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Chadbourne Residential College Makes Debut

August 27, 1997

Chadbourne Residential College, a new learning community debuting this fall at UW–Madison, promises to reinvent residence hall living for hundreds of students.

Denney House Opens Its Doors to Single-Parent Students

August 27, 1997

Like many undergraduates at UW–Madison, Melanie Ray is already thinking about how she can bond with her new roommates.

Nation’s First Residence Single-Parent Students Opens

August 27, 1997

Like many undergraduates at UW–Madison, Melanie Ray is already thinking about how she can bond with her new roommates.

San Diego State Ecologist Is Named to Aldo Leopold Chair

August 26, 1997

Joy Zedler, a biologist from San Diego State University, will join the faculty in spring 1998 as the Aldo Leopold Chair in Restoration Ecology, a new position that will build on the intellectual spirit and example of Leopold.

Latin American and Iberian Studies Receives Education Grant

August 25, 1997

New initiatives could result from renewal of a U.S. Department of Education grant to the UW–Madison Latin American and Iberian Studies Program.

Neillsville Man’s Estate To Benefit UW–Madison

August 21, 1997

A $3 million gift from the estate of 1940 UW graduate Archie E. Stockwell, also known as Richard E. Stockwell, will establish a graduate fellowship fund, a research fund and a chair in the Department of Economics.

Broadcast News: Learning Channel to Feature UW-Researchers

August 21, 1997

The work of several UW–Madison researchers will be featured during the 'Understanding Festival,' a series of one-hour programs to be broadcast on the Learning Channel (cable channel 46 in Madison) this coming Saturday, Aug. 23.

U.S. News Ranks UW–Madison Eighth Among Public Universities

August 21, 1997

UW-Madison is ranked eighth in the nation among national public universities in the 11th annual 'America's Best Colleges' issue of U.S. News & World Report.

A Big Wisconsin Welcome Awaits New Students

August 21, 1997

The university will welcome its approximately 5,800 new students with a wide array of get-acquainted activities during the 10th annual Wisconsin Welcome, which begins Sunday, Aug. 24, and continues through Sept. 25.

Auriantal To Play in World University Games

August 20, 1997

Hennssy Auriantal, a junior guard on the men's basketball team, will play for Canada in the 1997 World University Games in Trapani, Italy, August 21-30.

WALSAA Hosts Football Fire-Up And Auction

August 19, 1997

The 22nd annual Wisconsin Agricultural & Life Sciences Alumni Association Football Fire-up and Auction will be held Saturday, Sept. 6, before the Wisconsin/Boise State football game.

Rolling Stones To Play Camp Randall

August 19, 1997

Mick Jagger and The Rolling Stones return to Camp Randall Stadium on Monday, Oct. 6.

‘Economic Outlook: 1998’ To Look at Balanced-Budget, Domestic Economy

August 15, 1997

The impact of the balanced-budget legislation on the domestic economy will be examined next month by a panel of economic and political authorities. The…

Faculty and Staff Grade Computing Services

August 14, 1997

Satisfaction with computing resources on campus is high among faculty and staff, according to a recent survey.

Observatory Drive traffic advisory for 8/19/97

August 14, 1997

Commuters to the UW–Madison campus should be aware there will be no thru traffic on Observatory Drive between Park Street and Charter Street from…

Campus Police Use E-Mail To Warn Students About Assaults

August 14, 1997

As they arrive on campus over the next two weeks, 34,605 UW–Madison students with e-mail addresses will find an important message from campus police waiting for them when they log on to their computers.

Text of E-Mail Alert Sent to Students

August 14, 1997

To: Registered Undergraduates and Graduate, Professional & Special Students Eligible to Register Since early April, there have been a number of burglaries…

Alternate Traffic Routes Planned for Student Move-In Days

August 14, 1997

The majority of students who will be living in university residence halls this year will move in on Wednesday, Aug. 27, and Thursday, Aug.

Inventory of Monkeys Used by the Primate Center From the Center’s Henry Vilas Zoo Colony: Statement by Graduate School Dean Virginia S. Hinshaw

August 13, 1997

(To better follow this issue, view the first statement from Hinshaw regarding the Primate Center policy.) “An inventory conducted August 11-12,…

Where Fossils Fear To Tread
Scientists Follow Genes To An Ancient Ancestor

August 13, 1997

Some 600 or 700 million years ago, before animal life made a sudden evolutionary shift and diverged into nearly all the major animal divisions we know from fossils, primitive animals were inventing the genes that would make it all possible.