Meet a Badger who made one of the most important contributions to public health in the 20th century.
In search of the sounds of silence.
A UW professors teaches the science behind the news.
Erik Iverson calls himself the consummate outsider: he is not a UW–Madison alumnus and he’s not from Wisconsin. But in 2016, he …
Can we have class outside today? Environmental science students enjoy the environment on a spring day in 2017. Science Hall houses the Nelson Institute for …
In Alaska, where glaciers are melting, Fran Ulmer ’69, JD’72 leads a commission tasked with helping U.S. officials decide what to do about climate change.
Angie Treinen ’88, DVM’93 received a novel idea this year from the UW’s Geology Museum for her family farm’s …
Badgers have made their mark on Antarctica, thanks to the UW’s long history of research and exploration of the continent.
The collection spans a full century of work from multiple sculptors, and is just a small portion of the more than 100 pieces of public art that bring color to campus.
The UW’s ideas factory churns out remarkable findings that don’t always get the notoriety they deserve.
From the beginning, the UW has been a higher education pioneer in research, education, and innovation.
UW plays a key role in weather warnings.
UW Archives is home to items that belonged to the ecologist who became the most influential conservation thinker of the 20th century.
UW professor Tony Stretton is well into his fourth decade of teaching undergraduates the wonders of brain science — and still has a lot of fun doing it.
UW scientists decipher earthquakes.
Can Bill Nye, the famed Science Guy of the ’90s, really save the world?
The next renewable energy source could be right underfoot. A group of UW–Madison engineers has developed an inexpensive …
Dawn patrol on Lake Mendota: Carolyn Voter PhDx’18 (right) and Alexandra Linz ’13, PhDx’18 collect water samples before sunrise. The work was part of a …
Sesame Street partners with UW researchers to promote kindness.
The planet like you’ve never seen it before, including views of Earth at night and in true color during the day.
A submarine detector tested in Lake Mendota is just one of the contributions UW faculty members made to the war effort.
The biblical and the scientific merge with the work of W. Brent …
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.
By ten thousand years ago, woolly mammoths had gone extinct from mainland Asia and North America. But a population …
This eerie, moonlit setting looks like it could be on another planet, but it’s right here on Earth. At the IceCube Neutrino Observatory in Antarctica, …
UW–Madison is home to one of the most flexible and unique research facilities in North America.
A UW wood scientist became the star witness in a trial that captivated the nation, garnering comparisons to Sherlock Holmes for his role in solving the Lindbergh-baby kidnapping case.
There’s more to genetically modified foods than what you hear in political debate. Just ask UW professor Jiming Jiang and his hardy — if unloved — potato.
The selfie stick’s got nothing on this camera pioneered by UW researchers.
Apart from being quadrupedal, furry, and commonly found on your couch, cats and dogs have little in common. But the two species share one more …