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Lubar Institute Newsletter

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Vol 2, Issue 3 • June 2012
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Sparking Interfaith Action
Along with March flowers, an unseasonably warm spring also brought the completion of the President's Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge. A yearlong effort to prompt interfaith and community service programming on more than 250 campuses across the country, the Challenge gave LISAR the opportunity to enhance the stature of interfaith work at UW-Madison... (continued)

Professor Charles CohenFrom the Director
Eboo Patel, charismatic founder of the Interfaith Youth Core and genuis behind the 2011-12 White House Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge, spent April 30 at UW-Madison preaching the importance of making interfaith cooperation a staple of college life... (continued)


LISAR Fellows Voice
Jaimee Goldish, LISAR Undergraduate Fellow, 2011-12
I cannot begin to explain how much I have grown from my experience as a Lubar Institute fellow. I have met people from faiths different than my own, from which I have formed true and long-lasting friendships...” (continued)


LISAR's Rohany Nayan receives UW-Madison's 2012 Outstanding Women of Color Award
Lubar graduate fellow Rohany Nayan was among four UW-Madison women to receive this prestigious award which recognizes members of the campus and greater Madison area who have made outstanding community contributions... (continued)

Mel Charbonneau joins the LISAR team
LISAR is excited to announce the hiring of Mel Charbonneau as our new communications specialist. Mel will work to broaden awareness of the Institute locally and nationally... (continued)

LISAR symbolSupporting the LISAR mission
School may be out for the summer, but the Lubar Institute is already gearing up for a busy fall. ... (continued)