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Big Ideas for Busy People

Tuesday10/177:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This popular, fast-paced event featuring five-minute flash talks from some of UW-Madison’s biggest brains is back! Join us for a fun-filled evening moderated by guest host Maynard Okereke, the Hip Hop MD, as part of the Kiss My Glass event at High Noon Saloon.

Featuring Big Ideas from:
* Kevin Eliceiri, medical physics: Cells under the Magnifying Glass
* Helen Lee, art: To Write in Glass
* Michael Maseda, astronomy: What’s the Big Deal about the James Webb Space Telescope?
* Laura Monahan, zoology: Glass Sea Creatures: Teaching Tools, Works of Art or Something More?
* Andreas Velten, biostatistics and medical informatics: Color Vision 2.0: What Is Fluorescence and What Is It Good For?
* Filiz Yesilkoy, biomedical engineering: Nanoengineered Smart Glass for Next-Generation Technologies

Doors and bar open at 6:30 p.m.; free admission.

Stick around for more fun with Nerd Nite at 8:30 p.m.


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High Noon Saloon
701 E Washington Avenue
Madison, 53703 United States


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