Tag Science

Reflective art installation displays beauty, intrigue of genetics

August 17, 2017

Pictures obtained from Ahna Skop’s exploration of the cell — as well as striking images from other UW–Madison research projects — will serve as a basis for a traveling art exhibit, “Genetic Reflections.”

In words and glass, collaboration unlocks birth of modern chemistry

July 19, 2017

Scientific glassblower Tracy Drier creates a kaliapparat, the focus of his historical research, inside his glass shop in the basement of the UW–Madison …

Author Erik Vance is UW–Madison science writer in residence

March 30, 2017

Vance will spend a week on the UW–Madison campus, staring April 3, working with students, faculty and staff interested in science communication and science journalism.

Cool Science Images 2017

March 28, 2017

Ten images and two videos by University of Wisconsin–Madison students, faculty and staff have been named winners of the 2017 Cool Science Image Contest.

Science Expeditions invites everyone to campus March 31 to April 2

March 27, 2017

Science Expeditions, UW–Madison’s 15th annual scientific open house, invites visitors of all ages to campus from Friday, March 31, to Sunday, April 2, to delve into the world of 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.