Botany

Peanut family secret for making chemical building blocks revealed

June 26, 2017

As you bite into your next peanut butter and jelly sandwich, chew on this: The peanut you’re eating has a secret.

Books

Father-son team brings philosophers to graphic life in ‘Heretics!’

June 21, 2017

Philosophy professor Steven Nadler is known for serious scholarship. For his latest book, he has chosen a very different format: full of bright illustrations and characters speaking in word bubbles.

Art

Jim Dine mural unveiled at the Chazen

June 23, 2017

A monumental new mural by iconic American artist Jim Dine will be on view permanently at the Chazen Museum of Art after an unveiling on June 22.

Featured Expert

Donna Friedsam: Affordable Care Act

Donna A. Friedsam, an expert on health care financing, and Meg Gaines, an expert on consumer health advocacy, can comment on… More

Experts Guide

Events calendar

June

More events

July

More events
Ecology

First, but not last, algae bloom spells danger for Madison swimmers, fish

June 26, 2017

Steve Carpenter couldn’t believe the view from his second-floor office on the shoreline of Lake Mendota. As far as he could see, the still water looked just like teal-blue paint.

Outreach

2017 rural summer science camp spans Wisconsin landscape

June 23, 2017

For two weeks in July, more than 50 Wisconsin rural high school students and 10 teachers will converge on Madison to get a taste of stem cell science, rubbing elbows in labs with some of the world’s leading researchers in regenerative medicine.

Outreach

UW-Madison celebrates community partnerships

June 22, 2017

UW-Madison will honor seven collaborations with the 2017 Community-University Partnership Awards, held from 5 to 7 p.m. June 28 at Olin House.