As we navigate a phased return to in-person activities, we are all doing our best to find ways to build community and connect with others, as virtual as it might be. We know it’s not easy to engage with others, and Student Affairs is on week three of provided events, opportunities, and activities that you can join online.
Join us this week for virtual events and opportunities:
- 1: Tu Voz, Your Voice Discussion Group – Join the Latinx Cultural Center and University Health Services (UHS) to express words through paining. This is a safe space where an exciting and engaging conversation on Latinx identity in relation to campus life experiences will take place. 6 p.m.
- 1-5: Intro to DSLR Photography – This course will teach the basic functions of a DSLR camera as well as photography composition and how to edit and print images. Thursdays from 6-8:30 p.m.
- 2: UW-Madison Leadership Certificate Virtual Informational Session – A general overview for all UW-Madison students interested in beginning the Leadership Certificate application process through Center for Leadership & Involvement (CfLI). 10-11 a.m.
- 4: The Great Italian (Maurizo Gigola, 2019) – Portrait of Gualtiero Marchesi, one of the greatest and most innovative personalities of 20th century Italian cuisine. Midnight
- 5: An Evening with Amanda Nguyen and Beverly Gooden: Survivor’s Rights Advocacy – The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS) Committee will host a live, virtual discussion with victims’ rights advocates Amanda Nguyen and Beverly Gooden. This discussion will focus on advocating for survivors’ rights for people facing sexual and domestic violence. 7 p.m.
- 5-9: Student Employment Diversity Forum Series – Whether you are a current UW-Madison student employee or not, we all play a part in creating an inclusive Badger community for all. Join your peers in this thought-provoking Diversity Forum Series which will provide an opportunity to exchange ideas while engaging in a variety of topics on diversity, identity and inclusion. The forum consists of seven sessions spread out across the week of October 5. Students can attend any or all of the sessions provided as part of the Forum Series. All sessions will take place in a virtual setting. Learn more information here on sessions being offered, gain access to resources, and add sessions to your calendar.
- 6: Virtual Wisconsin Latinx History – The Chicanx & Latinx Studies Program team up with Somos Latinas co-author Dr. Tess Arenas to share the oral histories of Latinx womxn in Wisconsin. 7 p.m.
- 7: The Revolution Within: In this time of uprising who will you be? – A panel including author of “The Young Lords,” Johanna Fernández, will discuss the “Roots of Rebellion” and the inception of the Young Lords. 6:30-8:30 p.m.
- 9: Free art Friday: Mini Clay Sculptures – Join the Wisconsin Union and Wheelhouse Studios – UW’s Art Studio to relax and connect with art. Two hundred kits with 4oz of clay are available – Register Now! Supply kit pick up is October 9 between 1-4 p.m. outside Memorial Union’s west entrance, near the corner of Langdon St. and Park St.
- 7 (Wednesdays): Ask an Outdoor Pro – Have a question about the best campsite? About a technical skill? Plan your next trip with Outdoor UW Advisors. 2 p.m.
- 7 (Wednesdays): Virtual Intro to Climbing – Get to know UW’s Hoofer Mountaineering Club, learn about top-rope climbing, and gain a few skills to get out climbing and get connected with others in the club.
Don’t forget your flu shot! Sign up now for an appointment at Nielsen Tennis Stadium or the Nicholas Recreation Center, Sept. 16 through Oct. 10, 9 a.m.–7 p.m. www.uhs.wisc.edu/medical/flu-shots
The following resources on mental health, self-care, and academic support from University Health Services (UHS) highlight ways to stay connected and healthy during quarantine: Badger Virtual Care Package.