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January 2015

Successful Strategies for Improving Student Research: Workshop

January 13, 2015 @ 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Continuing education session designed to equip instructors with tools and strategies for improving student research projects. Participants are encouraged to bring a course assignment to workshop. Participants will develop effective instructional approaches, design successful assessment strategies, and locate resources that…

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Digging Into Data Workshop: Data Clean Up with OpenRefine

January 14, 2015 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

If you’ve ever tried to clean up or alter large amounts of data in Excel, you know that it’s not always easy. Enter OpenRefine. OpenRefine is open source software that makes it easy to transform data, fix errors, and generally manipulate tabular datasets. This…

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Workshop: Search@UW for PantherCat Users

January 22, 2015 @ 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
UWM Golda Meir Library, Library Instruction Room A,
2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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PantherCat, our venerable local catalog, will be shut off at the end of the 2014 calendar year. Search@UW is our new shared UW System catalog, or “resource discovery layer.” Search@UW not only replaces the retiring PantherCat, but offers many additional…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussion

January 28, 2015 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Lu Xun “A Madman’s Diary” (1918) http://www.marxists.org/archive/lu-xun/1918/04/x01.htm  “Kong Yiji” (1919) https://www.marxists.org/archive/lu-xun/1919/03/x01.htm “The True Story of Ah Q” (1921) http://www.marxists.org/archive/lu-xun/1921/12/ah-q/ The Great Books Roundtable Discussions are sponsored by UWM’s Certificate Program in the Study of the Liberal Arts through Great Books, and are hosted by…

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February 2015
Free and open to the public

The Scholar and the Library

February 6, 2015 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
UWM Golda Meir Library, Room E281, Second Floor East Wing,
2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Lara Ghisleni, PhD candidate in anthropology and a recipient of the 2014-15 Chancellor’s Golda Meir Library Scholar’s Award.

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The Scholar and the Library

February 12, 2015 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
UWM Golda Meir Library, Room E281, Second Floor East Wing,
2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Katherine Morrisey, PhD candidate in English and recipient of the 2014-15 Provost/UWM Libraries Award.

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UWM’s Academic Adventurers Series

February 20, 2015 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

“Exploring the Early Animal Fossil Record in SW China and Western Mongolia” presented by Stephen Dornbos, Associate Professor, UWM Dept. of Geosciences. Academic Adventurers talks begin at 3 p.m. in the American Geographical Society Library, third floor, east wing of the…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussion

February 25, 2015 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Virginia Woolf “A Haunted House” (1921) http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/w/woolf/virginia/w91m/chapter1.html “A Society” (1921) http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/w/woolf/virginia/w91m/chapter2.html “The Duchess and the Jeweller” (1938) http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/w/woolf/virginia/w91h/chapter12.html The Great Books Roundtable Discussions are sponsored by UWM’s Certificate Program in the Study of the Liberal Arts through Great Books, and are hosted by…

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March 2015
Free and open to the public

UWM’s Academic Adventurers Series

March 6, 2015 @ 3:00 AM - 4:00 PM

“Research in Risky Places: Fieldwork in Burma,” presented by Ingrid Jordt, Associate Professor, UWM Dept. of Anthropology. Academic Adventurers talks begin at 3 p.m. in the American Geographical Society Library, third floor, east wing of the Golda Meir Library. A reception…

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UWM Authors Recognition Ceremony

March 11, 2015 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor,
2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, 53211
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This event, which has been held every two years since its inception in 1992, is a significant campus tradition. The celebration honors UWM faculty and staff whose published monographs and recordings have been added to the UWM Authors Collection during…

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