Community

App links low-income people to services

April 21, 2017

Health Links is a smartphone app developed by students to connect low-income people with resources such as food pantries, shelters and health centers. People without cellphones can access the information at public libraries.

Conservation

Aldo Leopold’s words once again broadcast to the state

April 20, 2017

In celebration of Earth Day, one of his successors will read portions of conservationist and former UW professor Aldo Leopold’s radio addresses that originally aired more than 80 years ago.

Awards

Awards recognize staff contributions across campus

April 20, 2017

Experts in such diverse areas as business practices, animal research, agricultural equipment and building maintenance are just a few of the many university staff who keep the wheels of UW–Madison turning.

Featured Expert

Thomas (Tom) O'Guinn: Brand management

Thomas O'Guinn, an expert on branding and consumer behavior, and Neeraj Arora, an expert on marketing strategy and brand analytics, can… More

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Student awards

UW-Madison student one of two finalists for inaugural title of National Youth Poet Laureate

April 19, 2017

Hajjar Baban is one of two finalists for the inaugural position of National Youth Poet Laureate. The title will be bestowed for the first time on April 26.

Research

UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative awards announced

April 18, 2017

Funding for research projects that range from advancing wireless communications to developing a virtual dairy farm brain that will simulate actual farm management, are among the 21 proposals selected.

Spinoffs

Marriage made in heaven: Digital inhaler add-on offers slick aid to asthma care

April 19, 2017

Propeller Health makes an add-on device for inhalers that communicates with a smartphone that records the use of routine preventative medicines and “rescue” medications intended to open constricted airways.