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Election experts and resources available from UW–Madison 

July 8, 2024

Experts from the University of Wisconsin–Madison are available to provide an on-the-ground look at Wisconsin politics and provide analysis and commentary about national and state races, polling, debates and the key issues driving voters.

Mother’s Day is Sunday: UW–Madison experts available

May 9, 2024

Experts from UW–Madison are available to discuss the state of motherhood, questions of gender balance within families and what the day means to different people.

Experts available for interviews on H5N1

April 30, 2024

The avian flu H5N1 has made the jump to mammals, including cattle, and inactive remnants of the virus have been found in grocery store milk. Experts from UW–Madison are available to discuss questions about H5N1 risk to human health, pets and more.

Earth Day experts available from UW–Madison  

April 19, 2024

The 54th Earth Day will be observed on Monday, April 22. Experts from UW–Madison are available on various aspects about the day of observance, including its theme “Planet vs. Plastic,” climate change, human rights, and more.

Cicada experts and resources available from UW–Madison  

April 10, 2024

A historic double brood of cicadas is expected to emerge this spring, with hatchings centered on the Eastern and Midwestern parts of the United States.

UW–Madison experts on Valentine’s Day topics

February 1, 2024

Valentine’s Day is an occasion to celebrate love in all its guises. UW–Madison experts are available for interviews about the holiday, from trends in online dating to showering your affection on the one who will never disappoint you: your dog.

UW–Madison experts available on warm, dry holiday weather expected for Wisconsin

December 18, 2023

Experts from the University of Wisconsin–Madison are available for commentary and analysis on the upcoming holiday forecast, the outlook for snow this winter in the Upper Midwest and Midwestern climate trends.

Media advisory: COP28 experts available

November 28, 2023

FROM: Veronica Rueckert, national media manager, rueckert@wisc.edu   

UW–Madison experts address back-to-school topics

August 24, 2023

School’s in. And so are experts from the University of Wisconsin–Madison who can discuss a variety of subjects related to the start of a new school year.

Extreme heat hits central U.S.: UW–Madison experts available

August 23, 2023

An atmospheric heat dome parked over the central U.S. is sending temperatures soaring this week. Combined with oppressively high humidity, the sizzling temperatures are a…

Republican presidential primary debate: UW–Madison experts available

August 21, 2023

The following UW–Madison experts can comment on the first upcoming GOP debate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Wednesday, Aug. 23.

Media Advisory: Climate and weather-related research and experts from UW–Madison

May 11, 2023

New weather trends, from a predicted El Niño to an early fire season in Western Canada signal the beginning of what may be a turbulent weather pattern. Experts from UW–Madison are available for insight and analysis.

For media: Wisconsin Supreme Court election experts from UW–Madison

March 27, 2023

Experts from UW–Madison are available to discuss the upcoming Wisconsin State Supreme Court election on April 4. The election is widely considered one of the most consequential State Supreme Court elections in decades.

Media advisory: UW–Madison experts available on springtime

March 21, 2023

Spring is here – at least according to the calendar. Experts from the University of Wisconsin–Madison are available to discuss a variety of topics related to the season, which officially began March 20 and runs through June 20.  

For media: Bank failure experts available from UW–Madison

March 14, 2023

Experts from UW–Madison are available to discuss news about the Silicon Valley Bank failure and banking system destabilization in general.

For media: UW–Madison Father’s Day experts available   

June 13, 2022

Experts from UW–Madison are available to discuss topics related to Father’s Day.   

UW–Madison spring experts available to media

May 27, 2022

Experts from UW–Madison are available to media to discuss topics related to the return to warmer weather, from lawns to hurricanes to grilling.

UW-Madison Ukraine experts available

April 20, 2022

Experts from UW–Madison are available to discuss the latest situation in Ukraine with the news media.  

UW-Madison Ukraine experts available

February 24, 2022

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy declared a state of emergency after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered military operations, hitting cities and bases with airstrikes and shelling.

2021 UW–Madison winter commencement takes place on Sunday

December 14, 2021

This will mark a return to an in-person ceremony at the Kohl Center following a virtual ceremony in winter 2020 due to the pandemic. A virtual livestream will be offered too.