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UW-Madison acquires rare plant from dinosaur age

January 10, 2007

A relic plant that once co-existed with dinosaurs has taken up residence in the University of Wisconsin–Madison botany greenhouses.

Professor receives YWCA award

October 26, 2006

Michael Thornton, faculty director of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Morgridge Center for Public Service and professor of Afro-American and Asian American Studies, received the individual Racial Justice Award from the Madison YWCA at its fifth annual Racial Justice Conference on Oct. 19.

Professor receives prestigious award for contributions to chemistry

October 23, 2006

A University of Wisconsin–Madison scientist has won the 2005 Harrison Howe Award, a prize that annually honors outstanding contributions to the field of chemistry.

Webcasts bring together language educators, K-12 teachers

September 19, 2006

In a unique partnership, the University of Wisconsin–Madison Language Institute and the Wisconsin Association for Language Teachers will sponsor several live webcasts of the Language Institute's 2006-07 lecture series, "National Standards and Instructional Strategies for Language Teaching."