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Research

The Gray-Hair Pink-Slip Blues

Summer 2013

Job loss packs a punch for older workers.

Sharing the Dignity Model

Summer 2013

Starting "Great Conversations"

Forgiveness Reverberates

Summer 2013

Personal peace and forgiveness strike a chord.

The Planet Hunter

Summer 2013

Maggie Turnbull ’98 has become an authority on the search for signs of extraterrestrial life — and she's done it on her own terms.

Uniquely Human

Spring 2013

A UW professor guides those who have been seriously harmed by others along a path to forgiveness. And a UW alumna encourages leaders to take a new approach to conflict: honoring dignity.

David Krakauer

Spring 2013

This research institute director’s recipe for success? Collaboration and a dash of humor.

Destination Troy

Spring 2013

UW experts in classics, physics, and more will explore the ancient site.

The Sounds of Aldo

Spring 2013

Ecologists re-create the sound of a morning with Leopold.

Quick Takes: Spring 2013

Spring 2013

UW news in brief

Personal Peace

Spring 2013

A UW professor guides those who have been seriously harmed by others along a path to forgiveness.

Flat-Screen Rivalry

Spring 2013

TV competes with children for parental attention.

World Peace

Spring 2013

A UW alumna encourages leaders to take a new approach to conflict: honoring dignity.

See Spot Itch

Winter 2012

And see Spot stop itching, thanks to a new method to ease dog allergies.

Bullies Exposed

Winter 2012

Social media reveals bad behavior offline.

Glowing Reviews

Fall 2012

This year’s Go Big Read selection illuminates Marie and Pierre Curie.

Quick Takes: Fall 2012

Fall 2012

UW news in brief

Say What?

Fall 2012

Talking to yourself has cognitive benefits, a UW study finds.

Weird World Web

Fall 2012

A professor tracks online folklore.

Mobility Marvel

Fall 2012

Engineering students help a surgeon get back on his feet in the OR.

School of Hard Rocks

Fall 2012

A geology course first offered seventy years ago is still challenging students.

[mis] guided light

Fall 2012

A psychopath focuses on a goal — no matter how chilling the consequences. But UW researchers have hopeful news about changing that behavior.

A Gentleman and a Scholar

Fall 2012

He used novel techniques to eradicate syphilis in Wisconsin. He identified PTSD long before it had that name. Professor Hans Reese was a man ahead of his time.

A Labor of Love {for Words}

Summer 2012

From A to Z, the Dictionary of American Regional English reaches its goal.

Anders Andren

Summer 2012

The Sea Grant’s long-time director charts a new course.

Brave New Reference

Summer 2012

A UW scholar weighs the credibility of Wikipedia.

Changing Perceptions

Summer 2012

A UW study finds that we can lessen prejudice.

Game On

Summer 2012

It began with power pellets, gobbling ghosts, and Ms. Pac Man.

Ring around the Roads

Summer 2012

’Round and ’round the automobiles go, but how they crash, only TOPS knows.

Awe-Inspiring

Summer 2012

Blue Marble

Can You Nurture Your Nature ?

Summer 2012

A leading UW researcher says everyone has an emotional style — and you can train yourself to change.

Weighing the Issues

Spring 2012

Controversial flu research pauses for sixty days.

To the Bat Cave!

Spring 2012

The curious case of the expiring bats.

Planting the Seeds of a Healthy World

Spring 2012

The UW’s Global Health Institute offers seed grants for studies.

Tweet Tweet

Spring 2012

Smartphone application takes the mystery out of birdcalls.

Ward 2.0

Spring 2012

In his second term at the helm, Interim Chancellor David Ward isn’t sitting idly by.

Lord of the Flies

Spring 2012

It took multiple bus rides for a young Barry Ganetzky to attend college classes each day. That same singlemindedness has nourished the UW researcher’s longtime career, pushing him to study tiny creatures and find ways to treat human disease.

Where, Oh Where, Will the Water Go?

Winter 2011

Ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland are melting, but no one can say ... where all of that water is going.

Quick Takes: Winter 2011

Winter 2011

UW News in Brief

There’s a Rule for That

Winter 2011

From car seats to clean air, federal and state regulations influence our lives.

Storm Surge

Winter 2011

Sociologist tracks migration in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.