University of Wisconsin–Madison Annual Fall Research Competition, applications closing Sept. 10

Online Event

The yearly contest from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education funds select research projects across each faculty division — biological sciences, physical sciences, social sciences and the arts and humanities. It is open to tenured professors and associate professors, tenure-track assistant professors and permanent PIs, and encourages collaboration.

Madison Public Library – Wisconsin Book Festival, Sep 28 – Nov 20

Multiple Madison Locations Madison, WI

The Wisconsin Book Festival, presented by Madison Public Library in partnership with Madison Public Library Foundation, presents free, public author events that celebrate books and spark conversations. Each year, the festival creates a robust schedule of accomplished and new writers whose fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books appeal to all ages of readers.



October CyberSecurity Awareness Month! Join Aberdean Consulting for 5 October webinars covering CyberSecurity best practices and awareness.


Overture Center for the Arts 201 State Street, Madison, WI, United States

BioForward is planning a Wisconsin Biohealth Summit– back live and in person. We have an exciting lineup that won’t have you sitting bored at your computer for another day-long virtual event. Education, professional development, networking, and more are waiting for you.

Join us for the 2021 Wisconsin Science Festival! Oct 21-24

Multiple Madison Locations Madison, WI

The four-day Wisconsin Science Festival features events throughout Wisconsin for people of all ages. Activities include hands-on science experiments, live Q&A sessions and interviews with scientists, demonstrations, performances, behind-the-scenes tours and more.

2022 UW Science Expeditions – Campus Open House

UW Madison Campus Madison, WI

From astronomy to zoology, UW–Madison Science Expeditions is the annual campus-wide science open house that connects you to UW people & places all year round. All events are free and open to the public.

Cap Times Idea Fest 2022

Multiple Madison Locations Madison, WI

With over two dozen sessions (virtual and in-person) and some 75 speakers in six days, we have a lot to talk about in Wisconsin. Recently announced speakers include Carl Bernstein, U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin, Melissa Agard, Dominique Brossard, Ruth Conniff, Mary Felzkowski, Charles Franklin, Andrew Maraniss, Christine Neumann-Ortiz, Ajay Sethi, Jocelyn Benson, Barb McQuade, Toluse Olorunnipa, Robert Samuels, and more.

Tech Council calling for early-stage company applications

Monona Terrace Convention Center 1 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI, United States

Startups will have the chance to give five-minute presentations through the Tech Council Investor Networks track, as well as 90-second pitches through the Elevator Pitch Olympics. Some companies will also be selected to meet one-on-one with angel and venture capital investors at the event.

Wisconsin Science Festival – Fall 2022

Multiple Madison Locations Madison, WI

Celebrate Curiosity Across Wisconsin at Wisconsin Science Festival! The Wisconsin Science Festival is a statewide celebration with activities for people throughout Wisconsin. Events include hands-on science exhibitions, demonstrations, performances, tours, pub nights, workshops and more.

Wisconsin Book Festival – 20th Anniversary

Multiple Madison Locations Madison, WI

This year’s Wisconsin Book Festival is hosting an array of genres and authors. From diving into the waters of the Midwest to exploring the glorious fandom universe to wondering how music affects the way we see the world, these brilliant authors have connected fiction, equity and real world trials into the STEM genre.


H.F. DeLuca Forum 330 N. Orchard St., Madison, WI, United States

For Radiolab co-host Latif Nasser, the best part of journalism is that it turns the world into a scavenger hunt. Nasser will share a few of his best tricks to ferret out original and surprising stories that others look right past. From there, he’ll be joined on stage by his friend Soren Wheeler, executive editor at Radiolab; together they will chat about their decade of telling stories together, their biggest triumphs, their biggest mistakes, their hardest-won lessons.

Science on the Square / Madison Night Market Fusion

Multiple Madison Locations Madison, WI

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.

Doyenne Informational Session – Feb. 2023

Online Event

Curious to know more about Doyenne and how it can help you with your venture? These live informational sessions cover our educational events, workshops, programs and membership benefits with casual Q&A to help you determine where to plug-in to the community.

Workforce woes on your mind? Learn April 4 about U.S. undergrad research event set for Eau Claire

UW-Eau Claire Davies Center 77 Roosevelt Avenue, Eau Claire, WI, United States

More than 4,000 college students, faculty mentors and others from across the country will descend on Eau Claire in mid-April for the 2023 National Conference on Undergraduate Research. Sign up for an April 4 luncheon of the Tech Council Innovation Network at UW-Eau Claire to learn how your company can take advantage of this gathering of young research talent in Wisconsin.

UW Biotechnology Program – URP Free Pizza Luncheon

MGE Innovation Center 510 Charmany Drive, Room 50, Madison, United States

The M.S. in Biotechnology is bringing back our FREE Pizza Luncheon for University Research Park biotech tenants! Join us to learn about the M.S. in Biotechnology Program, UW-Madison’s flagship biotech master’s degree for working professionals.

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) 2023

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire, WI, United States

NCUR is dedicated to promoting undergraduate research, scholarship and creative activity in all fields of study by sponsoring an annual conference for students. Unlike meetings of academic professional organizations, this gathering of student scholars welcomes presenters from all institutions of higher learning and from all disciplines.

2023 UW Science Expeditions – Campus Open House

UW Madison Campus Madison, WI

Come explore UW-Madison and experience science as exploring the unknown. Talk with researchers, visit science venues across campus, enjoy our Science Spectacular Shows, and try your hand at our interactive Exploration Stations. From astronomy to zoology, UW Science Expeditions is the annual campus-wide science open house that connects you to UW people and places all year round.

Science journals editor-in-chief shares ideas for reinvigorating public confidence in higher education during campus visit Apr. 17-18

H.F. DeLuca Forum 330 N. Orchard St., Madison, WI, United States

Holden Thorp, Science journals editor-in-chief, is coming to address one of the most pressing problems in higher education — how to better engage as partners with a public that has shown signs it is losing trust in science and in the nation’s institutions of higher education.