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Four faculty members honored for teaching, research, service

March 28, 2017

This year’s winners of the Hilldale Award, an honor bestowed on distinguished faculty members annually by the Secretary of the Faculty, are Henry Drewal, Kenneth Raffa, John Valley and David Weimer.

Science Expeditions invites everyone to campus March 31 to April 2

March 27, 2017

Science Expeditions, UW–Madison’s 15th annual scientific open house, invites visitors of all ages to campus from Friday, March 31, to Sunday, April 2, to delve into the world of science.

Cracking the WIP: Wausau manufacturer boosts output with help of UW class

March 27, 2017

A Wausau manufacturer of hydraulic cylinders has become more efficient after a course in “lean operations” at UW–Madison Department of Engineering Professional Development.

Spring blooms

March 26, 2017

Crocuses begin to bloom amid the ground mulch surrounding a tree at the University of Wisconsin–Madison Arboretum on Friday.

With quirky photo project, student captures breadth, variety of campus libraries

March 24, 2017

The “Libraries of UW–Madison” is a quirky trip through the stacks of a top university. In 41 photos, a student captures what makes each library unique.

Nigel Hayes: The power of positive thinking

March 23, 2017

University of Wisconsin forward Nigel Hayes talks about how the power of positive thinking helps the Badgers during the NCAA basketball tournament. The Badgers have made the Sweet 16 for the fourth consecutive year.

Health care is for the police dogs of Wisconsin, too

March 23, 2017

“It helped us save his career,” says a Jefferson County sheriff's deputy. “He’s bounced back to a point where he seems better than he was as a puppy.”

Massey selected as Wisconsin School of Business dean

March 23, 2017

Anne P. Massey, an experienced and highly regarded professor and administrator at Indiana University Bloomington, has been selected as the next dean of the Wisconsin School of Business.

Leckrone back with the band after double bypass surgery

March 23, 2017

The longtime conductor returned in time to rehearse for the annual Varsity Band concerts April 20-22.

Shrine for ‘sneakerheads’: UW–Madison e-business group helps Foot Locker move the shoes

March 22, 2017

In downtown Wausau, an old strip mall hides one of Wisconsin’s most sophisticated e-commerce systems, dedicated to selling shoes online, an operation built with the help of UW–Madison.

Row on Lake Mendota

March 22, 2017

The campus may be empty while students are on spring break, but Wisconsin Men’s Rowing is keeping it busy on Lake Mendota.

A literary storm is brewing across Wisconsin

March 22, 2017

Nearly 2,000 students at 26 schools across Wisconsin are participating in the UW–Madison's Great World Texts program, reading and discussing Shakespeare's The Tempest. The program culminates in a conference featuring author Margaret Atwood.

Yellow fever killing thousands of monkeys in Brazil

March 21, 2017

In a vulnerable forest in southeastern Brazil, where the air was once thick with the guttural chatter of brown howler monkeys, there now exists silence. Yellow fever, a virus carried by mosquitoes and endemic to Africa and South America, has killed thousands of monkeys since late 2016.

Engineer aims to grow spinal tissue in lab

March 21, 2017

One of regenerative medicine's applications "is the ability to create human tissues and watch diseases occur in a dish, which is extremely powerful for developing new therapies,” says Randolph Ashton, a professor of biomedical engineering.

Spring is prescribed fire season for UW–Madison prairies

March 21, 2017

The smoke floating above the University of Wisconsin–Arboretum today signals that the prescribed fire season is underway at the Arboretum and Lakeshore Nature Preserve.

Researchers gain insight into day-to-day lives of parents raising children with autism

March 20, 2017

A new study led by Sigan Hartley looks at the daily experiences of these parents to provide a more detailed picture of the strengths and vulnerabilities of couples raising a child with ASD.

Badgers head to NCAA hockey championship

March 17, 2017

The women's hockey team defeated Boston College 1-0 Friday and heads to the NCAA championship Sunday.