UW-Madison Science Alliance Updater – August 17, 2020

UW-Madison Science Alliance Updater: August 17-23, 2020

Good Morning,

Just a quick reminder that anyone can join the UW-Madison Science Alliance: university or college scientists and students, outreach staff, K-12 educators, parents, lifelong learners, or anyone interested in science outreach. We welcome your participation, ideas, and support.

-Liz Jesse (Biotechnology Center; and Division of Extension, Wisconsin 4-H)

Note: please visit https://science.wisc.edu/science-alliance/ for the updater archive.

Notable This Week

1.  Science Alliance meets virtually via Webex at 10:00 am Monday, August 17th. Email Liz Jesse ejesse2@wisc.edu to receive the link. The draft agenda for August 17 includes:

  •  Welcome
  • Updates on science outreach programs.
  • Updates on re-opening of UW-Madison, of peer universities, and of Wisconsin K12 schools.
  • Spring 2021 Committee and subcommittees on re-opening campus to youth programing
  • Updates on virtual campus field trips
  • Other announcements or topics

2.  Please add your upcoming online programs or resources with learners of any ages to the list at http://science.wisc.edu and be sure to include program events in the calendar at http://today.wisc.edu and tag them with “Science” and any other appropriate tag.

3.  Programming Events this week


Five Powerful Routes to Promote Your Events:  The Updater newsletter (750 subscribers), the science.wisc.edu portal, the @sciencewiscedu Twitter feed (3.2K followers), the @UWMadisonScienceOutreach Facebook page, and the today.wisc.edu calendar.

4.  Add your news, requests and programming announcements to the Updater by emailing them to ejesse2@wisc.edu

5. Check out www.science.wisc.edu for more science activities! We’re delighted to help you promote your upcoming science outreach events.  Send a note to Liz Jesse at ejesse2@wisc.edu.
Or post your events to the @sciencewiscedu Twitter feed and to the @UWMadisonScienceOutreach Facebook page.