Category State & Global
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.
Could a stripped-down tai chi class, taught in just 12 sessions and also practiced at home, improve balance in people over age 65 who were concerned about balance?
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.
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.
The new UW Campus Food Shed will give students and faculty access to free vegetables and produce, stocked by UW agriculture researchers and local farms with excess crops.
A “capstone class” taught at the Wisconsin Energy Institute is helping the Wisconsin city of Waterloo evaluate whether it could generate all its electricity from renewable sources on city-owned land.
Projects both large and small will help the university contribute knowledge and resources across the state, thanks to grants from the Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment.
Five of the 13 finalists in the 2017 Governor’s Business Plan Contest have roots at UW–Madison. A business that makes an assist device to orient firefighters in smoky fire scenes won.
An undergraduate's work confirms we live in a hole in the cosmos, and sheds light on how we measure the rate at which the universe is expanding.
The Wisconsin State Herbarium at the University of Wisconsin–Madison has discovered a collection of more than 2,000 mosses from the turn of the 20th century, lost to time in a cabinet inside Birge Hall, where the herbarium is housed.
A $1 million grant will help the College of Menominee Nation and UW–Madison enhance their collaboration and ultimately educate more Native students in STEM disciplines.
The extensive program for students from tribal communities is a new component of a long-running UW diversity initiative called the Information Technology Academy.
A Monday afternoon shower brought a vivid display of colors to the sky above Lake Mendota, as seen from UW–Madison's Memorial Union.
The UW–Madison Memorial Carillon concerts will resume at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 28, with Sunday afternoon concerts on the second and fourth Sundays of the month at least through August.
“Gov. Thompson’s rich legacy deserves such recognition. He is a policy iconoclast who values quality research and analysis from across the political spectrum ,” La Follette School Director Donald Moynihan said.