Madison365 Week in Review for January 11


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    Centro Hispano’s annual Tres Reyes Magos celebration is set for Saturday.




    A proposal to rename Glendale Elementary for beloved educator Dr. Virginia Henderson is moving forward, with two public comment meetings this month.


    A Ho-Chunk nation member created a film on Somali immigrants and their family separation stories. 




    Lee Kemp, one of the great athletes in Wisconsin history, is now the subject of a documentary film.



    Former Badger Mike Johnson is returning as associate athletic director.




    Four UW-Madison faculty members have been ranked among the most influential education scholars in the US.




    The Center for Black Women’s Health and Wellness held a successful “soft opening.”




    Angela Turdell Vasquez was confirmed this week as Madison’s first Latina poet laureate.



    Trailblazing astronaut Mae C. Jemison will speak at the annual MLK memorial lecture.



    Civil rights advocate Joyce Ladner will highlight the city’s Martin Luther King day festivities.



    Republicans in the state legislature have resurrected a bill to declare English as the state’s official language.



    Forward Madison FC has resigned midfielder Vital Nizigiyimana, the only player to sign through last year’s open tryout.



    Wayne Strong announced his candidacy for school board.

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