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Single protein plays important dual shipping role in the brain

August 15, 2019

A wide range of neurological conditions could benefit from the growth of axons — the telephone wires of the nervous system — including spinal cord injuries and some neurodegenerative diseases, says researcher Edwin Chapman.

Katherine Magnuson will direct Institute for Research on Poverty

August 15, 2019

IRP, a center established at UW–Madison by the federal government in 1966, was created to inform policies to combat poverty, inequality and their effects in the United States.

Two different equine diseases detected in Wisconsin in recent weeks

August 14, 2019

Following news in early August that 2019’s first case of Eastern equine encephalitis was detected in Wisconsin, another horse in Wisconsin was diagnosed with a separate disease called equine infectious anemia.

Media Advisory: UW–Madison experts can address back-to-school topics

August 14, 2019

As parents, students and teachers prepare for the upcoming school year, these University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty members are ready to provide expertise on a variety of subjects.

UW–Madison dairy science internships help Tuskegee students weigh career choices

August 13, 2019

Under the guidance of UW–Madison's Virginia Pszczolkowski (left) and Sebastian Arriola Apelo (background), Brianna Brown, an intern from Tuskegee University, ultrasounds the side of a dairy cow.

UW–Madison to connect with industry during Day on Campus event

August 12, 2019

The Office of Business Engagement event Aug. 15 will be an opportunity to network with dozens of campus units to address recruiting, training and development needs.

Response to Stephen Meyer comments

August 12, 2019

We are working to gather this information currently and will complete our review of the petition as quickly as possible once we have it. No decision on this matter has been made at this time.

Mead Witter School of Music’s Hamel Music Center opening this fall

August 12, 2019

With opening celebrations of the center planned for the weekend of October 25-27, 2019, many more audiences will experience its state-of-the-art acoustics and inspired setting.

Dairy barn tour: Meet the cows

August 9, 2019

Students in UW­–Madison’s International Student Summer Institute got an up-close look Thursday at one of the things that makes Wisconsin special: dairy cows. The tour of the Dairy Cattle Center, led by veterinary medicine student Rachel Taber, showcased how dozens of cows are used for both teaching and research on campus.

New NIH grant aims to prevent opioid relapses with mobile app

August 9, 2019

UW-Madison researchers have received a $3.42 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop a mobile phone-based app to prevent opioid relapse among those trying to recover.

Remembering Toni Morrison: UW–Madison professor offers reading recommendations

August 8, 2019

“This was a woman who up through her 80s was still vibrant and still writing. That’s the inspiration to me to keep doing what I love,” says literature professor Sandra Adell.

New director of UW CIPE focuses on health-care collaboration

August 8, 2019

He says CIPE’s focus on team-based learning and practice will provide UW–Madison health sciences students purposefully-designed interprofessional learning and socialization, both of which will better prepare them for team-based practice.

UW Arboretum hosts native plant gardening conference Sept. 15

August 8, 2019

Held when the prairies are at their seasonal peak, the conference offers a day of expert-led workshops and tours to help all gardeners, from beginner to experienced, learn to create beautiful restorative landscapes.

UW study: Major surgery is associated with minor cognitive decline

August 8, 2019

The decline was akin to about five months of aging, according to research led by Dr. Robert Sanders,  assistant professor of anesthesiology, and conducted by Dr. Bryan Krause, assistant scientist in anesthesiology.

Get Social: A glance at the best of this #UWSummer

August 7, 2019

In this week's Get Social, a look at some of the best, most popular posts of this #UWSummer.