UW-Whitewater This Week, Week of August 18

    August 18, 2014

    Week of August 18, 2014


    from the chancellor

    Chancellor Richard Telfer will deliver his State of the University address at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25, at Young Auditorium. Everyone -- including students, faculty, staff and community members -- is welcome to attend.


    women in higher education leadership

    Maj. Gen. Marcia Anderson, the Army's first female African-American major general, is the keynote speaker at the annual Women in Higher Education Leadership event. The event begins with a meet and greet at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, in Hyland Hall, followed by Anderson's address at 11 a.m.

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    Warhawk welcome

    All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend Warhawk Welcome activities.

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    faculty and staff orientation week

    Materials and event information for Faculty and Staff Orientation week are now available online.

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    campus kudos

    Kudos to alumna Emily Paulson '14, who spoke at the national meeting of Pi Mu Epsilon, the mathematical honor society, in Portland, Ore., on August 8. Her topic was a statistical analysis of Hashimoto's Thyroiditis that she had carried out under the direction of Bala Pandiyan in the Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences at UW-Whitewater. Paulson was recognized for her work at the Pi Mu Epsilon banquet that evening. She will be attending graduate school at Marquette University in the fall and studying data analysis.

    Kudos to the Zeta Kappa Chapter of Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity at UW-Whitewater, which was awarded the Alpha Kappa Pi Gold Cup by its national headquarters. This places Zeta Kappa among the top 10 chapters of Alpha Sigma Phi throughout the country, based on the score of the fraternity's annual report.


    From the Provost

    Provost Beverly Kopper invites the campus community to visit with her during her office hours on Wednesday, Aug. 20, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the University Center Commons area.


    RETIREMENT CELEBRATION

    The campus community is invited to a retirement celebration for Ellie Dickmann, associate dean of the College of Education and Professional Studies, from 1 - 3 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21, in Winther Hall lobby.


    OPEN HOUSE

    An open house at Institutional Research and Planning and Academic Assessment for faculty and staff will be held from 1 - 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, in Heide Hall 450. Come learn about the services your new campus resource has to offer. Light refreshments will be served.


    ELEMENTS FOR SUCCESS

    The Whitewater Incubation Program is hosting its next Elements for Success series event at the Whitewater University Technology Park Innovation Center at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19. The event will feature a discussion titled "Passing the Torch -- What You Will Need to Know When You are Ready (or Not) to Sell Your Business" by Robert Quinn, CPA and Senior Manager at Baker Tilley Virchow Krause, LLP. 

    Join us for a light breakfast, a great speaker, with networking opportunities to follow. The event is free and open to the public.


    emergency message test

    University Police Services will test the UW-Whitewater Emergency Message Delivery System at 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22. It will involve the UHF "all call" channel on campus radios, the UW-Whitewater website, email activation with a test message, University Center fire alarm, "all campus" announcements, and dispatch activating the tornado and shelter-in-place messages. Testing should conclude by 4:30 p.m.


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