Category State & Global
A big part of 5th grade science project is the emphasis on using controls and variables in scientific experiment. How much water did you use? How often did you water? Did using hot or cold water make a difference?
Raimey is believed to have been the first African-American woman to graduate from UW–Madison. And that is just the beginning of her story, as we continue our series UW Women at 150.
“By the investments we are making in quantum science and technology," says Steve Ackerman, "we are ... leading the way in concepts and technology that may revolutionize computing, communication, security and more.”
"Fully funding the tuition freeze and the investment in our faculty ensures we can increase access for our students in high-demand programs, helping build the talent pipeline while driving economic growth for Wisconsin," Blank says.
Launched in 2016 with the Wisconsin Idea in mind, this program facilitates engagement between the UW–Madison learning community and localities across Wisconsin, bridging research and community knowledge to address some of the greatest challenges facing Wisconsin’s local governments.
Journey North has more than 60,000 registered participants in the United States, Canada and Mexico. People report sightings from the field, view maps, take photographs and submit observations.
Faculty and staff have returned to the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Vilas Hall Monday to aid in cleanup while facilities crews assess and repair flood damage there and in the Chemistry Building.
The Wisconsin Ginseng Board came to Professor Ann McGuidwin to explore ways to assure Taiwan that the fresh roots would contain none of the R. similis nematode.
Schools that made the list offer stellar academics at an affordable cost with strong career prospects for graduates, The Princeton Review says.
Research performed in the Ethiopian highlands shows that even in years with above average rainfall, crops can be severely reduced by drought early in the growing season, when seeds must sprout and get established.
In addition to a keynote by Wisconsin's first African-American lieutenant governor, Mandela Barnes, Monday's event also featured music, discussion and, on a lighter note, coloring pages paying tribute to famous African-Americans.
The Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy & Livestock Farmers, one of several “Short Courses” at CALS, helps beginning farmers like Andy Jaworski of the Green Bay area to get started.
UW–Madison alumna Meg Bortin went from being a non-journalism major to becoming a correspondent and editor at Reuters and the International Herald Tribune. In 1992, she helped found the first independent English language daily newspaper in Russia: The Moscow Times.