Steve Carpenter Receives 2018 Ramon Margalef Prize in Ecology

The professor emeritus of the Center for Limnology was honored in recognition of his lifetime of research.

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Mercury levels in fish fluctuate along with water levels in lakes

A new study has found an unexpected connection between water levels in lakes and toxic mercury levels in fish.

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Winter Commencement: Surprises, celebration and moving on to that ‘adult thing’

Hannah was among the roughly 1,300 undergraduates, graduate students and professional students who participated in the ceremony. Thousands more cheered them on, for a total crowd size, including graduates, of 7,999.

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Ada Deer: A lifetime of firsts

Forty years ago, UW–Madison alumna Ada Deer was knocking on doors, waiting for them to open.

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American Family gives students taste of real-world business experience

Noting a rise in popularity of digital media, faculty associate Deb Pierce introduced the School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s first-ever digital media strategies class eight years ago. Some of the class’ original students now work as professionals in the communications industry — and Pierce says she expects her current students to follow that same trend, too.

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Black youths less protected from antisocial behaviors than white peers

Black youths are overrepresented in the criminal justice system. Yet, says University of Wisconsin–Madison Psychology Professor James Li, they are underrepresented by research studies examining the behaviors that can lead them there, and the potential interventions to help prevent it. Most studies have focused on predominantly white adolescents.

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Paving the way to a world-ready state: The Wisconsin Language Roadmap

To ensure a world-ready workforce for businesses throughout the state, Wisconsin schools and postsecondary institutions must provide opportunities for students to develop advanced language and literacy skills in one or more languages in addition to English.

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Taming turbulence: Seeking to make complex simulations a breeze

For scientists wrestling with problems as diverse as containing superhot plasma in a fusion reactor, improving the accuracy of weather forecasts, or probing the unexplained dynamics of a distant galaxy, turbulence-spawning shear flow is a serious complicating factor.

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