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Quiz: Which Bucky on Parade are you?

There's a Bucky on Parade for every personality. Are you social like "We are Bucky", sporty like @GameDayBucky or outdoorsy like "Goodnight Bucky"?

Data Science Initiative supports faculty research

Ten highly innovative projects, addressing such diverse topics as the microbiome, climate change, limnology, Alzheimer's disease, genomics and math, have been chosen to receive funding.

Study suggests buried internet infrastructure at risk as sea levels rise

The most susceptible U.S. cities are New York, Miami and Seattle, but the effects would ripple across the internet — potentially disrupting global communications.

Study finds fewer middle-skill jobs in U.S. than estimated

Using a new skills index based on federal data, the study finds that 16 percent of all jobs require training beyond high school but less than a bachelor’s degree, compared to previous estimates of one-third to more than one-half of total employment.

UW–Madison’s Mathieu appointed to National STEM Education Advisory Panel

Mathieu is a leading academic voice for transforming undergraduate teaching and learning within STEM disciplines, experience he will contribute as one of nine higher education representatives on the 18-member NSF panel.

The delicate beauty of leaves

Sunshine and leaves — both in abundant supply in mid-summer — were combined to make sun print art this week, during a Lunchtime Wellness Series event at Allen Centennial Garden.

Meditation can help during crisis and everyday lives, UW–Madison expert says

Meditation was used to calm the 12 boys trapped in a cave in Thailand before their rescue. A UW–Madison expert says it can help you in your daily life too.

IceCube: Discovering the source of cosmic rays

Since cosmic rays were discovered in 1912, scientists have sought the origins of these mysterious particles. In September 2017, a flash of blue light in the ice deep beneath the South Pole set researchers on a path to resolving this century-old riddle.

Solving the Mystery of Cosmic Rays

With the help of an icebound detector situated a mile beneath the South Pole, an international team of scientists has found the first…

Bucky on Parade feature: Angie Contreras

"Goodnight Bucky," one of 85 Bucky Badger statues designed for the public art project Bucky on Parade, was painted by artist Angie Contreras. Contreras, a self-described "city person," said she tried to capture the camping and natural resources core to Wisconsin's DNA.

Campus community mourns loss of student-athlete Eli Stickley, 21

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.

Share how you spent your #UWSummer day, and win a prize!

How do you spend your #UWSummer day? Next week, we’d like you to use Twitter and Instagram to share your Summer Term activities, whether it’s learning in a classroom, working a job of internship, or just relaxing on the Terrace.

UW Making Comics course promotes creativity, self-expression through art and writing

Now being offered during summer term, a UW–Madison class focuses on the art and practice of making comics, or as the instructor describes it, “visual storytelling through combined words and pictures.”

Mandela Fellows on their first impressions of Wisconsin: ‘Everyone has been so kind’

UW-Madison’s Mandela Fellows are young leaders from 16 countries across the African continent, and they're here to experience Wisconsin and to attend a 6-week public management institute.

Finding a weak link in the frightful parasite Schistosoma

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.”

PATH Award offers promise for advancing biomedical science at UW–Madison

Assistant Professor John-Demian Sauer has been awarded a 2018 Burroughs Wellcome Award that supports biomedical scientists who are early in their careers and advancing fields in the basic biomedical sciences that are undervalued or underfunded. John-Demian Sauer