Outreach

Primate Center lobby with Marmoset display

Outreach News: Thanks to an increasing group of dedicated staff members and students, our outreach events have reached more than 30,000 individuals from Dane County and beyond in the past five years. Thanks to our many diverse audiences -- we appreciate your interest! Thank you also to everyone who has assisted with community engagement and outreach at the WNPRC and throughout the university.

Two little girls try on protective gloves and safety glasses

UW-Madison Journalism Students' Fall 2012 Video Project:

"Are we smarter than monkeys? Primate research at a glance"

Common Marmosets at the WNPRC

Learn about the members of a common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) family and watch how they rear their infants.


In Depth at Ten
Monkeys and Medicine: Views on research, ethics and animal care

Channel3000.com news series on WNPRC research and animal care

Outreach activities at the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center include library services, media relations, school visits and guest speakers. We also conduct outreach through programs at the Biotechnology Center and Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center.

Marmoset monkey

The Wisconsin National Primate Research Center welcomes visitors to its Marmoset Learning Lobby 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Please call 608-263-3500 to schedule a visit and learn about our research and animal care activities. Enter halfway down Capitol Court, three short blocks south of the new Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery on Orchard St., two blocks south of Union South, and one block south of the Geology Museum on Charter St.

For more information or to plan a visit for your group, please contact: (608-263-7024).

Visitor and Information Programs also have representatives available to assist you with your visit to the UW-Madison.