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Exhibit chronicles 100 years of medical education at UW–Madison

November 14, 2007

For a school that began in an attic, the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) has done rather well during the last 100 years.

Global engineering forum targets looming engineering shortage

November 13, 2007

The United States and the world face severe shortages of engineers by the year 2025, according to research based on U.S. Bureau of Labor data. The challenge of developing leaders in the changing engineering and technical workforce will be explored during the third annual University of Wisconsin–Madison Engineering Executives Forum.

Post-Kyoto environmental discussion to take place at UW–Madison

November 13, 2007

This December in Bali, new international talks will be launched to determine the successor of the Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change. The science has spoken. We know the problem is real, but how do we move forward with a solution?

Cinefest to showcase roots of hip hop through films, performances

November 6, 2007

The 8th Annual Cinefest Multicultural Film & Performance Festival, to be held Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 8-11, on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus, will showcase films and spoken-word performances that trace the roots of hip hop from the 1970s Bronx to its current global popularity, as well as presenting the passion and poetry of cutting-edge artists currently working in the genre.

Speaker to discuss environmental justice in Latino communities

November 1, 2007

Devon Pena, a scholar-activist who has studied social and environmental issues in Mexican-American communities of the West, will give a free public lecture Monday, Nov. 12, at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Panel to highlight global perspectives on education

November 1, 2007

A group of doctoral students will offer global perspectives on education in "Schooling Around the World: Sights, Sounds, Stories and Travels," a special program sponsored by the Department of Educational Policy Studies (EPS) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison on Wednesday, Nov. 14, to mark International Education Week.

Panel highlights global perspectives on education

October 31, 2007

A group of doctoral students will offer global perspectives on education in “Schooling Around the World: Sights, Sounds, Stories and Travels,” a program sponsored by the Department of Educational Policy Studies on Wednesday, Nov. 14, to mark International Education Week.

Sustainability strategist speaks at business forum

October 31, 2007

Stuart Hart, one of the world’s leading authorities on the implications of sustainable development and environmentalism for business strategy, will be the keynote speaker at a free public forum on business, environment and social responsibility.

Distinguished engineering alumni honored

October 25, 2007

In recognition of their outstanding contributions to fields ranging from nanotechnology and information management to medicine, materials and agriculture, the University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Engineering will honor nine influential alumni on Oct. 26 at the 60th annual Engineers' Day celebration.