Civil and environmental engineering students used their senior design capstone project as an opportunity to fix a water pipeline serving five communities in Ecuador.
A conference titled Independent Laboratory Access for the Blind Conference on Teaching, Learning and Practicing Science for Students with Visual Impairments has been scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 16, at UW–Madison.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison will celebrate one of its most important diversity "pipeline" programs Friday, Aug. 1.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison's legacy of service and outreach to the state of Wisconsin will be celebrated at the Wisconsin State Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 6.
University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Engineering transportation researchers are compiling the results of ridership surveys conducted in March and April on board Madison Metro buses.
This week (July 20-25), the Wisconsin School of Business will direct the second annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurship Bootcamp (WEB) for graduate students in chemistry, biology, law and engineering, among others.
Jose Zepeda, of Ellsworth, Wis., peers into a microscope while participating in a summer science camp hosted at the WiCell Research Institute at…
Grandparents and grandchildren are sharing a campus experience as they learn together at Grandparents University.
Before strip malls and subdivisions cropped up around Madison, University of Wisconsin–Madison students often earned extra money in the summer by plucking fat, green worms from tobacco plants in nearby Sun Prairie.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is partnering with a group of downtown businesses in a high-tech effort to combat underage drinking.
For three weeks, almost 450 Wisconsin high school students have been living the college life: eating in Gordon Commons, sleeping in Witte Hall and taking everything from science to fine arts classes during the day.
There has been much publicity lately about changes in the agricultural industry, accompanied by speculation that there will be fewer large-animal veterinarians.
A group of UW–Madison students are working to help restore the Bayou Bienvenue, an urban wetland in the Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans, to ecological health.
With the spring semester coming to a close, the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus prepares for a transition from predominantly undergraduate students to a highly diverse summer population. For University Housing Conference Services Program Director Sharon Seagren, June, July and August are the busiest months of the year.
Moji Olaniyan, an assistant dean in the College of Letters and Science, heads the African Storytelling on Wheels project, which prepares UW–Madison students of African origin to tell stories of their native countries to third-, fourth- and fifth-graders in racially nondiverse elementary schools in eastern and northern Wisconsin. Olaniyan, herself a storyteller, recently regained her voice — and her storytelling — after a bout with voice problems.
A program through the Department of Communicative Disorders and the Sertoma Club of Madison turns used hearing aids into credits to purchase new hearing aids for qualified recipients.
The Morgridge Institute for Research and the Graduate School are sponsoring a two-day symposium open to faculty and academic staff interested in exploring the interfaces connecting the mathematic, computational and biological sciences, and the major impact of these evolving interactions on research, education, training and discovery.
More results from the latest University of Wisconsin–Madison Badger Poll, a survey of Wisconsin residents' views on timely topics, will be released this week.
A novel project by a collaboration of scientists and educators from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the Madison Area Technical College (MATC) is making molecules and atoms the stars of a project to use theater to teach children the basics of science.