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Tuesday, April 28, 2015


TODAY

8 a.m. - 4 p.m. The Great Wall of Bees, Paul Watkins Gallery

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Walgreens Info Table, Lower Hyphen

11 a.m. Fitstop Tuesday: Fitness Fads: Yay or Nay, Fitness Center Entrance

3 p.m. Work Study Experience Group, Maxwell 306

5 - 8 p.m. Frisky Fest 2015, SAC

6 p.m. Teach 21: The Future of Technology in Teaching and Learning, Acoustic Cafe

7 p.m. UPAC Presents: Grocery Bingo Final's Edition, Smaug

7:30 p.m. WSU Chamber Ensembles, PAC Recital Hall

View the complete WSU Events Calendar


Upcoming Events

April 29, J.R. Watkins info Table

April 29, Wellness Wednesday: Gear Demo & Camp Cooking Demo

April 29, National Poetry Month Reading

April 29, Satori Release Party

April 29, Baseball vs. Upper Iowa

April 29, Baseball vs. Upper Iowa

April 30, GNP Company Meet and Greet

April 30, Mapping Carbonaceous Meteorites

April 30, Indoor Climbing Facility Grand Opening

April 30, Miss WSU

April 30, Mugshots: Kiss Away Mugshots

May 1, Nuts for Mutts

May 1, Say Something


Announcements

2015 Graduate Profile: Kaitlyn O'Neill

Kryzsko Commons Extended Hours

Finals Week Schedule

Extra-Curricular Activities

Full Spectrum Club Meeting

Recovery Warrior Support Group

News

WSU, W-K celebrate Arbor Day

WSU's Child Welfare program celebrates 10 years

WSU hosts celebration of disability culture

Sustain Winona awards environmental leaders

Students flex data skills

Faculty/Staff Development

Mary Haupt

Carolyn O’Grady

Jim Reineke

Jim Schul


Walgreens Info Table

WSU's Warrior Success Center will host a Walgreens Informational Meeting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, April 28, in the Lower Hyphen, Kryzsko Commons.

For more information, contact the Warrior Success Center.

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Fitstop Tuesday: Fitness Fads: Yay or Nay

WSU Health and Wellness Services' Fitstop Tuesday series will present "Fitness Fads: Yay or Nay" at 11 a.m. April 28 near the Fitness Center entrance.

Health and Wellness student advocates will host an interactive resource table.

For more information, contact Health Promotion.

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Work Study Experience Group

WSU's Warrior Success Center will hold a Work-Study Experience Group for work-study employees at 3 p.m. today, April 28, in Maxwell 306.

This career development group is designed to help recognize and improve skills learned as a WSU student work-study employee to achieve success in academics and future careers. The group meets every other Tuesday.

For more information, contact Ross Beattie.

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Frisky Fest 2015

WSU's Sexual Health Awareness Group and Semcac Clinic will host Frisky Fest 2015 from 5 to 8 p.m. today, April 28, in the Student Activity Center, Kryzsko Commons.

There will be a free condom bar, sexual health games, cupcakes, and lots of prizes.

Condom bingo will be played from 6 to 7 p.m. The first 50 attendees will receive a free t-shirt.

For more information, contact Morgan Budihas.

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Teach 21: The Future of Technology in Teaching and Learning

WSU will host "The Future of Technology in Teaching and Learning" as part of the Teach21 Teach-in Series from 6 to 7 p.m. today, April 28, at the Acoustic Café.

The event will feature the WSU Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology staff. The panel will discuss the promises of technology in teaching.

For more information, contact Jim Reineke.

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UPAC Presents: Grocery Bingo Finals Edition

UPAC will host Grocery Bingo Finals Edition at 7 p.m. today, April 28, in the Smaug, Kryzsko Commons.

For more information, contact UPAC.

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WSU Chamber Ensembles

WSU's Music Department will host a concert by the WSU Chamber Ensembles, coordinated by Donald Lovejoy, at 7:30 p.m. today, April 28, in the Performing Arts Center Recital Hall.

For more information, contact Marybeth Lenhardt.

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J.R. Watkins info Table

WSU's Warrior Success Center will host a J.R. Watkins Informational Meeting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, in the Lower Hyphen, Kryzsko Commons.

For more information, contact the Warrior Success Center.

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Wellness Wednesday: Gear Demo & Camp Cooking Demo

WSU Health and Wellness Services' Wellness Wednesday series will present "Gear Demo & Camp Cooking Demo" at 3 p.m. April 29 in front of the IWC.

