Many college students read science journal articles as a requisite for class and directed studies toward understanding experimental details. However, more often than not, most research endeavors involve a narrative about collaboration across several disciplines leading up to the discoveries published in journals.
University of Wisconsin-Madison’s annual Innovation Days will bring together 21 UW-Madison students to show off their creativity and inventions in a competition for the chance to win more than $28,000 in prizes.
Students can rest easy knowing they will not have to pay more for season tickets to their favorite sporting events next year after University of Wisconsin-Madison Athletic Director Barry Alvarez released a letter Wednesday saying prices for football, men’s basketball and men’s hockey student season tickets will not increase for the 2013-2014 seasons.
The University of Wisconsin System awarded UW-Madison professor Douglass Henderson the Regents’ Diversity Award Wednesday for his work to improve minority students’ academic experience.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison could receive over $55 million in cuts to research funding and student aid resources if Congress fails to reach a consensus on the fiscal cliff, according to a letter sent to Sen. Herb Kohl by UW System President Kevin Reilly and UW System chancellors.
Imagine holding a state-of-the-art research laboratory in the palm of your hand. The device can go anywhere you go, and nearly anyone can operate it. What would you do with it?
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Faculty Senate approved a resolution in support of the Human Resources redesign project Monday amidst debate over an amendment to give more power to shared governance bodies affected by the plan.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sent letters to several U.S. politicians Monday urging them to cut funding for the National Institutes of Health, an organization that funds animal research at many universities across the country, including the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Odyssey Project was featured Sunday on the Big Ten Network’s television show “Forward Motion,” which is produced by the university. The episode focused on the project’s impact on the participants involved in the program.
Madison is home to tons of history and sentimental hotspots. We have the big ones such as the Capitol, Memorial Union, Bascom Hill and many others. However, it’s the smaller, more unnoticed areas that are under attack.
I want to take some time today and move away from the routine talk-about-something-that-happened-over-the-weekend column and discuss an issue on campus I believe is very important.This issue has the potential to affect everyone on campus, but for the most part has largely stayed out of discussing among students and faculty.
The point of college, as far as society is concerned, is to learn. The idea is that we get an education somewhere between watching football and getting smashed. This education is more than just what we learn in our classes, however. The most important things we learn in college are the life lessons we receive along the way.
The number of student veterans in the University of Wisconsin System has doubled since 2005, and is expected to continue to increase. While UW-Milwaukee is home to the most student veterans receiving GI benefits in the state, educating more than double the number enrolled at UW-Madison, all UW schools are involved. This has caused the UW System Board of Regents to give the situation more attention than before.
There are noble reasons to be proud of being a Badger. The UW-Madison has a rich legacy of student activism. We protested during the Vietnam Era in the ’60s. We fought against attacks on collective bargaining two winters ago. In the ’70s, we led the charge against apartheid.
Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are conducting groundbreaking research on “lake mixing” as a tool to control fish species composition.
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have developed a method to more efficiently convert biomass into high-demand chemicals and energy-dense fuels.