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Enter your amazing science visuals in the 2023 Cool Science Image Contest

May 8, 2023

Members of the UW–Madison community may enter up to three images by the June 15 deadline.

Lifting the Veil sculpture is revealed

May 8, 2023

Acclaimed New York-based contemporary artist Sanford Biggers revealed a new sculpture on May 4 that responds to the Chazen Museum of Art’s problematic Emancipation Group sculpture, providing a highlight to the museum's re:mancipation exhibition.

Ho-Chunk Clan Circle dedicated

May 5, 2023

Members of the Ho-Chunk and UW–Madison communities gathered on May 4 to dedicate the Ho-Chunk Clan Circle, a series of sculptures representing the 12 clans of the Ho-Chunk Nation.

Responding to Blk Pwr Coalition, condemning racism and offering student support

May 4, 2023

The following letter was sent from Chancellor Jennifer L. Mnookin to the Blk Pwr Coalition in response to a letter from the Blk Pwr Coalition a day earlier.

Biomolecular chemistry professor awarded inaugural Hanns Kuttner Professorship

May 4, 2023

This professorship fund, named for Chancellor Emerita Rebecca Blank's husband, recognizes recently tenured faculty with stellar research and teaching records and a commitment to service.

2 UW professors elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 3, 2023

Jo Handelsman and Shannon Stahl are among 120 scientists elected this year. Membership is a widely accepted mark of excellence in science and is considered one of the highest honors that a scientist can receive.

Atmospheric rivers linked to melting Greenland ice sheet

May 3, 2023

New research from UW–Madison's Space Science and Engineering Center shows the melting effects of atmospheric rivers on the ice sheet, which contains enough water to raise sea levels by 7 meters, or 23 feet.

Condemning racism and hate, choosing community and belonging

May 2, 2023

Following a video posted to social media that included racist and hateful language, Deputy Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion LaVar J. Charleston calls for the UW community to use our voices to express our values, to support each other and to articulate both our condemnation of hate and our support for diversity of all kinds within our community.

Students who see science in the real world are more likely to stick with STEM majors

May 2, 2023

Students in STEM majors whose coursework included reflection on the relevance of basic science concepts in everyday life were more likely to stick with their science, technology, engineering and math majors.

UW-Madison responds to social media video

May 1, 2023

The university is aware of a video recently posted to social media that contains deeply harmful and offensive racist slurs and references. The Dean of…

Update: COVID-19 antigen test kits no longer available

May 1, 2023

The take-home antigen kits provide added convenience because they can be stored and used when needed.

UW–Madison mock trial team places 11th at nationals

April 30, 2023

Mock trial teams argue a simulated court case, preparing both a defense case and a prosecution/plaintiff case.

Undergraduates present research on everything from mental health to ticks to stress

April 29, 2023

"Presenting at the symposium made everything come together for me, and I felt a lot more confident in discussing what I did," said one student.

UW entrepreneurial awardees model innovation, shape Wisconsin’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

April 27, 2023

Honorees have achieved entrepreneurial success that contributes to economic growth and social good, offers models for the UW community and inspires the campus culture of entrepreneurship.