Tag Outreach

Gardeners invited to Family Horticulture Day

Tired of the same old backyard bounty? Maybe it's time to plant some red, pink or blue popcorn, or white, purple or black carrots.

Chemistry professor receives National Science Board Public Service Award

Bassam Z. Shakhashiri, a University of Wisconsin–Madison chemistry professor who pioneered new ways to encourage public understanding of science through his enthusiastic communications and visually exciting chemical demonstrations, will receive the 2007 National Science Board Public Service Award.

World Cinema Day connects Wisconsin high school students to the world

Several hundred Wisconsin high school students and teachers will be in Madison April 13, 2007 to participate in World Cinema Day. World Cinema Day is an outreach program of the University of Wisconsin–Madison's Language Institute and Arts Institute, presented in conjunction with the Wisconsin Film Festival.

Unique models help teach nanoscience to the blind

At the root of scientific study are observations made with the eyes; yet in nanoscience, our eyes fail us. The smallest object we can see still looms thousands of times larger than a typical nano-sized structure. Even the most powerful microscopes can't peer into the nanoscale directly.

National experts brief area business leaders on economic outlook

Four leading economists will share their insights and predictions for local, regional, national and international economies and financial markets for the remainder of 2007 and beyond at the University of Wisconsin–Madison's Economic Outlook Conference on Friday, March 16, at the Fluno Center in Madison.

UW-Madison hosts summer youth activities fair

The University of Wisconsin–Madison's Summer Youth Activities Fair will be held from noon-2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Villager Mall, 2300 S. Park St.