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7:00PM - 8:15PM
Location: UW Biotechnology Center, 425 Henry Mall, Room 1111, Madison, WI 53706Speaker David Lovelace PhD’12, research scientist About the talk One hundred and seventy-five years ago, Sir Richard Owen defined what it meant to be a dinosaur, and 40 years after that, dinosaurs were divided into two groups: the “bird-hipped” dinosaurs (ornithischians) and the “lizard-hipped” dinosaurs (saurischians). During the last several decades, the science of vertebrate paleontology has uncovered a wealth of new information that tells us about dinosaur biology and their amazing evolutionary history. Just within the last few months,…
8:00PM - 8:15PM
Location: UW Biotechnology Center, 425 Henry Mall, Room 1111, Madison, WI 53706Speaker Keith Poulsen ’00, DVM’04, PhD’12, veterinarian and clinical assistant professor About the talk This talk will focus on two common bacterial infections that are frequently considered “zoonotic pathogens.” Zoonosis occurs when a human is infected with a bacterium or virus from an animal, typically through direct contact or through consuming raw dairy products or contaminated food products such as meat and vegetables. We’ll review an active problem with salmonellosis in Wisconsin and why listeriosis cases continue to be a…
7:00PM - 8:15PM
Location: UW Biotechnology Center, 425 Henry Mall, Room 1111, Madison, WI 53706Speaker Jaime Martindale, map and geospatial data librarian, Arthur H. Robinson Map Library, Department of Geography About the talk Aerial photographs are extremely useful research resources for visualizing how landscapes have changed over time. Wisconsin’s first comprehensive aerial flight was completed by the United States Department of Agriculture between 1937 and 1941. Originally archived at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Robinson Map Library, these photographs have been digitally preserved and are now available for viewing and downloading online. This presentation offers…
5:00PM - 8:00PM
Location: Red Crown Lodge, 3852 Highway 51 N. , Arbor Vitae, WIJoin veteran and University of Wisconsin-Madison author and educator Doug Bradley to explore how music shaped the American experience during the Vietnam era.
Location: Harvard Club of Boston – Back Bay, 374 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215Chancellor Rebecca Blank is heading to Boston this fall to share scientific breakthroughs and bold ideas.
Location: To Be Determined, New York City, NYChancellor Rebecca Blank is heading to New York City this fall to share scientific breakthroughs and bold ideas.
6:30PM - 8:30PM
Location: Hilton Chicago – Northbrook, 2855 N. Milwaukee Ave., Northbrook, IL 60062UW–Madison is heading to the Chicago area this fall to share scientific breakthroughs and bold ideas that are enhancing your life.