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Administrative Announcements

Sept. 8, Career Planning & Resource Center Open House
This morning-long Open House is designed specifically share the changes with programming, resources and look that accompany the name change.

Sept. 11, First Friday Celebration
Sharing Successes, Empowering Advocates is the theme for the September 2015 First Friday.

Oct. 2, Chancellor’s Inauguration
The 9th Chancellor of UW-Milwaukee.


Save the Date

(See also the PSOA Events Calendar)

Sept. 8, Career Planning & Resource Center Open House
This morning-long Open House is designed specifically share the changes with programming, resources and look that accompany the name change.

Sept. 10, UWM Study Abroad Fair
Explore international academic and internship opportunities available through UWM.

Sept. 9 & 10,The Ferguson Conjuncture: Why the Humanities Matter Now
George Lipsitz, University of California- Santa Barbara, will deliver a talk about race, power, #blacklivesmatter & humanities scholarship.

Sept.10, Jewish Studies Faye Sigman “Woman of Valor” Lecture
Nancy Yeide will present “Women’s Work: Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Collecting in Berlin, 1880-1930.”

Sept. 11, Neuroscience Seminar
“Variability, Robustness, Neuromodulation, and Homeostasis of Neurons and Networksm,” Eve Marder, PhD, from Brandeis University, presents.

Sept. 11, Biological Sciences Colloquium
“Cold Tolerant Rice (Oryza sativa) as a New Crop for Wisconsin,” Michael Schläppi, Marquette University.

Sept. 17, The Milwaukee Data Initiative (MDI)
Presented by Matt Richardson, founder of MDI, “an advocacy workgroup to change the way Milwaukee uses and shares critical data.”

Sept. 18, Mathematical Sciences Colloquium
“Celestial Navigation ‘The Fix'” UWM’s Steven Schwengels discusses how sines and cosines helped sailors navigate before GPS.

Sept. 18, UWM Night At Miller Park
Discounted tickets now on sale for Brewers-Reds game

Sept. 20, Archaeology talk
The Archaeology of Ancient Greek Dress

Oct. 2, Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Complex Building Dedication and Celebration
Tour the newest UWM building featuring physics, chemistry and public health labs; classrooms; a soaring atrium; study nooks; and the offices of the Department of Physics.


FYI

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

Sign Your Department Up For A Homecoming Open House
Open your doors for campus visitors Oct. 10

Week of Sept. 14, 2015 Annual Campus-Wide Fire Drills
Campus-wide Fire Drills will be conducted the week of September 14, 2015.

Off-Campus Shuttles
Off-Campus Shuttles will be operated on a on-demand basis with UWM minivans.

Overflow Copy Contract To Be Discontinued
Overflow Copy Contract To Be Discontinued

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

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


Best Place to Work

BP2W Group Fitness Classes
A schedule of UWM Employee Group Fitness classes for the first fall session.

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.


Professional Development

Campus Connect Suicide Prevention Training
Take action with confidence!

Sept. 18, Online and Blended Teaching Group (OBTG)
Please join CETL and the ARC to learn about and discuss accessibility in technology-enhanced, blended, and online courses!

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

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

Tech Timeout for Start-of-Fall Semester
Friday, August 28 at 12:01 a.m. to Tuesday, September 8 at 11:59 p.m.

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.

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