UW–Madison will fly the flag of the Ho-Chunk Nation at Bascom Hall for more than six weeks this fall, including Indigenous Peoples Day in October and the entirety of National Native American Heritage Month in November.
In June, alumni and friends gathered along the shores of Lake Mendota for a special Wisconsin Idea Spotlight. “Ho-Chunk Land — Stories of Teejop” was named for the Ho-Chunk word for the area that is …
Please join Ho-Chunk Nation President Marlon WhiteEagle, Chancellor Jennifer Mnookin, Elliott Funmaker, Sr., the Wisconsin Dells Singers, citizens of the Ho-Chunk Nation and members of the UW community for a flag-raising ceremony in front of Bascom Hall.
The free, family-friendly event will feature a complimentary food truck, music, games, face-painting, and a visit from Bucky Badger and Chancellor Jennifer Mnookin.
In her first week on campus, Chancellor Jennifer Mnookin continues to meet with community partners in Madison and across the state. On Aug. 11 met with Madison-area leaders to discuss efforts to celebrate Black excellence and collaborate to break down barriers to education and bolster the state’s workforce.
After a whirlwind first day that included meetings with dozens of students, faculty, staff and shared governance leaders, Chancellor Jennifer L. Mnookin turned her focus to UW’s partnerships in the Madison and Dane County communities.