Aaron Perry, a former UW–Madison police officer who is living with diabetes, has spent years unraveling the complex relationship between black men and the world-class health care system in Dane County. He founded the non-profit Rebalanced-Life Wellness Association in 2007 to help other black men with diabetes and reduce health disparities in his community.
Wendy Hoang has been honored for creating a high school outreach program for Madison East High School that helps first-generation college students and students of color.
Grand Challenge Transform grants supporting interdisciplinary projects designed to back youth and families in Wisconsin
The Grand Challenges initiative developed in UW–Madison’s School of Education is awarding grants to four projects that display the potential to transform lives by supporting young people and families in Wisconsin.
The new program offers a path to finishing a degree to adults 25 and older and veterans of any age who have previous college credit but no degree.
UW–Madison School of Nursing’s Center for Aging Research and Education will advance programs that improve the health of older adults in rural communities.
Funk Factory of Madison is brewing two new beers flavored with ingredients from the Arboretum: Osage orange and American persimmon.
Dryhootch Coffeehouse is a place dedicated to the physical and mental health of U.S. veterans, and now it will use a new grant from the UW–Madison School of Medicine and Public Health to improve an app that connects vets to vets.
Nine hundred students from 26 high schools in Wisconsin gathered on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus to complete an intensive study of Rachel Carson's book, Silent Spring.
It is both a physical space and a broader philosophy, one rooted in building relationships — connecting UW–Madison with an area whose residents historically have had less access to the university.
UW-Madison's UniverCity Year has chosen Green County for the 2018-19 academic year and will work on projects to improve the sustainability, resilience and livability there.
For three days this weekend, you can dive beneath the waves to explore shipwrecks in the Great Lakes, search for ghostly particles using a billion tons of ice and discover how we might grow food on Mars.
“Radical Jewelry Makeover: Wisconsin" draws attention to talented student designers while raising awareness about ethical metal sourcing.
Electronic Theatre Controls, started in 1974 by four UW–Madison undergraduates, has built its success on a programmable electronic control for stage lighting.
Middle-school students from throughout the state toured UW–Madison this month as part of Bucky’s Classroom, an outreach program that aims to increase college awareness and help young people explore career options.
Last year, more than 14,000 visitors came to the free museum to spin bicycle-wheel gyroscopes, crank electrical generators, and yank on pulleys.
The educational talks for naturalists began as an effort to help extend the Arboretum’s guiding credo — Aldo Leopold’s land ethic — beyond the Arboretum grounds.