Seven student projects will address a range of community needs, including household energy solutions, mass incarceration, fresh produce access, sexual assault, and more.
UniverCity is now seeking faculty and staff interested in partnering on projects in economic development, affordable housing, county service use, and water quality.
UW Health’s project uses discarded biocaps to highlight the relationship between health care and the environment and raise awareness about hidden waste.
On March 21, the rusty-patched bumble bee officially became the first bumble bee listed for protection under the Endangered Species Act. Populations of this bee have been found in the UW Arboretum.
A plan in progress to accept SNAP benefits at campus dining halls and markets starting in the fall would make UW–Madison the first college in the country to accept food stamps at cafeterias.
Both official and unofficial observations curated by UW Arboretum staff suggest that the mild winter of 2017 – a few snowstorms notwithstanding – is leading to earlier spring activity in some species.
The one-year Resource and Energy Demand Analysis program aims to meet employer demand for graduates with skills in behavioral economics and statistics and a solid understanding of the energy industry.
UW–Madison ranked first among large schools on the Peace Corps 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 87 Badgers currently volunteering worldwide.
The Odyssey Project, founded and run by UW–Madison English professor Emily Auerbach, puts literature, philosophy, and the arts in reach for Madison adults living below the poverty line.
The drumbeat calling scientists to share their work with the public is as loud as ever, and Tracey Holloway is happy to answer. Holloway leads a group of researchers drawn together as NASA’s Health and …