Tag Science

Students find inspiration in class merging science and art

March 9, 2017

The class, called Zoethica: Bioinspired Art and Science, is part of Peter Krsko’s semester-long commitment to UW–Madison as the Arts Institute’s spring Interdisciplinary Artist in Residence.

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.

High school and middle school students crystallize science

February 3, 2017

From March 1 to April 30, participating students will work to grow large and high quality crystals from safe, common materials.

Contest seeks more amazing science images

January 31, 2017

To recognize the visual and exploratory value of scientific imagery, the 7th annual Cool Science Image Contest is soliciting the best images from members of the UW–Madison community.

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.

Wisconsin Science Festival: It’s not just a Madison thing

October 26, 2016

The Wisconsin Science Festival passed a milestone this year, says organizer Laura Heisler of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation at UW–Madison. "For the first time, we had more activities and events outside Madison than inside Madison."

Opportunities for coverage at Wisconsin Science Festival

October 18, 2016

This tip sheet highlights coverage opportunities at the 2016 Wisconsin Science Festival, held Oct. 20-23.

Science journalist Nadia Drake is UW–Madison writer in residence

September 29, 2016

Drake’s work spans the sciences. She has written about subjects as diverse as giant spiders and human ancestry, although much of her work focuses on astronomy and space science.

Paulos named director of Physical Sciences Laboratory

September 6, 2016

Whether you need a more rugged boat-mounted water testing rig made, or a 20-year-old spectrometer or circuit board upgraded, the Physical Sciences Lab delivers with expertise and teamwork.

Clarity of vision: Chemistry’s glass whisperer

May 5, 2016

In a lab built around tools and techniques that are more than a century old, Tracy Drier performs miracles of construction and reconstruction.

Well-traveled journalist to visit campus as Science Writer in Residence

April 14, 2016

Alexandra "Alex" Witze, a contributing correspondent for Nature and Science News magazines, will be on campus for a week beginning April 18.

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.

Four UW–Madison students win prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

March 31, 2016

Out of the 1,150 nominations received in 2016, 252 scholars were named nationwide. All four of UW–Madison’s nominees received the award.