We’re a City of Science…. We’re a leading scientific university… But where is our public science center?. WISC would create:. Excitement about science Science Savvy Awareness of and Connection to UW-Madison Research. Our Need:. $80,000 for a detailed professional business plan.
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We’re a leading scientific university…
But where is our public science center?
Excitement about science
Awareness of and Connection to UW-Madison Research
… a place for experiencing science as exploring the unknown
… a place for lifelong learning
… a place for Forums, symposiums, evening classes, short courses, conferences
…a gathering place
…a forum for Discussion
History of UW-Madison research
The campus as a destination for exploration
Making better use of our ‘boutique’ venues…
focused and often open for limited hours
or by appointment only.
DC Smith Greenhouse
Allen Centennial Gardens
learning to share science
a museum primarily for collecting and curating
a Hall of Fame
just for Children
Boundaries of the University
A state goes to college
I shall not rest
Involving the public in the life of the University
Keeping the brand
Is an important, leading innovation in the Second Century of the Wisconsin Idea
No other major university as yet has something quite like WISC
It will serve the instruction,
extension missions of UW-Madison.
political support for UW-Madison
it gives the people of Wisconsin the feeling they have a stake in UW-Madison
gives people in Wisconsin the feeling that UW-Madison has a stake in them
to cultivate a culture of innovation
By improving the UW's position in competing for NSF and other grants requiring broader impact activities
By connecting residents of the area and state to UW-Madison
Lawrence Hall of Science (Berkeley)
Museum at UCSD
Museum at MIT
8000 Academic Staff
Where do people park for
Music, theatre and dance?
WISC will be especially active
In the evenings
On the weekends
In the summer
When people are free to come to WISC and when parking is readily available.