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On Campus

Healthy Spuds

Summer 2010

With sustainability at the forefront, this program has put Wisconsin ahead of the trend.

For Today’s Typical Student, Degree = Debt

Summer 2010

Earning potential comes with a price.

Licensing Revenue, 2008

Summer 2010

What could you buy with $54.1 million?

Bully Pulpit

Spring 2010

Certain friends can help kids who are picked on at school.

Contented Cows

Spring 2010

A comfy space and familiar companions make for a healthier herd.

Driven to Distraction

Spring 2010

How do we keep drivers’ minds on the road?

What Motivates UW Students to Learn Foreign Languages?

Spring 2010

UW offers students choices that span the globe.

The Case of the Disappearing Mastodons

Spring 2010

What happened to Ice Age megafauna?

Speakin’ Palinese

Spring 2010

Why the heck does Sarah Palin talk like a Midwesterner?

Quick Takes

Spring 2010

UW news in brief.

Rough Landing

Spring 2010

After the quake, student group returns safely from Haiti.

Student Watch

Spring 2010

Say cheese!

It Takes a Team

Spring 2010

Students reach out to help a small island in east Africa.

Walking Wounded

Spring 2010

Can differences in the brain predict better treatment of post-war trauma?

What’s Next?

Winter 2009

Palliative care specialists guide terminally ill patients through the tough questions.

Student Watch

Winter 2009

Whose ’bot is the best?

Strategic Study Group

Winter 2009

Web-based history course reaches out to members of the military.

Come On-A My House

Winter 2009

Longtime sociological study continues with in-home interviews.

Quick Takes

Winter 2009

UW news in brief.

Patients Know Best

Winter 2009

Project banks on nobody knowing your health better than you do.

How Wired are UW Students?

Winter 2009

Technology is an intrinsic part of campus life.

Fight on for Her Fame

Winter 2009

“On, Wisconsin!” turns one hundred

Fair Share

Winter 2009

Federal stimulus funds jump-start stalled research across the campus.

What Lies Beneath

Winter 2009

New research center digs deep for sustainable energy source.

Big Red Book Club

Fall 2009

A new common reading program puts campus on the same page.

Celestial Chat

Fall 2009

Copernicus’s big idea may have sprouted from earlier talk among scholars.

Real Cheap Real Estate?

Fall 2009

Housing prices across the country may be falling, but it’s hard to find a house as cheap as the one the UW’s School of Human Ecology (SoHE) is selling.

Fast Change

Fall 2009

Human evolution appears to be speeding up.

iBrain

Fall 2009

Researchers use brain interface to post to Twitter.

Digging Deep

Fall 2009

UW scientists look for answers in the ice.

Faulty Forensics

Fall 2009

Wisconsin Innocence Project goes beyond DNA to ferret out bad courtroom science.

Quick Takes

Fall 2009

UW news in brief.

Student Watch

Fall 2009

A pillow and a cell phone? Check. Lumber and tools to build a loft and a George Foreman grill to make burgers before football games? Not allowed.

Subtract Calories, Add Years?

Fall 2009

Eat less — a whole lot less — and you could live a whole lot longer.

UW on the Air

Fall 2009

Fire up your DVR, because there’s more than football to watch on the Big Ten Network.

Ready, Set … Slow Down

Fall 2009

Want to go farther faster on your daily jog? It turns out that slowing down might be a better idea in the long run.

Catching Cold

Summer 2009

Virologists sequence the genome of the common cold.

Compassionate Critters

Summer 2009

Our ability to understand another’s feelings may be genetic.

DARE to Be Done

Summer 2009

Dictionary of regional dialects nears completion.

Quick Takes

Summer 2009

UW news in brief.