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The Wisconsin Idea, Past & Present: Diana Hess

Higher Education as Preparation for Political and Civic Engagement

Event Details

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
6-7:15 p.m.
This free, public lecture series is open to everyone! The Wisconsin Idea is that the boundaries of the University are the boundaries of the state. This fall, emeritus professor Cora Marrett leads a public lecture series celebrating The Wisconsin Idea, focusing on the building of relationships, trust, and common understanding across the populace. This week's guest speaker is Diana Hess, Dean of UW-Madison's School of Education.