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UW Organic Vegetable Field Day features veggie tasting event

August 27, 2015

Do you love your veggies? Would you like to help plant breeders make them taste even better?

Dark energy to be topic of Space Place event

May 26, 2015

"To Infinity and Beyond: The Accelerating Universe," a live broadcast from the World Science Festival about dark energy, an antigravitational force that confounds the conventional laws of physics, will be hosted on the evening of May 28 by UW–Madison's Space Place.

Stem Cell Symposium to focus on tissue engineering, limb regeneration

April 16, 2015

Limb regeneration, stem cells, limb development, tissue engineering: These will be the focus of the 10th Annual Wisconsin Stem Cell Symposium on Wednesday, April 22, hosted by the University of Wisconsin–Madison Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center and the BioPharmaceutical Technology Center Institute (BTCI).

Steven Rinella of TV’s ‘MeatEater’ to make UW appearance

March 26, 2015

Steven Rinella, award-winning author and host of the hit TV show “MeatEater,” will give a talk the evening of April 14 to discuss his outdoor adventures and his life as a modern day hunter-gatherer.

Hurricane expert Kerry Emanuel to speak at UW–Madison

March 17, 2015

Kerry Emanuel, a leading authority on hurricanes and climate, will deliver the 6th Len Robock Annual Lecture March 24 at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Recent sightings: Dancers upon stilts

March 2, 2015

Dancers took to stilts for a Brooklyn Jumbies workshop in Lathrop Hall on Saturday, Feb. 28. Participants worked with the dance performance group, which teaches cultural elements of the African diaspora like stilt walking, and Chris Walker, a UW–Madison associate professor of dance, to learn new dance moves in preparation for “Strut!” — a university dance event scheduled for May 2. The workshop was hosted by the UW–Madison Arts Institute as part of Laura Anderson Barbata’s spring interdisciplinary arts residency.

Sidebar: Sessions set to discuss biomedical research crisis

February 10, 2015

A series of campus-wide discussions to gather feedback and ideas from researchers — faculty, staff scientists, postdocs, and graduate students as well as administrative staff — on what many people believe is a crisis in U.S. biomedical research has been scheduled for March.