Calendar of Events
Where Were You When We Landed On The Moon? - WAA: Orange County Chapter
3:00PM - 4:00PM
Location: Online, join from anywhereWhere were you when we landed on the moon? The Wisconsin Alumni Association: Orange County Chapter will be honoring Jyotin “Joe” Mehta ’63 with our 2021 Badger of the Year Award. Joe is a UW alumni who was a flight simulator engineer for the Apollo 11 mission. He will be presenting his unique story as part of the history-making journey of the Eagle lunar module, covering little known details of the amazing feat, including those of the last four minutes…
Virtual Wine Tasting - WAA: Los Angeles Chapter
6:00PM - 7:00PM
Location: In Your Home, AnywhereJoin UW alumnus David Eckert ’88, owner and winemaker of the Zo Wines boutique winery in Sonoma for a live, virtual wine tasting event.
Virtual Beer Tasting hosted by Third Space - WAA: Milwaukee Chapter
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Location: Online, join from anywhereJoin us for a virtual beer tasting hosted by Andy Gehl, Co-Founder and President of Third Space Brewing & UW Alumnus. Cost: $25 for 4 beers and voucher good for complimentary tap from the brewery to be used at a later date. Must be 21 or older.
Big Apple Badgers (Virtual) 5k - WAA: Big Apple Badgers
1:00PM - 5:00PM
Location: Anywhere, Greater New York Area, NYThe Big Apple Badgers 5K is BACK…VIRTUALLY! Get ready to “Run” with the Big Apple Badgers. It’s really simple: Just pick your favorite local route, head out for your run/walk, send your time in and celebrate! After you complete your 5K, enjoy a beer with fellow alums on Zoom. And, yes, we still will have “winners” to find out who are the fastest Badgers in the Tri-State Area! In lieu of a t-shirt and a registration fee this year, we’re…
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Location: Online, join from anywhereJoin us for a virtual panel discussion and Q & A with BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) alumni business owners. Learn from four BIPOC Badgers in different industries about the unique challenges and successes they experienced when starting their businesses, and get candid advice specific to the BIPOC experience. This panel will be moderated by Beny Pérez-Reyes ’09. This is a casual lunch and learn in which attendees will remain off camera and ask questions via live chat.…
6:00PM - 7:00PM
Location: Online, join from anywhereWe sing! And we love to sport our Badger red fashions. Get ready to do both during the UW Band Celebration, the featured event during WAA’s Member Appreciation Month starting at 6 p.m. CDT. This free, online event offered only to Wisconsin Alumni Association members is going to be music to your ears — especially for those who haven’t been able to attend the band’s annual spring concert in the past. You’ll enjoy specially recorded segments that’ll highlight our appreciation…
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Location: Online, join from anywhereGet involved. Make a difference. UW–Madison is one of the top educational and research institutions in the world, so federal policies and issues affecting the UW often have a ripple effect on our broader society. What policies are currently impacting the university — and what can you do about them? Join alumni nationwide for a live panel discussion with two sitting members of Congress, followed by a presentation from UW faculty researchers on the groundbreaking work they’re doing right now.…
5:00PM - 7:00PM
Location: Online, join from anywhereJoin journalists and industry leaders when the University of Wisconsin–Madison Center for Journalism Ethics bestows the Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics.
Twin Cities May Board Meeting - WAA: Twin Cities Chapter
6:00PM - 7:30PM
Location: Online, join from anywhereJoin your Twin Cities chapter board for our bi-monthly board meeting. Learn more about upcoming events and ways to get involved with the chapter. Come see what it’s all about! We need your support to put together amazing events for all our local Badgers! Please come prepared to share your questions and thoughts. Don’t sit on the sidelines, get involved! The meeting will take place via Zoom. Contact Nancy Williams for more information.
Twin Cities May Virtual Trivia Event - WAA: Twin Cities Chapter
7:30PM - 8:30PM
Location: Online, join from anywherePut on your thinking caps and join the Twin Cities Chapter of the Wisconsin Alumni Association for another night of virtual trivia! May 19 at 7:30 pm CDT, join us for a FREE trivia night consisting of the following: A Zoom webinar format 5 rounds of fill in the blank questions Prizes for the top scorers Please register for the event by Tuesday, May 18. A zoom link will be circulated midday on Wednesday, May 19. Trivia Night is open…