Opportunities for coverage at Wisconsin Science Festival
This tip sheet highlights coverage opportunities at the 2016 Wisconsin Science Festival, held Oct. 20-23.
Innovative program helps state residents living with diabetes
Healthy Living with Diabetes classes are offered throughout the state by the Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging with support from the UW–Madison Health Innovation Program. They help people manage their diabetes with practical advice delivered by trained leaders, many of whom have diabetes.
UW–Madison teams up with Madison police to foster officer well-being
The collaboration will focus on whether mindfulness-based practices can help improve officers’ abilities to manage their daily and occupational stressors.
UW-Madison’s PEOPLE program attracts record number of diverse students to campus
The 92 students, along with 170 high school scholars completing the pre-college preparation program, will be honored for their accomplishments at a banquet at noon on Friday, July 29, at the Madison Marriott West in Middleton.
Explorations at Aztalan yield enthusiasm and excitement for visitors, students
Excavations are underway to better understand the daily lives of the ancient peoples who called Aztalan home a millennium ago.
More than 300 people attend the third annual South Madison International Community Night, held on the grounds of Villager Mall in Madison on June 2, 2016. The free community event included five international food carts, several musical performances and more than 20 family-friendly arts and science activities.
Crystal growing contest gives middle, high school students a peek inside UW–Madison chemistry department
Hundreds of middle and high school students from across Wisconsin enjoyed some hands-on chemistry experience this spring through a crystal-growing contest organized by the University of Wisconsin–Madison Chemistry Department.
UW horticulturalists help sow seeds of community in northern Wisconsin
Just as some seeds yield tomatoes, carrots and lettuce, others grow community and partnership.
Cultivate Health initiative helps the school garden movement grow
Educational garden programs improve not just the health and well-being of children, but the choices they make regarding fruits and vegetables.
Academic Staff Excellence Awards honor nine campus professionals
Nine members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison's academic staff have been selected as recipients of the 2016 Academic Staff Excellence Awards.
Wisconsin Energy Institute adds spark to Crawford County classroom
Lisa Andresen is teaching science for the first time this year with the help of two WEI educator institutes she attended.