The time to learn is now! The Wisconsin Alumni Association presents an array of alumni learning opportunities.
WN@tL: International Crane Foundation Doubleheader7:00PM - 8:15PMSpeakers Gopi Sundar and Kerryn Morrison, International Crane Foundation About the talks Cranes, Wetlands, and Communities: Our Contribution to Solving Global Challenges Africa’s four resident and threatened crane species — the blue, grey crowned, wattled, and black crowned — are dependent on wetlands to a greater or lesser degree. It is these same wetlands that […]Location: UW Biotechnology Center 425 Henry Mall, Room 1111, Madison, WI 53706Sep21
Healthy Aging Series: Improving Care for Older Adults7:00PM - 8:00PMBowers’s research focuses on frail, older adults and people with lifelong disabilities, in both community and residential settings. She is interested in how public policies, organizational practices, and models of care delivery influence the quality of care and the quality of work life for caregivers. Bowers has served on many national expert panels that review oversight and monitor care, educational requirements for health-service workers, the development of nursing leadership in long-term care, and the use of advanced-practice nurses in the care of older adults.Location: Capitol Lakes Retirement Community 333 W. Main Street, Madison, WI 53703See all upcoming events »Sep27
WN@tL: Increasing Numbers of Parents are Refusing to Vaccinate Their Kids: Should Public Health be Worried?7:00PM - 8:15PMSpeaker Malia Jones, assistant scientist, Applied Population Laboratory, UW–Madison About the talk This talk will describe the recent history of the antivaccine movement in the United States, with a focus on California’s population of school-aged children and their parents. Epidemiology concepts such as infectivity and herd immunity will be discussed in the context of population-level vaccine […]Location: UW Biotechnology Center 425 Henry Mall, Room 1111, Madison, WI 53706