Thanks to a Spencer Foundation grant, philosophy Professor Harry Brighouse is launching the Center for Ethics and Education. More »
Archive: Stories by Mary Ellen Gabriel
For liberal arts students in UW-Madison’s largest academic unit, the career options are many, and the time feels short.
Michael Scott and Jessie Howard are two first-year students wrestling with their academic and career plans. Help your fellow Badgers out by lending your advice. More »
New Assistant Professor of Philosophy Farid Masrour studies the philosophy of perception. More »
First-year student Thomas Hameister, the contest’s 50th winner, is “drawn to the innate beauty” of math.
The Department of Mathematics’ annual contest is open to middle- and high-school students across Wisconsin. More »
Elizabeth Hennessy grounds her study of transnational histories in the giant tortoise of the Galápagos Islands. More »
Danielle Evans, acclaimed author of Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self and other stories, will join the Creative Writing faculty this year. More »
The new career training model for graduate students in the humanities is seen as increasingly important. More »
This summer, a new state-of-the-art Zeiss Elyra system, including a 780-confocal laser scanning microscope, will arrive at the Newcomb Imaging Center. The new microscope is extra-sensitive, extra-fast, and will shape the questions scientists ask about how cells multiply, respond to stimuli, grow, adapt, and die. More »
Senior Taylor Hanley is using her Hilldale Award for Undergraduate Research to examine why immersive 3-D causes motion sickness. More »
The country’s much-discussed anti-gay legislation could affect how students in UW-Madison’s relatively new Russian Flagship Program experience their year in St. Petersburg. More »