Children

Love at First Image

Fall 2014

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

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.

Coming of Age

Spring 2014 — 4 comments

Children diagnosed with autism will grow up, and that presents entirely different challenges for them and their families. Now the UW's Waisman Center is offering guideposts for the journey.

Pigment Prejudice

Winter 2013 — 15 comments · 1 reader letter

Due to a belief that their body parts bring good luck, people with albinism in some African countries are hunted and killed. Two alumni are stepping in to help Tanzania, where the problem is most severe.

Ask the Experts

Summer 2013 — 3 comments · 2 reader letters

On Wisconsin dispatches a bevy of reporters to track down UW experts and ask for advice on everyday stuff.

Insta-Badgers

Spring 2013 — 2 comments

Images from UW–Madison’s account on Instagram

Bullies Exposed

Winter 2012

Social media reveals bad behavior offline.

Separation Surgeon

Summer 2012 — 2 comments

Doctor Gary Hartman has become a world expert in the esoteric specialty of conjoined twins.

Running Low

Fall 2011

Suzy Favor Hamilton ’91 helps promote healthy bodies and healthy minds through UW–Madison’s Precollege OPTIONS program, Movin’ Minds.

Me and My Shadow

Summer 2011

A UW sociologist explores the complicated roles of mothers and nannies.

Sensory Overload

Spring 2011 — 5 comments

Sensory processing disorders make ordinary annoyances unbearable.

Sales Job

Winter 2010 — 1 reader letter

Even three-year-olds can recognize commercial brands.

Driven by Data

Winter 2010 — 1 comment

UW researchers help Wisconsin tribes fight obesity on their own terms.

Adventures in a Tiny Universe

Fall 2010 — 2 comments

A creative partnership brings youthful enthusiasm to the scientific method.

Baby Steps

Summer 2010 — 2 comments

This is one top ranking that Wisconsin doesn’t want. Working together, public-health experts hope to reduce the shocking mortality rate among African-American babies.