In The Capital Times: Don't look directly at it! Tips for catching the solar eclipse in Wisconsin

The number one rule for watching the solar eclipse on Aug. 21 is not to look directly at the sun without special eyewear, even when it is partially obscured, said Jim Lattis, who directs the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s astronomy outreach center Space Place.

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Sea Grant Involvement in New Initiative Will Build Resiliency in 22 Lake Michigan Coastal Communities

Wisconsin Sea Grant is launching a new project to cut erosion and protect Lake Michigan shoreline homes, beaches and harbors.The effort is funded through an award from the federal National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coastal Resilience Grants Program and builds on prior Sea Grant work in Kenosha, Racine, Milwaukee and Ozaukee counties.

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In Wisconsin Public Radio: Wisconsin Scientists Say Monday's Eclipse Won't Be Total Here But Still Important

Monday's solar eclipse will only be about 80 percent in Wisconsin, but a scientist says the event will still add to knowledge about part of the Sun.

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In the Wisconsin Sate Journal: Frenzy at UW Space Place Thursday for eclipse-viewing glasses

Hundreds of people who converged on UW Space Place at noon Thursday were disappointed to find that all 250 pairs of solar eclipse-viewing glasses were sold out before they were even scheduled to go on sale.

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Sriram Boothalingam joins the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Assistant professor Sriram Boothalingam is eager to work among the leaders of hearing research at UW-Madison.

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Coding for equity

Computer sciences and Spanish double-major Katie Zutter is working to make the tech industry more inclusive.

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Exploring summer courses: American Sign Language

There’s plenty of interaction, but absolutely no talking in one class at UW-Madison this summer, as this group of students take Communication Sciences & Disorders course 424: Sign Language I. We hear why these students feel attending college during this time of year in Madison is such a great choice. More than fourteen thousand people are expected to attend classes this summer, during what many used to consider a quiet time at the university.

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UW geographer leads initiative against sexual harassment

University of Wisconsin-Madison associate professor of geography Erika Marin-Spiotta is partnering with scientific societies and geoscience faculty colleagues from institutions across the country to develop sexual harassment bystander intervention training for the earth, space and environmental sciences.

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Andrew Buller joins the chemistry department

As a new faculty member in the chemical biology and organic chemistry paths in the chemistry department, Andrew Buller plans to begin a research program that draws upon his expertise in protein engineering, biocatalysis, enzymology and chemical biology.

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