From: Involvement Center
Date: September 22, 2022
Subject: Campus Life Today | Thursday, September 22, 2022



Protesting: Know Your Rights

Thursday, September 22
4:30pm - 6:00pm
MSC - Ballroom A & B
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Join a 90-minute panel discussion and Q&A centered on your rights regarding protest with representatives from UW System Legal, Dean of Students, UW Stout Campus Police, Freedom of Expression Committee, Bias Incident Response team, and University Housing.



TNO- Emmitt James w/Brandon Bares

Thursday, September 22
8:00pm - 10:00pm
South Lawn
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Midwest-bred emcee and now LA-based indie hip-hop artist Emmitt James is a well-celebrated and experienced performer with a flare for life.



Everything, Everywhere, All At Once

Friday, September 23
9:00pm - 11:30pm
Memorial Student Center South Lawn
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Join us on the South Lawn (the lawn beside the Memorial Student Center) for a FREE movie! There will be a showing at 9 PM at sunset. Be sure to bring chairs, blankets, pillows, and snacks! Rainsite will be at APPA 210.



Volunteer at the UW-Sprout Campus Garden

Monday, September 26
3:00pm - 5:00pm
UW-Sprout Campus Garden
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UW-Stout students, faculty, and staff! Join us and help harvest, weed, mulch, and enjoy the great outdoors! All volunteers will be provided with gloves and tools. Please bring water and your Blue Devil ID.



UW-Stout Homecoming Parade

Saturday, October 8
11:00am - 12:00pm
UW-Stout Campus
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The UW-Stout Homecoming parade is back for 2022!  Enter your float, vehicle or walking unit at this link to join the fun.



Meal Pack-A-Thon with Rotary

Monday, October 10
3:30pm - 6:40pm
Ballrooms, MSC
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Join the Involvement Center and Menomonie Rotary as we pack meals to fight childhood hunger within our community and throughout the world! Sign-up is open to individual students/staff or student organization groups. Packing sessions are an hour long and run from 3:30pm-4:30pm, 4:35pm-5:35pm and 5:40pm-6:40pm. There are also volunteer shifts available for set-up and cleanup.

Individuals wishing to register for more than one timeslot must select the number of timeslots they'd like in the quantity field before registering. You'll then be prompted to select a timeslot for each ticket.

If you wish to register as a group, each member of your group must reserve their own ticket and be sure to pick the same timeslot. Space is limited in each session, so we suggest that your group registers early as we are unable to hold spaces. Groups should only register for one timeslot to provide opportunities for other students and groups.  



What is Entrepreneurship? | Interactive Simulation

Thursday, September 22
5:00pm - 6:00pm
114 Jarvis Hall Science Wing
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You are going to learn about entrepreneurship by interacting in a market simulation as an entrepreneur.



Maker’s Night | Rock Painting

Sunday, September 25
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Terrace, MSC
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Join us in the Terrace to paint your own rocks. These rocks work as great decoration and are a way to spread kindness around campus. All supplies are provided. Registration does not guarantee you a spot or supplies.



Hispanic Heritage Month Trivia

Tuesday, September 27
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Involvement Center, MSC
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The second half of September and first half of October are Hispanic Heritage Month! Stop by the Involvement Center to celebrate with some spinwheel trivia.



Student Workshop: Investigating Civil Liberty and Economic Liberty

Thursday, October 6
4:00pm - 6:00pm
140 Harvey Hall
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Discuss and learn about Civil and Economic Liberty with Dr. Andrew Swanson in Harvey Hall Room 140. This is a non-credit bearing educational enrichment opportunity. Participants will receive an emailed document prior to the event to prepare for discussion. Deadline to apply is September 29th, 2022, but only 16 students will be accepted. Students who complete the workshop receive a $100 stipend. Pizza and pop will also be provided.



Investiture Service Day - Volunteers Needed

Monday, October 10
8:00am - 12:00pm
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We have two great service opportunities for students, faculty and staff during the Investiture Celebration Week. The morning session will run from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and is in partnership with United Way of Dunn County. The afternoon is a pack-a-thon located in the Ballrooms, MSC in partnership with the rotary from 3:00 - 6:30 p.m. Sign up in CONNECT.

