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Administrative Announcements

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.

In Memoriam: Romel Cobb
“Romel’s impact on the Registrar’s Office and Office of Enrollment Management goes well beyond the work he did.”

FYI

Dec. 5, Urban agriculture symposium
A symposium for UWM faculty, staff, and students sponsored by the Institute for Urban Agriculture and Nutrition (IUAN).

International Education Week is International Education MONTH at UWM
A number of Centers and Departments across UWMhave internationally focused programming coming up in November in honor of International Education Week.

UWM Academic Staff Professional Development Awards
Individual and Group Awards are now being
accepted.

MathSci Open Advising
For all undergraduate students interested in majoring/minoring in department programs

Year of the HumanitiesYear of the Humanities

Nov. 18, “Global Connections: Applying Cultural and Language Dexterity in Work and in Life”
Working professionals discuss the value and benefits of UWM majors such as International Studies, Global Studies, Religious Studies, or one of our 20 different languages.

Nov. 19, Digging Into Data Series: Text Encoding Initiative
This workshop will offer an introduction to project planning,
tips on navigating the guidelines, and approaches to encoding texts
using XML.

Nov. 20, 9-10:30am: “Global Studies Fellows Colloquia”
Fellows Elizabeth Drame, Maria Gillespie, and Xin Huang​ will present their research.

Nov. 20 “Cream City LIVE!”
Cream City Review, UWM’s literary magazine, hosts this live event featuring poetry, fiction and non-fiction readings by Karen An-hwei Lee, Katharine Haake, Gordon Henry, and Roger Reeves.

Nov. 21, “Doing Digital History”
Three fellows from the Center for 21st Century Studies will discuss their approaches to using digital sources and/or technology to do historical research.

Nov. 21, MLA Subconference Organizing Committee Presentation
“Competing Utopias and Class Composition”

Save the Date

Nov. 17, “A Comparison Between Herbal Medicine Use in Coastal Ecuador and Latinos in Madison, Wisconsin”
David Kiefer, Clinical Assistant Professor (Department of Family Medicine, UW-Madison)

Nov. 17, Sam & Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies Event

Meet the author: David Bezmozgis discusses his new novel “The Betrayers”

Nov. 19, GIS Day 2014
GIS Day is a global event for thousands of users of GIS
technology to educate millions of children and adults about how
geography makes a difference.

Nov. 19, Digging Into Data Series: Text Encoding Initiative
This workshop will offer an introduction to project planning, tips on navigating the guidelines, and approaches to encoding texts using XML.

Nov. 19, 4th Annual Holiday Boutique
The College of Nursing is hosting the event to raise money for the College’s Study Abroad

Nov. 20, Bake, Book, Media Sale for SECC
Stop by the Bolton hall Breezeway between 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. to pick up some sweet treats and browse the book and media selection.

Nov. 20, Urban Studies Program Annual Henry W. Maier State of Milwaukee Summit
“Home and Garden: Can Urban Agriculture Save Our Neighborhoods?” Six panelists focused on urban agriculture will engage in a conversation about how efforts have affected the city.

Nov. 21, MathSci Colloquium
Achieving deep learning through distance education

Nov. 21, MathSci Workshop
“Improving Math Study Skills and Reducing Test Anxiety.” For all MathSci Department Instructors.

Nov. 21, MathSci Student Workshop
How to Become More Successful on Math Tests

Dec. 1, Electronic Records Management Workshop
This session covers organizing, managing, preserving, and archiving your and your department’s electronic records.

Dec. 2,LACUSL Speakers’ Series – last event of fall semester
Gilberto Blasini, Film Studies and English will present”The Power of No or History, Larraín style”

Through Dec. 18. Folk Art from the UWM Art Collection
Gallery talk by Jeff Jara Thursday, December 4, 1 p.m.

From UITS

E-mail Office 365 Tip of the Week: Access Options
There are multiple ways to access Office 365—web browser, Outlook desktop client, and mobile device.

Something phishy is going on at UWM—protect yourself!
Learn how to protect yourself, what to do if you think you’ve been hacked, and read the UWM Information Security policies on our web site.Dec. 1, 2014 Tech-Surplus

Swap Meet
Arrange to have unwanted items delivered to UITS, NWQB loading dock by Nov. 27.

UWM WiFi Expansion Project Update
Enderis, Sabin, Curtin, and Cunningham Halls in progress.

Dec. 12-24, 2014 Tech Timeout
The tech timeout period for the 2014 end-of-fall semester begins Friday, Dec. 12 at 12:01 a.m. and ends Wednesday, Dec. 24 at 11:59 p.m.

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. Ticket sales for this program will end this week.

Featured UWM Gem: The cold weather is coming and your car might not be prepared. If you’re on campus but can’t get it started – or you lock your keys in your car – the UWM Police can help. Just call the non-emergency number – 229-4627.

UWM Gems, Discover nearly 50 cool, free & discounted things in and around UWM!

Who do you know that makes UWM a great place to work? Nominate a BP2W Champion

Strategic Plan

Fall 2014, Finalize work with governance groups

Professional Development

Nov. 21, Online and Blended Teaching Group

The group will be discussing effective strategies, practices, and approaches for incorporating Open Educational Resources into online, blended, or tech-enhanced courses.​

Title IX Training Sessions
Offered by the Office of Equity and Diversity Service

Dec. 1, Electronic Records Management Workshop
This session covers organizing, managing, preserving, and archiving your and your department’s electronic records.