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Administrative Announcements

May 8, Campus Budget Meeting #8
Join Chancellor Mark Mone in the eighth of a series of campus budget meetings to discuss Gov. Walker’s proposed UW System 2015-17 biennial budget.

May 13, Chancellors Mone and Blank
UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Mone and UW-Madison Chancellor Blank discuss the state budget’s effect on funding and university autonomy.

UWM Gives to UWM
Your support increases scholarships and fellowships for deserving students, supports school, college or departmental initiatives, and improves programs in the library and athletics.


June 16 is UWM D2L Course Cleanup Deadline
All instructors who need to save information from UWM D2L course sites prior to the fall 2011 semester must do so before June 16, 2015.

Lakefront Marathon University Challenge
We are recruiting members to UWM’s team in Lakefront Marathon. Registration deadline is May 20.

Toner/Copier scam going around again
Ignore calls from outside sources regarding copiers/printers/toner

Women’s Studies call for scholarship applicants.
Deadline May 4: Women’s Studies Scholarship & Florence L. Healy Scholarship in Women’s Studies.

Collaborative Research Projects in the Digital Humanities: Grant Writing Award
Deadline for proposals is May 14, 2015.

Ouch! Self-help with Back Care Basics Workshop
Many of us struggle with some back pain at some point; this two-part workshop has simple, self-help tools for work and home!

May 27, 17th Annual Urban Initiatives Conference — Early Bird Registration Open
Register now and save for the 17th Annual Urban Initiatives Conference, which will explore collective impact as an approach to social change.

Apr. 9-May 20, Library UB Service Suspended
But books may be borrowed from UW System Libraries via ILL.

Save the Date

(See also the PSOA Events Calendar)

May 3-5, Jewish Studies Conference
“Jewish Studies through the Lens of Gender Studies”

May 4, Choose Privacy Week 2015 with Neil Richards on “Intellectual Privacy”
UW-Milwaukee Center for Information Policy Research is excited to welcome Prof. Neil Richards for a talk about his new book Intellectual Privacy

May 7, Maryland Avenue Hike-In / Bike-In Street Celebration
A street celebration to raise awareness of pedestrian and bicyclists rights on city roadways.

Through May 7, Art History Exhibition
Global Matters: Rauschenberg Prints of the 1970s

May 7, MKE Unplugged: John Sieger
Catch a FREE, all-ages concert featuring local, indie artists — including some of the Peck School of the Arts’ very own alumni.

May 7, UWM Wind Ensemble Presents “Sights, Sounds and Songs”
UWM’s premiere Wind Ensemble will be presenting its final concert of the 2014/15 season

May 8, ARC Excellence Awards and ARC Volunteer Appreciation
Please join the Accessibility Resource Center on May 8, 2015, as we honor the 2015 ARC Excellence Award winners.

May 8, Geography Capstone – Undergraduate Symposium
Geography majors will be presenting their capstone research.

May 8, Mathematical Sciences Annual Student Awards Ceremony
Join us to honor our student award recipients!

March 26-June 13, Placing the Golden Spike: Landscapes of the Anthropocene
Placing the Golden Spike: Landscapes of the Anthropocene explores sites of environmental change, sharply focusing on the impact of human industry.

Fridays, March 27 – May 1, Planetarium show
“Spring Stars and their Myths” will reveal the rich Greek myths that are associated with many of the spring constellations.

Best Place to Work

May 11-13, Milwaukee Brewers Discount Ticket Offer
Student promotion extended to faculty and staff.

May 12, On-Site Biometric Screening
Well Wisconsin Program $150 incentive for employees who take the Bio-Metric and complete the health survey on-line.

May 15, Making the Ideal Real: Creating Effective Mentoring Relationships
A free event for UWM alumni employees on making and maintaining mentoring relationships as mentors and protégés.

May 16, Walk for NAMI
Join the UWM Taking Strides for Healthy Minds team

Professional Development

May 5, Developing Interpersonal Skills 4 Session Series
Impact of Learning Styles in the Work Place Session 4.

May 18, Chemical Hygiene Plan and lab safety Training
Do you work in a laboratory with chemicals? If so, you need to have written laboratory safety procedures for chemical use and compliance with the Wisconsin Dept. of Safety and Professional Services and the OSHA Laboratory Standard.

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 Tip of the Week: Contact Lists
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Curtin Hall Computing Lab to close
UWM Language Resource Center Digital Teaching and Learning facility to occupy Curtin CCL space.