Madison, WI: The Institute for Global Ethics is pleased to announce today the appointment
of President and CEO, Anthony J. Gray, as a Distinguished Scholar at the
Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID), a transdisciplinary research
partnership housed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Wisconsin Institute for Discovery was founded on the idea that unexpected and novel collaborations can yield
amazing insights. Creative minds from any area where challenging thought
is valued are welcomed, and a wide range of programs are hosted at the
Institute for artists, writers and entrepreneurs. WID is headed by David
Krakauer, whose vision for WID parallels an experimental "greenhouse"
that nourishes hybrid approaches to science, new disciplines and unexpected
partnerships. "We invite the curious," said Mr. Kraukauer, "--scientists
and artists, entrepreneurs and researchers, writers and readers, and teachers
and learners--to see how they can collide and connect in our creative
The state-of-the-art facility brings together scientists and researchers
from a broad spectrum of disciplines, such as the arts, humanities, social
sciences, education, business and law. It also includes extensive public
spaces in its Town Center intended to promote dialogue as a fertile crossroads
for ideas among diverse parts of UW-Madison and the larger community.
Distinguished Scholars Program, WID invites talented experts to bring fresh perspectives to the Institute's
core mission and values. Scholars explore connections and collaborations
at WID, helping the Institute approach big ideas from several vantage points.
"I am so pleased to be a part of this prestigious Institute,"
said IGE President Anthony Gray, "and look forward to the synergy
that will be created by our two organizations."
WID Distinguished Scholars are appointed for a period of one year.
About IGE: Founded in 1990 with offices in New York City, Rockport, Maine and headquartered
in Madison, Wisconsin the Institute for Global Ethics in is an independent,
nonsectarian, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated
to promoting practical action in a global context. (