Welcome to ALS 500 & 600! You are in the right place if you are looking for your extensive listening opportunities. If you are not an ALS 500 or 600 student that’s ok – you can still attend these events if you would like. If you are an ALS 500 or 600 student, you need to attend one of the events from the list below. After you attend one of these events, record a brief summary and reaction – you can ask your teacher if you have any questions about this.
Wednesday Nite @ The Lab
“Nitrates in Wisconsin’s Groundwater: What, Why, and Where?” by Kevin Masarik, UW-Stevens Point & UW-Extension
Wisconsin’s potential to be the right environment for high-tech business
Part one. Mergers & acquisitions: Why do some companies choose to stay in Wisconsin?
How to maximize your professional profile through volunteer experience
An information session with time for individual Q&A about benefits to volunteering in general and for professional development. This session will highlight different volunteer opportunities available through the work of the Morgridge Center, in addition to showcasing how to put volunteer experience on one’s resume.
Date: Thursday, January 21, 4:30-5:30
Location: 154 Armory and Gymnasium (Red Gym)
MS&E Seminar Series
Environmental Degradation of Nuclear Materials
Speaker: Adrien Couet Department of Engineering Physics
Date: Thursday, January 21, 4 p.m.
Location: 265 Materials Science and Engineering Building
Biology Colloquium: Pete McIntyre
(Re)making connections: conserving migratory fish and ecosystem dynamics in a changing world
Pete McIntyre, Center for Limnology and UW-Zoology, presents “(Re)making connections: conserving migratory fish and ecosystem dynamics in a changing world.”
Date: Thursday, January 21, 3:30 p.m.
Location: 68 Noland Zoology Building
In, On, and Under the Snow
Arboretum Family Nature Program
Learn about animals that are adapted to survive snow and Wisconsin winters. Naturalist-led nature walk from 1:30 to 2:30, indoor activities from 2:30 to 3:30.
Sustainable Energy Seminar Series
Sustainability and Energy Systems Across Spatial and Temporal Scales
Speaker: John Greenler, Director of Education and Outreach, Wisconsin Energy Institute and the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center Hosted by the Wisconsin Energy Institute, the Sustainable Energy Seminar Series allows students and the public to explore sustainable energy solutions from the small to large, learn about the challenges facing sustainable energy, and interact with experts from across campus.
Date: Monday, January 25, 3:30 – 4:30
Location: 1115 Wisconsin Energy Institute
Islam, Muslims and the West
Madinah Community Center (MCC) is hosting an event, “Islam, Muslims, and the West: ISIL-Our Common Enemy” on Saturday, January 23 between 1 pm and 3:30 pm at the Monona Terrace (Level 4, Room 4).
Speakers include elected officials and law enforcement officers: Massod Akhtar (panel moderator, advisor to the Muslim Community), Alhagie Jallow (MCC Imam), Paul Soglin (mayor of Madison), Samba Baldeh (City of Madison Common Council), Joe Parisi (Dane County Executive), Ismael Ozanne (Dane County District Attorney), Mark Pocan (US Congressman), John Vaudreuil (US Attorney for Western District of Wisconsin, US Dept. of Justice), David Mahoney (Dane County Sheriff), Greg Neumann (political reporter, WKOW 27), and an FBI agent.
You will also have the opportunity to learn about your rights in this country directly from the law enforcement officers. Please bring your spouses and also encourage your friends, neighbors, coworkers to attend. Only kids above 10 are allowed.
Please arrive by 12:30pm and fill up the room with capacity of 300 people by no later than 1 pm so that we can start our meeting sharply at 1 pm.
Date: Saturday, Jan 23, 2016 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Location: Monona Terrace 1 John Nolen Dr