Community Speaker Events

We invite you to save the date for these speaker events and parent forums at University School of Milwaukee during the 2019-20 school year. All events listed below are free and open to the general public, with the exception of the USM Parent Forums, which are only open to members of the USM community. Light refreshments will be served. RSVPs will be requested (but not required). Times, dates, speakers, and topics are all subject to change. All events will take place on the USM campus.

Masha Gessen

Masha Gessen Global Scholars Speaker Series
Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, 6:30-8 p.m. in Mellowes Hall
Presenter: Masha Gessen, author of "The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia"

Dr. Deborah Gilboa

Dr. Deborah Gilboa USM/REDgen Speaker Series: What's Happy Got to Do With It: How to Figure Out What Our Kids Need and What They Want
Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, 7-8:30 p.m. in the Virginia Henes Young Theatre
Presenter: Dr. Deborah Gilboa, board certified physician at Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill Health Center and founder of

Paul Tough

Paul Tough USM Speaker Series: The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us.
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, 7-8:30 p.m. Location TBA
Presenter: Paul Tough, author and broadcaster

Mike Domitrz

Mike Domitrz USM/REDgen Speaker Series: SAFER Choices
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, 7-8:30 p.m. in Mellowes Hall
Presenter: Mike Domitrz, The Center for Respect

Dr. Michael Thompson

Michael Thompson USM/REDgen Speaker Series: The Impact of the Loss of Play in Childhood
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, 7-8:30 p.m. in Mellowes Hall
Presenter: Dr. Michael Thompson, clinical psychologist and New York Times bestselling author
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Alexandra Robbins

Alexandra Robbins USM/REDgen Speaker Series
Tuesday, Apr. 21, 2020, 7-8:30 p.m. in Mellowes Hall
Presenter: Alexandra Robbins, investigative reporter and New York Times bestselling author
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Chris Norton

Chris NortonCindy Zautcke Memorial Fund Speaker: 7 Yards of Fotolanthropy
Thursday, Apr. 23, 2020, 6:30-8 p.m. in the Virginia Henes Young Theatre
Presenter: Chris Norton, former football player, author, and speaker
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Wildcat Coffee Hour

Every Wildcat Wednesday, 8:15-10 a.m. 
Wildcat Coffee Get-Togethers
Informal parent forums with Division Heads Michael Tauscher, Pamela Nosbusch, and Stuart Cushman. USM community members only, not open to the general public.
Prekindergarten (age 3) - Grade 12 • Independent • Coeducational
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