Professor Maryellen MacDonald explains why it's so tough to talk to each other in masks, and offers tips in how to adapt so people understand, such as using hand gestures and nodding.
It’s evidence that the differences in visual and “audible” representations in the mind are connected to differences in the way we organize our thinking.
The Wisconsin Language Roadmap emphasizes the importance of providing language learning opportunities for all Wisconsin students to develop skills needed to succeed around the world.
The nomination is for Leary's album notes for "Alpine Dreaming," whose content comes from a record label, Helvetia, launched in 1920 by Ferdinand Ingold, a Swiss settler in Monroe, Wisconsin. Several UW–Madison departments contributed to the project.
Since joining UW–Madison in 1976, Professor Naomi Hanaoka McGloin has become a pioneer in the field of Japanese language and linguistics, making UW–Madison a flagship university for the next generation of Japanese language educators.
Grand Challenge Transform grants supporting interdisciplinary projects designed to back youth and families in Wisconsin
The Grand Challenges initiative developed in UW–Madison’s School of Education is awarding grants to four projects that display the potential to transform lives by supporting young people and families in Wisconsin.
The typical foreign language class spends much of its time listening to fluent speakers, but new UW research shows that the students should spend more time talking.
On Thursday, one of the original members of the Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot, Maria Alyokhina, with a new member of the group, journalist Sasha Bogina, gave a public conversation and Q&A in the Wisconsin Union Theater about their activism and current work focused on prison reform.
The campus community is finding many creative ways to celebrate Halloween – carving pumpkins on a crisp October night, wandering the oh-so-spooky hallways of Humanities, hobnobbing with history's greatest artists.
Anthony Cerulli's fascination with world religions began in high school and led him to texts as diverse as the Bhagavad Gita and the writings of Jack Kerouac. He came to UW–Madison because of its international renown in South Asian Studies.
Louis Wolfenson started teaching Yiddish at the UW in 1916, more than 30 years before Yiddish classes originated in New York City.