Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012
“One way to get the most out of
life is to look upon it as an adventure." --William Feather
New exhibit opens in Gallery 101
UWRF junior Kathryn Zehm, left, and her brother, freshman Patrick Zehm, browse through an
exhibit by various high school students in Gallery 101, KFA, on Tuesday. The exhibit runs through Feb. 3 and is open to the public. Gallery hours and more information about Gallery 101 exhibits can be found at http://www.uwrf.edu/ART/Gallery101.cfm. Photo
by Kathy M. Helgeson.
2012 Pilot UWRF Summer Scholars Program
UWRF is supporting a Pilot UWRF Summer Scholars Program for the summer of 2012. The purpose of the undergraduate research scholarly and creative activity (URSCA)
program is to foster collaborative faculty-student projects, to enhance student learning and promote the culture of research, scholarly, and creative activities at UWRF. Projects supported by this program should exhibit the potential for scholarly publication,
presentation at a conference, or creative performance. Up to 10 students and faculty mentors will be supported. The program will involve a total of
10 weeks, beginning May 29 and ending Aug. 3. Applications are due Feb. 8. For more information, visit http://www.uwrf.edu/FacultyDevelopment/SummerScholarsProgram.cfm or
contact firstname.lastname@example.org or
The Office of Academic Affairs is seeking nominations for both the
Keith Wurtz Award for Teaching Excellence and the
Paul B. and Robert Dykstra Faculty Excellence Award. Further details and the
nomination form can be found at the above links. Nominations are due by March 1 to Nan Jordahl, assistant vice chancellor
for Academic Affairs, 104 North Hall. If you have any questions, contact email@example.com or
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2-4 p.m., Kinnickinnic Theater, UC,
"Stereotype Threat: Awareness & Action"presented by Valerie Purdie-Vaughns, Ph.D., addressing campus climate. Full faculty and staff open forum focus with Purdie-Vaughns focusing on general climate while providing an overview of conscious and non-conscious
bias, inclusion challenges, stereotype threat and example practices to mitigate these challenges. The first 75 minutes Purdie-Vaughns will present her thoughts and then provide us an opportunity to ask questions for approximately 45 minutes. Pre-reading includes
"Improving Minority Academic
Performance: How a Values-Affirmation Intervention Works" and
"Thin Ice: Stereotype Threat and Black College Students." A RadioLab Podcast on stereotype threat can be found at
Friday, Jan. 27, 7:05 p.m., Hunt Arena, women's hockey vs. Marian University.
Saturday, Jan. 28, 2:05 p.m., Hunt Arean, women's hockey vs. Marian University.
Saturday, Jan. 28, 3 p.m., Karges, women's basketball vs. UW-Platteville.
Saturday, Jan. 28, 5 p.m. Karges, men's basketball vs. UW-Platteville.
6:30 p.m., Riverview Ballroom, UC,
University Center's 5th Anniversary Celebration. A reception begins at 6:30 p.m. with the program starting at 7 p.m. Building tours are available before and after the program. R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org.
7 p.m., Karges, women's basketball
7 p.m., Kinnickinnic Theater, UC,
Peace Corps Information Session and Panel Q & A.
today through Saturday. Various locations. Activities include a dodgeball tournament, open mic night, midnight meyhem and comedian Tig Notaro. For more information, visit http://www.uwrf.edu/StudentLife/FreezeFest.cfm or
Daily is an e-newsletter sent to all UW-River Falls faculty, academic and classified staff and off-campus subscribers weekday mornings during the academic year and on Tuesday and Thursday mornings during the
summer. Submit items for possible inclusion to
email@example.com or directly to editor firstname.lastname@example.org.