UW-Madison Chemistry professor Song Jin and his research team discovered a cheaper, more environmentally friendly hydrogen catalyst.
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The second sexual assault of this weekend, and the third of the semester, was reported to the UW-Madison Police Department Monday, according to a UWPD crime warning sent to all students.
With energy prices soaring alongside growing concerns about the effects of traditional fossil fuels on the environment, a UW-Madison researcher has become one step closer to finding an alternative, renewable energy source.
The City of Madison and UW-Madison received a grant through the National Science Foundation Monday to expand broadband networking and Internet applications for cities.
While thousands of people filled Camp Randall for kickoff Saturday morning, police dog Odin and his handler Sgt. Brent Plisch’s work began hours earlier, running security sweeps on the venue to ensure spectators’ safety.
Saturday’s football game against the Miami RedHawks saw an increase in alcohol-related incidents from last year’s home opener, according to a UW-Madison Police Department report.
A sexual assault was reported to have occurred in a university residence hall early Saturday, according to a UW-Madison Police Department notice sent to students Sunday night.
UW-Madison Police Department Chief Susan Riesling speaks to the Student Council about sexual assault awareness Wednesday.
It was the early years of the Women’s Studies Program at UW-Madison, and students in Susan Friedman’s “Images of Women” discussion section were talking about challenges many women in the 1970s may have been struggling with, but could never discuss in an academic setting.“My husband won’t let me come to class until I’ve cleaned the oven,” Friedman remembers one student saying, in response to analyzing an advertisement depicting a similar scene.Such an opportunity to analyze deeply personal and social issues in an academic setting gained formal structure in 1975, when the Women’s Studies Program—becoming the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies in 2008—was born at UW-Madison.“It’s an academic subject.
An international team of scientists, including three UW-Madison researchers, has discovered fossilized remains of a previously undiscovered hominin species, totaling more than 1,500 well-preserved bones and teeth, according to a university release.
At approximately 12:16 a.m. last Friday, UW-Madison first year Kyle Montgomery lightly tossed a white, regulation-sized pingpong ball across an eight-foot-long table and into a red cup on the other end without a bounce.The completion—a first for the freshman—had a trajectory which caused the bill to spin around the rim of the cup before splashing into the water which filled the bottom fourth of the cup.“I just made that cup!” exclaimed Montgomery, just loud enough to be heard over the blaring of Fetty Wap’s “Trap Queen.” “This is my first time doing this.
John and Tashia Morgridge, 1955 graduates of UW-Madison and longstanding donors to the university, recently matched $125 million in funds for fully-endowed professorships and chairs.
With the Economic Policy Institute reporting that chief executive officers of companies earn on average three times more than they did 20 years ago and 303 times more than their employees, the American wealth gap is growing.
UW-Madison students flooded Badger Volunteers registration this weekend, with more than 500 students signing up within the first 24 hours.
Funding for fully-endowed professorships, chairs and distinguished chairs at UW-Madison has reached nearly $250 million following John and Tashia Morgridge’s donation challenge to alumni last November, according to a Tuesday press release.
UW-Madison officials have said an amendment passed Friday banning the use of fetal tissue could hamper research efforts.
Nearly 5,000 UW-Madison students currently receive aid from the Federal Perkins Loan.
The UW-Madison Police Department sent a crime notice Sunday alerting students to a sexual assault on campus. The reported assault occurred early Sunday morning in a university residence hall.
UW-Madison Professor Ned Kalin will accept an award for his research in mental illness.
As classes began Wednesday, more than 2,000 undergraduate students filed into crowded lecture sections of Chemistry 103, one of the largest courses at UW-Madison. Making classes like these feel smaller is the goal of a new campus-wide initiative aimed at enriching student learning.