Seminar Alumni Show Art at 2020 Faculty Exhibition

Beginning on February 1 and extending until May 10, the Faculty Exhibition 2020 will be on display in the Pleasant T. Rowland Galleries and throughout the Chazen Art Museum. Wisconsin Idea Seminar participant Tomiko Jones …

Seminar Alumna Tomiko Jones Receives Seed Grant

Tomiko Jones, assistant art professor at UW-Madison and 2019 Wisconsin Idea Seminar participant, recently received a Seed Grant Award for the Arts. Titled “These Grand Places”, the photography-based narrative communicates a socially engaged public land …

Images by WIS Participant and WIS Intern Place in Photo Contest

Water@UW-Madison hosts an annual photo contest, accepting submissions for both artistic photos and pet photos. This year, the top 3 images in the artistic category were won by 2019 WIS participant Christian Andresen and WIS …

James Deline Followed an Unusual Path to Become a Wisconsin Country Doctor

Dr. James Deline, a central fixture in the La Farge community, has practiced medicine in Vernon County for nearly 40 years. Deline works at the intersection of rural and Amish healthcare, and sees many rare …

Seminar Collaborator James DeLine Plays Essential Role in Rural Healthcare

Dr. James DeLine, a rural healthcare provider in Wisconsin’s southwestern Vernon County, shares his experiences of practicing family medicine since 1983. DeLine works closely with specialists at UW-Madison to provide unique genetic testing for Plain …

Celebrating Rural Wisconsin Life through Food

Luke Zahm, owner and chef of Driftless Cafe and television host of Wisconsin Foodie, welcomed 2019 Wisconsin Idea Seminar participants to his restaurant last May. A UW-Madison ‘03 grad and La Farge local, Luke was …

WIS Collaborator Leads Creative Placemaking Summer Workshop

Sherry Wagner-Henry, director of the Bolz Center for Arts Administration at UW-Madison, and her team will lead a creative placemaking workshop this summer for artists, arts and cultural leaders and workers, urban and rural planners, …

“Agvocate” Integrates the Wisconsin Idea into Her Farm and Career

Rosy-Lane Holsteins owner and partner Daphne Holterman will welcome the Wisconsin Idea Seminar in May and give a tour of their 900-cow operation. In advance of our visit–and in between a number of international speaking …