The UWM Alumni Association’s Master Chats Series features UWM distinguished professors and alumni speakers presenting on a range of engaging topics.

Sponsored by the UWMAA Emeritus Board of Trustees, Presidents’ Circle and UWM Libraries.

The events take place at the Golda Meir Library Conference Center (2311 E. Hartford Avenue, Milwaukee) and are FREE and open to the public, but advance reservation is requested. Light refreshments will be provided prior to the event.

New this year! Take part in a one-hour, post-lecture lunch with the presenters beginning at noon. You must pre-register for the lecture and advance purchase a $10 box lunch at least seven days prior to the event. Box lunches are served with a homemade cookie, fresh cut fruit, chips, and bottled water. (A minimum of 10 people must purchase a lunch at least seven days prior to the event for this to take place.)

Parking is available at the Student Union Parking Garage (2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard, Milwaukee).

Questions? Please contact Rachel Flessner at or 414.229.3018.

For additional campus-related questions, please call the Union Information Center at 414.229.4825.

2017-2018 Master Chats Series

Friday, September 15, 2017
The Science of Hope: Global and Local Research to End Alzheimer’s Disease – View event details
Friday, October 6, 2017
Development in the City of Milwaukee: An Unprecedented EraView event details
Friday, November 3, 2017
Climate Change and the Great LakesView event details
Friday, February 9, 2018
The Reunion of MarriageRSVP to attend this event
Friday, March 9, 2018
Milwaukee: Perspectives on Race Before, During and After the Civil Rights YearsRSVP to attend this event
Friday, April 6, 2018
From Anthrax to Zika: Emerging Pandemic ThreatsRSVP to attend this event