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UW-Madison professor of family medicine Paul Smith is leading the development and testing of Care Talks to help people improve communication with the medical system.
“His work embodied the Wisconsin Idea, seeking advances and solutions in the areas of health and agriculture," says a colleague. "He was also a man of integrity, who felt a deep sense of service and commitment."
“The shelter was on top of this very quickly,” says clinical assistant professor Sandra Newbury, who has been leading the response.
A new smartphone app developed at UW–Madison could save farmers time and money during the fall feed-corn harvest and make for more content, productive cows year-round.
The Office of Corporate Relations welcomed representatives of 88 companies to the UW–Madison Business Engagement Day on Campus.
Bassam Shakhashiri may be best known for his live chemistry shows — such as the annual “Once Upon a Christmas Cheery in the Lab of Shakhashiri,” now 47 years old and televised around the country.
“I want to see the campus reminded of its legacy. We need to talk about our roots. The University of Wisconsin is steeped in a history that is honorable.”
“Community members who have been part of the Wingra Oak Savanna project really get a sense that they are a part of this bigger community that includes not just people, but the land, the soil, the water, the plants, and the animals.”
The Wisconsin Refresh and Retreat Stroke Camp is part of a national network of weekends – think summer camp – for people recovering from strokes and those who for care for them.
Greenheck, of Schofield, has become a leading manufacturer of industrial ventilation systems and fans with the help of UW–Madison expertise and graduates.
Over two years, UW–Madison students have researched dozens of objects in the Mount Horeb Area Historical Society’s expansive collection.
Rabble LLC, a Madison startup with UW–Madison roots, offers software to libraries that presents the sound of local musicians in an easy-to-access format.
Companionship is as much a part of the attraction as the food, says co-founder Nathan Allman. Some of these relationships last for years.
A “capstone class” taught at the Wisconsin Energy Institute is helping the Wisconsin city of Waterloo evaluate whether it could generate all its electricity from renewable sources on city-owned land.
“Gov. Thompson’s rich legacy deserves such recognition. He is a policy iconoclast who values quality research and analysis from across the political spectrum ,” La Follette School Director Donald Moynihan said.
A group of 75 University of Wisconsin–Madison students will be in the field May 21-26 to learn firsthand about the diversity of the state’s health care system.