UW-Whitewater This Week, Week of September 9

    September 09, 2013

    Week of September 9, 2013


    Campus Master Plan

    The campus community is invited to the open forums on the Campus Master Plan to help with the future of UW-Whitewater.

    Students are invited to the forum on Monday, Sept. 9, in University Center room 262 from 5 - 6 p.m.

    The last forum will be open to everyone and will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 10, in University Center room 259B, from 9:30 - 10:45 a.m.


    discover whitewater series

    Registration is now open for the Discover Whitewater Series. The event is Sunday, Sept. 22, and features a half-marathon, half-marathon relay, 5K, and fit kid shuffle. The course, which is USTAF-certified, will start and finish at the Whitewater Aquatic Center.

    Proceeds from the event will go to five local organizations in an effort to build a stronger community. These organizations include: Bethel House, UW-Whitewater Track and Field and Cross Country, W3 (Working for Whitewater's Wellness), Whitewater Unified School District to promote academic excellence, and the Whitewater Aquatic Center.

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    Arrive Alive Tour

    The student organization HOPE will be sponsoring a program called the Arrive Alive Tour. The program is a drunken driving simulation, which shows students the dangers of drinking and driving.

    The Arrive Alive Tour will be set up from 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. outside Goodhue Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 11, for students to experience during the Involvement Fair.


    Meal Plan Change Period

    Any meal plan changes must be completed and submitted to the HawkCard Office by 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27. You can make a meal plan change either online or in person at the HawkCard Office, University Center room 250.

    One meal plan change per person per semester is allowed. Sorry, no phone call requests are accepted.


    New Campus Band

    Time to dust off those instruments and get back to making music! A new band is forming on the UW-Whitewater campus for community members and students. Rehearsals will be Monday evenings from 6:30 - 8:45 p.m. A concert will occur on Sunday, Nov. 3.

    The first meeting of the band will be on Monday, Sept. 9, at 6:30 p.m. in the Greenhill Center of the Arts. If you have any questions, please email Glenn Hayes, director of bands at hayesg@uww.edu.


    'Immigration and Global Human Rights' In the Crossman Gallery

    Through Oct. 5, Crossman Gallery in the Center of the Arts will be hosting "Immigration and Global Human Rights: Recent Prints by Favianna Rodriguez," an exhibit featuring prints focusing on migration, global politics, economic injustice, patriarchy and interdependence. Rodriguez uses her perspective of being a first-generation American Latina artist in her pieces. Her work is always changing with the incorporation of technology and her love of challenges.

    The Beaux Arts Colony Learning Community students will be giving student-to-student tours of the exhibit, Monday - Thursday evenings from 6 - 8 p.m. between Sept. 16 - Sept. 19.

    For more information about the artist, please visit her website.


    Turning Points

    This year, the Fairhaven Lecture Series, sponsored by UW-Whitewater's Office of Continuing Education, will celebrate 30 years of community discourse.

    "Turning Points" will examine the people and incidents that have shaped our lives today. Faculty members from various academic areas will discuss issues such as technology, HIV/AIDS, Hurricane Katrina, and American and international politics. Two lectures will specifically address UW-Whitewater's recent history, focusing on turning points on campus, influential people and some of the most successful programs.

    The next lecture is Sept. 16 - "Nanotechnology's HUGE Impact on Our Lives Over the Last 30 Years" by Eric Brown, assistant professor of biological sciences.

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    FROM THE PROVOST

    Provost Beverly Kopper invites the campus community to visit with her during regular office hours Wednesday, Sept. 11, 7:30 - 9:30 a.m. in the University Center Commons area.


    Photo requests

    All university photo requests can now be submitted via email at photo@uww.edu. This includes both requests for archive photos and requests for new photos.

    Please be as specific as possible, and include all relevant information, including dates, times, places and names of people. You must also describe what the photos will be used for.

    Craig Schreiner, university photographer, will have open studio hours this semester on Wednesdays from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. in Andersen 1216. An email to photo@uww.edu or phone call to 262-472-5534 letting us know you are coming would be appreciated.


    Seed Library Plant and Bulb Exchange

    The Warhawk Connection Center (in the University Center) Seed Library will be hosting a plant exchange. People interested in exchanging plants or bulbs that need to be planted or transplanted in the late summer or fall, can bring them to the Warhawk Connection Center from 7-9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 13.

    A table will be set up for people to leave their plants and bulbs, which should be wrapped in plastic or paper bags and labeled. People can return to the Connection Center from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., to take one plant or bulb for each one they contribute.

    Students, employees and community members may "borrow" seeds from the library at any time. When they harvest, people should try to bring back twice as many seeds as they borrowed, as well as any other seeds they would like to share.

    Please contact Cindy Konrad at konradc@uww.edu with any questions.


    'Botanic' in Roberta's Art Gallery

    From Sept. 13 to Oct. 9, Roberta's Art Gallery in the University Center will be hosting "Botanic," an exhibit featuring nature-inspired paintings by artist Linda Krukar.

    The gallery is open from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 10 a.m. - 3 pm. Friday. For more information on this event and other gallery endeavors, contact Kim Adams at AdamsK@uww.edu or 262-472-1477.


    TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AND INTERNSHIPS

    The Computer Science Program in conjunction with the student organization ACM will be hosting a workshop on research opportunities and internships Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 5:30 - 7:50 p.m. in McGraw Auditorium. All students interested in technology-related majors and careers are also welcome to attend, as are interested faculty and staff. The event is free and open to the public. No previous experience or knowledge is required.

    Refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to cs@uww.edu.


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