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The Wisconsin Academy invites you to join us for an exploration of innovation in science education.

The road to the Tirimbinia Reserve runs across a rickety suspension bridge over the Sarapiquí River. Photo by Sherman Gessert/Milwaukee Journal

It is hard to imagine a field scientist who hasn’t had to cross a challenging bridge, real or metaphorical.

Science and the American Experiment Conference

A day-long exploration of research, policy, and communication, focusing on the shifting cultural expectations regarding science as a transformative force in society.

Three Academy Fellows explore the connections between discovery and imagination.

On the Wisconsin DNR's change of language on climate change, and the Academy's renewed commitment to science.

The collaboration behind Leslie Iwai's Daughter Cells: Inheritance, Separation & Survival.

Leslie Iwai, from the installation "Daughter Cells," 2016.

Leslie Iwai’s installation for the James Watrous Gallery, Daughter Cells: Inheritance, Separation and Survival, is an investigation of family relationships at both the cellular and emotional level: what we inherit, how we separate, and what we choose to retain and pass on. 

Five years ago, the term CRISPR-Cas was familiar to only a handful of microbiologists. Today, thousands of scientists around the world are using this novel gene editing technology. Why?

When the Wisconsin Academy was founded in 1870, the American fascination with science was in full bloom. Today, not so much.

UW-Madison journalism scholar and science communicator Sharon Dunwoody examines the ways in which stories give meaning to our world by exploring the evolution and influence of stories about climate change.

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