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Administrative Announcements

Jan. 28, Chancellor’s Spring Plenary Address
A live webcast of the plenary will be available to those unable to attend the presentation in person.

Elect Her-Campus Women Win is coming to UWM – Nominate a Student Today!
UWM will be hosting Elect Her-Campus Women Win, the only nationwide program that encourages and trains young women to run for student government.

Call for Applications: Vice Provost for Research
Search for Vice Provost for Research is now underway. Application review will begin March 15, 2015.

Professional Development

Deadline Extended to Feb. 2 - Global Studies Research Fellows AY 2015/16
CIE seeks applications from UWM faculty who will serve as Global Studies Research Fellows for the Academic Year 2015/16

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

New and Not So New Academic Staff Orientation
Feb. 11. This workshop is designed for new and not-so-new Academic Staff members to learn about Academic Staff life on campus and gain various resources.

Feb. 6, Online and Blended Teaching Program (OBTP)
OBTP is a multi-day program that focuses on helping instructors redesign their courses for the online or blended environments.

Feb. 12, Access to Success – Beyond the First-Year: Spring Retention Summit
Please join Academic Affairs and Student Affairs for an interactive conference focused on retention beyond the first-year. Registration deadline is Feb. 6.

Year of the HumanitiesYear of the Humanities

Jan. 30, 3:30: "#BlackLivesMatterUWMKE: What Should We Do?"
A forum to identify challenges and opportunities for UWM to join in ongoing racial justice movements in Milwaukee. 
(Curtin 175)

Jan. 30, 4-6: “UWM Urban Studies Author Celebration at Boswell Book Company”
Boswell Book Company and the UWM Urban Studies Department welcome a singular celebration of scholarship in urban studies with nine distinguished authors. 
(Boswell Book Company, 2559 N. Downer Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53211)

Save the Date

Jan. 29, Geosciences Colloquium
“The Glossopteris Floras – synthesis, problems and perspectives”

Jan. 30, SARUP Friday afternoon lecture
“Faster Horses” presentation by SPORTS (Molly Hunker and Greg Corso).

Feb. 2, 2015 Fireside Forum on Foreign Policy begins
The Institute of World Affairs is proud to partner with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel again on this four-part series!

Feb. 3, Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program
Onsite Confidential Session and Group Presentation to learn about Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program

Feb 4, LACUSL speaker series
“Beyond Immortality: The Cemetery in Contemporary Cuban Film and Fiction,” Vicky Unruh, Spanish and Portuguese, University of Kansas

Feb. 4, Foreign Flix
Foreign language movies in Spanish and Portuguese

Feb. 5, Celtic Studies Exhibition opening reception
Special guest from the Chicago office of the Consulate General of Ireland will open “Labor and Dignity, James Connolly in America.”

Feb. 5, Geosciences Colloquium
"North Pacific Climate Variability as Recorded in Tree Rings at Coastal Sites from Alaska and the Russian Fareast," Gregory Wiles, Ross K. Shoolroy Chair of Natural Resources at The College of Wooster.

Feb. 6, Mathematical Sciences Colloquium
“Joint Estimation of Multiple Bivariate Densities of Protein Backbone Angles Using Adaptive Exponential Spline Family,” Mehdi Maadooliat, Marquette University

Feb. 6, Center for 21st Century Studies Speaker
“Homo-Apians, A Critical Natural History of the Modern Honeybee,” Jake Kosek, the Geography Department at the University of California Berkeley.

Feb. 6-15, 18th Annual Festival of Films in French
Bonjour! For UWM’s Year of the Humanities, the French Program is offering seventeen films, including four special events!

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

FYI

New MCTS bus routes serving campus
New and modified bus routes being put into service this month by the Milwaukee County Transit System will have a positive impact for UWM students, faculty and staff.

Call for Applications: Travel Awards
Travel funding to faculty and academic staff to support overseas field research experiences for undergraduates in Spring or Summer 2015.

Active Learning Classroom Workshops and Orientations
The North West Quadrant Active Learning Committee and CETL are providing Workshops and Orientations.

Best Place to Work

Peshut Earns BP2W Champion Award
Recognized for outstanding impact on UWM climate

Jan. 30, Laurie Peterson retirement reception
Take a moment to farewell to Laurie as she embarks on this exciting new journey!

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

Office 365 Tip of the Week
Use Lync (video/instant message) instead of shoeleather!