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UW-Madison students make discoveries, explore Italy in archaeological expedition

Two seniors traveled to the ancient city of Agrigento on the south coast of Sicily this past summer, to develop a more accurate historical timeline.

Professor takes on climate change by promoting science literacy through music, art, comics

A UW–Madison geoscience professor has come up with new ways to teach science to non-science undergraduate students, in hopes of awakening their "inner scientists."

Brady or Rodgers: UW math professor to tell national TV audience who’s greater

Sometimes math professors find themselves in surprising places. Look for UW–Madison's Jordan Ellenberg in the national broadcast of the Nov. 4 match-up between the Green Bay Packers and the New England Patriots on Sunday Night Football.

New Faculty Focus: Jason Peters

Pharmacy researcher faces the gravity of upcoming antibiotic resistance crisis — we will soon be out of weapons to fight resistant bacterial pathogens — and focuses on identifying new weaknesses in these pathogens that can be exploited by drugs.

Student to student: 7 UW-inspired costumes to wear this Halloween

If you have still yet to come up with a Halloween outfit and want to have the coolest costume on campus, grab your hot glue gun, sewing needle and tape and try out some of these costume ideas that are literally inspired by UW–Madison.

New Faculty Focus: Simon Goldberg

"My work focuses broadly on finding ways to promote wellbeing and reduce suffering, which certainly relates to the health and wellbeing of residents of Wisconsin."

‘Passing the Bass’ event honors musician, teacher, humanitarian Richard Davis

The humanitarian and emeritus professor of music was fêted with music and multimedia tributes during an evening filled with laughter and love at the Overture Center for the Arts.

First cohort of Morgridge Fellows selected

The 10 fellows were selected to participate in the year-long learning community designed to further institutionalize and support community-engaged scholarship, defined as: teaching, research, and scholarly activities that are performed in equitable, mutually beneficial collaboration with communities to fulfill campus and community objectives.

Enhancement to faculty recruitment program to help diversify faculty

The University of Wisconsin–Madison is demonstrating its commitment to its faculty through an initiative designed to help recruit and retain faculty from underrepresented populations.

New Faculty Focus: Kasey Keeler

"Part of my work and research is to draw attention to the history of Wisconsin as a Native place and the many tribal communities who still exist here."

Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Lab has new director, new direction

UW–Madison veterinarian Keith Poulsen will head the agency, which plays a critical role in preserving animal health and the integrity of the state’s animal production industry.

UW–Madison to co-lead $10 million grant to cultivate STEM faculty

To broaden participation in STEM programs and fields, the National Science Foundation awarded a five-year, $10 million NSF INCLUDES Alliance grant to be co-led by UW–Madison’s Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

Back-to-school tips: Faculty, staff share their best advice for a successful school year

A new school year means new beginnings. It's a chance to start the semester off fresh and on the right foot. What better way to do that than with advice from our very own experts?

UW–Madison’s Mathieu appointed to National STEM Education Advisory Panel

Mathieu is a leading academic voice for transforming undergraduate teaching and learning within STEM disciplines, experience he will contribute as one of nine higher education representatives on the 18-member NSF panel.

Sussman to lead Genome Center of Wisconsin

Mike Sussman, longtime director of the UW–Madison Biotechnology Center, has announced that he is stepping down from that position to serve as director of the genome center. Chris Bradfield has been named interim Biotechnology Center director.

Memories from nearly 50 years of library service at UW

As he retires after working in library services for 47 years, Vice Provost Ed Van Gemert says that libraries are absolutely fundamental to the fabric of our democracy, and library expertise is needed more than ever.

Japanese language professor retires, leaving a lasting legacy

Since joining UW–Madison in 1976, Professor Naomi Hanaoka McGloin has become a pioneer in the field of Japanese language and linguistics, making UW–Madison a flagship university for the next generation of Japanese language educators.

Two researchers honored for biomedical work

The Hartwell Foundation Individual Biomedical Research Awards recognize exceptional scientists who are pursuing biomedical research to advance children’s health.