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Administrative Announcements

Nov. 7, UWM First Friday
Celebrating 5th Anniversary of Daniel M. Soref Learning Commons Sponsored by UWM Libraries, Graduate School, and UITS.

Dec. 16, Annual Campus Holiday Gathering
Save the date: The Annual Campus Holiday Gathering will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Union Ballroom.

Year of the HumanitiesYear of the Humanities

Nov. 4, “Witnessing History: A Flemish Belgian Boyhood and World War II”
UW-Madison Emeritus Professor Jan Vansina will talk about his new memoir.

Nov. 5, “Digital Humanities Speaker Series: Games in the Era of Digital Production”
Thomas Malaby from the Department of Anthropology.

Nov. 5, LACUSL Speaker Series
"Anthems of the Disempowered: Anglo-European Music and Chilean Cultural Memory after Pinochet," Drago Momcilovic, Comparative Literature

Nov. 7, 1-2:30: “Humanities Career Panel”

Humanities Graduates now working talk about their education and career path and provide advice on how to find a job after graduation.

Nov. 7, “Phantasmal Media Poetics: Computing and Imagination for Expressing Humanistic Critical Inquiry
D. Fox Harrell, associate professor of computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Save the Date

Nov. 6, Author Event with Rick Perlstein
“The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan.” Perlstein speaks about his new book, the third volume in his celebrated series on the recent history of conservatism in America.

Nov. 7, SARUP Friday Lecture
“The Future of Pleasure,” presentation by Joe Valerio, a founding Principal of VDTA

Nov. 9, “25 Years Later”
An event commemorating the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Nov. 12, Author Event with Joe Sweeney
Sweeney will offer two talks sharing concepts from his newest book, "Moving the Needle."

Nov. 14, Physics Colloquium
”The Promise and Perils of Proton Therapy in the War on Cancer,” Dr. Brian Tonner, Department of Radiation Oncology Moffitt Cancer Center

FYI

Call for Nominations: UWM’s Common Read
We invite nominations for this year’s Common Read book until November 3.

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.

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!

Best Place to Work

You can still buy tickets for the Dec. 10 Panthers-Badgers Bash as the UWM men’s basketball team squares off with Wisconsin at the UWM Panther Arena. This special BP2W offer includes a chance to buy game tickets and tickets for a special pregame reception. Tickets are going very fast so act now.

Featured UWM Gem: Get your Panthers gear before the basketball season begins. The UWM Bookstore offers a 25 percent discount on the first Friday of every month – including this Friday.

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

Fall 2014, Finalize work with governance groups

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!

November 14, CETL Workshop
Course Design Institute (Part 2)