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Teaching and learning

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.

Bipartisan Partners

Spring 2011

Chancellor Biddy Martin believes that UW-Madison can help Wisconsin on the road to financial stability. The best path, she says, lies in greater flexibility for the university.

Sifting and Winnowing in New York City

Winter 2010

Meeting of the Minds sparks lively debate on pressing contemporary issues.

Mary Beltrán

Winter 2010

When she watches television, it’s with an eye on diversity, as well as entertainment.

By the Numbers

Winter 2010

It’s easily the best deal on campus, but there’s an age requirement.

From Hospital to Home

Winter 2010

Research leads to a smoother transition for patients and caregivers.

The Art of Medicine

Winter 2010

Erin Kimball says choosing the rural track in medical school taught her “what it really means to be a physician.”

What goes on inside a prison’s fences

Winter 2010

You never know where a story might take you

Family Matters

Winter 2010

Philosophy 104: Childhood, Marriage, and Family

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.

Let’s Give Them Something to Talk About

Fall 2010

Book choice for second Go Big Read offers plenty to ponder and discuss.

Building a Better Biology

Fall 2010

Boot camp program helps students navigate the biosciences.

Live and Learn

Fall 2010

Campus learning communities are growing, thanks to a new initiative.

Adventures in a Tiny Universe

Fall 2010

A creative partnership brings youthful enthusiasm to the scientific method.

Dissolving Borders

Fall 2010

Dairy Science 375: Evaluation of Dairy Agroecosystems in Wisconsin and Mexico

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.

State of the Arts

Fall 2010

From the university's earliest years, the arts have held a special place on campus — for those who create or perform and for those who experience the results.

A Semester at the Museum

Summer 2010

Zoology 400: Introduction to Museum Studies

Winning Gold (Medalists)

Summer 2010

Chancellor forges new ties in China.

Manga Mania

Spring 2010

East Asian 376: Manga

What Motivates UW Students to Learn Foreign Languages?

Spring 2010

UW offers students choices that span the globe.

Someone to Watch over Earth

Spring 2010

The UW’s legacy with environmental issues started in the 1860s when student John Muir embraced nature. It continues evolving on today’s campus, where classes meld filmmaking skills with community activism.

Student Watch

Winter 2009

Whose ’bot is the best?

Strategic Study Group

Winter 2009

Web-based history course reaches out to members of the military.

Quick Takes

Winter 2009

UW news in brief.

How Wired are UW Students?

Winter 2009

Technology is an intrinsic part of campus life.

Lights, Camera, Music!

Winter 2009

Communication Arts 613: Film Score: Theory and History

Big Man on Campus

Winter 2009

Author Michael Pollan addresses a crowd at the Kohl Center.

Big Red Book Club

Fall 2009

A new common reading program puts campus on the same page.

Faulty Forensics

Fall 2009

Wisconsin Innocence Project goes beyond DNA to ferret out bad courtroom science.

Catalog of Horrors

Fall 2009

Comparative Literature 203: Scary Monsters

The World at Their Feet

Summer 2009

Today’s students know that by graduation, their portfolios of knowledge and skills need to include global competence. But the UW, along with its peers, is grappling to define what that means, exactly, and why in the world it matters.

Big Business

Summer 2009

History 247: The History of American Business

An Investment during ‘Tough Times’

Summer 2009

Chancellor’s undergraduate initiative gains support from board of regents.

Word Games

Spring 2009

LCA Language 307: First Semester Hmong

Teachers Who Changed My Life

Spring 2009

Writers made all the difference to a young man looking for a profession.

All Together Now

Spring 2009

Chancellor calls upon cooperation and innovation during tough economic times.

Quick Takes

Spring 2009

Quick Takes

Legal Aid

Spring 2009

The Consumer Law Litigation Clinic takes aim at bad business.