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Abdu’Allah to lead arts learning community

December 13, 2016

Artist — and barber — Faisal Abdu’Allah talks about his work while cutting the hair of volunteer Alison Jones Chaim during …

Retirement leaves big shoes to fill at women’s science community

November 18, 2016

Ann Haase Kehl retired after 15 years helping to support women entering fields where they have traditionally been rare.

UW-Madison named to inaugural class of Excellence in Assessment designees

August 22, 2016

The University of Wisconsin–Madison is being recognized as a national leader in performance-based student assessment. UW–Madison Monday was named as one of just 10 members of the inaugural class of Excellence in Assessment (EIA) designees.

Learning like humans, machines extend the reach of research

August 16, 2016

A growing group of University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers is working on ways to use computers to make better use of human brain power.

Conference will translate distance learning technology research into practice

June 7, 2016

Drawing on current research, the Distance Teaching & Learning conference will explore technology-enabled teaching environments, including virtual reality and multimedia.

Wisconsin Energy Institute adds spark to Crawford County classroom

April 12, 2016

Lisa Andresen is teaching science for the first time this year with the help of two WEI educator institutes she attended.

Computer science program aims to make technology open to all

March 9, 2016

Wisconsin Emerging Scholars-Computer Sciences (WES-CS) provides a challenging, collaborative environment that helps recruit a broader cross section of UW students to the field of computer science.

UW-Madison revamps summer experience with scholarships

March 8, 2016

In an effort to enrich the college experience and help students stay on track toward graduation, UW–Madison is encouraging them to consider Summer Term.

UW-Madison launches new website for flexible and online degrees and certificates

February 5, 2015

In an effort to highlight the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s growing menu of flexible and online degree and certificate programs, the campus is launching a new one-stop Web portal, advanceyourcareer.wisc.edu. The portal presents information about these offerings in one place, making it easier to learn about more than 40 online, hybrid, accelerated and evening/weekend programs. It also connects nontraditional students to special career services available for adult learners and community members.

Innovative teaching practices encourage students in STEM

February 4, 2015

Like many seniors majoring in biology, Christian Hernandez is pursuing the pre-med track. However, he nearly didn’t make it past his freshman year at the University of Wisconsin–Madison As a Latino first-generation college student, Hernandez says he had no role models to help him achieve his career goal: to change the face of medicine in the United States. But then he took Physiology 335.