1. UW-Madison viral sequencing catches mutations, guides effective public health response

    Photo of UW–Madison graduate student Katarina Braun processing samples from COVID-19 patients

    Thousands of daily cases. Hundreds of thousands of deaths. Hundreds of millions of vaccine doses. As the tallies of COVID-19’s effects in the United States have mounted to a dizzying […]

  2. New UW-Madison solvent-based recycling process could cut down on millions of tons of plastic waste

    Photo to accompany solvent-based plastic recycling research at UW-Madison

    Multilayer plastic materials are ubiquitous in food and medical supply packaging, particularly since the specific properties of layered polymers can keep moisture from fouling sterile syringes or light and oxygen […]

  3. UW-Madison: Bird’s-eye view of geology using drones offers new way to protect groundwater

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    These days, researchers at the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey are spending a little less time on the ground and more time in the air — looking at the […]

  4. New Wisconsin partnerships focus on farmer health and well-being

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    Photo credit: StockMediaSeller/Shutterstock.com University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension and the Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program (SWCAP) are partnering with agencies, organizations and others to provide education, resources, and support […]

  5. Special education teacher residency program supporting rural schools, UW–Madison students

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    Tim Raymond knows all too well the challenges rural school districts in Wisconsin can face in filling open teaching positions — especially in high-need subject areas like special education. Three years […]

  6. UW-Superior’s Rios Mendoza, colleagues awarded over $40,000 to study microplastics

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    University of Wisconsin-Superior associate professor of chemistry Dr. Lorena Rios Mendoza, along with colleagues from UW-Eau Claire, UW-Madison and the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve, have been awarded a grant by […]

  7. UW-Madison research: Merging solar cell and liquid battery produces efficient, long-lasting solar storage

    Schematic illustration of an integrated solar flow battery. A solar cell is hooked up to tanks of chemicals that can store electricity for later use. WENJIE LI

    Chemists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and their collaborators have created a highly efficient and long-lasting solar flow battery, a way to generate, store and redeliver renewable electricity from the […]

  8. UW-Madison Spring Commencement 2020

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    UW-Madison’s Spring Commencement featured remarks by student leaders, Chancellor Rebecca Blank, deans, and keynote speaker, author James Patterson. Watch Meet the Grads #UWGrad Spring commencement 2020: A virtual party heard […]

  9. On, Wisconsin at home: UW-Madison shares ways to enjoy art and music while social distancing

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    While we’re all practicing social distancing, online resources from the University of Wisconsin–Madison can make you feel a little closer to campus. Follow #onwisconsinathome on Twitter and Instagram for more […]

  10. UW-Madison expands South Madison Partnership

    Photo of the UW-Madison South Madison Partnership (UWSMP), located at The Village on Park. UWSMP is an important resource for encouraging mutually beneficial relationships between the university and the South Madison community.

    UW-Madison’s South Madison Partnership will soon have four times the space to support its growth as a community resource. Currently, more than 1,000 people each month take part in the […]