Free Viewing / Lecture Series

Thursdays @ the U

View last semester's presentations here. Instructions: In the drop down menu next to "All Folders" choose "Thursdays @ the U" to see all of the presentations.

Thursdays @ the U lecture series will run throughout the spring semster featuring a lecture, performance, discussion, demonstration format. The series, partly funded by the UW-BC Foundation, will explore topics in the arts, sciences, public affairs, literary fields, and cultural areas. These lectures are free and open to the public. All presentations are from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m. in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall (Room 234) located in Ritzinger Hall. Lecture attendees are welcome to bring their lunch to the presentation.

Please view our Events Calendar for specific dates. (In the "Tag" box choose "Lectures/Forums/Debates" and click on the "Search" button for a complete listing of Thursdays @ the U events.)

One World Art, Literature & Film Series

Monday, April 21: Film viewing of multi-award-winning documentary "God Grew Tired of Us," 7:00 p.m., Rice Lake Public Library

Monday April 28: Art exhibit and galleery with artist Bol Aweng of this collection "A Lost Boy of Sudan" followed by a conversation with Aweng and Sudanese Writer and Humanitarian John Bul Dau, 6:00 p.m. Joel Salter Art Gallery.

Monday April 28 - May 3: Art exhibit "A Lost Boy of Sudan" on display in Joel Salter Art Gallery, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 7: Film showing of the documentary "Being Hmong Means Being Free" 7:00 p.m., Rice Lake Public Library.

Saturday, May 10: Keynote speaker Kao Kalia Yang will give a reading and lead a discussion on her book "The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir."

Career Prep Series @ the U

This is a four session FREE series for students that is facilitated by staff from Barron County Job Center's Workforce Resource and Job Service agencies

See you in M159 from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m. on the following dates:
Feb. 10 - Personal Branding: Marketing Yourself
Feb. 24 - Exploring Careers:  Finding the Right Fit
March 10 - Labor Market Trends and You
March 24 - Making the Right Impression with Employers

Financial Success Series (Your financial capability program)

This is a six session FREE series for students to learn how to successfully manage their financial situation. Each session will be informative and FUN! There will be free pizza and prizes

See you in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m. on the following dates:
Feb. 12 - Student Loans
Feb. 26 - Credit Importance
March 5 - Credit Do's and Don'ts
March 26 - Insurance
April 9 - Starting A New Job
April 23 - Celebration