Staying in the loop

December 6, 2016

What’s the future of high-speed transportation? A team of UW–Madison students thinks it’s on the right track — actually, more of a tube — with Badgerloop, a 200-mph pod that levitates its passenger through an above-ground vacuum tube.


UW-Madison student wins Marshall Scholarship

December 6, 2016

UW-Madison senior Deshawn McKinney has been named a winner of the Marshall Scholarship, a prestigious award given to up to 40 scholars each year to study at the graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.


New ESL active learning lab expands learning possibilities for international students

December 5, 2016

The UW–Madison ESL program — part of the English Department — recently celebrated the launch of a new interactive learning lab.

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Split brain activity allows you to listen and drive, research shows

November 30, 2016

A team of University of Wisconsin–Madison consciousness researchers has used brain imaging to show how the brain allows you to drive a familiar path while concentrating on a radio show: It literally splits the tasks in two.