UW-Whitewater This Week, Week of January 14

January 14, 2013

Week of January 14, 2013


The online scholarship application period has begun and there are more than 200 scholarships being offered. Applications for most scholarships will be accepted until Friday, Feb. 15. Please carefully review each scholarship for additional information.

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Test of Emergency System

University Police will be conducting a test of the UW-Whitewater Emergency Message Delivery System on Friday, Jan. 18, at 2:30 p.m. There will be an email alert and announcements over the fire alarm system before and after the test. Dispatch will activate the automatic messages for "tornado" and "shelter in place." Anyone using the new campus UHF radio system will hear a message over the "all call" channel. For more information, contact University Police Services at 262-472-4660.


Kudos to Jake Leshsenior theater major, who is starring in a staged reading of "The Edwin Booth Compnay Presents..." in New York City on Jan. 15. Read more >>


The campus community is invited to visit with Provost Beverly Kopper during her office hours on Wednesday, Jan. 16, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. in the University Center Commons area.

Classified Staff Excellence Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2013 Classified Staff Excellence Awards.  All permanent full-time and part-time UW-Whitewater classified staff are eligible.

Please go to http://www.uww.edu/csac/excellence-awards to view the nomination instructions and download the nomination form.

Questions regarding nominations may be addressed to Eunice Lehner or Adelaide Atkielski.

2013 Student Affairs Colloquium

Kristen Renn is a professor in the Michigan State University Higher, Adult and Life-Long Education Program. Her research and publications have focused on identity development and intersectionality in higher education; mixed-race college students; postsecondary race/ethnicity data policy; women in higher education in the U.S. and global contexts; new professionals in student affairs; and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues in higher education. Her teaching and research have been recognized with numerous awards. Her international study of women's colleges was supported by a grant from the Spencer Foundation. For additional information on Dr. Renn, please visit: https://www.msu.edu/~renn/
We are pleased to offer a morning workshop and afternoon lecture on Thursday, Jan. 24.

  •    8:30 - 10:30 a.m.: "Intersectionality and College Student Identities" in University Center room 275
  •    3:30 - 4:30 p.m.:  "Women's Higher Education in International Perspective" in University Center room 259

If you have a disability and desire accommodations, please advise us as early as possible. Please contact Brent Bilodeau for further information at 262-472-1051 or bilodeab@uww.edu

icit training for faculty and staff

iCIT is introducing several new workshops which are available to all faculty and staff members. Workshop offerings for next week include:
- Wednesday, Jan. 23 - Excel: Absolute Basics (new)
- Friday, Jan. 25 - Excel: Pivot Tables and Charts
Workshops last approximately 90 minutes and are held in the iCIT Training Center, McGraw Hall, room 112. View these and other workshops by visiting http://signup.uww.edu.


The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) announced it is moving its headquarters to UW-Whitewater.



Do you bleed purple? Remember to show your Warhawk pride every Friday by wearing purple or your favorite Warhawk gear.


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