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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.
Among U.S. universities, the University of Wisconsin is frequently listed as one of the "public Ivies"—publicly-funded universities providing a quality of education comparable to those of the Ivy League.
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. /wiki/University_of_Wisconsin   (4224 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.
© 2005 Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System   (351 words)

 Classics at Madison
The Department was one of the original three departments at the time of the university's founding in 1849, when faculty were appointed directly by the regents.
Among many departmental events, each year we bring to campus through university Brittingham funds a distinguished lecturer for a week of classes, consultations and lectures.
The Department of Classics is currently housed on the ninth floor of Van Hise Hall, home to ancient and modern languages, and has an unparalleled view of Lake Mendota in one direction, the State Capitol in another.   (232 words)

 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
The event is a campuswide volunteer effort involving UWM students, faculty and staff.
UWM Volunteers Don't Sweep Hunger Under the Rug
UWM's Center for Volunteerism and Student Leadership holds the 2006 Hunger Clean Up on today from 9 a.m.   (47 words)

 University of Wisconsin-Madison
Founded in 1848, the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a leading comprehensive research university, and one of the largest Ph.D.-granting institutions in the United States.
The university currently enrolls more than 40,000 undergraduate, professional, graduate, and doctoral students, and it employs nearly 14,000 faculty and staff members.
Rich-media presentations combine video, slides, and other graphical elements to replace large lecture hall sessions, enabling students to view the lectures on their own schedule and professors to spend their time working closely with students in team labs. /windows/windowsmedia/archive/casestudies/univwisconsin/default.aspx   (1364 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 has the widest variety of toroidal magnetic confinement devices on any campus in the United States: tokamaks, reversed-field pinches, and stellarators.
The University of Wisconsin - Madison is also the site of the National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center for Plasma-Aided Manufacturing. /fusion.htm   (301 words)

 European Union Center of Excellence - University of Wisconsin
The EUCE is a member of the European Studies Alliance and International Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
European Union Center of Excellence - University of Wisconsin
Pictured left to right: Patrick Rumble (Director of the Center for European Studies), Andrew Bright (Honorary British Consul General in Madison), Andrew Seaton, and Gregory Shaffer (Director of the EUCE).   (269 words)

 Center for NanoTechnology (CNTech), University of Wisconsin
At the University of Wisconsin Center for NanoTechnology, our staff of physicists, biochemists and engineers develop novel technologies with a wide range of applications - from making integrated circuits to genes.
Our automated gene synthesizer promises huge advances in genomics, such as producing customized genes in a matter of hours, constructing siRNA libraries and detecting SNPs.
Our cross-disciplinary center is a leader in basic scientific research.   (162 words)

 University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Geography
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.
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.
We are also proud of the accomplishments of our graduates, many of whom have gone on to prominence within government, industry, and academia.   (352 words)

 Executive Education @ University of Wisconsin-Madison
Executive Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business is partnering with Corporate Report Wisconsin to provide you some of those resources.
Copyright © 2002 University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business Executive Education
UW-Madison Executive Education is a member of the International University Consortium for Executive Education (UNICON).   (248 words)

 Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Copyright © 2006 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System.
Register now for this special symposium in Madison to consider new technologies and fuel supplies to protect the environment, achieve energy independence, and strengthen Wisconsin's economy.
Professor Jonathan Patz will chair the first conference of the International EcoHealth Association, EcoHealth ONE, at UW—Madison in October.   (198 words)

 Welcome to the Department of Animal Sciences
Our expertise is shared with other faculty and programs in the University of Wisconsin.
Copyright © 2002 The Boards of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System.
This knowledge is integrated with existing facts and theories in an instructional program for undergraduate, graduate and Extension audiences in a manner that builds human capital, fosters economic viability and improves the quality of life and the environment for our state, national and international clientele.   (129 words)

 Embryonic Stem Cell Research at UW-Madison
Following Monday's blockbuster announcement of a $150 million public-private investment in the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, the University of Wisconsin-Madison will have considerable momentum as it vies for attention at BIO 2006 this weekend in Chicago.
Working with mice, University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have developed the basis for a therapeutic strategy that could provide hope for children afflicted with Krabbe's disease, a fatal nervous system disorder.
Copyright © 2001-03 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System /packages/stemcells   (533 words)

 Department of Neurology
at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, Medical School
The Department of Neurology at the University of Wisconsin provides state-of-the-art care for people afflicted with diseases of the nervous system, conducts research in basic and clinical neuroscience, and offers medical students, residents and fellows intensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders.
The Department's mission of clinical service, research and teaching is pursued at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, the Middleton Veteran's Administration Medical Center, the Medical School, and in a diverse set of clinical outreach sites within the state of Wisconsin.   (96 words)

