An ambitious journalism project with UW–Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication students collaborating with each other and partner organizations to report on the quality and supply of Wisconsin water has earned a $35,000 grant through the Online News Association.
The winners of this year's University of Wisconsin–Madison's School of Journalism and Mass Communication's alumni awards demonstrate the many ways the school's graduates translate their skills to a range of careers.
After three decades in which China achieved record economic growth in part by feeding the insatiable U.S. appetite for consumer of goods, Wall Street economist Stephen Roach ('68 BA, economics) sees an unhealthy codependency that could easily spiral out of control into a new trade war and other doomsday scenarios.
With the help of a tiny fragment of zircon extracted from a remote rock outcrop in Australia, the picture of how our planet became habitable to life about 4.4 billion years ago is coming into sharper focus.
Belgian composer Benoît Mernier writes music he says communicates with audience members in a variety of ways. He believes firmly that there is no single right way to experience music - providing audience members are open to its messages.
President Barack Obama has nominated Maria Cancian, an associate dean and professor in the College of Letters & Science, for assistant secretary for children and families (family support) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Two words: Millard Fillmore. Who? He was president of the United States from 1850-1853, yet you won't find him carved on Mount Rushmore. Turns out, not all American presidents have legacies - or even names - that are as familiar as George Washington.
Millions of people around the world use Facebook, which was first launched on Feb. 4, 2004. The University of Wisconsin–Madison has experts who can discuss the popular social networking site, how people use it and how it has affected the way we communicate. They include:
In attempts to predict what climate change will mean for life in lakes, scientists have mainly focused on two things: the temperature of the water and the amount of oxygen dissolved in it. But a new study from University of Wisconsin researchers is speaking for the trees - specifically, the dead ones that have toppled into a lake's near shore waters.