sure the faculty as a whole is aware of the ongoing conversations, reports are posted on the Academic Affairs website as they are received.