Undergraduate students and their professors still have time to apply for the inaugural Hirsch Family Award, created by alumnus Jim Hirsch and his wife, Judy. The deadline for applications is Friday, March 14.
There’s no end in sight for the strike at the Writers Guild of America, but that doesn’t mean you need to sit around boo-hooing, watching reruns or mind-numbing reality TV. Much finer entertainments are in the works on campus for the spring semester. See a play, visit a gallery, take in a film and attend a concert, or two or seven. Campus arts groups will present the works of the world-renowned as well as our student artists-in-the-making.
The 17th installment of the Polish Film Festival returns to the Madison campus Friday-Sunday, Dec. 7-9.
Alice Guy Blaché made movie history in 1896 with the release of “La Fee Aux Choux” (“The Cabbage Fairy”), generally acknowledged to be one of the very earliest films to tell a story, and certainly the first film directed by a woman.