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Location! Location! Location!

November 11, 2013

“Location aware” technology for smartphones.

Serious Business

November 11, 2013

As flu season begins, UW researchers work to stay a step ahead.

Abbey Rules

November 11, 2013 2 comments

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

Looking Sharp

June 13, 2013

Prize-winning microscopy.

Sharing the Dignity Model

June 13, 2013

Starting “Great Conversations”

Forgiveness Reverberates

June 13, 2013 1 comment

Personal peace and forgiveness strike a chord.

The ABCs of MOOCs

June 12, 2013 4 comments · 1 reader letter

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

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.

The Sounds of Aldo

March 7, 2013 1 reader letter

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

An Ill Wind

March 7, 2013

Superstorm Sandy shows the capacity of UW satellite science.

Math, Mentoring, and Motherhood

November 10, 2012 2 comments

Dove soap selects math prof as role model.

Quick Takes: Fall 2012

August 31, 2012

UW news in brief

Weird World Web

August 31, 2012

A professor tracks online folklore.

2012 Distinguished Teaching Awards

May 30, 2012

Celebrating good teaching.

Anders Andren

May 30, 2012 1 comment

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

Changing Perceptions

May 30, 2012

A UW study finds that we can lessen prejudice.

Game On

May 30, 2012

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

Ring around the Roads

May 30, 2012 1 comment · 1 reader letter

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

There’s an Apps for that

May 21, 2012 7 comments

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

November 9, 2011 1 comment

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

Jon Levine

August 30, 2011 4 comments · 1 reader letter

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

Quick Takes: Fall 2011

August 30, 2011

UW News in Brief

Six Degrees of [Curing] Bacon

August 26, 2011 4 comments · 1 reader letter

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

Me and My Shadow

June 2, 2011

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

Little Online Lies

June 2, 2011

Those who post to dating sites fudge the facts strategically.

Estella Leopold ’48: Carrying on the Leopold Legacy

June 2, 2011

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

Unhappy Hipsters

March 1, 2011

The persistence of “hipsters” shines a light on product choices.

Climate 101

February 28, 2011 1 comment

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

En Français, S’il Vous Plaît

February 28, 2011 1 comment

A master’s program prepares students to use French in professions outside the classroom.

Money Worries

February 28, 2011 2 comments

A new UW center is exploring what Americans need to know about their finances.

Home-Field Advantage

February 28, 2011 1 comment

Despite the hurdles, campus dining facilities are incorporating locally grown foods.

Brave New Blogs

February 28, 2011 6 comments

Blogs aren’t just about trivial pursuits anymore. UW faculty are using these online diaries to share ideas and discoveries with colleagues around the world.

Mary Beltrán

November 4, 2010 3 comments

When she watches television, it’s with an eye on diversity, as well as entertainment.

Sales Job

November 4, 2010 1 reader letter

Even three-year-olds can recognize commercial brands.

Knotty Problem

November 4, 2010

Khipus are an ancient method of recording information, one that goes back to the Inca empire that pre-dated the arrival of Europeans.

Waste Not, Want Not

November 4, 2010

To feed the hungry, researcher looks to crops that aren’t being harvested.

Can You Buy Happiness?

November 4, 2010 2 comments

A national study links leisure spending to a sense of well-being.

Combat Impact

November 4, 2010

Non-metro areas take greater brunt of the war in Iraq.

Family Matters

November 3, 2010

Philosophy 104: Childhood, Marriage, and Family

On Home Turf

August 25, 2010 1 comment

Horticulture prof is in his element when working with sports venues around the world.