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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.

WISC-TV to air series on UW–Madison alumnus, Nazi resister

November 12, 2007

This week, WISC-TV (News 3) will take an in-depth look at Milwaukee native and University of Wisconsin–Madison alumnus Mildred Fish Harnack and her amazing journey into Nazi Germany-a journey that started with a chance meeting on the UW–Madison campus.

Recent sightings: Greetings and goodbyes

June 6, 2007

A discarded holiday greeting card from a former resident lies on the floor of an empty room at Ogg Hall. Workers have…

Recent sightings: Loose cannon

May 9, 2007

Camp Randall history From the Wisconsin Electronic Reader: Letters of a Badger Boy in Blue: Life at Old Camp…

Historian’s book wins prestigious award

April 18, 2007

A pioneering study of the critical role that violence played in shaping the United States has won Ned Blackhawk, associate professor of history and American Indian studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, the Organization of American Historian's (OAH) Frederick Jackson Turner Award.

CALS to celebrate National Landmark Status of old dairy barn

March 5, 2007

The public is invited to a program on March 28, 2007 at 7:15 p.m. to celebrate the designation of the UW–Madison’s 109-year-old dairy barn as a National Historic Landmark.