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This Week — Oct. 9, 2019
Family Fest
Family Fest brings loved ones to campus
Family Fest, a time for students, faculty and staff to host loved ones on campus, is an annual tradition at UW-Whitewater. From a junior pom pom clinic, to live music, to football, there was something for all Warhawks to enjoy!
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Homecoming 2019
Gear up for Homecoming!
Warhawks assemble! Homecoming week on the UW-Whitewater campus brings a week full of fun activities. Join in the traditions!
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Biology class
Hawk Career Fair
With more than 170 companies on campus for the Hawk Career Fair, Warhawks had the chance to network with recruiters and seek internships or jobs after graduation.
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Campus Kudos
Kudos to Jo Ann Oravec, professor of information technology and supply chain management, who will present "Some Economic Impacts of Crowdfunding on Philanthropy and the Arts: Democratization, Datafication, or Governmental Defunding?" at the Annual Illinois Economics Association Conference in Chicago, Illinois at DePaul University on Nov. 2.

Upcoming Events
Marvel-Themed tile painting workshop
Marvel-Themed Tile Painting Workshop
Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 5-7 p.m. in Roberta's Art Gallery to make Marvel-Themed Tiles! Tiles are approximately 14x14", all supplies are provided, and the event is free. Please RSVP at uww.edu/uc!
Salute to Grads
Salute to Grads
Salute to Grads is between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9, in the bookstore. This is an opportunity to order your cap and gown, personalized invitations and thank you cards, diploma frames, and class rings. There will also be representatives from several campus offices to help answer questions.

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Jacob Tobia
National Coming Out Day featuring Jacob Tobia
Join in the Pride Resource Center at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, for rainbow cupcakes and an opportunity to hear from Jacob Tobia. Tobia, LGBTQ activist and author, helps others embrace the full complexity of gender and own their truth.
National Children's Center Week
National Campus Children's Center Week
The teachers and children from the Children's Center will be celebrating all week by hosting a Bottle Cap Mural station in the University Center and they'd like your help! Mural creation will take place at 10-10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 in UC 262 and 11-11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11.
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Legend of Sleepy Hollow
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow comes to Young Auditorium
Not too scary for kindergarteners and funny enough for older children, the Legend of Sleepy Hollow will be performed at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13, at the Young Auditorium.

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Wellness Fair
Wellness Fair
Grab some puppy snuggles, a free massage and take home some snacks! The Wellness Fair, which runs from noon to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15 in the Hamilton Room, will offer several giveaways, activities, a cooking demostration and a chance to win a $50 gift card!
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Fall diversity forum
Fall Diversity Forum
UW-Whitewater's Fall Diversity Forum, Oct. 15-17, will offer three days of performances, presentations and discussions. For more information, please contact the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at EDI@uww.edu.
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Cheese tasting

Cheese Tasting Open House

International students from China, Japan, Zimbabwe, Italy, Russia and France will host this interactive, educational event. Join them from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16, in Heide Hall, 460 and 466, as they offer up delicious Wisconsin cheese with a side of dairy history and fun facts about local cheese companies. There will be games, displays and an unusual variety of cheese to sample.
Additional Events
Resort 76
7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10
Hicklin Studio Theatre
Purple Points Deadline
8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11
Hawk Card Office
Carol Rosing, bassoon with MyungHee Chung, piano
7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13
Light Recital Hall
Notes for campus
QPR Training

QPR Training: How to Prevent Suicide

Students, staff and faculty are welcome to attend a free training to learn how to recognize the signs of suicide and how to get help for someone in crisis. The training will be from 12:30-2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 18. Registration is required by emailing fischere@uww.edu.
Flu shots available

Flu shots are available now at the Ambrose Health Center. Students are $10 and faculty and staff are $15. Walk-in visits are welcome. Other opportunities include:
  • Oct. 10: Andersen Library from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Oct. 15: Wellness Fair at the University Center, Hamilton
    Room from noon to 3 p.m.
  • Oct. 31: Rock County campus in the Fireplace Lounge from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Nov. 13: Andersen Library from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Student ambassadors needed
Have a campus question? Try texting the UC!
UC Information Services provides an easy-to-use texting service for students and the campus community. Any questions that you may have can be answered within minutes during our regular business hours. The Information staff can help you answer questions about lost and found, mailing, housing and more! Text us today at (262) 458-4382.
Notes for faculty and staff
Employee Benefits Fair

All UW-Whitewater employees are invited to attend the Employee Benefits Fair that will be held Wednesday, Oct. 9 in the Hamilton Room in the University Center. Learn about available health, vision and dental plans; life insurance and long-term care plans; state retirement benefits and more.

New this year:
Fidelity will be holding individual counseling sessions from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in UC 69. Call 800-642-7131 to register.
Applications open: Winter 2020 Online/Blended Teaching Institute

Faculty and teaching academic staff are eligible to apply for the Winter 2020 Online/Blended Teaching Institute. Applications are due Monday, Oct. 28. Deans will select participants from their college’s pool of applicants. Participants who successfully complete all of the Institute requirements may earn a $1,000 stipend from their respective college. The Winter Institute prepares for teaching during the following Summer and Fall terms. Participants will be able to complete the January portion of the Winter institute remotely!
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Outstanding Adult Student Award nominations
Have you been impressed with the way an undergraduate returning adult student juggles their work and home obligation, and still succeeds in their academics and contributes to the community? Nominations for the Outstanding Adult Student Award are now open. All faculty and staff are welcome to submit nominations by Wednesday, Oct. 23. Your support helps to acknowledge these incredible individuals.
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In the Community

United Methodist Church University Ministry

Enjoy a free lunch every Tuesday
Every Tuesday (with the exception of Nov. 26) the First United Methodist Church University Ministry, located at 145 S. Prairie Street in Whitewater, serves free lunch. Food is served between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., with a different menu each week. The menu for Tuesday, Oct. 15, will feature lasagna and pastas.
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Upcoming Events
Whitewater City Market
4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1
Train Depot near Cravath Lakefront
Spirit Tour
5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11-12
The Fuzzy Pig
Run for Trey
10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13
Treyton's Field of Dreams, 504 W. Starin Rd.
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