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Dec. 16, Annual Campus Holiday Gathering
Save the date: The Annual Campus Holiday Gathering will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Union Ballroom.

Year of the HumanitiesYear of the Humanities

Oct. 30, “Kate Bornstein: On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us”
Kate Bornstein's signature performance piece combines her longstanding favorite monologues from her lengthy career in the performing arts with new pieces from recently published memoirs and writings.

Oct. 31, “Feminist Theory Research Workshop”
This monthly reading group’s discussion will focus on Silvia Federici's “Revolution at Point Zero: Housework, Reproduction and Feminist Struggle” (PM Press, 2012). (Curtin Hall, 929)

Nov. 2, “The Rowanduz Archaeological Program (RAP) in Iraqi Kurdistan”
Michael Danti (Boston University) discusses how the (RAP) seeks to revitalize archaeology in Iraqi Kurdistan.

Save the Date

Oct. 28, On Public Health
Darren Rausch, MS, CPH presents “Program Planning, Implementation, Evaluation (and Politics!) in Local Public Health Practice: The Tale of the Greenfield Farmers Market.”

Oct. 29, SARUP Historic Preservation Symposium
Presentation and panel discussion with Matthew Jarosz, Director, Historic Preservation Institute, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee.

Oct. 30, “On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us: An Evening with Kate Bornstein”
The world-recognized transgender activist will perform her one-woman sho.

Oct. 31, SARUP Friday Lecture.
"Marginal Tactics," Anthony Titus, principal, Anthony Titus Studio, New York, NY; Assistant Professor of Architecture, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Nov. 5, LACUSL speaker series event
“Anthems of the Disempowered: Anglo-European Music and Chilean Cultural Memory after Pinochet,” Drago Momcilovic, UWM Dept. of Comparative Literature

Nov. 7, SARUP Friday Lecture
“The Future of Pleasure,” presentation by Joe Valerio, a founding Principal of VDTA,

FYI

Call for Applications: Study Abroad Diversity Scholarship
Encourage your students to apply for the diversity scholarship to study abroad. Application deadline for Winterm/Spring 2015 program is October 15, 2014.

Call for Nominations: UWS Board of Regents Diversity Awards
Nomination is available in three categories: Individual, Team, and Institution/Unit (up to $5,000 per award in each category). Submission deadline is October 15, 2014.

Call for Nominations: Outstanding Nontraditional Student Awards 2012-2013
Nominate multiple individuals if you know of several students deserving of this award.

Call for Applications: Leslie Whitaker Memorial Fund Award
The Department of English invites applications for the second round of this campus prize.

Retirement consultations
Confidential consultations to help you become better informed and more confident about your workplace savings plan benefits.

UWM Fall Walk Challenge 2014
The Fall walk challenge will focus on Breast Cancer Awareness and will take you on a virtual walking path along the Breast Cancer Awareness Ribbon.

From UITS

Register for a Fall Learning TECHniques Short Course
There is still time to register for courses in Office 365, pantherFILE, Excel, Photoshop, InDesign and more!

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month
UWM Information Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (Milwaukee-FBI), are sponsoring education and awareness activities throughout October.

UWM + Lynda.com = Unlimited Access to Thousands of Training Videos
Community members may log into Lynda.com at any time of day or night, and self-train in the use of a variety of software applications, including Microsoft, Adobe, Apple, and more.

Best Place to Work

There are still two more Title IX Training Sessions scheduled for this semester. The Office of Equity and Diversity Services is offering the training about the federal law that prohibits sex discrimination. Training session are scheduled for Nov. 19 and Dec. 10.

Featured UWM Gem: As the semester moves along, are you finding you need new computer hardware or software? Visit the UWM Tech Mall for great discounts.

UWM Gems, Discover nearly 50 cool, free & discounted things in and around UWM!

Quick Wins
Have a Quick Win to make UWM a Best Place to Work? More than 60 submitted so far!

Strategic Plan

Oct. 22, Campus Open Forum
The purpose of the forum is to provide the opportunity for the campus community to share their final feedback and comments on the Strategic Plan. If you are unable to attend the forum, you can read the plan and submit your feedback online.

Professional Development

Register for a Fall Learning TECHniques Short Course
There is still time to register for courses in Office 365, pantherFILE, Excel, Photoshop, InDesign and more!

October 29, CETL Workshop
“Abstracts and the Writing of Abstracts” (Part 2)

October 31, CETL Workshop
Active Learning Classrooms (Part 2)

November 14, CETL Workshop
Course Design Institute (Part 2)