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“This is a time of great complexity and challenge for colleges and universities,” Blank said. “I look forward to working with my colleagues to address the many important issues affecting our student athletes and our athletic programs.”
Using advanced computer simulations, scientists from UW, Iowa State and IBM are learning how galaxies get their characteristic structure — super-bright centers fading away to dark edges.
Nearly 30 years after recording a temperature of minus 93.2 degrees Fahrenheit in Greenland, the measurement has been verified as the coldest recorded temperature in the hemisphere.
"These precautions may not feel extra special if you have been doing them all along. But complacency can easily set in after a summer of being outdoors and recent surges are evidence of that," says Associate Professor Ajay Sethi.
"By bringing awareness to the nature of social conditions that accelerate the spread of COVID-19 among vulnerable populations, I am hoping that we can begin to develop sustainable strategies that will provide some form of protection from future pandemics."
A team of UW–Madison engineers has developed a simple and inexpensive do-it-yourself fitter that ensures a tighter mask seal around the wearer’s nose, mouth and face.
As voting gets underway in many states, Joe Biden remains ahead of Donald Trump in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, according to a poll by the UW–Madison Elections Research Center.
One can tire of staring at talking heads all day in online meetings and classes. But Jennifer Angus, professor of Design Studies in the School of Human Ecology, found that spicing up the screen is as easy as the hat on her head.
Professor Maryellen MacDonald explains why it's so tough to talk to each other in masks, and offers tips in how to adapt so people understand, such as using hand gestures and nodding.
Born of activism, UW’s Afro-American Studies Department celebrates 50 years of scholarship, teaching excellence
Five decades after its founding, UW–Madison’s Afro-American Studies Department is being recognized this year for its contributions to campus — both scholarly and social — and for its groundbreaking work nationally.
Sophomores Matthew Kruepke, Michael Gira, and Jack Cai have joined forces to build an app to help foster virtual interactions between students during the global pandemic.