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Have microscope, will travel: New tech project links Madison, Boston scientists

Researcher Jan Huisken’s vision is to redesign a high-end optical microscope — normally big enough to fill an entire room — down to the dimensions of a suitcase, with minimal loss of power or precision.

Bucky’s Tuition Promise could help families in depressed farm economy

A new UW–Madison program that provides free tuition for students from low- and moderate-income households comes at a good time for families struggling with the consequences of a depressed farm economy.

Badgers crush Orange, advance to Frozen Four

The top-ranked Badgers women's hockey team rolled in the NCAA quarterfinals Saturday in front of jubilant fans at LaBahn Arena, defeating the Syracuse Orange 4-0.

Barley experiment reveals plant science to fifth-graders

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?

UW–Madison researcher awarded “Make Our Planet Great Again” grant

Professor Carol E. Lee has just been awarded a grant from the French government to investigate the ability of plankton to evolve and adapt to a changing climate.

Award-winning photos portray hospital’s care

Two photographs of patients and caregivers at American Family Children’s Hospital by John Maniaci were selected among 50 winning photos for the biennial Children’s Hospitals photo exhibit. The photos tell the story behind care at the hospital.

Finding their way at UW–Madison

Many students arrive at UW–Madison unsure of what they will study or what career they'll choose. They they find, among the many possibilities offered on campus, what they want to do. Here are three.

WAA launches ‘Thank You, 72’ podcast and radio series

The Wisconsin Alumni Association has launched a new podcast and radio series called "Thank You, 72," that celebrates outstanding Badgers from Wisconsin’s 72 counties.

Doctor’s brainstorm being realized at UW–Madison spinoff

Atrility hopes to market a device that would help in pediatric heart surgery. The design was begun by students in UW–Madison’s department of biomedical engineering.

No Inside UW next week

In observance of spring recess, Inside UW will not be published next week. We’ll miss you! (Our regular publication schedule resumes Tuesday, March 26.)…

Master glassblower’s art, work on exhibit at Madison Children’s Museum

Tracy Drier wants to increase interest in scientific glassblowing as a career choice by demonstrating the precision and artistry involved in constructing these delicate, almost ice-like glass instruments.

New Faculty Focus: Lucas Richert

Pharmacy Professor Lucas Richert says drugs like heroin or LSD take complex pathways as they move from radical and illegal drug to accepted parts of medical practice.

Legislators tour School of Veterinary Medicine

Members of the legislative Joint Finance Committee, a bipartisan panel of lawmakers who deliberate on state…

Get Social: Badgers are winners, by and large

It was quite a big weekend for Badgers sports, with two NCAA indoor track champions, and the Women's hockey team winning the WCHA tournament. The week in social media reflected the ups and downs, as well as the beauty of campus.

Nominations being accepted for Community-University Partnership Awards

Nominations are open for the 2019 UW–Madison Community-University Partnership Awards that recognize the work of UW–Madison faculty, staff and students, and their community partners as…