A Brazilian-American research group has just published an unusual study outlining data needs for monitoring the survival of monkeys called muriquis that live in patches of forest in Brazil.
Chimpanzee deaths in Uganda pinned on human cold virus
In the wild, chimpanzees face any number of dire threats, ranging from poachers to predators to deforestation.
Estrogen discovery could shed new light on fertility problems
Estrogen produced in the brain is necessary for ovulation in monkeys, according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison who have upended the traditional understanding of the hormonal cascade that leads to release of an …
Cultural Linguistic Services: Striving for Effective Communication in the Workplace
In 2016, UW-Madison’s Cultural Linguistic Services won the Inclusion Cultivates Excellence Award. This national award recognized the initiative for its impact on the campus community for inclusive and equitable workplace practices.
Awards poise students for “life-changing experiences” abroad
“If you go into an experience knowing a lot, you will return knowing even more.” School of Education Dean Diana Hess offered these words of advice to during the 2017 International Division Scholarship Award Ceremony. …
Student Story: Eye on Design Around the World
John Uzee got his Master’s in Architecture from Tulane University in New Orleans. He spent 27 unique and successful years with ADD Inc, a architecture, interior design, planning, and branding firm; he even starting the …
Never too late: Alum to participate in winter commencement 50 years after earning degree
Several months ago, Luciano Barraza’s grandson asked him if he had any regrets in life.
The “Icing” on the DNA: Xuehua Zhong uses plants to study epigenetics
Xuehua Zhong, an assistant professor of genetics, studies epigenetics, a growing area of research focused on how chemical tags on DNA can change the expression of genes. She and her team at the Zhong Lab …
Everyone’s Right to Language Access
Long before he began working as a bilingual associate educator for the Minneapolis Public Schools, UW-Madison alumnus Dominic Ledesma knew the importance of language learning. Ledesma always viewed language learning as a life-long commitment that …
UW-Madison’s Apple recognized by Australian university as a 2017 ‘Research Giant’
UW-Madison’s Michael Apple was recently recognized by the University of Southern Queensland in Australia as a “Research Giant” for 2017.