UW–Madison Day at the State Fair: August 8, 2012
The Sea Grant’s long-time director charts a new course.
It began with power pellets, gobbling ghosts, and Ms. Pac Man.
Year of the Wisconsin Idea
When a young woman dressed as reality TV fixture Kim Kardashian says she’s never worked harder in her life, she’s not kidding.
“Ag 101” training for the Wisconsin National Guard.
UW News in Brief
Organizations across campus are answering to the same higher calling: community service.
A typical day for veterinarian Michael Wenninger DVM’04 brings to mind something that you’d see on Animal Planet.
A hotdog encased in soggy bagel dough with a side of Tater Tots and a skimpy fruit cup might not seem like much to write home about, but . . .
Barry Popkin sees the struggle against food policies and marketing practices that promote excess weight as nothing less than a battle for human rights.
Making history in southern Sudan
A virtual behind-the-wheel experience tracks behavior on the road.
This new program teaches the art and science of working with meat.
When Richard Davis teaches, his words are like the notes he plays, flowing effortlessly from topic to topic, as he explains music and so much more.
A unique program explores how science plays out in society.
UW–Madison researchers are making strides in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease by studying people who don’t have it.
Eight other medical schools turned Tim Cordes MD’04, PhD’07 down flat, but the UW said yes — and discovered a remarkable physician who earned “student of the year” honors, created his own biochemistry software, specializes in addiction, and happens to be blind.
Who are the UW’s all-time awesomest alumni? On Wisconsin picks its list of greatest grads (and even one non-grad) in fields ranging from agriculture to technology.
UW grad student sees potential in wake of tragedy.
UW’s connection to the volunteer program runs deep
To feed the hungry, researcher looks to crops that aren’t being harvested.
UW researchers help Wisconsin tribes fight obesity on their own terms.
Erin Kimball says choosing the rural track in medical school taught her “what it really means to be a physician.”
While American physicians have ready access to medication to help their cancer patients, their counterparts in many countries do not. UW experts are leading a global effort to recognize pain relief as a human right.
Before Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey, there was George Schaller MS’57, PhD’62, whose crusade to protect the world’s most beautiful and endangered animals has taken him to the globe’s most remote regions.
When President Obama turns to the who, what, when, and where of his daily agenda, he has a Badger to thank.
WAA honors third group of outstanding young alumni.
Food Summit headlines changes to Alumni Weekend.
How do we keep drivers’ minds on the road?
After the quake, student group returns safely from Haiti.
The UW’s legacy with environmental issues started in the 1860s when student John Muir embraced nature. It continues evolving on today’s campus, where classes meld filmmaking skills with community activism.
For two alumni, the Peace Corps provided lessons in sustainability.
Gaining hands-on experience, helping those who have nowhere else to turn, and contributing to the UW medical school’s culture of giving back‚ it’s all woven into student-organized clinics like this one at Grace church.
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.