The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation is looking to draw graduate students into the spirit of the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery with Discovery Challenge, a grant competition for collaborative research.
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.
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.
The Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery offers proof positive that promises can be kept. Since opening in December 2010, the 300,000-square-foot building is delivering on original plans for an innovative, sustainable space, and is providing an environment that fosters collaborative science and hosts public outreach activities.
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.
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.
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.
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.