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Events for the week of Events for the week of July 17-23

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Summer Session III
When: 7 a.m. Monday, July 18 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12
Where: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Experimental Archaeology

Students entering grades 4-6

Learn how stone tools were made and how Native Americans used them. Take a nature hike through the marsh to explore food, shelter, and tools Wisconsin’s first people could have used. Try playing the chunky game and making pottery. Cancellations prior to July 1 will receive a full refund minus a $40 cancellation fee. No refunds for cancellations after July 1.

For registration and more information, please visit our website!

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, July 18
Where: 312 Wimberly Hall
For more information contact UW-La Crosse Continuing Education at conted@uwlax.edu or 608.785.6500.
Public Archaeology Field School

Monday-Wednesday, July 18-20, 2016

July 18: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; July 19-20: 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

High School & Adult
This multi-day field and lab experience is a well-rounded opportunity for those who want to learn about the process of archaeology. Work alongside professional archaeologists on an actual archaeological excavation and survey work. Lab work may include washing and sorting ceramics, stone tools, and other remains. An experimental archaeology component may explore making stone tools and using an atlatl (spearthrower). Optional lab hours and local field trips will be available after regular field school hours. No previous experience is necessary.

For registration and more information, please visit our website!

When: Monday, July 18
Where: 259 Cartwright Center
For more information contact UW-La Crosse Continuing Education at conted@uwlax.edu or 608.785.6500.
Public Archaeology Field School

Monday-Friday, July 18-22, 2016

July 18: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; July 19-22: 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

High School & Adult
This multi-day field and lab experience is a well-rounded opportunity for those who want to learn about the process of archaeology. Work alongside professional archaeologists on an actual archaeological excavation and survey work. Lab work may include washing and sorting ceramics, stone tools, and other remains. An experimental archaeology component may explore making stone tools and using an atlatl (spearthrower). Optional lab hours and local field trips will be available after regular field school hours. No previous experience is necessary.

For registration and more information, please visit our website!

 

When: Monday, July 18
Where: 259 Cartwright Center
For more information contact UW-La Crosse Continuing Education at conted@uwlax.edu or 608.785.6500.
Master of Education-Professional Development Summer Institute
When: 8 a.m. Monday, July 18 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, July 22
Where: TBD, Centennial Hall
For more information contact Cindy George at cgeorge@uwlax.edu or 608.785.5409.
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Summer Session III
When: 7 a.m. Monday, July 18 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12
Where: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Introduction to Archaeology

Students entering grades 5-9

Explore MVAC’s Archaeology Lab and work with artifacts recovered from area excavations as an introduction to the science of archaeology. Discover how the first Native Americans in Wisconsin survived using the area’s natural resources. Students must take this class in order to attend the Middle School Field Experience. Cancellations prior to July 1 will receive a full refund minus a $40 cancellation fee. No refunds for cancellations after July 1.

For registration and more information, please visit our website!

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 19
Where: 312 Wimberly Hall
For more information contact UW-La Crosse Continuing Education at conted@uwlax.edu or 608.785.6500.
Last day to drop a Session III course without a "W"

Last day to drop a 4-week Session III course without receiving a permanent "W" on student's academic record. After this day, permission from the instructor or advisor is required to drop. 

Drop dates for summer classes of other lengths are different and can be found in the WINGS Student Center by clicking on the calendar icon next to the course in the schedule.


When: Tuesday, July 19
Where: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
For more information contact Records and Registration at records@uwlax.edu or 608.785.8576.
UWL Employee Enrichment Day
Open to all university faculty and staff.  A day of skill building and networking for personal enrichment and professional development.  Further information on the day's scheduled events will be coming soon!
When: Tuesday, July 19
Where: Centennial Hall
For more information contact Becky Yoshizumi at 608.785.6805.
Master of Education-Professional Development Summer Institute
When: 8 a.m. Monday, July 18 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, July 22
Where: TBD, Centennial Hall
For more information contact Cindy George at cgeorge@uwlax.edu or 608.785.5409.
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Summer Session III
When: 7 a.m. Monday, July 18 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12
Where: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Canadian Rockies & Glacier National Park

July 20-26, 2016

Inclusions:    
  • Roundtrip airfare - ORD or MSP  
  • 6 nights hotel accommodations  
  • 9 meals: 6-breakfasts & 3-dinners  
  • Professional Tour Director
  • Motorcoach transportation  
  • Admissions per itinerary  
  • Comprehensive sightseeing
  • Hotel transfers  
  • Baggage handling

6 nights accommodations:

  • 1 night - International Hotel, Calgary
  • 1 night - Glacier National Park
  • 1 night - Kalispell
  • 3 nights - Caribou Lodge or Ptarmigan Inn, Banff

For registration and more information, please visit our website!

When: Wednesday, July 20
Where: Glacier National Park
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West Glacier,MT,59936
Middle School Field Experience

Wednesday-Thursday, July 20-21, 2016  

Students entering grades 5-9

Take your excitement for archaeology into the field! Students who have taken MVAC’s Introduction to Archaeology class in the past can join a La Crosse area project. Participants will work alongside professional archaeologists in the field. Activities may include shovel testing or small-scale excavations. Weather may require alternate activities. Cancellations prior to July 1 will receive a full refund minus an $80 cancellation fee. No refunds for cancellations after July 1.

For registration and more information, please visit our website!

When: 9 to 3 a.m. Wednesday, July 20
Where: 312 Wimberly Hall
For more information contact UW-La Crosse Continuing Education at conted@uwlax.edu or 608.785.6500.
Master of Education-Professional Development Summer Institute
When: 8 a.m. Monday, July 18 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, July 22
Where: TBD, Centennial Hall
For more information contact Cindy George at cgeorge@uwlax.edu or 608.785.5409.
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Summer Session III
When: 7 a.m. Monday, July 18 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12
Where: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Open House - MVAC Archaeology Field School

See what the MVAC summer Public Field School participants have been doing! Stop by on Thursday, July 21, between 10 am and 2 pm at the Norskedalen Heritage Farm (Skumsrud) to see the ongoing fieldwork and collections of materials that have been recovered in the past. In case of rain, we’ll be inside working with the collections.  The Norskedalen Heritage Farm (Skumsrud) is 1/2 mile west of Coon Valley, WI on Hwy 14/61. Check MVAC’s website for updated information at: mvac.uwlax.edu. Call MVAC at 608-785-6473 or e-mail MVAC@uwlax.edu for more information.

When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, July 21
Where: Norskedalen Heritage Farm (Skumsrud)
Highway 14/61
Coon Valley,WI,54623
Master of Education-Professional Development Summer Institute
When: 8 a.m. Monday, July 18 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, July 22
Where: TBD, Centennial Hall
For more information contact Cindy George at cgeorge@uwlax.edu or 608.785.5409.
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Summer Session III
When: 7 a.m. Monday, July 18 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12
Where: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Learning in Retirement - Shakespeare and Polish History

Spend a delightful day in Winona, beginning the day at the Polish Museum to learn about Winona’s Polish (Kashubian) heritage and see some lovely folk art. Lunch will be at the Jefferson Pub. After lunch see one of Shakespeare’s most delightful comedies As You Like It. The Great River Shakespeare Festival is known for making Shakespeare an accessible pleasure. A presentation on the play will take place in La Crosse a week or so before visit.

For registration and more information, please visit our website!

When: Friday, July 22
Where: Polish Cultural Institute and Museum
102 Liberty St
Winona,MN,55987
For more information contact UW-La Crosse Continuing Education at conted@uwlax.edu or 608.785.6500.
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Summer Session III
When: 7 a.m. Monday, July 18 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12
Where: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse