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Tour of L&S, engineering facilities highlights need for new buildings

April 12, 2021

“The two projects that are in the budget for this year are cornerstones for growth and success at UW–Madison,” Chancellor Rebecca Blank said.

UW–Madison Day in Wisconsin helps drum up support for higher education investment

April 12, 2021

The Wisconsin Alumni Association is bringing alumni and friends of UW–Madison together on Wednesday, April 14, to advocate for the university with their lawmakers.

Four faculty receive 2021 Hilldale Awards

April 12, 2021

The Hilldale Awards go to one faculty member each from the arts and humanities, social sciences, physical sciences and biological sciences, selected from nominations by department chairs.

Health tool significantly reduces medication over-prescription, improving patient safety

April 9, 2021

A new study from a team of researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison has found that the e-prescribing tool CancelRx more than doubled the proportion of successfully discontinued medications, from 34 percent to 93 percent, at UW Health, a major health system in Wisconsin.

2021 KidWind challenge gusts ahead as a virtual competition

April 9, 2021

6th grader John Dreher cuts out geometric shapes that he designed for wind turbine blades. The cardboard structures were then replicated and mounted on…

Artificial intelligence can accelerate clinical diagnosis of fragile X syndrome

April 9, 2021

Researchers from the Waisman Center found that people with fragile X are more likely to also have a variety of circulatory, digestive, metabolic, respiratory, and genital and urinary disorders.

New Data Science degree emerges as the fastest growing major at UW–Madison

April 8, 2021

The decision to create the Data Science major came after a university-wide recognition that this field of study is one of the most rapidly emerging career sectors in the nation.

New UW–Madison campus sustainability map goes live

April 8, 2021

The interactive map enables viewers to travel around campus virtually to explore sustainability initiatives. Clicking on the more than 300 features brings up a description of achievements.

Off to a busy start, data institute responds to COVID and seeks director

April 8, 2021

The American Family Insurance Data Science Institute’s first two years have been nothing if not eventful. Choosing a director is the next big project.

Vaccine clinics offer shots to 2nd and 3rd shift employees

April 7, 2021

Modeled after successful flu vaccine clinics UHS hosts each year, the clinics were designed to reduce the barriers some employees may confront while trying to seek vaccination.

Employee update: Vaccine eligibility expands; how to make an appointment

April 7, 2021

As we enter the final weeks of the semester, we can celebrate important signs of progress in the fight against COVID-19. Until more of our campus community has been fully vaccinated, it’s important for everyone – including those who are fully vaccinated – to continue taking precautions, such as wearing face coverings and practicing physical distancing.

Novel ‘Transcendent Kingdom’ chosen as UW–Madison’s 2021-22 Go Big Read book

April 7, 2021

While recent GBR books have been nonfiction, this year’s selection uses a fictional story to explore the very real issues of race, immigration, science, faith and family.

6 safe things to do outside and while enjoying the warmer weather

April 7, 2021

There are still ways to have fun while remaining safe. Here is a list of six safe outdoor activities that you can enjoy, to help you to #FinishStrong.

UW-Madison to launch Director of Athletics search

April 7, 2021

The Athletic Director identifies, hires, supports, and evaluates head coaches in all 23 Badger varsity sports. The AD is responsible for the planning and operation of the unit’s $130 million annual budget.

Praise to thee, Barry

April 6, 2021

UW-Madison Athletic Director Barry Alvarez answered questions and shared memories with the press during a press conference at the Kohl Center Tuesday.

Barry Alvarez announces retirement

April 6, 2021

Wisconsin has enjoyed remarkable success during Alvarez’s tenure as athletic director, winning a combined 16 team national titles and 74 conference regular-season or tournament crowns.

After hundreds of thousands of ID photos, ‘the Wiscard lady’ retires

April 6, 2021

For hundreds of thousands of new students and employees, Almaz Yimam would have been one of the first to welcome them to campus.

UW–Madison will update job titles and position descriptions in November

April 6, 2021

“The TTC Project will ... help UW–Madison to attract, develop, reward, and retain the best people,” says Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Laurent Heller.