Fall 2017 Public Service Fair


PSF Fall 2017 FlyerA reminder that the College of Letters & Sciences will host the Fall 2017 Public Service Fair on Monday, September 11th from 3:00 – 6:00pm at Varsity Hall in Union South.  Over 60 local non-profit groups will be in attendance to meet one on one with students seeking ways to get involved with volunteer, intern and part-time/full-time opportunities. Typically employer organizations focus on: human rights, mentorship, education, youth development, healthcare, social and economic justice. Click here for more information, and view attending employers here.

Mandatory Senior Thesis

For students planning to write a senior thesis during the 2017-2018 school year, you are required to submit an application by Monday, May 1st.  Students who do not submit an application will not be permitted to write a senior thesis in Fall 2017.  All applications will be reviewed, and you will be informed of the status of your application by May 15th, 2017.

Apply here.

Please direct questions to Prof Amy Gangl via email (agangl@wisc.edu) or by scheduling a meeting at https://calendar.wisc.edu/scheduling-assistant/public/profiles/qpUbyNpU.html

Undergraduate Symposium Accepting Applications

The Undergraduate Symposium is accepting applications from all undergrads in any area of study until March 1st, 2017.  Presenting your work at the Undergraduate Symposium provides an opportunity to expand skills in presenting research and creative endeavors, as well as an experience to add to your resume.

Presentation formats include work in performance, video/film, art talks, poster presentations, and oral presentations.  A goal of the Undergraduate Symposium is to showcase the breadth of intellectual talent of undergraduate students.

Apply here.

AEI 2017 Summer Honors Program

AEI’s Summer Honors Program is a fully funded educational and career development opportunity for undergraduate students interested in public policy and politics. Each year, the program brings together top students from around the country to discuss policy topics in small seminars, join daily lunches with policymakers and business leaders, and advance their careers through high-level networking opportunities. Instructors this year include AEI scholars Charles Murray, Fred Kagan, John Yoo and Michael Strain, teaching about everything from democratic capitalism, to the Constitution, to the Middle East, and more. The application deadline is March 15, 2017.

Learn more and apply here.


The Journal of Undergraduate International Studies Accepting Submissions

The Journal of Undergraduate International Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is currently accepting submissions for its Spring 2017 issue. The Journal seeks to publish the best undergraduate work across the country related to international themes and topics including, but not limited to: international conflict and conflict resolution, human rights, environmental issues, culture, history, comparative politics and economics, development and trade, global security and international health.

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UW Law School invites the community for a Q&A style conversation with Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court of the United States. As part of the annual Kastenmeier lecture series, the University of Wisconsin Law School is honored to host Justice Sonia Sotomayor for an engaging question and answer style conversation.  Continue reading