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48th Annual On Wisconsin Spring Powwow is April 1-2

March 16, 2017

The event is unique in its cultural education through engagement with Native nations, a family activity area, and volunteer opportunities for students.

Food sovereignty events explore indigenous cuisine

March 9, 2017

The first Food Sovereignty Symposium and Festival will be March 10 to 12. It focuses on how communities manage their food systems while celebrating indigenous, local and regional foods.

Celebrating Black History Month with Keynote Speaker

February 15, 2017

Nikki Giovanni, center, a keynote speaker for the celebration of UW–Madison's Black History Month, poses for a photo with sisters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., during a meet-and-greet session with UW–Madison students and guests. Giovanni, a world-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist, and educator gave a keynote speech at the Gordon Dining and Event Center.

UW-Madison to host MLK Day Celebration

January 9, 2017

The event Monday, Jan. 16, will recognize and celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. as well as the many ways UW–Madison students, faculty and staff embody King’s spirit of service.

UW alumni travel to Texas for Cotton Bowl

December 22, 2016

University of Wisconsin–Madison alumni and fans traveling to the Cotton Bowl Classic in Arlington, Texas, with the Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) will begin the trip on Dec. 31.

UW’s first Philanthropy Lab class to award $50,000 to nonprofit groups

December 8, 2016

On Dec. 12, members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s first Philanthropy Lab class will award $10,000 each to five local nonprofits, in the culmination of a new semester-long course that offered an innovative learning opportunity in philanthropic giving.

UW-Madison statement on Ben Shapiro lecture

November 16, 2016

Commentator Ben Shapiro was invited to speak on campus on Nov. 16 by a Registered Student Organization, the Young Americans for Freedom, UW–Madison …

Kaine to hold Tuesday campus event

October 29, 2016

Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine will hold an event on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at Gordon Dining & Events Center, 770 W. Dayton Street.

Crossroads of Ideas makes fall 2016 debut Sept. 20

September 16, 2016

"Laboratory of Oligarchy” with journalism Professor Lewis Friedland will explore the meaning of oligarchy and how it can emerge in a democratic system.

UW Law School to host Q & A with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

August 31, 2016

Two of Justice Sotomayor’s former law clerks will lead the question-and-answer session, which is part of the Law School’s Robert W. Kastenmeier Lecture Series.

Common ‘Threads’ displayed at SoHE student fashion show

May 4, 2016

Students in the Textiles and Fashion Design Program in the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s School of Human Ecology presented “Threads 2016: IMPACT” on Saturday, April 30 …

Donna Shalala keynote speaker for UW–Madison Global Summit for Women

April 7, 2016

The former UW–Madison chancellor will consider the status of women and well-being in Wisconsin and the world.

Clinton to hold Monday event at Gordon

March 27, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will hold an event on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus on Monday afternoon. The event, to be held at Gordon …

Morgridge summit showcases ‘interconnected web’ of scholarship, service

February 9, 2016

The event reaffirmed the value of the connections that keep the doors open between the university and the community in and around it.

Students and staff plan a full slate for Black History Month 2016

January 27, 2016

Even with 29 days in February, the student planning committee for UW–Madison's Black History Month organized so many activities that they spill into the months on either side.