WSU will celebrate Women's History Month by hosting a benefit production of the award-winning play The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, and Saturday, Feb. 13, with an extra showing at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, in the Harriet Johnson Auditorium in Somsen Hall.
The production is part of the V-Day 2016 College Campaign, a global movement to stop violence against women and girls.
The production will benefit the Winona Women's Resource Center and the V-Day spotlight campaign. Tickets are $8 for students and $10 for non-students. Seating will be general admission. Tickets will be available for purchase beginning 30 minutes before each performance in the Harriet Johnson Auditorium Lobby.
WSU's literary magazine, Satori, is accepting submissions through Sunday, Feb. 14.
Students can submit up to 5 poems, 15 pages of prose, and 5 pieces of art or photography (.jpg or .tiff). Submissions can either be dropped off in the English Office, Minne 302, or submitted electronically.
WSU's Career Services will host Resume Rush for students wishing to have their resumes reviewed or updated.
Students are encouraged to visit WSU Peer Advocate Tables around the WSU campus for a quick review of their resume or schedule an appointment with a career staff member on the WSU or WSU-Rochester campuses. Reviews with Peer Advocates will last about 15 minutes or less, while appointments will last around 30 minutes.
Stop by any of the following locations to have a Career Services Peer Advocate review your resume:
Monday, Feb. 15
Noon - 3 p.m., SLC Common Area 1 - 2 p.m., Second Floor Landing of Gildemeister
Tuesday, Feb. 16
11:00 a.m. - 2 p.m., Second Floor Landing of Gildemeister 2 - 4:30 p.m., Lower Level of Kryzsko Commons 2 - 5 p.m., Second Floor Landing of Gildemeister
Thursday, Feb. 18
Noon - 3 p.m., SLC Common Area 2 - 4:30 p.m., Lower Level of Kryzsko Commons
WSU will host I Love WSU Week to celebrate the many things that make the university wonderful and to bring awareness to the impact of philanthropy Monday, Feb. 15, through Thursday, Feb. 18.
The All-U Campaign Kick-Off Open House will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15, in the Student Activity Center, Kryzsko Commons. WSU staff and faculty are encouraged to wear donor recognition buttons. Brief remarks and a social with food will begin at 1:30 p.m. Those in attendance will be eligible for prizes.
The WSU-R All-U Campaign Kick-Off will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in CF 206-208. There will be a short program with WSU Foundation award recipients, food, and prizes.
Tag Day will be Tuesday, Feb. 16, around the Winona campus. Tags will mark items that were made possible by generous gifts to WSU.
Get the Scoop on Philanthropy will be from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, in the Lower Hyphen of Kryzsko Commons. Thank WSU Donors and get a free scoop of ice cream.
I Love WSU Day will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, in the Lower Hyphen of Kryzsko Commons. Share what you love about WSU for a chance to win prizes.
WSU's Geoscience Department's Earth Talks Series will host "When a Natural Resource Threatens Cultural Resources in a National Monument: A Historical Geomorphic Assessment of the Grand Portage Creek Watershed, Grand Portage Minnesota," with Susan Kilgore, assistant professor in the department of science at Valley City State University, at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15, in the Science Laboratory Center, room 120.
This presentation focuses on the study to identify stream reaches throughout the watershed that are migrating, eroding, or depositing sediment at rates exceeding those of pre-EuroAmerican settlement (prior to the 1700s). There will also be a focus on how the bank erosion and lateral migration along Grand Portage Creek have threatened important cultural resources and historical landmarks.
WSU's Music Department will host a faculty recital featuring Eric Brisson on piano at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in the Performing Arts Center Recital Hall.
Brisson will feature works by Jean-Philippe Rameau and Canadian composer Jacques Hétu. He will also continue his long-term project to learn and perform all of Claude Debussy's solo piano music, featuring "Clair de Lune" from "Suite Bergamasque," among others in this performance.
The WSU Inclusion and Diversity Office will host a Black History Month Program featuring Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu presenting "How is Racism Expressed in the Obama Era?" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in East Hall, Kryzsko Commons.
Kunjufu is a scholar, author and consultant in African American relations and perceptions.
WSU's Inclusion and Diversity will host Realizing Resiliency for Students of Color with Dr. Ronald Ferguson at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in Oak Rooms, Kryzsko Commons.
Ferguson will discuss various factors contributing to the success and well-being of students of color, and within this frame, Ferguson will provide insights into some of the challenges and opportunities in the realization of resilience.
This event is co-sponsored by WSU Inclusion and Diversity, Success Coach Program, SILCC Mentoring Program, WSU's Equity Theme Team, and Southeast Technical College.
WSU's Counseling Services will host a grief group to provide information about the grief process and to serve as an opportunity for WSU students to talk about personal grief and loss in a small group setting at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, in IWC 222.
Pre-registration is required, and interested individuals should contact Eunie Alsaker.
WSU's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will be selling t-shirts and bracelets as part of its Think Pink campaign to raise money for breast cancer research.
Short and long sleeve shirts and bracelets will be sold during the Women's and Men's basketball games from 5:30 - 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, and from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, in the McCown Gymnasium.
Six WSU band members will participate in the 2016 MN Intercollegiate Honor Band in Minneapolis Feb. 11 - 13. The final concert will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
WSU participants were: Krista Rust (flute), Elizabyth Ladwig (bass clarinet), Brooke Tessier (alto saxophone), Brian Hamilton (tenor saxophone), Alexandra Burch (trumpet), and Roberto Guerrero (horn).
Congratulations to Taylor Klatt, last Friday's Warrior Jobs Challenge Winner of $25 in purple pass dollars.
To be entered into this Friday's drawing, complete your Warrior Jobs profile and upload a resume to your Warrior Jobs account. (To win you must be in good academic standing and enrolled in at least 6 credits at WSU.)
Neal Mundahl, biology, gave two presentations at the joint meeting of the MN Chapter of the American Fisheries Society and the MN Chapter of the Society of American Foresters held in Duluth titled "Brown Trout-Habitat Associations in Restored and Non-Restored Sections of Garvin Brook during Autumn and Winter" and "Reproductive Condition of Spawning Brook Stickleback: Two Streams in Two Years."
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