Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

The Male Pill: Are We There Yet? – Gunda Georg

2006 Rennebohm Hall 777 Highland Ave., Madison

To provide couples with additional safe and reversible options for contraception, the development of non-hormonal contraceptives for both men and women is highly desirable. In collaboration with the Wolgemuth group at Columbia University, Gunda Georg’s group has discovered the non-hormonal male contraceptive agent YCT529 that targets retinoic acid receptor alpha, a validated male contraceptive target….

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Red Cross Blood Drive

WARF Building 614 Walnut St., Madison, WI

Join us for our winter Red Cross Blood Drive! To donate, sign up online; walk-ins are also welcome….

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Crossroads of Ideas: What Can Robots Tell Us About Our Humanity?

H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building 330 N. Orchard St., Madison, WI

Why do we build robots? Why are we fascinated by them? In this talk — the third in a four-part miniseries featuring outstanding UW researchers who have received WARF faculty awards — Bilge Mutlu will argue that it is because we want to see ourselves in places we live, things we use — even technology….

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Crossroads of Ideas: What Do Americans Think About Foreign Electoral Intervention?

H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building 330 N. Orchard St., Madison, WI

Foreign electoral intervention is a powerful tool of foreign policy, and understanding how the U.S. public thinks about this issue is crucial. In this talk — the conclusion of a four-part miniseries featuring outstanding UW researchers who have received WARF faculty awards — Jessica L. P. Weeks will explore how Americans think about foreign intervention…

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