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, record a brief summary and reaction – you can ask your teacher if you have any questions about this.
Teaching English Abroad
Learn about different opportunities for teaching English abroad during or after your studies! Panelists will share their experiences teaching abroad as well as resources on and off campus.
Date: Wednesday, January 27, 4 p.m.
Location: Traditions Room, Union South
Wednesday Nite @ The Lab
"Accelerating Maritime Archaeology through the Use of Ultralight Aircraft" by Suzze Johnson and Tamara Thomsen
Two Rivers resident and ultralight pilot, Suzze Johnson, and Wisconsin Historical Society's Maritime Archaeologist, Tamara Thomsen, began a unique collaboration in 2013 that resulted in the discovery by air of five new shipwrecks in Lake Michigan. Discussion topics include insights gained from flying the coastline in pursuit of shipwrecks recently exposed by the shifting sands and the ships' histories and the nomination of each vessel to the State and National Register of Historic Places.
Date: Wednesday, January 27, 7 p.m.
Location: 1111 Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building
Nonprofit Careers-UW Alumni panel
A panel of 3-5 alums that work in the nonprofit sector. Format: each panelist will present on their own career path for 3-5 minutes. A moderator will then ask 2-3 question about key job search strategies such as networking, resume development, career pathways, etc. There will be time for student questions in the end.
Date: Wednesday, January 27, 5-5:45
Location: Varsity Hall, Union South
Info Session: Washington, DC Semester Internship in International Affairs
Are you interested in gaining valuable professional experience through an internship program while earning UW credit? Are you interested in global issues? Then come to the Washington DC Semester in International Affairs SPRING INFO SESSION! You'll be able to speak with former participants, meet our internship and program coordinator, Cynthia Williams, and learn valuable tips about how to apply!
Afternoon Conversation Series
Refugees of the Cold War and Refugees of Today
The topic will be "Refugees of the Cold War and Refugees of Today" which will be led by Professor Mike Cullinane, the Associate Director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies. Need something to do to unwind after a busy week? Join us every Friday for a free pastry and a choice of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate at Afternoon Conversation Series (ACS)! We will be discussing current issues. ACS is held at the Prairie Fire Coffehouse in Union South from 2:30-4pm every Friday.ACS is a facilitated weekly experience where you can engage in friendly conversations over different interactive themes presented each week.Come and join us for a relaxing Friday afternoon and make new friends. Refreshments are served on a first-come, first-served basis each week—come early to ensure your treat!
Date: Friday, January 29, 2:30-4 p.m.
Location: Prairie Fire Coffeehouse, Union South
Crossroads of Ideas
Criminal Justice Reform: What Is Changing, What Is Not and Why
Cecelia M. Klingele, assistant professor at the UW Law School, will discuss criminal justice reform. Klingele's research focuses on criminal justice administration, with an emphasis on community supervision of those on conditional release.
Date: Tuesday, February 02, 7-9 p.m.
Location: H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building
Uncovering a Life of Freedom and Happiness
Have you ever sacrificed who you are for what you thought the world wanted you to be? Ever feel like you’re confined to a life of shoulds? Inspirational dreamer, Sandy Eichel will share her personal story of how she gathered the pieces of her past to find a life that is uniquely hers. She’ll show us how to change our thinking to find the authentic and vibrant life waiting for us. So stop shoulding all over yourself! Conquer who you think you should be to find who you really are. To reserve your spot, visit our “Upcoming Events” page: https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/?p=1974.
Date: Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 6:15 PM
Location: DreamBank 1 N. Pinckney St.