UnRavelled comes to UW–Madison
Playwright, actor and producer Jake Broder gave a talk about UnRavelled, his play about Anne Adams and her primary progressive aphasia, to graduate students and faculty at the UW–Madison School of Medicine and Public Health.
2 UW professors elected to the National Academy of Sciences
Jo Handelsman, professor of plant Pathology, HHMI Professor in Plant Pathology, and director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, and Shannon Stahl, Steenbock professor of Chemical Sciences — are among 120 scientists elected this year in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
Aquatic Sciences Center: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee Formation and Initiatives
Through much learning, listening, and sometimes difficult conversations, the committee is proud to share some of its ongoing DEI initiatives across the center.
2023 Arboretum Research Fellows Announced
Four graduate students have been granted fellowships for projects that investigate timely conservation issues such as ecological restoration, invasive species and climate change.
Professor of Science Education urges us to rethink why we teach science — and why we should
John Rudolph' s book, "Why We Teach Science (and Why We Should)," contends science curriculum needs to shift away from its focus on content memorization toward a new aim of building students’ understanding of what science is, how it works, and why it’s smart to trust scientific experts.
Journalists’ values, challenges are at the heart of the latest game from UW–Madison’s Field Day Lab
he new game, released this week for free public use on Field Day’s website, is aimed at giving middle school students crucial media literacy skills by allowing them to step into the shoes of a journalist, gaining insight into reporters’ values, challenges, and what it takes to make — and recognize — quality journalism.
NEH grant largest federal grant in Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research’s history
The WCFTR houses independent video artist Wendy Clarke's collection and the grant will make Clarke’s works more accessible by allowing digitization of 863 original videotapes produced by Clarke from the 1970s to 1990s that explored the themes of love, community, culture, and self-reflection across multiple underrepresented communities.
Turner elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Renowned landscape ecologist Monica Turner has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in recognition of her decades of contributions to the ecological study of the forests and landscapes in Greater Yellowstone.
The start-up experience: Conducting fertility research at Proov
UW–Madison graduate student Andrea Wegrzynowicz studies proteins implicated in antibiotic resistance using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) techniques. But something else was always at the back of her mind — how could she help people who are looking to understand fertility better? Wegrzynowicz’s internship with Proov was made possible by the Biotechnology Training Program.
Leading Lab in Photos: Behind the Scenes in the Li Research Group
School of Pharmacy Professor Lingjun Li has been named one of the world’s top analytical scientists three times, having discovered more than 300 novel neuropeptides and produced hundreds of publications. Get an inside look of her lab with this photo tour and see what this leading lab looks like on a day-to-day basis.