True to himself: Micaiah Faraj looks back

The path was not always easy, but this creative writing major discovered resilience.

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New professor turns to arachnids to solve evolutionary puzzles

Prashant Sharma, a new assistant professor in the Department of Zoology, is deciphering the scorpion's tail and the evolution of venom.

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Horsepower vs hearing: UW-Madison audiology takes on rural noise

While many people think of the country as quiet, hearing loss is a major problem for farmers and others who live, work, and recreate in rural areas.That's why Melanie Buhr-Lawler, a clinical associate professor of audiology in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, decided to address an under-the-radar problem: rural noise.

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Crowdsourced advice for L&S students

Readers help guide two L&S students through a wilderness of major decisions.

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Exam jitters? Professors battle test anxiety, too

Students aren't alone when it comes to exam nerves. Turns out some professors grapple with worry and angst at test time, too.

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Helping teachers bring world literature to high school students

The Great World Texts program, an outreach initiative of UW-Madison's Center for the Humanities, expands students' social, political and cultural perspectives.

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Archaeologists on the Front Lines

Plans for a massive copper mine threaten the site of Mes Aynak, an ancient monastery in Afghanistan. Archaeologists, including UW's Mark Kenoyer and William Aylward, fear that artifacts dating to the Bronze Age will be destroyed.

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