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Gathering storm

May 27, 2022

Sunlight peeks through as storm clouds roll in over Lake Mendota near the Goodspeed Family Pier along the Memorial Union Terrace at the University of Wisconsin–Madison on May 26, 2022.

Researchers aim X-rays at century-old plant secretions for insight into Aboriginal Australian cultural heritage

May 27, 2022

For tens of thousands of years, Aboriginal Australians have created some of the world’s most striking artworks. Today their work continues long lines of ancestral…

UW–Madison spring experts available to media

May 27, 2022

Experts from UW–Madison are available to media to discuss topics related to the return to warmer weather, from lawns to hurricanes to grilling.

Non-invasive liquid biopsy tracks cancer treatment success in real time

May 26, 2022

These blood tests could help physicians better treat their patients by allowing them to see which treatments are working in real time without the need for repeated, invasive biopsies of solid tumors.

Mural project promotes diversity in veterinary medicine

May 26, 2022

More than 30 participants from multiple universities helped paint sections of a reduced-scale rendering of a community mural project, led by artist Tia Richardson at the Veterinary Medicine Building on May 20.

3D scan will reveal the stories hidden within 1,200-year-old Wisconsin canoe

May 24, 2022

An engineering professor performed the scan on the 15-foot dugout canoe recovered in 2021 from the waters of Lake Mendota, the largest of Madison’s four lakes and part of the ancestral home of the Ho-Chunk Nation.

COVID-19 subvariant BA.2 does not cause more severe illness than BA.1

May 23, 2022

The researchers are now testing the newest sub-variants of omicron, including BA.2.12.1, which recently began spreading quickly in New York state.

Faculty receive WARF Named Professorships, Kellett Fellowships, and Romnes Awards

May 19, 2022

Thirty-two members of the UW–Madison faculty have been awarded fellowships from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education, spanning the arts and humanities, physical sciences, social sciences and biological sciences.

Spring takes its own sweet time

May 18, 2022

Nature seems to be taking a halting approach this year to unfurling the highly anticipated and deeply appreciated splendor of late spring — which makes even the slightest glimmer glorious. 

Chancellor Blank message about positive COVID-19 test

May 18, 2022

Chancellor Blank shares news of a positive COVID-19 test.

UW-Madison professor appointed to commission addressing violent crime against Indigenous Americans

May 18, 2022

Grace Bulltail’s research centers on natural resource management, tribal resource sovereignty and environmental justice in Indigenous communities.

2022 Chancellor’s Undergraduate Awards Ceremony honors 149 outstanding UW–Madison students

May 18, 2022

A total of 107 students received Wisconsin Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowships, which support undergraduate research done in collaboration with a faculty or staff member.

The Service Building: Making campus go for more than a century

May 18, 2022

Soon, the Service Building and Service Annex will be torn down to make way for the new School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences (CDIS) building. Its operations, including the sheet metal shop, the lock shop and the carpentry workshop — are moving to locations around campus.

5 questions with Jennifer Mnookin

May 17, 2022

UW–Madison's next chancellor answers: What excites you most about becoming a Badger? How would you describe your personality? How would you describe your leadership style? How do you see your role as chancellor? Are there similarities between your legal background and your new role?

A big ‘thank you’ from Partners in Giving

May 16, 2022

Now that the 2021-22 Partners in Giving campaign season came to a close on May 15, the University Coordinating…

The search for how life on Earth transformed from simple to complex

May 16, 2022

A new NASA collaboration of astrobiology researchers co-led by a UW–Madison professor will spend the next five years dedicating their efforts to understanding how life evolved on earth, and how it possibly could evolve on other worlds.