Nine hundred students from 26 high schools in Wisconsin gathered on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus to complete an intensive study of Rachel Carson's book, Silent Spring.
A new report found a broad failure of textbooks, state standards and pedagogy to adequately address the role slavery played in the development of the United States — or how its legacies still influence us today.
The 2018 conference will help writers make sense of today’s confusing publishing landscape and find their own route to success.
The geography and culture of Wisconsin’s Driftless area were celebrated through the words of writers known and unknown, in a theater named for a writer who dedicated his life to encouraging homegrown artistic and literary talent.
Six employees sprung into action after a van crossed several lanes of traffic, plowed through two cement barriers, jumped a curb, struck an apartment building and then came to rest on top of a moped after hitting a tree.
A UW–Madison panel will discuss J.D. Vance’s “Hillbilly Elegy” at a Go Big Read Keynote Event at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, at Memorial Union’s Shannon Hall.
Jane Austen: Remembered and Revisited invites community members to explore her work and her world, drawing on UW–Madison expertise in literature, dance, music, film and visual arts.
Jason Fletcher is researching how public policy intersects with genetic data, what our genes can predict about how society functions, and how we should use this data responsibly — an area of study dubbed "social genomics."
Philosophy professor Steven Nadler is known for serious scholarship. For his latest book, he has chosen a very different format: full of bright illustrations and characters speaking in word bubbles.
In a new book, “A Scientist in Yellowstone National Park”, UW–Madison Emeritus Professor of Bacteriology Tom Brock has written a personal account of life as a field researcher.
Warrior Book Club, led by UW–Madison student, strengthens connections between veterans and civilians
The Warrior Book Club brings together veterans and non-veterans for discussions about literature dealing with combat and its aftermath.
Wisconsin’s libraries, archives and museums are joining their peers around the country in providing free online access to their digital collections through the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).
Graduation is a time for celebration, but it can also be filled with questions about the future. Christine B. Whelan remembers those days well.
The statewide, online literacy program is aimed at pre-K through high school students, promoting high-quality books throughout the year.