Illuminating Discovery

Arts Together with the Wisconsin Science Festival

The Marquee, Union South

Please join us for an Arts Together reception following the Wisconsin Science Festival’s Big Ideas for Busy People. We will offer refreshments and a space for continued discussion on the dynamic interplay between arts and artificial intelligence. Connect with colleagues in different departments and celebrate interdisciplinary collaboration. Presented with the Wisconsin Science Festival and funded

Wisconsin Science Festival

Throughout Wisconsin (Also offered online)

Curiosity Unleashed!. Held across campus and throughout Wisconsin, the weeklong festival is packed with activities for people of all ages. Events include hands-on science exhibitions, demonstrations, performances, tours, pub nights, workshops and more. CONTACT: 316-4390 URL: ONLINE:

2023 WID Symposium Public Expo

Town Center, Discovery Building

Resilience, Robustness, & Adaptability in Complex Systems. This expo serves as an opportunity for our researchers at every stage in their career to showcase their ongoing work as it relates to WID’s theme, focusing on resilience, robustness, and adaptability within complex systems. With participation from our entire 200-member WID team, this event offers an excellent

SoundWaves: Celebrations of Time, part 2

Discovery Building 330 North Orchard Street, Madison, WI, United States

All that Jazz, and more!SoundWaves is looking at (and listening to) Time all year. In this second installment, learn what time does to a Supreme Court precedent and to the environment, how time affects chemical reactions and how it behaves weirdly in our universe, and how time feels in jazz.Lu Lu, physicsAsifa Quraishi-Landes, lawElizabeth Maroon,


Crossroads of Ideas: Palettes, Pigments, & Perception–Watercolor Connections

Discovery Building 330 North Orchard Street, Madison, WI, United States

Explore the mixability of watercolor chemistry and visual perception with our experts in the field. Speakers: Kaitlin Walsh – Independent artist specializing in abstract anatomical watercolor and oil paintings. Kristin Labby – Beloit College professor incorporating technical studies of art and artifacts into her instrumental analysis chemistry courses. Karen Schloss – University of Wisconsin–Madison associate


There Are No Bugs in Winter

Marquee Cinema, Union South

2023 Hispanic International Film Festival Winner!. There are no bugs in winter is a zero-budget scifi film created by two UW-Madison faculty during the pandemic (Claudia Solis-Lemus and Daniel Pimentel-Alarcon). 101 minutes | United States | 2023 | Spanish with English subtitles - A former pianist sees a mysterious photo that leads him into a


Discovery Building 330 North Orchard Street, Madison, WI, United States

A Celebration of Time, pt 3In this third presentation of Celebrations of Time, SoundWaves is looking at how we know when events occurred in the past, through the lens of geology (objects on Earth), astronomy (distant objects), anthropology (human prehistory), pathology (the human body), and, as always, music.Presenters:Brad Singer - Department of GeoscienceProfessor Brad Singer

Event Series Indigenous Language Table

Indigenous Language Table

Discovery Building 330 North Orchard Street, Madison, WI, United States

Open Language Table for Indigenous Languages. Most Wednesdays on the first floor of the Discovery Building and hosted by the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery ID Hub in Room 1145. An Indigenous Language Table is designed to enable language learners to develop spoken language skills outside of the classroom setting, build community, strengthen language purpose, and

Pours & Prose

Discovery Building 330 North Orchard Street, Madison, WI, United States

A Celebration of Wine and Wine PeoplePresented by the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Writer in Residence, join us for an evening celebrating all things wine!Michelle Wildgen, WID Writer-in-Residence, recently released her latest book, Wine People, which made the Oprah Daily list, TIME’s “25 New Books You Need to Read This Summer,” and many others. Join

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