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Monday, May 1 (3:30-4:30 p.m.) How to Scale up and Sustain Community Engagement in Environmental Policymaking with Dr. Kaiping Chen
In this Sustainable Energy Seminar, Dr. Kaiping Chen, Assistant Professor of Life Sciences Communication, will discuss the use of digital tools and in-person community engagement for inclusive decision-making in sustainability and climate justice.
This event is offered both in-person at the Wisconsin Energy Institute and online through Zoom Webinar. If attending online, registration is required. Click here to register for this and all other webinars as part of the Sustainable Energy Seminar series in Spring 2023.
1115 Wisconsin Energy Institute (and online)
1552 University Ave.
Madison, WI 53726
Event registration: SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SEMINAR REGISTRATION
Thursday, May 18 Teaching & Learning Symposium: Fostering Belonging, Bridging Divides
2:15 PM – 3:05 PM
5th Quarter – Union South
Committing to the Wisconsin Idea means that the entire University of Wisconsin should benefit state residents. Through UCY, faculty and students respond to local communities’ needs. Increasingly, communities are pursuing projects that address diversity, equity, and inclusion. In this session, hear from faculty partners about engaging communities that foster belonging and bridge divides. Participants will workshop ways for projects to be incorporated into courses, brainstorm different approaches for engaging across disciplines, and give feedback on how UCY can engage different disciplines or specific courses.
UW-Madison State Tour - Green Bay
Tuesday, May 23 | 5–7 p.m.
Badger State Brewing Company
Everyone’s invited to this community-wide celebration of UW–Madison’s 175th anniversary and long-standing presence in the Green Bay area. With the business community’s strong ties to the UW (Schneider National, Associated Bank, Bellin Health, and Schreiber Foods, just to name a few) and the local alumni you know and work with, we’re all Badgers!
Urban Futures News
UniverCity Year campus, community partners to present at Wisconsin Idea Conference
The 2023 Wisconsin Idea Conference will examine the university’s relationship to the Wisconsin Idea through the lens of community-university engagement.
“Who killed the truth?” Archon Fung speaks on climate change, COVID, and democracy
Marek Makowski | UW-Madison Office of Sustainability | May 19, 2022
Climatologist Larry Kalkstein discusses excessive heat, human health in Weston Roundtable lecture
Madison and Milwaukee are pilot cities through the Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation for advancing a heat wave ranking system based on human health.
UniverCity Alliance announces Spring 2022 Urban Futures Lecture series
Join UniverCity Alliance and partners across campus for a series of urban-minded lectures during the Spring 2022 semester.
Recorded Events 2022
- Climate Crisis and the Global Green New Deal with Robert Pollin 3.3.22
- Excessive Heat and Human Health: Defining the Problem and Implementing Solutions with Larry Kalkstein 4.28.22
- Can We Agree on the Truth of Climate, Health, and Elections? with Archon Fung 5.5.22
- Crossroads of Ideas: Science to the Rescue 9.20.22
- Universal Basic Income: What Can We Learn from Australia and South Korea? 10.12.22