September 9, 2013 Faculty-Staff CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Al Bartlett

CU-Boulder campus mourns death of longtime, celebrated physics professor Al Bartlett

Albert Allen Bartlett, professor emeritus of physics at the University of Colorado Boulder, was remembered today as a revered teacher who had a major impact on his students, the university, Boulder and far beyond.

Behind the scenes: Growing knowledge in the green house

For 22 years, Tom Lemieux has been nurturing both plants and students at CU-Boulder. As director of plant science facilities, Lemieux along with Assistant Greenhouse Manager Janice Harvey, manages the three greenhouses maintained by the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

It may not seem that daunting of a task until you learn that Lemieux is responsible for the health and well being of more than 6,000 plants of 1,000 different species.

Community Notes

AIA Grants for Researchers

AIA Grants for Researchers workshops

Join the CU TTO and the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) to learn about proof-of-concept grants available to university researchers to advance technologies from the lab toward commercial products and services. These grants, funded by the 2013 Advanced Industries Acceleration (AIA) Act, are available for research programs with commercial applications in any of Colorado's key high-tech sectors, such as advanced manufacturing, aerospace, bioscience, electronics, energy/natural resources, engineering and information technology.

CPR Training

Community CPR/FA/AED offered at the Rec Center

The Rec Center is offering Community CPR/FA/AED to both members and nonmembers of the Rec Center. All certification classes offered by the Student Recreation Center meet the standards for current American Red Cross Emergency Cardiovascular Care Guidelines.

Self defense women

Empowered Choices: Personal Safety Skills for Women

Come learn empowering and effective verbal and physical skills to increase your safety in a wide range of real-life scenarios involving intimate partners, dates, acquaintances, and strangers. Through interactive discussion and hands on practice, we will explore the importance of intuition, the realities oft violence and safety, learn to convey awareness, and assert our boundaries.

International Festival volunteers

International Festival Committee looking for volunteers

Come join the International Festival Committee. This is the fun group that plans the largest student-run festival at CU-Boulder. Meet great people while working on a joint project to produce the 24th Annual International Festival, scheduled for April 2014. Come find out about it! Thursday, Sept. 12 from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., Center For Community, 3rd floor, Room S341.

Bike station

Bike registration: Free and online!

CU's Parking & Transportation Services and the Environmental Center have partnered to make bike registration online and now free of charge for faculty, staff, and students. You will need your manufacturer, model, color, and serial number to register you bike.

Faculty and Staff Assistance Program workshop: The Symphony Between Food and Mood

Have you ever wondered about the link between your feelings or emotions and nutrition? Kathleen Farrell will discuss how your internal orchestra (aka, your nervous system) may influence what you eat and when you it. Seminar date: Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

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In the News

City Update: Parks & Rec hosting Boulder Reservoir workshop

The City of Boulder Parks and Recreation Department will host a public workshop for the Boulder Reservoir Site Management Plan on Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Fire Training Center, located at 6055 Reservoir Road. Entrance into the Boulder Reservoir will be from 51st Street. There will be no access into the reservoir from the Diagonal Highway.

The workshop will feature opportunities for the community to provide input and help develop the long-term desired conditions and annual monitoring that will ensure the sustainability of all uses of the reservoir for generations to come. This meeting also will provide the community with an opportunity to learn about the current and proposed enhancement projects occurring at the reservoir in the near term.

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