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Vacant, but not empty: Student explores use of abandoned properties

June 1, 2018

Vacant buildings are often seen as remnants of the housing crisis or industries in decline, but graduate student Elsa Noterman says these properties are often put to constructive use.

Media and Culture

Pandemic spawns hope for faith in journalism

September 28, 2020

Conventional wisdom has written print journalism’s obituary many times, as revenues decline and outlets shut down. But there are signs of hope.

Language Learning

Public input sought on state roadmap for global language education

June 4, 2018

As Wisconsin competes in an increasingly global economy, business and education leaders are seeking feedback on a "language roadmap."


Colleagues, students and the UW Band staged a surprise 80th birthday celebration Monday for Zoology Professor Tony Stretton near the end of his Introductory Biology lecture.

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Ajay Sethi: Outlook for an updated covid vaccine

Ajay Sethi, an associate professor of population health sciences, is available to discuss the recent FDA recommendation to udpate covid vaccines… More

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Groundbreaking hearing researcher shares $1 million prize

May 31, 2018

Robert Fettiplace, who pioneered techniques to better understand the physiology of hearing, is one of the winners of the Kavli Prize in Neuroscience, for work that helped unravel the mysteries hearing and deafness.


The brains behind the traffic: 4 questions for mobility maven

May 31, 2018

David Noyce, director of the Traffic Operations and Safety Laboratory in the UW–Madison College of Engineering, is at the forefront of efforts to streamline highway and vehicle infrastructure for greater safety and efficiency.