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Health

UW teams up with NFL on research designed to reduce head injuries in athletes

November 23, 2021

Researchers will collect data from high-tech mouthguard sensors that measure impact speed, direction, force, location and severity of head impacts.

Outreach

$4 million awarded for health partnerships with state communities

November 29, 2021

This year’s awards promote food sovereignty in the Oneida Nation; access to housing for criminal justice-impacted women; dementia healthcare for Latinos and access to healthcare in rural Wisconsin for people with substance use disorders.

Sustainability

Urban planning students develop green recommendations for UW–Madison fleet

November 24, 2021

Students estimated the fleet’s baseline greenhouse gas and air pollutant emissions using the Alternative Fuel Life-Cycle Environmental and Economic Transportation (AFLEET) Tool, created by the Argonne National Laboratory.

Recent Sightings

A woman poses for photos.

‘The most authentic version of yourself’ Plenty of students showed a flair for style at Fashion Forward, a multicultural and international student campus fashion showcase, held at the Memorial Union. See more

Photo by: Brian Huynh

Featured Expert

Ajay Sethi: The omicron variant

Experts from UW–Madison are available to available to discuss news of the concerning coronavirus variant, omicron.  Ajay Sethi, an associate… More

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Environment

Student’s innovative climate research could change building design

November 23, 2021

“By the end of the 21st century, building cooling in Madison will be very similar to Montgomery, Alabama,” says Nelson Institute graduate student Gesangyangji. That startling realization motivated her to research how projected climate data can inform building energy design.

Grants

Studying Child Tax Credit expansion, labor force reductions among new Social Security Administration-funded projects

November 23, 2021

The U.S. Social Security Administration has funded 13 major research projects at the Center for Financial Security that focus on the financial well-being of economically vulnerable people.