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Sen. Johnson, Chancellor Mnookin lead class discussion on respectful dialogue, debate

October 23, 2023

They engaged on several policy issues of state and national significance, finding some common ground in the problems they identified and respectfully noting where their views diverged.

Math research produces better way to identify gerrymandering

May 6, 2020

UW mathematicians are analyzing how algorithms, not just maps, are used to gerrymander political districts. They hope to expose techniques that politicians might use to create biased districts, and use that knowledge to prevent it.

Sen. Tammy Baldwin wins ‘Champion of Science’ award with nomination from UW–Madison, Marquette

February 18, 2020

The award honors members of Congress whose actions and votes consistently reflect their commitment to fundamental science through funding investment for federal research agencies.