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UW student Megan Skoyen dispenses viral transport media for COVID-19 test kits that are being created at the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Lab (WVDL) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on July 2, 2020. The WVDL is partnering with the Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene, University Health Services, the School of Medicine and Public Health and others on campus to set up widespread COVID-19 testing for all students, faculty and staff in preparation to reopen the campus this fall. (Photo by Bryce Richter / UW-Madison)

October 12, 2020

Thriving community of postdocs play valuable role in campus research

National Postdoc Appreciation Week may have only been five days long, but postdoctoral trainees’ profound impact on the University of Wisconsin is on display year-round.

American Family supports second round of data science research grants at UW–Madison

The second round of funding includes seven new projects, as well as continued support for two projects selected in the spring. The call for proposals for a third round of awards will be announced early in 2021.

Newly redesigned website serves the UW–Madison data science community

The data science community has a new place to explore research, academics, training and other opportunities at UW–Madison. The American Family Insurance Data Science Institute recently launched a fully updated version of the data science @ uw [] website that presents fresh content from partners across campus.

NSF official, UW emeritus Fleming Crim to speak at Wisconsin Science Festival

National Science Foundation Chief Operating Officer and UW–Madison professor emeritus Fleming Crim will give a talk on Friday, Oct. 16 as a part of the Wisconsin Science Festival’s speaker series.

Virtual BadgerConnect Research Services Fair November 9–13

Researchers of all levels across campus are welcome to attend.

Energy and the Election - Forward in Energy Forum

This forum on Tuesday, Oct. 20 will look at the upcoming presidential election through an energy lens: the plans, policies, and agendas of the two major presidential candidates with regard to energy and climate issues. Register online.

Advancing Wisconsin's Rural Bioeconomy

On Wednesday, Oct. 21, learn about and discuss how a circular bioeconomy can make Wisconsin and other rural communities more resilient, sustainable, and prosperous. Register online.

StartUp UW–Madison Week

UW–Madison is hosting a series of free virtual events and programming for innovators and entrepreneurs from November 11 -18.

UW Researchers Partner with Madison School District to Sharpen 4K Teaching

The Madison Education Partnership (MEP) will release a report by the end of October detailing what worked and what didn’t at the close of a two-year project to help teachers strengthen the depth and rigor of their instruction, especially in math. The project is funded by a federal grant.

UW–Madison teams top national competition to help middle class

Two teams from the UW–Madison won a combined $1.5 million in provisional funding in a national competition to help boost the middle class.

UW Arboretum enhances sustainability with solar panel upgrade

As one of several initiatives to reduce its energy footprint and operate more sustainably, the Arboretum Visitor Center is getting a major solar panel upgrade.
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