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National Science Foundation

NSF Ideas for Future Investment

Posted May 20, 2016

Physics Families

Physics runs in the family

From the Perimiter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Posted May 20, 2016


Steady rise in US science and engineering doctorates raises job worries

Posted May 20, 2016

White House

The White House Launches the National Microbiome Initiative

Posted May 20, 2016


After 'The Biggest Loser' Their Bodies Fought to Regain Weight

Posted May 10, 2016


Why You Can't Lose Weight on a Diet

Posted May 10, 2016


Just How Much Power Do Your Electronics Use When They Are 'Off'?

Posted May 10, 2016


Why pursue the postdoc path?

Posted May 10, 2016

Glass Blowing

Blowing Glass in Class

Tracy Drier has been the UW-Madison Department of Chemistry's Master Glassblower since 2000, and works directly with professors on their new designs, in addition to teaching graduate students the craft of scientific glassblowing.

Posted May 5, 2016

Sea Education Association

NSB announces Public Service Award recipient

Sea Education Association/SEA semester is 2016 NSB Public Service awardee

Posted May 5, 2016

Harry Kroto

Harry Kroto (1939-2016):
A salesman of science in the best sense of the term

Posted May 2, 2016

Frozen Lake

Japanese Monks Recorded the Climate for 700 Years

Posted April 28, 2016

Frozen Lake

UW Madison scientist's study uses ice records to link
Industrial Revolution, climate change

Posted April 28, 2016

Global Warming

Global Warming's Terrifying New Chemistry

Posted April 26, 2016


Alexis Rockman Bridges the Gulf Between Art and Science

Posted April 19, 2016

Science Project

Science fairs are as flawed as my solar-powered hot dog cooker

Posted April 18, 2016

80 Years

Five chemists who should have won the Nobel

Posted April 14, 2016

80 Years

It's our 80th Birthday! 1936-2016

The UW Press celebrates a milestone

Posted April 13, 2016


The Lincoln Project: Excellence and Access in Public Higher Education

Posted April 8, 2016


Classical music: Let us now praise Kato Perlman and other donors and sponsors whose generosity supports classical music at the UW-Madison and elsewhere
From The Well-Tempered Ear Blog

Posted April 8, 2016

STEM Faculty

Longitudinal Study of Future STEM Scholars

Posted April 8, 2016


NAS Panel Takes Stock of US Science Literacy

Posted March 25, 2016


Monitoring uncovers mysterious phosphorus pollution

A C&E News article featuring UW-Madison aquatic biogeochemist
Emily H. Stanley

Posted March 24, 2016


Our Water System: What a Waste

Posted March 23, 2016


Effective Chemistry Communication in Informal Environments

A publication of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Posted March 23, 2016


Water is Broken. Data Can Fix It.

Posted March 23, 2016


Shaping the research agenda to meet global water supply needs

An ACS Press Conference (Video)

Posted March 17, 2016

Picnic Point

On Sacred Ground

The long and winding path to Picnic Point included Madison's earliest inhabitants.

Posted March 15, 2016


The Art of the Chemical Demonstration

Posted March 11, 2016


Five new uses for miracle material graphene

Posted March 11, 2016


What's the face of US innovation? Don't think Bill Gates

Posted March 4, 2016


Scientists gear up to drill into 'ground zero' of the impact that killed the dinosaurs

Posted March 3, 2016


The Wrong Way to Teach Math

Posted March 3, 2016

climate progress

Bill Gates Explains How to Make Climate Progress in a World Eating Meat and Guzzling Gas

Posted March 3, 2016

rising seas

Seas are rising at fastest rate in last 28 centuries

Posted February 23, 2016

climate change

My climate change by Andrew Rankin

Posted February 23, 2016


Bacteria talk to each other, and we're listening

Posted February 19, 2016


Humanities, social science courses experience enrollment decrease, while STEM courses rise

Posted February 17, 2016


Project 2061 Launches New Biology Curriculum at AAAS Annual Meeting

Scientific discoveries reflect what is best about being human

Posted February 15, 2016

Albert Einstein

Finding beauty in the darkness

Scientific discoveries reflect what is best about being human

Posted February 15, 2016


Prof. Shakhahshiri's annual National Chemistry Week event is featured in the February 2016 issue of The Nucleus

Posted February 8, 2016

Harvard vs. Wisconsin

In Person: Eggheads and Cheeseheads

Posted February 3, 2016

Science & Engineering Indicators 2016

Science & Engineering Indicators 2016

Posted February 2, 2016





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