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Teaching and learning

Better Aging Through Art

Winter 2016

Changing our perceptions of aging is at the heart of The Penelope Project: …

Climate Chameleon

Winter 2016

UW–Madison is home to one of the most flexible and unique research facilities in North America.

Brandon Shields
MBAx’17

Winter 2016

A care package in Afghanistan leads a former marine to seek an MBA from the Wisconsin School of Business.

Physician, Heal Thyself

Summer 2016

Burnout and depression are common among medical students, but a UW course teaches them tools to stay healthy, along with their patients.

Musical Theater Performance

Summer 2016

When we start staging things, if you don’t know your lyrics, you are going to get killed

Story Time

Spring 2016

Doctors in training at the UW write down patients' memories — along with their symptoms — in a VA hospital program that documents the lives of military veterans.

Shawn Peters

Winter 2015

The instructor behind “The Wire course.”

History Book

Winter 2015

If these shoes could talk: Students learn the art of making objects speak.

Art for Fruit’s Sake

Winter 2015

Paintings show horticulture students how fruits and vegetables have changed over the centuries.

Get Real

Winter 2011

RE 306: Real Estate Process

Kathy Cramer

Fall 2015

Meet a Badger who is one of the caretakers of the Wisconsin Idea.

Research in the field (or forest)

Fall 2015

At a tiny building in Wisconsin’s Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, scientist Claire Phillips studies carbon in soil samples. The UW has been conducting research at the site for a decade, exploring how forests change over time, under the direction of Ankur Desai, an associate professor in atmospheric and oceanic sciences.

Budget Fallout

Winter 2016

For UW–Madison, the hits just keep coming.

Chemic Book

Winter 2016

Veronica Berns PhD’14 found a novel way to make chemistry easier to understand.

Jim Doyle

Summer 2015

A former governor sees “bright, committed” people taking us into the future.

Badger Brewski

Summer 2015

A food science course is putting a new meaning behind “microbrewery.”

Street-Dance Scientist

Summer 2015

He does popping. He devotes time to his company. He teaches adults and kids about science. He works on his doctorate. Is there anything Jeff Vinokur ’12 isn't doing?

When Black History Is Your Own

Summer 2015

Descended from a family who helped found a historic African-American community, Thulani Davis gained a unique perspective that allows her to bring the Reconstruction era alive for her students.

Land of Possibilities

Summer 2015

In a new UW lab, students create cool things for our interconnected world.

Introduction to Private Pilot

Summer 2015

Engineering Mechanics and Astronautics 601

Anteaters to Zebra Fish

Spring 2015

A UW service makes sure rare and wonderful species are in good hands.

Design Studies 501: Global Artisans and Pragmatic Design

Spring 2015

The cultures of multiple homelands were stitched together in a School of Human Ecology class during fall semester.

Safe Haven

Spring 2015

Thai alum finds asylum at the UW.

Malala’s Story

Winter 2014

This year’s book program says go read — and then go do.

Adopting History

Winter 2014

A UW professor inspires students to honor WW II soldiers.

English 175

Winter 2014

Frankenstein, Robocop, Google: Human Memory/Digital Memory

Mark Riccobono ’99: Pioneer for the Blind

Winter 2014

Mark Riccobono's UW–Madison experience served as an awakening.

Lisa Nett ’97: Arbor Day All The Time

Winter 2014

For Lisa Nett ’97, a tree doesn’t just grow in Brooklyn.

Humanities for the Real World

Winter 2014

Take the tradition of storytelling and creativity within the humanities fields and blend it with a commitment to join the digital age, and you have the recipe for an exciting campus evolution.

Behind the Screens

Fall 2014

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.

Exam Jitters?

Fall 2014

Professors get them, too.

Wren Singer

Fall 2014

Advising the advisers to help students think bigger.

Teaching Controversy

Fall 2014

How can we prepare our kids to participate in the highly polarized world of politics?

Thinking Inside the Box

Summer 2014

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.

Nuclear Engineering 234

Spring 2014

Nuclear Engineering 234

A Bridge between Cultures

Spring 2014

Chinese alumni create talk-show videos to educate, ease isolation.

One Quote

Spring 2014

"... If I don't pay them that, they'll leave"

Quick Takes: Spring 2014

Spring 2014

UW News in Brief

The Frankenpianist

Spring 2014

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

Spring 2014

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.