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COVID questions: Masks at school; what makes delta different

August 4, 2021

"Let your child know that it takes cooperation and healthy decisions made by everyone in a community to keep COVID-19 under control and children safe," says Associate Professor Ajay Sethi.

Changes to campus masking policy

August 3, 2021

The more infectious Delta variant of COVID-19 has led to a steep rise in cases across the country, including here in Wisconsin. Accordingly, effective Thursday, August 5, all students, employees and visitors to campus will be required to wear masks when inside campus buildings.

Latest COVID-19 Response Grants target mental health, ongoing pandemic effects

August 2, 2021

The Wisconsin Partnership Program has announced 14 awards totaling $2.7 million to community organizations and researchers to address the impact of the pandemic.

New solar field gives UW a sustainable boost

August 2, 2021

O’Brien Solar Fields, the largest solar installation in Dane County, includes 60,318 bifacial panels capable of generating approximately 20 megawatts of renewable electricity. It's a partnership between Madison Gas & Electric, UW–Madison, and other businesses and groups.

Finding community in a garden

July 30, 2021

As one of the oldest and largest community gardens in the United States, Eagle Heights Community Gardens provides an opportunity for the UW–Madison community and area residents to enjoy nature, build community, learn about gardening, and feed their families.

Torstveit to serve as interim Physical Plant leader

July 29, 2021

Cindy Torstveit, currently assistant director of capital planning in Facilities Planning & Management, will be responsible for maintaining safe and efficient facilities to meet the needs of students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Movie night at Camp Randall

July 28, 2021

More than 800 employees and family members spread out on the Camp Randall Stadium field on July 27 to watch the 2020 film "Dolittle."

Bookworms can ‘read’ people, too

July 28, 2021

A new study by a team of psychology researchers at UW–Madison provides important new insight into a likely causal link between reading fiction and emotion recognition, combining behavioral experiments with methods from the digital humanities.

Media Advisory: A summer of extreme weather

July 27, 2021

From catastrophic floods in Germany to an early fire season and drought in the Western U.S., extreme weather reports have been relatively common this summer. Experts from UW–Madison can speak on a wide range of subjects relating to the topic.

UW Hospitals ranked No. 1 in Wisconsin, again

July 27, 2021

U.S. News & World Report surveyed more than 4,500 hospitals as part of their rankings, which also put seven medical and surgical specialties at UW Hospitals among the best in the nation

MyUHS mobile app is now available to download

July 27, 2021

UW–Madison students and employees will have a new, enhanced way to schedule COVID-19 tests and other appointments, view their lab results, and more: the MyUHS app from University Health Services. The Safer Badgers app will be discontinued.

Cicadas’ arrival is music to artist’s ears

July 27, 2021

Jennifer Angus, a professor in the School of Human Ecology, has created "Magicicada" — an exhibit of her exquisite, ornamental patterns and imaginative vignettes using cicadas.

New policy and resources provide guidance and support for remote work

July 27, 2021

Many UW–Madison employees have been working remotely during the pandemic. Now, as campus reunites, a revised policy provides guidance for those seeking such flexibility in the future.

SuccessWorks awards internship grants to 41 students

July 26, 2021

With many internship positions unpaid or hosted in places with a high cost of living, many students face barriers to participating in these experiences. That's a gap SuccessWorks tries to bridge with awards up to $5,000.

Let the games begin: UW–Madison experts ready to talk Olympics

July 22, 2021

After being delayed a year by the pandemic, the world’s best athletes, including many with ties to UW–Madison, will compete in the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games July 23 through Aug. 8.