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Chancellor’s statement on the passing of Madison education leader Milton McPike

March 30, 2008

Milt McPike's bedrock values of hard work, education and family made Madison a vastly richer place. We will miss his commitment to young people, his open-hearted service, and the way he inspired generations of students to achieve and succeed.

New Web site a guide to sustainability efforts

January 16, 2008

Sustainability@Wisconsin, a new Web site created by the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, provides a single entry point to programs, units, projects and groups at the university that significantly address sustainability — the concept of meeting humanity’s current needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

Middle school students practice urban planning

June 14, 2007

Some Madison middle school students will have a pretty impressive subject for their "What I did on my summer vacation" essays — developing their own plan for making over the capital city's most famous street and some of its key neighborhoods.

‘Here at Home’ cultural tour for Wisconsin teachers begins June 21

June 13, 2007

Twenty-five K-12 teachers from around Wisconsin will join several University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty members and students on a nine-day "Here at Home" cultural tour of the state June 21-29.

Recent sightings: Have your jewelry and eat it too

June 12, 2007

As a part of “School on the Square,” undergraduates from the Dietetics and Nutrition Club help kids and their families…

Changing the face of science education

May 7, 2007

Through the UW–Madison Delta Program in Research, Teaching and Learning, new faculty and graduate students can find instructional resources and support that help them transition from full-time graduate researcher to faculty member.

Gardeners invited to Family Horticulture Day

April 19, 2007

Tired of the same old backyard bounty? Maybe it's time to plant some red, pink or blue popcorn, or white, purple or black carrots.

Chemistry professor receives National Science Board Public Service Award

April 17, 2007

Bassam Z. Shakhashiri, a University of Wisconsin–Madison chemistry professor who pioneered new ways to encourage public understanding of science through his enthusiastic communications and visually exciting chemical demonstrations, will receive the 2007 National Science Board Public Service Award.