Madison365 Week in Review for January 8


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    Alliant Energy Center will once again host a mass COVID testing site beginning Monday.




    Madison schools will resume in-person instruction Monday.





    Sonia Villalobos aims to capture intimate moments with her new business, OnlyOne Photography.




    The state Department of Public Instruction will disband its equity team and create a new one after the “haphazard” way it was created sparked criticism.




    The local nonprofit We Are Many – United Against Hate hosted a forum on domestic terrorism on the anniversary of the January 6 insurrection.




    Madison Museum of Contemporary Art announced that guest curator Fatima Laster has chosen 23 women of color artists for the Wisconsin Triennial exhibit.




    Former Madison news anchor Michelle Li went viral after a viewer called to complain she was “very Asian.” 




    Georgia Allen was named executive director of The Road Home of Dane County.




    UW-Madison professor emerita Gloria Ladson-Billings was deemed to be the second-most influential scholar in American education in 2021.



    Ida Balderrama-Trudell is Overture Center’s new Director of Equity and Innovation.



    The Men’s Health and Wellness Center inside JP Hair Design will offer vaccines for all ages all day Saturday.

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