News & Notes


Fall 2014

Getting a "Handel" on historical music.

Shrinking Balances

Fall 2014

UW System takes deliberate steps to decrease cash on hand.

It’s Time for a Change

Fall 2014 — 2 comments

A beloved area of central campus gets a much-needed upgrade.

Bucky, Beware!

Fall 2014

The fox is in town and stealing hearts all over Madison.

Variations on a Theme

Fall 2014

A gift from artist Jim Dine.

Exam Jitters?

Fall 2014

Professors get them, too.

Love at First Image

Fall 2014

Ultrasounds create a powerful connection for dads-to-be.

Quick Takes: Fall 2014

Fall 2014

UW News in Brief

Raise Your Glass

Summer 2014

Everything old is new again at Der Stiftskeller.

The Secret World of Sloths

Summer 2014

Turns out those weekly bathroom breaks are part of a grand plan.

Nothing Fishy Here

Summer 2014 — 1 comment

A tasty hybrid fish is making its way to your local grocery store.

Gender Divide

Summer 2014 — 1 comment

Does separating boys and girls boost achievement? Not so fast.

A Question of Characters

Summer 2014

Kids’ books are missing the diversity of modern America.

By the Numbers: 69,031

Summer 2014

Babcock Hall Dairy Store

What Nerve!

Summer 2014

The Neuron Project sells cells to fund epilepsy research.

Quick Takes: Summer 2014

Summer 2014

UW News in Brief

Fighting Back

Summer 2014 — 3 comments · 3 reader letters

Down for a fifty-four-year count, boxing returns to campus.

Putting Freshwater Species on the Map

Spring 2014

UW ecologists look at the impact of land-use policies on aquatic biodiversity.

Commencing a New Era

Spring 2014 — 1 comment

A look back at campus life since the last Camp Randall graduation in 1990.

Standing Up to Socrates

Spring 2014

A philosophy major invites more women to the debate

A Bridge between Cultures

Spring 2014

Chinese alumni create talk-show videos to educate, ease isolation.

Ditching Comments

Spring 2014 — 1 comment

Research provokes a broad conversation about narrowing conversation.

One Quote

Spring 2014

"... If I don't pay them that, they'll leave"

Quick Takes: Spring 2014

Spring 2014

UW News in Brief

Eew or Yum?

Summer 2013 — 2 comments

A pioneering UW entomologist helped start the insects-as-food movement.

Flight of Honor

Spring 2014 — 1 comment

UW doctor on a mission for his late father.

Location! Location! Location!

Winter 2013

“Location aware” technology for smartphones.

Serious Business

Winter 2013

As flu season begins, UW researchers work to stay a step ahead.

Dangerous Minds

Winter 2013

A UW researcher’s work with psychopaths inspires a new novel.

It’s the Little Things

Winter 2013

A Badger’s neuron research leads to a major honor.

Fee Dodger

Winter 2013

27,000 days overdue.

Quick Takes: Winter 2013

Winter 2013

UW News In Brief

Abbey Rules

Winter 2013 — 2 comments

Catering to our obsession with the entire tradition of stately homes, titles, and pomp and circumstance.

A Badger Tale

Winter 2013

Go Big Read novel spans the globe via two characters.

By the Numbers: $6.8 Billion

Winter 2013

The cost of binge drinking

Badger Tracking

Winter 2013 — 1 comment

Counting the state animal proves to be a tricky endeavor.

Quick Takes: Fall 2013

Fall 2013

UW news in brief

Sunny to Cloudy

Fall 2013

The proposed state budget takes a turn when surplus is noted.

A Self-Paced Journey

Fall 2013 — 2 comments

A professor’s words help a community explore its long-held beliefs.

Archaeologists on the Front Lines

Fall 2013 — 1 comment

A professor steps up to protect an ancient culture from modern threats.