Institute for Biology Education
445 Henry Mall, 1st Floor
Madison, WI 53706 (map)
FAX 608-890-0576

Expanding Pathways Into Science


Announcing IMPACT Peer Leaders, a new program from WISCIENCE

WISCIENCE in the News!  

ARMS program director Dolly Ledin has been awarded the Wisconsin Campus Compact 2015 Sister Joel Read Civic Leadership Award! The award recognizes outstanding faculty or staff members at Wisconsin colleges and universities who have made significant contributions to civic engagement on their campus.

Check out Time-Lapse Tuesday for a look at the new living walls in the BioCommons!

Read about the opening of the new BioCommons space at Steenbock here. The BioCommons is a collaboration with Steenbock Library and the Office of Undergraduate Advising. Click here for the BioCommons website.

Read about the new BioHouse residential learning community and it's first semester here. BioHouse is a collaboration with University Housing.

WISCIENCE provides a central source of information and support for people who want to make the most of all UW–Madison has to offer in the sciences, whether they're interested in pursuing a degree themselves or helping the next generation of young scientists. There's no limit to the possibilities....

For Bioscience Undergraduates: 
help in exploring biology on campus, making a good start, and getting involved beyond the classroom 

For University Educators:
support for innovative teaching through consultation, resources,  programs, and learning communities

For Pre-College Students:
hands-on science experiences and opportunities to learn more about college and careers
For K-12 Educators:
opportunities to learn more about science and the best ways to help students connect to it 

Contact us or visit in person:
biology@biology.wisc.edu • 445 Henry Mall • Madison, WI  53706 • interactive map

WISCIENCE encourages whole-person, whole-life learning in science—learning that goes beyond the boundaries of any classroom or campus. This requires innovative programs, resources, and collaborations that help sharpen the tools for scientific inquiry while connecting them with real-world situations. Innovative excellence in science education not only improves the practice of science, it also contributes to a more informed and active citizenry and a flourishing planet.