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WSUM’s live radio show connects community with local music

August 17, 2017

Every Friday the Live@WSUM program features two bands, which range from local musicians to artists from across the nation. They perform and are interviewed live on the air.

Reflective art installation displays beauty, intrigue of genetics

August 17, 2017

Pictures obtained from Ahna Skop’s exploration of the cell — as well as striking images from other UW–Madison research projects — will serve as a basis for a traveling art exhibit, “Genetic Reflections.”

Coding for equity: UW senior works to make the tech industry more inclusive

August 16, 2017

UW-Madison senior Katie Zutter is working to help solve issues of gender bias and inequity in computer science, and she finds that inequities in tech only fuel her to push for change.

New research finds pushing patients to online care options may have unintended consequences

August 16, 2017

New research from the Wisconsin School of Business shows that adopting e-visits to health care providers triggers increases in office visits and phone consultations, a reduction in new patients being seen by providers, and no noticeable improvements in patient health.

Swab the deck and grab the microscope: Wisconsin educators sail Lake Michigan

August 15, 2017

A dozen educators from Minnesota and Wisconsin have set sail from the Port of Milwaukee on a one-of-a-kind professional development workshop aboard the sailing vessel Denis Sullivan.

New Wisconsin School of Business dean brings plans for collaboration, innovative technologies

August 15, 2017

Anne Massey intends to take a cross-disciplinary approach that focuses on building partnerships with other entities on the UW–Madison campus.

Biochemistry labs mentor high school youth apprentices

August 14, 2017

“For students interested in science and research, it’s great for them to learn how things work at a top-tier institution like UW–Madison early on.”

Wisconsin Idea: UW’s “mission statement” under the microscope in fall course

August 14, 2017

“I want to see the campus reminded of its legacy. We need to talk about our roots. The University of Wisconsin is steeped in a history that is honorable.”

UW-Madison experts ready to help prepare for school year

August 14, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY MADISON – As parents, students and teachers prepare for the upcoming school year, experts from the University of Wisconsin–Madison are ready to provide …

Once the Wisconsin Library School, now the iSchool

August 11, 2017

The Information School, or “iSchool” is the new name of the UW–Madison academic department known as the School of Library and Information Studies.  On July 1, 2017, the University of Wisconsin–Madison formally recognized the School’s changed name.  

Sea Grant project seeks to protect 22 Lake Michigan coastal communities

August 11, 2017

Wisconsin Sea Grant is launching a new project to cut erosion and protect Lake Michigan shoreline homes, beaches and harbors.

Signs of Summer

August 10, 2017

There’s plenty of interaction, but absolutely no talking in one class at UW–Madison this summer, as an intimate group of students learns to communicate with American Sign Language. Video by Craig Wild/University Communications

Oak savanna restoration ties UW Arboretum to Madison neighborhood

August 10, 2017

“Community members who have been part of the Wingra Oak Savanna project really get a sense that they are a part of this bigger community that includes not just people, but the land, the soil, the water, the plants, and the animals.”

New measure of insulin-making cells could gauge diabetes progression, treatment

August 10, 2017

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have developed a new measurement for the volume and activity of beta cells, the source of the sugar-regulating hormone insulin.

Astronomy video game wins national award

August 10, 2017

“At Play in the Cosmos,” an educational video game developed at UW–Madison, won the third annual Mashable + Games for Change People’s Choice Award.

The weft and warp of discovery: Weaving Lab encourages artistic investigation

August 9, 2017

Now in its second summer, the Weaving Lab: Plain Cloth Productions allows members of the community to weave on five floor looms for free in the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery.