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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

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A listing of the Summer Picnic Series concerts can be found at

The first concert, Green Tea (Celtic music) is Tuesday, June 2, in the UC mall. The Picnic Series, usually held at the Wall Amphitheatre, is displaced this summer because of the seating renovation project at the amphitheatre in June.

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Visions and Values Web site.

Strategic Planning Web site.

Academic Affairs:
• Excused class absences
• Class cancellations
• Faculty/staff searches
• Retention, promotion, tenure notices
• Governance committee meetings
• Grants information
• Graduate exams

UWRF home page

UWRF News Source

UWS in the News

State budget would cut school aid 2.5%, lay off state workers," Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 21.

"It's not exactly the college experience of yesteryear," Associated Press, May 22.

"Interview: G. Steven Burrill on culture of entrepreneurship in Wisconsin," Wisconsin Technology Network News, May 19.

"The evolving Google library," Inside Higher Ed, May 21.

To see news about the UW System from around the state, visit System’s clip sheet site to read the stories or to subscribe to the daily briefing.

On Wisconsin

The following is a digest of links to critical news and information sources for UWRF employees:

The Wheeler Report.
This is a daily listing of all news stories, editorials and press releases affecting public issues in Wisconsin.

State public policy news with a political interpretation.

WisconsinEye News.
Wisconsin’s version of C-Span, with live coverage of the Legislature, with the State Supreme Court and Executive Branch soon to follow.

UW System Board of Regents Audio.
The Regents web cast their monthly meetings held on the first Thursday and Friday of each month.

UWS/UWRF Budget.
A handy index to the UW System executive and legislative advocacy information on our budget proposals, analyses, and maps, charts and graphs to support our positions.

Wisconsin Legislature.
This site contains legislators’ profiles, committees, bill digests, hearing schedules and links to Web casts of floor and committee discussions.

"Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time."

                           - Steven Wright

Former chancellor hands diploma to granddaughter

Fields photo

Chancellor Emeritus George Field, who served UWRF from 1968 to 1985 and presided over more than 30 graduation ceremonies, returned to the May 16 commencement to hand a diploma to his granddaughter, Carey Field, both of River Falls. For a recap of  commencement, visit http://www.uwrf.edu/pa/2009/0905/0518091.htm. For more photos by Jens Gunelson, visit http://www.uwrf.edu/photo_archive/.


Cascade Avenue repair work continues this week
The City of River Falls intends to finish repair work on Cascade Avenue this week. There will be no parking on Cascade Avenue on Wednesday, May 27, and Thursday, May 28, while work is being completed.

Lloyd photoLloyd named recipient of UW System award
Amy Lloyd, UWRF Leadership and Service coordinator, has been named a recipient of the 2009 UW System Academic Staff Regents Award for Excellence. Each year since 1998, two $5,000 awards have been made to non-instructional administrative and professional academic staff members at UW System institutions in recognition of their exceptional service to the University. Amy, the 2007 recipient of the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence for Academic Staff, will be presented with the Regents Award for Excellence at the UW System Board of Regents meeting scheduled for June 4 and 5 in Madison. Please join us in congratulating Amy on this outstanding achievement. -- Blake Fry

Summer golf passes
The Recreation Activities Committee is sponsoring discounted summer golf passes for all UWRF students, faculty, and staff. The cost of each pass is $5, and gets you nine holes of golf at the River Falls golf club. The passes, which are available for purchase at the Involvement Center desk in the UC, are good for the entire 2009 season and can be used anytime on weekdays or after noon on Saturdays or Sundays. A valid UWRF ID must be presented upon each purchase, and each person is limited to a maximum of two passes per week.

Summer building hours
Ag Science, 7 a.m. - 8 p.m., Monday - Friday; closed Saturday and Sunday.
Centennial Science Hall, 7 a.m. - 9 p.m., Monday - Thursday; 7 a.m. - 8 p.m., Friday; 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Saturday; closed Sunday.
Davee Library, 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Monday - Thursday; 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Friday; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturday; 1 p.m. - 9 p.m., Sunday.
Hagestad Hall, 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday; closed Saturday and Sunday.
Karges, 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday; closed Saturday and Sunday.
KFA, closed all summer
Nelson Center, 6 - 8 p.m., Monday – Friday; closed Saturday and Sunday.
North Hall, 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday; closed Saturday and Sunday.
RDI, 7:45 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday; closed Saturday and Sunday.
South Hall, 7 a.m. – 9 p.m., Monday – Thursday; 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., Friday; closed Saturday and Sunday.
WEB, 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday; closed Saturday and Sunday.
University Center, 7 a.m. -.7 p.m., Monday – Friday; closed Saturday and Sunday.

Don't Forget

Tuesday, May 26

Faculty Senate Ad Hoc Committee meeting, 9 a.m., Willow River Room, UC. The meeting may go into closed session pursuant to WSS 19.85 (1) (b).

First Summer Session begins today and runs through Friday, June 12 (includes one Saturday).

Nominations for the Chancellor’s recognition awards due by June 5
Honoring outstanding service to the University is an important tradition at UWRF. Nominations for the Chancellor’s Recognition Award for Classified Staff and the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence for Academic Staff are being accepted through Friday, June 5. Details of the nomination process are available at http://www.uwrf.edu/awards/. The announcement of the academic staff and classified recipients will be made in the Fall 2009. We have many outstanding, dedicated individuals at UWRF; please support these individuals through your thoughtful nominations. --Connie Foster

Classified employment opportunity. Vacancy for a permanent Crafts Worker Supervisor in Facilities Management. Visit http://www.uwrf.edu/hr/cl_crafts_superv.htm for details and information on the application process. Application deadline is Thursday, May 28. Contact Deb Schwab at ext. 3221.

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