WAA: Wausau Chapter Founders’ Day Celebration

April 16
CANCELED, more info below.

We’ve been monitoring rapidly changing conditions and new information about the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Following recent recommendations from public health officials and guidelines established by UW–Madison leadership, we have decided to cancel all alumni events through April 30, 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this cancellation, and we appreciate your continued support of UW–Madison.

Forward is our driving spirit …”“On, Wisconsin” lyrics by Carl Beck

Since the UW was founded, it has been changing lives and moving the world forward. Join us for an exciting Founders’ Day gathering to celebrate everything we love about our university. When Badgers connect, great things happen!

About the Program

Enjoy a special presentation:

Look Both Ways: Examining the Past and Future of Stem Cell Research at the UW


  • David Vereide PhD’09 — associate scientist at the Morgridge Institute for Research

The evening will include a fun prize drawing. Please wear your Badger red and white!

Cost and Inclusions

$25 per person
$20 for 2010–19 grads
RSVP by April 1.

Enjoy a tailgate buffet and cash bar with your fellow Badgers.


We are pleased to honor Badger of the Year Award recipient Christopher Ghidorzi ’00.

Badger of the Year honorees are selected based on leadership in their professions, service in their communities, and/or contributions to volunteer organizations.


5:30 p.m. Check-in and reception with cash bar
6:30 p.m. Tailgate buffet dinner
  Program immediately following dinner
9 p.m. Event concludes

If you have questions regarding directions, accessibility, or other event details, contact Gregory Strasser ’85 at gjs1985@uwalumni.com.

Organized by WAA: Wausau Chapter.

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