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UW-Madison food science graduate Leann Barden made a commitment to the field when she began researching and developing beverages suitable for people diagnosed with dysphagia, a swallowing disorder that affects nearly 18 million adults and children and is currently the sixth leading cause of death in the United States.
From the moment people step outside their homes to the moment they return, civil and environmental engineering professor Jessica Guo is…
After two years of teaching an experimental colloquium on organic farming, horticulture professor Jim Nienhuis is no longer surprised by the diversity of majors interested in his class.
Most students are surprised to find on the timetable that a Wisconsin-focused class could fulfill their ethnic studies requirement. But music professor Susan Cook says her new class takes a broad view of both music and ethnicity, diving into the use of music in ethnic settlements in Wisconsin since the 1800s, such as the Swiss in New Glarus and Germans in Milwaukee. She will also explore the musical traditions of Native Americans and recent Hmong immigrants.
As the demand for greener companies and communities continues to rise nationwide, UW–Madison is responding by offering new courses on the environment and sustainability.
Faculty and staff are invited to attend the First-Year Conference Thursday, Oct. 11, to discuss ways to engage new students and set them on the path for a successful academic career.
Physics professor Marshall Onellion has a new job title this semester: official tackling dummy for his freshmen students. It’s part of his scheme to provoke controversial discussion and to get his students really thinking. Oddly enough, he’s instigating this debate in a physics class.
The departments of wildlife ecology and forestry ecology and management at the University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences are merging to become the department of forest and wildlife ecology.