WSU's Art Department will host the exhibit "Thousands of Poppies" by Kathleen Hawkes and Misha Solstad through Feb. 16 in the Weber Gallery.
The exhibit consists of over 4,500 flowers constructed out of paper and paired with algorithm-generated poppy works by mathematician and artist Karl Kattchee. Together the works raise questions of excess, overgrowth, and formulation.
Kathleen Hawkes, Misha Bolstad and Karl Kattchee are all professors at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
WSU's Recovery Warriors Support Group will screen the documentary "The Anonymous People" at 7 p.m. today, Feb. 9, in the lower level of Kryzsko Commons.
The documentary is about the 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drug addictions. Addiction recovery advocates have come out of the shadows and are organizing to end discrimination and move toward recovery-based solutions. The Anonymous People is told through the faces and voices of citizens, leaders, volunteers, corporate executives, public figures, and celebrities who are laying it all on the line to save the lives of others just like them.
WSU's French Club will screen the film "Paris, je t'aime" at 5 p.m. today, Feb. 9, in the Science Laboratory Center, room 120.
In this 2006 anthology film, 20 acclaimed filmmakers from around the world look at love in the City of Lights in 18 vignettes. Each short story is named for a different neighborhood in the city and features a different cast and director(s). Most of the tales deal with the ups and downs of romance, and all take place in one day.
WSU's CLASP Series will host Colette Hyman as she presents, "How Teaching at a Tribal College Changed My Life—Or at Least My Teaching" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, in Stark 103.
Hyman will discuss her experience of teaching this past summer at Sisseton Wahpeton College on the Lake Traverse Reservation of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate in Sisseton, S.D. and how that reshaped her thinking and teaching of U.S. history and scholarship on Dakota Women.
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. Thursday, Feb. 11, through 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 College of Business Speakers' Series will host "Talking About Our Generations: Learning to Communicate Effectively Across Generations in your Current and Future Workplace," with Diane Amundson at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, in Stark Auditorium, room 103.
The workshop promotes a light-hearted yet thought provoking look at the benefits of mixed-generation workforce and examines how age affects us all.
WSU's Retiree Center will host an informational meeting for the trip to the Canadian Rockies in July with Kelsey Van Ordstrand, WSU alumna and travel representative from Premier World Discovery, at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, in Maxwell 158.
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.)
WSU's newspaper the Winonan won four awards among 231 entrees in Best of Show at the Associated College Press Best of the Midwest Conference in Minneapolis, Minn.
The Winonan staff received seventh place for the category of four-year weekly newspaper. Staff writers who won individual awards are Elizabeth Pulanco; who received ninth place for feature story; Sam Thiel, who received tenth place for sports story; and Sara Tiradossi, who received seventh place for news story.
Jim Schul, education, co-authored an article with recent WSU graduates Morgan LeFebvre and Jennifer DeRoo titled "An Elementary Commitment to Diversity: A Beginner's Primer for Fostering Multiculturalism in the Elementary Social Studies Classroom" published in The Georgia Social Studies Journal.
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