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Torstveit to serve as interim Physical Plant leader

July 29, 2021

Cindy Torstveit, currently assistant director of capital planning in Facilities Planning & Management, will be responsible for maintaining safe and efficient facilities to meet the needs of students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Psychology

Bookworms can ‘read’ people, too

July 28, 2021

A new study by a team of psychology researchers at UW–Madison provides important new insight into a likely causal link between reading fiction and emotion recognition, combining behavioral experiments with methods from the digital humanities.

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As one of the oldest and largest community gardens in the United States, Eagle Heights Community Gardens provides an opportunity for the UW-Madison community and area residents to enjoy nature, build community, learn about gardening, and feed their families.

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Health

MyUHS mobile app is now available to download

July 27, 2021

UW–Madison students and employees will have a new, enhanced way to schedule COVID-19 tests and other appointments, view their lab results, and more: the MyUHS app from University Health Services. The Safer Badgers app will be discontinued.

Health & Medicine

UW Hospitals ranked No. 1 in Wisconsin, again

July 27, 2021

U.S. News & World Report surveyed more than 4,500 hospitals as part of their rankings, which also put seven medical and surgical specialties at UW Hospitals among the best in the nation

Art

Cicadas’ arrival is music to artist’s ears

July 27, 2021

Jennifer Angus, a professor in the School of Human Ecology, has created "Magicicada" — an exhibit of her exquisite, ornamental patterns and imaginative vignettes using cicadas.