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, December 14, 2022

SILO - Claire Donnat
This semester we will be holding hybrid seminars, with both in-person and virtual (Zoom) participation. Pizza will be served for the in-person attendees.
12:30 pm



Indigenous Language Table
Located in the ID Hub, Rm 1157
A Indigenous Language Table is designed to enable language learners to develop spoken language skills outside of the classroom, build community, strengthen language purpose, and normalize indigenous language with representation. Hosted by Enwejig and the Illuminating Discovery invite students, including former students and indigenous language learners who want to develop their skills, & members of the at-large community. This is not a language class. Attendees will practice language skills.
1:00 pm-2:00 pm Discovery Building

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Indigenous Language Table
Located in the ID Hub, Rm 1157
A Indigenous Language Table is designed to enable language learners to develop spoken language skills outside of the classroom, build community, strengthen language purpose, and normalize indigenous language with representation. Hosted by Enwejig and the Illuminating Discovery invite students, including former students and indigenous language learners who want to develop their skills, & members of the at-large community. This is not a language class. Attendees will practice language skills.
1:00 pm-2:00 pm Discovery Building

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

WID Seminar Series
Resilience, Robustness & Adaptability
Every month, WID presents a seminar in which two faculty or their delegates will present their research and how it connects with the WID theme of Resilience, Robustness, and Adaptability. Each 25-minute talk will take place in the Orchard View Room with light refreshments. There is also a virtual viewing option.
3:00 pm Orchard View Room 3280, Discovery Building

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

WID Seminar Series
Resilience, Robustness & Adaptability
Every month, WID presents a seminar in which two faculty or their delegates will present their research and how it connects with the WID theme of Resilience, Robustness, and Adaptability. Each 25-minute talk will take place in the Orchard View Room with light refreshments. There is also a virtual viewing option.
3:00 pm Orchard View Room 3280, Discovery Building

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

WID Seminar Series
Resilience, Robustness & Adaptability
Every month, WID presents a seminar in which two faculty or their delegates will present their research and how it connects with the WID theme of Resilience, Robustness, and Adaptability. Each 25-minute talk will take place in the Orchard View Room with light refreshments. There is also a virtual viewing option.
3:00 pm Orchard View Room 3280, Discovery Building

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

WID Seminar Series
Resilience, Robustness & Adaptability
Every month, WID presents a seminar in which two faculty or their delegates will present their research and how it connects with the WID theme of Resilience, Robustness, and Adaptability. Each 25-minute talk will take place in the Orchard View Room with light refreshments. There is also a virtual viewing option.
3:00 pm Orchard View Room 3280, Discovery Building

Wednesday, April 12, 2023


Wednesday, May 3, 2023

WID Seminar Series
Resilience, Robustness & Adaptability
Every month, WID presents a seminar in which two faculty or their delegates will present their research and how it connects with the WID theme of Resilience, Robustness, and Adaptability. Each 25-minute talk will take place in the Orchard View Room with light refreshments. There is also a virtual viewing option.
3:00 pm Orchard View Room 3280, Discovery Building

Monday, October 16, 2023

Wisconsin Science Festival
Curiosity Unleashed!
Held across campus and throughout Wisconsin, the weeklong festival is packed with activities for people of all ages. Events include hands-on science exhibitions, demonstrations, performances, tours, pub nights, workshops and more.
12:00 am Throughout Wisconsin

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Wisconsin Science Festival
Curiosity Unleashed!
Held across campus and throughout Wisconsin, the weeklong festival is packed with activities for people of all ages. Events include hands-on science exhibitions, demonstrations, performances, tours, pub nights, workshops and more.
12:00 am Throughout Wisconsin

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Wisconsin Science Festival
Curiosity Unleashed!
Held across campus and throughout Wisconsin, the weeklong festival is packed with activities for people of all ages. Events include hands-on science exhibitions, demonstrations, performances, tours, pub nights, workshops and more.
12:00 am Throughout Wisconsin

Thursday, October 19, 2023

Wisconsin Science Festival
Curiosity Unleashed!
Held across campus and throughout Wisconsin, the weeklong festival is packed with activities for people of all ages. Events include hands-on science exhibitions, demonstrations, performances, tours, pub nights, workshops and more.
12:00 am Throughout Wisconsin

Friday, October 20, 2023

Wisconsin Science Festival
Curiosity Unleashed!
Held across campus and throughout Wisconsin, the weeklong festival is packed with activities for people of all ages. Events include hands-on science exhibitions, demonstrations, performances, tours, pub nights, workshops and more.
12:00 am Throughout Wisconsin

Saturday, October 21, 2023

Wisconsin Science Festival
Curiosity Unleashed!
Held across campus and throughout Wisconsin, the weeklong festival is packed with activities for people of all ages. Events include hands-on science exhibitions, demonstrations, performances, tours, pub nights, workshops and more.
12:00 am Throughout Wisconsin

Sunday, October 22, 2023

Wisconsin Science Festival
Curiosity Unleashed!
Held across campus and throughout Wisconsin, the weeklong festival is packed with activities for people of all ages. Events include hands-on science exhibitions, demonstrations, performances, tours, pub nights, workshops and more.
12:00 am Throughout Wisconsin



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