Tracy Gary, an heir to the Pillsbury fortune and a noted philanthropist and writer, will be the keynote speaker and a facilitator for the Eighth Biennial Forum on Philanthropy, sponsored by the Women's Philanthropy Council at the University of Wisconsin Foundation.
The Central Branch of the Madison Public Library, 201 W. Mifflin Street; and the Stoughton Public Library, 304 S. Fourth St.; have joined forces in sponsoring a series of talks beginning Oct. 30 from renowned authors, local clergy, and Madison-area professors on topics involving the intersection of faith and reason.
Paul Offner's legacy of applying good scholarship to public policy solutions, especially for society's disadvantaged, will be celebrated with a lecture series sponsored by the University of Wisconsin–Madison's La Follette School of Public Affairs in partnership with the Washington, D.C.-based Urban Institute.
News reports from Washington, D.C. and Tehran differ on the reasons why the U.S. may seek to attack Iran in the coming months. Neither country disputes the fact, however, that Iran is next on the list of targets in President Bush's "War on Terror."
The formal campus celebration of the School of Medicine and Public Health’s centennial will begin during the Homecoming football game between Wisconsin and Indiana. A special on-field ceremony will introduce the centennial to those in the stadium.
Tickets are now available for the Wisconsin Union’s Tudor holiday concerts.
UW-Madison will host one of the country’s experts on Iran at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, for the speech “Is a U.S. Military Strike on Iran Inevitable?”
Peggy Shepard, a prominent environmental and health advocate for minority groups in New York City, will give a free public lecture Wednesday, October 24, at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Photo: Bryce Richter Faculty and staff members view three-dimensional models of the latest building plans for the…