19 Sep UW’s 175th: Five ways UW–Madison ideas have changed the world
The world has changed a lot in the 175 years since the founding of the University of Wisconsin. Some history-changing ideas that continue to reverberate around the globe got their start right here on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus.
From hospital operating rooms to deep space, here are just a few of the many ways UW–Madison innovations have changed the world including:
- Weather satellites
- Social Security
- Space-based astronomy
- Organ transplants
- Stem cells