Category Society & Culture
Incarceration rates, falling in every US state, drive significant shifts in risk of prison for marginalized groups
Young Americans in general have grown less likely to break the law in recent decades, according to the researchers, driving much of the decrease in imprisonment. Some policy changes have contributed as well.
It is UW–Madison’s highest overall U.S. News ranking in the past 15 years, and the fifth year in a row that the university has moved up — advancing 14 places since ranking 49th in 2019.
Looking to find your community, UW students? The Fall Student Organization Fair at the Kohl Center on Sept. 8 featured clubs for every interest.
Even though I didn’t understand the rules or what was going on all the time, one thing was clear: The joy and sense of belonging within Camp Randall Stadium can even make a scorching day feel fervently festive.
A former classroom teacher, a parent and scholar of technology and learning offers a few suggestions — and some assurances — about what to expect from AI in the near future.
Hanna Noughani graduated from UW–Madison with a double-major in neurobiology and oboe performance, and she will pursue a master’s degree in oboe performance at Indiana University–Bloomington’s Jacobs School of Music.
Cody Gray says the secrets to a good residence hall move-in are communication, support, and of course, plenty of red carts. The Sellery Hall building supervisor looks forward to the energy of students returning.
“Unsurprisingly for a school with about 47,000 students — over 34,000 of them undergraduates — opportunities abound at the University of Wisconsin–Madison,” Money Magazine writes.
Learning about new cultures and cities has proven to be just as valuable as the internship work itself, say two UW–Madison students who went abroad.
Several local groups are partnering with UniverCity Year to work toward a healthier Koshkonong Creek to improve water quality and support a variety of wildlife and human activities for generations to come.
Every year, more than 6,000 students from more than 112 countries venture across oceans and/or lands to join the vibrant campus community.
Researchers have shown that combining climate data with visually engrossing art can make data more meaningful to viewers and bridge political divides related to climate science.
Research determined that ticks can not only carry CWD prions in their blood meal, they can also carry enough of the agent to potentially infect another animal with CWD.
Social media and electronic communications have made it easier to keep in touch with fellow Badgers all over, as well as campus happenings.
Researchers found that when shown a range of tangible improvements to local and distant waterways, people surveyed were willing to pay more in taxes to support some, but not all, watershed restoration efforts.
The goal of the program is to help middle school students build a better understanding of college, both academically and socially.
Now in its third year, the Flow Project highlights not only the value of art as a tool to communicate science, but also as a way to inspire new science across University of Wisconsin campuses.
Each fall invitations are sent to the top 10 percent of graduate students, the top 10 percent of seniors and the top 7.5 percent of second-semester juniors in each school and college.
Acclaimed New York-based contemporary artist Sanford Biggers revealed a new sculpture on May 4 that responds to the Chazen Museum of Art’s problematic Emancipation Group sculpture, providing a highlight to the museum's re:mancipation exhibition.