Student life

Hard work makes Wisconsin basketball dreams come true for Samad Qawi

October 11, 2019

Samad Qawi, in white, is shown at the men’s basketball team practice. As a senior, Qawi made the team in a tryout.

Arts

Entangled in plastic: New Madison exhibit highlights marine debris

October 11, 2019

To raise awareness about the complex cultural and material nexus that is “plastic,” Wisconsin Sea Grant has collaborated with the Chazen Museum of Art to present an exhibit titled “Plastic Entanglements: Ecology, Aesthetics, Materials.”

Go Big Read

Go Big Read book ‘The Poison Squad’ offers food for thought

October 9, 2019

Would you like a little cinnamon with your brick dust? Wait. You didn’t know you were eating brick dust? Such was the case before the 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act, banning adulterated or misbranded food and drugs. You can thank Dr. Harvey Washington Wiley, a man you likely haven’t heard of.

Featured Expert

Giri Venkataramanan: California power outages

Giri Venkataramanan, an engineering professor and expert on electrical power applications, smartgrids and microgrids, can talk about the planned power outages… More

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Outreach

Taking a shot for Alzheimer’s health

October 10, 2019

A UW–Madison pharmacy professor has developed a partnership with Hayat Pharmacies to begin an initiative designed to increase immunization rates among patients with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers in Milwaukee.

Science

Sen. Tammy Baldwin takes in ‘locally sourced science’ at Morgridge Institute

October 10, 2019

Forward-thinking science and childhood memories came full circle on Wednesday for U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, who visited a lab at the Morgridge Institute for Research that is carrying on the inspired legacy of her grandfather, David E. Green.

Outreach

Beefed-up Badger Talks brings UW–Madison to your neighborhood

October 10, 2019

A program that brings knowledge from the state’s flagship campus to localities statewide is adding dozens of experts from the University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of Extension to its Badger Talk roster.