Category State & Global
Stickley, a standout wrestler, died July 5 in a car crash in Illinois. His wrestling teammates say his warm, caring personality helped unite the team. “He was always looking for ways to get better himself and to make the team better,” a former coach said.
More than 250 million people, mostly in Africa and Asia, have schistosomiasis, which kills an estimated 280,000 each year. “We don’t get that many aha! moments in our lives as scientists,” says a researcher. “This was one of them.”
The Ride is a signature cycling event that premiered in September 2016, sending hundreds of riders across eastern Dane County to raise money for cancer research on the UW–Madison campus.
UW-Madison researchers took a look at how Omro, De Pere and some other towns have been able to grow. Factors include good schools, affordable housing and access to a larger city via an interstate highway.
Artist Brooke Wentland, a UW alum, designed "Baller Bucky" for Bucky on Parade, a public art project, as a tribute to the beloved sports history of UW. The statue's current home is outside of the Red Gym .
The Morgridge Rural Summer Science Camp has allowed more than 500 high-academic achievers from across the state to spend a week learning from leaders in stem cell research, a field that UW–Madison helped make famous.
Nearly 400 junior high school students are participating in the UW–Madison Summer Music Clinic, a week-long band, choir and orchestra camp.
UW-Madison is honoring seven collaborations with the 2018 Community-University Partnership Awards, ranging from an effort to increase food composting to leadership training for women in government.
Whether you’re looking to cool off in the heat or get some exercise outdoors, here is a list of eight ways to enjoy Lake Mendota and Lake Monona this summer.
Artist Julie Hustad created "Bucky come se Picasso" for Bucky on Parade, a public art project, as an homage to Picasso. The statue's current home is outside of the Chazen Museum.
The team aims to increase the graduation rate of STEM transfer students across Wisconsin, many of whom come from rural communities or underrepresented minority groups.
Gene Purcell takes the lead at Wisconsin Public Media, which includes Wisconsin Public Television and Wisconsin Public Radio, as it transitions to a new division at UW–Madison reporting to the UW–Madison Provost.
Four UW–Madison dairy science majors were at the 2,500-cow California farm in April to participate in the 2018 North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge, and their plan was the winning one.
Every few summers, the park becomes an active archaeological site when Sissel Schroeder leads a field school there, to better understand those who lived at Aztalan nearly 1,000 years ago.
Disappearing packing peanuts, floating mugs, color-changing solutions and skewered balloons captivated a room full of elementary students and their teachers in the style of a magic show.