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  • Posted on March 8, 2024
    Burkhardt Fund Supports Hands-On Experiences for Students

      Make “cool stuff.” That’s what Micah Robinson BS’23, MSx’25 wanted to do in the Biological Systems Engineering Shop. Thanks to the Martin and Kathleen […]

  • Posted on November 2, 2023
    Gather and Connect. Experience and Serve. Learn and Grow.

      It’s a cool Sunday morning in early September, and over a dozen UW students are meeting at a farm plot in Eagle Heights Community […]

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    Broad Experience, Sharp Focus

      Rosalie Powell BSx’24 has taken full advantage of her college experience, embracing everything that UW has to offer — from coursework and research to […]

  • Posted on July 7, 2023
    The Rhodes to a Career in Research

      As a middle school student in her native Saudi Arabia, Sarah Almutawa BS’23 found herself — somewhat unexpectedly — competing in the International Chemistry […]

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    CALS Briefs for Summer 2023

      Survey: UW Plant Breeding Program is #1 The UW Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics (PBPG) program at CALS is one of the largest and […]

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    Research Fellowship Aims to Diversify the Brewing Industry

      “There’s so much more that goes into brewing beer than just the ingredients,” says Tony Bugher, president of the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company. The […]

  • Posted on March 9, 2023
    Full Plates for Food Justice

      Gwen Kelley BS’22 learned to cook by her mother’s side, amid the scents and seasonings of Thai curries, vegetable lasagna, and spanakopita. Those experiences […]

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    Native Knowledge Revitalized

      On a frigid February afternoon, around 60 UW students gather near Dejope Residence Hall on the west end of campus. Their modern gear protects […]

  • Posted on August 2, 2022
    Just Like a Trip to Japan

      In a span of 20 minutes, a dozen UW students visited a Japanese pastry shop and a high-tech sushi restaurant, and then they got […]

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    Lessons in the Garden

      Plants and humans have always been connected. They evolved together. Yet many people fail to realize how fundamental plants are to their daily lives […]

  • Posted on October 1, 2020
    As Milkweed Goes, So Goes the Monarch

      It’s a sweltering August day in 2019. The sun gilds the flowering prairies of southern Wisconsin. Entomology graduate student Skye Harnsberger and her research […]

  • Posted on June 11, 2020
    Corporate Grant Fuels Effort to Reduce Food Insecurity and Waste on Campus

      It’s a late fall afternoon on the UW–Madison campus, and seven undergraduates are scooping jasmine rice and a lemongrass tofu-vegetable dish into single-use plastic […]