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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).
In the wake of the devastating earthquake in Japan and the effects of the resulting tsunami on the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactors, Michael Corradini, a…
Celebrating 50 years of the Peace Corps and the state of Wisconsin's history of volunteerism and public service, the University of Wisconsin–Madison will host a variety of free and public programs featuring stories, film, poetry and some well-known former Peace Corps volunteers on Friday and Saturday, March 25-26, as part of "Peace Corps and Africa: 50 Years," an event honoring and assessing a half-century of volunteer service.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has awarded University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Engineering associate dean for research and Grainger Professor of Nuclear Engineering Gerald Kulcinski one of its highest honors for non-governmental employees. NASA Director Charles Bolden awarded Kulcinski the Exceptional Public Service Medal to recognize Kulcinski's leadership on the NASA Advisory Council from 2005 to 2009.
Smart phones make phone calls, play music, take pictures and keep track of your appointments. Now, researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison are investigating ways in which smart phone applications can help people deal with a chronic illness such as addiction.
University of Wisconsin–Madison Meloche-Bascom Professor of Chemistry Martin Zanni is being honored for contributions to the advancement of science within his laboratory and beyond.
For the 11th year in a row, UW–Madison has placed in the top tier of the Peace Corps' nationwide list of large schools producing Peace Corps volunteers.
Researchers with two University of Wisconsin–Madison plasma fusion experiments have received $10.7 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Fusion Energy Sciences. The Helically Symmetric eXperiment (HSX) drew $5.1 million, plus an additional $900,000, while two grants to the Pegasus Toroidal Experiment total $4.7 million.
The 11-1 season that propelled the Wisconsin Badgers to a berth in the 2011 Rose Bowl won the praise of U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin during…
It is the start of the final Antarctic drilling season for IceCube, and as researchers descend on the South Pole, there is additional reason for celebration. The National Science Foundation has signed a five-year, $34.5-million agreement with the University of Wisconsin–Madison to operate the unique IceCube telescope - a cubic kilometer in volume - buried in the Antarctic ice sheet between 1,400 meters and 2,400 meters deep.
When patients come home from the hospital after major surgery or a transplant, they often are not well enough to care for themselves, and more importantly, have complex medical needs that need to be monitored by others.