Africanists at Work

Come to 260 Bascom Hall for a round table event featuring alumni who transformed their interest in the continent into substantial careers. These alumni have a wealth of experience to share with students interested in Africa-focused careers.

Featured Alumni Include: J. Stephen Morrison, Catherine Thompson, Ambassador John E. Lange, Anthony Carrol, and Leslie Zelenko.

We hope to see you there on October 20th at 12:00 PM.

 

Majors Fair Coming Soon

Are you exploring major options? Thinking of adding an additional major or certificate? If you answered yes, you won’t want to miss the Majors Fair.

Majors Fair
Tuesday, October 24
3:30-6:00 p.m. Union South

At the Majors Fair, more than 100 departments, majors, and certificate programs from all eight undergraduate schools and colleges will come together to give you the chance to “shop around” for your major. You’ll be able to ask questions of academic advisers, faculty, or other representatives from each department.

Take time to make a thoughtful decision about your major by attending the Majors Fair!

For more information go to: https://cec.ccas.wisc.edu/majors-fair/

Walk the Walk

The Morgridge Center for Public Service will host Walk the Walk on Friday, October 13 at 2:00 PM. Walk the Walk is an annual tour of social and environmental justice organizations in the UW-Madison neighborhood. Students participate in one of four themed walking tours to learn from nonprofits near campus that are advancing progressive and equitable change. Each tour begins in the basement at Ogg Hall.

Visit https://morgridge.wisc.edu/events-calendar/walk-the-walk/ for more information and registration. Registration is encouraged, not required. Students who register by Oct. 6 will receive free business cards. Sign up here: go.wisc.edu/walkregister.

Meet Famous Alumni at the Badger Leaders Conference

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Get energized, enlightened, informed, and inspired at the Badger Leaders Conference, November 9–11.

The conference will open with a Thursday-night reception featuring keynote speakers Jim Doyle ’67 and Jessica Doyle ’67, MS’76. The former Wisconsin governor and his educator wife — who both served as Peace Corps volunteers — will share their thoughts about the university, public service, and the Wisconsin Idea.

This conference will prepare you for continued success in your volunteer and professional endeavors. Don’t miss this opportunity to spend time on campus this fall and soak up some Badger spirit!