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The University of Wisconsin–Madison today announced three finalists for the position of dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.
During the last prolonged warm spell on Earth, the oceans were at least four meters - and possibly as much as 6.5 meters, or about 20 feet - higher than they are now.
The La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison will host a half-day conference to set the stage for Gov. Scott Walker's attempts to establish clear, plentiful and sophisticated information for judging the quality of almost every school in Wisconsin.
A person's high school class rank is good for more than just getting into a prestigious college.
At the heart of most celestial objects is a dynamo. The Earth's dynamo, spun to life in the molten metal core of our planet, generates a magnetic field that helps us find north and, perhaps more critically, shields us from solar winds that would otherwise singe our planet.
How deep is the ocean’s capacity to buffer against climate change?
An estimated two billion people in the developing world heat and cook with a biomass fuel such as wood, but the practice exposes people - especially women - to large doses of small-particle air pollution, which can cause premature death and lung disease.
International finance expert and University of Wisconsin–Madison professor of public affairs and economics Menzie Chinn has been appointed to a two-year term on the Congressional Budget Office’s Panel of Economic Advisors.
The Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison will host the Greenfield Summer Institute, an adult enrichment program that analyzes the future…
Victor Macaruso had a warm and outgoing personality. When working with students he always made them feel at ease and that he was fully dedicated to them, according to friends and colleagues.
The two oldest buildings on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus have gotten a strong dose of tender loving care in recent months, with careful attention to preserving their historic status and character.
As recent University of Wisconsin–Madison graduates hoping to land jobs in political and strategic communications, Dana Vielmetti and Paige Helling this week found themselves in an enviable position.
In chemistry, so-called aromatic molecules compose a large and versatile family of chemical compounds that are the stuff of pharmaceuticals, electronic materials and consumer products ranging from sunscreen to plastic soda bottles.
For a century, Wisconsin's traditional metal-working industries spawned a broad and profitable series of tool-and-diemaking firms that marketed nationwide.
Cora Marrett, an emeritus professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 26 to serve as deputy director of the National Science Foundation (NSF).
The number of single-father households in Wisconsin is increasing, according to Census 2010 figures released in mid-May.
Divorce is a drag on the academic and emotional development of young children, but only once the breakup is under way, according to a study of elementary school students and their families.
Popular sovereignty - the idea that ultimate political authority rests with the people - is today widely accepted as the basis for legitimate democratic government.