Brown bag series: LifeMatters

UWM’s employee assistance provider, LifeMatters, is offering a free lecture series during the fall 2017 semester. The programs will focus on topics to develop and improve workplace skills. Participants are encouraged to bring their own lunch.

One-on-one retirement plan counseling

During the fall 2017 semester, TIAA-CREF will offer free individual counseling sessions to help UWM employees start investing in the 403(b) Tax Shelter Annuities retirement program. Counselors will offer advice how to start a retirement fund with $8, biweekly or $20, monthly investments.

Milwaukee County Poor Farm Cemetery project: a retrospective

In the late 1800s and early 1900s, thousands of poor residents were buried in unmarked graves on the Milwaukee County Grounds, north of what is now the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center. For 25 years, UWM’s Milwaukee County Poor Farm Cemetery project has systematically excavated burials on the County Grounds and curated collections of archaeological findings. Patricia […]

International Archaeology Day events

Celebrate International Archaeology Day on Oct. 21. Starting at 1 p.m., the Archaeological Institute of America will present “Down Home Archaeology: Digging into the Past with Local Archaeologists” on the first floor of Sabin Hall. Learn how archaeologists excavate sites, make 3-D models of artifacts, reconstruct ancient pottery and stone tools, analyze bones and make […]

UWM Drag Show

The 19th edition of UWM’s Drag show will be on Feb. 24 at the Miller High Life Theatre, 500 W Kilbourn Avenue. The night of queens, kings and fun will start at 7 p.m.

Coming Out Monologues

UWM’s LGBT Resource Center will host the Coming Out Monologues on Oct. 10 to celebrate National Coming Out Day. The event goes from 6 to 9 p.m. in the UWM Student Union’s Alumni Fireside Lounge.

Multimedia classroom training

Instructors who will be utilizing classroom technology can attend a training and information session. Orientation dates are Aug. 28 through Sept. 1.

Title IX training for students required

All UWM students must complete online training covering Title IX, sexual violence, healthy relationships, and alcohol and other drugs during the first six weeks of the 2017-18 academic year. About 4,000 freshmen have received an email with a link to the 90-minute training with the expectation that they will complete it by Aug. 28. Returning […]

Chemical hygiene and lab safety training

This training session will cover UWM’s Chemical Hygiene Plan, how to implement it for lab safety and how to comply with safety standards. All university lab workers must complete training.