Faculty and staff have returned to the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Vilas Hall Monday to aid in cleanup while facilities crews assess and repair flood damage there and in the Chemistry Building.
The descent of a "polar vortex" into Wisconsin brought brutally low temperatures and high wind chills to campus on Jan. 30 and 31, but those temperatures rose 68 degrees by Feb. 3 as the weather pattern lifted.
Dec. 20, 2012 – In response to heavy snow, campus cancels and reschedules final exams, which was a complicated and difficult task. Problems are exacerbated by Madison Metro’s decision not to resume service on Dec. 21.
It is our goal to resume campus services as soon as possible but please be aware that some services may not be available immediately at noon.
Though school is temporarily out due to extreme temperatures, that hasn’t stopped UW–Madison students from making the most of their day off. For a group…
NOAA cooperative institutes, like the University of Wisconsin–Madison Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS), play a key role in mitigating weather-related losses by increasing innovation and research opportunities.
“It’s an honor to have NOAA leadership visiting campus,” says Associate Vice Chancellor Steve Ackerman. “It acknowledges our history and expertise in this area of science and recognizes that we have important contributions to make."
A new collaboration involving UW–Madison will develop novel data science tools to sniff out hidden weather patterns, improving weather forecasts and scientific understanding of global climate.
We urge members of the campus community to use caution while driving. Do not attempt to drive through flooded streets.
You probably don't have time to gaze up at the sky all day as the weather changes. Fortunately, cameras stationed atop the Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences building are doing it for you. In this time-lapse video, you can see why in Wisconsin we say, "If you don't like the weather ... wait a minute."
Michael Graham, a professor of chemical and biological engineering, is a leader in the field, and a recently awarded Department of Defense Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship is enabling his potentially transformative research on turbulence.
A new UW–Madison study describes a unique method to measure snowfall on the Greenland Ice Sheet that could help answer some key questions.
When Harold Tobin was planning the course on "Natural Hazards and Disasters" last spring, he could not know that hurricanes and wildfires would own the news cycle this semester.