Monday, October 1

All Day Grade screens open for instructors to enter Early Waring Grades for Fall 2018
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Kinder Monday: Free Coffee for Students
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Western Online Daylight - Using the Groups Feature
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Kinder Monday: Rec Center Tours and Healthy Recipes

Tuesday, October 2

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM Designing an Assessment Plan for Your Class
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM WIU Graduate School Expo
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM All Major Career & Internship Fair
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM WIU Art Gallery Reception - Miya Hannan "Beneath My Feet"

Wednesday, October 3

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM Using Game Design As a Teaching Strategy
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Western Online Daylight - Using the Groups Feature
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Ireland Study Abroad Interest Meeting
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Western Wednesdays After-Hours in Rosemont
7:30 PM FIRST WEDNESDAY: Faculty Chamber Music Series Concert I- Camerata Woodwind Quintet & The Hopper Jazztet
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM One Man, Two Guvnors

Thursday, October 4

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM WEBINAR - Western Online Daylight - Using the Groups Feature
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Using the Assignments Tool in Western Online (Daylight)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Scholarly Writing Series - From Conference Presentation to Published Paper: Strategies and Tips for Transitioning from Writing Abstracts to Completing Manuscripts
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Warsaw Alumni & Friends Social
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM One Man, Two Guvnors

Friday, October 5

10:00 AM "Patently Risky: Framing, Innovation, and Entrepreneurial Preferences" presented by Dr. Elizabeth Hoffman
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Sociology and Anthropology Welcome Lunch
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Engineering High School Expo
7:00 PM Volleyball vs. North Dakota State
7:30 PM Guest Recital: "Spectrum" - Silvan Negrutiu, piano
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM One Man, Two Guvnors

Saturday, October 6

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM WIU Orchestra Conducting Workshop
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM WIU v. ISU Football Game and Pregame Social
2:00 PM Piano Masterclass with guest Silvan Negrutiu
7:30 PM Wind Ensemble Concert - Mike Fansler, conductor
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM One Man, Two Guvnors

Sunday, October 7

1:00 PM Volleyball vs. Oral Roberts
1:00 PM Women's Soccer vs. South Dakota
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM One Man, Two Guvnors
5:00 PM Student Recital: Abigail Dominis, trombone & Mitchell Goldberg, trombone, Liang- yu Wang, piano

Monday, October 8

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Western Online Daylight - Using Rubrics
7:00 PM Guest Speaker: Jeff McClusky of Jeff McClusky & Associates (JMA) of Chicago

Tuesday, October 9

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM WEBINAR - Western Online Daylight - Using Rubrics
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Academic Success Coaching (ASC)
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM WEBINAR - Using the Assignments Tool in Western Online (Daylight)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM London Study Abroad Information Session

Wednesday, October 10

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM The Good, the Bad, and the Useful? Using Teaching Evaluations to Foster Reflective Teaching Practice.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Conferencing with Google Meet and Western OnlineÕs Virtual Classroom
7:30 PM Jazz Showcase Concert featuring the Jazz Studio Orchestra (JSO), Jazz Band and combos

Thursday, October 11

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Conferencing with Google Meet and Western OnlineÕs Virtual Classroom
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Scholarly Writing Series - Bird by Bird: Tips and Tricks to Sponsor More Focused and Successful Writing
7:30 PM Chamber Orchestra Concert - Richard Hughey, conductor

Friday, October 12

All Day FALL BREAK - NO CLASSES

Saturday, October 13

1:00 PM Men's Soccer vs. Omaha
6:00 PM Football vs. North Dakota State

Sunday, October 14

All Day Last day for 50% refund/credit for total university withdrawal
3:00 PM Guest Recital: Marcia Henry Liebenow, violin and Andrea Molina, piano

Monday, October 15

All Day Second eight week session begins
All Day 4:30 p.m. - Grade screens close. Instructors may no longer enter Early Warning Grades for Fall 2018 after 4:30 p.m.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Publishing Basics: Choosing a Journal, Navigating Submission System, Responding to Reviewers

Tuesday, October 16

All Day Early Warning Grades notices emailed to students and available on STARS
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Google Drive for Documents, Storage, and Collaboration

Wednesday, October 17

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Google Drive for Documents, Storage, and Collaboration
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Welcome Generation Z!! Part II
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM Western Organization for Women Fall Reception
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM National Love Your Body Day: Beautiful in Every Shade

Thursday, October 18

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Western Online Daylight - Using Rubrics
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Scholarly Writing Series - Scholarly Communication 101: Choosing the Right Conferences, Journals and Publishers
7:30 PM Jazz Studio Orchestra (JSO) - John Cooper, director featuring student guest Tiana Thakur, vocals

Friday, October 19

All Day Graduation applications due for all students who wish to have their name in the commencement programs
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Zoom Videoconferencing - The Basics
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Engineering High School Expo
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Working, The Musical

Saturday, October 20

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Superhero Blue Light Fun Run/Walk
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM WIU Art Gallery Reception - Don Crouch "Art Since Retirement"
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Working, The Musical

Sunday, October 21

All Day Last day for 40% refund/credit for total university withdrawal
12:00 PM Women's Soccer vs. Denver
1:00 PM Volleyball vs. IPFW
7:30 PM Faculty Recital: Ricardo Sepulveda, baritone and Po-Chuan Chiang, piano with guest Giorgi Khatalev, viola

Monday, October 22

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Google Forms Ð The Basics
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Take Back the Night Fundraiser

Tuesday, October 23

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Creating Quizzes in Western Online (Daylight)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Open Educational Resources
7:30 PM Faculty Recital: Moises Molina, cello and Po-Chuan Chiang, piano

Wednesday, October 24

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Creating Quizzes in Western Online (Daylight)
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM March Tale

Thursday, October 25

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM WEBINAR - Western Online Daylight - TurnItIn Grademark and Feedback Studio
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Missing Data and Imputation: Comparison of Missing Data Treatments
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM 29th Annual Take Back the Night
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM March Tale

Friday, October 26

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Take Teaching To New Levels And Transform Your Classroom Through Blended Learning! (A.K.A The Flipped Classroom)
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Analytics and Economics Day
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Push 4 Parks Bags Tournament
7:00 PM Volleyball vs. South Dakota
7:30 PM Concert Band Concert - Matt Thomas, conductor
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM March Tale

Saturday, October 27

1:00 PM Football vs. Northern Iowa
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM March Tale

Sunday, October 28

All Day Last day for 30% refund/credit for total University withdrawal
All Day Last day to make a total University withdrawal
All Day Last day to drop regular 16-week course
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM March Tale
4:00 PM Public Lecture: Brian Locke "Czech Music and Czech Independence" - part of the WIU Czech Centenary Music Festival
4:30 PM Women's Basketball vs. Truman State

Monday, October 29

All Day Grade screens open for instructors to enter Final Grades for Fall 2018
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Web Based Tools for Guided Practice in the Blended Classroom
6:30 PM 20th Annual Orchestra Halloween Concert - Richard Hughey, conductor

Tuesday, October 30

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Death by PowerPoint. Effective Teaching Strategies for Engaging Student Attention.
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM WEBINAR - Take Teaching To New Levels And Transform Your Classroom Through Blended Learning! (A.K.A The Flipped Classroom)
2:00 PM Student Showcase Convocation Recital I
7:30 PM Brass Ensemble Concert - Jena Gardner, director

Wednesday, October 31

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM WEBINAR- Creating Quizzes in Western Online (Daylight)


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