Tuesday, May 10, 2011
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Rose Tusa, a junior from Roseville, Minn., set a UW-River Falls school record on Sunday with her 19th win of the season. She struck out five in the WIAC softball tournament championship game, tying a single-season mark with 217 strikeouts. Rose pitched all
28 innings for the Falcons in the WIAC tournament.
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Falcons claim victory at WIAC Tourney
Falcon pitcher Rose Tusa secures the ball for the final out in the softball team's 5-4 come-from-behind win over UW-Eau Claire in the WIAC Tournament Championship game played at Ramer Field on Sunday. The Falcons went through the tournament
with no losses to claim the team's first ever WIAC Tournament playoff title. The Falcons scored three runs in the seventh inning to earn the win. The Falcons now advance to the NCAA Championships and will play in the Eau Claire Regional this week. UWRF plays
Ripon College at 6:30 p.m., on Thursday in the double elimination tournament at Gelein Field at Carson Park in Eau Claire. Stay informed on how the Falcons do in the NCAA Regional by going to the Falcon Athletics web site at:
http://www.uwrfsports.com. For more photos of this event by Jens Gunelson,
Student email accounts are moving to Microsoft Live@edu May 20
Help spread the word to students. Students can find more info at the SquirrelMail login page (http://webmail.uwrf.edu) or contact
DoTS@uwrf.edu or 715-425-3687 with questions.
Notice of software outage
Room Reservations software will be out of service on the calendar for Wednesday, May 11. For more information, contact
Open meetings set for Executive Director of Advancement and President of UWRF Foundation position
The Search Committee for the position of “Executive Director of Advancement and President of UWRF Foundation” is presenting two open meetings to provide an opportunity to meet the candidates and ask questions. Resumes can be found be clicking on the candidate’s
Monday, May 16, 10-11 a.m., Kinnickinnic Theatre, UC,
Wednesday, May 18, 10-11 a.m., Kinnickinnic Theatre, UC,
Online Teaching Conference
UW System Office of Professional and Instructional Development (OPID) and DOE (Title III) is sponsoring an Online Teaching Conference on
Wednesday, May 18, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.; 118 Wyman Education Building. The speaker will be Mathematics Professor Maria Andersen from Muskegon Community College, author of numerous articles and publications on teaching with technology and
The morning session will be a general discussion about online/hybrid teaching which will be suitable for faculty from multiple disciplines. The afternoon session can be attended by anyone, but the discussion will be geared specifically towards online instruction
in mathematics. Faculty attending the conference will hear many different ideas on how to deliver a course online.
If you are interested in attending, contact
Erick.B.Hofacker@uwrf.edu for more information. Lunch will be provided by the conference. There is no fee to attend, but we would like to have a count for lunch. Contact us by Friday, May 13, 2011, as parking passes will be mailed at that time for
those in need of one. Participants are encouraged to bring laptops to participate - WiFi will be available.
Wednesday, May 11, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. and Thursday, May 12, 3:15-4:15 p.m.,
DL101 Gray, Email workshop with OWA (Outlook Web Access). Come and see the new email system. Participate hands on if you've already migrated. If you haven't migrated, come and learn and bring your questions!
Wednesday, May 11, 2-3 p.m., Gray Lab Chalmer Davee Library, CMS Assistance Open Lab.
Assistance for CMS Authors who have completed the training series.
Wednesday, May 11, 3-4 p.m. ,Davee Library--upper level breezeway, The Lion's Paw Book Club.
Meeting to discuss Shackleton's Way: Leadership Lessons from the Great Antarctic Explorer by Margot Morrell and Stephanie Capparell with discussion leader Terry Ekstrom, UWRF Department of Student Affairs. All are welcome to attend. This is the final meeting
of the Lion's Paw Book Club until the fall semester begins in September.
Thursday, May 12, 3:30-5 p.m., AGS 425, Retirement reception for E. Katherine Miller. Please join the Biology Department in acknowledging Katherine's many years of service to UWRF.
Saturday, May 14, 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., Spring Commencement. When available, commencement information for May 14, 2011, may be found at:
Classified employment opportunity
Classified employment transfer opportunity for an Animal Research Technician-Senior (100 percent) (Pay Schedule 06, Pay Range 11), Laboratory Farms/Equine Enterprise, 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday, with some rotating weekends required. Application
deadline is 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 10. If interested, contact the Human Resources at 3221 to request a position description for specific duties and knowledge, skills, and abilities. To apply, complete a Job Transfer Request at
http://www.uwrf.edu/HumanResources/HRForms.cfm. The recruiting process proceeds as follows: 1. Interested individualswhose classification is identical to the title of the vacancy are contacted in
seniority order to interview (i.e., a current Animal Research Technician-Senior for an Animal Research Technician-Senior vacancy). 2. If no one in the same title is interested, then interested individuals in the same or higher pay range are considered. It
is management's option, however, to interview prior to obtaining the outside list or to consider as additional names to the outside list.Classified employment opportunity
Classified employment transfer opportunity for a
University Conference Coordinator (100 percent) (Pay Schedule 07, Pay Range 04), Student Affairs, 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, with some evening and weekend hours. Application deadline is 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 11. If interested, contact
Human Resources 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://www.uwrf.edu/HumanResources/HRForms.cfm. The recruiting process on campus proceeds as follows: 1. Interested individuals whose classification is identical to the title of the vacancy are contacted
in seniority order to interview (i.e., a current University Conference Coordinator for a University Conference Coordinator vacancy). 2. If no one in the same title is interested, then interested individuals in the same or higher pay range are considered. It
is management's option, however, to interview prior to obtaining the outside list or to consider as additional names to the outside list.