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Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022
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Veterans Week
In recognition of veterans and military service members, UW-Whitewater will offer several activities Nov. 7-12, including a veteran appreciation football game, tree ribbon tying and a bowling competition. The art exhibit “Tattoos: Stories of Service” will also be on display in Roberta’s Art Gallery.

Please join us for the Veterans Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, in the Old Main Ballroom in the UC as we honor and show appreciation for the sacrifices made by members of all branches of the military — past and presently serving.
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Study 'N' Style
Sign up for a free fade or short haircut! Stylists will join us from Underground Cutz and Botanica from 3-6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, at the Andersen Library, room L1105. The event is open to all UW-Whitewater students and is by appointment only.
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Save the date!
If you are graduating in Dec. 2022 and have landed a job, earned admission to graduate school or started a company before commencement, join us to continue this tradition by having your photo taken professionally and posted to our Hired Before Graduation social media campaign. No appointment is needed — we’ll see you there!
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Today is Election Day
Help shape your future by voting! Wondering how and where you can vote in today's election for U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, governor, lieutenant governor and state legislators? Warhawks Vote, a nonpartisan election initiative for UW-Whitewater, helps provide students with the information on how to vote, how to register as a voter and where to vote. Click the link below to help answer some of your questions.

Polls close at 8 p.m. today. As long as you are in line, and an eligible voter, you can vote.
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Campus Kudos
Kudos to Piper Morgan Hayes, lecturer in the Department of Theatre/Dance, who spent the summer teaching and performing all over the country. She served as summer dance faculty at UNC School of the Arts, where she taught, choreographed and set a new jazz dance work, “HumbleBee Pie: Mr. Duckworth.” She also performed with the Li Chiao-Ping Dance Company in Hawaii and San Francisco.

Kudos to UC Graphics and Marketing for winning in four categories — promotional campaign, digital campaign, social media campaign, and calendars and schedules — at the Association of College Unions International Region V Graphics Competition. Read more »

Kudos to Teri Alder, lecturer of mathematics, and Karl Brown, associate professor of history, for being nominated by our nontraditional student population for the Concern for Adults Returning to Education Award. Alder and Brown have provided extraordinary support and encouragement to returning adult students.

In the Media
UWWTV’s “Please Excuse Our Momentary Interruption of Sports From Your Regular Daily Schedule,” more commonly known as “PEOMIOSFYRDS,” is celebrating 29 seasons! Originally created in 2008 by alumni Lane Kimble and Adam Cumbee as a class project, this sports debate show has the reputation of being not only UWWTV’s most uniquely titled program, but also the most sought-after studio production by auditioning students each semester. Wisconsin Broadcasters Association »

Upcoming Events
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Fall Fest
UW-Whitewater Sustainability will be hosting Fall Fest at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, on the Wyman Mall north of the University Center. Stop by for a bunch of fun carnival games, yummy snacks and pumpkin-smashing opportunities!
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Compsci Colloquium
From 12:30-1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, in McGraw Hall, Room 122, join a research discussion with Seyedeh Samaneh Omranian, research assistant at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and a Harvard medical student. Learn how to research COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy/status using artificial intelligence.
UC Live: Music Trivia
At 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, join UC Live in the Hamilton Room as they host Music Trivia! Maximum of two people per team.
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Live music: Alice Kristiansen
At 7 p.m., on Thursday, Nov. 10, join UC Live in the Down Under as they host musician Alice Kristiansen. Alice is a New York City-based singer and songwriter with a graceful approach to introspective pop songs. She first emerged in 2011 when she began to upload covers of songs by artists ranging from Adele to Arctic Monkeys and the Civil Wars to her YouTube channel, accompanying herself on piano or guitar.
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Meat Me in the D.U. pizza
Calling all meat lovers! You won't want to miss out on this month's pizza special at h'EAT and Fire! The Meat Me in the D.U. pizza features chicken, pepperoni, sausage and bacon. Try one before it's gone.
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Crossman Gallery exhibit
Crossman Gallery will be showing the BFA Entry and Junior Review Nov. 7-10. A reception for friends and family will be held 5-6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7. Crossman Gallery is located in the Greenhill Center of the Arts. Regular hours are Monday-Thursday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and exhibits in Crossman Gallery are always free.
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Visiting composer/performer Molly Joyce
Come and watch performances sponsored by Center for Students with Disabilities, Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, College of Arts and Communication Visiting Artists Grant, and the Department of Music and University Bands. “Disability as a Creative Source” is at noon on Friday, Nov. 11, at the Light Recital Hall, and "The Music of Molly Joyce” is at 7:30 p.m. “Established and Establishing” is at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, in the Young Auditorium. All shows are free to students with their HawkCard.
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Upcoming music events

