Around Campus

Around Campus

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

The UW’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences was established in 1889 and works to address challenges in the areas of food systems, ecosystems, climate change, health, and more. Learn More

UW Space Place

The UW Space Place is a public-education center that encourages students, teachers, and the public to learn about and discuss space science and research. The center regularly hosts presentations by UW researchers. Learn More

Discovery Building

The Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, also known as the Discovery Building, is located at the heart of the UW campus and houses two research institutes — the public Wisconsin Institute for Discovery and the private Morgridge Institute for Research — along with a public space called the Town Center, managed by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. Its monthly series, Saturday Science at Discovery, invites families to explore science in hands-on ways. Learn More

Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement

The Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement supports UW­­–Madison’s mission to create a diverse, inclusive, and excellent environment for all students, staff, faculty, alumni, and partners of the university. It runs under the direction of Patrick Sims, vice provost and chief diversity officer. Learn More

Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies is a freestanding, campuswide unit led by a director who is appointed by the UW chancellor. It is home to four interdisciplinary research centers. It strives to create sustainable communities to enhance the quality of life and the environment around the world. Learn More

Grainger Center for Supply Chain Management

Established in 1991, the Grainger Center for Supply Chain Management — made up of MBA and BBA students, more than 200 alumni, executive advisory-board members, faculty, and industry partners — provides students with an industry-relevant education in supply chain management. Learn More

Global Health Institute

The Global Health Institute (GHI) is a “change agent” that aims to improve the health of humans, animals, and the planet by supporting theme-based initiatives. GHI offers various events to learn more about global health. Learn More

UW–Madison Science Alliance

The UW–Madison Science Alliance promotes science outreach and events on campus, and it is open for anyone to join. One of its most popular events is Science Expeditions, an annual spring event held across the UW campus that invites attendees of all ages. Learn More

Engineering Expo at the UW College of Engineering

Engineering Expo, a two-day event held annually on the UW’s College of Engineering campus, is run entirely by students. It aims to unite industry, students, and the community in sparking enthusiasm in future scientific leaders. Learn More