Tam Nguyen

  • Graduate Student

Applications of virtual reality in science education and learners' motivation, interest & engagement

Mateusz (Matt) Ferens

  • Kohler Art Fellow @ WID

Cross-cultural exchange in the Eastern Mediterranean; Art and visual culture of Byzantium

Katherine Norman

  • Kohler Science Fellow @ WID

The impact of pretend play and drama practices on cognition at different stages of development

Matthew Vivirito

  • Kohler Art Fellow @ WID

I construct physical and conceptual artworks in response to the world we reside upon.

Julia Nepper

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Effects of community interactions on microbial physiology

Kayla Cohen

  • Research Staff

Soil science researcher and science writer

Clint Harris

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Causal inference relating to education policy

Sarah Miller

Sarah Miller

Executive Director, Tiny Earth

  • Administrative Staff

Leading the Tiny Earth network in the quest to studentsource antibiotic discovery from soil

Jon Eckhardt

Jon Eckhardt

Associate Professor

  • Discovery Fellow

Entrepreneurship, including firm formation, venture finance, and university driven entrepreneurship

Bryce Sprecher

Bryce Sprecher

  • Research Staff

Acquire, process, interpret, and display spatial data for education, insight, and experience.

WID Hubs Launch at Illuminating Connections Event

WID’s new hubs—Data Science, Multi-Omics, and Illuminating Discovery—represent a new path forward for collaborative research projects and fields.

Students Search for New Antibiotics in Initiative that Brings Real Science to Classrooms

From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: At a recent training event, teachers from Milwaukee Public Schools were joined by a teacher from New York Public Schools, a middle school teacher from Oak Creek, and even a researcher planning to bring the program back to his home university in India.

Sarah Stevens

Sarah Stevens

Data Science Hub Facilitator

  • Research Staff

Facilitating connections and training researchers in data science.

Ahna Skop

Ahna Skop

Professor

  • Discovery Fellow

Mechanisms that underlie cell division and using scientific art to engage the public

Tools for Discovery: Sam Rikkers

Sam Rikkers was born and raised in south central Wisconsin but has managed to make his mark in far-flung places. A graduate of Columbia University with a Master of International Affairs, he has served the Peace Corps in Zambia, earned a Law Degree from the University of Wisconsin and served …

Communication and Policy the Focus of Two Science Festival Events

WID Director Jo Handelsman and the Catalysts for Science Policy were instrumental in assembling fantastic panels for mini-symposia about science policy and science communication geared toward graduate students, postdocs, and faculty but open to anyone interested in science.

Scott Sievert

Scott Sievert

  • Graduate Student

Large scale machine learning, distributed optimization and active learning.

Blake Mason

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Metric learning and active machine learning, focussed on reducing the sample complexity of learning.

Josh Pultorak

Josh Pultorak

Instructor, Tiny Earth

  • Research Staff

Interdisciplinary undergraduate science education with an emphasis on experimental biology.