From: Involvement Center
Date: February 3
Subject: Campus Life Today | Thursday, February 3, 2022



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2022

EVENT

Hot Chocolate Thursdays

Thursday, February 3
9:00am - 2:00pm
Involvement Center, MSC
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Stop by the Involvement Center to warm up between classes with some hot chocolate! We would love to see you and help answer any questions about getting involved!

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EVENT

Black History Month Trivia Night

Thursday, February 3
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Willow/Walnut (MSC)
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Join The Black Student Union (BSU) for their kick-off event to Black History Month. Come meet new people and participate in Trivia Games about Black History and Culture!

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EVENT

Social Justice Events: Black History Month

Thursday, February 3
11:00am - 1:00pm
Involvement Center
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February is Black History Month! Join the Involvement Center's social justice programming team for a tabling event focusing on Black history featuring trivia and prizes.

Email Josie Koenigs with any questions, concerns, or accessibility requests.

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EVENT

Qube Craft Night: Rock Painting and Hot Chocolate

Thursday, February 3
7:00pm - 8:00pm
MSC Great Hall
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Join us for this month's craft night where we'll be rock painting. Add an inspirational quote, make your own pet rock, or decorate and hide it on campus for others to find! All supplies and hot chocolate will be provided.

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EVENT

Explore Moab: Paddle & Hike

Friday, March 11 at 4:00pm
to Saturday, March 19 at 7:00pm
Moab, Utah
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SPRING BREAK TRIP
9 day trip to Utah, paddling the Green River and hiking in Arches National Park!
Trip includes: 2 trained trip leaders, transportation, lodging, all necessary equipment and most meals.

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EVENT

Black History Month: The Right to Protest

Tuesday, February 8
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Northwoods Room, MSC
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Featuring speakers Franciska Coleman (Law, UW-Madison) and Jim Szymalak (Public Admin, UW-La Crosse).

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WiSys Quick Pitchh

WiSys Quick Pitch registration open now

Registration is open for WiSys Quick Pitch, to take place May 3. This research-focused 3-minute pitch competition is open to all academic disciplines and both undergraduate and graduate students and offers cash prizes. Registered participants receive training, on April 20, to learn to effectively communicate their research to a general audience.

Sponsored by: Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
For more information contact: Chela Cea
Phone: 715-232-5421
Registration Form

Looking for Students to Serve on Award Selection Committees

The Involvement Center and the SSA are seeking students, faculty, and staff to serve on two separate award selection committees. One committee will review all nominees and select winners for the six leadership awards. The second committee will review all applicants for the Samuel E. Wood Medallion Award. Both committees will review all nominations on their own time and then join together for one combined meeting to make selections.  If interested, contact Krista Proksch.

Sponsored by: Involvement Center
For more information contact: Krista Proksch

Prevea Health Transition | FAQs

As you are likely aware, Prevea Health is now the provider of student health services on campus. The Frequently Asked Questions document released last semester has been updated and is available online. For additional information about the transition to Prevea Health, please listen to a recently released podcast. Additional information about Prevea Health, including the ability to schedule appointments available here.

Sponsored by: Student Health Services
For more information contact: heath@uwstout.edu

Library Feature Stream

Feature Stream: BlacKkKlansman

Did you know you can stream feature films with your campus library access? Check out the blog link to learn more.

Sponsored by: University Library
For more information contact: Cory Mitchell
Phone: 608-333-9719
Stream the Film Here

Thursday, February 3
Start End   Event         Location
8:00am 8:00pm 2022 Spring UDS Hiring Event Online Event
9:00am 2:00pm Hot Chocolate Thursdays Involvement Center, MSC
11:00am 1:00pm Social Justice Events: Black History Month Involvement Center
12:00pm 12:30pm Meditation - Breath Counting Elk Creek, Price Commons
4:00pm 10:00pm Annual Budget Hearing | Financial Affairs Committee White Pine Room, MSC
4:30pm 5:30pm Equity Diversity and Inclusion Council Online Event
5:00pm 6:30pm We are suckers for Candy Land! Northwoods Room (MSC)
5:00pm 8:00pm Antique Auto | Shop Nights TBD
5:00pm 6:00pm APICS: 1st Meeting Jarvis 343
5:00pm 7:00pm Wrestling Practice Mat Room 221
6:00pm 7:00pm Running Club Applied Arts Building
6:00pm 7:00pm Bellin College Speaker Online Event
6:00pm 7:00pm Financial Wellness Club Bi-Weekly Meeting Jarvis Hall Science Wing (JHSW) Room 113
6:00pm 7:00pm Meet the Kappas Price Commons - Gilbert Creek
6:00pm 7:30pm Black History Month Trivia Night Willow/Walnut (MSC)
6:30pm 8:30pm IGDA | Board Game Jam and Snacks Micheels Hall 290
6:30pm 8:00pm Colleges Against Cancer | Spring 2022 meeting Badger Room MSC
6:30pm 10:00pm Cru Weekly Meeting Ballrooms A&B, Memorial Student Center
7:00pm 8:00pm Tri-Sigman | Sisterhood Cedar/Maple MSC
7:00pm 9:00pm Come watch anime with us! Jarvis Hall Science Wing 146
7:00pm 8:00pm Fly Fishing Club | Casting Clinic Multi-Purpose Room
7:00pm 8:00pm Qube Craft Night: Rock Painting and Hot Chocolate MSC Great Hall
7:00pm 9:00pm Disc Golf Club | Putting Practice/League MPR - Field House
7:00pm 8:00pm First NAEA Meeting of the Semester UW-Stout Library (Room 211)

Weekly Mental Health Tip! 

How To: Practicing Mindfulness 

  • Take a seat - find a quiet calm space, and assume a comfortable seated position in which you can sit comfortably, either on the floor or a chair 

  • Set a time limit - just starting out maybe try 5 or 10 minutes and slowly increase from there to 30 minutes or even more. 

  • Notice your body - How do you feel? What things are happening, emotionally or physically? Is anything new showing up? 

  • Have a set purpose - What are your goals for today? What are your intentions? 

  • Notice your breath - feel the rhythm of your breath as it goes in and out 

  • Notice if your mind wanders - let it happen but then after a few seconds bring it back to focus on your breath 

  • Be kind to yourself - you won’t be perfect at it right away, allow yourself time to practice and improve 

UW-Stout Counseling Center 

410 Bowman Hall (Clocktower Building) 

Office: 715-232-2468   Hours: 8AM-4:30PM 

*Check out the following for more information on ways to have a great semester: 

  • Counseling Center website 

  • Facebook page (UW-Stout Wellness PROs and Counseling Center) 

  • Instagram: uwstoutcounselingcenter 

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: 1-800-273-8255