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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Community Engagement Events

Outreach events showcase research and shared resources to broad audiences

Science on Tap: Protecting Our Bees Apr 4
Knowing more about bees is crucial to their survival. Come hear Jeremy Hemberger, a UW-Madison student in entomology, and Joe Besseti, a Madison-based scientist and self-taught beekeeper, as they discuss the lives of bees and why their survival is so connected to human activity.  Additional events scheduled weekly and monthly @ScienceOnTapMadison.
Wed Apr 4 at 7:00 pm at Nomad World Pub (418 E Wilson St)

UW Science Expeditions Apr 6 – 8
Campus Open House:  Get to know the people, places and science outreach programs of your land-grant university!  Venues include the Hasler Laboratory of Limnology (Fri), DC Smith Greenhouse (Sat), Discovery Building (Sat), Physics Museum (Sat), School of Nursing (Sun) and many more.  Free and open to the public.  See Timetable and Map.

Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference Apr 23
Our 2018 conference, Up for the Challenge: Innovation for People, Places and the Planet, will explore challenges and solutions through local and global lenses.  Conference sessions will explore the interconnectedness of environmental quality, economic development, social justice, and public health.
Register by Thurs Apr 19 at 12:00 pm.

Threads 2018: Tangled Fashion Show Apr 29
The Threads Fashion Show is an annual celebration showcasing student work from the Textiles and Fashion Design Program in the School of Human Ecology at UW-Madison. This large-scale design and fashion event is produced with the collaborative participation of students across the campus. With music, lights, performance and runway, Threads seeks to engage the Madison community in the excitement and appreciation of contemporary design.
Purchase tickets for shows at 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm on Sun Apr 29.