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Faculty

Physician, Heal Thyself

Summer 2016

Burnout and depression are common among medical students, but a UW course teaches them tools to stay healthy, along with their patients.

Allen Centennial Garden

Summer 2016

Twenty-seven distinct spaces fill the horticulture department’s public botanical garden. It is named for the late Oscar Allen PhD’30, a …

Beautiful Bugs

Spring 2016

Not your average wallpaper.

Apple Core

Spring 2016

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

Pulp Fixin’

Fall 2015

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

Love Online

Fall 2015

Becoming “Facebook official” is a milestone in modern romance, but can it also help love last?

Safe Haven

Spring 2015

Thai alum finds asylum at the UW.

Faculty Attraction

Spring 2015

A record-breaking gift builds a legacy of chairs and professorships.

Desludging Dakar

Spring 2015

Using her understanding of human decision-making, Laura Schechter is improving sanitation in Senegal — and in the process, she's changing the way that social scientists and economists think.

Fulsome Prison Blues

Fall 2014

As a student, UW sociology professor Alice Goffman spent six years immersed in a poor Philadelphia neighborhood. What she learned shaped her understanding of urban policy and inspired a break-out book.

Quick Takes: Fall 2014

Fall 2014

UW News in Brief

Thinking Inside the Box

Summer 2014

In an excerpt from his new book, UW professor Jordan Ellenberg argues that math is part of our daily lives and encourages us to embrace its power.

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.

Abbey Rules

Winter 2013

Catering to our obsession with the entire tradition of stately homes, titles, and pomp and circumstance.

Looking Sharp

Summer 2013

Prize-winning microscopy.

Sharing the Dignity Model

Summer 2013

Starting "Great Conversations"

Forgiveness Reverberates

Summer 2013

Personal peace and forgiveness strike a chord.

The ABCs of MOOCs

Summer 2013

As the university prepares to offer its first massive online open courses, we take a look at this new phenomenon and its implications for UW-Madison.

Ask the Experts

Summer 2013

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

The Sounds of Aldo

Spring 2013

Ecologists re-create the sound of a morning with Leopold.

An Ill Wind

Spring 2013

Superstorm Sandy shows the capacity of UW satellite science.

Math, Mentoring, and Motherhood

Winter 2012

Dove soap selects math prof as role model.

Quick Takes: Fall 2012

Fall 2012

UW news in brief

Weird World Web

Fall 2012

A professor tracks online folklore.

2012 Distinguished Teaching Awards

Summer 2012

Celebrating good teaching.

Anders Andren

Summer 2012

The Sea Grant’s long-time director charts a new course.

Changing Perceptions

Summer 2012

A UW study finds that we can lessen prejudice.

Game On

Summer 2012

It began with power pellets, gobbling ghosts, and Ms. Pac Man.

Ring around the Roads

Summer 2012

’Round and ’round the automobiles go, but how they crash, only TOPS knows.

There’s an Apps for that

Summer 2012

Name any topic pertaining to Wisconsin life and culture, and prolific author Jerry Apps ’55, MS’57, PhD’57 has probably written about it.

Flashback Winter 2011: Fiddlers on the Run

Winter 2011

... they are known for playing oldies. Really, really old oldies.

Jon Levine

Fall 2011

Work flows from “the best of reasons,” says new director of primate research center.

Quick Takes: Fall 2011

Fall 2011

UW News in Brief

Six Degrees of [Curing] Bacon

Fall 2011

This new program teaches the art and science of working with meat.

Me and My Shadow

Summer 2011

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

Little Online Lies

Summer 2011

Those who post to dating sites fudge the facts strategically.

Estella Leopold ’48: Carrying on the Leopold Legacy

Summer 2011

“We can learn plenty from the past,” says Estella Leopold ’48.

Unhappy Hipsters

Spring 2011

The persistence of "hipsters" shines a light on product choices.

Climate 101

Spring 2011

Global warming isn’t our best subject, a survey finds.