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February 8, 2017


Wednesday, February 08, 2017

ARAB 1020 001 (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

ARAB 1020 001 - Muhammed
Event Image Fall 2017 Curriculum Management Schedule 25 Room Process Runs (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Feb. 6–24, 2017

The Schedule 25 process assigns centrally controlled classrooms to classes and assigns classrooms for all lecture and seminar classes, labs and rec classes.

NOTE: During this period, no changes to Fall 2017 can be made in Campus Solutions.
Event Image Spring 2017 Tuition & Fee Bills Available Online
All Day

Bills for new and/or unpaid charges are available in MyCUInfo.

No bills are mailed. Payment is due March 3.

See Billing Information.
Arabic 3120
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

ARAB 3120
Event Image Workday Office Hours
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

When: Wednesday, February 8th 9am-3:30pm
​Where: KOBL S210
​Who: Marketing Seniors, and seniors specializing in sales

Workday is hiring for a Corporate Sales Development position! Sign up for a timeslot HERE 
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.
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.

Event Image EY Meet and Greet
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

When: Wednesday, February 8th 11:00am - 2:00pm
​Where: Outside Leeds Library
​Who: ​Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors emphasizing in Accounting, Finance, and Information Management with a minimum GPA of 3.0
Zayo Group Social
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

When:  Wednesday, February 8th, 11:00-12:30pm
Where: Koelbel S233
Who:  Business Minor students 

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.

Brown Bag
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The lunch-hour brown bag series offers an opportunity for graduate students, post-docs, research assistants and faculty in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department to present current research, stories of recent travels to conduct scientific work or other science-related topics. This forum is an excellent opportunity (especially for graduate students) to gain valuable feedback on concepts, methods, statistical analyses and many other aspects of their work. Brown bag has an informal atmosphere that fosters dynamic discussions and friendly conversation.

Event Image Deloitte Office Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

When: Wednesday, February 8th 12-2pm
​Where: ​S200
​Who: Sophomores and Juniors in Accounting & MS Accounting Students

Students will need to register for time slots. Click here to register!

Event Image Science Learner's Lunch Workshop Series
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Science Learner's Lunch is a workshop series designed to provide students with tools and information that complements the skills they learn in the classroom. These workshops take place every Wednesday, at 12:00 p.m., in Math 150, inside the Leonard H. Gemmill Library of Enigneering, Mathematics & Physics. Upcoming Science Learner's Lunch Workshops January 25: Project Management February 1: Basic Zotero February 8: LaTeX February 15: BibTeX February 22: Company and Industry Research: Preparing For Your Next Step March 1: MatLab
Science Learner's Lunch Workshop Series
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Mathematics/Gemmill Engineering, Math & Physics Library Science Learner's Lunch is a workshop series designed to provide students with tools and information that complements the skills they learn in the classroom. These workshops take place every Wednesday, at 12:00 p.m., in Math 150, inside the Leonard H. Gemmill Library of Enigneering, Mathematics & Physics. Upcoming Science Learner's Lunch Workshops January 25: Project Management; February 1: Basic Zotero; February 8: LaTeX; February 15: BibTeX; February 22: Company and Industry Research: Preparing For Your Next Step; March 1: MatLab
Swedish 2020 - Merete Leonhardt Lupa
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Swedish 2020 - Merete Leonhardt Lupa
Swedish 1020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Swedish 1020 - Merete Leonhardt-Lupa
Event Image Diane Bailey: Technology Choices: What Role for the Computer Versus the Human?
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Why do people who do similar kinds of work and who have similar technologies available to them make different choices about how, and to what extent, they employ those technologies to accomplish their tasks? 

I explore that question in the particular context of the role that people allot to computers in their work. Drawing on a 10-year empirical study of engineers in three occupations, I’ll show that different logics across the three occupations (logics of understanding, speed and belief, respectively) explain engineers’ choices with respect to computer-based technologies, and these logics in turn reflect occupational factors such as product liability, testing capability and the nature of competition. 

Calling this explanation of technology choices an ‘occupational perspective,’ I will contrast it with four existing perspectives: technological determinism, social constructivism, deskilling/upskilling theories and sociomateriality. 

I will argue that a benefit of an occupational perspective is that it allows for variation while permitting prediction, thus accomplishing what other explanations cannot.

Diane E. Bailey is an associate professor in the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin, where she studies technology and works in information and technical occupations. 

Her current research interests include engineering product design, remote occupational socialization, and i nformation and communication technologies for development  (ICT4D). With an expertise in organizational ethnography, she conducts primarily large-scale empirical studies, often involving multiple occupations, countries, and researchers. She publishes her research in organization studies, engineering, information studies, and communications journals. 

She is the author, with Paul Leonardi, of the MIT Press book, Technology Choices, Why Occupations Differ in Their Embrace of New Technology.

Professor Bailey has won teaching awards at UT Austin, Stanford University and the University of Southern California. Her research has won best paper awards, a dissertation award and an NSF CAREER award. 

She holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley.

