Bucky’s Classroom reaches record number of Wisconsin students
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Generations of learning at Grandparents University
Sponsored by the Wisconsin Alumni Association, the program brings grandparents and their grandchildren to campus for two days of fun, adventure, and learning.
A Juneteenth celebration of science
Outreach teams from UW–Madison brought the "Kitchen Chemist," hands-on exploration stations, and a chance to chat with scientists to the Kujichagulia Center for Self-Determination Juneteenth celebration at Penn Park Saturday.
Baldwin Wisconsin Idea grants awarded
Eight projects and 10 seed projects show the range of how UW–Madison faculty, staff and students can collaborate with community members to co-create and share knowledge and solutions that will benefit and enrich the lives of the people of Wisconsin, the nation and the world.
Universe in the Park
Away from the glare of city lights, under dark skies in our state parks, UW–Madison's Astronomy Department presents "Universe in the Park" at locations throughout Wisconsin during the summer months.
UW School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences adds three degree programs
The new degree programs, which will launch in the fall, are designed to increase skills that are in high demand, preparing a talent pipeline that will drive economic growth in the region and beyond.
Diving into science with eager hands and brains
People of all ages got their hands dirty and their brains revved up as part of Science Expeditions, an annual open house to illustrate the value — and fun — of scientific research on campus.