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Crossroads of Ideas kicks off spring 2018 series February 13

The popular public lecture series “Crossroads of Ideas” makes its spring semester debut with “Molecular Me” on Tuesday, February 13. Jason Fletcher will explore the social implications of the genomic revolution.

Mastodons, brains, and a view of Mars: How the Wisconsin science festival helps bring kids and science together

Last weekend, excited young people darted about with a delirium I haven’t seen since the Pokémon craze. The University of Wisconsin-Madison was the home base for the Wisconsin Science Festival that included 54 communities, leaving every citizen within an hour’s drive of an event.

Best of the Fest: Wisconsin Science Festival in photos

We’ve collected some of our favorite moments from the 2017 Wisconsin Science Festival, held Nov. 2-5 in Madison and across the state. Vote for your favorite photo and be entered to win some Morgridge prizes!

New course brings storytelling techniques to science

A new course teaches early-career scientists how to communicate their work outside of the lab, and is designed to turn real research into engaging stories, visuals and presentations.

Discovery Incubator fosters innovation in science outreach

Innovation can come from anywhere, but often it’s when the right people are in the right place at the right time.