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Administrative Announcements
Special Assistant to the Provost Position Announcement
The Provost & Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs invites applications and nominations for the position of Special Assistant to the Provost.
May 7, Length of Service Awards
Celebrate your collegues, 3 p.m. in the Union Wisconsin Room. Reception to follow.
Course book adoptions deadline April 14
In order for UWM to be compliant with the HEOA.
Protecting UWM from Heartbleed
It’s recommend that all passwords be changed.
Preparing for Office 365 migration
Incoming and outgoing messages limited to 25Mb in anticipation of the migration from PantherLink.
Active shooter training available
If the unthinkable happens, will you know what to do?
UWM Libraries Spring 2014 Newsletter Now Available
Take the UWM Libraries Survey!
All respondents will be entered in a drawing for Amazon gift cards.
Save the  Date
April 16, Ancient, Old and New: The evolving landscape of Scotland
Celtic Studies talk with guest Tyler Hackworth.
April 16, Speak, Poet!
A poetry reading by UWM Creative Writer instructor Jim Chapson and three UWM Creative Writing students, in celebration of National Library Week and National Poetry month.
April 17 Sociology Distinguished Lecture
"The Political Context of the Percent Black-Urban Neighborhood Violence Link: A Multilevel Analysis," presented by Christopher Lyons, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of New Mexico
April 17, Spring Book and Media Sale
Thhe Office of Enrollment Management is raising money for a local Milwaukee charity serving the poor and homeless.
April 18, Mathematical Sciences Colloquium: Algebraic models in systems biology
Reinhard Laubenbacher, Univ. of Connecticut, will present
April 18, Biological Sciences Colloquium
Sampada Kharade, Biological Sciences, UWM, will present "Novel Motility, Protein Secretion and Chitin Utilization Machinery of Flavobacterium johnsoniae"
April 18, Neuroscience Seminar
Craig Atwood, UW-Madison, will present "The Reproductive-Cell Cycle Theory of Aging: Its Genesis from Research into Alzheimer's Disease"
April 18, Anthropology Colloquium
Jeffery Snodgrass, Anthropology, Colorado State, will present "Stress Resilience among Indian Indigenous 'Conservation Refugees': Toward a Biocultural Ethnographic Science"
April 18, Medicine and the Saints: Science, Islam, and the Colonial Encounter in Morocco, 1877-1956
Professor Ellen Amster from the UWM Department of History will discuss her new book.
April 18, UWM Chemistry and Biochemistry Research Symposium
Graduate and undergraduate research poster presentation. (Download linked flyer for details.)
April 16-18, Artist and composer Cheryl E. Leonard
Leonard's art focuses on investigating sounds, structures, and objects from the natural world.
April 18, Geography Colloquium
Wei Huang, Geography, UWM, will present his dissertation research: "Spatial Dimension of Tower Karst and Cockpit Karst: A Case Study of Guilin, China"
April 22, Sustainability Symposium
Sustainability Workshops April 23-25. Registration is now open.
Apr. 24, George F. Kennan Distinguished Lecture Series: Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea
Join the Institute of World Affairs and Mark Blyth, professor of international political economy at Brown University, on April 24, at 7pm in the Hefter Conference Center, for a discussion about why austerity doesn't work.
April 23, "A Walk to Beautiful" film and discussion
A difficult journey that begins in hopelessness and shame for thousands of women in Ethiopia ends in a productive new life.
April 22, Safe Space Train the Trainer
April 23, International Dessert Competition
A student competition sponsored by the Letters & Science language and culture programs.
April 22 & 23, Strategic Plan Feedback Sessions
Help guide UWM's future
April 24, Center for 21st Century Studies Lecture
Chris Newfield, English, UC-Santa Barbara, will present "The Humanities in the Post-Capitalist University"
April 24, UWM On-Site Biometric Screenings & Health Survey Assistance
If you missed the opportunity on March 26, register now for the next UWM On-Site Biometric Screenings.
April 24, Comp Lit Social Hour
Open to anyone who would like to learn more about Comparative Literature at UWM and enjoy good food and conversation.
April 24, Friends of the Cedarburg Bog & UWM Field Station
Woodcocks & Frogs Hike
April 25, Biological Sciences Colloquium
Ashish Anshu, Biological Sciences, UWM, will present "Kinases Kin1 and Kin2 Pleiotropically Regulate Splicing and Translation of HAC1 mRNA"
April 25, 2nd Annual Informatics Day program
Organized by Biomedical and Health Informatics Research Institute (BHIRI).
April 25, Psychology Colloquium
"Text messaging interventions to improve medication adherence among HIV-infected persons at risk for neuropsychological impairment"
April 25, Geography Colloquium
Jana Viel, Geography, and Wei Xu will present their thesis research
April 25, Mathematical Sciences Colloquium
Gregg Jay Zuckerman, Yale University, presents "Branching Multiplicities for Representations of Lie Algebra."
April 25, cream city live!
Hosting four readers of different genres to come together in Union Art Gallery.
April 25, "Women, Children, and Community Health in Malawi and Thailand"
Students will share stories and photos about their study abroad experiences in Thailand and Malawi.
April 25, GIS lunch and discussion
UWM's GIS Council (Geographic Information Systems)presents Len Kne, Associate Director of U-Spatial at the University of Minnesota, speaking on "The Story of a Start-Up Organization"
Apr. 25/26, CIE Annual Conference: After Capitalism
This year’s conference will examine capitalism’s history, theories, and its twenty-first century parameters, transformations, and potential end.
April 25, SARUP lecture: Annabelle Selldorf
Friday lecture presented by Annabelle Selldorf, Principal,
Selldorf Architects, NY
April 26, Reform, Redemption, and Mass Incarceration
Urban Studies Programs 50th Anniversary Spring Forum
April 26, Urban Studies @50 Event
Bruce Western, Sociology and Criminal Justice Policy, Harvard, presents keynote of USP 50th Anniversary Spring Symposium: "Reform, Redemption, and Mass Incarceration."
April 27, "Kaptol - Princes of the Crossroads"
Iron Age Archaeology in Croatia by Dr. Hrvoje Potrebica, Associate Professor of Archaeology, University of Zagreb.
April 25-27, Italian Film Festival
Enjoy the local premieres of seven recent, critically-acclaimed Italian films. Free at the UWM Union Theatre.
April 29, Asian American Speaker Series
Nicholas D. Hartlip, Illinois State University, presents "The Danger of a Single Story: How we can disrupt the model minority stereotype of Asians in the US via counter storytelling"
Through May 9, Planetarium Show: A Night in Greece
Guests will enjoy seeing beautiful Greek landscapes and tasting Greece's unique food. $2 admission.
April 24-May 15, Impression & Projection: The Phantasmagoria in the Art of Goya, Robertson and Melies
Art History Exhibition in the Library, near the Grind
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