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New accelerated undergraduate nursing program to address workforce need

September 1, 2017

The campus-based, face-to-face program will enroll a cohort of 32 second-degree students who will begin coursework in May 2018 for the twelve-month, full-time, year-round program.

Summer sizzle: Eight UW–Madison students and the red-hot internships they just completed

August 30, 2017

“Internships have become increasingly important for students as a way to enhance their workplace-applied skills.”

App helps farmers make the most of their corn harvest

August 30, 2017

A new smartphone app developed at UW–Madison could save farmers time and money during the fall feed-corn harvest and make for more content, productive cows year-round.

Preschool “Kindness Curriculum” is now available, free

August 28, 2017

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Center for Healthy Minds­ is releasing its free mindfulness-based “Kindness Curriculum,” a 12-week program designed for teachers to implement with their preschoolers.

Shakhashiri, presenter of popular chemistry shows, wins science education award

August 21, 2017

Bassam Shakhashiri may be best known for his live chemistry shows — such as the annual “Once Upon a Christmas Cheery in the Lab of Shakhashiri,” now 47 years old and televised around the country.

Swab the deck and grab the microscope: Wisconsin educators sail Lake Michigan

August 15, 2017

A dozen educators from Minnesota and Wisconsin have set sail from the Port of Milwaukee on a one-of-a-kind professional development workshop aboard the sailing vessel Denis Sullivan.

Biochemistry labs mentor high school youth apprentices

August 14, 2017

“For students interested in science and research, it’s great for them to learn how things work at a top-tier institution like UW–Madison early on.”

Wisconsin Idea: UW’s “mission statement” under the microscope in fall course

August 14, 2017

“I want to see the campus reminded of its legacy. We need to talk about our roots. The University of Wisconsin is steeped in a history that is honorable.”

UW-Madison experts ready to help prepare for school year

August 14, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY MADISON – As parents, students and teachers prepare for the upcoming school year, experts from the University of Wisconsin–Madison are ready to provide…

Sea Grant project seeks to protect 22 Lake Michigan coastal communities

August 11, 2017

Wisconsin Sea Grant is launching a new project to cut erosion and protect Lake Michigan shoreline homes, beaches and harbors.

Sparkling wine from Kewaunee best in show at first Wisconsin wine taste-off

August 8, 2017

Nineteen Wisconsin wineries presented 93 wines at the first annual “Wine is Wisconsin” competition on the UW–Madison campus on Monday.

A thank you, and a goodbye — sweetened with ice cream

August 3, 2017

In honor of Project 72 — an outreach effort highlighting UW–Madison connections and alumni in all 72 Wisconsin counties —  ice cream was served from…

American voices from the past live again, as DARE recordings available online

August 3, 2017

More than 1,800 recordings of people interviewed for the Dictionary of American Regional English are now freely available online, hosted by the University of Wisconsin’s Digital Collections Center.

State cartographer’s office releases third edition of statewide parcel map

July 31, 2017

The state cartographer’s office at UW–Madison has released the latest update to a portal that pulls together 72 county databases that document who owns which parcels of land in Wisconsin.

Near-miracle stroke survivor heading for repeat vacation at “Stroke Camp”

July 31, 2017

The Wisconsin Refresh and Retreat Stroke Camp is part of a national network of weekends – think summer camp – for people recovering from strokes and those who for care for them.

Fox Racing’s founder got his start motorbiking at UW

July 28, 2017

UW grads Geoff and Josie Fox combined backgrounds in physics and art history, an appreciation for adventure, and a willingness to change course to gain incredible traction in the action sports industry.

How to take in the eclipse: Tips from UW Space Place

July 28, 2017

The effects of the partial eclipse in Wisconsin will be subtle, but worth watching nonetheless.

Wisconsin manufacturer leading the market on building ventilation systems

July 17, 2017

Greenheck, of Schofield, has become a leading manufacturer of industrial ventilation systems and fans with the help of UW–Madison expertise and graduates.