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Partnerships between the University of Wisconsin–Madison, the UW–Madison Consortium for the Arts and private donors will be celebrated this year through a number of awards for faculty and staff specializing in the arts.
Thomas A. Romberg, professor of education, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Medal for Leadership, Teaching and Service in mathematics education from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
The search for a new UW Law School dean has begun.
More than 90 exhibits and an expanded Robot Triathlon in the UW Field House await visitors to Engineering EXPO 97 'Dreams by Design,' to be held April 18-20.
A new study of the proteins that may be responsible for the brain lesions associated with Alzheimer's disease promises a new understanding of its underlying cause, and may someday yield new treatments for the devastating and deadly disease.
Distinguished service and early professional achievement will earn four University of Wisconsin–Madison alumni awards from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
With the cost of the campus network and Internet connection rising due to growing demand and transitions to new technologies, DoIT, the ITC…
Four University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty members have been chosen to receive this year's Hilldale Awards for major achievements in teaching, research and service.
An expert on the history and social impact of technology, Colleen Dunlavy is guiding 15 undergraduate students through a survey course on the subject this semester.
The Chemical Safety Committee has approved a new policy that will help keep the university community better informed about scheduled pesticide use.
Two members of the political science faculty will retire at the end of this academic year: Charles O. Jones and Leon N. Lindberg.
The UW–Madison International Convocation is slated for May 2-7, 1999, and will be an important part of UW–Madison's 150th anniversary celebrations.
A conference celebrating the complete decoding of E. coli by a team led by UW–Madison geneticist Frederick Blattner will draw the field's top researchers to campus April 10-12.
When it comes to improving alfalfa, plant geneticist Edwin Bingham believes the job takes persistence. Bingham has become single-minded -- you might even say persistent -- in advocating for greater persistence as an agronomic virtue in alfalfa.
Nitrogen deficiency is one of the biggest hurdles when adopting no-till corn production in Wisconsin.
A new technique can help farmers artificially inseminate dairy cows at the proper stage in their reproductive cycle without continuous heat detection, say researchers at UW–Madison's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.
A virus that can cause obesity in animals may be linked to some cases of obesity in humans, researchers at the University of Wisconsin Medical School have found.
In an unprecedented open letter to the chief executives of the nation’s state and land-grant colleges and universities, Chancellor David Ward and 24 other…
Sigma Delta Epsilon (SDE), a group that has been uniting graduate school women in the sciences for 75 years, will celebrate its anniversary during a ceremony Friday, April 18.
Students in Antonia Schleicher's Yoruba class say her instructional CD-ROM allows them to learn a complicated language at their own pace.