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.

Josh Pultorak

Josh Pultorak

Instructor, Tiny Earth

  • Research Staff

Interdisciplinary undergraduate science education with an emphasis on experimental biology.

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.