Spring Opening Week Events

Opening Week Events

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As we look forward to the beginning of spring semester, I hope that you will be able to participate in many of the events listed below.

Dean Van Galen


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Monday, January 20


Martin Luther King Day

Tuesday, January 21

10 a.m.- Noon
UC, St. Croix 321

Anxiety in the Classroom: Presentation/Workshop
Mary Beth Leibham, Psychology, UW Eau Claire and Ann Lawton, UW River Falls

This session will give participants some basic information about student anxiety, including the voices of our own UWRF students and their experiences with anxiety, along with how anxiety manifests in the classroom and how instructors can find the balance between supporting students who have anxiety and encouraging students with anxiety to thrive in the classroom.

1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Ballroom, UC

Hospitality Reception
Chancellor's Recognition Award for Academic and University Staff

University Staff:
Craig Homan, Electronic Tech-Agency, (List A)
                          Brenda Irvin, Budget and Policy Analyst Advanced (List B)
Academic Staff: Linda Jacobson, Montessori Program Manager

1:30 p.m.
Ballroom, UC

Opening Meeting

All Day

Activity Insight Day
Please update your information within Activity Insight.

Wednesday, January 22

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Lydecker Learning Center

United Way Poverty Simulation
Kathleen Hunzer and Marina Onken

This event exposes the hardships that the working poor in our community often face: food scarcity to childcare to housing insecurity to emotional defeat.

3 - 4:30 p.m.
101, 161, 162, and 164 Davee Library

International Student Registration


Thursday, January 23

12:30 - 1 p.m.
Riverview Ballroom, UC

1:30 - 3:25 p.m.
Davee Library Computer Labs

Transfer and New Student Advising and Registration


Friday, January 24

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
118 WEB

Academic Civic Engagement Workshop
Greta Gaard
Lunch and beverages will be provided.

Research-Based Civic Engagement faculty development workshop.