Tag College of Letters & Science
On Sunday, May 15, Wren Keturi will graduate from the University of Wisconsin–Madison with a bachelor's degree in gender and women's studies with an emphasis on biological anthropology. Less than 24 hours later, she will put her degree to work.
Wisconsin's population is aging, with the state's median age reaching 38.5, according to Census 2010 figures released today (May 12).
The American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) has chosen University of Wisconsin–Madison historian of science Gregg Mitman as its next president.
In the beginning of the 21st century economy, almost half of all children are being raised by at least one parent with a low educational background and a poor expected economic future.
The death of Osama Bin Laden, the mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, is an historic moment in the U.S. war on terror…
Researchers eavesdropping on complex signals emanating from a remote Wisconsin lake have detected what they say is an unmistakable warning - a death knell - of the impending collapse of the lake's aquatic ecosystem.
As a young graduate student with a passion for surfing, Andy Sheinis soaked up a lot of California sun.
It's the job of those working in broadcast journalism to report on the news, not make news. When five high-profile journalists are invited to discuss the changing nature of television news at their alma mater, however, that's a different story.
A University of Wisconsin–Madison alumna this week was awarded a Pulitzer Prize, the most prestigious award in journalism, for an explanatory report on an effort by doctors to diagnose a boy's mystery illness.
A little information can go a surprisingly long way when it comes to understanding rodent-borne infectious disease, as shown by a new study led by John Orrock from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
When chemistry’s preeminent impresario Bassam Shakhashiri mounts the dais, you know the show is about to begin.
Indeed, and winter is actually warming faster than summer in Wisconsin, says Ankur Desai, an assistant professor of atmospheric and oceanic sciences at the…
The Center for Journalism Ethics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison will honor newsman Dan Flannery, executive editor of the Post Crescent in Appleton, Wis., with the Wisconsin Commitment to Journalism Ethics Award on Friday, April 15.
Pursuing environmental studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison is certainly not new, but being able to major in it is.
One current and one emerita professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have received 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship Awards, recognizing artists, scholars and scientists based on distinguished past achievement and exceptional future promise.
The School of Music's annual Beethoven Piano Competition took place on April 2, and three winners emerged from a field of nine entrants - Hallie Houge, Margaret Runaas and Jeongmin Lee.
A new research center at the University of Wisconsin–Madison promotes child and family well-being through interdisciplinary research and enhanced collaboration and communication among the researchers, policymakers and practitioners seeking best practices in preventing child maltreatment.
Two dazzling new gathering places on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus will share the spotlight on Wednesday, April 20 as joint venues for the Nelson Institute's fifth annual Earth Day Conference, and the public is invited.
This year’s Romnes Faculty Fellowships recognize a baker’s dozen of talented, up-and-coming faculty from across campus.