The observatory had closed unexpectedly in April 2014 when a motor and gear box that operate a sliding door on the dome malfunctioned.
The Field Day Lab's creation is already in use in different corners of the globe and is gaining traction, especially among educators.
The Partnership has extended its reach to individual and group collaborations between UW–Madison professionals and citizens, and expanded versions of existing successes.
The event reaffirmed the value of the connections that keep the doors open between the university and the community in and around it.
The first season of Science Narratives addresses social robotics, highlighting the work of Bilge Mutlu, director of the Wisconsin Human-Computer Interaction Lab.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Morgridge Center for Public Service celebrates 20 years of campus-community collaboration.