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Administrative Announcements

Oct. 28, UW System Strategic Plan listening sessions
Share your thoughts on how UW System can improve the quality of your life and the lives of those around you

Best Place to Work

2nd Annual University Staff Conference “The Power of US”
A series of workshops that are designed to educate, inform, and empower University Staff.

Save the Date

Oct. 13, UWM Employees and Students Blood Drive Save the Day. Donate Blood or Volunteer at the Blood Drive!

Oct. 14, Technophiles Podcasts: Games and Society Thomas Malaby, UWM Dept. of Anthropology, is the guest for this “live taping.”

Oct. 14, Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Korean Panel Lecture on Korean paper crafts and the unique connections between the Korean and American artists

Oct.15, Design Lab SARUP Presentations at the John David Mooney Foundation.

Oct. 15. Literary Reading and Q & A with Carmen Giménez Smith
Literary Reading and Q & A with poet Carmen Giménez Smith.

Oct. 15-25, 30th Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival Presenting regional premieres of films by, for, and about the LGBT+ community

Oct. 16, Creative Writing talk: Publishing Talk with Carmen Giménez Smith
A Publishing Talk with an interview by publisher David Wilk.

Oct. 16, SARUP Mobile Design Box Opening
Mobile Design Box hosts Assistant Professor Nikole Bouchard’s Waste to Wonder Studio and beintween, founded by alumnus Keith Hayes.

Oct. 19, Ettinger Book Artist Series Lecture Featuring Esther K. Smith and Dikko Faust.

Oct. 21-25, Macbeth The iconic Shakespearean play, reimagined in the year 2020!

Oct. 21, Asian Faculty and Staff Association Reception To support our awards program, we will have a silent auction during the reception. Please RSVP by Oct. 19.

Oct. 22, Data Management for Researchers: Book Party In celebration of release of Data Management for Researchers by Kristin Briney, UWM Libraries.

Oct. 22, From Bombay Brothel Owner to Yiddish Star: The Remarkable Life of Fanny Epstein
“From Bombay Brothel Owner to Yiddish Star: The Remarkable Life of Fanny Epstein.”

Oct. 22, Design Lab SARUP Lecture
“The Geometry of Faith: a Stereotomic Reconstruction of Sainte-Anne-la-Royale in Paris,” Giuseppe Mazzone, UWM

Oct. 23, My Adventure in the Stratosphere The UW-Milwaukee Manfred Olson Planetarium program will feature director Jean Creighton’s time aboard SOFIA.

Oct. 23, Joint Neuroscience Seminar and Biological Sciences Colloquium “Circuit formation and function in the olfactory system,” Claudia Lodovichi, MD, PhD from the Institute of Neuroscience at the University of Padova, Italy.

Oct 23, SARUP Friday Lecture
“Urban Waterfronts,” James Roche, Partner, DTAH, Toronto, Ontario.

Oct. 23, UWM’s Academic Adventurers Series “How To See Beyond Age,” Anne Basting, Professor, UWM Department of Theatre, Peck School of the Arts.


Campus Flu Clinics
Oct. 13, Nov. 11, and Nov. 17

Annual Benefits Enrollment Period October 5 – 30, 2015
You should review benefits plan changes and determine your benefits needs for 2016.

Campus-Wide Food Drive
Volunteers needed to serve as food collection box captains!

Join the Speakers Bureau Now! UWM External Relations is excited to announce a new initiative, the UWM Speakers Bureau.

Call for Nominations for Alumni Employee Awards
Nominate stellar alumni employees to be honored for the difference they make at and beyond UWM.

Monthly Wisconsin Deferred Compensation one on one counseling
As a supplement to other retirement benefits or savings that you may have, the Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program allows you to save and invest

Research Mentor Training
Attend this four two-hour training sessions to strengthen your mentoring skills for building stronger mentor-mentee relationships (registration required).

Call for Nominations: UWS BOR Diversity Awards
Please submit nominations for the UW System Board of Regents Diversity Awards in three categories: Individual, Team, Institution/Unit by 10/30/15.

Professional Development

Oct. 16, Large Class Group Learning Exchange
Each attendee sends their LARGE CLASS GROUP LEARNING assignment or strategy one week in advance

Call for Proposals & Registration
D2L Brightspace Ignite Wisconsin Regional Conference

Oct. 13 or 14: Basics of Records Management
Learn how to manage your university records and do your job more efficiently.

Oct. 20, Panthers@Work Tour of Campus Green Roofs Professional development opportunity for UWM alumni employees. Get to know the campus green roofs with UWM Director of Sustainability, Kate Nelson.

CETL Workshop Calendar
The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning CETL merges the Learning Technology Center ( and the Center for Instructional and Professional Development (


Office 365 – Outlook on the web defaults to “reply all”
A recent change to Outlook on the web within Office 365 sets “reply all” as default instead of “reply.”

New features coming to Outlook Web App (OWA)
Notification of upcoming interface changes to Outlook Web App (OWA).

Fall 2015 Learning TECHniques technology course schedule now online
Register for a non-credit technology Short Course today.

UWM Help Desk – Change in Hours of Operation
In an effort to provide a more efficient use of resources, the UWM Help Desk will be operating on new hours of service.