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Lunch with a Diplomat

Mitchell Hall 195

September 7th, 2023 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, networking to follow until 2:00 pm Mitchell Hall 195 Lunch is Provided – PIZZA! Susan Falatko is a former U.S. diplomat who served in various roles within the Department of State in …

Fall Welcome: Economics

UWM Lubar Entrepreneurship Center 107 2100 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Join the Economics Department to kick off the 2023-2024 academic year.  Food and refreshments will be served. RSVP's appreciated to Ann Pencak, pencak@uwm.edu

Free

Movie Night: Encanto

Pangea Mall on UWM campus

September 12th, 2023 7:30pm, Movie start time is at 8:00pm Pangea Mall on UWM campus Movie showing: Encanto Sponsored by CIE, CLACS, IEC and the Department of Global Studies Bring friends, a blanket or chairs and we will provide the …

Fall Welcome: Fun and Games with the German Program

UWM Language Oasis - Curtin 187 3243 N. Downer Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Join the German Program for board games! Everyone is welcome! If you don’t know any German, you might learn a word or two; if you have already studied the language, you can talk to others like you. Either way, you …

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German Program Info Session: Study Abroad and Internships

UWM Language Oasis - Curtin 187 3243 N. Downer Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Do you want to study abroad in a German-speaking country? Would you like to find out more about internships in Germany or at a German company in Wisconsin? Join us for this information session and find out more about the …

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Fall Welcome: Natural Sciences Showcase – Calculating your place in STEM

UWM Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Complex Atrium 3135 N Maryland Ave, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Taking a science course? Thinking about taking a science course? Unsure which natural science major is best for you? Attend this event to ask questions and find out more about any of the Natural Sciences' programs, courses or activities! Advisors, …

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2023 Constitution Day Commemoration – What’s a Constitution for?

UWM Lubar Entrepreneurship Center 107 2100 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI, United States

A constitution is a blueprint for government. It establishes the structures and processes of government. A constitution is also the embodiment of a set of principles. It reflects the political values of a nation. But, really, what is a constitution …

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Art Works: Recent Donations to the UWM Art Collection

Emile H. Mathis Art Gallery 3203 North Downer Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Monday–Thursday, 10:00am–4:00pm
The exhibit features pieces by well-known artists such as Dale Chihuly, Andy Warhol, and Alexander Calder. Lesser-known - but no less significant - artists including Max Arthur Cohn, Karen Fitzgerald, and Carlos Hermosilla Alvarez are also presented. Art Works highlights the key players that make the Mathis Art Gallery a rich resource for all.

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Climate Justice in the City

UWM Bolton Hall, Room B60 3210 N. Maryland Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Presented by Dr. Jennifer L. Rice, Professor of Geography at the University of Georgia, and a faculty affiliate at the Institute for Women’s Studies and the Center for Integrative Conservation Research at the University of Georgia.  She is a co-editor of Urban Climate Justice: Theory, Praxis, and Resistance (University of Georgia Press, 2023).  The title of her talk is: Climate Justice in the City

Free

Who Will Remain? (film screening and talkback)

UWM Union Cinema 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI, United States

A documentary film from the Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project follows one woman's journey to understand her grandfather. In an attempt to better understand her grandfather (Yiddish poet Avrom Sutzkever), Israeli actress Hadas Kalderon travels to Lithuania and …

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Celts on Campus

UWM Union Concourse 2200 East Kenwood Boulevard, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Join the Center for Celtic Studies in celebrating Celtic culture. “Celts on Campus” will feature local organizations demonstrating music, dance, and sports originating from Celtic Nations. Other local organizations will share student scholarship opportunities. Learn more about the history and …

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Midtown through data lenses: Sparking conversations about Milwaukee’s heart through data storytelling and asset mapping

UWM Golda Meir Library, AGS Library (3rd Floor, East Wing) 2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Data storytelling refers to the practice of using data to communicate a narrative or a compelling story. It involves combining data analysis and visualization techniques with storytelling principles to convey insights, trends, or patterns in a meaningful and engaging way. …

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CANCELED – Saukville Field Station – Evening Hike in the Beechwoods

UWM Field Station 3095 Blue Goose Road, Saukville, WI, United States

DUE TO THE LACK OF SNOW COVER AND THE CONDITION OF THE TRAILS, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. UPDATED: 2/9/2024 Come enjoy the Saukville Field Station’s illuminated, self-guided trail on this early Valentine’s Day evening hike in the Cedarburg Beechwoods …

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Elementary matrix operations on a napkin

UWM EMS Building, Room E495 3200 N. Cramer Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Department of Mathematical Sciences Colloquium presented by Dr. Bogdan Nica, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Matrices of determinant 1 can be reduced to the identity matrix by row- and column-operations. This is a well-known fact of linear algebra--assuming that we work …

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Gallery Tour & Zine Playshop

Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design 273 E Erie St, Milwaukee, WI, United States +1 more

