Campus Happenings – March 24-30

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:

  • Early Voting and Voter Registration – Residents of the City of Madison may vote early and/or register to vote, or drop off an absentee ballot at Memorial Union, from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Early voting dates are weekdays March 23 to April 2. See what candidates are on your ballot at Candidate details are at Other early voting locations are at Election Day is April 6.

24: Social Justice Hub Criminal Justice Reform Meetings – Join the Social Justice Hub Criminal Justice Reform team to promote awareness and change related to social justice issues in the criminal justice system. On Zoom. 6-7 p.m.

25: Online Speech and Debate Practice – Get online to debate and speak with Wisconsin Speech and Debate. Students from all schools and colleges, departments and programs, and majors are welcome. No experience is necessary but experience in any speech event or debate format is welcome. 8-9:30 a.m.

26: Language & Lingustucs Alumni Panel – Learn from recent UW-Madison alumni using their language and linguistic skills across industries domestically and abroad (research, publishing, communications, government, education). Gain insight into exploring post-grad plans that suit your language skills and interests. On Zoom. 1-2 p.m.

27: Reserve art studio space at Wheelhouse Studios– Use this Saturday to tap into your inner artist by reserving a space at Wheelhouse Studios (free for UW students). Wheelhouse Studios is an open art studio located in the lower level of Memorial Union. With three versatile workspaces, flexible studio designs, drop-in art opportunities, and classes for enthusiasts and first-time artists alike, it’s easy to engage in the arts at Wheelhouse. They are open from 12-8 p.m.

28: Choi Tae Kwon Do Practice – Join Choi Tae Kwon Do Club on Zoom for free lessons! Practice ITF-style tae kwon do, a traditional Korean martial art. No previous experience necessary. Wear workout clothes suitable for kicking, punching, and jumping. On Zoom. 10-11:30 a.m.

29: Native American Health Care Overview of Policy & Considerations in Care – Join the School of Pharmacy as they present on healthcare disparities in Native/Indigenous populations. Keynote speaker Christine Athmann MD, MHA, is a descendent of the White Earth tribe of Ojibwe who grew up on the White Earth Reservation in Northern Minnesota, where she was a patient and later trained within the Indian Health Service. Practicing family medicine with obstetrics at UW Health, she previously led the Native American Center for Health Professions at UW SMPH. She currently practices with Allina Health System in MN. On Zoom. 1-2 p.m.

30: Pod-Cast Your Vote Live! – Pod-Cast Your Vote is dedicated to increasing voter engagement by reminding all students of the power they hold to change the world. Join host Tamia Fowlkes and Shreya Bandyopadhyay as they sit down with the Madison District 8 alder candidates Juliana Bennett and Ayomi Obus for a live recording @BadgersVote Facebook. 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.