News & Notes

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?

Football Helmets

Winter 2014

Do Models Matter?

Quick Takes: Winter 2014

Winter 2014

UW News in Brief.

From Wisconsin Ideas to Global Products

Winter 2014

A new effort guides entrepreneurs from campus to commercialization.

Adopting History

Winter 2014

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.

Note-Worthy

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 · 1 reader letter

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

Bucky, Beware!

Fall 2014 — 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

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.

Raise Your Glass

Summer 2014

Everything old is new again at Der Stiftskeller.

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