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Sept. 3, Save the Date Fall Plenary
The Chancellor will deliver his Fall Plenary Address on Thursday, Sept. 3 at 2:30 p.m.

Save the Date: Chancellor’s Inauguration, Oct. 2, 2015
The 9th Chancellor of UW-Milwaukee.

Save the Date: KIRC Dedication and Celebration, Oct. 2, 2015
Tour UWM’s newest building.

FYI

Reminder of important changes to air travel policy
This is an important announcement impacting all employees, students, guests, and others using university funds (including grant funding) for air travel.

Professional Web Content Publishing Survey
UWM’s Professional Pages Working Group requests your feedback on improving improving Web content publishing services at UWM.

Bus Service on July 3
There will be regular bus service but NO Freeway Flyers on that day.

Show Your Panther Pride – Volunteer for Fall Welcome!
The success of these programs relies heavily on hundreds of academic/classified staff and faculty volunteers.

The HUB Fitness Class Schedule
The HUB is offering exercise classes to all UWM employees this summer!

Parking available @ NWQ – $4/day.
Parking available to everyone at new introductory rates.

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

UWM Writing Center Open for the Summer
All UWM writers are welcome to work with qualified tutors, one on one, in person or online, in a confidential and welcoming environment.

2015-2016 Parking Permits are now available
Learn about UWM 2015-2016 Parking & Transit Renewal Options.

NWQ Active Learning Classroom Applications
Applications are being solicited for teaching in an NWQ Active Learning Classroom in Spring 2016. Deadline is August 15.

Save the Date

(See also the PSOA Events Calendar)

June 29, Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program
As a supplement to other retirement benefits or savings that you may have, the Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program allows you to save and invest.

Oct. 10, 11th Annual Panther Prowl 5K
The 11th Annual Panther Prowl is a 5K Run/Walk through the UWM neighborhood and Upper Lake Park to raise money for student scholarships.


Best Place to Work

June 18 – July 23, Summer Reading Group: Whistling Vivaldi
Join UWM colleagues over lunch to engage in discussion about Claude M. Steele’s acclaimed book, “Whistling Vivaldi.”

Professional Development

June 29, Active Learning Classrooms: Breakout Groups and Group Projects (Part 2)
The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) offers a two-part workshop on active learning.

Fire Safety Awareness and Extinguisher Training
July 9 training in the use and handling of fire extinguishers.

July 13, Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP) and Laboratory Safety Training
This training will inform you of the Chemical Hygien Plan elements and proper use, General Laboratory safety, and how compliance is achieved.

CETL Workshop Calendar
The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning CETL merges the Learning Technology Center (http://learningtechnologycenter.org/) and the Center for Instructional and Professional Development (http://cipd.uwm.edu).

From UITS

Introduction to Parallel Programming
FREE workshop on parallel computing and parallel programming

Microsoft “Clutter”
Microsoft is enabling a new email management service called Clutter.

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

COMPSCI 657 – Introduction to Research Computing – Fall 2015
3 credit course on the use of computers in research