But How Are You Really Feeling? Two Kohler Fellows challenge the way we communicate in exhibition

The How Are You Feeling? is an exhibit created by Kohler Fellows Hong Huo and Kushin Mukherjee that examines the limits of verbal communication through animated imagery. It will be on display at Communication Madison from May 28-June 3, with the opening reception on May 28th from 3-8PM (masks required).

WID alumnus awarded first AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship in the U.S. Department of the Treasury

WID and Saha Lab alumnus, and current postdoc at the Morgridge Institute for Research, Amritava Das anticipates that he will put his engineering and bioscience training to use exploring the sometimes knotty connections between science, national security, and finance.

Kohler Fellows

Marie Christine Kohler Fellows at WID (“Kohler Fellows” for short) are senior graduate or professional students selected on the strength of their commitment and abilities to contribute to transdisciplinary thought. Kohler Fellows work and collaborate in the Institute, connecting graduate students across campus through a range of stimulating events.

Seeking Applications for Art and Science Collaborations

The Marie Christine Kohler Fellows @ WID program, hosted by the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery at UW–Madison, is currently open for application submissions. This unique fellowship fosters interdisciplinary collaboration by bringing together graduate students in the arts and sciences. Participants will work in pairs to develop and showcase a art-science …

Crossroads of Ideas:

LEAPing Forward: How Wisconsin is shaping the future of materials science Local electrode atom probe (LEAP) is a novel analysis technique combining both 3D imaging and precise atomic-scale chemical composition measurements. Exclusively developed by CAMECA, the atom probe is a prime example of Wisconsin innovation and discovery. Dr Katherine Rice, …

2022 Publications

2022 publications from our faculty and fellows during their time at WID are listed below. Please see each publication for additional information. View Additional Publications:

Genetic Symphonies: The Building Hox of Life

The Marie Christine Kohler Fellows are proud to announce the opening of the “Genetic Symphonies: The Building Hox of Life” exhibit, currently located at the UW–Madison Genetics Department. Graduate students Katharine Hubert and Sharon Tang created the interactive Art+Science Fusion exhibit at UW Makerspace during their participation in the Marie Christine Kohler Fellowship at the Wisconsin Institute of Discovery (WID).

Robert Hawkins

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Assistant Professor, Discovery Fellow

  • Discovery Fellow

Computational principles of cognition enabling human communication and coordination

Wisconsin Landscapes

An Art and Science Fusion Project. Presented by Marie Christine Kohler Fellows Anna Gregory & Praveen Maripelly in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin -Madison Arboretum Learn how water, plants, and animals are interconnected in Wisconsin landscapes. We will discuss reciprocal relationships in nature on a walk in Curtis Prairie …

Wisconsin Landscapes

An Art and Science Fusion Project. Presented by Marie Christine Kohler Fellows Anna Gregory & Praveen Maripelly in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin -Madison Arboretum Learn how water, plants, and animals are interconnected in Wisconsin landscapes. We will discuss reciprocal relationships in nature on a walk in Curtis Prairie …

Wisconsin Landscapes

An Art and Science Fusion Project. Presented by Marie Christine Kohler Fellows Anna Gregory & Praveen Maripelly in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin -Madison Arboretum Learn how water, plants, and animals are interconnected in Wisconsin landscapes. We will discuss reciprocal relationships in nature on a walk in Curtis Prairie …

Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Announces 2023 Cultivating Connections Expo

The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID) is excited to announce the 2023 Cultivating Connections expo, to be held on April 12, 2023, from 2:00 – 5:30 pm at the Discovery Building. The expo will feature a panel discussion on the importance of diverse mentorship in STEM, a dance performance from …

Michelle Marji

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  • Graduate Student

Intersections of bodily movement through space, synchrony, emotion, and social equity

2021 Publications

2021 publications from our faculty and fellows during their time at WID are listed below. Please see each publication for additional information. View Additional Publications:

Kris Sankaran

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Assistant Professor

  • Discovery Fellow

Statistical tools for exploring latent variation in microbiological and earth systems data