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Series offers new insight into Jane Austen on 200th anniversary of her death

August 29, 2017

Jane Austen: Remembered and Revisited invites community members to explore her work and her world, drawing on UW–Madison expertise in literature, dance, music, film and visual arts.

Course explores new field at intersection of genomics and society

August 18, 2017

Jason Fletcher is researching how public policy intersects with genetic data, what our genes can predict about how society functions, and how we should use this data responsibly — an area of study dubbed "social genomics."

Father-son team brings philosophers to graphic life in ‘Heretics!’

June 21, 2017

Philosophy professor Steven Nadler is known for serious scholarship. For his latest book, he has chosen a very different format: full of bright illustrations and characters speaking in word bubbles.

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.

Warrior Book Club, led by UW–Madison student, strengthens connections between veterans and civilians

March 28, 2017

The Warrior Book Club brings together veterans and non-veterans for discussions about literature dealing with combat and its aftermath.

UW-Madison joins the Digital Public Library of America

August 8, 2016

Wisconsin’s libraries, archives and museums are joining their peers around the country in providing free online access to their digital collections through the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).

UW-Madison professor offers ‘Big Picture’ advice for new graduates

June 7, 2016

Graduation is a time for celebration, but it can also be filled with questions about the future. Christine B. Whelan remembers those days well.

Read On Wisconsin sponsors school visits by author Jacqueline Briggs Martin

May 27, 2016

The statewide, online literacy program is aimed at pre-K through high school students, promoting high-quality books throughout the year.

Hess, McAvoy to receive Outstanding Book Award

March 16, 2016

The American Educational Research Association is recognizing the School of Education's Diana Hess and Paula McAvoy for “The Political Classroom: Evidence and Ethics in Democratic Education.”

Libraries, Arts Institute and Chazen celebrate Shakespeare in Wisconsin 2016

January 26, 2016

UW-Madison was selected as the Wisconsin host site for “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare,” a national traveling exhibition.

Webinar today: Emergency savings vital to U.S. families’ financial health

March 17, 2015

A large number of American families would have trouble coming up with $400 to cope with a sudden emergency - a fact that highlights a major gap in policies intended to promote financial well-being.