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A stealth fungus has decimated North American bats but scientists may be a step closer to treating white-nose syndrome

July 11, 2024

Scientists have discovered how an invasive fungus that colonizes the skin of hibernating bats gains entry and covertly hijacks cells, taking an important step toward treatment of white-nose syndrome.

Lake and river foams study reveals high PFAS levels, even though underlying water may be less contaminated

July 9, 2024

Thirty-six different kinds of PFAS compounds were analyzed in samples of both the foams and water surface microlayers of 43 Wisconsin rivers and lakes.

175th Anniversary projects bring together UW’s past, future

July 9, 2024

From creating glass replicas of century-old deep sea models to digitizing historic photos at the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, the 20 projects recognize and celebrate UW’s 175th anniversary and the Wisconsin Idea.

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UW offers support following downtown shooting

June 9, 2024

The University of Wisconsin–Madison is offering sympathy and concern for those injured, along for resources and support to UW students who may have been impacted by a Sunday, June 9 shooting downtown. None of those injured are UW–Madison students and there is no known university affiliation to the incident at this time, according to police.

Chancellor Mnookin message following agreement to resolve Library Mall tent encampment

May 10, 2024

I am pleased to share that we have reached an agreement with Students for Justice in Palestine to end its encampment on Library Mall, which is being cleared now.

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