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Diversity’s Complex History

Winter 2016

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When some schools barred the door, UW–Madison welcomed black students from around the country who then went …

Pokémon Who?

Winter 2016

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Even if you didn’t spend the summer desperately seeking a Dratini, you’ve surely heard of

Mammoth Island

Winter 2016

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By ten thousand years ago, woolly mammoths had gone extinct from mainland Asia and North America. But a …

Time for a Change

Winter 2016

Billboards placed around the state that tout the contributions of UW alumni are part of an unprecedented effort ahead of …

I Quit (Maybe)!

Winter 2016

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Electronic cigarettes can’t be sold or marketed as smoking cessation aids, but many smokers see so-called vaping as …

Climate Chameleon

Winter 2016

UW–Madison is home to one of the most flexible and unique research facilities in North America.

Give Them a Break

Winter 2016

UW researchers study specialization among youth athletes.

A New Angle

Winter 2016

The selfie stick’s got nothing on this camera pioneered by UW researchers.

Eat Your Vegetables

Fall 2016

Award-winning chef Tory Miller (right) is part of a new UW program that links breeders and growers with top Madison …

That’s Ruff

Fall 2016

Apart from being quadrupedal, furry, and commonly found on your couch, cats and dogs have little in common. But the two species share one more …

Just Breathe

Fall 2016

Feeling overwhelmed? UW research shows one simple act can make a difference.

Voice of Experience

Fall 2016

ESPN’s Andy Katz ’90 feels the pull of the classroom.

Peaceful Pursuits

Fall 2016

UW graduate students develop a new use for drones: detecting explosives buried in war zones.

A Diploma, at Last

Fall 2016

For a World War I veteran’s loved ones, a UW degree is better later than never.

The Race to Stop Zika

Summer 2016

UW scientists hope that quickly sharing results will generate answers about the virus.

Famous Fungus

Summer 2016

Big find: specimens George Washington Carver collected uncovered at the UW.

Let’s Eat Out

Winter 2016

We’re right at the dawn of space agriculture.

Empty Stomachs

Summer 2016

The UW campus is now home to a food pantry for students who don’t know where their next meal will come from.

Disc Jocks

Summer 2016

From its founder to its roster, the success of the Madison Radicals is grounded in the UW’s strong ties to ultimate Frisbee.

Climate Change to Last Millennia

Winter 2016

The effects of a warmer Earth will last and last and last.

War Anthems

Spring 2016

Soldiers share the songs that served as their soundtrack in Vietnam.

Beautiful Bugs

Spring 2016

Not your average wallpaper.

Shell Shocker

Spring 2016

Galápagos Islands find.

Wine Guide

Spring 2016

UW's first enologist is mixing science and business to make Wisconsin's wine — and its wine industry — more robust.

Apple Core

Spring 2016

UW computer sciences professor Gurindar Sohi developed technology that is at the heart of a legal dispute with Apple, Inc.

Better Building Blocks

Spring 2016

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Lego wants to turn its iconic bricks green by investing $150 million to find cleaner ways to manufacture them. But the …

History in Their Own Words

Spring 2016

Former Badger football player Lewis Ritcherson, Jr. ’70 (pictured in 1967) spoke with campus historians. Courtesy UW-Madison Archives S16987

In the years …

Bridge Out

Winter 2015

Something's missing from University Avenue.

Private prisons

Winter 2015

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States may not be getting the financial benefits that the $5 billion private prison industry advertises. Anita Mukherjee, an assistant …

Here Comes the Sun

Winter 2015

UW researchers weave fabric that can harness solar energy.

Aquatic Artist

Winter 2015

Kandis Elliot’s work tells a beautiful big fish story.

We’re #1 — But Not in a Good Way

Winter 2016

Think the Badgers are underrated? There's proof.

History Book

Winter 2015

If these shoes could talk: Students learn the art of making objects speak.

Art for Fruit’s Sake

Winter 2015

Paintings show horticulture students how fruits and vegetables have changed over the centuries.

Get Real

Winter 2011

RE 306: Real Estate Process

Pulp Fixin’

Fall 2015

UW’s Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center researchers identified a method to make paper easier to produce.

In Protest of ROTC

Fall 2015

In April 1990, students began a nearly weeklong sit-in outside the chancellor's office

The Hole Story

Fall 2015

UW has one manhole for every 238 and a half feet of pipe.

Inside the NBA Draft

Fall 2015

Sam Dekker’s trip to New York generated much suspense — and a perfect ending.

Contender: Alyssa Daniels

Fall 2015

The sport of kings comes to UW-Madison, with help from an aspiring veterinarian.