February 27, 2013 Faculty-Staff CU-Boulder Today

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CU Police launch crime reporting website

The University of Colorado Boulder Police Department is debuting a new time-saving crime reporting option for the public. Bike thefts, criminal mischief and other crimes that are not in progress can be reported at the UCPD website. The new site is not for reporting “crimes in progress” or other emergencies.

The site will allow people to report the crime and incident types listed below.

$4.3 million grant will allow CU-Boulder to update 20-year-old groundbreaking STEM study

Early next month, researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder will begin the painstaking process of interviewing hundreds of undergraduates in an effort to understand why the rates of students switching out of science, technology, engineer

‘Out of Poverty’ author and social entrepreneur Paul Polak to speak at CU-Boulder

Paul Polak, a social entrepreneur and author who has dedicated more than 30 years to developing practical solutions to world poverty will give a free public talk “Leadership, Engineering and Poverty: What Works When Traditional Approaches Fail," on Monday, March 4, 6-7:30 p.m. in the Math 100 Auditorium.

Community Notes

Training on phone

Customer Service Seminar - Mar. 5, 2013

Would you like to sharpen your customer service skills? This 2 hour seminar will give you practical skills in providing good customer service every time. Learn to handle irate customers while maintaining a positive attitude and more. To register, please visit the Human Resources training website, or email Yee.Chan@colorado.edu.

Instructor: Omaira Bankston, Organizational & Employee Development

Public reading with Nathan Englander

CU-Boulder and the University of Denver welcome the critically acclaimed author and translator, Nathan Englander, who will be doing a public reading and signing from his recent book "What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank" on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in UMC room 235. Englander’s reading is free and open to the public but as space is limited RSVPs are appreciated

Tunnel of Oppression

The Tunnel of Oppression - Mar. 3 - 5

The Tunnel of Oppression is the Hallett Hall Diversity Program's annual campus-wide event. All are welcome to experience the Tunnel and encouraged to self-reflect on what they see and learn. We are inspiring individuals to see their privilege, recognize oppression, and become citizens of change.

Bonfils Blood Center

Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive

The Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive is sponsored by the Student Academic Success Center Pre-Health Group on Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2013. Appointments are available between 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. The Bonfils bus will be parked in front of the Fleming Building. To schedule an appointment sign-up online at www.bonfils.org using site code A230.

Only 4 percent of Coloradans generously donate blood. Bonfils Blood Center needs more donors. You have what it takes to save a life. It's already inside you.

Danu Tues Mar 5

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