 Memorial Library Reference Department - University of Wisconsin - Madison
The Reference Department is the primary reference area for Memorial Library, the University of Wisconsin's main graduate library concentrating in the social sciences and humanities.
Reference has paper and microfilm phone books for all Wisconsin communities, for major U.S. cities and state capitals, for selected cities outside the U.S. The libraries Web site can also access Internet phone books and the subscription database, Infobase Telephone Directories.
Its primary clientele are the students, faculty and staff of UW-Madison, but it also serves researchers beyond the campus. /memref.htm   (1537 words)

 The Badger Herald - University of Wisconsin-Madison
University of Wisconsin administration suspended the search for a new dean of students Thursday with plans to resume the process in fall 2006.
MILWAUKEE — Badger smiles lit downtown Milwaukee Thursday night as the University of Wisconsin men’s hockey team defeated the Black Bears of Maine 5-2 to advance to the Frozen Four final for the first time since 1992.
The bill was one of 10 initiatives signed into law Thursday aimed at affording greater protection to Wisconsin children and other victims of sexual assault.   (376 words)

 UW Madison - Department of Chemistry - Home
UW-Madison chancellor John Wiley calls Irv Shain “one of the most consistently influential figures in the history of the University of Wisconsin.” This weekend is an ideal time to acknowledge an inspiring leader and to enjoy educational and artistic community events.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Chemistry Department will host a series of educational, artistic and social events on Friday and Saturday, May 5 and 6, 2006, to honor former department chair and university chancellor Irving Shain and to dedicate the Irving Shain Chemistry Research Tower.
Professor Hans Andersen of Stanford University is the winner of the 2006-07 Hirschfelder Prize in Theoretical Chemistry   (861 words)

 History of Science @ University of Wisconsin Home
The Department of the History of Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison houses one of the largest, broadest, and most prestigious academic programs in the United States for the history of science, medicine and technology.
History of Science @ University of Wisconsin
Founded in 1941, it was the first history of science program to exist as an independent academic department.   (61 words)

 UW Physics University of Wisconsin Madison WI
The University of Wisconsin-Madison has for decades been ranked among the top universities in the United States.
UW Physics University of Wisconsin Madison WI Physics >
Welcome to the Department of Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison!   (90 words)

 Department of Psychology...UW-Madison
In a recent peer-reviewed study "based on quantifiable measures of faculty publications and citations," UW-Madison ranked #1 in citation ranking, and #9 in number of publications ranking, for a composite of #3.
As a result of recent elections, two UW-Madison psychologists have risen to leadership positions at the American Psychological Society: Morton Gernsbacher has been elected President-Elect and Patricia Devine has been elected to the Board of Directors.
The department's award citation is for "the development by your department of a program designed to foster excellence in research, especially cross-disciplinary, integrative research among graduate students." UW Psychology will receive an award of $2,500.   (417 words)

 Campuses - University of Wisconsin System
UW-Madison is one of two doctoral universities in the UW System.
161 Bascom Hall 500 Lincoln Dr. Madison, WI 53706 /campuses/madison.htm   (32 words)
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.
Ancient City of Harappa - (J. Mark Kenoyer)   (218 words)

 University of Wisconsin Family Medicine: DFM
Copyright 2004 University of Wisconsin Board of Regents
As a part of the UW-Department of Family Medicine, and with the direction of Georgiana Wilton, PhD, the Family Empowerment Network (FEN) is a resource for families affected by fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and the professionals who serve them.
Maintaining education and research activities, while serving the community.   (91 words)

 The University of Wisconsin College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
The University of Wisconsin College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
© 2005 University of Wisconsin College of Agricultural and Life Sciences   (71 words)

 The Grants Information Center
The Grants Information Collection is located in Memorial Library at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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.
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.   (336 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
UW Madison Home CALS Home Rural Sociology Home   (244 words)

 UW Madison Department of History
In 1867, William Francis Allen became the first professor of history at the University of Wisconsin.
2006 The board of Regents of the University of
Building on a century and a half of excellence, the History Department currently attracts more than 800 undergraduate majors and our graduate program is regarded as one of the best in the country.   (159 words)

 African Studies Program @ the UW-Madison
American University of Rome anniversary program in Ghana, 2007.
July 6-12, 2006 at Yale University in New Haven, CT the PIER Summer Institute will hold International Development: Focus on South Africa.
Participants attending the Institute will be introduced to the political, economic, social and cultural issues facing developing countries by some of Yale’s best experts.   (386 words)

 University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum
A trip to the Arboretum has become a Mother’s Day tradition for an increasing number of families in Madison and the surrounding area.
With hundreds of species of plants, shrubs and trees to choose from, this is a not-to-be -missed event for native gardeners.
Pasque flower, Anemone patens, March 30, 2006 in Wisconsin Native Plant Gardens near the Visitor Center View all photos   (341 words)

 University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health - Date Last Updated: 01/11/2006
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health - Date Last Updated: 01/11/2006
April 20, 2006: Wisconsin Singers Concert to Benefit...   (67 words)

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