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Donald Trump was elected president running on a law-and-order platform that called for tougher stance on crime. That creates serious challenges for those who see the criminal justice system in dire need of reform. more

Feb 21, 2017 10:52 PM News

UW-Madison music faculty’s convivial “Schubertiade” has become a highlight of the season. more

Feb 2, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC

Hey, did you know that machine learning technology developed at UW-Madison is powering the famous New Yorker cartoon caption contest? And that’s not even the most interesting part. more

Feb 2, 2017 5:00 AM News

It’s depressing to learn that a white supremacist who was convicted of arson attacks on black churches is now a UW-Madison student. But changing the university’s admissions policies will only hurt those who genuinely deserve a second chance. more

Jan 27, 2017 3:43 PM Madland

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources removed language pointing to human-caused climate change on its website. Scientists at UW-Madison debunk the revised language in a public statement. more

Jan 9, 2017 12:16 PM News

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Renee Meiller

Thanks to the work of two UW-Madison engineering professors, your smartphone or similar devices may one day alert you when dangerous toxins are in the air. more

Jan 5, 2017 5:00 AM News

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Rataj-Berard

The dynamic Johannes Wallmann raises the profile of UW’s jazz studies program and makes connections around the state. more

Dec 8, 2016 5:00 AM ARTS & CULTURE 1 Comments

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Stephanie Precourt/UW-Madison College of Engineering

UW-Madison researchers have figured out a way to turn footsteps into power. Placed in areas of high foot traffic, it could generate substantial amounts of electricity. more

Dec 8, 2016 5:00 AM , News

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David Stluka/UW Athletics

Women’s volleyball rules, but basketball and men’s hockey have growing pains. Those young teams are working through some issues. more

Dec 8, 2016 5:00 AM Sports

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Holzman Moss Bottino Architectur

UW-Madison has broken ground and unveiled plans for its new Hamel Music Center. The venue will feature two state-of-the art recital halls and a dramatic entryway. more

Nov 23, 2016 5:00 AM MUSIC

At a dinner party talk turned to the recent racial incident at Camp Randall Stadium. My fellow liberals condemned UW-Madison’s reaction as tepid. I offered a counterview and got trashed. more

Nov 14, 2016 9:25 AM Tell All 1 Comments

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Elisa Wiseman

Despite a strict voter ID requirement now in effect, turnout was high at UW-Madison polling locations, with no long lines. Most students, though, were not enthusiastic about their choices. more

Nov 8, 2016 6:41 PM News

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After racist incident at Badgers football game, community leaders call for zero tolerance. more

Nov 3, 2016 9:34 AM News 4 Comments

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Scientists have long believed that Schwann cells were “helper” cells that took a mostly passive role in the central nervous system. But scientists at UW-Madison’s Svaren Lab now believe they may help nerves regenerate. more

Nov 3, 2016 5:00 AM News

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Michael Kienitz

Matthew Desmond, author of the year’s Go Big Read book “Evicted,” wants everyone to face poverty — and to hate it. more

Nov 2, 2016 12:46 PM Books

A new tool known as CRISPR-Cas has given scientists the ability to rewrite the genetic code of living things. The power is likely to reshape the world. more

Oct 27, 2016 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

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Susan Day

European earthworms have been a destructive presence in the United States, although their presence has created some benefits for gardeners and farmers. Their Asian cousins, the “jumping worms,” appear to have no benefits. more

Oct 6, 2016 5:00 AM , News 1 Comments

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Sergio Membrillas

Scientists have long believed that the mind was hardwired and when injured, people lost whatever functions that part of the brain controlled. But UW scientists have been challenging that notion, proving that brains can adapt and relearn. more

Oct 6, 2016 12:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

Police work can be both boring and terrifying, two aspects that create chronic stress. In a planned study, the Wisconsin Center for Healthy Minds will look at whether yoga, meditation and other mindfulness practices can help officers. more

Sep 29, 2016 5:00 AM News 2 Comments

John Baldacchino, the new director of UW-Madison’s Arts Institute, has grand plans for raising the profile of the arts and the university. more

Sep 29, 2016 5:00 AM ARTS & CULTURE

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