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A Juneteenth celebration of science

June 20, 2022

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

June 14, 2022

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

June 7, 2022

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

May 5, 2022

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.

UW Veterinary Care offers rabbit vaccine against highly contagious, fatal disease

May 5, 2022

The clinic is one of about a dozen animal hospitals in the state to offer the vaccine and part of a growing effort nationally to encourage rabbit owners to seek vaccination.

Diving into science with eager hands and brains

April 11, 2022

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.

Headed in the write direction

April 4, 2022

The Greater Madison Writing Project at UW–Madison works with teachers in rural Wisconsin school districts, such as Jessica White in Gresham, to offer professional development for educators as well as enrichment opportunities for students and young adult writers.

UW–Madison works to protect Wisconsin poultry from avian flu

March 17, 2022

The Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory is prepared to assist with a surge of testing that will help prevent the spread of the virus as birds and eggs are moved around the state, and researchers are also developing a vaccine to prevent future outbreaks.

Veterinary medicine students launch software startup to serve clinics

March 15, 2022

The platform allows veterinarians to request, send and review the medical records of patients who have received care from other clinics through a business-to-business software model.

UW Varsity Band spring concert returns to Kohl Center April 22, 23

March 7, 2022

The band is welcoming fans back to its live spring concerts statewide and at the Kohl Center after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic.

New UW–Madison research projects to benefit Great Lakes

February 1, 2022

Wisconsin Sea Grant announced 12 new two-year research projects worth $2.8 million that build Great Lakes understanding, leading to science-based management and policy decisions. Six are at UW–Madison.

Video: From weather to wonder

January 18, 2022

The Wonders of Physics traveling show is back in action at schools and public events. It is now presented by UW–Madison outreach specialist Haddie McLean, a former TV meteorologist. In this video, she visits Pecatonica Elementary School.

Grant provides lifesaving pet cancer treatments at UW School of Veterinary Medicine

December 29, 2021

“With all the strides being made in the veterinary oncology field increasing treatment options for pets, our goal is to make these lifesaving treatments available to more pets and their pet parents.”

UW–Madison Odyssey Beyond Bars program receives state award for prison education

November 4, 2021

The program helps address the problem of mass incarceration in Wisconsin by giving students the academic and professional opportunities they need to succeed when they reenter communities.

UW–Madison partners with businesses in Federal Work-Study initiative

October 18, 2021

The new initiative gives students an impactful experiences and provides crucial support to employers during a time when budgets are stretched as a result of COVID-19.

Explore over 170 virtual and in-person events at the 11th annual Wisconsin Science Festival

October 14, 2021

Activities Oct. 21-24 in over 30 counties will be both in-person and virtual, including hands-on experiments, Q&As with scientists, demonstrations, performances, readings and more.

Record-setting freshman class maintains UW–Madison’s commitment to Wisconsin families

September 28, 2021

This year’s freshman class at the University of Wisconsin–Madison is the largest in the institution’s history and includes the most Wisconsin residents of any freshman class in the last 20 years.

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.