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Grants announcements (12/18/09)

The following announcements were supplied by the Office of Grants and Faculty Development: UW Oshkosh received $10,000 from the U.S. Department of Education, Funds for Improvement of Post-secondary Education and the UW System Administration PK-16 Grant Project for...

Seen on campus: Diversity & Leadership Conference

More than 150 University of Wisconsin students, faculty and staff participated in the fourth-annual Diversity & Leadership Conference Nov. 7 in Reeve Memorial Union. The day included a large group presentation titled “Strengthening Our Cultural IQ,”...

UW Oshkosh commemorates fall of the Berlin Wall

As young girls growing up in Germany, Heike Alberts and Monika Hohbein-Deegen lived on opposite sides of the Berlin Wall. Twenty years ago, they both witnessed the fall of the wall from very different perspectives. On Monday, Nov. 9, Alberts and Hohbein-Deegen — now...

Gift provides $500,000 to benefit Polk Library

A gift of more than $500,000 from the estate of Jane Atwood O’Connell has been used to renovate the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s Polk Library’s 7,600-square-foot circulation area and lobby and to create an endowment for digital, educational and research...