ALS 500 & 600 ELL (#2) Spring 2

Welcome to ALS 500 & 600!  You are in the right place if you are looking for your extensive listening opportunities.  If you are not an ALS 500 or 600 student that’s ok – you can still attend these events if you would like.  If you are an ALS 500 or 600 student, you need to attend one of the events from the list below.  After you attend one of these events, write a brief summary and reaction – you can ask your teacher if you have any questions about this.  This is the SECOND Extensive Listening Log opportunity of the session – make sure you talk to your teacher about when your ELL is due.

1) The First Americans: Breaking News on Who, Where, When and How

Dr. Jesse Halligan presents the latest research on the earliest peoples of North America. Hear about spectacular new discoveries and what new looks at old sites are teaching us about the first Americans.

When: Thursday, March 13th @ 7pm

Location: Wisconsin Historical Society (across from the Memorial Union)

2) Arboretum Night Walk: Skydance

Join this free naturalist-led hike. The American woodcock has a fascinating spring ritual for attracting mates. We can usually hear and see woodcock performances near the Visitor Center. Meet on the Visitor Center front steps.

When: Saturday, March 15 @ 6:30pm

Location: Visitor Center, UW-Madison Arboretum

3) Pinterest Party: St. Patricks Day Crafts

 You don’t need to be Irish to celebrate all the fun and flair of St. Patty’s Day! Stop in DreamBank to create your very own four leaf clover good luck charm! Use our festive supplies to craft a special piece that showcases your strengths – like creativity, curiosity and hope – to honor this special holiday. We’ll provide the supplies – you bring your creativity!

Make sure you register for this event - it may fill up!

When: Sunday, March 16th @ 12pm

Location: Dream Bank (1 N. Pinckney)

4) Arboretum Walk: Looking for the Green

Free naturalist-led hike. Could Mother Nature be Irish? She always begins to show some green around this time of year. We’ll search for it!

When: Sunday, March 16 @ 1pm

Location: Visitor Center, UW-Madison Arboretum 

 5) Wednesday Nite @ the Lab

This week's topic is engineering!

Come experience science as exploring the unknown every week at Wednesday Nite @ the Lab. Discover the latest from UW-Madison researchers as they share the saga of their investigations and inventions that are changing how we look at life and how we lead our lives.

When: Wednesday, March 19th @ 7pm

Location: Room 1111 Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building

6) Growing Up and Waking Up: Psychological and Spiritual Maturity in Everyday Life

Presented by Dr. Flint Sparks, who has more than 30 years of experience in psychotherapy and is a Zen instructor. He leads retreats about traditional Buddhist teachings throughout the US and Europe. Dr. Sparks is in Madison to lead a professional UW Continuing Studies seminar about mindfulness for social workers and other mental health providers.

When: Wednesday, March 19th @ 7pm

Location: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St


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