Campus news Latest News

From rocks in Colorado, evidence of a ‘chaotic solar system’

February 22, 2017

New evidence confirms a critical theory of how the planets in our solar system behave in their orbits around the sun, producing big changes in Earth's climate.

Jennifer Warren wants more female movie directors

February 22, 2017

Of the top 100 films released in 2016, women directed only four. Actress, director and UW alumna Jennifer Warren is out to change that.

Center for Journalism Ethics announces finalists for Shadid Award

February 21, 2017

The six projects nominated for the Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics combined aggressive reporting on important issues with care for the consequences of that reporting.

Two UW–Madison researchers awarded prestigious Sloan Fellowships

February 21, 2017

This year, 126 U.S. and Canadian researchers were honored by the Sloan Foundation. The list of past winners includes 43 who would eventually win a Nobel Prize.

UW-Madison among top producers of Fulbright students and scholars

February 21, 2017

UW-Madison has been named one of the nation’s top producers of Fulbright students and scholars.

Unique UW–Madison group is a route to good jobs, economic progress in power electronics

February 20, 2017

The Wisconsin Electric Machine and Power Electronics Consortium, a UW–Madison research group, is known and respected for power engineering and electrical machines and generators. It provides a big assist to that industry in Wisconsin.

University experts help Roelli create champion cheese

February 20, 2017

Roelli Cheese Haus in southwest Wisconsin got help in creating its championship cheese from the Center for Dairy Research at the UW–Madison.

Communications expert advises how science should respond to fake news

February 18, 2017

The rise of fake news has dominated the world of politics recently, but fake news is not at all new in the world of science, says life sciences communication Professor Dominique Brossard.

UW Research to help feds target diabetes outreach

February 17, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will use UW research on at-risk neighborhoods to target diabetes education efforts to seniors residing in the most disadvantaged areas.

Wisconsin Without Borders Marketplace makes a difference throughout globe

February 17, 2017

Wisconsin Without Borders Marketplace (WWBM), a UW–Madison student organization, collaborates with artisan groups from Mexico, Ecuador, Nepal, India and Kenya to sell their jewelry, scarves and bags in Madison.

Statement on Feb. 15 ASM resolution

February 17, 2017

Associated Students of Madison, the student government at UW–Madison, passed a resolution Feb. 15 calling for a number of changes to admissions and financial aid policy. This resolution represents the views of ASM, not the university administration.

Diversity inventory program aims to highlight, connect campus initiatives

February 17, 2017

UW-Madison has launched the Diversity Inventory Program (DIP), a searchable online database of programs, services and other activities related to diversity on campus.

UW–Madison freight engineers helping guide state marine transportation

February 16, 2017

Investment in “marine highways” is vital to the future of Wisconsin’s marine freight system, according to UW–Madison’s National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education.