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The Graduate School and units across campus offer events with particular benefit for graduate students. Check this page frequently!

Fall 2014 Upcoming Events

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International Graduate Student Welcome Reception
Friday, September 5
3:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Wisconsin Room
(2nd floor of the UWM Union)
All new international graduate students are invited to attend a networking reception hosted by The Graduate School and Center for International Education (CIE). This event is an opportunity to meet and socialize with fellow graduate students, Graduate School and CIE staff.
Graduate Program Information Session
Tuesday, September 9
6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
UWM Alumni House
3230 E. Kenwood Blvd.
The Helen Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management at UWM offers a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management.
Our program allows you to build the knowledge and skills you need to manage and lead nonprofit organizations in areas such as nonprofit accounting, board governance, fund development, marketing, human resources and more.
The Info Session will answer your questions about admissions requirements, program curriculum and financial aid, and will highlight the Institute's work to enhance organizational efficiency and effectiveness in the Greater Milwaukee area.
Please email balord@uwm.edu or call (414) 229-3176 for more information or to reserve a spot for September 9.
Living Thinkers: An Autobiography of Black Women in the Ivory Tower (2013)
Wednesday, October 29
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Bolton 196
For more information, contact Monique Liston
(E-mail, 229-2852).
This 75-minute film, directed by Roxana Walker-Canton, examines the intersection of race, class and gender for Black women professors and administrators working in U.S. colleges and universities today. Through their diverse narratives, from girlhood to the present, black women from different disciplines share experiences that have shaped them, including segregated schooling as children, and the trials, disappointments and triumphs encountered in academia.
This event is part of a bi-weekly brown bag series at UWM showcasing and discussing issues related to women, multiculturalism, and diversity. Sponsored by the UWM Black Cultural Center, UWM Union Sociocultural Programming, and the UWM Women’s Resource Center. We invite graduate students across disciplines to join us for this film screening and dialogue about race, class, and gender in the academy.
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Graduate School Open House
Thursday, November 20
5:00-7:00 p.m.
Wisconsin Room, Union 2nd Floor
Where you complete your advanced degree matters. The UWM campus welcomes you to attend our Graduate School Open House. This is the perfect opportunity for you to meet the faculty, staff, and other prospective graduate students who will help shape your graduate school experience. We look forward to seeing you.
For questions, more information, or requests for accommodation, please contact: Erin Fox (E-mail, 229-6569).
Ongoing
Dissertators' and Thesis Writers' Support Group
Wednesdays
3:30-4:45 p.m.
UWM Union
Solution-focused, problem-solving support group to help you complete your dissertation or thesis. Contact JoAnne Graham, Ph.D., (joanneg@uwm.edu, 229-5144) at the Norris Health Center for more information.
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