UW-Madison Science Alliance Updater: August 17-23, 2020
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the link. The draft agenda for August 17 includes:
- 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
- Badger Talks Live: Building Our Everyday Resiliency Compass – Julia Yates, Director, Behavioral Health, UW Family Medicine, Internal Wellness and Resiliency program. August 18 at 12 noon. Register at https://www.facebook.com/UWConnects/
- Virtual Badger Talk from Oregon, WI: Wisconsin English. August 18 at 1:00pm. Register at https://www.facebook.com/UWConnects/
- Virtual Badger Talk from McFarland: Aldo Leopold’s Land Ethic. August 18 at 7:00pm. Register here to be emailed the link to the Zoom presentation: https://forms.gle/huUdxkSAdbsM6KsD6
- Virtual Badger Talk from West Bend, WI: Backyard Bugs. August 19 at 6:00pm. You can access the talk here on August 19: https://zoom.us/j/99069869166?pwd=TEoyWVhRMW84aG82T0FKVG5zcWZTZz09
- Virtual Saturday Science Workshop with UW Space Place. August 22 at 10:00am. Check at http://www.spaceplace.wisc.edu/#satworkshops
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or post your events to the @sciencewiscedu Twitter feed and to the @UWMadisonScienceOutreach Facebook page.