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February 2018March 2018April 2018
7:00PM - 8:15PM
Location: UW Biotechnology Center, 425 Henry Mall, Room 1111, Madison, WI 53706This presentation will span a wide range of interests, from global change to food security to farm-level management. You won’t want to miss this learning opportunity!
6:00PM - 8:00PM
Location: River Arts Center, 105 9th Street, Prairie du Sac, WI 53578Badger Café brings UW-Madison professors to communities around the world for timely talks on a variety of topics.
6:00PM - 8:00PM
Location: University Club of Milwaukee, 924 E. Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202David McDonald, a professor in the Department of History and the Alice D. Mortenson/Petrovich Distinguished Chair in Russian History, is an expert on the history of imperial Russia and the politics of contemporary Russia. His talk will examine Putin’s power in the world’s largest country and how Putin’s regime utilizes history to bolster its power.
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Location: Capitol Lakes Retirement Community, 333 W. Main Street, Madison, WI 53703Mobility, strength, and balance — both mental and physical — are essential for optimal aging and well-being. See why tai chi, an ancient Chinese martial art based on balancing the mind and body to create a sense of peace and harmony, can naturally inspire a long life.
Mt. Horeb Founders’ Day Celebration - WAA: Mt. Horeb Chapter
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Location: Campo di Bella, 10229 Sharp Road, Mt. Horeb, WI 53572Join the Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA): Mount Horeb Chapter for its inaugural Founders’ Day celebration.
8:00AM - 2:45PM
Location: Plain and Spring Green, WI,Now’s your chance to learn about some of Wisconsin’s hallmark foods: cheese and meat! Join fellow Badger alumni and friends for behind-the-scenes tours of two factories with UW–Madison connections: Cedar Grove Cheese in Plain, Wisconsin; and Prem Meats in Spring Green, Wisconsin. Cedar Grove Cheese makes traditional and specialty cheeses using production methods that work in harmony with the environment. Meanwhile, family-owned and –operated Prem Meats processes and caters quality meats. After the tours, enjoy a lunch catered by Prem…
6:00PM - 8:00PM
Location: One Alumni Place, 650 N. Lake Street, Madison, WI 53706. Please enter through Alumni ParkThe Badger Café: Madison Series in March, featuring “The Making of Origins,” will occur March 15 and not March 1, as previously stated in our Alumni Learning Spring 2018 Mailer. We apologize for any inconvenience. About the speakers and topic A team of three from University Communications at UW–Madison — videographer Justin Bomberg ’94, photographer Jeff Miller, and science writer Kelly April Tyrrell MS’11 — traveled 8,779 miles from Madison, Wisconsin, to Johannesburg, South Africa, to tell important UW-focused stories…
6:15PM - 8:00PM
Location: Appleton Public Library, 225 N. Oneida Street, Appleton, WIJoin Erika Marín-Spiotta as she addresses the harassment that women in science face and how it contributes to making many feel as though they don’t belong in the field. She will also examine how women’s opting out negatively affects the sciences and what can be done about it.
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Location: Fluno Center — Howard Auditorium, 601 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53715This talk will highlight the risks of reporting false findings and news related to science. It will also focus on public opinion and climate change.
Founders’ Day Celebration - WAA: Waukesha County Chapter
12:30PM - 3:30PM
Location: Panos Banquet Center at Bullwinkle’s, 20290 W. Bluemound Road, Brookfield, WI 53045Be there when Badgers from the Waukesha area gather to celebrate the first day of classes at the University of Wisconsin.