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Moving Daze

Undergraduates Lisa Diaz (left) and Megan Tyson are surrounded by their possessions on the lawn of their campus-area rental during Madison's move-out/move-in weekend. With housing leases ending on Aug. 14 and new leases taking effect on Aug. 15, tenants must find temporary shelter for themselves and their belongings.

Top Stories

DOE awards $5.6 million for future reactor technology

Researchers in the Department of Engineering Physics are major beneficiaries of a federal effort to develop cutting-edge nuclear energy technologies and educate the next generation of leaders in the U.S. nuclear industry.

Chancellor search process under way

UW System President Kevin Reilly (pictured) is taking the first steps toward creating a search-and-screen committee to assist in selecting a permanent new chancellor. Related: Read a Wisconsin State Journal analysis of the search process.

The Red Shirt

Put Bucky where your heart is by getting The Red Shirt! Proceeds benefit the Great People Scholarship. Bring out your Badger. It makes a difference.

Around Campus

Students and academic integrity

The Division of Student Life is asking all those involved in instruction to remind students of their responsibility to be informed about what constitutes academic misconduct, how to avoid it and what happens if they decide to engage in it.

Inside Info

Stock market roller coaster

Hawk Center for Applied Security Analysis Director Brian Hellmer recently took questions from callers as part of a Wisconsin Public Radio segment on the tumbling stock markets and downgrade of U.S. credit.

Notable Numbers

19: UW-Madison places 19th in Shanghai Jiao Tong rankings of world universities, down two notches from last year, but leads all Big Ten universities.

Buzz

The power of video games

In this YouTube clip, Kurt Squire, video game designer and education professor, breaks down the educational power of video games for digital-age learners.

Milestones

Surgeon to be next vet research dean

Longtime professor Dale Bjorling has been named associate dean for research and graduate training at the School of Veterinary Medicine.

Interact

Getting ready for the semester

Just a few days remain until students begin moving in to start the academic year. As faculty and staff, what are your favorite (and least favorite) parts of starting a new semester? One random commenter will receive a coffee mug!

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