Specimens from George Washington Carver discovered at UW–Madison

February 12, 2016

At least 25 specimens of fungi that infect plants, collected more than a century ago, were found in the Wisconsin State Herbarium.

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Black Greek Letter Organizations have a small but powerful presence in Madison

February 10, 2016

When UW–Madison Alpha Phi Alpha members mention they’re in a fraternity, they can usually guess how people will respond. “‘Where’s your house?’ That’s the number one question,” says member Kenneth Cole.


Mobile communication keeps couples who live close to one another even closer

February 10, 2016

Even couples who live close to one another rely heavily on mobile media to manage their dating relationships. And that can be a good thing.

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Catalina Toma: Mobile love

Catalina Toma, an expert on communication technologies, can talk about her research showing that even couples who live close to… More

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Students and staff plan a full slate for Black History Month 2016

January 27, 2016

Even with 29 days in February, the student planning committee for UW–Madison's Black History Month organized so many activities that they spill into the months on either side.