Tag Communications

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.

From public outreach to peer review, UW–Madison scientists find value in social media

December 13, 2016

At the University of Wisconsin–Madison, a survey of 372 scientists engaged in biological or physical science research shows that scientists are increasingly using social media to communicate with nonscientific audiences.

On Wisconsin magazine hosts chat with UW–Madison experts on election 2016

September 12, 2016

The magazine's article about the myriad ways campaigns and voters use social media will be the springboard for a live video chat Sept. 20.

UW-Madison engineers will shape 5G wireless networks

July 19, 2016

As demands on wireless networks increase, University of Wisconsin–Madison engineers aim to open new frontiers in cutting-edge wireless communications. Their research is part of a National Science Foundation initiative to develop the next generation of wireless technologies.

Unparalleled pomp attends professor’s Finnish fete

July 5, 2016

Sociology Professor Douglas Maynard has received many honors in his career but until recently, they never came with a sword.

UW-Madison Twitter account graduates with top honors

April 13, 2016

Engagement Labs has named @UWMadison as 2016’s top U.S. educational institution when it comes to communicating in 140 characters or less.

Primary experts from UW–Madison

April 5, 2016

Numerous experts from the University of Wisconsin–Madison are available to help reporters covering the results of the April 5 primary.

Colleagues, students remember journalism professor Baughman

March 29, 2016

“He was his own man,” says friend and colleague Donald Downs. “Isn’t that what a college education is supposed to instill?”

Primary election experts from UW–Madison

March 28, 2016

Numerous experts from the University of Wisconsin–Madison are available to speak with reporters covering the April 5 primary and upcoming presidential election.

Siftr: Web tool for citizen science, ethnography, teaching

February 23, 2016

The Field Day Lab's creation is already in use in different corners of the globe and is gaining traction, especially among educators.

Meet the student video contest winners!

February 10, 2016

Chancellor Rebecca Blank challenged students to create a 90-second video showing how they’re living the Wisconsin Idea. The prize: tickets to a men’s basketball game.

Mobile communication keeps couples who live close to one another even closer

February 10, 2016

Even couples who live close to one another rely heavily on mobile media to manage their dating relationships. And that can be a good thing.