Virtual Waisman “Walktober” Whirl

Join us for the sixth annual Waisman Whirl Run, Walk & Roll for All Abilities. This year the event is virtual.  Your Race, Your Place. Your Pace. Take the entire month of October…it’s a …

Thoughts of Gratitude: Scott Kornstedt

Shortly after Raegan was born to Scott and his wife Carrie, she was diagnosed with phenylketonuria, or PKU — a rare metabolic disorder that prevents her from properly metabolizing phenylalanine, a common amino acid that exists in most proteins. PKU is a rare disorder that affects approximately 16,000 people in the U.S. It is one of 47 disorders for which newborns in Wisconsin are screened. If left untreated, it can cause intellectual disabilities, seizures, among other health-related issues.

Annual Meeting, Awards and Reception

Welcome and Waisman Center Update William MacLean, PhD, Waisman Center Associate Director Award Winners: Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowships Desia Bacon, nominated by Jenny Saffran Emily Lorang, nominated by Audra Sterling IDDRC Graduate Student Award Katherine …

Annual Spring Benefit Concert

Friends of the Waisman Center 23rd Annual Spring Benefit Concert Tangled Up In Blue University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Premier Women’s A Cappella GroupJoin us for an evening of lively music and delectable food and drinks in …

Friends of the Waisman Center 2013 Annual Reception

The Friends of the Waisman Center Annual Meeting was held on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 in the Waisman Center’s Ziemann Suite to celebrate the previous year’s achievements. Waisman Center Director Marsha Mailick, PhD, began the program with an overview of activities and accomplishments that occurred throughout 2012-2013 and discussed future plans for the center’s 40th anniversary. Friend’s board members, staff, students and families of the Waisman Center attended the event to honor the recipients of this year’s student fellowships and awards.