Campus Happenings April 14-20

Student Affairs is providing weekly events, opportunities, and activities that Badgers can join online or in person. Building community is key to finding your home on campus. We encourage students to engage with others and find people to connect with at UW–Madison.

Join us this week for the following events and opportunities.

Highlights of the week:

  • #FinishStrong– This is a campus wide campaign where we are encouraging everyone to stay on track and finish strong so that we can have the graduation and a fall college experience we all hope for. Show us how you #FinishStrong. 
  • Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Heritage Month 2021: This April 2021, APIDA Heritage Month will be exploring the many ways that APIDA identity is shaped both within and outside the community. The Spaces in Between will center on the lived experiences of Asian Pacific Islander Desi Americans to illustrate how identity continues to be situated and reimagined in a changing world. Join as we bridge The Spaces in Between us within the APIDA community!
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month: April is recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month and PAVE-UW has put together a calendar of events for students, faculty, and any interested community members to attend.  

14: Celebrating Lao, Cambodian, and Thai New Year– Join us in celebrating APIDA Heritage Month and Lao, Cambodian, and Thai New Year with Boba Tea from Tenko Tea in collaboration with the Lao and Cambodian Student Association (LCSA.) At the Red Gym from 12-4 p.m.

15: UW Languages Live!– Learn how to take your language skills to the next level while connecting with other students who love language. Second Language Acquisition PhD Candidate, Ryan Goble, will join to share how language has influenced his career and research. On Instagram live from 1-1:30 p.m.

16: Screening of the documentary The Hunting Ground– Join PAVE-UW for a screening of the film: The Hunting Ground. The Hunting Ground is a 2015 American documentary film about the incidence of sexual assault on college campuses in the United States and the reported failure of college administrations to deal with it adequately. Register here for the Zoom link. 4 p.m.

17: Virtual APIDA Magazine Launch– The APIDA Heritage Month Planning Committee is excited to launch the first ever APIDA Heritage Month Magazine! Join in celebrating APIDA Heritage Month 2021 with the release of this magazine during the APIDA Gala Awards. 8-9 p.m.

18: All Out! With Hoofer Ambassadors– All Out! is a fun, educational, community-building event intended for a diverse group of students who are interested in gaining new exposure to the outdoors. Join Outdoor UW at the Terrace at their office. 12-2 p.m.

19: Virtual APIDA Panel– APIDA Heritage Month Planning Committee invites you to a panel discussion on APIDA allyship and Action. This panel will open a dialogue on what it means to be an ally to the APIDA community, how the APIDA community can be allies to other communities, and how we turn allyship into action. Register here. 7-8 p.m.

20: Shifting and Derailleurs Bicycle Class– Join the University Bicycle Resource Center (UBRC) for a free class taught by India Viola, local bicycle advocate and educator. Learn the basics about how your bicycles gears work and how to keep them shifting smoothly. Have your bike handy during the class or just watch. Register here for Zoom link. 6-7:30 p.m.


Ongoing Activities:  

  • Badger Talks – Badger Talks is pleased to present a LIVE series of talks on topics that intend to inspire, delight, and pleasantly distract in a time we are all needing positive experiences. Tune in to hear UW–Madison faculty and staff experts on a variety of interesting and engaging topics. Watch the live events here on Facebook. Not able to watch the live talks? Watch previous Badger Talks LIVE events on YouTube.