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UW physicist works with young Rube Goldbergs at Madison elementary school

April 25, 2013

The rules are simple, explains Mike Randall, a University of Wisconsin–Madison physicist, who is leading the Rube Goldberg lab tonight at Emerson School in Madison. "Make a contraption that starts by dropping a marble and ends by ringing a bell."

Five Questions with Marie-Louise Mares

April 18, 2013

Growing up in Australia, Marie-Louise Mares didn’t have a television. Even then, she still got the occasional glimpse of “Sesame Street.”

High-level commission discusses future of graduate education in the chemical sciences

February 5, 2013

Members of an American Chemical Society commission will discuss the need for radical changes to graduate education in the chemical sciences at a colloquium in Madison Feb. 7.

Religious studies course to focus on environmental crises

December 6, 2012

A new "gateway" course in religious studies (RELS101, Religions in Global Perspective) will move beyond the traditional survey approach and give instructors leeway to choose a more timely and effective focus. The first edition, on religion and the environment, will be taught by Anna M. Gade, associate professor of religious studies and languages and cultures of Asia. Inside UW–Madison discussed the new course with Professor Gade.