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Hurricane expert Kerry Emanuel to speak at UW–Madison

March 17, 2015

Kerry Emanuel, a leading authority on hurricanes and climate, will deliver the 6th Len Robock Annual Lecture March 24 at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Study models the past to understand the future of strengthening El Niño

November 26, 2014

El Niño is not a contemporary phenomenon; it’s long been the Earth’s dominant source of year-to-year climate fluctuation. But as the climate warms and the feedbacks that drive the cycle change, researchers want to know how El Niño will respond. A team of researchers led by the University of Wisconsin’s Zhengyu Liu will publish the latest findings in this quest Nov. 27 in Nature.

Fall impressions: A season of campus beauty

October 30, 2014

Temperatures drop, leaves turn, days shorten and sometimes life slows down enough to contemplate next steps. "Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons," author Jim Bishop once wrote. On a campus known for its beauty, this season certainly rivals others for making us look around and take notice.

Update: No changes to Winter Commencement plans

December 22, 2013

The Winter Commencement ceremony will take place as scheduled at the Kohl Center on Sunday, Dec. 22 at 10 a.m. Extra crews have worked through the night to clear nearby sidewalks and plow parking lots.

Tip: The 12 days of experts

December 11, 2013

For many, the holiday season brings joy, fun and cookies. Lots of cookies.