If you missed the following WAA-sponsored enrichment lectures, you can now find them online. Learn about the “Importance of Green Job Creation for Women and Youth” from Shams Banihani ’03 of the United Nations Development Programme. Paul Robbins ’89 addressed the topic “What Keeps You up at Night? Daunting Environmental Challenges and Surprising Opportunities.” You can access both at uwalumni.com/learning.
Do you know an accomplished UW graduate under age forty? Nominate him or her for a 2014 Forward under 40 award (deadline: July 7, 2013). See forwardunder40.com, and don’t forget to read about this year’s honorees while you’re there.
What was your academic “Aha” moment? As part of this year’s Founders’ Day celebrations, WAA is soliciting memories of how one moment in a UW–Madison classroom or lab impacted your life. Read about how others found confidence, discovered new passions, and experienced personal epiphanies, and share your own academic aha at uwalumni.com/foundersday.
Come watch the football Badgers take on Arizona State at the Sun Devil stadium in Phoenix September 12–15. WAA’s tour package includes deluxe accommodations at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, welcome reception, game and tailgate tickets, and more. See uwalumni.com/athletics for more details.
Alumni can get connected with the UW and one another by liking the Wisconsin Alumni Association at Facebook.com/WisAlumni and following WAA on Twitter at @WisAlumni.
Published in the Summer 2013 issue