Despite daily deluges, twelve students in this anthropology course spent most of June sifting and winnowing dirt.
How can we prepare our kids to participate in the highly polarized world of politics?
An innovative UW program is aiming to bring Madison and Washington closer together, one semester at a time.
Wherever she's gone in life, the medically underserved have always found Jenny Amani MD'09.
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.
UW doctor on a mission for his late father.
Waisman’s legacy started with a different name: Kennedy.
Does religion have a place at a public university? The Lubar Institute contends that it does — not to proselytize, but to give students a safe place to explore beliefs and cultivate understanding.
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.
A professor’s words help a community explore its long-held beliefs.
When it comes to community service, UW athletes are pros.
Family's cells lead researchers closer to curing eye disease
A special partnership with the UW introduces ninth-graders to the notion of a degree following high school.
UW news in brief
Think that world hunger can’t be overcome? Bettina Luescher begs to differ.
UW Athletic News in brief
For years, John Schmitt ’80 had heard that many of the world’s people live without access to clean, safe water
A simple idea to house free books in quirky little buildings on posts is bringing neighborhoods together and enhancing literacy around the world.
Engineering students help a surgeon get back on his feet in the OR.
He used novel techniques to eradicate syphilis in Wisconsin. He identified PTSD long before it had that name. Professor Hans Reese was a man ahead of his time.
Meet five Badgers every alum should know.
UW–Madison Day at the State Fair: August 8, 2012
The Sea Grant’s long-time director charts a new course.
It began with power pellets, gobbling ghosts, and Ms. Pac Man.
Year of the Wisconsin Idea
When a young woman dressed as reality TV fixture Kim Kardashian says she’s never worked harder in her life, she’s not kidding.
“Ag 101” training for the Wisconsin National Guard.
UW News in Brief
Organizations across campus are answering to the same higher calling: community service.
A typical day for veterinarian Michael Wenninger DVM’04 brings to mind something that you’d see on Animal Planet.
A hotdog encased in soggy bagel dough with a side of Tater Tots and a skimpy fruit cup might not seem like much to write home about, but . . .
Barry Popkin sees the struggle against food policies and marketing practices that promote excess weight as nothing less than a battle for human rights.
Making history in southern Sudan
A virtual behind-the-wheel experience tracks behavior on the road.
This new program teaches the art and science of working with meat.
When Richard Davis teaches, his words are like the notes he plays, flowing effortlessly from topic to topic, as he explains music and so much more.
A unique program explores how science plays out in society.