University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly today announced that Gilles Bousquet has agreed to serve as the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s interim chancellor following the departure of Chancellor Brian Levin-Stankevich next month.
In southwestern China’s Guizhou Province, the International Crane Foundation and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies are partnering on a novel environmental education program for elementary school children that incorporates western techniques and local traditions.
Huntington's disease, the debilitating congenital neurological disorder that progressively robs patients of muscle coordination and cognitive ability, is a condition without effective treatment, a slow death sentence.
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.