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  • Education tutoring program expands in Madison Feb. 26, 1999 The SHAPE tutoring program in the School of Education has more than doubled its enrollment and expanded to an additional site in Madison's schools.
  • Wisconsin shipwrecks easy to explore Feb. 19, 1999 Armchair adventurers and divers alike can now easily explore seven Lake Superior shipwrecks thanks to a web site and a set of dive guides produced by the UW Sea Grant Institute and the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.
  • Improved solar energy system wins top honor in annual student contest Feb. 15, 1999 A proposal for an improved solar energy system made a UW-Madison freshman $10,000 richer last Thursday at the Schoofs Prize for Creativity competition.
  • Oscar Mayer creates business scholarships for students of color Jan. 27, 1999 The Oscar Mayer Division of Kraft Foods Inc., has given the School of Business $40,000 to help recruit, retain and educate students of color.
  • Professor, students take on death row appeal Jan. 22, 1999 At Holman Correctional Facility, just north of the Florida panhandle in Atmore, Ala., Jeffrey Day Rieber waits to die - and some Madison lawyers, UW-Madison law students and a law professor are laboring to prevent his death.
  • American Family endows scholarships at Business School Jan. 19, 1999 American Family Insurance has created an endowed scholarship fund for students majoring in insurance-related disciplines at the School of Business.
  • Chancellor approves plan to add 32 faculty Jan. 13, 1999 Twelve faculty hiring proposals spanning the biological, physical and social sciences and humanities have been approved by Chancellor David Ward in the first round of the Sesquicentennial Hires program.
  • List of proposals accepted Jan. 13, 1999 Twelve faculty hiring proposals spanning the biological, physical and social sciences and humanities have been approved by Chancellor David Ward in the first round of the Sesquicentennial Hires program.
  • $12 million raised to support distinguished graduate fellowships Jan. 7, 1999 Individuals and companies donated more than $12 million this past year to a new program, Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowships, that will help UW-Madison gain a significant advantage in the heated competition for the nation's best and brightest graduate students.
  • Cookbook advice: Eat walnuts, live longer! Dec. 18, 1998 America's favorite nut can settle into our tummies in many different forms thanks to UW-Madison English professors and administrators Betsy Draine and Michael Hinden.
  • Stress reduction course draws harried students Dec. 11, 1998 For the past 20 years, Physical Education 134 - Relaxation Technique and Exercise has been a top draw in the physical education department, filling so quickly that freshmen and sophomores have difficulty getting in.
  • Back in the classroom Dec. 10, 1998 Scholars bridge the divide between campus and the world in many ways, and economist John Karl Scholz made the leap through a leave, spending nearly two years in the capital of the nation - and the capital of his specialty.
  • Community service fellowships available to undergraduates Dec. 10, 1998 Undergraduate students, faculty and staff have a new opportunity to forge community service partnerships with area nonprofit and government agencies through the university's Morgridge Center for Public Service.
  • Monograph explores the role of scholarship and teaching Dec. 9, 1998 The Coalition for Education in the Life Sciences (CELS), a UW-Madison-based national alliance of professional biology societies, is taking aim at undergraduate biology education.
  • ROSATED GUINEA HEN Dec. 9, 1998 Roasted Guinea Hen recipe
  • The wisdom behind WISE Dec. 9, 1998 A program at Elizabeth Waters Hall is countering a national trend that has seen more than half of all young women who begin pursuing a career in science or engineering change majors in the first two years.
  • UW students laud teacher education reform Dec. 4, 1998 As a new curriculum in the School of Education's secondary teacher education nears its two-year anniversary, payoffs are proceeding from a decision made long ago by UW-Madison planners: To transform, instead of tinker.
  • Student-led fusion project wows scientific community Dec. 3, 1998 A unique student-staffed fusion project in UW-Madison's College of Engineering is generating excitement in the physics community.
  • Religious studies offers undergrad certificate Dec. 2, 1998 A new certificate for undergraduate students interested in the Religious Studies Program at the UW-Madison caps a complete renovation of the program started three years ago.
  • Cloak and dagger stuff Nov. 18, 1998