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Tuesday, September 1, 2015


8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Re-veiled, Paul Watkins Gallery

11 a.m. Health Hut: Healthy Nutrition, Fitness Center Entrance

11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Homecoming T-Shirt Pre-order, Lower Hyphen

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Alex's Lemonade Stand, Alumni Gazebo

4 p.m. KQAL New Announcer Meeting, Phelps B19

4:30 - 7 p.m. Homecoming T-Shirt Pre-order, Jack Kane Dining Center

7 p.m. Full Spectrum Club Meeting, Minne 110

7 p.m. Recovery Warriors, Kryzsko Commons, Room 252

7 p.m. Poet Laureate Writers Series: Elizabeth Oness, The Bookshelf, 162 W 2nd St

View the complete WSU Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

Sept. 2, Economic Summit

Sept. 2, Homecoming T-Shirt Pre-order

Sept. 2, Wednesdays with Winston: Drop-in Doggy Support

Sept. 2, Wellness Wednesday: Meatless on Mondays

Sept. 2, KQAL New Announcer Meeting

Sept. 2, Re-veiled: Artist Panel Discussion

Sept. 2, Re-veiled Opening Reception

Sept. 3, Homecoming T-Shirt Pre-order

Sept. 3, Cal Fremling History on the River Cruise: The Upper Miss River

Sept. 3, Football vs. MSU Moorhead

Sept. 3, Mugshots: Eli Woods


WSU Foundation's Special Projects Deadline

Kick CF Kickball Tournament Team Registration

Extra-Curricular Activities

There are no Extra-Curricular Activities today.


Workforce is at the summit of Minnesota economic issues

Training the teachers of tomorrow

Science conference to shine international spotlight on La Crosse

Students to Premiere 2015 Navajo Oral History Documentary

WSU move-in day

Faculty/Staff Development

Lilian Ramos


WSU's Art Department will host "Re-veiled" an exhibition featuring work by three emerging artists: Andrew Musil, Cassandra Bush and Renee Springer through Sept. 16.

A panel discussion with the artists will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, in Stark 103. An opening reception will follow at 4 p.m. in the gallery.

The exhibition will include paintings, Van Dyke prints, video projections, and works on paper. The artists all play with the idea of veiling, from layers of color applied on top of each other to contemporary variations of the famous shroud of turin and the idea of unveiling problematic standards of consumption in our society.

For more information contact Roger Boulay or visit the Facebook page.


Health Hut: Healthy Nutrition

WSU Health and Wellness Services' Health Hut Tuesday series will present "Healthy Nutrition" at 11 a.m. today, Sept. 1, near the Fitness Center entrance.

Health and Wellness student advocates will host an interactive resource table about navigating on-campus dining and how to spice things up.

For more information, contact Health Promotion.


Homecoming T-Shirt Pre-order

The official WSU Homecoming t-shirt will be available for pre-sale today, Sept. 1, through Friday, Sept. 4. Sales will be from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Lower Hyphen, Kryzkso Commons and 4:30 to 7 p.m. outside the Jack Kane Dining Hall, Kryzsko Commons.

Shirts sizes small through extra large will be $10, and shirts sizes double extra large and triple extra large will be $12. Purple Pass will be accepted. The shirts come in lime green and purple.

For more information, visit the WSU Homecoming website or contact Erin Ploeger.


Alex's Lemonade Stand

WSU's Phi Theta Chi Sorority will host Alex's Lemonade Stand from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, Sept. 1, through Thursday, Sept. 3, at the Alumni Gazebo.

Lemonade and popcorn will be sold to help fight childhood cancer.

For more information, contact Blaire Dallman.


KQAL New Announcer Meeting

WSU's radio station KQAL will host a New Announcer Meeting at 4 p.m. today, Sept. 1, in Phelps B19.

Positions include on-air announcer, sports anchors, producers, and promotion.

There will be a second meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, in Phelps B19.

For more information, contact Taylor Archer.


Full Spectrum Club Meeting

WSU's Full Spectrum Club will host its first meeting at 7 p.m. today, Sept. 1, in Minne 110.

