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‘Stranger at the Gate’ shines spotlight on a transformative act of compassion

March 27, 2024

Members of the campus community gathered on March 20 at the Marquee Cinema in Union South for a screening of the Academy Award-nominated documentary “Stranger…

Free tickets to WNIT basketball game offered to employees

March 26, 2024

In partnership with UW Athletics, UW–Madison continues to express its appreciation for the contributions of faculty, academic and university staff members, and postdoctoral fellows.

New federal spending bills to boost UW–Madison research initiatives

March 26, 2024

The bills’ passage allows campus to continue research in several high-demand areas, including the social and economic vitality of rural communities and next-generation energy development.

UW unveils intellectual property models to build industry partnerships

March 26, 2024

With the Badger IP Industry Advantage program, companies interested in conducting research through the university can avoid some of the speed bumps that have slowed the transfer of technology from research to product.

Badger fans bring the red to New Hampshire for championship

March 24, 2024

Plenty of Wisconsin Badger fans — and Bucky Badger himself — made it to New Hampshire to cheer on the women's hockey team as it went for a record eighth national championship.

Badgers head to national championship game

March 23, 2024

The No. 2 Wisconsin women's hockey team is heading back to the national championship game after dispatching Colgate, 3-1, in the semifinals at the 2024 NCAA Women's Frozen Four on Friday night at the Whittemore Center Arena.

Four years of graduate assistantship minimum stipend increases planned

March 21, 2024

UW–Madison has committed to increasing minimum graduate assistant stipends for the next four years in a forecasting plan, which emphasizes factors that are critical to student success: tuition remission, health and dental insurance benefits, paid vacation and sick leave, and mentorship training. The new approach gives students, principal investigators, departments, programs, schools, and colleges the ability to budget for increases to minimum stipends several years into the future.

2nd and 3rd shift employee recognition event in celebration of 175 years

March 21, 2024

The University of Wisconsin–Madison will recognize second- and third-shift employees at a late-night appreciation event on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, from 10:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. in Varsity Hall at Union South. 

Student-to-student: Laptop stickers provide a peek into the soul

March 20, 2024

An easy way to get a grasp on Badgers’ personalities — their likes and quirks and obsessions — is to look at their laptop cases.

Bold UW grad helped open college, workplace to women

March 20, 2024

Partly because of the work of people like Mary Ingraham Bunting-Smith, women are no longer a novelty on college campuses.

New UW–Madison book introduces “dogonomics”

March 20, 2024

Although we have come to primarily view our dogs as family, Dog Economics: Perspectives on Our Canine Relationships examines their role as both family and property.

Some students use spring break to make a difference

March 19, 2024

The Wisconsin Union Directorate’s Alternative Breaks Committee provides service-based spring break trips for students to sign up for and spend their week giving back to a selected community.

Belay is the way to keep danger away

March 19, 2024

To build the foundation for safe climbing, instructors offer Top Rope Belay Lesson classes at the 32-foot-tall Mount Mendota climbing wall in the Bakke Recreation & Wellbeing Center.

Meet the 2024 Distinguished Teaching Award winners

March 19, 2024

Thirteen faculty members have been chosen to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards, an honor given out since 1953 to recognize some of the university’s finest educators.

New research finds boreal arctic wetlands are producing more methane over time

March 18, 2024

By improving scientific understanding and the ability to project greenhouse gas emissions, researcher can more accurately estimate temperature increases in the future.

Some lymphomas become resistant to treatment. Gene discovery may offer path to overcome it.

March 15, 2024

Researchers have been trying to understand why and how certain lymphoma treatments often stop being effective. Lixin Rui and his team believe they've found the reason — and a potential alternative treatment.

UW–Madison launches Sustainability Research Hub

March 15, 2024

The hub aims to bring significant interdisciplinary sustainability research funding to campus by connecting researchers across departments and targeting major federal research grants.

Q&A with Prof. Steffi Diem, a UW–Madison fusion scientist and 2024 U.S. Science Envoy

March 15, 2024

Diem, a fusion energy expert, specializes in heating the ultra-hot fuel for fusion and confining it within efficient and compact magnetic bottles. Her selection as one of four new U.S. Science Envoys highlights growing recognition of fusion's role in building a clean and renewable energy future.