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April 2015 News and Information

Leadership Opportunities

NTSO needs YOU! They currently have several leadership positions open for the remainder of this semester and the 2015-16 year. Available positions include: President-Elect, Treasurer, Secretary, and Publicity / Social Media Specialist. This is a great way to build your professional network, add volunteer activity to your resume, attend a conference or workshop at little or no cost, and have fun all at the same time. To learn more about being an officer, contact NTSO president, Matt Jerger at

Polk Library News

Do you have a full schedule and need library help at odd hours? No problem! A live chat service called Ask A Librarian is staffed 24/7 by librarians. You can access this chat service from the front page of Polk Library's website. The link can be found right below the search box. Ask a librarian how to find books or journal articles and more. Try it! If you don’t prefer live chat on the computer, you can always e-mail your reference questions to a Polk librarian at:

Writing Help is Available at No Cost

The Writing Center offers extended hours and online assistance. Let them work with you to understand a writing project, plan your draft, or revise your work. Students can request asynchronous feedback via a YouTube recording of a consultant talking through their draft, or they can set up a real-time video chat through Google Hangout or arrange to call the Center by phone for an appointment. They also have live chat help via Google Chat in the university Titan Apps email system.

The Writing Center is located in Suite 102 of the Student Success Center. The Writing Center provides free writing assistance for all undergraduate and graduate students in any discipline and at any stage in the writing process. Their aim is to make all students better writers. Learn more about the Writing Center's services or schedule an appointment by visiting their website.

6th Annual LGBTQ Ally March

Come support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people in the 6th annual LGBTQ Ally March on Wednesday, April 1. Doors open at 5 p.m. in Reeve Ballroom.

For information about the LGBTQ Ally March, or art contest, email: or stop by the LGBTQ Resource Center, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

$tart $mart Salary Negotiation Workshop

Learn how to effectively negotiate a salary and feel confident while combating the wage gap. Not sure what "wage gap" is? Learn the answer and much more when you attend this workshop on Wednesday, April 22, from 5 – 8 p.m. in Reeve Union, room 201. This event is co-sponsored by the Women’s Center along with Reeve Union Diversity and Inclusion Programs, Office of Student Affairs, Career Services, UW Credit Union, The WAGE Project, and AAUW.

GradSchool Fest 2015

Attend GradSchool Fest in Reeve Union from 4:30 – 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23. Now is the time to think about graduate school!

Guests can:

  • Get tips on how to prepare for graduate studies.

Attend as your schedule allows, learn about graduate school and enjoy the light refreshments that will be served. Should you have questions about graduate school, contact the Graduate Studies Office at (920) 424-1223 or

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