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Orchard View Room, Discovery Center, 330 Orchard Street

April 2018

From Label to Table: Regulating Food in the Information Age, 1950s to 1990s

April 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This lecture explores the origins of our present “Information Age” in food and diet markets, looking at the ways that regulatory institutions and market interests have sought to shape consumers’ understandings of food, diet, and…

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Workshop: Discussing “The informational turn in food politics” Social Studies of Science (2017)

This article traces the history of the US FDA regulation of nutrition labeling, identifying an ‘informational turn’ in the evolving politics of food, diet and health in America. By studying product labels as ‘information infrastructure’,…

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Beyond Technology: The cultural, practical and business challenges of bringing alternative energy solutions to market

Wisconsin CleanTech Network Networking and panel discussions around clean tech topics Beyond Technology: The cultural, practical and business challenges of bringing alternative energy solutions to market FREE event; followed by an informal networking reception Moderator:…

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November 2018

Science & Policy: Lessons Learned in the Obama White House

November 16, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Science & Policy: Lessons Learned in the Obama White House Kei Koizumi, Senior Science Policy Advisor, American Association for the Advancement of Science Organized by Catalysts for Science Policy RSVP to goo.gl/ozYSHn

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