“Diversity Summit 2023 Protecting and Advancing Trans Health”

Health Sciences Learning Center
@ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Welcome to UW SMPH and UW Health 2023 Diversity Summit on Thursday, Oct. 5 at 3 p.m. This year's focus is Protecting and Advancing Trans Health. For the most current information and detailed schedule, please visit go.wisc.edu/smphdiversitysummit. 

Into the Bright Sunshine: Young Hubert Humphrey and the Forgotten Civil Rights Struggle of the 1940s

Auditorium, Wisconsin Historical Society
@ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Journalist and author Samuel Freedman, a UW-Madison alumnus, tells the dramatic story of young Hubert Humphrey, his allies, and his adversaries in the battle for a better nation in his new book, Into the Bright Sunshine: Hubert Humphrey and the Forgotten Civil Rights Struggle of the 1940s. Professor Kathryn McGarr of the UW-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication joins him to discuss the complex implications of this struggle that continue to plague us today.

UW–Madison’s Diversity Forum

UW Madison

The Diversity Forum welcomes the campus and greater community annually for a two-day, conference-style event that is free and open to the public. The goal of the Diversity Forum is to impart the latest knowledge and research in the diversity and inclusion fields, educate about perspectives and best practices for equity and social justice, and activate attendees to make positive changes in the world.

Sustainable Development

@ 11:00 am

Lunch and Learn Talk by Elizabeth Buckner This talk examines sustainable development as a new mandate for universities worldwide. Drawing on a random sample of 3,000 universities worldwide, it examines what types of universities are most likely to explicitly include sustainability and sustainable development in their mission and vision statements and how they frame these commitments.