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  University of Wisconsin-Madison - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the years 1966 through 1970, the University of Wisconsin was shaken by a series of student protests, and by the use of force by authorities in response.
Wisconsin has been one of the leading public universities in the United States since the beginning of the 20th century and ranks as one of the great research universities of the world.
University of Wisconsin Law School — The UW Law School is located on the UW campus.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University_of_Wisconsin-Madison   (5038 words)

  
 Welcome to Bock Laboratories University of Wisconsin-Madison | Robert M Bock Laboratories   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In the early 1960's he and his students were the first to crystallize a transfer RNA, a ribo-nucleic acid that carries amino acid from the naturally occurring 21 in the process of protein synthesis.
The name of the building was changed to the Robert M. Bock Laboratories after Bock's death in 1991, in recognition of his crucial role in the development of molecular biology and molecular virology at the University.
It is hoped that honoring him by giving his name to the building will both perpetuate the memory of an eminent teacher and researcher as well as symbolize the excellence of the achievements on this campus in these two important areas of science.
www.bocklabs.wisc.edu   (326 words)

  
 University Research Park (URP), University of Wisconsin Madison, Research and Technology Park, Early Stage Incubator, ...
Hosted by University Research Park, UW Office of Corporate Relations, and WARF, this is your opportunity to meet and visit with fellow attendees, speakers, and SBIR Program Managers while enjoying hors d'oeuvres and beverages at the Milwaukee Art Museum, located on the lake.
UW-Madison was among five business-friendly universities lauded in the opinion section of the February 2006 issue of Inc. magazine.
University Research Park is the commercialization center for UW's technology mother lode.
www.universityresearchpark.org   (323 words)

  
 UW-Madison: Political Science Department
The University of Wisconsin political science department is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected programs.
We are also committed to the “Wisconsin Idea,” the longstanding tradition of contributing to public service beyond the university’s borders.
The UW is one of the world’s most prestigious and respected universities, and Madison is consistently rated as one of the country’s best places to live
www.polisci.wisc.edu   (351 words)

  
 Plasmas and Fusion Technology
The University of Wisconsin - Madison is a world leader in plasmas and fusion technology, with experimental and theoretical programs in several departments.
The University of Wisconsin - Madison is also the site of the National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center for Plasma-Aided Manufacturing.
The University of Wisconsin - Madison has the widest variety of toroidal magnetic confinement devices on any campus in the United States: tokamaks, reversed-field pinches, and stellarators.
sprott.physics.wisc.edu /fusion.htm   (301 words)

  
 University of Wisconsin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
University of Wisconsin–Madison, which was founded in 1849 as the University of Wisconsin, and is now the flagship campus of the University of Wisconsin System.
The enlarged University of Wisconsin which included Madison (1849), Milwaukee (1956), Green Bay (1968), and Parkside (1968) campuses.
University of Wisconsin System, which has been informally known as the University of Wisconsin since its founding in 1971.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University_of_Wisconsin   (142 words)

  
 School of Business, University of Wisconsin - Madison
The Wisconsin MBA, with its unique specialized MBA approach, is gaining national attention for offering real focus and real success to students.
The highly ranked undergraduate program of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business is listed among the top programs in the nation year after year.
The faculty of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business have a long tradition of outstanding research strength.
www.bus.wisc.edu   (340 words)

  
 Department of Botany, UW-Madison
Herbarium Director/Plant Systematist - The Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin-Madison, invites applications at the Associate (tenured) or Assistant Professor (tenure-track) level beginning as early as August, 2007.
The individual who fills this position would be expected to provide administrative and scientific leadership in the Wisconsin State Herbarium and to develop an active program of research and instruction.
Send materials to: Professor Kenneth J. Sytsma, Chair of Search Committee, Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin, 430 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI 53706 The University of Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer.
www.botany.wisc.edu   (298 words)

  
 Welcome to the Department of Animal Sciences
Because of the research and support of the program at Spooner and the infrastructure and interest in Wisconsin, large-scale investors are moving into the state, such as the recent move by Canada’s largest goat cheese producer, Woolwich Dairy, who is making a multi-million dollar investment in Lancaster in southwest Wisconsin.
Wisconsin has become the number one sheep milk state and the number two in goat milk.
He received his BS in Meat and Animal Science at the University of Wisconsin in 1969 and his MS in Animal Science at Cornell in 1969.
www.ansci.wisc.edu   (745 words)