Part of the "Growing Resistance: Untold Stories of Milwaukee’s Community Guardians" exhibit currently showing at the Brooks Stevens Gallery at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design (MIAD), Community guardians are common folks—homeowners, renters, block leaders, elders, and civic minded …

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Darwin Day at the Greene Geological Museum

Greene Geological Gallery (Lapham 168) 3209 North Maryland Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Help us celebrate Charles Darwin's 215th birthday with a day of science fun. Fascinating fossils and glowing minerals Informative lectures from UWM scientists Touchable specimins Taxidermied critters from your own backyard Children's activities Real research from UWM scientists Planetarium show …

Unveiling Black Milwaukee: Perspectives on Music, Art & Sports

UWM Lubar Entrepreneurship Center 107 2100 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Panelists include: Dr. Kidiocus King Carroll, Assistant Professor in African & African Diaspora Studies Jamila Benson, Program Director for the Wisconsin Black Historical Society Dr. Robert “Biko” Baker, Visiting Assistant Professor in African & African Diaspora Studies and Affiliate Faculty …

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Peace Post Unveiling & Growing Resistance Gallery Tour

Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design 273 E Erie St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Part of the “Growing Resistance: Untold Stories of Milwaukee’s Community Guardians” exhibit currently showing at the Brooks Stevens Gallery at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design (MIAD), Community guardians are common folks—homeowners, renters, block leaders, elders, and civic minded …

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Encouraging Student Interest in STEM in Elementary, Middle and High School Classrooms

UWM EMS Building, Room E495 3200 N. Cramer Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Department of Mathematical Sciences Colloquium presented by Bart Adrian, UWM. Atmospheric science provides excellent opportunities for encouraging student interest in all fields of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). A model outreach program (“Chasing the Wind: Tools for Understanding the Weather”) …

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Exploring cryospheric and biotic responses to warming in the Novaya Zemlya Archipelago, Russian High Arctic

UWM Golda Meir Library, AGS Library (3rd Floor, East Wing) 2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Dissertation proposal presentation of Dean Maraldo: The Arctic is warming faster than any other region of the world, driving significant changes in terrestrial ecosystems and the cryosphere, including changes in vegetation phenology and the loss of lake ice, permafrost, and …

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Lactation at Work: Expressing Milk, Expressed Concern, and the Expressive Value of Law

UWM Bolton Hall, Room 757 3210 N. Maryland Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Dr. Elizabeth Hoffman, a sociologist from Purdue University, will present findings from her research on employed mothers. She notes that, as women entered the US workforce in increasing numbers, they faced the conundrum of how to maintain breastfeeding and hold down …

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The Two-Parent Privilege: How Americans Stopped Getting Married and Started Falling Behind

UWM Union Wisconsin Room 2200 East Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Join us for an evening with Melissa Kearney. Kearney is a renowned economist, specializing in issues related to social policy, poverty, and inequality. She presents a data-driven argument for the importance of marriage in addressing economic challenges in the United …

Gerald J. Alred Professional Writing Awards Ceremony

UWM Curtin Hall, Room 175 3243 N. Downer Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Honoring the students who were selected for the best professional writing entries submitted in calendar year 2023. Speakers include chair of the English department professor Lane Hall; Emerita English professor Mariann Maris; English professor Derek Handley; executive director of the …

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Combinatorial Resolutions of Monomial Ideals

UWM EMS Building, Room E495 3200 N. Cramer Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Department of Mathematical Sciences Colloquium presented by Dr. Selvi Kara, Bryn Mawr College. One of the central problems in commutative algebra concerns understanding the structure of an ideal in a polynomial ring. Abstractly, an ideal’s structure can be expressed through …

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Examining the urban microclimate effects on urban building energy uses in the city of Milwaukee

UWM Golda Meir Library, AGS Library (3rd Floor, East Wing) 2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Dissertation proposal presentation of Lulu Liu: Over-concentrated urban buildings and energy consumption have become one of the major reasons for the environmental deterioration in urban areas and can directly or indirectly cause urban microclimate changes. Energy consumption in urban areas …

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Integrating social, environmental and mobility factors in studying violence in the city of Chicago

UWM Golda Meir Library, AGS Library (3rd Floor, East Wing) 2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Dissertation proposal presentation of Matthias Schilli: Violence has been studied as a social and public health issue for a long time. We investigate the violence in the City of Chicago by integrating social, environmental, and mobility factors in spatial statistical …

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What’s Next? A Community Story Circle

Milwaukee Public Library - Washington Park location 2121 N Sherman Blvd, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Part of the “Growing Resistance: Untold Stories of Milwaukee’s Community Guardians” exhibit currently showing at the Brooks Stevens Gallery at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design (MIAD), Community guardians are common folks—homeowners, renters, block leaders, elders, and civic minded …

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The Many Mrs. Maisels – The History of Jewish Female Stand-Up Comedians

