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Jerry Hui could probably make his audience enjoy a root canal.
Lynda Barry, acclaimed cartoonist and author, will be the University of Wisconsin–Madison's spring artist in residence, the Arts Institute and Department of Art announced today.
How baseball helped Japanese Americans develop an identity and bond with America will be addressed in the Selig Distinguished Lecture in Sport and Society on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
A program to explore how management and labor can work better together for their mutual benefit will be held this month in honor of one of the University of Wisconsin–Madison's greatest economists.
Four University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers are among 240 newly named fellows of the American Physical Society, an honor bestowed upon no more than half of one percent of the professional society’s membership.
Visiting professor John Francis’s journey to the front of the classroom has been filled with twists and turns.
They teach what Bloomberg Rankings has identified as the third-most-important business language in the world, after English and Mandarin. Yet, as budgets for public education continue to tighten, teachers of French are struggling to keep their programs off the chopping block in Wisconsin and across the United States.
Three University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Shifting a fraction of truck-borne freight onto trains would have an outsized impact on air quality in the Midwest, according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
To mark the centennial of Roald Amundsen’s expedition to the South Pole, the IceCube Research Center invites you to join them for an evening of exploration and learning on Tuesday, December 13 from 6:30–8:30 at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery.
New simulations of summer rains in the arid American Southwest show that they are influenced by the previous winter's snowpack in the Rocky Mountains.
Two talks at a scientific conference this week will propose a common root for an enormous deluge in western Tennessee in May 2010, and a historic outbreak of tornadoes centered on Alabama in April 2011.
It will be the end of an era when the public card catalog is removed from its home in room 224 of Memorial Library on the UW–Madison campus.
By day, you’ll find him in Bascom Hall, but in José Madera’s spare time, he’s often with MadiSalsa, a music ensemble dedicated to bringing the diversity of Latin music to the Midwest.
While many people may not see themselves reflected when they look into the eyes of a dog or cat, when Jennifer Conrad sees an animal, she sees its connection to humanity.
Much of our knowledge about past life has come from the fossil record — but how accurately does that reflect the true history and drivers of biodiversity on Earth?
Two former Wisconsin U.S. House representatives will discuss the "Challenges for Public Leadership in Today's World" at the annual Paul Offner Memorial Lecture in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Nov. 30.
Drug war series described as “Charles Dickens on the small screen” is the focus of Integrated Liberal Studies 275: Narratives of Justice and Equality in Multicultural America.
Using satellite images, Mutlu Ozdogan, an assistant professor of forest and wildlife ecology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison is automatically generating maps showing where trees have been harvested in the form of clear-cut areas over five-year intervals.
The deepest economic downturn since the Great Depression is a prime research opportunity for "Midlife in the United States," a long-running and expansive study of the interplay between social and psychological factors and physical health.