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A university art museum doesn’t have to choose between serving academia and serving the community, says Amy Gilman, the new director of the Chazen Art Museum. It can do both.
Vice Chancellor Marsha Mailick is planning leave for the spring semester due to family health considerations. She hopes to return to her duties in Bascom Hall by the end of the spring semester.
“The pace of change in the data science field is extremely rapid, and we think the data science initiative is one very good way to keep UW–Madison research on pace with those changes,” says Associate Vice Chancellor Steve Ackerman.
Amelia Munsterman, a professor of large animal surgery, says the Veterinary Medicine Clinic seeks to find immediate and clinically applicable solutions to problems seen on a daily basis in patients.
Fulbright-Hays DDRA Awards provide funds to doctoral students to conduct research outside the United States in foreign languages and area studies for up to 12 months.
“In water, the surviving perch grow twice as fast, because they are smelling something that signals the presence of predators,” says researcher Terence Barry.
The director of the Center for Healthy Minds has authored more than 375 papers exploring the neural bases of emotion, and interventions that may be helpful for promoting well-being, kindness, compassion and empathy.
A three-year experiment on the four baseball diamonds at Racetrack Park in Stoughton explored different levels of maintenance for sports fields and turf in general.
A chemistry professor has come up with a more sustainable way to make silicon at much lower temperatures for the kind of advanced batteries used in electronics such as phones, cameras and laptop computers.
A new analysis shows lasting reductions in electricity use among hundreds of players of the Cool Choices game, which uses friendly competition to get energy-saving habits to sink in.
With a new $3.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, researchers at the Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies have joined a national network of Addiction Technology Transfer Centers.
The office manages campus tours and visits, the Parent and Family Program, the Speakers Bureau, Bucky’s Classroom, Campus Area Housing and other information programs.
Here are the results from last week’s Wiscopinion poll about the best student section to sit in at Camp Randall: …
The computer science professor has been attracted to the idea of artificial intelligence since he was a child, and he says the research field of machine learning has made great progress towards it.
Children living in neighborhoods where incomes are low and fewer adults have bachelor’s degrees are less likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder compared to kids from more affluent neighborhoods.
Though it’s only a month into the school year, University of Wisconsin freshman Simone Williams is already making waves on campus.
Conservation, collaboration, creativity: Grant County farmer charts own path, with a little help from scientist colleagues
Farmer Gerry Weiss stands as a key conduit between academic experts – many with roots in the soil – and those who make a living growing crops and animals.
We are pleased to welcome Cooperative Extension and Extension Conference Centers to UW–Madison. The roots of Cooperative Extension are intertwined with those of the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the state of Wisconsin itself.