University of Wisconsin–Madison
Ankur Desai stands in front of a 27-meter-tall flux tower in a wooded area near Minocqua, Wisconsin.

Events

Below are all upcoming events open to the public.

November 2017

SCIENCE ON TAP: Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 at 6:30pm
Speakers: Eric Anderson, Professor at UW-Stevens Point & Alan Haney, Emeritus Professor at UW-Stevens Point
Talk Title: Birds in the Northwoods: Impact of Human Activity
Location: Minocqua Public Library, 415 Menominee St, Minocqua, WI 54548
(can live stream at http://www.scienceontapminocqua.org)

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 at 12:20 pm
Speaker: Michael Koenigs, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine and Public Health
Talk Title: Neurological Basis of Human Behavior and Emotions
Location:  UW-Fond du Lac, 400 University Drive, Fond du Lac, WI 54935

Saturday, November 18th 2017 at 10:30am
Speaker: David M. Mickelson, Professor Emeritus and Senior Scientist in the Department of Geoscience
Talk Title: Wisconsin Glacial Landscapes
Location: Elie’s Family Restaurant, 4102 Monona Drive, Madison WI 53716

Wednesday, November 29th 2017 at 3:00pm
Speaker: Mark Loudon, Professor in the Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic
Talk Title: Who Are the Amish?
Location: Stoughton Senior Center, 248 West Main Street, Stoughton WI 53589

December 2017

Wednesday, December 6th 2017 at 12:00pm
Speaker: Steve Cramer, Professor and Vice Provost in the School of Engineering, Civil Engineering and Provost’s Office
Talk Title: Performance of Concrete Construction Materials
Location: Lucky’s on the Lake, W11579 County Road V, Lodi WI 53555

February 2018

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 7:00pm
Speaker: David M. Mickelson, Professor Emeritus and Senior Scientist in the Department of Geoscience
Talk Title: Wisconsin Glacial Landscapes
Location: Kickapoo Valley Reserve, S3661 State Highway 131, LaFarge WI 54639

April 2018

Thursday, April 5th 2018 at 12:00pm
Speaker: David M. Mickelson, Professor Emeritus and Senior Scientist in the Department of Geoscience
Talk Title: Wisconsin Glacial Landscapes
Location: UW-Barron County, 1800 College Drive, Rice Lake, WI 54868

Wisconsin Science Festival 

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 6:00pm
Speaker: Anne Moser, Professor in the Aquatic Sciences Center
Talk Title: Plastics in the Great Lakes: What to Know & What to Do About It
Location: Columbus Elementary School, 200 Fuller Street, Columbus WI 53925

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 6:00pm
Speaker: Paula Niedenthal, Professor in the College of Letters & Science and the Department of Psychology
Talk Title: What Are Emotions For?
Location: Mercer Public Library, 2648 W Margaret Street, Mercer, WI

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 6:30pm
Speaker: Emily Ehlerding, Graduate Student in the School of Medicine and Public Health
Talk Title: Using Physics to Understand Cancer Treatments
Location: Hayward Area Library. 10788 State Highway 27/77 Hayward, Wisconsin

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 12:00pm
Speaker: Charles Snowdon, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology
Talk Title: Monogamy: Why it is Useful and How to Maintain it
Location: UW-Barron County, 1800 College Drive, Rice Lake, WI 54868

Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at 1:00pm
Speaker: Mike Beall and Gregory Vaughan
Talk Title: Astronomy-Related Video Game Development
Location: Matheson Memorial Library, 101 N. Wisconsin Street, Elkhorn, WI 53121

Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at 10:00am
Speaker: Lucas Zoet, Assistant Professor in the Geoscience Department in the College of Letters and Science
Talk Title: The Effects of Glaciers on Wisconsin
Location: Hartland Public Library, 110 E Park Ave, Hartland, WI, 53029

Saturday, November 4th, 2o17 at 10:00am
Speaker: Glen Stanosz, Professor in the School of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Talk Title: Fantastic Fungi: Movers and Shapers of Forest Ecosystems
Location: Neillsville Library, 409 Hewett Street, Neillsville, Wisconsin 54456

Sunday, November 5th, 2017 at 3:00pm
Speaker: Charles Snowdon, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology
Talk Title: Evolution of Music
Location: Mead Public Library, 710 N. 8th Street, Sheboygan, WI 53081