Engineering can become bogged down by calculations, drawings and theories behind complicated methods and technology. Students pursuing a degree in Engineering are taught how to solve problems and predict things like how much strain certain materials can endure, but some say there is not enough of actually “doing” in real-time — not enough of applying the theory into something that is actionable.
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A video game, designed and tested by UW-Madison affiliates, facilitating meditation for middle schoolers contributes to a larger conversation on the benefits of mindfulness.
Shimon Kolkowitz, UW-Madison assistant professor of physics, has been selected to be one of 22 2019 Packard Fellows for Science and Engineering to continue his work with u201cultra-precise atomic clocksu201d u2014u00a0 hopefully answering some of the questions following Einsteinu2019s theories.
Doctors, neuroscientists and psychologists alike at major research universities are allocating resources to solidify the science behind using psychedelics — particularly magic mushrooms — as treatments for chronic depression, anxiety, PTSD, addiction and end-of-life distress.
Presenting solutions to pressing climate change questions for more than 1,000 inter-generational attendees, UW-Madison’s Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies hosted the 13th annual Earth Day Conference at the Monona Terrace Monday.