Technê Skillshare

Technê is a skillshare meetup, initiated by the UW-Madison University Apartments Assembly, where people gather and share their skills. It is an open gathering of people who simply want to share what they know how to do with each other. Skills can be anything from math and sciences to arts and crafts. Technê is simply about learning new things and being together.

Skillshare meetups are therefore open for exchange of particular knowledge or skills while hanging out. This could include, but is not limited to, conversations and debates on specific subjects, presentations, reading groups, and film screenings.

What is Technê?

Technê, as in the root of the word “technology”, is the Ancient Greek word usually translated as “craft” or “art”. However, its original meaning encompassed both theoretical knowledge and application of that knowledge, and this is how we understand these meetups.

Location

Gatherings are at the University Apartments Eagle Heights Community Center (611 Eagle Heights) during the spring and fall semesters. The schedule during  summer and winter breaks will be defined later.

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June 2022

UA Assembly “Technê” Skillshare Meetup

June 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on June 2, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Community Center: Large Gym, 611 Eagle Heights Drive
Madison, WI 53705 United States
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Visual communication is a powerful tool to transmit complex ideas and a natural way for humans to understand information. In the "Technê" skillshare meetup on Thursday, May 26th, we will discuss the basic principles of visual…

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“Techne” skillshare meet-up: Writing Skills for a Career

June 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Center: Large Gym, 611 Eagle Heights Drive
Madison, WI 53705 United States
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Dottie Mayne, from the UW Writing Center, will lead us in a discussion about job writing, including creating application materials (cv, resume, cover letter, etc.) professional emailing, and whatever other topics you are interested in…

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“Technê” skillshare meetup Visual communication

June 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Center: Large Gym, 611 Eagle Heights Drive
Madison, WI 53705 United States
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Visual communication is an effective way for humans to understand information. On Thursday, June 23rd, we will continue learning together how to use popular graphics software, like Adobe Illustrator, Inkscape (free and open source software) or…

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July 2022

Technê Skillshare Meetup

July 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Center: Large Gym, 611 Eagle Heights Drive
Madison, WI 53705 United States
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Technê is a skillshare meetup, initiated by the UW-Madison University Apartments Assembly, where people gather and share their skills. It is an open gathering of people who simply want to share what they know how to do…

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“Technê” skillshare meetup: Hacking Chocolate

July 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Center: Large Gym, 611 Eagle Heights Drive
Madison, WI 53705 United States
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This week’s "Technê" skillshare meetup is “Hacking Chocolate" with Hossein Panahi, a University Apartments’ Resident Manager and is taking place on Thursday, July 28st, at the Community Center, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Hossein will share his experience of being a project manager…

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August 2022

“Techne” Skillshare workshop

August 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Center, 611 Eagle Heights Drive
Madison, WI 53705
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Nicollas Mocelin Sdroievski, a graduate student in the Department of Computer Sciences at UW Madison, will facilitate the "Techne" workshop on the concept of recursion on Thursday, August 4th, at the Community Center from 7:00pm to…

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Techne Skillshare Workshop: Trolleyology

August 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Center, 611 Eagle Heights Drive
Madison, WI 53705
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This week's "Techne" is Introduction to Trolleyology and it will take place on Thursday, August 11th, at the Community Center from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. The Trolley Problem is one of the most popular thought experiments…

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UA Assembly Technê Skillshare Workshop: “Introduction to Data Analysis with R”!

August 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Center, 611 Eagle Heights Drive
Madison, WI 53705
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Join us for our next Technê Skillshare Workshop: "Introduction to Data Analysis with R"! It will take place on August 18th, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm, at the Eagle Heights Community Center. Bring your laptop…

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Technê Skillshare Workshop: Learning Crochet

August 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on September 1, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Community Center, 611 Eagle Heights Drive
Madison, WI 53705
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We are happy to announce our next Technê Skillshare Workshop: Learning Crochet! On Thursday, August 25th, 6:30-8:30 pm, at the Eagle Heights Community Center. In this two-part workshop we will learn crochet with Miranda Rintoul.…

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September 2022

Technê Skillshare Workshop: Learning Crochet

September 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on September 1, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Community Center, 611 Eagle Heights Drive
Madison, WI 53705
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We are happy to announce our next Technê Skillshare Workshop: Learning Crochet! On Thursday, August 25th, 6:30-8:30 pm, at the Eagle Heights Community Center. In this two-part workshop we will learn crochet with Miranda Rintoul.…

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