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Slideshow: Goodbye to fall

As the north wind blows and the last oak leaves on Bascom Hill begin to fall, we bid adieu to autumn's golden moment. It's been a glorious season to behold. In this slideshow by University Communications photographer Jeff Miller, we take a long last look at the season before preparing for another Wisconsin winter. Here, undergraduates Haley Braun, left, and Alexa Walters toss fallen leaves found at the base of Bascom Hill.

Top Stories

Classified Staff Executive Committee gets organized

It was a historic moment as the newly elected UW–Madison Classified Staff Executive Committee met for the first time Thursday in Bascom Hall. The nine-person committee will represent the nearly 5,000 classified staff members, giving them a formal shared governance structure at the university for the first time.

Campus plans for winter weather impacts

Transportation Services is working with Grounds to ensure it is able to keep sidewalks, bus shelters, parking lots and roads as clear as possible during the winter months. In order to help make efforts successful, the units are reminding campus about winter parking rules and Snow Action Days, which run until March 15.

Info Sessions: HR Design

Join the HR Design project team to learn about the revised timeline for implementing HR Design. Three sessions remain, including a live stream today from 1 to 3 p.m.

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Around Campus

Forward Motion: ‘Only in Wisconsin’ airs tonight

Watch "Forward Motion" at tonight at 9, or right after the end of the Wisconsin men's basketball game. You'll find out why every UW football home game has an extra quarter, discover ways in which UW students are getting real-world experience in college and experience the sweet science of making candy.

Outside UW

Libraries acquire Woodland Pattern archive

An important segment of three decades of recent American literary history has been acquired by the UW Libraries. The archive documents the varied activities of Woodland Pattern Book Center. Vice Provost for Libraries Ed Van Gemert calls the acquisition “a fine example of the ‘Wisconsin Idea’ in action."

Inside Info

Fresh or frozen turkey: Ready for Thanksgiving

The biggest holiday meal of the year is just around the corner. Thanksgiving brings families together to share a feast that often centers on roast turkey and all the fixings. To help you prepare the holiday meal, CALS and Extension food scientist Barbara Ingham offers helpful hints.

Buzz

Vote for Mr. Mo and Ms. Stache

Several UW Carbone Cancer Center staff members are participating in No Shave November to recognize prostate cancer awareness and men's health this month. The cancer center is hosting a contest to crown Mr. Mo and Ms. Stache this week. Like the Carbone Cancer Center on Facebook to vote.

In the Media

Forbes says research park is “changing the world”

University Research Park and the MG&E Innovation Center on its campus were cited on Nov. 15, by Forbes as among the top breeding grounds for compelling high-tech startups.

Events

Get on board with startup series ‘Entrepreneurons’

Photo: Kevin Conroy

Entrepreneurons is a new WARF series focused on bringing the fundamentals of getting a new venture started to the UW–Madison Community. The keynote speaker at the next session will be Kevin Conroy, president and CEO of Exact Sciences, on Thursday, Nov. 21. Registration is requested.

Science Night is learning for the whole family

Discover your inner scientist with help from UW researchers at Family Science Night. A group of community and nonprofit organizations have come together to provide an opportunity to enjoy learning and exploring as a family from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at UW Space Place, 2300 S. Park St.

Interact

What are you looking at?

For a final time this semester, we ask: Where can you find this image on campus? Submit your guesses. One winner will receive a UW coffee mug.

Get Involved: Submit an idea, link or photo to Inside UW–Madison.