Crossroads of Ideas is a public lecture series held monthly on Tuesday evenings during the academic year that addresses topics that matter to our community and are the subject of research at UW-Madison.
The name Crossroads of Ideas reflects the importance of the Discovery Building as a place for campus and community to learn about thought-provoking topics. Crossroads refers to both the building’s central location on campus and the intersection of the dozens of different disciplines that work and study here.
Crossroads of Ideas: COVID-19 and a Deluge of Data
Tuesday, November 2 | 7:00 PM
Join Caroline Chen, health care reporter for ProPublica and UW–Madison's fall 2021 Science Writer in Residence, and a panel of campus experts for a hybrid event focused on how we […]More Details
Crossroads of Ideas: What is consciousness?
Tuesday, November 9 | 7:00 PM
Consciousness remains one of the great mysteries in both science and philosophy. Learn from a scientist and a philosopher why consciousness is so puzzling and whether we can make progress […]More Details