It wasn't a bad gig for Kira McCoy. The high school student from Denver spent two weeks in July bicycling the length and breadth of Madison, getting plenty of sun and exercise and a good look at a community where she may attend college. But those were the perks, not the mission.
A new online career-matching initiative aims to promote job opportunities across Wisconsin for young people and build the state's information technology workforce.
Online lectures are a priority for undergraduate students, according to a new study released by the University of Wisconsin–Madison E-Business Institute.
New technology tools have broad appeal to University of Wisconsin–Madison students. Already heavy users of technology for learning, communication and social interaction, students seem eager to explore new directions and take advantage of the latest tools.
This week (July 20-25), the Wisconsin School of Business will direct the second annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurship Bootcamp (WEB) for graduate students in chemistry, biology, law and engineering, among others.
Between 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 1, and 8 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 11, the Integrated Student Information System (ISIS) will be unavailable to campus as it enters the final implementation phase of a major upgrade, which started in late 2007.
A new Web content management system that will be made available to a group of selected “early adopters” starting this summer will allow more of a focus on content, rather than maintenance, on campus Web sites.
For statues, stress injuries come from standing in place for hundreds of years. Using a novel technique, researchers have now developed a way to predict such fracturing, applying the procedure to Michelangelo's famous statue "David" in an analysis that proved simpler, faster and more accurate than previous methods.
The 2007 "R1edu Award" for Distinguished Faculty Contributions to Online Learning has been presented to Professor Jan Miernowski of the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Crunching the dairy numbers is a lot simpler than it used to be, thanks to one of the most comprehensive collections of dairy marketing information going online.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been named as a 2007 Center of Excellence, the highest honor bestowed by the national New Media Consortium (NMC). The award recognizes UW–Madison's demonstrated excellence and outstanding achievement in the application of technology to learning or creative expression.
Some Madison middle school students will have a pretty impressive subject for their "What I did on my summer vacation" essays - developing their own plan for making over the capital city's most famous street and some of its key neighborhoods.
More than 150 years of the Wisconsin Blue Books go online starting today in the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. The digitization project provides worldwide open access on the Internet to facts and figures on the government, people, industry, lifestyle and history of the state of Wisconsin.