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Author Clint Smith to give Go Big Read keynote Nov. 1

October 3, 2022

Author of "How the Word is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America," Clint Smith will discuss his book, chosen as the 2022-23 Go Big Read, in a keynote address on Nov. 1 at UW–Madison's Memorial Union.

Science

Unleash your curiosity at the 12th annual Wisconsin Science Festival

October 4, 2022

The 12th annual Wisconsin Science Festival includes more than 300 events across the state from Oct. 10-16. Most of the festival’s 300 events are free, including hands-on activities, talks with scientists and authors, films, performances, nature hikes, take-home science kits and much more.

Journalist in Residence

Radiolab’s Latif Nasser coming to Madison as fall Science Journalist in Residence

October 3, 2022

Journalist, science historian and Radiolab co-host Latif Nasser will visit UW classrooms and speak about compelling science storytelling on as part of his tenure as UW–Madison Science Journalist in Residence.

Recent Sightings

A woman stands alone, staring at an exhibit on the wall.

A night of reckoning for students Students explored many aspects of the University of Wisconsin–Madison's past during Student Night at the Public History Project on Sept. 29 at the Chazen Museum of Art. See more

Photo by Colton Mansavage

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Biotechnology

20 years after founding, MS in Biotech drives Wisconsin’s biosciences economy

September 28, 2022

Twenty years on, UW–Madison's MS in Biotechnology continues to prepare students to take leadership roles in the burgeoning biotech economy. About two-thirds of graduates remain in Wisconsin.

Honors

UW–Madison’s UniverCity Year is finalist for community engagement award

September 21, 2022

UniverCity Year connects communities across Wisconsin with resources, faculty and students from UW­–Madison to tackle community-identified challenges.