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UWL Foundation Scholarships Q&A

Have questions about the UWL Foundation Scholarships? We are here to help! Join us for a short Q & A and get all your UWL Foundation Scholarship questions answered.

Enjoy FREE pizza and a chance to win a $50 scholarship! 



Webinar on upcoming NSF grant changes at 2 p.m. Dec. 1

The National Science Foundation (NSF) will implement significant changes to grant proposal submission procedures on the first day of the new year. This 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1 webinar will introduce tools such as, ORCiD, and SciENcv, which are all designed to simplify your proposal submissions. Please register in advance at this link.


Listen to the 'Uprooted' podcast

The first episode of the Wisconsin Public Radio podcast "Uprooted: Cuban in Wisconsin" by UWL Associate Professor Omar Granados and WPR host Maureen McCollum aired Tuesday, Nov. 22 on Wisconsin Public Radio. Full episodes are available on the Wisconsin Public Radio website or wherever you get your podcasts. “Uprooted” examines the relocation of thousands of Cuban refugees to Fort McCoy in 1980, delving into refugees’ personal stories and establishing a clearer picture of their past, present and future.


Album Encounter multimedia light and laser show Dec. 2

Beatles "Revolution" will be featured during Album Encounters, multimedia light and laser show. The cost is $5. Learn more on the planetarium website.

The planetarium is in room 20, in the basement of Cowley Hall. Cowley is on the northwest corner of East Avenue and Pine Street (Look for the smokestack). Park in the Stadium Lot (Commuter Lot 2/C-2) on the northeast corner of East Avenue and Pine Street.


December public planetarium program

The December public planetarium program is "Winter Wonders." This talk on the current evening sky, followed by a multimedia audiovisual presentation, costs $5 for adults and $3 for students and seniors. Learn more on the planetarium website.

The planetarium is in room 20, in the basement of Cowley Hall. Cowley is on the northwest corner of East Avenue and Pine Street. Park in the Stadium Lot (Commuter Lot 2 or C-2) on the northeast corner of East Avenue and Pine Street. Commuter Lots are NOT enforced on weekends.


Arts events

Swinging Yuletide

The UWL Music Department once again hosts its annual Swinging Yuletide Concert of holiday favorites, with performances by the UWL Jazz Orchestra, the UWL Jazz Ensemble, and the UWL Jazz Combos. There will also be special guest performances by the Coulee Chordsmen and the award-winning Coulee Classic Barbershop Quartet. Singing with the Jazz Orchestra will be UWL Music and Theater faculty member Kathryn (Kat) Moran, featuring arrangements of holiday classics from Ella Fitzgerald and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra.

The suggested donation for this scholarship fundraiser is $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and $5 for students. For ticket reservations call 608.785.8415 during regular business hours. Tickets will also be available at the door, but reservations are recommended. All proceeds go directly to UWL Jazz scholarships and are 100% tax deductible. 
For questions about this event or to request disability accommodations (accessible seating, interpreting, closed captioning, FM systems, etc.), contact Music Department at or 608.785.8409.


Communications Corner

Need a website editing refresher?

Join the University Communications & Marketing web team for a web workshop. This video series, originally published at the start of the fall semester, offers quick tips and short refreshers to get your web editing up to speed. Get to know the web editing work area. Learn how to add links, upload media, work with blocks, and write for web like a pro. We have all this and more in this two-hour workshop that you can take anytime. 


UWL Dining

Chancellor's Holiday Luncheon

Join us for the Chancellor's Holiday Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15 in The Bluffs, Student Union.

The UWL Concert Choir will perform under the direction of Christopher Hathaway.

Tickets are $9 for the event and will be available for purchase at Information Center in the Union through Thursday, Dec. 8.

The menu features:
-Mixed greens salad
-Composed grain salad
-French onion stuffed pork loin or herb roasted chicken or baked ratatouille served over polenta (Vegan option)
-Roasted potatoes
-5th season winter vegetable blend
-Holiday corn
-Dinner roll
-Assorted desserts

We hope to see you there!


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Thanks to Ignacio Gabbard-Rocha, Financial Aid, for always being an advocate for students and helping staff understand financial aid challenges. I appreciate all of the help and work you do for our office and your ability to respond so quickly to my questions.
— Robyn Beahm, Student Support Services

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