Tag College of Letters & Science
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.
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.