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Wisconsin Academy to offer two science events on May 10

The Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters is offering two events on Tuesday, May 10. There will be both a day-long summit and a free, public talk in the evening.

The Science, Water & Policy Summit will talk place at Union South from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. It will bring together scientists, policy-makers, students, citizens and other interested parties to discuss the changing role of science in policy-making around the state’s waters. Registration, open until May 4, is $65 for the general public, $55 for Academy members and $30 for students.

A public talk titled “Where’s the Science? A Conversation on the Role of Science in Public Policy” will take place in the Marquee Theater at Union South from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The event will feature three Wisconsin Academy Fellows including Patty Loew, professor of Life Sciences Communication. The talk is free, but registration is required.