What does it take to produce one of those courses with the funny name? We look at the intense planning, the in-the-field work, and the post-production effort required to create a MOOC.
How can we reform the American voting process?
Ultrasounds create a powerful connection for dads-to-be.
Despite daily deluges, twelve students in this anthropology course spent most of June sifting and winnowing dirt.
A tart beverage makes for a sweet partnership.
How can we prepare our kids to participate in the highly polarized world of politics?
A tasty hybrid fish is making its way to your local grocery store.
Turns out those weekly bathroom breaks are part of a grand plan.
Kids’ books are missing the diversity of modern America.
The Neuron Project sells cells to fund epilepsy research.
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On March 7, 2014, the lights went out for the last time at UW–Madison’s Synchrotron Radiation Center (SRC).
Math and music are connected in some surprising ways, and David Kung '94, MA'96, PhD'00 has made it his business to become an expert in all of them.
What can we learn from the demise of the passenger pigeon? Key Wisconsinites say the lesson is clear: don't let it happen again.
As scientists unravel the mysteries of human DNA, genetic counselors stand ready to interpret what it all means.
UW scientists find that fruit flies can inform damage in humans.
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.
Research provokes a broad conversation about narrowing conversation.
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A pioneering UW entomologist helped start the insects-as-food movement.
Waisman’s legacy started with a different name: Kennedy.
Music professor by day and eccentric genius by night, Christopher Taylor is creating a double-keyboard instrument that could revolutionize the world of piano-playing.
Now a UW faculty member, renowned cartoonist and author Lynda Barry explores the genesis of creativity, teaching the powerful connection between our hands and our brains.
“Location aware” technology for smartphones.
As flu season begins, UW researchers work to stay a step ahead.
A UW researcher’s work with psychopaths inspires a new novel.
A Badger’s neuron research leads to a major honor.
The Young Coleoptera Collection brings the UW bunches of beetles.
Catering to our obsession with the entire tradition of stately homes, titles, and pomp and circumstance.
Go Big Read novel spans the globe via two characters.
The cost of binge drinking
Counting the state animal proves to be a tricky endeavor.
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A professor’s words help a community explore its long-held beliefs.
A professor steps up to protect an ancient culture from modern threats.