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Study suggests buried internet infrastructure at risk as sea levels rise

The most susceptible U.S. cities are New York, Miami and Seattle, but the effects would ripple across the internet — potentially disrupting global communications.

Chat tool simplifies tricky online privacy policies

A UW–Madison researcher has helped develop a unique online chatbot that can answer, in simple language, questions about specific privacy policies without requiring users themselves to weed through all of the fine print.

BuckySubmit helps with public access compliance at UW–Madison

A new submission service called BuckySubmit helps researchers follow federal regulations requiring public access to their manuscripts.

New research finds pushing patients to online care options may have unintended consequences

New research from the Wisconsin School of Business shows that adopting e-visits to health care providers triggers increases in office visits and phone consultations, a reduction in new patients being seen by providers, and no noticeable improvements in patient health.

Googling Madison: Software engineers boost tech giant

The search giant was looking to continue expanding from Silicon Valley. Google would not be here without UW–Madison, the local office's director says.

Internet of Things Lab focuses on tech-savvy inventions

If six young technologists at University of Wisconsin–Madison have their way, bike thieves around campus will face a new obstacle: bikes capable of “talking” to Internet-connected bike racks.

New website promotes shared governance

Shared governance is one of the most important aspects of the University of Wisconsin System, with its principles specifically noted in state statute. Wisconsin Chapter 36 established the right to have this important voice and role on campus.