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Winter Wonderment

Winter 2009

A computer model replicates snowflakes in all their detail and beauty.

Lights, Camera, Music!

Winter 2009

Communication Arts 613: Film Score: Theory and History

“Houston, we’ve had a problem.”

Winter 2009

Some of the most popular quotations ever to infiltrate our culture were contributed by UW alumni. Prepare to be inspired, challenged, or simply entertained.

The Wayfinders

Winter 2009

After the initial shock of hearing a grave health prognosis comes the confusion. But thanks to a unique UW program, patients can count on help to weigh the options and chart their own paths.

Celestial Chat

Fall 2009

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

Fast Change

Fall 2009

Human evolution appears to be speeding up.

Quick Takes

Fall 2009

UW news in brief.

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.

When You Say Wisconsin In Song

Fall 2009

Stephen Thompson ’94, editor of National Public Radio’s music Web site, didn’t miss a beat when we asked him to pick five songs that say the UW. His advice for how to defend a song that you like? “If you think it’s awesome, it’s awesome.”

Evolution Revolution

Fall 2009

Lynn Margulis MS’60’s penchant for independent thinking and controversial ideas has helped her to advance novel theories despite fierce opposition. As a result, she has changed the way we view evolution.

Reflecting on Joyce Carol Oates

Summer 2009

An academic setback at the UW propelled Joyce Carol Oates MA’61 on to the pinnacle of literary achievement. Read how Madison changed her life, and find an excerpt from “Nighthawk,” her campus memoir.

Big Business

Summer 2009

History 247: The History of American Business

Catching Cold

Summer 2009

Virologists sequence the genome of the common cold.

Leavin’ Lizards?

Summer 2009

Climate change spells trouble for these reptiles.

Shop ’n’ Save

Summer 2009

Network designates producers who protect wildlife.

Bedtime Story

Spring 2009

We all need sleep, and when we don’t get enough, it isn’t pretty. But scientists have yet to discover what exactly happens in our bodies and brains when we sleep. It’s a puzzle well worth solving for those who have sleep disorders or certain mental illnesses. So what theory are UW researchers pursuing? One unlike any other, of course.

All Together Now

Spring 2009

Chancellor calls upon cooperation and innovation during tough economic times.

Age, Order, and Autism

Spring 2009

Study links family environment and autism.

Doubling up on Vitamin D

Spring 2009

Daily supplement encouraged for those under eighteen.

Keep in Touch

Spring 2009

Professor studies why, for some, only fingers can do the shopping.

See Food?

Spring 2009

Photographing meals aids healthy eating.