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February 28, 2017

  

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Event Image Fall 2017 Curriculum Management Access Returned to Department Admins for Specific Changes (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Department admins can make internal changes, such as classroom swaps, cancelling classes and assigning non-centrally controlled classrooms.
Event Image Scholarship Deadline: Congressional Hispanic Caucus
All Day

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute awards scholarships to Latino students in the United States who demonstrate a commitment to public service in their communities, and a desire to continue civic engagement in the future. Students with excellent leadership potential encouraged to apply.

Applicants must complete an application online.

For more information and to apply, visit: http://chci.org/

Deadline to apply: February 28, 2017

Event Image Time Collection Due
All Day

Off-Campus time collection is due February 28, 2017 for pay period February 12, 2017 - February 25, 2017. The pay date is March 10, 2017.

On-Campus time collection is due March 2, 2017 for pay period February 12, 2017 - February 25, 2017. The pay date is March 10, 2017.

The Highly Effective Manager
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

The Highly Effective Manager 

The 'Highly Effective Manager' (HEM) course provides foundational knowledge and skills to managing others. The content focuses on best practices in supervising staff and begins with helping participants gain a better understanding of their own management style.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  • Understand the role of a supervisor
  • Identify strategies to engage employees
  • Identify and explore their own management styles with regards to motivation, delegation and development through the use of the DiSC Management behavioral assessment
  • Recognize the importance of a manager’s role in communicating with employees and leadership on campus
  • Discover supervision practices that promote inclusion and an appreciation for diversity
  • Identify strategies for navigating workplace conflict
  • Develop skills to foster team work and problem solving

Program Information

The Highly Effective Manager course is offered four time annually. The course meets once per week from 8am to noon for four consecutive weeks.

Required Prerequisite

Employee Management and Compliance Essentials is a critical prerequisite course for supervisors who wish to participate in the Highly Effective Manager (HEM). HEM builds on the foundational knowledge developed in the course.

Who Should Attend

  • New supervisors who will be directly or indirectly supervising Classified or University Staff
  • Employees recently or soon-to-be promoted to a supervisory role over
  • Supervisors and managers seeking a refresher course to elevate their existing skills and understanding of managing individuals and teams

Instructors

The instructors for this course are senior training specialists in Organization and Employee Development in the Department of Human Resources.

Cost

There is an $85 fee for this course. The fee covers the cost of the DiSC assessment instrument.

Registration is required. Register Now. 

Graduate Seminar: Hao Su
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Hao Su, (Host: Sean Humbert)

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
FLMG156
ARAB-1020 001 Beginning Arabic 2
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Continuation of ARAB 1010. Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of ARAB 1010 (minimum grade C).

Instructor: Randa Muhammed.
International Tax Seminar
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The Postdoctoral Association of Colorado, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and Employee Services have partnered to bring postdocs an International Tax Seminar to give an overview of the income tax process for international postdocs. Please note that this seminar will not assist with the preparation or review of individual income tax return forms.   

Alicia Dandeneau, an International Tax Specialist with the University of Colorado, will be the guest speaker.

This event is open to CU Boulder Postdocs.

Tuesday, February 28th
10:00 – 11:00 AM
UMC 247
RSVP Here

Refreshments will be provided

ARAB-1020 002 Beginning Arabic 2
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Continuation of ARAB 1010. Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of ARAB 1010 (minimum grade C).
Instructor: Randa Muhammed.

ARAB-1020 003 Beginning Arabic 2
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Continuation of ARAB 1010. Requisites: Requires prerequisite course of ARAB 1010 (minimum grade C).
Instructor: Randa Muhammed.

 
ArcGIS for Non-GIS Users
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Are you interested in learning about GIS (Geographic Information Systems) but don’t know where to start? This workshop is the perfect starting point! During this session, Phil White will introduce participants to basic GIS concepts, ArcMap, and ArcGIS Online. Participants will walk through basic GIS procedures such as adding data and styling a simple map. Participants should bring a laptop with ArcGIS Desktop installed, which is free to CU faculty and staff (students may contact Phil.White@colorado.edu for a free student license). ArcGIS Desktop only works on Windows operating systems. Please register in advance: https://goo.gl/forms/XNSY5ggaSKAtzpZT2
APPM Math Bio Seminar - Lewis Baker
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

Advanced topics in Math Biology

Seminar meets in ECCR 131
Swedish 1020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Swedish 1020 - Merete Leonhardt-Lupa
Event Image Chemical & Biological Engineering Seminar: Linsey Seitz
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Hear from Linsey Seitz, postdoctoral researcher at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany.

The event is part of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering seminar series and is hosted by Charles Musgrave.
Event Image Citi:Capital Markets Origination Informational Webinar
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

When: Tuesday, February 28th 3:00-4:00pm
​Where: Virtual
​Who: Leeds Undergraduate & Graduate Students

Join professionals from Citi's Capital Markets Origination team for an educational webinar. You will hear an overview of life as a CMO analyst as well as tips and tricks as to how to get the job at Citi. Click here to RSVP by Friday 2/24.
Event Image Web Express Core Training
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This session will focus on the basics elements of Web Express to get your started quickly on creating your website. We also cover creating accessible web content best practices with solutions to common accessibility issues.

Visit the Web Central website for more information on what is covered in Web Express Core Training.

