Monday, Oct. 4, 2010
Now you know
UWRF is investigating the feasibility of wind turbines that
could potentially produce nearly 50 percent of the energy used by
A study, funded by the Wisconsin Division of State Facilities, a Focus
on Energy grant, and energy rebate dollars, has been contracted through
Windations, a consulting and project management company specializing in
The study will take a close look at wind resource availability, site
civil engineering requirements, electrical interconnection
requirements, and permitting and approval requirements for a potential
turbine site at the Mann Valley Laboratory Farm.
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UWRF home page
UWS in the News
warning," Inside Higher Ed, Oct. 1.
means big opportunities," Wisconsin Radio Network, Sept. 30.
Climate Survey reveals student diversity concerns," UWRF Voice,
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.
The following is a
digest of links to critical news and
information sources for UWRF employees:
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.
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
The Regents Web cast their monthly meetings held on the first Thursday
and Friday of each month.
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.
This site contains legislators’ profiles, committees, bill digests,
hearing schedules and links to Web casts of floor and committee
"You have to have confidence in your
ability, and then be tough enough to follow through." -- Rosalynn
Homecoming parade keeps with tradition
UWRF celebrated homecoming with the traditional
parade down Main Street prior to the annual tailgate party and football
game at Ramer Field on Saturday. For
Jens Gunelson, visit http://www.uwrf.edu/photo_archive/
later this week.
Employee Health/Benefit Fair
set for Oct. 5
The Employee Health/Benefit Fair is set for Tuesday, Oct. 5, from 10
a.m.-2 p.m. in the St. Croix River Room, UC, to present information
about the health plans that are available. Detailed benefit information
is available at http://www.uwservice.wisc.edu/2011
and in the My UW System portal at http://my.wisconsin.edu.
Student enrollment information open forum
The campus community is invited to an Enrollment Services presentation
on the new student profile for fall term 2010. The open forum is set
for Tuesday, Oct. 5, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Trimbelle River Room,
Breast Cancer Awareness Month at the Falcon Shop
Again this year the Falcon Shop in the UC is
collecting donations for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. You can donate
$1 or more to buy a ribbon for our wall display or purchase a special
pick or white t-shirt or water bottle with the pink breast cancer
ribbon and UWRF printed on them. $5 of the price of these items will be
donated to the foundation while they last. Stop by the Falcon Shop and
do your part to fight breast cancer!
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 10-11 a.m., Blue Lab, Davee Library,
CMS Open Lab. Open labs have been scheduled every Wednesday. The
Web Development team will be there to assist with Web development
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 3 p.m., Ramer Field, tennis
Sunday, Oct. 10, 3-5 p.m., Abbott Concert Hall, KFA, An
Afternoon of Schubert. A free recital of music and poetry,
featuring songs by Romantic-era composer
Franz Schubert, with five original poems of Anna George Meek, read by
the author. Also featuring Soprano Krista Palmquist and Thomas Bartsch
on piano. Contact the Music Department at 3183.
Monday, Oct. 4
* 8 a.m., North
Hall Conference Room, CAS Dean Search
Committee meeting. The
committee members will discuss feedback received at the various forums
held last week, as they work to develop and finalize the position
description. Direct any questions to email@example.com.
* 3:30 p.m., Willow
River Room, UC, Faculty Senate meeting.
For an agenda, visit http://www.uwrf.edu/faculty_senate.
or call ext. 3335.
Classified employment transfer opportunity:
Groundskeeper (100 percent) (Pay Schedule 03, Pay Range
08), Facilities Management, 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, annually. Application
deadline is 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 7. If interested, contact the
Human Resources Office at 3221 to request a position description for
specific duties and knowledge, skills, and abilities. To apply,
complete a Job Transfer Request found at http://uwrf.edu/hr/hr_forms/Classified/cl_job_transfer.doc.
Interested individuals whose classification is identical to the title
of the vacancy are contacted in seniority order to interview (i.e., a
current groundskeeper for a groundskeeper vacancy). If no one in the
same title is interested, then interested individuals in the same or
higher pay range are considered; however, it is management’s option to
interview prior to obtaining the outside list or to consider as
additional names to the outside list.