Published: Feb. 5, 2018

The Week Ahead, a series geared toward faculty and staff, provides reminders, events and possible items for the docket. Coming up in the next few days are Black History Month events, Winter Walk and Bike Week, an open house to give feedback on transportation projects near campus and more.

    Monday, Feb. 5

    Participate in the 2018 Winter Walk and Bike Week

    The city of Boulder and community partners have teamed up to offer a variety of activities to inspire folks to walk and bike Feb. 5–11. 

    Tuesday, Feb. 6

    Give blood

    The Staff Council blood drive will begin Feb. 6 and run through Feb. 8, located at the Student Recreation Center in the Ice Overlook Room. On Wednesday, Feb. 7, there also will be a donation site on East Campus. Get details.

    Print production training: Pre-production planning

    Do you work on print production for your unit? Know the critical questions to ask before you begin your project and create your Request for Quote (RFQ). Explore the many cost-saving measures to maximize your budget and elevate the quality and visibility of your print collateral. Discover opportunities for multipurposing and gang-running projects that could allow you to create two jobs for the price of one. Get details.

    Wednesday, Feb. 7

    Black History Month

    A number of events will take place in the weeks to come, hosted by the Black Student Alliance, the Cultural Unity & Engagement Center, the Dennis Small Cultural Center, the Women's Resource Center and others. On Feb. 7:

    • Take a break at the CUE Chili Pot from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Center for Community, room N320.
    • Join a screening and discussion about the All the Difference documentary from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Dennis Small Cultural Center in room 457 of the University Memorial Center.
    • Discuss "Blackness as a spectrum" at a conversation from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Center for Community, room N320.

    Give feedback on 30th and Colorado corridors concept designs

    The city of Boulder is hosting an on-campus open house Feb. 7 to gather feedback on its 30th and Colorado Corridors Study and two other transportation projects near campus. 

    Thursday, Feb. 8

    Know an employee who's a volunteer Buff?

    The deadline is Feb. 8 to submit nominations for the University of Colorado Staff Council Service Excellence Awards.

    Multifaceted approaches to providing health care

    Join GlobeMed for esteemed speakers Dr. Bernard Amadei, founder of Engineers Without Borders, Dr. Elaine Reno, a doctor of wilderness and environmental medicine, Hannah Glick, a triple PhD student in SLHS, cognitive science and neuroscience, and more for an engaging panel to explore multifaceted approaches to health care.

    Friday, Feb. 9

    CU on Friday

    Open to all faculty and staff, as well as students, this month’s theme is "be kind and celebrate you" and is sponsored by CU Recreation Services. Stop by to make do-it-yourself wellness kits: 4–6 p.m. in The Connection at the University Memorial Center.