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Exhibiting signs of life

September 26, 2013

What if you could travel back in time 3 billion years, and take a breath? What would earth’s air smell like? Deeply stinky, according to Brooke Norsted, an outreach specialist for the University of Wisconsin–Madison Geology Museum.

Wisconsin Science Festival features Nobel, Pulitzer Prize winners and NPR host

September 19, 2013

The Wisconsin Science Festival starts Sept. 26 with four jam-packed days, inviting people of all ages and interests to unleash their curiosity.

Microbiome and human health workshop

August 29, 2013

The opportunity to couple this emerging field and a traditional strength of UW–Madison — large longitudinal studies such as the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study; the Beaver Dam Eye Study; MIDUS, Midlife in the United States; and the Wisconsin Sleep Cohort — will be explored in a small, one-day workshop to be sponsored by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging and the Center for Demography and Ecology.

Recent sighting: Hip-Hop in the Heartland

July 25, 2013

As part of the Hip-Hop in the Heartland conference, educators and community leaders improvise on stage with hip-hop musicians.