William J. Cronon, the Frederick Jackson Turner and Vilas Research Professor of History, Geography, and Environmental Studies at UW–Madison, has been elected to the newest cohort of Fellows of the British Academy.
Over two years, UW–Madison students have researched dozens of objects in the Mount Horeb Area Historical Society’s expansive collection.
Philosophy professor Steven Nadler is known for serious scholarship. For his latest book, he has chosen a very different format: full of bright illustrations and characters speaking in word bubbles.
The discovery of the new Homo naledi fossils, representing the remains of at least three juvenile and adult specimens, includes a “wonderfully complete skull,” says UW–Madison anthropologist John Hawks.
A UW–Madison team recognized the significance of preserving home videos and other personal histories in new and reliable formats. To share that expertise across the state, they launched a project called the Northwoods Tour.
This summer, in a unique collaboration, a team from the University of Wisconsin–Madison recovered wreckage and possible human remains from a site in France where an American pilot crashed during World War II.
UW-Madison students recently traveled to Washington D.C. for the grand opening of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African-American History & Culture. View their story.
Louis Wolfenson started teaching Yiddish at the UW in 1916, more than 30 years before Yiddish classes originated in New York City.
Wisconsin’s libraries, archives and museums are joining their peers around the country in providing free online access to their digital collections through the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).
Data reveals increasing trends toward later ice cover formation and earlier spring breakup.
The award will ensure that listeners today and in the future will be able to hear rare fragments of Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest’s musical past.
At least 25 specimens of fungi that infect plants, collected more than a century ago, were found in the Wisconsin State Herbarium.