A computer model replicates snowflakes in all their detail and beauty.
Communication Arts 613: Film Score: Theory and History
Some of the most popular quotations ever to infiltrate our culture were contributed by UW alumni. Prepare to be inspired, challenged, or simply entertained.
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.
Copernicus’s big idea may have sprouted from earlier talk among scholars.
Human evolution appears to be speeding up.
UW news in brief.
Eat less — a whole lot less — and you could live a whole lot longer.
Fire up your DVR, because there’s more than football to watch on the Big Ten Network.
Want to go farther faster on your daily jog? It turns out that slowing down might be a better idea in the long run.
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.”
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.
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.
History 247: The History of American Business
Virologists sequence the genome of the common cold.
Climate change spells trouble for these reptiles.
Network designates producers who protect wildlife.
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.
Chancellor calls upon cooperation and innovation during tough economic times.
Study links family environment and autism.
Daily supplement encouraged for those under eighteen.
Professor studies why, for some, only fingers can do the shopping.
Photographing meals aids healthy eating.