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New book gives personal account of pioneering Yellowstone research

April 28, 2017

In a new book, “A Scientist in Yellowstone National Park”, UW–Madison Emeritus Professor of Bacteriology Tom Brock has written a personal account of life as a field researcher.

Spring Ephemerals

April 27, 2017

Small is beautiful as spring ephemerals carpet a campus hillside. Ephemerals — spring flowers that prosper and blossom before trees shade them for the summer …

Student art exhibit explores Arboretum prairies through comics, stories

April 27, 2017

As part of her master of fine arts thesis, Liz Anna Kozik has installed an exhibit telling the story of the first restored prairie in the world, Curtis Prairie at the UW–Madison Arboretum.

Fermenting a winner: Class brews up “Red Arrow American Pale Ale”

April 27, 2017

A beer brewed by students in a UW–Madison food science class was chosen by a panel of brewing experts to be served at Memorial Union starting April 28.

Analysis: Gender differences in depression appear at age 12

April 27, 2017

An analysis just published online has broken new ground by finding gender differences in both symptoms and diagnoses of depression appearing at age 12.

Task force announced for student climate survey  

April 27, 2017

The survey aims to understand students’ experiences with and perceptions about campus climate and diversity, including how people of different backgrounds and identities experience UW–Madison.

Statement in response to ASM action on divestment

April 26, 2017

The Associated Students of Madison’s Student Council is independent of the university administration. It does not control UW–Madison policies or practices and its actions tonight will not result in a change in our approach.

Students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

April 26, 2017

On Saturday, April 22, the Alpha Chapter of Wisconsin Phi Beta Kappa Past President Professor Larry Shapiro (Philosophy) led the induction of 144 students into …

Brain boot camp: New technology aims to accelerate learning

April 26, 2017

UW-Madison researchers are part of an effort to develop a low-cost, easy-to-use system that aims to accelerate learning by stimulating nerves in the head and neck to boost neural activity in the brain.

Two from UW–Madison among 2017 Carnegie Fellows

April 26, 2017

Gregg Mitman and Greg Nemet are among 35 distinguished scholars, journalists and authors chosen this year. The fellows program boosts scholars in the social sciences and humanities as they research challenges to democracy and international order.

The Carillon Rings Again

April 25, 2017

The sounds of the carillon rang throughout campus Tuesday morning as Lyle Anderson returned to play. A memorial service honoring students who have died this …

Green Fund supports energy-generating checkout, greenhouse cooling

April 25, 2017

Two projects are the first to be supported by a new UW–Madison Green Fund administered by the Office of Sustainability.

More than 60 new members join Phi Kappa Phi at UW–Madison

April 25, 2017

Phi Kappa Phi, Chapter 021 at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has inducted more than 60 students into membership at its 97th Phi Kappa Phi Induction …

Oberhauser named director of Arboretum

April 25, 2017

Internationally known monarch butterfly researcher Karen Oberhauser, a University of Minnesota conservation biologist, is returning to UW–Madison, where she studied as an undergraduate. Oberhauser has accepted the position of UW–Madison Arboretum director.

Spring Open House celebrates leadership development

April 25, 2017

The Coordinated Leadership Initiative (CLI) will hold its sixth Leadership@UW Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. May 2 in Virginia Harrison Parlor in Lathrop Hall.

Advances breathe new life into Madison infection-detection company

April 24, 2017

A UW–Madison spinoff called Isomark is working to introduce a new infection-detection technology into hospital intensive care units.

Nobody Does It Better: 20 Years at the Kohl

April 22, 2017

Band director Mike Leckrone, now in his 48th year at UW–Madison, leads the 43rd annual UW Varsity Band Spring Concert at the Kohl Center. This …