Friday, February 21, 2014 @ 7-9p (Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery) -- SoundWaves combines scientific lectures about the world with classical music. The lectures, while demanding careful listening, are designed for the layman and not the specialist. Each event concludes with a live performance of music related to the evening's theme. This month: The Science of Music and Wood. Click through to register (free).
June 23, July 21 and August 3: Paddle for the Polar Bears! Get out on the water, try the exciting sport of stand-up paddleboarding, and help raise money for the Henry Vilas Zoo. The cost is 30 dollars for a one-hour lesson. Sign up early-- the slots fill up quickly! Click through for more info.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 @ 7p (Genetics/Biotech Center, 425 Henry Mall, Room 1111) -- Wednesday Night at the Lab! This week's topic: The Past, Present & Future of Your Television, presented by Bruce Johnson of Wisconsin Public Television. The lecture will cover 75 years of technological progress and how the way we consume visual media has changed over time. This event is free and open to the public. Click through for details.
Monday, Jan 13 @6-7p (Odana Hills Golf Course) -- Stargazing in Madison Parks. Madison Parks and UW Space Place offer a stargazing program in our parks four times each year. The event begins with a 20-30 min. presentation about astronomy. After the talk (if the sky is clear), a moderate aperture (8"-10") telescope will be available for guests to use. Free and open to the public! Click through for details.
Thursday, November 21, 6:30-7:30p (Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, H.F. DeLuca Forum 330) -- The world premier of a short documentary about the life of a "Wisconsin born, bred and educated" woman who changed the course of women's health care history. The event features the screening of the documentary, followed by a Q&A session and a reception with light hors d'oeuvres. IMPORTANT: This is a public event but space is limited. YOU MUST RSVP. Click through for details.
Egyptian Authors Speak Out: Muslim Brotherhood Means ‘No Hope…No Democracy’ - Read. - They ( Muslim Brotherhood ) are taking control of the press and justice.” Sound familiar ? Just like the Chicago radical Democrats in America. Difference ? The Democrats have taken control of the DOJ supposedly through an election , BUT they were droned here originally by the Lefty international MEDIA which supports the Palestinians and , thus , Islam while they hate and seek to destroy capitalism.
Wednesday, December 4 @ 7p (Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery) -- The Science of Pandemics. If you're interested in medicine, public health or computational complexity, this is a great opportunity! Click through for details.
Friday, December 13 @ 2:30p (Room 159, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall) -- Wei LAB Visiting Scholar Lecture -- Ruth L. Greene, Ph.D., of Johnson C. Smith University will be giving a talk entitled "African American Parental Engagement in Low-Income Schools."