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.
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From telegraphy to auto repair to engineers, the UW campus organized to prepare student soldiers for war.
UW Archives [UWYearBk1920.p0371]The war yielded some positive outcomes for female students. Many gained leadership positions on campus that had previously been closed to them, including editorship of the Badger yearbook. Twelve agriculture students established the first Women’s Agriculture Society in the United States, and…
Danielle Evans is no stranger to praise. During her 33 years, the UW assistant professor of creative writing has graduated from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, been featured in The Paris Review, and published a wildly successful 2010 short story collection about race and coming of age…
Bryce Richter This isn’t your typical henna design — and it’s not intended to be. Students created the henna body art during a workshop with Meeta Mastani, UW–Madison’s fall 2016 interdisciplinary artist-in-residence, on the outdoor terrace of the Humanities Building. Mastani is an…
In the moments before the music begins, the nervous energy is palpable. Nearly three dozen student models line up along a wall in a second-floor hallway inside Nancy Nicholas Hall. Some hold shoes in their hands, waiting until the last moment to step into gravity- defying…
UW hockey coach Tony Granato x’17 goes back to school.
UW students connect to a designer’s lost legacy.
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.
Changing our perceptions of aging is at the heart of The Penelope Project: An Arts-Based Odyssey to Change Elder Care, and it’s in the heart of coeditor Anne Basting MA’90. She’s earned a 2016 MacArthur “genius” grant for her work as an author, playwright, founder…
UW–Madison is home to one of the most flexible and unique research facilities in North America.
A care package in Afghanistan leads a former marine to seek an MBA from the Wisconsin School of Business.
Burnout and depression are common among medical students, but a UW course teaches them tools to stay healthy, along with their patients.
When we start staging things, if you don’t know your lyrics, you are going to get killed
Doctors in training at the UW write down patients' memories — along with their symptoms — in a VA hospital program that documents the lives of military veterans.
The instructor behind “The Wire course.”
If these shoes could talk: Students learn the art of making objects speak.
Paintings show horticulture students how fruits and vegetables have changed over the centuries.
RE 306: Real Estate Process
Meet a Badger who is one of the caretakers of the Wisconsin Idea.
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?
Descended from a family who helped found a historic African-American community, Thulani Davis gained a unique perspective that allows her to bring the Reconstruction era alive for her students.
In a new UW lab, students create cool things for our interconnected world.
Engineering Mechanics and Astronautics 601
The cultures of multiple homelands were stitched together in a School of Human Ecology class during fall semester.