Badger Tracks Spring 2015
WAA is planning gala events around the nation to help the UW Foundation kick off its new comprehensive campaign. The next event, Wisconsin Ideas: Let the World Know, will be held in Milwaukee on June 11. Program highlights include remarks from Chancellor Rebecca Blank, inspirational alumni stories, innovations from UW faculty, a strolling supper, interactive stations, and more. Visit uwalumni.com/ideas for details.
Wanted: your ideas for the next edition of The Red Shirt.™ Please email your spirited designs and phrases to firstname.lastname@example.org. Everyone who submits an idea will be entered into a random drawing to win The Red Shirt, Eighth Edition when it launches this August.
Registration for the fifteenth Grandparents University opens on March 24 for WAA members and on April 7 for non-members. Don’t miss out on this popular annual event that allows grandkids and grandparents to enjoy special classes together on campus. See uwalumni.com/gpu to get on the mailing list.
WAA is sponsoring more than 50 Founders’ Days this season.The events, which commemorate the first class held at the UW on February 5, 1849, are held in cities across the country and feature university or alumni speakers. Hot tickets: the New Jersey event on May 6 will feature Leon Varjian of Pail and Shovel Party fame, and the New York event on May 7 will include Scott Dikkers x’87, speaking on “institutional goofiness.” See uwalumni.com/founders-days/ for details.
Published in the Spring 2015 issue