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American Family Funding Initiative awards third round of data science research funding

American Family Insurance has partnered with the UW–Madison through the Institute to offer mini-grants of $75,000-to-$150,000 for data science research at UW–Madison. Since its inception in the spring of 2020, this initiative has awarded nearly three million dollars to 21 teams of UW–Madison faculty and collaborators. The call for proposals for a fourth round of awards will be announced early in 2022.

John D. Wiley Seminar Series returns to Waisman Center in September

The seminar series features presentations by renowned scientists on topics related to human development, developmental disabilities, and neurodegenerative diseases. To learn more about the series, and view upcoming speakers, visit the Series' webpage.

UCEDD project to address health equity for Latino families of children with developmental disabilities

Padres e Hijos en Acción and the Waisman Center University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) announced a $330,000 grant to improve local health care responsiveness to the needs of Latino families of children with developmental disabilities and other special health care needs in Dane County.

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) Committee: One Year In

The Division of the Arts has formed the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) Committee to turn its commitment to embrace and serve all members of our diverse arts community into meaningful action.

Gong lands NIH grant to combat antimicrobial resistance

Shaoqin “Sarah” Gong, professor of biomedical engineering and faculty member at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, is leading a new project to develop antimicrobial polymer-drug conjugates.

Free Innovation to Market course offered

The Innovation-to-Market course is intended as an entry point for innovators, seekers of a creative solutions, designers of novel approaches to social problems or makers of impactful products at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Sept. 20 is the deadline to apply for the fall course.

Sneak preview of TROPICS mission with rare pathfinder launch

This summer University of Wisconsin–Madison Space Science and Engineering Center researchers leading the Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats (TROPICS) investigation will get a sneak preview of their mission to study hurricane development.

Aboretum welcomes Assistant Director Joseph Halaas

Joseph joins the Arboretum from the Wisconsin School of Business, where he served as the Director of Global Programs and Partnerships.

DEI Micro-Courses Available to Campus Community

The Office of Inclusion Education and UW–Madison Libraries, have partnered to develop two online micro-courses to expand your knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).

New initiative facilitates research partnerships with the private sector

Seven projects – from generating valuable products from the abundant non-food dairy residues that remain after milk is processed into food product, to amplifying UW–Madison doctoral trainees as the new generation of biotechnology industry leaders – have been chosen for funding through the Promoting Industry Collaboration Initiative.