Tag College of Letters & Science
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.
Four University of Wisconsin–Madison professors have won awards from the American Chemical Society (ACS) in recognition of research excellence. They will be honored at a ceremony next March at the society’s 243rd national meeting in San Diego.
The National Archives and the Richard Nixon Presidential Library will release new recordings and documents, including a transcript of Nixon’s grand jury testimony related to the Watergate investigation, thanks to a UW–Madison professor emeritus who has fought for years to get the secret records of the former president made public.
Merging organizational savvy and community outreach, three students in the School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) have created a resource to connect artists, libraries and the people who love them.
Cutting out short auto trips and replacing them with mass transit and active transport would yield major health benefits, according to a study just published in the scientific journal Environmental Health Perspectives.
The Guest Artist Series at the School of Music presents the Academy Percussion Ensemble from South Korea and the U.S.-based Galaxy Percussion Group on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. in Mills Hall.
Whenever she appears on a popular statewide Wisconsin Public Radio offering, Joan Houston Hall can sense the hunger people have for regional sayings and their meanings.
A successful campus-wide partnership will bring to the University of Wisconsin–Madison a powerful new electron microscope equipped to produce high-resolution, three-dimensional images of a wide range of biological samples.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is among several institutions that will collaborate through a new federal Northeast Climate Science Center to study the effects of climate change on ecosystems, wildlife, water and other resources.
Acclaimed author André Aciman, who will present a Wisconsin Book Festival talk on Thursday, is eagerly awaiting his visit to UW–Madison, where he has strong family ties.
Mysterious "blue stragglers" are old stars that appear younger than they should be: they burn hot and blue. Several theories have attempted to explain why they don't show their age, but, until now, scientists have lacked the crucial observations with which to test each hypothesis.
A new book on media ethics by University of Wisconsin–Madison professor Stephen J. A. Ward explores the leading issues in global, online media.
A group of 50 University of Wisconsin–Madison students will take on a new role Wednesday, Oct. 19, leading small groups of Middleton high school students through discussions about this year's Go Big Read selection, "Enrique's Journey."
There has been a marked increase in green slime, exploding volcanoes, and rockets blasting off in the Madison public schools over the past few years, thanks to the hard work of Dolly Ledin at UW–Madison’s Institute for Biology Education.
Four UW–Madison professors have won awards from the American Chemical Society in recognition of research excellence.
The national experiment to develop a new generation of college science and engineering faculty, one equipped to excel in the classroom as well as the lab, is about to shift into high gear.
According to the conventional wisdom, drinking water taken from a deep aquifer protected by a semi-permeable layer of rock should be protected from many contaminants, including viruses.