Second Thursday of every month
8:30 – 10:00am
For the fall 2021 semester we will be assessing which of these meetings will be able to be held in person or online based on campus guidelines and public health guidance. Please join the CPO listserv below to best stay up to date including receiving our calendar invites.
Thursday, September 9
Did you know that UW–Madison has a Silver STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System) score from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education? Since October 2020, the Office of Sustainability has been working with the Sustainability Advisory Council and other campus stakeholders to infuse sustainability into our culture, our purpose (research and education), and our practice (infrastructure and operations). Learn about this effort, as well as other sustainability initiatives such as the UW–Madison Resilience Commitment and our upcoming STARS report, with staff from the Office of Sustainability. Bring your questions about what our campus is doing about sustainability and climate change.
Thursday, October 14
The Wisconsin Voting Rights Coalition brings together a number of non-profit organizations from across seeking to increase access to the ballot. Join Campus Vote Project Wisconsin State Coordinator and WI Voting Rights Coalition member Kristin Hansen breaks down redistricting and the work students have done to support this process. Additionally, student representatives from RISE will speak on issues that students on campus are advocating for.
Thursday, November 11
Join us for a conversation with UW Public History Project’s Kacie Lucchini Butcher about the role history plays in community engagement. We’ll learn more about the history of campus and how that history impacts the broader Madison community.