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TIP SHEET   Week of Aug. 31, 2004
Current topics of interest in higher education in western Wisconsin

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"Rethinking Diversity: A Confluence of Teaching and Learning" will run from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 30 in Davies Center. Seminar highlights include:

Contact: Kimberly Barrett, associate vice chancellor of student development and diversity, (715) 836-5992 or

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The BBC will broadcast English Professor Tess Onwueme’s play, "Shakara: Dance-Hall Queen," Sept. 4 and 5. The one-hour broadcasts can be accessed on the Internet at, under the BBC Play of the Week features. For details, contact Onwueme at (715) 836-4041 or

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New freshmen will attend a Convocation at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30 in Zorn Arena. Other freshmen activities that will provide photo opportunities include:

Contact: Jacqueline Bonneville, (715) 836-3487 or

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CUBEfest activities providing photo opportunities include:

Check out CUBEfest on the Web.

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Updated: August 25, 2004