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The University of Wisconsin–Madison has joined more than 160 colleges and universities in striving for full student voter registration and participation through the nonpartisan All In Campus Democracy Challenge.
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Trips have been canceled, all UW–Madison summer courses were moved to remote instruction and most social gathering places have COVID-19 restrictions. But that doesn’t mean that we are just going to stay home staring at the wall. UW–Madison students, whether they’re at their homes or still in Madison, are still making the most of their summers, while still respecting physical distancing rules.
Professor of population health sciences Ajay Sethi talks about who should wear a mask and how they help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Three panels featuring a broad cross-section of alumni, experts on racism, campus and community leaders, and elected officials will share the long-term history and roots of racism, especially in the Midwest Region of the United States.
Activities cover a range of scientific topics including chemical reactions, engineering, physics and learning how to do and troubleshoot experiments. The experiments are safe, inexpensive and easy to do at home.
The emerging field of data science is the study, development or application of methods that reveal new insights from data. The successful projects will further research ranging from third-wave artificial intelligence to student entrepreneurship.
Students who watched a video about the positive impact of a diverse campus on their first day of class were more tolerant of other groups and more supportive of diversity even months later.
“She lived life to the fullest and did so unapologetically. It didn’t matter that she had spinal muscular atrophy. It didn’t matter that she was a Black woman in a society that didn’t fight for her. She was still going to fight for the life she deserved.”
In 50 years, the Biotron has been written up in the New York Times, played an important role in NASA research, and even served as a hatchery for a pair of rare Siberian cranes.
“Thirty percent of our plastic is ending up in the environment," says chemical and biological engineering Professor George Huber. "The current plastic infrastructure is not sustainable right now.”