WID Events

The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery and its collaborators host events focused on nucleating research at UW–Madison and beyond, creating opportunities for new connections, and engaging with the public. Most WID events take place in the Discovery Building, though it is important to note that not all Discovery Building events are affiliated with WID. For a full listing of events in the Discovery Building, please visit discovery.wisc.edu/events.

Please join us for these upcoming events:


Wednesday, September 23, 2020

SILO Online Seminar Series: Urbashi Mitra
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: Seminars are virtual. Sign up for the SILO email list to receive the links to each talk at join-silo@lists.wisc.edu.
12:30 pm






NSF GRFP Broader Impacts Workshop
Cosponsored by the Delta Program, WISCIENCE, and the Discovery Building’s public engagement with science programs supported by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Morgridge Institute for Research, and the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery
This workshop is designed to help you address the concept of broader impacts in your fellowship application through discussing strategies for writing a successful broader impact plan, hearing from panelists about successful fellowship proposals, and learning about resources on campus focused on effective integration of research and education. First and second year graduate students as well as undergraduate students are eligible to apply for this prestigious federal fellowship.
1:00 pm-3:00 pm Online

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Crossroads of Ideas
Elections 2020: Insights from UW-Madison experts
Gear up for the first debate with Kathy Cramer, Steve Deller, Linda Greene, Baron Kelly, Allison Prasch and Ajay Sethi at our first Crossroads of the fall!
5:00 pm-6:00 pm Online

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

SILO Online Seminar Series: Zhuoran Yang
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: Seminars are virtual. Sign up for the SILO email list to receive the links to each talk at join-silo@lists.wisc.edu.
12:30 pm




Wednesday, October 7, 2020

SILO Online Seminar Series: Nicolas Papernot
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: Seminars are virtual. Sign up for the SILO email list to receive the links to each talk at join-silo@lists.wisc.edu.
12:30 pm

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

SILO Online Seminar Series: TBD
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: Seminars are virtual. Sign up for the SILO email list to receive the links to each talk at join-silo@lists.wisc.edu.
12:30 pm

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Wisconsin Science Festival
Curiosity Unleashed!
Held online and throughout Wisconsin, the four-day festival is packed with activities for people of all ages. Events include hands-on science activities, demonstrations, performances, tours, workshops and more.
12:00 am Online

Friday, October 16, 2020

Wisconsin Science Festival
Curiosity Unleashed!
Held online and throughout Wisconsin, the four-day festival is packed with activities for people of all ages. Events include hands-on science activities, demonstrations, performances, tours, workshops and more.
12:00 am Online

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Wisconsin Science Festival
Curiosity Unleashed!
Held online and throughout Wisconsin, the four-day festival is packed with activities for people of all ages. Events include hands-on science activities, demonstrations, performances, tours, workshops and more.
12:00 am Online

Sunday, October 18, 2020

Wisconsin Science Festival
Curiosity Unleashed!
Held online and throughout Wisconsin, the four-day festival is packed with activities for people of all ages. Events include hands-on science activities, demonstrations, performances, tours, workshops and more.
12:00 am Online

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

SILO Online Seminar Series: Bryon Aragam
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: Seminars are virtual. Sign up for the SILO email list to receive the links to each talk at join-silo@lists.wisc.edu.
12:30 pm

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

SILO Online Seminar Series: Sharon Li
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: Seminars are virtual. Sign up for the SILO email list to receive the links to each talk at join-silo@lists.wisc.edu.
12:30 pm

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

SILO Online Seminar Series: Ramya Vinayak
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12:30 pm

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

SILO Online Seminar Series: Josiah Hanna
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12:30 pm

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

SILO Online Seminar Series: Fred Sala
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12:30 pm

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

SILO Online Seminar Series: TBD
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: Seminars are virtual. Sign up for the SILO email list to receive the links to each talk at join-silo@lists.wisc.edu.
12:30 pm

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

SILO Online Seminar Series: TBD
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12:30 pm

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

SILO Online Seminar Series: TBD
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12:30 pm

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

SILO Online Seminar Series: TBD
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12:30 pm



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