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Last Build Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:55:24 +0000


IceCube helps demystify strange radio bursts from deep space

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:12:23 +0000

A University of Wisconsin-Madison physicist and his colleagues are turning IceCube, the world’s most sensitive neutrino telescope, to the task of helping demystify powerful pulses of radio energy generated up to billions of light-years from Earth.

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Calling all Badgers: HLN to broadcast live during special tailgating weekend

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:33:34 +0000

The UW–Madison campus and its football tailgating traditions will be showcased Friday and Saturday, Sept. 29 and 30, during two mornings of live broadcasts on Headline News (HLN).

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Update from Chancellor Rebecca Blank on Title IX

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 19:20:26 +0000

We are committed to making our campus a safe environment for all students. Sexual violence and harassment have no place here.

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First day of fall

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 21:22:22 +0000

The heat index may disagree, but colors on the Terrace tell us it’s the first day of fall.

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Meet the Class of 2021

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:24:01 +0000

This fall, UW–Madison welcomed 6,610 freshmen — the largest incoming class in the university’s history, up 2.8 percent from last year. Of the group, 3,746 are Wisconsin residents, up from 3,671 in 2016.

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‘Badger Promise’ program offers free tuition to first-generation Wisconsin transfer students at UW-Madison

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:00:19 +0000

UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank proposed the program earlier this year with the goal of expanding access to lower-income Wisconsin residents and preparing the Wisconsin workforce to meet employers’ changing needs.

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Exposure to pet and pest allergens during infancy linked to reduced asthma risk

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:58:04 +0000

Children exposed to high indoor levels of pet or pest allergens during infancy have a lower risk of developing asthma by seven years of age, new research supported by the National Institutes of Health reveals.

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Study: MMSD’s 4-year-old kindergarten expands educational equity

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:38:26 +0000

“The district is adding to the learning opportunities of children from historically disadvantaged groups before they enter kindergarten,” says researcher Jaymes Pyne.

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Life-changing summer internship capped with night at the Emmy Awards

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:00:03 +0000

Communications Arts students Ali Walton and Ryan Holtz served summer internships at CBS, and both rubbed elbows with stars at the Emmy Awards.

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New Faculty Focus: Gabriel Zayas-Cabán

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:00:26 +0000

Title: Assistant Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering Hometown: Mayagϋez, Puerto Rico Educational/professional background: B.A. in Mathematics, University of South Florida, 2008; Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Cornell University, 2015. Previous position: President’s Postdoctoral Fellow in Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan. How did you get into your field of research? Through my Ph.D. adviser, Professor Mark E. […]

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