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Monday, July 9 - Friday, June 13, 2018
 

PEOPLE Program
Session 2, Week 1

PEOPLE is a college prep scholarship program for students of color and low-income students, most of whom are the first in their families to potentially attend college. Their journey prepares them to apply, be successfully admitted and enroll at the University of Wisconsin System institutions.

Program Information


Saturday, July 14, 2018
 

Science is Fun at the Westside Community Market
9:00am - 12:00pm
Located behind UW Health Digestive Health Center
Corner of University Avenue & University Row

Market Information

View the poster


Monday, July 16 - Friday, June 20, 2018
 

PEOPLE Program
Session 2, Week 2

PEOPLE is a college prep scholarship program for students of color and low-income students, most of whom are the first in their families to potentially attend college. Their journey prepares them to apply, be successfully admitted and enroll at the University of Wisconsin System institutions.

Program Information


Saturday, July 28, 2018
 

Science is Fun at the Westside Community Market
9:00am - 12:00pm
Located behind UW Health Digestive Health Center
Corner of University Avenue & University Row

Market Information

View the poster


Saturday, August 11, 2018
 

Science is Fun at the Westside Community Market
9:00am - 12:00pm
Located behind UW Health Digestive Health Center
Corner of University Avenue & University Row

Market Information

View the poster


Sunday, August 18 - Thursday, August 23, 2018
 

ACS Fall National Meeting
Boston, MA


Monday, August 27, 2018
 

The Larry Meiller Show
11:00 a.m.
Wisconsin Public Radio


Saturday, September 8, 2018
 

Science is Fun at the Westside Community Market
9:00am - 12:00pm
Located behind UW Health Digestive Health Center
Corner of University Avenue & University Row

Market Information

View the poster


Friday, September 14, 2018
 

Science is Fun
12:00pm
Alma Public Library
312 N Main Street
Alma, WI


Saturday, September 15, 2018
 

WaterFEST
Crossroads at Big Creek
4:00 p.m.
2041 Michigan St.
Sturgeon Bay, WI


Tuesday, October 2, 2018
 

The Larry Meiller Show
11:00 a.m.
Wisconsin Public Radio


Thursday, October 11-Sunday, October 14, 2018
 

Wisconsin Science Festival
Madison, WI and Throughout the State

Sunday, October 14:
Science is Fun Extravaganza

2:00 p.m.
Discovery Building

Festival information


Sunday, October 21, 2018
 

National Chemistry Week
Phyllis A. Brauner Memorial Lecture by Prof. Shakhashiri
1:00 & 4:00 p.m.
Boston Museum of Science
Boston, MA


Sunday, April 21, 2019
 

Tut and Nero: Wild on Wheels
Bela Sandor, Engineering Physics
UW-Madison Emeritus Faculty Lectures
2-3:00 p.m.
The Pyle Center
702 Langdon Street
Madison, WI

Leading to Homer’s riddles of Hector’s hearse:
The Iliad, Book 24 / Nicholas Richardson, 1993,
the gold standard of commentaries:

“…they brought out the nine-cubit-long yoke-binding,
along with the yoke. And the yoke they fitted properly
on to the well-polished pole…”

What’s a proper fitting, and a nine-cubit binding?

The solutions to the riddles emerge from a long story,
including Tut-chariots and the Ben-Hur/Messala race…

 

 

 

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