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Emeritus Law Professor J. Willard Hurst, widely regarded as the grandfather of American legal history, died at his home Wednesday from throat cancer. He was 86.
An international gathering of more than 150 scientists in Madison this Friday and Saturday will explore the latest in the quest to fabricate the world's tiniest machines.
Charles Hoslet, the executive assistant in the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs and former chief legal counsel to Gov. Tommy Thompson, has been named special assistant to the chancellor for state relations.
With the help of a three-year, $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the UW–Madison-based Internet Scout Project will continue to help educators and students everywhere on the World Wide Web 'surf smarter, not longer.'
Researchers at UW–Madison have found that limiting calorie intake later in life can stall some of the muscle deterioration that normally accompanies aging.
Chancellor David Ward hosted a ceremony on Thursday, June 12 to honor the hundreds of 'good neighbors' who have formed community service partnerships with the university.
Five experts will talk about bioethics, cloning, genetic testing, death and dying, and the new health care system during a four-week forum on medical ethics, June l7-July l0. All lectures are free and open to the public.
UW-Madison food scientist Jeff Malison and his colleagues are developing methods to raise same sex or sterile fish populations that will result in greater yields for walleye and perch farmers.
Daniel O. Bernstine, dean of the Law School, has been named president of Portland State University.
Peter Doherty, an immunologist and co-recipient of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology, will deliver a lecture entitled 'Immunity in Respiratory Virus Infections' at noon on Wednesday, June 18.
The Kennedy Manor Dining Room and Bar is hosting “Food for Thought,” a series of three author dinners to benefit the Madison Public Library…
UW-Madison agricultural economists Edward Jesse, Brad Barham and Tom Cox recently travelled to Argentina to assess the country's growing milk industry. Their conclusion: Anyone with plans to export U.S. dairy products better keep one eye on Argentina.
Louise Robbins, a member of the School of Library and Information Studies faculty, has been named the school's new director.
Faculty and instructional staff are invited to attend 'Going online -- with a little help from your friends,' an informal, drop-in forum June 2-4 that gives attendees a chance to learn about and test various teaching and learning technology.
Beyond Bio 101 -- a report from Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)on innovation in undergraduate biology education -- features two initiatives from UW–Madison.
With the possibility of an energy shortage this summer, Physical Plant will present its proposed Incremental Energy Reduction Plan at a meeting for campus…
Two professors have received Course Incentive Grants of $4,000 each.
Seven faculty were appointed last week to named professorships following university wide competition and approval by the UW System Board of Regents.
People with undiagnosed sleep apnea may be at greater risk for automobile accidents, researchers at UW Medical School have found.
The former chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany will visit the UW–Madison May 31. The occasion will be the first meeting…