Panel on Challenges/Opportunities

Dreyfus University Center, Theater
@ 6:30 pm
Sustainable and Resilient Communities

The series will culminate with a panel of local mayors and administrators to consider the opportunities and challenges in implementing sustainability and resilience policies locally and regionally. Livestream This academic year, the UW-Stevens Point Department …

The Health of American Democracy in a Polarized World

Donna Brazile and Ana Navarro
UW-Stevens Point – Dreyfus University Center (Laird Room)
@ 7:00 pm
WIPPS event page

Donna Brazile, former chair of the Democratic Party, and Republican strategist Ana Navarro will come to UW-Stevens Point, April 8, for a conversation moderated by Wisconsin Public Radio’s Rob Mentzer. The event is sponsored by …

Disability & Innovation

A Conversation with Haben Girma
UW–Stout – Memorial Student Center
@ 8:30 am
Effordability Summit

Disabled people are the largest historically underrepresented group, numbering over one billion worldwide. Reaching a group of this scale creates value for everyone. Organizations that prioritize accessibility benefit by gaining access to a much larger …

The Rural Brain Gain & Promise for Rural Communities

Keynote speaker: Ben Winchester
UW–Platteville – Velzy Commons
@ 3:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Conference and Job Fair View recording Benjamin Winchester Rural Sociologist, University of Minnesota Extension, Department of Community Development Ben has been working both in and for small towns across the Midwest for over 25 years. …

The Administrative State: Friend or Foe?

Richard Epstein
Wisconsin Historical Society
@ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Richard A. Epstein, Professor of Law and Director of the Classical Liberal Institute at the NYU School of Law, will speak on whether the administrative state should be considered a friend or foe. The event …

Unexpected Leadership

Major General (Retired) Marcia Anderson’s
UW–Green Bay – Weidner Center
@ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Leaders don’t always come from those at the top of the class, the most vocal, obvious allies, or even those who are senior in an organization. Join the Thompson Center and Schreiber Foods Institute for …

Unexpected Leadership

The Ides of March: Leadership and Forgiveness

with Barry Strauss
UW–Milwaukee at Waukesha – Northview Hall, Room N133
@ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
UW–Milwaukee at Waukesha event page

Bestselling author Barry Strauss is a classicist and a military and naval historian and consultant. He is a recognized authority on leadership and the lessons that can be learned from the experiences of the greatest …

The Role of Economic Justice in the Progressive Legal Movement

Caroline Fredrickson
UW Law School – Lubar Commons (Room 7200)
@ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join the UW Law chapter of the American Constitution Society and the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership for a conversation about the role of economic justice in the progressive legal movement with Professor …

Broadening the View from the Ivory Tower

The Madison Concourse Hotel & Governor's Club
@ 12:00 pm

Join the Tommy G. Thompson Center at the University of Wisconsin for a solutions-focused discussion on the current challenges and opportunities in free speech, viewpoint diversity and climate on campus. Allegations that universities restrict speech …