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Flamingos, pranks and togas: Leon Varjian exhibit highlights Madison’s playful past

May 24, 2017

Materials from recently discovered storage units have been organized into an exhibition called “Dizzyland: Leon Varjian and the Antics of the Pail & Shovel Party.”


Mindfulness-focused childbirth education leads to less depression, better birth experiences

May 24, 2017

A study shows mindfulness training that addresses fear and pain during childbirth can improve women’s childbirth experiences and reduce their depression symptoms during pregnancy and the early postpartum period.

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UW, GE Healthcare team up to improve medical imaging, patient outcomes

May 19, 2017

A multi-decade relationship between UW–Madison and GE Healthcare has created a stream of medical imaging inventions that look inside the human body with increasing accuracy.


Rowing is a family tradition for Maddie Wanamaker

May 22, 2017

As Wisconsin heads to the NCAA Rowing Championships, On Wisconsin magazine profiles Maddie Wanamaker, a UW rower from Neenah who overcame personal doubts to pursue her competitive dreams to the next level.