ALS 500 & 600 ELL #1 (Fall 1)

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.

Finding Funding for your Graduate Education

We will provide an overview of the external funding application process, including preparation tips for grant seekers, types of grants that may be available, and how to have your external fellowship pay for your tuition. This workshop is taught by the Grants Librarian and the Office of Fellowship and Funding Resources.

Date: Thursday, September 10, 3-4 p.m.

Location: 126 Memorial Library

Ecological Restoration Work Party

Arboretum Core Area and Curtis Prairie

Volunteer for restoration activities and learn about prairies and savannas. Tools and training provided.

Date: Saturday, September 12, 9 – noon

Location: Meet at Visitor Center, UW-Madison Arboretum

 UW–Madison Libraries: What You Really Need to Know

New to the UW-Madison community? Transferring from another college or university? This workshop provides an introduction to the many things the UW-Madison Libraries offer: the library catalog, journal databases, conveniences such as book retrieval and your online library account, and ways to get help finding and using campus library resources. There will be time for your questions.

Date: Monday, September 14, 4 – 5 p.m.

Location: College Library, Room 1193D, Helen C. White Hall

Sustainable Future: Designing Buildings to Harness Energy

We are becoming a more urban people, and Polish-Australian architect Mark Krawczynski has helped design a building that will generate enough power to meet more than its own needs. Channeling wind, solar, rain and geothermal energy, the design will change how we think about buildings and contribute to health for millions, Krawczynski says.

Date: Thursday, September 10, 6 p.m.

Location: Room 1345,  Health Sciences Learning Center, 750 Highland Avenue

What Can Socialism Mean for Americans Today?

Bernie Sanders and ‘Socialism’: What Can Socialism Mean for Americans Today? – discussion hosted by the Peregrine Forum.

Date: Thursday, September 10, 6:30 p.m.

Location: Central Library 201 W. Mifflin St.

Credit Seminar

Put on by Summit Credit Union.

Date: Saturday, September 12, 2015 10:00 AM

Location: Urban League of Greater Madison 2222 S. Park St., Suite 200

Sustainable Energy Seminar Series

The Wisconsin Energy Institute is helping facilitate a series of seminars focused on University of Wisconsin–Madison expertise in sustainable energy. The series will allow students and the public to explore sustainable energy solutions from the small to large, learn about the challenges facing sustainable energy and interact with experts from across campus.

Date: Monday, Sep 14, 2015 3:30 PM

Location: Wisconsin Energy Institute, Room 1115

Budgeting: Making Every Penny Count

Why do so few people keep a budget? Why should someone keep a budget? Let us show you budgeting made simple and how to manage your household spending plan.

Date: Tuesday, Sep 15, 2015 6:00 PM

Location: Urban League of Greater Madison 2222 S. Park St., Suite 200

The Plight of the Monarch

The rapid decline of monarch butterfly populations in the last decade has caught the attention of nature lovers and scientists across the continent. Cindy and Kirby Pringle’s documentary The Plight of the Monarch examines the life cycle of the monarch and how we can work to conserve this species. Join the filmmakers for an informative presentation and screening of the documentary.

Date: Tuesday, Sep 15, 2015 7:00 PM

Location:  Capitol Lakes 333 W. Main St.