A summer gear and camping cooking demo will show what's available for rent this spring and summer from the Outdoor Education and Recreation Center.

For more information, contact Health Promotion.

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National Poetry Month Reading

WSU will host a poetry reading for National Poetry Month at noon Wednesday, April 29, in the Library Athenaeum.

Students from Jim Armstrong's Advanced Poetry Writing class will read their work. They will take questions after the reading about their poetry and writing process.

For more information, contact Jim Armstrong.

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Satori Release Party

WSU's literary magazine Satori will host a release party for the 2015 edition from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, in the Student Activity Center, Kryzkso Commons.

The event will include light refreshments, mingling with the editors, and displays of artwork and readings.

For more information, contact Satori.

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GNP Company Meet and Greet

WSU's Warrior Success Center will host a GNP Company Meet and Greet from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in Dining Room B, Kryzsko Commons.

Learn what the GNP Company can offer. International students encouraged to attend.

For more information, contact the Warrior Success Center.

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Mapping Carbonaceous Meteorites

WSU's Physics Department will host A.G. "Yanil" Dall'Asen from Minnesota State Mankato presenting"Mapping Carbonaceous Meteorites with High-Resolution Raman Spectroscopy and SEMS/EDS" at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in Pasteur 129.

Dall'Asen will present a study on the structure and composition variances in different regions of the chondrules/matrix of a particular carbonaceous chondritic meteorite by mapping the results obtained using high-resolution micro-Raman spectroscopy, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), and energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDS), capturing details on small and large spatial scales from a few micrometers to millimeters).

For more information, contact Andrew Ferstl.

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Indoor Climbing Facility Grand Opening

WSU will host the grand opening of the new indoor climbing facility from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at the Wabasha Recreation Center, 351 Lafayette Street.

Students and the community are invited to join WSU President Scott R. Olson and experience the facility. There will be prizes and refreshments served.

The new facility features three climbing sections: a 30-foot modular-style climbing wall with 32 top ropes, and two 14-foot bouldering walls with top outs and crash pads. The facility features two teaching and training stations and will be operated by a highly trained student staff.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Eric Barnard at 507-457-2940.

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Miss WSU

WSU's Pi Lambda Phi Fraternity will host Miss WSU at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in the Harriet Johnson Auditorium.

Tickets are $3 for students and $5 for the public. All proceeds go toward fighting Adrenoleukodystrophy.

For more information, contact Pi Lambda Phi.

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Mugshots: Kiss Away Mugshots

WSU's Mugshots will host Kiss Away Mugshots at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 30, next to the Lourdes Cafeteria.

The WSU Sax Quartet and Brian, Andrew, and Eli will perform for the last Mugshots of the semester.

For more information, contact Mugshots.

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Say Something

WSU Mass Communication students will host a photo gallery and documentary Friday, May 1.

The documentary viewing will start at 6:30 p.m. in the Science Laboratory Center, room 120. The gallery will be set up in the Atrium prior to the showing.

For more information, contact Andrea Bautch.

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Nuts for Mutts

WSU Health, Counseling and Wellness Services, Phi Theta Chi, and First-Gen Warriors will hold Nuts for Mutts from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, May 1, at the Alumni Gazebo.

The event will allow participants to de-stress with CGC certified dogs.

For more information, contact Linda Brzezinski.

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Kryzsko Commons Extended Hours

WSU's Kryzsko Commons will be open 24 hours for Finals through Friday, May 8.

For more information, contact Joe Reed.

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Full Spectrum Club Meeting

WSU's Full Spectrum will have its last club meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, in Minne 238.

For more information, contact Full Spectrum.

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Recovery Warrior Support Group

WSU's Recovery Warrior Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at the Lutheran Campus Center.

The support group is for any form of recovery and meets every Thursday. All are welcome.

For more information, contact Michael Forsythe.

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WSU Appoints Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs

Carolyn O'Grady was appointed to the position of Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs in the Department of International Programs and Services, effective July 1.

O'Grady will be responsible for leading all programs and services related to international education, including International Student Services, faculty and student exchange, international and domestic travel study, the English Language Center, and study/education abroad.

For more information, call the WSU Communications Office at 507-457-5024.

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Professors Present Paper

Jim Schul and Jim Reineke, Education Studies Department, presented a research paper together on April 15, entitled "Chartered Waters: The Twisted Navigation of the American Charter School Movement" at the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Curriculum History in Chicago, Ill.

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