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Head Injuries: Tiny Subjects Shed Light

February 27, 2014 1 comment

UW scientists find that fruit flies can inform damage in humans.

Coming of Age

February 27, 2014 4 comments

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.

Ditching Comments

February 27, 2014 1 comment

Research provokes a broad conversation about narrowing conversation.

Quick Takes: Spring 2014

February 27, 2014

UW News in Brief

Eew or Yum?

February 27, 2014 2 comments

A pioneering UW entomologist helped start the insects-as-food movement.

Waisman’s Legacy

February 27, 2014

Waisman’s legacy started with a different name: Kennedy.

The Frankenpianist

February 27, 2014 1 comment

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.

Creative License

February 27, 2014 5 comments

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! 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.

Dangerous Minds

November 11, 2013

A UW researcher’s work with psychopaths inspires a new novel.

It’s the Little Things

November 11, 2013

A Badger’s neuron research leads to a major honor.


November 11, 2013 4 comments

The Young Coleoptera Collection brings the UW bunches of beetles.

Abbey Rules

November 11, 2013 2 comments

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

A Badger Tale

November 11, 2013

Go Big Read novel spans the globe via two characters.

By the Numbers: $6.8 Billion

November 11, 2013

The cost of binge drinking

Badger Tracking

November 11, 2013 1 comment

Counting the state animal proves to be a tricky endeavor.

Quick Takes: Fall 2013

August 29, 2013

UW news in brief

A Self-Paced Journey

August 29, 2013 2 comments

A professor’s words help a community explore its long-held beliefs.

Archaeologists on the Front Lines

August 29, 2013 1 comment

A professor steps up to protect an ancient culture from modern threats.

Building a Better Burger

August 29, 2013 4 comments

Students create new recipe for a Wisconsin restaurant chain.

One Word: Subnivium

August 29, 2013


HIV: Sex, Society, and Science

August 29, 2013

This is a class about HIV, but it’s also about critical thinking, about using the scientific method to conceptualize a complex problem . . .

Quick Takes: Summer 2013

June 13, 2013

UW news in brief

Classic Car Enthusiast

June 13, 2013

Engineering professor explores the mysteries of chariots.

SWAMP People

June 13, 2013

The Software Assurance Marketplace aims to make computers more secure

A Promising Sight

June 13, 2013

Family’s cells lead researchers closer to curing eye disease

Looking Sharp

June 13, 2013

Prize-winning microscopy.

The Gray-Hair Pink-Slip Blues

June 13, 2013

Job loss packs a punch for older workers.

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 Planet Hunter

June 12, 2013 4 comments

Maggie Turnbull ’98 has become an authority on the search for signs of extraterrestrial life — and she’s done it on her own terms.

Uniquely Human

March 7, 2013 4 comments

A UW professor guides those who have been seriously harmed by others along a path to forgiveness. And a UW alumna encourages leaders to take a new approach to conflict: honoring dignity.

David Krakauer

March 7, 2013

This research institute director’s recipe for success? Collaboration and a dash of humor.

Destination Troy

March 7, 2013

UW experts in classics, physics, and more will explore the ancient site.

The Sounds of Aldo

March 7, 2013 1 reader letter

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

Quick Takes: Spring 2013

March 7, 2013

UW news in brief

Personal Peace

March 7, 2013 7 comments

A UW professor guides those who have been seriously harmed by others along a path to forgiveness.

Flat-Screen Rivalry

March 7, 2013

TV competes with children for parental attention.

World Peace

March 7, 2013 5 comments

A UW alumna encourages leaders to take a new approach to conflict: honoring dignity.