Don’t miss the 21st century music performed by Sonict and artist/composer Molly Joyce at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11 in the Light Recital Hall. Symphonic Wind Ensemble will also perform music by Molly Joyce at 3 p.m. Nov. 13 in the Young Auditorium. Also on Nov. 13, Jay Craggs & Friends will perform in the Light Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Department of Music events are free for students with HawkCard.
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Additional Events
Tattoos: Stories of Service
12 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11
Roberta's Art Gallery
Equity vs. equality presentation
3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8
Warhawk Connection Center
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Chasing Windmills... Without the Cheese

The URock Chamber Orchestra presents "Chasing Windmills… Without the Cheese" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, in the Kirk Denmark Theater. This concert features works by Brioschi, Forster, and the Don Quixote Suite by Telemann. Admission is free, with a $2 suggested donation. For more information, contact Jeff Suarez at 608-898-5082.
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Coffee with a Cop

Officer Nicolas Thompson will be hosting Coffee with a Cop 8-10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14, in the Fireplace Lounge.

Upcoming Events
12-1 p.m.
Every Tuesday in the Commons
Chess Club meetings
12 p.m.
Every Tuesday in the Commons
Veterans Day: a special event honoring our nation's veterans
10 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 10
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Notes for Campus

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Online digital photography course

Would you like to enhance your knowledge of your camera and take better photos? This three-session course will help you take your photography skills to the next level. Registration is now open. Sign up and learn how to get perfect images of your family and friends.
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Art education workshops at CEC

Art education students will lead open studio art workshops for youth in the community. The workshops are open to all, but are designed with ages 11-14 in mind. They are taking place at the Community Engagement Center from 5:30-7 p.m. every Tuesday in November.
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First Generation College Student Day
Tuesday, Nov. 8, is the national celebration for first-generation college students, hosted by First Year Experience. Students are encouraged to stop by the First Year Experience office in UC 245 to receive a free T-shirt, while supplies last, and a photo op. The office is open from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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McNair information session

The McNair Scholars Program is recruiting for our 2023 cohort, and you are invited to learn more about this amazing opportunity at our last information session of the year. This event will take place 5-6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10, in the University Center room 262. Read more about our program below.
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New and updated vending machines

During the week of Nov. 7 all current snack vending machines on campus will be removed and replaced with new and updated machines. We hope to have a minimal disruption of service during this transition. Our new snack vending provider will be Gilly Vending. The snack vending machines will accept credit cards, cash and Purple Points. If you have questions, contact vending@uww.edu.
EDI&SP Brown Bag
Thank all those who attended the Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Support Programs’ October Brown Bag 2022 event. We are thrilled to announce that the next one will be held 12-1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9 via Webex. We hope to see you all there!
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Notes for Students

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Free flu shots for students before holidays

Keep your family safe as you go home for Thanksgiving. From 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, free flu shots for students will be offered in the UC — plus you get a free cold care kit with a Culver's coupon for free ice cream. Students who can't make this event can call Ambrose Health Center at 262-472-1300 to make an appointment for the flu shot.
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Practice your interviewing skills

Are you looking to improve your interview skills? Sign up for a practice interview with an employer through Career Services virtually on Tuesday, Nov. 8, or in-person on Wednesday Nov. 9. Practice interviews include 20 minutes of interview questions followed by 10 minutes of feedback from the employer regarding your responses. To learn more and sign up, click the link below.
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Student org recognition now open!
Student organization recognition is now open for groups wanting to be recognized for spring semester that aren't already! The deadline to complete is Thursday, Dec. 15.
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Notes for Faculty and Staff
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Holiday Budgeting Workshop

We may have our finances under control during the year, but holidays can seriously send spending out of control. This virtual class, at 12 p.m. Nov. 16, will help you avoid waking up on Jan. 2 thinking, "how could I have spent and eaten that much!?" This motivational class teaches a skill set to keep the holidays in balance, financially.
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