September 27, 2012 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

An evening with Tim Wise: A discussion on racism and privilege

Tim Wise, prominent anti-racist writer and educator, will speak in Macky Auditorium on Tuesday, Oct. 2. Wise has been called, “One of the most brilliant, articulate and courageous critics of white privilege in the nation,” and was named one of “25 Visionaries who are Changing Your World,” by Utne Reader in 2010.

Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg keynotes inaugural Colorado Law Bench and Bar Conference

The University of Colorado Law School brought together industry leaders, top practicing lawyers, and members of the judiciary to discuss some of the most important issues facing the legal profession today. The Gathering of the Bench and Bar Conference was held Sept. 19–21.

“I envisioned this conference as a way to not only provide educational opportunities, but also to help students and new graduates expand their professional network,” said Phil Weiser, dean of Colorado Law.

Community Notes

Graduate Entrepreneurs

GEA Retreat | Get Inspired and Immersed in Entrepreneurship

In a restaurant not far up Boulder canyon, graduate students, entrepreneurs, angels, VCs, and entrepreneurial faculty will gather to be inspired and connect with the entrepreneurial ecosystem in and around CU. The GEA Retreat will include a keynote by Brad Feld, a number of panels, lunch, breakout sessions, and a cocktail hour to mingle with the creme dela creme!

Fun run

6th Annual Buffalo Stampede 5k Run/Walk

The 6th Annual Buffalo Stampede is a 5k run to raise money for the Health Board Medical Expense Assistance Fund (MEAF). The event will be taking place on Sept. 30, 2012 starting at 9 a.m. Registration is $18.00 / person. All proceeds go to support MEAF, which helps CU students pay for medical expenses they can't afford.

Lighten Up Boulder safety campaign offers discounts for bike lights

As fall sets in and the days get shorter, CU-Boulder, City of Boulder, Community Cycles and local businesses are teaming up for the fifth annual Lighten Up Boulder safety campaign to encourage the use of bike lights for nighttime riding. The campaign offers 10 to 20 percent discounts on select bike light accessories at participating Boulder businesses.

Bike light coupons can be printed from the website or picked up at the following locations:


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Artist Series: Johannes Moser, cello with the CU Symphony Orchestra

Praised for his eclectic style that ranges from "lovely and elegant" to "vigorous, with rock star energy," Johannes Moser is one of the electrifying young talents in contemporary classical performance. Moser will perform with the CU Symphony Orchestra in Macky Auditorium Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $14, discounts available for the CU community.