A UW–Madison-sponsored field day and series of talks offered expert advice and encouragement for organic farmers and those who are thinking about going organic, where prices remain strong.
The effort will help ensure the health and safety of all youth under age 18 participating in academic programs, summer camps, sports clinics and other activities under the auspices of UW–Madison.
“The partnership feels genuine. I think it will have valuable benefits, and not just on the research end, but also in how many Native students are at UW–Madison and how the university can better support them," says Mic Isham Jr., executive administrator of the Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission.
MacDon set up shop in Madison in 2015 for a simple reason: Because of the abundance of engineers with farm experience, mostly educated at UW–Madison.
SHINE Medical, a company with deep roots at UW–Madison, broke ground on a factory in Janesville that will produce molybdenum 99 (moly-99), an isotope needed for scans that assess cardiovascular health, cancer and other conditions.
The first class of students in the new accelerated bachelor’s of science in nursing at the School of Nursing will graduate on May 11, after a year of intensive training.
To Bill Murphy and the other leaders of the Forward BIO Initiative, Wisconsin possesses all the elements to become a hub of biomanufacturing in the United States, the Midwest’s version of Boston or San Francisco in this rapidly expanding industry.
UW-Madison's UniverCity Year has developed nearly 50 projects with Green County, ranging from rural internet affordability and renewable energy plans to improved community health and public spaces.
Wisconsin has a healthy potato industry, ranking in the top 5 nationally. It’s bolstered by support from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, ranging from supplying seed potatoes to advice on growing to research into pests.
As part of a grant in the UW–Madison School of Medicine and Public Health. Wisconsin paramedics take training intended to help them become “friendly visitors” with seniors showing signs of dementia.
“We’ve tried to help readers recognize the differences in Wisconsin farm culture for someone from outside the region, who has a different cultural background, and how cultural differences can affect performance on the job.”
Hundreds of families and children enjoyed hands-on activities, from blowing giant bubbles to launching water rockets at this year’s Science Expeditions from April 5 to 7.
Prospective students and their parents toured UW–Madison’s Department of Dairy Science on Friday during an open house, as they got a firsthand look at one of the world’s leading dairy science departments.
“If you go to the store and buy a beet, or you order a beet dish in a restaurant, it’s almost certain to have its origin here in our program, which is cool,” says Irwin Goldman.
A UW–Madison researcher is studying what happens when disinfectants used in the process of treating drinking water react with compounds naturally present in groundwater, sometimes creating byproducts that can be harmful to human health.