Notes regarding Provost’s Friday Update and item submissions:

  • Provost’s Updates are sent out weekly, on Fridays, unless otherwise noted.
  • The deadline for submitting items for the Provost’s Update is end of business day on the Friday prior to the Update. See the upcoming Friday Update dates and submission deadlines for this semester, below. Items submitted after the deadline will not be included in the forthcoming Update but will be added to the subsequent one. We will not be able to include events with dates in the past.
  • For events, only those occurring the week after the update is sent will be included. Note that events requiring advance registration can be included in the Update at an earlier date.

Upcoming Friday Update Dates and Submission Deadlines for Fall 2022

Update DateSubmission Deadline
December 9December 2
December 16December 9
December 23 – No Update
December 30 – No Update


Submit an Item for the Provost's Update

  • Update Examples by Category:


    The Advisory Committee on Educational Technology invites proposals from the campus for one-time funds in 2021-22 supporting projects in line with the intent of the Educational Technology fees. The deadline for the proposals is February 26, see: to learn more about the RFP.


    The UWM Planetarium is excited to offer a new cultural series, Asian Celebrations, in spring 2021 featuring four guest speakers who are UWM faculty or students. More information is available at

    In the News:

    Chris Cantwell (History) was featured in a story on WISN12 news about the history of the 1918 flu in Milwaukee and what it can teach us about the coronavirus pandemic today.(


    Russell Cuhel (Freshwater Sciences) received the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) Ramón Margalef Award for Excellence in Education ( in recognition of his outstanding 27-year leadership in training, mentoring, and providing professional development opportunities that have promoted a diverse undergraduate presence within the aquatic sciences.
  • Enter your Update item below. Follow these guidelines when submitting your entry:

    • Limit entries to 1-2 short sentences and include a URL/link (in the box below) that can be included for more information. Entry examples are shown above. Your entry may be edited/shortened.
    • If submitting an event, please include the event's date, time & location.
    • For events, only those occurring the week after the update is sent will be included, with the exception of events requiring advance registration.
    • Submit one item per entry.
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