Photo gallery Governor visits research institutes in Discovery Building
Governor Tony Evers, Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes and state Representative Chris Taylor toured the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery and the Morgridge Institute for Research in the Discovery Building Tuesday to discuss the importance of state investments in higher education. They met with faculty and staff members and graduate students doing research in such fields as systems biology, psychology, data science, tissue engineering and others.
Left to right, Governor Tony Evers and Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes listen to Randolph Ashton, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering, describe research in data science.
Governor Tony Evers, at head of the table, is flanked by Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes and UW–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank as Evers meets with faculty, staff and student researchers.
Governor Tony Evers, center, and Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes stop for an impromptu photo with middle school students visiting the Discovery Building from Fort Atkinson.