The year-long workshop is part of an ongoing program funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with a matching gift from UW-Madison alumni Nancy and David Borghesi. More »
Archive: Stories by Mary Ellen Gabriel
While many people think of the country as quiet, hearing loss is a major problem for farmers and others who live, work, and recreate in rural areas.
That’s why Melanie Buhr-Lawler, a clinical associate professor of audiology in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, decided to address an under-the-radar problem: rural noise. More »
The demand for the “Neurobiology Option” offered as part of the biology major has skyrocketed since it was first offered in 2005.
In response, the College of Letters & Science is working on a new neurobiology major in the Department of Zoology with hopes to launch the major in fall 2016. More »
Thulani Davis, a new assistant professor of Afro-American studies at UW-Madison, believes in the power of a well-told tale. More »
Controversy continues to surround the late scientist’s ideas, as well a tourist industry, a conservation movement, political decision-making and a fair amount of myths. More »
Thanks to a Spencer Foundation grant, philosophy Professor Harry Brighouse is launching the Center for Ethics and Education. More »
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 »