Events at the Town Center


China Focus Group

Friday, Feb 27 | 3:00 p.m.
Attendance at this event is by invitation only.

DIY Science: Complexity

DIY Science: Complexity Friday, Feb 27 | 7:00 p.m.
The Science of Complexity: Markets, Politics, Ants, Neurons and Distributed Computation is open to anyone age 18 or older. Registration is required. Registration fees are $12 per person or $40 for a group of four.

Complexity science is an offspring of chaos theory, which explores how simple components lead to complex systems. Work in small teams to discover how this transdisciplinary science can connect to any field of study, from ant colonies to politics, artificial intelligence to economics, gene regulation to telecommunications and more, and explore how mathematical thinking helps solve all kinds of problems!

Second Annual Jackie Macaulay Auction

Friday, Feb 27 | 7:00 p.m.
This event is open to the public. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door for $25 ($15 for students).

This silent and live auction is sponsored by the Public Interest Law Foundation and the Women's Law Student Association at University of Wisconsin Law School. Proceeds from the auction will support UW-Madison law students committed to public interest law or advancing women’s issues. The proceeds of the auction help students pursue legal opportunities in a variety of unpaid or low-paid areas.

Chemistry Recruiting Breakfast

Saturday, Feb 28 | 7:15 a.m.
Attendance at this event is by invitation only.

17th Annual IGPNS Poster Session

Saturday, Feb 28 | 9:30 a.m.
This event is free and open to the public.

Current research in the nutritional sciences at UW-Madison will be presented.

Faculty Candidate Lunch

Saturday, Feb 28 | 11:30 a.m.
Attendance at this event is by invitation only.

UW Sustainability LT Meeting

Monday, Mar 02 | 8:30 a.m.
Attendance at this event is by invitation only.

MRSEC AtomTouch Meeting

Monday, Mar 02 | 11:00 a.m.
Attendance at this event is by invitation only.

Snacks with Scientists

Monday, Mar 02 | 2:30 p.m.
Attendance at this event is by invitation only.

Afterschool Expeditions

Afterschool Expeditions Monday, Mar 02 | 2:30 p.m.
This event is free and intended for elementary and middle school students. Adult supervision is required. Drop-ins are welcome; registration is required for groups of 10 or more youths.

The Town Center at the Discovery Building is an exceptional destination for scientific exploration. Students are invited to explore, engage and discover science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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