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Brand New Badger: Triplets attending UW–Madison together

September 11, 2018

Annika, Claudia and Jenna Strand are triplets who are attending UW–Madison together this fall. Kayla Huynh For Annika, Claudia and Jenna…

LAB3 exhibition helps high school students merge physics and art

September 7, 2018

A new exhibition featuring artworks inspired by scientific research led by UW–Madison physicists, and created by high school students with the help of artists and writers.

Initiative focuses on advanced technology innovations in biomanufacturing

September 6, 2018

A $750,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. announced today (Sept. 6) establishes the Forward BIO Initiative, a collaborative effort to make Wisconsin a recognized center of excellence for biomanufacturing.

UW-Madison startup gives builders a head start on new projects

September 4, 2018

To help construction companies catch wind of potential projects, a Madison startup applies artificial intelligence to data it mines from newspapers, websites and government documents.

Extraction innovation could cut energy, streamline Wisconsin mint production

August 30, 2018

A UW–Madison professor is honing a more efficient way to remove mint oil from tons of mint plants. Mint oil is an essential flavoring for gum, toothpaste, mouthwash and tea.

Field days in Columbia County showcase agricultural science at UW–Madison

August 29, 2018

The field-day audience at UW–Madison’s agricultural stations has expanded beyond farmers to many throughout the ag industry who want to hear about the latest in farm research and education.

How do you Bucky on Parade?

August 16, 2018

The Bucky on Parade project placed 85 life-size Bucky Badger statues throughout Madison and Dane County, and they've proven to be a big draw for many.

Trail cam project Snapshot Wisconsin goes statewide

August 9, 2018

Starting Aug. 9, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources invites volunteers from all 72 counties to apply to run a trail cam in their part of Wisconsin, and will allow the cameras to be hosted on public land for the first time.

Elementary and middle-school-aged girls show off their AI skills

August 3, 2018

A summer-term course for 4th- to 6th-grade girls taught them the basics of programming and AI, and even more importantly, taught them they belong in the STEM world.

Local high school students participate in UW–Madison paid internship program

August 1, 2018

Seven high school students are working in UW–Madison's Small Animal Hospital as part of a new program that exposes high schoolers to careers and curriculum in the health sciences.

Green County cheesemaker opens major expansion

August 1, 2018

Klondike Cheese Co. of Monroe is expanding production as it enters its second century of cheesemaking, under the leadership of six Master Cheesemakers certified by UW–Madison’s Center for Dairy Research.

Can plants and trees change the weather?

July 18, 2018

An array of towers, aircraft and researchers will keep watch over the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in northern Wisconsin, focusing on an area from a region of the country sensitive to changes in climate.

Meditation can help during crisis and everyday lives, UW–Madison expert says

July 13, 2018

Meditation was used to calm the 12 boys trapped in a cave in Thailand before their rescue. A UW–Madison expert says it can help you in your daily life too.

Bucking trends, these Wisconsin communities attract, keep young adults. How?

July 9, 2018

UW-Madison researchers took a look at how Omro, De Pere and some other towns have been able to grow. Factors include good schools, affordable housing and access to a larger city via an interstate highway.

Cell therapy is the future, and Wisconsin is the place, UW–Madison expert tells Technology Council

June 29, 2018

UW–Madison has doctors willing to guide the studies that will make or break cell therapy companies. “If you are a clinician, you need a pioneer spirit to do something that has never been done before,” Jacques Galipeau says, “and there are already many like that here.”

“Ring around bathtub” at giant volcano field shows movement of subterranean magma

June 27, 2018

It’s a major task to understand a Laguna del Maule mountaintop region that has erupted 50 times over the past 20,000 years. But the starting point of a UW–Madison study is simple: It’s the ring that standing water leaves on a bathtub.

Stem cell summer camp inspiring early careers in science and technology

June 25, 2018

The Morgridge Rural Summer Science Camp has allowed more than 500 high-academic achievers from across the state to spend a week learning from leaders in stem cell research, a field that UW–Madison helped make famous.

UW Summer Music Clinic teaches junior high students music skills, life lessons

June 22, 2018

Nearly 400 junior high school students are participating in the UW–Madison Summer Music Clinic, a week-long band, choir and orchestra camp.

UW announces community partnership awards

June 22, 2018

UW-Madison is honoring seven collaborations with the 2018 Community-University Partnership Awards, ranging from an effort to increase food composting to leadership training for women in government.

New toolkit guides professionals, others in scenarios involving dementia

June 21, 2018

A new toolkit from the School of Nursing prepares professionals, like pharmacists, as well as family members and other front-line staff to face and handle situations involving dementia patients.