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The University of Wisconsin–Madison has risen to 31st in the world and 21st in the United States in the Academic Ranking of World Universities. UW–Madison is the second-highest ranked Big Ten school, behind only the University of Michigan....

UW–Madison has a long tradition of conservation and stewardship, one that continues today across all aspects of campus, from instruction and research to campus planning and transportation. On August 12, leaders from the Wisconsin Departments of Administration (DOA), Safety & Professional Services (DSPS), and Financial...

“What’s particularly unique about this carnivorous plant is that it traps insects near its insect-pollinated flowers,” says lead author Qianshi Lin, who was a doctoral student at UBC at the time of the study. “On the surface, this seems like a conflict between carnivory and...

Health care companies make up the bulk of this year's finalists for an annual contest designed for emerging businesses in the Madison area while one is focused on better transportation methods and another on finance. The five businesses are part of the Greater Madison Chamber...

Research on an experimental flu vaccine by Madison-based FluGen continues to expand, with a low dose showing some protection against a mismatched strain, a higher dose producing better immune responses and three new studies targeting older adults and children, groups among those most at risk...

Highly functional cardiomyocytes—the muscle cells responsible for the contraction of the heart—are important for disease modeling, drug screening, and other regenerative medicine approaches. In a new study published today in the journal Nature Communications, the Skala Lab developed a non-invasive imaging technique that can predict...

The summer 2021 class of SuccessWorks Internship Fund awardees are working at a diverse mix of public and private institutions, with many working in-person, others working a hybrid or completely virtual schedule, and one student completing a remote international internship based in Ghana....

University of Wisconsin–Madison and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine scientists report today in the journal Science Translational Medicine that combining targeted radiopharmaceutical therapy with immunotherapy significantly boosts eradication of metastatic cancer in mice, even when the radiation is given in doses too low to...

Pyran, Inc., a high-growth company that creates high-performing 5-carbon products made from renewable resources, today announced that it has closed its latest round of fundraising, bringing its total of investments and grants to nearly $4 million....

In 2011, just 200 students were Computer Science majors. A decade later, the number of students enrolled in the discipline has grown more than ten times—a direct response to significant student interest and industry demand in our increasingly technology-driven society....

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