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A small black bird with red and yellow epaulets flying away from a snag

Spring takes its own sweet time Nature seems to be taking a halting approach this year to unfurling the highly anticipated and deeply appreciated splendor of late spring — which makes even the slightest glimmer glorious.  See more

Photo by: Jeff Miller

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Brigitte Fielder: History of slavery and forced breastfeeding labor

Associate professor Brigitte Fielder is an expert in race, gender, and sexuality studies. Fielder is available for interviews about how… More

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Faculty receive WARF Named Professorships, Kellett Fellowships, and Romnes Awards

May 19, 2022

Thirty-two members of the UW–Madison faculty have been awarded fellowships from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education, spanning the arts and humanities, physical sciences, social sciences and biological sciences.

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2022 Chancellor’s Undergraduate Awards Ceremony honors 149 outstanding UW–Madison students

May 18, 2022

A total of 107 students received Wisconsin Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowships, which support undergraduate research done in collaboration with a faculty or staff member.

Faculty

UW-Madison professor appointed to commission addressing violent crime against Indigenous Americans

May 18, 2022

Grace Bulltail’s research centers on natural resource management, tribal resource sovereignty and environmental justice in Indigenous communities.