Tag Military

Remembering the fallen on Veterans Day

November 11, 2016

To mark Veterans Day on Friday, volunteers took turns on Bascom Hill reading the names and hometowns of more than 6,800 U.S. service members killed in military action in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001.

Astronaut James Lovell to speak at UW–Madison’s December commencement

October 26, 2016

December’s University of Wisconsin–Madison commencement speaker is out of this world. Or at least he has been.

Standing still may help improve antennas that scan in all directions

August 30, 2016

Spinning large objects nonstop takes a lot of time and mechanical energy. So scanning from a stationary position could speed up long-range detection and communications.

Researchers to examine best ways to alter concussion attitudes, behaviors

February 5, 2016

The study will address why education and awareness efforts have largely not succeeded when it comes to reporting concussions.

UW-Madison engineers contribute expertise to Oshkosh Corporation

August 27, 2015

When mechanical engineering Professor Dan Negrut took his first ride in Oshkosh Corporation’s new, highly mobile armored truck in July, he marveled at the vehicle’s capabilities.

Wisconsin students compete in BattleFrog College Championship on ESPN2

June 8, 2015

Four student employees from the Division of Recreational Sports are representing the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the BattleFrog College Championship to be televised June 9-11 at 7 p.m. on ESPN2.

Media advisory – Missing-in-action recovery and identification project

May 19, 2015

MEDIA ADVISORY - MISSING-IN-ACTION RECOVERY AND IDENTIFICATION PROJECT5/19/15

Two UW–Madison alumni honored as inspirational leaders by Heinz Awards

April 23, 2015

When a 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocked Haiti in January 2010, former Marine and 2005 UW–Madison graduate Jacob Wood, along with fellow veteran William McNulty, assembled a rapid-response team to provide aid. Their success gave rise to Team Rubicon, an organization of volunteer veterans armed with a new mission: providing swift and effective disaster relief.

Simple sample: Federal grant advances pain-free blood tests from UW startup

April 14, 2015

A company with deep roots at UW–Madison wants to make blood sampling less painful and more convenient. Tasso Inc. is perfecting a device the size of a pingpong ball that extracts a small sample while held against the skin for two minutes.