Stout Proud Weekend - Fall Friends and Family Event

Stout Proud Weekend - Fall Friends and Family Event

September 30 - October 2, 2022  We look forward to hosting you on campus during our first Stout Proud Weekend! This is the premier fall event for families, friends, and supporters of our Stout students. Join us for events on campus including Bingo, free movie Friday, the Stout Proud Picnic and a home football game vs rival, UW-Eau Claire. We encourage visitors to take advantage of our local community, parks, trails, shopping, eating and everyone's fall favorite, pumpkin patches! Please visit our website to view a schedule of events and to let us know you're coming.

Sponsored by: Orientation and New Student Programs
For more information contact: Britta Miller

Volunteer Opportunities - Stout Proud Weekend

The Stout Proud Weekend planning team is looking for individual to assist in welcoming families, friends and Stout supporters to campus Friday, September 30 - Sunday, October 2. There are various volunteer opportunities available. Please click this link to learn more and register to serve.

Sponsored by: Orientation and New Student Programs
For more information contact: Britta Miller

Thursday, September 22
Start End   Event         Location
10:00am 2:00pm Look Good. Feel Good. Do Good. Memorial Student Center- Great Hall
12:00pm 4:00pm Covid Vaccine Clinic Ballroom C Memorial Student Center (MSC)
4:00pm 5:30pm Writing Refresher Online Event
4:00pm 5:00pm International Student Insurance Town Hall with Anthem Online Event
4:30pm 6:00pm Protesting: Know Your Rights MSC - Ballroom A & B
5:00pm 7:00pm Boxing Practice Mat Room 221
5:00pm 7:00pm Boxing Tryout Johnson Field House West Gym
6:00pm 7:30pm StoutCatholic Dinner and Discussion The Ministry
6:00pm 8:00pm Qube Craft Night: Collaging and Blackout Poetry Gilbert Creek, Price Commons
6:00pm 9:00pm Baja Weekly Meeting Jarvis Hall Tech Wing Room 156
6:00pm 7:00pm BSU Welcome Meeting Willow/Walnut
6:00pm 7:00pm Running Club On the sidewalk outside of the Applied Arts Building
6:00pm 8:00pm UW Stout Mens rugby Practice MP Field
6:30pm 8:30pm IGDA | Industry Speaker Bruce Nesmith Micheels Hall 290
7:00pm 8:00pm K-Pop Club Weekly Meeting MSC Ballroom C
7:00pm 8:00pm Service Club at Stout Meeting Jarvis Hall 142
7:00pm 8:00pm Sigma Sigma Sigma Sisterhood Cedar Maple
7:00pm 9:00pm Mocktails with Alpha Phi Jarvis 110
7:00pm 8:00pm Menom-Bomb Climbing Club Meeting Stout Adventures Climbing Wall
7:30pm 9:00pm Cru Weekly Meeting Applied Arts 210
8:00pm 10:00pm TNO- Emmitt James w/Brandon Bares South Lawn

Psychological Benefits of Spending Time in Nature

Before it gets too cold out, this is why you should go out and enjoy nature!

1. Increases energy - the sounds and feeling of nature naturally gives you energy and motivation

2. Improve your mood - people that spend more time in nature are naturally happier people

3. Reduces feelings of stress or anger - if you’re upset, try a nice walk outside!

4. Positively affects the way you treat others - people that spend more time in nature are more caring and positive

5. Helps you take time out and feel more relaxed - a break in nature will help you refresh, restart, and clear you mind

6. Improves your physical health - can’t forget about the positive physical impacts

7. Improves your confidence and self-esteem

8. Helps with the grief process - exposure to nature helps with coping, improved self-awareness, and positively affected mood

9. Improves creative thinking - proximity to green space restores capacity for concentration and and attention

10. Reduces symptoms of irritability, insomnia, tension headaches, and indigestion, and ADHD - for real, try it out

UW-Stout Counseling Center
410 Bowman Hall (Clocktower Building)
Office: 715-232-2468   Hours: 8AM-4:30PM

You can schedule an appointment by calling the above office number.
Check out the following for more information on ways to have a great semester:
Emergency and Crisis Resources: Call 911 if you are experiencing an emergency. Other mental health crisis options that are available 24/7 include:
  • Northwest Connections: 1-888-552-6642 (local area, Western WI)
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-825