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With transparent machine learning tool, engineers accelerate polymer discovery 

June 16, 2023

The aerospace, automobile and electronics industries use these polymers, known as polyimides, for a wide variety of applications because they have excellent mechanical and thermal properties — including strength, stiffness and heat resistance.

In a first, researchers image adaptive immune systems at work in fish

June 15, 2023

A new study from researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison offers a first-of-its-kind visual of a non-mammal species' adaptive immune system in action.

Partnerships bring together UW–Madison quantum computing research, industry leaders

June 15, 2023

UW–Madison students will conduct hands-on research in partnership with industry, advancing research in the field while gaining real-world experience.

Water resources students get hands-on experience with creek cleanup

June 15, 2023

As part of a UniverCity Year partnership, students were practicing different strategies that can be used to clear blocked waterways during a Wisconsin Water Trail Development 101 seminar on April 29.

Employee Appreciation Ice Cream Social celebrates 25 years

June 13, 2023

All UW–Madison employees can join for an ice cream social on June 27 from 1-2:30 p.m.

At UW–Madison, startups thrive — and win

June 13, 2023

Five of the final 13 companies participating in the Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest got their start at UW–Madison. Two won top prizes.

Faculty receive 2023-24 WARF Named Professorships, Kellett Fellowships, and Romnes Awards

June 13, 2023

The awards are made possible by proceeds from UW research licensed by WARF.

Faculty, staff get to know Wisconsin, from rivers to forests to cities

June 12, 2023

On the Wisconsin Idea Seminar tour, they became students of Wisconsin life and learned from folks who are deeply committed to the place where they live and who are fundamentally motivated by relationship-building, reciprocity and responsibility to people, land, and water.

Kikkoman Foods Inc. marks 50th anniversary of brewing soy sauce in the U.S. with $3M gift to CALS

June 9, 2023

The donation will support two CALS research programs that aim to protect the resources that initially drew the world’s leading soy sauce producer to Wisconsin.

Bacteria with a taste for an inflammatory compound could help protect against heart disease

June 8, 2023

Some microbes in the guts of humans and mice may help control the buildup of plaque in arteries, the leading cause of cardiovascular disease, by gobbling up a group of inflammatory chemicals before they can circulate in the body.

UW–Madison hosts secretary of Veterans Affairs, highlights student veterans’ experience

June 7, 2023

In a visit to UW–Madison, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough met with Chancellor Jennifer Mnookin and a roundtable of 11 student veterans and staff members, with a focus on how best to support UW's more than 2,000 military-connected students.

Federal grants to 2 Wisconsin startups highlight UW’s leading role in fusion energy

June 6, 2023

The two companies' Wisconsin roots and national recognition are the result of decades of fusion investment and innovation at UW–Madison.

UW researchers will develop gene editing therapy to treat blindness

June 6, 2023

Research led by researchers at UW–Madison will leverage new ways of delivering drug therapies through nanotechnology with advanced genome CRISPR technology to innovate new treatments for two hereditary diseases that cause blindness.

June open houses – West Campus District Plan updates

June 6, 2023

Attendees will have an opportunity to view and share thoughts about the updated design concepts based on public feedback heard in February. The district planning team will be there to share additional information in an open house-style setting.

Archaeologists uncover evidence of intentional burial, cave engravings by early human ancestor

June 5, 2023

Until now, scholars believed that the mental capacity behind complex cultural behaviors like burial and mark-making required a larger brain, like those of Neanderthals and Homo sapiens.

High school twins show Badger spirit on ‘Today Show’

June 2, 2023

After rooming together for 18 years, twins David and Jacob Wang expect to live separately and have different majors at UW–Madison. But they'll maintain the closeness they've always had.

How to be a Badger while away from campus for the summer

June 1, 2023

Social media and electronic communications have made it easier to keep in touch with fellow Badgers all over, as well as campus happenings.

Wright wins Smithsonian fellowship for study of clothing made for disability in the post-war United States

May 31, 2023

Natalie Wright will tell you there is a much longer history of fashion designed by and for people with disabilities. This fall, Wright will have the opportunity to further explore these ideas as the 2023-24 George Gurney Predoctoral Fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.