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Death cap mushroom’s invasion success may be linked to newly documented variability of toxin genes

May 26, 2023

The discovery could help researchers better understand how the toxic fungus is successfully invading California and open the door for new drug discovery pathways. 

175th anniversary

UW-Madison starts 175-year celebration in Green Bay

May 26, 2023

The event-filled day not only showcased accomplishments of the past but also how UW–Madison is making a difference now and into the future.


Climate-stressed trees get a boost from new microbial partnerships

May 25, 2023

On top of a better understanding of the way trees and microbes work together in a race against climate change, plant-fungi matchmaking may be a boon to plans to reforest the planet.

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Four people kneel on a hillside and plant flowers.

Grounds crew creates beauty — and biodiversity — on campus The goal is to create a campus landscape that supports biodiversity while providing an inviting space for students, employees and visitors alike. See more

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Laura Albert: Summer air travel forecast

This weekend kicks off the start of summer travel season. Laura Albert is a professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering at… More

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Bucky’s Classroom reaches record number of Wisconsin students

May 23, 2023

The goal of the program is to help middle school students build a better understanding of college, both academically and socially.

Can't Stop a Badger

Meet the engineers making a difference in Wisconsin communities

May 16, 2023

From Rhinelander to Trempealeau County and Cottage Grove, here are just a few examples of UW–Madison College of Engineering students and faculty stepping up to provide Wisconsin communities and businesses with expert information and tangible benefits.


Nurtured at UW, East of Vilas rocks the local music scene

May 22, 2023

East of Vilas got its start at a UW–Madison learning community, and now the band is performing all over Madison, part of a thriving local music scene.