UWM Golda Meir Library, 4th Floor Conference Center 2311 East Hartford Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Before The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, there was a long history of Jewish female comedians, standing up and speaking out. Although stand-up comedy is often described as a ‘boys’ club,’ the truth is that there have always been influential women on …

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Social Policy in India with Cash Transfers – Women’s & Gender Studies Lunch and Learn

UWM Bolton Hall, Room 535B 3210 N Maryland Ave, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Presented by Dr. Manabi Majumdar, Political Science faculty member at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta. Hybrid program both in person and on Teams: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_NWEyNTA4YTEtNzg0Mi00ZGU4LWEwYmUtY2UxMDZkZDEyOTAw%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%220bca7ac3-fcb6-4efd-89eb-6de97603cf21%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22151ab0d2-df9e-4431-baeb-9e9ab0e92d11%22%7d Meeting ID: 293 851 990 986 Passcode: XP5Ymn

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Women’s & Gender Studies Scholarship Award Ceremony

UWM Union Wisconsin Room 2200 East Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Honoring the students selected in the MPS Student "Wisconsin Women Making History" essay contest along with the UWM students selected for scholarships and awards. A hybrid event also open to viewing through Microsoft Teams: Meeting ID: 288 469 789 711 …

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Foreign Language & Area Studies – Career Panel

UWM Lubar Entrepreneurship Center 107 2100 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Hear from FLAS alumni in diverse fields, and how learning a less-commonly taught language helped them get to where they are today. Panelists have studied Portuguese, Kichwa, Nahuatl, and Zapotec. Panelists include: Jomarie Coloriano (Zapotec) Alex Bond (Portuguese) Dr. Maren Hawkins …

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Navigating Asian/Asian-American Identity in the Midwest, Southwest, and West: Flourishing in Unfamiliar Terrain (Zoom event)

Virtual/Online Event Link will be provided, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Part of the Asia in Conversation Series. Panelist include: Dr. Hyowon Ban, Department of Geography, California State University-Long Beach Dr. Seungyeon Lee, Psychology and Counseling program, University of Central Arkansas Dr. Hyejin Yoon, Department of Geography, UWM Register at: https://wisconsin-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMtcumsqjkjGdWnO4d5r4sGxYnBkdJPQwJk#/registration …

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Insignificant Things in the Archives of Atlantic Slavery

UWM Mitchell Hall, Room 195 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI, United States

A Friends of Art History Lecture: What forms of visual evidence can, and should, one use to materialize and memorialize the history of Atlantic slavery? In this talk, Matthew Rarey argues that this question, far from being a contemporary ethical …

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Memory Fields and Histories of Circulation

UWM Union Alumni Fireside Lounge 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Part of the Asia in Conversation series. Dr. Kumkum Sangari, Vilas Professor of English and the Humanities at UWM will be in conversation with Dr. Kavita Panjabi, former Professor of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University, Kolkata. This event is hybrid with …

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Translating Galician literature into English today: challenges and opportunities

UWM Mitchell Hall, Room 361 3203 N. Downer Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Presented by Dr. Kathleen March, emerita professor of Spanish at the University of Maine. Dr. March's long career included scholarly work in translation, Galician studies, contemporary Latin American literature, and women’s studies.

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Robo-Buddhism: Kokoro, Technology, and Spirituality in Japan Today

UWM Lubar Hall, Room S151 3202 North Maryland Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Presented by Professor Jennifer Robertson, professor emerita, University of Michigan Kokoro (心) is widely and innovatively used in everyday parlance and figures in many Japanese idioms. Kokoro connotes intellectual, emotional, and spiritual states and attributes. Kokoro is also a key …

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Frontiers of Freedom: Negotiating the Nation in Multiethnic Ukraine 1648-1922

UWM Union Wisconsin Room 2200 East Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI, United States

From its inception as a Cossack state in 1649, Ukraine’s historical trajectory has been galvanized by the struggle for freedom. Over the following centuries, Ukrainian nation emerged on the edges of the Ottoman, Austro-Hungarian and Russian Empires, spanning a territory …

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The Crime of Menticide: Antisemitism and Hate Speech in American Law

UWM Golda Meir Library, 4th Floor Conference Center 2311 East Hartford Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, United States

In 1977, a group of Holocaust survivors from Skokie, Illinois, filed a lawsuit to stop a planned neo-Nazi march by alleging menticide—the psychological equivalent of genocide. In this lecture, historian James Loeffler reconstructs this curious legal episode and discusses its …

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Complementing Flood Insurance Rate Maps with Community Resilience Estimates Data in Milwaukee County

UWM Golda Meir Library, AGS Library (3rd Floor, East Wing) 2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Thesis presentation of Christopher Archuleta: Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are primarily used for determining flood insurance rates and for determining which properties are required to have flood insurance under the National Flood Insurance Program. However, they are also flood risk maps …

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