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Emotion, Health Symposium Enlivens the Classroom

April 16, 1997

Does anger make us sick? Are there healing powers behind optimism and humor? Do good relationships with family and friends make good medicine for the body?

UW Historian Targets Technology’s Fallout

April 10, 1997

An expert on the history and social impact of technology, Colleen Dunlavy is guiding 15 undergraduate students through a survey course on the subject this semester.

CD-ROM Broadens Student Experience in Yoruba Class

April 7, 1997

Students in Antonia Schleicher's Yoruba class say her instructional CD-ROM allows them to learn a complicated language at their own pace.

Plant Science Teaching Goes High-Tech in New UW Greenhouse

April 2, 1997

With a gallery of computerized temperature, humidity and light controls, the University of Wisconsin–Madison's new instructional greenhouse will have plant science students cultivating in high-tech style.

Lanscape Architecture Students to Exhibit Designs

April 1, 1997

About 20 undergraduate and graduate landscape-architects-in-training at the University of Wisconsin–Madison will display their handiwork April 6-20 at the UW–Madison Gallery of Design.

UW-Madison To Offer MBA in Agribusiness

March 31, 1997

Beginning this fall, the University of Wisconsin–Madison will join a handful of schools where students can earn an MBA in agribusiness.

Lanscape Architecture Students to Exhibit Designs

March 31, 1997

About 20 undergraduate and graduate landscape-architects-in-training at the University of Wisconsin–Madison will display their handiwork April 6-20 at the UW–Madison Gallery of Design.

Advising Services Making Steady Progress Campus-Wide

March 28, 1997

The hundreds of professionals involved in academic and career advising at UW–Madison have a shared mission and a full agenda for improvement through the three-year-old Council on Academic Advising (CAA).

Student Technology Dollar Goes Further at UW–Madison

March 27, 1997

Each semester, a 1.5 percent surcharge on each student's tuition (currently about $20 for a full-time resident undergraduate) goes into the Student Information Technology Initiative (SITI) fund.

Guide to Midwestern Trees and Shrubs Now on CD-ROM

March 24, 1997

Landscape Plants of the Upper Midwest, a CD-ROM featuring color photos and information on more than 600 species and varieties of trees, shrubs, vines and ground covers that grow in the region is now available.

Students To Get Prizes for High-Tech Business Plans

March 20, 1997

Students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison will team up to create a business plan for a technology-based business venture as part of a new campus competition.

Madison JASON ’97 Web Site Hits the Air

March 10, 1997

UW-Madison Sea Grant is developing Madison JASON '97 on behalf of the 4th- through 8th-grade Madison-area students and their teachers.

Non-mainstream Groups Find
Community Through Films at UW

March 4, 1997

Organizers of several film series say an important function of their programs is building community, forging important ties to the external community, as well as strengthening bonds among members of a particular group.

Canine Design: Students Create Tools for Service Dogs

March 3, 1997

With a $300 budget and abundant creativity, freshman engineering students have created two clever products that have clients smiling and tails wagging at the Wisconsin Academy for Graduate Service Dogs (WAGS).

Center for Jewish Studies Acquires Scholarly Collections

February 18, 1997

Recent gifts to the University of Wisconsin Foundation for the Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have supported the acquisition of three important scholarly collections.

School of Education gets boost from Spencer Foundation

February 14, 1997

The Spencer Foundation has awarded $1.2 million to the School of Education to support graduate students in doctoral-degree programs.

New Program Aims To Improve Written Communication

February 14, 1997

The Writing Fellows Program, to debut this fall, will train excellent undergraduate writers to help peers with the often-daunting task of writing effectively.

Student Groups Benefit From Faculty Guidance

February 12, 1997

Interaction between faculty, staff and students does not have to end in the classroom.

MBA Curriculum Receives Tune-Up for 21st Century

February 11, 1997

The School of Business has opened the hood of its M.B.A. curriculum, gone in with wrenches blazing, and come out with a…