Teaching and learning
RE 306: Real Estate Process
At a tiny building in Wisconsin’s Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, scientist Claire Phillips studies carbon in soil samples. The UW has been conducting research at the site for a decade, exploring how forests change over time, under the direction of Ankur Desai, an associate professor in atmospheric and oceanic sciences.
For UW–Madison, the hits just keep coming.
Veronica Berns PhD’14 found a novel way to make chemistry easier to understand.
A former governor sees “bright, committed” people taking us into the future.
A food science course is putting a new meaning behind “microbrewery.”
He does popping. He devotes time to his company. He teaches adults and kids about science. He works on his doctorate. Is there anything Jeff Vinokur ’12 isn't doing?
In a new UW lab, students create cool things for our interconnected world.
Engineering Mechanics and Astronautics 601
A UW service makes sure rare and wonderful species are in good hands.
The cultures of multiple homelands were stitched together in a School of Human Ecology class during fall semester.
This year’s book program says go read — and then go do.
Frankenstein, Robocop, Google: Human Memory/Digital Memory
Mark Riccobono's UW–Madison experience served as an awakening.
For Lisa Nett ’97, a tree doesn’t just grow in Brooklyn.
A UW professor inspires students to honor WW II soldiers.
Take the tradition of storytelling and creativity within the humanities fields and blend it with a commitment to join the digital age, and you have the recipe for an exciting campus evolution.
What does it take to produce one of those courses with the funny name? We look at the intense planning, the in-the-field work, and the post-production effort required to create a MOOC.
Professors get them, too.
Advising the advisers to help students think bigger.
How can we prepare our kids to participate in the highly polarized world of politics?
In an excerpt from his new book, UW professor Jordan Ellenberg argues that math is part of our daily lives and encourages us to embrace its power.
Nuclear Engineering 234
Chinese alumni create talk-show videos to educate, ease isolation.
"... If I don't pay them that, they'll leave"
UW News in Brief
Music professor by day and eccentric genius by night, Christopher Taylor is creating a double-keyboard instrument that could revolutionize the world of piano-playing.
Now a UW faculty member, renowned cartoonist and author Lynda Barry explores the genesis of creativity, teaching the powerful connection between our hands and our brains.
Go Big Read novel spans the globe via two characters.
Does religion have a place at a public university? The Lubar Institute contends that it does — not to proselytize, but to give students a safe place to explore beliefs and cultivate understanding.
Combating misconceptions about ancient Rome.
UW news in brief
Students create new recipe for a Wisconsin restaurant chain.