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  • 2020-2021 Virtual Keynote Event

    Posted on October 12, 2020

    Though this year’s Go Big Read keynote event might not have been the same as in previous years, the asynchronous virtual event […]

  • Badger Volunteer Sign-Up

    Posted on September 9, 2020

    Badger Volunteers, a longtime sponsor of the Go Big Read Program, is putting out the call for virtual volunteers for this unprecedented […]

  • Convocation

    Posted on September 2, 2020

    With a new school year starting, new students are starting to fill the campus for the start of an unprecedented year. Normally, […]

  • The Wisconsin Experience–Purposeful Action: Parkland, Protest, and You

    Posted on June 9, 2020

    SOAR has begun this week! Though the university isn’t able to welcome the incoming students to campus just yet with SOAR being […]

  • A Brief History of UW-Madison Student Activism

    Posted on May 14, 2020

    Over the time that UW-Madison has been an established institution, it has garnered a reputation as a place of social change and […]

  • Earth Day Activism in the Time of Coronavirus

    Posted on April 23, 2020

    With the 50th anniversary of Earth Day having just passed, what is usually a big day for climate activists, the streets remained […]

  • Go Big Read Celebrates Eleven Years

    Posted on April 16, 2020

    The Go Big Read Program was started in 2009 by past Chancellor Carolyn “Biddy” Martin with the goal of the engaging members […]

  • The Poison Squad Primary Sources Exhibit

    Posted on March 13, 2020

    Memorial Library has just recently put together an exhibit to showcase the primary sources available at UW-Madison that pertain to this year’s […]

  • One Alumni Place Interview with Deborah Blum

    Posted on February 10, 2020

    Last month, the Wisconsin Alumni Association posted an interview with our 2019-2020 Go Big Read author, Deborah Blum which was conducted by […]

  • American Experience: The Poison Squad

    Posted on February 4, 2020

    On Tuesday, January 28, PBS’s historical series, American Experience, aired an episode that focused on Dr. Harvey W. Wiley and his pioneering […]

  • Go Big Read Is Searching for Its Next Book!

    Posted on November 6, 2019

    It’s that time of the year again… the Go Big Read Program will now be taking suggestions for the 2020-2021 Go Big […]

  • Capitol Lakes Go Big Read Display

    Posted on October 23, 2019

    Since 2010, Capitol Lakes, a retirement community in downtown Madison, has used the Go Big Read book for community events and programming. […]

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