Global indigenous crafts often have no demand in their own communities, where developing societies can’t afford or have no need for upscale decorative art. A group of UW-Madison students help to connect those crafts with more profitable U.S. markets.
As part of the largest-ever research collaboration between the Department of Public Instruction and UW-Madison, education researchers will aim to decrease ethnic and economic disparities in student opportunity and achievement across the state.
Although many Badgers’ prayers were not answered Saturday in a tough loss to Northwestern, three super fans clad in red and white habits blessed Camp Randall to lift fallen spirits.
The American Physical Society named a UW-Madison electron storage ring a historic site Friday, recognizing it as an imperative tool for many scientific studies over its 20 years of operation.
Students and campus community members flooded State Street Thursday evening in solidarity with students at the University of Missouri surrounding protests that recently led to the university system president’s resignation.
Students taking classes housed in Vilas Hall, including those in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, received an email Monday alerting them of “an incident of bias and racism” that occurred a few weeks ago in Vilas Hall.
A team of UW-Madison researchers has found a way to more easily identify brain cancer that could lead to earlier diagnoses and more effective treatment of the deadly disease.
Historically, products that use lenses either produce sharp, realistic images or they have a large field of vision, but a UW-Madison research team has designed a way to achieve both—all in a very tiny package. The team, led by UW-Madison professor of electrical and computer engineering Hongrui Jiang, developed the first flexible Fresnel zone plate microlenses, according to a university release.
UW-Madison researchers recently created a new and improved flexible phototransistor that could make many lenses more closely mimic mammals’ eyes.
As scientific fields rapidly evolve, putting more emphasis on effective communication skills and accessibility, the newest president of the Ecological Society of America said she will use decades of experience as an ecologist to navigate the organization through changing times.