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MADISON, Wis. – At a ceremony honoring several of the year’s most outstanding inventions, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) announced that it has granted the university $61.9 million for the 2017-18 academic year. WARF also announced $19 million in grants to the Morgridge Institute for...

UW-Madison’s new Alumni Park opened at a special ceremony on Friday, and the rain failed to inhibit enthusiasm for the new green space and story park that’s been under construction for more than a year. Exhibits tell the stories of more than 200 alumni, and...

Invenra, a Madison startup on a cancer-fighting mission, is boosting its treasury by $3.1 million.The money, from more than two dozen investors, according to documents filed with federal regulators, is part of a $6 million round the company plans to raise, co-founder and CEO Roland...

After an hour of celebration and exploration of UW-Madison’s Alumni Park, visitors at Friday’s grand opening gathered for the unveiling of the new Bucky Badger statue. The statue, titled “Well Red,” represents the forward-thinking vision of alumni and students who ponder what’s to come. Designed by Douwe...

October 3, 2017 By Jennifer Smith Today’s announcement of the Nobel Prize in Physics, awarded to researchers Rainer Weiss of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Kip Thorne and Barry Barish of the California Institute of Technology, bears University of Wisconsin System connections. The three researchers led...

By Eric Hamilton | UW Madison As the floodwaters recede in Houston following Hurricane Harvey, millions of mosquitoes have emerged to blanket southeastern Texas, hampering recovery efforts and raising public health concerns about mosquito-borne diseases. To assist ongoing mosquito-control efforts, two University of Wisconsin–Madison students, Melissa Farquhar...

by Brian Mattmiller | Morgridge Institute In Jan Huisken’s zebrafish imaging lab, it takes a lot of data to capture a tiny fish. Assembling a time-lapse video of the first 24 hours of development of a zebrafish — from a ball of cells to a fully-formed embryo...

By Silke Schmidt | UW Madison The National Science Foundation has awarded nearly $20 million to a consortium of universities, including the University of Wisconsin–Madison, to support a new engineering research center that will develop transformative tools and technologies for the consistent, scalable and low-cost production...

The University of Wisconsin–Madison community lost a significant figure with the passing of Dr. Mark Cook. Dr. Cook, whose research yielded advances in human health and food production, held 40 patents and founded three startups, including Ab E Discovery....