Campus Events & Opportunities

Check out these opportunities to engage in conversations and learnings that build skills and knowledge. Below, there are listed ongoing series and educational opportunities around diversity and inclusion, business and innovation, international, and professional development.

For opportunities that connect students and recent alumni with businesses, check out this semester’s list of career fair and recruitment events.

Events and Webinars


Centering Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Team Building

Offered May 10, 2023 – May 12, 2023
In-person and online
This course, a core program in the Professional Certificate in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion offered by UW-Madison’s Center for Professional and Executive Development (CPED), helps professionals develop skills needed to assemble diverse teams and create a more equitable company culture, through hiring practices, onboarding, and other ways to create a welcoming environment. More.



This ongoing series from WARF brings together thought leaders from across the country and our own backyard to exchange perspectives on core topics ranging from identifying an opportunity to building a startup team to financing and beyond.

Crossroads of Ideas

This monthly public lecture series from the Discovery Building addresses challenging and engaging social science topics such as politics, policy issues, ethics, public perceptions, law and science and society.

UW Now Livestream

The Wisconsin Alumni Association presents moderated faculty lightning talks about the work happening on campus now, followed by live Q & A sessions.

Badger Talks LIVE

This virtual series from UW Connects features UW–Madison faculty and staff experts on a wide variety of interesting and engaging topics.


Business Spanish Certificate Program

Next session starts on Jan. 18, 2022. Complete within 9 months.
Madison, WI
In six to nine months, this course from UW–Madison Continuing Studies can greatly improve your professional proficiency in Spanish and gain the cultural knowledge you need to conduct business in Spain and Latin America. More.


Course: Intro to Business Analytics – Quantitative Methods

Online, self-paced via UW–Madison
With this online, self-paced course, you will develop a solid understanding of the basic concepts underlying quantitative analysis and business statistics important to any business problem, and especially so for Six Sigma projects. Gain the knowledge and the tools to dissect complicated business problems and provide quantitative analysis to problems instead of relying on intuition and instincts. More.