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American Family Children’s Hospital Ranks Among U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals

UW Health’s American Family Children’s Hospital ranked in the top 50 children’s hospitals in seven medical and surgical specialties in this year’s U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospital rankings.

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Plan tests ancient Chinese tradition to help elders with balance

As calming music plays in the background, 11 older women listen as physical therapist Diane Brose enters a warm-up for a discipline known as Tai Chi Fundamentals: “Feel your feet. Feel the four corners of your feet. Your knees are soft, your tailbone is heavy. Don’t worry about yesterday, tomorrow will take care of itself.  Now, we’re here, and it’s safe.”

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Bin Ran: Driving the future of transportation

America is driving toward a future where autonomous vehicles will rule the roadways, and Bin Ran, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been a pioneer in steering transportation research for several decades.

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Yu receives funding to further solids research

Public and private funds will further the research efforts of Lian Yu, professor in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Division. These new projects range from the diversity of crystal forms, to the development of a nano-coating technology to produce low-cost stable amorphous formulations for global health, and the investigation of crystal nucleation in amorphous drugs and solid dispersions. These projects are supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, AbbVie, Eli Lilly, and the National Science Foundation.

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MIPA student Frankel receives foreign-studies fellowship

Cassie Frankel, a second-year student at the La Follette School of Public Affairs received a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowship for the 2017–18 academic year. Frankel will use the fellowship to study Arabic through UW–Madison’s Center for European Studies.

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