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June 16, 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.

Year of the HumanitiesYear of the Humanities

March 31, Ukraine: One year after Maidan
This round table discussion is focuses on the StopFake project, which counters false information about Ukraine, especially in pro-Kremlin media.

March 31, Linda Legarde Grover
A craft talk, presented by the Milwaukee Native American Literary Cooperative (MNALC).

March 31, Treme: Exploring New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina on Film
This program considers the realities and challenges of post-Katrina New Orleans with help from HBO’s Treme.

April 1, Reproductive Rights and U.S. Imperialism: The Case of Puerto Rico
M. Estrella Sotomayor of History, Women’s Studies, and Spanish & Portuguese,

April 1, Know Your Rights! with the ACLU
Learn about police encounters and explore role of police within communities of color.

April 2, A Chain of Endless Tigers
Videotapes of Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges’s talks about his life, work, and world literature at UWM in April 1976.

April 10-16 37th Annual Latin American Film Series, 2015
Presented by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, UWM Union Theatre and Student Involvement.

Save the Date

March 30, Center for Celtic Studies Lecture
“Beyond Martyrdom – James Connolly and the Labor Movement in America.” Dr. McKayla Sutton will speak on James Connolly’s contributions to the labor movement.

March 30, Women’s Studies Feminist Film Night
A screening of “After Tiller” takes place at 5:00 pm followed by a discussion in NWQ B7578.

April 1, Artists Now! – Rosa Menkman: Beyond Resolution
Menkman will discuss media protocols.

April 2, Geosciences Colloquium
“A Dynamic Geomagnetic Field Revealed From Coring a Constellation of Paleomagnetic Stations in the Ocean Basins,” Gary Acton from Sam Houston State University.

April 2, International Language and Culture Fair
This is an opportunity for students across campus to learn more about the twenty different languages offered at UWM as well as the many internationally-focused cultural programs.

April 2, MKE Unplugged: Woody Mann
Internationally recognized blues guitarist will perform in the next installment of MKE Unplugged.

April 3, Global Health Research Roundtable Discussion
Join us for an informal conversation with students, faculty, and staff who are interested in doing global health research!

April 3, UWM Symphony Orchestra Presents
Presenting our two UWM Concerto Competition winners soprano Kathryn Henry & Jichen Li.

April 3, Geography Colloquium
Stephen Appel and Peter Armstrong from UWM are the presenters

April 3, Chemistry & Biochemistry Awards Day and Research Symposium 2015
Undergraduate and graduate Chemistry and Biochemistry students present their research posters.

April 7, “The House I Live In” Film Screening and Discussion
Film screening and discussion with Dr. Robert S. Smith, Associate Professor of History and Urban Studies

April 7, Eat Local: :Read Local Kickoff
Eat Local::Read Local, the UWM creative writing program’s method to meld literature and food, will bring free poetry to diners in April.

April 8, Built on Water: Milwaukee’s Use and Abuse of a Vital Resource
John Gurda Takes a lively illustrated look at Lake Michigan and the rivers that feed it.

April 8, Artists Now! – Bob Ebendorf: Jewelry as Personal Adornment
Ebendorf will discuss his conceptual approach to jewelry-making and the way it questions the nature of adornment itself.

April 9, Geosciences Colloquium: New Sauropodomorph Dinosaurs from the Jurassic of Antarctica
Dr. William Hammer, Fyxell Professor of Geology at Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill. Presents in Lapham Hall, Room N103.

April 9, Race, Anthropology and Magic Literature and Cultural Theory Lecture Series: The Aesthetic Taboo
David Lloyd from the University of California-Riverside presents in Curtin Hall, Room 368.

April 10, Geography Colloquium
“Frogs and Workers – Biodiversity amidst Global Commodity Production in India”, Paul Robbins from UW-Madison

April 10 Department of Philosophy Colloquium
Dr. Valia Allori presents “What does Quantum Mechanics tell us about Time?”

April 10, NeuroHumanities: A Year of the Humanities Forum
Three leading scholars bridge the gap between the scientific and humanistic study of the mind.

April 10, Center For Celtic Studies Brown Bag
“1913-1916-1919: Commemoration and Yeats,” David Lloyd from the University of California-Riverside will lead a discussion of the pre-circulated essay

March 23 through April 9: Art History Exhibition
Alfred von Wierusz-Kowalski – Political Struggle and Metaphor will be on display through April 9.

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.


April 2 – Classified Staff Advisory Council – Candidates Forum
Hear from the candidates for openings on the the Classified Staff Advisory Council.

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

April 9, Mathematical Sciences Open Advising
For all undergraduate students interested in majoring/minoring in Mathematical Sciences programs.

CFP: Academic Staff Professional Development Awards for 2015-16
The Academic Staff Awards Committee is now accepting individual and group proposals for 2015-16 award cycle. Deadline is May 1, 2015.

New for Spring 2015 : Free Mindfulness Group for UWM students!
Improve focus and relaxation with a free 6-week Mindfulness Group for UWM students.

P-K Charge Slip Enforcement
Increased enforcement of policy related to P-K Charge Slips

In-Car Meter Payment Changes
Adjustments to payment options for In-Car Meter users

Best Place to Work

Special Discounts Available for April performances of LUCHADORA!
Show has UWM ties; special pricing for all April shows

April 1, UWM Alumni Employee Appreciation Lunch
A celebration in appreciation of UWM alumni employees and all they give back to UWM.

April 10, UWM Night With The Admirals
Discounted lower-level tickets available

Professional Development

April 8, Developing Interpersonal Skills – 4 Session Series
Dealing with Difficult Personalities – Session 3

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: Calendar Changes
Drag and drop calendar entries

Research Computing Boot Camp — Introduction to Parallel Computing, Saturdays April 4 and 11, 2015
The workshop introduces the concept of parallel computing to anyone whose research might benefit.