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Going green for the Bucks

July 21, 2021

Red is the primary color around here, but Bascom Hall went green to honor the Milwaukee Bucks winning the 2021 NBA Championship, with their victory over the Phoenix Suns.

Agricultural Research Station field days return for 2021 season

July 1, 2021

After taking a hiatus in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, UW–Madison’s Agricultural Research Stations will again host public field days during the 2021 growing season to share research updates and educational information.

UW–Madison professional degrees and certificates help working adults advance their careers

June 28, 2021

UW-Madison offers more than 85 professional degrees and certificates, available online or in accelerated formats on campus, ranging in subjects from business and data science to engineering and health and medicine.

UW–Madison Online: Educational access for returning adult students

June 24, 2021

UW–Madison Online offers five bachelor’s degrees — with more to come — for people in Wisconsin and around the world who want to finish a degree and advance in their careers while still working and taking care of other obligations.

UW Veterinary Medicine professor Ruthanne Chun receives 2021 LaMarr Billups Community-University Engagement Award

June 23, 2021

In 2014, Chun co-founded Wisconsin Companion Animal Resources, Education and Social services (WisCARES), a community veterinary clinic for low income and homeless families.

UW pre-college program reaches students across Wisconsin

June 18, 2021

Taught by UW students, the program offered virtual hands-on experiences to almost 700 students in eight counties during the 2020-21 school year.

UW School of Pharmacy focused on equitable COVID-19 vaccine access

June 15, 2021

In partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County, students and employees of the School of Pharmacy are helping sponsor vaccine clinics and town hall discussions to address vaccine hesitancy and concerns. 

UW-Madison professors teach schools how to do antigen testing

June 11, 2021

"A school can identify quickly if a staff member or a kid who comes in the school who might have symptoms comes in the school and should get sent home."

Engineering students learn by solving real-world problems

June 7, 2021

Students overwhelmingly enjoy the classes that enable them to put their calculus, chemistry, physics and other knowledge to use.

UW-Madison engineering talent critical to state, national economic progress

May 24, 2021

A planned new building is a critical starting point in the college’s ability to provide a hands-on education to many more engineering students and help keep pace with industry growth.

School of Pharmacy volunteers help vaccinate underserved communities

May 20, 2021

The school and the Boys and Girls Club hosted eight vaccine clinics in neighborhoods around Madison on Saturdays in April and May, providing vaccines to more than 600 community members.

UW’s Prenatal to Five Initiative advances early childhood solutions in Wisconsin

May 20, 2021

The initiative uses UW–Madison expertise to help Wisconsin child-care providers find solutions to the problems they face, especially through the difficulties of the pandemic.

COVID questions: Keeping unvaccinated children safe; when quarantine is needed

May 20, 2021

My husband and I are vaccinated, but our young children are currently not eligible to receive the vaccine. Which activities are safe to resume? Which disease require quarantining?

Madison’s tech sector booms, driven by UW innovation

May 6, 2021

UW-Madison provides cutting-edge research, entrepreneurial graduates and researchers, and a well-educated local workforce that motivates some employers to open offices in Madison.

Forward BIOLABS, with UW–Madison, bolsters Wisconsin biohealth sector

May 5, 2021

The lab helps reduce the time it takes fledgling biohealth companies to launch by six to nine months and is instrumental in keeping biohealth talent in Wisconsin.

2021 KidWind challenge gusts ahead as a virtual competition

April 9, 2021

6th grader John Dreher cuts out geometric shapes that he designed for wind turbine blades. The cardboard structures were then replicated and mounted on…

New Data Science degree emerges as the fastest growing major at UW–Madison

April 8, 2021

The decision to create the Data Science major came after a university-wide recognition that this field of study is one of the most rapidly emerging career sectors in the nation.

Science Expeditions, Engineering Expo offer virtual events statewide April 9–11

April 1, 2021

Both open houses will provide greater access than ever to UW–Madison research labs, at-home experiments and live science demonstrations.

Veterinary clinic for homeless pet owners meets growing demand

April 1, 2021

Even during the pandemic, WisCARES is committed to keeping families intact, building trusting relationships with their clients, and providing resources and services to those in need.

UW-Madison nursing students volunteer to give out vaccine

March 29, 2021

"Being able to contribute to warding off this disease is so empowering and rewarding, and it just makes me feel like all this suffering all of us have been experiencing is moving toward a resolution," said nursing student Kayla Van Boxtel.