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‘Cabinet of curiosities’ captures nature through work of artists and scientists

February 21, 2014

Of all the places Sierra Swenson expected to end up during her first semester at college, precious few were lined with jars full of preserved reptiles.

Eavesdropping plants prepare to be attacked

August 5, 2013

In a world full of hungry predators, prey animals must be constantly vigilant to avoid getting eaten. But plants face a particular challenge when it comes to defending themselves.

ESA to feature wide range of UW–Madison presentations

August 5, 2008

The Ecological Society of America will hold its 93rd annual meeting on Aug. 3-8, 2008, in Milwaukee, Wis. The society was founded in 1915 to promote the practice and awareness of ecological science. This year’s meeting will highlight the interdisciplinary nature of ecology and linking research with education. A wide range of UW–Madison research will be presented at the meeting.

Green retreat from winter white

January 29, 2008

Anyone feeling weathered of Old Man Winter or that Jack Frost has nipped enough at their likely now-parched skin should consider a retreat to a publicly accessible campus greenhouse. (Slide show included.)