Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Kiss My Glass

High Noon Saloon 701A E. Washington Ave, Madison, WI

Big Ideas + Nerd Nite = One great night of nerdiness at the Wisconsin Science Festival! Join us at the High Noon Saloon for prizes, fluorescent cocktails & guest host Maynard Okereke, the HipHop MD. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. No cover. For adults only. 7 p.m. – Big Ideas for Busy People Flash talks on…

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Science on the Square/Madison Night Market Fusion

Downtown Madison

Join us for one fantastic night that blends science with downtown Madison businesses! Back for its fifth year, the ever-popular Science on the Square event is again fusing with the Madison Night Market to create a unique way to explore hands-on science activities while also supporting local businesses and vendors. Plus, as a nod to…

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Red Cross Blood Drive

WARF Building 614 Walnut St., Madison, WI

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

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Understanding the Global Plastics Problem to Inform Solutions

Virtual

Plastics are a class of diverse and versatile materials that we rely on in modern-day life, yet plastics are known to contaminate marine, aquatic and terrestrial environments around the globe. Kara Lavender Law, professor of oceanography at the Sea Education Association, will discuss the global plastics problem from production through disposal, including the environmental science…

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WARF Ambassador Trivia Night

Varsity Hall III, Union South 1308 W. Dayton St., Madison, WI

UW-Madison postdocs and grad students are invited to show off your science, pop culture and miscellaneous trivia knowledge with the WARF Ambassadors! WARF will provide pizza, appetizers and beer. Come by yourself or with a team of up to four people. The top three teams will receive prizes….

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Red Cross Blood Drive

WARF Building 614 Walnut St., Madison, WI

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

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Red Cross Blood Drive

WARF Building 614 Walnut St., Madison, WI

Join us for our summer Red Cross blood drive! To donate, sign up online; walk-ins are also welcome….

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Careers in Industry: Different Roles PhDs Can Play

Orchard View Room, Discovery Building 330 N. Orchard St., Madison, WI

What career options are there for PhDs in industry? A panel of representatives from Thermo Fisher Scientific will describe the breadth of jobs available, and answer your questions about their roles and successfully transitioning into industry. Then, continue the discussion with the panelists and other members of the company during a networking lunch. Featuring: Penny…

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Recurring

Wisconsin Science Festival

Held across campus and throughout Wisconsin, this 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….

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Red Cross Blood Drive

WARF Building 614 Walnut St., Madison, WI

Join us for our fall Red Cross blood drive! To donate, sign up online; walk-ins are also welcome….

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Careers & Beers: Science and Startups

Orchard View Room, Discovery Building 330 N. Orchard St., Madison, WI

Enjoy drinks and appetizers while networking with community members and explore alternative science career options after graduate school through informal conversations. Our final event of the fall features scientists who have careers in the startup company space. Chat with Jessica Martin Eckerly, CEO and co-founder of Forward BIOLABS; Kevin Barnett, CTO and co-founder of Pyran;…

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MadPrompts Generative AI Battle

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

Join us for an exhilarating evening of wit, artistry and prompt engineering at the MadPrompts event, presented by WARF and the Data Science Institute, in association with the Department of Computer Science! This epic prompt battle is set to take place at the heart of UW-Madison’s campus in the vibrant Discovery Building’s H.F. DeLuca Forum….

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