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Tim Gill, traffic manager at Amazon's Shopbop.com, founded and based in Madison, will discuss how startup companies can use Facebook, Twitter and other digital networking forums to market themselves at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, as the guest speaker at the next Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Gilson Bootstrapping event.
Carl Wieman, associate director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and a Nobel laureate in physics, will visit the University of Wisconsin–Madison Tuesday, March 20 to talk about teaching and learning in science and engineering.
The Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, the innovative 330,000-sqaure-foot public-private facility that opened just more than a year ago on the UW–Madison campus, has been named the 2012 Laboratory of the Year.
The Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery. Union South. Microbial Sciences. The Lakeshore residential neighborhood. Observatory Drive. Bascom Hill — but only the downhill route. These are just some of the destinations on the Visitor and Information Programs campus tour, designed to give prospective students, special groups and other visitors an inside look at life at UW–Madison.
The semester-long, $2,500 Emerging Interfaces Awards were created as a way to explore the different ways thinkers in the humanities and sciences approach discovery.
The future of disease diagnosis may lie in a "breathalyzer"-like technology currently under development at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Members of the UW–Madison community and the Madison community at large will have plentiful opportunities for observance and service to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
In the year since the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery opened at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, its resident researchers have gotten comfortable in their innovative new spaces.
To mark the centennial of Roald Amundsen’s expedition to the South Pole, the IceCube Research Center invites you to join them for an evening of exploration and learning on Tuesday, December 13 from 6:30–8:30 at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery.
Education and research are splintering into new specialties at an unsustainable rate, according to David Krakauer.
When the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery celebrates its first birthday this Friday, Dec. 2 at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, visitors can learn a new "first" about the building while taking a behind-the-scenes "green" tour or sharing locally sourced cake with Bucky.
Nobel Prize winner Elinor Ostrom will visit the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus to deliver a Hilldale Lecture on ecological and social diversity.
David Krakauer may have lofty plans for the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, but he believes that is exactly why he was chosen to be its first director.
Proposals are being accepted for $2,500 Emerging Interfaces awards that would draw graduate-level students from arts, humanities, social sciences and education departments to the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery during the spring 2012 semester.
Fifteen years ago, the Morgridge Center for Public Service at the University of Wisconsin–Madison was established with a generous endowment from alumni John and Tashia Morgridge.
Ever since human induced pluripotent stem cells were first derived in 2007, scientists have wondered whether they were functionally equivalent to embryonic stem cells, which are sourced in early stage embryos.
This month, "Saturday Science at Discovery" invites the public to "be cool and go polar" with a bilingual learning journey focused on the extreme science of the South Pole.
What happens when you mix one part Aldo Leopold, another part Frank Lloyd Wright and add a pinch of Indiana Jones? Anyone can find out with a visit to the first Wisconsin Science Festival, an educational and fun-filled exploration of science and art taking stage across several sites in Madison from Sept. 22-25.
Eighteen students participating in the inaugural Global Wisconsin Idea Program -- a unique pairing of American and Chinese teenagers -- will join a Chinese university dean this week to learn more about the science of stem cells during a hands-on workshop hosted by the Morgridge Institute for Research.