News & Notes

Paul Who?

Spring 2015

Introducing the new football coach: Paul Chryst ’88.

A Game of Spoons

Spring 2015

An opportunity to right a wrong.

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.

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.

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?

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 — 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?

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.

Exam Jitters?

Fall 2014

Professors get them, too.

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.

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.

A Question of Characters

Summer 2014

Kids’ books are missing the diversity of modern America.

Gender Divide

Summer 2014 — 1 comment

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

By the Numbers: 69,031

Summer 2014

Babcock Hall Dairy Store

Quick Takes: Summer 2014

Summer 2014

UW News in Brief

What Nerve!

Summer 2014

The Neuron Project sells cells to fund epilepsy research.

Fighting Back

Summer 2014 — 4 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