For student commencement speaker, years of writing and performing lead to Kohl Center stage

UW–Madison senior, Jamie Dawson, has been chosen as the student speaker for winter commencement on Dec. 16 at the Kohl Center. She will be receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree with majors in Afro-American studies and psychology.

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UW-Madison startup lets businesses 'chat' with their data

Jignesh Patel, a University of Wisconsin-Madison computer scientist, wants to make understanding data like turning on lights in a house.

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EatStreet snaps up campus award for entrepreneurship

The founders of EatStreet, a national food ordering and delivery company, were honored Nov. 14 with the UW–Madison 2018 Entrepreneurial Achievement Award.

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‘Foray’ draws scientists to Wisconsin in search of mushrooms, fellowship

From the cars tumbled dozens of mushroom hunters, mycologists from around the Great Lakes and as far away as Norway searching for new study material. They assembled baskets, trowels, cameras and magnifying lenses — the only tools they would need.

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Professor takes on climate change by promoting science literacy through music, art, comics

Throughout his career, Meyers says he has been “driven by research and discovering new things, pursuing big questions in science.” But teaching geology in a way that emphasizes a personal-emotional connection to science, while cultivating critical thinking and scientific literacy, Meyers says: “has been a highlight of my career.”

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UW–Madison physics professor receives Moore Inventor Fellowship

The University of Wisconsin–Madison physics professor has developed a light source to fill a niche where lasers are too expensive and LEDs inefficient, and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has named him to its 2018 class of Moore Inventor Fellows

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New Faculty Focus: Matthew D. Sinclair

After discovering a passion for computer architecture while an undergrad at UW, Sinclair returns to campus to teach in the Department of Computer Sciences.

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New Faculty Focus: Vivak Patel

He joins the Department of Statistics, with a research focus at the intersection of numerical optimization and statistical estimation. 

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