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Distinguished Lecture Series

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Since 1987, Wisconsin Union Directorate Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS) has contributed to broadening the educational experience of UW–Madison students and the community by bringing the smartest, most engaging, and influential people to campus, to encourage thought-provoking conversations and ideas. Through DLS-sponsored lectures and collaborations, we strive to achieve our mission of seeking and spreading powerful ideas, while also allowing the passionate and dedicated students on our committee to be exposed to a diverse and vibrant array of people, backgrounds, and ideas.

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All events sponsored by WUD Distinguished Lecture Series are intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff and Union members and guests.


Get In Touch

Sydney Tang, Director

Memorial Union, Rm 5231
800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI  53706

Committee Meetings

Mondays, 6pm
Gathering Virtually for Spring 2021
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Upcoming Events

7:30 - 8:30 pm
Virtual/Online | Ticketed Free Event
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