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Conference to focus on career building over a lifetime

January 9, 2008

Whether just entering the workforce or planning for the later years of their careers, people must be prepared to deal with the shifting nature of today's workplace. Because people today change jobs and careers several times over their working lives, career planning has become a critical service offered by many schools, colleges, and private practitioners.

Undergrad team debuts in genetic engineering competition

December 21, 2007

For the first time, a team of University of Wisconsin–Madison undergraduates participated in the annual International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition (iGEM), held this fall at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Workshop encourages teachers to ‘think like a historian’

December 18, 2007

Teachers seeking to rejuvenate their history curriculum and reinvigorate student learning within a research-based, standards-linked critical-thinking framework will want to register for the seventh annual Wisconsin Treasures workshop, "Thinking Like a Historian," at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Roundtable features spoken word

December 5, 2007

An end-of-semester tradition for many faculty and staff members is attending the December session of University Roundtable. Attendees join colleagues and friends for lunch, listening and learning throughout the year, but in December, the audience is treated to a performance by students, faculty or staff.

Gangsters, dark comedy featured in film festival

December 5, 2007

The 17th installment of the Polish Film Festival returns to the Madison campus Friday-Sunday, Dec. 7-9.

Wisconsin Public Utility Institute, energy engineers to promote efficiency

November 30, 2007

On Wednesday, Dec. 5, the Wisconsin Public Utility Institute (WPUI) and the Wisconsin Association of Energy Engineers (WAEE) will present a program on how to encourage more efficiency from the motor industry.

Virent CEO to speak on green business at WARF’s Gilson Discovery Series

November 29, 2007

Eric Apfelbach, president and CEO of Virent Energy Systems, will present "Building a Business around Green Technology" on Thursday, Dec. 6 at the Fluno Center, 601 University Avenue. The event, part of the Gilson Discovery Series sponsored by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), is free and open to the public.