About the Program
2013 Online Application Available Below
The MadBiology Bootcamp is a free, three-day transitional summer program created especially for new UW–Madison students who are interested in studying biology. This experience includes time to meet others interested in biology, learn more about biology at UW–Madison and practice essential college skills like group work and note taking. There is no cost to participants, and meals and housing are included.
Bootcamp includes active learning, exploring the campus community, and learning more about the field of biology and what you can do with it. The 2012 session will take place just prior to the start of classes to help start off the semester right.
- Learn what “biology” means and what you can do with a degree in the field
- Explore labs, landmarks, and campus spaces
- Learn what it means to be a college student
- Build a social network with other students interested in biology
- Develop connections with faculty, staff, advisors, alumni, and peers
- Learn about ways you can get involved in biology-related activities
- Learn useful information about your learning style and note taking
MadBiology Bootcamp is a partnership between the Institute for Biology Education and the Center for the First-Year Experience, with funding provided by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
If you would like to attend the 2013 MadBiology Bootcamp (August 25-28, 2013), click here and fill out the online application. Students are considered via rolling admissions. Please submit your application as soon as possible—spaces are filling quickly.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.