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1 hr ago | WKOW-TV
The definition of a university event has been clarified to include any gathering, program or activity on school property, sponsored by the school or paid for with university money.
Could you survive the end of civilization?
Should vaccinations for children be legally required?
5 hrs ago | This Day in Wisconsin History
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9 hrs ago | Waukesha
Dr. Kerry Kretchmar, assistant professor of education at Carroll University, was invited to speak at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, for a discussion about Teach for America and its impact on schools of education, school districts, teachers and students.
13 hrs ago | OnMilwaukee
Two blasts of cold air will bring us colder than normal temperatures well into next week.
18 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog
With evidence growing that meditation can have beneficial health effects, scientists have sought to understand how these practices physically affect the body.
The observations, made by a team led by University of Wisconsin-Madison astronomy professor Sebastian Heinz, reveal an astrophysical novelty of the Milky Way: a glowing nebula created when the star exploded and, inside of it, the collapsed core of the exploded star, a neutron star, still clinging to its former companion star.
A University of Wisconsin-Madison research team reports today that the brain can produce and release estrogen - a discovery that may lead to a better understanding of hormonal changes observed from before birth throughout the entire aging process.
Graphic ads depicting animal testing began appearing on Metro Transit buses Monday, a decision the transit agency said it is powerless to stop.
PETA has launched eight-week ad campaign featuring graphic images of animal testing on more than 130 Metro Transit buses in Madison.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is recruiting for an academic neuropathologist in the tenure track.
There are an alarming number of people in Dane County who have a sexually transmitted infection and public health officials are hoping a new program will help prevent the spread of disease.
The SFA Friends of the Visual Arts board has established a scholarship in honor of Robert Kinsell, retired Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art professor," reports the Daily Sentinel of Nacogdoches, Texas.
We've recently seen rehabilitative systems in which stroke victims use their thoughts either to move animated images of their paralyzed limbs, or to activate robotic devices that guide their limbs through the desired movements.
I know you see them, usually in groups, with heads hanging down, pants sagging, and fingers whizzing across the omnipresent devices.
A 72-year-old woman was cited for misdemeanor theft for taking a painting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Union South and said she only took the painting to show her interior designer color ideas, police said Tuesday.
Last August, 88 campers piled onto buses and headed to Campbellsport, Wisconsin for Camp Kesem.