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Madison researchers join ranks of AAAS fellows

January 31, 2023

Six UW–Madison researchers are among the 506 scientists, engineers and innovators honored in this year's awards from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


2023 Distinguished Teaching Award recipients announced

January 25, 2023

Twelve faculty members have been chosen to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards, an honor that annually recognizes some of UW–Madison's finest educators.


New center will build on work of university’s Public History Project

January 26, 2023

UW–Madison's Public History Project, set to conclude this summer, will continue and expand its work as a new, permanent entity to be called the Rebecca M. Blank Center for Campus History.

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And they’re off! Spring semester is sprung With winter break over, students returned to class, reunited with friends, picked up bus passes and prepared for another semester of learning. See more

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Following pandemic, educators are not all right but meditation could ease burden

January 19, 2023

UW's Center for Healthy Minds has found that COVID-19's upheaval of K-12 schooling took its toll on educators and staff, but a meditation app showed promise for relieving symptoms of anxiety and depression.


New nanocapsules deliver therapy brain-wide, edit Alzheimer’s gene in mice

January 19, 2023

UW researchers have found a way to move gene therapies through the blood-brain barrier, a crucial step for brain-wide CRISPR treatments of disorders like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.


Teaching Indigenous land dispossession in Wisconsin and beyond

January 18, 2023

Thanks to new funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, an interdisciplinary group of UW–Madison faculty, staff and graduate students will be able to help teach the history of land taken from tribal nations to benefit land-grant universities.