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MOOCs workshop with European flavor next week

June 11, 2013

The European MOOCs in Global Context Workshop, a free event, will be held June 19-20 at the Wisconsin Idea Room inside the School of Education Building.

Personal finance author gets us talking about money

June 4, 2013

As the author of "Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry" Helaine Olen has strong views about money management.

Symposium will focus on developmental biology

May 23, 2013

When former University of Wisconsin–Madison genetics professor Oliver Smithies won the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, he dedicated a portion of his prize money to start a symposium to bring top biologists to campus as a resource for students, faculty, and staff.

Children’s Theatre opens door to Waisman Center resources

May 9, 2013

The Waisman Center Children’s Theatre series might make fewer headlines than the center’s groundbreaking research. Still, it maintains a valuable place among the center’s offerings. On Sunday afternoons during the academic year, it provides an accessible, welcoming opportunity for children of all ages and abilities to enjoy the arts.

Author Galeano coming to UW for Havens Center honor

May 1, 2013

Uruguayan author Eduardo Galeano will receive the University of Wisconsin–Madison A. E. Havens Center's Award for Lifetime Contribution to Critical Scholarship on May 9 during a rare trip to the United States.

Experience the South Pole in Madison with an exploration of sound, light and images

April 30, 2013

Deep in the Antarctic ice, more than 5,000 detector modules sit in frozen darkness, waiting for the blue bursts of radiation released by particle interactions. Optimized to detect signs of neutrinos - tiny, nearly massless particles that can travel from the edges of the universe - these basketball-sized detectors comprise the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, one of the biggest astrophysics projects in the world.

Madoff whistleblower to speak at UW Spring Ethics Symposium

April 30, 2013

Harry Markopolos, author of "No One Would Listen," will give the keynote address as part of the Spring Ethics Symposium, sponsored by the Howard Carver Ethics and Professionalism Program at the Wisconsin School of Business.

Bioethics forum plumbs creativity’s scientific side

April 19, 2013

The 12th annual International Bioethics Forum, "Creative Insight: Further Studies in Human Consciousness," will be held April 25 and 26 on the Promega Corporation campus.