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Social sciences

Sharing the Dignity Model

Summer 2013

Starting "Great Conversations"

Forgiveness Reverberates

Summer 2013

Personal peace and forgiveness strike a chord.

Ask the Experts

Summer 2013

On Wisconsin dispatches a bevy of reporters to track down UW experts and ask for advice on everyday stuff.

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.

Something Old, Something New

Spring 2013

A look inside Nancy Nicholas Hall

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.

Bullies Exposed

Winter 2012

Social media reveals bad behavior offline.

Say What?

Fall 2012

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

Weird World Web

Fall 2012

A professor tracks online folklore.

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.

Delicate Balance

Winter 2011

As China gains prominence on the world stage, the university strengthens its connections.

A New Old Tradition

Winter 2011

A UW institute and a growing summer event bring Yiddish to life on campus.

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.

Tracking The Ties That Bind

Fall 2011

Fred Gardaphé ’76 knew that if he didn’t get out of the Mafia-dominated neighborhood where he grew up, he could wind up dead. UW–Madison provided a way out.

Buried Treasure

Fall 2011

Worth a thousand words.

Books and Beyond

Fall 2011

LIS 640: Tribal Libraries, Archives, and Museums

Bookshelf: Fall 2011

Fall 2011

Highlighted books from the Fall 2011 issue

Me and My Shadow

Summer 2011

A UW sociologist explores the complicated roles of mothers and nannies.

Little Online Lies

Summer 2011

Those who post to dating sites fudge the facts strategically.

Livin’ on a Prayer

Summer 2011

Study examines how prayer manages negative emotions.

Moving Mountains

Spring 2011

An exhibit shows that sparse information once led to cartographic creativity.

Sensory Overload

Spring 2011

Sensory processing disorders make ordinary annoyances unbearable.

Money Worries

Spring 2011

A new UW center is exploring what Americans need to know about their finances.

Brave New Blogs

Spring 2011

Blogs aren’t just about trivial pursuits anymore. UW faculty are using these online diaries to share ideas and discoveries with colleagues around the world.

Sales Job

Winter 2010

Even three-year-olds can recognize commercial brands.

Knotty Problem

Winter 2010

Khipus are an ancient method of recording information, one that goes back to the Inca empire that pre-dated the arrival of Europeans.

Can You Buy Happiness?

Winter 2010

A national study links leisure spending to a sense of well-being.

From Hospital to Home

Winter 2010

Research leads to a smoother transition for patients and caregivers.

Combat Impact

Winter 2010

Non-metro areas take greater brunt of the war in Iraq.

What goes on inside a prison’s fences

Winter 2010

You never know where a story might take you

Opening the Door to Forgiveness

Winter 2010

An innovative program staffed by law professors and students pairs crime victims and offenders who are willing to meet — and willing to learn lessons from each other.

Seven Wonders

Winter 2010

We offer seven examples of life-changing UW discoveries, knowing full well that it’s only a start. Think back and add a favorite to our list, then learn what’s afoot at the new Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery.

Big Brother Is Searching?

Fall 2010

Google magically begins completing your thoughts

Probing Poverty

Fall 2010

Researchers try meta-analysis to find what works, what doesn’t.

The Tug of War

Fall 2010

The welcome mat is out when today's soldiers return to campus, unlike what their Vietnam counterparts experienced while reentering civilian life during an uncivil era.

How to Stage a Lynching

Fall 2010

As a graduate student, theater professor Patrick Sims became engrossed in the story of lynching survivor James Cameron. For a decade, he's been working to create a one-man play that preserves Cameron's place in history.