From: Involvement Center
Date: March 4
Subject: Campus Life Today | Thursday, March 4, 2021



THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 2021

EVENT

Not All Bad Card Games | Virtual

Saturday, March 6
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Teams
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Join us virtually for an afternoon with other Blue Devils to play a game similar to Apples to Apples or Cards Against Humanity. We will be playing through Teams. Sign on and test your creativity to pick the funniest answers to satisfy the prompts, questions and fill-ins. In the Teams meeting we will share the room codes, go over rules and get to meet some other Stouties! Winners will be awarded prizes!

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EVENT

QUBE | LGBTQIA+ Career Panel

Thursday, March 4
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
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Join us for a panel with LGBTQIA+ people working at UW-Stout and in the community. Hear about their experiences and find out about resources for your own job search! Link

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EVENT

Work Party at Colfax Red Cedar Preserve and Recreation Area

Saturday, March 6
1:00pm - 4:00pm
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We will be having another work party at the Colfax Red Cedar Preserve and Recreation Area on Saturday March 6th at 1:00 PM. During the work party, we will continue to work on removing invasive species in order to make room for a pollinator habitat restoration. All of the necessary equipment will be provided. Be sure to bring water to keep yourself hydrated and an old outer layer that won't be ruined if it catches an ember or two.

So, join us to spend some time outside in this beautiful weather we are having, and don't forget to register for this event on CONNECT! 🌞😃

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EVENT

Makers Night | Wood String Art

Sunday, March 7
7:00pm - 8:00pm
MSC, Great Hall
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Gather all Makers for our third Makers Night of the semester. This month's craft will entail stringing together some decor. We will be sharing techniques, ideas, and of course the supplies!

We'll have a limited number of spots for students to attend in-person along with a virtual opportunity.

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EVENT

The Croods: A New Age

Friday, March 5
6:00pm - 11:00pm
APPA 210 & 321
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Blue Devil Productions is proud to present the film “The Croods: A new Age” at the University of Wisconsin-Stout on Friday, March 5th at 6:00 pm and 9:00 pm in Applied Arts, Room 210 & 321.

The film is first-come-first serve so if you want seats we recommend showing up a few minutes early!

The prehistoric family, the Croods, are challenged by a rival family, the Bettermans, who claim to be better and more evolved.

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EVENT

Q-Talk: Media Representation

Tuesday, March 9
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Microsoft Teams
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Join the Qube for a digital event discussing LGBTQIA+ representation in modern media. A staff member will display an informational presentation, with additional time for discussion and questions at the end.

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EVENT

Jeopardy Night (Prizes and Pizza!)

Saturday, March 6
7:00pm - 8:00pm
MSC, Great Hall
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This weekend's package includes an evening of Jeopardy! The game show will feature and test your knowledge on questions regarding pop culture, Stout, and other secret categories (which will be left a surprise to not give anyone an unfair advantage!). It will be an intense filled game of teamwork to win fun prizes.

The Blue Devil Market is also having a pizza deal to commemorate. Make sure to stop there before or after this event to a 12" pizza for $5!

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EVENT

Springo

Wednesday, March 10
7:00pm - 8:00pm
MSC, Great Hall
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Spring is around the corner and so is another Wednesday night of Bingo. Join us in celebrating the changing season while testing your luck to see if you can walk away from the Great Hall a winner with one of our BINGO prizes.

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The Quill

The Quill - Issue #6 March 2021

The March Issue of the Quill, your equity, diversity and inclusion newsletter is ready to view! This publication is brought to you by a collaboration of the offices of the Dean of Students, Trio Programs, McNair Scholars, the Qube, Disability Services, and the Involvement Center.

Sponsored by: Dean of Students
For more information contact: Dominique Vargas
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Diversity Week

Recorded Diversity Week Sessions Available

Four Diversity Week sessions were recorded and are now available for viewing through March 31, 2021. The following sessions were recorded:  

• Why White People Should be Anti-Racist
• Celebrating Black History: Black Contributions to Civil Liberty  
• World Religions in Brief
• Family Privilege 

Go here to learn more and for links to access the recordings.

Sponsored by: Dean of Students
For more information contact: Dominique Vargas
Recordings

Thursday, March 4
Start End   Event         Location
9:00am 4:00pm Spring 2021 Virtual Career Conference -
1:00pm 3:00pm International Student Tax Chat TBD
3:00pm 3:30pm Student Support Services | Walk It Out Meet Between Bowman Hall and Harvey Hall
4:00pm 5:30pm Stout Student Dietetic Association (SSDA) - E - Cookbook Open Square 10; Cranberry Creek Room, Merle Price Commons
5:30pm 8:00pm Auto Club Shop Night Auto Club House
6:00pm 7:00pm Latinos Unidos Thursday Meeting Microsoft Teams
6:00pm 7:00pm TEECA Meeting 3/4 JHSW 114
6:00pm 7:30pm Stout Catholic Friends and Fellowship The Ministry
6:00pm 7:00pm QUBE | LGBTQIA+ Mental Health Support Group Microsoft Teams
6:30pm 10:00pm V for Vendetta: Film Screening & Discussion Virtual: Microsoft Teams
7:00pm 9:00pm An-Bu | Drama Llama on the Discord
7:30pm 9:30pm Cru Large Group Virtual Meeting -
7:30pm 8:00pm Harvest Your Inner Genius TEAMs Meeting

Psychological Benefits of Spending Time in Nature

Now that it’s getting warmer out, this is why you should go out and enjoy it!

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

We are currently providing Telehealth services via Microsoft Teams to virtually meet with Stout students.  As always, these sessions are confidential and at no additional cost to enrolled students. 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