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Fickell ushers in new era for Badger Football

November 27, 2022

Wisconsin Director of Athletics Chris McIntosh announced the hiring of Luke Fickell as UW's head football coach. The consensus 2021 National Coach of the Year becomes the 31st head coach in program history.


Study finds that big rains bring big algae blooms… eventually

November 28, 2022

Phosphorus is only one part of the algae bloom recipe, research shows. Other key factors at play are calm winds, warm surface waters and a low abundance of tiny crustaceans called zooplankton.

Student honors

UW–Madison senior was a finalist this year for a Rhodes Scholarship

November 22, 2022

Sarah Almutawa's independent research project involves using the genome editing tool known as CRISPR to study blood oxidation and fin regeneration in zebrafish.

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Two people throw snowballs at each other.

The snowball effect, campus edition The wet, heavy snow that fell on campus on Nov. 15 provided the perfect material for a friendly snowball battle among a group of friends. See more

Photo by: Colton Mansavage

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Dominique Brossard: Covid protests in China

Dominique Brossard is an expert in public opinion dynamics related to risk issues such as the Covid-19 pandemic. Brossard is available… More

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New approach could push limits of immunotherapy for difficult-to-treat cancers

November 23, 2022

The approach relies on hydrogels or patches, depending on the location and type of the tumor, to deliver a suite of therapeutics that turbocharge the body's immune response to cancer cells.


How’s the weather? Ask The Weather Guys    

November 22, 2022

Steve Ackerman and Jonathan Martin open up about their favorite seasons, why forecasts have become so much more accurate and what kind of winter we can expect.


UW researchers working to improve and simplify models for how PFAS flows through the ground

November 22, 2022

Researchers found that several factors have a major influence on where and how long harmful PFAS chemicals stay locked in the ground before flowing below the water table. T