Environment

Faith in action: Loka Initiative brings faith leaders and scientists together

July 23, 2019

The faithful are powered by belief; scientists demand evidence. What if the two groups joined forces to protect the earth? That's the goal of a new interdisciplinary collaboration housed in the Center for Healthy Minds.

Outreach

Rural placements for nursing students help address rural health-care shortage

July 23, 2019

A partnership between the Monroe Clinic-SSM Health and the UW–Madison School of Nursing exposes nursing students to a rural practice, and many return to it.

Humanities

Berlin conference explores influence of UW–Madison’s Professor Mosse

July 23, 2019

George Mosse was a pioneering historian and authority on Nazism who himself fled the Nazi regime. Students flocked to his UW classes, drawn by his charismatic style and his insights into European cultural history.

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Dave Schroeder: FaceApp privacy concerns

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Politics

UW scholars receive major funding to study polarization and civic renewal

July 22, 2019

Journalism and mass communication researchers have received $1 million from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to create a center that will expand a study of state and regional communications systems.

Agriculture

“Breakthrough” grants awarded to two agriculture researchers at UW–Madison

July 22, 2019

The competition asked scientists and engineers to build new, dramatic solutions to improve crop systems by harnessing all available technologies.

Events

Cap Times Idea Fest returns to campus Sept. 13-14

July 18, 2019

Eric Holder will discuss gerrymandering, WARF's Erik Iverson will lead a panel on "How Does Madison Not Become Seattle?" and political scientist Kathy Cramer will highlight the Local Voices Network, among other events.