The UW has been changing lives and moving the world forward since it was founded. Join us for an exciting Founders’ Day gathering to celebrate everything we love about our university. When Badgers connect, great things happen! There will be plenty of fun opportunities to win prizes throughout the evening!
The cost is $30. Your registration includes light appetizers and guided beer tasting with Professor Robin Shepard.
About the Program
Enjoy a special presentation:
Here’s to Brew: The Past, Present, and Future of Brewing Beer
Robin Shepard PhD’93, associate professor in the Department of Life Sciences Communication and assistant dean for UW–Madison’s Division of Cooperative Extension
Dr. Shepard will discuss Wisconsin’s brewing history and the modern craft beer movement.
We are thrilled to host our Founders’ Day event at the same location as our game watches this year! We will be gathering in the upstairs space. Food will be available for purchase.
|7:45 p.m.||Program begins|
|10:30 p.m.||Event concludes|
About the Speaker
Robin Shepard PhD’93 is an associate professor in the Department of Life Sciences Communication and assistant dean for UW–Madison’s Division of Cooperative Extension. A passionate homebrewer and beer historian, he is perhaps most well-known for his historic brewery walks in Madison and his presentations about Wisconsin’s most iconic beverage. In 2006, he received the Wisconsin Alumni Association’s award for Outstanding Outreach and Teaching for his informative and often entertaining look at the culture of beer. He’s also a three-time winner of awards from the North American Guild of Beer Writers. He is currently working on his fourth book on the history of brewing in Madison and Dane County.
When you register, please inform us of any physical accommodations you may require, such as captions, interpreting services, or other needs.
The WAA: Boston Chapter will hold this event in accordance with all local public health guidance. Mask usage is welcome but not required. Participants who are sick are asked to stay home to help keep our Badger community safe and healthy. If conditions require a change to this event, you will be notified via email or phone call.