Maria Cancian on serving the nation

The professor reflects on her time as deputy assistant secretary for policy in the Obama administration before returning to UW-Madison this fall. 

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Collaboration at the core of new jazz studies program

Johannes Wallmann is building a program that connects musicians and advances the genre. 

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History sheds light on racial injustice

A community course co-taught by a history professor and a UW alum unpacks the roots of racism. 

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Vietnam War music book strikes a chord

The 'Best Music Book of 2015' reveals the powerful role music plays among veterans.

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UW-Madison map library pinpoints Sawyer County site of 1966 bomber crash

Jaime Martindale, map and geospatial data librarian at the Arthur H. Robinson Map Library, helped a citizen identify the spot of a crash. 

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University and city team up to develop civic-minded apps

The collaboration is part of the “Smart Gigabit Communities” program.

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IceCube search for the ‘sterile neutrino’ draws a blank

With the latest results from an icy particle detector at the South Pole, scientists are almost certain that the hypothesized particle does not exist.

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Wogrammer celebrates women’s tech accomplishments

Cofounded by alum Zainab Ghadiyali, the project  celebrates the accomplishments of women in tech by telling their stories in short, snappy profiles.

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Crystal sheds light on Earth, moon, Mars

An international team of scientists has discovered microscopic crystals telling of unimaginable pressures and temperatures when an asteroid formed Meteor Crater in northern Arizona some 49,000 years ago.

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