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Meet the 2023 Hilldale Award Winners 

March 30, 2023

Four UW faculty members — John H. Perepezko, Sissel Schroeder, Paul Lambert and Susan Cook — received 2023 Hilldale Awards to recognize their contributions to teaching, research and service.


Weather station network to expand across Wisconsin, aiding farmers and others

March 28, 2023

With the help of a statewide network of weather stations known as a mesonet, the state would be better equipped to deal with the future obstacles of a changing climate.

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Student A.J. Beery catches some air while snowboarding on Bascom Hill.

Winter decides to stick around During the first week of spring, winter showed its resilience, dropping a foot of snow on campus. See more

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Howard Schweber: Possible arrest of former president Trump

Howard Schweber, associate professor of political science and legal studies and affiliate faculty of law, is available for interviews about news that… More

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Astronomers map Milky Way by light of exploding star

March 28, 2023

The burst of radiation has given astronomers an unprecedented look at the structure of the Milky Way and a new understanding of the sources of subatomic particles zipping through our planet.


There’s still time for the planet, Goodall says, if we stay hopeful

March 27, 2023

Jane Goodall visited UW–Madison Sunday night as part of the Wisconsin Union Directorate’s Distinguished Lecture Series. She told a packed crowd, many of whom were students: “We need to help people to find ways of living without destroying the environment."


Corporate investment could improve climate-tech innovation

March 24, 2023

When well-resourced corporations invest in start-ups, they can have an outsized influence on which start-ups succeed and grow, therefore shaping climate technology trajectories.