In The Chippewa Herald: Commission offers 12 recommendations for strengthening Wisconsin families

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s family commission is calling for a series of state law and policy changes to alleviate poverty by strengthening families. UW-Madison Professor of Social Work and Director of the Institute for Research on Poverty weighs in on these suggestions.

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Study shows many lakes getting murkier, but gives hope for improvement

A study of more than 5,000 Wisconsin lakes shows that nearly a quarter of them have become murkier in the past two decades. This trend could get worse as a changing climate leads to increased precipitation. However, the study also shows most lakes have stayed the same and some are even seeing an improvement in clarity.

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UW study to examine women's roles in peacemaking

The University of Wisconsin–Madison is hosting a project designed to explore women’s existing roles in African peacemaking and to see what lessons can be gleaned from their mostly informal initiatives.

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Boundless Together: Opening students up to a great world

In an age of Snapchat, Twitter, and Netflix, Hannah Agyekum’s students at Bonduel High School made meaningful cultural connections last year through 400-year-old Chinese literature.

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WisconsinEye to livestream election panel discussion

WisconsinEye will livestream a panel discussion on the 2016 presidential campaign featuring Washington Post political reporter David Weigel on Tuesday, Nov. 15. The panel discussion is sponsored by the La Follette School of Public Affairs  and the Elections Research Center at UW-Madison.

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New Faculty Focus: Revel Sims

Q&A with new faculty member Revel Sims in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning and the Chican@ and Latin@ Studies Program. 

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New faculty focus: Anthony Cerulli

Q&A with new faculty member Anthony Cerulli in the Department of Asian Languages & Cultures. 

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