UW student with political ambitions receives prestigious Truman Scholarship

UW-Madison senior Jordan Madden will be able to build upon his mission of helping others as the recipient of a 2018 Truman Scholarship.

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L&S wins nine of twelve UW-Madison Distinguished Teaching Awards

Twelve faculty members - nine of them from the College of Letters & Science - have been chosen to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards, an honor given out since 1953 to recognize the university’s finest educators.

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Badger behind the Olympic scenes

A UW–Madison alumna Caitlin Furin is experiencing the Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, up close. She's traveling with the U.S. Ski & Snowboard team as its communications and public relations manager

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Roses are red; write a love poem this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to think outside the heart-shaped chocolate box by putting pen to paper and writing a love poem. Here are some tips.

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People taking note of music hall construction and its surprising features

The facility will handle a wide range of performances — from intimate recitals, to ensembles, to groups of 100 or more musicians and singers. And what look like wagon-wheel windows are actually not windows at all.

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‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Go Big Read event will be Oct. 9 at UW-Madison

People have been talking about J.D. Vance's Hillbilly Elegy ever since it was published in 2016. The book is the focus of the Go Big Read Keynote Event at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, at Memorial Union's Shannon Hall. The event is free and no ticket is required. 

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‘Go Big Read’ panel of UW-Madison experts scheduled for Oct. 9

J.D. Vance's "Hillbilly Elegy," the common-reading program's selection for this year, has people talking as it touches on a wide range of pressing contemporary issues.

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Online dating study shows too many choices can lead to dissatisfaction

Could there be too many fish in the sea? When it comes to online dating, that might be the case, according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

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UW-Madison graduate programs ranked highly by U.S. News and World Report

UW-Madison graduate programs are ranked among the nation's best in the 2018 edition of U.S. News & World Report's "Best Graduate Schools." This year, the Economics, English, History, Library & Information Studies, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology ranked highly.

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