Health and medicine
With shovels in tow, a UW program is tackling two crises at once: a shortage of students in science and a growth of antibiotic resistance.
Ferguson the miniature donkey got a hand — actually a leg — from the School of Veterinary Medicine recently to …
A cautionary tale about human interactions with wild apes.
A UW program is working to reduce the shortage of ob-gyn physicians in rural areas.
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After a UW scientist and his wife lost two pregnancies, he sought answers. Why are these losses so common, and do other living things face the same struggle his family did?
A history course tackles the 1970s–90s through a generational lens.
“Every few years, a professional athlete touches the heart and soul of a city in …
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Trends among our furry friends.
When drugs fail, epilepsy patients turn to this UW cooking class to learn how to curtail seizures by cutting carbs.
Improv techniques help medical professionals learn creativity and spontaneity.
UW professor Tony Goldberg is on a life-saving mission: identify unknown pathogens before they jump to a new host and cause disease in other animals — and humans.
Scientists weren’t the only faculty members to assist the government — historians, geologists, and others pitched in, too.
For 80 years, the Wisconsin Alumni Association has honored exceptional alumni with Distinguished Alumni Awards. Early recipients include actor Fredric March ’20 of Dr. Jekyll …
Electronic cigarettes can’t be sold or marketed as smoking cessation aids, but many smokers see so-called vaping as a …
Feeling overwhelmed? UW research shows one simple act can make a difference.
Growing up on a dairy farm in Viroqua, …
UW scientists hope that quickly sharing results will generate answers about the virus.
When her mother died of Huntington’s, Shana Martin Verstegen ’02 didn't want to know if she’d get it, too — until deciding to become a mom herself.
People of color are more likely to get Alzheimer’s disease. The children of former Badger football star Lou Holland ’65 are among those that UW researchers are studying to try to learn why.
Doctors in training at the UW write down patients' memories — along with their symptoms — in a VA hospital program that documents the lives of military veterans.
How to pick a better bracket.
Two UW alumni are working closely with African tribal warriors, teaching them how to protect — rather than kill — the majestic lions that roam their lands.
For veterans who feel adrift upon returning home, Jake Wood ’05 has a suggestion: come along with us.
UW–Madison has resources to help students struggling with substance abuse — but advocates hope to do much more.
UW scientists make encouraging progress toward a vaccine.
A UW service makes sure rare and wonderful species are in good hands.
An unexpected process may lead to an earlier diagnosis for sick babies.
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Ultrasounds create a powerful connection for dads-to-be.
The campus has an unquenchable appetite for words made up from the initials of other words.
The Neuron Project sells cells to fund epilepsy research.
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Wherever she's gone in life, the medically underserved have always found Jenny Amani MD'09.