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A team of researchers will study the most effective methods of combating misinformation online, as it posed significant threats to both public health during the COVID-19 pandemic and democracy throughout the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
"Most of us will be satisfied to just survive this crisis, much less use it to our advantage. Unfortunately, research shows that we often compare ourselves with others who are punching above their weight."
The website site features the latest campus community stories and social media inspiration and encourages students, faculty and staff to share their experiences of learning and working remotely.
UW–Madison will confer nearly 8,500 degrees Saturday during a virtual commencement ceremony that will be released beginning at noon CDT. The university plans to hold an in-person event when it is safe to again gather in large numbers.
Survey: Many still find it hard to stay home during pandemic, worry about mental health during isolationMarch 24, 2020
Most people are motivated to physically separate themselves from others to help stop the spread of coronavirus, a UW survey shows, but obligations to work and family and mental health concerns make staying apart a challenge.
Steffi Diem's viral tweet has been liked by nearly 50,000 people and retweeted more than 2,000 times, and hundreds are sharing their own stories of succeeding despite the doubts of others — and themselves.
A 7-year-old Golden Retriever named Scout and UW–Madison’s School of Veterinary Medicine are already stealing the show in the run-up to the Super Bowl. Scout’s story, in the form of a 30-second commercial for WeatherTech, has already received an overwhelming reaction since it was first released on Tuesday.
Graduate student Amy Niu is researching whether selfie-editing filters negatively or positively impact one’s evaluation of self.
From perhaps the first ever meme, to a proposal to get to class in a tauntaun on a snowy day, Twitter had lots of fun and news posts about @UWMadison in 2018.
In this week's Get Social, we feature some of the best posts about campus in preparation for all the Homecoming festivities. Be sure to share some of your own and tag them #WiscoHoco.
Scientists from around the world will share photos of a typical day for the social media campaign, designed to exhibit and promote diversity in science and raise funds for scientific mentoring. Participating scientists will post 12 photos over 12 hours on social media, an hour-by-hour snapshot of a day in the lab, field or classroom, using the hashtag #dayofscience.
A new study says that a consensus report on GMO crops was useful in terms of fostering informed public conversation on a divisive technology.
How do you spend your #UWSummer day? Next week, we’d like you to use Twitter and Instagram to share your Summer Term activities, whether it’s learning in a classroom, working a job of internship, or just relaxing on the Terrace.
A look back at UW–Madison's most popular Tweets and Instagrams of 2017, from Lake Mendota to Camp Randall and back.
A look back at some of the most popular Tweets and Instagram posts at UW–Madison during 2016.
While social media sites may offer positive opportunities to engage with friends, share information and expand our social networks, these online platforms may also become a place where past mistakes, missteps, or embarrassing moments become fodder for discussion in the public domain.
For people who text while watching TV or listen to music while reading, sharpening their focus may be as simple as breathing.
Engagement Labs has named @UWMadison as 2016’s top U.S. educational institution when it comes to communicating in 140 characters or less.