Outreach

Today’s middle school students study yesterday’s people of Aztalan

June 19, 2018

Every few summers, the park becomes an active archaeological site when Sissel Schroeder leads a field school there, to better understand those who lived at Aztalan nearly 1,000 years ago.

Fitness

GPS and other technology help athletes find fitness faster

June 22, 2018

A sports science class focused on the most popular technologies in the field of human performance in an effort to teach UW–Madison students how to collect data, interpret the information and use it in a meaningful way.

Outreach

New toolkit guides professionals, others in scenarios involving dementia

June 21, 2018

A new toolkit from the School of Nursing prepares professionals, like pharmacists, as well as family members and other front-line staff to face and handle situations involving dementia patients.

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Hart Posen: New online shopping tax rule

Hart Posen, an expert on business strategy, can comment on a ruling by the Supreme Court that states may require… More

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Grants

UW–Madison awarded $1 million to support STEM transfer students

June 20, 2018

The team aims to increase the graduation rate of STEM transfer students across Wisconsin, many of whom come from rural communities or underrepresented minority groups.

Research

‘Stealth’ material hides hot objects from infrared eyes

June 21, 2018

Hiding from infrared detectors could become much easier, thanks to a new cloaking material that renders objects — and people — practically invisible.

Biochemistry

High-powered microscopy coming to a scientist near you

June 21, 2018

A portable light-sheet microscope that shrinks to the weight and dimensions of a packed suitcase can be mailed to a lab anywhere in the world, configured remotely by Morgridge Institute for Research engineers to run experiments.