While last month's meeting of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Durban, South Africa, made incremental progress toward helping farmers adapt to climate change and reduce agriculture's climate footprint, a group of international agriculture experts urges scientists to lay the groundwork for more decisive action on global food security in environmental negotiations in 2012.
They teach what Bloomberg Rankings has identified as the third-most-important business language in the world, after English and Mandarin. Yet, as budgets for public education continue to tighten, teachers of French are struggling to keep their programs off the chopping block in Wisconsin and across the United States.
As a service learning project within Wisconsin Without Borders, students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have made lasting connections with a village in Ecuador through a microenterprise project.
A new report published by an independent global commission of eminent scientists states that the world's food system needs an immediate transformation to meet current and future threats to food security and environmental sustainability.
In its 2011 Open Doors Report on International Education Exchange, released this week, the Institute of International Education gives high marks to the University of Wisconsin–Madison in two categories.
Most students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison spend the last Thursday in November with family or friends: bundling up to brave colder weather; gathering around various combinations of turkey, vegetables and pie.
Representatives of the University of Wisconsin–Madison have returned to China this week, where they are seeking to expand the university's engagement and move toward the goal of creating a physical UW–Madison presence there.
To say a pregnant woman is eating for two leaves out a few guests at the table - trillions of them, according to Christopher Coe, a University of Wisconsin–Madison psychology professor who will soon begin studying anemia with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
A new one-hour documentary on Mildred Fish-Harnack—Milwaukee native, University of Wisconsin alumna, and the only American woman executed on direct orders from Adolf Hitler—is scheduled to premiere Monday, Nov. 7, at 8 p.m. on Wisconsin Public Television (WPT).
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is one of two American universities to host a delegation of representatives selected by Iraq's Inter-Ministerial Committee on Innovation, Research, and Development (ICIRD) on universities and technology-based economic development.
A group of world-class Chinese athletes accustomed to competing on the international stage got a close look at two international stars of Wisconsin agriculture—cranberries and ginseng. The student-athletes in the Chinese Champions Program at the University of Wisconsin–Madison traveled north to broaden their perspective on their host state.
The Babcock Hall Dairy, long linked to Wisconsin’s agricultural history, has created ice cream flavors to celebrate people, places and songs. This week, a new flavor takes its place alongside Berry Alvarez and Praise to Thee, Our Almond Mocha.
On Friday, Sept. 16, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will deliver remarks at UW–Madison highlighting innovative ways to encourage the best and brightest international students and scholars to study and remain in the U.S.