Some faculty members come and go; others stick around and become legends.
The UW very nearly hired two professors who were destined to win Nobels. Both of them slipped through the university’s fingers in a two-year period.
UW professor Tony Stretton is well into his fourth decade of teaching undergraduates the wonders of brain science — and still has a lot of fun doing it.
There’s more to genetically modified foods than what you hear in political debate. Just ask UW professor Jiming Jiang and his hardy — if unloved — potato.
UW music professor Christopher Taylor debuts the new instrument he developed on campus.
Not your average wallpaper.
UW computer sciences professor Gurindar Sohi developed technology that is at the heart of a legal dispute with Apple, Inc.
UW’s Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center researchers identified a method to make paper easier to produce.
A record-breaking gift builds a legacy of chairs and professorships.
Using her understanding of human decision-making, Laura Schechter is improving sanitation in Senegal — and in the process, she's changing the way that social scientists and economists think.
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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.
“Location aware” technology for smartphones.
As flu season begins, UW researchers work to stay a step ahead.
Catering to our obsession with the entire tradition of stately homes, titles, and pomp and circumstance.
As the university prepares to offer its first massive online open courses, we take a look at this new phenomenon and its implications for UW-Madison.
Ecologists re-create the sound of a morning with Leopold.
Superstorm Sandy shows the capacity of UW satellite science.
Dove soap selects math prof as role model.
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Celebrating good teaching.
The Sea Grant’s long-time director charts a new course.
It began with power pellets, gobbling ghosts, and Ms. Pac Man.
’Round and ’round the automobiles go, but how they crash, only TOPS knows.
Name any topic pertaining to Wisconsin life and culture, and prolific author Jerry Apps ’55, MS’57, PhD’57 has probably written about it.
... they are known for playing oldies. Really, really old oldies.