A Native American cultural experience is at the heart of the On Wisconsin Spring Powwow 2014 on April 5-6 at the University of Wisconsin–Madison Stock Pavilion, 1675 Linden Drive.
After three decades in which China achieved record economic growth in part by feeding the insatiable U.S. appetite for consumer of goods, Wall Street economist Stephen Roach ('68 BA, economics) sees an unhealthy codependency that could easily spiral out of control into a new trade war and other doomsday scenarios.
Jon M. Huntsman Jr., former governor of Utah and U.S. ambassador to both Singapore and China, will speak at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s combined commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 17.
The Wisconsin Alumni Association will present Velvalea "Vel" Phillips with a Distinguished Alumni Award this month as part of a campus event to observe the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act.
Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. assistant secretary of state for African affairs, will visit Madison on Friday, March 28 for a series of events including a conversation with middle- and high school students involved in the PEOPLE Program and an address on U.S. Africa policy.
A daylong seminar focusing on civil rights, "A Nation Still Under Construction: Observing the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act," will be held on Wednesday, March 26.
Showcase – where creative ideas, innovations, best practices and success stories from across campus are highlighted – moves to Varsity Hall at Union South on Wednesday, April 2.
Concern about excess nitrogen getting into the state's waterways and drinking water is the impetus for a Nitrogen Science Summit March 28 on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus.
Actress and activist Rosario Dawson, cofounder and chair of the voting rights organization Voto Latino and an international advocate for women's rights and environmental quality, will keynote the eighth annual Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference on Tuesday, April 22 in Madison.
The UW Arboretum's ninth annual Madison Reads Leopold event anchors the celebration of Aldo Leopold Weekend in the Madison area with a mix of citizen and celebrity readers giving voice to Leopold's "A Sand County Almanac."
Florence Williams, a prolific, award-winning author and science journalist, has been named the spring 2014 Science Writer in Residence for the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Belgian composer Benoît Mernier writes music he says communicates with audience members in a variety of ways. He believes firmly that there is no single right way to experience music - providing audience members are open to its messages.
Now in its sixth year of delving into issues facing black men with the intention of informing, educating and seeking solutions, the student-founded and run Wisconsin Association of Black Men (WABM) will host its annual Black Men's Initiative Forum on Friday, Feb. 21, and Saturday, Feb. 22.
From trainings and discussions to lectures, performances and social events, the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s African American Student Academic Services is coordinating a full slate of activities for Black History Month, “honoring those who came before us.”
The first speaker of the spring 2014 Wisconsin Union Directorate Distinguished Lecture Series is Lawrence Krauss. This award-wining physicist will speak on Wednesday, February 12, in Varsity Hall, Union South, at 7:30 p.m.
With changes on the horizon for the upcoming commencement exercises this May, the University of Wisconsin–Madison has rolled out a revamped website to help graduates and guests navigate the celebration.