Tag Politics and public affairs
Barnes, the second African-American elected to statewide office in Wisconsin, will address the celebration theme of "MLK & Beyond: Manifesting the Dreams of the Movement."
Deer, a 1957 graduate, went on to become the first female chair of Wisconsin's Menominee Indian Tribe as well as a national leader in Indian affairs.
Visiting journalist David Folkenflik was part of an expert panel Wednesday discussing this week's election.
UW-Madison is competing in the Big Ten Voting Challenge, a nonpartisan effort that aims to mobilize registration and turnout. Students are encouraged to register to vote at the National Registration Day on Tuesday, Sept. 25.
Conference to give educators tools to encourage difficult political discussions, talk about elections
Teaching about elections is one of the best opportunities educators have to prepare young people for political engagement, says School of Education Dean Diana Hess.
Researchers are using artificial intelligence to develop a comprehensive picture of how people communicate about politics, and how those conversations are shaped by media, social networks and personal interactions.
Honorary doctorates recognize individuals with careers of extraordinary accomplishment, with sustained and uncommonly meritorious activity reflecting UW–Madison values.
Author and former radio talk show host Charlie Sykes will visit UW–Madison as part of the Wisconsin Writer in Residence program.