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Writer, philanthropist Tracy Gary keynotes Biennial Forum on Philanthropy

October 25, 2007

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.

Library, university series explores topics in faith and reason

October 24, 2007

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.

UW-Madison and Urban Institute launch Offner lecture series

October 24, 2007

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.

Is a strike on Iran inevitable? Iran expert to speak on campus

October 18, 2007

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."

Homecoming to launch School of Medicine and Public Health centennial

October 17, 2007

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 now available for Tudor holiday dinner concerts

October 17, 2007

Tickets are now available for the Wisconsin Union’s Tudor holiday concerts.

Iran expert to speak in Madison

October 17, 2007

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?”

New York environmental justice advocate to speak Oct. 24

October 16, 2007

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.

Recent sightings: Research model

October 2, 2007

Photo: Bryce Richter Faculty and staff members view three-dimensional models of the latest building plans for the…