Old technology provides modern lessons to students in archaeology

Professor of Anthropology Mark Kenoyer’s skill in interpreting ancient artifacts is due in large part to his experience practicing with the age-old technologies of the ancient cultures he has studied for decades. It is experience he has sought to bestow on students enrolled in the ancient technology and invention classes he has taught each summer since 1988. More »

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FIGs: deep, challenging (and fun, too)

This spring, US News & World Report cited UW-Madison’s FIGs program as one of twenty “stellar examples” of learning communities at colleges and universities across the country. FIGs challenge first-year students to think deeply, make connections and — the fun part — make friends. More »