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Administrative Announcements

Feb. 23, Campus Budget Meeting #3
Join Chancellor Mark Mone in the third of a series of campus budget meetings to discuss Gov. Walker’s proposed UW System 2015-17 biennial budget.

Year of the HumanitiesYear of the Humanities


Feb. 23-March 6: Washington Park Stories

Exhibition Reception and Panel Discussion: February 27, 5-8 pm @ City Hall Rotunda

Feb. 23 6-7:30: Struggling for Racial Justice in the “Selma of the North”
Patrick D. Jones, Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, discusses his award-winning book, "The Selma of the North: Civil Rights Insurgency in Milwaukee."

Feb. 25, Israel Isn’t Really My Country, New York Is: Translocal Attachments in Russian-American Fiction

Maggie Levantovskaya,Visiting Professor, Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, Sam & Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies.

Feb. 27, The 21st Century American Novel: A Short History
The author of What America Read: Taste, Class, and the Novel, 1920-1960, Gordon Hutner now brings his provocative argument to the new century.

Feb. 27, Using Copyright to Your Advantage in the Digital Humanities
A workshop led by School of Information Studies Dean Tomas Lipinski

Feb. 5 – March 12: Reflections on a Collection: The UWM Icons Revisited Fifty Years Later
This exhibition celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the arrival of the Rogers Family Collection of Greek and Russian icons at UW-Milwaukee.

Feb. 13 through March 15, Art History Exhibition
”American Beauty – Nineteenth Century Landscapes,” Curated by Art History graduate student Kate Rafferty.

Save the Date

Feb. 23, Exploring Majors Fair
Share with your students

Feb. 24, Fireside Forum on Foreign Policy
Bringing the Story Home: The Economics of International News

Feb. 24, On Public Health
Chelsea Weirich – Linking Limnology to Cyanotoxins in Drinking Water

Feb. 25, Great Books Discussion Series
Three short stories by Virginia Woolf will be discussed.

Feb. 26, “Making Milwaukee a Resilient County”
Christine Westrich, Director of the Milwaukee County Office of Emergency Management

Feb. 26, Author Visit: Boris Fishman, “A Replacement Life”
Boris Fishman’s novel “A Replacement Life” is a stylistically exuberant, deeply felt, and wholly original look at the immigrant experience.

Feb. 26, International Coffee Hour with Desi Student Association
Learn about Desi culture while enjoying refreshments and social time with UWM’s Desi Student Association.

Feb. 26, Author appearance
Boris Fishman, is coming to read from, discuss, and sign copies of his highly acclaimed literary debut novel, “A Replacement Life.”

Feb. 27, March 4, Lakefront Marathon Challenge Information Sessions
Planning is underway for the 2015 Lakefront Marathon University Challenge- join Team Paws at an upcoming information session!

Feb. 27, Neuroscience Colloquium
“Thalamo-cortical Interactions and Cognitive Control.”

Feb. 27, Geography Colloquium
“Geographies of urban food inequities and urban agriculture in Milwaukee,” Margaret Pettygrov, UWM

March 4, LACUSL Speaker Series
"Decolonizing indigenous education: Reawakening Mother Nature and sowing the seeds of harmony," Nicholas L. Padilla, Geography, UW-Milwaukee

March 3, College of Health Sciences Career Fair
College of Health Sciences CAREER FAIR

March 3, Employee & Student Blood Drive
Your donation of blood could be the most valuable gift you ever give!

Mar. 4, Stitching History from the Holocaust: A Digital Humanities Lab Project
Presented by Rachel Baum (Jewish Studies), Will Tchakirides (History), and Ann Hanlon (Libraries).

March 4, LACUSL Speaker Series
“Decolonizing indigenous education: Reawakening Mother Nature and sowing the seeds of harmony,” Nick Padilla, UWM Department of Geography.

March 4, Electa Quinney: Wisconsin’s First Public School Teacher
Brown bag lunch and lecture with Karyn Saemann, author of Electa Quinney: Stockbridge Teacher

March 4, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences Marden Lecture
“Lessons Learned from the Financial Crisis,” Steve Schreve, Carnegie Mellon University.

Mar. 8, Increase Lapham, Mapmaker
A presentation on Wisconsin's first scientist by his recent biographers, Martha Bergland and Paul G. Hayes.

Through Feb. 27, Science Bag
“Matters of the Heart – Cells and Cardiovascular Disease,” Julie Oliver, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences.

Through Feb. 27, Planetarium Show – Terrific Telescopes
Learn how the images telescopes have collected have changed our understanding of our universe.

FYI

Streaming video available through the UWM Libraries subscription to Kanopy
Over 26,000 streaming videos (majority of them captioned) available for viewing or linking in D2L.

Captioned videos in the UWM Libraries Media and Reserve collection
Search for captioned videos to show in your classes.

Call for Applications: UWM Chief of Police
Division of Finance & Administrative Affairs seek applications for University Chief of Police

2014-15 CHS Research Forum Meetings
Guest speakers present their research findings.

March 1, FAFSA Filing Priority Date
As you work with students, we would appreciate it if you could help us bring awareness to the importance of completing the FAFSA as early as possible.

March Events at The HUB
The HUB is welcoming in the month of March with new fitness classes, FREE food demonstrations & a new employee fitness challenge!!

Find Your Fit!
9-week fitness challenge for UWM employees!

Best Place to Work

UWM Night With The Bucks Set For March 26
Discounted $5 (upper level) and $20 (lower level) tickets available.

Professional Development

Feb. 19, Methods in Digital Humanities: Scalar
Presented by Matt Russell, Co-Director, UWM Digital Humanities Lab

Feb. 23 & 24, Records Management Workshops
A workshop on organizing, managing, preserving, and archiving your and your department’s electronic records. Offered on two dates.

Register for a Spring Learning TECHniques Short Course
Hands-on training for Office 365, Microsoft Office and more!

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).

From UITS

Free Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus
For faculty, students and staff–up to five personal devices

Office 365 Tip of the Week: Favorite Folders
Use Favorites to organize email folders

A presentation on Wisconsin's first scientist by his recent
biographers, Martha Bergland and Paul G. Hayes.