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Upcoming Events

Group on Women in Medicine and Science Symposium 2022

November 29th, 2:00pm–5:00pm

1306 Health Sciences Learning Center

Organized by the UW–Madison chapter of the Group on Women in Medicine and Science, this free event will include a keynote speaker, panel discussion, and awards presentation. This year's keynote speaker is Megan Moreno, MD, MSEd, MPH, professor of pediatrics. Speakers will explore opportunities, obstacles, and strategies for success for women in medicine and science. All genders are welcome.

Ecological Restoration Work Party

Arboretum Wingra Oak Savanna

December 3rd, 9:00am–12:00pm

Meet at Arbor Dr parking lot (off Monroe St), UW–Madison Arboretum

Volunteer for restoration activities and learn about prairies and savannas. Tools and training provided. Groups welcome with advance notice. Meet at Arbor Dr. parking lot, off Monroe St. Event capacity is limited, please arrive by 9 a.m. More information: (608) 265-5214 or marian.farrior@wisc.edu.

Nature Hike

December 4th, 1:00pm–2:30pm

Meet at Visitor Center, UW–Madison Arboretum

Learn about the land, plants, animals, fungi, phenology, and ecology. Geared for adults, these longer walks may cover some sloping terrain. Wear sturdy closed-toe shoes. Walks canceled for unsafe weather or trail conditions. Free, no registration required. Meet at the Visitor Center.

Moving beyond product, process, or genre: A Design orientation to second language writing instruction

December 6th, 12:00pm–1:15pm

7191 Helen C. White Hall

The presentation draws on insights from New Literacy Studies and second-language writing scholarship and offers writing as a multifaceted act of communication that should be developed through explicit instruction from the early stages of language acquisition. Building on the concept of meaning design as the foundational element of communication, I will outline five principles of a Design orientation to teaching L2 writing and will discuss curricular implications of implementing this framework.

Discovery to Product (D2P) Open House

December 7th, 4:30pm–5:00pm

Online

Do you have an innovation or research with the potential to be a product, service or social impact solution? Attend a Discovery to Product (D2P) Open House for an overview of free trainings, mentoring, and support for UW-Madison faculty, staff, and student innovators. Held the second week of each month with varying times and formats (virtual, in-person).

Discovery to Product (D2P) Open House

December 9th, 12:30pm–1:00pm

Online

Do you have an innovation or research with the potential to be a product, service or social impact solution? Attend a Discovery to Product (D2P) Open House for an overview of free trainings, mentoring, and support for UW-Madison faculty, staff, and student innovators. Held the second week of each month with varying times and formats (virtual, in-person).

Ecological Restoration Work Party

Arboretum Core Area and Curtis Prairie

December 10th, 9:00am–12:00pm

Meet at Visitor Center, UW–Madison Arboretum

Volunteer for restoration activities and learn about prairies and savannas. Tools and training provided. Groups welcome with advance notice. Meet at the Visitor Center. Event capacity is limited, please arrive by 9 a.m. More information: (608) 265-5214 or marian.farrior@wisc.edu.

Full Moon Night Walk

December 10th, 6:30pm–8:00pm

Meet at Visitor Center, UW–Madison Arboretum

Let your eyes adjust to the moonlight, listen to the night sounds, and experience the darkness on this naturalist-led walk (full moon December 8). Wear sturdy closed-toe shoes. Walks canceled for unsafe weather or trail conditions. Free, no registration required. Meet at the Visitor Center.

Nature Hike

December 11th, 1:00pm–2:30pm

Meet at Visitor Center, UW–Madison Arboretum

Learn about the land, plants, animals, fungi, phenology, and ecology. Geared for adults, these longer walks may cover some sloping terrain. Wear sturdy closed-toe shoes. Walks canceled for unsafe weather or trail conditions. Free, no registration required. Meet at the Visitor Center.

Looking for Winter Birds

Arboretum Family Nature Program

December 11th, 1:00pm–3:00pm

Meet at Visitor Center, UW–Madison Arboretum

This walk is a fun and fascinating way for families with children elementary age and younger to explore the natural world. Nature walk: 1–2 p.m., nature activities: 2–3 p.m. Adults must attend. Wear sturdy closed-toe shoes. Walks canceled for unsafe weather or trail conditions. Free, no registration required. Meet at the Visitor Center.