Full Spectrum is WSU's gender and sexuality alliance. All are welcome.

For more information, contact Emily Homan.


Recovery Warriors

WSU's Recovery Warriors will meet at 7 p.m. today, Sept. 1, in Kryzsko Commons, room 252.

Students who are interested in joining a support group for students in recovery from substance use disorders and other addictive behavior are invited to attend.

For more information contact Michael Forsythe.


Poet Laureate Writers Series: Elizabeth Oness

Winona's Poet Laureate Writer's Series will host WSU professor Elizabeth Oness at 7 p.m. today, Sept. 1, at The Bookshelf, 162 W. 2nd St.

Oness is a poet and fiction writer and will read from her recent fiction. She directs marketing and development for Sutton Hoo Press, a literary fine press. Her work has appeared in The Hudson Review, Glimmer Train, The Georgia Review, The Gettysburg Review, among others. Her most recent work, Leaving Milan, won the inaugural Brighthorse Books novel award.

A short discussion and open mic will follow the reading. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Ken McCullough.


Economic Summit

WSU and Winona Chamber will host the 2015 Economic Summit, Future Growth Demands Response to Workforce Challenge, from 7:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the Tau Center, West Campus.

This year's summit focuses on a pressing issue faced by most Winona companies — the tight labor market.

Speakers from a variety of industries will be present at the event, along with numerous local businesses.

Breakfast will be served.

Tickets are $35 for chamber members and $50 for non-chamber members.

Merchants Bank is the main sponsor of this event.

For more information email the Winona Area Chamber of Commerce at 507-452-2272.


Wednesdays with Winston: Drop-in Doggy Support

WSU Counseling Services will host Wednesdays with Winston: Drop-in Doggy Support every Wednesday from 4 to 5 p.m. starting Wednesday, Sept. 2, in the Relaxation Room, IWC 222.

Winston is WSU's therapy dog and will be available to interact with students, who may be stressed, homesick, or just missing their pet.

For more information, contact Lynda Brzezinski.


Wellness Wednesday: Meatless on Mondays

WSU Health and Wellness Services' Wellness Wednesday series will present "Meatless on Mondays" at 3 p.m. Sept. 2 in The WELL, IWC 138.

The Food and Nutrition (FAN) Club will discuss increasing fruits and vegetable intake by cutting meat out one day a week.

For more information, contact Health Promotion.


Cal Fremling History on the River Cruise: The Upper Miss River

The Winona County Historical Society will host the boat tour on the Cal Fremling "The Upper Miss River: A Perspective on Fish, Wildlife, a Refuge, and Human Interaction" with Eric Nelson from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3.

Boarding begins 20 minutes prior to departure time.

Tickets are available by calling 507-454-2723 ext. 0 or by visiting the History Center. Tickets are $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Package 3 cruises for $40 for members or $55 for non-members.

View the full list of boat tours online.

For more information visit the Winona County Historical Society online.


Mugshots: Eli Woods

WSU's Mugshots will host Eli Woods at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, next to the Lourdes Cafeteria.

Doors open at 8 p.m.

For more information, contact Mugshots.


WSU Foundation Special Projects Deadline

The WSU Foundation is now accepting Faculty and Staff Special Project applications. Applications are due by Oct. 12.

This year the WSU Foundation has committed to support up to $100,000 in special project requests pursued by faculty or staff at the university. The object of the awards is to provide financial support for projects that bring innovation and acclaim to the University.

Criteria can be found online.

For more information, contact Jennifer Hoffman at 507-457-2966.


Kick CF Kickball Tournament Team Registration

Team registration is now open for Delta Phi Epsilon's Kick CF Kickball Tournament. Registration is due Sept. 18.

The Kickball Tournament is open to the community and all proceeds go to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The tournament will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 10, at Bambenek Fields 5 and 6 at Lake Park.

For more information, contact Madison Holm.


Professor Emerita Publishes Book

Professor emerita Lilian Ramos, global studies and world languages, published her book The Romantic Regional Poetry of Peter Rosegger with Edwin Mellen Press. 


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