Election season keeping fact-checking expert busy

The assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication has spoken to nearly 10 major media outlets on the importance of checking the facts. 

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Boundless Together: Helping a language from getting lost

A UW alum is helping the university print, update, annotate and create audio recordings of Menominee stories.

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UW-Madison geoscientist offers free geologic exploration app

Plenty of apps are born over a cup of joe or a glass of wine or beer. Find out how an app for rating microbrews inspired a GPS-based geology app that serves both amateurs and professionals.

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New faculty focus: Rourke O’Brien

Q&A with new faculty member Rourke O'Brien in the La Follette School of Public Affairs. 

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Institute for Research on Poverty named national Poverty Research Center

The nation’s longest standing center for poverty research has been awarded a five-year, $9.5 million cooperative agreement to serve as the national Poverty Research Center.

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A new book exposes the impact of slavery in the north

Christy Clark-Pujara’s Dark Work focuses on the business of slavery in Rhode Island.

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Humanities scholar selected for role in public sphere

Anthropology Ph.D. Jessica Mason heads to Washington, D.C. as a Mellon/ACLS Public Fellow.

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Economics blogger shows the relevance of research in real time

Economist Menzie Chinn has co-written the widely praised Econbrowser for more than a decade.

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Katy Culver on journalism ethics

As the School of Journalism and Mass Communication assistant professor takes the helm of the Center for Journalism Ethics as its third director, she offers insights into the importance of ethics on her career and the field today.

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