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March 2018April 2018
7:00PM - 8:15PM
Location: UW Biotechnology Center, 425 Henry Mall, Room 1111, Madison, WI 53706Laura Albert will talk about how engineers use math models and analytics to solve problems and design systems. She will provide an overview of operations research and advanced analytics, and she will discuss their wide-ranging applications — focusing on examples from her research that address problems in emergency response and bracketology.
6:15PM - 8:00PM
Location: Appleton Public Library, 225 N. Oneida Street, Appleton, WIJoin Erika Marín-Spiotta as she addresses the harassment that women in science face and how it contributes to making many feel as though they don’t belong in the field. She will also examine how women’s opting out negatively affects the sciences and what can be done about it.
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Location: Fluno Center — Howard Auditorium, 601 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53715This talk will highlight the risks of reporting false findings and news related to science. It will also focus on public opinion and climate change.
7:00PM - 8:15PM
Location: UW Biotechnology Center, 425 Henry Mall, Room 1111, Madison, WI 53706Speaker June Dahl More information about topic to be announced.
7:00PM - 8:15PM
Location: UW Biotechnology Center, 425 Henry Mall, Room 1111, Madison, WI 53706Speakers Dr. Catherine Jackson, assistant professor of history and science, Department of History; and Tracy Drier, master glassblower, Department of Chemistry About the talk Chemists today use complex instruments to reveal the molecular structure of the substances they study, but chemists have understood molecules in three dimensions since the late 19th century. As a historian of science, Dr. Catherine Jackson is interested in how chemists learned to connect the substances they work with in the laboratory to abstract ideas of…
6:00PM - 8:00PM
Location: University Club of Milwaukee, 924 E. Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202Join Yaribel Rodriguez ’09, principal at Lincoln Avenue Elementary School; and Patrick Sims, vice provost for diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer at UW–Madison, as they discuss diversity in education, challenges they have seen as educators, and how to work together to help students find their passions and achieve their goals.
Waukesha County Founders’ Day Celebration - WAA: Waukesha County Chapter
12:30PM - 3:00PM
Location: Bullwinkle’s/Panos Banquet Center, 20290 W. Bluemound Road, Brookfield, WI 53045Be there when Badgers from the Waukesha area gather to celebrate the first day of classes at the University of Wisconsin.
5:30PM - 8:30PM
Location: Discovery World, 500 N. Harbor Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53202This popular professional-development event returns to Milwaukee for a special edition to connect alumni of color. Includes roundtable discussions with industry leaders, networking reception, and an inspirational keynote by local television news personality (and proud Badger) Toya Washington ’97.
12:00PM - 5:30PM
Location: Park Hotel, 22 S Carroll St, Madison, WI 53703Join University of Wisconsin alumni from across the state on April 11 to speak with legislators in Madison in support of higher education.
5:30PM - 8:00PM
Location: The Oxbow Hotel and The Lakely, 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire, WIThree industry experts will discuss how community leaders, business owners, and arts organizations all worked together to make Eau Claire a model for other cities seeking to revitalize their own communities.