The Forum: We bring the world to you

76 Seasons Strong

President W.R. Davies was the prime mover in establishing The Forum within the first year of his administration, to express his vision of what the college might become as a cultural center. He transformed Eau Claire's after dinner speakers club into a college-community partnership that selected an average of five speakers a year.

Kevin Young

The Rise of Hoaxes and Fake News

Author Kevin Young has gathered a unique collection of "fake news," and has complied a book that exposes it as a long-standing tradition in the U.S., explaining how it has come to dominate the jargon of the current landscape.

Thurs. Oct 18, 2018
United States Supreme Court building

Forum Guest Barry Burden to discuss gerrymandering in WI and beyond

Election law in the U.S. is complicated, perhaps more than it should be, and the maps that decide voter districts are part of that tangled web. UW-Madison political science professor is equipped to help make sense of the rules, the history and the future.

Wed. Feb 13, 2019
Peggy Orenstein

Girls & sex: Navigating a complicated new landscape

New York Times best-selling author Peggy Orenstein discusses the current and complicated landscape for sexually active young women — a landscape of conflicting messages, imposed beliefs, and increasingly low levels of meaningful and useful communication.

Tues. March 5, 2019
Katharine Hayhoe

Forecasting Our Future: Climate change and extreme weather

Texas Tech professor Dr. Katharine Hayhoe is a prolific publisher, speaker and expert in the areas of climate change and the environment. She also happens to be an Evangelical Christian, dispelling the notion that these states are mutually exclusive.

Wed. April 10, 2019


All seats are general admission

Tickets available at the Service Center and at the door

  • Visit the Service Center in Davies Center’s east lobby
  • Call 715-836-INFO [4636] or 800-949-UWEC [8932]

$8  General Public
$6  UW System Faculty/Staff • Age 62 & Over
$4  UW System Student • Age 17 & Under
Student tickets are $2 until the day of the show

*Programs and dates subject to change as necessary

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