Corporate investment could improve climate-tech innovation
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.
Women’s History Month: celebrating UW women
In honor of Women’s History Month, here are the stories of some of our other favorite UW women who continue to inspire.
For stressed-out grad students, mindfulness makes big difference
Cultivated through practices such as meditation, yoga or prayer, mindfulness centers around being in the present moment in an open, non-judgmental, curious, accepting way.
Barry Burden: Wisconsin State Supreme Court Election
On April 4, one of the most consequential Supreme Court elections in years will be held in Wisconsin. Barry Burden, director… More
1:00 pm, Meet at Visitor Center, UW–Madison Arboretum
Bird and Nature Adventure in the Lakeshore Nature Preserve1:30 pm, Picnic Point entrance kiosk, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000 University Bay Drive, Madison WI 53705
A sampling of the feature film work by Wisconsin’s Own Michael Schultz, a pioneering African-American filmmaker!2:00 pm, Auditorium, Chazen Museum of Art
New funding to protect bats from fungal epidemic hinges on UW–Madison discoveries
Researchers will investigate a multi-pronged approach to protecting wild bats against Pseudogymnoascus destructans, the fungus that causes white-nose syndrome.
UW–Madison’s innovative Teacher Pledge, aimed at supporting future educators, extended
This donor-funded initiative pays the equivalent of in-state tuition and fees, testing, and licensing costs for students enrolled in one of the School’s teacher preparation programs. In return, graduates “pledge” to teach for three or four years at a pre-kindergarten through 12th grade school in Wisconsin.