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Dining Farm: Students help grow food for dining halls

December 6, 2023

The produce serves not only as a stepping stone towards sustainability — including building permanent raised-bed soil — but also serves as an educational community experience.

Native November

UW’s Indigenous community reflects on the healing power of humor during Native November

December 6, 2023

Indigenous students, faculty, staff and alumni from UW–Madison came together throughout Native November to celebrate, reflect, and laugh in their shared experiences.

Recent Sightings

Sarah Franklin (13) celebrates with the crowd after scoring a point against Miami.

Fans rock the Field House as Badgers move on to Sweet 16 The Badger volleyball team beat Jackson State on Thursday night and the University of Miami on Friday night without losing a set. See more

Photo by: Bryce Richter
Research rankings

UW–Madison remains 8th in research ranking, surpasses $1.5 billion in research expenditures 

November 30, 2023

The NSF today released its Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) data showing a 10% increase in research expenditures at UW–Madison over the previous fiscal year, or more than $143 million for the period covering July 2021 and the end of June 2022.


Sound smarter at parties with help from UW experts

December 4, 2023

New faculty members share tidbits from their areas of expertise, allowing you to opine on everything from chamomile to improvisation to the amount of calories you'd get if you ate a medical textbook.


Prohibition may have extended life for those born in dry counties

December 5, 2023

Using advanced analytical methods on data from the Prohibition Era, research findings provide important nuance to the assessment of Prohibition’s effects on public health and could have important implications for policies aimed at reducing maternal alcohol use.