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April 2018May 2018
7:00PM - 8:30PM
Location: UW Biotechnology Center, 425 Henry Mall, Room 1111, Madison, WI 53706The Library of Stains project is a pilot study that uses multispectral imaging to gather scientific data from stains found on parchment, paper, and bindings. The data will provide a new way for researchers, conservators, librarians, and the public to approach and access information concerning the material makeup of medieval manuscripts and the environment in which they were used.
5:30PM - 8:00PM
Location: One Alumni Place, 650 N. Lake Street, Madison, WI 53706. Please enter through Alumni ParkJoin us for this conversation featuring Native American health care experts.
5:30PM - 9:00PM
Location: Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94109In cities throughout the country, The UW Now events give alumni and friends a glimpse into what’s happening right now on campus and allow them to connect with alumni in their area.
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Location: Capitol Lakes Retirement Community, 333 W. Main Street, Madison, WI 53703It seems that there are various strategies for living a happy, healthy, and satisfying life, but which is the right one? Discover the strategies that have been found to be most effective by listening to Robert McGrath’s talk.
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Location: Fluno Center — Howard Auditorium, 601 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53715With the rise of nationalist sentiment around the globe, what is the future of global economic and military institutions? Can American foreign policy lead a response to these pressures or will the U.S. allow these global institutions to flounder?
7:00PM - 8:15PM
Location: UW Biotechnology Center, 425 Henry Mall, Room 1111, Madison, WI 53706In their talk, Shanmuganayagam and Konsitzke will address the genetic proximity of swine to human — the overwhelming anatomical, physiological, and pathophysiological similarities — that makes swine the ideal preclinical model for studying human diseases and for developing safe and effective diagnostic and therapeutic technologies. Unlike most academic institutions where swine research is challenging, the availability of advanced swine facilities, resources, and expertise at UW–Madison — complemented by thriving biomedical and biotechnology research — has provided a clear direction for advancing a swine-centric translational research program.
6:00PM - 8:00PM
Location: The University Club, Milwaukee, 924 E. Wells Street, Milwaukee, WIAbout the topic Charles Cohen, an award-winning professor emeritus in the UW–Madison Department of History and the founding director of the Lubar Institute for the Study of Abrahamic Religions, teaches and writes about American religious history and the braided histories of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. In his talk, he will examine religious life in the United States. Are there circumstances in which religious beliefs make a group seem incapable of being good citizens — even though the nation’s basic values…
6:30PM - 8:30PM
Location: Fluno Center, 601 University Avenue, Madison, WIJoin Dean Karl Scholz for an evening of amazing innovations and discoveries from the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s College of Letters & Science.
5:30PM - 9:00PM
Location: Loft on Lake, 1366 W Lake St, Chicago, WI 60607In cities throughout the country, The UW Now events give alumni and friends a glimpse into what’s happening right now on campus and allow them to connect with alumni in their area.
6:00PM - 9:00PM
Location: State Line Distillery, 1413 Northern Court, Madison, WI 53703Enjoy tastings, a tour, and catered food at State Line Distillery, a small-batch distillery and cocktail lounge on Madison’s east side that takes pride in Wisconsin, sourcing its grains from local fields and its botanicals from local gardens. Following the tour, hear a presentation by Dan Olszewski ’87, director of the Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship in UW–Madison’s Wisconsin School of Business. Don’t miss this opportunity to try signature cocktails made with products created by a local business while hearing from…