Previous UW-Madison research suggests autism can be reliably diagnosed by age two, but fewer than half of children with autism spectrum disorders are being identified in their communities by age five nationwide.
Two pieces of graffiti featuring Nazi-related imagery appeared on the UW-Madison campus this week near the University Bookstore and Engineering Mall.
"We’re Better Than That"-Men Against Sexual Assault kicked off Sexual Assault Awareness month April 3 with a video encouraging students to discuss sexual assaults happening within the Greek communities and change campus culture.
A first-degree sexual assault occurred late Friday night between 10 p.m. and 10:40 p.m. near Memorial Union. The victim reported “three unknown men held her down against her will with a knife and sexually assaulted her,” according to the campuswide crime warning.
Two research papers from a UW-Madison geoscience lab highlighted how a group of bacteria uses iron in a similar way that animals use oxygen, according to a university news release.
The American Education Research Association awarded UW-Madison faculty Diana Hess and Paula McAvoy the 2016 AERA Outstanding Book Award Tuesday for the publication, “The Political Classroom: Evidence and Ethics in Democratic Education,” according to a university release.
To combat the decline of female and minority graduates in computer science, UW-Madison’s Department of Computer Sciences is offering the Wisconsin Emerging Scholars-Computer Sciences program to recruit a broader cross section of students to the field. The program enhances the department’s introductory programming course with small-group, peer-led learning.
Moda Magazine wrapped up its UW Fashion Week with their annual runway show Friday night, where student designers and Madison area retailers showcased their collections at Union South. About 500 students and residents gathered in Union South’s Varsity Hall to watch UW Fashion Week’s finale show with eight featured collections, ranging from student and local designers to boutique retailers.
UW-Madison’s Great World Texts program will host its annual student conference April 20 at Union South where high school students will present their projects surrounding a classic literary text. The Great World Texts program aims to provide high school students across Wisconsin an opportunity to spend a school year studying a work of classic literature and then share their experience through projects they create and present.