  
 UW Madison - Department of Chemistry - Home
He died in Madison on Sunday, October 8, of heart failure.
The award, which recognizes outstanding research by a student in the field of microwave chemistry, was presented at the San Francisco ACS meeting.
The event is one of the most grueling in the world -- 2.4 miles of swimming, followed by 112 miles of cycling, then a 26.2 mile run.
www.chem.wisc.edu   (811 words)

  
 University of Wisconsin System
The “Growth Agenda for Wisconsin” will achieve access and affordability for UW students, and boost economic growth for the state.
Four University of Wisconsin System professors receive Alliant Energy’s Underkofler Excellence in Teaching Awards
The UW System is focused on providing Wisconsin with world-class education, research and public service.
www.wisconsin.edu   (59 words)

  
 The Badger Herald - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Polling stations closed for the University of Wisconsin Associated Students of Madison elections Thursday, but members of ASM have differing opinions on the success of the Fall 2006 election.
The Downtown Coordinating Committee and the Madison Police Department made assurances that Madison is prepared for any potential problems this year after outlining the final details of Halloween 2006 Thursday.
As the University of Wisconsin football team gathers for the final team meeting before game day, players wonder amongst themselves what it will look like.
www.badgerherald.com   (409 words)

  
 University of Wisconsin-Department of Biostatistics&Medical Informatics
Adin-Cristian Andrei, PhD University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2005.
The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health houses the Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics.
The University of Wisconsin was founded in 1848 and first classes were held in February 1849.
www.biostat.wisc.edu   (406 words)

  
 UW Madison - Communication Arts Department
It was the first department in the United States to award a Ph.D. degree in the field, and its graduates serve on the faculties of leading universities, in research institutions, and in public and private agencies throughout this country and abroad.
With over ten thousand students enrolled in the Graduate School or one of the post-graduate professional schools, the University is committed to excellence in advanced study.
This commitment is reflected in the University's extensive libraries, its facilities for research in the arts and sciences, and its distinguished faculty and professional staff.
commarts.wisc.edu /Grad   (695 words)

  
 University of Wisconsin Law School
University of Wisconsin Law School community mourns death of longtime professor Gordon B. Baldwin.
UW professor Michele LaVigne is attorney opposing Wisconsin's marriage amendment in mock trial Oct. 25 and 26.
Copyright © 1998-2005 The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents.
www.law.wisc.edu   (176 words)

  
 Wisconsin State Herbarium, University of Wisconsin - Madison
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Herbarium, founded in 1849, is a museum collection of dried, labeled plants of state, national and international importance, which is used extensively for taxonomic and ecological research, as well as for teaching and public service.
It contains the world's largest collection of Wisconsin plants, about one-third of its 1,000,000 specimens having been collected within the state.
Atlas of the Wisconsin Prairie and Savanna Flora,
www.botany.wisc.edu /herbarium   (214 words)

  
 C R E A T I V E W R I T I N G :: University of Wisconsin - Home page
The Program in Creative Writing at The University of Wisconsin-Madison provides a full range of opportunities for students and writers to study, practice, and receive recognition for the crafts of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.
The capstone of this course of study was, and remains, the book-length thesis each writing major completes in a directed study course taken during the senior year.
Information on applying to the MFA Program in Creative Writing or the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing's fellowship program can be found by clicking on the appropriate button above.
creativewriting.wisc.edu   (456 words)

  
 The Department of Rural Sociology at The University of Wisconsin, Madison - Madison
The Department of Rural Sociology at The University of Wisconsin, Madison - Madison
Sociology is the study of human social behavior.
MICHAEL M. received an Outstanding Academic Title award in January from the American Library Association for his book Farming for Us All: "Practical Agriculture and the Cultivation of Sustainability" (Penn State Press, 2004).
www.drs.wisc.edu   (239 words)

  
 Executive Education @ University of Wisconsin-Madison
It is vital in today's business climate to not only keep on top of current trends, issues and developments, but also the day-to-day details that make a business work.
Executive Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business is partnering with Corporate Report Wisconsin to provide you some of those resources.
UW-Madison Executive Education is a member of the International University Consortium for Executive Education (UNICON).
www.uwexeced.com   (242 words)

  
 REU in Astrophysics at UW-Madison
Participants will work in Madison with researchers in the Astronomy Department and the Astrophysics group of the Physics Department.
Students will also be encouraged to participate in the successful (and fun!) NSF/Wisconsin outreach program Universe in the Park.
The stipend of $350 per week is in addition to $400 for travel to/from Madison, and $50/week for food.
wisp11.physics.wisc.edu /reu   (387 words)

