The Wisconsin Initiative for Science Literacy Thesis Award Program’s mission is to both promote science literacy among the public and recruit future generations to careers in scientific research with an approachable look at the latest findings.
Students took breaks from all-electronic assignments to work with take-home kits that let them explore the physics of light while creating art.
Activities will include experiments, live Q&A with scientists, demonstrations, performances, podcasts, behind-the-scenes tours and more — along with up-to-the-minute information on what researchers are learning about COVID-19.
While the global pandemic has challenged business owners across many sectors, startup companies helped by UW–Madison's UW–Madison’s Discovery to Product program have managed to demonstrate resilience.
Morgan and Riley Parks were co-valedictorians at Altoona High School. Now the two are now freshmen at UW–Madison, experiencing together many of the same pandemic-tinged college experiences.
Everybody poops, some shed the virus that causes COVID-19. Wisconsin’s wastewater surveillance is looking for it.
Detecting and measuring how much virus is in wastewater is may provide an early warning signal that cases of COVID-19 may soon rise and provide a readout of how levels of virus change in a population over time.
Tardigrades, also known as water bears, look kind of like a cross between a bear and a caterpillar, are known for their incredible resilience. As such, they're the perfect organism for 2020.
In return for financial support for students enrolled in teacher education programs, the students will pledge to to teach for three or four years at a pre-kindergarten through 12th grade school in Wisconsin.
Oneida Nation of Wisconsin artist wins NEA award, helps Wisconsin Regional Art Program celebrate 80 years
The WRAP 2020 Annual Art Exhibition and State Day Conference will feature Karen AnnHoffman’s much-anticipated keynote on Iroquois raised beadwork, an art form specific to the Indigenous nations and cultures of the Eastern Great Lakes Region utilizing forms and designs that reach back more than 10,000 years.
Are there industries that will never recover from the COVID-19 pandemic? What should you do if you've been invited to a wedding but are nervous about attending?
Summer is peak season for buying and selling homes, but it’s hard to predict the movement of a market in the midst of a global pandemic. In this Badger Talks video, expert Mark Eppli takes stock of the real estate market.
Our experts answer: Can an air conditioning unit spread COVID-19? What is a superspreader? How do we achieve herd immunity?
The team that created the popular Badger Shield medical fac e shield has now created a new version that provides a full, clear view of the face while still filtering virus particles through surgical fabric that cinches around the wearer’s chin and jawline. And again, they're sharing it with the world.
Two campus labs are coming together again in support of efforts to provide free COVID-19 testing to the entire campus community. The goal is to identify infections, isolate and care for those who are sick, and limit the spread of the disease.
UW researchers are working with dairy farmers, producers and equipment manufacturers to use data to make useful, real-time decisions.