Events at the Town Center


Communicating Science Workshop

Monday, Mar 30 | 8:00 a.m.
This event is intended for UW-Madison faculty, staff, students and postdoctoral scholars. Registration by March 25 is required; registration fees are $150 for UW-Madison faculty and staff and $35 for students and postdoctoral scholars.

The Arts Institute, in partnership with Life Sciences Communication, the Morgridge Institute for Research, the School of Medicine and Public Health, the School of Veterinary Medicine, WISCIENCE and the Division of Continuing Studies, will host a special one day communicating science training for the UW-Madison community.

Afterschool Expeditions

Afterschool Expeditions Monday, Mar 30 | 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.

NEOS Meeting

Tuesday, Mar 31 | 10:00 a.m.
Attendance at this event is by invitation only.

IRG1 Meeting

Tuesday, Mar 31 | 2:30 p.m.
Attendance at this event is by invitation only.

WARF UpStart

WARF UpStart Tuesday, Mar 31 | 5:30 p.m.
Attendance at this event is by invitation only.

The WARF UpStart Program for Minority and Women's Entrepreneurship is designed to equip entrepreneurially minded women and minorities in the Madison area with the tools they need to launch or expand any business venture. The several-week curriculum will cover the skills needed to conceive, fund, organize and test a business idea. Sessions will be taught by members of the Small Business Development Center, as well as active professionals with expertise in fields such as accounting, sales and marketing. Participants are part of a cohort of motivated individuals from diverse professional and educational backgrounds with whom they learn and share their own ideas and experiences.

UConn NIH Grant Site Visit

Wednesday, Apr 01 | 7:00 a.m.
Attendance at this event is by invitation only.

Epigenetics Joint Group Meeting

Wednesday, Apr 01 | 12:00 p.m.
Attendance at this event is by invitation only.

Manufacturing Faculty Meeting

Thursday, Apr 02 | 12:00 p.m.
Attendance at this event is by invitation only.

RMMN Meeting

Friday, Apr 03 | 8:00 a.m.
Attendance at this event is by invitation only.

Saturday Science: Forensic Science

Saturday Science: Forensic Science Saturday, Apr 04 | 10:00 a.m.
This event is free and open to the public. It features interactive exploration stations for kids and families.

Unravel the clues! Learn how forensic scientists gather evidence to uncover events that happened in the past; compare healthy and diseased human organs; analyze fingerprints and shoe prints; investigate a mystery; extract your own DNA; and more.

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Catering Your Event

Steenbock’s on Orchard, on-site restaurant and caterer in the Town Center, is available to provide customized menus to fit your style and your budget including state rate options. Their experienced and professional staff coordinate directly with the Town Center event staff to ensure your event is successful. Menus and catering guide can be found by visiting For more information contact Lisa Loup at or 608.469.2316

Steenbock's on Orchard direct line 608.204.2733.