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Teaching and learning

When Black History Is Your Own

Summer 2015

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.

Land of Possibilities

Summer 2015

In a new UW lab, students create cool things for our interconnected world.

Introduction to Private Pilot

Summer 2015

Engineering Mechanics and Astronautics 601

Anteaters to Zebra Fish

Spring 2015

A UW service makes sure rare and wonderful species are in good hands.

Design Studies 501: Global Artisans and Pragmatic Design

Spring 2015

The cultures of multiple homelands were stitched together in a School of Human Ecology class during fall semester.

Safe Haven

Spring 2015

Thai alum finds asylum at the UW.

Malala’s Story

Winter 2014

This year’s book program says go read — and then go do.

Adopting History

Winter 2014

A UW professor inspires students to honor WW II soldiers.

English 175

Winter 2014

Frankenstein, Robocop, Google: Human Memory/Digital Memory

Mark Riccobono ’99: Pioneer for the Blind

Winter 2014

Mark Riccobono's UW–Madison experience served as an awakening.

Lisa Nett ’97: Arbor Day All The Time

Winter 2014

For Lisa Nett ’97, a tree doesn’t just grow in Brooklyn.

Humanities for the Real World

Winter 2014

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.

Behind the Screens

Fall 2014

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.

Exam Jitters?

Fall 2014

Professors get them, too.

Wren Singer

Fall 2014

Advising the advisers to help students think bigger.

Teaching Controversy

Fall 2014

How can we prepare our kids to participate in the highly polarized world of politics?

Thinking Inside the Box

Summer 2014

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

Spring 2014

Nuclear Engineering 234

A Bridge between Cultures

Spring 2014

Chinese alumni create talk-show videos to educate, ease isolation.

One Quote

Spring 2014

"... If I don't pay them that, they'll leave"

Quick Takes: Spring 2014

Spring 2014

UW News in Brief

The Frankenpianist

Spring 2014

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.

Creative License

Spring 2014

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.

Bookshelf: Winter 2013

Winter 2013

Highlighted books from the Winter 2013 issue

A Badger Tale

Winter 2013

Go Big Read novel spans the globe via two characters.

A Leap of Faith

Winter 2013

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.

History 201

Winter 2013

Combating misconceptions about ancient Rome.

Quick Takes: Fall 2013

Fall 2013

UW news in brief

Building a Better Burger

Fall 2013

Students create new recipe for a Wisconsin restaurant chain.

HIV: Sex, Society, and Science

Fall 2013

This is a class about HIV, but it’s also about critical thinking, about using the scientific method to conceptualize a complex problem . . .

Light it up

Summer 2013

Neon at the Stock Pavillion

Student Watch: Summer 2013

Summer 2013

Tips and tricks for the dinner table during a job search

Music 660: The Legendary Performers

Summer 2013

Today’s successful artists are influenced by the greats of past eras.

The ABCs of MOOCs

Summer 2013

As the university prepares to offer its first massive online open courses, we take a look at this new phenomenon and its implications for UW-Madison.

Complicated Compounds

Spring 2013

The cruelest course on campus may not live up to its legend.

Student Watch: Spring 2013

Spring 2013

La Maison Française

Something Old, Something New

Spring 2013

A look inside Nancy Nicholas Hall

Finding Your Inner Neanderthal

Winter 2012

Modern scientific tools provide clues to an ancient species.

Student Watch: Winter 2012

Winter 2012

New residential community focuses on arts and design.

Badger Tracks

Winter 2012

News briefs from the Wisconsin Alumni Association