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Curiosity blossoms into graduate career

May 6, 2009

Lynn Gilbertson, a first-year Ph.D. student in communicative disorders, has long had a deep curiosity about autism spectrum disorder, a condition that one in 150 U.S. children now have, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. First as a UW–Madison undergraduate and now as a doctoral student, she's been studying what types of sounds autistic children respond favorably to.

Gates scholars overcome obstacles, settle into campus

March 24, 2009

When most people think of Bill Gates, they think computers. But when UW–Madison’s 14 Gates Millennium Scholars think of the renowned computer genius, they are probably reminded of their own promising futures.

Feb. 11 Focus on the Humanities lecture

February 23, 2009

Chancellor Carolyn “Biddy” Martin: ‘Humanities and the Public’ Play audio Feb. 11, 2009, Focus on the Humanities Distinguished Faculty Lecture, delivered at…

New projects take aim at Arboretum stormwater problems

September 3, 2008

Even after the most violent rains, stormwater usually recedes from city streets within hours. But in the downstream places where this water collects, the impact can be lasting, and nowhere is this more apparent than in the University of Wisconsin–Madison Arboretum.

Convocation for New Students: Rule Johnstone address

September 4, 2007

Sophomore Rule Johnstone speaks at the Chancellor’s Convocation for New Students on Aug. 31 at the Kohl Center. The convocation ceremony…