Category State & Global
The NSF today released its Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) data showing a 10% increase in research expenditures at UW–Madison over the previous fiscal year, or more than $143 million for the period covering July 2021 and the end of June 2022.
UW–Madison Professor Kathy Cramer helps lead a commission looking to put the well-being of Americans at the center of economic discussions.
“Employers are really seeking UW–Madison students,” said Angie White, executive director of SuccessWorks at the College of Letters & Science.
A career fair veteran offers some tips to help students show their best side and reduce nerves when they meet with prospective employers at the fair.
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.
“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.
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.
The findings will improve methane estimates and models of climate change, and point to land-management changes and restoration opportunities that can reduce the amount of methane escaping into the atmosphere.
Rotating through stations, campers learn to estimate the canopy cover of a nearby wooded area (by pretending they’re aliens), calculate the ages of tree rings and create mini ecosystems in Mason jars.
Destination Madison rejuvenated the Bucky on Parade program for a limited time on its five-year anniversary, introducing a digital, mobile-friendly pass and online map that Bucky fans can use through Sept. 15.
Every year, more than 6,000 students from more than 112 countries venture across oceans and/or lands to join the vibrant campus community.
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.
UniverCity Year has partnered with 29 local governments and communities across Wisconsin. Its most recent cohort welcomed nine communities – a record for the program.
The aerospace, automobile and electronics industries use these polymers, known as polyimides, for a wide variety of applications because they have excellent mechanical and thermal properties — including strength, stiffness and heat resistance.
Sixty-three percent of undergraduates are completing their bachelor’s degrees without student debt, a percentage that keeps improving and is up from 50 percent just seven years ago.
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.
The project aims to discover and develop technologies that in the future may inform the delivery of algorithm-based micro-supports — short well-being practices like mindful breathing that may help in the moment.
“This ceremony serves as an opportunity to celebrate our tremendously talented undergraduates,” said Chancellor Jennifer L. Mnookin, in a written greeting shared with the audience.