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4 hrs ago | Business Journal

UAlbany president Robert Jones recruits new members to his administrative team

University at Albany named Timothy Mulcahy as its interim senior vice president for academic affairs and provost.


Related Topix: SUNY Albany, University of Minnesota, Minnesota, Old Dominion University

8 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

UW-Madison awarded $3 million for nuclear power R&D

Records show the Pentagon has given police agencies in Wisconsin more than $28 million in surplus military gear in the past decade, including assault rifles, grenade launchers and mine-resistant trucks.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy

12 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

Wisconsin Regional Arts Program Exhibit and Workshop

The Wisconsin Regional Art Program will hold an un-juried exhibit at Janesville Performing Arts Center, 408 S. Main St. Janesville from July 31-August 23. This exhibit is sponsored by Janesville Art League, L'Atelier Art Studio and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Continuing Studies.


Related Topix: Janesville, WI

16 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Prospect Heights doing watershed survey

The City of Prospect Heights, in cooperation with the University of Wisconsin-Madison is conducting a brief survey to aid in research and data collection for a study of McDonald Creek and its watershed in Prospect Heights.


Related Topix: Prospect Heights, IL

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WMTV Madison

Benefit helps Platteville tornado victim

Christy, a proud UW-Madison grad, joined the NBC 15 news team in June 2014 and is excited to return to her college town.



New CloudLab will help researchers test new cloud architectures

UMass Amherst is part of CloudLab, which will allow scientists to run huge or very complex experiments on an enormous and flexible new shared network of reliable, secure and fast computers without having to build their own cloud There's nothing like CloudLab available today, says University of Massachusetts Amherst's Mike Zink.


Related Topix: UMass Amherst, Amherst, MA, University of Utah, Clemson University, Weather


Study: Helmet Brand and Age Doesn't Impact Safety

More than 40,000 high school athletes suffer concussions each year. While many think the newest or most expensive helmet will reduce the risk, a new study suggests otherwise.


The Badger Herald Online

21-year-old woman sexually assaulted near UW campus

A 21-year-old woman was sexually assaulted by a stranger after being followed along S. Park Street at 2:40 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to UW-Madison Crime Alert .


York Dispatch

Ask Mr. Know-It-All: Pink flamingos get special honor

Question: Is it true that the plastic flamingo is the official city bird of Madison, Wisconsin? If so, why? - J.F.L., Covington, Louisiana Answer: It's true.


Related Topix: Madison, WI, Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food

Bangor Daily News

Castine Historical Society Annual Meeting to Feature Talk on Historic House Interiors

The Castine Historical Society will hold its 2014 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, August 27 beginning at 4:00 pm in the Mitchell Room on the lower level of the Abbott School on the Castine town common.


Related Topix: Castine, ME, University of Pennsylvania, Camden, ME

American Society for Quality

New Programs Aim to Stave Off Nurse Shortage

In the main classroom of UW-Madison's new School of Nursing, students sitting at circular tables will solve problems together using mock electronic medical records.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Edgewood College, Madison, WI, Fort Atkinson, WI, Reedsburg, WI

Chinese Footwear Entrepreneur's Fortune Back Over $1 Bln On Guirenniao's Rise

I'm a senior editor and the Shanghai bureau chief of Forbes magazine. Now in my 13th year at Forbes, I compile the Forbes China Rich List, Hong Kong Rich List and Taiwan Rich List.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Taiwan, University of Vermont

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Alaska, and its famous Iditarod, beckon Milwaukee man

Willie Karidis takes a selfie on a visit to Denali National Park, where he worked for 25 years.


Related Topix: Alaska


United Way makes poverty a focus of campaign

United Way of Dane County has kicked off the 2014 Campaign with the Days of Caring and the announcement of a $19 Million dollar goal for this year's campaign.


Related Topix: Dane County, WI, Opinion


Study: Brand, age of helmet doesn't impact concussion risk

More than 40,000 high school athletes suffer concussions each year and while many think the newest or most expensive helmet will reduce the risk a new UW-Madison study suggests otherwise.


Related Topix: La Crosse, WI

Chemical Processing

Bioprocesses Advance

The global aviation industry is committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2050 compared with 2005.


Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 737, World News, Brazil, Madison, WI


UW-Madison scientist studying Ebola virus on campus

A scientist from UW-Madison is studying the Ebola virus on campus. Yoshihiro Kawaoka is well-known for researching influenza and according the Wisconsin State Journal, he's now conducting two types of Ebola studies.


Related Topix: Madison, WI

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Leaders: Public money not used for Brown siblings' scholarships

The leaders of a University of Wisconsin-Madison college research organization and Dane County's Boys and Girls Club said no public money was used when they helped Michael Brown's three siblings secure college scholarships.


Related Topix: Wisconsin, Dane County, WI, Family, Kids

Daily Kos

My Cat Almost Died and She's Still Not Out of the Woods

My little girl Meg nearly died the other night. Her problem is one that shocked me, so I want to share with other cat lovers out there.


WMTV Madison

Study suggests brand of helmet unrelated to concussion risk

A new study by UW-Madison researchers suggests the brand and age of a football helmet may not have any affect on concussion risk.


Related Topix: Madison, WI