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 aware” technology for smartphones.
As flu season begins, UW researchers work to stay a step ahead.
Catering to our obsession with the entire tradition of stately homes, titles, and pomp and circumstance.
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.
Ecologists re-create the sound of a morning with Leopold.
Superstorm Sandy shows the capacity of UW satellite science.
Dove soap selects math prof as role model.
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Celebrating good teaching.
The Sea Grant’s long-time director charts a new course.
It began with power pellets, gobbling ghosts, and Ms. Pac Man.
’Round and ’round the automobiles go, but how they crash, only TOPS knows.
Name any topic pertaining to Wisconsin life and culture, and prolific author Jerry Apps ’55, MS’57, PhD’57 has probably written about it.
... they are known for playing oldies. Really, really old oldies.
Work flows from “the best of reasons,” says new director of primate research center.
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This new program teaches the art and science of working with meat.
“We can learn plenty from the past,” says Estella Leopold ’48.
The persistence of "hipsters" shines a light on product choices.
Global warming isn’t our best subject, a survey finds.
A master’s program prepares students to use French in professions outside the classroom.
Despite the hurdles, campus dining facilities are incorporating locally grown foods.
When she watches television, it’s with an eye on diversity, as well as entertainment.
To feed the hungry, researcher looks to crops that aren’t being harvested.
Philosophy 104: Childhood, Marriage, and Family