Global Affairs and the Media


Name Email Phone
Judith Wagener 815-761-4603
Leon Lindberg 608-238-9000
Kirk Elliott 608-255-5646x

We focus on international events and concerns, addressing United States issues only as they relate to the rest of the world. The first hour consists of a presentation by an invited speaker or by a member of the group. For the second hour all members are invited to scour various media sources for an item of global interest and bring a summary of it for discussion. In this way, we hope to increase our exposure to high-quality sources of news and information and to expand our appreciation of the importance of global affairs. 


Capitol Lakes 

Meeting Day


Meeting Time

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Start Date

February 26, 2020

End Date

April 29, 2020


Some reading/discussion

Class Size

No limit

Class notes

To Enroll: No pre-enrollment, come to class.

# of Sessions: 10

PLATO is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in association with:

For more information about PLATO, contact:

Edie Urness-Pondillo
UW-Madison Continuing Studies
21 N. Park St, 7th Floor, Madison, WI 53715
Phone: 608-262-5823
Fax: 608-265-4555

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