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Social distancing on Library Mall

April 2, 2020

On April 1, a sign on Library Mall puts a positive spin on the unusually empty corridor as people observe a stay-at-home order during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Q&A: A founder of distance education weighs in on its educational benefits

April 1, 2020

Michael G. Moore says online teaching can be not only more economical than classroom instruction, but, importantly, just as good of a learning experience.

Student-to-student: What online learning taught me about staying connected

April 1, 2020

".... My normal 6-minute walk to class has been replaced by a mere four steps into my mom’s office across the hall. With all UW–Madison courses shifted to online learning, this is what my day-to-day routine looks like."

Stream Wisconsin Film Festival selections at home

April 1, 2020

Through "Stay at Home with Wisconsin's Own," the festival will premiere one short film per day on YouTube — an opportunity to enjoy an extraordinary collection that had been slated to premiere at this year’s festival, which was canceled.

Ask a Librarian: Chat service provides critical outlet for students

April 1, 2020

In anticipation of more remote inquiries, library staff added more shifts to increase the number of librarians available per shift and expanded contact hours. Now multiple librarians can be reached seven days a week.

Wisconsin Partnership program announces $1.5 million in COVID-19 grant funding

April 1, 2020

The COVID-19 Response Grant Program provides a strategic, flexible, rapid-response mechanism to support projects that aim to improve the health of the people of Wisconsin by lessening the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic through scientific, medical or public health approaches and through community-led efforts, with a special emphasis on highly vulnerable populations

Answering the call: Engineering alum races from Utah to Wisconsin to contribute ventilator expertise

April 1, 2020

“It didn’t hit me until I got back to the facility and saw how many people are coming to volunteer. There are so many people who are giving up a lot to do this. It’s really, truly amazing to be a part of it.”

Pandemic can’t keep UW–Madison’s Pinc from bringing MFA show to public

March 31, 2020

Guzzo Pinc’s show joined the long list of events canceled due to COVID-19. Despite the initial shock and a feeling of despair, Pinc became determined to find a way to bring his exhibition into public view.

UW–Madison Extension provides tailored community resources to respond to COVID-19

March 30, 2020

Recognizing that the usual collaborative opportunities aren’t available, Extension staff are engaging with stakeholders and their neighbors in new ways.

COVID-19: Tips and resources for entrepreneurs

March 30, 2020

Last week WARF and UW–Madison hosted a first-ever virtual summit to address what small businesses and entrepreneurs need to know, right now, about the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts from campus and across the region offered intelligence and strategies for navigating uncertain times.

Today is the last day to register to vote online

March 30, 2020

March 30 is the deadline to register to vote online for the April 7 election. With voters being encouraged to vote online during the COVID-19 crisis, now's the time to take action.

UW-Madison COVID-19 experts available: Food safety, finances, more

March 27, 2020

Numerous experts from the University of Wisconsin–Madison are available to discuss the impact of COVID-19 and provide tips and information helping people navigate the challenges to their daily lives. 

On, Wisconsin at home: Ways to enjoy art and music while social distancing

March 25, 2020

You can enjoy art, music and more posted on UW–Madison websites. Virtual attractions include the Chazen Museum of Art and the Badger Band.

Survey: Many still find it hard to stay home during pandemic, worry about mental health during isolation

March 24, 2020

Most people are motivated to physically separate themselves from others to help stop the spread of coronavirus, a UW survey shows, but obligations to work and family and mental health concerns make staying apart a challenge.

New master’s degree in health informatics meets industry need

March 24, 2020

The degree provides students with the experience and foundation they need to create innovative solutions aimed at improving current health care practices. Upon graduation, they should be prepared to make data-driven decisions in health policy, data security and clinical practice.