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The 150th anniversary of a law that changed the mission of the University of Wisconsin and gave rise to the Wisconsin Idea is being marked in 2012, and a UW–Madison faculty member and student will be participating in a White House event that coincides with the occasion.
Two people trained at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine have been chosen for a highly competitive federal program that hones the skills needed to investigate epidemics.
The Air Force ROTC at the University of Wisconsin–Madison is officially one of the best in the nation after the cadre won the national Right of Line award for best small detachment in the nation.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will visit Madison and the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus Tuesday, Nov. 15.
A new supercomputer designed to run weather prediction models is now the most powerful computer of its kind on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus, where researchers will help make those models more accurate.
From a launching pad at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base our newest weather satellite rose into orbit this morning, buoyed by know-how from the University of Wisconsin–Madison's atmospheric and space science community.
A successful campus-wide partnership will bring to the University of Wisconsin–Madison a powerful new electron microscope equipped to produce high-resolution, three-dimensional images of a wide range of biological samples.
Scientists have proven that the fungus Geomyces destructans causes white-nose syndrome, a fast-spreading and highly lethal disease of bats.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is among several institutions that will collaborate through a new federal Northeast Climate Science Center to study the effects of climate change on ecosystems, wildlife, water and other resources.
The Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin–Madison was awarded a five-year national Poverty Research Center grant by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The White House has named a pair of University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers and a recent alumnus to a list of the country's most promising researchers.
The Wisconsin Clearinghouse for Prevention Resources, a unit of University Health Services at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, announced today (Sept. 27) that it has received a $23.5 million federal grant to make it easier for Wisconsin residents to be and stay healthy.
Following the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's decommissioning of its 30-year space shuttle program earlier this summer, the agency will be looking in new directions for the future of space exploration - with University of Wisconsin–Madison expertise on board.
The U.S. Department of Energy Nuclear Energy University Program awarded five out of 51 grants nationwide to University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers in the Department of Engineering Physics.
The Wisconsin Clearinghouse for Prevention Resources, a unit of University Health Services (UHS) at UW–Madison, has submitted a grant application to the…
Cora Marrett, an emeritus professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 26 to serve as deputy director of the National Science Foundation (NSF).
They teach people how to walk in space, protect astronauts from decompression sickness and ensure spacecraft hardware is safe in flight. Three University of Wisconsin–Madison alumnae will visit campus this week to talk to students of all ages about their careers at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).