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Veterans Week 2013

Welcome to Veterans Week at UW Oshkosh

Students and WarriorsWar Through Their Eyes

Friday, Nov. 8 • 5:30 p.m.  (Reeve Ballroom)

Warriors & Students features the work of 10 journalism students who have produced a 100-page book, 300 online journal entries and 30 audio podcasts that focus on the stories of these student veterans, who have seen a world that most of us will never see.

The hour-long event will include short opening remarks and a multimedia presentation. The Warriors & Students photo exhibit — which includes war-time photos and personal photos of the veterans — will be on display. Photos from the first and second War: Through Their Eyes projects will also be included in the exhibit.

Upcoming Events

Penny War Begins

Monday, Nov. 11 • 8 a.m. (Veterans Resource Center)

Help your branch claim the ultimate bragging rights in the annual Student Veterans Association Penny War fundraiser. Bring your change!  All funds will go to support UWO veterans and families.

Veterans Day Flag Display

Monday, Nov. 11 • 8 a.m. (Dempsey Hall, Room 130)

Help the Veterans Resource Center staff and student veterans place more than 500 flags in front of Dempsey Hall to honor our current student veterans.

Veterans Day Popcorn Give Away

Monday, Nov. 11 • 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Reeve Union Concourse)

The Veterans Resource Center staff and student veterans will be handing out popcorn and providing information in Reeve Union.

Invisible War

Monday, Nov. 11 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in (Reeve Theater)

An award-winning documentary exploring the sexual assault epidemic in the military

Veterans and Family Acupuncture!

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Reeve Union, Room 215)

Free stress reducing acupuncture for veterans and their families provided by the Oshkosh Veteran Acupuncture Project

Value of Veterans in the Classroom

Wednesday, Nov. 13 noon to 1 p.m.  (Reeve Union, Room 215)

Listen in on how UW Oshkosh faculty have creatively integrated the veteran experience into an engaging learning experience, presented by Grace Lim and Emmet Sandberg.

Female Veterans Conversation Network

Thursday, Nov. 14 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.  (UWO Women’s Center)

Female Veterans Conversation Network is a group designed for those females who have experienced military life (and dependent spouses who are looking for somewhere to discuss their own issues). This group is open to the public. Our focus is to learn what types of issues affect female veterans on campus and in the surrounding community.

Veterans Resource Center Open House

Friday, Nov. 15 11 a.m to 1 p.m. (Dempsey Hall, Room 130)

Stop by the Veterans Resource Center for free chair massages courtesy of Student Recreation,  and to see which branch won the Penny War, which ends at noon on Friday, Nov. 15. The Green Bay Vet Center will have their Mobile Vet Center on display in front of Dempsey Hall on Algoma Blvd from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Veteran Appreciation UWO Football Game

Saturday, Nov. 16 Kickoff at 2 p.m. (J. J. Keller Field at Titan Stadium)

The first 200 veterans will receive free admission to see your Titans take on UW-Platteville!