UW-Madison's history department is where students encounter different perspectives on a past they may have taken for granted or thought they knew well. Three professors share the questions and insights that emerge when old narratives are challenged, and there's more diversity at the front of the room.Read More »
As landowners and municipalities along Wisconsin’s eastern shore look nervously east, some help is arriving from the Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey and UW–Madiso
“I think I’m one of the worst people to teach organic chemistry,” jokes Matt Bowman, who has guided some 3,500 students through the demanding course at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. “Because I’ve never had to study for organic chemistry in my life.”
An oral history published online today by the University of Wisconsin–Madison recounts the Black Student Strike of February 1969 through the memories of more than two dozen people who organized, participated in or witnessed it.
Five University of Wisconsin–Madison professors have earned prestigious awards from the American Chemical Society (ACS). With more than 156,000 members, ACS is the largest scientific society in the world.
Reddit community directed its efforts at UW–Madison’s prized Lake Mendota ice data for their monthly competition to find the best visualization.
Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Grant Petty and a group of students launched a helium-filled weather balloon from frozen Lake Mendota at sunrise on Jan. 31, with the temperature at around minus 24-degrees Fahrenheit.
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Each year, the Division of the Arts provides over $84,000 in research support to faculty, staff and students in the arts.