A Sense of Place

The Odyssey Project is a unique program at UW–Madison that invites adult students with economic barriers to higher education to take humanities courses on campus.

Intersecting Interests

When the leaves start to change color in the fall and begin to bud in the spring, you can find undergraduate student Savannah Lipinski taking in the views along a University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum trail.

Happy Cows are Safe Cows

What happens to you when you’re stressed? Do your eating habits change? Maybe you exercise less, or maybe you avoid being around your friends and family. The same goes for cattle.

Global Ark Project

Nearly one million species — one-eighth of all life on Earth — are threatened with near immediate extinction, and science suggests this is the beginning of a larger trend.

A Liberated Intellectual

When Rob Hall accepts his offer to attend Stanford University as a PhD candidate in their Cell, Molecular and Organismal Biology program, it will be exactly two years after he almost gave up on academics altogether.

A Successful Sustainable Success

Reports suggest that switching from fossil fuels to batteries and electrification in the U.S. transportation, industrial, and commercial and residential sectors can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 70 percent in just a few decades … but everything has its costs.

Nuclear Fallout in Virtual Reality

On March 9 and 10, 2023, the Graduate Associate Organizing Committee at the Center for Culture, History, and Environment (CHE) was proud to organize a two-day screening of the virtual reality documentary On the Morning You Wake (To the End of the World), an event cosponsored by CHE and the Associated Students of Madison and open to both current UW–Madison students and faculty as well as members of the greater Madison community.

The Reward of Research

As a recent runner-up for the Center for Climatic Research’s Reid Bryson Scholarship poster session, undergraduate senior Sean Bertalot never expected such a distinction just a few short years ago. 

The Worlds of Mike Baron

With more than 25 years of experience in the comics industry, Mike Baron ’71 has conjured up futuristic worlds, split personalities, phantoms, weather wizards, executioners, psychopathic scum —  and countless characters who could fill Camp Randall Stadium …. or destroy it.