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Oct. 22, Annual Awards Ceremony
Twenty-nine members of the UWM community will be honored at the event.

Year of the HumanitiesYear of the Humanities

Oct. 20, “Counting DH Scholarship”
Three panelists present on how the digital humanities count as scholarship in their respective fields and at their universities.

Oct. 23, “The Short Fiction of Ana Maria Shua”

(UWM Golda Meir Library, 4th Floor)

Oct. 24, “Undoing the Demos - Neoliberalism and Political Life
In this lecture, Wendy Brown (UC-Berkeley) examines the damaging effects of neoliberal reason on democratic principles and ideals.

Oct. 24, “The Scottish Independence Referendum and the Future of the UK”
What role did issues of social justice, equality and fairness play in the entire Independence Debate?

Save the Date

Oct. 21, Business Gives Back: Cooking for Community Health with Chef Michael Feker
Connect with colleagues, UWM alumni and business leaders at this special presentation of locally sourced food that unites business and giving back.

Oct. 21, Ettinger Book Artist Series Lecture
Presented by book artist, sculptor, book binder and teacher Daniel Kelm.

Oct 23, Fiction Reading by Visiting Writer Peter Rock
Acclaimed Author of such novels as The Shelter Cycle, My Abandonment, The Bewildered, and The Ambidextrist, Peter Rock will read from his work at the Hefter Conference Center, 7:00 p.m.

Oct. 23, Cyber Security Awareness
Special Agent Byron Franz from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Milwaukee will present an engaging overview of the ways cyber criminals work, and how to protect ourselves.

Oct. 23, The Short Fiction of Ana María Shua: A Bilingual Reading and Conversation
Noted Jewish Argentine writer Ana María Shua will offer a bilingual reading of her short fiction, followed by a discussion of her work.

Oct. 24, SARUP Friday lecture,” Kay Hartmann, Head of Design, KLH UK, London, United Kingdom.

Oct. 24, Creating a Data Management Plan: Training Session
The NSF, DOE, and NIH now require data management plans with their grant applications: Come learn how to create a plan with the DMPTool.

Oct. 24, Food Day Celebration
"A Focus on Local Food", sponsored by the Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health.

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

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

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!

Oct. 22, Open Access and Publishing your Thesis or Dissertation
Presented by Tim Gritten, Assistant Director of Libraries for User Services.

Oct. 23, UWM Brand Day
Sessions will be offered throughout the day.

Oct. 23, Preparing your Indefinite Review File.
A Workshop for Non-Instructional/Non-Research Academic Staff

Oct. 24, Appreciative Education and Advising workshop
The approach begins with establishing positive relationships to help students create and realize their educational goals and potential.

Oct. 24, Appreciative Education and Advising workshop
The workshop presenter will be Jennifer Bloom, Ed.D of the University of South Carolina.