UW-Whitewater This Week

November 28, 2016

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Tickets on sale for Dec. 3 Holiday Gala

A wide variety of musical stylings will be performed with a touch of the holiday classics, including gospel, classical and jazz.

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Ceramics and Jewelry Sale Dec. 5-6

Purchase handmade, functional artwork created by faculty, students and alumni from the Department of Art and Design's Ceramics Guild and Alloy metalsmithing organization.

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Hired Before Graduation: Save the date!

December graduates who have landed jobs are invited to stop by Andersen 1216 to have their photos taken for the Hired Before Graduation campaign. Times are 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6; and 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7.

Upcoming events

NOV

30

Lunchtime Concert in the UC: Jazz Ensembles

Noon UC 275

NOV

30

Innovators' Showcase

5:30 p.m. Innovation Center

DEC

1

Comedian: Kiran Deol

7:30 p.m. Down Under

DEC

2

A Marketer's Guide to LinkedIn

7:30 a.m. Innovation Center

DEC

5

Whitewater's Got Talent

7 p.m. UC Hamilton Room

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Voting ends Nov. 30 to name our new K-9

Very soon, Police Services will welcome a new staffer — a K-9 officer. He needs a name, and we need your help.

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Football to host John Carroll in NCAA quarterfinal

The Warhawks will play Saturday, Dec. 3, at noon against John Carroll (Ohio) at Perkins Stadium. Tickets are $11 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens, and can be purchased at the ticket window near the front entrance of the stadium starting at 10 a.m.

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Vote now: Warhawks' John Flood semifinalist for Gagliardi Trophy >>

LEAP Workshop

All faculty, staff and students are invited to form teams and apply to participate in this year’s BIGGER LEAP workshop. Teams will develop action plans describing how their project contributes to promoting a “Bigger LEAP” across campus. The application deadline is Monday, Dec. 5.

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Assessment Day

Are your assignments awesome? Are you “closing the loop” between data and action — and even going around again? Are you tracking student learning over time, or using technology to assess student learning? Join us on Feb. 22, 2017, for an afternoon of sharing and celebration of all things related to assessment.

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Faculty grant opportunity

The FIRE program offers support to faculty by providing one-course reassigned time or a summer stipend. The goal is to provide faculty specific time for their research, scholarly and creative activities to promote career advancement and enhance academic excellence. Applications are due Friday, Dec. 2.

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Observatory Lecture Series

At 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, the Department of Physics continues its Obervatory Lecture series with "Weather Conditions on Newly Discovered Exoplanets: What should you pack?" by Professor Robert Benjamin. This lecture is prepared for the general public and for students in 6th grade and above. It will take place in Upham Hall 140.


Campus Kudos

Kudos to Ruth Hansen, lecturer in management, who presented the original research paper "Civil Rights, Urban Renewal, and the Final Years of the Gary Neighborhood House" at the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action annual conference in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 18.

Kickoff event for United Way campaign

Join Chancellor Kopper for the 2016 UW-Whitewater United Way campaign kick-off Wednesday, Nov. 30, 1-3 p.m. outside Roberta’s Art Gallery in the UC. Enjoy cocoa, coffee and cookies while the chancellor introduces some of the local partners — Studio 84, Jefferson County Literacy Council, PADA and the Boys and Girls Club, among others — who benefit from United Way funding. You can make your pledge right there — any form received between 1 and 3 p.m. will be eligible for a drawing for some special local prizes.

Warhawk men's rugby heads to national championships

UW-Whitewater will take on Norwich University at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at the USA Rugby fall college national championships in Greenville, South Carolina.

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PHOTOS: Wheelchair basketball in action

The Warhawk men's and women's wheelchair basketball teams hosted seven other teams in a tournament on Nov. 18 and 19.

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Submit your stories

We are always looking for great story ideas. If you know of a student or faculty or staff member who deserves a shout-out, or want to promote a campuswide event, email us at news@uww.edu by noon Friday. Submissions may be edited for length or content.

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