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Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture with Dr. Mae Jemison

January 21, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

Astronaut, engineer, entrepreneur, physician and educator, Dr. Mae Jemison is at the forefront of integrating the physical and social sciences with art and culture to solve problems and foster innovation. Jemison served six years as a NASA astronaut and was the first woman of color in the world to go into space aboard a joint space shuttle mission with the Japanese space agency. Hear her speak on overcoming barriers, her life story, and how the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has made an impact on her life.

This event is free and open to the public. No tickets are required. For more information, please visit go.wisc.edu/MLKLecture.

Union South and Varsity Hall are wheelchair accessible. Sign language interpreting will be available. For other accommodations or requests, please email kathy.kuno@wisc.edu or call 608-263-5700 by January 15, 2020.

Please note that video or audio recording the lecture is not permitted. Additionally, while younger students are welcome to attend this lecture, please note that the remarks will be geared towards university students.


January 21, 2020
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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Varsity Hall Union South
1308 W. Dayton St.
Madison, WI United States
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