Register for Web Express Training on the Web Central website.
Start Strong: A Study Skills Workshop
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

*Fleming 150* The best time to inculcate good study skills is the beginning of the semester. We will provide you with a recipe for successful Study Habits in this workshop! 
Stats, Optimization, and Machine Learning Seminar -
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Topics in Statistics, Optimization, and Machine Learning
Event Image Rooted presents: Creative Writing Workshop
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Have recent events inspired you to write? Do you want to create a short story but don’t know where to start? Join the Dennis Small Cultural Center and Katie Woods of the CU Boulder English Department for a FREE creative writing workshop!

Tuesday February 28th, 4:30pm-6pm
UMC 457

Investigate Careers in the Environment Talks
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Kathryn Mutz, Project Manager; Intermountain Oil and Gas BMP Project; Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment, CU-Boulder

Fleming 102
ALTEC Community Courses non-credit languages
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Various language courses
Resumes That Rock!
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Starting a resume from scratch? Need help tailoring a resume to a specific job description for an upcoming interview?

Don’t miss Resumes That Rock! Learn how to write a resume that will get noticed. During the workshop, you’ll have the opportunity to write or update your resume and ask your resume specific questions. 
This workshop is tailored for undergraduate students.

As a result of attending this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Explain what information to include and what to leave out in a high quality resume 

  • Know the process to create a tailored resume 

  • Feel confident about submitting tailored marketing materials for jobs and internships
Silicon Flatirons: Crash Course - Building Great Boards
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

For startups, emerging growth companies and established firms, the challenge of building a great board is often overlooked or underappreciated. For startup companies, the first question is whether and when to establish an operating board (or an advisory board, for that matter). For those companies with established boards, the question is how to use them effectively, avoiding any dysfunctional or counterproductive behavior that can sometimes take hold. In this crash course, we will discuss how a great board is an important opportunity for a company to elicit honest feedback, hold the leadership accountable to key goals and engage valuable resources in the company’s mission. It will also evaluate the potential pitfalls of boards, including how to manage investors on a board who have interests that may diverge from the company’s or the founder’s vision; how boards can best manage, mentor and hire/fire CEOs; what to look for in recruiting board members and how to use them most effectively.
Event Image Peace Corps Week! Film Festival
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Peace Corps is celebrating its 56th anniversary. Join us Tuesday, February 28 from 6:00-8:00pm in the UMC room 235 we will be hosting a Film Festival centered around the central theme of "hospitality." Peace Corps volunteers from around the world have submitted short video vignettes highlighting hospitality of different cultures.
Event Image Peace Corps Week: Film Festival
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Peace Corps Week commemorates President Kennedy’s establishment of the Peace Corps on March 1, 1961. This year the Peace Corps Week theme is Highlighting Hospitality: How Does Your Peace Corps Country Make People Feel Welcome? Volunteers are often humbled by the hospitality of their Peace Corps country. Share those traditions of hospitality and feelings of welcome with the world this Peace Corps Week.

The CU Boulder Peace Corps group will be celebrating with various events throughout the week, including a Film Festival centered around the hospitality theme. Peace Corps volunteers from around the world have submitted short video vignettes highlighting hospitality of different cultures.
Chicago Forever Buffs: Forever Buffs Night at Bulls vs. Nuggets
7:00 PM

Forever Buffs Night at Bulls vs. Nuggets

Tuesday, Feb. 28
7 p.m. tipoff

United Center
1901 W. Madison
Chicago, IL 60612

Cost: $30 per person

Join us for some basketball and CU pride as the Chicago Bulls take on the Denver Nuggets!

Get tickets!

Event Image Free Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament
7:00 PM

Put on your poker face, see if Lady Luck is with you and win prizes!

Sign up 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk. Cards fly at 7 p.m.


Everyone is welcome – all skill levels.


Spring 2017 Dates

Jan. 17, 31

Feb. 14, 28

Mar. 14

Apr. 4, 18

May 2

Learn more: http://www.colorado.edu/umc/poker-tournaments


Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events: http://www.colorado.edu/umc/connection/events

The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor

Event Image Happy Birthday Henderson Building Lecture Series!
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

T.D.A. "Theo" Cockerell (1866-1948), was an internationally known entomologist, a prolific science writer, and a respected professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder from 1904-1934. In the early-twentieth-century, Cockerell was a founder of the CU Museum of Natural History and helped popularize Colorado for a wide variety of scientific disciplines.  
This lecture is free and open to the public. Seating is limited.  Birthday cake will be served!

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT T.D.A. Cockerell > > >

https://cumuseum-archive.colorado.edu/Exhibits/StoneLace/cockerell.html

 


 

Event Image Faculty Tuesday: Violist Geraldine Walther and friends
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

"From Old to New"
Geraldine Walther, Harumi Rhodes, David Requiro and David Korevaar perform a variety of works and styles, from Beethoven's String Trio in G Major to Schoenberg's seldom-performed String Trio to the romantic and popular Piano Quartet in E-flat Major by Robert Schumann.

College of Music   Map to Venue

Watch Online

Event Image Public Address by former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Former Secretary of Defense and Central Intelligence Agency Director Robert Gates will deliver a public address while visiting campus Feb. 28 through March 1. Gates is the first speaker in a newly launched leadership speaker series run by the Newton Chair in Leadership, the Leo Hill Distinguished Leadership Speaker Series.

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