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Our Mission

Welcoming
all who long to EXPLORE
the LIFE of the mind
and the QUESTIONS of the soul

Events and Learning Cohorts

A Theology of Community Development

Kelley Nikondeha

Oct 22 12:00pm CDT

Adopted: The Sacrament of Belonging in a Fractured World

Kelley Nikondeha

Oct 22 7:00pm CDT

Defiant: What the Women of Exodus Teach Us about Freedom

Kelley Nikondeha

Oct 23 10:00am CDT

Not Unprecedented: Learning from the Literature of Plagues and Epidemics

Marilyn McEntyre

Oct 26 12:00pm CDT

Speaking Peace in a Climate of Conflict

Marilyn McEntyre

Oct 26 7:00pm CDT

Make a List: Turning a Commonplace Habit into a Spiritual Practice

Marilyn McEntyre

Oct 27 9:00am CDT

The Color of Compromise

Jemar TisbyAuthor and Historian

Nov 11 12:00pm CST

People of Color in Predominantly White Spaces

Jemar TisbyAuthor and Historian

Nov 11 7:00pm CST

Veritas Forum: Where is God in Our Racial Divide? 

Jemar TisbyAuthor and Historian

Nov 12 7:00pm CST

Full Calendar

Open Study Hours and On-Site Meetings

Updated September 25

Students —Reserve your space to study at Upper House via the Open Study link. Individual study space is available Monday-Friday, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Larger student gatherings at Upper House are currently suspended as we voluntarily align with UW-Madison pandemic management efforts.

Faculty and Staff — Meeting rooms are currently not available for groups, in alignment with UW-Madison policies.

Attendees of Upper House-hosted events or learning cohorts — Registration is required. All events include a virtual component. Our full event descriptions and email confirmations include meeting details.