University of Wisconsin-Stout

Oct. 24, 2011

Tuesday, Oct. 25, Advisement day. No classes.

8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, St. Paul rap and hip-hop band Heiruspecs will perform in room 184 of Micheels Hall. Free. Sponsored by Blue Devil Productions, 715-232-2432, http://bdp.uwstout.edu.

10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, The UW-Stout Environmental Sustainability Office, along with supporting clubs and organizations, is sponsoring Campus Sustainability Day. All events are free. Contact Sarah Rykal, environmental sustainability coordinator, 715-232-5254, rykals@uwstout.edu.

5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, Trick-or-treating at North Campus residence Halls, sponsored by University Housing.

8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, The UW-Stout Gender and Sexuality Alliance will host the second annual Amateur Drag Show in room 184 of Micheels Hall. Dance party after the show. Free. Contact Julie Miller, LGBTQ coordinator, 715-232-5622, millerjul@uwstout.edu.

3:35-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, Jeremy Altschafl, director of Admissions at UW-Madison School of Pharmacy, will speak on "Preparing for Pharmacy School: What to Expect and What You Can Do Now." The event, part of the Applied Science Speaker Series, will be in room 142 of Jarvis Hall Science Wing.

7-9:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, Concert & Conversation for LGBTQ Awareness Month, which is October, will be held at Harvey Hall Theatre. It will feature jazz and a panel discussion on the impact of race, religion and ethnicity on LGBTQ identities. Contact Virginia Lea, 715-232-3944; leav@uwstout.edu or Glenda Jones, 715-232-5138, jonesgl@uwstout.edu.

8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, Minneapolis Christian rock band Hyland will perform in the Sunken Lounge of Merle M. Price Commons. Free. Sponsored by Blue Devil Productions, 715-232-2432, http://bdp.uwstout.edu.

7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, UW-Stout, Mayo Clinic Health System and the American Cancer Society are sponsoring a breast cancer awareness women's volleyball game at Johnson Fieldhouse when the Blue Devils play UW-Oshkosh. Free admission. Contests and raffles.

7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) will feature Eduardo Gutierrez, an artist and Hispanic liaison from Metropolitan State University, in room 210 of Applied Arts. Sponsored by Latinos Unidos student organization. Contact Ana-Ramona Gilbert, gilbertan@uwstout.edu.

8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, Singer-songwriter Jenn Grinels, from California, will perform in the Sunken Lounge of Merle M. Price Commons. Opening for her will be Savanna Milbee of Altoona. Free. Sponsored by Blue Devil Productions, 715-232-2432, http://bdp.uwstout.edu.

9-10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 4, The UW-Stout Cabot Executive in Residence program will feature Stephen Marcus, chairman of the board of Marcus Corp., based in Milwaukee, speaking in room 210 of the Applied Arts Building. He also will meet with College of Management staff and university officials.

9:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, STEM Career Day, Jarvis Hall. Explore career opportunities through activities and lab tours in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Call 715-232-5263 or register at www.uwstout.edu/stem.

7-8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, BRILLA (Bringing Latino Leaders Adelante) will feature Evelina Solis, a motivational speaker and life coach, in room 184 of Micheels Hall. Sponsored by Latinos Unidos student organization. Contact Ana-Ramona Gilbert, gilbertan@uwstout.edu.

Through Friday, Nov. 4, The show "Between Spaces" by Patrick Luber of North Dakota will be on exhibit in Furlong Gallery. A reception and talk by the artist will be held from 5-7 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 3. Luber will exhibit work from his "Milagro" series and a portion of his "My America" installation project. The gallery, room 178 of the Applied Arts Building, is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Metered parking is nearby on 13th Avenue. Parking in all UW-Stout lots is free after 4 p.m. Call 715-232-2261 or email furlong@uwstout.edu.

Monday, Nov. 7, through Wednesday, Nov. 9, Steven Meyer, director of the documentary gBuried Prayersh will be at UW-Stout. A free film premiere, preceded by a 5:30 p.m. reception, begins at about 6:45 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts in Menomonie. Meyer will visit the Center for Applied Ethics and be available for interviews from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 7 and Nov. 8 and speak to students Nov. 9. Contact the ethics center, 715-232-5184; www.buriedprayers.com.

8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, Minneapolis duo Jamestown Story will perform in the Sunken Lounge of Merle M. Price Commons. Free. Sponsored by Blue Devil Productions, 715-232-2432, http://bdp.uwstout.edu.

6 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, As part of Veterans Day, UW-Stout will read the names of more than 6,200 people who have died in the current war effort. The Remembrance Roll Call will be at Clock Tower Plaza, pausing at 1 p.m. for a national moment of silence. Veterans, active duty personnel, members of the university community and area residents are invited as readers. Sponsored by the Ally Center for Civil Rights and Civic Responsibility, ROTC program and Veterans Club. To volunteer call 715-232-1772.

Through Friday, Nov. 11, The Bowling Green University faculty art exhibit will be at Furlong Gallery, room 178 of the Applied Arts Building. The gallery is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Metered parking is nearby on 13th Avenue. Parking in all UW-Stout lots is free after 4 p.m. Call 715-232-2261 or email furlong@uwstout.edu.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, Winter Graduation Fair, 184 Micheels Hall. Go to http://www.uwstout.edu/commencement/2011wintergradfair.cfm.

7-9:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, Concert & Conversation for International Transgender Day of Remembrance will be held at the Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts, 205 Main St. Contact Virginia Lea, 715-232-3944; leav@uwstout.edu or Glenda Jones, 715-232-5138, jonesgl@uwstout.edu.

8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, Comedian Tig Notaro, from California, will perform in room 184 of Micheels Hall. Free. Sponsored by Blue Devil Productions, 715-232-2432, http://bdp.uwstout.edu.

Wednesday, Nov. 23, through Friday, Nov. 25, Thanksgiving break. No classes.

8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, Award-winning poetry slam performer George Watsky will perform in the Sunken Lounge of Merle M. Price Commons. Free. Sponsored by Blue Devil Productions, 715-232-2432, http://bdp.uwstout.edu.

Thursday, Dec. 15, Fall semester classes end.

Friday, Dec. 16, through Thursday, Dec. 22, Final exams.

Saturday, Dec. 17, Commencement, Johnson Fieldhouse; 9:30 a.m. College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Management, Graduate School; 2 p.m.: College of Education, Health and Human Sciences, College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics; Graduate School.

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