They might interfere with weather forecasting.
Thelma Estrin ’48, MS’49, PhD’52 blazed…
WAA recognizes the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients.
When Barack Obama appeared before cheering crowds in Chicago on the night he won the 2008 election, Brian Stockmaster…
Rod Hassett ’62 has sourced his hometown to inspire the next generation of engineers — diversifying his profession along the way.
Bill Hibbard ’70, MS’73, PhD’95 and other artificial-intelligence experts want to ensure that AI meets its potential for good — avoids dystopian scenarios.
A love story meets a tragic ending.
Competition has always been a part of student life.
When Mike Splinter ’72, MS’74 (above at Rheinfall, Switzerland) joined the board of…
For a World War I veteran’s loved ones, a UW degree is better later than never.
How to pick a better bracket.
UW computer sciences professor Gurindar Sohi developed technology that is at the heart of a legal dispute with Apple, Inc.
Lego wants to turn its iconic bricks green by investing $150 million to find cleaner ways to manufacture them. But the…
There’s a STEM boom at the UW, with those majors accounting for 40 percent of degrees.
This ubiquitous material has surprising roots at UW — and it's a connection that spurred a thriving Wisconsin industry.
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On March 7, 2014, the lights went out for the last time at UW–Madison’s Synchrotron Radiation Center (SRC).
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What started as a gutsy notion among four UW undergrads (we could do this better) has grown into a wildly successful theatrical-lighting enterprise based in Badgerland.
Engineering professor explores the mysteries of chariots.
UW news in brief
Superstorm Sandy shows the capacity of UW satellite science.
An alumnus journeys from Madison to Mars.
Engineering students help a surgeon get back on his feet in the OR.
The Sea Grant’s long-time director charts a new course.
’Round and ’round the automobiles go, but how they crash, only TOPS knows.
When three UW alumnae get to work each day, it’s all about astronauts and space suits and an evolving partnership with Russia to explore the universe. How cool is that?
The antique fire engine returns, greener than ever.
UW researchers help IBM try to create a cognitive computer chip.
A virtual behind-the-wheel experience tracks behavior on the road.
How do we keep drivers’ minds on the road?
After the quake, student group returns safely from Haiti.
Engineering students will upgrade a campus institution.
Whose ’bot is the best?
Project banks on nobody knowing your health better than you do.
American automakers have taken their share of wrong turns, but 2009 has been the worst year ever. Can UW-Madison step in with ways to help them get back on the road?