Badger Cafe

Badger Café: “Five Untapped Sources of Power in Decision-Making”

September 27 - 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Neville Public Museum, 210 Museum Place, Green Bay, WI 54303
Cost: Free

About the event

You won’t want to miss this life-enhancing talk! Join Van Swol as she reveals blind spots that often lead to suboptimal decisions in individuals and groups. She will highlight charged political group discussion, and how discussion of shared information leads to more influences and offers a path toward understanding others.

The speaker

Lyn Van Swol, professor, UW­–Madison Department of Communication Arts

About the speaker

Lyn Van Swol is a fifth-generation Chicagoan who lived in Illinois prior to moving to Wisconsin. Before coming to UW–Madison in 2007, she earned her doctorate in social psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and taught at Northwestern for eight years. Her research has been published in psychology, communication, medical, and business journals.


6 p.m. Registration and welcoming reception opens
6:30–7:30 p.m. Program
7:30 p.m. Q & A
8 p.m. Event concludes

Light refreshments will be served.

This event is free and open to all, but we strongly recommend registration by Sept. 20!

Questions? Contact Jordan Langer at or 1-608-308-5430.

In partnership with WAA: Brown County Chapter, the Wisconsin Alumni Association® is taking Badger Café to Green Bay! This Badger Café presentation offers a great way to stay connected with the university and learn from an expert in her field.

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