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Lauren Justice

The UW-Madison’s Trans Research Lab has no physical space, a budget that consists only of grant money, and only recently launched a website. Nevertheless, the lab is pioneering transgender studies and attracting researchers to the university. more

Sep 21, 2017 5:00 AM NEWS

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James Gill

The first arts-related project funded by the UW2020 project, the new Electro-Acoustic Research Space at UW-Madison is an experimental playground for electronic musicians of all levels more

Sep 14, 2017 5:00 AM Snapshot

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James Gill

“Production camp” for UW-Madison’s swing choir involves 12- and 14-hour days of grueling rehearsal for 18 days straight. The hard work will make every move look effortless for the group’s 50th anniversary show. more

Sep 7, 2017 5:00 AM Snapshot

After Dan Levitis and his wife had two devastating miscarriages, he wondered how human reproduction, a process with such a high error rate, has persisted. He also wondered whether the high percentage of failures was limited to humans. more

Sep 7, 2017 5:00 AM News

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Jeff Miller/UW-Madison

According to Bovada’s Las Vegas Superbook’s college football odds, the Badgers have a 20 to 1 chance of winning the 2018 National Championship — the same as Michigan and Penn State. Getting there won’t be easy, but it could sure be fun. more

Aug 31, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories 1 Comments

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David Stluka/UW Athletics

From academic advisors to athletic trainers to nutritionists, it takes a whole village to support the more than 800 student-athletes at UW-Madison. more

Aug 31, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

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David Stluka/UW Athletics

Notre Dame may be the home of Rudy, but Wisconsin football is where walk-ons really thrive. more

Aug 31, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

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Millions of people have passed through Camp Randall, which celebrates its 100th birthday this year. It’s the oldest stadium in the Big Ten. more

Aug 31, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

Amy Gilman, the new director of the Chazen Museum of Art, wants to help the museum stretch in new directions. more

Aug 31, 2017 5:00 AM A & E

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Jeff Miller/UW-Madison

UW-Madison’s innovative First Wave hip-hop scholarship program is undergoing a restructuring, say officials. Scholars and alumni react with mixed feelings to the news that the program will not welcome a 2018-19 cohort. more

Aug 18, 2017 4:30 PM MUSIC 2 Comments

A UW summer course explores the many facets of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s game-changing musical “Hamilton.” more

Aug 17, 2017 5:00 AM Stage

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Thomas Yonash

Ace Hillard never quite fit in at UW-Madison. But joining a sorority changed all that. A transgender man, Hillard says his closest support system on campus has always come from his sorority sisters. more

Aug 10, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories 2 Comments

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Todd Hubler

Amy Kerwin deliberately located Primates Inc. Monkey Sanctuary — which opens in October with three monkeys — near UW-Madison. “If the UW sees the successes of our working with other labs, I think its employees will want to come on board.” more

Jul 6, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories 9 Comments

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Will Dinski

Between the Waves is a music industry conference and festival focused on helping Madison musicians learn how to launch music-related careers. more

Jun 8, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC

“Zoethica,” is a beautiful scavenger hunt created by UW-Madison interdisciplinary artist-in-residence Peter Krsko and students in a spring semester course. The outdoor exhibit of “bio-inspired” art runs through August 6 at Olbrich Botanical Gardens. more

Jun 8, 2017 12:00 AM Visual Arts

UW-Madison prof and poet Timothy Yu uses poetry and parody to counter stereotypes and Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric. more

May 18, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories 1 Comments

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Allison Geyer

Remember the fancy cow statues that invaded Madison back in 2006? Something similar is happening next year, but this time it’s Bucky Badger who’s getting the artistic treatment. more

May 17, 2017 5:40 PM News

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Jack McLaughlin

UW Softball will face Iowa first in the Big Ten Tournament. But the team has already won the hearts of the fans. more

May 11, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

Steven Schmitt pens the history of UW-Madison baseball. Though it was the first varsity sport at the school, baseball hasn’t been on campus since 1991. more

Apr 20, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

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David Michael Miller

The first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency have been met with protests at every turn — first the Women’s March, then the airport sit-ins, then the general strikes. Now, scientists and climate activists are taking a turn. more

Apr 20, 2017 5:00 AM News 2 Comments