“It’s a win-win,” says pharmacy student Maggie Hoernke. “We get practice educating patients and administering the vaccine, and we also get to help out the public.
Not only are top UW–Madison materials science students sought after by industry, but breakthroughs in materials developed at the university often have direct impacts on local businesses.
UW's Center for Dairy Research has helped Nasonville develop new cheese products for export, start ultrafiltration lines to produce lactose-free milk, and trouble-shoot quality problems that pop up.
The program links university resources with local knowledge to improve sustainability, resilience, livability, and the general well-being of Wisconsin communities.
Aldevron’s partnership with UW–Madison in research and education is a compelling reason the company has continued to invest in its Madison site, its CEO said.
Powered by a top-ranked research program, the University of Wisconsin–Madison, its affiliate organizations and the startup companies coming out of the university have a total $30.8 billion annual statewide economic impact, equivalent to nearly 9% of Wisconsin’s $345 billion economy, according to a new report.
Badger Precollege is ramping up for an all-online summer 2021, revising options and ready to offer an array of programs for a wider diversity of students — from advanced learning and STEM classes to music clinics and college readiness programs.
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.