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The Libraries participate in UW Day at the State Capitol

Anne Moser, UW Water Library; Karen Dunn, Steenbock Library; and Ed Van Gemert, Vice Provost for Libraries & University Librarian at UW Day at the Capitol this week.

UW Libraries were well represented at the State Capitol this week during UW Day on Thursday April 4th.  UW-Madison, UW Extension and UW Colleges partnered to present educational displays and interactive exhibits in the capitol rotunda. More than 30 scientific exploration stations offered a fun, hands-on way to see UW research in action.  Expert librarians were on hand to answer questions and, of course, share Bucky READ posters with attendees.

“The Bucky posters were very popular,” says Steenbock Librarian Karen Dunn, who estimates that she gave away 200 posters.  Two more UW Day events are scheduled in area towns in April and May:

And don’t forget to check out this UW Day video for a look at some of the exciting exhibits included in the event (plus some lovely shots of the beautiful capitol rotunda)– click the image below to view the whole video on YouTube:

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