Tag The Wisconsin Idea
A study of places that are attracting more residents found that it was always about proximity to cities, and about housing, schools and outdoor amenities.
Each year, a group of Veterinary Medicine students perform health checks on the captive flock residing at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, Wisconsin. These critical check-ups are essential for providing the best care possible, and the experience also provides a unique opportunity to get firsthand experience working with an endangered species. Video by Craig Wild/University Communications
By monitoring sugar levels, frying test batches of potato chips, and other techniques, Sam Perez helps growers decide when to market their stored potatoes.
Conservation, collaboration, creativity: Grant County farmer charts own path, with a little help from scientist colleagues
Farmer Gerry Weiss stands as a key conduit between academic experts – many with roots in the soil – and those who make a living growing crops and animals.
UW-Madison professor of family medicine Paul Smith is leading the development and testing of Care Talks to help people improve communication with the medical system.
“His work embodied the Wisconsin Idea, seeking advances and solutions in the areas of health and agriculture," says a colleague. "He was also a man of integrity, who felt a deep sense of service and commitment."
“The shelter was on top of this very quickly,” says clinical assistant professor Sandra Newbury, who has been leading the response.
A new smartphone app developed at UW–Madison could save farmers time and money during the fall feed-corn harvest and make for more content, productive cows year-round.
The Office of Corporate Relations welcomed representatives of 88 companies to the UW–Madison Business Engagement Day on Campus.
Bassam Shakhashiri may be best known for his live chemistry shows — such as the annual “Once Upon a Christmas Cheery in the Lab of Shakhashiri,” now 47 years old and televised around the country.
“I want to see the campus reminded of its legacy. We need to talk about our roots. The University of Wisconsin is steeped in a history that is honorable.”
“Community members who have been part of the Wingra Oak Savanna project really get a sense that they are a part of this bigger community that includes not just people, but the land, the soil, the water, the plants, and the animals.”
The Wisconsin Refresh and Retreat Stroke Camp is part of a national network of weekends – think summer camp – for people recovering from strokes and those who for care for them.
Greenheck, of Schofield, has become a leading manufacturer of industrial ventilation systems and fans with the help of UW–Madison expertise and graduates.
Over two years, UW–Madison students have researched dozens of objects in the Mount Horeb Area Historical Society’s expansive collection.
Rabble LLC, a Madison startup with UW–Madison roots, offers software to libraries that presents the sound of local musicians in an easy-to-access format.