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.
Come to this workshop to learn about international work, identify the skills you gain during international experiences like study abroad and internships, and plan the your next steps towards an international career
Date: Wednesday, September 23, 4-5 p.m.
Location: 120 Middleton Building
Why Teaching Matters (Chancellor Rebecca Blank)
How are the teaching skills honed in the college classroom essential to one’s career? How do those teaching skills translate into other competencies essential to advancing one’s career? Over the course of Chancellor Blank’s distinguished career, she has served in various roles both inside and outside of academia. She has employed those skills first developed in the college classroom to provide direction and leadership at the highest levels of public service and higher education.
Date:Wednesday, September 23, 6 p.m.
Location: Varsity Hall, Union South
Yi-Fu Tuan Geography Lecture Series
Did humans affect global climate before the Industrial Era? While debated, the co-evolution of humans and natural environment since the last Ice Age had an undisputed role in influencing terrestrial ecosystems. Yet we still have an incomplete picture of human-enviro interactions over the last 21K yrs. To address this, Kaplan has created a new synthesis of demographic, technological, and economic development over preindustrial time, and a database of historical urbanization over the last 8K yrs.
Date:Friday, September 25, 3:30 p.m.
Location: 180 Science Hall
Finding an Internship as a Transfer Student
This event is geared towards new transfer students who are interested in pursuing an internship during their time here. Students will learn some general strategies on searching for and getting an internship and will also hear from a panel of former transfer students who fit an internship into their Wisconsin Experience.
Date:Thursday, September 24, 4:30 p.m.
Location: Career Exploration Center, Room 6, Ingraham Hall
Amazing Bumble Bees
Learn about the lifecycle and identification features of our native bumble bees and the important role they play in pollinating plants. This is a drop-in program in the Visitor Center. A naturalist-led hike will take place from 1:30–2:30 p.m.
Date: Sunday, September 27, 12:30-3 p.m.
Location: Meet at Visitor Center, UW-Madison Arboretum
Forests and Humans
This public lecture on Wednesday, September 23 from 6:00-7:00 PM at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center, will introduce many of the topics to be explored in University of Wisconsin-Madison MOOC Forests & Humans: From the Midwest to Madagascar (led by Dr. Catherine Woodward from September 30-October 28), with emphasis on the forest resources and services that humans depend upon, and how we can maintain these into the future. Dr. Woodward will lead a walking tour of the Aldo Leopold Nature Center grounds, focusing on the natural history and importance of Wisconsin’s unique woodland communities.
Date: Wednesday, September 23, 6 p.m.
Location: Aldo Leopold Nature Center, Monona 300 Femrite Dr., Monona
The Public Household: Legacies of Race and Gender in Struggles over Economic Value
Jane Collins, Community & Environmental Sociology and Gender & Women’s Studies
Date: Thursday, Sep 24, 2015 4:15 PM
Location: UW Sterling Hall 475 N. Charter St.
Zen: Seeing Your True Nature
September 25, Open Talk: “Zen: Seeing Your True Nature,” given by Meido Moore Roshi, a Rinzai Zen teacher and abbot of Korinji Zen monastery near Reedsburg. At Green Life Cafe, 1934 Monroe St.
Date: Friday, Sep 25, 2015 6:30 PM
Location: Green Life Cafe 1934 Monroe St., Madison