Whether you are cooking at home or enjoying a meal out on the town, the 2009 Southern Wisconsin Farm Fresh Atlas can steer you to local, sustainably grown food. The 2009 edition will be available for free in Madison and across southern Wisconsin beginning April 18.
Few areas of science enchant us as much as astronomy. We view the stars each night; we make connections between astronomy and many other scientific fields. Rarely, though, do we get a chance to explore the heavens through organized events.
For the seventh year in a row, Science Expeditions welcomes anyone with a curious mind to enjoy a variety of jaw-dropping shows, hands-on exhibits and more. Join scientists and students on Saturday, April 4, to find out how things work and what’s going on in research near and far.
On Friday, April 3, Wisconsin high school students and teachers will participate in World Cinema Day, with an educational screening of “Football Under Cover,”, a film that documents the efforts of both the Iranian and German teams to cross cultural and national borders to play the match of a lifetime.
Dawn Crim has been selected from a national search process to lead community relations initiatives for the University of Wisconsin–Madison, effective Jan. 1, 2009, Chancellor Carolyn "Biddy" Martin announced today.
University of Wisconsin and state health officials announce a record-breaking 39,000 calls to the state’s Tobacco Quit Line in 2008 and celebrated the Quit Line fielding 122,000 calls in its seven-year history. Smokers are encouraged to call 1-800-QUIT-NOW to get the support they need in quitting in the year ahead.
University of Wisconsin–Madison fraternities and sororities will again host "Trick or Treat with the Greeks," a unique opportunity for area children to experience a fun and safe Halloween on campus, from 2-6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29.
The Centro Hispano tutoring program will have an informational booth in library mall from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. this Thursday for interested UW–Madison students. There will also be tutor training and sign-up for the Schools of Hope tutoring program Thursday evening in the Union from 2:30 p.m.-5 p.m. The programs give students of all educational backgrounds the chance to tutor pre-school to high school level children.
The new Center for Nonprofits, launched in May, plans for degree programs, research, and continuing education and outreach efforts to strengthen the nonprofit sector and its leadership. The center, housed in the School of Human Ecology, is now seeking faculty, staff and student affiliates from across campus.
A new partnership of the Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) and Competitive Wisconsin Inc. (CWI) will encourage University of Wisconsin–Madison graduates to return to Wisconsin to live and work. The partnership is funded in part by a $25,000 grant from the Wisconsin Department of Commerce.