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Teaching and learning

For the Birds

Winter 2018

Mason Muerhoff

Nomen est omen, said the ancient Romans, who liked their maxims to rhyme: one’s name is one’s destiny. And while …

Diplomatic Dilemma

Winter 2018

Former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold ’75 returns to the UW to teach, calling on his experiences in the Great Lakes region of Africa.

The Big Dig

Fall 2018

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.

Washburn Observatory

Fall 2018

Stargazers take in a nighttime view using the observatory’s vintage telescope. Washburn hosts regular public observing sessions and posts its schedule on Twitter.

New Money

Fall 2018

A UW class explores cryptocurrencies.

Campus Construction

Fall 2018

Bryce Richter

Major projects are under way on the UW–Madison campus to remove bottlenecks for students who need access to chemistry …

Bridge Builder

Fall 2018

Rod Hassett ’62 has sourced his hometown to inspire the next generation of engineers — diversifying his profession along the way.

Audio Philes

Summer 2018

Students study podcasts as the medium takes off.

Agriculture by Air

Summer 2018

UW researchers are using drones to search for more sustainable farming methods.

Monarch Guardians

Summer 2018

UW–Madison’s Arboretum is part of a nationwide effort to protect the popular insect.

Hooked on Comics

Summer 2018

Illustrator Jeff Butler x’18 draws the height of popular culture, from Dungeons & Dragons to Marvel superheroes.

Peace Out

Summer 2018

A collection of international flags serves as a buffet table centerpiece during a Global House Party event at the University Club. Jeff

Digital Library

Winter 2018

Demand for digital resources at UW libraries is growing fast.

Get Happy

Spring 2018

A popular consumer science course digs into our relationship with money.

A Perfect Storm

Spring 2018

A UW professors teaches the science behind the news.

Spring Break

Winter 2018

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 …

Witness to History

Winter 2017

Sarah Morton

Military history professor John Hall spent 15 years on active duty as an infantry officer and strategic planner for the …

4 Classes You Wish You Had Taken

Winter 2017

Jeff Miller

Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences 323:
Science of Climate Change

Communication Arts 540:
Superhero TV and Cultural Power

Computer …

Botany Greenhouse

Winter 2017

58 Frozen Landmarks

Winter 2017

Badgers have made their mark on Antarctica, thanks to the UW’s long history of research and exploration of the continent.

7 Objects of Affection

Winter 2018

From scientific marvels to meaningful mementos, items found in the offices of UW professors help tell their stories.

Beyond the Game

Fall 2017

UW program helps student-athletes chart a course for life after sports.

Physics Museum

Fall 2017

Above and below: Students from the Milwaukee Excellence Charter School explored hands-on exhibits during a tour of the L. R. Ingersoll Physics Museum …

Scene Setting

Winter 2018

Jeff Miller photo

Elise Schimke ’17 sought solitude in campus libraries during her time at UW–Madison. So when the history and English …

Brain Trust

Fall 2017

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.

Lake Laboratory

Winter 2018

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 …

“Yes, and …”

Summer 2017

Improv techniques help medical professionals learn creativity and spontaneity.

Russia in Focus

Summer 2017

The new Wisconsin Russia Project aims to help the U.S. be more prepared to manage a calculating Kremlin with yet-to-be-determined ambitions.

Women Make Waves

Spring 2017

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The war yielded some positive outcomes for female students. Many gained leadership positions on campus that had previously …

Classrooms Mobilized

Spring 2017

From telegraphy to auto repair to engineers, the UW campus organized to prepare student soldiers for war.

Danielle Evans

Winter 2018

Danielle Evans is no stranger to praise. During her 33 years, the UW assistant professor of creative writing has graduated from the

Tradition, Reinterpreted

Winter 2018

Bryce Richter

This isn’t your typical henna design — and it’s not intended to be. Students created the henna body …

Spring Fashion Show

Spring 2017

In the moments before the music begins, the nervous energy is palpable.

Nearly three dozen student models line up along a …

Pomp and Circumstance

Winter 2018

UW hockey coach Tony Granato x’17 goes back to school.

Stitching History

Spring 2017

UW students connect to a designer’s lost legacy.

The Great War at Home

Spring 2017

When the U.S. entered the First World War, the UW joined the fight by training soldiers, conducting poison-gas research, and sending students to work on Wisconsin farms.

Better Aging Through Art

Winter 2016

Changing our perceptions of aging is at the heart of The Penelope Project: An Arts-Based Odyssey to Change Elder Care, …

Climate Chameleon

Winter 2016

UW–Madison is home to one of the most flexible and unique research facilities in North America.

Brandon Shields
MBAx’17

Winter 2016

A care package in Afghanistan leads a former marine to seek an MBA from the Wisconsin School of Business.

Physician, Heal Thyself

Summer 2016

Burnout and depression are common among medical students, but a UW course teaches them tools to stay healthy, along with their patients.