  
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The Department of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison offers degree courses in undergraduate and graduate programs in diverse areas of the discipline.
At the University of Wisconsin, Linguistics is a separate department that draws on the expertise of faculty from many disciplines including Anthropology.
General questions and majoring in Anthropology for undergraduates, please contact the Undergraduate Coordinator, Mary Knoche or see Undergraduate Studies.
www.anthropology.wisc.edu   (218 words)

  
 UW-Madison School of Education
If you need to access the Wisconsin TTY Relay service the phone numbers are TTY: 1-800-947-3529 or Voice: 1-800-947-6644.
When Emily Gritt told her friends she was the “Cow Doctor” this summer, the fourth-year art education major got a few raised eyebrows.
Gritt, originally from Conover, Wis., was not operating on real bovines, but tended to the herd of nearly 100 fiberglass cows on display in the Madison area as part of CowParade Wisconsin 2006.
www.education.wisc.edu   (287 words)

  
 University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Geography
Our faculty have been recognized both by the university and within our profession with such honors as UW named chairs, and AAG lifetime achievement awards.
The Geography Department is an important member of the UW community and our faculty serve in prominent positions both within the University and in our larger professional communities.
We are also proud of the accomplishments of our graduates, many of whom have gone on to prominence within government, industry, and academia.
www.geography.wisc.edu   (347 words)

  
 African Studies Program @ the UW-Madison
The Institute of African Studies, University of Leipzig, announces new study programs in African Studies.
The authors of Slave Settlements in Banyang Country 1850-1950 are seeking funding and producers for the production of a historical documentary from this small but very valuable book on the social setting of slavery in some societies in Africa.
Contact: Dr. E. Fomin, Department of History, University of Yaounde, Cameroon E-mail fominstephen@yahoo.co.uk.
africa.wisc.edu   (718 words)

  
 University of Wisconsin School of Nursing
This was the thrust of the Nursing Interventions Conference, held September 14 and 15, 2006, at the Hilton Hotel in Madison and sponsored by the Center for Patient-Centered Interventions (CPCI) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing.
Professors Sandra Ward (right) and Karin T. Kirchhoff (center) discuss research method and strategy with graduate student Julia Greenleaf at the Center for Patient-Centered Interventions at the UW-Madison School of Nursing.
September 26, 2006 3:12 PM For feedback, questions, or accessibilty issues contact the webmaster.
www.son.wisc.edu   (99 words)

  
 French & Italian Department, UW-Madison
Our department is recognized as a leader in literary and critical scholarship, and for a tradition of excellence in teaching and pedagogical research and training.
Our faculty are distinguished scholars with teaching and research experience in universities in many countries on several continents.
In keeping with the Wisconsin “culture of collective innovation”, we invite you to send us your comments and suggestions.
frit.lss.wisc.edu /frit   (175 words)

  
 UW Physics University of Wisconsin Madison WI
UW Physics University of Wisconsin Madison WI Physics >
The University of Wisconsin-Madison has for decades been ranked among the top universities in the United States.
One reason is the high quality and unusually broad scope of the research program in our Physics Department.
www.physics.wisc.edu   (90 words)

  
 The National Magnetic Resonance Facility at Madison (NMRFAM)
The National Magnetic Resonance Facility at Madison (NMRFAM) is a state of the art NMR spectrometer facility located in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
NMRFAM equipment and resources are available to ALL scientists both within and outside of the university.
MMCD – Madison Metabolomics Consortium Database – a freely-available database containing information about small chemical compounds of biological interest.
www.nmrfam.wisc.edu   (164 words)

  
 The Grants Information Center
The Grants Information Collection is located in Memorial Library at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
It is one of a network of approximately 200 collections established by the Foundation Center, an independent national service organization in New York, to provide an authoritative source of information on foundation and corporate giving for nonprofit organizations.
There are two similar Foundation Center Cooperating Collections in Wisconsin, which include the Funding Information Center, located at Marquette University in Milwaukee and the Foundation Collection at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Library.
grants.library.wisc.edu   (336 words)

  
 Materials Research Science and Engineering Center on Nanostructured Interfaces
The National Science Foundation established the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to carry out research in the formation, characterization, and exploitation of materials at the nanoscale - the scale of individual atoms.
UW MRSEC and La Follette personnel are co-organizing the event, and presenters will include individuals from the UW MRSEC, the UW department of chemistry, the UW School of Journalism and Mass Communication, the UW Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC), the National Science Foundation, a local nanotechnology start-up company, and other UW MRSEC collaborators.
Leveraging the pre-existing framework and expertise of the UW MRSEC Interdisciplinary Education Group, additional funding to cover travel expenses for the policy makers was secured through a grant from the Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment.
mrsec.wisc.edu   (1096 words)

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