A smartphone application that will allow running race observers to keep track of particular runners in real time has won $10,000 and top prize at the inaugural University of Wisconsin–Madison Qualcomm Wireless Innovation Prize.
There wasn’t much snow on the ground in Madison, Wisconsin, this weekend, but there was plenty in Houghton, Michigan, as a team of University of Wisconsin–Madison engineering students continued their tradition of dominance at the 2011 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge.
What if you could enter a grocery store, and with the tap of your finger, determine which products were made in your state? Thanks to three UW–Madison graduate students and their partnership with a local grocery store, you now can.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison Arts Institute has announced its 2010-11 recipients of awards that honor faculty, staff and students in the arts who have demonstrated excellence in creative inquiry, outreach and professional excellence.
The Fulbright U.S. Student program, the country's flagship program for international exchange, has awarded fellowships to 14 University of Wisconsin–Madison students. Additionally, five students have received funding from the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program.
University of Wisconsin–Madison juniors Asad L. Asad and Nicholas Lillios have recently been awarded $30,000 each for graduate study. Asad was recently announced as one of only 20 undergraduates in the U.S. to be selected as a 2010 Beinecke Scholar, and Lillios was recently announced as one of only 60 to be selected as a 2010 Truman Scholar.
Senior forward Blake Geoffrion was named the 2010 Hobey Baker Memorial Award recipient, the Hobey Baker Memorial Award Foundation announced on Friday at the NCAA Frozen Four in Detroit and live on ESPNU. Geoffrion is Wisconsin's first-ever Hobey Baker award winner.
Daniel Lecoanet, who will graduate with comprehensive honors from University of Wisconsin–Madison this spring with a double major in math and physics, has won a five-year, no-strings-attached fellowship to pursue graduate studies.