University of Wisconsin–Madison

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ART GALLERY: Whirling Return of the Ancestors
ART GALLERY: Whirling Return of the Ancestors @ Ruth Davis Design Gallery, School of Human Ecology
Jan 25 – Apr 8 all-day
ART GALLERY: Whirling Return of the Ancestors @ Ruth Davis Design Gallery, School of Human Ecology | Madison | Wisconsin | United States
Whirling Return of the Ancestors: Egúngún Arts of the Yorùbá in Africa and Beyond More information
Film Showing: Half of a Yellow Sun 7:00 pm
Film Showing: Half of a Yellow Sun @ The Marquee Cinema
Feb 1 @ 7:00 pm
Sisters Olanna and Kainene return home to 1960s Nigeria, where they soon diverge on different paths. As civil war breaks out, political events loom larger than their differences as they join the fight to establish …
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Women’s Rights Reform in Algeria: Why the Maghreb Differs from the Middle East 12:00 pm
Women’s Rights Reform in Algeria: Why the Maghreb Differs from the Middle East @ 206 Ingraham Hall
Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The talk looks at women’s rights reforms in Algeria since the Black Decade (1992-2002) to show how Algeria is converging with Tunisia and Morocco in legislative and constitutional reforms, but also why these trends differ …
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Funding Study Abroad Information Session 11:00 am
Funding Study Abroad Information Session @ Red Gym, TITU
Feb 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Concerned about funding your study abroad experience? Attend this session to learn about the cost of studying abroad and how to use various resources (including financial aid, scholarships, and savings) to fund your program.
AFRICA AT NOON: Richard Beilfuss 12:00 pm
AFRICA AT NOON: Richard Beilfuss @ 206 Ingraham Hall
Feb 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
AFRICA AT NOON: Richard Beilfuss @ 206 Ingraham Hall | Madison | Wisconsin | United States
“Cranes: Flagships for Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development in Africa” Richard Beilfuss President & CEO International Crane Foundation Description Cranes are among the most revered birds in the world, and the most endangered. In Africa, …
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Undergraduate Career Discussion with Owen Ullmann 12:00 pm
Undergraduate Career Discussion with Owen Ullmann @ 336 Ingraham Hall
Feb 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Owen Ullmann is Managing Editor for World News at USA TODAY, where he previously held a variety of senior management and editing positions. Prior to joining USA TODAY in 1999, Ullmann worked in Washington, D.C., …
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CONFERENCE: Navigating Cultural Difference in International Human Rights Reporting
CONFERENCE: Navigating Cultural Difference in International Human Rights Reporting @ H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building
Feb 9 – Feb 10 all-day
CONFERENCE: Navigating Cultural Difference in International Human Rights Reporting @ H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building | Madison | Wisconsin | United States
Cultures in Conflict: Navigating Cultural Difference International Human Rights Reporting Description In an effort to expand thinking, share knowledge and explore solutions, the School of Journalism and Mass Communication together with the Institute for Regional …
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Study Abroad Financial Aid Drop-In Advising 12:30 pm
Study Abroad Financial Aid Drop-In Advising @ Study Abroad Resource Center (3rd Floor, Red Gym)
Feb 13 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Drop by to talk with Heidi Johnson from the Office of Student Financial Aid.
Internships in Communications 4:30 pm
Internships in Communications @ 5055 Vilas, Nafziger Room
Feb 13 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Come hear about upcoming internship opportunities in marketing or journalism both domestically and abroad, including a Health Access Connect Media & Communications internship in Kampala, Uganda and a Business Day Ghana International Business Journalist internship …
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AFRICA AT NOON: Steve C. Wallace 12:00 pm
AFRICA AT NOON: Steve C. Wallace
Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
AFRICA AT NOON: Steve C. Wallace
“Obroni and the Chocolate Factory: A Case Study of Ghana, Globalization and Cocoa” Steve Wallace Founder and President The Omanhene Cocoa Bean Company Special Offer! Signed copies of Wallace’s “Obroni and the Chocolate Factory” will …
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Planetary Health: Protecting Our World to Protect Ourselves 5:00 pm
Planetary Health: Protecting Our World to Protect Ourselves @ Great Hall, Memorial Union
Feb 15 @ 5:00 pm
Planetary Health has emerged in recent years, based on the notion that transgressing planetary limits—a hallmark of our era—is incompatible with continued human thriving. Howard Frumkin, M.D., DrPH, will explore how planetary changes may threaten …
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Funding Study Abroad Info Session 1:30 pm
Funding Study Abroad Info Session @ Red Gym TITU
Feb 20 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Concerned about funding your study abroad experience? Attend this session to learn about the cost of studying abroad and how to use various resources (including financial aid, scholarships, and savings) to fund your program.
Getting Started with Jobs/Internships in Federal Agencies 4:00 pm
Getting Started with Jobs/Internships in Federal Agencies @ SuccessWorks
Feb 20 @ 4:00 pm
The Federal Government offers a multitude of job and internship opportunities, but you might be frustrated and confused by the application process. We can help you cut through the confusion. Whether you have already targeted …
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AFRICA AT NOON: Rania Salem 12:00 pm
AFRICA AT NOON: Rania Salem @ 206 Ingraham Hall
Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
AFRICA AT NOON: Rania Salem @ 206 Ingraham Hall | Madison | Wisconsin | United States
“The Meanings of Matrimonial Expenditures in Egypt: Enactments of Class and Gender” Rania Salem Assistant Professor, Sociology University of Toronto Description The literature from the Middle East and North Africa holds that many youth get …
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Study Abroad Financial Aid Drop-In Advising 12:30 pm
Study Abroad Financial Aid Drop-In Advising @ Study Abroad Resource Center (3rd Floor, Red Gym)
Feb 27 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Drop by to talk with Heidi Johnson from the Office of Student Financial Aid.
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AFRICA AT NOON: Samuel Childs Daly 12:00 pm
AFRICA AT NOON: Samuel Childs Daly
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
AFRICA AT NOON: Samuel Childs Daly
“The Deep History of 419: Law and Crime in the Nigerian Civil War” Samuel Childs Daly Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies Duke University Description Using a collection of legal records from the …