Event Image Prop Trading Internship with Xcel Energy Info Session
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

When: Wednesday, February 8th 3:30 - 4:30pm
​Where: TBD - Burridge Center will Inform
​Who: Sophomores, Juniors & First-year MBAs in Accounting, Finance, and Math

Xcel Energy is looking for driven students who are interested in learning the energy trading business. Space is limited! Please RSVP to
Event Image Barcelona Literature & Culture Global Seminar
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Attend class and live in Barcelona on this exciting Global Seminar!  Earn 6 credits in 5 weeks while completing SPAN 3270 (fulfills the Human Diversity core requirement) and SPAN 3230. Participate in excursions to world-class museums and theatres; see the remarkable street culture, and more.  Great for SPAN, SPPR, IAFS, & others.  Learn more: Wed, Feb. 8th 4:00-5:00 p.m., UMC 425.
Physics Colloquium, "Quarks of Many Colors"
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presented by: Tom DeGrand, University of Colorado Boulder

Abstract: Numerical simulation of quantum chromodynamics (QCD) is a successful way to compute the properties of strongly interacting particles from first principles. However, it doesn't give much insight into why the numbers are what they are. Long ago Hooft argued that QCD could be understood most simply when the “three'” of the three colors was taken to be a large number. But nobody could compute anything like a reduced matrix element with this idea. Recently, people have begun to marry these two stories. I'll tell you a bit about them both, put them together, and see what we find. Remarkable regularities emerge.

Coffee, tea and cookies will be available in DUAN G1B31 beginning at 3:45 p.m.
Event Image Rooted presents: Poetry workshop with Toluwanimi Obiwole
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Join the DSCC and Toluwanimi Obiwole to polish your poetry with this free writing and performance workshop!

Toluwanimi Obiwole is a Nigerian poet, performer, and workshop facilitator. She is a Brave New Voices international slam champion, and a Denver city slam champion. She has been a member of the Denver Minor Disturbance youth poetry team, and is currently a member of the Slam Nuba poetry team. In 2015 she was announced as Denver's first Youth Poet Laureate. 

Don't miss this opportunity!



Turning ‘C’ writing into ‘A’ writing
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

*Fleming 150* Special Presentation: Dr. Seth Myers, Seth Myers, CU Program for Writing and Rhetoric. Great ideas on what to do to make your papers 'A' quality.  
Event Image University of Denver's Publishing Institute, information session
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM



Carli Hansen, a 2014 graduate of the Publishing Institute at the University of Denver, will be on campus on Wednesday, February 8, at 5:00 PM in Norlin Library (N424B) to present an information session for the Publishing Institute. She will discuss the kinds of opportunities the publishing industry affords and the training the Publishing Institute offers.


The Publishing Institute is an intensive, four-week summer program that provides a broad overview of all aspects of the publishing industry in lectures and hands-on workshops in editing and marketing. The faculty members are all professionals working in the publishing industry, and they cover topics from the role of the editor to marketing, from international publishing to the work of the literary agent, from textbook to digital publishing. The 2017 Publishing Institute will run from July 9 to August 4.

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

Various language courses
ITP Seminar Series - Video Quality, Human-centered Computing and Networking
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Speaker: Margaret H Pinson, NTIA, Video Quality Scientist
Topic: Video quality assessment & law enforcement insights on video surveillance

Event Image Keep the Change: A Personal Finance Workshop
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Keep the Change: A Personal Finance Workshop

 A personal finance workshopFeb. 8
6-8 p.m.
Koenig Alumni Center

Are you a spender or a saver? Do you know the different ways to build credit? What are your loan repayment options? Find the answers to these questions and learn practical money management life skills through this fun and interactive workshop hosted by CU Money Sense, CU Boulder’s financial wellness program and The Herd. Participants will learn about successful money management tips, how to take control of their finances, and get their money questions answered by a Certified Personal Financial Manager.  Join us for this workshop to set yourself up for financial success!

Check back for registration details!

NVC Firing Squad Pitch Practice Event Hosted by DCVF
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The New Venture Challenge (NVC) General Track is partnering with the Deming Center Venture Fund (DCVF) to help host a firing squad pitch night for the NVC participants. Teams from all tracks are welcome to sign-up. Teams will get 5 minutes to pitch followed by 5 minutes of Q&A and then 5 minutes of feedback from the DCVF and board members. This is the same format used for the NVC finals. The Firing Squad Pitch Practice event is an excellent opportunity for your team to practice your pitches without any competitive pressure. The panelist from the Deming Center Venture Fund are a mixed group of MBA and JD students as well as faculty and professionals all of whom are experienced at vetting pitches. You will receive valuable, critical feedback that will help you perfect your pitches and business models before the finals.
Event Image 8-Ball Billiards Tournament
7:00 PM

Show your skills at this week’s 8-Ball Billiards Tournament at The Connection!

Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk. Play begins at 7 p.m. 

$5 entry fee.

Tournaments run in either double elimination or round robin format. BCA rules apply. Prizes for top finishers.

Spring 2017 Dates
9-Ball: Jan. 25, Feb. 22, Mar. 22, Apr. 26
8-Ball: Feb. 8, Mar. 8, Apr. 12 

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events!
The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor

Event Image AIA Lecture Series: Archaeological Perspectives on the Socio-cultural Transformation of Etruria
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This lecture presented by Dr. Paul Miller will highlight archaeological evidence of societal changes in Etruria from 900-580 BC and how and why Etruscan life changed significantly over the course of a few generations.  

Event Image Master Student Recital: Grace Burns, piano
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Pianist Grace Burns presents her second master's recital, featuring works by Brahms, Barber, Bartok and Chopin. 

PROGRAM: Johannes Brahms: Sonata No. 3 in F minor; Béla Bartók: "Out of Doors Suite"; Samuel Barber: Nocturne, Op. 33; Frederic Chopin: Nocturne, Op. 62, No. 1 

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Event Image References to Salvador Dalí Make Me Hot
7:30 PM

José Rivera’s “References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot” is a gripping, fantastical story told with Dali-esque magical realism. Gabriela is uprooted from the South Bronx when her husband, Benito, is stationed in the middle of the desert after the Persian Gulf war. She confides in her only friends, the Moon, Coyote, Cat and her next-door neighbor Martin. The real and the imaginary come together to tell a story of one woman’s lofty dreams to be freed from her stifling, mundane life.

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