His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, spoke at the Overture Center for the Arts during part of his two-day visit to Madison. The Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the Waisman Center along with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute sponsored the Dalai Lama’s Overture panel as a part of the Change Your Mind, Change The World tour, focused on a message that people’s minds and brains can be trained just like muscles.
University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor David Ward offered suggestions to advance the university’s research initiatives and culture when he spoke to the Wisconsin Innovation Network and the Wisconsin Technology Council at a Tuesday meeting.
This is the second story in a two-part series spotlighting sexual assault survivor Laura Dunn, a 2007 University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate, who became a primary advocate for the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act, which President Barack Obama signed into law March 7 under the Violence Against Women Act.
University of Wisconsin-Madison chancellor finalist Rebecca Blank emphasized the importance of a strong fundraising campaign on a Friday conference call, in which she also spoke about her plans for her position as chancellor when she moves to Madison in mid to late July.
Campus-area alderperson candidate Christian Hansen confirmed Monday he plans to drop out of the race for Common Council’s District 8 seat due to events related to personal finances.
University of Wisconsin-Madison police arrested Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell for disorderly conduct after he disrupted Thursday’s UW System Board of Regents meeting to draw media attention to the university’s alleged use of animal cruelty during experiments.
The Associated Students of Madison will collaborate with several other campus groups to host a Mental Health Coalition Fair, which would aim to reduce stress among University of Wisconsin-Madison students before finals.