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Advertising rental housing in Spanish puts off many potential renters

October 12, 2023

Researchers found that rental ads published in Spanish deterred many would-be renters of diverse backgrounds from applying for a lease.

UW Research to help feds target diabetes outreach

February 17, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will use UW research on at-risk neighborhoods to target diabetes education efforts to seniors residing in the most disadvantaged areas.

New analysis shows Wisconsin poverty on the upswing

February 24, 2016

Poverty in Wisconsin hit its highest level in 30 years during a five-year period that ended in 2014, according to UW–Madison's Applied Population Laboratory.

Microbiome meets big social science: What’s the potential?

October 15, 2013

Over the last decade or so, biologists have mustered an ever-growing appreciation for the essential role of microbial communities in a diversity of environments.