UW-Whitewater This Week, Week of March 4
March 04, 2013
Week of March 4, 2013
finalists named for dean of college of letters and sciences
The search and screen committee for the position of dean of the College of Letters and Sciences is pleased to announce the five finalists interviewing on campus on the following dates. All locations for the open forums are in the University Center.
David Travis - Monday, March 11, 3-4 p.m. in room 259A
Lance Grahn - Wednesday, March 13, 3-4 p.m. in room 275A
MaryAnn Janosik - Thursday, March 14, 2-3 p.m. in Summers Auditorium
Darrell Kruger - Tuesday, March 19, 2-3 p.m. in Summers Auditorium
Manuel Avalos - Wednesday, March 20, 2-3 p.m. - in room 275A
FROM THE Chancellor
Chancellor Richard Telfer has scheduled a listening session Tuesday, March 12, at 9 a.m. in University Center room 261. Light refreshments will be served. There is no agenda. Everyone is invited to attend.
In his latest video blog entry, Chancellor Richard Telfer talks with Emanuele Andrizzi, UW-Whitewater director of orchestras. Andrizzi talks about conducting his first event -- the Holiday Gala last semester -- and what it means to teach and work with students.
For upcoming performances, go to http://uww.edu/cac/music.
FROM THE PROVOST
The campus community is invited to visit with Provost Beverly Kopper during her office hours on Wednesday, March 6, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. in the University Center Commons area.
Kudos to students Sean Tehan and Andrew Mindhom for winning the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association award for best sports play-by-play. Their broadcast of the UW-Whitewater vs. UW-Oshkosh football game was deemed best in the state. Tehan, Daniel Marz, Carrie Vigo also took home a runner-up certificate for their work on a weekly sports talk show. Read more >>
Kudos to the following individuals from UW-Whitewater who placed at the Association of College Unions International Recreation Tournament held on Saturday, Feb. 23, in Warhawk Alley: Chris Hatcher: first place, men's table tennis; Cameron Gaskin: second place, men's table tennis; Alexandra Bayliss, first place, women's table tennis; Kara Amundson: second place, women's table tennis; Wilson Dorsey: first place, men's nine ball; Alex Mann: second place, men's nine ball.
Kudos to the Warhawk wrestling team for winning the Midwest Regional title and sending eight wrestlers -- UW-Whitewater's largest contingent ever -- to the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championship March 15-16. Read more >>
FOOD FOR THOUGHT: FAIRHAVEN LECTURES
Food fills our bellies, brings families and cultures together and is the center of many traditions which remind us of our shared past. Food also is a source of power and struggle.
"Food for Thought," the theme of the spring Fairhaven Lecture Series, will examine whether we eat simply for sustenance or whether there is more to think about this everyday activity.
The next lecture is March 11 - "The Flavor of Wisconsin: An Informal History of Food and Eating in the Badger State" by Liz Hachten, assistant dean of the College of Letters and Sciences.
All of the lectures will begin at 3 p.m. on Mondays in the Fellowship Hall of the Fairhaven Retirement Community, 435 W. Starin Road, Whitewater.
Doug McAdam on campus
Doug McAdam, a sociology professor at Stanford University, will explore the history and value of youth movements in the next Contemporary Issues Series lecture.
The event, titled "The Civic Impact of Youth Voluntarism: The Curious Contrast between Freedom Summer and Teach for America," is Monday, March 11, at 7 p.m. in the Young Auditorium.
prison voices: UW-Whitewater authors explore unique writing perspectives at national book reading and benefit
As university faculty members, Erin Celello and Ann Wertz Garvin are more than familiar with student writing and perspectives.
Later this month, these professors will embark on a literary journey to Boston to experience writing from an entirely different group of people - prisoners.
"A Yellowstone Experience" in Roberta's Art Gallery
Through March 13, Roberta's Art Gallery will host "A Yellowstone Experience: Fire, Ice and Buffalo Chips," a multimedia exhibit featuring photos by students, educational posters by faculty coordinator George Clokey, fossils, animal skulls, trip equipment and other artifacts. Additionally, gallery staff will be available to facilitate making casts of wild animal tracks and measuring rock density.
now hiring at career & leadership development
Career & Leadership Development is now hiring for the 2013-14 school year. To apply:
- Complete and submit the online application at uww.edu/involve/employment.php by March 22.
- Send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. A PDF or Word file is preferred. Please put your name in the file name - example: resumejanedoe.pdf.
- Have two references complete the online reference form found at uww.edu/involve/jobreference.php.
Interviews will be held April 11 - 12. Training dates will be in August. Email email@example.com with any questions.
Safe zone training
The Chancellor's Task Force on LGBT Issues will hold a Safe Zone training on Thursday, March 21, from 9 - 10 a.m. in University Center room 268.
The Safe Zone program provides a safe, comfortable setting for members of the campus community to learn about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender identities and issues. All discussions will be strictly confidential and topics will be addressed in a non-judgmental manner.
Campus offices and departments also may schedule a Safe Zone training specifically for their faculty and staff. For more information, contact Cindy Konrad at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 472-7169.
Refresh your technical skills or learn something new by attending the following workshops now available to faculty and staff members. Next week's offerings include:
- Wednesday, March 13 - Event Calendar: An Introduction
- Friday, March 15 - Intro to WebEx Video Conferencing
Workshops last approximately 90 minutes and are held in iCIT Training Center, McGraw Hall room 112. View these workshops and others by visiting http://signup.uww.edu.
Citation Manager Workshops
Are you awash in citations that are begging to be organized? Andersen Library reference librarians Ellen Latorraca and Diana Shull are offering introductory workshops this spring for two free citation manager services. EndNoteWeb, a web-based service, is part of our Web of Science subscription. Zotero is a free software-based product. Both products will allow you to import and manage thousands of citations in a variety of styles.
See the Andersen Library March newsletter for workshop dates and details: http://library.uww.edu/Documents/library/news/Mar2013.pdf
Do you bleed purple? Remember to show your Warhawk pride every Friday by wearing purple or your favorite Warhawk gear.
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