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On Campus

A Green Pain Reliever

Winter 2019

UW patents a way of making Tylenol’s active ingredient from plant material.

Guns and Tweets

Winter 2019

UW research tracks Twitter’s reaction to mass shootings.

Toxicology for Sierra Leone

Winter 2019

Volunteers develop a course to help students help themselves.

UW Creates Its Own Little Sun

Winter 2019

The Big Red Ball lets scientists study solar phenomena from the comfort of Earth.

A Beloved Mosaic’s New Lease on Life

Winter 2019

Man — Creator of Order and Disorder returns to its former glory.

Glass with Superpowers

Winter 2019

It would recognize images without any power sources.

Move Over, Cheese

Winter 2019

Hazelnuts are Wisconsin's crop of the future.

The New Badger in Town

Winter 2019

Meet the Harry Whitehorse statue near Camp Randall — and sit on it, too.

A Camera to See around Corners

Winter 2019

New technology can capture complex hidden scenes.

Coffee Break at the Chazen Museum

Winter 2019

A new café helps make the facility more accessible.

One Little Problem with 5G Cellular Networks

Fall 2019

They might interfere with weather forecasting.

The Ho-Chunk’s Ancestral Home

Fall 2019

A new heritage marker honors their history of resistance and resilience.

A Concert Series for the Ages

Fall 2019

The Wisconsin Union Theater makes sure the 100th-anniversary season is something special.

When Citizens Meet Science

Fall 2019

Now based at the Arboretum, Journey North marshals an army of amateur biologists.

Dogs against Cancer

Fall 2019

An innovative study looks to man’s best friend for answers on prevention.

A High-Risk Commute

Fall 2019

Pregnant women who travel long distances to work face increased risks of adverse birth outcomes.

A Monument to Tolerance

Fall 2019

Meet the new Library Mall sculpture.

A Laboratory for Financial Aid

Summer 2019

Mackenzie Straub x’22 (pictured) was one of 796 incoming students during the 2018–19 academic year receiving free tuition through Bucky’s Tuition Promise.…

UW Women at 150

Summer 2019

Throughout the academic year, campus celebrated the 150th anniversary of women receiving UW degrees.

Chancellor Blank’s To-Do List

Summer 2019

The landscape of higher education is changing rapidly, says the UW’s chancellor.

World’s Smallest Monkeys

Summer 2019

The winners of this year’s UW Cool Science Image contest were announced in March.

Wisconsin History: The Video Game

Summer 2019

A young girl — Jo Wilder — solves mysteries of the state.

A Purse for the Ages

Summer 2019

The UW’s Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection turns 50.

Why You Don’t Want to Eat Hagfish

Summer 2019

Experts use math to better understand a sea creature’s defense mechanism.

Dodging Cyclones, Studying Monsoons

Summer 2019

A UW–developed portable weather lab journeys to the Philippine Sea.

So Long to Nails’ Tales

Summer 2019

An uncertain future for a divisive campus sculpture.

Long-Term Investments

Spring 2019

Expansion of the School of Veterinary Medicine, the only veterinary school in Wisconsin, will allow it to serve more farmers and pet…

Beer Gone Wild

Spring 2019

A UW geneticist helped to discover a new yeast species, providing a new flavor to brewing companies.

10 Years On

Winter 2019

In 2009, copilot Jeff Skiles ’84 played a key role in the “Miracle on the Hudson” emergency plane landing.

On, Woofsconsin!

Winter 2019

The perfect combination: dogs and Badger pride. #OnWoofsconsin

Ask an Expert: What’s the Tiff about Tariffs?

Spring 2019

UW economics professor Menzie Chinn explains the tradeoffs of tariff policy.

Cool Cows

Spring 2019

Who moo? Cool showers can comfort cows while they’re being milked.

High Honors

Spring 2019

The jersey of legendary Badger hockey player and coach Mark Johnson ’94 now hangs from the Kohl Center rafters.

Legal Advocates

Spring 2019

The UW Law School is opening a new clinic to help victims of domestic violence file restraining orders.

On “Queue”

Spring 2019

Former UW women’s basketball point guard Shawna Nicols ’05 is now the official disc jockey for the Badgers.

The Next Dimension

Winter 2018

Sorbetto/ISTOCK

3D printing seems like science fiction come to life.

“It’s kind of Star Trek–like,” says Dan Thoma MS’88, PhD’92, director…

Safety Check

Winter 2018

Jeff Miller

After a doctor affiliated with Michigan State University was convicted of sexually assaulting numerous young women under his care,…

Stone Survivor

Winter 2018

Bryce Richter

After 70 secretive years, a gargoyle has been reunited with its twin. One of the sandstone statues, which sat…

For the Birds

Winter 2018

Mason Muerhoff

Nomen est omen, said the ancient Romans, who liked their maxims to rhyme: one’s name is one’s destiny. And…

How High?

Winter 2018

What UW building is the tallest? The answer may surprise you.