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Congratulations to Claire James, winner of the Inaugural L&S Wolff Fellowship. She is graduating this week with majors in international studies and economics and with certificates in European Studies and French. Claire is also an …
Online Registration On May 4th, from 6:30-7:45pm, the Waunakee Public Library will be hosting an event with four returned Peace Corps volunteers who started their service mid-career or end-career. This is the perfect time to …
Human Rights Program appoints Ambassador Dessima Williams as Distinguished Visiting Scholar, March 28-April 8, 2022
UW-Madison’s Human Rights Program is delighted to welcome Ambassador Dessima Williams to campus as its inaugural Distinguished Visiting Scholar in Human Rights. Ambassador Williams has served as Permanent Representative of Grenada to the United Nations, …
We are excited to welcome screendance practitioner, lecturer, and body percussionist Omari ‘Motion’ Carter to campus April 7–15, 2022 through the International Visiting Artist Program (IVAP). Omari’s residency will include participation as a presenter at State of …
Advisory Board Member Spotlight: Virtual Roundtable on Law and Human Rights in Ukraine, with Sara McKinnon
The Human Rights Program is hosting a Virtual RoundTable on Law and Human Rights in Ukraine, on Tuesday, 3/29/22, at noon central time. We invite you to attend this important event involving our accomplished advisory …
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