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A prototype neutrino detector made up of these large panels built at UW–Madison’s Physical Sciences Laboratory recently “saw” its first particles at the international particle physics lab CERN in Switzerland. The panels are integral to development of a large detector that will be installed deep within a South Dakota mine in the 2020s to get a clearer look at neutrinos — the universe’s most abundant, but little understood, bits of matter.
Innovation to Market builds on the success of D2P’s Igniter program, which helped start 19 companies over the past three years.
Responsible science is almost always a slow, grueling process, but 20 years after James Thomson derived the first human embryonic stem cell lines, experts in the field of stem cell and regenerative medicine feel more optimistic than ever.
A Badger is not a canine, but you wouldn't know that from all the dogs decked out in red lately.
When you meet with potential employers at the Career & Internship Fair, there are steps you can take to be most effective.
As a 12-year-old, Max Bobholz starte a nonprofit that collects used baseball equipment and distributes it to underprivileged children in Africa. Now he's a freshman at UW–Madison.
The University of Wisconsin Center for High Throughput Computing will receive $2.2 million dollars to help develop software to support an upgrade in the Large Hadron Collider.
Celestrial Bucky received the most votes in a poll asking students which is their favorite Bucky on Parade statue.
UW-Madison is competing in the Big Ten Voting Challenge, a nonpartisan effort that aims to mobilize registration and turnout. Students are encouraged to register to vote at the National Registration Day on Tuesday, Sept. 25.
Some spend their summers working at summer camps, in a grocery store, or as a lifeguard. Others, thanks to the WISCIENCE Summer Research Scholarship, spend their time off from school pursuing their dream research projects.
UW-Madison weather stations at about 30 Wisconsin orchards and vineyards link wirelessly to software that makes calculations and key recommendations for each location.
Some families have a dog or cat; the Been family has a gargoyle. Now, it’s going back to its original home at the University of Wisconsin Law School — and the intriguing story of its loss and recovery is being told.
A new face and a familiar one have joined the leadership team in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education.
"Part of my work and research is to draw attention to the history of Wisconsin as a Native place and the many tribal communities who still exist here."
With the start of construction on a $133 million chemistry tower and other renovations, students — as well as faculty and other researchers — will gain access to updated teaching and laboratory spaces to accommodate the next generation of chemical education and research.