UW-Madison’s common reading program is seeking submissions for the 2020-21 year. Once again, the theme is “contemporary issues” — topics such as technology, climate change, health care, or any other issue that’s spurring conversation.
Actions included a University Housing initiative that in one year eliminated the need for more than 386,000 disposable food containers, and the diversion of more than 450 tons of organic waste from landfills to composting and an energy-producing anaerobic digester.
Newly hired and recently promoted faculty of color were celebrated on Tuesday night at the UW–Madison Faculty of Color Reception at Memorial Union.
Incoming freshmen and transfer students were introduced to the traditions of campus today with an expanded slate of events surrounding the Chancellor’s Convocation.
Deborah Blum’s “The Poison Squad: One Chemist's Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century,” pays tribute to Dr. Harvey Washington Wiley and his work to ensure our food is safe.
"These critical investments in our campus will help make sure we can continue to provide a world-class education for our students," Blank says.
Once again, the theme for Go Big Read is “contemporary issues” — topics such as technology, climate change, health care, or any other issue that’s spurring conversation. Books can be fiction or nonfiction.
During the two-day event, in addition to showcasing some of Foxconn’s cutting-edge global technology and innovations, Foxconn staff will be onsite to share more details about the Foxconn Institute for Research in Science and Technology (FIRST) and to discuss career opportunities with students.
On Wednesday morning, a graft from the long-standing, much-beloved President’s Oak was planted near Washburn Observatory during a ceremony celebrating both the future and the past.
Chancellor Emerita Donna Shalala returned to campus for her induction into the UW Athletic Hall of Fame and a tailgate party at Olin House.