Chancellor Carolyn “Biddy” Martin will give the spring’s first Focus on the Humanities Distinguished Faculty Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 11, at the Pyle Center’s Alumni Lounge.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, a 1918 graduate of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, will be featured on a new stamp for the U.S. Postal Service's 2008 Commemorative Stamp Program.
While the average U.S. high school may not offer classes in Turkish or Indonesian, an international competition will soon be bringing them to Madison's high school students.
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.
Four scholars in the College of Letters and Science at the University of Wisconsin–Madison were named recipients of the 2006-2007 American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) fellowships.
Twenty-five K-12 teachers from around Wisconsin will join several University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty members and students on a nine-day "Here at Home" cultural tour of the state June 21-29.