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Jose Vergara, a graduate student in the UW–Madison Department of Slavic Languages and Literature, remembers how the Oakhill Correctional Institution inmates in his reading and writing group reacted to a short story called "Blue Notebook #10," by Daniil Kharms.
Several UW–Madison graduate programs are ranked among the nation’s best in the 2013 edition of U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools.”
From Cold War bunkers in Albania to the night skies over Manhattan, Tales from Planet Earth will offer a broad - and often surprising - exploration of the environment.
The School of Music's piano department, in association with the Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies program, is staging "Carnival: Celebrating Music from Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula" on Saturday, March 3 at noon in Morphy Recital Hall.
At the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Hunger Meal, sponsored by students from the La Follette School of Public Affairs, whether you get a gourmet dinner, rice and beans, or something in between will be determined the same way many receive their lot in life: by chance.
Two members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty are among 126 scientists from around the country who have been awarded prestigious Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowships.
The world knew Anthony Shadid as a two-time Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who covered the Middle East. The University of Wisconsin–Madison knew Shadid when he was just a young journalism student on deadline for the Daily Cardinal.
Nacre -- or mother of pearl, scientists and artisans know, is one of nature's amazing utilitarian materials.
For the first time in several decades, the University of Wisconsin–Madison is considering the addition of a new college, the College of the Arts.
Howard Zimmerman, a professor of chemistry from 1960 until his retirement in 2010, died on Saturday, Feb. 11 as a result of a fall.
Online daters intent on fudging their personal information have a big advantage: most people are terrible at identifying a liar. But new research is turning the tables on deceivers using their own words.
Dana Priest, author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who writes about intelligence and counterterrorism, will speak at UW–Madison on Tuesday, Feb. 28, about the rise of the post-9/11 security state in the U.S.
Katrina Forest, professor of bacteriology, and John Hawks, associate chair of Anthropology, have been selected by the Institute for Biology Education as Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Faculty Fellows for 2012.
The future of disease diagnosis may lie in a "breathalyzer"-like technology currently under development at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Maurice Meisner, Harvey Goldberg Professor Emeritus of History, passed away at home in Madison on Monday, Jan. 23. He was 80.
In his new book, "Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor," UW–Madison English professor Rob Nixon asks: how can environmental writers craft emotionally involving stories from disasters that are slow-moving and attritional, rather than explosive and spectacular?
UW-Madison Career Services units will use technology to benefit students and employers during the Spring Career and Internship Fair on Tuesday, Jan. 31 from 4:30-8 p.m. at the Kohl Center.