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Coming of Age

February 27, 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

November 11, 2013 12 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

June 12, 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.


March 7, 2013 2 comments

Images from UW–Madison’s account on Instagram

Bullies Exposed

November 10, 2012

Social media reveals bad behavior offline.

Separation Surgeon

May 20, 2012 2 comments

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

Running Low

August 29, 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

June 2, 2011

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

Sensory Overload

February 28, 2011 5 comments

Sensory processing disorders make ordinary annoyances unbearable.

Sales Job

November 4, 2010 1 reader letter

Even three-year-olds can recognize commercial brands.

Driven by Data

November 4, 2010 1 comment

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

Adventures in a Tiny Universe

August 25, 2010 2 comments

A creative partnership brings youthful enthusiasm to the scientific method.

Baby Steps

May 14, 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.