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Administrative Announcements

College of Health Sciences Dean Finalist Feedback
Input from all individuals in the campus community is welcome.

April 30 – Spring All Majors Career Fair
Tell your students to attend!


Year of the HumanitiesYear of the Humanities

April 30 - May 2, After Extinction
The plenary speakers and breakout sessions will consider the question: what comes after extinction?

April 30, The Heuneburg Agglomeration and the Earliest Urbanization North of the Alps (600-400 BC)
Dr. Manuel Fernández-Götz, Chancellor’s Fellow in Archaeology, Edinburgh University, discusses the late Iron Age oppida, which have been considered the ‘first cities north of the Alps’.

May 1, Wampum Diplomacy in the Great Lakes
This presentation makes use of various wampum belts and “their talk” in order to explain their symbolism.

May 1, Ribbons of Memory: From Diversity to Resilience
Virginia Nazarea, Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Ethnoecology/Biodiversity Laboratory at University of Georgia, elaborates how cultural and biological memory replenish our options.

May 1, Landfill Club Talk & Workshop
Adopt a plastic object and learn about its history, its chemical makeup, how it was produced, and what will happen to it once it is discarded


Save the Date

(See also the PSOA Events Calendar)

April 27, Women’s Studies Feminist Film Night
A screening of “It was Rape” takes place at 5 p.m. followed by a discussion in NWQ B7578.

April 27, UWM’s 2nd Annual International Dessert Competition
Come and watch UWM students compete in the 2nd Annual International Dessert Competition. Individuals and teams will be judged by local professionals.

April 28, On Public Health
Dr. Kurt Svoboda presents “Nicotine: The bad, the good and the Zebrafish”

April 29, Guest Lecture in the UWM Art History Gallery: Gregory Martens
UWM Associate Lecturer in Printmaking, Gregory Martens, will speak about Rauschenberg’s printing process.

Apr. 26-29, Friends of the UWM Golda Meir Library Used Book Sale
Begins on Sunday, Apr. 26, 2-4 pm Friends only, 4-6 p.m. open to the public.

April 30, Let's Face it, Sexual Assault is Faceless
UWM's women leadership group, LeadHer, is putting on an interactive workshop and discussion about sexual assault and the myths that surround it.

April 30, Guest Lecture in the UWM Art History Gallery
Kenneth Bendiner, Professor Emeritus, UWM Department of Art History will present his views on the iconography in Rauschenberg.

April 30, cream city Live!
presented by //cream city review// featuring poetry, fiction, and non-fiction readings by Jeffrey Allen, Roberto Harrison, and Duriel E. Harris.

April 30, SARUP Urban Edge Prize 2015 Seminar – Resilience & Change
SARUP’s Urban Edge Prize 2015 Seminar ‘Resilience & Change’ features presentations by 7 speakers and a discussion on globalizing cities

April 30, Greater Milwaukee Chapter of the American Meteorological Society Meeting
Topic “Seasonal Tornado Forecasts: What Would They Look Like, Are They Accurate, and Are They Needed?”

May 1, Communication Colloquium
State of the Marital Union

May 1, Department of Mathematical Sciences Colloquium
"Robustness of Poisson-Boltzmann Binding Free Energies" presented by Dr. Marcia Fenley from Florida State University

May 1, Neuroscience Colloquium: Dual cortical processing streams in audition
Josef Rauschecker, Georgetown University, presents at 2 p.m. in Lubar Hall, Room S185.

May 3, Constructing identities: Sanctuaries and Assemblies in Late Iron Age Europe
Dr. Manuel Fernández-Götz presents on the construction of collective identities through sanctuaries in Iron Age societies.

May 3-5, Jewish Studies Conference
"Jewish Studies through the Lens of Gender Studies"

May 4, Choose Privacy Week 2015 with Neil Richards on “Intellectual Privacy”
UW-Milwaukee Center for Information Policy Research is excited to welcome Prof. Neil Richards for a talk about his new book Intellectual Privacy

May 7, Maryland Avenue Hike-In / Bike-In Street Celebration
A street celebration to raise awareness of pedestrian and bicyclists rights on city roadways.

May 8, Geography Capstone – Undergraduate Symposium
Geography majors will be presenting their capstone research.

May 8, Mathematical Sciences Annual Student Awards Ceremony
Join us to honor our student award recipients!

March 26-June 13, Placing the Golden Spike: Landscapes of the Anthropocene
Placing the Golden Spike: Landscapes of the Anthropocene explores sites of environmental change, sharply focusing on the impact of human industry.

Fridays, March 27 - May 1, Planetarium show
"Spring Stars and their Myths" will reveal the rich Greek myths that are associated with many of the spring constellations.


FYI

Toner/Copier scam going around again
Ignore calls from outside sources regarding copiers/printers/toner

Women's Studies call for scholarship applicants.
Deadline May 4: Women’s Studies Scholarship & Florence L. Healy Scholarship in Women's Studies.

Collaborative Research Projects in the Digital Humanities: Grant Writing Award
Deadline for proposals is May 14, 2015.

Ouch! Self-help with Back Care Basics Workshop
Many of us struggle with some back pain at some point; this two-part workshop has simple, self-help tools for work and home!

May 27, 17th Annual Urban Initiatives Conference — Early Bird Registration Open
Register now and save for the 17th Annual Urban Initiatives Conference, which will explore collective impact as an approach to social change.

Apr. 9-May 20, Library UB Service Suspended
But books may be borrowed from UW System Libraries via ILL.

CFP: Academic Staff Professional Development Awards for 2015-16
The Academic Staff Awards Committee is now accepting individual and group proposals for 2015-16 award cycle. Deadline is May 1, 2015.

P-K Charge Slip Enforcement
Increased enforcement of policy related to P-K Charge Slips

In-Car Meter Payment Changes
Adjustments to payment options for In-Car Meter users.

June 16, UWM D2L Course Cleanup Deadline
All instructors who need to save information from UWM D2L course sites prior to the fall 2011 semester must do so before June 16, 2015.


Best Place to Work

Schultz Earns BP2W Champion Award
Recognized for positive contributions in ceremony with Chancellor.

May 11-13, Milwaukee Brewers Discount Ticket Offer
Student promotion extended to faculty and staff.

May 16, Walk for NAMI
Join the UWM Taking Strides for Healthy Minds team


Professional Development

April 28, Management of Student Records Workshop
Learn about managing your student-related records to meet retention needs and do your job better.

May 5, Developing Interpersonal Skills 4 Session Series
Impact of Learning Styles in the Work Place Session 4

CETL Workshop Calendar
The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning CETL merges the Learning Technology Center (http://learningtechnologycenter.org/) and the Center for Instructional and Professional Development (http://cipd.uwm.edu).


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