News & Notes

Timely Debut

Summer 2015

Amid news of normalization efforts between the United States and Cuba, Apertura [Opening]: Photography in Cuba Today has made a timely debut at the Chazen Museum of Art.

Career Confidence is Key

Summer 2015

L&S program helps students build experience, connections, and confidence.

Quick Takes Summer 2015

Summer 2015

UW News in brief

Oh, Deer

Summer 2015

The greatest threat to Wisconsin’s forests may not be pollution or urban sprawl.

Badger Brewski

Summer 2015

A food science course is putting a new meaning behind “microbrewery.”

Ride Sharing?

Summer 2015

Percent of people who typically bike to campus in good weather

How to Beat Ebola

Summer 2015

UW scientists make encouraging progress toward a vaccine.

Land of Possibilities

Summer 2015

In a new UW lab, students create cool things for our interconnected world.

Kindness in the Classroom

Summer 2015

A study finds that early mindfulness training leads to improved academics.

Dark Side, Bright Spot

Summer 2015

Revisiting a controversial experiment finds nuances in human nature.

Paul Who?

Spring 2015

Introducing the new football coach: Paul Chryst ’88.

A Game of Spoons

Spring 2015

An opportunity to right a wrong.

Safe Haven

Spring 2015

Thai alum finds asylum at the UW.

Neutrino Man

Spring 2015

Francis Halzen doesn’t see himself as a superhero.

Quick Takes: Spring 2015

Spring 2015

UW news in brief.

Faculty Attraction

Spring 2015

A record-breaking gift builds a legacy of chairs and professorships.

One Diaper at a Time

Spring 2015

An unexpected process may lead to an earlier diagnosis for sick babies.

Anteaters to Zebra Fish

Spring 2015

A UW service makes sure rare and wonderful species are in good hands.

Splash Mob

Winter 2014

Citizen scientists provide clarity for lake researchers’ big questions.

Malala’s Story

Winter 2014

This year’s book program says go read — and then go do.

At Loggerheads

Winter 2014

Where do all the baby turtles go?

From Wisconsin Ideas to Global Products

Winter 2014

A new effort guides entrepreneurs from campus to commercialization.

Adopting History

Winter 2014 — 1 comment

A UW professor inspires students to honor WW II soldiers.

Buzzworthy Research

Winter 2014 — 1 comment

Who knew? Tagging bumblebees can help farmers with their crops.

Football Helmets

Winter 2014

Do Models Matter?

Quick Takes: Winter 2014

Winter 2014

UW News in Brief.

Note-Worthy

Fall 2014

Getting a "Handel" on historical music.

It’s Time for a Change

Fall 2014 — 2 comments · 1 reader letter

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

Shrinking Balances

Fall 2014

UW System takes deliberate steps to decrease cash on hand.

Bucky, Beware!

Fall 2014 — 1 comment · 1 reader letter

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 — 1 reader letter

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