Tag College of Letters & Science
It was a whoopensocker of a night at the Madison Club last Friday, where the people behind the Dictionary of American Regional English, as well as friends of the project, came together to celebrate its completion.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison's Multicultural Student Center will name John Francis and Kabzuag Vaj as the 2012 honorees of the McDowell Alumni Achievement Award at this year's Multicultural Leadership Awards and Graduation Celebration.
With graduation only a few weeks away, Letters & Science Career Services (LSCS) is an excellent resource for students entering the job market.
As the African Studies Program celebrates its 50th anniversary, Harold Scheub remains a constant.
Eboo Patel likes to tell the story of how Martin Luther King Jr. learned in seminary school about Gandhi's inspiration to create a nonviolent social reform movement.
Temporary increases in safety net programs and tax credits for working families helped keep many in Wisconsin from poverty during the recession and its aftermath, a new report by researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison finds.
Mayor Paul Soglin has signed a proclamation designating this Saturday, April 28, as Chican@ Latin@ Studies Day in the city of Madison. It is the 35th anniversary of the program.
The Dictionary of American Regional English, a project of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, will hold a mini-conference to celebrate the publication of its fifth volume.
Paul Robbins, the director of the School of Geography and Development at the University of Arizona, has been named director of the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Although cosmic rays were discovered 100 years ago, their origin remains one of the most enduring mysteries in physics. Now, the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, a massive detector in Antarctica, is honing in on how the highest energy cosmic rays are produced.
The oceans teemed with life 600 million years ago, but the simple, soft-bodied creatures would have been hardly recognizable as the ancestors of nearly all animals on Earth today.
A mathematician and a legal scholar at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have received 2012 Guggenheim Fellowship Awards, recognizing artists, scholars and scientists based on distinguished past achievement and exceptional future promise.
Four of the most significant awards in chemistry were awarded to University of Wisconsin–Madison professors in a ceremony at the spring meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Diego.
Economic growth, consumption, sustainability and happiness will be explored during the sixth annual Nelson Institute Earth Day conference on Monday, April 16, at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison will host an international symposium to celebrate two of the greatest works of Spanish literature: the 14th-century "Book of Good Love" and the late 15th-century "Celestina."
For nearly 120 years, the University of Wisconsin–Madison's Choral Union has been preparing and performing major choral works for university and area audiences.
In an age of partisan journalism and "combat" politics, is the idea of media helping citizens make informed electoral choices a quaint but outdated notion?
The Center for Journalism Ethics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison will honor veteran newsman Steve Lovejoy, editor of the Journal Times in Racine with the Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics, on Friday, April 13.
Major League Baseball Commissioner Allan H. "Bud" Selig will be on campus next month, giving a lecture called, "Talking Baseball: The Challenges of Communicating in Turbulent Times."