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Health care workers appeal to people of Wisconsin for help

November 22, 2020

Hundreds of UW Health workers call on the people of Wisconsin to take precautions against COVID-19 to avoid overwhelming hospitals.

Awards

UW–Madison senior among finalists for 2021 Rhodes Scholarship

November 21, 2020

University of Wisconsin–Madison senior Alex Plum competed this year as a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship, the oldest and most celebrated college award for…

Recent Sightings

From left to right, student volunteers Danielle Wendricks, Izzy Boudnik and Julia Gutman with Open Seat unload and sort nearly $500 in groceries at the Student Activity Center. All were wearing face masks and practicing safety protocols.

Open Seat helps brighten students’ pandemic Thanksgiving Open Seat staff and volunteers spent the weekend before Thanksgiving organizing and packing up food to be handed out to students this week. See more

Photo by: Jeff Miller

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William Hartman: AstraZeneca and Oxford announce promising COVID-19 vaccine results

AstraZeneca and Oxford reported that their vaccine trials show up to 90 percent efficacy among volunteers in clinical trials. Hartman, principal investigator for… More

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COVID-19

Banking on patient samples to advance COVID-19 research

November 20, 2020

In the spring of 2020, when UW–Madison instruction moved online and most research became remote, efforts picked up at the UW Carbone Cancer Center Translational Science Biocore BioBank.

Books

UW alumnus Brandon Taylor one of six finalists for prestigious Booker Prize

November 19, 2020

Taylor came to UW–Madison pursuing a Ph.D. in biochemistry but his education, both in and out of the college classroom, inspired him to write “Real Life.”

Outreach

Special education teacher residency program supporting rural schools, UW–Madison students

November 19, 2020

An innovative program housed within UW–Madison’s School of Education is designed to prepare future special education teachers to work in high-need and small, rural districts in Wisconsin, where they're in demand.