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From soil to sky, Day at the Capitol highlights span of UW–Madison’s impact

April 18, 2024

The day highlighted UW–Madison’s ongoing pursuit of innovation for the public good, driven by the Wisconsin Idea.

First-year UW–Madison engineers create solution that empowers woman with MS

December 12, 2023

Each semester, groups of students develop prototypes to address challenges for real clients, often local community members contending with health challenges.

With $15M boost from U.S. Navy, engineers will help detect, prevent traumatic brain injuries    

November 10, 2023

The initiative’s researchers work closely with industry partners to rapidly translate fundamental scientific discoveries from the lab into next-generation consumer products that will protect the brain from injury.

Making an American economy that works for the people

November 9, 2023

UW–Madison Professor Kathy Cramer helps lead a commission looking to put the well-being of Americans at the center of economic discussions.

Science on the Square: A festival of learning

October 26, 2023

Rainfall failed to stop people of all ages from exploring science hands-on at the sixth annual Science on the Square event on Oct. 19.

Unleash your curiosity at the 13th annual Wisconsin Science Festival

September 26, 2023

With more than 300 events across the state, all are welcome to join the festivities through hands-on science exhibitions, performances, tours, pub nights, talks with scientists and authors, film screenings and so much more.

The Sky’s the Limit: Autistic youth explore science on their terms at STEM camp

August 15, 2023

Rotating through stations, campers learn to estimate the canopy cover of a nearby wooded area (by pretending they’re aliens), calculate the ages of tree rings and create mini ecosystems in Mason jars.

Bucky’s Classroom reaches record number of Wisconsin students

May 23, 2023

The goal of the program is to help middle school students build a better understanding of college, both academically and socially.

UW showcases statewide and local impact in latest reports

April 25, 2023

New reports show how UW–Madison benefits the state through career preparation, economic development, innovative partnerships and workforce development.

Physician training track focuses on serving rural areas

April 25, 2023

Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine students complete clinical rotations in small towns to learn how to provide medical care in rural areas. Dozens of physicians play crucial roles as volunteer preceptors throughout the state.

Weather station network to expand across Wisconsin, aiding farmers and others

March 28, 2023

With the help of a statewide network of weather stations known as a mesonet, the state would be better equipped to deal with the future obstacles of a changing climate.

Inaugural Bassam Z. Shakhashiri Public Science Engagement Award recognizes excellence in outreach

March 20, 2023

A conservation scientist with a goal of finding ways to equitably protect tropical forest biodiversity and a teaching faculty member whose outreach work has led to a method for teaching visually impaired students about nanotechnology received the award.

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

March 16, 2023

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.

Physics show: Fiery methane bubbles and vortex cannons wow crowd

February 21, 2023

The Wonders of Physics show in Chamberlin Hall on Feb. 18 kept the audience riveted with scientific experiments that demonstrated physics principles with panache

Mural painting brings community together at UW South Madison Partnership

August 19, 2022

The murals reflect artist Lilada Gee’s bold and colorful style and are designed to inspire the community and families that use the location for programming. You can see these murals in person at the August 25 Community Celebration.