50th Anniversary

50th Anniversary LogoUW-Marshfield/Wood County is celebrating its 50th Anniversary in the 2014-2015 Academic Year.  We have many fun events planned for the campus, our current students and alumni and the community.  Join us to Celebrate our Past, Present and Future!

Fall 2014 Events

 

SEPTEMBER 25 - DECEMBER 19

Campus – Community Book Read 

Read a selected book and join in the discussion and activities.  Our first book is “The story of Edgar Sawtelle: a novel” by David Wroblewski. 
It's not too late to join!  Books are available to check out.

Our meeting schedule is:  

    • November 12, 6 p.m.
    • November 24, 6 p.m.
    • December 8, 6 p.m.
    • December 17, 6 p.m.

 Meetings will be held at the Hamilton Roddis Memorial Library - if you have any questions,  contact the Library by email or call (715) 389-6531.

NOVEMBER 18, 7 P.M.

Relive the 60’s -  The "F" Word: A Brief History of Feminism & the Women's Movement
Location: Room 131  -  $10
In this Continuing Education lecture series, learn about the myths and stereotypes surrounding those who identify/identified as feminists and how we as a culture might reclaim this term by deconstructing the misinformation and false narratives.   Register for The "F" Word: A Brief History of Feminism & the Women's Movement.

 

DECEMBER 2, 7 P.M.
Relive the 60’s –  Progress is our Most Important Product
Location: Room 131 - $10
Did you know the wireless telephone invented in the 1960s?  So was bullet stopping kevlar materials; the audio cassette (which led to the eight-track tape), the computer mouse (yes, really) and the bestselling tranquilizing drug of all times, Valium. What do these inventions share in common?  Join us as we explore connections in technology, the ideal of progress, and what our inventions tell us about ourselves. Register for Progress is our Most Important Product.

 

Check back for our Spring Event listing.