Recent sightings: Chancellor's Convocation

Aug. 29, 2014

Photo: Chancellor Blank speaks to incoming freshmen and transfer students

UW Chancellor Rebecca Blank speaks to incoming freshmen and transfer students during the Chancellor’s Convocation, a Wisconsin Welcome event held at the Kohl Center on Aug. 29.

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Photo: Students listen to Chancellor Rebecca Blank’s speech

UW students listen to comments by Chancellor Rebecca Blank during the Chancellor’s Convocation.

Photo: Jacqui Geringer addresses incoming freshmen and transfer students

Jacqui Geringer, a UW senior majoring in community and nonprofit leadership, addresses incoming freshmen and transfer students as the keynote speaker during the Chancellor’s Convocation. Geringer was selected from a pool of juniors and seniors by the Center for the First-Year Experience to speak on the theme of service.

Photo: Aaron Bird Bear distributes copies of “I Am Malala” to UW students

Aaron Bird Bear, a student services coordinator at the School of Education, along with other volunteers, distributes complimentary copies of “I Am Malala” to UW students following the Chancellor’s Convocation. The book, by Malala Yousafzai, is the 2014-15 selection for Go Big Read, a UW-Madison common-reading program designed to engage students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members in a shared, academically focused reading experience.