Taking the genomic revolution to corn fields to improve crops

July 24, 2017

By bringing the genomic revolution into corn fields, Genomes2Fields aims to improve the nation’s corn crop by uncovering how genomes — the blueprints for plants — are turned into yield, stress resistance, and all manner of different traits.


Cronon honored by British Academy

July 24, 2017

William J. Cronon, the Frederick Jackson Turner and Vilas Research Professor of History, Geography, and Environmental Studies at UW–Madison, has been elected to the newest cohort of Fellows of the British Academy.


Accomplished museum leader named new director of Chazen Museum of Art

July 21, 2017

Amy Gilman will lead the Chazen Museum of Art as its new director starting Sept. 11. Gilman has worked at the Toledo Museum of Art since 2005, most recently as deputy director.

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Ryan Owens: Supreme Court decision

Ryan Owens, a professor of political science and affiliate faculty in the Law School, can discuss the Supreme Court's decision to temporarily… More

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