ALS 500 & 600 ELL #6 (Summer 1)

Welcome to ALS 500 & 600! You are in the right place if you are looking for your extensive listening opportunities. If you are not an ALS 500 or 600 student that’s ok – you can still attend these events if you would like. If you are an ALS 500 or 600 student, you need to attend one of the events from the list below. After you attend one of these events, record a brief summary and reaction – you can ask your teacher if you have any questions about this.

Wednesday Nite @ The Lab

Bigger, Faster, Cheaper, CRISPR: A Small Step Towards Curing Genetic Diseases

Dustin Rubinstein of the Biotechnology Center describes ways CRISPR technology is revolutionizing gene editing at the DNA level.

Date: Wednesday, June 10, 7 p.m.

Location: 1111 Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building

Effigy Mounds of the Preserve

Visit effigy mounds dating from 700 AD to 1200 AD. Learn about the mounds themselves, the life-ways of their builders, and how we honor these sites today. Meet at Picnic Point lot 129. Leader: Paul Borowski.

Date: Saturday, June 13, 1-3 p.m.

Location: Meet at Picnic Point parking lot (lot #129) on University Bay Drive. On the 80 bus route.

Green Bag Lunch

This month Sustain Dane staff will host its monthly green bag lunch open to all of you. Please bring your packed lunch, and join us to find out about Sustain Dane's programs and meet some of the Sustain Dane staff. Plan to walk around and ask questions about the programs at Sustain Dane.  Here is their website to learn more:
NOTE:  This event is free, but you must RSVP at  
Date: Friday, June 12, Noon to 1PM
Location: Rooftop of Monona Terrace

Bee Fest

Date: Saturday, June 13, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: Meet at Visitor Center, UW-Madison Arboretum

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